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201 Shaw, James C. and edited by Brayer, Herbert O. North from Texas Incidents in the Early Life of a Range Cowman in Texas, Dakota and Wyoming
Evanston, IL The Branding Iron Press 1952 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Limited & Numbered Edition Sm4to from 9" to 11" Vernon, David T. 
xiii, 109 pp, tan papercovered boards w/dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, black lettering and brown illustration on the front cover, endpapers illustrated w/drawings of cattle, brands, address of the brand holder, limited to 750 cc's this being #576. The book highlights the fifteen hundred mile trek up the Northern or Texas Trail, and Shaw's acquistion of the old Duck Bar ranch house and headquarters buildings. He organized the Bridger's Ferry Ditch Company, raised Ethan Allen Morgan horses, was an inspector for the Converse County and Wyoming Stock Growers Association. reprint Howes S342, Herd #2041, Campbell pg 85, Dobie pg 118, and 44 & 44 #54. Prev owner wrote name on front free flyleaf. 
Price: 76.50 USD
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202 Shaw, James C. and edited by Brayer, Herbert O. North from Texas Incidents in the Early Life of a Range Cowman in Texas, Dakota and Wyoming
Evanston, IL The Branding Iron Press 1952 Limited/Numbered Hard Cover Very Good+ Clear Mylar Limited & Numbered Edition Sm4to from 9" to 11" Vernon, David T. 
xiii, 109 pp, tan papercovered boards w/dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, black letter and brown illustration on the front cover, endpapers illustrated w/drawings of cattle, brands, address of the brand holder, limited to 750 cc's this being #682. Has clear mylar as a dj. The book highlights the fifteen hundred mile trek up the Northern or Texas Trail. Shaw's acquistion of the old Duck Bar ranch house and headquarters buildings. He organized the Bridger's Ferry Ditch Company, he raised Ethan Allen Morgan horses, was an inspector for the Converse County and Wyoming Stock Growers Association. reprint Howes S342, Herd #2041, Campbell pg 85, Dobie pg 118, and 44 & 44 #54. 
Price: 76.50 USD
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203 Sheffy, Lester Fields The Francklyn Land & Cattle Company : a Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957
Austin, Texas University of Texas Press 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xvi, 402 pp, quarterbound w/light brown cloth covered boards w/collection of ranch brands in dark brown, dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering on the spine. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author "This book is inscribed to our dear friends of many years Buff and Cathryn Morris, etc. Mr & Mrts. L. F. Sheffy". The author used the complete files of the Francklyn Company which had been donated to the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas for his references. There were ledger books, ranch records, range reports, original documents for legal transfers of property, personal and official correspondence of company officials from 1882 to 1957, newspaper files, maps, and photographs. The dj has been restored. 
Price: 97.75 USD
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204 Sheffy, Lester Fields The Francklyn Land & Cattle Company : a Panhandle Enterprise, 1882-1957
Austin, Texas University of Texas Press 1963 Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Maps 
xvi, 402 pp, quarterbound w/light brown cloth covered boards w/collection of ranch brands in dark brown, dark brown cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author used the complete files of the Francklyn Company which had been donated to the Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum in Canyon, Texas for his references. There were ledger books, ranch records, range reports, original documents for legal transfers of property, personal and official correspondence of company officials from 1882 to 1957, newspaper files, maps, and photographs. BTB #183 One of the best accounts of international corporate development of Texas Lands. Joe B. Frantz called it "the fullest book on ranching." The ranch was organized in New York in 1882, and began operations with the pur;chase of a little over a half million acres of Texas land. 
Price: 48.88 USD
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205 Shirley, Glenn Guardian of the Law - the Life and Times of William Matthew Tilghman
Austin, TX Eakin Press 1988 0890156549 / 9780890156544 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos 
v, 545 pp, [1], dark brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine. white dj w/dark brown illustration of Tilghman w/red lettering on front panel & spine and w/brown text & illustration on the back cover. The book is an account of the life and times of William Matthew "Bill' Tighman - frontier scout, buffalo hunter, movie maker and peace officer. He wa plainsman, railroad teamster and rancher on the borderlands of Kansas, Indian Territory, Colorado, and New Mexico. For after thirty-five years after he donned his first lawma's badge, his service was almost continuous, always arduous, his reputation for fidelity and jearlessness was untrarnished. 
