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1 Adams, Ramon F. More Burs Under the Saddle: a Second Look at Books and Histories of the West.
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Fine jacket, with protective mylar wrap 
8vo.; brick red cloth, spine stamped in gilt; in cream dust jacket.

. 080611469X / 9780806114699 
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2 Andrews, Ralph W. CURTIS' WESTERN INDIANS.
Seattle: Superior Pub. Co., 1962. First Edition. Hard Cover, Fine in Very Good dj, in protective Mylar Wrap 
4to. 176 pgs. Brown cloth in lightly chipped dust jacket. Illustrated with Curtis' black & white photographs of Native Americans and their vanishing way of life at the turn of the century.


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3 Arrott, James W. Arrott's Brief History of Fort Union.
Las Vegas, New Mexico: Rodgers Library, Highlands University, 1962. First Edition. Ex-lib; faint stamp & sticker removal on front cover; stamp on title, else very good. 
20 pp.; 8vo; pictorial blue wraps; photos; reproductions.


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4 Barker, Ruth Laughlin. Caballeros.
New York, London: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1936. Later Printing. Small bookseller's foil label for Santa Fe Book & Stationary Co. on lower corner of front pastedown; endpapers slightly browned, otherwise very good or better condition. 
[380] pp.; 8vo; orange cloth, no d.j.; illustrations by Norma van Sweringen. Inscribed by the author to Ferdinand A. Koch, "who never fails as a loyal Santa Fean." Also, "F. A. Koch, 1937" owner's name in pen on front pastedown.


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5 Chandler, Robert J. Joaquin Miller in 1863, The Sphinx Speaks! Being an account wherein no bitters-bolstered braggadocio burns within, but Instead enter exuberant emotions of a loving husband, who dodges the Civil War, flirts with fleeing society, encounters the charming "Menken," and courts a fickle muse more favoring his wife.
San Francisco: 2000. Printed letterpress in an edition of 300. Fine condition 
Privately Printed for Members of the Roxburghe and Zamorano Clubs. 9 pp; 4to; printed. sewn, red wrappers; tipped in color reproduction of Miller portrait by James Everett Stuart.


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6 Foik, Rev. Paul J. Fray Juan De PadillaPreliminary Studies of the Texas Catholic Historical Society Preliminary Studies of the Texas Catholic Historical Society: Volume I, October, 1930, No. 5
No Place: Texas Knights of Columbus Historical Commission, 1930. Reprint Edition. Ex-lib, rectangula stamp and small sticker removal on front cover, else very good 
Reprint from Mid-America Volume XIII, Number 2, October, 1930. 11 pp.; 8vo; printed, stapled gray wrappers


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Mendocino Robin.  Vol. IV, No. 8 - April 1965, Frye, Grace M.
7 Frye, Grace M. Mendocino Robin. Vol. IV, No. 8 - April 1965
Mendocino: Panpipes Press, Soft Cover, Very Good condition 
28 pps.; 4to; illus. blue wrappers; reproductions, b&w photos; drawings. Owner's name top corner front cover; moderate fading & wear at edges.

Featuring: Point Arena Picture Stories; Tea Ceremony by Robert Andrea; Tokaido '64 by William Zacha; A Little Boontling by Chipmunk Robert Glover.. 
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8 his Missouri-born nephew [Philpott, Charles H.]. Alexander Martin Philpott. A Virginia-born Missourian who died in the Gold Rush A Saga including parts of his letters from 1848 to 1850
Durham, NC: By the author, 1967. Ex-lib, small stamp near top edge of front cover, else very good 
19 pp; 4to; stapled, pictorial yellow wrappers; xerox typescript; cover map showing routes followed by Philpott in 1843 & 1850.


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9 Jeffers, Garth Sherwood. Memories of Tor House. ...illustrated with photographs for which captions have been written by the author.
Carmel: Tor House Press, [1993]. Printed by the Yolla Bolly Press. Fine condition 
38 pp.; purple wrappers.


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10 Mander, Jerry. In The Absence of the Sacred. The Failure of Technology and the Survival of the Indian Nations.
San Francisco: Sierra Club Books, 1991. 1st Printing. Hard Cover, Fine condition in Fine jacket 
Inscribed by the author on the front endpaper. 446 pp.; 8vo; cloth backed paper over boards in dust jacket.

