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Parson's Memorial and Historical Library Magazine History of the Memorial and Historical Library at Parsons Kansas and Other Libraries in the State and Elsewhere With History of Parsons and Kansas in Brief.

By: Wilson, Augustus

Price: $375.00

Publisher: St. Louis MO, Becktold & Co.: 1885

Seller ID: 10004

Condition: Very Good -


409 pages, frontis, illustrations, original cloth with gilt lettering and design, spotting on spine (spine repaired) and rear cover, wear to edges. Exterior good only, interior is very good. Contains portions of the Opening Session of the First National Cattle Growers Convention. A convention of ten thousand cattlemen, biographical sketches and portraits of prominent men attending the convention, speeches of Gov. Crittenden, Gen Sherman and others, scenes and incidents, ... View more info

Out of the West The Beyond the Mississippi States in the Making

By: Wilson, Rufus Rockwell

Price: $49.00

Publisher: N.Y., Wilson-Erickson Inc.: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4306

Condition: Very Good+


480 pages, illustrations. Revised and expanded edition published the same year as the 1st ed. Mountain men, buffalo hunters, overland travel, Pony Express, Gold Rush, cattle drives, outlaws and lawmen. Herd 2542, Six-Guns 2423 (chapters on Wyatt Earp and Tombstone, and on Wild Bill Hickok.) View more info

Sacrificed At The Alamo Tragedy And Triumph In The Texas Revolution

By: Winders, Richard Bruce

Price: $20.95

Publisher: Abilene Texas, McMurry University: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014500

ISBN: 1880510804

Condition: New


167 pages, maps, illustrations, in original shrink wrap. "Author Richard B. Winders, the historian and curator at the Alamo, examines events that led to this epic struggle and concludes that in-fighting among the revolutionary leadership doomed the Alamo garrison." View more info

Via Western Express & Stagecoach

By: Winther, Oscar Osbourn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA., Stanford Univ. Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4374

Condition: Very Good+


158 pages, illustrations, map end-papers, ink name, embossed stamp, chipping to jacket edges. Six-Guns 2435, "Contains material on Murieta, Vasquez, Tom Bell, and other California bandits." View more info

The Settler's Guide To The Entry Of Public Lands Third Edition Revised Twenty Years' Experience in Business Pertaining to the Entry of Land

By: Witter, Daniel

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Denver, Tribune Republic: 0

Seller ID: 015111

Condition: Very Good


N.D. Original printed wraps, 9 pages, Township Plat opposite title page, two fold lines, else a very good copy. According to the author, the first edition was published in 1870 and the revised edition was 1882. Contains the rules and requirements for homesteading in Colorado. There's no date on this third edition. Eberstadt 1955, had the 1882 edition with a different title. No other auction records. I found a record of the 6th revised edition which was printed in 1887, s... View more info

British Gentlemen in the Wild West The Era of the Intensely English Cowboy

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $11.00

Publisher: London, Robson Books: 2003

Seller ID: 5213

ISBN: 1-86105-593-5

Condition: New


245 pages, photos. John Clay, Frewen, French, Plunkett, Spur Ranch, XIT Ranch and others. View more info

Asa Shinn Mercer Western Promoter and Newspaperman 1839-1917

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Spokane, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14179

ISBN: 0-87062-315-X

Condition: New


238 pages, frontis, illustrations, new in original shrinkwrap. Account of the Johnson County War and a chapter of the publishing of The Banditti of the Plains. View more info

Wyoming's Big Horn Basin to 1901 A Late Frontier

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Spokane, Arthur H. Clark Co.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14188

ISBN: 87062-267-6

Condition: New


286 pages, frontis, illustrations, still in original shrink wrap, limited to 1,000 copies. "This new study examines the Big Horn Basin during its frontier period. Isolated by Indian lands and impassable natural barriers, the Big Horn Basin remained a frontier for years after the frontier faded from other Western regions. The Indian Treaties of 1868 had left the Basin effectively encircled by Crow, Sioux, and Shoshoni Indians. The Yellowstone cordillera, Big Horn Riv... View more info

