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Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher's Art, Boericke, Art; Shapiro, Barry
1 Boericke, Art; Shapiro, Barry Handmade Houses: A Guide to the Woodbutcher's Art
A & W Visual Library (1973). 0891040013 / 9780891040019 Very Good 
Reprint. Paper covers. Unpaginated. Photos. Average wear. "Pictures the interiors and exteriors of owner-built, woodland homes, built from salvaged or handcrafted materials." 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary, Carlson, Helen S.
2 Carlson, Helen S. Nevada Place Names: A Geographical Dictionary
Reno, NV University of Nevada Press 1974 0874170419 / 9780874170412 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Green cloth with gilt lettering to spine. xiv, 282 pp. Foreword by Charlton Laird. Bibliography. Previous owner's name. Jacket has chips, tears, a couple of stains, and a faded spine. Book is solid. "Helen Carlson spent almost fourteen years in her search for the origins of Nevada's place names, using the maps of explorers, miners, government surveyors, and city planners and poring through historical accounts, archival documents, county records, and newspaper files. The result of her labors is Nevada Place Names, a fascinating mixture of history spiced with folklore, legend, and obscure facts." 
Price: 21.95 USD
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Pinocchio, Collodi, Carlo
3 Collodi, Carlo Pinocchio
New York Random House (1946). Very Good Lois Lenski 
Not a first, but an early printing. Adapted by Allen Chaffee. Unpaginated. Illustrated endpapers. No dust jacket, as issued. Boards are slightly bowed and there is some loss of laminate. Contents clean and tight. Lois Lenski's illustrations are fantastic! 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Before The Big Bonanza: Dan De Quille's Early Comstock Accounts, Curtis, Donnelyn; Berkove, Lawrence I. (Editors)
4 Curtis, Donnelyn; Berkove, Lawrence I. (Editors) Before The Big Bonanza: Dan De Quille's Early Comstock Accounts
Columbia, MO University of Missouri Press (2015). 082622038X / 9780826220387 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
xviii, 316 pages. Index. A clean, attractive copy. 
Price: 42.95 USD
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Carson Valley: Historical Sketches of Nevada's First Settlement, Dangberg, Grace
5 Dangberg, Grace Carson Valley: Historical Sketches of Nevada's First Settlement
The Carson Valley Historical Society (1972). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Edition limited to 1000 copies. Cream-colored cloth with gilt lettering. Map endpapers. x, 144 [2] pages. Photos. Bibliography. Index. Signed by the author. No dust jacket. A solid copy with only light wear. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Territorial Lawmen of Nevada, Vol. 1, Ellison, Robert W.
6 Ellison, Robert W. Territorial Lawmen of Nevada, Vol. 1
Minden, NV Hot Springs Mountain Press (1999). 0967401100 / 9780967401102 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Burgundy cloth with gilt lettering. xiii, 518 pages. Illustrated. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. Jacket has a short tear to front panel. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 29.95 USD
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Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13, Lovell, Jim; Kluger Jeffrey
7 Lovell, Jim; Kluger Jeffrey Lost Moon: The Perilous Voyage of Apollo 13
Boston Houghton Mifflin (1994). 0395670292 / 9780395670293 Very Good Very Good 
Later printing. Quarter cloth with silver lettering to spine. Pictorial endpapers. 378 pages. Photos. Index. Signed by Lovell on a special Lost Moon bookplate. A clean, attractive copy. "The untold story of the American moon shot that almost ended in a fatal catastrophe, told by the flight's commander, offers a thrilling chronicle of courage, heroism, and adventure." 
Price: 42.95 USD
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Nevada Ghost Towns & Mining Camps Illustrated Atlas, Paher, Stanley W.
8 Paher, Stanley W. Nevada Ghost Towns & Mining Camps Illustrated Atlas
Las Vegas Nevada Publications 2001 091381413X / 9780913814130 Very Good Very Good 
Combined edition contains both Northern and Southern Nevada atlases. Leatherette with gilt lettering. 208 pages. Photos. Maps. Previous owner's name. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by Paher. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 42.95 USD
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Brutality: The Tragic Story of Stanley Ketchel, the "Michigan Assassin", Paloolian, Mark
9 Paloolian, Mark Brutality: The Tragic Story of Stanley Ketchel, the "Michigan Assassin"
Vancouver, B. C. Crew Publishing (2007). 1897518374 / 9781897518373 Very Good 
Trade paperback. 256 pages. Illustrated. Generic inscription and signed by the author. Also signed on the front cover. A clean copy with only light wear. "Middleweight boxer Stanley Ketchel rose from complete obscurity to become one of the best fighters of his time, the man who came to be known as the Michigan Assassin." 
