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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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0899191436

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0816516731

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0803208006

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

ISBN: 0826320988

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0931948797

Condition: Near Fine


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

ISBN: 0816513732

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Good


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