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A Wyoming-Idaho Sampler
1 A Wyoming-Idaho Sampler
Harbinger House 1940 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Book Lawrence Hall 
Hardcover. Near fine condition, pages toning, previous owner markings on front endpaper. DJ is price-clipped and in fair condition, has chips and pieces missing and two closed tears, now in mylar cover. An anthology compiled in honor of the fiftieth anniversary of statehood. Poems, short stories, essays - both serious and humorous are included. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
The American West September 1974 Vol XI No 5
2 The American West September 1974 Vol XI No 5
American West Publishing Company 1974 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Magazine, 64 pages. Very good condition, first few pages reglued in magazine. When Smoke Blotted Out the Sun Idaho 1910 by James G Bradley, Stirrups or Pedals? by Frederic Remington, The California Trail: A Personal Quest by Thomas H Hunt, The Man Who Told Time by the Trees Dr. Andrew Ellicott Douglass by Daphne Overstreet, Under Steam for the Gold Rush by John Whiteclay Chambers, Midcontinent in Transition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Chief Joseph's People and Their War, Alvin M Josephy Jr
3 Alvin M Josephy Jr Chief Joseph's People and Their War
Soft cover Very Good Book Bill Chapman 
Small softcover. Yellowstone Library and Museum Association, 1964, 21 pages. In very good condition. Includes map, photos and drawings. The story of the Nez Perces of Oregon and Idaho. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho, Anonymous
4 Anonymous Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho
Ross & Haines Inc 1964 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. In near fine condition. Notes and Bibliography by Jerome Peltier. Reprint of scarce 1865 publication with predated Thomas J Dimsdale's work by a few months. An accurate and certainly an eye witness account of the crimes of the Slade gang. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #131.The editor's research is based upon a photostatic copy of the original edition in the University of Washington Library, coupled with personal interviews and much reading of files of newspapers of the period, he advances his editorial opinions, notes and appendix. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
The Land of Sunrise Mountains Memoirs of Idaho, C. S. Cowling
5 C. S. Cowling The Land of Sunrise Mountains Memoirs of Idaho
Vantage 1956 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Fair Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. Vantage Press, first, 1956. Inscribed and signed by the author. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped. DJ is fair, has some chips and small tears. Cloah Sebastian Cowling tells her own life's story along with that of her family and other pioneers of Idaho. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Cowboy Poetry, Colen H Sweeten Jr
6 Colen H Sweeten Jr Cowboy Poetry
Self Published 1989 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover, 60 pages. Near fine condition, second printing. Poetry from a southeast Idaho cowboy has been on the Elko Nevada program since 1984. Thirty five poems and illustrations by 12 artists. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Rodeo Rhymes and Sagebrush Satire: Cowboy Prose and Poetry, DeMott, Steve
7 DeMott, Steve Rodeo Rhymes and Sagebrush Satire: Cowboy Prose and Poetry
3 Lazy D Pub 1997 0965666905 / 9780965666909 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback, hole punched in top left corner of book. Near fine condition. Rhymes and stories of a cowboy in Idaho. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Colorado And Homes in the New West, E R Emmet
8 E R Emmet Colorado And Homes in the New West
Lee and Shepard 1880 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ, mylar cover. Lee and Shepard, 1880, first edition thus. In very good condition, moderate bumping to corners, small areas rubbed through on bottom edges, minor soiling on some pages, light creasing to about the final 20 pages, front hinge is just beginning to crack, outside page edges toning. Overall book is quite solid and text/illustrations are, for the most part, bright and clean. An early treatise seeking to encourage settlement of the West, especially Colorado, written by the then President of Colorado College. Discussions of mining, grazing, timber, climate schenery, etc. Also some discussion of New Mexico, Arizona, Utah and the Mormons, Idaho, Montana, The Black Hills, and Wyoming. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
Children of Grace: The Nez Perce War of 1877, Hampton, Bruce
9 Hampton, Bruce Children of Grace: The Nez Perce War of 1877
New York, New York, U.S.A. Henry Holt & Co 1994 080501991X / 9780805019919 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Henry Holt, 1994, first edition. In near fine condition with mylar cover on DJ. A band of renegade warriors killed eighteen settlers in Idaho and it turned into a 1,200 mile chase as some 800 Nez Perce men, women, and children attempted to fight their to freedom in Canada. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Treasure Hunting Northwest, Hult, Ruby El
