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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: Frontier Life
76 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Bartlett, Richard A.  
The New Country: A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776-1890 (signed)

Publisher: New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1974 1st ed..
SIGNED on title p. by author. 487pp. illus. russet cloth tall 8vo: Very Good+ in a Very Good dj in poly cover.

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2.
Biggers, Don Hampton w/intro by Greene, A. C. & biography by Connor, Seymour V. , Illustrated by: Photos & Map  
Buffalo Guns & Barbed Wire: Two Frontier Accounts

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press Lubbock, TX 1991.
xix, 244 pp, brown-blu SC wraps w/grey-wht pictorial front panel. The book contains the following two stories: Pictures of the Past and History that will never be Repeated. The author, Don Hampton Biggers, was a newspaperman nearly all his life. He provided history of the firsthand kind. He interviewed the buffalo hunters, the ranchers, and the townspeople. He tells his stories warts and all. The photographs for Pictures of the Past were made by George Robertson. The photos with the story History that will never be Repeated are by Erwin E. Smith. No Jacket Soft Cover Near Fine Oblong 12mo - Over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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3.
Blair, Walter and Meine, Franklin J., Illustrated by: Illustrated  
Half Horse Half Alligator : The Growth of the Mike Fink Legend

Publisher: The University of Chicago Press Chicago, IL 1956.
ix, 289 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj blu-wht-black-red w/illustrated front & spine. Mike Fink's boast "I'm a regular tornado, tough as hickory and long-winded as a nor'wester. I can strike a blow like a falling tree, and every lick makes a gap in a crowd that lets in an acre of sunshine." He was a scout on the Pennsylvania frontier, a keelboatman on the Ohio and Mississippi, trapper, and a mountain man where his life came to a violent end. prev owner's bookplate on the ffep, dj rubbed and chipped along the edges. Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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4.
Brown, Mark H. and Felton, W. R., Illustrated by: Huffman, L. A.  
the Frontier Years : L. A. Huffman, Photographer of the Plains

Publisher: Bramhall House New York, NY 1955.
272 pp, quarterbound w/black papercovered boards w/black lettering w/red clothcovered spine, glossy black dj w/black-and-white pictorial front panel w/orange-wht lettering. The book contains 125 photographs from the L. A. Huffman originals. Huffman was a post photographer at Fort Keogh just after the last war with the Sioux. He set up a studio in Miles City and went into forbidden reservations among the Indians. He trekked through Montana territory, went on hunting expeditions, and ranched to make ends meet. insect depredation on bottom 1/8" of the spine. 'J' Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good- 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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5.
Brown, Mark H. and Felton, W. R., Illustrated by: Huffman, L. A.  
the Frontier Years : L. A. Huffman, Photographer of the Plains

Publisher: Bramhall House New York, NY 1955.
272 pp, black cloth covered boards w/bronze lettering, map endpapers, glossy black-white endpapers w/black-and-white pictorial front panel w/orange-wht lettering. The book contains 125 photographs from the L. A. Huffman originals. Huffman was a post photographer at Fort Keogh just after the last war with the Sioux. He set up a studio in Miles City and went into forbidden reservations among the Indians. He trekked through Montana territory, went on hunting expeditions, and ranched to make ends meet. Prev. owner's bookplate on FPD, dj rubbed along the edges, small tears on top edge of the dj. Very Good- Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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6.
Cartwright, Peter (Introduction by Charles L. Wallis)  
Autobiography of Peter Cartwright
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Publisher: New York Abingdon Press (1956).
Reprint. Octavo, Full cloth , 349 pages. Condition: Very Good. No dust jacket.
     Memoirs of this early frontier circuit preacher present an authentic picture of the westward movement, pioneer settlements, and the primitive church flourishing in the American wilderness. Cartwright was Abraham Lincoln's opponent in the 1846 congressional election. Bound in brown cloth over boards with spine titled in gilt on a black title block, tan endpapers. Prior owner name on front pastedown, short tears at top and bottom of front hinge, bottom of rear hinge, minor extremity wear. Americana

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7.
Colorado Gun Collectors.  
35th Anniversary Gun Show 2000: The Show of the Millenium.

