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Decorative Crochet May 1991 No 21
1 Decorative Crochet May 1991 No 21
Les Editions De Saxe 1991 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Magazine. Very good condition. A rose to remember, potted flower plant, tiled mosaic, floral embrace, columbine, all in place, double feature, flowerburst, pale gentians, oval option, mirror images, dream of diamonds, beauty roses, how they danced, cruising down the river, three together, staff of life, matching mats, deep in the heart, little miss, partly cloudy, rosy mood, happy hunting, dazzling performance, in the greek mode, playful mood, guest performance, red riding hood, private retreat. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Villages of the Rio Grande
2 Villages of the Rio Grande
Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A. Museum of New Mexico Pr 1994 0890132682 / 9780890132685 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Small softcover, postcard sized. Near fine condition. Northern New Mexico and remote places that had changed little over the course of three hundred years. Duotone reproductions. 
Price: 10.00 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
Kumak's River: A Tall Tale from the Far North, Bania, Michael
4 Bania, Michael Kumak's River: A Tall Tale from the Far North
U.S.A. Alaska Northwest Books 2012 0882408860 / 9780882408866 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Hardcover picture book, first edition. Near fine condition. The frozen river breaks up each spring near Kumak's village. This year, however, the ice get jammed and the river overflows! A story about living in Alaska. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Gene Autry and the Thief River Outlaws, Bob Hamilton
5 Bob Hamilton Gene Autry and the Thief River Outlaws
Whitman Publishing Company 1944 Hardcover Good Fair Book Dan Muller 
Hardcover. Pages are all browning from age and quality of paper but it's still readable. The DJ is missing pieces and shows wear. Someone is trying to stop the construction of a railway bridge. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Indian Fights and Fighters, Brady, Cyrus Townsend
6 Brady, Cyrus Townsend Indian Fights and Fighters
Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. Univ of Nebraska Pr 1971 0803257430 / 9780803257436 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1971, sixth printing. In very good condition, cover edgewear. The Powder River Expedition, the tragedy at Fort Phil Kearny, the Wagon Box Fight, the defense of Beecher's Island, the Fetterman Massacre, the battles of Washita and Summit Springs, and the campaigns of Crook, Custer, and Miles against the Sioux. 
Price: 8.00 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
River of the West: Stories from the Columbia, Clark, Robert
8 Clark, Robert River of the West: Stories from the Columbia
Scranton, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. HarperCollins Publishers Canada, Limited 1995 0062585169 / 9780062585165 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover, DJ in mylar. HarperCollins, 1995, first edition. In near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom of pages. Stories of the people who lived and died on the its shores; "discovered" and claimed it for their country; or depended on it's dam-generated power or bountiful salmon. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Henry Stanley and the Quest for the Source of the Nile, Cohen, Daniel
9 Cohen, Daniel Henry Stanley and the Quest for the Source of the Nile
New York, New York, U.S.A. M Evans & Co 1985 0871314452 / 9780871314451 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover, ex-library. M Evans, 1985, first. In near fine condition, usual library markings. Includes illustrations. Meet a great adventurer! 
Price: 10.00 USD
Old Time Ballads & Cowboy Songs, Cowboy Loye, Just Plain John
10 Cowboy Loye, Just Plain John Old Time Ballads & Cowboy Songs
Soft cover Good Book 
Softcover, 92 pages. Good condition, cover wear, minor soiling, outside page edges have a couple soil marks. Interior is toning but clear. Circa 1930's. Sample songs: Barbara Allen, Grandfather's Clock, Hobo Bill's Last Ride, Little Joe the Wrangler, May I Sleep in Your Barn Tonight Mister, Red River Valley, Utah Carrol, The Convict and the Rose, The Dying Cowboy, The Strawberry Roan, The Wreck of the Old 97, and many more. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Shiloh : The Battle That Changed the Civil War, Daniel, Larry J.
11 Daniel, Larry J. Shiloh : The Battle That Changed the Civil War
New York, NY, U.S.A. Simon & Schuster 1997 0684803755 / 9780684803753 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, bookclub edition. Simon & Schuster, first, 1997. In very good condition, inscription on front fly leaf. The Battle of Shiloh was fought in April 1862 on the banks of the Tennessee River in south Central Tennessee. 
Price: 15.00 USD
The Happy Man, Easton, Robert
12 Easton, Robert The Happy Man
University of New Mexico Press 1977 0826304583 / 9780826304582 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Trade paperback. Very good condition, light cover wear. Introduction by Jack Schaefer. First published in 1943. The author's own experiences as a ranch hand in the Sacramento River Delta country northeast of San Francisco. 
Price: 8.00 USD
The American Way West, Franck, Irene M.; Brownstone, David M.
13 Franck, Irene M.; Brownstone, David M. The American Way West
New York, New York, U.S.A. Facts on File 1991 0816018804 / 9780816018802 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Facts on File, 1991, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ covered in mylar. The Mohawk Trail, The Mississippi River, the Santa Fe Trail and the Chihuahua Trail, the Oregon and California Trails. Adapted from To the Ends of the Earth. A Volume in the Trade and Travel Routes Series. Maps, bibliographical references and index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
The War on Powder River The History of an Insurrection, Helena Huntington Smith
14 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
Trail Dust and Gun Smoke Factual Stories of a Cowboy's Life, Jack Grant
15 Jack Grant Trail Dust and Gun Smoke Factual Stories of a Cowboy's Life
Vantage 1965 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Vantage Press, 1965, first edition. In very good condition, board edges shjow some wear, inscription and some glue from tag on front endpaper. All about the life of a cowboy. Adams - Six-Guns #857 
Price: 40.00 USD
The Bridge, Jane Higgins
16 Jane Higgins The Bridge
Toronto, Ontario, Canada Tundra Books 2012 1770494375 / 9781770494374 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine condition. Dystopian future, a young man raised on the wrong side of the river. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Hudson, Janice Weaver
17 Janice Weaver Hudson
Tundra Books 2010 0887768148 / 9780887768149 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book David Craig 
Hardcover with DJ. Near fine condition with a very good DJ - has some waviness (printing error?). Henry Hudson's name lives on in a mighty river, a great bay, and in the tragic and mysterious story of his life. 
Price: 20.00 USD
The Wild Part, Jerry, Craven
18 Jerry, Craven The Wild Part
U.S.A. Angelina River Press 2013 0988384418 / 9780988384415 Soft cover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Trade paperback. They're lost in the wild part of Venezuela in 1952... 
Price: 15.00 USD
The King of the Golden River, John Ruskin
19 John Ruskin The King of the Golden River
World Publishing Company 1946 Hardcover Very Good Good Book Fritz Kredel 
Hardcover. DJ has edgewear, now in mylar cover. Treasure Valley, Schwartz, Hans and Gluck and the King of the Golden River. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Desert Time: A Journey Through the American Southwest, Kappel-Smith, Diana
20 Kappel-Smith, Diana Desert Time: A Journey Through the American Southwest
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Little Brown & Co 1992 0316482986 / 9780316482981 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Little Brown, 1992, stated first edition. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar. You will meet a piece of river, some strange trees, and coyotes, bees, birds, bighorn sheep, and more cacti than you may care to think about. You will meet a tortoise that is passionate and methodical. You will go to a place where wars have been fought and where they are being prevented, or exacerbated, depending on your point of view. You meet a man who is crazy about snakes. You will other men who are crazy about the past. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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