Published by Simon & Schuster, NY, 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Good. First Edition. 396 pp. Slight edgewear, text slightly thumbed. Dampstain upper right corner.no markings, no spine creases. Proof version of a historical romance about a young woman in the 19th century who marries an older, taciturn general and goes off with him to the Wild West for adventures with Indians. Size: 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
Seller Inventory # 003496
Published by Time-Life Books, NY, 1980
Full-Leather. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 240 pp., numerous photos, some in color. Bibliography. Retired Time journalist from Montana gives factual overview of the cowboy and his daily life in this attractive picture book. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.
Seller Inventory # 000098
Published by Hill & Wang Pub, NY, 1969
Cloth. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. First Edition. 81 pp. Library discard stampings, shelf tag on spine. Else very good, no other markings, light toning. A play about the American West, first performed in London in 1968, then in the United States. Characters include Buffalo Bill, Sitting Bull and Wild Bill Hickock. With photos from the NY production, showing actor Stacy Keach and others. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005111
Published by Fulcrum Publishing, Golden, Colorado,, 2000
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Printing. 244 pp. Lightly read, no creases in spine. Text clean, still very close to new. Subtitled: Partisan views from Writers on the Range. An anthology of more than 70 mini-essays on the modern American West, its pressures from urban and suburban growth and its ecological issues. Some of the pieces are personal reflections about life in or on the edge of endangered wilderness. The pieces were taken from syndicated writings sponsored by High Country News in Colorado. Size: 8vo -- 8.75 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 005904
Published by Crown Publishers, NY, 1944
Cloth. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 6th Printing. 932 pp. Index. Blue cloth, with sunned spine, faded titling, browned endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Bumped corners. A Library of Congress folklorist has assembled a broad sampling of American folklore from all regions -- anecdotes, folksongs, tall tales, jokes, legends, etc. with notes on sources, which include books, old newspaper articles, field research,etc. . Edited for a popular readership, but includes material of interest to scholars. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. Size: 8vo -- -8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 010087
Published by Bison Books, Lincoln, Nebraska, 1988
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Comstock, Enos P. (illustrator). Repirnt. 311 pp. Corners thumbed. Binding firm, spine uncreased. No markings. A first printing of a reproduction of the 1926 edition from J.H. Sears Co. A pioneer's account of life in the Estes Park region of the Colorado Rockies. Estes Park was just a crossroads in 1899 when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and roughed it in the1900-1930 period and later wrote about it for Boys Life magazine. Introduction and notes by James H Pickering of the University of Houston. Mills lived 1880 to 1935. Includes map of Longs Peak. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009739
Published by Avery Color Studios, Gwinn, Mich., 2001
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Reprint, 9th Printing. 271 pp. Frontispiece of H.W. Longfellow. Close to new. Rippling of front cover and first 20 pp. No signs of dampstain, text clean. Binding firm. A collection of essays on Hiawatha and other Indian legends, published in 1856 by noted ethnologist Henry Rowe Schoolcraft. An introduction by Larrie B. Massie briefly traces the life and research career of Schoolcraft, who became an expert on the Chippewa. Schoolcraft's work influenced Longfellow whose epic poem on Hiawatha was read by generations of American schoolchildren. S Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009379
Published by The Lightning Tree, 1983
Trade Papeback. Condition: Good +. Kurman, Richard (illustrator). First Paperback Edition. 208 pp. Corners curled and thumbed, top edge of front cover scuffed.Light to moderate wear. No markings in text. Light rubbing to spine edges. Frontispiece plus several illustrations. A collection of vignettes of life in a New Mexican village during the Christmas season, told by a social worker who has a keen eye for the interactions of Hispanic, Zuni and Anglo cultures. This was Ms. Pillsbury's fourth book about traditional life in the Santa Fe area, where she lived 25 years before her death in 1967. Size: 8vo -- 8 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009225
Published by Mountain Press Publishing Company, Missoula, Montana, 1991
Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Second Printing. 326 pp.Numerous small b&w photos of rock formations, location maps. Curled front cover, and thumbed, but else close to new. No markings, spine uncreased. A detailed description of geological formations in Utah that are visible or easily reachable from highways and a few side roads. Plus general background on Earth's composition and movements. Written for the layman but with precise scientific terminology. With index and helpful glossary. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010126
Published by University of New Mexico Press, Alburquerque New Mexico, 1974
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Davis, M.J. (illustrator). Reprint. 198 pp. plus 197 pp. Two short story collections in one. Nearly new, slight spine creasing. No markings. Dozens of tales about the author's years of living in rural Spanish-Indian settlements in the mountains of northern New Mexico. A sketch of an adobe wall is shown on both front and rear covers. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010146
Published by Metropolitan Press, Portland Oregon, 1966
Trade Paper. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Unread, slight creasing on front cover along the spine and along bottom section of rear cover; rubbing on spine edge. 199 pp. Maps. The pages have been incompletely trimmed so a reader will need to use a knife, letter opener or razor blade to separate some of the pages. An historical novel based on the lives of 19th century settlers seeking gold along the coastal hills of southwestern Oregon. Size: 8vo-- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 0503003874
Published by Duluth Publishing/National Historical Society, Harrisburg Pa., 1994
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. Facsimile Reprint. 295 pp. A facsimile reprint of the Duluth Publishing original edition of 1899. Light bumping of spine edges, else near fine. Lacks jacket. Clean text. No markings. The sister of "Buffalo Bill" gives a detailed account of Cody's boyhood, his adventures as an Army scout and Pony Express rider through Indian territories in the Old West, and his later show business career. Many anecdotes, told in Victorian prose. Part of the National Historical Society's "The West as it Was" series with an oval logo on front board. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in.
