Washington, D.C. National Park Service, 1961. Wraps. As. 48 pp 8vo. U.S. Department of the Interior Historical Handbook No. 12. Gray wraps have red design of cannons firing, yellow accents front and back cover. Staple binding tight, but spine lightly sunned. Clean, tight reprint of a pamphlet issued first in 1952. Very Good.
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Seattle: National Park Service Pacific Northwest Region, 1995. Wraps. First Edition. vii, 210 pp. 4to. Green card stock wraps with black printed titling to cover and spine. Errata slip laid in.
Administrative History of Fort Clatsop, the reconstructed fort that was the location of Lewis & Clark and the Corps of Discovery's winter headquarters in 1805-1806. Fine.
Shepherd, Thos. H. London: Jones & Co., 1827-1829. Three Quarter Leather. First Edition. 160, iii; vi, 12 (Subjects), 172, ii (List of Engravings). Both volumes have red leather spine with five slightly raised bands, gold embossed titling and decoration, losses at head and foot of spine. Volume I front board hanging by one cord, considerable foxing to frontispiece engraving and first title page with engraving of Temple Bar, From the Strand. Volume II front board detached. Marbled endpapers, considerable foxing to frontispiece engraving and first title page with engraving of Sussex Place at Regent's Park; this title page appears to have suffered water damage and was re-backed with another sheet of paper by a binder, second title page undamaged. Light foxing throughout, including the numerous.....
Park Forest, IL: The Prairie School Press, 1963. Hardcover. Facsimile Edition. Unpag. Folio. Green cloth boards with brown cloth over spine that wraps 1/3 of the way to front and rear boards, gold embossed titling to spine and rear board. Top edge gilt. Small bump 1-1/2" above foot of spine. Prospectus laid in. Housed in custom green cloth slipcase.
A stunning copy of the facsimile edition of "The House Beautiful" produced by William Winslow and his Auvergne Press in 1896/1897. Winslow was a client of Frank Lloyd Wright and enlisted Wright to create the intricate designs that adorn each page. Winslow's original edition was bound with a brown leather spine, here reproduced in cloth. A faithful facsimile, this edition even includes the fourteen page booklet.....
Yellowstone National Park, WY: Yellowstone Library and Museum Association/Colorado Associated University Press, 1977. Hardcover. First Edition. Volume I: xx, 385 pp.; Volume II: xv, 543 pp. 8vo. Both dust jackets have scuffing and wear, some staining, both now in mylar covers. Volume II has a large, 5" triangular tear at lower left corner of front panel along spine. Both volumes have the previous owner's name in blue ink on first free endpaper. Clean within. Rare as a set, with dust jackets, and signed.
Both volumes signed "Aubrey L. Haines" in light blue ink on the half-title page. Very Good / Very Good.
New York: George H. Doran Company, 1917. Hardcover. First Edition. xiii, 263 pp. 8vo. Green cloth covers with Glacier Lake photo image on pasted on cover label with gold embossed titling, also gold embossed titling to spine. Minimal scuffing and wear to covers. Maps of Glacier Naitonal Park decorate endpapers, both gutters starting to tear at foot of spine, front and rear. Clean and crisp within. Very Good.
San Francisco, CA: Chronicle Books, 1997. Hardcover. First Edition. x, 298 pp. Folio. Smalll chip at midpoint on spine at front hinge of dust jacket, which is now in mylar cover. Clean and crisp within. Heavy item, may require additional postage.
A stunning survey of National Park lodges, stone bridges, other park structures that add to the visual experience we all have in our western National Parks. Also contains in-depth history of the planning, construction, maintenance and restoration of some of the more significant structures. Fine / Fine.
Denver, CO: National Park Service Intermountain Region, 2000. Wraps. First Edition. xxiii, 825 pp. 4to. White card stock wraps with black printed titling to cover and spine. "Duplicate" stamped in blue ink on title page.
Administrative History of Pipe Spring National Monument, established in 1923. Fine.
Washington DC: U. S. Government Printing Office, 2006. Spiral Bound. First Edition. , 291,  pp. 4to. Clean, crisp copy with black wire spiral binding and clear plastic covers.
Manzanar National Historic Site was designated on March 3, 1992, to mark the location of Owens Valley Reception Center which opened on June 1, 1942, with the internment of 9,666 Japanese Americans. The site was one of many in the United States created by President Franklin D. Roosevelt's Executive Order 9066 which resulted in the internment of 120,000 Japanese Americans over the course of World War II. The site was transferred to the the National Park Service in 1997 by the City of Los Angeles, this report details opportunities for further development and interpretation of the.....
