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Image for The American West November 1975 Vol XII, No 6

The American West November 1975 Vol XII, No 6

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American West Publishing Company: 1975

Seller ID: 020949


Magazine, 64 pages. Good condition, cover edgewear. Thomas Jefferson and the Corps of Discovery by E G Chuinard, By Train From Omaha to Sacramento One Hundred Years Ago, Portrait for a Western Album (Reverand Joab Powell) by Catherine Williams, Spurs Were a-Jinglin' by Don Hedgpeth, Sagebrush Princess with a Cause by Elinor Richey, Reflections on the Great Sand Dunes by Richard C Hopkins, An End to Innocence by David Lavender. View more info

Image for The American West July 1975 Vol XII No 4

The American West July 1975 Vol XII No 4

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: American West Publishing Company: 1975

Seller ID: 020950


Magazine, 64 pages. Very good condition, cover wear. The Farthest with the Fewest by Larry L Meyer, "The Chevalier Was Here", Indians Called her "The Measuring Woman" (Alice Fletcher) by Ruth Carson, The Unique Photography of Art Gore, Edward Rosewater's Fourth of July by Dorothy Devereaux Dustin, Frontier in Transition (California Redwoods), Where Nature is Still King (Rockies) by Donald G Pike and David Muench. View more info

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No Life for a Lady

By: Agnes Morley Cleaveland

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1941

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016899


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 rustle... View more info

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No Life for a Lady

By: Agnes Morley Cleaveland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1941

Seller ID: 016900


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. View more info

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Caspar Collins

By: Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Columbia University: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016730


Hardcover. Columbia University Press, 1927, first edition. In very good condition, pages toning, edges lightly bumped, interior is clean and bright. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, moderate soiling of external panels, is toning from age, in mylar cover. Biography of Caspar Wever Collins for which Fort Caspar and subsequently Casper, Wyoming was named. Lieutenant Collins was killed in the Platte Bridge Battle, July 26, 1865. Contains text and reproductions of ... View more info

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Cow Country Legacies

By: Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lowell Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016764


Hardcover. Lowell Press, 1976, first edition. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, has some minor edgewear, now in mylar cover. An intimate portrayal of the lives and times of the gents, ladies, and even some rascals, who fashioned culture out of the rawness of the early West. View more info

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

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)

Seller ID: 016790


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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A Bride Goes West

By: Alderson, Nannie T.; Smith, Helena Huntington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1969

Seller ID: 013886


Trade paperback. University of Nebraska, 1969. In very good condition, some cover wear. An American woman pioneer who was two days' journey from a grocery store and the problem of keeping dirt floors clean. View more info

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A Bride Goes West

By: Alderson, Nannie T.; Smith, Helena Huntington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1969

Seller ID: 020023


Trade paperback. Very good condition, address label on back of front cover. An American woman pioneer who was two days' journey from a grocery store and the problem of keeping dirt floors clean. View more info

Image for Traveling West: 19th Century Women on the Overland Routes

Traveling West: 19th Century Women on the Overland Routes

By: Allen, Martha M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019820


Trade paperback. Very good condition, right upper corner bumped, two small soil spots on back of cover. Interior is clean and bright. Author referred to the earliest editions of published works, and researched unpublished diaries and journals by pioneer women travelers. Has an excellent bibliography for research work. View more info

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High-Spirited Women of the West

By: Anne Seagraves

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wesanne Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 020025


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, bottom right corner bumped. Profiles of ten courageous women who helped shape history. View more info

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Frontier Historian : The Life & Work of Edward Everett Dale

By: Arrell M Gibson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001515


Hardcover, ex-library. University of Oklahoma Press, 1975. In very good condition, usual library markings, a small spill on first few outside book pages. The life and work of Edward Everett Dale, a native Texan. View more info

Image for The Pony Express: The Record of a Romantic Adventure in Business

The Pony Express: The Record of a Romantic Adventure in Business

By: Arthur Chapman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016855


Hardcover, no DJ. G P Putnam's Sons, 1932, first edition. In very good condition, minor edgewear and corners bumped. Has 7 plates and a frontispiece. Endpapers are maps. The story of the Pony Express, in operation only 79 weeks, carrying mail from St. Joseph, Missouri to San Francisco, Calfornia. Adams - Six Guns #412 View more info

Image for William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the West

William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the West

By: Aylesa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016822


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

Image for Silver Queen: The Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

Silver Queen: The Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Johnson Pub Co: 1955

Seller ID: 017874


Softcover. Nineteenth printing, 1989. In very good condition, some light soiling on cover. "The former beautiful and glamorous Baby Doe Taber, her millions lost many years before, was found dead on her cabin floor at the Matchless Mine in Leadville, Colorado, on March 7, 1935. Her body, only partially clothed, was frozen with ten days' stiffness into the shape of a cross. She had lain down on her back on the floor of her stove-heated one room home, her arms outstretc... View more info

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Reluctant Frontiersman: James Ross Larkin on the Sante Fe Trail, 1856-57

By: Barbour, Barton H.; Historical Society of New Mexico; Larkin, James Ross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016784


Hardcover. University of New Mexico Press, 1990, first edition. In near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom of page edges. Among the travelers in William Bent's Santa Fe Trail caravan in the faill of 1856 was the wealthy St. Louis-bred James Ross Larkin, a perennial dyspeptic. He came for a "prairie cure". View more info

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Out of the Depths The Story of John R Lawson a Labor Leader

By: Barron B Beshoar

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Colorado Labor Historical Committee: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016757


Hardcover, no DJ. mylar cover. Colorado Labor Historical Committee, 1942, first edition. In near fine condition, minor outside page edge soiling. Black and white frontispiece of John R Lawson, two internal maps, other internal b & w photo plates. Inscribed signed and dated by John R Lawson: To Paul D Shriver, A worthy friend and an intelligent efficient executive, whose broad and clear understanding of economic problems reveals a distinct characteristic so necessary in d... View more info

Image for Dictionary of the American West: Over 5,000 Terms and Expressions from Aarigaa! to Zopilote

Dictionary of the American West: Over 5,000 Terms and Expressions from Aarigaa! to Zopilote

By: Blevins, Winfred;Blevins, Win

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Sasquatch Books: 2001

Seller ID: 019631


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Over 5,000 terms and expressions form Aarigaa to Zopilote. Words brought into English by cowboys, fur trappers, emigrants, Native peoples, Hispanics, Mormons, miners, loggers, Russian hide hunters, migrant workers, Alaskan fishermen, and others. View more info

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Images of the Old West

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Park Lane: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017839


Hardcover. In near fine condition. DJ is covered with mylar. Beautiful, realistic paintings interspersed with historical notes by Dee Brown. An exceptionally nice book for an art lover. View more info

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Colorado's Colorful Characters

By: Bueler, Gladys

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Pruett Pub Co: 1981

Seller ID: 016912


Trade paperback. Pruett Publishing, 1981, later printing. In very good condition, light cover edgewear, top of spine has been bumped. A quick introduction to 83 of the people who had impact on Colorado's colorful history. View more info