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A Texas Cowboy, or Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony Taken From Real Life, by Charles A. Siringo, An Old Stove up Cow Puncher Who Has Spent Nearly Twenty Years on the Great Western Cattle Ranges

By: Siringo, Charles A

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: Chicago, Siringo & Dobson Publishing, 1886


True second edition. 347 pages, + ads, color frontis, illustrations, original brown cloth with gilt cowboy on a horse on front cover, edge wear, minor fading to spine but gilt lettering visible, housed in a slipcase. This copy has a few blank order pages bound in the front, and stamped on the copyright page "supplied by Rand McNally," Rand McNally issued the third printing in 1886 and most likely they purchased the remainder of Siringo's copies and placed their s... View more info

A Texas Ranger

By: Jennings, Napoleon Augustus

Price: $975.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribners Sons, 1899

Edition: First Edition


pictorial cover, 321 pages, minor darkening to spine, slight edge wear. Jenkins (Basic Texas Books,) 107,"Jennings was a reporter who served under L. H. McNelly, in Texas from 1874 to 1878. This is one of the most interesting accounts of the life of the Texas Rangers in the late 1870's. " Rader 2086, Howes J100aa, Graff 2208 " Jennings' book is a readable account of his life as a Ranger in the late 1870's." Six-Guns 1173, "Book contains much mater... View more info

A Texas Ranger

By: Jennings, Napoleon Augustus

Price: $725.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribners Sons, 1899

Edition: First Edition


Pictorial cover, 321 pages, slight darkening to spine, else very good condition, an unusually clean, tight. Jenkins (Basic Texas Books,) # 107,"Jennings was a reporter who served under L. H. McNelly, in Texas from 1874 to 1878. This is one of the most interesting accounts of the life of the Texas Rangers in the late 1870's. " Rader 2086, Howes J100aa, Graff 2208 " Jennings' book is a readable account of his life as a Ranger in the late 1870's." Six-G... View more info

A Thrilling And Truthful History Of The Pony Express Or Blazing The Westward Way And Other Sketches And Incidents Of Those Stirring Times

By: Visscher, William Lightfoot

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Chicago, Charles T. Powner Co., 1946


98 pages, photos, illustrations, dj, has minor chipping to edges, Graff 4493, Rader 3548 View more info

A Vaquero of the Brush Country

By: Dobie, Frank J.

Price: $950.00

Publisher: Dallas Texas, Southwest Press, 1929

Edition: 1st Edition


First edition, first issue, 314 pages, frontis, illustrations, minor shelf wear to cover, chipping to jacket edges, SIGNED by Dobie. Scarce in jacket. BTB 44, Herd 702, Howes D376, Rader 1162, Six-Guns 606, Six-Score 34. View more info

A Western Panorama 1849-1875 The Travels, Writings, And Influence Of J. Ross Browne On The Pacific Coast, And In Texas, Nevada, Arizona And Baja California, As The First Mining Commissioner, And Minister To China

By: Goodman, David Michael

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur Clark Company, 1966

Edition: First Edition


328 pages, frontis, illustrations, map, fold-out. Much of Browne's career was dealing with fraud and inefficiency in the government. View more info

Across the Cimarron

By: Horan, James D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Crown Publishers, 1956

Edition: First Edition


301 pages, frontis, illustrations, signed by the author. Herd 1062, Six-Guns 1024, "Has much material on Dodge City and some of its characters, such as Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and Bill Tilghman." View more info

Across the Cimarron

By: Horan, James D.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Crown Publishers, 1956

Edition: First Edition


301 pages, frontis, illustrations. Herd 1062, Six-Guns 1024, "Has much material on Dodge City and some of its characters, such as Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, and Bill Tilghman." View more info

Adventures In The Canyon, Mountain And Desert Of The Big Bend Of Texas And Mexico

By: Dobie, Dudley, R.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: San Marcos Texas, Privately Printed, 1952

Edition: First Edition


29 pages, photos. Accounts of a river trip. 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


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

Alkali Trails or Social and Economic Movements of the Texas Frontier 1846-1900

By: Holden, William, Curry

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Dallas, The Southwest Press, 1930

Edition: First Edition


253 pages, INSCRIBED by author. Chapters on the buffalo slaughter, cattle, frontier journalism, droughts, railroads, etc. Howes H581, Herd 1049. View more info

Alkali Trails or Social and Economic Movements of the Texas Frontier 1846-1900

By: Holden, William, Curry

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Dallas, The Southwest Press, 1930

Edition: First Edition


253 pages, browning from book mark between first two blank pages, signed by Dudley Dobie. Chapters on the buffalo slaughter, cattle, frontier journalism, droughts, railroads, etc. Howes H581, Herd 1049. View more info

An Aged Wanderer. A Life Sketch of J. M. Parker, A Cowboy on the Western Plains in the Early Days

By: Parker, J. M.

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: San Angelo, Texas, Headquarters, Elkhorn Wagon Yard, 0

Edition: 1st Edition


N.D. Original pictorial wraps, 32 pages, photo, minor edge wear. Herd 1757, Howes P78, One-Fifty 111, "In spite of its errors, it is a much sought and important collector's item." Six-Guns 1679, "The author was an old Texas cowboy who became crippled with paralysis and sold these little books for a livelyhood as he wandered over the country." View more info

An American Original The Life Of J. Frank Dobie

By: Tinkle, Lon

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown And Company, 1978

Edition: First Edition


264 pages, illustrations. Biography of a renowned storyteller of the Southwest, author of numerous books. View more info

An Englishman's Arizona The Ranching Letters of Herbert R. Hislop 1876-1878

By: Hislop, Herbert R, Bernard L. Fontana

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tucson, The Overland Press, 1965

Edition: First Edition


74 pages, frontis, illustrations, limited to 510 copies. An as-new copy. Six-Score 57, "An excellent picture of Arizona ranching in the late 1870's." View more info