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X Beidler Vigilante

By: Helen Fitzgerald Sanders, William Bertsche Jr

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1965

Seller ID: 017970

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, ex-library book. In near fine condition except for library markings, appears to be unread. DJ has some edgewear, in mylar cover. Second printing. Foreword by A B Guthrie Jr. The story of a Montana vigilante in his own words. View more info

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The War on Powder River The History of an Insurrection

By: Helena Huntington Smith

Price: $50.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017939

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. In very good condition, minor spotting on top page edges. DJ is good, has minor chipping and creasing a 3/4 inch closed tear at top of rear panel, price has been clipped, now in mylar cover. A very good account of the events that led to the Johnson County War (Wyoming), the invasion and the aftermath. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #2048. 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

Seller ID: 018014

Condition: Near Fine


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

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Range Murder: How the Red Sash Gang Dry-Gultched Deputy United States Marshall George Wellman

By: Herber O Brayer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Evanston, IL, Branding Iron Press: 1955

Seller ID: 021851

Condition: Near Fine


Small softcover, stapled at spine. Says Limited Number Edition with no number. A vignette of the Johnson County War in Wyoming. View more info

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The Villista Prisoners of 1916-17

By: Hurst, James W.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Las Cruces, NM, U.S.A., Barbed Wire Publishing: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 008039

ISBN: 188132544X

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Yucca Tree Press, 2000, first printing. In near fine condition, errata notes included. Columbus, New Mexico, is a very small town on the border of Mexico. Pancho Villa raided them on March 9, 1916. This is about the men who attacked Columbus - and were recruited by gunpoint and told to fight or be shot. They were captured by Black Jack Pershing. Who were they? What was their purpose? Were they guilty? Was justice done? View more info

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Red Lights on the Prairies

By: James H. Gray

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Macmillan: 1972

Seller ID: 009357

ISBN: 0770507697

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Macmillan of Canada, reprint, 1972. In very good condition, bookplate on front fly leaf, DJ is fair. Winnipeg, Brandon, Regina, Moose Jaw, Saskatoon, Edmonton, Calgary, Medicine Hat, and Drumheller - and the early days of prostitution. View more info

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Gambler's Wife: The Life of Malinda Jenkins

By: Jenkins, Malinda; Lilienthal, Jesse

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014302

ISBN: 0803276079

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Bison Books, 1998, first. In near fine condition. She was an unusual pioneer woman who travelled all over the west and was married three times! View more info

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Colorado Gunsmoke: True Stories of Outlaws & Lawmen on the Colorado Frontier

By: Jessen, Kenneth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Loveland, Colorado, U.S.A., J V Pubns: 1995

Seller ID: 017884

ISBN: 0961166258

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. First edition, fourth printing. Twenty three episodes featuring Colorado's most flamboyant outlaws and lawmen. View more info

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The Flamboyant Mr. Colt and His Deadly Six-Shooter

By: Keating, Bern

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017977

ISBN: 038512371X

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. In near fine condition. DJ is very good, has 1/2" tear at top of the rear panel, light soiling, now in mylar cover. A barely literate young man who parlayed a vigorous mind, a fierce self-confidence, and a flair for chemistry and mechanics into the invention of the revolver, the submarine cable, and an industrial empire that perfected the mass-production system fifty years before the coming of Henry Ford. View more info

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Going to Meet a Man: Denver's Last Legal Public Execution, 27 July 1886

By: King, William M.

Price: $25.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019777

ISBN: 0870811894

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Near fine condition. Andrew Green, a 25 year-old black man confessed to murder. But it made Colorado people wonder as to whether Green received a fair trail because of racial and class-based prejudice. It also spurred legislation banning public executions in the state. View more info

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Sheriff William Brady, Tragic Hero of the Lincoln County War

By: Lavash, Donald R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Sunstone Pr: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017956

ISBN: 0865340641

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. In near fine condition, minor edgewear. Signed by author on half-title page. In 1873, crime and violence were rampant in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Land fraud, cattle and horse stealing were common. Outlaws, including the Billy the Kid, swarmed in to join hands with dishonest citizens. Although Brady tried to stem the growing tide anarchy, his efforts ended when he was ambushed by Billy the Kid and his gang. View more info

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Tombstone: A Chronicle in Perspective

By: Ledoux, Gary

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Trafford: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017936

ISBN: 1553951298

Condition: As New


Softcover. Stated first edition. As new. Has a "Tombstone Time-Line Concept" in this book, showing events related to Tombstone and its citizens, alongside other Old West, world, national and pop-culture events tha helps define the old west and how it all fits together. View more info

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The Rise and Fall of Jesse James

By: Love, Robertus

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Greenwich, Connecticut, U.S.A., Brompton Books Corp: 1990

Seller ID: 017922

ISBN: 0803279329

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. In near fine condition. One of the earliest works on the James Brothers where the author attempted to be accurate. Adams - Six Guns (R) - 1366. 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

Seller ID: 017923

ISBN: 0671706144

Condition: Very Good


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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History of the San Francisco Committee of Vigilance of 1851

By: Mary Floyd Williams

Price: $150.00

Publisher: University of California: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017940

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. In very good condition, moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, binding is slightly loose, but hinges and joints are fully intact, a nice copy of this scarce work. Several leaves are unopened, indicating this copy may never have been read. A Study of Social Control on the California Frontier in the Days of the Gold Rush. University of California Publications in History, Volume XII. A detailed investigation of the vigilante activities... View more info

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Gunfighters, Highwaymen, and Vigilantes: Violence on the Frontier

By: McGrath, Roger D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ewing, New Jersey, U.S.A., Univ of California Pr: 1987

Seller ID: 017959

ISBN: 0520060261

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. In near fine condition, second edition. The story of Aurora and Bodie, California, old time mining camps where most arguments were settled with guns. View more info

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Step Right Up

By: McNamara, Brooks

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017941

ISBN: 0385029594

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, ex-library. In very good condition, usual library markings. How Dr. Hemmold's Genuine Preparation of Highly Concentrated Compound Fluid Extract of Buchnu, Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for Pale People, and the Berlin Corn and Bunion cure were unloaded on the public. The history of the growth of the medicine show, with lots of illustrations. View more info

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Digging Up Butch and Sundance

By: Meadows, Anne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., St Martins Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017918

ISBN: 0312109687

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has some scuffing on bottom. The story of a wayfaring couple who spend all their spare time roving Argentine Pampas, Chilean deserts, and Bolivian sierras, poring over faded newspapers and musty documents, and poking around cemetaries to solve the last great mystery of the American West: What really happened to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid? View more info

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Justice Betrayed: A Double Killing in Old Santa Fe

By: Melnick, Ralph

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017951

ISBN: 0826329012

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. In near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom outside pages. Angelina Jaramillo, the eighteen year old daughter of a prominent New Mexico family, was raped, bludgoned and stabbed to death in her bedroom on November 16, 1931. Thomas Johnson, an African American laborer with a prison record in four states, was convicted of the crime and executed. But he was not the killer. View more info

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The Shooters

By: Metz, Leon Claire

Price: $40.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Mangan Books: 1976

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017879

ISBN: 0930208048

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Seventh printing, 1990. In near fine condition, a couple of light soiled spots on outside page edges. "This unique chronicle depicts rare, historical and true stories of notorious gunmen." Signed on front endpaper by author. Includes Billy the Kid, Sam Bass, Jesse James, Daltons, Butch Cassidy, Pat Garrett, Johnson County War, Texas Rangers, John Wesley Hardin, Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, Elfego Baca, and many others. View more info