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Law of the Range: Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspectors

By: Collector, Stephen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, U.S.A., Clark City Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017988

ISBN: 0944439454

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized hardcover. In near fine condition, DJ is in mylar. Brand inspectors, range detectives - each man has a close-mouthed story idiosycratic as his name, specific on his face, and yet the sum of fifty biographies reveals a western everyman's tale. From Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. View more info

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Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries

By: Dary, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016876

ISBN: 0394426053

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, stated first edition, 1981. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, top back panel has a couple of short tears at the top and a crease, now in mylar cover. How the Mexicans, Indians and Spanish cowboys and ranchers influenced our cowboys, and the changes our own culture added. View more info

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Seeking Pleasure in the Old West

By: Dary, David

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016879

ISBN: 0394561783

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1995, stated first edition. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar. Spelling bees and Saturday night shoot-em-ups, quilting parties, gambling dens, cotillions, songs, poerty and prostitution. What more could you want? View more info

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Entrepreneurs of the Old West

By: Dary, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1991

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016881

ISBN: 0394524055

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1986, stated first American edition. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, edges slightly chipped, back panel soiled, in mylar. The silent army of traders, trappers, and wagon freighters, merchants, cattlemen, railroaders, and goldrushers, town boosters, land promoters, sepculators, and other profit-seeking individuals who brought capitalism to the nineteenth-century American west. View more info

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Portraits Etched in Stone Early Jewish Settlers 1682-1831

By: David De Sola Pool

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Columbia University: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020442

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized hardcover in slipcase. Near fine condition, previous owners inscription on front endpaper, gilted top page edges have been bumped in one spot and show some darkening near spine (age). Slipcase shows minor wear. Chapters include: The Pioneer Fathers, Title Deeds, Walls, Neighbors, In the Firing Line, The Penalty of Eminence, The Right to Burial, Dispensers of Kindness, The Advance of the City, The Cemetary Moves On, Who Owned the Cemetary?, Last Days, Sermons in... View more info

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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

ISBN: 0307451070

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0806113944

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0966221818

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 082631385X

Condition: As New


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0826305261

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 1936164337

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0865545693

Condition: As New


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

ISBN: 0804009554

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0670831956

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0826304583

Condition: Very Good


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