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141 Appalachian Gas Corporation Stock Certificate for One Hundred Shares of Appalachian Gas Corporation
Appalachian Gas Corporation 1931 Sheet Fair+ No Jacket Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Central Banknote Company 
1 sheet (8-3/4" x 12-1/4"). tan-red-black illustrated w/dark red illustrated border & white front panel w/text. This is stock certificate #NC17580 for 100 shares of common stock dated Nov 20, 1931. The company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware. The certificate is signed by the assistant secretary and president. It was countersigned by The Chemical Bank & Trust Company. the certificate has burnt chip on the two ends 1-1/2" x 3/8" and has hole burnt in the middle harred damage in center of the certificate (1/2" x 2-1/4") 
Price: 12.75 USD
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142 Appalachian Gas Corporation Stock Certificate for One Hundred Shares of Appalachian Gas Corporation
Appalachian Gas Corporation 1931 Sheet Good No Jacket Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Central Banknote Company 
1 sheet (8-3/4" x 12-1/4"). tan-red-black illustrated w/dark red illustrated border & white front panel w/text. This is stock certificate #NC16637 for 100 shares of common stock dated Nov 9, 1931. The company was incorporated under the laws of the state of Delaware. The certificate is signed by the assistant secretary and president. It was countersigned by The Chemical Bank & Trust Company. the certificate has burnt chip on the two ends 1-1/2" x 3/8" and has 1/2" x 1/2" hole & charred damage in center of the certificate. 
Price: 19.98 USD
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143 Apperson, Henry Milton A History of West, Texas 1836-1920 - Conflict of Conservative Cultures
Waco, TX Texian Press 1969 Hard Cover Very Good Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Map Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
vi, 71 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep, light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The book contains a description of the development of the city of West, Texas from 1836 to 1920. The building of the Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad caused considerable economic expanison that resulted in the founding of the town of West. Many of the immigrants of Czech and German descent began arriving as early as 1872. dj soiled, chip missing top of the spine, prev owenr wrote on dj front w/ball point. 
Price: 59.50 USD
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144 Arbon, Lee Tthey Also Flew : the Enlisted Pilot Legacy 1912-1942
Washington, D.C. Smithsonian Institution Press 1992 1560981083 / 9781560981084 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xxii, 264 pp, quarterbound w/light green papercovered boards w/olive green cloth covered spine w/red lettering, dj olive w/red-green lettering on spine w/illustrated wings in white & green chevrons on front. Book contains the history of the enlisted pilots from the first pilot, Corporal Burge, Army aviation, World War 1 enlisted pilots, Sergeants return to flying school (1924-1933), Sergeant pilots join the battles (1942) and other info. Contains appendixes that contain the names of the Sergeant pilots trained under public law 92. 
Price: 22.10 USD
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145 Arlee, Johnny Over a Century of Moving to the Drum: Salish Indian Celebrations on the Flathead Indian Reservation
Pablo, MT Salish Kootenai College Press 1998 0917298578 / 9780917298578 Soft Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Oblong 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Drawings by Sandoval, Tony & Clairmont, Corky and Photos Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author
xii, 92 pp, glossy red-yel SC wraps w/illustrated front panel & pictorial rear panel, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The Flathead Indian Reservation in western Montana is home to four Salish tribes and one Kootenai tribe. The powwow or celebration has been an express ion of Salish traditions and values. The celebration is an express of their Indian identity. The Arlee Celebraton includes Indian dancing of various styles. The author describes the dances and activities at early Salish celebrations. He recounts some of the changes in the celebration during his lifetime and describes some of the traditional borrowed dances at Salish Indian celebrations. He has included a photgraphic essay of an Arlee Fourth of July Celebration. 
Price: 23.38 USD
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146 Armitage, Susan & Jameson, Elizabeth The Women's West
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1987 0806120436 / 9780806120430 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
xi, 323 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/red lettering, glossy wht-black dj w/pictorial front panel w/wht-red-black lettering. The book contains twentyy-one articles that creates a multidimensional portrait of western women. The women presented were hardy seekers who came west in search of jobs, freedom, or land to homestead. 
