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  N93 Anaya,
Rudolfo

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Elegy on the Death of Cesar Chavez

     N93


Cinco Puntos Press 2000

N93 signed
Fine book with slight waviness to glossy pages, in Fine jacket that matches decorated boards. Illustrations by Gaspar Enriquez. An elegy for juvenile readers and also adults. This copy signed by Anaya on the title page. Quite scarce.

$30.00 BUY  
  N111 Basbanes, Nicholas A.     

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Editions and Impressions     

      N111
Fine Books
Press 2007
Numbered limited edition crafted  with green linen-finished cloth on spine with matching khaki cloth-covered boards and housed in matching slipcase. No jacket as issued. This copy is number 246 of 255 such copies, of which 250 were offered for sale. Signed and numbered by Basbanes on the limitation page. A collection of Basbanes essays on libraries, books, collectors, and book culture. Basbanes selected the essays in this collection because they were not replicated in his books and more than a third of the essays are published here for the first time.

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  N110 Basbanes, Nicholas A.       

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Every Book Its Reader      

       N110
Harper Collins 2005 Limited first edition, a high quality production, subtitled The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World. Fine unread book in Fine jacket and housed in Fine slipcase. This number 207 of 250 such copies, signed by Basbanes on the limitation page. What books have famous persons of the past read? What can we learn of them from their reading habits? Basbanes is of course the author of A Gentle Madness.

 
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  N95 Butler, Ron

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Dancing Alone in Mexico

      N95


Univ. of Arizona Press 2000

N95 signed
Subtitled – From the Border to Baja and Beyond. Wonderful essays about Mexico and her people; sort of a combination travel guide and love story. Jim Harrison blurb – Indispensible for the true traveler… Fine unread book in a Fine jacket. Signed by Butler on the title page.

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  N125 Coel,
Margaret

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Chief Left  Hand Southern Arapaho


    
Univ of Oklahoma Press 1982 - second printing


First edition SECOND printing, Fine minus unread copy with light shelf wear bottom edges, in a Good plus, black jacket that has edge wear and light rubbing, some color loss along folds, two light scratches back panel, top of spine has two tears and creases with loss of some color and a bit of jacket material. This copy signed by Coel on the title page. Coel’s first book preceding her mysteries.

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  N90 Churchill, Winston S.

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Europe Unite – Speeches 1947 & 1948

       Europe Unite
Cassell  1950

First UK printing Near Fine book with slightly soft corners, light edge wear and dusting top page edges, in a Good plus jacket that yellowed on the spine, with soiling and a small stain on the back panel, chips and some color loss at spine ends and along front flap fold, largest chip is at top of spine where about ½ inch by ¼ inch piece is missing, not affecting title.

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  N84










Derleth, August

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Wisconsin Murders

      Wisconsin Murders
Mycroft & Moran 1998 Subtitled - An Enquiry into Mayhem & Homicide in the Midwest - Fine minus book with light pushing spine ends, a bright tight and unread copy, in a Very Good jacket that has price blacked out, edge wear with slight color loss at corners and spine ends, white back panel lightly rubbed and soiled, jacket is offset  on spine toward the front board.

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  N127 Fergusson, Erna


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Murder & Mystery
in New Mexico

  

 

Merle Armitage Editions 1948

 
  

 
Frontispiece by Peter Hurd. Good book with edge and corner wear and slight slant bottom of spine, boards have several glass circle stains mostly back board where there is also a yellow rub, slight page edge soiling, sticker from a Santa Fe bookstore on front pastedown; in a Fair jacket that is soiled and sun faded, small chips and tears along edges, loss of color along folds, with several separations along flap folds; price of $3.50 present on front flap. This copy has been signed by Fergusson beneath frontispiece, with a personal inscription.                                                                                                  $30.00 BUY  
  N106











Gibson, Arrell Morgan

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The Santa Fe and Taos Colonies -- Age of the Muses, 1900 – 1942

      N106  
University of
Oklahoma Press 1983
Fine minus unread book that has a few spots of light foxing on page edges, in a  Near Fine jacket that has slight edge wear, mild rubbing and light sunning top portion of spine. This copy signed by the author on the half title page. An account of the development of the colonies of writers and artists in New Mexico, which attracted notables such as D. H. Lawrence and Georgia O’Keeffe, and many others. Book is illustrated with numerous photographs.


