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The American West January/February 1977 Vol XIV No 1
1 The American West January/February 1977 Vol XIV No 1
American West Publishing Company 1977 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Magazine, 64 pages. Very good condition, cover shows wear. Giants in the Earth by Larry L Meyer, Death and Rebirth of a City (Great San Francisco Earthquake and Fire) by Roger and Nancy Olmsted, 922 Oak Street (1906 San Francisco Earthquake) by Dorothy Geissinger, Trailing the Alias by Waldo Koop, Winter at Fort Clark (Maximilliam and Bodmer Among the Plains Indians) by Davis Thomas and Karin Ronnefeldt, Red Death on the Missouri (Smallpox) by K C Tessendorf. 
Price: 15.00 USD
The American West November 1972 Vol IX No 6
2 The American West November 1972 Vol IX No 6
American West Publishing Company 1972 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Magazine, 72 pages. The Gray-Eyed Man of Destiny Adventures of the Only American Elected President of a Foreign Country by Walter W Crites, The Boom of the Sunset Land, Southern California, 1887 by T H Watkins, Collector's Choice Friendly Enemies by George Hart, The White Mountains by Ann H Zwinger and Beatrice E Willard, Rumrummers on Puget Sound by Capt. A L Lonsdale, Fossil Hunting on the Plains of Kansas, The Lost Bowie Mine by Dick Chick. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892, A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots
3 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
Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Accross the Plains and Mountains, Barry B Combs
4 Barry B Combs Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Accross the Plains and Mountains
0517562243 / 9780517562246 First Thus Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Oversized softcover. Crown Publishers, first revised edition, 1986. In near fine condition, minor bumping of edges. Barry Combs combines his knowledge of the history of the UP railroad with a long and thorough study of the original photos of A J Russell. Numerous B & W photos. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Across the Plains and Mountains, Barry B Combs
5 Barry B Combs Westward to Promontory Building the Union Pacific Across the Plains and Mountains
1969 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Garland Books, 1969. In very good condition iwth a good DJ, has a chip out of top right corner, some minor soiling and wear. A J Russell chronicled the building of the Union Pacific. HIs pictures are here with Combs knowledge of the history of the UP Railroad. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Tom Horn: Blood on the Moon Dark History of the Murderous Cattle Detective, Carlson, Chip
6 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
Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers: The 1857 Expedition and the Battle of Solomon's Fork, Chalfant, William Y.
7 Chalfant, William Y. Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers: The 1857 Expedition and the Battle of Solomon's Fork
Norman, OK, U.S.A. University of Oklahoma Press 1990 0806121947 / 9780806121949 Hardcover Very Good Book Roy Grinnell Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, second printing, 1990. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped, some minor pages soiling, DJ is very good, bottom of spine lightly bumped, protected by mylar cover. The first major battle between the US Army and the Cheyenne Indians took place on the south fork of teh Solomon River in present-day Kansas. It was the only large-unit sabre charge against the Plains tribes in a battle that was as much a clash of cultures as of cavalry and Cheyenne warriors. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Son of the Morning Star, Connell, Evan
8 Connell, Evan Son of the Morning Star
Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. North Point Pr 1984 0865471606 / 9780865471603 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Very good condition, light soiling on top outside book pages. DJ is good has some chips and tears, and light soiling, now in mylar cover. The human story of the battle, of the federal and Indian antagonists, and of the battle's place in the context of the Plains Indian Wars. 
