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GEODESY. Primary Triangulation on the One Hundred and Fourth Meridian, and on the Thirty-Ninth Parallel in Colorado, Utah, and Nevada

By: Bowie, William

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1914

Seller ID: 003706

Condition: Good to Good+


Special Publication 19."The primary object of this publication is to give the geographic positions, elevations, and descriptions of the main scheme, subsidiary and intersection stations determined by primary triangulation in the state of Colorado and northward, from the line Pikes Peak-Divide of the thirty-ninth parallel triangulation, approximately along the one hundred and fourth meridian to the Canadian Border, and also similar data for the various stations of the... View more info

ROCKY MOUNTAINS ADVENTURES, Bristling with Animated Details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey

By: Bryant, Edwin

Price: $18.50

Publisher: New York, Hurst & Co: 1885

Edition: Arlington Edition

Seller ID: 004294

Condition: Good


"Awful fate of hundreds of overland emigrants amid the snow drifts of the Truckee Peaks, from whence half-frozen men, women, and children were carried over slippery cliffs, lashed to the backs of their gallant rescuers." Also, a "full account" of "The Bear Conquest of California". 452 pp. plus 4 pages of book advertisements. Decorative front cover with Arlington Edition written along cover. Spine faded. Title illegible. Spine ends rubbed/fraying. ... View more info

HEARINGS BEFORE THE SUBCOMMITTEE ON LEGISLATION AND SUBCOMMITTEE ON COMMUNITIES OF THE JOINT COMMITTEE ON ATOMIC ENERGY, CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES, EIGHTY-EIGHTH CONGRESS, FIRST SESSION, ON H.R. 8003 AND S. 2030, NEVADA TEST SITE COMMUNITY (PART I)

By: Congress

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1963

Seller ID: 007427

Condition: Good+


Nevada Test Site Community. September 12 and October 16, 1963. Part I. Printed for the use of the Joint Committee on Atomic Energy. 234 pp. Two fold-out maps. Green paper covers with black title lettering on front. Wear to cover edges, corners are bumped and creased, joints are slightly discolored and rippled, white spots on back cover, spine is significantly creased, spine ends are rubbed and torn. Ex. library stamps (three different stamps) on front cover, red ink unde... View more info

RECOLLECTIONS OF A YOUNG DESERT RAT Impressions of Nevada and Death Valley

By: Cronkhite, Daniel

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nevada, Sagebrush Press: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 006635

Condition: Near Fine to Fine


Limited edition of 777 copies; this is No. 708. Signed by author on number page. 102 pp. Photographs. DJ is protected in mylar, front flap is price-clipped. Book is Near Fine to Fine. View more info

ABSTRACT OF A REPORT ON THE MINING GEOLOGY OF THE EUREKA DISTRICT, NEVADA

By: Curtis, Joseph Story

Price: $35.00

Publisher: 1883

Seller ID: 005531

Condition: Good


United States Geological Survey, June 1, 1883. Also included is "Popular Fallacies Regarding Precious-Metal Ore Deposits" by Albert Williams, Jr. Pages 221-271. Disbound document. Front page separated from document. Residue from book remains on spine. Page edges browning. Overall in Good condition. View more info

Report of Progress of Stream Measurments for the Calendar Year 1905. Part XII-The Great Basin Drainage

By: Hinderlider, M. C, G. L. Swendsen and Henry Thurtell

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1906

Seller ID: 004097

Condition: Good+


United States Geological Survey. Water-Supply and Irrigation Paper No. 176. Prepared Under the Direction of F. H. Newell. Foldout U. S. Map Showing Locations of Principal River Stations Maintained During 1905. States included in the Report: Utah, Idaho, Nevada, California and Oregon. 142 pp. including Index. Salmon paper covers. Tears to spine and missing thin strips at top/base. Covers intact and overall Good+. Mildly discolored? page ends. Interior is tight, clean and ... View more info

ADDITIONAL LAND FOR THE MOAPA INDIANS IN NEVADA

By: House of Representatives

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1902

Seller ID: 005738

Condition: Good


Letter from the Secretary of the Interior, transmitting copy of a report from the Commissioner of Indian Affairs relative to the necessity of additional land for the Moapa indians in Nevada. 57th Congress, 2d Session, House of Representatives, Document No. 65. Referred to the Committee on Indian Affairs and ordered to be printed, December 5, 1902. 4 pp. Fold-out map of the Moapa River Indian Reservation. Disbound government document. Residue from book remains along... View more info

ILLUSTRATED SKETCHES OF DEATH VALLEY AND OTHER BORAX DESERTS OF THE PACIFIC COAST

By: Spears, John Randolph

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Morongo Valley, CA, Sagebrush Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 007505

ISBN: 0930704029

Condition: Very Good-


"John Randolph Spears was the first professional writer to visit, photograph, and write about Death Valley; his 1891 journey into this remote desert paralleled the international acclaim which followed the discovery and exploitation of borax. This publication provided the reading public with the first interesting and accurate account of pre-20th Century Death Valley, as well as portions of Nevada and the surrounding desert country..." 226 pp. plus 9 pages of adver... View more info

The Wonders of Nevada

By: Sutherland, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, La Siesta Press: 1966

Seller ID: 004009

Condition: Very Good+


Edited by Walt Wheelock. Sutherland, Master Printer of Nevada arrived in Nevada in 1875. In 1878 was published his THE WONDERS OF NEVADA, the first guide book to be printed in Nevada and probably the first book of general interest to bear a Nevada imprint. Of this most rare publication, the only known copy is in the Huntington Library and from this, a facsimile is here reproduced. 32 pp. Back cover two minor "blemishs" otherwise the covers are VG+. Interior is ti... View more info

CAMELS AND SURVEYORS IN DEATH VALLEY. THE NEVADA-CALIFORNIA BORDER SURVEY OF 1861

By: Woodward, Arthur

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, California, Death Valley '49ers, Inc: 1961

Seller ID: 006568

Condition: Very Good-


Publication No. 7. Early in 1860 joint plans were made by the United States and the State of California for a survey of the boundary between California and the Territory of Nevada. The party was under the direction fo Dr. J. R. N. Owen. The rest of the party: James Hitchens, J. H. Lillard, Brooks, Fritz, Richard James, Samuel McClelland, Andrew Deming/Demming, Biesta, McLeod/McLoud, John S. Birdsall, Van Dorn, Hyer, H. N. Jennings, O. Hutton, and Charles. 73 pp. Illustr... View more info