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The Good, the Bad, and the Infernal (Heaven's Gate Trilogy)

By: Adams, Guy

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Solaris: 2013

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2269572

ISBN: 1781080895

Condition: Near Fine


First printing. Spine creased. 2013 Mass Market Paperback. 318 pp. A weird western, a gun-toting, cigarrillo-chewing fantasy built from hangman’s rope and spent bullets. The west has never been wilder. A Steampunk-Western-Fantasy from Guy Adams. “You wish to meet your God?” the gunslinger asked, cocking his revolver, “well now... that’s easy to arrange.” Every one hundred years a town appears. From a small village in the peaks of Tibet to a gathering of mud huts in the jungles of South American, it can take many forms. It exists for twenty-four hours then vanishes once more, but fo... View more info

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The Rim of the Prairie

By: Aldrich, Bess Streeter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1925

Seller ID: 2204408

Condition: Very Good


Ink name inside. 1925 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, 352 pp. A western story set in a small town in Nebraska on 'the rim of the prairie.' The characters include a tantalizing heroine made more attractive by a hint of mystery, a steadfast hero, and two delightful pioneers.-Cleveland Open ShelfKeywords: BESS STREETER ALDRICH RIM OF PRAIRIE WESTERN WILD OLD WEST NEBRASKA HISTORICAL FICTION View more info

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Mountain Blood

By: Baker, Will

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon and Schuster: 1988

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1529953

Condition: Very Good


First printing. Remainder mark on page base. 1988 Trade Paperback. 174 pp. Includes several photographs. In his introduction, the author wrestles with the distinction between fact and fiction, the real and the imaginary. Baker, an English professor at the University of California, is the first winner of the Associated Writing Program Award for Creative Non-Fiction, an award administered by a national union of universities. His seven pieces encompass reminiscence, personal experience and reflections on historyembellished by imagination. A small boy catches his first trout; a youth in Idaho's lu... View more info

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Big Brother, and Other Stories

By: Beach, Rex

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harper & Brother Publishers: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2202692

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket, two faint one inch stains to front board, pages foxed, ink note to front endpaper. 1923 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 367 pp. CONTENTS: Big Brother; The White Brant; Recoil; The Obvious Thing; The Talking Vase; Too Fat to Fight.Keywords: REX BEACH BIG BROTHER OTHER STORIES FICTION AMERICAN LITERATURE HISTORICAL AMERICAN WEST WESTERNS View more info

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The American Family Robinson; or, the Adventures of a Family Lost in the Great Desert of the West

By: Belisle, D.W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1853

Seller ID: 2203387

Condition: Good


No publisher date, Preface dated 1853. No jacket, edges rubbed, front hinge starting. viii, 360 pp. [8] Includes illustrations. The lofty mountains, mighty forests, rivers and valleys of the West, many portions of which have never been explored, furnish abundant resources for the gratification of the Naturalist, the Lapidary, and the Antiquarian. It is with the view of directing attention to these sources of information, that the author has grouped together in this little work, many startling incidents in prairie life, and alluded to relics of antiquity, bearing unmistakable indications of a h... View more info

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Dead Man's Canyon (Sundance)

By: Benteen, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Leisure Books: 1972

Seller ID: 1809174

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1972 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 172 pp. A treasure hunter hires Sundance to help, but all they dig up is trouble. View more info

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The Frontiersman

By: Bindloss, Harold

Price: $15.00

Publisher: A.L. Burt Company: 1929

Seller ID: 2203415

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, ink name to front paste-down endpaper, page ridges faintly foxed. 1929 Hard Cover. xi, 334 pp. ...this adventure title of the American west concerns the murder of an unworthy fiancé.Keywords: HAROLD BINDLOSS FRONTIERSMAN HISTORICAL FICTION MURDER MYSTERY AMERICAN WEST WESTERN ADVENTURE View more info

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A Good Day To Die

By: Blackburn, Thomas Wakefield

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Popular Library: 1967

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2277182

Condition: Good


1st printing. Lightly rubbed. 1967 Mass Market Paperback. Sitting Bull wanted peace, but was driven by the white man's treachery to lead his braves into a war that saw one of the U.S. Army's worst defeats at Little Big Horn. Then the great chief was murdered, and an enigmatic new leader promised his people a return to the joys of the old buffalo days. But as a frenzy of ghost dances erupted, the Indian Bureau panicked and the stage was set for the final fight to keep the flickering spark of a proud heritage alive. And as they drew nearer to Wounded Knee Creek, the people of the Plains asked th... View more info

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Ranchero

By: Blackburn, Tom W.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1808866

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1974 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 191 pp. The Stanton Empire...he sweat blood to build it; he spilled blood to keep it. View more info

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Companeros

By: Blackburn, Tom W.

