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Image for The Western Historical Quarterly October 1981 Volume XII Number 4

The Western Historical Quarterly October 1981 Volume XII Number 4

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Western History Association: 1981

Seller ID: 022781

Condition: Good


Magazine. Ex-Library of Congress book, minimal library markings. Contains: Prince Maximilian and New Maps of the Missouri and Yellowstone Rivers by William Clark by W Raymond Wood and Gary E Moulton, Outlaw Gangs of the Middle Border: American Social Bandits by Richard White, Westward Expansion and the End of American Exceptionalism: Sumner, Turner and Webb by Donald K Pickens, and School District 37: Prairie Community by Wayne E Fuller. View more info

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The Western Historical Quarterly January 1982 Volume XIII Number 1

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Western History Association: 1982

Seller ID: 022782

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition. Contains: Making Use of the Frontier and the American West by Vernon Carstensen, The "Winters" Decision and Indian Water Rights: A Mystery Reexamined by Norris Hundley Jr, World War II and a Western Town: The Internment of the Japanese Railroad Workers of Clovis, New Mxico by John J Culley. View more info

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The Western Historical Quarterly April 1982 Volume XIII Number 2

By: N/A

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Western History Association: 1982

Seller ID: 022783

Condition: Very Good


Magazine. Very good condition, ex-library with minimal markings. Contains: Genesis of the Frontier Presidio in North America by Philip Wayne Powell, Populism in the Mountain West: A Mainstream Movement by Robert W Larson, and Gifford Pinchot Men: Pacific Northwest Lumbermen and the Conservation Movement 1902-1910 by Robert E Ficken. View more info

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The Story of the Alcotts

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 022829

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Very good condition. Condensed from Edna D Cheney's authoritarian "Louise May Alcott: Her Life, Letters and Journals." View more info

Image for The American West September/October 1977 Vol XIV No 5

The American West September/October 1977 Vol XIV No 5

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American West Publishing Company: 1977

Seller ID: 022835

Condition: Very Good


Magazine, 72 pages. Good condition, cover edgewear. First Crossing Alexander Mackenzie's Quest for an Overland Route to the Pacific by David Lavender, Fort Vancouver by John A Hussey, The Pomo Indian Portraits of Grace Carpenter Hudson by Searles R Boynton, The Western History Association by Ray A Billington, "He Saved the Redwoods" by Victoria Thomas Olson, Oregon Yesterdays 1905-1915 by Elizabeth W. Buehler. View more info

Image for The American West November/December 1977 Vol XIV No 6

The American West November/December 1977 Vol XIV No 6

By: N/A

Price: $10.00

Publisher: American West Publishing Company: 1977

Seller ID: 022836

Condition: Very Good


Magazine, 64 pages. Good condition, cover shows some wear. The Cowboy's West: A Special Issue. New Mexico Incident by W H Hutchinson, The West That Wasn't by C L Sonnichsen, Remington and Russell by Peter H Hassrick, Scorched Cowboys as told to H Beecher, Dane Coolidge by Owen Ulph, A Dane Coolidge Portfolio by Owen Ulph. View more info

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No Life for a Lady

By: Agnes Morley Cleaveland

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1941

Seller ID: 016900

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. Houghton Mifflin, 1941. In very good condition, light edgewear and bumping. The story of a young girl growing up in Datil, New Mexico. She has some amazing adventures and lives through them! Adams - Rampaging Herd #483, Adams - Six Guns #436. View more info

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Caspar Collins

By: Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Columbia University: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016730

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Columbia University Press, 1927, first edition. In very good condition, pages toning, edges lightly bumped, interior is clean and bright. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, moderate soiling of external panels, is toning from age, in mylar cover. Biography of Caspar Wever Collins for which Fort Caspar and subsequently Casper, Wyoming was named. Lieutenant Collins was killed in the Platte Bridge Battle, July 26, 1865. Contains text and reproductions of several of Lieutenant Collins' letters. View more info

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Cow Country Legacies

By: Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lowell Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016764

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. Lowell Press, 1976, first edition. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, has some minor edgewear, now in mylar cover. An intimate portrayal of the lives and times of the gents, ladies, and even some rascals, who fashioned culture out of the rawness of the early West. View more info

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William Chapin Deming of Wyoming Pioneer Publisher and State and Federal Official

By: Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $100.00

Edition: Limited

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016790

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. Arthur H Clark, 1944, first edition, privately printed in a limited edition. Has a signed presentation slip on front endpapers. In very good condition, corners have been lightly bumped, has an area of sunfading on front boards. Interior is clean and bright. Biography of this Wyoming newspaper man, civil servant, public speaker and university trustee. Adams - Rampaging Herd #2139, Adams - Six Guns #2086. A small mention of Tom Horn. View more info