Seller Inventory # 009694
Published by Lynn Canal Publishing, Skagway, Alaska, 1990
Trade Paperback. Condition: Fine. 2nd Edition. 237pp., plus 8 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Nearly new, tight, clean, no markings, slight wear along top edge of spine. An anthology of columns written by newspaper reporter Elmer White circa 1900 during the Klondike Gold Rush in northern Alaska. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall.
Seller Inventory # 009753
Published by Harper & Bros., NY, 1899
Cloth. Condition: Good +. No Jacket. Later Printing. 277 pp. plus advertising matter. 8 illustrations (historical photographs of western landscapes) but one missing (Wolf Dance), and another detached but laid in. Frederick Remington sketch of hero is the frontispiece. Likely second or later printing. Dark red cloth, soil to spine, rubbing along eldge. Gilt titling and sunburst design still bright. Text clean, lightly toned, with a few foxing spots. No handwriting. Binding fairly firm, cracked at p 81. A collection of stories about a 22-year-old cow puncher, written in verbose but humorous Victorian prose. A sample, from a scene of Wil riding into Cheyenne to celebrate Christmas and meeting Doc, the governor of the territory: "We've been riding trail for twelve weeks," the cow puncher continued, "makin' our beds downs anywheres and eatin' the same old chuck every day. So we've shook fried beef and heifer's delight, and we're goin' to feed high. " Then Mr. McLean overflowed with talk and pungent confidences, for the holidays already rioted in his spirit, and his tongue was loosed over their coming rites. "We soured on scenery, : he finished in his drastic idiom. "We're sick of moonlight and cow-dung, and we're heeled for a big time." Size: 8vo - 7.5 In.
Seller Inventory # 009028
Published by Astral Publishing Co., Santa Barbara, California, 2001
First Edition Signed
Trade Paperback. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. 1st Paperback Edition. 272 pp. Close to new, sticker remains on front cover. Inscribed by author to "Fran a fellow golfer." A novel about ranch life and buffalo hunting in Colorado circa 1900. / orig 25, may 2016, m-d to 23. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall. Inscribed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 009072
Published by Grant County Historical Society, Medford, Oklahoma, 1975
Cloth. Condition: Near Fine. No Jacket. Reprint. 591 pp., with more than 50 hb&w historical photos and drawings. A Bicentennial Edition reprint of a history first published in 1936. Light wear, light fading of gilt design and titling. Text clean, no markings or notes. Index. 37 chapters. Some chapter titles include: Jesse Chisholm, John Chisum, Brinton Darlington and his Quakers, Indian Tribes Familiar to the Trail, Mexicans as Trailmen and their Habits, Horses of the Frontier, Capture of Frank Swaggart by the Indians. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall.
Seller Inventory # 010106
Published by OCPS, 2007
Cloth. Condition: Very Good +. No Jacket. Special Edition. 288 on glossy stock, brown cloth cover with small dent in front board near spine. Bright gilt titling. No markings. Signed by author on title page. A photographic tribute to Oklahoma's land, people and industry on its centennial of statehood. Color photos throughout. Size: 8vo -- 9 IN TALL By 11.5 In Wide. Signed by Author(s).
Seller Inventory # 010343