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Category: TRAVEL GEOLOGY (34 records) SOLD AND CLOSED! THANK YOU! Coins and Phase IV Book Auction for the Estate of Andre Melief. Lewistown, MT - Monday, January 28, 2019 6:30 PM Mountain Time

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a021t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Four paperbacks that will inform you of days gone by and of today. 1) Images of America, Vanishing Seattle by Clark Humphrey, c. 2006, Arcadia publ. 2) Best Places, Seattle: The locals' guide to the best restaurants, lodgings, sights, shopping, and more! Edited by Shannon O'Leary, Sasquatch Books, c. 2004, 10th edition. 3) The Last Great World's Fair: San Francisco's Panama-Pacific International Exposition 1915, edited by Robert Lieber and Sarah Lau. Golden Gate National Parks Conservancy publ., c. 2004. 4) Unstated FIRST EDITION, Las Vegas: Then & Now by Su Kim Chung, Thunder Bay Press publ., c. 2007 Salamander Books.
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a029t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Five softcovers depicting the Missions of California. 1) California Missions: Missions of the Inland Valleys by Pauline Brower, c. 1996. 2) All 27 California Missions in full color, El Camion Real. 3) A Sunset Pictorial, The California Missions: A complete pictorial history and visitor's guide, c. 1979. 4) The Decoration of the California Missions by Norman Neuerburg, c. 1996. 5) California Missions: The earliest series of views made in 1856, c. 2000.
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a031t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Eight California paperbacks. 1) Serra's San Diego by Iris H.W. Engstrand. 2) A Salon at Larkmead: A charmed life in the Napa Valley by Drew Sparks & Sally Kellman, c. 2000, STATED FIRST PRINTING, unstated FIRST EDITION. 3) A Day at the Seaside by Ariel Rubissow Okamoto: San Francisco's Sutro Heights, Cliff House, and Sutro Baths, c. 1998. 4) San Luis Obispo: Discoveries by Paul Tritenbach. 5) Sonoma Valley Legacy: Histories and sites of 70 historic adobes in and around the Sonoma Valley by James B. Alexander, c. 1986. 6) California Missions, fourth printing, Jan. 2001, c. 1997 by Robert D. Shangle. 7) California Missions: The earliest series of views made in 1856, c. 2000. 8) The San Fernando Valley: America's Suburb by Kevin Roderick, c. 2001.
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a034t.jpgDESCRIPTION: 1) Unstated FIRST EDITION, Hotel Del Coronado: An American Treasure with A Storybook Past, c. Hotel Del Coronado, c. 2001. Photo journal style with explanatory text. 2) Stated FIRST EDITION, Images of America Series, Rendezvous Country by Donald G. Pike, American West Publ. Co., c. 1975. Full of beautiful photos of the land and animals. See the land the trappers saw when they came to make their living off the land.
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a039t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Unstated FIRST EDITION, first printing, The Covered Bridges of California by S. Griswold Morley, c. 1938. University of California Press publ, 1938. Excellent condition hardcover with dj and clear plastic cover. Grey cloth over boards with silver lettering on the spine. Grey inside covers front and back. Illustrated throughout with Black-And-White Photographs. No tears, bent pages. There is some writing in ink on the title page. This elegant Depression era volume explains that due to the lack of steel and abundance of timber, it was quite logical. The author describes and presents b & w images of thirty-five examples. Most are located in redwood country and the High Sierra, but one, now destroyed, was in downtown Los Angeles.
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a041t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Sun Valley is famous for its historic ski resort, but there is much more to the area that makes it such a rich and inspiring environment. The town of Ketchum and the nearby Sawtooth, Pioneer, and Boulder mountain ranges provide locals and visitors alike with a seemingly endless playground. Here are some books and magazines showcasing the area. The hardcover is in new condition, titled Sun Valley Images, photography by David R. Stoecklein, c. 2002, second edition - June 2007. Please see photo's for other titles.
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a046t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Two interesting paperbacks about geology and a 2011 summer catalogue of find properties in Jackson Hole from Sotheby's International Reality. 1) Unstated FIRST EDITION, WolrdLife Library, Glaciers by John Gordon, c. 2001, Voyageur Press publ. Accompanied by stunning color photography, John Gordon's text explores the many characteristics of glaciers including how they form and flow, how they have shaped the land, how they record climate changes, and how they are responding to global warming. 2) WorldLife Library, Mountains: Geology, Natural History, & Ecosystems by Martin F. Price, c. 2002, Voyageur Press publ.
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a048t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Unstated FIRST EDITION, Western Images, Western Landscapes: Travels Along U.S. 89 by Thomas R. and Geraldine R. Vale, c. 1989. New hardcover copy with dj and clear plastic cover. An exploration of the geographical region around the U.S. Route 89 from the Mexican border at Nogales, Arizona to the Canadian border at Piegan, Montana comprising some the most beautiful landscapes of the American West.
