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And Horns On The Toads

By: Boatright, Mody C. Wilson Hudson, Allen Maxwell

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Dallas, Southern Methodist University Press, 1959

Edition: First Edition


237 pages. Collection of essays from various writers on subjects ranging from horn toads, religion, life on the frontier, folklore, etc. Texas Folklore Society Publication XXIX View more info

Andy Adams The Cowboys' Bosswell

By: Seymour, Frank J.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: 1949


Original typescript dated September 26, 1949, 24 pages + 6 pages of notes, original photo laid in, stapled, very good condition. Brief history of Adams but mostly centers on his writing career specifically "The Log of a Cowboy" with comments from Frank Dobie, Will James, Charles Russell, etc. View more info

Angie Debo Pioneering Historian

By: Leckie, Shirley A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 2000

Edition: First Edition


242 pages, illustrations. "The daughter of Oklahoma sodbusters, a student of Edward Everett Dale, and a Protegee of Frederick Jackson Turner, Angie Debo was an unlikely forerunner of the New Western History. Breaking with the followers of Turner, Debo viewed the westward movement of European Americans as conquest rather than settlement. Her studies on the Five tribes presented the Native American point of view and incorporated ethnological insights more than a decade... View more info

Arizona As It Is or The Coming Country Compiled From Notes of Travel During the Years 1874, 1875, and 1876

By: Hodge, Hiram C.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: N.Y., Hurd and Houghton, 1877

Edition: First Edition


273 pages, frontis, map, original cloth with very minor wear, very nice copy. Herd 1045, "Chapter on stock raising and grazing lands." View more info

Army Architecture in the West Forts Laramie, Bridger, and D.A. Russell, 1849-1912 Foreword by Paul Hedren

By: Hoagland, Alison K., Paul Hedren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 2004

Edition: First Edition


288 pages, photos, 120 illustrations. An examination of the design and structure of early forts. A few Custer mentions. View more info

Around Western Campfires

By: Axford, Joseph Mack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1969

Edition: First Edition


266 pages. Six-Guns 96 "The personal experiences of an early settler of Arizona. He was a deputy and jailer, and writes about many of the early outlaws of Arizona and New mexico, such as Curly Bill Brocius, Billy Clayborne, Frank Leslie, McLaurys, the Clantonsthe Earps, Billy the Kid, etc." View more info

Around Western Campfires

By: Axford, Joseph Mack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson, University of Arizona Press, 1969

Edition: First Edition


266 pages, chipping to jacket edges, INSCRIBED by the author. Six-Guns 96 "The personal experiences of an early settler of Arizona. He was a deputy and jailer, and writes about many of the early outlaws of Arizona and New mexico, such as Curly Bill Brocius, Billy Clayborne, Frank Leslie, McLaurys, the Clantonsthe Earps, Billy the Kid, etc." 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


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

Autobiography of Tom Sterling Seven Years of Thrilling Adventures of a Western Peace Officer

By: Sterling, Thomas

Price: $575.00

Publisher: Santa Monica CA., Weaver Publishing Co., 1941

Edition: 1st Edition


Original orange pictorial cloth, slight edge wear, 118 pages, photo, minor foxing. Ranching, the Daltons and Coffeyville, Denver, Dodge City, Jim Matserson, Indians, etc. Six-Guns 2140, "Privately printed in a small edition, this book is now scarce. It has some material on the gunmen of Dodge City, Kansas." View more info

Banditti of the Plains or the Cattleman's Invasion of Wyoming in 1892 The Crowning Infamy of the Ages

By: Mercer, Asa S.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Grabhorn Press, 1935


136 pages, illustrations. New introduction by James Mitchell Clarke. Six-Guns 1478. "The first edition of this book is one of the rarities of western Americana. Immediately after printed, the Wyoming cattlemen objected and sued. The court ordered it destroyed. While the books were in the court's custody, a number were stolen and smuggled to Denver and later bound. For many years, the Wyoming Stockgrowers' Association, their sympathizers, and their descendants destroy... View more info

Basic Texas Books An Annotated Bibliography of Selected Works for a Research Library

By: Jenkins, John H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, Texas State Historical Association, 1988


648 pages, illustrations, small closed tear to jacket, a few highlighted areas."The result of 14 years of research which is a guide to 224 books that the author considers essential to any research library. A must for Texas researchers or collectors. View more info

Beautiful Black Hills A Compresenhive Treatise On The Black Hills Of South Dakota, Non-technical, For Popular Reading.

By: Coursey, O. W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Mitchell, South Dakota, Educator Supply CO., 1926

Edition: First Edition


265 pages + ads, photos, very slight exterior wear. Six-Guns 500 "Contains chapters on Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane." Reference to Custer, the 1876 Sioux Campaign, Crook, etc. View more info

Ben Holladay The Stagecoach King A Chapter In The Development Of Transcontinental Transportation

By: Frederick, J. V.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur Clark Company, 1940

Edition: First Edition


334 pages, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt. Ben Holladay owned and operated a network of main and branch stagecoach lines from Kansas to California from 1862 to 1866. The lines were faced with poor roads, bad weather, highwaymen, and Indian raids. View more info

Big Horn County Wyoming The Gem of the Rockies

By: Mercer, A. S.

Price: $1,000.00

Publisher: Hyattville Wyoming, By Author, 1906

Edition: First Edition


115 pages + ad, frontis, illustrations, stamp of land agent on front fly-leaf, very nice copy. Ranching, mining, farming, oil fields, hunting and fishing, public lands, climate (including a daily hottest and coldest temperatures for each month.) Sections on Thermopolis, Cody, basin City, Worland, Garland, and other towns, Shoshone Indian Reservation, Yellowstone national Park, etc. Herd 1475, Graff 2751, Howes M523. View more info

Bill Jones of Paradise Valley Oklahoma His Life and Adventures for Over Forty Years in the Great Southwest. He Was A Pioneer in the Days of the Buffalo, the Wild Indian, the Oklahoma Boomer, and the Cowboy and the Outlaw

By: Callison, John J.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Chicago, M.A. Donohue & Co., 1914

Edition: First Edition


328 pages, frontis, illustrations. Graff 553, Rader 573, Howes C74a, Herd 398, Six-Guns 365, "This privately printed book was written in a humorous vain and contains some material on the Dodge City gunmen and Billy the Kid, very scarce." View more info