Price: 21.95 USD
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My First Book to Read: For Five- to Seven-Year-Olds, Parke, Margaret B.
10 Parke, Margaret B. My First Book to Read: For Five- to Seven-Year-Olds
New York Grosset & Dunlap (1957). Very Good Cynthia and Alvin Koehler 
Laminated pictorial boards. Illustrated endpapers. 69 pages. Moderate wear to binding. Contents clean and tight. The first section contains wonderful poetry and prose by Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Lear, A. A. Milne, Lois Lenski, and others. The second section has activities that prepare a child for reading. The third section encourages a child to create stories of her own and to read the stories she creates. A charming little book. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Autobiography Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale), Piozzi, Hester Lynch; Hayward, A. (Editor)
11 Piozzi, Hester Lynch; Hayward, A. (Editor) Autobiography Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale)
Boston Ticknor & Fields 1861 First American Edition Very Good 
Pebble-grain cloth with gilt lettering to spine. vi, 531 pages plus ads. Index. Spine faded. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Crazybone, Pronzini, Bill
12 Pronzini, Bill Crazybone
New York Carroll & Graf Publishers (2000). 0786707305 / 9780786707300 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
197 pages. Signed by the author. Dust jacket has a couple of short tears. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Tish Plays the Game, Rinehart, Mary Roberts
13 Rinehart, Mary Roberts Tish Plays the Game
New York George H. Doran (1926). First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Blue cloth. 284 pages. Dust jacket has small chips and tears. Has a small number label to spine covered with clear tape. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Ordeal by Piton: Writings from the Golden Age of Yosemite Climbing, Roper, Steve (Editor)
14 Roper, Steve (Editor) Ordeal by Piton: Writings from the Golden Age of Yosemite Climbing
Stanford, CA Stanford University Libraries (2003). 0911221263 / 9780911221268 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. xii, 287 pages. Photos. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed to previous owners and signed by Roper. Light wear and some stains to covers. Contents clean and tight. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Nevada Nomads: A Story of the Sheep Industry, Sawyer, Byrd Wall
15 Sawyer, Byrd Wall Nevada Nomads: A Story of the Sheep Industry
San Jose, CA Harlan-Young Press 1971 First Edition Very Good Very Good 
Blue cloth with silver lettering to spine. xvi, 221 pp. Photos. Bibliography. Index. Inscribed to previous owner and signed by the author. Jacket has some chips and tears and some fading. Contents solid. 
Price: 24.95 USD
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Our Own Set, Schubin, Ossip [Aloisia Kirschner]
16 Schubin, Ossip [Aloisia Kirschner] Our Own Set
New York William S. Gottsberger 1884 First American Edition Very Good 
Green cloth. 280 pages. Translated by Clara Bell. Bookplate. Spine faded. Scarce. 
Price: 39.95 USD
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Tales of Wovoka, Solberg, Gunard
17 Solberg, Gunard Tales of Wovoka
Reno, Nevada Nevada Historical Society (2012) 0972877312 / 9780972877312 First Edition Very Good 
Trade paperback. vi, 194 pages. Foreword by Michael Hittman. A clean copy with only light wear. Scarce. 
Price: 49.95 USD
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The Story of Damon and Pythias, Terhune, Albert Payson
18 Terhune, Albert Payson The Story of Damon and Pythias
New York Grosset & Dunlap (1915). First Edition Thus Very Good 
Cloth. 307 pages. No dust jacket. Minor wear and some stains to binding. Contents solid. Movie tie-in edition with stills from the 1914 silent film. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Hot Springs of the Eastern Sierra, Williams, George, III
19 Williams, George, III Hot Springs of the Eastern Sierra
Dayton, NV Tree by the River Publishing (1988). 0935174230 / 9780935174236 Very Good 
Trade paperback. 72 pages. Illustrated. Signed by the author. A clean copy with only light wear. 
Price: 19.95 USD
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Personal Reflections of the Shoshone, Paiute, Washo, Yowell, Raymond; et al.
20 Yowell, Raymond; et al. Personal Reflections of the Shoshone, Paiute, Washo
Inter-Tribal Council of Nevada (1974). Very Good 
Paper covers. 28 pages. Cover art by Dorothy Nez. Map. Previous owner's name. Contains brief historical essays. 
Price: 18.95 USD
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