Publisher: Denver: Colorado Gun Collectors Assoc, 2001..
First Edition Oblong quarto, about 11 inches tall, in gilt stamped brown faux leather. 238 pages illustrated by color photographs. Limited edition, #460 of 1000 copies. An impressively produced exhibition catalog with over 100 pages of collector displays followed by close-up photographs of rare and specialty items organized chronologically through Colorado history. A bright, clean and unworn copy but with a previous owner name on the front pastedown, that of Hollis Williford, a noted western artist and sculptor. Hardcover Hardcover Fine

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8.
Dale, Edward Everett, Illustrated by: Thurgood, Malcolm  
Frontier Ways : Sketches of Life in the Old West

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1966.
xiv, 265 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering, SIGNED by the author on the ffep, brown-grey-orange dj w/illustrated front panel & spine and w/photo of the author on the dj rear panel. The sources of information for the book are old letters, diaries, frontier newspapers, almanacs, pamphlets, books and the oral testimony of living witnesses. Also information was obtained from the 132 volumes called the Indian-Pioneer Papers to be found in the library of the University of Oklahoma. Signed by Author 2nd Printing Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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9.
Davies, Henry Eugene & edited by Hutton, Paul Andrew , Illustrated by: Photos  
Ten Days on the Plains

Publisher: Southern Methodist University Press Dallas, TX 1985.
xvi, 178 pp, quarterbound w/green clothcovered spine and gold clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, dj glossy gold w/color illustration on the front cover and black-and-white photo of Buffalo Bill on the rear panel. The book is volume two of The DeGolyer Library publication series. The book is a memento of a hunting expedition hosted by Lieutenant General Philip H. Sheridan designed to empress influential business adn civil leaders w/the role of the frontier army. The expedition covered almost 200 miles in ten days, with the hunters leaving a trail of empty champagne bottles and animal carcasses from Nebraska to Kansas. Over 600 buffalo were slaughtered, along with hundreds of elk, antelope, and wild turkeys. Facsimile Near Fine Hard Cover Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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10.
Davis, William C., 1946-  
American Frontier: Pioneers, Settlers, and Cowboys 1800-1899
 Picture
Publisher: NY, Smithmark, 1992.
256 p., illus. (some color), color maps; 34 cm. Technical advisor, Russ A. Pritchard. With Artifacts from the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody, Wyoming. ISBN(10) 0831718250. Stock#L-047. Vg, scar from removed pasted slip on rear endpaper map / no dj.

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11.
Dick, Everett  
Vanguards of the Frontier

Publisher: Bison Books Lincoln, NE 1941.
574 pages. Inscribed by author, owner's name inside front cover. A social history of the Northern plains and rocky Mountains from the fur traders to the sod busters. Signed by Author Reprint No Jacket Soft Cover Good

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12.
Dickson, Albert Jerome  
Covered Wagon Days

Publisher: Bison Books Lincoln, NE 1989.
285 pages, including table off contents, list of illustrations and index. Clean and tight. No flaws. From the Private Journals of Albert Jerome Dickson. Introduction by A. B. Guthrie, Jr. 2nd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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13.
Drago, Harry  
Wild Wooly and Wicked

Publisher: Clarkson N. Potter New York 1960.
354 pages, decorated endsheets, owner's name front endsheet & title page. Dust jacket has minor wear at bottom of spine, plasti kleer. Story of those famous cowtowns, and the men who helped build the industry. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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14.
Eckert, Allan W.  
The Frontiersmen: A Narrative
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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, 1967 Boston.
Book. Book condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall Eckert tracks the stories of such frontiersmen as Daniel Boone and Simon Kenton during the late eighteenth century. It is a work of history, not fiction. Eckert provides a well-written narrative, well researched, and reliable. Maps. 626 pages with index. Book is in VERY GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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15.
Favour, Alpheus H.  
Old Bill Williams

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1962.
234 pages. Owner's name on title page and inside front cover.Clean and tight. Jacket shows shelf wear. Plasticleer. Introduction by William Brandon. Contains photos & maps. New Edition Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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16.
Ferris, Robert G.  
Prospector, Cowhand, and Sodbuster

Publisher: Government Printing Office Washington, D.C. 1967.
320 pages text & illustrations, 1968 printing. Owner's name front endsheet & title page. Vol. XI in the National Park Service Series. Contains historic places associated with the mining, ranching, and farming frontiers in the Trans-Mississippi West. 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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17.
Ferris, Robert G.  
Founders and Frontiersmen

Publisher: Government Printing Office Washington, D.C. 1967.
410 pages text & illustrations, 1968 printing. Owner's name front endsheet & title page. This title contains historic places c ommemorating early nationhood and the westward movement, 1783-1828. 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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18.
Forbis, William H.  
The Cowboys

Publisher: Time Life Books Alexandria, Virginia 1973.
Title from Old West Series, 2nd printing, 240 pages, imitaton leather cover with a reproduction of The Cowboy by Frederic Remington. Contains man y black & white photos and several color photos. Contains bibliography and index. Small white mark on back of binding, o/w v good. 2nd Printing No Jacket Hard Cover Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

