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Twilight of the Tenderfoot: a western memoir, Ackerman, Diane
1 Ackerman, Diane Twilight of the Tenderfoot: a western memoir
New York William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1980 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Ackerman's first narrative work, after several volumes of poetry. She "captures the cowboy's swiftly vanishing way of life in vital, exuberant prose." Complemented with numerous black-and-white reproduced photographs. 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 minor wear, protected by a plastic coat, dust jacket not being price-clipped. 222 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 21.00 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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Uncle Jim: a pioneer tale, Bone, L. Addison
5 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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Mountain Man, Bright, Verne
6 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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7 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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The Pike's Peak Region, Crisp, J. Douglas, Captions by
8 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.
9 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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Playing Cowboys: Low Culture and High Art in the Western, Davis, Robert Murray
10 Davis, Robert Murray Playing Cowboys: Low Culture and High Art in the Western
Norman, Oklahoma University of Oklahoma Press, 1992 New 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Humorous, telling art critical take on The Western in film, art, and popular culture in the U.S. and elsewhere. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean softcover copy, with unfurled tips, neat and tidy interior; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Pictorial wrappers, unread, still in shrink-wrap. Notes, index. xv + 168 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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11 Dimsdale, Thomas J. The Vigilantes of Montana
New York Time-Life Books, 1981 Reprint Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive bonded leather reprint of the 1866 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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The Santa Fe Trail, Duffus, R.L.
12 Duffus, R.L. The Santa Fe Trail
London Longmans, Green & Co., 1931 Second Printing 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. Previous owner's inscription, neatly rendered. 283 pp. including bibliography and index. Illustrated endpapers (maps), and lots of black-and-white photographs. Pages age-toned, else clean and unmarked. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, the Texas Ranger and Hunter, Duval, John C.
13 Duval, John C. The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace, the Texas Ranger and Hunter
New York Time-Life Books, 1983 0809443708 / 9780809443703 Facsimile Reproduction Hardcover Near Fine Hardcover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sterling condition hardcover copy, bound in leatherette, 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. Gilt lettering and illustration over brown boards, decorated endpapers. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Another fine contribution to the series, Classics of the Old West. Decorated endpapers, and publisher's notes laid in. 291 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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The Cattle Towns, Dykstra, Robert R.
14 Dykstra, Robert R. The Cattle Towns
New York Alfred A. Knopf, 1968 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
A fine and compelling social history of the Kansas cattle trading centers, including Abilene, Ellsworth, Wichita, Dodge City, and Caldwell, Kansas. Sturdy, attractive, tightly bound, internally clean hardcover copy, with unbruised tips, neat and tidy paste-downs; not ex-library, with neither highlighting nor underlining. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Printed, illustrated covers, waffled and mildly soiled, price-clipped, edge-rear at rear, with a closed tear. Lots of lovely black-and-white illustrations. 386 + x pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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15 Espinosa, Gilberto Heroes, Hexes and Haunted Halls
Albuquerque Calvin Horn Publishers, 1972 0910750254 / 9780910750257 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Hard Cover 12mo 7" - 7 
Sturdy, attractive hardcover copy, spine and binding tight, pages bright and clear, and only minimal wear to covers and tips. Dust jacket fully intact, still bright and shiny, showing only slight shelf-wear, now protected by mylar coat. Stated First Edition Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Spoon, Greer, Robert
16 Greer, Robert Spoon
Golden, Colorado Fulcrum, 2009 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Hardcover 8vo 8" - 9" tall Signed by Author
"A novel of the contemporary American West." Signed by the author at title page. 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. 243 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 19.00 USD
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17 Hall, Marshall R. Storm of the Old Frontier
Philadelphia Henry Altemus, 1927 First Edition Hard Cover Good+ No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 24mo 5" - 6" tall 
Still sturdy hardcover copy, sans dust jacket, scuffed a bit around the extremities, but otherwise, tips unbroken, spine and binding tight, pages clean and clear, if a bit age-toned, and not ex-library; neither underlining nor highlighting. Previous owner's gift inscription on first free end-paper. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 25.60 USD
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The Pathbreakers From River to Ocean: the story of the Great West from the time of Coronado to the present, Seventh Edition, revised and enlarged, Hebard, Grace Raymond
18 Hebard, Grace Raymond The Pathbreakers From River to Ocean: the story of the Great West from the time of Coronado to the present, Seventh Edition, revised and enlarged
Glendale, California The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1940 Seventh Edition, Revised and Enl Hardcover Very 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. Olive-green buckram cloth covers, with black lettering to spine and covers, slight bumping thereto, ding to front board edge at middle, slight waviness to text, else a very attractive copy indeed, stuffed with black-and-white illustrations and photographs, and remarkably bright and clean of interior. 312 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Tekoa, Herrington, Joe
19 Herrington, Joe Tekoa
Baltimore, MD PublishAmerica, 2003 1591298644 / 9781591298649 Paperback Very Good Paperback 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Clean, apparently unread trade paperback, with a small ding to foot of spine, faint smudge to text block. Pages clean and bright, binding tight. 211 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Themes From the Old West, Hicks, John Edward
20 Hicks, John Edward Themes From the Old West
Kansas City, Missouri Midamericana Press, 1952 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very 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. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing moderate wear, some chipping and closed tears, not price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Remarkably bright interior. 124 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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