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  • ROCK BOTTOM. by Andrews, Sarah
    Andrews, Sarah
    ROCK BOTTOM.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: St Martin's Minotaur, (2012). First edition - The 12th book in this series featuring forensic geologist Em Hansen - in this, Em and her new husband are rafting on the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon, with a killer not far behind. 291 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 63667
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  • Ballantine, Bill.
    HIGH WEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and…

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    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and reporting on the West, illustrated with photographs (including one of O'Keefe) by the author. Note at the beginning of the book states that the trip was made in a 'Goldline pickup camper, Model 220, manufactured by Travel Industries, Inc, Oswego, Kansas and mounted on a Ford Motor Co. camper special.' 303 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (chipping to upper edge of dj spine, slight sunning to spine.)

    Book ID: 38961
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  • THE RIVER MOTOR BOAT BOYS ON THE COLORADO or the Clue in the Rocks by Gordon, Harry.
    Gordon, Harry.
    THE RIVER MOTOR BOAT BOYS ON THE COLORADO or the Clue in the Rocks

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York: A. L. Burt, (1913). Hardcover - From a publisher's ad: "The story deals with a little-known stretch of river, from the Gulf of California to the Grand Canyon. The plot is a strong one, and the clue sought is at last discovered by two venturesome lads who start out to have a Òlittle fun of their own on the side." As in all other volumes of this aeries, the authorÑperhaps the best-known writer of boysÕ books in the countryÑtells something of the history of the country the boys pass through." Glossy frontispiece of the Grand Canyon. 256 pp.

    Condition: Good overall in olive green cloth with black and red lettering and illustration on front cover and spine.

    Book ID: 66705
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  • HOLE IN THE SKY. by Hautman, Pete.
    Hautman, Pete.
    HOLE IN THE SKY.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, (2001) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A young adult novel set in the near future - in 2028 -when a deadly flu virus has ravaged the earth and only 1 in 2000 survive. SIGNED on the title page. Map frontispiece, 179 pp plus author's notes. ISBN: 0-689831188.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 66205
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  • SMALL WONDER. by Kingsolver, Barbara
    Kingsolver, Barbara
    SMALL WONDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper Collins, (2002.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Her second collection of essays, on subjects as diverse as Japanese food, the Grand Canyon, the story of a baby rescued by a bear in Iran, environmentalism, and the art of the novel - including some more controversial on the after effects of the 9/11 attack and homelessness as part of the American way of life. Illustrated with drawings by Paul Mirocha. 267 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0504072.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52954
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  • THE KISSING CAMELS: Dromedarious And Camela. by Marquez, Jose, illustrator (signed); Davis, Gene H.
    Marquez, Jose, illustrator (signed); Davis, Gene H.
    THE KISSING CAMELS: Dromedarious And Camela.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Clermont, FL: Jawbone Publishing Corporation, (2006.). SIGNED first edition - This story of two young camels, who run away together in the American Southwest conveys a lot of information about the geography, history, and Indian culture. Ends in the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. Illustrated in full color by Jose Marquez. INSCRIBED on the title page by the illustrator. ISBN: 1590941152.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 47935
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  • THE MYSTERY AT RUSTLER'S FORT. by Nesbit, Troy, (pseudonym for Franklin Folsom, 1907-1995)
    Nesbit, Troy, (pseudonym for Franklin Folsom, 1907-1995)
    THE MYSTERY AT RUSTLER'S FORT.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., (1964). Hardcover - Mystery for older children set on the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. Illustrated with duotone drawings by John Walter. Windowpane endpapers. 282 pp.

    Condition: Good condition in glossy cellophane boards (usual toning to the pages, some delamination at the sides of the spine.)

    Book ID: 70010
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  • HAVASUPAI LEGENDS: AReligion and Mythology of the Indians of the Grand Canyon by Smithson, Carma Lee and Robert C. Euler.
    Smithson, Carma Lee and Robert C. Euler.
    HAVASUPAI LEGENDS: AReligion and Mythology of the Indians of the Grand Canyon

    Edition: First printing.

    Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, (2001.). Written in consultation with some of the last shamans of the Havasupai Indians, who lived for centuries untouched by modern life in Cataract Canyon, a branch of the Grand Canyon, this book details their religious beliefs, customs and healing practices. xxi,123 pp plus bibliography. ISBN: 0-87480-4469.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 51023
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  • HAVASUPAI HABITAT: A.F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture. by [Whiting, A. F.] Weber, Steven A. and Seaman, P. David, editors.
    [Whiting, A. F.] Weber, Steven A. and Seaman, P. David, editors.
    HAVASUPAI HABITAT: A.F. Whiting's Ethnography of a Traditional Indian Culture.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: University of Arizona Press, (1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Study of the Havasupai Indians, who lived for centuries untouched by modern life in Cataract Canyon, a branch of the Grand Canyon, conducted by anthropologist A. F. Whiting in the 1940's. Foreword by Robert C. Euler. Photographs, bibliography, index. xxi, 288 pp. ISBN: 0-8165-08666.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (crease to flap of dj.)

    Book ID: 51022
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