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19.
Frantz, Joe B.  
The American Cowboy

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1955.
232 pages with illustrations. Owner's name front endsheet, back of dust jacket has minor soiling. The cowboy in his roles in fronti er history and as he has appeared in liberature-re-examined, revitalized, and set in proper perspective. 2nd Printing Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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20.
Gregg, Milo Milton  
The Indian Captivity of O.M. Spencer

Publisher: Citadel Press New York 1968.
188 pages, illustrated with drawings. Interior clean and tight. Owner's name stamped inside front cover. Reprinted from the Lakeside Classics Series. Story of the American frontier and the lives of the men & women who were the pioneers. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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21.
Gressley, Gene M.  
Bankers and Cattlemen

Publisher: Knopf Publishing New York 1966.
320 pages plus 8 pages of index, with black/white photos. The 1st chapter has some underling, otherwise this is a good tight copy. The story of b usiness and politics of the cattle industry from 1870 to 1900. First Edition Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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22.
Hafen, Leroy R.  
Trappers of the Far West

Publisher: Bison Books Lincoln, NE 1983.
334 pages. Clean and tight. Barely read. Selected, with an introduction by Harvey L. Carter 3rd Printing No Jacket Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 11.60 CAD 11.30 EUR 7.97 GBP 6.37 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 125.00 ZAR 108.70 

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23.
Haley, James L.  
Sam Houston

Publisher: Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2002.
Partial cloth, with dust jacket. Very Good/Very Good. Upper corners moderately bumped. White on pictorial dark slate green spine. 7 by 10 inches. 534 pages.

Appr.: | AUD 40.60 CAD 39.55 EUR 27.89 GBP 22.29 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 380.43 

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24.
Hannon, Jessie Gould  
The Boston Newton Company Venture

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, NE 1969.
224 pages of text, maps, notes on sources, & epilouge. Decorated endsheets, owner's name front endsheet & title page. This account offers the reader a fresh, moving and authenic account of one of the great adventures of the 19th century. First Edition Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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25.
Howard, Robert West Editor Illustrator: Illustrated by Black and White Photos  
THIS IS THE WEST
 Picture
Publisher: Rand Mcnally New York NY 1957.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Previous owner's name. DJ is worn and torn at edges. ; 248 pages

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26.
Irving, Washington w/intro by McDermott, John Francis  
A Tour on the Prairies

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1956.
214 pp, green marbled boards w/black label block & gilt lettering, brown-wht dj w/green-brown-yel front. The book is from the Western Frontier Library series. It is an account of Washington Irving's expedition west of Arkansas from Fort Gibson to the Cross Timbers in Oklahoma in 1832. slight wrinkling along edges of the dj, two small tears on dj, prev owners name ffep. First Thus Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall

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27.
Johnson, Alma D. , Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Trail Dust . . . Over the B.O.D. Through Kansas

Publisher: Harlo Press Detroit, MI 1975.
111 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The book provides a history of the Smoky Hill trail or the Butterfield Overland Despatch (Butterfield Trail) through Kansas. This trail was established as a route to Denver and Pike's Peak. The book contains a glossary, maps, photos, and a list of some of the towns along the route of the Smoky Hill Trail. Some of the towns were Fort Leavenworth, Atchison, Topeka, Lawrence, Manhattan, Fort Riley, Junction City, Salina, Lindsborg, Wilson, Victoria, Hays, Ellis, Quinter, Russell Springs, Sharon Springs, and others. It also has a chronologoy of events leading to the organization and decline of the B.O.D. and other freight and stage lines on the Smoky Hill Route. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

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28.
Jordan, Philip D.  
Frontier Law and Order

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, NE 1970.
182 pages of 10 essays. Owner's name front endsheet and title page, dust jacket has minor shelf wear, small chips at bottom & has a plastikleer. The essays look at law & order and how it operated on various frontiers. First Edition Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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29.
King, Joseph A., Illustrated by: Illustrations & Maps  
Winter of Entrapment: A New Look at the Donner Party

Publisher: K & K Pubications Lafayette, CA 1994.
xiv, 258 pp, glossy green-black SC wraps w/ illustrated front panel & photos of the authro on the back panel. The author presents factual information on the Donner Party and the Breens. It is the story of civilized human beings pushed to their limits, physically and morally. Revised Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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30.
Lubet, Steven.  
Murder in Tombstone: The Forgotten Trial of Wyatt Earp.

