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Never Walk When You Can Ride
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Never Walk When You Can Ride

By McFarland, Mike

(Flagstaff, AZ., 1989): Northland Pubishing. First Edition. Small Quarto. From the library of Joe Beeler, inscribed by the author "This book was specially bound/for our dear friend,/ Joe and Sharon Beeler./ Many thanks and /may God bless you,/Mike and Billi Joe/McFarland/8-8-89." 136pp. illustrated by Joe Beeler, bound in 1/4 dark brown leather over white linen, spine lettering in copper, housed within white linen covered slipcase with leather label lettered in copper. A fine copy.

$275.00

The Last Trail Drive Through Downtown Dallas
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The Last Trail Drive Through Downtown Dallas

By Green, Ben K. And Joe Beeler

Flagstaff, AZ; (1971: Northland Press. Limited Edition. Square Octavo. Limited to 100 copies. The present copy is # 95, signed by Joe Beeler and Ben K. Green and includes an original ink and wash drawing by Joe Beeler. 73pp., bound in 1/4 light brown leather over dark brown cloth lettered in black, spine lettering gilt, a fine bright copy housed within publisher's slipcase.

$600.00

Leon Gaspard (signed By Frank Waters, Limited to 500 copies)
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Leon Gaspard (signed By Frank Waters, Limited to 500 copies)

By Waters, Frank; Leon Gaspard

Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1964. First Edition. Quarto. Limited to 500 copies signed. 114 pages, with full page paintings of Gaspard work which includes his earliest work in Paris and his major work in Taos, including Taos Fire Dance, Navajo Women, Buffalo Dance at Zuni, and the Corn Dance at Santo Domingo. A very nice copy bound in black cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, housed in a black cloth covered slipcase lightly rubbed.

$115.00

Edward Borein. Drawings & Paintings of the Old West.  Volume I: The Indians, Foreword By Harold McCracken
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Edward Borein. Drawings & Paintings of the Old West. Volume I: The Indians, Foreword By Harold McCracken

By Woloschuk, Nicholas, Jr.

Flagstaff, AZ: The Northland Press, 1968. First Edition. Quarto. Limited edition. 756 of 2000 copies signed by the author. 136pp. Introduction by Harold McCracken.. Over 115 pages of Borein drawings of western Indians. A very nice copy bound in 1/4 green cloth over gray pictorial cloth decorated in black, spine lettering gilt, in clipped pictorial dust jacket with just a bit of finger soiling, two very small closed edge tears to rear panel.

$55.00

The Etchings of Edward Borein, a Catalogue of His Work
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The Etchings of Edward Borein, a Catalogue of His Work

By Galvin, John, Warren R. Howell and Harold G. Davidson

San Francisco, CA: John Howell-Books, 1971. First Edition. Quarto. 318pp. each with one or two illustrations in black and white. Prefatory note, which explains the index of titles has three principal divisions: titles used in this book, alternate titles which may be found in Borein etchings elsewhere, and "old" titles used by Edward Borein but not firmly attached to the present catalogue of etchings. ....(5)pp. index to each illustration. A fine copy bound in brown cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, in soiled dust jacket printed in dark brown, small closed tear to head.. The essential reference work of Borein's magnificent etchings.

$125.00

Frank Reaugh; Painter to the Longhorns (Inscribed to Pam and Lee Marvin)
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Frank Reaugh; Painter to the Longhorns (Inscribed to Pam and Lee Marvin)

By Reaugh, Frank and Donald L .Weismann

College Station; (1985): Texas A & M University Press. First Edition. Oblong Quarto. With an introduction by Donald L. Weismann. 147 pages, 61 plates. Signed by the Author on the half-title page and additionally inscribed to Pam and Lee Marvin "with affections and admirations" Don, Austin, Texas 9/9/1985. Besides the major works, the series "Twenty-four Hours with the Herd" are represented with seven large pastel paintings that typify the plein-air style. A fine copy bound in rust cloth, spine lettering gilt, in a near fine unclipped pictorial dust jacket.

$125.00

Woolaroc
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Woolaroc

By Williams, Joe, Jerry Poppenhouse and Joe Beeler (Signed By All three)

(Bartlesville, OK; 1991): Frank Philips Foundation. First Edition. Quarto. Signed by the author, photographer and inscribed by western artist Joe Beeler "Dear You/I know you love/this place as much as/ we do-/Best Wishes/Joe Beeler". 192pp. illustrating Woolaroc which is 45 miles northwest of Tulsa, OK on Highway 123. It is part Western art museum, part wildlife refuge, part Y-Indian Guide Center and part nature trail. A wonderful destination for any lover of western art, animals, beautiful woods, lakes and rocks. Bound in brown cloth lettered in gilt, a fine copy in near fine pictorial dust jacket.

$175.00

R. Brownell McGrew, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Presented By the Thunderbird Foundation August, 1978
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R. Brownell McGrew, Laguna Beach Museum of Art, Presented By the Thunderbird Foundation August, 1978

By McGrew, R. Brownell

Kansas City; (1978): The Lowell Press. Limited Edition. Oblong Quarto. Limited to 150 copies. The present copy is number 21 and inscribed by McGrew. xvii, 128pp. custom bound in 1/2 marbled paper over red leather, lettering gilt. A fine bright copy in fine publisher's slipcase.

