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THE SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY.
Edition: First printing.
Visalia - Corralitos: By the authors, 1979. dj. Hardcover first edition - A beautiful large format book, using anecdotes, slices of history, observations and yarns, to give voices to the black and white photographs which capture the essence of this vast agricultural region in the heart of California. Unpaginated. ISBN: 0935330003.
Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.Book ID: 33115More details Price: $55.00
BUCKSKIN AND SMOKE.
Edition: First printing.
San Antonio, Texas: Naylor, (1971.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A book which depicts family life on the Idaho frontier, south of the Snake River. Thinly disguised as fiction, this is based on the experiences of the author's family who came west from Denmark via Minneapolis. "Writing from the woman's point of view, the author depicts the neighborliness of settlers rather than gunplay and cattle rustling; she records the friendliness of the Bannock-Shoshone Indians who camped each summer on her uncle's homestead; she emphasizes the pioneer woman's ingenuity in making do with what she had to maintain traditions of the past." 119 pp. ISBN: 0-8111-04273.
Condition: Very near fine in woodgrained boards in very good dust jacket (sharp corners, white pages, one tiny spot on page opposite title page, dj price-clipped, has overall toning)Book ID: 55289More details Price: $20.00
ISRAELI AND PALESTINIAN NARRATIVES OF CONFLICT: History's Double Helix.
Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )
Bloomington: Indiana University Press. (2006.). First edition - "An exciting and wide-ranging exploration of the myths and narratives that lie behind the unresolved Arab-Israeli and Israeli-Palestinian conflicts.. . This book creates a dialogue among Palestinian and Israeli authors, who examine opposing versions of the historical narratives in the context of contemporary Israeli-Palestinian relations" Contributors include Sami Adwan, Dan Bar-On, Mordechai Bar-On, Daniel Bar-Tal, Nathan J. Brown, Saleh Abdel Jawad, Eyal Naveh, Ilan Pappe, Dina Porat, Robert I. Rotberg, Nadim N. Rouhana, Gavriel Salomon, and Mark Tessler." Notes at the end of each essay. 273 pp.
Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 55375More details Price: $18.00
KERN RIVER VALLEY VIGNETTES.
Edition: Revised edition, a slim trade paperback.
Glendale CA: La Siesta Press, 1975 (c1966). An account of the people and the places of the Kern River Valley over the years - including the Lovely Roger and the Big Blue mines, the Chinese in the area, the Sumner Ranch, the Scovern Hot Springs and more. Maps, illustrated throughout with photographs. 71 pp.
Condition: Very near fine in stiff illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 82938More details Price: $14.50