Publisher: New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2004..
ISBN: 9780300104264 1st edition, 1st printing. 253 pp. Bibliography, index. Fine book (no markings) / Fine dust jacket. A clean, fresh copy. Hardcover

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31.
Lyon, Peter  
The Wild Wild West

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls New York 1969.
156 pages including decorated endsheets, table of contents, text, b/w illustrations, bibliography and index. This copy would be considered very good except owner's name front endsheet and title page. In this title the author presents a riotous examination of serveral idols of the Republic-both men and women. Good Cloth Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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32.
McCarter, Margaret  
Winning the Wilderness

Publisher: McClurg Publishers Chicago, IL 1914.
404 pages. Jacket decorated with sunflowers and covered with plasticleer. Fascinating story of the hardships on the frontier. Water stain along right edge of front board & minor water stain along right edge of rear board. First Edition Fair Hard Cover Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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33.
Moody, Ralph  
Riders of the Pony Express

Publisher: Lincoln 2004.
New with no dust jacket University of Nebraska Press Thirteenth Printing Paperback 8vo; 183 pages; Ralph Moody brings to life the history of the Pony Express and its riders as it operated between April 1860 and October 1861, as only Ralph Moody can tell a story. Reading level is for about grade 4 and up. Originally published by Houghton Mifflin in 1958.; ISBN: 0803283059

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34.
Mumey, Nolie.  
Rocky Mountain Dick (Richard W. Rock): Stories of His Adventures in Capturing Wild Animals [Signed].

Publisher: Denver: The Range Press, 1953..
First Edition SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR, LIMITED EDITION, #227 OF 500. Octavo, in red cloth with title on a gilt field. 86 pages illustrated by photographs with a folding map mounted at rear. An excellent short biography of Richard Rock who trapped animals in the mountains of Idaho and Montana for sale to zoos. Light extremity wear, but otherwise clean and bright. Hardcover Hardcover Near fine

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35.
Mumey, Nolie.  
Poker Alice: Alice Ivers, Dufield, Tubbs, Huckert (185101930) History of a Woman Gambler in the West.

Publisher: Denver: Artcraft Press, 1951..
1st limited Stiff wraps. Quarto, about 10.5 inches tall. 47 pages illustrated by a few drawings and photographs, folding map mounted at rear. White with red titles and vignette. LIMITED EDITION, #129 OF 500, SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR. Edges slightly worn and covers slightly yellowed at edges. A couple of spots of ink on rear cover. Folding map in second state with states appropriately labeled, showing Poker Alice's route through the West's gambling centers. Six-guns, 1568 ("To my knowledge, the only book written about this unique and noted western character."). Wraps Wraps Very good, None

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36.
Myres, Sandra L.  
Westering Women and the Frontier Experience 1800-1915

Publisher: University of New Mexico Albuquerque 1982.
365 pages of text, black/white photos, notes & index. Owner's name front endsheet, shelf wear at bottom & wear inside. Dust j ack has several stains & does show wear.The author has perceptively reinterpreted the lives and impressions of a variety of frontier women, wives and colorful characters. ISBN: 080630625x First Edition Fair Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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37.
Nute, Grace Lee  
The Voyageur

Publisher: Minnesota Historical Society St Paul, MN 1955.
289 pages. Clean and tight. Jacket has a BroDart cover. Decorated front and back end sheets. First published in 1931. "These French Canadian voyageurs of the lower St. Lawrence River made the fur trade possible...." Reprint Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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38.
O'Meara, Walter, Illustrated by: Parsons, Philip B.  
The Savage Country : a History of the Men of the North West Company and the Lands They Conquered

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, MA 1960.
x, 308 pp, green cloth covered boards w/dark green title block & gilt lettering on the spine, dark blu-wht illustrated endpaper maps, dj wht w/green-brown lettering on the spine w/green-wht illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The book is about the British fur traders - the Gentlemen of the North West Company, as they styled themselves. It covers the adventures of Alexander Henry the Younger, an officer of the company. The material came from the journal of Alexander Henry who wrote in detail and often with shocking frankness, his record of life and what passed for love in the pays sauvage. some soiling to the dj, small tears and chips along the top edge of the dj. 3rd Printing Good+ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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39.
O'Neal, Bill  
Encyclopedia of Western Gun-Fighters

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1979.
386 pages including table of contents, bibliography, index and b/w photos. This copy would be "as new" except the owner's name front endsheet and title page. An encyclopedia of 225 men both famous and all but forgotten of the gunfighting West. First Edition Very Good Cloth Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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40.
O'Neal, Bill, Illustrated by: Photos  
Encyclopedia of Western Gunfighters

