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The Journal of John Work: A Chief-Trader of the Hudson's Bay Co. During His Expedition from Vancouver to the Flatheads and Blackfeet of the Pacific Northwest
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The Journal of John Work: A Chief-Trader of the Hudson's Bay Co. During His Expedition from Vancouver to the Flatheads and Blackfeet of the Pacific Northwest

By William S. Lewis and Paul C. Phillips, Eds

Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Co, 1923. Cloth. Very Good. The 1923 1st thus, published by the formidable Western Americana imprint, Arthur H. Clark. Solid and VG in its navy-blue cloth, with crisp gilt-titling along the spine. Artistic bookplate of Ernest Lobaugh (so artistic in fact that this bookplate is part of Knox College's permanent bookplate colection) to the front pastedown, very faint dustiness to the panels. Light, occasional pencil (and pencil margin notes), former owner name and address (appearing twice in the preliminaries). Octavo, top-edge gilt, half a dozen illustrations thruout complementing the text.

$100.00

Ode on the Opening of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition -- San Francisco, February 1915
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Ode on the Opening of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition -- San Francisco, February 1915

By George Sterling

San Francisco: A.M. Robertson, 1915. Hardcover. Near Fine. WARMLY INSCRIBED IN YEAR-OF-PUBLICATION BY GEORGE STERLING on the front free endpaper. A clean, well-preserved copy to boot of the 1915 1st edition, which was limited to 525 copies. Handsomely printed by Taylor & Taylor of San Francisco. Clean and Near Fine in its cloth-backed light-green boards. Octavo, 16 pgs.

$300.00

The Robin Hood of El Dorado: The Saga of Joaquin Murrieta, Famous Outlaw of California's Age of Gold
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The Robin Hood of El Dorado: The Saga of Joaquin Murrieta, Famous Outlaw of California's Age of Gold

By Walter Noble Burns

New York: Coward-McCann, 1932. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. A solid copy of the 1932 1st edition. Clean and VG in a bright, price-intact, VG dustjacket, with light chipping --and a closed tear-- along the spine and light chipping along the panel edges. Still though, very presentable. Thick octavo, 304 pgs.

$50.00

Between Sun and Sod
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Between Sun and Sod

By Willie Newbury Lewis

Clarendon, Texas: Clarendon Press, 1938. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. H.D. Bugbee. A tight, solid copy of the 1938 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in a bright, VG+ dustjacket, with light chipping to the spine crown and light wear along the upper tips. Octavo, 244 pgs. "A story of the Texas Panhandle during those romantic years when grass was free, and the frontier was a single, boundless range of prairie and plain." (from the front cover).

$150.00

Triggernometry: A Gallery of Gunfighters (The Caxton Special Edition)
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Triggernometry: A Gallery of Gunfighters (The Caxton Special Edition)

By Eugene Cunningham

Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd, 1941. Cloth. Very Good +/Very Good. A handsome copy of the 1941 "Caxton Special Edition". Tight and VG+ (with light offsetting to the hinges, endpapers and pastedowns) in a bright, price-intact, VG to VG+ dustjacket, with several small chips along the panel edges and light wear to the spine crown. Thick octavo, 441 pgs.

$100.00

The Santa Fe Trail
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The Santa Fe Trail

By R.L. Duffus

New York: Longmans, Green and Co, 1930. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. WARMLY INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR R.L. DUFFUS on the half-title. A clean, very sharp copy to boot of the stated 1930 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine (with bright gilt-lettering and device at the front panel and spine) in a crisp, price-clipped, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of wear to the spine ends. Thick octavo, 283 pgs.

$150.00

Across the Plains in '65. A Youngster's Journal, from "Gotham" to "Pike's Peak"
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Across the Plains in '65. A Youngster's Journal, from "Gotham" to "Pike's Peak"

By Frank C. Young

Denver: Privately printed, 1905. Cloth. Near Fine. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR FRANK C. YOUNG on a tipped-in card. A very sharp copy to boot of the 1905 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine in its red cloth, with bright gilt-lettering to the front panel and spine. Also includes a pristine example of the large fold-out map at the front. 16mo, 224 pgs. #140 of only 200 copies issued. Publisher's slip tipped-in as well at the limitation page.

