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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

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The Schoolma'am and the Saddle Tramp

By: George Wolstad

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1972

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016788


Hardcover. Self-publishing, 1972, stated first edition, #361, no statement of total number printed. In very good condition, with fair DJ, has chips and pieces missing on edges, now in mylar. Author signed on front endpapers. Family history based on life around Sidney, Montana. View more info

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Stories About the Old West

By: Gertrude Lutz

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1982

Seller ID: 017866


Softcover. In very good condition. A collection of stories about the Old West and Fort Fetterman. A unique look at western family life. View more info

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The Englishman in Kansas; or, Squatter Life and Border Warfare

By: Gladstone, Thomas H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1971

Seller ID: 016864


Hardcover. University of Nebraska, 1971, reproduced from the 1857 edition published by Miller & Company. In near fine condition, DJ has been price clipped, has some bottom edgewear and light soiling on back panel, now in mylar cover. A correspondent of the London Times, he arrived in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1856, the day after it has been sacked by the Missouri "Border Ruffians" and Kansas proslavery men. View more info

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Back Trackin

By: Glenn R Ellison

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Tyree Publishing: 1975

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017851


Paperback. In very good condition, minor soiling of cover, interior is clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on the title page dated 1976. Another gathering of stories and life experiences from the author of "Cowboys Under the Mogollon Rim". View more info

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Begoso Cabin : A Pecos Country Retreat

By: Grana, Mari

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018752


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Stated first edition. She purchases an abandoned sheepherder's cabin on 240 remote acres of land in northern New Mexico, and restores it. As she does she learns about the natural environment and the legendary local criminals and ancient land swindles. View more info

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Shoot Low, Boys-They're Ridin' Shetland Ponies

By: Grizzard, Lewis

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A., Peachtree Pub Ltd: 1985

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020589


Hardcover. Near fine condition. Anecdotes of people whom the author has met that have "true grit." View more info

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Mother's Letters: Essays

By: Hampsten, Elizabeth

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., Univ of Arizona Pr: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018877


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, light yellow remainder mark on bottom of book pages. In 1970, after the death of her mother, her father gave her a hatbox full of letters she had never known existed. Posted from Guadalajara, Stuttgart, Marseilles, Montevideo, and Williams, Arizona, these letters were reports from her mother to her own parents on the changing vistas of her life. View more info

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The Charles M. Russell Book The Life and Work of the Cowboy Artist

By: Harold McCracken

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Doubleday & Company: 1957

Seller ID: 021620


Oversized hardcover. The pages are toning a bit and a couple of pages have small paint spots on them (looks like watercolor). Beautiful photos of paintings and more done by a real master at painting the old west. The scan makes the cover look discolored, but it is not. View more info

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Living Pioneers The Epic of the West By Those Who Lived It

By: Harold Preece

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016853


Hardcover. The World Publishing Company, 1952, stated first edition. In near fine condition, some light toning on endpapers. DJ is good, shows some edgewear, now in mylar cover. The pony trails, the Indian raids, the gambling halls of Virginia City have all disappeared, but the stories are still alive! View more info

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William Henry Jackson: An Annotated Bibliography {1862 to 1995}

By: Harrell, Thomas H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nevada City, California, U.S.A., Carl Mautz Pub: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018879


Trade paperback. As new. From photographing the post-Civil War expansion into the Western United States to publishing colorful art prints of people and scenes around the world, Jackson was always prominent. View more info

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William Henry Jackson: An Annotated Bibliography {1862 to 1995}

By: Harrell, Thomas H.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Nevada City, California, U.S.A., Carl Mautz Pub: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020619


Trade paperback. As new. From photographing the post-Civil War expansion into the Western United States to publishing colorful art prints of people and scenes around the world, Jackson was always prominent. View more info

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Rocky Mountainania A Tenderfoot's Dictionary

By: Harriet Peters, Dave Stirling, Dick Rome

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Rome Creations: 1946

Seller ID: 019638


Softcover. Very good condition, pages toning a bit. Twenty-third and Twenty-Fourth printing, April, 1946. A humorous look at the meanings of words western people use. Don't plan on incorporating it into your speech unless you want to be laughed at. Comic illustrations. View more info

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Rio Grande

By: Harvey Fergusson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Alfred A Knopf: 1936

Seller ID: 016092


Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1936, fourth printing. In very good condition, some water damage on top of book pages that has discolored a few about 1/8" - not overly noticeable. DJ is very chipped at edges and has some tears, in fair condition. Local New Mexico history and 18 photos, including the Taos Pueblo and Indians. View more info

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Cowboys : The Real Story of Cowboys and Cattlemen

By: Hassrick, Royal B.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016847


Oversized softcover. Derbibooks, 1975, first edition. In near fine condition, minor edgewear. Filled with illustrations. Covers the early days of cowboys to contemporary cattlemen. View more info

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Annie Oakley of the Wild West

By: Havighurst, Walter

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1992

Seller ID: 015944


Trade paperback, ex-library. University of Nebraska Press, 1992, second printing. In very good condition with usual library markings. The peerless lady wing-shot. View more info

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Spurs Were A-Jinglin': A Brief Look at the Wyoming Range Country

By: Hedgpeth, Don; Belden, Charles J.

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Northland Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016839


Oversized hardcover. Nortland Press, 1975, first edition. Signed on half-title page by author. In near fine condition with a very good DJ in mylar. In these pages, the men, the life, the cattle and the horses are captured on film by a man who knew the sound of a jinglin's spur. He was operator and part-owener of Wyoming's Pitchfork Ranch for a quarter century. View more info

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Depression and New Deal in Virginia: The Enduring Dominion

By: Heinemann, Ronald L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Virginia, U.S.A., Univ of Virginia Pr: 1983

Seller ID: 018874


Hardcover. Near fine condition. The dramatic opposition between the Byrd organization and Roosevelt's New Deal. View more info

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Last of the Great Scouts (Buffalo Bill)

By: Helen Cody Wetmore

Price: $10.00

Seller ID: 008905


Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Grosset & Dunlap, c. 1918. In good condition, usual library markings, some color removed from back boards with library tag. Foreward by Zane Grey. The story of a legend. View more info

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The Downs, The Rockies and Desert Gold

By: Helen Downer Croft

Price: $15.00

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016804


Hardcover, ex-library. Caxton Printers, 1961, first edition. In very good condition, usual library markings. The story of Thomas Downer and his family in Colorado and Nevada. View more info