Signed by the Author

Rare books and publications signed by the author.

Excavation of Burial Mounds in Ngorongoro Crater (Pamphlet)

Author: Leakey, M.D.  (Mary Douglas) (1913-1996) Publisher: Tanzania Notes and Records Pub Date: 1966 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No tears, folds.  There is a name and address information on the inside front cover.  I know this was probably a guide or person associated with showing tourists/archaeologists around, based on information…

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Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest

Author: Dobie, J. Frank  (1888-1964) Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Pub Date: 1952 Binding: Paperback Condition: Poor to Fair.  The binding is tight but worn.    Previous owner’s name on half-title page, above warm inscription, date, location, and signature of the author (see photo).   Upper front cover corner has approx. 1″ bend.  Upper  front cover…

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Rio del Norte: People of the Upper Rio Grande From Earliest Times to the Pueblo Revolt

Author: Riley, Carroll L.  (1923-2018) Publisher: University of Utah Press Pub Date: 1995 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on title page.  There’s a stain of some sort on the side text block that extends from the first page to the last.  It’s very light,…

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Pecos River Ranch: A brief history and memoir

Author: Gavin, Mary (1914-2008) Publisher: Self-published Pub Date: Not dated (1985?) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Lower front cover corner has approx. 3″ crease.  Upper front cover corner has approx. 1/4″ bend.  Two small spots on front cover at spine edge.  Inscribed by the author on second end paper. Notes:…

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Navajos Call It Hard Goods (Pamphlet)

Author: Frazier, Gloria Publisher: Self-published (Tombstone Printers) Pub Date: 1976 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Stapled binding tight.  No tears.  Inscribed by the author on Foreword page.  Page 27/28 wrinkled but intact (printer fault).  Two “watermark” rings on rear cover.  Smudging to front and rear covers.  Some edge and corner wear. Notes: Pamphlet.  A history of…

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Sedimentation and Volcanism in the Hopi Buttes, Arizona (Pamphlet)

Author: Hack, John T.  (1913-1991) Publisher: Geological Society of America Pub Date: 1942 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Stapled binding tight.  No tears.  Gift inscription and previous owner’s name in upper front cover corner.  One approx. 4″ crease on upper front cover corner that is mirrored on upper rear cover corner.  None of the…

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Forty-Seventh Star: New Mexico’s Struggle for Statehood

Author: Holtby, David V. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 2016 (First paperback edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on ffep/half-title page.  This is a new book. Notes: Why did it take more than 60 years (yes, 60 years) for New Mexico to become…

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My Iron Journey: An Autobiography of a Life with Steam and Steel

Author: Kuhler, Otto  (1894-1977) Publisher: The Intermountain Chapter of the National Railway Historical Society Pub Date: 1967 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Inscribed by the author and his wife on title page.  Without dust jacket.  Very light edge and corner wear.  Gilt on front board still sharp,…

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A Laboratory for Anthropology: Science and Romanticism in the American Southwest, 1846-1930

Author: Fowler, Don D. Publisher: University of Utah Press Pub Date: 2010 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on title page.  Light edge and corner wear. Notes: A who’s who of American anthropology and archaeology in the Southwest–Powell, Cushing, Matthews, Bourke, Hemenway, Fewkes, Bandelier,…

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