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Rim of Christendom. a Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino, Pacific Coast Pioneer., Bolton, Herbert Eugene.
1 Bolton, Herbert Eugene. Rim of Christendom. a Biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino, Pacific Coast Pioneer.
The MacMillan Co. , N. Y. 1936 1936 Reprint Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
A biography of Eusebio Francisco Kino (1644-1711) missionary in the American Southwest. He arrived as a missionary in New Spain in 1681 and was appointed royal cosmographer to accompany the expedition to colonize lower California. All maps are accounted for on the page as designated by the list of maps in the table of contents. The maps are foldout and in excellent condition. 644 pages, bibliography, index. No dust jacket. Book has usual bumps to the corners and a pull (not torn) to the cloth at the top of the spine. No names, writing, or marks in book. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; 6 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. 
Price: 135.00 USD
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Boy Riders of the Rockies, Or, Camping on Top of the World., Cheley, Frank H.
2 Cheley, Frank H. Boy Riders of the Rockies, Or, Camping on Top of the World.
W. A. Wilde Co. , Boston. 1928 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
First Edition. Hardcover. A true story of a camp in the Colorado Rocky Mountains where annually (published in 1928) scores of boys are living again the grand old days of Buffalo and Kit Carson. The camp kept alive the hardy pioneer spirit of simple outdoor living which is "essential for the best in sturdy American character". Black and white photographs taken by the author throughout the book. 335 pages. No names, writing, or marks in book. Book is clean, tightly bound, and in Fine condition. Remarkable condition to be over 80 year old. ; 6 in. x 8 in. 
Price: 95.00 USD
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Romance of the Highways of California. Unusual and Interesting Facts and Stories about the Golden State., Commander Scott.
3 Commander Scott. Romance of the Highways of California. Unusual and Interesting Facts and Stories about the Golden State.
Commander Scott Productions, California. 1945 First Edition, Limited and Signed Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
The author, Commander Scott, was a radio host of the radio broadcast, "Romance of the Highways" in the 1940s. This is a book of motoring around California as it was in the 1940s. This is the first (and only? ) of a planned series of books called "ROMANCE OF THE HIGHWAYS SERIES". Signed by the author on the half title page. This is the signed/limited edition. Illustrated. 307 pages plus appendix. No dust jacket. Page 27 has a large piece torn away at the bottom corner (approx. 3 in. X 3 in. ) Book is in Very Good condition.; 6 1/4 in. x 9 1/4 in. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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From a South Seas Diary 1938-1942., Luke, Sir Harry.
4 Luke, Sir Harry. From a South Seas Diary 1938-1942.
Nicholson, & Watson, London. 1945 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First Edition. Hardcover. No dust jacket. 255 pages. Book has some light spotting and rubbing on the cover due to age. Previous owner's name on the first end page. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; 5 in. x 7 1/2 in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Around the Horn to the Sandwich Islands and California 1845-1850., Lyman, Chester S.
5 Lyman, Chester S. Around the Horn to the Sandwich Islands and California 1845-1850.
Yale University Press, New Haven. 1924 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with no dust jacket 
First Edition in hardcover. Edited by Frederick J. Teggart. The memoirs of Chester S. Lyman who left New York on October 1, 1845 on the Ship Mariposa and arrived in Honolulu, May 14, 1846 for a stay of 13 months. After his stay in the Sandwich Islands he sailed for California where he stayed nearly 3 years. 328 pages, index. No dust jacket. Original blue cloth binding rubbing to the edges. Light bumping to the corners. No names, writing, or marks in the book. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; 6 1/2 in. x 9 1/2 in. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Travelers on the Western Frontier., McDermott, John Francis, editor.
6 McDermott, John Francis, editor. Travelers on the Western Frontier.
University Of Illinois Press, Urbana. 1970 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket 
The editor presents scenes from the diaries of Missouri travelers between 1794 and 1861. 351 pages. No names, writing, or marks in book. Minor rubbing to price clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket is in Near Fine condition. Book is in Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Pilgrimage to Egypt, Embracing a Diary of Explorations on the Nile; with Observations Illustrative of the Manners, Customs, and Institutions of the People, and of the Present Condition of the Antiquities and Ruins., Smith, Jerome Van Crowninshield.
7 Smith, Jerome Van Crowninshield. Pilgrimage to Egypt, Embracing a Diary of Explorations on the Nile; with Observations Illustrative of the Manners, Customs, and Institutions of the People, and of the Present Condition of the Antiquities and Ruins.
Gould And Lincoln, Boston. 1852 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
A First Edition of an early travel (1850s) documentary by a Boston medical doctor. Text illustrations and plates by J. Jackson, William Jay Baker, and Baker-Smith. 383 pages plus 6 pages of additional books available from the publisher. Original decorative blind stamped black cloth. The spine has been professionally rebacked using part of the original back strip. The book has some marginal damp staining on some pages. Book is remarkably preserved to be over 150 years old. No dust jacket. Book is in Very Good condition. ; 5 1/4 in. x 7 3/4 in. 
Price: 225.00 USD
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