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  • Ballantine, Bill.
    HIGH WEST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and…

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    New York: Rand McNally & Co, (1969.) dj. Hardcover first edition - From the front flap: "Ballantine, his wife and three of their teen-aged children traveled throughout eight Rocky Mountain states: Wyoming, Colorado, South Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Utah, Arizona and New Mexico. [This book] is an offbeat and highly personal (and a bit impertinent) look at the vacation places and tourist centers within these states, both well known and obscure, and at Americans at large, both tourist and native." Starting at Frontier Days in Cheyenne to the Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, from mining towns like Cripple Creek and Leadville in Colorado to visiting artist Georgia O'Keefe in New Mexico, this is a combination of interviews, and reporting on the West, illustrated with photographs (including one of O'Keefe) by the author. Note at the beginning of the book states that the trip was made in a 'Goldline pickup camper, Model 220, manufactured by Travel Industries, Inc, Oswego, Kansas and mounted on a Ford Motor Co. camper special.' 303 pp.

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    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (chipping to upper edge of dj spine, slight sunning to spine.)

    Book ID: 38961
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  • MEMORY FEVER. by Gonzalez, Ray
    Gonzalez, Ray
    MEMORY FEVER.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback.

    Seattle: Broken Moon Press, (1993.). First edition - Essays on growing up and living in the Southwest, near El Paso, and near the borderlands - included is a moving account of visiting Taos as a tourist, an essay on the atomic test site of White Sands, on mescal, menudo and tamales, on the desert and the desert light and much more. Cover praise from Sandra Cisneros, Rudolfo Anaya and others. 223 pp. ISBN: 0-913089494.

    Condition: Very good overall in glossy green illustrated wrappers (some scattered marginal notations).

    Book ID: 43172
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  • REALIZATION. by Kloss, Phillips.
    Kloss, Phillips.
    REALIZATION.

    Edition: First printing.

    Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1942. dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of poems - mostly new, but with a few from the author's two preceding volumes - by this Western poet, many infused with the spirit and imagery of the west -especially California and Taos, New Mexico, where he made his home. 96 pp.

    Condition: Near fine in very good- dust jacket (prev owner's stamp on front endpaper, edgewear to dj, tears and associated creasing.)

    Book ID: 43471
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  • A QUILT OF WORDS: Women's Diaries, Letters and Original Accounts of Life in the Southwest, 1860-1960. by Niederman, Sharon, editor.
    Niederman, Sharon, editor.
    A QUILT OF WORDS: Women's Diaries, Letters and Original Accounts of Life in the Southwest, 1860-1960.

    Edition: 1st trade paperback printing.

    Boulder, CO: Johnson Books, (1990.). Included are the accounts of Agnes Miner, a Colorado pioneer; Flora Spiegelberg, a young Jewish bride who went to Santa Fe; a Yavapai Indian woman; Marietta Palmer Wetherill and more. Biographical introductions precede each selection. Illustrated with photographs. 220 pp. ISBN: 1-55566-0479.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 51344
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