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The Co-Operative Century [Cooperative]

By: N/A

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Colorado Cattlemen's Centennial Commission: 1967

Seller ID: 2079720

Condition: Very Good


Faint crease on front corner, pages lightly toned. 1967 Large Softcover. 200 pp. A historical survey of ranching and other industries in Colorado, published to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association. Black & white photographs and reproductions of historical advertisements throughout, section of color images in front portion. View more info

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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 World's Great and Eccentric Characters, Their Lives and Their Deeds, Representing All Ages and All Countries. Comprising Heroes, Conquerors, Statesmen, Authors, Artists, Humorists, Misers, Mountebanks, Kings, Queens, Jugglers, Etc., Etc., and Other Curiosities of Human Nature. The Whole Compiled from the Most Authentic Sources. Illustrated with Nearly 300 Engravings.

By: Allen, Henry S.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: A.L. Bancroft & Co., Publishers: 1877

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1925699

Condition: Good


First edition. Boards rubbed with some loss along edges, joints weak, cup ring stain on rear board, top corner of front flyleaf removed. 1877 Full-Leather. 767 pp. 8vo. Original full calf, black leather spine label, gilt titles & rules, marbled endpapers, pink endpapers. A collection of short biographical pieces on important figures from various walks of life - from heads of state to famous authors, poets, and philosophers. Particularly interesting as a fairly early example of printed material from San Francisco (the earliest newspapers and pamphlets date to the 1840s, produced by those who fo... View more info

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Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

By: Ambrose, Stephen E.

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Touchstone / Simon & Schuster: 1997

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2199564

Condition: Near Fine


Reprint. 1997 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 521 pp. From the bestselling author of the definitive book on D-Day comes the definitive book on the most momentous expedition in American history and one of the great adventure stories of all time. In 1803 President Thomas Jefferson selected his personal secretary, Captain Meriwether Lewis, to lead a voyage up the Missouri River to the Rockies, over the mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific Ocean, and back. Lewis was the perfect choice. He endured incredible hardships and saw incredible sights, including ... View more info

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High Country Empire: The High Plains and Rockies

By: Athearn, Robert G.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Bison / University of Nebraska: 1967

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2265249

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Spine faded. 1967 Trade Paperback. A sparkling narrative and excellent introduction for students of the American west. 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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The New Country: A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776-1890

By: Bartlett, Richard A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Oxford: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2203688

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Fading to jacket spine. 1974 Hard Cover. From borax mule trains to the canoe stop that was Chicago in the 1830s, this book vividly recreated the tale of the westward movement of pioneers into the heartland of North America. With nearly a century separating historian Richard Bartlett from the end of the movement, Bartlett's broad perspective stresses the continuity and inevitability of this greatest element of America's Golden Age. The book focuses on the settlement of the country, the racial and ethnic composition of the people, agriculture, transportation, developments of the l... View more info

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The Illustrated Life and Times of Doc Holliday

By: Bell, Bob Boze

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Tri Star - Boze: 1995

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 2288985

ISBN: 1887576002

Condition: Near Fine


Second edition. Minor general wear. 1995 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 128 pp. Gloriously illustrated pictorial series that presents the popular and complex characters of the West and the events that shaped their lives. Numerous never before published photos and artifacts. View more info

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The Illustrated Life and Times of Wyatt Earp

By: Bell, Bob Boze

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Tri Star - Boze: 1995

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 2288986

ISBN: 0964334372

Condition: Near Fine


Third edition. Minor general wear. 1995 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 142 pp. New York Newsday said, hands down the definitive book on Wyatt Earp. The Arizona Republic said, When Bell tells the history of the Old West in his biographical books, he does it in an ingenious format. The illustrated timeline of history'. And Jim Chamberlain with Trails End said, If other history books were produced and presented in such a manner; it could revolutionize the way in which history classes are taught. They are clearly written, concise in detail, and perhaps most importan... View more info

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Bounty Killer (Sundance #15)

By: Benteen, John

Price: $3.00

Publisher: Leisure Books: 1975

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 1809146

Condition: Very Good


First printing. 1975 Mass Market Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 135 pp. Sundance fought the politicians who were robbing the Indians, so they hired a killer to stop him dead. View more info

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America's Frontier Heritage

By: Billington, Ray Allen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2078189

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain on jacket spine base.Very Good. 1966 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xiv, 302 pp. 8vo. A narrative of the American frontier told by settlers, explorers, and European travelers. View more info

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A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains

By: Bird, Isabella L.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Comstock: 1973

