Category: Death Valley


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By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1937

Seller ID: 004922

Condition: Very Good

Contents include: Geological Story; Fossils Indicate Marine Life; How was the Valley Formed?; Animal Life; Plants of Death Valley; Death Valley Scotty's Castle and others. 30 pp. Maps and Photographs. Illustrated front cover. Slightly soiled or sunned? Overall covers are Very Good to VG+. ex-lib.? stamped on title page: "The Desert (rest illegible), Palm Desert, California with numbers. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info

DESERT MAGAZINE, December 1949.

By: N/A

Price: $7.00

Publisher: William Knyvett:

Seller ID: 005000

Condition: Good

December 1949 issue with cover showing White Christmas on the Desert. Some articles include: Valley of the Cathedrals, by Charles Kelly; We found Ant Hills covered with Jewels, by Edith Rutenic McLeod; Panamint Pack Trip, by Randall Henderson; Pom Poms at Christmas, by Dorothy L. Pillsbury; and Adobe Maker of Scottsdale, by Christine B. MacKenzie. Pictorial cover with some rubbing. Several small nicks at spine joint. Back cover 4 1/2" tear at spine.Mildly soiled back cover. Overall covers are Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info


By: Clements, Thomas

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, California, Desert Magazine Press: 1954

Seller ID: 006969

Condition: Very Good-

Publication No. 1. Death Valley 49ers, Inc. 52 pp. Green stiff paper covers. Covers are rubbed along edges and corners, edges are browning and discolored, scuffing marks on cover faces. Spine paper is torn and pulling away. Interior is tight, clean, no marks. Pamphlet in VG- condition. View more info


By: Corle, Edwin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1973

Seller ID: 006967

ISBN: 0378-02372-1

Condition: Very Good

Foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. "(Edwin) Corle's prose and (Ansel) Adam's photography are combined to create a book of great beauty, preserving the spirit and face of the barren wilderness." 60 pp. First paperback printing. Light wear to cover edges and corners, joints rubbed and soiled, creasing to spine, spine ends rubbed. Interior tight, clean. Book in VG condition. 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


By: Driskill, Earl C.

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Death Valley, Ca, 1958

Edition: Fourth Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 004915

Condition: Very Good

Death Valley Scotty Tells His Own Stories In His Own Inimitable Style. Tales told by Death Valley Scotty, Winter of 1952-1953 at Scotty's Castle. SIGNED by author on front free endpaper:"Best Wishes from Earl C. Driskill, Death Valley, 1961." 59 pp. Photographs. Glossy covers. Mildly rubbed at spine tips. Overall covers are Very Good. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. Author was manager of the Castle during that period and Scotty's companion in tales of the past and present. View more info

Odyssey of Death Valley

By: Hall, Thorne

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Pacific Coast Odyssey: 1962

Seller ID: 004789

Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine

Contents include: Panamint City-Hell Camp and First Boom Town; Death Valley Scotty; The Borax Story; Jayhawkers' Saga; What is Death Valley including Geology, Wildlife, Plants and Indians; Where to Stay; and Traveler's Glossary to the Death Valley Area. Double page Map of Death Valley Area. 36 pp. Numerous photographs. Booklet is Very Good+ to Near Fine. View more info

DEATH VALLEY TALES: True Chapters from the Drama-Crammed Past of the Death Valley National Monument

By: Hanna, Phil Townsend (et. all)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Palm Desert, California, The Desert Magazine: 1959

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 005182

Condition: Very Good

Death Valley '49ers, Inc. Publication No. 3. 61 pp. with yellow paper wraps. Pamphlet is clean, tight and Very Good. View more info

DEATH VALLEY TALES: True Chapters from the Drama-Crammed Past of the Death Valley National Monument

By: Hanna, Phil Townsend (et. all)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: San Bernardino, Inland Printing & Engraving Co.: 1965

