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Celebrating Oklahoma: The Oklahoma Photographic Survey

By Klemme, Mike

OCPS, 2007. Book. Very Good +. Cloth. Signed by Author(s). Special Edition.. 288 on glossy stock, brown cloth cover with small dent in front board near spine. Bright gilt titling. No markings. Signed by author on title page. A photographic tribute to Oklahoma's land, people and industry on its centennial of statehood. Color photos throughout. Size: 8vo -- 9 IN TALL By 11.5 In Wide.

$34.20

No High Adobe and Adobe Doorways

By Pillsbury, Dorothy L.

Alburquerque New Mexico: University of New Mexico Press, 1974. Book. Illus. by Davis, M.J.. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Reprint.. 198 pp. plus 197 pp. Two short story collections in one. Nearly new, slight spine creasing. No markings. Dozens of tales about the author's years of living in rural Spanish-Indian settlements in the mountains of northern New Mexico. A sketch of an adobe wall is shown on both front and rear covers. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$13.30

Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series)
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Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series)

By Chronic, Halka

Missoula, Montana: Mountain Press Publishing Company, 1991. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Second Printing.. 326 pp.Numerous small b&w photos of rock formations, location maps. Curled front cover, and thumbed, but else close to new. No markings, spine uncreased. A detailed description of geological formations in Utah that are visible or easily reachable from highways and a few side roads. Plus general background on Earth's composition and movements. Written for the layman but with precise scientific terminology. With index and helpful glossary. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$9.50

The Yellowstone National Park
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The Yellowstone National Park

By Hiram Martin Chittenden

Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. Book. Very Good +. Trade Paperback. 6th Printing of Reprint.. 208 pp. Bibliogrqaphy, index. With 16 pp. of numerous b&w historical photos of white explorers and Native American chiefs. Several maps. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, else close to new. Spine uncreased. Richard A. Bartlett edited this 1976 reprint of Chittenden's history, first published in 1895. An Army engineer's classic account of Yellowstone's discovery by white men in the early 1800s, and its protection by federal law about 60 years later. Size: 8vo 8.5 In Tall.

$8.55

The Chisholm Trail: A History of the World's Greatest Cattle Trail

By Ridings, Sam P.

Medford, Oklahoma: Grant County Historical Society, 1975. Book. Near Fine. Cloth. Reprint.. 591 pp., with more than 50 hb&w historical photos and drawings. A Bicentennial Edition reprint of a history first published in 1936. Light wear, light fading of gilt design and titling. Text clean, no markings or notes. Index. 37 chapters. Some chapter titles include: Jesse Chisholm, John Chisum, Brinton Darlington and his Quakers, Indian Tribes Familiar to the Trail, Mexicans as Trailmen and their Habits, Horses of the Frontier, Capture of Frank Swaggart by the Indians. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.

$26.60

A Treasury of American Folklore

By Botkin, B.A.

NY: Crown Publishers, 1944. Book. Very Good. Cloth. 6th Printing.. 932 pp. Index. Blue cloth, with sunned spine, faded titling, browned endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Bumped corners. A Library of Congress folklorist has assembled a broad sampling of American folklore from all regions -- anecdotes, folksongs, tall tales, jokes, legends, etc. with notes on sources, which include books, old newspaper articles, field research,etc. . Edited for a popular readership, but includes material of interest to scholars. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. Size: 8vo -- -8.5 In.

$6.18

Indians of Yellowstone Park
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Indians of Yellowstone Park

By Janetski, Joel C.

Salt Lake City, Utah: Bonneville Books (University of Utah), 1987. Book. Very Good. Trade Papeback. 90 pp. on coated stock. Several b&w historical photos and maps. Cover curled, with edge crinkling of acetate along fore edge. Text clean. Cover photo shows Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tribe. An overview of Native Americans past and present who inhabited land now preserved as Yellowstone National Park. With reference notes. A populare history written by an archaeologist. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High.

$5.23

The Wandering Hill (Berrybender Narrative, Bk 2)
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The Wandering Hill (Berrybender Narrative, Bk 2)

By McMurtry, Larry

NY: Simon & Schuster, 2003. Book. Fine. Cloth & Boards. First Edition.. 302 pp. Pristine, gift quality. No markings. Vol 2 of the Berrybender saga. The English family and their retainers continue their rambling up the Missouri River in the 1830s. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.l.