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A Bride Goes West

By: Alderson, Nannie T.; Smith, Helena Huntington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1969

Seller ID: 013886

ISBN: 0803250010

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. University of Nebraska, 1969. In very good condition, some cover wear. An American woman pioneer who was two days' journey from a grocery store and the problem of keeping dirt floors clean. View more info

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A Bride Goes West

By: Alderson, Nannie T.; Smith, Helena Huntington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr: 1969

Seller ID: 020023

ISBN: 0803250010

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Very good condition, address label on back of front cover. An American woman pioneer who was two days' journey from a grocery store and the problem of keeping dirt floors clean. View more info

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Traveling West: 19th Century Women on the Overland Routes

By: Allen, Martha M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Pr: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019820

ISBN: 0874041619

Condition: Very Good


Trade paperback. Very good condition, right upper corner bumped, two small soil spots on back of cover. Interior is clean and bright. Author referred to the earliest editions of published works, and researched unpublished diaries and journals by pioneer women travelers. Has an excellent bibliography for research work. View more info

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High-Spirited Women of the West

By: Anne Seagraves

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Wesanne Publications: 1992

Seller ID: 020025

ISBN: 0961908831

Condition: Near Fine


Trade paperback. Near fine condition, bottom right corner bumped. Profiles of ten courageous women who helped shape history. View more info

Image for Frontier Historian : The Life & Work of Edward Everett Dale

Frontier Historian : The Life & Work of Edward Everett Dale

By: Arrell M Gibson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001515

ISBN: 0806113057

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, ex-library. University of Oklahoma Press, 1975. In very good condition, usual library markings, a small spill on first few outside book pages. The life and work of Edward Everett Dale, a native Texan. View more info

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The Pony Express: The Record of a Romantic Adventure in Business

By: Arthur Chapman

Price: $50.00

Publisher: G P Putnam's Sons: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016855

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover, no DJ. G P Putnam's Sons, 1932, first edition. In very good condition, minor edgewear and corners bumped. Has 7 plates and a frontispiece. Endpapers are maps. The story of the Pony Express, in operation only 79 weeks, carrying mail from St. Joseph, Missouri to San Francisco, Calfornia. Adams - Six Guns #412 View more info

Image for William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the West

William Henry Jackson: Pioneer Photographer of the West

By: Aylesa

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Viking Press: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016822

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover. Viking Press, 1964, first edition. In very good condition, upper right corner of front board has some cloth missing, name on front end paper. DJ is very good, has a few chips at corners, now in mylar cover. Interior is near fine. Beautiful photographs taken during the late 1800's of the Mesa Verde region, Yellowstone, Yosemite, Grand Tetons and Pike's Pike, as well as railroad pictures. View more info

Image for Silver Queen: The Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

Silver Queen: The Fabulous Story of Baby Doe Tabor

By: Bancroft, Caroline

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Johnson Pub Co: 1955

Seller ID: 017874

ISBN: 0933472218

Condition: Very Good


Softcover. Nineteenth printing, 1989. In very good condition, some light soiling on cover. "The former beautiful and glamorous Baby Doe Taber, her millions lost many years before, was found dead on her cabin floor at the Matchless Mine in Leadville, Colorado, on March 7, 1935. Her body, only partially clothed, was frozen with ten days' stiffness into the shape of a cross. She had lain down on her back on the floor of her stove-heated one room home, her arms outstretched, apparently in sure foreboding that she was to die." View more info

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Reluctant Frontiersman: James Ross Larkin on the Sante Fe Trail, 1856-57

By: Barbour, Barton H.; Historical Society of New Mexico; Larkin, James Ross

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016784

ISBN: 0826311830

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover. University of New Mexico Press, 1990, first edition. In near fine condition, remainder mark on bottom of page edges. Among the travelers in William Bent's Santa Fe Trail caravan in the faill of 1856 was the wealthy St. Louis-bred James Ross Larkin, a perennial dyspeptic. He came for a "prairie cure". View more info

Image for Out of the Depths The Story of John R Lawson a Labor Leader

Out of the Depths The Story of John R Lawson a Labor Leader

By: Barron B Beshoar

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Colorado Labor Historical Committee: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016757

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, no DJ. mylar cover. Colorado Labor Historical Committee, 1942, first edition. In near fine condition, minor outside page edge soiling. Black and white frontispiece of John R Lawson, two internal maps, other internal b & w photo plates. Inscribed signed and dated by John R Lawson: To Paul D Shriver, A worthy friend and an intelligent efficient executive, whose broad and clear understanding of economic problems reveals a distinct characteristic so necessary in distributing an even balanced justice indicating an inner-consciousness exceptional in its application to problems of human ri... View more info