$250.00

The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen's War
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The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen's War

By Dean Krakel

Powder River Publishers, 1954. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. A very sharp copy of the 1954 1st edition (the "expurgated" edition). Clean and Near Fine in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with just a touch of wear along the panel edges. Octavo, 277 pgs., including dozens of vintage photos accompanying the text.

$150.00

The Man Without a Gun: True Stories of Life in the Dakotas in the Early Nineties
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The Man Without a Gun: True Stories of Life in the Dakotas in the Early Nineties

By Edward Delavan Disbrow

Boston: Chapman & Grimes, 1936. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good. The 1936 1st edition. Clean and Near Fine (with bright gilt-lettering at the front panel and spine) in a crisp, VG dustjacket, with light chipping and several small closed tears along the panel edges. Octavo, 96 pgs.

$50.00

The Narrative of Samuel Hancock 1845-1860
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The Narrative of Samuel Hancock 1845-1860

By Arthur D. Howden Smith, Ed

New York: Robert M. McBride, 1927. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good +. A solid copy of the 1927 1st edition. Tight and Near Fine in a bright, price-clipped, VG+ dustjacket, with very light soiling to the panels. Octavo, 217 pgs.

$50.00

The Flying U Strikes (Advance Copy)

By B.M. Bower

Boston: Little, Brown and Co, 1934. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. The 1934 Little, Brown Advance copy, in the publisher's pictorial wrappers. Solid, bright and VG, with light chipping at the spine ends and light soiling to the rear panel. 12mo, 304 pgs.

$50.00

A Real Cow Boy's Experience with Indians and the Cow Trail
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A Real Cow Boy's Experience with Indians and the Cow Trail

By M.L. Johnson

Dallas, TX: Self-published, 1923. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. "Intensely Interesting Little Volume of TRUE HISTORY of the Struggles with Hostile Indians On the Frontier of Texas IN THE EARLY DAYS --Never Before Published in Book Form" (from the front cover). Uncommon, privately-printed 1923 first-person reminiscence by cowboy M.L. Johnson of late 19th century Indian warfare and Texas history. Clean and Near Fine in its stapled, printed light-blue wrappers. 12mo, unpaginated. Also includes handsome, custom-made box (leather-backed, with chemise and marbled boards) housing the fragile booklet.

$750.00

The Prisoners of Perote: Containing a Journal Kept by the Author, Who Was Captured by the Mexicans, at Mier, December 25, 1842, and Released from Perote, May 16, 1844
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The Prisoners of Perote: Containing a Journal Kept by the Author, Who Was Captured by the Mexicans, at Mier, December 25, 1842, and Released from Perote, May 16, 1844

By William Preston Stapp

Philadelphia: G.B. Zieber and Company, 1845. 1st. Decorative Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. A solid, well-preserved copy of the 1845 1st edition. Tight and VG in its original light-brown cloth, with still-bright gilt-lettering at the spine and decorative blindstamping along the panels. Light, forgiveable foxing to the preliminaries, otherwise very clean. 12mo, 164 pgs. plus publisher's ads. (Howes S891, Sabin 90483).

$1500.00

Jack Hays: The Intrepid Texas Ranger

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Bandera, Texas: Frontier Times. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Very Good. "From Materials Furnished by Colonel Hays and Major John Caperton in California, and from Other Sources". A very sharp copy of this early profile of one of the legendary Texas Ranger Captains, c. 1930. Clean and VG+ in its pale-green wrappers, witrh light wear along the spine and a lightly-browned and aged text. Quarto, 63 pgs. From the editor: "The exploits of Jack Hays in Texas and California, if told in detail, would fill several volumes, but at this late date it is impossible to secure a complete record of his adventures and his daring deeds in Texas, Mexico and California". Also includes a very handsome custom-made box which has protected the fragile book very well. Half dark-green leather over marbled boards, bright gilt-lettering and raised bands along the spine. An elegant, very sharp complement to this uncommon Texas tale.

