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High-Spirited Women of the West

By: Anne Seagraves

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wesanne Publications, 1992


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, bottom right corner bumped. Profiles of ten courageous women who helped shape history. View more info

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Hole in the Sky: A Memoir

By: Kittredge, William

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1992

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1992, stated first edition. In near fine condition, name and date on front endpapers. The story of a great pioneer family's decline and fall, and of a childhood dream that turned into an adulthood of dislocation, the end of a way of life. But it is also the story of Kittredge's account of coming to terms with this. View more info

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Horse Trails Along the Desert

By: Sanford C Yoder

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Herald Press, 1955


Hardcover. Second printing. Very good condition, light board edgewear, corners slightly bumped. DJ is poor, price clipped, has chips and tears. A picture of the west when he was young (1905-08). "The Knights of the Jingling Spurs" is one story. Cow-punchers and empty desert sands - empty except for sand, cacti, moonlight, hot wind, a horse and Sanford Yoder. View more info

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Housewife By the Rio Grande

By: Myrtle White Romero

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Las Trampas, 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Trade paperback. In very good condition, a 2" piece of the spine has come loose (could be reglued). Signed: For Sid and Jackie Mintz with love Myrtle White Romero on the title page. Also includes a dated article about the book which has left a dark mark on the pages it was inserted between. A unique look at life in the southwest by the Rio Grande, as documented by the author. View more info

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I Never Rode Alone

By: Dr Lindley J Stiles

Price: $20.00


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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I See by My Get-Up

By: Querry, Ron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr, 1987

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Near fine condition, corners lightly bumped. DJ is very good, light edgewear. Ron Querry lost his job at the University of Oklahoma, so he took up ranching in New Mexico. He also married the beautiful lady rancher next door and learned the 24 hour a day job of dealing with a herd of stubborn cattle as well as assorted horses, dogs, cats, tumbleweeds, rattlesnakes, and neighbors. View more info

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Images and Conversations: Mexican Americans Recall a Southwestern Past

By: Patricia Preciado Martin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., Univ of Arizona Pr, 1996


Softcover. Second edition. As new, partial remainder mark on bottom of book pages. Thirteen first-person accounts of southern Arizona residents, capturing a spirit evocative of the Hispanic presence in the Southwest. View more info

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Images of the Old West

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Park Lane, 1996

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. In near fine condition. DJ is covered with mylar. Beautiful, realistic paintings interspersed with historical notes by Dee Brown. An exceptionally nice book for an art lover. View more info

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Jesse Chisholm: Ambassador of the Plains

By: Hoig, Stan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ Pr of Colorado, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. University Press of Colorado, 1991, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar. Descended on one side from the wise and courageous Cherokee Chief Corn Tassel and on the other from a flamboyant Scottish rogue of the Old South, Chisholm spent his childhood among the Cherokees in Arkansas Territory. View more info

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Joe Meek The Merry Mountain Man

By: Stanley Vestal

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Caxton Printers, 1952


Hardcover, no DJ. Caxton Printers, 1952, second edition. In very good condition, corners bumped, bottom boards a bit worn. The story of Joe Meek, mountain man, trapper, Indian fighter, friend to Jim Bridger and Kit Carson. View more info

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John Colter His Years in the Rockies

By: Burton Harris

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1952, first edition. In near fine condition, with a fair DJ, has chips and pieces missing, is price clipped, and now is in mylar cover. Signed and inscribed on the reverse of the front endpaper. Much of John Colter's life was made into a legend, and Mr. Harris has sifted the facts to rescue the real John Colter and present his story here. View more info

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Juan of Santo Nino

By: Minton, Charles Ethrige

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sunstone Press, 1973

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Trade paperback. Sunstone Press, 1973, stated first edition. Inscribed and signed by author on title page. In very good condition, light cover soiling, interior is clean and bright. An authentic account of pioneer life in New Mexico 1863-1864. View more info

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Kit Carson A Portrait in Courage

By: M Morgan Estergreen

Price: $40.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma, 1967

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma, 1967, second printing. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, price clipped, has some minor edgewear, now in mylar. Signed by author on title page. Born in the wilderness of Iredell County in western North Caroline on December 24, 1809, Kit grew up on the frontier as it moved ever westward. In Missouri, he ran away from the saddlers to whom he had been apprenticed and joined a Santa Fe-bound caravan at Independence. Trader, interpr... View more info

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Kit Carson The Happy Warrior of the Old West A Biography

By: Stanley Vestal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin, 1928


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover now. In good condition, corner edgewear and scuffing, bottom boards show wear, some cover color removed. Interior is very good. The author states: For nearly thirty years I have felt the need of an authentic portrait of Christopher Carson. View more info

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Klondike The Chicago Record's Book for Gold Seekers

By: N/A

Price: $200.00

Publisher: Monarch Book Company, 1897

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover, no DJ. Very good condition, cover shows significant wear, book has been professionally repaired - replaced endpapers, new headbands, repaired damage plate, tightened up text block, put back in case. The pages are toning, minor soiling on outside bookpages, now in mylar cover. The illustrations are outstanding. All the facts, figures and knowledge obtainable about the gold-bearing lads in Alaska and the British Yukon district. It suggests the owner may wish to ... View more info