Price: 31.88 USD
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147 Armstrong, Carole Women of the Bible: With Paintings from the Great Art Museums of the World
New York, NY Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers 1998 0689817282 / 9780689817281 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Various Artists 
45 pp, glossy green-blu-brown-tan color illustrated boards & dj, greenish-blu illustrated endpapers. The book presents seventeen stories of legendary women of the Bible who have been celebrated for their courage and independence of spirit. Each woman's story is accompanied by a religious painting from a celebrated artist, including medieval and renaissance painters such as Cranach and Caravaggio. 
Price: 14.41 USD
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148 Army Identification Certificate : Armed Forces of the USSR - Series B. E.
Fort Holabird Army Soft Cover w/staples Good No Jacket 24mo - over 5 - 6" Tall Illustrated 
12 pp, light brown w/black lettering & illustration. Pamphlet CTM 650-1. An identification certificate in English for some serving on active military service in the cadre of the armed forces of the USSR. spine split top one inch. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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149 Arnakis, George G. The Near East in Modern Times : The Ottoman Empire and the Balkan States to 1900 - Volume 1
Austin, TX The Pemberton Press 1969 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Maps 
xvi, 452 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on spine & front cover, fourteen maps at end of the text. This volume deals with the developments in the Near East until the opening of the twentieth century, with emphasis on the era of nationalism and some background to the origins of Near Eastern society. The Near East includes the countries bordering on the Eastern Mediterranean and their neighbors furthur inland. several small light stains on the fore edge. 
Price: 80.33 USD
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150 Arnberger, Leslie P. Flowers of the Southwest Mountains : Popular Series No. 7
Globe, AZ Southwestern Monuments Association 1962 3rd Edition Soft Cover Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Janish, Jeanne R. 
112 pp, white SC wraps w/blu-green-wht illustration on the front cover and text on the rear cover. The booklet introduces the reader to some of the more common and beautiful plants of the Southwest mountains. It is a guide to the mountain flowers of Arizona, New Mexico, Colorado, and Utah. This covers the flowers from 7000 feet up to above the timberline. line sunning on the front cover. 
Price: 5.53 USD
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151 Arnold, James R. Jeff Davis's Own - Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier
Edison, NJ Castle Books 2007 0785821910 / 9780785821915 First Thus Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps 
vi, 378 pp, black papercovered boards w/bronze lettering on the spine, glossy blu-light brown dj w/pictorial front panel. The Comanche reacted to the relocation of eastern Native American tribes and the increasing encroachment of the settlers that threatened the survival of the Great Plains tribes. The government's answer was the Second Cavalry, created by U.S. Secretary of War Jefferson Davis. It was designed to fight a mobile war with innovative tactics, this select unit tunred the tide of the battle for the West and also forged the commanders of both sides of America's next great conflict. 
Price: 11.69 USD
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152 Arnold, Oren Roundup : a Collection of western Stories, Poems, and articles for Young People
Dallas, TX Banks, Upshaw and Company 1937 First Printing Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Baumgartner, Creston F. 
xvii, 301 pp, brown leatherette boards w/brown-white illustrated front cover, black-tan illustrated endpapers, dj red-black wraparound illustration. Some of the authors are: Dick Hall, C. Blackburn Miller, Stewart White, Ernest Douglas, S. Omar Barker, Bret Harte, Jules Verne Allen, Oliver La Farge, J. Frank Dobie, and many others. Some of the stories that they wrote are : The Salome Sun, The Range Bull, DJO, Out Where the West Begins, Four-Footed Dynamite Saddle Strings, The Mission Bells of Monterrey, When I Was a boy on the Ranch and many others. dj has small chips along the top & bottom edges and on the fore edge of the front dj , 
Price: 29.75 USD
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153 Arnold, Oren Thunder in the Southwest : Echoes from the Wild Frontier
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1952 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Eggenhofer, Nick 
ix, 237 pp, green cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj white-brown-yel w/color illustrated front panel & spine. The book contains sixteen episodes which occurred a the time when the six-shooter and the noose were the law of the land. Some of the stories are: Black ghosts of Bisbee, Number one Bandit, Bluff and Blood at Tombstone, the Stolen Sisters, Baron of the Border, Feud Fury, Insurrecto!, Jailbrids of the old Southwest, We Remember Pancho, O Pioneers and others. dj stained on front & rear panels. 
