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The Last Trail Drive Through Dallas, Signed, Limited to 100 Copies, Slipcase

by Green, ( Dr.) Ben K.

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Published
1971
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Limited Edition
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Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press, 1971. Limited Edition. Square Octavo. Limited to 100 copies signed by Green without number. 73 pages, illustrated by Beeler, a beautiful copy of Dr. Ben Green's tales of some young men who dreamed of the days when cattle drives took place from Texas to the Great Plains. Unfortunately, in the modern world there are… Read more
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Trailing the Cowboy. His Life and Lore as Told By Frontier Journalists

by Westermeier, Clifford P. (compiler and editor)

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Published
1955
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First Edition
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$50.00

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Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, 1955. First Edition. Octavo. 414pp., illustrated. The cattle industry began shortly after the Civil War spreading across the Great Plains which in turn gave us The Cowboy. These men became daring and fearless, subdued the mustang and rounded up the fierce longhorns for the trail drives. Here we learn that the… Read more
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This is What I Remember.."; a Boy's Life in Louisiana and Texas, 1962-1869 (boldly Inscribed By Charles Caldwell)

by Tippit, John Allen (ed. Clifton Caldwell and Mary Crawford)

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Limited Edition
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$90.00

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Albany, Texas; (1989): Clear Fork Press. Limited Edition. Square Octavo. Signed by Clifton Caldwell, with an introduction by George B. Ward. xiii[xiv], 65 pages. Only 1,000 copies were printed but 700 were only made available for sale. This captivating reminiscence was originally written down in 1938 when Clifton Caldwell's 75 year old grandfather sat down at a typewriter… Read more
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University of Texas at El Paso; (1975): Texas Western Press. Oblong Octavo. 93 pages. Boldly signed by Carl Hertzog and inscribed to J. Evetts Haley and his wife, Roz. original unclipped printed clear mylar jacket priced $10. In 1885, at the age of ten, D. D. Parramore studied art with an itinerant artist in the four-year-old… Read more
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image of The Chisholm Trail; a History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trail, Together with a Description of the Persons, a Narrative of the Events, and Reminiscences Associated with the Same

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Guthrie, OK; (1936): Co-Operative Publication Co. First Edition. Octavo. 591 p. plus original folding map. 52 illustrations. A history of the world's greatest cattle trail, approximately 800 miles long, from Abilene, Kansas, to San Antonio Texas. Old trails, cow-camps, plains and frontier.Bound in a black pictorial cloth accented in yellow and green, spine lettering yellow and green, a… Read more
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Saddle Marks

by White, Carter

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(1983): Published By the Author. Quarto. 182 pages. Glossary of ranching terms at end. Written from the life of those who loved horses and the stories that grew up around them. Johnny Will Ligon is one of the most fascinating. Photographs of men with their horses helps tell the story. The author was from Hale, Texas. Inscribed by the… Read more
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The Matadors, 1879-1951

by Warren, John Lynwood; Colquet Warren (Tom Bean)

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Published
1952
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Matador, Texas: Self-Published, 1952. Quarto. Illustrated by John L. Hoonsman, 35 leaves, printed by mimeograph in 1952 and one of few bound in hardcover. John and Colquet [Colquitt] Warren examined the records of the five counties (Cottle, Crosby, Dickens, Floyd, and Motley) where the scattered records of the Matador Ranch were located. They covered the period from the… Read more
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Legendary Ranches. A Western Horseman Book. The Horses, History and Traditions of Worth America's Great Contemporary Ranches

by Endersby, Holly, Guy De Galard, Kathy mcCraine and Tim O'Byrne (contributors)

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First Edition
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(Western Horseman Magazine, Colorado Springs, CO: 2007). First Edition. Quarto. First printing. 239(1)pp. illustrated by photograph, Few ranches have survived as viable ranching operation into the 21st century. This book targets these outfits, featuring not only their histories and daring people, but also the problems they continue to experience as a result of sheer size, rugged terrain and inclement… Read more
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. M.B. Marcell of Oregon was the photographer who had already photographed the 1911 Pendleton Round up. He was famous for taking images of the horse both at his success and also of those shots as the horse dislodged him. He came in 1914 to take images of the Miles City Round-Up which was becoming the premier event of… Read more
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Spurs Were a-Jinglin'; a Brief Look at the Wyoming Range County, Signed By Don Hedpeth

by Hedgpeth, Don; Photographs By Charles J. Belden

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First Edition
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(Flagstaff, AZ, 1975): Northland Press. First Edition. Small Quarto. 104p. Bibliography. Both a history of the Pitchfork Ranch operated by Charles J. Belden who also took photographs covering the period from 1914 to the 1940's. While Hedgpeth goes back to the history of range cattle cowboy from 1866 when the great trail drives began, his words merge beautifully with… Read more
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Beyond the Rangeland Conflict: Toward a West That Works (Inscribed By the Author and the Photographer Jay Dusard)

by Dagget, Dan (with Portrais By Jay Dusard)

