Published by Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1967
3-352pp. including twenty-four illustrations. Portrait frontispiece. Original blue cloth. Very good. In dust jacket. "The first full length biography of a California Presbyterian minister" (dust jacket).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28084
Published by University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1944
xiii,347pp. Cloth. Slightly stained. A sound copy. Later printing. A biography of the fearless and cunning Confederate leader, Mosby.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26164
Published by Doubleday, Doran & Co., Garden City, 1942
,41pp. plus 191 plates. Cloth. Spine faded, else fine. An abbreviated version of Peters' classic work on the famous lithography firm, first printed in 1929. HOWES P259. (ref).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM26551
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, Ca., 1973
299pp. including illustrations. Frontis. Brown cloth, gilt. Fine. In dust jacket. Walter Stanley Campbell (a.k.a. Stanley Vestal) was the first Rhodes Scholar from Oklahoma, and taught writing at the University of Oklahoma for forty-three years. Includes a bibliography of Vestal's writings. CLARK & BRUNET 246.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28613
Published by Salt Lake City, 1946
350pp. plus plates. Portrait. Gilt cloth. Very good in badly torn dust jacket. Ink gift inscription to Herbert and Garnet Brayer. A biography of Dan Cunningham, who was associated with the Denver and Rio Grande, the Denver and Salt Lake, and other western lines.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM2646
Published by Philadelphia, 1961
319pp. Original green cloth with decorative gilt and stamping. In dust jacket. Dust jacket bumped and torn, else very good. A biography of Alexander Wilson, considered to be the greatest American ornithologist before Audubon.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM41111
Published by Providence, 1971
pp. Stiff printed wrappers. Wrappers bit soiled, else fine. Tribute to the late librarian of the John Carter Brown.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM10808
Published by New York, 1954
270pp. Cloth. Fine. In soiled dust jacket. The important biography of Ernest O. Thompson, a pioneer in petroleum science, by one of the industry's best historians.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6167
Published by Washington, 1976
152pp. Portrait. Illus. (some in color). Large quarto. Cloth. Fine. In dust jacket (slightly chipped at head of spine). Well illustrated biography of this portraitist of Indians.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM20924
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, Ca., 1973
334,pp. including illustrations. Frontis. Green cloth, gilt. Near fine. In dust jacket. Co-published with Fred A. Rosenstock, The Old West Publishing Company, of Denver, Colorado. Along with being a prolific writer, LeRoy Hafen was director of the State Historical Society of Colorado for thirty years. "The innocent and ebullient story of a historian and his poetess wife, as told by themselves, captures the joy of happy, productive living" - Paher. CLARK & BRUNET 128. PAHER 750.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28612
Published by New York, 1942
112pp., including eight color plates and seventy-five halftones. Quarto. Original red cloth, gilt. Near fine in an edgeworn and soiled dust jacket. Includes a commentary on Bellows' life and work, a bibliography of works related to him, and more than eighty illustrations of his paintings and prints.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM34275
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, Ca., 1968
320pp. including illustrations. Frontis. Green cloth, gilt. Fine, in dust jacket. Wig was an engineer active in the private and public sectors. He was involved in higher education in California, and in the Presbyterian church. The book was written and published for the Wig family. CLARK & BRUNET 70.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28617
Published by Thomas W. Jackson, Chicago, 1898
471pp. plus plates and three pages of advertisements. Original pictorial cloth. Edges worn, cloth soiled. Textblock detached. Browned, printed on cheaper paper. Fair. Later edition, first published in 1886. The second cowboy autobiography, preceded only by Siringo, here present in one of many later editions. HOWES P500.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48699
Published by Baton Rouge, 1955
xiii,163pp. Cloth. Fine. In dust jacket with some edge wear. Useful biographical and bibliographical sketches of William E. Dodd, Ulrich B. Phillips and Walter Lynwood Fleming, with an explanation of their respective contributions to the study of the South.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4073
Published by Chicago, 1907
471pp. plus advertisements and plates. Original pictorial cloth. Hinges starting, slight edge wear, spine ends somewhat frayed. Very good. Later edition, first published in 1886. The second cowboy autobiography, preceded only by Siringo, here present in one of many later editions, with the imprint of Rhodes & McClure, the original publishers. HOWES P500.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48698
