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Mammals of Chihuahua: Taxonomy and Distribution (Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, Volume 148: Article 2)

By: Anderson, Sydney

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, American Museum of Natural History: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed and Signed By the Author

Seller ID: 033760

Condition: Fine


pp 153-410. Bound with original paper wrap covers in green cloth with gilt stamped lettering. Author's inscription on original paper wrap cover reads in full: "To ______ ___ ______, my / coworker in the sometimes / tangled vineyard of taxonomy / Sydney Anderson." View more info

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The Orchidaceae of Mexico and Guatemala

By: Bateman, James

Price: $750.00

Publisher: New York, Johnson Reprint Corporation:

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 029924

ISBN: 0384035302

Condition: Fine


Number 297 of a limited edition of 1000 copies; Fine condition in original clear mylar protective sleeve. View more info

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Resources of the Pacific Slope... With a Sketch of The Settlement and Exploration of Lower California

By: Browne, J. Ross

Price: $185.00

Publisher: San Francisco, H. H. Bancroft and Company: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008636

Condition: Good-


674 pages, plus 200 pages separately titled "A Sketch of the Settlement and Exploration of Lower California." Blind stamped brown cloth worn around edges, and with chipping at spine ends. Front hinge (internal) is cracked, though volume remains tight. Occasional light foxing, and some offsetting, though text remains bright and very legible. Gilt lettering on spine is good. Letter laid in to Willis Tilton, from Glen Dawson (Dawson's Book Shop in LA) discussing the purchase of this book, and suggesting that Mr. Tilton contribute to Dawson's series on Baja California. View more info

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Atlas Pintoresco e Historico de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos

By: Cubas, Antonio Garcia

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Mexico City, Inversora Bursatil: 1992

Edition: Facsimile Reprint

Seller ID: 036151

Condition: Near Fine


Facsimile reprint of the 1885 first edition published by Debray Sucesores. Roughly translated into English as "Picturesque and Historical Atlas of the United Mexican States," this oversized elephant folio contains 19+ pages of modern text, followed by the facsimile printing of the original atlas with thirteen color maps surrounded by vignettes relative to the maps content Dark green cloth covers show light soiling, and a small rectangle on the top cover where an old price sticker was removed leaving light residue. There are a couple small and light smudges on the first two leaves. Otherwis... View more info

J. Ross Browne: Confidential Agent in Old California

By: Dillon, Richard H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032029

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1965. Price clipped dust jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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So Far From God: The U.S. War with Mexico, 1846-1848

By: Eisenhower, John S. D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House:

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 036343

ISBN: 0394560515

Condition: Fine


Copyright is 1989. 436 pages. Dust jacket is now in a clear protective sleeve. View more info

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Hunting the Desert Whale: Personal Adventures in Baja California

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037624

Condition: Very Good


208 pages. Cloth covers show a little light rubbing and a few light scuffs. Overall, volume is tight and clean. Dust jacket with a two inch closed tear from upper edge over top cover affecting title. Jacket shows other scattered chips and wear, including a little paper loss over spine ends. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now in a clear Brodart protective sleeve. View more info

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The Hidden Heart of Baja

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow & Co.: 1962

Edition: First Edition / First Printing

Seller ID: 037625

Condition: Very Good


256 pages. Light rubbing and slight use/wear. Overall a tight and clean copy. Dust jacket shows a few small chips and tears, as well as a one inch closed tear over the crown. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now in a clear, Brodart, protective sleeve. View more info

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Hovering Over Baja

By: Gardner, Erle Stanley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow and Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037626

Condition: Very Good


240 pages. Inked ownership stamp on front paste down beneath inside flap of dust jacket. Cloth covers show light rubbing on edges. Dust jack with small chips and a one inch, non-invasive, closed tear. Jacket shows light foxing over bottom cover. Jacket is otherwise bright and clean, and now in a clear Brodart protective sleeve. View more info

Inherit The Earth: Stories from Mexican Ranch Life

By: Gordon, Alvin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson, The University of Arizona Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition, Second Printing

