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12931Acona-Henry, Karel60 Years of Carson City Area Chamber Of Commerce BusinessNevada AppealFine. In a fine dust wrapper.8.5 x 11 inches with many b&w and color photos of before and after Carson City, Nevada businesses.Carson City, Nevada, History$20
11515Anon.Laws Relating to The State EngineerState of NevadaGood. The Staples are rusty and the front cover has light soiling and wear. There's a previous owner's name stamp on the front cover. Light creasing on the pages as well as some folded page corners.Water rights in early Nevada. "An Act to provide for the appropriation, distribution and use of water, and to define and preserve existing water rights....." The "Typographical Union Label Washoe" appears in the front and back.Nevada, Hydrology, water rights.$25
12311Anon.Commercial Hotel, Elko, NVCommercial Hotel, Elko, NVFair to good. Some chipping on the page edges, one horizontal crease.A 7 x 10 inch piece of stationery from the Elko Nevada Commercial with a two page reciepe for Raised Oven Doughnuts, written in pencil. Newton H. Crumley Jr., is listed as the Hotel Manager.Elko, Nevada, Raised Doughnuts, Reciepe, Commercial Hotel, ephemera$20
13776Ball, S. H.Mines of Silver Peak Range, Kawich Range and other Southern Nevada DistrictsNevada PublicationsGood. Light shelf wear and soiling on the covers.Mining in Nevada and California. There are a few b&w photos, maps, tables and an index.Mining, Nevada, California$20
13273Ballow, Thomas W., Executive DirectorOfficial Livestock Brand Book 1984The Division of Brand InspectionVery good. Small seven line rubber stamp inside. No dust wrapper1984 Nevada Brand Book with many pages of brand diagrams and an index of the owners.Agriculture, Nevada, Cattle Brands$40
12289Cerveri, DorisWith Curry's Compliments The Story of Abraham CurryNostalgia PressFine.Abraham Curry was the founder of Carson City, Nevada, and the Carson City Mint. Lots of early Nevada history, mining and politics. There are b&w photos, 4 appendicies, notes, bibliography and an index. Genealogy of the Van Santvoord, Post, Curry and Cowen families.Nevada, Mining, Abraham Curry, Carson City, Mint, genealogy, Van Santvoord, Post, Curry, Cowen$25
12290Cerveri, DorisWith Curry's Compliments The Story of Abraham CurryNostalgia PressVery good. There's a small scrape mark on the top of the spine.Abraham Curry was the founder of Carson City, Nevada, and the Carson City Mint. Lots of early Nevada history, mining and politics. There are b&w photos, 4 appendicies, notes, bibliography and an index. Genealogy of the Van Santvoord, Post, Curry and Cowen families.Nevada, Mining, Abraham Curry, Carson City, Mint, genealogy, Van Santvoord, Post, Curry, Cowen$20
10079Church, J. E., Jr., editorNevada State University Tri-Decennial Celebration May 28 to June 2, 1904Nevada State UniversityGood. Covers and spine have light soiling. Small, 7 line red ink stamp inside. No dust jacket.Circa 1904 hardback with 204 pages, b&w photos, and a catalogue of graduates from 1889-1904.Nevada, Nevada State University$20
13642Danner, Ruth FenstermakerGabbs Valley, Nevada Its History & LegendSelf-publishedGood. The front cover and first few pages have a mild crease.8.5 x 11 inches with many b&w photos, maps and an index, a history of Gabbs Valley, Nevada. A lot of mining history as well.Gabbs Valley, Nevada, mining$20
12015Davenport, Robert W., editorDesert Heritage Readings in Nevada HistorySimon & SchusterGood. The covers have light wear and some soiling. The back cover has a tip crease.8.5 x 11 inch paperback with a few b&w illustrations and stories about NevadaNevada, Print media$20
14128Geuder, Patricia A., editorPioneer Women Of NevadaSelf publishedFair to good. There are loose pages.Pioneer women in Nevada. There are b&w photos.Nevada, women's studies$30
13775Hill, J. M.Mines of Battle Mountain, Reese River, Aurora and other Western Nevada DistrictsNevada PublicationsGood. Some discoloring on the bottom of the front cover.Mines of Nevada, there are b&w photos and an index. Includes a 26.5 by 15 inch map of the Reese River Mining District.Nevada, Mining$20
13373Horn, Marilyn J.The History of Home Economics in NevadaNevada Home Economics AssociationGood. Light shelf wear and sun fading on the front cover. Faint 1 inch mark on the back cover. No dust wrapper.A history of the Nevada Home Economics Association with many b&w photos, appendicies of memembers names and an index.Nevada, home economics association$20
12562Kelley, Peter T. (Pete)Luck of the (Half) IrishSelf-publishedVery good. Spine has a faint cock.Nevada from the 20's, An autobiography of Peter Kelly, born and raised in Eureka, NV, newspaper editor and Republican politician. There are b&w photos and a separate folded "about the author" insert.Autobiography, Peter T. Kelley, Nevada, Politics, Republican$20
10818Laxalt, RobertA Man in the WheatfieldUniversity of Nevada PressFine in a fine dust wrapper.Reprint hardback, inscribed by the author, with 178 pages. ISBN 087417130x FictionFiction, Nevada$25