$95.00

The Fence That Me and Shorty Built (Joe Beeler's Copy, Limited to 100 copies) Foreword By Don Hedgpeth; Afterword By Joyce Roach
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The Fence That Me and Shorty Built (Joe Beeler's Copy, Limited to 100 copies) Foreword By Don Hedgpeth; Afterword By Joyce Roach

By Steagall, Red

Np[Fort Worth, TX,] (2001): Bunkhouse Press. Limited Edfition. Octavo. Bookplate: Number 25 of 100 autographed collector's copies presented to Sharon and Joe Beeler, May 15, 2001. Additionally inscribed: "Joe and Sharon, Thanks for being my special friends. You have added greatly to my life. I love you. Joe Steagall, 5/15/2001. 142 pages. Fourteen poems and texts of twenty cowboy songs including the music (melodies with chord symbols). Photographs of Red with Mickey Mantle, James Garner, Ben Johnson, Baxter Black, and many others. Bound in dark brown leather lettered in light brown housed in original leather slipcase lettered in gilt.

$125.00

Leon Gaspard
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Leon Gaspard

By Waters, Frank

Flagstaff; (1964): Northland Press. Quarto. 144 pages. 23 illus., 14 color plates. Life of Russian-born painter who traveled in France, Tibet and eventually moving to Taos, NM. This edition has an added 30 pages not found in earlier issue. This copy notes it was given to Sharon and Joe Beeler from Pat and Max Shriver who in 1970 bought the Leon Gaspard House to house their Shriver Gallery. Bound in black cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, two light bumped corners, a handsome copy in unclipped dust jacket with just a couple of spots rubbed on rear panel. Very nice.

$90.00

New Western Images: The Hillin Collection of the Cowboy Artists of America , Signed By Don Hedgpeth and Bobby Hillin (No. 19 of 100 copies), Signed By Both the Author and the Western Art Collector
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New Western Images: The Hillin Collection of the Cowboy Artists of America , Signed By Don Hedgpeth and Bobby Hillin (No. 19 of 100 copies), Signed By Both the Author and the Western Art Collector

By Hedgpeth, Don

Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1978. Limited Edition. Quarto. Limited to 100 copies. The present copy is #19. xv, 167 pages, illustrations. One of the most beautiful editions of Northland Press issued in full leather, signed by Don Hedgpeth and Bobby Hillin (Robert Hillin, Sr). This work is the major reference at major auctions. His collection included works of James Reynolds, Joe Beeler, Ned Jacob, Tom Ryan, and a host of the CAA's outstanding artists. Although he was famous as an independent oilman, race car driver, Indy Car team owner, his passion for great Western art was informed by a shrewd eye and buying the major artists before they had reached their greatest fame. Already before he reached age 40 he had one of the finest collections of significant Western art. A fine copy housed within publisher's cloth covered slipcase with leather label gilt.

$450.00

The Etchings of Edward Borein, a Catalogue of His Work
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The Etchings of Edward Borein, a Catalogue of His Work

By Galvin, John, Warren R. Howell and Harold G. Davidson

San Francisco, CA: John Howell-Books, 1971. First Edition. Quarto. 318pp. each with one or two illustrations in black and with, [p. 319] Prefatory note, which explains the index of titles which has three principal divisions: title used in this book, alternate titles which may be found o Borein etchings elsewhere, and "old" titles used by Edward Borein but not firmly attached to the present catalogue of etchings. ....(5)pp. index to each illustration. A fine copy bound in brown cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, in near fine light tan dust jacket printed in dark brown. with just a few finger smudges. The essential reference work of Borein's magnificent etchings. Very nice.

$175.00

Estate of Ross Santee, Works of Art
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Estate of Ross Santee, Works of Art

By Santee, Ross

1966. 15 pages of the document prepared for the firm of Pickrell, Hunter, Bartlett & Penn from James B. Boxley of the Library of Congress on the total copyrights of Ross Santee who passed away in 1965. It includes not only his books but also articles in magazines revealing most items which did have a renewal of copyright. It also lists the watercolors and versions of "Dry Washes", "Eroded Mesquite", his many small black and white sketches, all of which have their appraised value. Also listed are his collection of art from Philip C. Curtis, George Bellows, De Grazia and works in process. He also had an Ellsworth Biles serigraph, a Kopta porcelain and a Foreign World War I lithograph. Pages 1 and 2 are original and the rest from the Library of Congress are copies. In virtually all the books and articles it is repeated that the copyright was not renewed although his work remains popular among those who collect Western art and books. Measures approximately 8 1/2" x 11"

$300.00

Ben Green Tales
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Ben Green Tales

By Green, Ben K.

