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The Winds of Doctrine: The Story of the Life of Mary Lockwood Kemp in Mormon Utah During the Last Half of the Nineteenth Century

by Thurston, K. K. (Katherine Kemp)

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Published
1952
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
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147.89

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New York: Exposition Press, 1952. A beautiful copy of the first edition that appears unread. Fine condition. Bright, shiny, clean, square and tight. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. NOT a library discard. Pages are fresh, crisp, clean and unmarked - apparently never read. 1952. First printing with "First Edition"… Read more
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Sunshine, Fruit and Flowers: Santa Clara County, California and Its Resources, Historical, Descriptive, Statistical

by The San Jose Mercury

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Published
1987
Condition
Near Fine condition
Edition
Reprint of the 1896 original
ISBN
9780914139034
Item Price
22.72

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San Jose, California: San Jose Historical Museum Association, 1987. Near Fine condition in a bright and shiny Near Fine dust jacket (only one short half inch closed tear to the jacket's rear panel). NO chips or fading. Previous owner's small name blacked out on the front endpaper. All other pages are crisp, clean and unmarked - apparently… Read more
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22.72
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Mormon Thunder: A Documentary History of Jedediah Morgan Grant

by Sessions, Gene A

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Published
2008
Condition
New
Edition
Revised and Updated Second Edition
ISBN
9781589581111
Item Price
23.19

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Salt Lake City, Utah: Greg Kofford Books, 2008. New. NEAR PERFECT CONDITION. The cover shows just a tiny bit of very mild shelfwear (like you sometimes find in any new book store). Flat spine. NO chips, tears, rubbing, fading or creases. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. NOT a library discard. Pages… Read more
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23.19
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A History of New Mexico

by Roberts, Susan A.; & Calvin A. Roberts

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Published
1989
Condition
Near Fine condition
Edition
Fifth printing of the 1985 original
ISBN
9780826307965
Item Price
28.48

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Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1989. Surprisingly scarce HARDCOVER edition. Appears unread. Near Fine condition. Bright and shiny. Sharp corners. Previous owner's name (a school) stamped on the endpapers, front and rear & "Withdrawn" stamp. All other pages are crisp, clean and unmarked -- apparently never read. Probably a classroom copy, rather… Read more
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28.48
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A History of Washington County: From Isolation to Destination

by Alder, Douglas D.; & Karl F. Brooks

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Published
1996
Condition
New condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780913738139
Item Price
42.06

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Salt Lake City, Utah: Utah State Historical Society / Washington County Commission, 1996. NEW and unread in a NEW dust jacket. The jacket has just a tiny bit of very mild shelfwear (like you sometimes find in any new book store). Bright and shiny. NO chips, tears, creases or fading. Sharp corners. Pages are fresh,… Read more
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Spanning the River: Dewey County Historical Society, Volume 1, 1976

by Dewey County Historical Society

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Published
1976
Condition
Very Fine condition
Edition
First Edition
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98.22

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Oklahoma: Dewey County Historical Society, 1976. A very nice copy of the First Edition. Appears unread. Very Fine condition. Bright and shiny. NO fading. Almost NO rubbing. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. Fresh, crisp, clean and unmarked -- apparently seldom if ever read. NOT a library discard. 1976. … Read more
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98.22
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Grants Pass, The Golden Years 1884 - 1984, Memories in the Dustprints of Time

by Booth, Percy T

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Published
1984
Condition
Near Fine condition
Edition
1st ed? (No additional printings listed)
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25.89

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Grants Pass, Oregon: Grants Pass Centennial Commision, 1984. Near Fine condition. From the title page: "The original historical sketchers presented in this album have been carefully researched and the photographs especially selected to honor the one hundredth birthday of Grants Pass, Climate City, by the Rogue." Brief gift note on the first blank page. All other pages are… Read more
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Sand in My Shoe: Homestead Days in Twentynine Palms

by Bagley, Helen

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Published
1980
Condition
New condition
Edition
1st Homestead edition
Item Price
103.03

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Twentynine Palms, California: Homestead Publishers, 1980. A gorgeous, pristine copy of the 1980 edition. BRAND NEW in a BRAND NEW dust jacket. PERFECT CONDITION. The jacket is protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. NO chips, tears, creases, rubbing or fading. NOT price clipped ($11.95). Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a… Read more
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103.03
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The Frontiersmen, A Narrative

by Eckert, Allan W

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine condition
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
Item Price
132.03

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Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1967. Near Fine condition in a Very Good dust jacket (lightly rubbed at the extremities, but NO fading or creases). NOT price clipped ($8.95). The jacket is protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. Corners are NOT bumped. NO owner's name or bookplate. 1967. First printing with "First Edition" so stated on… Read more
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132.03
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Explorers, Traders, and Slavers: Forging the Old Spanish Trail, 1678-1850

by Sanchez, Joseph P

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Published
1997
Condition
Fine condition
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780874805260
Item Price
25.31

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Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1997. Fine condition in a Very Good dust jacket. Sharp corners. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Illustrated with 11 full page old map reproductions. Includes translations of two unfinished diaries (Juan Maria Antonio Rivera's diaries of his expeditions in 1765). Bound in the original… Read more
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25.31
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The Literature of the Lewis and Clark Expedition: A Bibliography and Essays

by Beckham, Stephen Dow; & Doug Erickson; Jeremy Skinner; Paul Merchant

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Published
2003
Condition
New
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780963086617
Item Price
29.06

