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1 POSTCARD WITH PHOTO OF JOE GANS AND KID HERMAN.
The postcard is unused and has slight soil on the reverse side and light age-toning all over. The postage required at that time was 1cent. A wonderful piece of Nevada and Boxing history. 5 1/2 x 3 1/2. 
Joe Gans was the lightweight champion of the world, which title he won in 1902. He is recognized by many authorities as the greatest lightweight fighter of all time and he was the first African-American champion in any weight classification. He fought Kid Herman in Tonopah, Nevada on January 1, 1907, and he won by a KO in the 8th round. 
Price: 175.00 USD
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2 (no author) NOTABLE NEVADANS: SNAPSHOTS OF SAGEBRUSHERS WHO ARE DOING THINGS.
Reno: no publisher noted. June, 1910. 1st and presumably the only edition. 3/4 burgundy leather over black cloth-covered boar Slight shelf wear and a small repaired tear on the title page, otherwise, it is near fine. We are not sure if this is the original binding. It may have been bound in this 3/4 leather later. An extremely scarce book. The pages are not numbered. Oblong, 9 3/8 x 11 3/8 
Full page pen sketched portraits with sketched vignettes on the sides along with single page biographies of Nevadans, including E.R. Dodge, Pat McCarran, George Wingfield, George Nixon. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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3 A London Parson (Hervey R. Jones), TO SAN FRANCISCO AND BACK. BY A LONDON PARSON....
London: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, no date (ca. 1878) First edition. Original red cloth stamped with gilt and black dec Slightly cocked and worn at the extremities, former owner inscription, front inner hinge weak in spots, else very good. 223 pp. 7 3/8 x 5. 
Illustrated with woodcuts from photographs. Flake 4496.Page 63 reference to stop at Elko, Nevada, much on Mormons, polygamy, San Francisco, Yosemite, religion in U.S, 
Price: 120.00 USD
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4 American Institute of Mining Engineers, TRANSACTIONS OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF MINING ENGINEERS. VOL. VI., MAY, 1877 TO FEBRUARY 1878.
Easton, Pennsylvania: American Institute of Mining Engineers. 1879. First edition. 3/4 leather over pebbled cloth-covered boards, wit Fine. 563 pages, 9 1/4 x 6. 
Marbled end papers, tables, index and 8 large fold out maps in rear. Includes a paper on Hydraulic Mining in California; Iron Manufacture in Mexico; The Eureka Lode in Eastern Nevada; Ore deposits of Eureka District, Eastern Nevada and many others. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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5 Anderson, Alexander D., THE SILVER COUNTRY OR THE GREAT SOUTHWEST.
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1877. First edition. Brown cloth, map on front cover and gilt spine tit There is waterstaining along the margins but generally doesn't affect text, the cloth is somewhat worn and the corners are bumped. The folding map is complete but torn at folds. Some insect damage along margins in first 20 or so pages. Oveall, contents are Good+ and book is Good-. It is a presentable book and is very collectible until a better one comes along and the price reflects the less than VG condition. 221 pages. 8 x 6. 
Fold-out map., 57 pages of bibliography, 
Price: 65.00 USD
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6 Angel, Myron F., ed., HISTORY OF NEVADA, 1881 (1958), WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
Berkeley: Howell-North, 1958 First of this reprint. Brown cloth, gilt decoration and lettering on fro A crisp, as new copy in a Fine dust jacket. We haven't seen a copy this nice in years. 680 pages. 10 3/4 x 8. 
End paper maps, iIllus. with lithos., etchings, etc. of ports., scenes; maps, tables. Introduction by David H. Myrick. Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 28. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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7 Angel, Myron F., ed., HISTORY OF NEVADA, 1881, WITH ILLUSTRATIONS AND BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF ITS PROMINENT MEN AND PIONEERS.
