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Image for The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

The Witch of Lime Street: Séance, Seduction, and Houdini in the Spirit World

By: David Jaher

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2016

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 022164


Trade paperback. He's trying to prove that she's a fraud... View more info

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Silver Dollar The Story of the Tabors

By: David Karsner

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Crown: 1970

Seller ID: 016921


Hardcover. Crown Publishers, 1970, twelfth printing. In very good condition, tips of spine show light wear, DJ is good, has edgewear, a few closed tears, now in mylar. They witnessed the birth of Denver, kept store in mining camps, Augusta saved the pennies while Haw made friends and grubstaked itinerant adventurers, and out of a stake of $64.75 to a couple of Germans, Haw secured a one-third interest in the Little Pittsburgh Mine, which a few moths later he sold for $1,... View more info

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The Toltecs, until the Fall of Tula

By: Davies, Nigel

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019789


Hardcover. Near fine condition, bookplate on back of front cover. DJ is very good, has light bumping at top spine. The Toltecs, a Postclassic people of Central Mexico, flourished from about AD 900 to AD 1179. The author sorts out what is fact, what may be fact, and what is pure legend. He also sets up a chronology of events in Toltec history. View more info

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Peddlers and Post Traders: The Army Sulter on the Frontier

By: Delo, David M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, U.S.A., Kingfisher Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019787


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, small remainder mark on outside bottom book pages. Signed by author on half title page. Includes: The Camp Follower, The Army Post Sutler, The Civil War Sutlers, The Military Post Trader. View more info

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Taos: A Memory

By: Dewitt, Miriam Hapgood

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr: 1992

Seller ID: 019788


Hardcover. As new. In 1929, 23 year old Miriam Hapgood who had never been west of Nw York, came to Taos, New Mexico, to visit Mabel Dodge Luhan. She also met Georgia O'Keefe, John Marin, and Leopold Stokowski during the years she lived there. View more info

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Wyoming Has a Distinguished Heritage and.

By: Dick J Nelson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1957

Seller ID: 017863


Softcover. .its Big Horn Basin of Merit whose next door neighbor on the West is the fascinating, fabulous Yellowstone National Park glimpsing the past 1806-1957. In very good condition, previous owner's markings on first page. Essays and poetry about Wyoming, includes a few photos. Adams Rampaging Herd #1628. View more info

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The Road West

By: Dodge, Bertha S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A., University of New Mexico Press: 1980

Seller ID: 007436


Hardcover. University of New Mexico Press, 1980. In very good condition, DJ is good , has water spot on front cover and small tear at top of back cover. Saga of the 35th Parallel. From a notation in 1605 to the dramatic opening and settling of the Southwest from 1540 and 1861. View more info

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Agate School History 1930-1960

By: Dorothy Gebhard, Joe D Svoboda

Price: $50.00

Seller ID: 016869


Hardcover, in mylar. Self published, no date. In near fine condtiion, front end paper has a few creases. Thirty years of school history of this eastern Colorado town. View more info

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Disappearing Man

By: Doug Peterson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Kingstone: 2011

Seller ID: 022162


Trade paperback. A fictional account based on the true story of Henry "Box" Brown's amazing escape from slavery. View more info

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I Never Rode Alone

By: Dr Lindley J Stiles

Price: $20.00

Seller ID: 016829


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! View more info

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Stuckey: The Biography of Williamson Sylvester Stuckey, 1909-1977

By: Drinnon, Elizabeth McCants

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macon, Georgia, U.S.A., Mercer Univ Pr: 1997

Seller ID: 019504


Hardcover. As new. Who hasn't stopped at a Stuckey's for a pit stop going cross country? This is the biography of the man who created that southern tradition. He also had another sideline - Stucky Timberland Inc. View more info

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Tales Never Told Around the Campfire: True Stories of Frontier America

By: Dugan, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Ohio, U.S.A., Swallow Pr: 1992

Seller ID: 020620


Trade paperback. Third printing. Near fine condition. Ten outlaws, ten states, ten stories of nineteenth-century fugitives remarkable because the events really took place. View more info

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Miles from Nowhere: Tales from America's Contemporary Frontier

By: Duncan, Dayton

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Viking Pr: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020811


Hardcover. Near fine condition, mylar cover over DJ. Meet Margaret Staffrod, living with electricity or running water on land she homesteaded in eastern Montana. Or Jerry McComb, a UPS driver with a delivery area larger than Connecticut and who has to stop for stray cattle more than traffic lights. Or Mark Maryboy, a young Navajo Indian fightin on behalf of his people with ballots instead of bullets. And others. View more info

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American Journeys An Anthology of Travel in the United States

By: E D Bennett

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Travel Vision: 1975

Seller ID: 018579


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, pages toning. A variety of tales about travelling in America in the earlier years of our nation. View more info

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The Happy Man

By: Easton, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1977

Seller ID: 018762


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. View more info

Image for The Houston Story: A Chronicle of the City of Houston and the Texas Frontier From the Battle of San Jacinto to the War Between the States 1836-1865

The Houston Story: A Chronicle of the City of Houston and the Texas Frontier From the Battle of San Jacinto to the War Between the States 1836-1865

By: Ed Bartholomew

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Frontier Press: 1951

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016849


Trade paperback. The Frontier Press, 1951, second printing. In very good condition, pages toning, spine sun lightened. Signed by author on last page of text. An entertaining and informative look at Houston. The author spent over 20 years gathering bits of information for this book, many of it from newspapers. View more info

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Official Congressional Directory for the Use of the United States Congress 64th Congress, 2d Session, Beginning December 4, 1916

By: Edgar Mountjoy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Office of Congressional Directory: 1916

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016756


Hardcover, no DJ. Office of Congressional Directory, 1916, stated first edition. In very good condition, cover edges bumped, some minor soiling on front cover, small dampstain on top left corner of back boards, front fly leaf has some minor toning . Interior is clean and bright. Includes a DC map from the era. A great resource for a historian or anyone with an interest in American history. View more info

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Cow-Boys and Colonels

By: Edmond Mandat-Grancey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: J B Lippincott: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016823


Trade paperback. J B Lippincott, 1963, stated first edition. Keystone Western Americana Series. In very good condition, cover wear. The 1887 London edition, unabridged and with an introduction by Howard R Lamar. Narrative of a journey across the plains and over the Black Hills of Dakota. View more info

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Don't Fence Them In Memoirs of Montana

By: Edmund Randolph

Price: $50.00

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1955

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016818


Hardcover. William Heinemann, Ltd, first British edition. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped and pages toning. DJ is poor, has chips, tears, and a piece missing at the top of the front panel and spine, now in mylar cover. Originally published in the USA by W W Norton under the title "Hell Among the Yearlings"m, mentioned in Adams - Rampaging Hers, #1861. He was destined for Princeton and a life of high finance, but a sudden urge took him to a remote par... View more info

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The Horsemen of the Americas and the Literature They Inspired

By: Edward Larocque Tinker

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1967

Seller ID: 017838


Hardcover. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, some minor chipping and tears and has been price clipped, now in mylar cover. Second, revised edition. Beautiful illustrations. Wherever these horsemen have existed they have left an indelible mark upon the history of the land. Frequently they have been ignorant, violent, and brutal. Always they have been vigorous and individualistic. Adams - Rampaging Herd, #2310. View more info