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1) After Hours - Conversations with Lawrence Block
Block, Lawrence and Ernie Bulow
  After Hours - Conversations with Lawrence Block
Fine, unread book in a Fine dust jacket. Univ. Press News Release re this book is laid-in. Signed by Block and Bulow on the title page. Included are aspects of Block's early career, and his first published short story, along with four previously uncollected essays and a Block bibliography.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$25.00
2) 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
3) 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
4) 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
First edition 1st printing, 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, nor a b ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$575.00
5) Cesar Chavez A Triumph of Spirit (unread 1st)
del Castillo, Richard and Richard A. Garcia
  Cesar Chavez A Triumph of Spirit (unread 1st)
First edition 1st printing Fine book and jacket, a tight and unread copy in The Oklahoma Western Biographies series.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$15.00
6) Collecting Tony Hillerman – A Checklist of the First Editions of Tony Hillerman with Approximate Values and Commentary
Hieb, Louis (Tony Hillerman)
  Collecting Tony Hillerman – A Checklist of the First Editions of Tony Hillerman with Approximate Values and Commentary
Fine book in wraps, limited to 200 numbered copies. This copy not numbered or signed by Hieb and Hillerman. This was identified as "Editor's Copy," and has the notation: "For Sally Armstrong," and is signed Spencer Maxwell, Publisher. Sara (Sally) Armstrong provided editorial assistance to Spencer Maxwell, publisher of this small volume (about 5 by 7 inches). Publications covered extend through Hillerman Country. Included with the book is a pamphlet by Hieb (published by the Univ. of Arizona, Dept. of Anthr ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$25.00
7) The Dean Koontz Companion
Dean Koontz (Martin Greenberg, Ed Gorman, and Bill Munster, Editors)
  The Dean Koontz Companion
First UK hardcover edition, Very Good to Near Fine book with slight crimping to spine ends and typical age yellowing to pages; in a Near Fine dust jacket with slight edge and corner wear and light rubbing to back panel. Not published in hardcover in U.S. This copy has a signed Dean Koontz bookplate mounted on first end page that is also dated 1/2/96. Book contains an interview with and chapters about Koontz, as well as 25 short essays and articles by Koontz, along with an annotated bibliography.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$35.00
8) 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
9) 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)
$25.00
10) 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
11) 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
12) Early Public Libraries
Kelly, Thomas
  Early Public Libraries
Subtitled A History of Public Libraries in Great Britain Before 1850. UK first edition, Good book with bumped top corners and pushes at spine ends, in a similar jacket also with some color loss at corners and spine ends.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$15.00
13) Ernest Hemingway A Comprehensive Bibliography
Hanneman, Audre (Ernest Hemingway)
  Ernest Hemingway A Comprehensive Bibliography
First edition, Second Printing with Corrections, Near Fine book with tiny spot to front, oatmeal board, light pushing bottom of spine, slight looseness at spine, tiny black rub to front edge of bottom of page block, and with small sticker from Gilbert's Books Hollywood and Vine at bottom edge of front paste-down; in a Very Good, PRICE-CLIPPED jacket that has edge and corner wear with light color loss at spine ends, mild soiling, couple of small spots and rubs along and near spine with portion of author s la ... more information

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$40.00
14) Every Book Its Reader
Basbanes, Nicholas A
  Every Book Its Reader
Limited first edition, a high quality production, subtitled The Power of the Printed Word to Stir the World. Fine unread book in Fine jacket and housed in Fine slipcase. This number 207 of 250 such copies, signed by Basbanes on the limitation page. What books have famous persons of the past read? What can we learn of them from their reading habits? Basbanes is of course the author of A Gentle Madness.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$125.00
15) Existential Errands
Mailer, Norman
  Existential Errands
Near Fine, unread book with bit of bow top of spine, slight crimp bottom of spine, touch of page edge soiling; in a Very Good jacket that has edge and corner wear with several tiny tears at spine ends, light soiling and rubbing. Book contains 28 non-fiction essays by Mailer on very wide-ranging topics. Three by five card signed by Mailer is laid-in.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$75.00
16) The Food and Drink of Mexico
Booth, George C.
  The Food and Drink of Mexico
Near Fine book with light edge wear and dusting top page edges, in a Fair jacket that has some rubbing and wear with color loss and is missing moderate chips at top and bottom of spine, with no loss of print, and another triangular chip missing top of back panel. Subtitled: A Collection of Authentic Recipes Collected from the Many Regions of Mexico by George C. Booth. Definitely not recipes from U.S. chain restaurants! A nicely designed and produced book from the famous Ward Ritchie Press.

Offered by Squid Ink Books (Arizona, United States)
$15.00
17) 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
18) 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
19) 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
20) 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
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