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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
 
 
Homecoming, Alice Berg, Sylvia Johnson, Mary Ellen Von Holt
2 Alice Berg, Sylvia Johnson, Mary Ellen Von Holt Homecoming
Little Quilts 1998 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Craft booklet. Very good condition, light edgewear. Country quilts, pillows, table mat, and crows galore! 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
It's Milking Time, Alsdurf, Phyllis
3 Alsdurf, Phyllis It's Milking Time
Westminster, MD, U.S.A. Random House Children's Books 2012 0375869115 / 9780375869112 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book Steve Johnson, Lou Fancher 
Picture book. A daughter and her father milk the cows. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
The First Night, B G Hennessy
4 B G Hennessy The First Night
Scholastic 1995 0590545493 / 9780590545495 Soft cover Near Fine Book Steve Johnson 
Softcover. Near fine. The story of the birth of Jesus for young ones. 
Price: 6.00 USD
 
 
Silver Queen: The Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor, Bancroft, Caroline
5 Bancroft, Caroline Silver Queen: The Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor
Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A. Johnson Pub Co 1955 0933472218 / 9780933472211 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover. Nineteenth printing, 1989. In very good condition, some light soiling on cover. "The former beautiful and glamorous Baby Doe Taber, her millions lost many years before, was found dead on her cabin floor at the Matchless Mine in Leadville, Colorado, on March 7, 1935. Her body, only partially clothed, was frozen with ten days' stiffness into the shape of a cross. She had lain down on her back on the floor of her stove-heated one room home, her arms outstretched, apparently in sure foreboding that she was to die." 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California, Boessenecker, John
6 Boessenecker, John Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California
Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1988 0806120975 / 9780806120973 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. In near fine condition. Some of the characters mentioned in this book are: Ben Thorn, John C Boggs, Tom Bell, Rattlesnake Dick, Ben and Dudly Johnson, the Tulare Twins, Kid Thompson, Steve Venard, Bill Miner. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Six Racy Madams of Colorado, Caroline Bancroft
7 Caroline Bancroft Six Racy Madams of Colorado
Johnson Publishing 1975 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover. Fifth edition. In very good condition, light cover soiling. Jennie Rogers, Mattie Silks, Laura Evans, Lillian Powers, Pearl de Vere, Cock-Eyed Liz. 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown, Caroline Bancroft
8 Caroline Bancroft The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown
Johnson Publishing 1963 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover. In very good condition, cover wear, a small section of waviness on bottom of pages, perhaps from water, but no stains or damage. Third edition, 1964. The rollicking story of an ignorant Leadville waitress who reached the top of Newport society as a Titanic heroine. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Colorado's Lost Gold Mines and Buried Treasure, Caroline Bancroft, Agnes Nafziger
9 Caroline Bancroft, Agnes Nafziger Colorado's Lost Gold Mines and Buried Treasure
Johnson Publishing 1967 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover, 56 pages. Johnson Publishing, 1967, fourth printing, original copyright 1961. In very good condition, some sunlightening on spine. Stories and lore of lost mines in Colorado. 
Price: 15.00 USD
 
 
Taking Off With Flying Geese, Carolyn Robinson Johnson
10 Carolyn Robinson Johnson Taking Off With Flying Geese
Boyd Press 1990 0929950046 / 9780929950044 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover. Near fine condition. Follow the Leader, Birds in the Sunset, Every Which Way But Right, Flying High in the Wild Blue Yonder, Amazing Geese, First Attempt, This Way and That, Christmas Geese, What Else But Flying Geese, Wild Goose Chase, Collision Course, Amish Geese, Jessica's Promise, Fly Me to the Stars, Blue Stars 'N Geese, Western Hills, Heading South. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
The Rustler Business, Charles B Penrose
11 Charles B Penrose The Rustler Business
Douglas Budget Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover. In near fine condition, very minor soiling of covers. In 1914 Dr. Charles B. Penrose accompanied the invaders as official surgeon. This is his version of the Johnson County War, found in the Wyoming Stock Grower's Association archives. There is also information on Tom Horn. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1712. Rare. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
Middle Passage, Charles Johnson
12 Charles Johnson Middle Passage
New York, New York, U.S.A. Atheneum 1990 0689119682 / 9780689119682 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Antheneum, 1990. In very good condition. Price clipped. He wishes to escape marriage and his debts,so he hides on a boat. He may be a newly freed slave, but this is a slave boat. 
Price: 8.00 USD
 
 
Stories of the Old West, Elmer J. Johnson
13 Elmer J. Johnson Stories of the Old West
First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover, ex-library. Carlton Press, 1973. In near fine condition, usual library markings. Inscribed: Leon Wagley from the days of FFA, signed Elmer J. Johnson - 8-2-1973. Glimpses of the former West in fun, frolic, fiction and fact. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Caroling Fabriscape, Gail Johnson
14 Gail Johnson Caroling Fabriscape
Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Craft pattern. That Patchwork Place, 1982. In near fine condition. Finished size 14" 
Price: 6.00 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 War on Powder River The History of an Insurrection, Helena Huntington Smith
17 Helena Huntington Smith The War on Powder River The History of an Insurrection
McGraw-Hill 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. In very good condition, minor spotting on top page edges. DJ is good, has minor chipping and creasing a 3/4 inch closed tear at top of rear panel, price has been clipped, now in mylar cover. A very good account of the events that led to the Johnson County War (Wyoming), the invasion and the aftermath. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #2048. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Range Murder:  How the Red Sash Gang Dry-Gultched Deputy United States Marshall George Wellman, Herber O Brayer
18 Herber O Brayer Range Murder: How the Red Sash Gang Dry-Gultched Deputy United States Marshall George Wellman
Evanston, IL Branding Iron Press 1955 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Small softcover, stapled at spine. Says Limited Number Edition with no number. A vignette of the Johnson County War in Wyoming. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Bernadette's Busy Morning, Ila Hodgson
19 Ila Hodgson Bernadette's Busy Morning
Parents Magazine Press Soft cover Very Good Book John E Johnson 
Hardcover, pictoral boards, no DJ. Parents Magazine Press, 1968. In very good condition, cover wear, corners lightly chipped, name on front end paper. Bernadette's quite thirsty, but no one is giving her any water, they're all busy. Then her chain breaks. 
Price: 10.00 USD
 
 
Coffee in the Gourd Texas Folk-Lore Society Number II, J Frank Dobie
20 J Frank Dobie Coffee in the Gourd Texas Folk-Lore Society Number II
Texas Folk-lore Society 1935 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ, now in mylar. Very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, minor sundarkening of spine and outside page edges. Interior is clean and bright. Original edition 1923, this is the 1935 reprint. Some sample articles: Indian Pictographs of the Big Bend in Texas (illustrated) by Victor J Smith, Brazos Bottom Philosophy by A W Eddins, Customs and Superstitions among Texas Mexicans by Florence Johnson Scott, Pedro and Pancho by Mary A Sutherland. 
Price: 30.00 USD
 
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