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a057t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Seattle is one of the leading cities in the US. From software development to how we buy hiking boots, from our musical tastes to our passion for coffee, the Emerald City has strongly influenced how we live. 1) Our Seattle, text by Barbara Sleeper, photography by Mike Sedam, c. 1998, Voyageur Press publ. 2) Seattle: Past to Present by Roger Sale. An interpretation of the history of the foremost city in the Pacific Northwest. University of Washington Press, c. 1976, paperback edition with corrections, 1978.
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a059t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Planning a trip to Central America? These two books could help with your vacation. 1) Lonely Planet, Costa Rica by Rob Rachowiecki, 5th edition, c. 2002. 2) Spanish-English compact dictionary, c. 1989. Plus a few postcards and other memorabilia from the region.
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a061t.jpgDESCRIPTION: 1) Unstated FIRST EDITION, A Guide to the World's Greatest Buildings: Masterpieces of Architecture & Engineering, consultant editor Trevor Howells. C. 2000, Weldon Owen Inc. publ. Highlights places of worship, centers of power, and monuments and memorials considered to be among the 100 architectural masterpieces, describing their design, history, function, materials, and dimensions. 2) High on a Windy Hill: The story of the Prince of Wales Hotel by Ray Djuff, c. 1999, 2nd printing 2003, Rocky Mountain Books publ. Opened in 1927 for the Minnesota-based Great Northern Railway, the Prince of Wales Hotel provided an oasis during Prohibition for thirsty Americans. Since these boozy beginnings, the hotel, which overlooks the beautiful Waterton Lake, has survived floods, fire, high winds and even closure.
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a077t.jpgDESCRIPTION: A trip to Italy! 1) Wonders of Italy by Annie Sacerdoti, c. 1999 White Star S.r.l., Metro Books publ. Combines the natural splendors of the "Bel Paese" - beautiful country - with manmade treasures of art, architecture, and design in all-encompassing tour of Italy's boot-shaped peninsula and associated islands. 2) Italian Easy: Recipes from the London River Cafe by Rose Gray and Ruth Rogers, c. 2004, Clarkson Potter publ. This is not Italian food that's impossible to pronounce or prepare. At once straightforward and sexy, this is Italian Easy-the cookbook that makes it possible for busy people to eat well every night of the week.
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a082t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Two brand new hardcover coffee table books from National Geographic. 1) Expeditions Atlas, c. 2000. True stories of the adventures who helped define out world, foreword by Peter H. Raven. Chronicles the achievements of twentieth century adventurers whose explorations have helped to define our world, including Roald Amundsen, Jacques Cousteau, Edmund Hillary, Charles Lindbergh, Hiram Bingham, and John Glenn. 2) Milestones of Science by Curt Suplee, c. 2000. A science editor for the Washington Post chronicles three thousand years of scientific inquiry, covering such eras as the Classical Era, the Middle Ages, The Revolution, the Age of Reason, and the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.
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a089t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Montana: Portrait of a State by Salvatore Vasapolli, c. MMVIII (2008), second printing 2011. Over 100 brilliantly colorful photographs by Vasapolli portray the spectacular scenery and places throughout Montana. Though Montana has the third lowest population density in the United States, millions of visitors come each year to see Glacier and Yellowstone National Parks, Little Bighorn, as well as fly-fish and hunt on the prairies and in the mountains. This is the perfect take home souvenir. The rustic charm of Montana's cities and towns are also captured here.
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a097t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Five travel/geology books, new condition. 1) The Canadian Rockies: A history in photographs by Graeme Pole, c. 1991. 2) Alberta: A history in photographs by Faye Reineberg Holt, c. 1996. 3) Images of America, Yountville by Pat Alexander and the Napa Valley Museum, c. 2009. 4) Images of America, Upland by Donald Laine Clucas, c. 2009. 5) National Geographic, Guide to Small Town Escapes, c. 2000.
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a099t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Planning a trip to Italy? These 8 books just might interest you. 1) Easy Italian Phrase Book: 770 basic phrases, c. 1994. 2) Larousse Pocket Dictionary, new edition with 80,000 translations. 3) DK Italian Phrase Book, c. 2000. 4) Italian Bilingual Dictionary: A beginner's guide in words and pictures, c. 1998. 5) Mondadori's Pocket Dictionary, 2 volumes in 1, c. 1959. 6) The Italian Way: Aspects of behavior, attitudes, and customs of the Italians by Mario Costantino and Lawrence Gambella, c. 1996. 7) Eyewitness Travel Guides, Italy, c. 1996, stated FIRST AMERICAN EDITION. 8) Ciao, America! An Italian Discovers the U.S. by Beppe Severgnini, c. 2003.
