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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

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

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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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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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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John Ringo: The Gunfighter Who Never Was

By: Burrows, Jack

Price: $7.00

Publisher: The University of Arizona Press: 1996

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 2290894

ISBN: 0816516480

Condition: Very Good


First paperback printing. Slightly warped, edges lightly foxed. 1996 Trade Paperback. xv, [1], 242 pp. He was the deadliest gun in the West. Or was he? Ringo: the very name has come to represent the archetypal Western gunfighter and has spawned any number of fictitious characters laying claim to authenticity. John Ringo's place in western lore is not without basis: he rode with outlaw gangs for thirteen of his thirty-two years, participated in Texas's Hoodoo War, and was part of the faction that opposed the Earp brothers in Tombstone, Arizona. Yet his life remains as mysterious as his grave, a... 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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Cowboy Capital of the World: The Saga of Dodge City

By: Carter, Samuel III

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 1973

Seller ID: 2292432

ISBN: 0385059167

Condition: Good


Jacket rubbed, faint foxing to page ridge. 1973 Hard Cover. A complete history of the famed Kansas city, known for its cattle drives, gunfights, and many famous inhabitants including Wyatt Earp and Bat Masterson. 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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Virgil Earp: Western Peace Officer

By: Chaput, Don

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Affiliated Writers of America: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290892

ISBN: 187991509X

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Edges faintly foxed, jacket spine a bit faded. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. x, [2], 255, [5] pp. 8vo. The first published biography of Virgil Earp, the undersung brother of the sheriff-turned-folk-hero Wyatt Earp. Dr. Janet R. Fireman, Curator of History at the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles argues that Virgil Earp is clearly the most significant historical figure among the famous Earp brothers. View more info

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The Earp Papers: In a Brother's Image

By: Chaput, Don

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Affiliated Writers of America: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by author

Seller ID: 2290897

ISBN: 1879915103

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Top edge a bit foxed. 1994 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. xv, [1], 269, [11] pp. 8vo. A biography of the Earp family, by the Curator Emeritus of the Natural History Museum in Los Angeles. Chaput wrote extensively about various important figures in the American West. 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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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

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Boots and Saddles; or, Life in Dakota with General Custer

By: Custer, Elizabeth B.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1885

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2294220

Condition: Very Good


First edition, second issue (Howes C-980). Minor repair to hinges, ink gift note and ink name on front flyleaf. 1885 Hard Cover. 312 pp. 8vo. Includes frontispiece portrait of George Armstrong Custer, and single-page 'Outline Map of Portions of Montana & Dakota'. The honeymoon of Elizabeth Bacon and George Armstrong Custer was interrupted in 1864 by his call to duty with the Army of the Potomac. She begged to be allowed to go along, thus setting the pattern of her future life. From that time on, she accompanied General Custer on all of his major assignments, aside from the summer Indian campai... 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

Condition: Good


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

Condition: Very Good


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