$500.00

Allen-Isham Genealogy: Jirah Isham Allen Montana Pioneer Government Scout, Guide, Interpreter and Famous Hunter, During Four Years of Indian Warfare in Montana and Dakota--From 1839 to 1929

By Mary A. Phinney

Rutland, VT: The Tuttle Publishing Co, 1946. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Fine. The 1946 1st edition of this uncommon study of the Allen-Isham family and specifically Jirah Isham Allen, the renowned 19th century Montana settler and hunter. #183 of only 200 copies issued. This copy also includes a tipped-in handwritten letter from the author, Mary A. Phinney, offering this copy for presentation. A crisp, clean copy to boot. Tight and Near Fine in its navy-blue cloth, with lightly-faded gilt-lettering at the spine. Octavo, 162 pgs. Also includes handsome custom-made slipcase, which is in pristine condition.

$750.00

Carl Oscar Borg and the Magic Region: Artist of the American West
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Carl Oscar Borg and the Magic Region: Artist of the American West

By Helen Laird

Layton, Utah: Gibbs M. Smith, 1986. 1st. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good/Fine. A handsome copy of the 1986 stated 1st edition. Solid and VG+ (with light soiling at the front panel) in a bright, Near Fine dustjacket, with very light wear at the upper tips and the spine ends. Quarto, 248 pgs., including over 2 dozen crisp color plates.

$50.00

The Last Running (the Signed/Limited Edition)
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The Last Running (the Signed/Limited Edition)

By John Graves

Austin, TX: Encino Press, 1974. Hardcover. Collectible; Fine. An immaculate copy of the 1974 signed/limited. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR JOHN GRAVES, THE ILLUSTRATOR JOHN GROTH AND THE DESIGNER WILLIAM WITTLIFF. IN ADDITION, JUST BELOW GROTH'S SIGNATURE IS AN ORIGINAL DRAWING BY HIM OF A NATIVE AMERICAN WARRIOR MOVING IN ON HIS PREY. Clean and Fine in its leather-backed orange cloth. And in a bright, Near Fine example of the publisher's printed slipcase. Signed by Author(s).

$200.00

The Promise Kept (the Signed/Limited Edition)
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The Promise Kept (the Signed/Limited Edition)

By Keith Sprague

Austin, TX: The Encino Press, 1975. Cloth. Collectible; Fine. A crisp, very sharp copy of the 1975 signed/limited. #79 OF 250 COPIES SIGNED BY BOTH KEITH SPRAGUE AND JOHN GROTH AND, IN THIS INSTANCE, INCLUDING AN ORIGINAL INK DRAWING OF A NATIVE AMERICAN WARRIOR HUNTING A BUFFALO BY JOHN GROTH. Clean and Near Fine in its duotone cloth and in a bright, Near Fine example of the publisher's printed slipcase. Signed by Author(s).

$150.00

Los Angeles County Automobile Directory 1914-1915

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Los Angeles: Automobile Publishing Company. Cloth. Collectible; Very Good. The 1914-1915 Los Angeles County Automobile Directory. VG- in its blue cloth, with light soiling and spotting at the front panel and tender (but still perfectly sturdy) hinges. Octavo, wonderful local ads (several of them in bright color) thruout.

$100.00

William Penhallow Henderson,1877-1943: An Artist of Santa Fe

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Smithsonian Institution Press. 1st. Original Wraps. Collectible; Fine. A sharp copy of the catalogue based on the Nov 1978-June 1979 exhibition at the National Collection of Fine Arts, Smithsonian Institution. Clean and Near Fine in its white pictorial wrappers, with one very small crease at the lower tip.

$50.00

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