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Buckskin and Spurs

By: Glenn Shirley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017968


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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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)

Seller ID: 017924


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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Doc Middleton: Life and Legends of the Notorious Plains Outlaw

By: Harold Hutton

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, U.S.A., Sage Books: 1974

Seller ID: 017969


Hardcover. In very good condition, very small burn mark on front boards. DJ is good, has edgwear, chipping and creasing and the original burn mark and small hole, now in mylar cover. The most colorful outlaw in Nebraska, with a Robin Hood reputation. View more info

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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


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


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


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

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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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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My Girlhood Among Outlaws

By: Klasner, Lily

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Tucson, Arizona, U.S.A., Univ of Arizona Pr: 1972

Seller ID: 020967


Trade paperback. Very good condition. Fourth printing, 1988. Born in Texas in 1862, she was only five when her family lost most of their provisions in an Indian raid while trekking to New Mexico; their ranch on the Pecos became a stopover for outlaws; and she assumed leadership of the family at thirteen when her father was murdered. View more info

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Under Cover for Wells Fargo: The Unvarnished Recollections of Fred Dodge

By: Lake, Carolyn

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019780


Hardcover. As new. Reprint edition reissued in 1998, stated first edition by University of Oklahoma. Fred Dodge (1854-1938) was a Wells Fargo secret agent for fifty years, friend of Wyatt Earp, and fast man with a gun. This is his memoir. 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


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


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


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


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


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