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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 Men and the Mountain: Fremont's Fourth Expedition, Brandon, William
8 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
9 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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Saloons of the American West: an illustrated chronicle, Brown, Robert L.
10 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
11 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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12 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
13 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.
14 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
15 Davis, Robert Murray Playing Cowboys: Low Culture and High Art in the Western
Norman, Oklahom University of Oklahoma Press, 1994 0806126272 / 9780806126272 Softcover Near Fine Softcover 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, very slight edge- and shelf-wear. Notes, index. xv + 168 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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Playing Cowboys: Low Culture and High Art in the Western, Davis, Robert Murray
16 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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17 Delano, A. Life on the Plains and at the Diggings
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 1854 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 Romance of the Colorado River, Dellenbaugh, Frederick S.
18 Dellenbaugh, Frederick S. The Romance of the Colorado River
New York Time-Life Books, 1982 0809440040 / 9780809440047 Reprint Hard Cover Fine No Dust Jacket Hard Cover 16mo 6" - 7" tall 
Sturdy, attractive bonded leather reprint of the 1902 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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Meriwether Lewis: a biography, Dillon, Richard
19 Dillon, Richard Meriwether Lewis: a biography
New York Coward-McCann, Inc., 1965 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. Bright and shiny dust jacket, illustrated, showing only very minor wear, not price-clipped. Volume contains scholarly apparatus in the form of, e.g., notes, index, and bibliography. Illustrated endpapers (map). xvii + 364 pp. Additional postage may be required for oversize or especially heavy volumes, and for sets. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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20 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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