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1983.
386 pp, red boards w/gilt letters, red-yel-wht dj w/color pictorial front, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author. This volume provides a compilation of facts, sifted f/myths, folklore, & ourtright lies, about the lives & deaths of 255 men, both the famous & the all but forgotten. Also included are detailed accounts of the almost six hundred gunfights the men took part in, mostly between the end of the Civil War & the turn of the century. Has an alphabetical listing of the gunfighter; nicknames or aliases; dates & places of birth & death, if known; the occupations the man pursued; a brief biography; and, in chonological order, accounts of the verified gunfights in which he participated. Of the gunfighters included here 108 served as law officers at some time in their careers. The average lifespan, included those who died of natural causes, was forty-seven years, & more than 50 percent of the gunmen died of gunshot wounds. couple small 3/16" closed tears on the edges of the dj, dj in brodart. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author 3rd Printing Good++ Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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41.
Paden, Irene D., Illustrated by: Irene D. Paden  
The Wake of the Prairie Schooner

Publisher: MacMillan Company New York 1943.
514 pages including table of contents, bibliography and index. The endsheets have several spots of yellowing paper, small stain along the front of the spine and the owner's name front ensheets and title page. The author makes the past come alive. Third Printing No Jacket Cloth Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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42.
Paxson, Frederic L.  
History of the American Frontier, 1763-1893

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Boston 1924.
598 pages including table of contents, maps and index. This is the Student Edition of this title. The endsheets have a name and a list ofnumbers in ink and minor water stain along the top corner of the text for approx. 20 pages about the size of a quarter. No Jacket Cloth Fair 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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43.
Pender, Rose (Foreword by A.B. Guthrie Jr.).  
A Lady's Experiences in the Wild West in 1883.

Publisher: Lincoln NE: Univ. of Nebraska Press, 1978..
1st thus Hardback. Octavo, White cloth, very lightly edgeworn; owner name front endpaper. Jacket complete but a few edge tears of about an inch, and a bit ragged at spine top, price clipped. This is a reprint of a work first published in England in 1888. Sharp and honest comments of a proper English lady on the best and the worst of the frontier west. Hardcover Hardcover Very good/Very good

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44.
Rister, Carl Coke.  
The Southwestern Frontier - 1865 - 1881.

Publisher: Cleveland OH: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1928..
First Edition Octavo, about 9.75 inches (25 cm) tall, in brown cloth. 336 pages with a folding frontis map, top edge gilt. Generally covering western Texas and adjacent areas of Mexico as well as Kansas, Oklahoma and Colorado. This is, according to the subtitle, A History of the Coming of the Settlers, Indian Depredations and Massacres, Ranching Activities, Operations of White Desperadoes and Thieves, Government Protection, Building of Railways, and the Disappearance of the Frontier. Clark & Brunet, 238 ("a most valuable work"). Herd, 1909. Six-Guns, 1865, Howes, R318. The bookplate of a very prominent Denver figure from the early 20th century on front pastedown, and the owner's name in his hand with the source of the book as a gift on the free endpaper, in pencil. A remarkably well preserved copy with barely a hint of wear to the tips but otherwise no sign of wear or use. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

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45.
Rollins, Philip  
The Cowboy

Publisher: Scribners New York 1922.
" His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the Development of the West." 353 pages including table of contents, illustrations, the owner's name front endsheet and title page. The endsheets are broken at the hinge in the front. Good for age. First Thus No Jacket Cloth Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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46.
Roosevelt, Theodore  
Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail

Publisher: Readex Microprint 1966.
186 pages. Clean and tight. Black cover. Private library stamp on back page. Reprint No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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47.
Russell, Charles M., Illustrated by: Charles M. Russell  
Trails Plowed Under

Publisher: Doubleday Garden City 1927.
"Stories of the Old West." 210 pages including table of contents (divided into four sections), five color illustrations, five half-tone illustrations and 46 text illustrations. The spine of the book has several rubbed areas and the slipcase has minor self-wear along edges. The date on the copyright page is 1927 and the date on the title page is 1943. Above the copyright date of 1927 are the letter CL and the endsheets are decorated. The front cover is decorated with cowboy on horse, ropes and two calves. Contains approx. forty-three various stories about the "Old West." Slipcase Cloth Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

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48.
Sage, Rufus B.  
Rocky Mountain Life; or, Startling Scenes and Perilous Adventures in the Far West
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Publisher: Edward Canby, 0 Dayton, OH.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 12mo - over 6 - 7" tall Undated; ca. 1880. In this classic of nineteenth-century travel through America's Far West, Sage chronicles his experiences over the three-year period. Illustrated. 363 pages. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