$6.65

Folly and Glory: A Novel (The Berrybender Narratives, Book 4)
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Folly and Glory: A Novel (The Berrybender Narratives, Book 4)

By McMurtry, Larry

NY: Simon & Schuster, 2004. Book. Fine. Cloth Strip and Boards. First Edition.. 236 pp. Tight, square, no markings, gift quality. Final volume of the four-book Berrybender saga as eccentric Lord Berrybender and his entourage decide where to go from Santa Fe. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall.

$6.65

Klondike Newsman: Stroller White

By Dearmond, R. N., Ed.

Skagway, Alaska: Lynn Canal Publishing, 1990. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. 2nd Edition.. 237pp., plus 8 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Nearly new, tight, clean, no markings, slight wear along top edge of spine. An anthology of columns written by newspaper reporter Elmer White circa 1900 during the Klondike Gold Rush in northern Alaska. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$14.25

A Mountain Boyhood

By Mills, Joe

Lincoln, Nebraska: Bison Books, 1988. Book. Illus. by Comstock, Enos P.. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Repirnt.. 311 pp. Corners thumbed. Binding firm, spine uncreased. No markings. A first printing of a reproduction of the 1926 edition from J.H. Sears Co. A pioneer's account of life in the Estes Park region of the Colorado Rockies. Estes Park was just a crossroads in 1899, when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and roughed it in the1900-1930 period and later wrote about it for Boys Life magazine. Introduction and notes by James H Pickering of the University of Houston. Mills lived 1880 to 1935. Includes map of Longs Peak. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$8.55

Last of the Great Scouts: The Life Story of Col. William F. Cody

By Wetmore, Helen Cody

Harrisburg Pa.: Duluth Publishing/National Historical Society, 1994. Book. Very Good +. Cloth. Facsimile Reprint.. 295 pp. A facsimile reprint of the Duluth Publishing original edition of 1899. Light bumping of spine edges, else near fine. Lacks jacket. Clean text. No markings. The sister of "Buffalo Bill" gives a detailed account of Cody's boyhood, his adventures as an Army scout and Pony Express rider through Indian territories in the Old West, and his later show business career. Many anecdotes, told in Victorian prose. Part of the National Historical Society's "The West as it Was" series with an oval logo on front board. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in..

$11.40

A Portion of My Life. Being a Short & Imperfect History Wrriten While a Prisoner of War on Johnson's Island 1864

By Norman, William M.

Winston-Salem, North Carolina: John F. Blair, 1959. Book. Very Good +. Cloth. First Edition.. 292 pp. Although ex-library, this copy is nearly new, with just one borrowing recorded on library card on rear endpaper. Colored endpapers. Text clean. Mylar protector of dust jacket.Highly readable autobiography of a North Carolina man who tried teaching in Virginia and later a series of jobs in the the Midwest before spending some time in at a salt refinery in Nebraska Territory. Later he joined the Confederate army in Viriginia and fought several battles before being captured and sent to a POW camp on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie. Size: 8vo -- 8.25 in..

$33.25

The Hiawatha Legends: North American Indian Lore

By Schoolcraft, Henry R.

Gwinn, Mich.: Avery Color Studios, 2001. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. Reprint, 9th Printing.. 271 pp. Frontispiece of H.W. Longfellow. Close to new. Rippling of front cover and first 20 pp. No signs of dampstain, text clean. Binding firm. A collection of essays on Hiawatha and other Indian legends, published in 1856 by noted ethnologist Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. An introduction by Larrie B. Massie briefly traces the life and research career of Schoolcraft, who became an expert on the Chippewa. Schoolcraft's work influenced Longfellow whose epic poem on Hiawatha was read by generations of American schoolchildren. S Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In..

$7.60

A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory
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A Line in the Sand: The Alamo in Blood and Memory

By Roberts, Randy and Olson, James S.

