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1. Bentley, Joseph T. Life and Letters of Joseph C. Bentley: A Biography. Joseph T. Bentley, 1977. 3 pages. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. $120.00

2. Bentley, Joseph T. Life and Family of Joseph T. Bentley: An Autobiography. J.T. Bentley], 1982. 567 pages. Signed by author. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. $125.00

3. Brackett, Albert G. GENERAL LANE'S BRIGADE IN CENTRAL MEXICO. Cincinnati & New York: H. W. Derby & Co. & J. O. Derby, 1854. 1st Edition. 336 pages. Original light brown cloth. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Some fading and discoloration to the binding. The spine title is faded. The binding is tight. T couple of page signatures are loosening in the middle of the book, but still attached. Overall a nice copy of this rare first edition Mexican War and frontier military history. $450.00

4. Brocklehurst, Thomas Unett. MEXICO TODAY: A COUNTRY WITH A GREAT FUTURE. London: John Murray, 1883. 257 pages. Original red cloth binding show shelf wear to the spine and edges. Ohere are discolored spots on the front and back covers, and some darkening to the edges of the covers. The binding is tight. All illustrations, including color maps and plates, are present. A solid copy. This copy was once part of the private library of noted Utah artist George M. Ottinger and is signed by him in ink inside the front cover and at the top of the title page. $62.50

5. Bryant, Douglas Donne. ARCHAEOLOGY, ETHNOHISTORY, AND ETHNOARCHAEOLOGY IN THE MAYA HIGHLANDS OF CHIAPAS, MEXICO. Provo, Utah: New World Archaeological Foundation, 1988. 106 pages. Large softbound covers. Very good condition. $20.95

6. Burns, Barney T. & Thomas H. Naylor. Colonias Morelos: A Short History of a Mormon Colony in Sonora, Mexico. The Smoke Signal, Number 27-Spring, 1973. Tucson Corral of the Westerners, 1973. 180 pages. Softbound covers with stapled binding. Signed by both authors on the front cover. Light wear to the spine edges and corners. A scarce history of this Mormon colony in Mexico in the early 1900's. $35.00

7. de Acosta, Jose . Historia Natural y Moral de las Indias. Mexico: Fondo De Cultura Econůmica, 1940. 638 pages. 1940 printing. Softbound covers. A few small soiled spots to the top of the spine. A clean and tight copy of this classic Mexico history. $65.00

8. De Montmollin, Olivier. SETTLEMENT SURVEY IN THE ROSARIO VALLEY, CHIAPAS, MEXICO. Papers of the New World Archeological Foundation, #57. Provo, Utah: New World Archaeological Foundation, 1989. 254 pages. Softcover binding. Slight wear to spine and corners. $48.00

9. Dixon, Keith A.\. Ceramics From Two Preclassic Periods At Chiapa De Corzo Chiapas Mexico. Orinda, California: New World Archaeological Foundation, 1959. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. $15.00

10. Enock, C. Reginald. The Secret of the Pacific: A Discussion of the Origin of the Early Civilisations of America, the Toltecs, Aztecs, Mayas, Incas, and Their Predecessors; and of the Possibilities of Asiatic Influence Thereon. Unwin, 1913. 1913 second impression. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine edges and corners. Corners bumped and rubbed through. A few rubbed spots to the covers. She binding is tight. $48.00

11. Ericson, Duane. Sonora Narrow Gauge. Duane Ericson, 2010. Glossy illustrated softbound covers. Light wear to the corners. Overall very good condition. Numerous photographs. Very scarce. $350.00

12. Evans, Albert S. OUR SISTER REPUBLIC: A GALA TRIP THROUGH TROPICAL MEXICO IN 1869-70. Hartford, Connecticut: Columbian Book Company, 1870. 518 pages. Quite a bit of shelf wear to the binding and rubbing to the spine and corners. Corners rubbed through. Page 373-374 has a woodcut illustration cut out, about 4 inches, but no text is missing from either side of the page, as was a double-sided illustration. $17.50

13. Fleming, Elvis E. And Ernestine Chester Williams. Treasures of History II: Chaves County, Vigettes. Chaves County Historical Society, 1991. Glossy softbound covers. Light shelf wear to the edges of the covers. The cover is white so it shows marks of rubbing and soiling. Tight copy. $6.00