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49.
Schlissel, Lillian  
Women's Diaries of the Westward Journey

Publisher: Schocken Books New York 1982.
Preface by Carl N. Degler, Supervising Editor: Gerda Lerner and this book contain 48 photographs. 262 pages including table of contents, text sources and index. Several small chips at top and bottom of dustcover. "In the accounts by these women we exxperience the determination and strenght as well as their submission." The four diaries and hundreds more provide a first-hand portrait in the role of women in the western migration. ISBN: 0805237747 5th Printing Good Cloth Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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50.
Schmitt, Martin  
The Settlers' West

Publisher: Bonanza Books New York 1955.
"Taming the Western Land." 258 pages table of contents and b/w illustrations with index. The printing listed is "(A)". Owner's name on front endsheet and title page, the dustjacket has minor wear at the bottom and top due to shelf wear. For the descendants of the pioneers, the authors have brought to life agin in this book the West of homesteaders and others. Good Cloth Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall Remainder

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51.
Settle, Mary Lund  
Saddles and Spurs

Publisher: Stackpole books Harrisburg, PA.
217 pages. Owner's name on title page and inside front cover. Clean and tight. Jacket shows 2 small tears at top. Plasticleer. Saga of the Pony Express Fair Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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52.
Severn, James  
Conquering the Frontiers

Publisher: Foundation Press La Habra, CA 1974.
256 pages. Clean and tight. Jacket is protected by Brodart cover. " Stories of American pioneers and the guns which helped them establish a new life." Owner's name inside front cover and on title page. Many illustrations, mostly black/white, some color. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 4to - over 9" - 12" tall

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53.
Shirley, Glenn  
Sixgun and Silver Star

Publisher: University of New Mexico Albuquerque 1955.
235 pages. Owner's name on title page and inside front cover. Clean and tight. No flaws on jacket. Plasticleer. This account brings distinction to the marshals and other of ficers of this raw violent country. First Edition Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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54.
Sloane, Eric Illustrated by: Illustrated by Eric Sloane  
Diary of an Early American Boy : Noah Blake 1805

Publisher: Funk & Wagnalls; N. Y. : 1962.
Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket Sixth Printing Hardcover 108 pages; 4to (11") 28cm; Beige cloth, scores of superior b/w drawings illustrating every detail of early American farm life. ; Possibly the best written, best illustrated book on early American pioneer life. Covers typical farm buildings, tools, ladders, axes, bridges, etc, not to mention how they would pull stumps, make nails, stack cordwood, split logs, grind corn, frame a barn, etc. ; Jacket edges light chipped, pr ice clipped. No other flaws. ; Drawings

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55.
Sloane, Eric Illustrated by: Illustrated by Eric Sloane  
Reverence for Wood, A

Publisher: Ballantine Books; N. Y. : 1973.
Near Fine Fourteenth Printing Softcover ISBN: 0345319915 110 pages; 8vo (8") 21 cm; Tan stiff covers, footnotes, about 100 detailed, fact-filled b/w drawings in text. ; Superb book. History of wood and wood products in early American history, incuding tools, furniture, buildings, medical uses, uses for charcoal and bark, etc, etc. Suitable for adults and older children. ; Only a whisper of shelfwear. No marks. Binding tight and square. ; Drawings

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56.
Sloane, Eric, Illustrated by: Sloane, Eric  
Diary of an Early American Boy : Noah Blake - 1805

Publisher: Wilfred Funk, Inc. New York, NY 1962.
xvii, 108 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering, dj light brown w/dark brown illustrated front panel w/photo of the author on the rear panel. The author found the diary when he was exploring an ancient house. The author of the diary kept an account of daily activities on his father's farm. He worked at maple-sugaring, nail-making, spring plowing, bridge building and wlking the boundaries of their property to take inventory. dj price-clipped, spine & bottom edge of the rear panel have insect depreation where glue was eaten. Very Good Hard Cover Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11"

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57.
Spence, Clark C.  
The Rainmakers

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, NE 1980.
181 pages with illustrations. Owner's name front endsheet & title page. The author traces the history of rainmaking theories, efforts, and frauds in the United States from the early nineteenth century to the first sucessful cloud-seeding experiment in 1946. ISBN: 0-8032-4117-8 First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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58.
Taylor, Morris F  
First Mail West, Stagecoach Lines on the Santa Fe Trail
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Publisher: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1971.
Near Fine cloth hardback, NF DJ. Cover with a little shelf wear. Mylar-enclosed DJ has a little edge wear. Binding tight. One end papers stamped with owner's stamp. End papers and pp are Fine, look unused. 8vo, 263 pp with a few illustrations and maps, notes, biblio and index. ISBN# 826301940

