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  • Park, Darcie, illustrator; Coerr, Eleanor.
    S IS FOR SILVER: A Nevada Alphabet.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chelsea, MI: Sleeping Bear Press, (2004.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A rhyming alphabet book, colorfully illustrated for younger children, but with informative sidebars on each 2 page spread for older children or adults. This celebrates the diversity, history and beauty of Nevada from the glitter of the Las Vegas strip to the natural beauties of Lake Tahoe and the desert and the wildlife found there, from the pioneers who crossed by wagon train to those who built monuments like the Hoover Dam. Oblong format, 9 1/2 by 11 1/2 inches, bound in glossy illustrated boards, unpaginated (40 pp.). ISBN: 1-585361178.

    Condition: SIGNED on the title page by the illustrator, Darcie Park, with the year 2004 and the word 'enjoy.' Fine in fine dust jacket (a new copy.)

    Book ID: 32664
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  • Siebert, Diane (illustrated by David Frampton)
    RHYOLITE: The True Story of a Ghost Town.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion Books (Houghton Mifflin), (2003.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A rhymed account of the rise and fall of Rhyolite, a town in the Amargosa desert of southwestern Nevada, just outside Death Valley - a town which grew from one gold claim to a town of 10,000 people, then, just 6 years later, was almost deserted In a few more years it became only a ghost town with coyotes roaming the street. Illustrated with woodcuts by David Frampton. Author's historical note at the back. Large format. 32 pp. ISBN: 0-618096736.

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

    Book ID: 36883
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  • [Stewart, William Morris, 1825-1909] Hermann, Ruth.
    GOLD AND SILVER COLOSSUS: William Morris Stewart and His Southern Bride

    Edition: First printing.

    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth…

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    Sparks, Nevada: Dave's Printing & Publishing, (1975.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A biography of Nevada's first U.S.Senator and even more, a study of the development of the two Western states of Nevada and California. Stewart, a miner and mining attorney, was also strongly influenced by his wife's antebellum family: the house he built for his bride in Nevada City, California, in 1855-56 (still known as the Stewart mansion) was a replica of her family's Mississippi plantation house. Chronicles the history of the Gold Rush country of California through the heyday of Nevada's Comstock Lode and into the early years of the 20th century; illustrated with numerous vintage photographs Includes an appendix with a detailed genealogy of Annie Elizabeth Foote and her Southern family. Notes, Bibliography, Index. 430 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (appears unread.)

    Book ID: 32689
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  • LAKE TAHOE. by Zauner, Phyllis.
    Zauner, Phyllis.
    LAKE TAHOE.

    Edition: Paperback original , not issued in hardcover.

    Tahoe Paradise, CA: Zanel Publications, 1982. Large format (approx 11 x 8 1/2 inches) in stapled wrappers and illustrated with many vintage photographs. A title in the mini-history series. The story of the early days of Lake Tahoe, those who came there, and the houses they built and what they did. 56 pages. ISBN: 0-936914-130.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 43752
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  • Zauner, Phyllis.
    CARSON CITY: Capital of Nevada.

    Edition: Paperback original , not issued in hardcover.

    Sonoma, CA: Zanel Publications, 1984. Large format (approx 11 x 8 1/2 inches) in stapled wrappers and illustrated with many vintage photographs. A title in the mini-history series. 56 pages. ISBN: 0-936914-203.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 20585
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