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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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The Rio Grande: An Eagle’s View

Author/Photographer: Heisey, Adriel Publisher: Wild Earth Guardians Pub Date: 2011 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Gilt on spine still sharp, easily readable.  Embossed front board.  Dust Jacket: Good.  Price clipped.  Very light edge wear.  Now in mylar. Notes: Aerial photography of the fourth longest river in the country–two…

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In Suspect Terrain

Author: McPhee, John Publisher: Farrar, Straus, Giroux Pub Date: 1983 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good.  Binding tight.  No marks, tears, bends or folds.  Dust Jacket: Fair to Good.  NOT price clipped.  Two folds on upper front flap.  Light edge and corner wear. Notes: Along with “Basin and Range” (1981, Farrar Straus Giroux) and “Rising From…

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

Author: Kessell, John L. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press Pub Date: 1987 (First paperback edition) Binding: Paperback Condition: Fair.  Binding tight.  No tears.  Signed by the author on ffep.  Upper rear cover corner has approx. 1″ bend, extending through more than half of the book.  Lower rear cover corner has approx. 1/2″ bend.  3…

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Review: Southwestern Archaeology (McGregor) (Pamphlet)

For an excellent commentary on McGregor’s “Southwestern Archaeology” see https://read.dukeupress.edu/hahr/article/47/1/93/157672/Southwestern-Archaeology

 

 

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Lest We Forget: World War I and New Mexico

Author: Holtby, David V. Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Pub Date: 2018 Binding: Hardcover Condition: Book: Good to Very Good.  Binding tight.  No tears, bends or folds.  Signed by the author on title page.  Dust Jacket: Very Good.  As new. Notes: This is a new book.  Exhaustively researched account of the roles 172 New Mexicans…

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