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  N123 Henry, Will     



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Custer’s Last Stand – The Story of the Battle of the Little Big Horn

      



Chilton 1966 First edition second printing of 1967, Near Fine unread book with light edge and corner wear, in a Very Good jacket with light edge wear, several wrinkles along top edge, some light color loss, and a small closed tear bottom of back flap fold. One of Henry’s books for young readers; a very nice copy. Quite scarce.

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  N55 Jones, Brian (illustrator Richard Clifton-Dey)

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Space - A Three-Dimensional Journey


Dial Books 1991


Near Fine in  illustrated boards, children's pop-up book. Book has light corner wear and some mild rubbing. A trip through the solar system with beautiful illustrations, innovative pop-ups, and text on fold out flaps every other page. Inscribed in bold marker on the middle panel, that shows an asteroid: "To --- with best wishes" and signed by astronaut Buzz Aldrin. Aldrin was lunar module pilot for Apollo 11 mission and second man to walk on surface of the moon.
 
$100.00 BUY  
  N85 Kelley, William Fitch
(Edited and compiled by Alexander Kelley & Pierre Bovis)

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Pine Ridge 1890

  

Pine Ridge 1890
Bovis 1971 Subtitled - An Eye Witness Account of the Events Surrounding the Fighting at Wounded Knee - Near Fine book with light shelf wear, mid foxing on top page edges, with a small black spot bottom of limitation page, in a Near Fine jacket with light edge wear and light soiling on spine. Issued in a printing of 2000 copies. The unread book has numerous black and white illustrations and photographs, with a large folding map tipped-in before the BEP.

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  N93 Kingsolver, Barbara

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Small Wonders - Essays

     N93

Harper Collins 2002

N93-signature
Fine minus book with slight wear bottom of spine and with    a tiny black spot, a flaw in the paper, on FEP in a Fine minus jacket with very slight touch of rubbing; an unread copy signed by  Kingsolver on the title page.


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Least Heat Moon, William

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Blue Highways


     N98
Little Brown
1982
Subtitled – A Journey Into America.  Near Fine, apparently unread book with light pushing spine ends and slight fade at top of spine, in a Very Good plus jacket with the typical sun fade on the spine, the fade here is very slight; edge and corner wear with a couple of small closed tears and small spots with a bit of color and paper loss. A much better than typical copy of Least Heat Moon’s first book that became a best seller. This is a variation on Steinbeck’s Travels with Charley written from a much different perspective.

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  N114 McNamee, Gregory          Blue Mountains Far Away      


The Lyons Press 2000




Subtitled Journeys Into the American Wilderness. Fine unread book in Fine jacket. Blurbed by Jim Harrison and signed by McNamee on the title page. $30.00 BUY  
  N86 McPhee, John

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Oranges

      Oranges
FSG 1967 Very Good book that has light shelf wear, bumped at top of spine, with light fading around the edges of boards, in a price clipped Very Good jacket that is bumped at top of spine with slight color loss, light edge wear, light rubbing with some overwrite impressions and a small, about 1/4 inch diameter, blue stain back panel. This is McPhee's wonderful third book about the history of oranges, with a focus on Florida.

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  N74 Momaday, N. Scott

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The Names


 

University of Arizona Press
 1996
Fine/Fine, 1st printing of the re-issue of Momaday's memoir of his boyhood in Oklahoma and the Southwest, originally published in 1976. This copy is signed by Momaday on the title page.
 
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N34 Moore,
Michael

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Dude, Where's My Country?



Warner 2003

   

First edition 1st printing of Moore's book that preceded his 2004 movie. F/F unread new copy, signed boldly in red on the title page. Included, along with book, are a photo of Moore signing a copy of book, one of his "Dear Mr. Bush: Please answer Michael Moore's seven questions" postcards  and a bumper sticker quoting book's title.

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