Berkeley: Howell-North, 1958 First of this reproduction of the 1881 first edition. Black cloth, gilt decoration and lettering on fron A Fine copy in a dust jacket that has slight edge wear and chipping and slight soil, else Very Good. 680 pp. 10 3/4 x 8. 
End paper maps, iIllus. with lithos., etchings, etc. of ports., scenes; maps, tables. Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 28. 
Price: 145.00 USD
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8 Argyle, Archie (Annie Argyle), CUPID'S ALBUM.
New York: M. Doolady, Publ., 1866. First edition. Original brown cloth, gilt titles. Scrape on front cover, front hinge weak, pages rippled, otherwise very good. 332 pages. 7 5/8 x 5 1/4. 
Pp. 91-97 re Austin, Nev., 97-100 re Virginia City and 101-103 re Tahoe. Howes, USiana A-306. Graff 78. Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 196. Much on Nevada, but not in Paher Nevada, An Annotated Bibliography. This narrative is considered a novel by Flake, and is in fictional form complete with dialogue. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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9 Ashley, Mr. D. R, PAPERS SUBMITTED BY MR. D. R. ASHLEY, (FROM THE COMMITTEE ON MINES AND MINING) CONSISTING OF LETTERS FROM THE SECRETARIES OF THE TREASURY AND THE INTERIOR, RELATIVE TO THE SUTRO TUNNEL.
Washington: House of Representatives, 40th Congress, 2nd Session, Misc. Doc. No. 156. July 1, 1868 Disbound from other publication. Bottom edge chipped, slight wear, else Very Good. An early Sutro item. 7 pages. 9 x 5 5/8. 
Not in Paher. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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10 Ashley, Mr. D. R, SUTRO TUNNEL.: REPORT SUBMITTED BY MR. D. R. ASHLEY, (FROM THE COMMITTEE ON MINES AND MINING).
Washington: House of Representatives, 40th Congress, 2nd Session, Report No. 50. June 3, 1868 Bound in a marbled paper-covered folder with hand- There is a faint date stamp on the top margin of the front page and an embossed stamp of Harvard on the title page. Also, a book plate on front paste down of the Whitney Library stating the book is a gift from J. D. Whitney. Else this is a clean, very good copy. 13 pages. 9 x 5 5/8. 
Not in Paher's Nevada Bibliography. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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11 Baird, Adam, AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF ADAM BAIRD.
Oakland, Schofield Printery, 1926. First edition. Signed by the author on front, blank end paper. Original textured wraps, gilt title on front. Except for faded gilt title, fine. 20 pp. 7 3/4 x 5 3/8. 
Experiences of the author in the West and particularly in California and Nevada including his work on the Comstock Lode and the Sutro Tunnel. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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12 Benjamin, Marcus, JOHN BIDWELL, PIONEER. A SKETCH OF HIS CAREER..
Washington: Privately printed. 1907. First edition. Scarce. Hardbound in 3/4 brown leather over white paper-co Former owner's presentation bookplate. 1" piece of leather missing at top of spine, some shelf wear, else very good. 52 pages. 10 1/2 x 8. 
Frontis portrait of Bidwell, illustrated with photographic plates and facsms. Many of the photos are tipped in. Wagner-Camp 88 note. Howes, USiana, B353. Cowan p.47. Graff 253. Paher , Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography,116. Eberstadt Modern Narratives 32. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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13 Bennett, James OVERLAND JOURNEY TO CALIFORNIA, JOURNAL OF JAMES BENNETT WHOSE PARTY LEFT NEW HARMONY IN 1850 AND CROSSED THE PLAINS AND MOUNTAINS UNTIL THE GOLDEN WEST WAS REACHED.
New York: Edward Eberstadt, Has imprint of first edition i.e. New Harmony, Ind. on cover. 1932. Reprint of 1850 newspaper articles, this is the first in book form. Limited to 200 copies. Original stiff printed softcover. Near fine. 45 pages. 8 1/2 x 5 1/2. 
