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PONDEROSA COUNTRY A Scenic and Historic Guide to Reno and Vicinity ( Nevada ) Reno is Biggest Little City, Interesting Handbook Guide to Area, with Series of 4 Tours, One for Every Direction of Compass,

Stanley W. Paher, SIGNED By Author, Photographic Endpapers, Inner Flap DJ PriceClipped, Back Endpaper FORMER OWNER STAMP, Color DJ Photo By Renowned Photographer David Muench, Back DJ Cover Painting of Magnificent Gothic Wood-Frame House of Theodore Wint

ISBN 10: 0913814024 / ISBN 13: 9780913814024
Published by Nevada Publications, Las Vegas,, 1972
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Back DJ cover painting of magnificent Gothic wood-frame house of Theodore Winters Drawn by Reno Artist Lyle V. Ball, Introduction by Ty Cobb, illustrated in B/W. HBDJ, 1972, 1st edition, F-/F-, Color DJ shows high in Sierra Nevada & reposed in framework of immense Fir & Western Yellow Pine is Emerald Bay, Lake Tahoe, DJ light Rub, Wear, Oversized Green cloth with Black Lettering , Cvr nice condition, 48 pgs, slight LIGHT sun DJ edges, Dust jacket in clear mylar Protector, . last third bk is pictorial history of Reno itself. includes Washoe City, Bowers Mansion, Carson City, Lake Tahoe Resorts, Univ of Nevada , Harrahs automobile collection, Paradise Park ETC. Bookseller Inventory # 24670

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Title: PONDEROSA COUNTRY A Scenic and Historic ...

Publisher: Nevada Publications, Las Vegas,

Publication Date: 1972

Binding: Hard Cover

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Signed: Signed by Author

Edition: First Edition

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Ponderosa Country, a scenic and historic guide to Reno and vicinity, is a tour book about Reno and places radiating from each point of the compass. It describes things of interest to see on auto trips to the east, west, north, and south of Reno, and in Reno itself. Ponderosa Country was up-to-date in 1972 when it was published, providing a fascinating read today as one compares the region then with how it has evolved over the last 40 years. The author, Stanley W. Paher, has filled the book with a representative selection of historic and contemporary photographs and does a nice job describing what one would see on each tour. Paher's use of black and white photographs adds a distinctive flavor for today's reader of Ponderosa Country. Students of Reno and Nevada history, will find it informative and entertaining to learn what once was and did not last, and what has endured into the 21st century.

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