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The American Heritage Book of Great Adventures of the Old West
1 The American Heritage Book of Great Adventures of the Old West
American Heritage Press 1969 0828100101 / 9780828100106 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. In very good condition with a good DJ, chipped and creased, now in a mylar cover. Twenty articles written by historians, poets, admirers of America's past, and a United States senator. Where is the money for your next meal coming from? Some of the early settlers had no idea. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892, A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots
2 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
 
 
John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff, Alexander, Bob
3 Alexander, Bob John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff
Silver City, New Mexico, U.S.A. High Lonesome Books 2002 0944383580 / 9780944383582 Limited Hardcover As New Book 
Hardcover. As new, DJ in mylar cover. First Edition, Limited Edition of 500 copies. Lawman and public servant, Civil War volunteer, twice a state legislator and Yuma Prison Superintendent. And sometimes portrayed as a villain in the Tombstone conflicts with Wyatt Earp. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho, Anonymous
4 Anonymous Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho
Ross & Haines Inc 1964 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. In near fine condition. Notes and Bibliography by Jerome Peltier. Reprint of scarce 1865 publication with predated Thomas J Dimsdale's work by a few months. An accurate and certainly an eye witness account of the crimes of the Slade gang. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #131.The editor's research is based upon a photostatic copy of the original edition in the University of Washington Library, coupled with personal interviews and much reading of files of newspapers of the period, he advances his editorial opinions, notes and appendix. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Robbers Roost Recollections, Baker, Pearl
5 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
 
 
The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost, Baker, Pearl
6 Baker, Pearl The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost
Abelard-Schuman 1971 0200717820 / 9780200717823 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. In near fine condition, front endpapers lightly toned from lain-in newspaper clipping. DJ is very good and covered in mylar. Includes a newspaper advertisement dated Jan. 1, 1972, for this book. Pearl Baker's family's ranch included Robbers Roost and she heard many of the legends and knew many people who remembered the outlaws. Additional research resulted in this book. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #121. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
 
Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California, Boessenecker, John
7 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
 
 
Robbers Rogues and Ruffians: True Tales of the Wild West, Bryan, Howard
8 Bryan, Howard Robbers Rogues and Ruffians: True Tales of the Wild West
Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A. Clear Light Pub 1992 0940666235 / 9780940666238 First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Trade paperback. In very good condition, cover has light edgewear. Signed by author on half-title page. Appears to be tales of New Mexican bandits of various sorts, including one female. Short stories that will amaze and amuse you as follow the infamous escapades in the Old West. 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Vigilante!, Burrows, William E.
9 Burrows, William E. Vigilante!
Harcourt Brace Jovanovich 1976 0151936552 / 9780151936557 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. In very good condition, with a good DJ, has a small tear, small soil mark on back and some leftover glue from tag on front, now in mylar. Stated first edition. The stories of Americans - then and now - guarding each other! 
Price: 20.00 USD
 
 
Montana's Righteous Hangmen: The Vigilantes in Action, Callaway, Llewellyn Link
10 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
 
 
Outlaws of the Old West, Carl W Breihan
11 Carl W Breihan Outlaws of the Old West
Bonanza 1957 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. In very good condition, top of spine bumped, small paper stain at top of front endpaper. DJ is good, has light foxing on front and back, in mylar protector now. Jesse James, the Younger brothers, Billy the Kid, Sam Bass, the Daltons, and more. Author researched old newspaper files, city records and local museums to write this book. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
Tom Horn: Blood on the Moon Dark History of the Murderous Cattle Detective, Carlson, Chip
12 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
 
 
Six Racy Madams of Colorado, Caroline Bancroft
13 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
 
 
Under Cover for Wells Fargo The Unvarnished Recollections of Fred Dodge, Carolyn Lake
14 Carolyn Lake Under Cover for Wells Fargo The Unvarnished Recollections of Fred Dodge
Houghton Mifflin 1969 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. In very good condition, minor corner bumping, slight slant to spine, previous owner markings on front endpaper and half-title page, some minor soiling to outside page edges. DJ has some minor chipping and creasing, now in mylar cover. Stated first printing. Fred Dodge was an under-cover detective for the Wells Fargo freight/stage line, spending early years in Tombstone, Arizona, where he knew and was a friend of Wyatt Earp and his brothers. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #2484. 
Price: 50.00 USD
 
 
Cowboy Capital of the World: The Saga of Dodge City, Carter, Samuel
15 Carter, Samuel Cowboy Capital of the World: The Saga of Dodge City
New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday 1973 0385051921 / 9780385051927 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. In very good condition, minor foxing outside page edges. DJ has minor chipping and creasing, spine lightly sunned, in mylar cover. Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Big Nose Kate - the truth behind the legend. 
Price: 40.00 USD
 
 
Virgil Earp: Western Peace Officer, Chaput, Donald
16 Chaput, Donald Virgil Earp: Western Peace Officer
Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A. Affiliated Writers of Amer 1994 187991509X / 9781879915091 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. In near fine condition, DJ has some sun lightening on the spine, in mylar cover now. The story of Virgil Earp's 25 year law enforcement career. 
Price: 25.00 USD
 
 
The Rustler Business, Charles B Penrose
17 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
 
 
The Outlaw Trail, Charles Kelly
18 Charles Kelly The Outlaw Trail
Bonanza 1958 Hardcover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, previous owner has taped rear flap from a different state DJ inside the front cover, previous owner markings on front endpaper and inside rear cover. DJ has minor chipping and creasing, now in mylar cover. Laid in items have one fold, horizontally across the middle of the page. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Laid in, 4 pages (197-200) from Volume 39 (1971) of the Utah Historical Quarterly which includes the text of a letter written by Kelly to "Rod and Dale" (Morgan) telling of his discovery of Chief Walker's grave near Kanosh (Utah). The letter recounts the story that a 10-year old Piede slave boy was buried alive with Chief Walker, along with two Piede slave women. The laid in pages also include a memoriam, by A R Mortenson, for Kelly, who died April 19, 1971. The story of Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1221. 
Price: 150.00 USD
 
 
The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch, Charles Kelly
19 Charles Kelly The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch
New York Devin-Adair 1959 First Trade Hardcover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Hardcover. In very good condition, owner's name front endpaper. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, two small sections missing, now in mylar cover. First trade edition after self-published edition. Signed and dated on half-title page. Hole-in-the-Wall, Brown's Hole, and Robber's Roost, Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1221. 
Price: 200.00 USD
 
 
A Sketch of Sam Bass The Bandit, Charles L Martin
20 Charles L Martin A Sketch of Sam Bass The Bandit
University of Oklahoma 1956 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has been price-clipped and has some edgewear, now in mylar. Sam Bass is perhaps the most notorious Texas outlaw of the 1870's. His brief criminal career lasted but four years, but he and his band robbed trains, stages, and stores from the Dakota Territory to the Mexican border. 
Price: 35.00 USD
 
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