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  • ESCAPE FROM SONORA. by Bryant, Will.
    Bryant, Will.
    ESCAPE FROM SONORA.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Random House, (1973.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's rather hard to define second novel - a combination western, adventure and mystery novel set in 1916 California, Arizona and Mexico. "There were seven of them. Wanted for murder in Arizona, hounded across the Mexican border, captured by a renegade band of Pancho Villa's soldiers - their only way to freedon lay across the vas Sierra Madre in an ancient and gloriously derelict automobile. " SIGNED on the front endpaper. Illustrated with wood engravings by author on both jacket and in book. 307 pp. ISBN: 0-394-46995x.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (price-clipped dj, but otherwise a lovely copy, appears unread.)

    Book ID: 52165
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  • THE ARMY BOYS ALONG PERSHING'S TRAIL. by Burley, Major Andrew S.
    Burley, Major Andrew S.
    THE ARMY BOYS ALONG PERSHING'S TRAIL.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Chicago: M.A. Donohue & Company, n.d. (ca 1930, c 1919) dj. Hardcover - Adventure novel about Pershing's pursuit of Pancho Villa in Mexico in 1916-1917. 252 pp plus 10 pp publisher's ads.

    Condition: Good overall in brown cloth with black lettering and border on front cover (usual rather severe toning to the pages, but a tight and sturdy copy), in a good dust jacket with overall edgewear, some crinkling and staining.)

    Book ID: 68171
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  • CUTTING STONE. by Burroway, Janet.
    Burroway, Janet.
    CUTTING STONE.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. First edition - Author's seventh novel - she has been nominated for both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award - set in the Arizona border town of Bowie in the early 1900s - 'a Western epic drawn in delicate nuances of character and theme.' SIGNED on the title page. 404 pp.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers (preliminary pages are loosely laid in)

    Book ID: 60250
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  • CUTTING STONE. by Burroway, Janet.
    Burroway, Janet.
    CUTTING STONE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Author's seventh novel - she has been nominated for both the Pulitzer and the National Book Award - set i n the Arizona border town of Bowie - "a Western epic drawn in delicate nuances of character and theme." SIGNED on the title page. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-395-59300X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60251
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  • TED MARSH AND THE ENEMY, #4 in series. by Sherwood Elmer (pseudonym for Samuel Lewenkrohn)
    Sherwood Elmer (pseudonym for Samuel Lewenkrohn)
    TED MARSH AND THE ENEMY, #4 in series.

    Edition: Reprint.

    Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., nd (ca 1919). Hardcover - Originally published as a title in the Lucky Series, this is set against the backdrop of World War I on the border of New Mexico and Mexico, where the Germans are trying to persuade Mexico to declare war against the US, and other nefarious acts. Illustrated with 4 drawings on plain paper and illustrated endpapers by Neil O'Keefe. An unfortunate example of the worst in juvenile series, with poor writing and characterization , overt racism, and very cheaply produced, even for Whitman. 124 pp. small format, stapled text block printed on gray paper in illustrated paper-covered boards.

    Condition: Fair condition only (loss at both ends of spine, corners bumped, other wear to the covers).

    Book ID: 75932
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