Published by New York, 1941
327pp. Cloth. Very good. A decent account of the pioneer presses of the Southwest, the Mormon Battalion, etc., and Arizona and New Mexico generally. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 1358.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4863
Publication Date: 1956
xvi,169pp. Illustrated with photos. Original cloth in slightly chipped dust jacket, a very good copy. Contains material on the natural wonders of Arizona, historical sketches of old towns, outlaws and the Hopi Indians.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM16673
Published by Cooper Ornithological Club, Hollywood, Ca., 1914
133pp. including a map. Printed wrappers. One-inch chip at toe of spine, splitting along the lower joints, rubbed. Pencil notes in margins. Still a very good copy. Lists 362 birds and their status, as residents of or migrants to the state. Also includes a list of twenty-four "hypothetical birds" including the California Condor. Number 10 in the Cooper Ornithological Club's series on "Pacific Coast Avifauna.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28590
Published by [Phoenix], 1926
399pp. Folding maps. Portraits. Frontis. Original cloth. Fine. The history of the Arizona legislature in Territorial days. The author was the state historian at the time of publication, and this work is the standard history of the legislative body for the period. An important work.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6201
Published by Flagstaff, Az, 1970
xii,92pp. including plates (some color). Oblong quarto. Cloth. Light edge wear. Very good. From an edition of 1500 copies. Scenes in Arizona, Colorado, Utah, New Mexico, and California, by this noted artist. Includes a preface by Robert MacLeod.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM18593
Published by Salem, 1886
pp. Quarto. Folded, marginal dampstain, else very good. Includes a letter from J. Emerton describing a railroad trip from Boston to California via Niagara Falls, part of Canada, Chicago, into Kansas, Colorado, New Mexico and Arizona, finally arriving in Monterey.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5412
Published by Glendale, 1966
328pp. Portrait and in text illustrations. Maps. Original red cloth. Fine. Excellent account of one man's contributions to the development of the West. Browne led a varied career as a writer of books, a government agent, and finally as minister to China.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25686
Published by Denver, 1970
,123pp., including illustrations. Oblong octavo. Original cloth. Very fine. In dust jacket, with a few small chips. A valuable record of the U.S. Army's show of strength in the Navajo country of present-day New Mexico and Arizona in 1851. Edited by Richard Dillon, this is the journal of Private Josiah Rice, and is further enhanced by reproductions of Rice's illustrations of the forts, land, and peoples of the region.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM34515
Published by [San Francisco], 1965
113pp. Frontis. Plates (some in color). 2 folding maps. Folio. Cloth. Mint as issued. One of 1250 copies printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy. Translated by John Galvin. First printing of the second edition in English. Garces opened up the Mojave Trail, and his narrative of his experiences prompted the Anza expedition. HILL 673.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2599
Published by Caldwell, Id, 1942
233pp. plus illus. Frontis. Cloth. Dust jacket clipped and pasted inside front covers, but very good. King was a bartender who knew most of the badmen. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 2065.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM5029
Published by Western Bookbinding Service, Inc., [Phoenix, 1963
,81pp. including maps and illustrations. Quarto. Pictorial brown cloth. Very good. With chapters on "Main Geographical Divisions," "Ancient Cultures," "The Spanish Period," "The American and Military Period," "Indian Reservations" and "Arizona Counties and County Seats.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28530
Published by Phoenix, 1915
Two volumes. xii,392; viii,348pp. plus plates. Portrait. Cloth. Very fine. First two volumes, complete unto themselves, of Farish's eight-volume history of Arizona, a standard in the field. HOWES F37.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8081
Published by Edinburgh, 1926
viii,400pp. plus folding maps and illus. Cloth. Cloth a bit discolored, else very good. These intrepid English with their buggy made it all the way from Arizona to Missouri in 1925, across the National Old Trails road.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM3338
Published by London, 1892
viii,226pp. including plates and in-text woodcuts. Original cloth. Head of spine slightly bumped. Front free endpaper excised. Titlepage detached. Else a good copy. Well illustrated perspective on the now well- known theme of an American Mediterranean in southern California. Also describes the desert interior of California, and the southwest generally, Arizona, New Mexico, etc. With chapters on climate, winter on the coast, Laguna Pueblo, the Grand Canyon and the like. COWAN, p.669 (later Am. ed.).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM21038
Published by Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1935
7-574pp. including musical scores. Original red cloth. Gilt stamped spine. Color frontispiece. Spine gently sunned, slight wear to head and tail of slightly rubbed spine. Very good, without the scarce dust jacket. When published, Boyer's work was, "the first and only extensive anthology of Arizona literature." CLARK & BRUNET 25. DOBIE, p.25.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM27655
Published by Fort Worth, Tx, 1995
232pp., including illustrations (several colored). Frontis. Oblong octavo. Original cloth, stamped in gilt. As new, in dust jacket. A fine study of Möllhausen's work while on the Ives Exploration of the Colorado River in 1858, nicely illustrated with more than 200 color and black & white reproductions. The text also explores Möllhausen's artistic development and his later years. Published to coincide with an exhibition at the Amon Carter Museum.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM34258
Published by San Francisco, 1913