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59.
Thorp, Raymond W., and Robert Bunker  
Crow Killer : The Saga of Liver-Eating Johnson (1st Paperback Edition, 1959)

Publisher: Signet/New American Library; N. Y. : 1958.
Near Fine First Paperback Edition Paperback 158 pages; 12mo (7") 18 cm; Brown and yellow illustrated covers, all edges red, brief bibliography, footnotes throughout. ; Signet S1691. Copyright 1958. This is 1st paperback edition, August, 1959. ; True story of famed mountain man John Johnson, also known as Dapiek Absaroka (Crow Killer) and Liver-Eating Johnson, who went on a murdering rampage against Crow warriors beginning in the 1840s. ; Pages are a bit yellowed from age, as usual. Otherwise only a touch of shelfwear. Appears unread. Quite scarce in any condition. ; Signet S Series; Vol. 1691

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60.
Thrapp, Dan L.  
Encyclopedia of Frontier Biography (3 volumes).

Publisher: Glendale CA: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1988..
First Edition ISBN: 0870621912 Three octavo volumes, about 9.5 inches tall, in red cloth with gilt spine titles. 1698 pages continuously numbered over the three volumes. An excellent reference with bios of western outlaws, lawmen and significant persons. There was a supplemental 4th volume issued, but not present here. Insides are clean, soundly bound, bright, and unmarked. The bottom fore edges of the textblocks are a bit soiled. The covers have barely a hint of extremity wear. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine

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61.
Toepperwein, Herman, Illustrated by Shaw, Charles, Illustrated by: Shaw, Charles  
Showdown : Western Gunfighters in Moments of Truth

Publisher: Madrona Press, Inc. Austin, TX 1974.
101 pp black linen boards w/gilt lettering, dj red-blk-orange. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the author to a cous1n of his. Collection of forty-five vignettes how some of the Western gunfighters met their moment of truth. The author's selection of a "top ten" & his observation that none of the group died in a real showdown. Five were shot in back or in ambush, two were hanged, one was run over by his own wagon, one died in bed of T B, and one was killed resisting arrest. #211 More Burrs under the saddle. Two small tears on bottom front edge of the dj, prev owner taped an article, (from Texas Parade magazine) about the book onto the FPD. also address label pasted below the article. Inscribed & SIGNED By Author First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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62.
Toepperwein, Herman, Illustrated by Shaw, Charles, Illustrated by: Shaw, Charles  
Showdown : Western Gunfighters in Moments of Truth

Publisher: Madrona Press, Inc. Austin, TX 1974.
101 pp black linen boards w/gilt lettering, dj red-blk-orange. INSCRIBED & SIGNED by the illustrator. Collection of forty-five vignettes how some of the Western gunfighters met their moment of truth. The author's selection of a "top ten" & his observation that none of the group died in a real showdown. Five were shot in back or in ambush, two were hanged, one was run over by his own wagon, one died in bed of T B, and one was killed resisting arrest. #211 More Burrs under the saddle. sl rubbing edges of flaps of dj. Inscribed & SIGNED by Illustrator First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo

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63.
Towle, Virginia Rowe  
Vigilante Woman
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Publisher: A. S. Barnes and Co., New York, 1966.
VG+ cloth hardback, gilt lettering, VG DJ. Cover with a little spine edge wear, some scuffs. DJ has minor edge wear, scuffs. Binding tight. End papers and pp are Near Fine. Sml 8vo, 182 pp with illustrations and biblio. The biographies of 7 women who were part of the Montana vigilantes.

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64.
Utley, Robert M., Illustrated by: Salvant, J.U.  
If These Walls Could Speak Historic Forts of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1990.
64 pp, glossy wht-black SC wraps w/color illustrated front cover of Fort Bliss, SIGNED by the author on the title page. The artist's graceful watercolors afford glimpses of ten key military posts that kept watch over the westward advancing frontier of Texas during the pioneer decades of the nineteenth century. Signed by Author First Paperback Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Very Good 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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65.
Utley, Robert Marshall;Utley;Robert M., Illustrated by: Salvant, J.U.  
If These Walls Could Speak Historic Forts of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1985.
64 pp, blue cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, glossy wht dj w/color illustrated front panel. The artist's graceful watercolors afford glimpses of ten key military posts that kept watch over the westward advancing frontier of Texas during the pioneer decades of the nineteenth century. prev owner's name & address stamped on the FPD. First Edition Very Good+ Hard Cover Very Good+ 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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66.
Van Dyne, Edith, Illustrated by: Salvant, J.U.  
If These Walls Could Speak Historic Forts of Texas

