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1) Ancestral Voice Conversations with N. Scott Momaday (signed 1st)
Woodard, Charles L. (N. Scott Momaday)
  Ancestral Voice Conversations with N. Scott Momaday (signed 1st)
Fine minus book with price sticker stain front end page, in a Very Good jacket that has moderate edge wear along top with some wrinkling and two creases front flap. An engaging series of interviews. Jacket front panel and all interior illustrations by Momaday, who is also an accomplished artist. Signed by Momaday on the title page.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$35.00
2) Beale's Road Through Arizona
Bowman, Eldon G. and Jack Smith
  Beale's Road Through Arizona
Fine minus book in trade wraps with one slight spot back wrapper. This copy has been signed by the authors on the half-title page and is numbered 110 of 275 copies. Book documents Edward F. Beale's 1857 Expedition to survey and build a road across northern Arizona (approximately along the 35th parallel) for travel from Ft. Defiance, New Mexico, to the Colorado River. The Expedition also explored the use of camels as pack animals in the Southwest, using 25 camels imported from Tunisia. This publication was t ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$35.00
3) A Brief History of Time from the Big Bang to Black Holes
Hawking, Stephen W. (Carl Sagan, Intro.)
  A Brief History of Time from the Big Bang to Black Holes
Near Fine, apparently unread book with slight wear corners and spine ends; in a Near Fine jacket with touch of edge wear, very light rubbing, and with one very slight scratch top of back panel. This is the 1st issue book and jacket. The book was rife with errors and omissions, leading to most copies being recalled and pulped. The corrected version of the book was then reissued with a dark blue dust jacket. The light silver/blue 1st issue dust jacket does not have a price, apparently indicating that it was a ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$700.00
4) Bully for Brontosaurus
Gould, Stephen Jay
  Bully for Brontosaurus
Very Good to Near Fine, apparently unread, book that is soft at top of spine, with a slight slant and bowing of binding away from page block along spine, slight soiling to page edges; in a Near Fine jacket that touch of edge and corner wear, touch of rubbing to back panel which aslo has a couple of very slight abrasions. This copy has been signed by Gould to half-title page. Book collects 35 of author's essays from Natural History magazine – Gould wrote essays on evolution, paleontology, and related subje ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$100.00
5) Crossing Borders
Menchu, Rigoberta (Ann Wright, Editor and Translator)
  Crossing Borders
Fine minus book in illustrated boards, with slight pushing at spine ends. In a Fine minus dust jacket with bit of wear at spine ends. The second installment of Menchu's life in Guatemala. Menchu, a political activist working for the rights of indigenous peoples in Guatemala, won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. She is one of only 17 women to win this award since 1901. This copy has been signed by Menchu on a front end page with her photo and inscribed – with appreciation. Books signed by Mechu are very har ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$200.00
6) Death in the Afternoon
Hemingway, Ernest
  Death in the Afternoon
Scribners edition of 1958, the 10th printing. Book is Near Fine with light edge wear edges and corners of boards, bit of page edge soiling, page block slightly pulled away from spine at top, and with a small sticker bottom back paste-down - Hudson's Bookshop Detroit; in a Good jacket with edge and corner wear and some color loss, light rubbing, chips along edges especially spine ends, very slight fade on spine, price of $7.50 on front flap has been lightly marked over. Bound similarly to the 1932 first edit ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$45.00
7) The Dinosaur heresies
Bakker, Robert T.
  The Dinosaur heresies
Very Good to Near Fine book that has light pushing to bottom of spine, hint of a bump top corner front board, and gift inscription to the front end-page; in a Very Good jacket that has edge and corner wear with bit of color loss, touch of sun fade to spine, and with light rubbing to panels, and couple of slight abrasions back panel. The numerous B/W illustrations/drawings were done by the author. Bakker is a controversial academic who has advanced theories that many dinosaurs were warm blooded, smart, fast, ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$75.00
8) Dude, Where's My Country? (signed 1st)
Moore, Michael
  Dude, Where's My Country? (signed 1st)
First edition 1st printing of Moore's book that preceded his 2004 movie. Fine book in Fine jacket, an unread new copy, signed boldly in red on the title page. Included, along with book, are a photo of Moore signing a copy of book, one of his "Dear Mr. Bush: Please answer Michael Moore's seven questions." postcards, and a bumper sticker quoting book's title.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$50.00
9) The Eagle Bird
Wilkinson, Charles F.