Price: 28.48 USD
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154 Arnold, Sam'l P. Eating Up the Santa Fe Trail
Niwot, CO University Press of Colorado 1990 087081180x First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine- Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Arnold, Carrie 
xvi, (2), 130 pp, cream cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, blu-cream-brown dj w/wraparound color illustration of early travelers cooking on the Santa Fe trail. The book is illustrated with scenes from the period and contains recipes of trappers, traders, settlers, various Inidan tribes, Mexicans and military soldiers. Prev owner wrote on the ffep. 
Price: 26.99 USD
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155 Aronson, Howard S. Zeb Pike American Heroes
San Antonio, TX The Naylor Company 1965 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- Sm4to from 9" to 11" Darge. Fred 
i-48 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/darl brown illusration of Pike on front cover and dark brown lettering on the spine, orange map endpapers, white dj w/color illustrated front panel of Pike and black and white photo of author on rear panel. Ten color illustrations in text. The story of American soldiers and their leader. Lieutenant Zebulon Mongomery Pike explored middle American before there was an old frontier. President Thomas Jefferson in 1803 through the Louisiana Purchase from Napolon of France accquired the territory from the king of SPain and added to our Western Territories. The land was populated by powerful Indian tribes. 
Price: 22.10 USD
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156 Arthur, Eric and Witney, Dudley The Barn : a vanishing landmark in North America
Greenwich, CT New York Graphic Society Ltd. 1972 Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 11" - 13" Tall Photos 
256 pp, light brwn linen boards w/dark brown lettering, illustrated endpapers. Tribute to the North American barn, that shows that man naturally knows how to build good & true buildings. slight soiling to the boards. 
Price: 28.48 USD
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157 As Told to Adams, Ramon F. by Kennone, Bob From the Pecos to the Powder - a Cowboy's Autobiography
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1965 First Edtion Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Beeler, Joe 
xi, 252 pp, (1), grey cloth covered boards w/black title block on the spine w/gilt lettering, top edge red. The sister-in-law of Bob Kennon tolg Ramon Adams that Bob Kennon was a close freind to Charles Russell. Ramon Adams corresponded with mr. Kennon and collect information on Charles Russell and along with the life that Bob Kennon led. 
Price: 12.75 USD
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158 Asfar, Dan Outlaws and Lawmen of the West : Volume 2
Auburn, WA Lone Pine Publishing 2001 1551053381 / 9781551053387 2nd Printing Wraps Very Good No Jacket 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos & Maps 
240 pp, brown-tan color illustrated SC wraps w/illustrated front panel. The end of the Civil War created an entire class of drifters - unemployed but well armed - who had grwon numb to violence. In the cut-throat world of lawless mining camps, dusty cattle towns adn other far-flung reaches of hte American territories, these men did some of their fastest talking with hot lead. The book contains the stories of nine men: Wyatt Earp, Bill Longley, Dave Mather, Bat Masterson, Luke SHort, Ben Thompson, Wild Bill Hickok, Charlie Siringo, and Bill Doolin. 
Price: 10.16 USD
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159 Ashe, Geoffrey The Quest for Arthur's Britain
New York, NY Frederick A. Praeger 1968 Hard Cover Very Good Good+ 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos, Maps, & Drawings 
282 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj dark grn-wht w/pictorial front, dj couple small tears on edges, head (top) of book foxed. Book examines the historical foundations of Arthurian tradiiton, & in five archaeological chapters, presents the results of excavations to date at Cadbury, Tintagel, Glastonbury & less-known places. 
Price: 7.44 USD
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160 Ashkenazi, Elliott Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875
Tuscaloosa, AL The University of Alabama Press 1988 0817303189 / 9780817303181 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos, Tables & Maps 
xii, 219 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, glossy wht dj w/purple borders & illustration & w/purple-green lettering on the spine. The book researches whether the Jews who lived in the SOuth during the 19th century, acted differently from their non-Jewish neighbors in commercial matters. 
Price: 15.09 USD
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