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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
 
 
No Life for a Lady, Agnes Morley Cleaveland
2 Agnes Morley Cleaveland No Life for a Lady
Houghton Mifflin 1941 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. Houghton Mifflin, 1941. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped, boards show edgewear, top of pages very lightly soiled. DJ is fair, missing several edge pieces, back panel is soiled, now in mylar. Signed and inscribed by author to a lady friend and bookplate of Harry W Lawton (author of "Willie Boy") on front endpaper. Growing up in the Datil area of New Mexico as not easy, especially not for a girl. She played poker all one night with two rustlers who came to steal her horses and went away in the morning having taken nothing but a beating. Adams - Rampaging Herd #483, Adams - Six Guns #436. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
No Life for a Lady, Agnes Morley Cleaveland
3 Agnes Morley Cleaveland No Life for a Lady
Houghton Mifflin 1941 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Houghton Mifflin, 1941. In very good condition, light edgewear and bumping. The story of a young girl growing up in Datil, New Mexico. She has some amazing adventures and lives through them! Adams - Rampaging Herd #483, Adams - Six Guns #436. 
Price: 25.00 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
 
 
Super Cowboy Rides, Daris Howard
5 Daris Howard Super Cowboy Rides
Salt Lake City, UT WiDo Publishing 2011 1937178102 / 9781937178109 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Tommy is six years old and does just fine "ranching" at home. School is a different story, though. 
Price: 18.00 USD
 
 
I Never Rode Alone, Dr Lindley J Stiles
6 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
 
 
Hot Biscuits: Eighteen Stories by Women and Men of the Ranching West, Evans, Max; Moulton, Candy
7 Evans, Max; Moulton, Candy Hot Biscuits: Eighteen Stories by Women and Men of the Ranching West
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. Univ of New Mexico Pr 2002 082632889X / 9780826328892 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. University of New Mexico Press, 2002, stated first edition. In very good condition. An anthology of Western stories. Most stories have biscuits in them because it was a cowboy staple! 
Price: 12.00 USD
 
 
The Schoolma'am and the Saddle Tramp, George Wolstad
8 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
 
 
Truth, Legend and Lies, Harvey Mawson
9 Harvey Mawson Truth, Legend and Lies
Marian Press 1990 0969459807 / 9780969459804 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover, 97 pages. Near fine condition, corners lightly bumped. Poetry written by a retired cowboy who makes his home at Dundurn, Saskatchwan where his family has been ranching for five generations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Spurs Were A-Jinglin': A Brief Look at the Wyoming Range Country, Hedgpeth, Don; Belden, Charles J.
10 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
 
 
North From Texas, James C Shaw
11 James C Shaw North From Texas
1952 Limited Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Branding Iron Press, limited edition, this #196 of 750 copies. In very good condition, top of spine has been bumped. Incident in the early life of a range cowboy in Texas, Dakota, and Wymoing, 1852-1883. Adams - Rampaging Herd #2041. 
Price: 85.00 USD
 
 
The American Cowboy The Myth and the Reality, Joe B Frantz, Julian Ernest Choate Jr
12 Joe B Frantz, Julian Ernest Choate Jr The American Cowboy The Myth and the Reality
University of Oklahoma 1968 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968, third printing. In very good condition, light foxing on outside of pages, owner's name marked out on front endpapers. DJ is good, price clipped, has some light foxing, in mylar cover. The cowboy is his roles in frontier history and as he has appeared in literature - re-examined, revitalized and set in proper perspective. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
My Life on the Range, John Clay
13 John Clay My Life on the Range
1924 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Privately Printed, Chicago, 1924. In very good condition, slight spine twist, edges and corners of boards lighlly bumped, some scuffing on front board at joint, some light foxing on endpapers and page edge. A few internal pages have some foxing, but, generally, they and the illustrations are clean and bright. Mr. Clay's memoirs of his ranching days in Wyoming and Montana. Adams - Six Guns #434, Adams - Rampaging Herds #475. 
Price: 300.00 USD
 
 
The N Bar N Ranch A Cattle & Ranching Enterprise: 1885-1899, Lee I Niedringhaus
14 Lee I Niedringhaus The N Bar N Ranch A Cattle & Ranching Enterprise: 1885-1899
Self Published 2004 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Oversized softcover. Near fine condition. Business card tipped in with "Compliments of" added above Lee I Niedringhaus. 32 pages. An historical account of this ranch with many photos and a few Charles Remington prints to enhance the feeling of what it was like to live and work on a ranch. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
I See by My Get-Up, Querry, Ron
15 Querry, Ron I See by My Get-Up
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. Univ of New Mexico Pr 1987 0826309798 / 9780826309792 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine condition, corners likely bumped. DJ is very good, light edgewear. Ron Querry lost his job at the University of Oklahoma, so he took up ranching in New Mexico. He also married the beautiful lady rancher next door and learned the 24 hour a day job o dealing with a herd of stubborn cattle as well as assorted horses, dogs, cats, tumbleweeds, rattlesnakes, and neighbors. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
High Country Cowboys: A History of Ranching in Western Colorado, Reyher, Ken
16 Reyher, Ken High Country Cowboys: A History of Ranching in Western Colorado
Montrose, Colorado, U.S.A. Western Reflections Pub Co 2002 1890437654 / 9781890437657 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Trade paperback. Western Reflections, 2002, first edition. In near fine condition. Deep snows, drought, high water, all chased their cows - and they could hide real well in steep mountain gullies or on high mountain peaks, too! 
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
 


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