Mike Butterfield's Guide to the Mountains of New Mexico

By Peter Greene

This beautifully illustrated book is more than a guide to the mountains of New Mexico. It includes all prominent mountain ranges and other high points, with their locations, access, major peaks, major attractions, hiking/climbing, water, plants, and wildlife.

Bernard Plossu's New Mexico

Photographs by Bernard Plossu

A remarkable collection of New Mexico images by one of today's best-known French photographers.

Silver Cities

Photographing American Urbanization, 1839-1939
Revised and Expanded Edition
By Peter Bacon Hales

This vastly expanded edition presents a lively interdisciplinary history of the first century of urban photography in America.

Desert Wetlands

By Lucian NiemeyerThomas Fleischner

Over 150 color photos and accompanying text document wetland sites in the American Southwest and Mexico.

Canyon Spirits

Beauty and Power in the Ancestral Puebloan World
By Stephen H. LeksonJohn Malville
Photographs by John Ninnemann

Canyon Spirits includes eighty-five black-and-white photos and accompanying essays that share the beauty of the canyons and mesas of the Colorado Plateau and the history of the resourceful inhabitants.

Navaho Trading Days

By Elizabeth Hegemann

A collection of photographs and first-hand observations of life among the Navaho and Hopi in the early 20th century. "A most valuable historical resource."- American Indian Quarterly


Picturing Change
Photographs by E. Ledbetter
Translated by Achy Obejas

Large format photographs help define Cuba as seen through this photographer's lens over a four-year period. Eloquent essays accompany the images.

An Illustrated History of New Mexico

By Thomas E. Chávez

Combines more than two hundred photographs and a concise history to create an engaging, panoramic view of New Mexico's fascinating past.

Mesoamerica's Ancient Cities

Revised Edition
By William FergusonRichard E. W. Adams

A thoroughly revised edition of the classic photographic portrayal of the major pre-Columbian ruins of Mexico, Guatemala, Belize, and Honduras.

Salt Dreams

Land and Water in Low-Down California
By William deBuys
Photographs by Joan Myers

A history of the Salton Sea, which has become a prophetic story of mounting environmental crises that impinge on the water supply of southern California's sixteen million people.