Publisher: University of Texas Press Austin, TX 1985.
64 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. The artist's graceful watercolors afford glimpses of ten key military posts that kept watch over the westward advancing frontier of Texas during the pioneer decades of the nineteenth century. First Edition No Jacket Hard Cover Near Fine 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall

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67.
Wade, Richard C.  
The Urban Frontier; The Rise of Western Cities, 1790-1830.
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Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press, 1959..
362 p. 21 cm. Series: Harvard historical monographs ; 4. Pioneer life in early Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Lexington, Louisville and St. Louis. "Bibliographical note": p. [343]-345. Stock# 44,895. Vg/ dj vg.

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68.
Waitley, Douglas.  
Roads of Destiny. The Trails that Shaped a Nation.

Publisher: Washington & N.Y., Robert B. Luce, 1970.
319 p. 'A study of the role 22 waterways, trails and roads played in the expansion of Colonial America to the Mississippi between 1635 and 1850, and of their tremendous historical significance in the realization of America's Manifest Destiny. Interweaving narrative and excerpts from traveler's journals of the times, Waitley vividly describes the growth of cities along the Great Lakes and the Mississsippi, the development of the King's Highway, the first 'interstate' road between Boston, New York, and Charleston...' Dj; VG. Stock#22749.

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69.
Ward, Don  
Bits of Silver

Publisher: Hastings House New York 1961.
"Vignettes of the Old West", some of the authors: Mari Sandoz, Homer Crow, Frazier Hunt, Joseph Miller and others. This title was published in the 25th (Silver) Anniversary Year of Publisher. 306 pages including table of contents. The owner's stamp in front endsheet, the dustjacket has minor fading on spine and chip at the top. This is a book of great vitality, exciting pages from thje story of a vivid and inspiring time. First Thus Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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70.
Weiner, Melissa Ruffner & Budge Ruffner.  
ARIZONA TERRITORIAL COOK BOOK: The Food & Lifestyles of a Frontier.
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Publisher: Norfolk: Donning (1982)..
ISBN: 0898651697 "About 200 authentic recipes, home remedies, natural cosmetic information, stories, personal accounts and photographs. dating from 1862 to 1912." 232p: photos; 23cm. Book: Fine (clean and sound, no defects). Dustjacket: Near Very Good (price clipped, rear 1cm top edge tears). Brown cloth hardcover. Book condition: Fine. Jacket condition: Near Very Good.

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71.
Wellman, Paul, Illustrated by: Lorence Bjorklund  
A Dynasty Of Western Outlaws

Publisher: Museum Press Limited London, England 1962.
384 pages including table of contents, bibliography, evaluated and index. The owner's name front endsheet and title page, author's name blacked-out on back of title page and dustjacket has chip at the bottom of the spine and shelf worn. This book does not encompass all outlawry or outlanws in the US, but centeres on certain individuals and the contagiou nature of crime. Good Cloth Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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Welsch, Roger  
Mister You Got Yourself a Horse

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, NE 1981.
"Tales of Old-Time Horse Trading." 207 pages including table of contents, glossary and bibliography. This copy would be as new except owner's name title page. A collection of old-time horse-trading tales. ISBN: 0803247117 First Thus Good Cloth Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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West, Elliott  
The Saloon on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, NE 1979.
197 pages of text, black/white illustrations, appendix A & B, notes, bibliography & index. The dust jacket has been clipped, has wear on back & al ong edges. The author places the saloon in the context of the society of gold and silver mining camps of the Rocky Mountains. ISBN: 0803247044 First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

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74.
Willison, George F.  
Here They Dug the Gold.

Publisher: London: Readers Union, 1952..
Book club. VG in poor dj(2" deep portion missing rear panel/spine, major chips along top front panel). Hard Cover. ISBN: Colorado

Appr.: | AUD 6.38 CAD 6.21 EUR 4.38 GBP 3.50 JPY 550.00 MXN 68.75 ZAR 59.78 

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75.
Winther, Oscar  
The Old Oregon Country

Publisher: Bison Books Lincoln, NE 1969.
348 pages. Owner's name on title page and inside front cover. Clean and tight. A history of frontier trade, transportation and travel First Paper Edition No Jacket Soft Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 10.44 CAD 10.17 EUR 7.17 GBP 5.73 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 97.83 

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