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Alkali Flats No. 5
1 Alkali Flats No. 5
Billings, MT Alkali Flats Editorial Board 1995 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Small softcover, 56 pages. Near fine condition, back cover a bit soiled. Current poetry and prose written by Montana residents. 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Brand Book of the Wyoming Westerners
2 The Brand Book of the Wyoming Westerners
University of Wyoming Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardbound in tan library buckram, oversized. University of Wyoming, 1953-1955. In very good condition, minor library markings, some glue on spine, Montana Historical Society bookplate on back of front cover. Newsletter pages are in excellent condition, even the mimeographed pages that constitute Vol. 1, No. 1. Volume 1, Nos. 1, 2, 4, Volume 2, Nos. 1, 2, 3, 4 of the newsletters from the Wyoming Corral of the Westerners Society. Volume 1, No. 3 is missing from this series. Contains a brochure for the Second Annual All American Indian Days, August 7 and 8, 1954, Sheridan, Wyoming, sponsored by the Kalif Temple of the Shriners. Also contains several back-white photos, pasted in: Volume 1, No. 1, An Indian Burial. Volume 1, No. 2, Five Minutes Work (Buffalo hunting). Volume 2, No. 4, Charley Russell and Will Rogers. Volume 2, No. 1 contains a facsimile of an invitation sent to ex-Sheriff James Stirling to attend the execution of George A Black (for murder), scheduled for 11:00 AM, the 26th day of February, 1890. Volume 2, No. 3, Owen Wister. Photo "Wire Fencing" missing from Volume 2, No. 4. This series contains articles of history, contributions from members, letters, poetry (including some Bruce Kiskaddon items), book reviews, and brief biographies of some Wyoming notables. Some of the book reviews are quite noteworthy: contemporary reviews of "The Saga of Tom Horn" by Dean F Krakel, "Cow County Cavalcade" by Maurice Frink, "Six Guns and Saddle Leather" by Ramon Adams, "The Custer Myth" by Colonel William A Graham, just to name a few. The review of the Tom Horn book has the reviewer listed as a friend of Old Casey. A unique piece of local history. 
Price: 500.00 USD
Dust Devil, Anne Isaacs
3 Anne Isaacs Dust Devil
Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Schwartz & Wade Books 2010 0375867228 / 9780375867224 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Book Paul O Zelinsky 
Picture book. Bottom of DJ and bottom boards appear to have bumped in shipment. The Swamp Angel had to find a new home, so she moved to Montana. There, she wrestles a raging storm to the ground. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Breaking Clean, Blunt, Judy
4 Blunt, Judy Breaking Clean
Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Alfred a Knopf Inc 2002 0375401318 / 9780375401312 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Knopf, 2002, stated first edition. In near fine condition. She tells of her life on a ranch, from youth to adult. 
Price: 10.00 USD
John Colter His Years in the Rockies, Burton Harris
5 Burton Harris John Colter His Years in the Rockies
Charles Scribner's Sons 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Fair Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952, first edition. In near fine condition, with a fair DJ, has chips and pieces missing, is price clipped, and now is in mylar cover. Signed and inscribed on the reverse of the front endpaper. Much of John Colter's life was made into a legend, and Mr. Harris has sifted the facts to rescue the real John Colter and present his story here. 
Price: 250.00 USD
Montana's Righteous Hangmen: The Vigilantes in Action, Callaway, Llewellyn Link
6 Callaway, Llewellyn Link Montana's Righteous Hangmen: The Vigilantes in Action
Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1982 0806117281 / 9780806117287 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine condition, with a good DJ, has light soiling and a tear at the top of the spine. On the day Joseph A. Slade was hanged by the Montana Vigilantes, he carried the severed ears of one of his victims in his pocket. But he is also credited with efficiently organizing and managing the Overland state route and clearing its way of desperadoes. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Kick The Dead Lion A Casebook of the Custer Battle, Charles G Du Bois
7 Charles G Du Bois Kick The Dead Lion A Casebook of the Custer Battle
1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover, 77 pages. Self Publishing, Billings, Montana, 1961, second edition, revised and enlarged. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners, minor soiling, minor creasing of covers including one crease that affects all interior pages - text and illustraitons are bight and clean. Contains information on both Major Reno and Captain Benteen failed Custer on the day of hte Battle of the Little Big Horn. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Kick the Dead Lion A Casebook of the Custer Battle, Charles G Du Bois
8 Charles G Du Bois Kick the Dead Lion A Casebook of the Custer Battle
1954 First Edition Soft cover Good Book 
Softcover, 48 pages. Self-published, Billing, Montana, 1954, stated first edition. In good condition, covers show some soiling and a bit of foxing, some minor soiling of a few inside pages, pages toning. Contains information showing how both Major Reno and Captain Benteen failed Custer on the day of the Battle of the Little Big Horn (June 25, 1876) causing Custer's command to be wiped out to the last man. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Law of the Range: Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspectors, Collector, Stephen
9 Collector, Stephen Law of the Range: Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspectors
Livingston, Montana, U.S.A. Clark City Pr 1991 0944439454 / 9780944439456 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Oversized hardcover. In near fine condition, DJ is in mylar. Brand inspectors, range detectives - each man has a close-mouthed story idiosycratic as his name, specific on his face, and yet the sum of fifty biographies reveals a western everyman's tale. From Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Golden Gulch:  The Story of Montana's Fabulous Alder Gulch, Dick Pace
10 Dick Pace Golden Gulch: The Story of Montana's Fabulous Alder Gulch
Self 2nd Edition Soft cover Very Good No Jacket Book Signed by Author(s)
Softcover. Owners names in pencil on title page; author's signature on dedication page. "Being a true, quite partial and somewhat humorous history of Alder Gulch, Montana, the state's richest place mining district and the Cradle of Montana History..." 