Edition: 3rd Printing

Seller ID: 2287194

Condition: Good


3rd printing. Pages toned. 1973 Mass Market Paperback. Born in 1831 in Yorkshire, England this explorer and travel writer (in letters to her sister) tells of her experiences as a woman alone in the Rocky Mountains in 1873, where she met desperadoes, gunslingers and the early homesteaders who settled the West. 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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Wyatt Earp's Tombstone Vendetta

By: Boyer, Glenn G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Talei Publishers, Inc.: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2288992

ISBN: 0963177222

Condition: Near Fine


First edition. Top page ridge faintly foxed. 1993 Large Hardcover. xxviii, 325 pp. The work of a lifetime reveals what really happened and why. The reason that Wyatt Earp came to Tombstone, why Josie Earp whitewashed the truth, the identities of the hired assassins who tried to wipe out the Earps in Tombstone and much more. View more info

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The Day Jesse James Was Killed

By: Breihan, Carl W.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Frederick Fell, Inc., Publishers: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2195335

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Signed by author. Pages heavily tonedJacket heavily toned, jacket edges heavily rubbed, bottom right front corner of jacket taped. 1961 Hard Cover. xxvi, 235 pp. a wealth of material never before published, which casts new light on many aspects of the James' activities and motives, gleaned from rare newspaper accounts of the day, letters and photographs obtained from members of the James family and personal reminiscences of their friends and neighbors. Black and white photographs included.Keywords: JESSE JAMES SIGNED FIRST EDITION WESTERN AMERICANA OLD WEST BIOGRAPHY View more info

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Mountain Man

By: Bright, Verne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1949

Edition: 2nd Printing

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2174831

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. Inscribed & signed by author on front endpaper ('For Betty Ogden, With the compliments of Edith and the author, Verne Bright, The Breakers, Tolovana Park, Oregon, July 5, 1959'). Light stain to top page ridge (exterior only). 1949 Hard Cover. 190 pp. 8vo. A collection of poetry celebrating the American West, by the poet, journalist, and English teacher in Oregon. View more info

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The Gentle Tamers: Women of the Old Wild West

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Bison Books: 1981

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 2278316

ISBN: 0803250258

Condition: Very Good


6th printing. Faint edge wear. 1981 Trade Paperback. All aspects of western feminine life, which include a good deal about the western male, are covered in this lively, informal but soundly factual account of the women who built the West. Among those whose stories are included are Elizabeth Custer; Lola Montez, Ann Eliza Young, Josephine Meeker, Carry Nation, Esther Morris, and Virginia Reed. 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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Black Gun, Silver Star: The Life and Legend of Frontier Marshal Bass Reeves, A Reader

By: Burton, Art T.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press: 2006

Seller ID: 2265346

ISBN: 0803217471

Condition: Near Fine


A nice copy. 2006 Trade Paperback. xix, 346 pp. Deputy U.S. Marshal Bass Reeves appears as one of “eight notable Oklahomans,” the “most feared U.S. marshal in the Indian country.” That Reeves was also an African American who had spent his early life as a slave in Arkansas and Texas makes his accomplishments all the more remarkable. Bucking the odds (“I’m sorry, we didn’t keep black people’s history,” a clerk at one of Oklahoma’s local historical societies answered a query), Art T. Burton sifts through fact and legend to discover the truth about one of the most outstanding p... View more info

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Soldiers of the Plain

By: Byrne, P.E. [Patrick Edward]

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Minton, Balch & Company: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2281081

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Ink name and date on front endpaper, tiny internal chip from front joint, minor tears and loss from jacket corners, dime-sized spot on front jacket corner. 1926 Hard Cover. xi, [1], 260 pp. 8vo. An account of the Border Wars in the American West during the 19th century, with specific focus on the Native Americans and their skill as soldiers. Published on the 50th anniversary of Custer's defeat at Little Big Horn, this volume includes a detailed account of Custer's campaign, the killing of Crazy Horse, and Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce's retreat. View more info

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Buffalo Bill Cody: The Man Behind the Legend

By: Carter, Robert A.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Castle Books: 2005

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289133

ISBN: 078582037X

Condition: Near Fine


A very nice copy. 2005 Hard Cover. xv, 496 pp. A biography of the legendary buffalo hunter considers his legacy as the arch-purveyer of the mythical West, describing his Wild West Exhibitions traveling show and citing his experiences with such figures as Wild Bill Hickock, George Armstrong Custer, Sitting Bull, and Annie Oakley. View more info

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Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West

By: Carvalho, Solomon Nunes; Korn, Bertram W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Jewish Publication Society of America: 1954