13594Leonard, James M., SuperintendentSutro Tunnel Coalition, Inc., letter to Chas. A. ChaseSutro Tunnel Coalition, Inc.Good. Light shelf wear and soiling. Punched for a 3-ring binder.8.5 x 11 inches, superintendent Leonard asks Chase, general manager of the Shenandoah-Dives Mining Company, about the operation of a 300-ton flotation plant designed by Stearns-Roger Company.Sutro Tunnel Coalition, Inc., Virginia City, Nevada, ephemera$25
12488McCarran, PatPat McCarran letter to George E. Outland with a United States Senate letterhead.selfGood. Pencil marks and some faint creasing. One ink date stamp.8 x 10.5 inches, a thank you note to congressman George Outland.Autograph, Pat McCarran, United States Senate, Nevada$25
9484Meadows, Lorena EdwardsA Sagebrush Heritage The Story of Ben Edwards and His FamilySelf Published 1979 3rd printing with 283 pages, signed by the author, b&w photos, illustrations, bibliography and an index.Fine. In a good dust wrapper that has some shelf wear and soiling.1979 3rd printing hardback with 283 pages, signed by the author, b&w photos, illustrations, bibliography and an index. Biography, Ben Edwards, Mining History, Business History, Corporate history, Nevada, California. Biography, Ben Edwards, Mining History, Business History, Corporate history, Nevada, California$20
12895Melton, RollanNevadansUniversity of Nevada PressFine. In a very good slip case that has a few scratch marks.This is copy D of a one hundred copy limited edition signed by the author, author of the preface Robert Laxalt, and Christine Stetter, illustrated. Nevada personalities. There is an appendix and an index.Nevada, Nevadans$150
13798Midmore, JoeFirst National Bank of NevadaSelf-publishedVery good. Faint shelf wear and soiling on the covers. No dust wrapper.The First National Bank of Nevada. This copy is inscribed by an early president and chairman of the board, William Hopper.Nevada, Banking, First National Bank of Nevada$40
9933Nevada State Retired Teachers AssociationInside Nevada Schools: A Challenge For The FutureNevada State Retired Teachers AssociationFair to good. Covers are worn and a bit soiled. Bottom of the spine has chipping Spine has small creases and a glue repair. Page corners are a bit bent, a shallow crease on the back cover.1976 paperback with 309 pages, b&w photos and a bibliography. A history of Nevada schools.Nevada, Nevada Schools, history$30
12774Paher, Stanley W., editorNevada Official Bicentennial BookNevada PublicationsGood. Covers have light soiling and some faint creasing.8.5 x 11 inches, 247 original stories, maps, 430 illustrations, b&w photos and advertisements. Nevada history, people and places.Nevada$20
13162Richards, Bob, editorVirginia City Times Vol. VL No. 1Lamp PostGood. Pages are yellowing. There a gift shop rubber stamp on the front page.11.5 x 15 inches, an historical treatment of Virginia City, Nevada in a newspaper format. There are many illustrations.Virginia City, Nevada, ephemera$20
8830Ross, ZolaTonopah LadyBobbs-Merrill Company 1950 first edition, inscribed by the author, with 329 pages.Good. Covers lightly soiled, lettering on spine a little faded. No dust wrapper.Tonopah, NevadaTonopah, Nevada$25
12934Settelmeyer-Fair, MarySpinnings A Collection of Features and StoriesSelf publishedGood. The front cover has two medium sized scrape marks. Light creasing. There's a small museum stamp inside.A collection of columns from the Carson Valley Record-Courier. There are many b&w photos.Carson City, Nevada, Record-Courier$25

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Vendor SKUAuthorTitlePublisherConditionDescriptionKeywords(s)PriceImage
12934Settelmeyer-Fair, MarySpinnings A Collection of Features and StoriesSelf publishedGood. The front cover has two medium sized scrape marks. Light creasing. There's a small museum stamp inside.A collection of columns from the Carson Valley Record-Courier. There are many b&w photos.Carson City, Nevada, Record-Courier$25
14263Shaw, Clifford AlpheusAn 1864 Directory And Guide To Nevada's AuroraSelf-publishedVery good.Pictures, maps and descriptions of Aurora mining camp ghost town in Nevada. There's a 5 line inscription by the authorAurora, Nevada$20
12226Shepperson, Wilbur S.Six Who Returned America Viewed By British RepatriatesThe University of Nevada PressGood. There's an ink word on the front cover. Light shelf wear.Nevada Studies in History and Political Science No. 3. Bibliography and an index.Nevada, Political Science, British repatriates$20
9308Sohn, Anton P. and Carroll W. OgrenPeople Make The Hospital The History of Washoe Medical CenterGreasewood Press Very good. Small 7 line friends of the library stamp on the front free endpaper. In a very good dust wrapper.1998 hardback with b&w photos, appendicies, bibliography and an index. "History, Nevada, Washoe Medical Center. ISBN 0964975955 . B&w photos, appendicies and an index. History, Nevada, Washoe Medical Center $20
13387St. Patrick's Catholic ChurchSt. Patrick's Catholic Church, Fallon, Nevada 1997United Church DirectoriesVery good.9 x 11.25 inches with color pictures and an index, a church directory for St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Fallon, Nevada, in 1997Religion, Catholic, St. Patrick's Catholic Church, Fallon, Nevada$20