Seller ID: 005183

Condition: Good + to Very Good-

Death Valley '49ers, Inc. Publication No. 3, revised and enlarged. 63 pp. with pictorial wraps. Gift inscription on front freepaper "To Omar Lillepage whom I met in Death Valley on Nov. 11, 1965. Ardis M. Walker" and second signature below from Cap. R.A. Gibson, who were two additional authors in the publication. Wear on spine and partial pricing sticker attached on top right corner of front cover. Small dirt smudge on back cover. Pamphlet is clean, tight and Good+ to Very Good. View more info


By: Johnson, LeRoy and Jean

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Roseville, MN, LeRoy and Jean Johnson: 1981

Seller ID: 005339

Condition: Very Good

Story about the death of a young infant while traveling through Death Valley. 20 pp. Card stock paper wraps are in Good condition with corners and edges rubbed, dirt smudges on back cover, and remainder of price sticker on back cover corner. Errata stamp on back inside cover. Interior is tight and clean. Pamphlet is in VG condition. View more info


By: Laycock, George

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Four Winds Press: 1976

Seller ID: 005549

ISBN: 0590073990

Condition: Very Good +

"The book tells the fascinating story of the history - and the natural history - of this unique desert." 113 pp. with index. DJ in Good+ condition with rubbed edges, small tear to top of front, and rubbing to spine edges/corners. Yellow cloth covers with cactus image on front. Covers in VG to NF condition. Interior is tight, clean and VG+. View more info


By: Lee, W. Storrs

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1963

Seller ID: 002888

Condition: Very Good+

blue ink line across top page edge. remainder? Interior is Fine. Dust Jacket tear and crease on back cover. Protected by mylar (plastic cover). index. View more info


By: Manly, William Lewis

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 002226

Condition: Near Fine

GREAT AMERICANA in gilt lettering on front cover along with title. View more info


By: Maxson, John H.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: California, Death Valley National History Association: 1972

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 005184

Condition: Very Good

"This is the story of Death Valley, which really is not a valley at all." 59 pp. with appendix. Very light wear to covers. Intertior is tight, clean and Very Good. View more info


By: Nusbaumer, Louis

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, The Friends of the Bancroft Library: 1967

Seller ID: 005349

Condition: Near Fine

Edited by George Koenig. With a foreward by J. S. Holiday, photographs of Death Valley by Ansel Adams, and route map by Robert Becker. Number 15 in the series of keepsakes issued by the Friends of the Bancroft Library for its members. Mintz 349. 67 pp. Green cloth covers with gilt lettering on front and spine. Some small marks on front and back cover. Uncut interior pages. Interior is tight, clean and in Near Fine condition. View more info


By: Putnam, George Palmer

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1946

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 003473

Condition: Very Good

Map endpapers. previous owner's name on front endpaper. Otherwise book is VG+. Dust jacket with mylar (protective plastic covers). Back soiled with small pieces missing at spine top edge and tear near spine joint on front cover. Overall DJ is Good. View more info


By: Putnam, George Palmer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1947

Seller ID: 003474

Condition: Very Good+

Being Detailed Records of the Valley's Climate, with a List of Its Plants and Flowers, best-known Birds and Animals, an Outline of its History, and data helpful to Rock-collectors. View more info


By: Scott, Ferris H.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Ana, California, Western Resort Publications: 1957

Seller ID: 005287

Condition: Very Good

Charming guide book of Death Valley with maps, history, and romance of California's unique desert. 32 pp. Very light wear along edges. Book in Very Good condition. View more info


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 advertisements. Photographs. Stiff illustrated covers. Cover corners are rubbed, edges are dirty and smudged, wear to spine ends. ... View more info

The Manly Map and the Manly Story

By: Walker, Ardis M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Death Valley '49ers, Inc: 1954

Seller ID: 004773

Condition: Very Good

24 pp. pamphlet telling the Manly Story of "The Jayhawker-Manly party, impatient to reach the gold fields, left the beaten path to take an uncharted cut-off...William Lewis Manly was the hero of their adventure and their Homer..." Includes a facsimile of the autographed map by Manly "reproduced for this publication which the writer recently found in a rainsoaked copy of the first edition of Manly's classic story"Death Valley in '49". Stiff tan covers. Back cover's side edge small piece of the "top" layer of paper scrapping off, 2/16"x1/4"-not a tear. Very li... View more info