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Henry M. Porter Rocky Mountain Empire Builder

By: Foster, Mark S. Duane A. Smith

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, University. Press of Colorado: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4365

ISBN: 0-87081-232-7

Condition: Fine


184 pages, photos. "Porter's career spanned from the 1860s to the 1930s. Ranching freight, banking, real estate, mining, and retailing." View more info

The Struggles For Life and Home in the North-West by a Pioneer Homebuilder. Life, 1865-1889

By: France, Geo. W.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: N.Y., I. Goldmann Steam Printer: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014673

Condition: Very Good


607 pages, frontis, illustrations, original 3/4 leather binding, re-backed, marbled pages edges, gilt homestead scene on front cover, minor edge wear. A rare item, especially difficult to obtain. Overland travel, Mormons, three chapters on Indian problems including Chief Joseph, mining, etc. Six-Guns 756, "Filled with crime, robbery, murder, prison life of the author, and vigilantes, covering the states of Utah, Arizona, California, Nevada, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Alaska." Herd 835, "Has a chapter on "Ranch Life in the West." View more info

Seventy Years in Texas Memories of the Pioneer Days Indian Depredations and the Northwest Cattle Trail

By: Franks, J. M.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Gatesville Texas, 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8215

Condition: Very Good


134 pages, frontis, original printed wraps, minor chipping to spine. Early Texas recollections, Bell and Coryell Counties, Indian problems, (accounts of many deaths) Cynthia Ann Parker, Texas Rangers, Wild Bill Hickok, etc. Herd 839, Six-Guns 759, Graff 1408, Rader 1466. View more info

The American Cowboy The Myth & The Reality

By: Frantz, Joe B, Julian Choate

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11491

Condition: Very Good+


232 pages, illustrations, slight edge wear to jacket. Herd 840, Six-Guns 760, "Information on Billy the Kid, the Johnson County War, Ben Thompson, Sam Bass, Wild Bill Hickok, Tonto Basin War, Cattle Kate, etc." View more info

Ben Holladay The Stagecoach King A Chapter In The Development Of Transcontinental Transportation

By: Frederick, J. V.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur Clark Company: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2233

Condition: Very Good


334 pages, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt. Ben Holladay owned and operated a network of main and branch stagecoach lines from Kansas to California from 1862 to 1866. The lines were faced with poor roads, bad weather, highwaymen, and Indian raids. View more info

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Some Recollections Of A Western Ranchman New Mexico 1883-1899, BY the Hon. William French

By: French, William

Price: $850.00

Publisher: London, Methuen & Co.: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015140

Condition: Very Good+


263 pages, bookplate, a couple owner stamps to end-papers, edge wear to jacket. Rare in jacket. A very good reading book. The author left Ireland in 1883 and started ranching in New Mexico. He relates many stories of Indian troubles, outlaws, hunting, broncho-busting, and ranch life. Howes F375, Herd 847 "This is one of the really good but little-known books on ranch life." Six-Guns 774, "Information on many western outlaws, such as the Wild Bunch, Joel Fowler, and Black Jack Ketchum. Most of these outlaws worked for the author on his ranch." Graff 1441, Six-Score 42. View more info

When Grass Was King Contributions To The Western Range Cattle Industry Study

By: Frink, Maurice, W. Turrentine Jackson, Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $135.00

Publisher: Boulder Colorado, University Of Colorado Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14244

Condition: Fine


465 pages, map end-papers, frontis, illustrations, LIMITED EDITION, limited to 1500 numbered copies, SIGNED by Maurice Frink, and Agnes Wright Spring. Johnson and Lincoln County Wars. Six-Guns 777 Herd 853, Reese Six Score 45 "A collection of three excellent essays relating to the range cattle industry. Year to year survey of the industry from 1865 to 1895, British interests in the range cattle industry, and a biography of John W. Iliff, the greatest of the early cattle kings of Colorado." View more info

The Way I Heard It Tales of the Big Bend

By: Fulcher, Walter

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, University of Texas Press: 1976

Seller ID: 2649

ISBN: 0292790015

Condition: As New


87 pages, photos, as new un read copy. "Fulcher was born in Lampasas County in 1887. He worked on a ranch and witnissed the last outlaw activities of the Black Jack Ketchum gang." This edition is revised with updated photos. Six-Guns 780 View more info

