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The Hiker's Guide to Arizona

By: AITCHISON, Stewart; GRUBBS, Bruce

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press Publishing: 1987

Stock No.: 78783


60 separate hikes are detailed in this guide to Arizona's most popular trails. With maps of each hike, and a few scattered b&w photos. Other information such as hiking safety tips and resource guide are included. --- In maroon wraps with Tom Bean photo of a narrow desert canyon on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with retailer's sticker on first page & a little curling of the covers. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 157 pages View more info

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Feeding the Rat: Profile of a Climber

By: ALVAREZ, A.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Atlantic Monthly Press: 1989

Edition: First American Edition

Stock No.: 80446


Stated first printing of the first American edition. In this work British writer and adventurer Al Alvarez shares highlights of his mountain climbing obsession, often enjoyed in the company of his friend Mo Anthoine. With several b&w photos. --- In blue and black paper-covered boards with spine titling in orange. Jacket features silhouette image of a climber on front cover, black & white photo of the author on back. --- With a bold remainder mark to lower textblock edge... View more info

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The Picture of Cricket (King Penguin Books. No.73)

By: ARLOTT,John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, U. K., Penguin Books: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81069


First Edition. This slim, charming volume presents the game of cricket. The first portion of the book describes the history and basics of the game, the second provides delightful illustrations on color and black & white plates. Entry 73 in publisher's "King Penguin" series. --- In pictorial green paper-covered boards, repeated on dust jacket. --- With discreet gift inscription to front free endpaper, else a clean, firm copy. Jacket with tears at head of spine, o... View more info

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High Country Names: Rocky Mountain National Park and the Indian Peaks

By: ARPS, Louisa Ward & KINGERY, Elinor Eppich

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boulder, Johnson Books: 1994

Stock No.: 80448


The history of over 600 place names in the Rocky Mountain National Park and adjacent areas near the Indian Peaks and Grand Lake are listed here. With several pages of color topo-style maps at rear of volume. The authors were assisted by Hugh E. Kingery. --- This trade paperback with color photo on front cover. --- A clean, bright, sturdy copy but with inked gift inscription to half title page, remainder mark to lower textblock edge and small spot of chafing to lower cove... View more info

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To Walk in Wilderness: A Colorado Rocky Mountain Journal

By: BARRON, T. A. (prose & poetry); FIELDER, John (photography)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Englewood, Colorado U S A, Westcliffe Publishers: 1993

Stock No.: 78316


The amazingly talented nature photographer John Fielder teams up with the noted writer of fantasy and children's works, Tom Barron in this chronicle of their multi-day hiking trip in the Rockies south and west of Aspen, Colorado. Loaded throughout with stunning full-color landscape photos as well as the distinctive writing of Mr. Barron. With map of their route near the front of the volume. --- In full green cloth-covered boards w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket fe... View more info

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By The Wind

By: BAUM, Richard

Price: $25.50

Publisher: Princeton, New Jersey,, D. Van Nostrand Company, Inc.: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78343


Stated first edition, copyright page. From the jacket: "A cruising man's book of truly skillful seamanship over thousands of miles of open ocean in a small sailboat." The author takes the reader along in his 35-foot sailboat, "Little Dipper". Edited by Eugene V. Connett. With many maps and b&w photos. --- In light blue full cloth-covered boards. Illustration of the sailboat on cover, and titling on spine; both gilt-stamped. Jacket with a photo of "Lit... View more info

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American Alpine Journal 2000, Volume 42, Issue 74

By: BECKWITH, Christian (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Golden, Colo. , U. S. A., American Alpine Club: 2000

Stock No.: 77315


A summary, by the American Alpine Club, of notable worldwide climbs for the prior year, along with some history and other items of interest to the avid climber. This work is loaded with bright photos, drawings, maps and stories about various incredible worldwide climbs and climbers. --- A bright, firm, newish copy lacking signficant damages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 460 pages View more info

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Just Fishing (Eleventh printing in jacket)