283,pp. Original blue cloth, stamped in gilt, spine gilt. Spine and corners lightly scuffed. Bookplate on front pastedown. Internally bright and clean. Very good. Harpending's reminiscences of financial wheeling and dealing in Arizona and California in the second half of the 19th century. Harpending had interests almost everywhere: railroads, land, high finance and, of course, mining. The great Arizona diamond mine hoax of the title is a fascinating episode from California history, which fooled most everybody involved. In sprightly prose. Edited by James H. Wilkins. DECKER 24:142. COWAN, p.265. FLAKE 3863.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4236
Published by [Phoenix, 1919
pp. 12mo. Self-wrappers. Minor edge wear. Very good. A short, but very interesting pamphlet issued by the Arizona Office of Live Stock Sanitary Board on May 1, 1919, printing the requirements for bringing live stock into Arizona. It lists separate guidelines for horses, cattle, sheep, swine, and dogs, as well as conveying information on who may inspect the livestock, health certificates, exceptions, and permits. Lastly, it strictly forbids anyone "from shipping any virulent blood or Hog Cholera Virus into the State of Arizona without the permission of the State Veterinarian.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48855
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1938
342pp. including plates and folding map. Frontis. Light blue cloth, gilt, t.e.g. Very fine. Spanish legends of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona and California. CLARK & BRUNET 112.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38929
Published by Washington, 1957
,10pp. Original stapled printed wrappers. Fine. Official printing of the amended constitution of the Haulapai Indian Reservation located along the western Grand Canyon corridor in northern Arizona. Includes information relating to membership in the tribe, election to the tribal council, powers of the council, rights of the members, and more.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM38091
Published by [N.p., 1950
15pp. in a highly legible hand. Quarto. Lined sheets removed from notebook. Fine. Manuscript notes written by Herbert O. Brayer while researching his scholarly work on the American cattle trade. This section of notes focuses on Arizona, with bibliographical references and subject headings on the railroads and trails, etc.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM47706
Published by Saint Michael's, Az, 1913
48pp. plus advertisements. Illus. Quarto. Pictorial wrappers. Small closed marginal tear in front wrapper and most leaves not affecting text, some wear to spine. Very good. Advertisements in English, text of articles in German. Much on southwestern Indians, especially the Navajos and Pueblos.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2267
Published by Hartford, 1884
327pp. plus plates and advertisements. Frontis. Textual illus. Original gilt cloth. Spine extremities frayed, hinges broken, front hinge detached, contents shaken, marginal dampstain. Fair only. Second edition. The author, a prominent ethnologist, set out from Raleigh in 1868 and travelled over 3550 miles to San Francisco. He describes in detail his journey through Texas, Arizona and New Mexico, and on to California, including observations of gold mining and the glories of San Francisco. GRAFF 3339. COWAN, p.498. HOWES P537. MUNK (ALLIOT), p.181. SABIN 64804. ZAMORANO 80, 61. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 185 (ref).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM11300
Published by Indian Rights Association, Philadelphia, 1885
48pp. Original printed wrappers. Light wear and soiling. Internally clean. Near fine. Like most of the publications of the Indian Rights Association, the present pamphlet discusses in detail the social and economic situation of the named tribes, including an assessment of slavery among them, a summation of Indian education, and a report on progress made converting Indians to conventional farming. A good précis of Indian conditions, written to promote Indian equality. OCLC 1950706.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM31735
Published by Glendale, Ca, 1934
506pp. Maps. Cloth, t.e.g. Cloth bit soiled and rubbed, ownership signature. Internally fine, partly unopened. An Arthur Clark Co. production. Settlement of the West, including material on the Mormons, Indians, prospectors, etc. ADAMS HERD 1890. HOWES R261.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM14884
Published by Caxton Printers, Ltd., Caldwell, Id., 1936
370pp. Original red publisher's cloth with dust jacket. Cloth with light shelf wear, modern bookplate on front pastedown. Internally clean. Jacket laid down on thicker paper; small chips and knicks, price clipped. Very good. First edition of this chronicle of the Graham- Tewksbury feud. HOWES F265.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM44406
Published by Chicago, 1897
Two volumes. Cloth. Fine. The Caxton Club edition, limited to 165 copies, of this classic of western humor, composed by an army officer who served in California, Arizona, and the Great Basin.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM352
Published by Philadelphia, 1889
88pp. Original front printed wrapper (rear lacking). Good. Describes the work of C.C. Painter, and prints Herbert Welsh's report of his visit to the Indians of Dakota, New Mexico and Arizona. Also reports on legal maneuvers on the Indians' behalf.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM11384
Published by San Francisco, 1892
251pp. Illus. Original front wrapper. Wrapper chipped, detached, and spotted. Else good. A vivid account of lawlessness in this refuge for bad hombres in the Santa Cruz valley. After the town was torn asunder by riots, the residents who remained mobile removed to Nogales, where, according to Ramon Adams, they "could keep one foot on the bar-rail and the other on the boundary line." ADAMS SIX-GUNS 296 ("rare"). HOWES B845, "aa.".
Seller Inventory # WRCAM1107
Published by Washington, 1891
356pp. 37 color maps (many folding). Contemporary three quarter calf and marbled boards, rubbed, hinges tender, good. An extensive compendium of information on all manner of irrigation problems and meteorological data in the arid regions of the United States. Includes data on Arizona, California, New Mexico, Colorado, Nevada and Utah, with charts depicting monthly and annual precipitation by county and color meteorological maps.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM17229