. 0871567393 / 9780871567390 
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11 Plehn, Carl Copping. The San Francisco Clearing House Certificates of 1907-1908. Publications of the Academy of Pacific Coast History, Vol. 1, No. 1.
Berkeley: University Of California, 1909. Fine condition 
14 pp.; 8vo; printed brown wrappers; frontis reproducing examples of certificates.


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12 Powell, Lawrence Clark. Farewell to the Encinal.
Tucson: El Signo de los Arboles Caidos, 1982. First Edition. Fine condition 
[22] pp.; 12mo; gilt stamped green cloth back & patterned paper over boards.

Printed by Richard J. Hoffman and bound by Bela Blau for the friends of Fay and Larry Powell at New Year's, 1982.. 
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13 Priestley, Herbert Ingram, ed. Colorado River Campaign, 1781-1782. Diary of Pedro Fages. Publications of the Academy of Pacific Coast History, Vol. 3, No. 2.
Berkeley: University Of California, 1913. Fine condition 
101 pp., frontis; 8vo; printed brown wrappers. Largely unopened.


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14 Stanley, F. Notes on Joel Fowler.
Pep, TX: 1963. First Edition, 1/500 copies, signed by the author. Very Good condition 
19 pp; printed yellow wrappers. Light soil to cover at edges.


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15 Taylor, Thomas, W. The Plot of Bartolome Pages, to free Santa Anna from the chains of his Texian captors in late 1836 . . . With: a further account of the modern forgery of the only known copy of the reward poster issued by Sheriff Calder in 1836 . . .
Dallas: DeGolyer Library, 1990. DeGolyer Keepsake Number Four, 500 copies printed.. Fine condition 
17 pp.; sm 4to; printed wrappers; reproductions.


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16 Wagner, Henry R. Drake on the Paicfic Coast.
Los Angeles: Zamorano Club, 1970. Fine condition 
Printed by Grant Dahlstrom at the Castle Press, Pasadena. 18 pps. ; printed white wrappers.


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17 Young, John V. Hot Type and Pony Wire: My Life As a Reporter from Prohibition to Pear Harbor.
Santa Cruz: Western Tanager Press, 1980. Hard Cover, Fine in Near Fine dj, in Mylar Wrap 
8vo. Blue cloth in dust jacket with two small closed tears at top and bottom edges otherwise fine. Santa Clara Valley memoirs.


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The Wasp, Phoenix Edition. Devoted to the Upbuilding of a Greater San Francisco. Contains the New Directory of San Francisco, Corrected Weekly., [Newspaper].
18 [Newspaper]. The Wasp, Phoenix Edition. Devoted to the Upbuilding of a Greater San Francisco. Contains the New Directory of San Francisco, Corrected Weekly.
San Francisco: June 30, 1906. Very Good condition 
8 pps.,; 22" x 15"; articles, directory, advertisements. Chipped at edges; 2 " horizontal tear from foredge at fold. Newsprint is good quality and clean with no tanning.

First page devoted to Public Man and Affairs followed by pages of more general news, "Men and Women", "Facts and Comment." Of particular interest is the New Directory of San Francisco and Oakland," on pages 4 thru 6. "Owing to the constant changes to location by thousands of firms that have been burned out, a book directory will be misleading for many months to come. The Wasp has made arrangements to publish a Complete Weekly Directory of leading Business Firms of San Francisco regardless of their location on this side of the bay or in Oakland." Includes Municipal Offices and Judiciary; Miscellaneous; and an extensive alphabetized list of businesses by name, activity and address.. 
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19 [Newspaper]. The Wasp, Phoenix Edition. Devoted to the Upbuilding of a Greater San Francisco. Contains the New Directory of San Francisco, Corrected Weekly.
San Francisco: June 23, 1906. Fair condition 
8 pps.,; 22" x 15"; articles, directory, advertisements. Chipped at edges; tears along horizontal fold of front page in middle; tearing also at top of vertical fold line at top edge 2" into masthead; jagged tear along 5" section of back page through 2 ads. Newsprint is good quality and clean with no tanning.

First page devoted to Public Man and Affairs followed by pages of more general news, "Men and Women", "Facts and Comment." Of particular interest is the New Directory of San Francisco and Oakland," on pages 4 thru 6. "Owing to the constant changes to location by thousands of firms that have been burned out, a book directory will be misleading for many months to come. The Wasp has made arrangements to publish a Complete Weekly Directory of leading Business Firms of San Francisco regardless of their location on this side of the bay or in Oakland." Includes Municipal Offices and Judiciary; Miscellaneous; and an extensive alphabetized list of businesses by name, activity and address.. 
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