Let'er Buck A Story of the Passing of the Old West With Fifty Illustrations Taken From Life by the Author and Others

By: Furlong, Charles Wellington

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's: 1921

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11373

Condition: Very Good+


242 pages, + ads, frontis, photos, bookplate of William Raine, slight edge wear. Centers around the round-up held annually in Pendleton Oregon. Herd 866 View more info

Tread Of The Longhorns

By: Gann, Walter

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Antonio Texas, The Naylor Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015916

Condition: Near Fine


188 pages, illustrations. Herd 870, Six-Guns 794 "Contains a chapter on cattle thieves and range wars, including the Lincoln County and Johnson County wars. Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, etc." View more info

Rawhide Texas

By: Gard, Wayne

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 254

Condition: Very Good+


236 pg. illus. ink name, dj has small chips around edges, Pioneer life on the Texas frontier. "Lawmen and the Texas rangers, the killing of Sam Bass, the capture of John Wesley Hardin, and other Texas bad men". S ix-Guns 802 View more info

Reminiscences of Range Life Southwest Writers Series NO. 30

By: Gard, Wayne

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, Steck-Vaughn Company: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2679

ISBN: 0811438937

Condition: Very Good


52 pages. Comments on 22 ranchmen, one woman, and one sheepman. Tom Pointing, Granville Stuart, John Clay, William French, Will Carpenter, Will JamesEd Lemmon, James Cook, and others. View more info

The Chisholm Trail

By: Gard, Wayne

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015060

Condition: Fine


296 pages, illustrations, maps, slight edge wear to jacket, SIGNED by the author. Herd 875, Six-Guns 797, "Information on many of the outlaws of the trail driving days such as John Wesley Hardin, Ben Thompson, Wild Bill Hickok, and Bat Masterson." Jenkins Basic Texas Books 70 "One of the best books on the subject." View more info

Fort Worth A Frontier Triumph

By: Garrett, Julia Kathryn

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, The Encino Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2129

Condition: Very Good+


366 pages, photos. The history of Forth Worth from the Spanish exploration through Reconstruction (1870's.) View more info

The Authentic Life of Billy the Kid The Noted Desperado Of The Southwest, Whose Deeds Of Daring And Blood Made His Name A Terror In New Mexico, Arizona & Northern Mexico

By: Garrett, Pat F.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1954

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014422

Condition: Near Fine


Volume # 3 of the Western Frontier Library Series, 156 pages, frontis, illustrations, introduction by J. C. Dykes. View more info

The West Of The Imagination

By: Goetzmann, William H.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., W. W. Norton & Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2433

ISBN: 0393023702

Condition: Very Good+


458 pages, photos, illustrations. Companion book to the PBS series. Exploration, Catlin, mountain men, cowboys, gold rush, etc. View more info

The West Of The Imagination

By: Goetzmann, William H.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., W. W. Norton & Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10029

ISBN: 0-393-02370-2

Condition: Fine


458 pages, photos, illustrations. Companion book to the PBS series. Exploration, Catlin, mountain men, cowboys, gold rush, etc. View more info

Century in the Saddle

By: Goff, Richard, Robert McCaffree

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boulder Colorado, Johnson Printing Co.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4386

Condition: Very Good+


365 pages, illustrations, SIGNED by the author, slight fading on jacket spine. Reese Six-Score 47, "A detailed and well written history of the first 1oo years of the Colorado Cattleman's Association. Well balanced, giving equal space to earlier and later history." View more info

Century in the Saddle

By: Goff, Richard, Robert McCaffree

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Boulder Colorado, Johnson Printing Co.: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14143

Condition: Near Fine


365 pages, illustrations. Reese Six-Score 47, "A detailed and well written history of the first 1oo years of the Colorado Cattleman's Association. Well balanced, giving equal space to earlier and later history." View more info

Memoirs and Recollections of C. W. Goodlander of the Early Days of Fort Scott From April 29, 1853 to January 1, 1870, Covering the Time Prior to the Advent of the Railroad and During the Days of the Ox-Team and Stage Transportation

By: Goodlander, C. W.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Fort Scott Kansas, Monitor Printing Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11704

Condition: Very Good+


79 pages, frontis, + 4 photos, original limp cloth, minor cover wear with "Compliments of Citizens National Bank Fort Scott Kansas Christmas 1899 in gilt on front cover. Very rare 1st edition Rader 1623, Howes G240, Graff 1584 View more info