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Knight in the Sun Harper B Lee First Yankee Matador

By: Marshall Hail

Price: $15.00

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Little Brown & Co, 1962, first edition. In good condition, usual library markings, interior is clean and bright. Signed: For Mrs. Forrest Gresso, with friendship, appreciation, and all good wishes. Marshall Hail, July 19, 1962. View more info

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Land of Enchantment

By: Mrs Hal Russell; Garnet M Brayer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Branding Iron Press, 1954


Hardcover. Memoirs of Marian Russell along the Santa Fe Trail. Limited to 750 copies this one is unnumbered. View more info

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Last of the Great Scouts (Buffalo Bill)

By: Helen Cody Wetmore

Price: $10.00


Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Grosset & Dunlap, c. 1918. In good condition, usual library markings, some color removed from back boards with library tag. Foreward by Zane Grey. The story of a legend. View more info

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Law of the Range: Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspectors

By: Collector, Stephen

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, U.S.A., Clark City Pr, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Oversized hardcover. In near fine condition, DJ is in mylar. Brand inspectors, range detectives - each man has a close-mouthed story idiosycratic as his name, specific on his face, and yet the sum of fifty biographies reveals a western everyman's tale. From Montana, Wyoming and Colorado. View more info

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Letters on an Elk Hunt

By: Stewart, Elinore Pruitt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr, 1980


Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1980, fourth printing. In very good condition, minor edgewear. Southwestern Wyoming, the fall of 1914, and her letters to old friends and new acquaintances, telling about the land and the beauty she has found in it. 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)


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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Living Pioneers The Epic of the West By Those Who Lived It

By: Harold Preece

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The World Publishing Company, 1952

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. The World Publishing Company, 1952, stated first edition. In near fine condition, some light toning on endpapers. DJ is good, shows some edgewear, now in mylar cover. The pony trails, the Indian raids, the gambling halls of Virginia City have all disappeared, but the stories are still alive! View more info

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Lord Beresford and Lady Flo

By: Eugene O Porter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Texas Western Press, 1970


Hardcover, no DJ. Texas Western Press, 1970. In near fine condition. Southwestern Studies, Monograh No. 25. He was an English Lord. She was a negress rancher. View more info

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Lord Beresford and Lady Flo

By: Eugene O Porter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: El Paso, TX, University of Texas Press, 1970


Hardcover, no DJ as issued. Near fine condition. Lord Beresford was Irish and settled in Texas and Medicine Hat. He brought with him Lady Flo, who was Florida J Wolfe, and not a real lady. This is Southwestern Studies Monograph No. 25, and provides info from the newspaper articles at the time of his death and other historical references to the times and trouble they had, some of it related to the fact that Flo was a negress. View more info

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Louis Felsenthal, Citizen-Soldier of Territorial New Mexico

By: Meketa, Jacqueline; Historical Society of New Mexico

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, 1982

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. University of New Mexico Press, 1982, stated first edition. In very good condition, light edgewear on cover. In 1858, a young Prussian Jew came to Sante Fe. He spent 40 years in the territory, and he was involved in business, politics, law, and soldiering. View more info

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Louis Felsenthal, Citizen-Soldier of Territorial New Mexico

By: Meketa, Jacqueline; Historical Society of New Mexico

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, 1982

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. University of New Mexico Press, 1982, stated first edition. In very good condition, light edgewear on cover. In 1858, a young Prussian Jew came to Sante Fe. He spent 40 years in the territory, and he was involved in business, politics, law, and soldiering. View more info

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Love Untamed: Romances of the Old West

By: Chartier, Joann; Enss, Chris

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana, U.S.A., Falcon Pr Pub Co, 2002


Trade paperback. Falcon Press, fifth edition, second printing, 2002. In very good condition. From Doc Holliday and "Big Nose" Kate to Frank Butler and Annie Oakley. View more info

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Mabel Dodge Luhan: New Woman, New Worlds

By: Rudnick, Lois Palken

Price: $15.00

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr, 1984

Edition: 1st Edition


Hardcover, very good condition. Chapters include: Background, European Experiences, Movers and Shakers, Art Nature and Mind Cure, Edge of the Taos Desert, Sybil The Phoenix and the Queen Bee, The Other Side of Paradise, Intimate Moments, and Epilogue. View more info

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Main Street Merchant The Story of the J C Penney Company

By: Norman Beasley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Whittlesey House, 1948

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Whittlesey House, 1948, first edition. In very good condition, pages toning, frontispiece has come loose from binding on backside. The story of the J C Penney Company which began in Kemmerer Wyoming in 1902. View more info

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Marmalade & Whiskey: British Remittance Men in the West

By: Olson, Lee

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Golden, Colorado, U.S.A., Fulcrum Pub, 1993

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Trade paperback. Fulcrum Publishing, 1993, first edition. In very good condition. Signed and inscirbed on half-title page. "Second sons" were banished to lives of seclusion marked by periods of rampant excess and drinking whenver their remittance checks arrived from home. This is their story and how they influenced the west. View more info