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SET IN STONE, FIXED IN GLASS: The Mormons, the West, and Their Photographers

SET IN STONE, FIXED IN GLASS: The Mormons, the West, and Their Photographers

by Wadsworth, Nelson B.

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Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1996. First Edition. Paperback. Near fine. 366 photographs. Salt Lake City: Signature Books, 1996. First paperback edition. Oblong quarto. Original pictorial paper wrappers. Near fine.
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THE SPANISH SOUTHWEST, 1542-1794: An Annotated Bibliography

THE SPANISH SOUTHWEST, 1542-1794: An Annotated Bibliography

by Wagner, Henry R.

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Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1937. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. 114 illustrations (collated), including many folding. First edition, #208 of 401 copies printed. One of Wagner's most important and enduring contributions to bibliography. Publications of the Quivira Society, Volume VII, Part I and II. Octavo. Original light brown paper-covered boards over white cloth spines, with gilt stamping. Partially uncut. Very light fading to the spines; otherwise a fine set.
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MONEY MONEY MONEY

by Wagoner, David

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New York: Harcourt, Brace and Company, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 241 p. The author's second book, a powerful novel of one man's withdrawal from the world, which opens with a poem by Wagoner's early mentor, Theodore Roethke. An acclaimed novelist, Wagoner (b.1926) is also recognized as the leading poet of the Pacific Northwest, highly praised for his skillful, insightful and serious body of work. Signed by Wagoner on the title page. Octavo. Original black paper-covered boards, with silver, teal, lavender, and green titles. The top corners are bumped a bit. The dust jacket is price-clipped, with some mild browning and wear; otherwise very good. Signed by Author.
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THE DEVELOPMENT OF MARRIAGE AND KINSHIP, Edited by Rodney Needham

THE DEVELOPMENT OF MARRIAGE AND KINSHIP, Edited by Rodney Needham

by Wake, Charles Staniland

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9780226870199
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0226870197
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Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1974. Trade paperback. Near fine. Octavo. Original paper wrappers. A crisp and clean copy.
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WONDERS OF THE WORLD BETWEEN THE TIDES

by Wakeman, Norman Hammond

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New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illustrated with photographs by the author. Inscribed and dated by Wakeman on the front flyleaf. Special Library Binding (not an ex-library copy). A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Author.
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LEADING A DOG'S LIFE
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LEADING A DOG'S LIFE

by Walden, Arthur T.

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Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1931. First Edition. Hardcover. Very good/Very good. Recounts the fourteen-year relationship between the author and his Scotch collie, told from the dog's point of view. Best known for his book A Dog-Puncher on the Yukon (1928), Walden (1871-1947) was a Klondike Gold Rush adventurer, dog driver, and participant in the first Byrd Antarctic Expedition. Illustrations by A.L. Ripley. Octavo. Original blue cloth binding, with light blue stamping. The dust jacket is browned along the spine and extremities, with some neat, but unnecessary brown paper reinforcement to the verso. A very good copy.
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THE TRAVELS OF AN ALCHEMIST: The Journey of the Taoist Ch'ang-Chun from China to the Hindukush at the Summons of Chingiz Khan, Recorded by His Disciple Li Chih-Ch'ang

by Waley, Arthur (Translator)

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London: Routledge & Kegan Paul Ltd, 1963. Hardcover. Fine/Near fine. Reprint. Octavo. Original red cloth binding, with gilt titles. A fine copy in a nearly fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
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POSSESSING THE SECRET JOY
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POSSESSING THE SECRET JOY

by Walker, Alice

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New York and San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 286 p. The searing story of Tashi, a tribal African woman first glimpsed in The Color Purple (1982), whose fateful decision to submit to the tsunga's knife and be genitally mutilated leads to a trauma that informs her life and fatefully alters her existence. Signed by Walker on the title page. Octavo. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Author.
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THE ROUGH AND THE RIGHTEOUS OF THE KERN RIVER DIGGINS

by Walker, Ardis M.

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Balboa Island, California: Paisano Press, Inc, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Illustrated by Katherine F. Clarke. First edition, limited to 700 numbered copies signed by Ardis M. Walker and Katherine F. Clarke. Ardis M. Walker, a grandnephew of Joseph Reddeford Walker, the Mountain Man for whom Walker Pass is named, tells a panoramic story of the Kern River country and its historical evolution. Gray cloth binding, with pictorial black stamping. Some light browning along the extremities of the dust jacket; otherwise a near fine copy. Signed by Author.
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THE ROUGH AND THE RIGHTEOUS OF THE KERN RIVER DIGGINS

by Walker, Ardis M.

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Balboa Island, California: Paisano Press, Inc, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. Illustrated by Katherine F. Clarke. First edition, limited to 700 numbered copies signed by Ardis M. Walker and Katherine F. Clarke. Ardis M. Walker, a grandnephew of Joseph Reddeford Walker, the Mountain Man for whom Walker Pass is named, tells a panoramic story of the Kern River country and its historical evolution. Gray cloth binding, with pictorial black stamping. Some general minor browning along the extremities of the dust jacket; otherwise a near fine copy. Signed by Author.
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THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR
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THE TEMPLE OF MY FAMILIAR

by Walker, Alice

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San Diego and New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 416 p. Part love story, part fable, part feminist manifesto, part political statement, this novel follows a cast of interrelated characters, most of them black, and each representing a different ethnic strain that contributes to the black experience in America. Signed by Walker on the title page. Octavo. A near fine copy in a lightly rubbed dust jacket. Signed by Author.
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FROM WILD ROOTAGE [and] WILDERNESS JOURNEY: A Search for Origins