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell: 1978

Seller ID: 1808894

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1978 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 188 pp. A landowner's son must protect the family business, but can he protect himself? View more info

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Patron

By: Blackburn, Tom W.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dell: 1976

Seller ID: 2090620

Condition: Very Good


Pages very lightly toned. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. He crossed a desert of bones and a river of blood to make his cattle drive pay off. View more info

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Broken Arrow Range

By: Blackburn, Tom W.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Dell: 1949

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2185108

Condition: Good


1st printing. Lightly rubbed. 1949 Stapled Binding. We have more books available by this author!. A Texan fights for a huge ranch, a trail herd, and a pretty girl. View more info

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Trago

By: Bonham, Frank

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Dell: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1928971

Condition: Very Good


First edition - a paperback original. Faint crease near spine. 1962 Mass Market Paperback. 158 pp. As Oklahoma is opened with the Land Rush of 1893 one man hates to see that occur--Trago. He wishes things could forever remain as he once knew them, instead of what was about to happen to the land. View more info

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White Wolves (Triangle Books 225)

By: Bower, B.M.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Triangle Books / The Blakiston Company: 1946

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1924484

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Includes original jacket. Pages toned, 1/2 inch tear to jacket spine head, tiny ink number on front jacket flap. 1946 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 298 pp. The story of outlaws and cattle thieves in Missouri, and of Lawrie Brunelle, a tenderfoot artist at Meadowlark Ranch. View more info

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Rim o' the World

By: Bower, B.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261503

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed with a few minor chips to jacket spine-head and jacket spine-base, jacket flaps clipped; page ridges faintly foxed, ink note on front endpaper. 1919 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. v, 349 pp. Published pseudonymously by Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, known for her novels and screenplays of the Old West. 'Rim o' the World' is a wide stretch of country in Idaho, partially shut in by desert waste and mountain ranges, where life has note progressed as fast as it has in other parts of the great west. Here live a few so-called bad families who settles th... View more info

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Casey Ryan

By: Bower, B.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1921

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261504

Condition: Very Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed, jacket flaps clipped; page ridges lightly foxed, ink note on front endpaper. 1921 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 242 pp. Published pseudonymously by Bertha Muzzy Sinclair, known for her novels and screenplays of the Old West. Casey Ryan, known to the inhabitants of a certain Western town as the most reckless dare-devil stage driver who ever carried the mail, was bitten by the speed germ and deserted his stage coach for a Ford; but not even a Ford could stand Casey's handling; so eventually he found himself bereft of both machine, job and ... View more info

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The Adam Chasers

By: Bower, B.M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 2280443

Condition: Near Fine


Jacket edges lightly rubbed. Ink name and date on front endpaper. 1927 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. vi, 274 pp. Adam Chaser--that's what Bill Jonathan called Professor Abington, an archaeologist searching for hieroglyphics and fossil remains. Bill was dodging the Sheriff when he accidentally came across what the Professor was seeking, and he was glad enough to join fores and turn guide. Betsy O'Donovan and her niece, Jean, however, invaded the locality and, though they were only seeking valuable minerals and regarded the two men as rivals in their own field, the Pr... View more info

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The Bear Hunters of the Rocky Mountains.

By: Bowman, Anne

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Porter & Coates: 1870

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2271893

Condition: Good


Boards rubbed, spine faded. 1870 Hard Cover. iv, 474, [4] pp. 8vo. No date, circa 1870 printing of a work first published in 1860 in London. A novel of adventure in the American west, following a group of immigrants as they seek their fortunes and explore the untamed frontier. View more info

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Brothers on the Trail

By: Brand, Max

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Triangle Books / Blue Ribbon Books: 1938

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 1924486

Condition: Very Good


Reissue. Jacket edges rubbed with minimal loss from corners, jacket flap corners trimmed. 1938 Hard Cover. 234 pp. A western novel following a renegade known as the The Chief as he attempts to track down the notorious Harry Loomis. View more info

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Buck Colter

By: Braun, Matthew

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Dell: 1976

Seller ID: 1835880

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1976 Mass Market Paperback. 208 pp. A half-Cheyenne man must defend his property or lose all. View more info

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Sonny: The Story of a Dog's Love for a Man

By: Brightman, Virginia

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller ID: 2194844

Condition: Very Good


Ink gift note dated 1931 on front endpaper.A few light stains on jacket spine, tear along spine edge of rear jacket panel with amateur repair attempt. 1923 Hard Cover. 284 pp. 8vo. Color frontispiece and matching jacket art by George W. Gage. A western focusing on an Airedale named Sonny and the man who adopted him after finding him in the desert. Inspiration for the screenplay entitled 'Teeth', which Fox Films produced in 1924. View more info

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Calico Palace

By: Bristow, Gwen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Thomas Y. Crowell Company: 1970

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2289825

Condition: Very Good


Book club edition. Lightly rubbed. 1970 Hard Cover. 589, [5] pp. 8vo. Calico Palace is a story of men and women who lived in California at the time of the gold rush. But they were not the forty-niners. They were the people who were there when it all began. They were the forty-eighters. The gold of California was discovered in the early part of 1848; it took nearly a year for the news to reach the states on the Atlantic side of the continent. But the forty-eighters were in California already. They heard -- and doubted -- the first rumors of gold that drifted into the village of San Francisco (p... View more info

