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By Brown, Stanley H

New York: Atheneum The Rise and Fall and Return of a Texas Titan. Title date 1972, CR 1972. 308 pages with index, gray covers with gilt lettering. All very good condition. James Joseph Ling, in 1959, created a gigantic empire, the 14th largest industrial enterprise in the U. S. The Ling-Temco-Vought company was considered a comglomerate.. Stated first Edition. Harad Cover.


A Texas Ranger

By Jennings, N. A

Chiago, Illinois: Lakeside Classics, R. R. Donnelley Edited by Ben Procter. Christmas 1992, CR 1992, 355 pages with list of books by Donnelley and index, black and white photographs, x-library with stamps, etc. TEG (Edges trimmed in gold). Jennings was from Philadelphia but was obsessed with the prospect of finding his fortune in Texas and became a Ranger under Capt. Lee McNeely in the 1870's and 1880's.. First Edition. Hard Cover.


Last of the Great Scouts

By Wetmore, Helen Cody

Published by Duluth Press, CR 1899. Lakeside Press, 296 pages. Red embossed covers with face of Cody and gold lettering. Spine has slight fading, otherwise near very good. Story of Colonel W. F. Cody (Buffalo Bill). Pencil inscription f ront endpapers. Written by sister of Cody. 17 Illustrations by E.W. Deming and Frederic Remington, all good+. Western Americana, History, Americana, Buffalo Bill Cody, Indian Scouts, Native American, western frontier, biography.. Hard Cover.


The Saga of Henry Starr

By Conley, Robert J

New York: Published by Doubleday, CR 1989, stated 1st edition, 177 pages. X-library with everything. Dust jacket has plastic over it, overall good+. A Double D Western. Starr was one of the most notorious criminals of the Old West - a bank robber that robbed 2 banks in the same town at the same time. A Cherokee cowboy/outlaw who received a death sentence by "Hanging Judge" Parker, to his final days playing the bad guy in Hollywood movies. Western Americana, Outlaws, cowboys, bank robbers, thieves.. Hard Cover.


Jinglebob - True Story of A Real Cowboy

By Rollins, Philip A

New York: Published by Grosset & Dunlap, CR 1927, this is the 4th printing published in 1928, 263 pages. Red covers, black lettering, slight soil, corners slight bump, overall good+. Illus. endpapers and frontis by Joe Dejong. The real cowboy dwelt upon the catt le range of actuality, a womanless realm with no heiresses available for succor. He was compelled to earn money wages by herding livestock. The keynote of his existence was "hard work". Western Americ ana, Western Cowboys, cattle herding, trail drives, history, Cowboys.. Hard Cover.


Wild Bill Hickok - The Plainsman

By Wilstach, Frank J

Published by Sun Dial Press, 1937, CR 1926 by Doubleday Page. This is a reprint of the original which was entitled "Prince of Pistoleers". Orange covers with black lettering, slight fade to spine, and slight wear. Illustrated endpapers with scenes from the movie with Randolph Scott. All Good+ condition.. Hard Cover.