10 Hult, Ruby El Treasure Hunting Northwest
Binfords & Mort 1971 083230087X / 9780832300875 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine condition, light foxing on outside page edges. DJ is very good, has been price clipped and some color removed on spine. Covers Washington, Oregon, Idaho, and Montana. Includes specific information and some maps. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
 
Verse of the New West, Irene Welch Grissom
11 Irene Welch Grissom Verse of the New West
Caxton Printers 1931 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Small hardcover. Very good condition, minor bumping to corner and spine ends, name date and inscription on front endpaper, front hinge is cracked at copyright page. DJ has chipping at top and spine darkening and is now in mylar cover. Signed by the author on the dedication page. Verse about Idaho. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Tough 'N Tender, Jack E Miller
12 Jack E Miller Tough 'N Tender
Kuna, Idaho Medicine Elk Press 1985 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Oversized softcover. Very good condition, light cover wear. Signed and inscribed by author on half-title, as well by Don Gill, illustrator, who includes a sketch of a cow (vaca). 1985 Book of the Year Honorable Mention by Idaho Library Association. Photography by Pete Conlon and Carol A Miller. Great photos accompanied by poems and verse showing a cowboy's life. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Tricky Tribal Discourse: The Poetry, Short Stories, and Fus Fixico Letters of Creek Writer Alex Posey, Kosmider, Alexia Maria
13 Kosmider, Alexia Maria Tricky Tribal Discourse: The Poetry, Short Stories, and Fus Fixico Letters of Creek Writer Alex Posey
Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.A. Univ of Idaho Pr 1998 0893012017 / 9780893012014 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Very good condition, corners lightly bumped. DJ has a closed 1 1/2" tear at spine. His mother was a full-blooded Creek of the Wind clan and his father was predominently Scot-Irish heritage. In 1889, Posey entered the Bacone Indian University in Bacone, Oklahoma.and developed a life long interest in writing and in Creek verbal traditions. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
When Grass Was King Contributions to the Western Range Cattle Industry, Maurice Frink, W Turrentine Jackson, Agnes Wright Spring
14 Maurice Frink, W Turrentine Jackson, Agnes Wright Spring When Grass Was King Contributions to the Western Range Cattle Industry
University of Colorado Press 1956 Limited Hardcover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover, green cloth boards, no DJ, has mylar cover. University of Colorado Press, 1956, limited edition #1125 of 1500. Signed by authors Frink and Spring. In near fine condition, light wear on corners and edges of cover, minor staining to endpapers at hinge (from old glue?), back endpaper has a bookplate pasted in, no owner's name. Interior is clean and bright. An overview history of the cattle industry in the Old West of Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Kansas, Colorado, Utah, Nebraska, Wyoming, Dakota Territory, Montana, and Idaho. Lincoln County War merits one long paragraph, The Johnson County War is covered in two short paragraphs. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
Into Twilight, Endlessly Grousing, McManus, Patrick F.
15 McManus, Patrick F. Into Twilight, Endlessly Grousing
Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1997 0684844400 / 9780684844404 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine condition. From an Idaho crimewave to his friend Dolph's atomic-powered huckleberry picker to the uncertain joys of standing waist-deep in icy water. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
An Unseemly Wife, Moore, E B
16 Moore, E B An Unseemly Wife
U.S.A. New American Library 2014 0451469984 / 9780451469984 1st Edition Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Trade paperback. Ruth is Amish and loves her husband, family and farm. But when the English arrive, her husband decides to move them to Idaho. It's a hard mean trip and Ruth changes on the way and survives many hardships and losses. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Prospector, Cowhand, Sodbuster, Robert G Ferris
17 Robert G Ferris Prospector, Cowhand, Sodbuster
Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. US Department of the Interior, 1967. In very good condition, light bumping on the corners. Historic places associated with the mining, ranching and farming frontiers in the trans-Mississippi west. Volume XI of the national survey of historic sites and buildings. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Trading Horses with Rudy & Rose, Rudy Gonzales
18 Rudy Gonzales Trading Horses with Rudy & Rose
Self Published 1987 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover, 38 pages, unpaginated. Near fine condition, minor soiling on the back cover. This is Rudy's poetry about being traders, farriers, trainers, cowboy poets, and buckaroos. He and his wife live in Idaho. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 


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