  The Eagle Bird
First edition 1st printing, Subtitled: Mapping a New West, Fine minus unread book with light pushing at spine ends in a Near Fine jacket with light edge wear, some slight soiling to the white back panel and with some bowing near spine. Wilkinson, a law professor, assesses the battles being fought over the West's resources and controversies over water rights, mining rights, Native American claims, and public land uses. Jacket blurbs by Wallace Stegner, Marc Reisner, Terry Tempest Williams, with a Foreword by ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$15.00
10) Early Days in Texas (unread 1st)
McIntire, Jim (R. K. DeArment)
  Early Days in Texas (unread 1st)
First Univ. of Oklahoma printing of McIntire's memoirs of Texas first published in 1902. This edition was edited by R. K. DeArment and is subtitled A Trip to Hell and Heaven. Fine unread book in a Near Fine Jacket that has faded from light tan background color to white on the spine.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$15.00
11) Faith in a Seed
Thoreau, Henry David
  Faith in a Seed
A special limited edition of this selection of writings by Thoreau. Edited by Bradley P. Dean, Introduction by Gary Paul Nabhan, Intro. by Robert D. Richardson, Jr., and illustrated by Abigail Rorer, Near Fine book in glassine wrapper, housed in matching green slipcase. Book has a light binding rub front board and is very slightly faded on spine, as is glassine wrapper, slipcase is also Near Fine with light shelf wear, an unread copy. This is number 541 of an edition of 600 copies with a laid in wood engrav ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$60.00
12) Fatu-Hiva - Back to Nature
Heyerdahl, Thor
  Fatu-Hiva - Back to Nature
UK first edition, Near Fine , apparently unread book with touch of pushing and light bump top of spine and slight age-toning to top edges page block'; in a Very Good, PRICE-CLIPPED dust jacket that has light edge and corner wear, and a dust jacket with light rubbing and some waviness with slight wrinkling. Heyerdahl and his young bride set off to learn what it is like to live on a wild, tropical island, far-removed from modern society and civilization.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$30.00
13) Goldfield and Tonopah
Paher, Stanley W.
  Goldfield and Tonopah
Goldfield Boom Town of Nevada and Tonopah Silver Camp of Nevada – Two historical publications in over-size (12 by 9 inches), stapled wraps with numerous B/W photographs and several maps. Both are Near Fine with slight wear and touch of soiling along edges of wraps. Both booklets are signed by Paher at his name on first pages.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$30.00
14) The Great American Desert
Hollon, W. Eugene
  The Great American Desert
First edition 1st printing, A Fine minus book with a touch of shelf wear and a slight push at top of spine, in a Very Good plus jacket that has light edge wear, a crease along part of the top of back panel, some color loss at top of spine and an internal old tape repair there, with sun fade on spine. An unread copy that is inscribed - To -- and -- with appreciation of a long and warm association - and signed by the author on the half title page.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$25.00
15) Great River – The Rio Grande in North American History
Horgan, Paul
  Great River – The Rio Grande in North American History
Two volumes; One Indians and Spain, Two Mexico and the United States. No dust jackets as issued, housed in slipcase. Books are Very Good to Near Fine with slight edge wear. several corners very lightly bumped, gilt on spines rubbed, and with mild age toning to page blocks. Bookplate of John A. Sutherland mounted on front paste-downs. In a Very Good slipcase with edge and corner wear and rubbing. Several small abrasions to front edges exposing white beneath the black. There were numerous book club editions o ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$55.00
16) The Great Sahara
Wellard, James
  The Great Sahara
Good to Very Good book with light edge and corner wear, slight slant and some light foxing page edges, PON written in blue top corner of front edge page, in a Good to Very Good jacket that has light soiling and fading, edge wear and some minor loss of material and color at top spine folds. Wellard's book covers the history of the Sahara region from prehistoric times to the 1950s. Wellard was a prolific writer of both fiction and nonfiction; an Englishman, about whom little seems to be known.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$25.00
17) The Grizzly in the Southwest - Documentary of an Extinction (unread 1st)
Brown, David E.
  The Grizzly in the Southwest - Documentary of an Extinction (unread 1st)
First edition 1st printing Fine book, unread in a Fine jacket. Foreword by Grizzly expert Frank C. Craighead, Jr. This copy has been signed by Brown on the front end page.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$35.00
18) Hohkam
Shelton, Richard
  Hohkam
Limited first edition in Near Fine brown boards, shelf wear on edges and slight slant due to small number of pages, with an acetate, clear protector. Title and author are indicated on spine by a small label. Shelton poetry about the prehistoric Hohokam people of the Sonoran Desert with some fact and some fiction blended together. Illustrated with ancient pottery designs taken from photographs by Steven Trubitt. Signed by Shelton on the title page.On colophon page this is indicated to be copy 52 of 55 , howe ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$30.00
19) I, Rigoberta - An Indian Woman in Guatemala
Menchu, Rigoberta (Elisabeth Burgos-Debray, Editor and Intro.)
  I, Rigoberta - An Indian Woman in Guatemala
23rd printing (1997), Near Fine book in color wraps, with light edge and corner wear, slight and small dog-ear top corner front cover, and touch of page edge soiling. The story of Menchu's life in Guatemala dictated to Burgos-Debray (translated by Ann Wright), when Manchu was 23 years old. Manchu at that time was a young political activist working for the rights of indigenous peoples. She would later be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1992. This copy has been signed by Menchu on title page and inscribed ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$40.00
20) In Texas with Davy Crockett
McNeil, Everett
  In Texas with Davy Crockett
Subtitled - A Story of the Texas War of Independence. Very Good book with wear to edges of boards and spine, some board just exposed along top of front board, corners are soft, and with mild soiling and fading. NO DUST JACKET. An early account, for young readers, of Davy Crockett in Texas at the Battle of the Alamo. Illustration on front board remains sharp and bright.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$100.00
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