HUNT, CB: Death Valley: Geology, Ecology, Archaeology

Hunt, Charles B. Death Valley: Geology, Ecology, Archaeology. University of California Press, 1976. ISBN: 0520030133. Unmarked. Some nicks around the edges. Very Good. Paperback. (#30868) $14.00

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Captures the drama of the processes that are constantly changing Death Valley’s landscape. Covers the origin of Death Valley, Fans, Lakes, Mines, and more.

Illustrated. 234p.

HANSON, AE: An Arcadian Landscape. The California Gardens of A.E. Hanson

Hanson, A. E.; Gebhard, David. An Arcadian Landscape. The California Gardens of A.E. Hanson. Hennessey & Ingalls, 1985. ISBN: 0912158913. Unmarked. Small spot on edge. Good. Paperback. (#30799)

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The architect of some of Southern California’s most notable and spectacular gardens of the 1920’s. This book reconstructs the making of nine of them, including the Harold Lloyd estate in Beverly Hills, the Andalusian garden of Archibald Young in Pasadena, and the Italian garden of Kirk Johnson in Montecito. The autobiographic first chapter gives an engaging account of Hanson’s self training in the profession and his dealings with clients.

Black and white illustrations throughout. 102p.

WIENS, JA: The Auk (Vol. 95, No. 1, January 1978)

Book cover. The Auk (Vol. 95, No. 1, January 1978)Wiens, John A. (editor). The Auk (Vol. 95, No. 1, January 1978). American Ornithologists’ Union, 1978. Unmarked. Very Good. Paperback. (#30791) $16.00

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Contributors include Edwin O. Willis, Douglas Wechsler, Yoshika Oniki, James A. Mosher, Clayton M. White, and others.

Tables and Charts. 175p. Measures 7×10 inches.