By: BERGMAN, Ray

Price: $51.50

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 1945

Stock No.: 81652


Stated eleventh printing, May, 1945, of the first edition which appeared in 1932. Per the jacket flap, this work is "The best single volume on fresh-water fishing". Includes 24 drawings, 11 full color "life paintings" of various freshwater species, and green fish-in-the-water art at endpapers by Fred Everett; as well as color and black & white plates of flies by Dr. Edgar Burke. One entry in the publisher's series "Borzoi Books for Sportsmen". ---... View more info

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Mountain Passages

By: BERNSTEIN, Jeremy

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78790


Adventure writer Jeremy Bernstein combines 8 of his previously-published articles on mountaineering. Five of these essays previously appeared in the New Yorker magazine. With numerous b&w photos and a couple of maps. --- In silver-foil covered boards w/illustrations on front and back and backed in black cloth w/silver titling. --- Water spotting to covers and inked gift inscription to verso of half title page, else a firm, clean copy. Jacket with chips and small tears al... View more info

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Harvey Broome: Earth Man, Some Miscellaneous Writings

By: BROOME, Harvey

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Knoxville, Tennessee, Greenbrier Press: 1970

Stock No.: 79578


A selection of reminiscences by Harvey Broome, noted conservationist and co-founder of The Wilderness Society. The native Tennesseean worked throughout his life to protect and safeguard his beloved Great Smoky Mountains. Includes an introduction by Anne Broome, and with a typewritten personal letter signed by Anne to a friend laid in. --- In full green cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped cover & spine titling and black and white frontis photo of Mr. Broome by Hugh F. ... View more info

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Rocky Mountain Adventure Collection The Adventures of a Colorado Mountaineer

By: BURR, TJ

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California U.S.A., Fithian Press: 1992

Stock No.: 79632


The author shares his experiences backpacking, skiing, exploring, running, climbing, caving and prospecting in the Rockies. With illustrations of Andrew Triemer. --- A clean, firm softcover copy but with shallow creases and minor discoloration to covers.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 304 pages View more info

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Riverby

By: BURROUGHS, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge: 1895

Stock No.: 81039


A collection of essays by naturalist John Burroughs (1837-1921). Mr. Burroughs, based in New York's Hudson Valley, was able to convey his love for nature through his many popular writings, which often appeared in magazines of his day. This work offers a nice selection of his simple, agreeable observations based on his observations near his riverside home, "Riverby". Indexed. --- In full vertically-ribbed olive cloth-covered boards with author facsimile signature ... View more info

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The Naturalist's Year 24 Outdoor Explorations

By: CAMAZINE, Scott

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, John Wiley & Sons: 1987

Stock No.: 74454


Everyday, common flora and fauna are examined by the author, enabling the amateur naturalist to better understand the world in which we live. Copy is clean, bright and firm. ; Wiley Science Editions; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 304 pages View more info

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An Outdoor Journal: Adventures and Reflections

By: CARTER, Jimmy

Price: $91.50

Publisher: New York, Bantam Books: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 79449


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Signed simply "J Carter" on half title page. A memoir by the former U.S. president, recounting his experiences and friends. The author's various fishing and hunting trips around the world are emphasized. Attractive illustrations at chapter heads by unattributed artist. June 12, 1988 Denver Post review of this book laid in. --- In green paper-covered boards backed in green cloth, gilt-stamped s... View more info

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The Complete Amateur Naturalist Look, Learn, Collect, Conserve. Explore the Wild Life of Town and Country in Fascinating Projects and Experiments

By: CHINERY, Michael

Price: $16.50

Publisher: New York, Crescent Books: 1988

Stock No.: 74449


In full grey cloth-covered boards with titling in silver on spine. Includes on virtually every page, some in color, detailing the methods and techniques offered. In nice shape, but with bruise to base of spine. Previous owner's name boldly written on top edge, interior clean and unmarked. Jacket creased on back, otherwise in good shape. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 192 pages View more info

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Guns and Gunning

By: Curtis, Captain Paul A.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Penn Publishing Company/Outdoor Life: 1941

