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Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892, A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots
1 A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892
Self Published 1923 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Small hardcover, no DJ. In good condition, moderate bumping to spine ends and corners, minor cover staining, front hinge is beginning to separate, pages are toning, text is clear and clean. This is a 1923 printing of the extremely rare 1894 book written by Asa Shinn Mercer. Even this 1923 edition is scarce. This is the story of the Johnson County, Wyoming, war pitting the settlers (rustlers) against the cattle barons of the day. A S Mercer was not originally on the side of the settlers, but he felt compelled to write the story (Banditti of the Plains, sub-titled The Crowning Infamy of the Ages) to tell of the tactics used by the cattle barons. Most of the original edition was destroyed under mysterious circumstances. 
Price: 500.00 USD
 
 
Someday Rider, Ann Herbert Scott
2 Ann Herbert Scott Someday Rider
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Clarion Books 1991 039558115X / 9780395581155 Soft cover Very Good Book Ronald Himler 
Softcover. Very good condition, front cover has a crease, back cover has some color removed with tag. Interior is clean and bright. When his father goes out to herd cattle, he wants to go along so badly. But he's not old enough to ride yet. 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
The Cattle Kings, Atherton, Lewis
3 Atherton, Lewis The Cattle Kings
Lincoln, NE, U.S.A. University of Nebraska Press 1972 0803257597 / 9780803257597 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. University of Nebraska, Bison Book, 1972. In very good condition, front endpaper is folded in half and was bound that way. It took hard work, a good head, and lots of land to be a cattle baron. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Robbers Roost Recollections, Baker, Pearl
4 Baker, Pearl Robbers Roost Recollections
Utah State University Press 1976 0874210836 / 9780874210835 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. In near fine condition, previous owner's markings on half-title page. DJ is very good, has small pink stain on front cover, back cover has some minor moisture staining, in mylar cover now. Author signed on title page. Contains a gift inscription, showing that this book was the property of Helen Papanikolaw, Utah writer and historian. Ranch life: doing without much water and trying to keep a bunch of cows together in what must have been an excellent place to lose them. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Tom Horn: Blood on the Moon Dark History of the Murderous Cattle Detective, Carlson, Chip
5 Carlson, Chip Tom Horn: Blood on the Moon Dark History of the Murderous Cattle Detective
Glendo, Wyoming, U.S.A. High Plains Pr 2001 0931271592 / 9780931271595 Soft cover As New Book 
Trade paperback. As new. Tom Horn was a notorious cattle detective. Did Tom Horn kill Willie Nickell? He was a death sentence to rustlers and the devil incarnate to homesteaders in late nineteenth century Wyoming. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Cowboy: Six-Shooters, Songs, and Sex, Charles Harris, Buck Rainey
6 Charles Harris, Buck Rainey The Cowboy: Six-Shooters, Songs, and Sex
University of Oklahoma Press 1976 0806113243 / 9780806113241 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. In very good condition, edges have been bumped, light cover soiling, covers are toning, interior is clean and bright. How cowboys lived, loved and died. How they fared when ranchers switched from running cattle to entertaining dudes, and what the media has made of them. Lots of illustrations. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Cattle & Men, Charles Wayland Towne, Edward Norris Wentworth
7 Charles Wayland Towne, Edward Norris Wentworth Cattle & Men
University of Oklahoma First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover, no DJ. University of Oklahoma, 1955, stated first edition. In near fine condition, corners lightly bumped. Signed: To Harvey McDougal with best wishes and heartiest greetings. Edward N. Wentworth, on front free endpaper. A comprehensive history of cattle and man's domestication of the bovine - from pre-historic times to modern times. Adams - Rampaging Herd #2318. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Between the Fences, Danny W Dutton
8 Danny W Dutton Between the Fences
Ole 1993 Soft cover Very Good Book Roger Langford 
Oversized softcover. Very good condition, has small water stain on front cover only, front upper right corner has a crease. Includes section on: Writin' Pens and Ridin' Pens; Boots and Saddles and Roamin' Cattle; Cowboys Don't Dry; Confessions of a Cowboy Poet; and Verse of the Mesquite. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Hoof Trails and Wagon Tracks, Don Ward
9 Don Ward Hoof Trails and Wagon Tracks
Dodd, Mead & Company 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Very good condition, minor outside page soiling. DJ is good, light soiling, minor chipping, spine is lightly sun-faded, price clipped, now in mylar cover. Written by members of the Western Writers of America. Early pathfinders, land seekers and settlers, traders, treasure hunters, cattle drovers, and the outlaws. 
Price: 75.00 USD
 
