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  • THE MOJAVE: A Portrait of the Definitive American Desert. by Darlington, David.
    Darlington, David.
    THE MOJAVE: A Portrait of the Definitive American Desert.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, (1996) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book about the "quintessential American desert . .. Stretching from the outskirts of Los Angeles to the psychic fringes of Las Vegas, it contains such archetypal American spots as Death Valley, Edwards Air Force Base, Joshua Tree National Park, and the Panamint Mountains (where the forty-niners found silver and the Manson family prepared for Helter Skelter)" and one uniquely defined by the automobile. INSCRIBED on a preliminary page to Oklahoma collector Larry Owens "A midwestern desert afficionado like many of the people described in this book" and dated in the year of publication. Selected bibliography, index. 337 pp. Map endpapers. ISBN: 0-8050-16317.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 68108
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  • THOSE WILD AND LUSTY GOLD CAMPS. by Pryor, Alton
    Pryor, Alton
    THOSE WILD AND LUSTY GOLD CAMPS.

    Edition: Trade paperback - Completely Revised

    Roseville, CA: Stagecoach Publishing, (2006). Brief accounts of the gold rush towns and buildings in California. -mostly from the 1849 rush. Arranged alphabetically Illustrated with photographs. Index. 192 pp. ISBN: 0-9660053-41.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (a new copy)

    Book ID: 58854
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