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Guide to U. S. Government Maps: Geologic and Hydrologic Maps Preliminary Edition

By: Androit, Laurie

Price: $25.29

Publisher: McLean, VA, Documents Index: 1978

Seller ID: 036566

Condition: Near Fine


brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book contains over 5,800 entries w/entries and annotations taken from teh cumulative volumes of publications of the Geological Survey, 1879-1961 and 1962-1970, annual supplements for 1971 through 1976, and the monthly lists of New Publications of the Geological Survey from January 1962 through December 1977. The book contains the following series: coal investigations maps, geophysical investigations maps, geologic quadr... View more info

A Word Geography of California and Nevada - University of California Publications Linguistics 69

By: Bright, Elizabeth S.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, University of California Press: 1971

Seller ID: 039619

ISBN: 0052009367

Condition: Very Good


ix, 228 pp, yel SC wraps w/black lettering. A word geography is concerned with only one aspect of a linguistic atlas - vocabulary. The purpose of the study is to show in what ways and to what extent the language is affected by the geography and history of a region by analyzing the reflection of these influences that is discernible in the vocabulary of those hwo lived most of their lives in the area under study. half title page creased. View more info

Lands and Peoples : the World in Color 7 Volumes

By: Clewell, Gladys D.

Price: $33.96

Publisher: New York, NY, The Grolier Society: 1963

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 024944

Condition: Very Good


7 volumes, black faux leather w/gilt lettering & deco on the spine w/embossed front w/yel-gry illustration, grey-red illustrated eps. The set consists of British Isles and Western Europe, Baltic States and Central Europe, The Near and the Middle East, Southern Asia and the Far East, Africa Australia and Southern Islands, Canada and the United States, and Latin American and General Articles. View more info

Mercator: The Man Who Mapped the Planet

By: Crane, Nicholas

Price: $12.71

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt & Company: 2003

Edition: First American Edition

Seller ID: 040912

ISBN: 0805066241

Condition: Very Good+


xiii, 348 pp, quarterbound w/yel papercovered boards w/maroon papercovered spine, dj cream-brown-yel-green w/color illustrated frontpanel of world map. Gerard Mercator lived through the era of intellectual and scientific expansion. Among those fueling this progressd were the cartographers who sifted through the constant flow of information and evidence to create ever more accurate pictures of the planet. The early navigation charts used by sailors did not account... View more info

Atlas Universel et Classique De Géographie Ancienne : Romaine, Du Moyen Age, Moderne et Contemporaine

By: Drioux and CH LeRoy

Price: $233.75

Publisher: Paris, France, Librairie Classique D'eugène Belin: 1864

Seller ID: 050155

Condition: Very Good


viii, 70 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/dark brown leather title block on the spine w/gilt lettering. The maps are colored. The first map is Cosmographie ou Tableau des Systemes du Monde, followed by Planisphere celeste. Maps on 3, 4, & 5 Geographie sacree, w/pages 6, 7, & 8 being Monde connu des anciens d'apres Ptolemee. pgs 9, 10, 11 have Carte our l'hisotroie grecque. Pg 12 is Monarchies comparatives de Cyrus, de Dariuse et d'Alexandre. pg 13 is Italie ancien... View more info

The Frontier Experience - Readings in the Trans-Mississippi West

By: Edited by Hine, Robert V. and Bingham, Edwin R.

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Belmont, CA, Wadsworth Publishing Company: 1963

Seller ID: 051670

Condition: Near Fine


xiv, 418 pp, quarter bound w/spine dark brown cloth and with the remainder of the book light brown w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine, stamped illustration of man on horse w/long rible under his arm, endpapers are maps of the Trans-Mississippi on brown paper w/dark brown lettering and outlines View more info

A Fun Map of El Paso, Texas: Sunshine Playground of the Border

By: El Paso Sunland Club

Price: $8.46

Publisher: El Paso, TX, El Paso Sunland Club: 1945

Seller ID: 026320

Condition: Very Good


Very Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5¾" - 6¾" tall. 1 sheet 14" x 21" w/blu printing folded to 16mo in three folds. Map for sightseeing in El Paso w/information for one-day, two-day, three-day and several day trips around the area of El Paso, Juarez and the Valleys. Contains information on fourteen scenic trips from El Paso through the sunny Southwest from one to three days or more. View more info

Report of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains

By: Fremont, John Charles

Price: $19.55

Publisher: Readex Microprint Corporation: 1966

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 051471

ISBN: 1135675783

Condition: Very Good+


(6), 327 pp, green leatherette boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover and spine. Book from the Great Americana series. The document here reprinted is Seate Ex. document 174, 2nd session 28th Congress. Fremont collected geographical information, he made observations and recommendations as to sites for future military posts, "roads," and areas suitable for settlement. He collected zoological, botanical and geological specimens and made analyses of the s... View more info

Relation of Ogallala Formation to the Southern High Plains in Texas

By: Frye, John C. and Leonard, A. Byron

Price: $7.61

Publisher: Austin, TX, Bureau of Economic Geology / the University of Texas at Austin: 1964

Seller ID: 051167

Condition: Very Good-


25 pp, light blue SC wraps w/black lettering on the front panel. The book presents the regional physiography of the Ogallala Formation and the High Plains surface. It has information on fossil seeds of the Ogallala Formation and Pleistocene dissection of the High Plains margin. Contains information on the abandoned Panther Valley and Lake Lomax. Prev owner's name on the front cover. crease on the bottom front corner of the rear cover. View more info

