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Cowboy Lore, Allen, Jules Verne
1 Allen, Jules Verne Cowboy Lore
San Antonio The Naylor Company, 1971 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Ralph J. Pereida 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. 1971 reprint published by The Naylor Company, and illustrated by Ralph J. Pereida. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Handsomely produced green cloth covers, black illustration to cover and spine. xv + 174 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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The Splendid Pauper, Andrews, Allen
2 Andrews, Allen The Splendid Pauper
London George G. Harrap & Co., Ltd., 1968 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
The story of an eccentric Victorian era Empire-Builder, Moreton Frewen. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. 256 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Hold Back the Wind, Arbuthnot, Frank D.
3 Arbuthnot, Frank D. Hold Back the Wind
Edmond, Oklahoma Arbuthnot Publishing House, 1994 First Edition Softcover Near Fine Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Illustrated by Todd Bane. Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; very slight smudging of text-block at bottom fore-edge. Apparently unread, spine still crackles. Illustrated endpapers (a map of Texas). v + 465 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Irons in the Fire: cattle brand lore, Arnold, Oren
4 Arnold, Oren Irons in the Fire: cattle brand lore
London Abelard-Schuman, 1965 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Stuffed with lovely black-and-white photographs. 234 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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Rendezvous at the Alamo: highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis, Baugh, Virgil E.
5 Baugh, Virgil E. Rendezvous at the Alamo: highlights in the lives of Bowie, Crockett, and Travis
New York Pageant Press, 1960 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
A perfectly serviceable reference copy; nothing fancy, but complete and sturdy. Some discoloration to boards, bumping to tips, slight fraying thereto. Large stain to front cover, near spine. Some foxing to and slight soiling of the endpapers, else clean and unmarked of interior. Gilt lettering to spine, and lots of black-and-white illustrations to interior. 251 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Narrative of Major General Wool's Campaign in Mexico in the years 1846, 1847 & 1848, Baylies, Francis
6 Baylies, Francis A Narrative of Major General Wool's Campaign in Mexico in the years 1846, 1847 & 1848
Austin, Texas Jenkins Publishing Company, 1975 Reprint Edition Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, a 1975 reprint of the original, 1851 First Edition, with unbruised tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear; not ex-library, with neither underlining nor highlighting anywhere. John H. Jenkins, the publisher of this fine reprint, contributes an Introduction to explain and account for the significance of Major Wool's explorations into Mexico, and revives interest in the writing and career of Francis Baylies, born in 1783. 78 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Uncle Jim: a pioneer tale, Bone, L. Addison
7 Bone, L. Addison Uncle Jim: a pioneer tale
Boston The Christopher Publishing House, 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bumping to spine head and foot. Bright, red cloth covers exhibiting slight shelf- and edge-wear, some gentle scuffing to front cover. Portrait of author is displayed at frontispiece. 209 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Cowboy and His Interpreters, Branch, Douglas
8 Branch, Douglas The Cowboy and His Interpreters
New York D. Appleton & Company, 1926 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Will James, Joe de Yong, Charles M. Russell 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Handsomely produced in brown cloth, with gilt lettering to covers and to spine. Illustrated quite beautifully by Will James, Joe de Yong, and Charles M. Russell. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. ix (2) + 278 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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The Men and the Mountain: Fremont's Fourth Expedition, Brandon, William
9 Brandon, William The Men and the Mountain: Fremont's Fourth Expedition
New York William Morrow & Company, 1955 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, chipping, edge-wear, protected by a plastic coat. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Index, Bibliography. xii + 337 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 17.00 USD
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Mountain Man, Bright, Verne
10 Bright, Verne Mountain Man
Caldwell, Idaho The Caxton Printers, 1948 Limited Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
Special, Limited Edition of 500 copies, this being #75, and signed by the author at the limitation page. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Top-stained in blue, many uncut fore-edges, handsomely produced brown cloth covers, gilt lettering to covers and spine. Published in First Edition state by Caxton Printers, Caldwell, Idaho, 1948, and with publisher's review notice laid in. 189 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Conquest of the Southern Plains: uncensored narrative of the Battle of the Washita and Custer's Southern Campaign, Brill, Charles J.