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a102t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Unstated FIRST EDITION, Tuscany: Inside the Light by Joel Meyerowitz and Maggie Barrett, C. 2003. Published by Sterling Publ. Co, new condition hardcover coffee table book. A loving and personal portrait of Tuscany through the seasons. Meyerowitz provides the breathtaking images; Maggie Barrett offers poetic, evocative commentary on this alluring rural world. They take you inside everyday Tuscan life and landscape, capturing the beauty of the towns and countryside, as well as the warmth of the people who live there and their profound connection to the land.
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a110t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Four paperback travel/geology books, new condition. 1) 1500 California Place Names: Their Origin and Meaning by William Bright, c. 1998. 2) Unstated FIRST EDITION, Adventures of the First Settlers on the Oregon or Columbia River 1810-1813 by Alexander Ross, c. 2000. 3) Best Places Northwest: The local's guide to the best restaurants, lodgings, sights, shopping, and more! Edited by Sally Farhat, c. 2007, 16th edition. 4) Miles from Nowhere: Tales from America's contemporary frontier by Dayton Duncan, c. 1993, FIRST Bison Books printing, 2000.
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a113t.jpgDESCRIPTION: National Geographic, Atlas of Natural America, c. 2000. The dj is slightly torn on the top corners. Some of the most awe-inspiring scenery on the planet and underscores the importance of safeguarding our continent's myriad landforms, endangered creatures, and plant life. Explaining the natural forces shaping topography, soil, climate, flora, and fauna across the centuries, writers Thomas Schmidt, Mel White, Mark Miller, and others discuss key contributions made by such legends as John Muir and Aldo Leopold. The atlas also serves as an indispensable travel guide, offering information on visitor services and activities to help make many a North American journey a once-in-a-lifetime experience.
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a115t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Two paperbacks about Africa, they look very interesting. 1) When a Crocodile Eats the Sun: A Memoir of Africa by Peter Godwin, c. 2008, Little Brown & Co. publ. 2) Stated FIRST paperback edition, Lost Lion of Empire: The life of 'Cape-to-Cairo' Grogan by Edward Paice, c. 2002, HarperCollins publ.
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a117t.jpgDESCRIPTION: 1) Unstated FIRST EDITION, Historical Maps of North America by Michael Swift, PRC Publ. Ltd, c. 2001. Travel back to a time when North America was largely unexplored and mapmakers could not rely on computers or aerial photographs. Featuring more than one hundred beautifully crafted antique maps and charts, previously available only to researchers, this engrossing volume celebrates the art of cartography and the evolution of North America. 2) National Geographic Society, America's Hidden Corners: Places off the beaten path, c. 1983.
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a119t.jpgDESCRIPTION: A mix of five books referring to Europe. 1) Langenscheidt's Pocket Menu Reader - France by Marilyn Piauton, c. 2000. 2) Random House, French-English Dictionary, c. 1997. 3) Stated FIRST EDITION, Of Paradise and Power: America and Europe in the New World Order by Robert Kagan, c. 2003, Alfred A. Knopf publ. 4) While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within by Bruce Bawer, c. 2006. 5) Eurabia: The Euro-Arab Axis by Bat Ye'or, c. 2005-06, seventh printing.
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a136t.jpgDESCRIPTION: 1) The Field Guide to Geology by David Lambert and the Diagram Group, c. 1988 by Diagram Visual Information Ltd. 2) Mary Colter: Architect of the Southwest by Arnold Berke, c. 2002, Princeton Architectural Press 2002. 3) Unstated FIRST EDITION, Paradise on Earth, The Natural World Heritage List - A journey through the world's most outstanding natural places. JIDD publ 1995.
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a143t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Two paperbacks in new condition. 1) When the Rivers Run Dry: Water - the defining crisis of the twenty-first century by Fred Pearce, c. 2006, Beacon Press publ. 2) Cadillac Desert: The American West and its Disappearing Water by Marc Reisner, revised and updated, c. 1986, 1993, Penguin Books publ.
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a164t.jpgDESCRIPTION: The Sagebrush Ocean: A natural history of the Great Basin, text and photographs by Stephen Trimble, University of Nevada Press 1989. Hardcover ex-library with dj and clear plastic cover. Noted writer and photographer Stephen Trimble mixes eloquent accounts of personal experiences with clear explication of natural history. His photographs capture some of the most spectacular but least-known scenery in the western states. The Great Basin Desert sweeps from the Sierra to the Rockies, from the Snake River Plain to the Mojave Desert.