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Portland, Oregon: Lewis and Clark College, 2003. BRAND NEW in a BRAND NEW dust jacket. NO chips. NO tears. NO rubbing. NO fading. The jacket is protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. Bright, shiny, clean, square and tight. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Pages are fresh, crisp, clean… Read more
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California

by Caughey, John Walton

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Published
1946
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
Second printing
Item Price
17.91

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New York: Prentice Hall, 1946. Very Good condition. Corners are NOT bumped. NO owner's name or bookplate. NOT a remainder. Illustrated with 7 maps and over 50 portraits/prints, including a full color double page map of the state. Pages are clean and unmarked. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. Index.… Read more
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17.91
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Atlas of the New West: Portrait of a Changing Region (signed by 4 authors)

by Riebsame, William (signed); Patricia Nelson Limerick (signed); James J. Robb (signed) Charles Wilkinson (signed)

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
ISBN
9780393045505
Item Price
42.22

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University of Colorado, Boulder Center Of The American West / W. W. Norton, 1997. Inscribed to Dean [Nicole?] Speer of the College of Arts and Sciences, University of Colorado, Boulder and SIGNED by 4 of the book's contributors. The inscription reads: "For Dean Speer - with our thanks for your support" (signed by) William E. Riebsame (General Editor);… Read more
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42.22
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Ordeal by Hunger: The Story of the Donner Party [New Edition, with additions]

by Stewart, George R.

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Published
1960
Condition
Good condition
Edition
New Edition, with additions
ISBN
9780395082263
Item Price
21.08

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1960. A solid reading reference copy. Good condition. Small nick to the top edge. NO owner's name or bookplate. NO underlining. NO highlighting. NO margin notes. Subtitle: "New Edition, with a Supplement and Three Accounts of Survivors." From the Preface to the 1960 Edition: "In this new section… Read more
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21.08
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L. A. Huffman: Photographer of the American West

by Peterson, Larry Len

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Published
2005
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
Second Edition
ISBN
9780878425143
Item Price
41.16

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Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2005. [NOTE: This is the preferred 2005 edition with 296 pages and over 500 beautiful images reproduced. The 2013 edition, which shares the same ISBN (but really should not) was downsized in format and contains only 232 pages. The 2013 edition has only about 300 illustrations -- 200 fewer than this 2005… Read more
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Rawhide and Orange Blossoms. Stories and Sketches of Early Orange County

by Quill Pen Club; Dorothy Garstang (signed?); Maude Rubin, Fern Colman, Margaret Was, Inez S. Pierson, Virginia Fritcher, etc

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Published
1967
Condition
Near Fine condition
Edition
First Printing of the First Edition
Item Price
26.36

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Santa Ana, California: Pioneer Press, 1967. Appears unread. Near Fine condition. Brief gift note on the front free endpaper, signed just "Dorothy" but quite likely Dorothy Garstang who authored several chapters in the book. "First Edition" is so stated. Among the other contributors are Maude Rubin, Fern Colman, Margaret Was, Inez S. Pierson, and Virginia Fritcher.… Read more
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26.36
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Mormon Midwife, The 1846-1888 Diaries of Patty Bartlett Sessions

by Smart, Donna Toland (edited by); Patty Bartlett Sessions

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Published
1997
Condition
Very Good EX-LIBRARY
Edition
First Edition
ISBN
9780874212273
Item Price
26.36

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Logan, Utah: Utah State University Press, 1997. A solid reading/reference copy. Very Good EX-LIBRARY in a Very Good dust jacket. NO library markings on the dust jacket or spine of the book. The jacket is protected by a removable Brodart clear-plastic sleeve. Looks great on the shelf. Sharp corners. Pages are clean and unmarked.… Read more
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26.36
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The Distinguished Collection of Americana Formed by C. G. Littell, Chicago [PRICED]

by Parke-Bernet Galleries; C. G. Littell

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Published
1945
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
47.50

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New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1945. Very Good condition. Spine mildly sun darkened. Important auction catalog. Completely PRICED in pencil. NOT a library discard. NO owner's name or bookplate. Pages are clean and unmarked but for the added prices and sale total ($61,204 at the end). Illustrated with several title page facsimiles. Bound in the… Read more
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47.50
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The Distinguished Collection of Americana Formed by C. G. Littell, Chicago [PRICED]

by Parke-Bernet Galleries; C. G. Littell

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Published
1945
Condition
Near Very Good condition
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
42.22

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New York: Parke-Bernet Galleries, 1945. Near Very Good condition. Cover mildly finger soiled. Important auction catalog. Completely PRICED in pencil. NOT a library discard. Previous owner's name. Pages are clean and unmarked but for the added prices and sale total ($61,204 at the end). Illustrated with several title page facsimiles. Bound in the original… Read more
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Catalogue of the Publications of the Arthur H. Clark Co. No. 40

by The Arthur H. Clark Company

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Published
1952
Condition
Very Good condition
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
42.22

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Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1952. Catalogue No. 40. Very Good condition. Full title: "Catalogue of the Publications of the Arthur H. Clark Co. Chiefly Relating to American History, Travel, Economics, Including a Few Privately Printed Books, No. 40." No date of publication is listed but there is mention of the company's "golden anniversary" so circa… Read more
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42.22