Price: 89.25 USD
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206 Sims, Judge Orland L. Cowpokes, Nesters, & So Forth
Austin, TX The Encino Press 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine No Jacket/Very Good+ Slipcase Limited & Numbered Edition 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed by Author
297 pp, Book is half bound in leather w/wht cloth boards. LTD & SIGNED ed, #219 of 250 cc's. Book about men, women, & events of West Texas when it was in the transition period f/the vanishing frontier to the modern. Author tells of folks he knew, or heard about w/an intimate insight itno their courage, cussedness, stupidity, acuteness, extravagant wildness, their sins, their virtures, & their commendable worthwhileness. Whaley #59 special edition. 
Price: 148.75 USD
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207 Sims, Judge Orland L. Cowpokes, Nesters, & So Forth
Austin, TX The Encino Press 1970 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos 
297 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering, dj light brown w/pictorial front & black lettering on the spine. Book about men, women, & events of West Texas when it was in the transition period f/the vanishing frontier to the modern. Author tells of folks he knew, or heard about w/an intimate insight itno their courage, cussedness, stupidity, acuteness, extravagant wildness, their sins, their virtures, & their commendable worthwhileness. Whaley #59a. The dj has small chips & tears at the top of the spine and is price-clipped. 
Price: 42.08 USD
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208 Sitton, Thad Harder Than Hardscrabble : Oral Recollections of the Farming Life from the Edge of the Texas Hill Country
Austin, TX University of Texas Press 2004 0292701993 / 9780292701991 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Photos Signed by Author
x, 297 pp, black cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the half-title page, glossy dj w/black spine w/gilt lettering w/wht front cover w/black-and-white photo. The author collects the stories of the pre-Fort Hood residents to provide a look at Texas farming life before World War II. The stories recount the hardships and satisfactions of daily life in the Texas countryside. They describe agricultural practices and livestock handling as well as traveling peddlers, visits to town, country schools, medical practices and fox hunting. 
Price: 28.48 USD
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209 Skaggs, Jimmy M. The Cattle Trailing Industry - Between Supply and Demand, 1866-1890
Lawrence, KS The University of Kansas 1973 0700601015 / 9780700601011 First Edition - 1st State Hard Cover Very Good Very Good+ Review Copy 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Photos 
[ix], {1}, 173 pp, red cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj light orange w/grey illustration of cowboy on a horse and illustrtaion of long horn on rear panel w/text. Review card from the University of Kansas taped to the recto of the ffrp. 
Price: 21.25 USD
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210 Smith, Helena Huntington The War on Powder River : The History of an Insurrection
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Co. 1966 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Photos & Map 
xiii, 320 pp, maroon cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, blu-light blu-brown-tan dj w/wraparound Remington painting. The book covers the Johnson County War that was waged in Wyoming. Johnson County was ideal for raising beef, but in 1884 the range was overstocked and prices fell. Then came the winter of death in 1886-1887 with its fifty-four day snowstorm. Unemployment followed, forced cowboys to become homesteaders. The motherless calf, the maverick, which can be claimed and branded by whoever catches it first. These orphans served as an excuse for the Maverick laws the big stockmen wanted, to ruin the homesteading cowboys. 
Price: 68.00 USD
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211 Soule, Gardner The Long Trail: How Cowboys & Longhorns Opened the West
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Company 1976 0070597650 / 9780070597655 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Frontispiece by Bugbee, Harold D. & Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xii, 341 pp, quarterbound w/blu boards w/red spine w/blind stamped front cover & silver lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the recto of the frontispiece, wht dj w/blu-red lettering w/black illustrated front cover. The frontispiece is by Harold D. Bugbee. The book is inscribed to Bill Danforth, Jr.. The author acknowledges William Paul and Frances Louise Mueller Danforth, and their sons Billy, Donald, and Douglas in his acknowledgments. This is the story of how cowboys and longhorns opened the west over the trails criss-crossing east/west and north/south routes whever the going was easiest for the longhorn cattle and the cowboys who drove them. The trail wound from the Gulf coast area of Brownsville, Texas to Calgary, Alberta. After the Civil War the cattle was the only cash crop in sight for Texans to buy and bring in what they needed to survive. 