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a177t.jpgDESCRIPTION: FIRST EDITION, Big Sky Country, a View of Paradise: The best of Montana, North Dakota, Wyoming, and Idaho. Photographs by Michael Melford, Rizzoli International Publ, c. 1996. The rugged mountains and pristine valleys of the Northern Rockies are captured in Melford's photographs - landscapes of power and beauty that evoke a sense of wonder at the infinite variety of nature that can never be fully explored or understood. Included are famous natural landmarks - Craters of the Moon in Idaho, St. Mary's Lake in Glacier National Park, Devil's Tower in Wyoming, and, of course, Old Faithful - as well as the simple structures of the plains - churches, barns, and school houses - that speak to life in the Far West.
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a188t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Safari Dreaming: An African experience in the South Luangwa Valley, Zambia, photography by Paul Joynson-Hicks, c. 2002. Stated FIRST published by Blue Mango publ. 2002. This safari art book was commissioned by Robin Pope Safaris. Using a wide variety of colour and an exceptional black and white toned art prints, this beautiful book looks at the entire safari experience as seen in the Luangwa Valley.
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a191t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Unstated FIRST EDITION, ex-library hardcover coffee table geology book. Megaliths: The ancient stone monuments of England and Wales, photographs by David Corio, text by Lai Ngan Corio, Jonathan Cape publ. c. 2003. David Corio has systematically photographed the megalithic sites of England and Wales with the eye of a great landscape photographer as well as with the passion of an explorer in the ruins of an ancient culture. These photographs go to the heart of prehistoric England and reveal a profound sense of 'place'. The sites are revealed with all the beauty that invited Romantic speculation from the seventeenth century onwards as well as the encroaching modern world of distant urban skylines and protective barriers.
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a199t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Two paperbacks referring to Montana, new condition. 1) Montana's Historical Highway Markers, compiled by Glenda Clay Bradshaw, 2nd edition. Montana Historical Society Press, c. 1989, 1994. 2) 13th Annual Symposium, Custer Battlefield, Historical & Museum Assn., Inc. held at Hardin, Montana on June 25, 1999, c. 2000. This event, a regular feature of the annual metting near the battlefield, brings together a wide array of scholars who attempt to explain various aspects of the ongoing controversy dealing with the Battle of the Little Big Horn, the Sioux War or 1876, and the personalities who fout on both sides of the conflict.
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a212t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Unstated FIRST EDITION, brand new hardcover. Montana People and Their Stories, SIGNED by author Andrea Merrill-Maker. A publication of The Grace Dangberg Foundation, c. 2004. The Foundation was established in 1982 by the late Grace Dangberg, a distinguished Nevada historian and granddaughter of Carson Valley pioneers. It was created to improve the study of history by young people through the publication of imprived and interesting textbooks. The author, a native Montanan, wrote this book for the people of Montana.
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a224t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Unstated FIRST EDITION, Dinosaurs under the Big Sky by Jack Horner, c. 2001. Mountain Press Publishing Co., Missoula, MT 2001. Describes the different species of dinosuars known to have lived in Montana and explains the scientific importance of their bones and skeletons. Photographs and hundreds of pen-and-ink drawings depict the dinosaur fossils that collectors are most likely to find under Montana's big sky.
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a226t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Six paperbacks for your travels. 1) Stated FIRST EDITION, Best of Oregon and Washington's Mansions, Museums, and More, c. 2009. 2) Stated FIRST EDITION, 2nd printing, Best of California's Missions, Mansions and Museums, c. 2007. 3) Vacations that can Change your Life by Ellen Lederman, c. 1998. 4) Colorado 1870-2000 Revisited: The history behind the images by Thomas J. Noel and John Fielder, c. 2001. 5) High on a Windy Hill: The story of the Prince of Wales Hotel by Ray Djuff, c. 1999. 6) Woodall's '97 Western Campground Directory, c. 1997.
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a339t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Unstated FIRST EDITION, The Magic of the Skye by W.A. Poucher, F.R.P.S. With 148 b & w photographs by the author, Chapman & Hall Ltd publ, 1949, stated FIRST PUBLISHED 1949. Hardcover with dj (torn in places) and clear plastic cover, pages are in great condition. "The book is a feast of beauty and interest for photographers, climbers, ramblers and all who love the high places and the silence of the lonely hills."
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a368t.jpgDESCRIPTION: Two hardcovers featuring Seattle and State Fair's. 1) Stated FIRST EDITION, The American State Fair by Derek Nelson, c. 1999, MBI Publ, 1999. Vintage photos, postcards show harness racing, rodeos, Ben Hur chariot races, animals, etc. with b/w & color photos. 2) King County and its Queen City: Seattle, an illustrated history by James R. Warren. C. 1981 by Windsor Publications.
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