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Image for Dassonville: William E. Dassonville, California Photographer (1879-1957)

Dassonville: William E. Dassonville, California Photographer (1879-1957)

By: Hertzmann, Paul; Herzig, Susan

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Nevada City, California, U.S.A., Carl Mautz Pub: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019503


Oversized hardcover. As new. 60 illustrations, including 47 color and duotone plates. Essay by Peter Palmquist. Not only was he a photographer and self-taught chemist, he developed and marketed his own line of photographic paper: Charcoal Black. Even Ansel Adams used it. View more info

Image for Brett, from Bloomsbury to New Mexico: A Biography

Brett, from Bloomsbury to New Mexico: A Biography

By: Hignett, Sean

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.A., Olympic Marketing Corp: 1985

Seller ID: 018757


Hardcover. Very good condition, inscription from previous owner on front endpaper. D H Lawrence sought recruits for his utopian colony of "Rananim" and Dorothy Brett answered the call. High in the mountains above Taos, New Mexico, it became a party of three: Lawrence, his wife, and Brett. When Lawrence moves away, Brett follows briefly, but returns to New Mexico. 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

Seller ID: 016896


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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The Legacy of the DC-3

By: Holden, Henry M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Wind Canyon Pub: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 019006


Oversized softcover. Near fine condition, light crease down spine. Author's inscription and signature and date glued in on separate paper on title page. First edition, first printing. A comprehensive look at how the DC-3 was used and it's place in history. They are still being flown to airshows. View more info

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Country Days and Southern Ways

By: Holt, Dwight

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.A., Sevgo Pr: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017610


Trade paperback. Sevgo Press, first edition, 1991. In near fine condition. How a family grew up on a farm in Alabama during the days of the Depression. View more info

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Conquistadors in North American History

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Pr: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019786


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. First printing by Texas Western Press, reprint edition. A look at how the conquistadors of Spain made their way to North America, their settlements, and the religion they brought with them. View more info

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The Old West Speaks

By: Howard R Driggs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1956

Seller ID: 016843


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Bonanza, 1956. In very good condition, light wear on corners. Ranges from the Lewis and Clark expedition to the joining of the Transcontinental Railroad. Includes 15 color plates from water-color paintings by William Henry Jackson. View more info

Image for Memoirs of Howard Walker and Other Trivia

Memoirs of Howard Walker and Other Trivia

By: Howard Walker

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1992

Seller ID: 019785


Hardcover. Near fine condition, residue to front endpaper. DJ spine shows lightening from sun. He was a teacher, a county school superintendent, did appraisal work, and had 35 years in real estate all in Lufkin and East Texas. View more info

Image for Yours, from Wyoming: Letters and Stories About People and Other Wildlife from the Cowboy State

Yours, from Wyoming: Letters and Stories About People and Other Wildlife from the Cowboy State

By: Howe, Robert W.;Miller, Vel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Encampment, Wyoming, U.S.A., Morningsong Pub Intl: 2000

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 020585


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Signed on title page. Letters and stories about people and other wildlife from the cowboy state. View more info

Image for Diary : Wyoming Eighteen Eighty-Five to Eighty-Nine (Vol. 6)

Diary : Wyoming Eighteen Eighty-Five to Eighty-Nine (Vol. 6)

By: Hunton, John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Arthur H. Clark Company: 1970

Seller ID: 016803


Hardcover, no DJ, covered in mylar. Arthur H. Clarke, 1970. In near fine condition, light spotting on bottom of front boards. The sixth and final volume of John Hunton's Diaries. View more info

Image for The Gaucho Dances Costumes Craftsmanship

The Gaucho Dances Costumes Craftsmanship

By: J C Paixao Cortes

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Editora Garatuja:

Seller ID: 019792


Trade paperback. Very good, spine twisted, edges lightly bumped, interior is clean and bright. The Gaucho people formation, their music, dances, their craftmanship activities, costumes, etc, divulging their roots and traditions. Many photos. View more info

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Maverick Tales (Texas)

By: J D Rittenhouse

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Winchester Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 007444


Hardcover. Winchester Press, 1971, first edition. In very good condition, with a good DJ - shows edgewear and some scuffing. True stories of early Texas. View more info

