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Desert Between The Mountains Mormons, Miners, Padres, Mountain Men, And The Opening Of The Great Basin 1772-1869

By: Durham, Michael S.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Henry Holt: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2002

ISBN: 0-8050-4161-3

Condition: Very Good+


336 pages, photos, illustrations. History of the Great Basin, Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, Joseph Smith, Mormons, Salt Lake City, railroads, etc. View more info

The Adventures of Big-Foot Wallace

By: Duval, John C. Mabel Major, Rebecca Smith

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Dallas Texas, Tardy Publishing Co.: 1936

Seller ID: 4280

Condition: Very Good


353 pages, frontis, map end-papers, slight exterior wear. Edited by Mabel Major and Rebecca Smith. Wallace was a scout, hunter, Texas Ranger and Indian fighter. Howes 602, Rader 1247 View more info

Western High Spots Reading And Collecting Guides

By: Dykes, Jeff C.

Price: $68.00

Publisher: Northland Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2038

ISBN: 0-87358-162-8

Condition: Very Good+


192 pages, illustrations. Very useful source of information for the reader and collector. View more info

The Cattle Towns

By: Dykstra, Robert R.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 899

Condition: Near Fine


386 pgs + index, maps, photos, illustrations, Near fine copy in near fine dustjacket. The story of five Cattle Towns, Abilene, Ellsworth, Wichita, Caldwell, and Dodge City. Six-Guns 656, Six Score 35 View more info

Early Days in Abilene by J. B. Edwards. Edited and Published by C.W. Wheeler, Printed in the Abilene Chronicle, 1896; Reprinted in Abilene Daily Chronicle 1938, With Added Material From the Papers of J. B. Edwards

By: Edwards, J. B.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12983

Condition: Very Good


N.P., N.D. pictorial wraps, minor discoloration across the top of front cover, 16 pages, triple columns, illustrations. Herd 746, Six-Guns 662, "The author relates some events of early Abilene and writes of Wild Bill Hickok and Jack McCall. He lived in Abilene from its founding and knew its history first-hand." Rare item. View more info

California In 1837 Diary of Col. Philip L. Edwards Containing An Account of a Trip to the Pacific Coast

By: Edwards, Philip L.

Price: $2,500.00

Publisher: Sacramento, A. J. Johnson & Co. Printers: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014342

Condition: Near Fine


47 pages, original printed wraps, chipping to upper spine, housed in a custom case. Graff 1216, Herd 747, "This rare little booklet is written in the form of a diary and contains details of the earliest cattle drive." Howes E66, Merrill Aristocrat, Six-Score 36, "Aside from its cattle interest, which recounts bringing some 630 head of cattle from California to Oregon, the book is also a California and fur trade item." View more info

The Diary Of Philip Leget Edwards The Great Cattle Drive From California To Oregon In 1837

By: Edwards, Philip Leget

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1989

Seller ID: 014925

ISBN: 0877704651

Condition: New


Limited edition of 308 numbered copies, 61 pages, index, pictorial endpapers, " Details the earliest cattle drive, ends with an Indian battle in September of 1837." View more info

The Old Timer's Tale

By: EL, Comancho ( Walter Shelley Phillips)

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, The Canterbury Press: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015480

Condition: Very Good+


114 pages, photos, chipping to jacket edges, bookplate, SIGNED by the author. Has a chapter on Custer and the Little Big Horn fight. The author visited the site in 1927. Also information on The Black Hills, cattle drives, Sitting Bull, Buffalo Bill, Wild Bill Hickok, Joseph Slade, Bat Masterson, and others. Six-Guns 669, Herd 752. View more info

The Spurs

By: Elliot, W. J.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Spur Texas, The Texas Spur: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3514

Condition: Very Good+


274 pages, frontis, photos. Privately printed. Good reading book, the author tells of cattle drives, storms, pioneers, ranching, life and death on the range. Reese, Six Score 37 "Gives more of the flavor of the Spur Ranch than any other book. Elliot worked for the ranch, and tells many first-hand experiences." Herd 757, Howes E100 View more info

Shanghai Pierce A Fair Likeness

By: Emmett, Chris

Price: $105.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14208

Condition: Near Fine


326 pages, maps, illustrations, SIGNED by author. Herd 764 Six-Guns 678 "An interesting book about one of Texas' most colorful cowmen. Some material on the Taylor-Sutton feud and on John Wesley Hardin, Jack Helm, Ben Thompson, Wild Bill Hickok, and other gunmen." View more info