Stock No.: 73030


Originally published 1934, this copy published 1941. Detailed examination of which weapon to use in which hunting situation. With interior illustrations and photos. In full green cloth covers w/edgewear. Spine w/gilt lettering and some creasing. Interior bears prev owner's signature, else clean, bright and tight. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall View more info

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Avalanche Safety for Skiers & Climbers

By: DAFFERN, Tony

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Seattle, Cloudcap: 1992

Edition: Second Edition

Stock No.: 78774


Stated second edition, 1992. All manner of information about avalanches: avoidance, recognition, general mountain weather facts, scientific composition of snow and ice, rescue and first aid, etc. With many b&w photos and drawings. --- Covers are a little curled, with bookseller rear cover sticker and with staple holes to first page; else a clean, bright copy. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 192 pages View more info

Image for Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park  Including Indian Peaks

Hiking Rocky Mountain National Park Including Indian Peaks

By: DANNEN, Kent & Donna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Old Saybrook, Connecticut U. S. A., The Globe Pequot Press: 1994

Stock No.: 74302


Stated Eighth Edition. Includes maps and drawings. Detailed trail information is presented here, especially for hikers climbing Long's Peak, as well as Glacier Gorge Trail, Ovzel Falls Trail and others. In nice shape, clean and firm. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 297 pages View more info

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Short Hikes in Rocky Mountain National Park

By: DANNEN, Kent & Donna

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Estes Park, Colorado, Tundra Publications: 1986

Stock No.: 80413


A guide to shorter hikes in the Park. With black and white photos by the authors and w/b&w topo-style maps of the hikes. --- In white stapled wraps w/color image from the park on cover. With a bit of rubbing to cover, otherwise a clean, bright copy without markings.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 64 pages View more info

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Colorado 10th Mountain Trails: 10th Mountain Hut and Trail System, Official Guide Second Edition

By: DAWSON II, Louis W.

Price: $19.50

Publisher: Aspen, Colorado, WHO Press: 1991

Stock No.: 77376


A guide to the ski trail and hut system in the central part of the Colorado Rockies operated by 10th Mountain. With details of the various trails, as well as many b&w photos and maps. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy.; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 224 pages View more info

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Bike Rides of the Colorado Front Range

By: DE HAAN, Vici

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Co,, Pruett Pub Co: 1981

Stock No.: 72289


Numerous trails and towns are profiled in this slim but packed volume. With maps and photos. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 125 pages View more info

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Hiking Trails of the Boulder Mountain Area

By: DE HAAN, Vici

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado U.S.A., Pruett Publishing Company: 1979

Stock No.: 77343


Former property of the library, w/de-accession stamp. Lots of ideas for hikes around Boulder are here; along with maps and loads of photos. Book has been prepped for loan by library, and first page w/remnant of pocket but volume is firm and in good shape.; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 116 pages View more info

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Fairweather Duck

By: DETHIER, Vincent G.

Price: $14.50

Publisher: New York, Walker & Company: 1970

Stock No.: 74372


Book club edition. With illustrations by the author. In tan cloth-covered boards with titling in black on spine. Jacket has rubbing at extremities; is otherwise in nice shape. Author's whimsical work focuses on the 'beach, boats and creatures' near family's vacation home in Maine. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 178 pages View more info

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The Scottish Highland Games in America

By: Donaldson, Emily Ann

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Gretna, Louisiana USA, Pelican Publishing Company: 1986

Stock No.: 72803


Extensive detail and photos of Scottish Highland games are presented here. In good shape, with lenghthy inked ownership info., front free endpaper; otherwise clean and bright. Dust jacket has 1" and 1-1/2" closed tears to upper edge; else in good shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 253 pages View more info

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The Great Book of Wildfowl Decoys

By: ENGERS, Joe (editor); BUCKNER, Bill (photography)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Diego, Thunder Bay Press: 1990

