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Desert Passages: Encounters With the American Deserts

Limerick, Patricia Nelson

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ISBN 10: 0826307949 / ISBN 13: 9780826307941
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM, 1985
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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Beautiful orange-brown hardcover is immaculate and tightly bound. White and brown dust jacket is in similarly excellent condition and has been protected by a removable clear Brodart archival cover. This copy has been signed and warmly inscribed by the author, Patricia Limerick, to Neil Harris (the well-regarded Chicago professor of American history and culture). Book also includes a signed letter from Ms. Limerick to Mr. Harris. A beautiful copy with a strong personal connection to the author!. Bookseller Inventory # 008464

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Title: Desert Passages: Encounters With the ...

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, NM

Publication Date: 1985

Binding: Full-Linen

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First Edition

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Examines changing American attitudes towards the deserts, looks at desert writings by Fremont, Twain, and more modern travelers, and describes the role of deserts in American history

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Published by the Maxwell Museum of Anthropology Distributed by University of New Mexico Press

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