Price: 20.00 USD
The Vigilantes of Montana, Dimsdale, Thomas
11 Dimsdale, Thomas The Vigilantes of Montana
Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1977 0806113790 / 9780806113791 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. In near fine condition. Being a correct and impartial narrative of the chase, trial, capture and execution of Henry Plummer's notorious road agent band. 
Price: 12.00 USD
Miles from Nowhere: Tales from America's Contemporary Frontier, Duncan, Dayton
12 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
Colorado And Homes in the New West, E R Emmet
13 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
Don't Fence Them In Memoirs of Montana, Edmund Randolph
14 Edmund Randolph Don't Fence Them In Memoirs of Montana
William Heinemann Ltd 1955 First Thus Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. William Heinemann, Ltd, first British edition. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped and pages toning. DJ is poor, has chips, tears, and a piece missing at the top of the front panel and spine, now in mylar cover. Originally published in the USA by W W Norton under the title "Hell Among the Yearlings"m, mentioned in Adams - Rampaging Hers, #1861. He was destined for Princeton and a life of high finance, but a sudden urge took him to a remote part of Montana as a "dude" rancher. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Hawks and Doves in the Nez Perce' War of 1877, Eugene Tallmadge Wilson, Eugene Edward Wilson
15 Eugene Tallmadge Wilson, Eugene Edward Wilson Hawks and Doves in the Nez Perce' War of 1877
Montana Historical Society 1966 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover, saddle-stapled binding. Montana Historical Society, 1966. In very good condition, minor bumping and curling of corners, minor sun-darkening of covers. Wilson served briefly as a civilian volunteer in the forces of General Howard as the Nez Perce sough to escape their tormentors in 1877. Wilson was 23, and he reiterated his conclusions in 1924 before the Tacoma (WA) Research Society and these are reprinted here. Also included is his son's narrative on how his father's views of war influenced his life and military career when he was in Vietnam. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Witness: At the Battle of Little Big Horn, Forrest, Earle R.
16 Forrest, Earle R. Witness: At the Battle of Little Big Horn
Monroe, Michigan, U.S.A. Monroe County Library System 1986 0940696118 / 9780940696112 Limited Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover, no DJ as issued. Monroe County Library System, 1986. #183 of 300 copies produced. 64 pages. In near fine condition, has mylar cover. The recollections of Edward D. Pigford, Richard A Roberts, Alexander McPeake, and others regarding the events of that day on that little hillside in southern Montana, June 25, 1876. Number Nine of the Monroe County Library System's Custeriana Monograph Series. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Following the Frontier with F Jay Haynes Pioneer Photographer of the Old West, Freeman Tilden
17 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
18 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
The Schoolma'am and the Saddle Tramp, George Wolstad
19 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
Old Neutriment, Glendolin Damon Wagner
20 Glendolin Damon Wagner Old Neutriment
Boston, MA, U.S.A. Ruth Hill 1934 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Ruth Hill, 1934, first edition. In good condition. Book has minor to moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, minor rub-throughs on corners, slight slant to the spine, minor soiling of covers and edges, previous owner markings on front end paper, both hinges are beginning to separate, text and illustrations are good. Has mylar cover and protective slipcase. The story of "Old Neutriment" (John Burkman), once a young soldier assigned to George Armstrong Custer, to care for his horses and dogs which Custer always kept with him. Burkman was one of the last to see Custer alive. Although Burkman could not himself, read nor write, he kept up a continuous correspondence with Elizabeth Bacon "Libby" Custer until the time of his death. This book includes an original clipping from a Billings Montana newspaper which talks about the book and the author. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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