A descriptive account written by a journalist. Howes B 357a. Graff 261, Cowan p. 831. Mintz 33. Not in Paher, pp 37-45 re portion of trip through Nevada. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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14 Bennett, William P. THE FIRST BABY IN CAMP: A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE SCENES AND ADVENTURES DURING THE PIONEER DAYS OF '49.
Salt Lake City: The Rancher Publ. Co., 1893. First edition. Softcover in original pink printed wrps. Spine wear, small triangular piece missing on right side of front cover, darkened, else good. 68 pages 6 7/8 x 4 3/4. 
Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 407. Graff 263. Cowan, A Bibliography of the History of California II, p.48. Adams Six-Guns 200, Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 117. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 Bennett, William P. THE FIRST BABY IN CAMP: A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE SCENES AND ADVENTURES DURING THE PIONEER DAYS OF '49.
Salt Lake City: The Rancher Publ. Co., 1893. First edition. Softcover, in original olive printed wrps. Minor chipping to spine with very small piece missing from lower left of front cover, else, very good. 68 pages. 6 7/8 x 4 3/4. 
Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 407. Graff 263. Cowan, A Bibliography of the History of California, II p.48. Adams Six-Guns 200, Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 117. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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16 Bennett, William P. THE FIRST BABY IN CAMP: A FULL ACCOUNT OF THE SCENES AND ADVENTURES DURING THE PIONEER DAYS OF '49.
Salt Lake City: The Rancher Publ. Co., 1893. First edition. Softcover, in original tan printed wrps. Small stain on front cover, wraps separated, but present, else Vg. 68 pages. 6 7/8 x 4 3/4. 
Flake, A Mormon Bibliography, 407. Graff 263. Cowan, A Bibliography of the History of California, II p.48. Adams Six-Guns 200, Paher, Nevada: An Annotated Bibliography, 117. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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17 Biddle, Ellen McGowan. REMINISCENCES OF A SOLDIER'S WIFE.
Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott Company, 1907. First edition. Original gilt-decorated blue cloth with black lett Former owner's signature on front, blank end paper and dated January 1908, slight wear at spine ends, else Fine. 257 pages. 8 1/2 x 5 3/8. 
Frontis. port., 13 plates of ports. and scenes from photographs. Post Civil War Army life.Graff 288. Howes , USiana, b426. Pp. 80-97 re life at Camp Halleck, Nev. in early 1870s. Not in Paher.'s Nevada Bibliography, Very Scarce in the 1st edition in this condition. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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18 Black, J.S., THE CALIFORNIA BANK RING AGAINST THE SUTRO TUNNEL. OPINION OF JUDGE BLACK.
Washington: no publ.. 1874. First edition. Printed pamphlet. Very good. 2 pages. 9 x 5 3/4. 

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19 Boddam-Whetham, J.W. WESTERN WANDERINGS: A RECORD OF TRAVEL IN THE EVENING LAND.
London: Richard Bentley & Son, 1874 First edition. Original gilt and black decorated stamped green cl Front cover rubbed, extremity wear, front hinge weak, else very good. 364 pp.+ 8 pp. of ads for other publications 9 x 6 
Frontis., Illus with 12 plates. Cowan, Bibliography of the History of California, p. 59. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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20 Boyd, F.A. ( Mrs. Orsemus Bronson). CAVALRY LIFE IN TENT AND FIELD.
New York: J. Selwin Tait & Sons, 1894. First edition. Hardbound in original blue cloth with gilt title o Very light rubbing to front cover and spine, corners slightly bumped and 6 pin holes on front endpaper, else a tight, bright Near Fine Copy. Very scarce in this condition. 376 pages. 7 1/2 x 5 1/4. 
Frontis portrait. Howes, USiana,B-674. Graff 374. Excellect contemporary account of life at Camp Halleck Nevada. Accounts of life in that post are rare and this book is not in Paher's Nevada Bibliography. 
Price: 275.00 USD
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