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  • Abbey, Edward.
    CACTUS COUNTRY.

    Edition: 2nd printing.

    New York: Time-Life, 1977. dj. Hardcover - The American Wilderness Series. Beautifully illustrated with many full color photographs.

    Condition: Very near fine / no dj as issued.

    Book ID: 17215
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  • Abbey, Edward.
    THE SERPENTS OF PARADISE: A Reader.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - A selection of Abbey's essays, travel pieces and fiction, arranged chronologically to tell the story of his life in his own words. Edited and with commentary by John Macrae. Includes a selected bibliography and a poem in memoriam by Wendell Berry. 400 pages. ISBN: 0-8050-31324.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (remainder line.)

    Book ID: 18262
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  • CACTUS COUNTRY. by Abbey, Edward.
    Abbey, Edward.
    CACTUS COUNTRY.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Time-Life, (1973.). Hardcover first edition - A title in The American Wilderness Series- the credits describe Abbey as 'a self-proclaimed desert rat." Beautifully illustrated with many full color and black and white photographs, including some double page ones. Slightly oversized format. Index. 184 pp. True first printing with the hourglass on the last page.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated boards with a black cloth spine, issued without a dust jacket (corners slightly bumped.).

    Book ID: 53877
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  • Abbey, Edward
    HAYDUKE LIVES!

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Little Brown, (1990.). His last novel, published posthumously - the eco-warrior Hayduke, believed dead, surfaces to fight again for his beloved canyon country. 308 pp. ISBN: 0-316-004138.

    Condition: Good only (coffee? stain to first couple of pages,)

    Book ID: 47066
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  • BEYOND THE WALL: Essays from the Outside. by Abbey, Edward.
    Abbey, Edward.
    BEYOND THE WALL: Essays from the Outside.

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

    New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1984.). First edition - Essays about the desert, the Coloroda River, the Sea of Cortes, Alaska and more - an introduction to some special pockets of wilderness still remaining. 203 pp. ISBN: 0-03-0693012.

    Condition: Very good+ in glossy brown wrappers.

    Book ID: 39578
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  • SLICKROCK: The Canyon Country of Southeast Utah. by Abbey, Edward and Philip Hyde.
    Abbey, Edward and Philip Hyde.
    SLICKROCK: The Canyon Country of Southeast Utah.

    Edition: Large trade paperback.

    New York: Sierra Club/Charles Scribner's Sons, (ca 1974, c 1971). The classic book on Utah's Canyon Country, which combines stunning full-color pictures by landscape photographer and conservationist Philip Hyde with text by Edward Abbey - a book which captures the beauty of this area and makes an argument for the preservation of its wilderness. Introduction by John G. Mitchell, Sierra Club Books editor, preface by Hyde, includes a map of proposed highways and existing roads. While only the original 1971 date is shown, this includes a one page update on "The Situation" by June Viavant, which dates it as late 1973 or early 1974. Full color photos throughout, printed on heavy glossy stock. Includes Abbey's notes and a bibliography. Large format. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-871560518.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (some toning to the cover).

    Book ID: 86028
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  • SLICKROCK: The Canyon Country of Southeast Utah. by Abbey, Edward and Philip Hyde.
    Abbey, Edward and Philip Hyde.
    SLICKROCK: The Canyon Country of Southeast Utah.

    Edition: Large trade paperback.

    New York: Sierra Club/Charles Scribner's Sons, (ca 1974, c 1971). The classic book on Utah's Canyon Country, which combines stunning full-color pictures by landscape photographer and conservationist Philip Hyde with text by Edward Abbey - a book which captures the beauty of this area and makes an argument for the preservation of its wilderness. Introduction by John G. Mitchell, Sierra Club Books editor, preface by Hyde, includes a map of proposed highways and existing roads. While only the original 1971 date is shown, this includes a one page update on "The Situation" by June Viavant, which dates it as late 1973 or early 1974. Full color photos throughout, printed on heavy glossy stock. Includes Abbey's notes and a bibliography. Large format. 144 pp. ISBN: 0-871560518.

    Condition: Very good in glossy illustrated wrappers (some toning to the covers, prev owner's name, gift inscription. light vertical crease on a couple of leaves).

    Book ID: 86029
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  • Abbott, Lee K.
    STRANGERS IN PARADISE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Author's third collection of short stories - he stakes out the territory of the American Southwest with extraordinary tales of seemingly ordinary lives. His small town characters are filled with dreams as expansive as the desert that surrounds them. Included in this collection is the O. Henry Award winning story "Living Alone in Iota" and the Pushcart Prize winning "x.". ISBN: 0-399-131965.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (slight toning to pages.)

    Book ID: 3939
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  • Abbott, Lee K.
    LIVING AFTER MIDNIGHT, a novella and stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Putnam, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised Southwestern author's fifth book .

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket (rem mark.)