11 Brill, Charles J. Conquest of the Southern Plains: uncensored narrative of the Battle of the Washita and Custer's Southern Campaign
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Golden Saga Publishers, 1938 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Burgundy cloth covers, rubbed black lettering, faint toning to endpapers, and with black-and-white illustrations and photographs throughout. 323 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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12 Britt, Albert Toward the Westward Ocean: the story of the men who bridged the continent 1803-1869
Barre, Massachusetts Barre Publishing Company, 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. First Edition. Dust jacket fully intact, not price-clipped, showing only minor shelf- and edge-wear, and protected in a plastic sleeve. Slight half-toning of front and rear cover of dust jacket, sunning to its spine. Notes, bibliography, index, black-and-white plates of illustration. vii + 164 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Saloons of the American West: an illustrated chronicle, Brown, Robert L.
13 Brown, Robert L. Saloons of the American West: an illustrated chronicle
Silverton, Colorado Sundance Books, 1978 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Hardcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Glossy pictorial covers, cloth-backed boards, and with a plastic sleeve still near fully intact, having protected the covers well. Stated First Edition. Internals bright, colorful and glossy, being stuffed with reproductions in color and black-and-white of everything and everyone from dance hall ladies to tokens to bottles of hooch. Overall, a nice piece of Western Americana. 144 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Custer, Come at Once!: the Fort Hays years of George and Elizabeth Custer 1867-1870, Burkey, Blaine
14 Burkey, Blaine Custer, Come at Once!: the Fort Hays years of George and Elizabeth Custer 1867-1870
Hays, Kansas Society of Friends of Historic Fort Hays, 1991 Second Printing Softcover Very Good Softcover 4to 11" - 13" tall 
First published by Thomas More Preparatory School, in Hays, Kansas, in 1976, this second printing from 1991 also still contains 112 pp., index, sources, photographs, lots of illustrations, maps. Profusely illustrated with black-and-white photographs. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Conard, Howard L. Uncle Dick Wooton
New York Time-Life Books, 1980 Reprint Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive bonded leather reprint of the 1890 edition in the "Classics of the Old West" series. Page edges gilt, gold-embossed cover, linen ribbon bookmark sewn to headband, and marbled end-papers. Appears unread. Illustrations galore, in black-and-white. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Jess Roundtree, Texas Ranger, Coolidge, Dane
16 Coolidge, Dane Jess Roundtree, Texas Ranger
New York Grosset & Dunlap, 1933 Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Stated Third Printing, in red cloth with black lettering to covers and spine. Age-toning to text, else a clean and unmarked copy. 252 pp. + 4 pp. of publisher's ads. Half-toning to endpapers, top-staining in red. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Lost Wagons, Coolidge, Dane
17 Coolidge, Dane Lost Wagons
New York E.P. Dutton, 1923 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 Signed by Author
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Signed by the author at the first free endpaper, inscribed warmly to the author's good friend G.W. Harris, in March of 1936 in Berkeley, California. Dealer stamp, neatly affixed. Bumping to spine head and foot, rubbing of gilt lettering on spine, toning to endpapers, less to text. 256 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Pike's Peak Region, Crisp, J. Douglas, Captions by
18 Crisp, J. Douglas, Captions by The Pike's Peak Region
Denver, CO The Williamson-Haffner Company, 1906 Sewn Wraps Good Sewn Wraps Oblong 8vo 8" to 9" tall 
Oblong paperback, covers and page block stapled together and tied together with cord at spine. Front cover has outdoorsman design, color photo of Pike's Peak on pasted-on label. Covers are lightly scuffed; cover edges have creases, short tears, and small chips where they overlap the page block. Many pages are missing their extreme bottom outside corners, and last two pages have very short tears at their bottom edges. Color cover art and illustrations are still bright. Book is stored in a protective clear plastic bag. 4 + 24 pp. plates. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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Essays in Western History in Honor of T.A. Larson, Daniels, Roger, ed.
19 Daniels, Roger, ed. Essays in Western History in Honor of T.A. Larson
Laramie, Wyoming University of Wyoming Publications, 1971 Softcover Very Good Softcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Sterling condition softcover copy, with unfurled tips, tight binding, and clean internals, showing only very slight shelf- and edge-wear. Volume XXXVII, No. 1, 2, 3, and 4 of the University of Wyoming Publications. Contributions by William R. Steckel, T.A. Larson, John W. Caughey, Thomas D. Clark, Ray Allen Billington, and Betsy Ross Peters. xii + 58 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The West From a Car-Window, Davis, Richard Harding
20 Davis, Richard Harding The West From a Car-Window
New York Harper & Brothers, 1892 First Edition Hardcover Good Hardcover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Lots of lovely black-and-white illustrations. Blue cloth covers, silver lettering and illustrations to cover and spine, slight bumping to spine head and foot, slight soiling thereto, else clean, tightly bound, internally unmarked. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. Nice little piece of Americana. 243 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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