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Life on the Texas Range

By: J Evetts Haley

Price: $350.00

Publisher: University of Texas Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016850


Hardcover, in slipcase. University of Texas Press, 1952, first edition. Inscribed, signed, and dated (June 3, 1975) by Haley on the half-title page. In near fine condition, split beginning at top of front hinge. Slipcase had minor bumping to corners and some minor scuffing on bottom edge. Erwin E Smith was the outstanding cowboy photographer of the West. The prints from which the gravure plates in this book have been engraved were made in 1936 by Erwin E SMith for the Te... View more info

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The End of the Cattle Trail

By: J L Hill

Price: $100.00

Publisher: George W Moyle Publishing:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017847


Trade paperback. Appears to be from the 1920's. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners, minor soiling and sun-darkening of covers, small library stamp on front cover, binding is solid, text and illustrations are bright and clean. A nostalgic narrative of the old cattle trails, the long drives, and the cowboys. Adams - Rampaging Hered #1035, Adams - Six Guns (R) #986. View more info

Image for Tensleep and No Rest A Historical Account of the Range War of the Big Horns in Wyoming

Tensleep and No Rest A Historical Account of the Range War of the Big Horns in Wyoming

By: Jack Gage

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Prairie Publishing: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019639


Hardcover. Very good condition, inscription written on dedication page by previous owner. DJ has some chips and tears and some soiling, fair condition, now protected in mylar. "The place is Ten Sleep, Wyoming, and the Nowood Valley, where nine years after the turn of the century - nine years three months and two days (April 2, 1909) - the cattle and sheepmen squared off and shot it out for the last and final time." View more info

Image for More "Bobbed" Wire: An Illustrated Guide to the Identification and Classification of Barbed Wire

More "Bobbed" Wire: An Illustrated Guide to the Identification and Classification of Barbed Wire

By: Jack Glover

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1967

Seller ID: 017845


Softcover. In very good condition. Has minor bumping to corners, minor soiling to covers, binding is solid, previous owner markings on the title page and throughout the book. Almost every barbed wire example has a price penciled in, showing relative collector value - unknown date of price references. These pencilled prices could be erased, but could also be a valuable reference for a researcher. Numerous interior illustrations of barbed wire, center-spread illustrations,... View more info

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Trail Dust and Gun Smoke Factual Stories of a Cowboy's Life

By: Jack Grant

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Vantage: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016916


Hardcover, no DJ. Vantage Press, 1965, first edition. In very good condition, board edges shjow some wear, inscription and some glue from tag on front endpaper. All about the life of a cowboy. Adams - Six-Guns #857 View more info

Image for Wyoming Afoot and Horseback: Or History Mostly Ain't True

Wyoming Afoot and Horseback: Or History Mostly Ain't True

By: Jack R Gage

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Flintlock Publishing: 1966

Seller ID: 016748


Hardcover. Flintlock Publishing, 1966, second printing. In near fine condition, wtih a very good DJ, has some chips on edges and back panel is lightly soiled. A casual narrative that reflects much of the author's own personality, much of his genuine admiration of such "tough guys" as John Colter, William Sublette, and Father DeSmet. View more info

Image for Shadow on the Tetons: David E. Jackson and the Claiming of the American West

Shadow on the Tetons: David E. Jackson and the Claiming of the American West

By: Jackson, John C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, U.S.A., Mountain Press: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016762


Hardcover. Mountain Press, 1993, first edition. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has a closed tear on bottom of front panel and top of rear panel, now in mylar cover. A study of the western tur trade and influence of Davie Jackson on that industry. View more info

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Men of Mexico

By: James A Magner

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bruce Publishing: 1943

Seller ID: 018864


Hardcover, no DJ. Second edition. Very good condition, name and address on on back of front cover. Moctezuma II, Hernando Cortes, Bartolome De Las Casas, Juan De Zumarraga, Don Vasco De Quiroga, Antonio De Mendoza, Count Revilla Gigedo II, Miguel Hidalgo, Jose Maria Morelos, Agustin De Itrubide, Antonio Lopez De Santa Ana, Benito Juarez, Maximilian, Porfirio Diaz, Venustiano Carranza, Plutarco Elias Calles, and Lazaro Cardenas. View more info