FROM WILD ROOTAGE [and] WILDERNESS JOURNEY: A Search for Origins

by Walker, Ardis Manly and Roy E. Purcell

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Kernville, California and Henderson, Nevada: Ardis Walker and Roy E. Purcell, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. Fine. Two volumes. Illustrated by Roy E. Purcell, partially in color. First edition, #68 of 500 sets designed by Roy Purcell and printed by Grant Dahlstrom at The Castle Press. As one of the first 110 copies, each volume contains an original etching hand-pulled, numbered, and signed by Purcell. The first volume is signed by both Walker and Purcell; the second volume is signed by Purcell and inscribed by Walker. Also, laid in is a printed Christmas poem from Gayle and Ardis Walker. Oblong quarto. Original linen bindings, with decorative brown stamping. A fine set, housed in the publisher's slipcase. Signed by Author.
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HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL
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HORSES MAKE A LANDSCAPE LOOK MORE BEAUTIFUL

by Walker, Alice

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San Diego and New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Inc, 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 79 p. This collection demonstrates Walker's impressive range, from the outrage of "First, They Said," to the quiet and lovely "These Mornings of Rain," to poems about family. Signed by Walker on the title page. Octavo. A near fine copy in a very lightly edgeworn dust jacket. Signed by Author.
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ALICE WALKER BANNED
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ALICE WALKER BANNED

by Walker, Alice

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San Francisco: Aunt Lute Books, 1996. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 108 p. With an Introduction by Patricia Holt. In response to outrage from Christian conservatives, the California State Board of Education (BOE) removed in 1994 two short stories by Alice Walker from its California Learning Assessment System (CLAS) exam. In this work, the two stories are reprinted in full, along with an excerpt from Walker's other much-censored book, The Color Purple (1982). Also includes an introduction by Patricia Holt delineating the controversy and appendixes of newspaper articles, letters, and minutes of the BOE meeting. Signed by Walker on the title page. 12mo. Original gray cloth binding, with red titles. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Author.
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THE ROUGH AND THE RIGHTEOUS OF THE KERN RIVER DIGGINS
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by Walker, Ardis M.

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Balboa Island, California: Paisano Press, Inc, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 175 p. Illustrated by Katherine F. Clarke. First edition, limited to 700 numbered copies signed by Ardis M. Walker and Katherine F. Clarke. This copy is marked "Publisher's Copy" and inscribed by the publisher to California historian Richard Pourade opposite the limitation page. Ardis M. Walker, a grandnephew of Joseph Reddeford Walker, the Mountain Man for whom Walker Pass is named, tells a panoramic story of the Kern River country and its historical evolution. From the James S. Copley Library, with the San Diego newspaper publisher and philanthropist's bookplate to the front pastedown and a presentation label from Pourade on the front flyleaf. Octavo. Original gray cloth binding, with pictorial black stamping. Some general minor browning and wear along the extremities of the dust jacket; otherwise a very good copy. Signed by Author.
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HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW: Earthling Poems, 1965-1990 Complete
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HER BLUE BODY EVERYTHING WE KNOW: Earthling Poems, 1965-1990 Complete

by Walker, Alice

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San Diego and New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1991. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 463 p. San Diego and New York: Harcourt Brace Javonovich, 1991. First edition. Anthology of poems written over three decades, interspersed with commentary by Walker on the relationship of the poems to the political and spiritual issues of the time, and her own development as poet and person. An American writer whose novels, poems, and short stories are noted for their insightful treatment of African American culture, Alice Walker (b.1944) is best known for her Pulitzer Prize-winning novel The Color Purple (1982), which depicts a black woman's struggle for racial and sexual equality. Signed by Walker on the title page. Octavo. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Author.
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POSSESSING THE SECRET JOY
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POSSESSING THE SECRET JOY

by Walker, Alice

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New York and San Diego: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1992. First edition. Hardcover. Fine/Fine. 286 p. The searing story of Tashi, a tribal African woman first glimpsed in The Color Purple (1982), whose fateful decision to submit to the tsunga's knife and be genitally mutilated leads to a trauma that informs her life and fatefully alters her existence. Signed by Walker on the title page. Octavo. A fine copy in a fine dust jacket. Signed by Author.
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ONE EYE CLOSED, THE OTHER RED: The California Bootlegging Years

by Walker, Clifford James

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9780967314112
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Barstow, California: Back Door Publishing, 1999. First edition. Soft cover. Fine. 607 p. Textual photographs and illustrations. First edition, with the errata slip laid in. Signed and dated by Walker on the half-title. Original paper wrappers. A fine copy. Signed by Author.
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THE PSYCHIC REVOLUTION OF THE 20TH CENTURY AND OUR PSYCHIC SENSE

by Walker, Claire G., Ph.D.

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Seal Beach, California: Psychic Sense Publishers, 1997. First Edition. Trade paperback. Very good. Inscribed by Walker on the front flyleaf: "Love to the designer from the author, Claire Walker." Octavo. Original paper wrappers. Previous owner's (perhaps the designer's) ink signature to the front flyleaf; otherwise very good.
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MAMMALS OF THE WORLD

MAMMALS OF THE WORLD

by Walker, Ernest P. (et al)

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1964 1st, 1964. First edition. Two volumes. Hundreds of photos. Baltimore, MY: John Hopkins Press, 1964. First edition. Compiled over the course of 31 years, this is as detailed and authoritative a zoological taxonomy as you can find, with the animals divided by genus, and profiled by size, weight, common and latin names, range, unique physical and biological attributes, and behavioral traits. Black marker over previous owner's address on front flyleaf of both volumes; otherwise a near fine set in lightly edgeworn publisher's slipcase.
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