Published by Yale University Press, New Haven, 1962
xix,180pp. plus illustrations. Cloth and boards. Small tear on page v, not affecting the illustration. Near fine, in dust jacket. Kern was an artist and cartographer who joined Fremont's third expedition, and was in command of Fort Sutter for a year during the Bear Flag revolt in California. A volume in the Yale Western Americana series.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28568
Published by Boston, 1928
297pp. Portrait. Cloth. Very good. Standard biography of the legendary westerner.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM8640
Published by Madison, 1954
335pp. Illus. Cloth. Near fine in lightly worn dust jacket. One of the most famous American senators of the Reconstruction period.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM7624
Published by Clarkson N. Potter Inc., New York, 1972
xxiii,,126pp. including numerous illustrations. Frontis. Slim quarto. Original pictorial wrappers. Very good. A biography of the artist with copious examples of his work.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28282
Published by Oklahoma City, 1932
308pp. Frontis. Photos. Cloth. Fine. In chipped dust jacket. A biography of the Oklahoma governor.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM4349
Published by New York, 1935
vii,248pp. Frontis, illus. Cloth. Very good. A biography of Stephen F. Austin, "for young people." Illustrated by W.R. Lohse.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM6179
Published by University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1967
xxiii,,320pp. plus illustrations. Original red cloth, black gilt label. Near fine. In price-clipped dust jacket. Second printing, after the first of 1932. A scholarly biography of Carson, paying equal due to his careers as a trapper, soldier, Indian fighter, and pioneer.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM31787
Published by The Arthur H. Clark Company, Glendale, 1974
5-254pp. including twelve illustrations. Frontis. Original red cloth. Fine. A biography of a noted frontiersman, whose fantastic reputation has faded from the common memory. CLARK & BRUNET 122.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM28090
Published by Vega, Tx, 1923
266pp. Portrait, illus. Original cloth. Very good. As Adams suggests, one loses confidence in a biographer who does not spell his subject's name correctly. ADAMS SIX-GUNS 323. GRAFF 477. RADER 536.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM3915
Published by Chicago, 1897
471pp. plus advertisements and plates. Original pictorial cloth. Hinges starting, slight edge wear. Tiny circular hole punched into the front cover, near the bottom edge. Ownership inscription to verso of frontispiece. Very good. Later edition, first published in 1886. The second cowboy autobiography, preceded only by Siringo, here present in one of many later editions, with the imprint of Rhodes & McClure, the original publishers. HOWES P500.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM48697
Published by New York, 1925
xvi,478pp. plus plates. Portrait. Cloth. A near fine, partially unopened copy. Includes a history of Mormonism, the role of Joseph Smith, etc., with a bibliography and index. FLAKE 9695.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM3454
Published by Los Gatos, Ca, 1962
398pp., including portrait frontispiece. Publisher's orange cloth, printed paper spine label, original printed dust jacket (price- clipped). Minor edge wear and a few short tears to dust jacket. Very good plus. An interesting and useful historical overview of California newspapers, published by the Talisman Press, a reissue of Kemble's work, originally published in the SACRAMENTO UNION on Christmas Day, 1858. The portrait frontispiece reproduces a daguerreotype of Edward Gilbert and Kemble, both early California printers and newspapermen.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM54092
Published by San Francisco, 1939
67pp. Quarto. Cloth and decorated boards. Good. Printed by the Grabhorns at the Colt Press in an edition limited to 750 copies. A biographical sketch of the writer and adventurer, depicting his adventures in California and Mexico.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM621
Published by Boston, 1877
432pp. Frontispiece portrait. Original cloth. Wear at extremities. Internally very clean. A very good copy. A charming and interesting self-published account of a blind man's life and concerns. The underlying purpose of the work was to encourage progress in improving conditions for the blind, especially with regard to education. Written in a very readable autobiographical style. Bowen was a music teacher in New England. KAPLAN 597 (2nd ed).
Seller Inventory # WRCAM15940
Published by Glendale, 1966
328pp. Portrait and in text illustrations. Maps. Original red cloth. Fine. Excellent account of one man's contributions to the development of the West. Browne led a varied career as a writer of books, a government agent, and finally as minister to China.
Seller Inventory # WRCAM25686