Flagstaff; (1974): Northland Press. First Editions. Small Octavos. Limited to 1250 copies. The present set is #1173. The legendary Ben Greek tells great stories illustrated by artists from the Cowboy Artists of America. vol 1 - Illustrated by Wm. Moyers, vol 2 - Illustrated by John Hampton, vol 3 - Illustrated by Joe Beeler, and vol 4 - Illustrated by James Boren. Each bound in eaither green, orange, blue or yellow cloth lettered in gilt. Just a hing of fading to spine. A fine bright set housed within publisher's cloth slipcase with paper label.

$250.00

Harold Von Schmidt Draws and Paints the Old West (together Withor the Original Grizzly Bear bronze)
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Harold Von Schmidt Draws and Paints the Old West (together Withor the Original Grizzly Bear bronze)

By Reed, Walt

Flagstaff; (1972): Northland Press. First Edition. Quarto. Limited to only 104 copies signed by Reed and Schmidt. The present copy is number 57. The "Grizzly Bear" was Mr. Von Schmidt's first sculpture. This book won the coveted Western Heritage Award for the best Western art book in 1972. The artist began as a cowhand and lumberjack in California in his teenage years and began studying art. As his work became known nationally and interationally, he became a favorite of collectors and was awarded the first gold medal by the trustees of the National Cowboy Hall of Fame in 1968. A near fine copy bound in 1/4 brown leather over red pictorial cloth stamped with the image of a bear in outline, spine lettering gilt, tiny spot to front board, housed within a red cloth covered slipcase, leather label lettered in gilt, tiny bit of wear to bottom corner of opening. A very nice copy. [Over seas orders will be at cost as bear is quite heavy).

$1075.00

Pioneer Artists of Taos
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Pioneer Artists of Taos

By Bickerstaff, Laura M.

Denver, CO; (1983): Old West Publishing Co. Octavo. Revised and expanded edition signed by the author. 227pp.illustrated in color and in black and white and, much longer than the first edition. The Taos Society of Artist was formed in 1915. Taos was the hot spot for new artist in the isolated New Mexico Village. The author had expanded this edition from the smaller 1955 edition. Bound in tan cloth, spine lettering dark blue. A fine bright sharp cornered copy in rubbed pictorial dust jacket with fading to spine.

$95.00

Appaloosa; the Spotted horse in Art and History
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Appaloosa; the Spotted horse in Art and History

By Haines, Francis

Austin, Texas; (1963): Published for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art By the University of Texas. First Edition. Quarto. 103 pages, bibliography. A review copy with card laid in dated 1/24/63. This work is an exciting pictorial record of the spotted horse in many cultures and through many centuries. There are sixty-five illustrations, fourteen in color, representing the spotted horse from cave paintings, mosaics, tapestries, water colors, an Indian tipi, weapons and the classics in Western art. The author, Francis Haines, notes: "Not all spotted horses....are Appaloosas". A fine copy bound in brown cloth, spine lettering gilt in unclipped pictorial dust jacket with tiny closed tear and wear to spine ends, some soiling, a nick to spine, some wrinkling to rear panel. A very nice copy.

$90.00

The Cowboy Builds a Loop
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The Cowboy Builds a Loop

By Megargee, Lon (artist) and Roy George (text)

(Lon Magargee, Phoenix, AZ), 1933. First Edition. Quarto. . Inscribed by the author Roy George to close friend. Limited to 500 copies though without a limitation statement. Megargee's marvelous 28 full page woodblock illustrations are set to the poetry of Roy George. The book is printed on fan-fold sheets. Bound in pictorial paper covered boards depicting a cowboy with a lasso in black, lettering black, short split to paper to foot of upper joint, small faint stain to spine. A very nice, clean copy in custom clear mylar for protection.

$800.00

Sacred Paint: Ned Jacob
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Sacred Paint: Ned Jacob

By Dallas, Sandra

Santa Fe, NM; (1979): Fenn Galleries Publishing, Inc. First Edition. Square Quarto. 135pp. Signed by both Artist Ned Jacob and Author. A magnificent illustrative and personal biography of the maverick Southwest artist Ned Jacob. He had early training in art but hitchhiked to Montana at age 18 and lived with the Blackfeet Indians. Eventually, he went to Taos and then Denver where his finest sketches and paintings began to be collected. This work won the Western Artist aware in 1979. Forest Fenn considered this one of his finest publications. A handsome copy bound in brown cloth pictorially stamped in silver, spine lettering silver, in silver.

$350.00

David McGary; American realism in Bronze: a Twenty Year Retrospective
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David McGary; American realism in Bronze: a Twenty Year Retrospective

By Duty, Michael

(McGary Studios, Ruidoso, New Mexico, 1997). Quarto. 150 pages, Profusely illustrated with many in color. His sculptures are among the best in Southwestern depiction of American Indians (see his Lakota Woman). He was adopted into a Lakota tribe and later as a young man he studied bronze work in Verona, Italy so it is no wonder the book was printed there. His work is well represented in the Autry Museum of Western Heritage as well as the Buffalo Bill Historical Center. A near fine copy of a book that is uncommon. Bound in 1/4 black cloth over black cloth lettered in gilt, spine lettering gilt, in near fine pictorial dust jacket.

$100.00

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