    Book ID: 3940
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  • LOVE IS THE CROOKED THING. by Abbott, Lee K.
    Abbott, Lee K.
    LOVE IS THE CROOKED THING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second collection of short stories by this award-winning and highly praised writer, born and raised in New Mexico. SIGNED on the title page. A title in the Bright Leaf Short Fiction series, edited by Shannon Ravenel. 182 pp. Cover art reproduces the painting 'New Mexico Landscape #5' by David Mason. ISBN: 0-912697-30x.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 81158
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  • LOVE IS THE CROOKED THING. by Abbott, Lee K.
    Abbott, Lee K.
    LOVE IS THE CROOKED THING.

    Edition: First printing.

    Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1986. dj. Hardcover first edition - Second collection of short stories by this award-winning and highly praised writer, born and raised in New Mexico. SIGNED and dated in the year of publication on the title page. A title in the Bright Leaf Short Fiction series, edited by Shannon Ravenel. 182 pp. Cover art reproduces the painting 'New Mexico Landscape #5' by David Mason. ISBN: 0-912697-30x.

    Condition: Near fine in a fine dustjacket (name on half title page).

    Book ID: 81159
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  • SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert. by [Anthology] Miller, John and Morgan, Genevieve,editors.
    [Anthology] Miller, John and Morgan, Genevieve,editors.
    SOUTHWEST STORIES, Tales from the Desert.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    San Francisco: Chronicle Books, (1993). First edition - An anthology including writers ranging from D. H. Lawrence and Georgia O'Keefe to Larry McMurty, Leslie Marmon Silko, Sandra Cisneros and Barry Gifford, Introduction by Barbara Kingsolver. 210 pp. ISBN: 0-8118-02167.

    Condition: Very near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 61448
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  • WALKING THE TWILIGHT: Women Writers of the Southwest. by [Anthology, signed] Wilder, Kathryn, editor. Sandra Cisneros, signed.
    [Anthology, signed] Wilder, Kathryn, editor. Sandra Cisneros, signed.
    WALKING THE TWILIGHT: Women Writers of the Southwest.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, not issued in hardcover.

    Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Publishing, (1994.). SIGNED first edition - An anthology of short stories and brief prose pieces by Cathryn Alpert, Lucia Berlin, Sandra Cisneros, Ann Cummins, Linda Hogan, Pam Houston, Teresa Jordan, Barbara Kingsolver, Rita Maria Magdaleno, Melissa Pritchard, Sharman Apt Russell, Luci Tapahonso, Mary Sojourner, Terry Tempest Williams and nineteen others. SIGNED by Cisneros at her contribution. Edited and with an introduction by Kathryn Wilder. 220 pp. Slightly oversized format. ISBN: 0-87358-5852.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 46708
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  • THE SNOW EAGLE by Bell, Frank F.
    Bell, Frank F.
    THE SNOW EAGLE

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Helena, MT / Mesa, AZ: Western Horizons Books / Sun Dial Press, (1990). SIGNED - Novel based on Pueblo life in the 16th century, and the effect of the forays and expeditions of the Conquistadores An "enhanced edition to provide larger type and clearer reading." INSCRIBED by the author on the first page and dated in the year of publication. Includes Hopi and Spanish glossaries. References and Bibliography. Double page map. 327 pp. ISBN: 0-934959005.

    Condition: Near fine in red glossy illustrated wrappers (sunning to spine).

    Book ID: 83178
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  • THE TELLING DISTANCE: Conversations with the American Desert. by Berger, Bruce.
    Berger, Bruce.
    THE TELLING DISTANCE: Conversations with the American Desert.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1991.). Well-written, always entertaining, but sometimes elegiac, essays on the desert in Arizona, mostly - especially as suburbia and ranchettes encroach on the native desert. Among the topics are the growth of Phoenix, the effects of airconditioning, Frank Lloyd Wright, LSD, and much more. Illustrated with drawings by Johnson Charley. 243 pp. ISBN: 0-385-413947.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 51619
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  • BLUES FROM CANNIBALS: The Notes from Underground. by Bowden, Charles.
    Bowden, Charles.
    BLUES FROM CANNIBALS: The Notes from Underground.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: North Point Press / Farrar, Strauss & Giroux, (2002). First edition - A book which "continues the quest Bowden began in Blood Orchid - to discover the headwaters of the sickness that seeps through the American soul, and to consider what it might mean to come fully alive in a time of exalted consumption, global pillage, gated communities, and wholesale destruction of the environment." 293 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 74928
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  • EASY FAVORS. by Claremon, Neil.
    Claremon, Neil.
    EASY FAVORS.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: McGraw-Hill, (1980) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's second novel (fourth book) set on the Mexican border, one which intertwines the stories of a woman looking for her grandfather and the clue to her grandmother's unsolved murder, a man looking for a rare plant, and a old Indian who reminisces about his past. 208 pp. ISBN: 0-07-0111219.

    Condition: Near fine in very good dust jacket. (light toning, short closed tear at base of dj spine, with a tape repair on the interior of the dj)

    Book ID: 61359
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  • Claremon, Neil
    EAST BY SOUTHWEST

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 1970. dj. Hardcover first edition - His first book, poems set within the stark desert terrain of Arizona and New Mexico.

