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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Good


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

ISBN: 0060112697

Condition: Near Fine


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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Western Yesterdays Volume I

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022742

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition. Cheyenne Raid of 1878 and Other Stories. View more info

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Western Yesterdays Volume II

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022743

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition, signed by author. Wyoming Cattle War and other storie. View more info

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Western Yesterdays Volume III

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 0

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022744

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good, signed by author. Non-fiction stories about the old west. View more info

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Western Yesterdays Volume IV

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 1972

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022745

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition, signed by author. Mining Camp Doctor and other stories. View more info

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Western Yesterdays Volume V

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022746

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition, signed by author. Steamboat to Montana and other stories. View more info

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Western Yesterdays Volume VI

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 1973

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022747

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. In very condition, signed by author. Thomas Fitzpatrick, Railroadman. View more info

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Western Yesterdays Volume VII

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 1970

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022748

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition, signed by author. An Evening at Sanderson's Station. View more info

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Western Yesterday Volume VIII

By: Forest Crossen

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder Publishig: 1978

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 022749

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition, signed by author. The Seed of Pioneers. View more info