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Messages from the High Desert: The Art, Archaeology and Renaissance of Mesa Verde Pottery

Author: Swink, Clint Publisher: Redtail Press Pub Date: 2004 Binding: Hardback Condition: Good.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on half-title page.  Light edge and corner wear.  Without dust jacket.  Pictorial boards. Notes: Replicating Mesa Verde pottery, i.e., “…reproduce as closely as possible to the original in all aspects including the use…

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Mexican Highland Cultures: Archaeological Researches at Teotihuacan, Calpulalpan and Chalchicomula in 1934/35

Author: Linné, S.   (Sigvald) (1899-1986) Publisher: The Ethnographical Museum of Sweden, Stockholm Pub Date: 1942 (First edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Poor to Fair.  There’s all kinds of things going on with this volume.  Start with the water stain on the lower front cover corner at spine foot.  Front cover corner at spine head has approx.…

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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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New Mexico Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary

Editor: Pearce, T.M.  (Thomas Matthews) (1902-1986) Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1977 (Fourth printing) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair to Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Spotting to side text block.  Smudging to bottom text block. Notes: This was a New Mexico standard from the day it was printed in 1965…

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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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