Inscription: Signed by Illustrator

Seller ID: 033020

Condition: Near Fine


79 pages. Front free end page shows "De Grazia / USA / 1965." Cloth covers show slight rubbing at spine ends and corners, though is otherwise tight, bright, and very clean. Dust jacket shows wear over spine ends and over upper edges, including a half inch closed tear not affecting image/lettering. Jacket remains generally clean and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Mexico with Comparisons and Conclusions

By: Graham, A. A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Topeka, Kansas, Crane & Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 024830

Condition: Good+


283 pages, indexed. Green cloth covers are a little soiled, and there is a 16th inch hole in the cloth in the front gutter near top. Lettering on covers are a little rubbed, though remain clear. Rubbing along edges of cloth covers, with light wear at spine ends and corners. Volume remains fairly tight and contents are clean, being free of markings, book plates, etc. View more info

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Encyclopedie Des Voyages, Contenant l'Abrege Historique Des Moeurs, Usages, Habitudes Domestiques, Religio, Fetes, Supplices, Funerailles, Sciences, Arts, Commerce De Tous Les Peuples. (Incomplete Set Including Programme and 36 Sections with 109 plates)

By: Grasset-Saint-Sauveur, M. J.[Jacques]

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: [Bordeaux], Printed for the Author:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034697

Condition: Good


No stated date of publication, though circa 1795-1796. This is a single bound volume containing a "Programme et Plan de L'Ouvrage" which is four pages, along with 36 sections and including 109 tissue guarded, hand colored engraved plates. About midway through this volume, just followig the section on Guyane, is one title page for the "Encyclopedie..." There is no publisher's imprint, rather, the program, title page, and beginning of each section title page state "Se trouve chez les principaux Libraires de la Republique." The included sections are as follows: Moeurs... View more info

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The Bernal Diaz Chronicles: The True Story of The Conquest of Mexico

By: Idell, albert (Translated and Edited by)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Garden City, NY, Doubleday & Company: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034590

Condition: Very Good


414 pages. Cloth covers are a little rubbed and faded along edges. Otherwise a tight and clean copy. Price clipped dust jacket shows fairly light wear along edges, mostly over spine ends. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Folk Treasures of Mexico: The Nelson A. Rockkefeller Collection in the San Antonio Museum of Art and the Mexican Museum, San Francisco

By: Oettinger, Marion, Jr.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Harry N. Abrams Inc: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 036801

ISBN: 0810911825

Condition: Near Fine


223 pages. Small inked last name is seen at the upper outside corner of the blank front free end page. Green cloth covers are slightly faded along edges. Dust jacket shows light surface indentions and handling. Jacket remains bright and clean, and is now in a clear protective sleeve. Due to weight, additional charges will apply for Priority and/or International shipping. View more info

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A Southwestern Utopia

By: Robertson, Thomas A.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Ward Ritchie Press: 1964

Edition: Revised and Enlarged Edition

Seller ID: 037654

Condition: Fine


266 pages. First edition copyright is 1947. Dust jacket shows residue stains at upper outside corner over top cover from old price sticker. Jacket shows a few small chips and tears on edges. Dust jacket is now in a clear Brodart protective sleeve. View more info

Atlas Cultural De Mexico: Fauna

By: Solorzano, Ticul Alvarez & Manuel Gonzalez Escamilla

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Instituto Nacional De Antropologia e Historia: 1987

Seller ID: 032851

ISBN: 9684060874

Condition: Fine


187+ pages. View more info

The Prisoners of Perote, Containing a Journal Kept By the Author, Who Was Captured By the Mexicans, at Mier, December 25, 1842, and Released from Perote, May 16, 1844

By: Stapp, William Preston

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, University of Texas Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition, Thus

Seller ID: 031805

ISBN: 0292764421

Condition: Near Fine


226 pages. Small (dime sized) inked mark near top inside corner of front paste down. Volume is otherwise Fine. Dust jacket is price clipped, though otherwise remains fine and is now protected in a clear mylar sleeve. View more info

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Baja California: The Last New Frontier

By: Tilton, Willis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Central OK Printing Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037620

Condition: Fine


63 pages, softbound. Limited to 1000 copies. View more info

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Baja California: The Last New Frontier

By: Tilton, Willis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Topeka, KS, Central OK Printing Inc.: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037621

Condition: Fine


63 pages, softbound. Limited to 1000 copies. View more info