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45-Caliber Law: The Way of Life of the Frontier Peace Officer

By: William MacLeod Raine

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Row Peterson and Co., 1941

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. In near fine condition. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. The Way of Life series. Black and white ilustrations. Written for juvenile readers, but suitable for adults also. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1785. View more info

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A Dynasty of Western Outlaws

By: Paul I Wellman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bonanza, 1961


Hardcover. In very good condition. A saga of the infamous gunmen who from Quantrill's Raiders to Pretty Boy Floyd terrorized the west for a century. There was some connection between them all. View more info

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A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid

By: Ramon F Adams

Price: $75.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma, 1960

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. In near fine condition, light soiling on outside page edges, light board edgewear. DJ is very good, some chipping on spine ends, light soiling, in mylar cover. The truth about Billy the Kid. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #9. View more info

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A Gallery of Western Badmen

By: William Waters

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Covington KY, Americana Publications, 1954


Softcover. In very good condition, some cover soiling, interior is bright and clear. Short biographies of all the bad boys of the old west. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #2324, Adams - Burs Under the Saddle #400. View more info

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A Place to Raise Hell Cheyenne Saloons

By: Scott Dial

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing, 1977


Softcover. In near fine condition, light scratch on front cover. A fond look at the saloons and history of Cheyenne and other western saloon towns. View more info

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A Sketch of Sam Bass The Bandit

By: Charles L Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma, 1956

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has been price-clipped and has some edgewear, now in mylar. Sam Bass is perhaps the most notorious Texas outlaw of the 1870's. His brief criminal career lasted but four years, but he and his band robbed trains, stages, and stores from the Dakota Territory to the Mexican border. View more info

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A Vast Amount of Trouble: A History of the Spring Creek Raid

By: Davis, John W.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ Pr of Colorado, 1993

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. As new. The story begins in late March, 1909, when five sheepmen headed east from Worland, Wyoming, driving 5,000 head of sheep. A few days later the men and their sheep camped on the banks of Spring Creek, where they thought they had safely brought the herd across the cattlemen's deadline, beyond which sheep were forbidden. That evening, however, the camp was raided by seven cowboys, and three of the sheepmen were brutally murdered. View more info

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And Die in the West: The Story of the O.K. Coral Gunfight

By: Marks, Paula Mitchell

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., Touchstone Books, 1990

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. In very good condition, remainder mark, small ink mark on front endpaper. A very complete in-depth analysis of the so-called "Gunfight at OK Corral", October 26, 1881, in Tombstone, Arizona. The events that led up to the fight and a detailed description of the actual shoot-out. View more info

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Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California

By: Boessenecker, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 1988

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. In near fine condition. Some of the characters mentioned in this book are: Ben Thorn, John C Boggs, Tom Bell, Rattlesnake Dick, Ben and Dudly Johnson, the Tulare Twins, Kid Thompson, Steve Venard, Bill Miner. View more info

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Bandit to Lawman

By: Roscoe Sheller

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Yakima, Washington, Franklin Press, 1966

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover. In near fine condition with a good DJ, has some chips and tearing and a few small pieces missing, now in mylar cover. Flamboyant signature on title page. The story of Matt Warner, forced into a criminal career, and then caught at the Roslyn Bank robber. Covers ten western states from Canada to Mexico. He associated with the McCarty brothers and Butch Cassidy before he became a lawman. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1992. View more info

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Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ross & Haines Inc, 1964


Hardcover. In near fine condition. Notes and Bibliography by Jerome Peltier. Reprint of scarce 1865 publication with predated Thomas J Dimsdale's work by a few months. An accurate and certainly an eye witness account of the crimes of the Slade gang. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #131.The editor's research is based upon a photostatic copy of the original edition in the University of Washington Library, coupled with personal interviews and much reading of files of newspapers of t... View more info

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Belle Starr and Her Times: The Literature, the Facts, and the Legends

By: Shirley, Glenn

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 1990


Trade paperback. In very good condition, cover edgewear and minor cover soiling. Belle Starr was a tough, independent woman who lived in an unsettled and difficult time. She associated with western outlaws and was herself convicted once of horse theft. View more info

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Booze: The Impact of Whiskey on the Prairie West

By: Gray, James Henry

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Rexdale, Ontario, Canada, Macmillan of Canada, 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, a 3/4 inch closed tear at the top of front panel. Inscribed and signed by the author on the title page. Wide open boozing was a fact of life in the pioneer west of Canada. And it didn't stay in Canada - booze runners came into the states. In Winnipeg, there is a legend that the city had an informal arrangment with Ginger Snooks, its most famous scavenger, to make a midnight sweep of the alleys behind the Main Street... View more info

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Buckskin and Spurs

By: Glenn Shirley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House, 1958

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. In very good condition, pages toning. DJ has some very toning at edges. A Gallery of Frontier Rogues. Burton C Mossman, George W Pike, Thomas J Smith, Wal Henderson, Joe Stokes, Tangdhangtanka, Ben Cravens, Bill Pickett, Pay and Couch, Amos Chapman, Deaf Smith, Henry Starr. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #2008. View more info

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Butch Cassidy The Congenial Desperado

By: Herb Walker

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Amarillo TX, Baxter Lane Company, 1975


Softcover. In near fine condition, light cover wear. Biography of Robert Leroy Parker AKA Butch Cassidy. He even rode into town, disguised, to view his own dead body on display. View more info