 
I Never Rode Alone, Dr Lindley J Stiles
10 Dr Lindley J Stiles I Never Rode Alone
Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. Printline, 1998, second edition. In near fine condition. My Boyhood on New Mexico Cattle Ranch. Life wasn't boring on a cattle ranch! 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Miles from Nowhere: Tales from America's Contemporary Frontier, Duncan, Dayton
11 Duncan, Dayton Miles from Nowhere: Tales from America's Contemporary Frontier
New York, New York, U.S.A. Viking Pr 1993 0670831956 / 9780670831951 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine condition, mylar cover over DJ. Meet Margaret Staffrod, living with electricity or running water on land she homesteaded in eastern Montana. Or Jerry McComb, a UPS driver with a delivery area larger than Connecticut and who has to stop for stray cattle more than traffic lights. Or Mark Maryboy, a young Navajo Indian fightin on behalf of his people with ballots instead of bullets. And others. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Women on the Cattle Trail and in the Roundup, Evelyn King
12 Evelyn King Women on the Cattle Trail and in the Roundup
Prosperity Press 1983 Limited Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Softcover. Very good condition, coffee spot on front cover, sunlightened a bit, 21 pages. Publication No. 3 Brazos Corral of teh Westerners, limited to 550 copies, signed by author on back fly leaf. A reference guide to books that reference women ranch hands. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Cowboy Stuff, F W LaFrentz
13 F W LaFrentz Cowboy Stuff
G P Putnam 1928 Limited Hardcover Very Good Book Henry Ziegler Signed by Author(s)
Oversized hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition, board edges bumped and some color removed, back boards have some soiling, pages toning, text and illustrations are clear and bright. Brown paper covered boards, title block pasted to front cover, 49 illustration plates, 49 poems, untrimmed pages. Author's Autograph Edition, limited edition of 500 numbered copies (this is number 131), signed by author, illustrator, and the publisher. Additional items with this copy: Signed letter from FWL, dated January 9, 1928, on water-makred American Surety Company stationary to a Mr. Herman J. Foleke of Oklahoma City asking him to subscribe to the publication of this book and stating that the Putnams will be remitting the proceeds to Lincoln Memorial University; a carbon copy of the reply to FWL dated January 13th, unsigned, but almost certainly from HJR stating he will "receive much pleasure" from the book and also stating some of his recollections of cowboys from when he first came to Oklahoma in 1900; signed note of FWL personal stationary, dated January 17, 1928 to HJR thanking him for subscribing to the book and also commenting "I have read your letter with real pleasure" handwritten on the otherwise typed note; "Excerpts from Publisher's Forward" by George Haven Putnam; "Excerpts from Introduction" by Chancellor John Wesley Hill (Lincoln Memorial University, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee). This book is item number 1295 in Adam's Rampaging Herd, with the comment "Although it is against my policy to poetry in this work, the above item is such a collector's item that it deserves a space here." 
Price: 750.00 USD
 
 
Following the Frontier with F Jay Haynes Pioneer Photographer of the Old West, Freeman Tilden
14 Freeman Tilden Following the Frontier with F Jay Haynes Pioneer Photographer of the Old West
First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Book 
Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1964, stated first edition. In near fine condition, edges lightly bumped. DJ is fair, has chips and some pieces missing at edges, now in mylar cover. Signed inscription on the front endpaper to Dean Krakel, from Angus Cameron (Senior Editor at Knopf), dated 10/5/64. Haynes literally followed the working frontier - from a tiny shop in Moorehead, Minnesota to his Palace Studio Car, which pulled in on many a newly laid railroad spur in the Dakota and Montana territories. He photographed sodbusters, miners, freighters and bull teams, and cowboys working cattle on the range. 
Price: 125.00 USD
 
 
The Beef Bonanza, Gen. James S Brisbin
15 Gen. James S Brisbin The Beef Bonanza
University of Oklahoma 1959 First Thus Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Small hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1959, first printing. In near fine condition, DJ has minor edgewear, now in mylar cover. It was this book (first printed in 1882) that led to the great cattle herds on the Wyoming and Montana plains. The over-grazing coupled with the severe winter storms of the late 1880's eventually led to the Johnson County War. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Wyoming Flames of '92 Official Communications During the Johnson County Cattle War, George D Heald
16 George D Heald Wyoming Flames of '92 Official Communications During the Johnson County Cattle War
Self-published 1972 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Oversized hardcover, no DJ. In near fine condition, tiny soil mark on bottom of outside book pages, spine ends lightly bumped, pages toning. In mylar cover. Photographic reproduction of copies of the original telegraphic correspondence from and to the State of Wyoming during the period of the Johnson County Invasion in April of 1892. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
The Schoolma'am and the Saddle Tramp, George Wolstad
17 George Wolstad The Schoolma'am and the Saddle Tramp
1972 Limited Hardcover Very Good Fair Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. Self-publishing, 1972, stated first edition, #361, no statement of total number printed. In very good condition, with fair DJ, has chips and pieces missing on edges, now in mylar. Author signed on front endpapers. Family history based on life around Sidney, Montana. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
End O' The Trail, Guy Parker
18 Guy Parker End O' The Trail
Self Published 1955 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover, 48 pages. Near fine condition. "Most of Guy's poems were thought up as he jogged alone over one mountain then another in search of off range cattle, then after supper he would jot tem down on paper for the amusement of other cowhands." 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Cowboys : The Real Story of Cowboys and Cattlemen, Hassrick, Royal B.
19 Hassrick, Royal B. Cowboys : The Real Story of Cowboys and Cattlemen
1975 0706404874 / 9780706404876 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Oversized softcover. Derbibooks, 1975, first edition. In near fine condition, minor edgewear. Filled with illustrations. Covers the early days of cowboys to contemporary cattlemen. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Spurs Were A-Jinglin': A Brief Look at the Wyoming Range Country, Hedgpeth, Don; Belden, Charles J.
20 Hedgpeth, Don; Belden, Charles J. Spurs Were A-Jinglin': A Brief Look at the Wyoming Range Country
Northland Press 1975 0873581393 / 9780873581394 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Oversized hardcover. Nortland Press, 1975, first edition. Signed on half-title page by author. In near fine condition with a very good DJ in mylar. In these pages, the men, the life, the cattle and the horses are captured on film by a man who knew the sound of a jinglin's spur. He was operator and part-owener of Wyoming's Pitchfork Ranch for a quarter century. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
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