Stock No.: 81780


The diversity of wildfowl decoys is presented in this oversize volume. With full color photos by Bill Buckner. The decoys are arranged by geographic regions (mostly in North America) and local authorities/sportsmen provide the text, under the guidance of general editor Joe Engers. With an introduction by Robert Shaw. A Sotheby's promotional flyer advertising a sale of decoys from the collection of Dr. James M. McCleery is laid in. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards wi... View more info

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What the River Knows: An Angler in Midstream

By: FIELDS, Wayne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Poseidon Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 81261


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. In this memoir, the author considers aspects of his life at middle age from the perspective of a fisherman on a river in the Upper Penisula of Michigan. --- In textured light green paper-covered boards backed in darker green cloth, and titling in gilt on spine. Jacket back flap features black & white photographic portrait of the author by Frank W. Bliss. --- With slightly toned cover edges, else a cle... View more info

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Birding Guide to the Denver-Boulder Region

By: FOLZENLOGEN, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, Pruett Publishing Company: 1986

Stock No.: 74271


Stated first edition, first printing. Guide to the geographic locations in the Front Range of Colorado where birders can expect to find birds. Includes numerous photos and maps. In nice shape, clean and firm. With red star remainder mark, lower edge. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 164 pages View more info

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The Handbook of Climbing Fully endorsed by the British Mountaineering Council

By: FYFFE, Allen; PETER, Iain

Price: $14.00

Publisher: London, Pelham Books: 1990

Stock No.: 79631


A comprehensive, illustrated guide to all manner of climbing-related topics. With sections on Rock Climbing, Snow, Ice and Winter Climbing and Alpine Climbing, plus assorted additional topics such as snow & avalanche and first aid; accompanied by loads of b&w and color photos and drawings. With a foreword by Hasmish MacInnes. --- In textured grey paper-covered hardcovers w/gilt-stamped titling on spine. Jacket with photos and drawings on front and back. --- A clean, firm... View more info

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Let's Play [Games for Children]

By: GEISTER, Edna

Price: $14.00

Publisher: New York, George H. Doran Company: 1923

Stock No.: 81188


A selection of games and diversions for mothers and other leaders of children. Ranging from races to indoor and outdoor games, a wide variety of ideas are provided. With a foreword to mothers and leaders, and practical suggestions at front of volume. --- In full orange cloth-covered boards with titling in black on cover and spine. Volume lacks a dust jacket. --- A prior owner has inked "Games By Far" to cover, and a loosened front hinge has been carefully reinfor... View more info

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Tales of Southern Rivers

By: GREY, Zane

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1924

Stock No.: 79708


A reprint edition of the author's accounts of fantastic fishing expeditions in warm climates, places such as the Everglades, the Gulf Stream, Latin American jungles, etc. With many sepia photos, depicting sites described herein. Stated publisher on title page is Harper & Brothers, but Grosset & Dunlap name appears on spine. --- In tan cloth-covered boards with titling stamped in crimson on cover and spine; red topstain. Lacks the dust jacket. --- A possible ex-library co... View more info

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Tales of Fishing Virgin Seas

By: GREY, Zane

Price: $69.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1925

Stock No.: 79711


A reprint edition of the author's accounts of fantastic fishing expeditions in then-untouched seas, including those off Cocos, Galapagos & Perlas Islands, Zihuatenejo and other mostly tropical locales. With 100 sepia photographs by the author and others, and b&w drawings by Lillian Wilhelm Smith depicting sites described herein. Stated publisher on title page is Harper & Brothers, but Grosset & Dunlap name appears on spine. --- In turquoise cloth-covered boards with titl... View more info

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American Alpine Journal 2003, Volume 45, Issue 77: The World's Most Significant Climbs

By: HARLIN III, John (editor)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Golden, Colo. , U. S. A., American Alpine Club: 2003

Stock No.: 77360


A summary, by the American Alpine Club, of notable worldwide climbs for the prior year, along with some history and other items of interest to the avid climber. This work is loaded with bright photos, drawings, maps and stories about various incredible worldwide climbs and climbers. --- A bright, firm, newish copy lacking signficant damages. ; Ex-Library; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 496 pages View more info

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A Manual for Bird Watching in the Americas

