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Cowboy Lingo: A Dictionary of the Slack-Jaw Words and Whangdoodle Ways of the American West

Author: Adams, Ramon F.  (1889-1976) Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Pub Date: 2000 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends.  Lower front cover corner has slight bend–hey, it looks like it has been read.  ‘Nuff said. Notes: The subtitle says “Dictionary” but it’s anything but.  Chatty, knowledgeable.   Loved the brands.  “Powerful expletives…

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Kiva, Cross, and Crown: The Pecos Indians and New Mexico 1540-1840

Author: Kessell, John L. Publisher: Southwest Parks & Monuments Association Pub Date: 1995 (reprint edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks.  One approx. 1/4″ tear to lower front cover at spine hinge.  Corner and edge wear.  Smudging to bottom of text block. Small upper rear cover lamination separation. Notes: This is…

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Historical Atlas of the Outlaw West

Author: Patterson, Richard Publisher: Johnson Books Pub Date: 1985 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Upper rear cover corner has approx 2″ crease.  One small chip to cover lamination on lower front cover corner.  Smudging to lower text block.  Light edge wear. Notes: Arranged alphabetically by state, then alphabetically by town/village/city. …

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The Myth of Santa Fe: Creating a Modern Regional Tradition

Author: Wilson, Chris Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1997 Binding: Paperback Condition: 2 copies.  Copy 1: Good to Very Good. Light bumping to cover corners. No marks, bends, folds or tears. Binding tight.  Copy 2(OD): Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears.  Lower rear cover corner has approx. 3″ crease.  Corner…

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The Historical Background of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Author: Oppenheimer, Alan J. (1940-1992) Publisher: The City Planning Department, City of Albuquerque Pub Date: 1962 Binding: Paperback Condition: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Previous owner’s name, marking and date on title page.  Wear at spine edges.  Very light corner wear.  This item was in a mylar sleeve when I acquired it,…

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El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro

Editor: Palmer, Gabrielle G. (Compiler) Publisher: Bureau of Land Management Pub Date: 1993 Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Light corner and edge wear.  Sunning to spine.   Smudge below cover decoration. Appears unread. Notes: Cultural Resources Series No. 11.   El Camino Real–The Royal Road–from Chihuahua, Mexico to…

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The Apache Wars: The Hunt for Geronimo, The Apache Kid, and the Captive Boy Who Started the Longest War in American History

Author: Hutton, Paul Andrew Publisher: Crown Pub Date: 2016 (first edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition:  Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Deckled edges.  Dust Jacket:  Good.  Light edge, corner, and spine wear. Notes: Some of the most famous names in American history–Geronimo, Cochise, Kit Carson, Tom Horn–play their part in this saga. …

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Thomas Varker Keam: Indian Trader

Author: Graves, Laura Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 1998 (first edition) Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Appears unread.  Dust Jacket: Good to Very Good.  As new.  In mylar. Notes: Keams, along with Kenneth M. Chapman, may be the most responsible for the…

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Las Carneradas: Sheep Trade in New Mexico 1700-1860

Author: Baxter, John O. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1987 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Remainder mark on bottom of text block.  Dust Jacket: Good to Very Good.  Very light edge and corner wear. Notes: Co-published with the Historical Society of New Mexico.  Okay, it’s…

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