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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, Tom Horn, John Wesley Hardin, John Ringo, John Selman, Curly Bill, Wyatt Earp, Clantons, etc." 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, Tom Horn, John Wesley Hardin, John Ringo, John Selman, Curly Bill, Wyatt Earp, Clantons, etc." 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

Wild Animals And Settlers On The Great Plains

By: Fleharty, Eugene D.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norman, Univerisity of Oklahoma Press: 1995

Seller ID: 1495

ISBN: 0806127090

Condition: As New


316 pages, illustrations, map. The author uses primary accounts from newspapers and diaries to portray life on the plains with the wild life before the plow, firearms, and barbed wire took their toll. View more info

Roundup On The Pecos

By: Fleming, Elvis E. Minor S. Huffman

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Roswell, NM, Chaves County Historical Society: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014493

Condition: Near Fine


465 pages, frontismap end-papers, SIGNED by both authors, photos, illustrations. The first comprehensive history about Chaves County NM. View more info

Western Ghost Town Shadows

By: Florin, Lambert

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Superior Pub. Co.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 318

Condition: Very Good -


189 pgs, Photographs of the remains of many camps such as Clear Creek, Dawson City, Whitehorse, Skagway, many others, Montana, Arizona, Nevada , etc. View more info

Ghost Town Treasures

By: Florin, Lambert

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Seattle Washington, Superior Pub.: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2425

Condition: Very Good


192 pages, frontis, photos. Miners, mule teams, forlorn scenes, abandoned gulches. Ghost towns from California, Washington, Oregon, Montana, Idaho, Colorado, Nevada, Utah, New Mexico, Arizona, and British Columbia. View more info

The Trail of the Loup Being A History of the Loup River Region With Some Chapters on the State

By: Foght, H. W. (Harold Waldstein)

Price: $295.00

Publisher: Ord Neb, By Author: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8290

Condition: Very Good


296 pages, frontis, illustrations, fold-out photo, minor fading to spine, owner inscription, housed in a slipcase. Information on Indian fights, Custer and the Little Big Horn, Carr and Buffalo Bill, Fetterman Massacre, much on Nebraska pioneers, early exploration, ranching, etc. Herd 815, Six-Guns 741, "Has some information on cattle stealing; I. P. Olive and his feud with Mitchell and Ketchum." View more info

Memories of The Old West

By: Foley, Thaddeus

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NP, 0

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014323

Condition: Very Good+


(1927-28) original wraps, minor wear to spine, 54 pages. An 1874 cattle drive of 400 head from Ogallala to the Red Could and Spotted Trail Agencies. A buffalo hunt on the South Platte, 1874, Sun Dance at the Pine Ridge Agency 1883, and a surveying party in 1869. Herd 817, "A chapter on the cattle industry in Nebraska." Graff 1369, "Stories of early days, 1869-1883, near North Platte and Grand Island Nebraska." View more info

Missions And Pueblos Of The Old Southwest Their Myths, Legends, Fiestas, and Ceremonies, With Some Accounts Of The Indian Tribes And Their Dances, And Of The Penitentes

By: Forrest, Earle R.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur H. Clark Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1839

Condition: Near Fine


386 pages, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt, index. Complete and authentic story of all the Spanish Missions and Pueblos in New Mexico and Arizona during both the Franciscan and Jesuit periods. View more info

The Look Of The Old West

By: Foster, Harris

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., Viking Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 369

Condition: Very Good -


316 pgs, illus, dj has a few tears around the edges else, VG-/G Covers the period from post Civil War days to the late 1890's. Uniforms, guns, knives, hats, vests, wagons, horses, steers, sod houses, cattle trails etc. Herd 828, Six-Guns 751, Has information on many outlaws of the West, Billy the Kid, Butch Cassidy, King Fisher, John Wesley Hardin, Ben Thompson, Wyatt Earp, etc." View more info