By: Heintzelman, Donald S

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Universe Books: 1979

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Stock No.: 72316


Guide to birdwatching, with a western hemisphere approach to locating good sites for the hobby. With dozen of photos & extensive lists of suggested readings. A nice copy, in full red cloth covers w/bright white lettering, spine; remainder mark lower edge. W/prev owner's inked info front free endpaper. DJ has light scuffing at edges; otherwise intact. ; 1 x 9.4 x 6.8 Inches; 255 pages View more info

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The Dangerous Summer

By: HEMINGWAY, Ernest

Price: $19.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1985

Stock No.: 79839


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Mr. Hemingway's magazine writing assignment covering the bullfighting season in Spain in 1959 turned into this book-length work. B&W photos in two sections. With an introduction by James A. Michener and glossary of terms and index. --- In blue quarter cloth over blue paper-covered boards, with red topstain, titling on spine and author facsimile signature on cover in gilt. Jacket with Larry Burrows por... View more info

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Hunting with Hemingway: Based on the Stories of Leicester Hemingway

By: HEMINGWAY, Hilary; LINDSAY, Jeffry P.

Price: $27.50

Publisher: New York, Riverhead Books: 2000

Stock No.: 76999


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The daughter of Ernest Hemingway's younger brother, Leicester Hemingway shares some of her father's tales of big-game hunting with his brother. The stories were contained on a cassette tape left to her after her father's death. --- In olive and beige paper-covered boards with titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. --- A bright, clean, firm copy lacking apparent damages, in similar ja... View more info

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Book of the Black Bass Comprising It's Complete Scientific And Life History

By: Henshall, James A.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Montgomery, Alabama USA, Bass Angler Sportsman Society: 1987

Stock No.: 73185


1987 facsimile of the work which originally was published by Robert Clarke & Co. in 1881. Includes wide variety of information about this much sought-after game fish. True to the original edition, complete with numerous illustrations, advertising at the back and list of the original publisher's other works. In full dark green leatherette covers w/gilt image of bass on cover. Interior clean, bright and unmarked. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 463 pages View more info

Image for Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet] (Second Printing)

Annapurna: First Conquest of an 8000-meter Peak [26,493 feet] (Second Printing)

By: HERZOG, Maurice

Price: $28.50

Publisher: New York, E. P. Dutton & Co., Inc.: 1965

Stock No.: 81277


Stated second printing, January, 1953. The author's account of the ascent of Annapurnia in Nepal by himself and Louis Lachenal in 1950. The descent was nearly a disaster, as Herzog suffered severe frostbite and loss of fingers and toes and had to be carried off the mountain by sherpas. This thrilling account of the feat was a huge bestseller. With color and b&w photos, maps (including color fold-out map at rear of volume). Translated into English from the French by Nea M... View more info

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California Mountain Ranges

By: HILL, Russell B.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, Falcon Press: 1986

Stock No.: 80407


A tour of California's many mountain ranges, from the Siskiyous in the north to the Chocolate Mountains in the south. With bright color photos throughout. Arranged by zones (Sierra Nevada, North Coast, etc.). Number One in publisher's California Geographic Series. --- In softcover with color image of lush mountain scene on cover. --- A clean, firm, unmarked copy but with a little rubbing to covers & a crease to front cover.; Oblong Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); 120 pages View more info

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Canine Colorado Where to Go and What to Do with Your Dog

By: HIRSCHFELD, Cindy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Golden, Colo. , U. S. A., Fulcrum Publishing: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 72319


Sharp copy, clean & bright. With author's signature, title page and sticker to that effect, front cover. ; 0.5 x 8.9 x 5.9 Inches; 224 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Mountain Biking Colorado's Front Range From Fort Collins to Colorado Springs

By: Hlawaty, Stephen

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Guilford, Ct,, Falcon Guides: 2003

Edition: First Edition; Third Printing

Stock No.: 72291


Very detailed guide with easy-to-read maps, distances, other needed info for your ride. In newish cond. ; 0.8 x 8.9 x 6 Inches; 304 pages View more info