13161The Delta SaloonThe Delta Saloon Casino Gift Shop Restaurant Welcomes You To Virginia City NevadaThe Delta SaloonGood. Top of front cover is lightly creased. One very short tear.8 x 12 inches with b&w photos and illustrations, an history of The Delta Saloon and Virginia City, NevadaVirginia City, Nevada, The Delta Saloon, ephemera$20
13599Townley, John M.Turn This Water into Gold The Story of the Newlands ProjectThe Nevada Historical SocietyVery good. Small 7 line owner's rubber stamp inside.8 x 10 inches with many b&w photos, appendicies, glossary and a bibliography, a history of the Newlands Project for irrigation.Newlands Project, Churchill County, Nevada, irrigation$25
14268Troesch, Helen DeRusha, Ph.D.The Life Of Virginia Alice Cottey StockardSelf-publishedVery good. No dust wrapper.A biography of the founder of Cotty College in Nevada, MissouriCotty College, Nevada, Missouri$20
12353Ulph, OwenThe Fiddleback Lore of the Line CampDream Garden PressFair to good. The covers have creases, soiling and some edge wear. There's a faint brown stain in the bottom left corner on the front cover. The vocabulary section in the back has some pencil underlining.This copy is inscribed by the author ..."x rated, I need a branding iron,'" 10/6/92 The story of cowboys and ranch owners in central Nevada's Fiddleback Ranch.Nevada, Western America$20
9551Westergard, Roland D., State EngineerWater For Nevada Reconnaissance Soil Survey Dixie ValleyState of Nevada Good. Both covers have shelf wear. Small 7 line rubber stamp inside.1974 8.5 X 11 inch paperback with 92 pages, tables, b&w photos and 2 maps in a pocket. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, Dixie Valley. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, Dixie Valley, Nevada $20
9553Westergard, Roland D., State EngineerWater For Nevada The Future Role of Desalting In NevadaState of Nevada Good. Both covers have shelf wear. Small 7 line rubber stamp inside.1973 8.5 X 11 inch paperback with 234 pages, tables, b&w photos, maps and a bibliography. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, Desalting. 1973 8.5 X 11 inch paperback with 234 pages, tables, b&w photos, maps and a bibliography. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, Desalting. $20
9554Westergard, Roland D., State EngineerWater For Nevada Forecasts For The Future - Fish And Wildlife Report No. 6State of Nevada Good. Both covers have shelf wear. Small 7 line rubber stamp inside.1973 8.5 X 11 inch paperback with 190 pages, tables, b&w photos and approximately 20 fold-out maps. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, fish and wildlife. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, fish, wildlife, Nevada$20
9555Westergard, Roland D., State EngineerWater For Nevada Forecasts For The Future - Agriculture Report No. 8State of Nevada Good. Both covers have shelf wear. Small 7 line rubber stamp inside.1974 8.5 X 11 inch paperback with 214 pages, tables, b&w photos and 2 maps in a pocket. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, Agriculture. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, Agriculture, Nevada $20
9556Westergard, Roland D., State EngineerWater For Nevada Electric Energy Report No. 9State of Nevada Good. Both covers have shelf wear. Small 7 line rubber stamp inside.1974 8.5 X 11 inch paperback with 36 pages, tables, b&w photos and maps. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, electric energy.. State of Nevada water planning report, Water resources, hydrology, electric energy, Nevada $15
12351Wheeler, Sessions S.Nevada Conservation AdventureNevada State Department of EducationFair to good. The front cover has a name in ink and another short ink description. The bottom of the front cover near the spine has a bump/tear of 1/4 inchs that affects the first few pages.This 6 x 9 inch paperback on Nevada written for school age kids has b&w photos, a glossary and bibliography.Nevada, juvenile literature, conservation$20
9752Williams, George, IIIThe Red-Light Ladies Of Virginia City NevadaTree By The River Publishing Very good. Light shelf wear.1990 6th printing stapled paperback, signed by the author, with 48 pages and b&w photos. History, Virginia City, Nevada, Prostitution. History, Virginia City, Nevada, Prostitution$20

m03 U.S. Air Force Sound Effects U.S. Air Force Firepower Audio Fidelity DFS 7012 Good to very good. There are surface scratches. The inner sleeve is good with a little soiling. The outer sleeve is good. A 1 inch by 1/4 inch piece is missing from the middle, left side of the cover. The right bottom and top of the covers have short rips. 1962 12 inch vinyl lp, stereo, sound effects, misc., with a total of 38 tracks with everything from sonic booms to a nuclear bomb explosion on Yucca Flat, Nevada. Aviation, U. S. Airforce. Sound Effects, U.S. Airforce, Aviation, Nuclear Bomb. $20



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