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1 Bowden, Charles Blue Desert
Tucson, Arizona University of Arizona Press 1986 0-8165-1005-9 / 9780816510054 First Edition 
[1986]. Fine in a Near Fine dustjacket. Bound in full blue cloth. The spine is stamped in copper foil. Octavo. Copper-colored endpapers. 175pps. An excellent collector's-quality copy: clean, tight, square, and bright. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a slight touch of crinkling at the head of the spine; the original price (16.95) is intact.


"...Charles Bowden presents a view of the Southwest that seeks to measure how rapid growth has taken its toll on the land. Writing with a reporter's objectivity and a desert rat's passion, Bowden takes us into the streets as well as the desert to depict not a fragile environment but the unavoidable reality of abuse, exploitation, and human cruelty..."

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2 Bowden, Charles Street Signs Chicago: Neighborhood and Other Illusions of Big-City Life
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Chicago Review Pr 1981 0914091050 / 9780914091059 First Edition, First Printing Hardcover 
[1981]. Near Fine in a Very Good dustjacket. Bound in full black cloth. The spine is stamped in gilt. Octavo. 198pps. There is a bump to the head of the spine, otherwise Fine: clean, tight, square, and bright. All tips are sharp. The textblock is immaculate; no apparent reading wear and no previous ownership markings. The dustjacket, glossy in a mylar sleeve, has a faint touch of soiling to its interior (not visible externally) and a a couple of small nicks. A presentable, collector's-quality copy of the author's second book. ".This provocative and beautifully written book will challenge every one of your assumptions about the past, present and future life of big city neighborhoods. Indispensable not only for Chicagoans and those interested in Chicago history, but for everyone who wishes to understand the growth, prosperity, conflicts and problematic future of American cities." Purchase with confidence: all books, gradings, and descriptions are rendered the care of a genuine bibliophile. Satisfaction guaranteed or all costs you've incurred will be promptly refunded. Thanks for your interest in Nooks Of Books. To assist with your decision, photos can be emailed upon request. 
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