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Stories of the Old West

By: Elmer J. Johnson

Price: $20.00

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009892


Hardcover, ex-library. Carlton Press, 1973. In near fine condition, usual library markings. Inscribed: Leon Wagley from the days of FFA, signed Elmer J. Johnson - 8-2-1973. Glimpses of the former West in fun, frolic, fiction and fact. View more info

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Claremore's All Will Rogers, Although He Never Lived There

By: Ernie Pyle

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tulsa Tribune: 1939

Seller ID: 017860


Article. In very good condition, toned from age and creased from storage, one small piece taped near end of first paragraph on the backside. This is a newspaper clipping date-line Claremont, OK, May 4, written by Ernie Pyle that discusses the newly opened (at that time) Will Rogers memorial. The reverse side of the clipping contains many want ads, mostly for apartment rentals, which prices ranging from $4.00 to $40.00. There is also a portion of Moon Mullins cartoon stri... View more info

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Whitman Mission National Historic Site

By: Erwin N Thompson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: National Park Service: 1964

Seller ID: 020199


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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Lord Beresford and Lady Flo

By: Eugene O Porter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: El Paso, TX, University of Texas Press: 1970

Seller ID: 018759


Hardcover, no DJ as issued. Near fine condition. Lord Beresford was Irish and settled in Texas and Medicine Hat. He brought with him Lady Flo, who was Florida J Wolfe, and not a real lady. This is Southwestern Studies Monograph No. 25, and provides info from the newspaper articles at the time of his death and other historical references to the times and trouble they had, some of it related to the fact that Flo was a negress. 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)

Seller ID: 019034


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

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Vanguards of the Frontier

By: Everett Dick

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 009872


Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, second Bison Book printing, 1967. In good condition, heavy cover wear, ex-schoolbook. Interior is clean and bright. A social history of the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains from the fur traders to the sod busters. View more info

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From the High Plains

By: Fischer, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016885


Hardcover. Harper & Row, 1978, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ is price clipped, in mylar cover. An account of the hard men, high-spirited women - and a few rascals - who settled the last frontier of the Old West. An informal history of the High Plains of Texas and Oklahoma. View more info

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Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack: Being an Extremely Humorous and Sarcastic Story

By: Frank Benton

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Western Stories Syndicate: 1903

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016749


Hardcover, no DJ, portrait of author on front cover. Western Stories Syndicate, 1903, first edition. In very good condition, corners and spine edges lightly bumped, outside page edges and endpapers show some light foxing, spine is sunlightened, one scratch on back cover. Has several photos and illustrations in black and white. Poetry selections interspersed. Adams, Rampaging Herds #249 - A humorous dig at the railroad companies for the way they handled stock shipments. 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

Seller ID: 016821


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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Pioneer Days in Arizona: From the Spanish Occupation to Statehood

By: Frank C Lockwood

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016906


Hardcover, no DJ. Macmillan, 1932, first edition. In very good condition, moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, board edges show wear, bookplate on back of front cover, stamped name on back endpaper, a 3" rip on pages 205-206, few pages at bank have light waviness from dampness. Interior is clean and bright. A history of Arizona, including a short segment on Wyatt Earp and the gunfight at OK Corral. View more info

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Zane Grey

By: Frank Gruber

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Walter J Black: 1969

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016903


Hardcover, no DJ. Walter J Black, 1969 copyright, later printing, stated first edition. In near fine condition, corners lightly bumped. Book #64 (of 75) in this series. All about the writer's life and adventures. Includes photos, bibliography and index. View more info

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Pony Tracks

By: Frederic Remington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1964

Seller ID: 016828


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1964, third printing. In near fine condition, with a fair DJ, lots of edgewear, price clipped, some chipping and tearing. Includes 64 black and white illustrations by Remington. He loved horses! From hunting trips in Chihuahua to the startling feats of horsemanship of cavalry troops in the Sierras. View more info

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Crooked Trails

By: Frederic Remington

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Bonaza Books: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016888


Hardcover. Bonanza Books, 1975, "a" letter, a facsimile of the 1898 edition. In near fine condition, minor bumping to corners. DJ is very good and in mylar. "He Knew the Horse" is the simple epitaph the man chose for himself, as plain as the word REMINGTON on his gravestone. View more info

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Frederic Remington's Own West

By: Frederic Remington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Dial Press: 1960

Seller ID: 021607


Hardcover. Small stain on front end papers and rear end papers have a small amount of foxing (appears to be from glue). Two red letters on page edges at top by spine. Interior is bright and clean. Lovely photos of Remington's work and authentic tales of cowboy days. View more info

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Fur Trade and Empire: George Simpson's Journal

By: Frederick Merk

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Belknap Press: 1968

Seller ID: 016746


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Belknap Press, 1968, revised edition. In near fine condition, minor bumping to corners, small mark on rear end paper. Remarks connected with the fur trade in the course of a voyage from York Factory to Fort George and back to York Factory 1824-25, with related documents. Double-spread map depicts North America, circa 1820s-30s, showing the various adminstrative districts of the Hudson's Bay Company. View more info

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Children of the Wild West

By: Freedman, Russell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin: 1983

Seller ID: 016841


Oversized hardcover, ex-library. Clarion Books, 1983. In very good condition, minimal library marks, in mylar cover. Filld with photos of children during the days of cross-country immigration and cultural blending. View more info

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Following the Frontier with F Jay Haynes Pioneer Photographer of the Old West

By: Freeman Tilden

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016792


Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1964, stated first edition. In near fine condition, edges lightly bumped. DJ is fair, has chips and some pieces missing at edges, now in mylar cover. Signed inscription on the front endpaper to Dean Krakel, from Angus Cameron (Senior Editor at Knopf), dated 10/5/64. Haynes literally followed the working frontier - from a tiny shop in Moorehead, Minnesota to his Palace Studio Car, which pulled in on many a newly laid railroad spur in the Dakota ... 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

Seller ID: 018876


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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The Beef Bonanza

By: Gen. James S Brisbin

Price: $30.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1959

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016753


Small hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1959, first printing. In near fine condition, DJ has minor edgewear, now in mylar cover. It was this book (first printed in 1882) that led to the great cattle herds on the Wyoming and Montana plains. The over-grazing coupled with the severe winter storms of the late 1880's eventually led to the Johnson County War. View more info

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Notes from a Cowboy's Diary

By: Gen. W H Sears

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self-published:

Seller ID: 017859


Softcover. In very good condition, one staple has fallen out, minor rust from staples at center-spread. Reminiscences of a cowboy from his days in eastern Colorado, starting in 1876. Adams- Rampaging Herd #2032. "I was in prairie dog country and often saw prairie owls, rattlesnakes, and rabbits, all running into the same prairie dog hole. This story has often been denied, but I vouch for the truth of it." View more info