Scottsdale, AZ: The Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation, 1967. Wraps. First Edition. 89 pp. Oblong Folio. Light blue paper wraps with blind embossed titliing on front cover, dark blue plastic come binding. Losses to edges of upper right and lower left corner of front cover, lower left corner of rear cover. Contains maps, space diagrams, transportation plans, mechanical services, etc.
Controversial from when Wright first proposed it in 1938, this schamatic represents a second pass at the project that came very close to moving forward in the late 1960s. Finally built in a modified version and opened in 1997, only the convention center was built, the extensive parklands along Olin Park and Turville Point to the southwest were not part of the final project. Very Good.....
n.d. Wraps. As. 23 pp. 8vo. Muted yellow wraps with illustration of San Jose de Tumacacori on cover. Minor scuffing from shelf wear. Clean within and illustrated with numerous black & white photographs.
President Theodore Roosevelt designated Mission of San Jose de Tumacácori a National Monument in 1908, in 1990 it became part of the newly established Tumacácori National Historical Park. Likely dates to the 1930s, Frank Pinkley died in 1940. Very Good.
Santa Fe, NM: Southwest Cultural Resources Center, 1991. Wraps. First Edition. x, 173,  pp. 4to. Black and ivory card stock wraps with black printed titling to cover and spine, photograph of cliff dwellings on the cover. Ex-Library with call number written on front cover, deaccession stamp on title page. Three folding maps bound in at rear.
Administrative History of Navajo National Monument in northern Arizona, established in 1909. Very Good.
College Park, MD: The American Physical Society, 2002. Wraps. First Edition. 120401-1 - 129903-1,  pp. 4to. Green paper wraps with some scuffing, ex-library with WITHDRAWN stamp on rear cover. Clean and crisp within.
Following the statement of Bell’s inequality in quantum theory, a number of experimenters conducted experiments to test locality (i.e., that entanglement involves the transfer of state information between particles at greater than the speed of light). This paper demonstrates that quantum mechanics is the correct theory, eliminating many of the issues with earlier experiments. Fine.
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1964. Wraps. First Edition. xi, 406, [viii] pp. 4to. Rust cloth boards with dark blue spine with gold and silver embossed titling. Clean within.
Biography of Frank Jay Haynes (1853-1921) was the official photographer of Yellowstone National Park and also ran a photography concession within the park. Haynes Company published many guides to Yellowstone, as well as running a lucrative photography business. Haynes' son, Jack Ellis Haynes took over the business upon his father's death. Jack Haynes wife, Isabel M. Haynes has inscribed this book on the second free endpaper. Very Good.
Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1950. Hardcover. First Edition. Annals of Mathematics, Second Series, Vol. 52, No. 2, September 1950. pp. 491-505. 4to. Ex-Library. Red cloth library binding with gold embossed titling to spine, call number pasted at base, library stamp at head and foredge of text block. Library bookplate on front pastedown, card pocket at rear. Very clean within.
Alan Turing's (1912-1954) last paper. Turing gained posthumous fame for his work in early computer theory and the practical application of those theories in the development of the Colossus computer that was responsible for the breaking the German Enigma codes during World War II. After the War, Turing began to contemplate his earlier paper, "On Computable Numbers, with an Application to the Entscheidungsproblem," (Proceedings of.....
Dayton, OH: Morningside Bookshop, 1983. Hard Cover. Facsimile Edition. Originally published by Vanderslice in 1897, 1899; this is a reproduction of that early edition. Clean, crisp copy with a National Park Service Gettysburg brochure and three color snapshots of the 1st Minnesota Monument and two others. Fine.
Mesa Verde, CO: Mesa Verde Museum Association, . Wraps. First Edition. 52 pp. Oblong Folio. Blue paper wraps with stylized southwest illustrations on cover. Light soiling overall, evidence of price tag removal on cover and first title page. Clean within.
Photographically illustrated piece on the history and uses of the structures at Mesa Verde National Park, established June 29, 1906. Very Good.
New York: Sarah Crichton Books./Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016. Hardcover. First Edition. First Printing. 396 pp. 8vo. Pristine copy.
Terry Tempest Williams' celebration of our National Parks, published in the 100th anniversary year of the founding of the National Park Service. Signed boldly by Williams on the half-title page. Fine / Fine.