Price: 40.00 USD
The Great North Trail, Dan Cushman
9 Dan Cushman The Great North Trail
McGraw-Hill 1966 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. McGraw-Hill, 1966, stated first edition. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends. DJ is good, has frayed edges, small piece missing at top right corner of front cover, now protected in mylar. Part of the American Trails Series edited by A B Guthrie Jr. America's route of the ages, from Asia across Alaska down the Rocky Mountains to the plains of Texas. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Blood on the Killdeer, Dana Close Jennings
10 Dana Close Jennings Blood on the Killdeer
North Plains Press 1969 Soft cover Very Good Book James Pollock Signed by Author(s)
Softcover. Very good condition, light soiling on front cover and small rub mark. Signed by author on back of front cover. 38 pages. A fictionalized account based on the Indian Wars in North Dakota. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Wyoming Upon the Great Plains, David Sumner
11 David Sumner Wyoming Upon the Great Plains
Sanborn Souvenir Company 1976 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Oversized softcover, 64 pages. Sanborn Souvenir Company, 1976. In near fine condition, very light bumping at corners. Filled with illustrations and brief historical accounts of the history of Wyoming. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Waterlily, Deloria, Ella Cara
12 Deloria, Ella Cara Waterlily
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1990 0803265794 / 9780803265790 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1990, second printing. In near fine condition. A fictional account of a female Dakota Sioux in the mid-nineteenth century, before whites settled the plains. 
Price: 10.00 USD
How the West Was Lost, Don Fletcher
13 Don Fletcher How the West Was Lost
North Plains Press 1969 Soft cover Good Book 
Oversized softcover. Good condition, cover shows wear and some light soiling. Full of western cartoons. 
Price: 10.00 USD
The Cheyennes Indians of the Great Plains, E Adamson Hoebel
14 E Adamson Hoebel The Cheyennes Indians of the Great Plains
Holt, Rinehart, and Winston 1960 0030057809 / 9780030057809 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover. Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 1960. In very good condition, cover wear, name on half title page. A case study of the Cheyenne Indians. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Cow-Boys and Colonels, Edmond Mandat-Grancey
15 Edmond Mandat-Grancey Cow-Boys and Colonels
J B Lippincott 1963 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. J B Lippincott, 1963, stated first edition. Keystone Western Americana Series. In very good condition, cover wear. The 1887 London edition, unabridged and with an introduction by Hoard R Lamar. Narrative of a journey across the plains and over the Black Hills of Dakota. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Vanguards of the Frontier, Everett Dick
16 Everett Dick Vanguards of the Frontier
Soft cover Good Book 
Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, second Bison Book printing, 1967. In good condition, heavy cover wear, ex-schoolbook. Interior is clean and bright. A social history of the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains from the fur traders to the sod busters. 
Price: 10.00 USD
From the High Plains, Fischer, John
17 Fischer, John From the High Plains
Harper & Row 1978 0060112697 / 9780060112691 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book Paul Laune 
Hardcover. Harper & Row, 1978, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ is price clipped, in mylar cover. An account of the hard men, high-spirited women - and a few rascals - who settled the last frontier of the Old West. An informal history of the High Plains of Texas and Oklahoma. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Preserving the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains, Freed, Elaine
18 Freed, Elaine Preserving the Great Plains and Rocky Mountains
Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Natl Trust for Historic 1992 0826313051 / 9780826313058 First Edition Hardcover Fine Book 
Oversized hardcover. Fine condition. Stated first edition. Areas covered: New Mexico, Colorado, Texas, Oklahoma, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Nebraska, and Wyoming. The first part focuses on the vernacular architecture of the region, the tradition of Native American and Spanish dwellings that Anglo settlers found, and the first makeshift, sometimes mobile structures they built, including trading posts, mills and mining camps, forts and ranches. The second part focuses on historic preservation. 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Beef Bonanza, Gen. James S Brisbin
19 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
Hands Up Twenty Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains, General D J Cook
20 General D J Cook Hands Up Twenty Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains
University of Oklahoma 1958 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. In near fine condition, one small soil mark on top outside book pages. DJ is very good, has some wear, now in mylar. "Never hit a prisoner over the head with your pistol, because you may afterwards want to use your weapon and find it disabled." Dave Cook was a soldier, city marshal of Denver, sheriff of Arapahoe County, United States marshal, major general of Colorado militia, and founder and chief of the Rocky Mountain Detective Agency. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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