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First Edition
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Layton, UT; (1995): Gibbs Smith. First Edition. Quarto. 104p. Inscribed by the author and photographer. This work nominated for a Pulitzer Price has struck a chord with both the Western ranch owner and the ecologist. There is a balance that has been praised by major voices in both traditions. The author takes ten ranches and shows… Read more
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Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

by Pearson, Michener, Law, Harbaught, Etal (doctors)

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Published
1923
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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1923. Octavo. revised edition. Illustrated with 42 plates in color and in black & white, 18 textual illustrations. This work was produced for the Senate and the House of Representatives for distribution. The book covers everything from examination of a sick horse, how to administer drugs, to various types of diseases includes urinary, digestive,… Read more
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Special Report on Diseases of Cattle

by Atkinson, Dickson, Eichhorn, Hickan, Law, Etal (doctors)

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Published
1923
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Washington: Government Printing Office, 1923. Octavo. Revised edition. Published for the Senate and the House of Representatives for distribution. illustrated with 49 illustrations in color and in black & white, with 24 textual illustrations. Contains how to administer medications, pregnancy, diseases of the digestive and other organs, diseases of the skin, foot, eye, ear and parasites and more. 563pp.… Read more
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The Cattlemen from the Rio Grande Across the Far Marias

by Sandoz, Mari

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First Edition
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New York; (1958): Hastings House. First Edition. Octavo. The story of cattle in America and of the men whose ranches reached from the Rio Grande to the vast regions of Montana. This was the bonanza era of the cattlemen, an exciting account of lusty men and the rough frontier days. 527pp., bound in blue-green cloth, spine lettering gilt. A… Read more
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Cattle Kings of Texas

by Douglas, C.L.

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Dallas; (1942): Banks, Upshaw. Octavo. 376p. Significant material on the great ranches in Texas. Photographs by Erwin E. Smith and others. The chapter on "protection men" tells the story of those who enforcers who were enemies of the cattle thieves. They generally didn't like to kill the rustlers but it went with the job. … Read more
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Circa 1900. Photograph postcard measuring "11 x 4" with 9 cowboys and 2 chuck wagons, followed by horses and cattle. The card was mailed January 20, 1910 from Montana with note on message part of card: "a picture of the Long X Roundup taken from life." Both a nice photograph of a roundup that typically… Read more
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Horses I Have Known

by James, Will

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Published
1940
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First Edition
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New York: Scribners, 1940. First Edition. Octavo. 281p. illustrated by the author. Knowing horses means knowing both the good and the bad and Will James knew the difference and was not hesitant to note the bad. "Little Eagle" not only faithfully served a blind rancher but he saved him from a flood. "Bearcat" the bucking horse no body could… Read more
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(Flagstaff, AZ,1994): Northland Press. First Edition. Octavo. 212p. Limited and signed by Joe Beeler and Warren Miller, this is number 43 of 150 copies. Illustrated by Joe Beeler. Don Hedgepeth wrote: "time was when a cowpuncher only had to worry about bad horses and wild cattle. Before long, you may have to write poetry, too,… Read more
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Pete French Cattle King

by Wood, Elizabeth Lambert

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Published
1951
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Portland, OR: Binfords & Mort, Publishers, 1951. Octavo. 229(1)pp., A biographical novel about Pete French and his ranch. bound in peach cloth lettered and pictorially stamped in black spine lettering black, endpapers are maps, light bumping to corners, a very good copy in unclipped, pictorial dust jacket with chipping to spine ends and corners.
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The Stampede and Tales of the Far West (Inscribed By Power River Jack to Oscar Strobel

by Lee, Jack (Jackson Martin), 1874-1946

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Published
1938
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Greensburg, PA: Standardized Press, 1938. Octavo. 154p. 3 leaves of plates, illustrations, portraits. One of the most famous "singing cowboys" on the rodeo circuit was "Powder River" Jack Lee and his wfe Kitty. Although he was famous and was accepted by Will Rogers, Tom Mix, Williams S. Hart and Charles M. Russell, his claim to authorship… Read more
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