14. Franco, Francisco Garma. Railroads in Mexico: An Illustrated History. Volume 2. Sundance Publications Limited, 1988. 376 pages. Hardback covers in very good condition. The original acetate covering is present, which has preserved the book nicely. A very scarce railroading history. $355.00

15. Green, Dee F. and Gareth W. Lowe. Altamira and Padre Piedra, early Preclassic sites Chiapas, Mexico. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1967. 133 pages. Softbound covers show wear to the edges. Slight browning around the edges of the covers. $12.50

16. Gutierrez, Amanda & Candralee Balizan & Tana Cardenas & Chris Garcia & Stephanie Garcia & James Montoya & John Malcolm Ramirez & et al & Lorraine Gutierrez & Darice Balizan. Small Town, Big History: The History of Springer, New Mexico From a Kids Point of View. Springer, New Mexico: Springer Municipal Schools, 1999. 89 pages. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. A clean and tight copy. $28.00

17. Hatch, Nelle Spilsbury. Colonia Juarez: an Intimate Account of a Mormon Village. Salt Lake: Deseret Book, 1954. 290 pages. Shelf wear to the binding. The dust jacket has a few small tears and chips to the edges. A clean and tight copy of this important history. $55.00

18. Him him Franco, Francisco Garma. Railroads in Mexico: An Illustrated History. Volume 1. Sundance Pubns Ltd, 1985. This is volume 1 only in the set. Glossy hardback covers in very good condition. The original publisher's clear glassine cover is still present and has protected the book nicely. $68.00

19. Hough, Walter; United States National Museum. Cache Of Basket Maker Baskets From New Mexico.  Smithsonian Institution, 1932. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges.  $10.25

20. Hughes, John. Doniphan's Expedition: Account of the Conquest of New Mexico: General Kearney's Overland Expedition to California; Doniphan's Campaign against the Navajos; His Unparalleled March upon Chihuahua and Durango; and the Operations of General Price at Santa Fe. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1914. 202 pages. 1914 reprint of the original edition. Flexible black leather covers show quite a bit of wear and rubbing to the spine edges and the corners. The corners are rubbed through and bumped. A few small chips to the spine extremities. The binding is tight and the contents are complete. $65.00

21. Jakeman, M. Wells. The Origins and History of the Mayas. Part One (1). Introductory Investigations. Los Angeles: Research Publishing Company, 1945. 203 pages. Shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Slight fading to the edges of the binding. The dust jacket has chips and tears to the edges and some browning. $12.50

22. Jones, Tom & Carolyn-editors. U MUT MAYA IV: A COLLECTION OF REPORTS FROM ATTENDANTS OF THE VIII AND IX ADVANCED SEMINARS ON MAYA HIEROGLYPHIC WRITING HELD AT THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT AUSTIN, MARCH 12-17, 1990 AND MARCH 11-16, 1991. Arcata, California: Privately Printed, 1992. 300 pages. Softbound covers. Slight shelf wear to the spine edges, else very good condition. $19.50

23. Joyce, Thomas A. Mexican Arachaeology; an Introduction to the Archaeology of the Mexican and Mayan Civilizations of pre-Spanish America. Kraus Reprint Corporation, 1969. Nice copy with sound binding. Minimal shelf wear. $9.50

24. Lee, Thomas A. THE ARTIFACTS OF CHIAPA DE CORZO, CHIAPAS, MEXICO. Provo, Utah: Brigham Young University, 1969. 231 pages. Softbound covers. Slight shelf wear.. $28.50

25. M., Best Gerald. Mexican Narrow Gauge. Howell North, 1971. Shelf wear to the binding. The dust jacket has a few small tears and chips to the edges. $24.00

26. Mariscal, Federico E.. Estudio Arquitectonico De Las Ruinas Mayas Yucatan Y Campeche. Mexico: Secretaria de Educacion Publica, 1928. Large flexible card covers with brown cloth spine. Wear and rubbing to the edges. Top and bottom of spine has some splits in the cloth and quite a bit of wear. Oorners bumped and creased. Front hinge is starting to pull away, but still attached. With numerous photographs and diagrams. $70.00

27. New World Archaeological Foundation. Research in Chiapas, Mexico  Papers of the New World Archaeological Foundation Numbers 1-4. Provo, Utah: New World Archaeological Foundation, 1959. Softbound covers show some wear to the edges and a couple of small fingerprint smudges to the front cover. $28.00