NY: Touchstone (Simon & Schuster), 2002. Book. Very Good. Trade Paperback. 1st Thus.. 356 pp., 16 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Index, bibliography, reference notes. Text clean, close to new. Readable narrative of Santa Anna's siege of the Alamo (held by Davy Crockett, Jim Bowie and William Travis in March 1836. How a minor battle grew into a major myth, told from both the Mexican and American perspectives. Roberts and Olson are professors of history at Purdue and Sam Houston State, respectively. Size: 8vo.

$6.65

Star Over Adobe
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Star Over Adobe

By Pillsbury, Dorothy L.

The Lightning Tree, 1983. Book. Illus. by Kurman, Richard. Good +. Trade Papeback. First Paperback Edition.. 208 pp. Corners curled and thumbed, top edge of front cover scuffed.Light to moderate wear. No markings in text. Light rubbing to spine edges. Frontispiece plus several illustrations. A collection of vignettes of life in a New Mexican village during the Christmas season, told by a social worker who has a keen eye for the interactions of Hispanic, Zuni and Anglo cultures. This was Ms. Pillsbury's fourth book about traditional life in the Santa Fe area, where she lived 25 years before her death in 1967. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.

$8.55

Lin McLean

By Wister, Owen

NY: Harper & Bros., 1899. Book. Good +. Cloth. Later Printing.. 277 pp. plus advertising matter. 8 illustrations (historical photographs of western landscapes) but one missing (Wolf Dance), and another detached but laid in. Frederick Remington sketch of hero is the frontispiece. Likely second or later printing. Dark red cloth, soil to spine, rubbing along eldge. Gilt titling and sunburst design still bright. Text clean, lightly toned, with a few foxing spots. No handwriting. Binding fairly firm, cracked at p 81. A collection of stories about a 22-year-old cow puncher, written in verbose but humorous Victorian prose. A sample, from a scene of Wil riding into Cheyenne to celebrate Christmas and meeting Doc, the governor of the territory: "We've been riding trail for twelve weeks," the cow puncher continued, "makin' our beds downs anywheres and eatin' the same old chuck every day. So we've shook fried beef and heifer's delight, and we're goin' to feed high. " Then Mr. McLean overflowed with talk and pungent confidences, for the holidays already rioted in his spirit, and his tongue was loosed over their coming rites. "We soured on scenery, : he finished in his drastic idiom. "We're sick of moonlight and cow-dung, and we're heeled for a big time." Size: 8vo - 7.5 In.

$17.10

Best Time of Year: A Story of Violence, Lies and Love in the Old West
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Best Time of Year: A Story of Violence, Lies and Love in the Old West

By Forge, Brad

Santa Barbara, California: Astral Publishing Co., 2001. Book. Near Fine. Trade Paperback. Inscribed by Author(s). 1st Paperback Edition.. 272 pp. Close to new, sticker remains on front cover. Inscribed by author to "Fran a fellow golfer." A novel about ranch life and buffalo hunting in Colorado circa 1900. / orig 25, may 2016, m-d to 23. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.

$21.85

Gold Saga of t he Umpqua

By Ward, Harriet

Portland Oregon: Metropolitan Press, 1966. Book. Very Good. Trade Paper. First Edition. 8vo-- 9 in Tall. Unread, slight creasing on front cover along the spine and along bottom section of rear cover; rubbing on spine edge. 199 pp. Maps. The pages have been incompletely trimmed so a reader will need to use a knife, letter opener or razor blade to separate some of the pages. An historical novel based on the lives of 19th century settlers seeking gold along the coastal hills of southwestern Oregon..

$11.40

Old Indian Trails
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Old Indian Trails

By McClintock, Walter

Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A.: Houghton Mifflin, 1992. Book. Fine. Trade Paperback. Reprint. 8vo -- 8.25 in Tall. 336 pp. with b&w historical photos by the author. Virtually new, no markings. Clean covers and text. Binding tight. A modern reprint of a 1923 memoir of a Yale-educated photographer who in 1896 decided to live for many years with the Blackfoot tribe in the Great Plains. Details about daily life, Native American beliefs and rituals, hunting, folktales, plural marriage, interaction with white cowboys, etc..

$4.28

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