Saloons of the Old West

By: Erdoes, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8837

ISBN: 0394498240

Condition: Very Good+


277 pages, illustrations. "History and lively tales with 160 photographs and drawings, about that staple of western life as it was onced lived - the saloon- and the gun-fighting, gambling, mischief-making men and women who frequented them." View more info

The Southwest of John Slaughter 1841-1922 Pioneer Cattleman and Trail-driver of Texas, the Pecos, and Arizona and Sheriff of Tombstone

By: Erwin, Allen A.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 7650

Condition: Very Good+


368 pages, frontis, illustrations. Western Frontiersmen Series X. Slaughter was sheriff of Cochise County, and was associated with many frontier personalities such as Bigfoot Wallace, Ben Thompson, James Cook, General Miles, Al Sieber, John Clum, etc. Six-Guns 682, "The book deals with many incidents in the life of Tombstone and tells about many of the outlaws and gunmen such as Clay Allison, Burt Alvord, Apache Kid, Sam Bass, Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Pat Garrett... View more info

The Southwest of John Slaughter 1841-1922 Pioneer Cattleman and Trail-driver of Texas, the Pecos, and Arizona and Sheriff of Tombstone

By: Erwin, Allen A.

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14142

Condition: Fine


368 pages, frontis, illustrations. Western Frontiersmen Series X. Slaughter was sheriff of Cochise County, and was associated with many frontier personalities such as Bigfoot Wallace, Ben Thompson, James Cook, General Miles, Al Sieber, John Clum, etc. Six-Guns 682, "The book deals with many incidents in the life of Tombstone and tells about many of the outlaws and gunmen such as Clay Allison, Burt Alvord, Apache Kid, Sam Bass, Billy the Kid, Doc Holliday, Pat Garrett... View more info

Written With Fire, The Story of Cattle Brands

By: Evans, Edna Hoffman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13085

Condition: Very Good+


87 pages, owner name, original advertisement for book laid in. View more info

Texans With Guns

By: Farber, James

Price: $30.00

Publisher: San Antonio Texas, The Naylor Co.: 1950

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5281

Condition: Very Good+


196 pages, illustrations, minor chipping to jacket edges. Six-Guns 695, "Covers most of the Texas gunmen," Ben Thompson, John Wesley Hardin, Clay Allison, John Selman, etc. View more info

Those Texans

By: Farber, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Antonio Texas, The Naylor Co.: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5282

Condition: Very Good+


171 pages, frontis, illustrations. "Collection of 156 stories of Texas and Texans." Alamo, Texas Rangers, cowboys, pioneers, outlaws, etc. Herd 783, Six-Guns, 696. "Has a chapter on gunplay in which the author gives sketches of many of the outlaws of the Southwest." View more info

Oldtimers Their Own Stories

By: Fenley, Florence

Price: $155.00

Publisher: Uvalde Texas, The Hornby Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12409

Condition: Near Fine


254 pages, frontis, illustrations. Over 50 personal accounts by Texas "oldtimers, much on Southwest Texas. Scarce in jacket. "Herd 799, "True stories of real cattlemen. Privately printed in a small edition and now becoming scarce." View more info

Murder & Mystery In New Mexico

By: Fergusson, Ena

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, Merle Armitage Editions: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8876

Condition: Very Good+


193 pages + photos, map end-papers. Six-Guns 710 " A well-written book with chapters on several of the New Mexico outlaws such as, Billy the Kid, Tom Ketchum, Vicente Silva, etc." View more info

Prospector, Cowhand, and Sodbuster Historic Places Associated with the Mining, Ranching, and Farming Frontiers in The Trans-Mississippi West

By: Ferris, Robert G.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Washington D.C: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 255

Condition: Very Good


320 pg. map end papers, maps, photos, brown cloth with gilt lettering VG Vol XI The National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings, Deadwood, Xit Ranch and many others. View more info

From the High Plains

By: Fischer, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Row Publishers: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6294

Condition: Fine


181 pages, frontis, illustrations. High Plains of Texas and Oklahoma, Charles Goodnight, Geronimo, Billy the Kid, ranching, etc. View more info