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

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

ISBN: 0826311830

Condition: Near Fine


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

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

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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

ISBN: 1570613044

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0517200120

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 087108595X

Condition: Very Good


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

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Colorado's Colorful Characters

By: Bueler, Gladys

Price: $12.00

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

Seller ID: 016913

ISBN: 087108595X

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Pruett Publishing, 1981, later printing. In near fine condition. A short bio on 83 people who impacted Colorado's colorful history. View more info

Image for John Colter His Years in the Rockies

John Colter His Years in the Rockies

By: Burton Harris

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016799

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952, first edition. In near fine condition, with a fair DJ, has chips and pieces missing, is price clipped, and now is in mylar cover. Signed and inscribed on the reverse of the front endpaper. Much of John Colter's life was made into a legend, and Mr. Harris has sifted the facts to rescue the real John Colter and present his story here. View more info

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Women's Voices from the Western Frontier

By: Butruille, Susan G.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boise, Idaho, U.S.A., Tamarack Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019816

ISBN: 1886609004

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, has address label on back of front cover. Radiant with songs and words and lives - white women, Indian women, black women, asian woment - all roads come together. View more info

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The Southwest in Life and Literature

By: C L Sonnichsen

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Devin-Adair: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016826

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Devin-Adair, 1962, first edition. In very good condition, with a poor DJ, has heavy wear, price clipped, chips and tape on it, now in mylar cover. Includes: The Land Itself, The Conquistadores, The Spanish Legacy : Three Points of View, The Americans Arrive, The Indians of the Southwest, Cowboys and Ranchmen, and Bad Men and Peace Officers. View more info

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The Vanished Frontier

By: C P Arnold

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Wyoming Pioneer Association:

Seller ID: 017877

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and minor creasing of cover edges, previous owner catalog sheet pasted in, minor rusting of staples at center spread, interior is bright and clean. A collection of prose and verse for the Wyoming Pioneer Association, circa 1929. Items by Robert D Carey, Olga Moore, Ted Olson and more. Illustrated by 10 half-tone reproductions of photographs of Wyoming scenery and personages, and a pen drawing, pg. 9, of a covere... View more info

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The Land of Sunrise Mountains Memoirs of Idaho

By: C. S. Cowling

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Vantage: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 0106H683971

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Vantage Press, first, 1956. Inscribed and signed by the author. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped. DJ is fair, has some chips and small tears. Cloah Sebastian Cowling tells her own life's story along with that of her family and other pioneers of Idaho. View more info

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Buckskin, Calico and Lace : Oklahoma's Territorial Women

By: Carlile, Glenda; Warren, Clifton (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oklahoma City, OK, U.S.A., Southern Hills Publishing Company: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 005939

ISBN: 0962821403

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Southern Hills Publishing, first, 1990. In very good condition, name marked out on fly leaf. Inscibed "Best Wishes" and signed by the author! The stories of Oklahoma's territorial women. 116 pages. View more info

Image for On Sidesaddles to Heaven: The Women of the Rocky Mountain Mission

On Sidesaddles to Heaven: The Women of the Rocky Mountain Mission

By: Carlson, Laurie Winn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.A., Caxton Printers Ltd: 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017611

ISBN: 0870043846

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback, ex-library. Caxton Printers Ltd, 1998. Signed by author. In very good condition, only a discard stamp on the half-title page, author signature is also there, as well as gift inscription by previous owner. The rest of the book is clean and bright. Being a woman missionary in the west wasn't always easy and didn't often have a happy ending. View more info

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The Unsinkable Mrs. Brown

By: Caroline Bancroft

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing: 1963

Seller ID: 017873

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. In very good condition, cover wear, a small section of waviness on bottom of pages, perhaps from water, but no stains or damage. Third edition, 1964. The rollicking story of an ignorant Leadville waitress who reached the top of Newport society as a Titanic heroine. View more info

Image for The Cowboy: Six-Shooters, Songs, and Sex

The Cowboy: Six-Shooters, Songs, and Sex

By: Charles Harris, Buck Rainey

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1976

Seller ID: 016775

ISBN: 0806113243

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. In very good condition, edges have been bumped, light cover soiling, covers are toning, interior is clean and bright. How cowboys lived, loved and died. How they fared when ranchers switched from running cattle to entertaining dudes, and what the media has made of them. Lots of illustrations. View more info

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Cattle & Men

By: Charles Wayland Towne, Edward Norris Wentworth

Price: $50.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 0

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016807

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, no DJ. University of Oklahoma, 1955, stated first edition. In near fine condition, corners lightly bumped. Signed: To Harvey McDougal with best wishes and heartiest greetings. Edward N. Wentworth, on front free endpaper. A comprehensive history of cattle and man's domestication of the bovine - from pre-historic times to modern times. Adams - Rampaging Herd #2318. View more info

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Love Untamed: Romances of the Old West

By: Chartier, Joann; Enss, Chris

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, U.S.A., Falcon Pr Pub Co: 2002

Seller ID: 011194

ISBN: 0762711426

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Falcon Press, fifth edition, second printing, 2002. In very good condition. From Doc Holliday and "Big Nose" Kate to Frank Butler and Annie Oakley. View more info

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Functions of Victorian Culture at the Present Time

By: Christine L Krueger

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A., Ohio Univ Pr: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020953

ISBN: 0821414615

Condition: As New


Trade paperback. As new. Addresses the theme of the Victorians' continuing legacy and its effect on our culture and perception of the world. For instance, Jack the Ripper on police procedures, the magazine Victoria, and film television and theatrical adaptations. View more info

Image for The Shirley Letters: From the Calfornia Mines, 1850-1852

The Shirley Letters: From the Calfornia Mines, 1850-1852

By: Clappe, Louise Amelia Knapp Smith

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Berkeley, California, U.S.A., Heyday Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019812

ISBN: 1890771007

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Very good condition, light edgewear. In 1854, The Pioneer began publishing a series of twenty-three letters from the mines. Written to her sister in Massachusetts by "Dame Shirley", a doctor's wife who had lived in a remote northern California mining camp. View more info

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The Old Ones of New Mexico

By: Coles, Robert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019790

ISBN: 0826303013

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized hardcover. Near fine condition with a good DJ, has some chips, tears and soiling, top of front cover is taped. Photographs and stories: some extraordinary old people talk about themselves and their lives in rural northern New Mexico. These are poor people, but happy people. View more info