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Whitman Mission National Historic Site

By: Erwin N Thompson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Park Service, 1964


Softcover. Very good condition, some sunlightening on front cover, right bottom corner creased. The story of the origin of the Whitman mission and the tragedy that unfolded over time between misunderstandings between the Cayuse Indians and the white man. Photos included. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 37. View more info

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Why the West Was Wild: A Contemporary Look at the Antics of Some Highly Publicized Kansas Cowtown Personalities

By: Snell, Joseph W.; Miller, Nyle H.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 2003

Edition: Limited


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. Only 500 copies of this special leather-bound edition were produced. This anniversary volume is the first complete edition to appear in 40 years. These portraits are based on research in newspapers, legal records, letters and diaries. View more info

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Why the West Was Wild: A Contemporary Look at the Antics of Some Highly Publicized Kansas Cowtown Personalities

By: Miller, Nyle H.;Snell, Joseph W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 2003

Edition: First Thus


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. "Wild Bill" Hickok, Bat Masterson, and Doc Holliday and such locales as Abilene, Wichita, Caldwell, and Dodge City. View more info

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Wide Skies: Finding a Home in the West

By: Gary Holthaus

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., Univ of Arizona Pr, 1997

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, remainder mark on outside page edges. Travel the lands and enter the lives of people in small towns and on ranches all over the West from Utah to Oregon to Alaska. View more info

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Wild Horses: A Turn-Of-The-Century Prairie Girlhood

By: Henderson, Eva Pendleton

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Sunstone Pr, 1983

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. Very good condition, cover wear. The story of a girl who turns into a woman living in the praire land of New Mexico. A few photos included. View more info

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Will Rogers, His Life and Times

By: Ketchum, Richard M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1973

Edition: First Edition


Oversized hardcover. American Heritage Publishing, 1973, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ is in mylar. A biography of Will Rogers filled with stories and pictures. View more info

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William Chapin Deming of Wyoming Pioneer Publisher and State and Federal Official

By: Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $100.00

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover, no DJ. Arthur H Clark, 1944, first edition, privately printed in a limited edition. Has a signed presentation slip on front endpapers. In very good condition, corners have been lightly bumped, has an area of sunfading on front boards. Interior is clean and bright. Biography of this Wyoming newspaper man, civil servant, public speaker and university trustee. Adams - Rampaging Herd #2139, Adams - Six Guns #2086. A small mention of Tom Horn. View more info

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William Henry Jackson: An Annotated Bibliography {1862 to 1995}

By: Harrell, Thomas H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nevada City, California, U.S.A., Carl Mautz Pub, 1995

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. As new. From photographing the post-Civil War expansion into the Western United States to publishing colorful art prints of people and scenes around the world, Jackson was always prominent. View more info

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William Henry Jackson: An Annotated Bibliography {1862 to 1995}

By: Harrell, Thomas H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nevada City, California, U.S.A., Carl Mautz Pub, 1995

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. As new. From photographing the post-Civil War expansion into the Western United States to publishing colorful art prints of people and scenes around the world, Jackson was always prominent. View more info

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William Henry Jackson: An Intimate Portrait The Elwood P. Bonney Journal

By: Lloyd W Gundy

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., Colorado Historical Society,


Trade paperback. Colorado Historical Society, 2000. In very good condition, edge lightly bumped. Based on his diary this is a look at a man whose life and work spanned the development and transformation of the West, from the 1860's to World War II. View more info

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William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the West

By: Aylesa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking Press, 1964

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Viking Press, 1964, first edition. In very good condition, upper right corner of front board has some cloth missing, name on front end paper. DJ is very good, has a few chips at corners, now in mylar cover. Interior is near fine. Beautiful photographs taken during the late 1800's of the Mesa Verde region, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Tetons and Pike's Pike, as well as railroad pictures. View more info

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With Pen and Pencil on the Frontier in 1851

By: Frank Blackwell Mayer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society, 1932


Hardcover, no DJ. Minnesota Historical Society, 1932, Volume 1 of the Narratives and Documents published by the society. In very good condition, light bumping and minor page edge soiling. Mayer portrays Indian life at Kaposia and glances at Fort Snelling, but his most memorable entries and sketches were made at Traverse des Sioux, crowded in the summer of 1851 with Indians, half breeds, and whites. The Diary and Sketches of Frank Blackwell Mayer. View more info

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Women in Waiting in the Westward Movement: Life on the Home Frontier

By: Peavy, Linda S.;Smith, Ursula

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 1994

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. Very good condition, edges lightly bumped, address label on back of front cover. The women left behind handled family, farm and business affairs on their own. Based on the experiences of more than fifty women - from Abiah Hiller, whose business sense equaled or excelled her husband's, to Emma Christie, who knew virtually nothing about the matters she was called upon to manage. View more info

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Women of the Sierra

By: Seagraves, Anne

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Trade paperback. Wesanne Publications, 1990. Signed by author on half-title page. In near fine condition. Includes stage-driver Charlotte "Charley" Parkhurst, Eleanora Dumont, a gambling lady, and Eliza Mott, Nevada's first schoolteacher. From doctor to innkeeper, these women helped tame the west. View more info

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Women on the Cattle Trail and in the Roundup

By: Evelyn King

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Prosperity Press, 1983

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Softcover. Very good condition, coffee spot on front cover, sunlightened a bit, 21 pages. Publication No. 3 Brazos Corral of teh Westerners, limited to 550 copies, signed by author on back fly leaf. A reference guide to books that reference women ranch hands. View more info