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The Saga of Billy the Kid (The Star Series)

By: Burns, Walter Noble

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Garden City Publishing Co., Inc.: 1926

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2205145

Condition: Very Good


No jacket, spine faintly toned. 1926 Hard Cover. 322 pp. First published in 1926, this entertaining and dramatic biography forever installed outlaw Billy the Kid in the pantheon of mythic heroes from the Old West and is still considered the single most influential portrait of Billy in this century. Saga focuses on the Kid's life and experiences in the bloody war between the Murphy-Dolan and Tunstall-McSween gangs in and around Lincoln, New Mexico, between 1878 and 1881. Burns paints the Kid as a boyish Robin Hood or romantic knight galvanized into a life of crime and killing by the war's vio... View more info

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The War Chief

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2271347

Condition: Good


1928 printing (Heins WC-2). Lacks jacket. Lightly stained, ink name on front endpaper. We have more books available by this author!. 383, [9] pp. 8vo. Jacket illustration and title page by Paul Stahr. Heins WC-2: 'An historically accurate novel of the Apache Indians and their wars with the whites in the Southwest.' One of only two U.S. hardcover imprints of this title. View more info

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The Deputy Sheriff of Comanche County

By: Burroughs, Edgar Rice

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Edgar Rice Burroughs, Inc.: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2276961

Condition: Very Good


First edition, first state with laminated jacket (Heins DS-1). Jacket edges rubbed, faint stain to front board and and jacket flap. 1940 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 312, [4] pp. 8vo. Black-and-white frontispiece and 22 chapter heading illustrations by John Coleman Burroughs. A western by the author of the Tarzan and John Carter series. The murder of an old enemy forces ranchman Buck Mason to try to prove his innocence himself. View more info

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Duel in the Sun (Popular Library 102)

By: Busch, Niven

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Popular Library: 1947

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2207588

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Laminate beginning to peel, book plate to front flyleaf, pages lightly toned. 1947 Mass Market Paperback. 224 pp. Popular Library 102. A Lusty novel of the Southwest. The dramatic novel from which the Selznick technicolor film epic was made, starring Jennifer Jones, Joseph Cotten, Gregory Peck.KEYWORDS: NIVEN BUSCH DUEL IN THE SUN SOUTHWEST WESTERNS FICTION SELZNICK FILM ROMANCE DRAMA View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf, New York: 1929

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2102810

Condition: Near Fine


First illustrated edition. Owner bookplate on front flyleaf, otherwise an exceptional copy. 1929 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 343 pp. 8vo. Closely following the original 1927 printing, this edition was designed by Elmer Adler and printed by the Plimpton Press of Norwood, Massachusetts, on paper manufactured by Curtis and Brother of Newark, Delaware. Art deco illustrations by Harold Von Schmidt appear throughout, which were photo-engraved by Federal Photo-Engraving Corporation of New York. Willa Cather’s story of the missionary priest Father Jean Marie Latour and ... View more info

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Early Novels and Stories: The Troll Garden; O Pioneers!; The Song of the Lark; My Antonia; One of Ours (The Library of America 35)

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $15.00

Publisher: The Library of America: 1987

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2203802

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. Includes publisher's slipcase. 1987 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 1336 pp. 8vo. Original cloth, gilt titles and rules, ribbon marker bound in. A collection of works by the American novelist and winner of the Pulitzer Prize for One of Ours (included in this volume), with chronology and notes following text. Her novels mainly focused on life in the Great Plains. Includes: The Troll Garden; O Pioneers!; The Song of the Lark; My Antonia; One of Ours. This edition is part of the Library of America series, published by a non-profit organization whose goal is ... View more info

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Obscure Destinies

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286804

Condition: Very Good


First edition. No jacket. Spine toned, rear endpapers toned. 1932 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 229 pp. CONTENTS: Neighbour Rosicky; Old Mrs. Harris; Two Friends. Obscure Destinies is a collection of three short stories by Willa Cather, published in 1932.[1] Each story deals with the death of a central character and asks how the ordinary lives of these characters can be valued and how beauty was found or created in seemingly ordinary circumstances.[2] View more info

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Death Comes for the Archbishop (Modern Library)

By: Cather, Willa

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Modern Library: 1927

Seller ID: 2286806

Condition: Very Good


No jacket. Bookplate on front paste-down endpaper, pencil names on rear free endpaper recto. 1927 Small Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. 303 pp. 1931-1936 printing, (no bio page after text). Death Comes for the Archbishop is a 1927 novel by American author Willa Cather. It concerns the attempts of a Catholic bishop and a priest to establish a diocese in New Mexico Territory. The novel was reprinted in the Modern Library series in 1931.[1] It was included in Life Magazine's list of the 100 outstanding books of 1924-1944.[2] It was also included on Time's 100 Best Englis... View more info