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  • Billington, Ray Allen.
    THE FAR WESTERN FRONTIER 1830-1860.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1956.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Covers the Mexican borderlands, the mountain men, the pioneers on the overland trails, Texan Revolution, Mexican-American War, Mormons, the California gold rush, and Manifest Destiny, and more. Many maps, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. xix [3] 324 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a rather fragile and somewhat worn dj. (spine label.)

    Book ID: 37246
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  • A DESPERATE SILENCE. by Lovett, Sarah.
    Lovett, Sarah.
    A DESPERATE SILENCE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Villard, 1998. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's third mystery, set in New Mexico and the Mexican border town of Juarez. Hillerman praised her writing as having 'real characters, tense suspense, and best of all, literate writing.' SIGNED on the title page. 306 pp. ISBN: 0-679-43561-1.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 62016
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  • Rios, Alberto.
    WHISPERING TO FOOL THE WIND.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    New York: Sheep Meadow Press, 1982. SIGNED first edition - His first full-length collection of poems (after 2 earlier chapbooks), winner of the 1981 Walt Whitman Award. The judge was Donald Justice and he cited Rios's ability "to transform and illuminate" natural seeming objects and images - many from Rios' experiences growing up in the Arizona - Mexico border town of Nogales. This copy is both SIGNED on the title page, and warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page. ISBN: 0-935296-31x.

    Condition: Very near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 18765
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