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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


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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Fighting Editors

By: Jo Ann Schmitt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naylor, 1958

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Naylor, 1958, first edition. In near fine condition, bottom corner of page 57/58 was folded over during production so it is untrimmed, with a very good DJ, has some chips at top and price is written on front flap, in mylar cover. Fighting pens clash with blazing six-guns and flaming death as frontier newspaper men establish law and order by focusing the light of pitiless publicity on the corrupt politician and callous kiler. Adams - Six Guns #1959. 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


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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Footprints on the Frontier

By: Virginia Cole Trenholm

Price: $325.00

Publisher: 1945

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover, no DJ. has mylar cover. Self-published, 1945, limited edition #556 of 1000 copies. Signed by author on limitations page. In near fine condition, very light edegwear and bumping on boards, pages are toning. History of Wyoming with an emphasis on Laramie (named for fur trapper Jacques La Ramie). Adams - Six Guns #2236, Adams - Rampaging Herd #2329. Hard to find. View more info

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Frederic Remington's Own West

By: Frederic Remington

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Dial Press, 1960


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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From the High Plains

By: Fischer, John

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Row, 1978

Edition: First Edition


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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Frontier Historian : The Life & Work of Edward Everett Dale

By: Arrell M Gibson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press, 1975

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover, ex-library. University of Oklahoma Press, 1975. In very good condition, usual library markings, a small spill on first few outside book pages. The life and work of Edward Everett Dale, a native Texan. View more info

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Frontier Women

By: Linda Peavy, Ursula Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Barnes & Noble, 1996

Edition: First Thus


Hardcover, no DJ, as issued. Barnes & Noble, 1996, first edition. In near fine condition, light soiling on rear cover. The Frontier's Earliest Women, Women on the Overland Trail, Frontier Women in the Rural West, Frontier Women in the Urban West. Filled with photos. 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


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

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Fur Trade and Empire: George Simpson's Journal

By: Frederick Merk

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Belknap Press, 1968


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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Gene Kloss Master Printmaker

By: Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Zaplin-Lampert Gallery

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sante Fe, NM, U.S.A., Owings-Dewey Fine Art, Zaplin-Lampert Gallery, 1999


Small softcover, very good condition. An exhibit catalog of 32 pages showing the artwork of Gene Kloss. She moved to New Mexico with a 60-pound etching press and became a master printmaker. View more info

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Ghosts and Mysteries of the Old West : True Accounts of New Mexico and the Old West

By: L'Aloge, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Las Cruces, NM, U.S.A., Barbed Wire Publishing, 1991


Trade paperback. Yucca Tree Press, 1991. In very good condition, some soiling of outside pages, interior clean and bright. Signed: To Pearl, Happy Trails From the Pale Rider, Bob. True accounts of New Mexico and the Old West. 104 pages. View more info

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Gold Hunter The Adventures of Marshall Bond

By: Marshall Bond Jr

Price: $75.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico, 1969

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. University of New Mexico, 1969, stated first edition. In very good condition, light board edgewear. DJ is very good, some minor chipping, minor light soiling on front and back panels, has been price clipped, in mylar cover. Includes a post card, laid in, written by author (dated 1-5-70) to Rowland Stebbins Jr., thanking "Steb" for.your kind words.in his review of this book. Marshall Bond (1867-1941) lived the life that every American dreams of. He foll... View more info

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Hardscrabble: A Narrative of the California Hill Country

By: Kunkler, Anita

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of Nevada Pr, 1993

Edition: 1st Edition


Trade paperback. A realistic look back at the old west as it was developing. View more info

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High Country Cowboys: A History of Ranching in Western Colorado

By: Reyher, Ken

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Montrose, Colorado, U.S.A., Western Reflections Pub Co, 2002

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. Western Reflections, 2002, first edition. In near fine condition. Deep snows, drought, high water, all chased their cows - and they could hide real well in steep mountain gullies or on high mountain peaks, too! View more info