    Condition: Very good in a very good dustjacket (edgewear to top of dj.)

    Book ID: 7575
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  • Coleman, Jane Candia
    STORIES FROM MESA COUNTRY.

    Edition: Later printing.

    Athens: Ohio University Press, 1991. Western Heritage Wrangler Award sticker on front cover.

    Condition: Fine is glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 3803
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  • DESERT IN BLOOM: Featuring Flora & Cacti of the Desert Southwest. by Eppele, David L.
    Eppele, David L.
    DESERT IN BLOOM: Featuring Flora & Cacti of the Desert Southwest.

    Edition: Slim trade paperback.

    Tempe, AZ: Smith-Southwestern. Inc n.d. (ca 1980). SIGNED - Gorgeous full color photographs, mostly from Arizona and southern California. INSCRIBED by the author inside the front cover. Unpaginated (28 pp). ISBN: 0-935031073.

    Condition: Fine in stiff glossy illustrated stapled wrappers.

    Book ID: 59155
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  • ON THE DESERT. by Eppele, David L.
    Eppele, David L.
    ON THE DESERT.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Bisbee, AZ: Tortilla Press, (1990). SIGNED first edition - Essays - some humorous - on American deserts and on the plants that grow there. SIGNED on the first page "with my best wishes - always!" Illustrated with small drawings. 58 pp. ISBN: 0-9622635-16.

    Condition: Good overall - underlining in a couple of the essays, specifically those on gardening in the desert.

    Book ID: 59156
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  • Hannah, James.
    DESPERATE MEASURES.

    Edition: First printing.

    Dallas, TX: Southern Methodist University Press, 1988. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a highly praised collection of short stories (dustjacket blurbs from James Crumley and Madison Smartt Bell, among others.) This is a title in the 'Southwest Life and Letters' series designed to publish outstanding new fiction and nonfictionabout Texas and the American Southwest.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 12934
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  • Hauptman, William
    THE STORM SEASON

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, 1992. Hardcover first edition - Southwestern author's second book, first novel.

    Condition: VG/VG (corners somewhat bumped.)

    Book ID: 7293
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  • Hearon, Shelby.
    HANNAH'S HOUSE.

    Edition: First printing.

    Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1975. dj. Hardcover first edition - Texas author's rather hard-to-find 3rd novel, a story of a mother -daughter relationship in which the usual gender gap has been reversed. Her first novel is on the list of 50 best Texas novels, while her second won the 1973 Texas Institute of Letters Fiction Award. ISBN: 0-385-096488.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (light remainder spray on bottom edge.)

    Book ID: 25621
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  • Hendrie, Laura.
    REMEMBER ME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel (and second book) by this highly praised young writer - her first book won or was nominated for numerous awards, and this book has also been widely recommended. Dustjacket comments from Jane Hamilton, Richard Russo and Kent Haruf. Set in a small town in Mexico. 373 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-62181.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (binding cracked before half title page.)

    Book ID: 18863
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  • Hendrie, Laura.
    REMEMBER ME.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 2000. The first novel (and second book) by this highly praised young writer - her first book won or was nominated for numerous awards, and this book has also been widely recommended. Dustjacket comments from Jane Hamilton, Richard Russo and Kent Haruf. Set in a small town in Mexico. ISBN: 0-312-267681.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 23391
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  • REMEMBER ME. by Hendrie, Laura.
    Hendrie, Laura.
    REMEMBER ME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Henry Holt, 1999. dj. Hardcover first edition - The first novel (and second book) by this highly praised young writer - her first book won or was nominated for numerous awards, and this book has also been widely recommended. Dustjacket comments from Jane Hamilton, Richard Russo and Kent Haruf. Set in a small town in Mexico. 373 pp. ISBN: 0-8050-62181.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 39586
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  • THE GREAT TAOS BANK ROBBERY and Other Indian Country Affairs. by Hillerman, Tony.
    Hillerman, Tony.
    THE GREAT TAOS BANK ROBBERY and Other Indian Country Affairs.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1993). A collection of essays about life in New Mexico by this author best known for his award winning mysteries set on the Navaho Reservation. Illustrated with photographs and small drawings. 147 pp. ISBN: 0-8263-0530X.

    Condition: Near fine in tan wrappers.

    Book ID: 68110
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  • Hillerman, Tony
    THE FIRST EAGLE.

    Edition: First paperback printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1999.). Mystery involving Navajo police officers Joe Leaphorn (now retired and taking on a job as a private investigator) and Jim Chee. 319 pp. ISBN: 0-06-1097853.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 47781
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  • Hillerman, Tony
    THE FIRST EAGLE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: HarperCollins, (1998.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Mystery involving Navajo police officers Joe Leaphorn (now retired and taking on a job as a private investigator) and Jim Chee. ISBN: 0-06-0175818.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 37790
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