Maps of the Chihuahuan Desert Region

By: Garcia, José

Price: $84.58

Publisher: Chihuahua, Chih.,

Seller ID: 050903

Condition: Very Good


49 pp, light brown Soft Cover wraps w/black lettering on the front cover. the book is 11" x 27" and has been folded in half. The book contains mpas on the 49 pages. Page one has map of Mexico with approximate outline of Chihuahuan Desert Region. the maps on pages 2-36 are reductions of USGA (USA) and AMS (Mexico) 1:250000 maps. the index in on the front cover. pg 39-40 are 1:500000 maps of Mexico and pages 41-43 are Abbott Map (1906) of Coahuila in thre... View more info

Texas Boundaries : Evoltuion of the State's Counties

By: Gournay, Luke, Illustrated by Maps

Price: $26.35

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025536

ISBN: 0890966532

Condition: Near Fine


x, 138 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj blu w/wht-gilt lettering w/illustrated front. The history of Texas is understandable through its changing maps. From the early boundaries of New Spain, through 23 poorly defined territories that existed in 1836 to the 254 governmental bodies of today. View more info

Texas Boundaries : Evolution of the State's Counties

By: Gournay, Luke, Illustrated by Maps

Price: $26.35

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038628

ISBN: 0890966532

Condition: Near Fine


x, 138 pp, blu cloth covered boards, dj blu w/wht-gilt lettering w/illustrated front. The history of Texas is understandable through its changing maps. From the early boundaries of New Spain, through 23 poorly defined territories that existed in 1836 to the 254 governmental bodies of today. View more info

A Gazetteer of the Chihuahuan Desert Region : a Supplement to the Chihuahuan Desert Flora

By: Henrickson, James and Straw, Richard M.

Price: $84.58

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, California State University: 1976

Seller ID: 050902

Condition: Very Good


(1), 271 pp, (3), light brown Soft Cover wraps w/black lettering on the front cover & spine. The book presents data on place names and features of the Chihuahuan Desert Region. This region occupies teh plateau between the Sierra Madre Occidental and the Sierra Madre Oriental in north central Mexico and extends inot a portion of Arizona, and into the Rio Grande and Pecos River Basins in New Mexico and Texas. It contains the following data: Place-name, State, type o... View more info

A Child's History of the World

By: Hillyer, V.M. & revised by Huey, Edward G.

Price: $33.58

Publisher: New York, NY, D. Appleton-Century Company: 1951

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 051541

Condition: Good+


xxvi, 512 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering on the spine, black deco on the front front cover, dj aqua-yel-green w/black lettering and wraparound color illustration. The book provides the child w/some of the big events and great names, and fixes these in time and provides them a chronological file w/main guides. several small tears on edges of dj and couple of pages have small tear on the front edge. View more info

Bartlett's West - Drawing the Mexican Boundary

By: Hine, Robert V.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: New Haven, CT, Yale University Press: 1968

Seller ID: 051663

Condition: Very Good


[xv], (3), 155 pg, brown cloth covered boards w/orange illustration on the front cover, illustrated glossy lettering on the spine, dj red -brown-white w/illustrated front & rear panels. remnants of scott tape on boards from taping dj to dj material. THis volume features fift-six reproductions in color, duotone, and black and white of drwings and paintings by Batlett and other members of his expedition View more info

The National Atlas of Korea

By: Hong, Gi-Bum

Price: $11.69

Publisher: The Republic of Korea, National Geographic Information Institute: 2009

Seller ID: 050873

ISBN: 8993841039

Condition: Near Fine


(8), 192 pp, red clothcovered boards w/gitl lettering on the front cover and spine, slipcase red hard plastic w/gilt lettering on front & spine. The atlas illustrates the current status of the nation's environment, economy, and society. The book is a collection of maps with geographic information which reflects the nature, environment, history, culture, politics, economy, science and technology of Korea. Korea is the 11th economic power in the world. View more info

A Tour on the Prairies

By: Irving, Washington w/intro by McDermott, John Francis

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 034231

Condition: Very Good


214 pp, green marbled boards w/black label block & gilt lettering, brown-wht dj w/green-brown-yel front. The book is from the Western Frontier Library series. It is an account of Washington Irving's expedition west of Arkansas from Fort Gibson to the Cross Timbers in Oklahoma in 1832. slight wrinkling along edges of the dj, two small tears on dj, prev owners name ffep. View more info

Flags Along the Coast : Charting the Gulf of Mexico, 1519-1759: a Reappraisal

By: Jackson, Jack

Price: $318.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Book Club of Texas: 1995

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 050182

Condition: Near Fine


225 pp, quarterbound w/maroon cloth covered spine w/cream pastedown label, front and rear covers cream w/grey illustrations, #301 of 350 cc's. The tale of two maps: the impact of Enriquez Barroto/Bisente maps on the Gulf of Mexico on European cartography in the early eighteenth century. The book contains two parts w/part I dealing w/Spanish exploration of the Gulf that culminated in the 1686-1687 mapping done by Juan Enriquez Barroto. Part II examines the cartographi... View more info

Adventures in Geography

By: Kay, Gertrude Alice

Price: $25.08

Publisher: New York, NY, The Wise-Parslow Company: 1941

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 001411

Condition: Very Good


157 pp, orange cloth covered boards, endpapers color illustrated maps of the world. Bobby and his Uncle travel around the world through different countries. slight corner wear. View more info

Rio Grande: The People and Politics of One of America's Greatest Rivers

By: Leggett, Mike

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Longstreet Press, Inc.: 1994

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 036313

ISBN: 1563521393

Condition: Near Fine


viii, 120 pp, red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the half title page, glossy blu-wht-brown-grey-green color pictorial front panel & spine, color pictorial rear panel, Austin American-Statesman sticker on the ffep. The author spent a month driving, boating, fishing and photographing the Rio Grande and the book provides a look at the river, the people and the politics that have shaped it. View more info