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North From Texas

By: James C Shaw

Price: $85.00

Publisher: 1952

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 016793

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Branding Iron Press, limited edition, this #196 of 750 copies. In very good condition, top of spine has been bumped. Incident in the early life of a range cowboy in Texas, Dakota, and Wymoing, 1852-1883. Adams - Rampaging Herd #2041. View more info

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The Oregon Missions The Story of How the Line Was Run Between Canada and the United States

By: James W Bashford

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Abingdon Press: 1918

Seller ID: 017614

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. The Abingdon Press, 1918. In very good condition, boards have light discoloration and soiling, inscripton on front end paper, pages toning. Includes the Hudson Bay Company, Dr. McLoughlin, the Oregon missionaries and Marcus Whitman, among others. History of the Northwest. View more info

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Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman

By: Jeffrey, Julie Roy

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016867

ISBN: 0806123591

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1991, first edition. In near fine condition. She wanted to be a missionary to the Indians, but became a martyr instead. View more info

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Tending to the Past: Reflections of an American History Teacher

By: Jim McGinnis

Price: $12.00

Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform: 2015

Seller ID: 022367

ISBN: 1517561299

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Left corner at bottom of spine has been bumped. Writing his memories and talking about the future of teaching. View more info

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W W Robinson A Biography and a Bibliography

By: Jimmie Hicks

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ward Ritchie Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016874

Condition: As New


Hardcover in slipcase. Ward Ritchie Press, 1970, first edition. As new, slipcase has very minor wear. Author had several conversations with Robinson and used that information to write about the great California historian. View more info

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Fighting Editors

By: Jo Ann Schmitt

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Naylor: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016729

Condition: Near Fine


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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The American Cowboy The Myth and the Reality

By: Joe B Frantz, Julian Ernest Choate Jr

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1968

Seller ID: 016747

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968, third printing. In very good condition, light foxing on outside of pages, owner's name marked out on front endpapers. DJ is good, price clipped, has some light foxing, in mylar cover. The cowboy is his roles in frontier history and as he has appeared in literature - re-examined, revitalized and set in proper perspective. View more info

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My Life on the Range

By: John Clay

Price: $300.00

Publisher: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016806

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. Privately Printed, Chicago, 1924. In very good condition, slight spine twist, edges and corners of boards lighlly bumped, some scuffing on front board at joint, some light foxing on endpapers and page edge. A few internal pages have some foxing, but, generally, they and the illustrations are clean and bright. Mr. Clay's memoirs of his ranching days in Wyoming and Montana. Adams - Six Guns #434, Adams - Rampaging Herds #475. View more info

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The New Jersey Sampler

By: John T Cunningham

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New Jersey Almanac: 1964

Seller ID: 018560

Condition: Very Good


Oversized hardcover. Very good condition, corners lightly bumped. DJ is good, has some chips and is price clipped. Historic tales of old New Jersey. Folks from John T Cunningham's "Tercentenary Tales". View more info

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Bunkhouse Papers

By: John Upton Terrell

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Dial: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016728

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, ex-library. Dial Press, 1971, first edition. In very good condition, usual library markings, light soil marks on outside book pages. Reminiscences of a distinguished western historian. He was a cowboy, sheepherder, telephone lineman, hobo, writer and tourist. View more info

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Bunkhouse Papers

By: John Upton Terrell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dial Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016810

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Dial Press, 1971, stated first printing. In near fine condition, tiny inkmark on bottom of page outside page edges, DJ shows some soiling, now in mylar cover. His days as a cowboy, sheephereder, telephone lineman, hobo, writer, and tourist. View more info

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Biting the Dust: The Wild Ride and Dark Romance of the Rodeo Cowboy and the American West

By: Johnson, Dirk

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016886

ISBN: 0671792210

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Simon & Schuster, first edition, 1994. In very good condition, edges lightly bump. Very good DJ, some light creasing on back panel, in mylar cover. Follow four rodeo cowboys storie and learn why they do what they do and what they hope to accomplish by doing it - it's not just for fame and fortune. View more info

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Stories of the Far West Heroic Tales of the Last Frontier

By: Joseph G Masters

Price: $30.00

Publisher: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016856

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Ginn and Company, 1935, first edition. Signed by author on front endpaper. In near fine condition, minor edgewear and bumping, bookplate on back of front cover, endpapers lightly toning, outside page edges lightly soiled. Appears to be an unused schoolbook. Chapters on the Astorians, the Prairie Tribes, Old Bill Williams, Jedediah Strong Smith, mountain men at Independence Rock, Joseph L. Meek, James Bridger, Kit Carson and more. View more info

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The Pioneer West

By: Joseph Lewis French

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indian Head Books: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016892

ISBN: 1566196973

Condition: As New


Hardcover. Indian Head Books, first edition, 1995. As new. Narratives taken from writings of the pioneers, soldiers, explorers and adventurers heading to the West. View more info

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Cowpokes, Nesters, & So Forth

By: Judge Orland L Sims

Price: $50.00

Publisher: The Encino Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020964

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Very good with minor foxing on outside page edges and endpapers. DJ is good, has edgewear and two small holes and a thumb print on back cover. A virtual history of West Texas from the close of the frontier to the present. View more info

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Will Rogers, His Life and Times

By: Ketchum, Richard M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016891

ISBN: 0070344116

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized hardcover. American Heritage Publishing, 1973, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ is in mylar. A biography of Will Rogers filled with stories and pictures. 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

Seller ID: 016765

ISBN: 0679411666

Condition: Near Fine


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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My Horse Can Outrun Your Horse: A History of Horse Racing in New Mexico as Experienced by the Author

By: Knott, J. E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Mesa Pub Corp: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018754

ISBN: 0962347124

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Very good condition, cover has been rubbed and is missing a bit of color. A narrative history of horse racing in New Mexico with stories about racing at Tucumcari, State Fair, La Mesa Park, Ruidoso Downs, Farmington, Silver Park, Hot Springs, Sunland Park, and the Downs at Santa Fe and Albuquerque. Cover is actually a very light blue, although that doesn't show in the picture. View more info

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The West That Was

By: Knowles, Thomas W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Wings Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020587

ISBN: 0517089297

Condition: Near Fine


Oversized hardcover. Near fine condition. DJ lightly soiled and a very small piece missing at bottom of front panel, now in mylar cover. A lively and authoritative story and picture album, with contributions by award-winning writers Dee Brown, Don Coldsmith, Loren D Estleman, Elmer Kelton, Dale Walker, and many others. View more info

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A Cowboy at Heart: Wisdom, Wit & Poetry for Cowpokes and Folks Who Love Them

By: Kopp, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Sisters, Oregon, U.S.A., Multnomah Pub: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017848

ISBN: 1576730883

Condition: Near Fine


Small softcover. In near fine condition. A saddlebag of wisdom, stories, and prayers for the cowboy in you. View more info