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    • HOLT, RINEHART AND WINSTON, (1962)
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian open bookshop Randall House Rare Books & Fine Arts (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: 422 pages Octavo Illustrated blue cloth lettered in gilt pictorial dust jacket (spine a tad faded, silverfishing) “Abraham Ruef was a rogue of innumerable refinements. A classical scholar, a wit, a bon vivnat, he was also a political boss who not only picked the city’s officials -among them, “Handsome Gene” Schmitz, San Francisco’s “bassoon mayor” -but picked the city’s pocket as well.” -from the dust jacket Slightly dust soiled, else fine Read more
    • UNIVERSITY OF OKLAHOMA PRESS, (1986)
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Frontispiece portrait along with color plates, photographs and maps tan marbled boards lettered in black, royal blue end papers pictorial dust jacket (minor soiling) “John Gregory Bourke was a U.S. Army officer who became an ethnologist, a military historian, and a prolific writer on the American West. Most of Bourke’s active military service was spent in the post-Civil War West ... His many contacts with the Indians brought a growing interest in their lifeways and ceremonies ... As he ranged from south Texas and Mexico north ... to the Rockies, he observed and made extensive field n... Read more
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    • UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS PRESS, (1989)
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    • Bibliographic details: Octavo Frontispiece portrait original brown cloth lettered in gilt pictorial dust jacket (slightly rubbed, some dust soiling) “ Drawing on a wealth of diaries, letters, and other family papers, Steinback re-creates the Baldwin’s life on the Plains. Moving from post to post in Kansas, New Mexico, Montana, North Dakota and Texas, they faced danger, excitement, separations, poverty, and many other hardships. Frequently they clashed over Alice’s desire to be something more than “an ornament to society”- a wish eventually granted as Frank’s long absences and chronic ill health required Allie to ... Read more
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    • THE MACAULAY COMPANY, 1929
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    • Bibliographic details: Octavo original blue cloth blocked and lettered in gilt, advanced review label dated August 19, 1929 adhered to dust jacket pictorial dust jacket ( some chipping to edges) (Basso) writes of the change the South is undergoing as it enacts itself in the life and mind of Tony Cleaz, scion of an old and cultured Creole family surprised by the new machine civilization.- From the dust cover Slight pigment fading to boards, else fine Advanced review copy Read more
    • THE ARTHUR H. CLARK COMPANY, 1995
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Illustrated original blue cloth lettered in gilt “It was said among the Cheyennes that the wolves had known of the danger. The four-legged ones had trailed the white-faced strangers ... the loud strangers were sneaking through the night ... the wolves had raced ahead and, from the rimrocks overlooking the valley floor, they had howled their warnings of the impending danger ... No armed confrontation with American Indians has received as much attention as has the Custer Fight. ... How Custer’s command perished cannot be determined with certainty because no member of it survived. “ -fr... Read more
    • HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA, 1955
    • Bookshop: Antiquarian open bookshop Randall House Rare Books & Fine Arts (United States)
    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Illustrated pictorial colored wrappers lettered in black Volume XXXVII, Number 3, September, 1955 Partial content: “Franciscan Colonization at Santa Barbara”, by Marvin W. Mikesell , pages 211-222 Some wear, else fine Read more
    • NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY, (2001)
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    • Bibliographic details: Small folio Illustrated beige cloth over burgundy boards lettered in gilt on spine and front pictorial dust jacket (fine) “Paul Robert Walker evokes a powerful sense of history’s sweep and the succession of peoples - Indian, Hispanic, and Anglo - whose stories are told in the silent ruin ... and George H. H. Huey’s photographs do it breathtaking justice ... “ - from the dust jacket Fine Read more
    • SAGE BOOKS, (1970)
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Illustrated with photographs and a map teal cloth with gilt lettering pictorial dust jacket (some wear, closed tear at front upper edge, rear flap with some tear upper edge) “J. Frank Dobie once urged, ‘Unless the regional has elements of the universal, it is country-minded and is, therefore, damned...Unless a book about a local habitation transcends the local in interest, it has no reason for getting published.’ Medicine Lodge passes Dobie’s test.” -from the dust jacket Fine Read more
    • OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS, 1991
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    • Bibliographic details: Octavo Illustrated original black cloth spine lettered in gilt over mustard boards pictorial dust jacket (as new) The nineteenth century was the golden age of enterprise in the United States. A small group of rich and powerful men changed the way we do business, and forever altered the American landscape by criss-crossing the country with railway lines. Although less well known than the great “robber barons,” Frederick Billings was one of extraordinary men of his era, combining a shrewd business sense with a love of nature. Born in Vermont in 1823, Billings was one of the early “Foty-Niners... Read more
    • LOS ANGELES BAR ASSOCIATION, 1959
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    • Bibliographic details: Quarto Illustrated with photographs, drawings, facsimiles, and maps black cloth spine lettered in gilt over gray-blue boards dust jacket (some soiling, wear at foredge) “This book is primarily a history of the Los Angeles Bar Association from its organization in the 1870s, and of a turbulent area through the rowdy days from American occupation in 1846 until the present time.” -from the dust jacket Gilt dulled, back board foredge worn, else fine Read more
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