Horace Plunkett in America An Irish Aristocrat on the Wyoming Range

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14195

Condition: New


289 pages, illustrations, photos, new in original shrinkwrap. Western Frontiersmen Series XXXIV. Information on the major ranching figures, Clay, Frewen, Powder River Ranch, Johnson County War, etc. "When Horace Plunkett left Britain for the American West in 1879, seeking relief for lung problems, he launched a ranching career in Wyoming that influenced the cattle industry and altered the course of his own life. This is the first book to portray Plunkett as a major ... View more info

Alex Swan and the Swan Companies

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014445

ISBN: 087062346x

Condition: New


293 pages, frontis, illustrations. Western Lands and Waters Series, XXII"The Swan Land and Cattle Company, Ltd., was one of the larger livestock companies to operate in the American West, and it survived long after it founder's financial debacle in the great winter of 1886-1887. At one time, the Swan was said to be the largest private landowner in Wyoming, and at its peak it was certainly one of the largest sheep companies in the country. This new work for the first ... View more info

John Clay Jr. Commission Man Banker and Rancher

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Spokane, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014707

ISBN: 0870623044

Condition: New


285 pages, frontis, illustrations, in original shrink wrap Johnson County War, Tom Horn, Swan Land and Cattle Company, trail drives, rustlers, Wyoming, etc., Western Frontiersmen Series XXIX View more info

Dodge City The Cowboy Capital And The Great Southwest In The Days of The Wild Indian, The Buffalo, The Cowboy, Dance Halls, Gambling Halls, and Bad Men

By: Wright Robert M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 1732

Condition: Good +


NP ND (1930) 2nd edition 342 pages, frontis, spotting to spine, Gix-Guns 2456 "One of the first books written about Dodge City." Rader 3758, Graff 4756, Howes W706 Herd 2564 View more info

Dodge City The Cowboy Capital And The Great Southwest In The Days of The Wild Indian, The Buffalo, The Cowboy, Dance Halls, Gambling Halls, and Bad Men

By: Wright Robert M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 0

Seller ID: 1844

Condition: Very Good -


NP ND (1930) 2nd edition, 342 pages, frontis, very slight spotting to spine, else VG condition. Gix-Guns 2456 "One of the first books written about Dodge City." Rader 3758, Graff 4756, Howes W706 Herd 2564 View more info

The Story of Oklahoma

By: Wright, Muriel H. Joseph Thoburn

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Oklahoma City, Webb Publishing Co.: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7794

Condition: Good +


342 pages, frontis, photos, wear to edges, spine soiled, owner name. Contains information on Custer and the Washita fight, outlaws, lawmen, pioneers, Indians, cattle drives, buffalo hunting, land rush, homesteading, etc. Six-Guns 2455, "Contains some information on Oklahoma outlaws and Judge Parker's court." Herd 2562, Rader 3757 View more info

My Rambles as East Texas Cowboy Hunter, Fisherman, Tie-Cutter

By: Wright, Solomon Alexander, (Frank Dobie introduction)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, Texas Folklore Society: 1942

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014506

Condition: Near Fine


159 pages, illustrations, minor edge wear to jacket. Laid in is the original announcement for the book. Introduction by Frank Dobie. Wright worked cattle while they were still being driven over the old Beef Trail into Louisiana. Herd 2565. View more info

Nothing but Prairie and Sky Life on the Dakota Range in the Early Days

By: Wyman D. Walker

Price: $25.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 344

Condition: Very Good -


217 pgs, map, illus, a few creases on the dj. from the original notes of Bruce Siberts, Siberts was 22 when he moved to South Dakota in 1890. Cattle business, blizzard of 1906, ranch life, etc. "Little on Tom Horn and the Johnson County War" Six-Guns 2459 Herd 2568 View more info

Nothing but Prairie and Sky Life on the Dakota Range in the Early Days

By: Wyman D. Walker

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3297

Condition: Very Good


217 pgs, map, illus, inscribed and signed by the author. From the original notes of Bruce Siberts, Siberts was 22 when he moved to South Dakota in 1890. Cattle business, blizzard of 1906, ranch life, etc. "Little on Tom Horn and the Johnson County War" Six-Guns 2459 Herd 2568 View more info