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266166

Condition: Near Fine


1954 reissue of 1857 edition, with portraits and paintings by Carvalho added for this edition. Endpapers illustrated with the route of Fremont's fifth exploratory expedition. Jacket edges rubbed with a few minor chips, front jacket flap price-clipped. 328 pp. ...Solomon Nunes Carvalho was closely associated with Jewish life. He was able to pass on to the new communities of the Far West the benefit of his own Jewish experience and knowledge. Dr. Korn also traces Carvalho's artistic career, his political activities in behalf of Fremont when the latter was the first national candidate of the new ... View more info

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Apron Full of Gold: The Letters of Mary Jane Megquier from San Francisco, 1849 - 1856

By: Cleland, Robert Glass

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Huntington: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2069296

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Very good in good jacket. Jacket edges rubbed with a few small tears. 1949 Hard Cover. ix, 99 pp. Letters from a San Francisco resident during the gold rush. View more info

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The Streets Were Paved With Gold: A Pictorial History of the Klondike Gold Rush 1896-99

By: Cohen, Stan

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Pictorial Histories: 1988

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 2173362

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing of revised edition. Light foxing to front endpaper. 1988 Large Softcover. We have more books available by this author!. 202 pp. History and numerous interesting photos related to the Klondike Gold Rush, along with informative essays and other information. Bibliography follows text. View more info

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Texas Rangers: Keep Off This Range, February 1948, Volume 29, Number 3 (A Jim Hatfield Novel)

By: Cole, Jackson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Better Publications, Inc.: 1948

Seller ID: 2287646

Condition: Very Good


Wrapper edges lightly rubbed with a few minor tears. 1948 Soft Cover. 113 pp. Texas Rangers: Keep Off This Range, February 1948, Volume 29, Number 3 (A Jim Hatfield Novel). Best action western stories. CONTENTS: Keep Off This Range (Complete Novel), by Jackson Cole; Long Sam's Singing Six-Guns, by Lee Bond; Deadman's Trail, by Harold F. Cruickshank; Doc Swap's Watch Chain Wallop, by Ben Frank; No Skeletons Wanted, by William O'Sullivan; The Frontier Post, by Captain Starr. View more info

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The Border and the Buffalo: An Untold Story of the Southwest Plains - The Bloody Border of Missouri and Kansas. The Story of the Slaughter of the Buffalo. Westward among the Big Game and Wild Tribes. A Story of Mountain and Plain

By: Cook, John R.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Crane & Company: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2187942

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge of rear board faintly stained, bottom corner lightly bumped causing 1/2 inch tear to cloth revealing board beneath. 1907 Hard Cover. xii, 351 pp. 8vo. Howes C730. A firsthand account of life on the American plains, specifically treating conflict with Native Americans ('Kiowas, Comanches, and Staked Plains Apaches') in Missouri and Kansas, and the rampant hunting of buffalo which led to their near-extinction. The first chapter also deals with the author's youth in Kansas, and provides his memories of time served as a Confederate soldier in the American Civil War, and com... View more info

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Texas Cowboys

By: Coolidge, Dane; Ulph, Owen

Price: $5.00

Publisher: The University of Arizona Press: 1985

Seller ID: 2205855

Condition: Near Fine


A few minor spots to page ridge. 1985 Trade Paperback. vii, 162 pp. Western writer and photographer Dane Coolidge (1873-1940), cousin of Calvin, grew up on a citrus ranch in Riverside County, California, and knew old-time cowboys first hand. This book about Texas cowboys actually takes place in Arizona on Indian reservation land, where Coolidge spent some time with the Cherrycow outfit at the turn of the last century, taking photographs as a cover, he says, for gathering material for his writings about the West.Familiar with California-style cowboys, he is quick to notice the differences among... View more info

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The Texas Rangers: Wearing the Cinco Peso, 1821-1900 (Volume 1)

By: Cox, Mike

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Forge: 2008

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 2273782

ISBN: 076531892X

Condition: Near Fine


Ink note on half-title page. 2008 Trade Paperback. 492 pp. Austin writer-historian Mike Cox explores the origin and rise of the famed Texas Rangers. Starting in 1821 with just a handful of men, the Rangers' first purpose was to keep settlers safe from the feared and gruesome Karankawa Indians, a cannibalistic tribe that wanderd the Texas territory. As the influx of settlers grew, the attacks increased, and it became clear that a larger, better trained force was necessary. Taking readers through the major social and political movements of the Texas territory and into its statehood, Cox shows ho... View more info

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Whistling Lead

By: Cunningham, Eugene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261505

Condition: Good


Jacket edges lightly rubbed; spine slightly cocked, ink note on front endpaper, pages lightly toned. 1936 Hard Cover. 271 pp. Marshal Gavity was up against a powerful, organized band of horse thieves and stage robbers led by a quick-acting, deadly outlaw chief. Before he had time to spring into action, the gang leader unleashed his hired killers - and Gavity had to shoot and shoot fast to stay alive. View more info