28. Norma Schwendener and Averil Tibbels. Legends & Dances of Old Mexico. A.S.Barnes and Company, 1933. Shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Dust jacket has chips and tears to the edges and some tape repair with non-archival tape. $12.95

29. Rascoe, Jesse Ed. The Treasure Album of Pancho Villa. Frontier Book Co, 1962. 127 pages. Softbound covers with stapled binding. Light wear to the edges. $26.50

30. Reunion de Historiadores Mexicanos Y Norteamericanos. Investigaciones Contemporaneas Sobre Historia de Mexico. (Contemporary Studies in Mexican History). University of Texas Press, 1971. Light shelf wear to the binding. The dust jacket has wear to the edges, but is overall near very good. $10.00

31. Robbins, Wilfred William, and John Peabody Harrington and Barbara Freire-Marreco. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians. Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 55 Government Printing Office, 1916. Shelf wear and rubbing to the spine and corners. Corners slightly bumped. $13.50

32. Romney, Thomas Cottam. The Mormon Colonies in Mexico. Salt Lake City: Deseret Book, 1938. 338 pages. Light shelf wear to binding. A scarce and important history of this volatile time period in LDS history. $60.00

33. Stephens, John L. INCIDENTS OF TRAVEL IN CENTRAL AMERICA, CHIAPAS, AND YUCATAN. Volume II only. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1858. 474 pages. This is volume II only of the two-volume set. Some shelf wear to binding and rubbing to spine and corners. Small chips to the cloth at the edges of the spine. With numerous plates. $75.00

34. Taylor, Harold W. Memories of Militants & Mormon Colonies in Mexico. Shumway Family, 1992. Black shiny hardback covers in fine condition. A rare history, very well-written, dealing with the Mormon colonies in Mexico. Includes numerous first-hand accounts and journal entries. This is the first time I've had this book in stock for sale in my bookselling career. $300.00

35. Urban, Emil K. BIRDS FROM COAHUILA, MEXICO. Lawrence, Kansas: University of Kansas, 1959. Some shelf wear, else very good. University of Kansas Publications-Museum of Natural History. Softbound. $7.50

36. Veytia, Mariano. Historia Antigua de Mexico. Two volume set. Volumes I & II complete. Mexico City, Mexico: Editorial Leyenda, 1944. Two volume set. Thicker softbound illustrated covers. There is some wear to the edges of the spine and corners. A few lightly soiled spots to the binding. Some browning to the page edges. The pages are clean and tightly bound. The text is in Spanish. $80.00

37. Vickery, Joyce Carter. Defending Eden: New Mexican Pioneers in Southern California. Univerity of California, Riverside, 1977. 130 pages. Signed by the author. Softbound covers show some wear to the spine edges and corners. A clean and tight copy. $55.00

38. Walcott, Dr. Charles D. Twenty-Ninth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution. Government Printing Office, 1916. Ex-library, but with minimal library usage. There is a library label on the spine, but no other library marks, stamps, or bookplates. Green cloth cover show shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. The binding is tight and the contents, including all of the illustrations.    $20.00

39. Weiant, C.W. An Introduction to the Ceramics of Tres Zapotes Veracruz, Mexico. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Officek, 1943. Softbound covers. Some wear to the edges. A clean and tight copy of the 1943 printing. $10.00

40. Willey, Gordon R. EXCAVATIONS AT SEIBAL. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University, 1990. 276 pages. Softbound covers. Shelf wear to spine and corners. $32.95

41. WPA. New Mexico: A Guide To the Colorful State. MIDPOINT TRADE, 1940. Shelf wear to the spine edges and corners. Corners slightly bumped. Dust jacket has chips and tears to the edges of the spine and panels. Missing the map. $40.00

42. Wright , Norman Pelham. A Mexican Medley for the Curious. Ediciones Tolteca , S.A., 1961. Beautiful full tan leather fine binding. Slight wear to the spine edges and corners. Near very good condition. $22.00

43. Young, Karl E. Ordeal in Mexico: Tales of Danger and Hardship Collected from Mormon Colonists. Salt Lake: Deseret Book, 1968. 265 pages. Slight shelf wear, else VG dust jacket with small chips and tears to the edges. $17.50

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