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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


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


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 h... View more info

Image for 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.

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


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 exam... 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


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... 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: Simon & Schuster: 1996

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2200166


Book club paperback. 1996 Trade Paperback. We have more books available by this author!. 511 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 ... 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


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


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, persona... 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


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 s... 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


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


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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Rim o' the World

By: Bower, B.M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1919

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261503


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 ... 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


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 ... 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


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. Bla... 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


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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Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee: An Indian History of the American West

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Holt, Rinehart & Winston: 1971

Edition: Book Club (BCE/BOMC)

Seller ID: 2270168


A few very minor chips and very minor tears along jacket edges, otherwise a very nice copy. 1971 Hard Cover. xvii, 487 pp. Includes black & white photographs. Dee Brown's eloquent, meticulously documented account of the systematic destruction of the American Indian during the second half of the nineteenth century uses council records, autobiographies, and firsthand descriptions. Brown allows great chiefs and warriors of the Dakota, Ute, Sioux, Cheyenne, and other tribes ... 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


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... 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


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 socie... 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


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'... 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


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


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

Image for 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

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


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 a... 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


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... View more info

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Whistling Lead

By: Cunningham, Eugene

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2261505


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

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My Life on the Plains. or, Personal Experiences with Indians. (The Lakeside Classics Volume 50)

By: Custer, G.A. [George Armstrong]; Quaife, Milo Milton

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Lakeside Press / R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co.: 1952

Seller ID: 2201294


Rear hinge loose. 1952 Hard Cover. xlix, [1], 626 pp. Custer's autobiography, published just two years before he died during his infamous Last Stand, relating his experiences on the plains of Kansas fighting with the U.S. 7th Cavalry Regiment, with an account of Major General Winfield Scott Hancock's expedition against the Cheyenne, and of the Kidder Massacre. View more info

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No More Than Five in a Bed: Colorado Hotels in the Old Days

By: Dallas, Sandra

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2077541


First edition. Jacket spine faded.Very Good. 1967 Hard Cover. xiv, 208 pp. A history of Colorado hotels, from the most elegant to the seediest dive. View more info

Image for The Plains: Being No Less than a Collection of Veracious Memoranda Taken During the Expedition of Exploration in the Year 1845, from the Western Settlements of Missouri to the Mexican Boarder, and from Bent's Fort on the Arkansas to Fort Gibson, Via South Fork of Canadian--North Mexico and North-Western Texas (The American Exploration and Travel Series)

The Plains: Being No Less than a Collection of Veracious Memoranda Taken During the Expedition of Exploration in the Year 1845, from the Western Settlements of Missouri to the Mexican Boarder, and from Bent's Fort on the Arkansas to Fort Gibson, Via South Fork of Canadian--North Mexico and North-Western Texas (The American Exploration and Travel Series)

By: Des Montaignes, Francois; Mowe, Nancy Alpert; Russell, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1972

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2266242


1972 reissue of mid-19th century manuscript original. Minor blue stain along rear jacket flap edge. xxv, 182 pp. In 1845 a young man named Isaac Cooper set out in search of adventure. He found it with John C. Fremont's third expedition en route to California across the southern Great Plains. Fremont demanded secrecy about the details of his western forays and forbade his men to keep diaries or journals, a fact that gives credence to claims that the Pathfinder was little ... View more info

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The Vigilantes of Montana: Being a Correct & Impartial Narrative of the Chase, Trial, Capture & Execution of Henry Plummer's Notorious Road Agent Band

By: Dimsdale, Thos. J.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2162322


First edition. Jacket rubbed. 1953 Hard Cover. xii, 268 pp. A true tale of vigilante justice in the Old West. View more info

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Down the Great Unknown: John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through the Grand Canyon

By: Dolnick, Edward

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Harper Collins: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2267720


First edition. 2001 Hard Cover. viii, [4], 367, [5] pp. 8vo. Drawing on rarely examined diaries and journals, Down the Great Unknown is the first book to tell the full, dramatic story of the Powell expedition. On May 24, 1869 a one-armed Civil War veteran, John Wesley Powell and a ragtag band of nine mountain men embarked on the last great quest in the American West. The Grand Canyon, not explored before, was as mysterious as Atlantis—and as perilous. The ten men set o... View more info

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Marcus Whitman, M.D.: Pioneer and Martyr

By: Drury, Clifford Merrill

Price: $65.00

Publisher: The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1937

Edition: Limited Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2265347


Limited edition, #494 of 500 copies. Signed twice by author: once on limitation page, and again on the half-title page with an inscription to a friend: To Dr. Cornelius J. Brosnan, authority on Northwest History, teacher of youth, scholar, and friend, this book is inscribed by the author with best wishes, Clifford M. Drury, June 8. 1938'. Edges lightly rubbed with bottom fore-edge corners exposed, Brosnan's name in pencil on front endpaper. 1937 Hard Cover. 473, [3] pp. ... View more info

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The Santa Fe Trail

By: Duffus, R.L.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Longmans: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2071667


First edition. 1/2 inch tear to spine head. 1930 Hard Cover. xi, [3], 283 pp. 8vo. A history of the famous trail leading from Fort Leavenworth to Sante Fe. View more info