Price: 331.50 USD
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212 Soule, Gardner The Long Trail: How Cowboys & Longhorns Opened the West
New York, NY McGraw-Hill Book Company 1976 0070597650 / 9780070597655 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Frontispiece by Bugbee, Harold D. & Photos Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
xii, 341 pp, quarterbound w/blu boards w/red spine w/blind stamped front cover & silver lettering on the spine, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the recto of the frontispiece, wht dj w/blu-red lettering w/black illustrated front cover. The frontispiece is by Harold D. Bugbee. The book is inscribed to Bill Danforth, Jr.. The author acknowledges William Paul and Frances Louise Mueller Danforth, and their sons Billy, Donald, and Douglas in his acknowledgments. This is the story of how cowboys and longhorns opened the west over the trails criss-crossing east/west and north/south routes whever the going was easiest for the longhorn cattle and the cowboys who drove them. The trail wound from the Gulf coast area of Brownsville, Texas to Calgary, Alberta. After the Civil War the cattle was the only cash crop in sight for Texans to buy and bring in what they needed to survive. 
Price: 331.50 USD
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213 Steiner, Stan The Ranchers : A Book of Generations
New York, NY Alfred a Knopf Inc 1980 0394501934 / 9780394501932 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11" Bloom, Lloyd 
241 pp, quarterbound w/brown boards w/tan cloth covered boards, tan dj w/brown-black lettering w/dark brown illustrated front & back panels. The author wandered the back roads of the American West, listening to descendants of the pioneers recall how they lived on the frontier. One of stories is about a rancher in Montana. Part of the song is "My heritage is not for sale, nor are my children's dreams. The West is going to stand and fight and maybe some will die, But our dyin' aint' the hardest thing you're ever gonna see, 'Cause when we die, America dies, but by God, we're going to die free." dj small tears along top & bottom edges, prev owner wrote on half title page. 
Price: 16.96 USD
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214 Steiner, Stan The Ranchers : a Book of Generations
New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1980 0394501934 / 9780394501932 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Near Fine Sm4to from 9" to 11" Bloom, Lloyd 
241 pp, quarterbound w/brown papercovered boards w/stamped gilt illustration on front cover, w/tan cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering, dj light tan w/brown-black lettering on spine & front w/illustrated front & back. The author has recorded the stories of the descendants of the pioneers on how they lived out this century on the frontier. Story of the SKinner family, Boyd Charter, Riat & Janaloo Hill, and Tug & Ruth Pettit. Prev owner's embossing stamp on half title page. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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215 Stover, Marjorie Filley Trail Boss in Pigtails
New York, NY Atheneum 1972 First Edition Hard Cover Near Fine Near Fine 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall Dabcovich, Lydia Signed by Author
(4), 220 pp, orange cloth covered boards w/yellow illustration of a rider on a horse and yellow lettering on the spine, dj orange-black-white-red w/illustrated front panel and black lettering on the spine & front panel. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The story of young girl and her family. The family moved to Texas from Illinois, but the father's health does not improve. They make a plan to move back to Illinois and buy a farm. The young girl drives a herd of long horn steers from Waco, Texas to Chicago 
Price: 31.88 USD
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216 Striker, Fran The Lone Ranger
New York, NY Grosset & Dunlap 1936 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good No Jacket 12mo - over 7" to 7-1/2" Tall Laune, Paul 
218 pp, tan cloth covered boards w/red lettering on front & spine & w/red illustration on the front board, illustrated endpapers. The book is based on Lone Ranger adventures created by Geo. W. Trendle. A tale of adventure with a hero whose exploits have made him beloved on radio, movie and television audiences. slight wear to the corners. 
Price: 17.85 USD
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217 Tatum, C. A. 1960 Premium List : Pan-American Livestock Exposition : State Fair of Texas
Dallas, TX State Fair of Texas 1960 Soft Cover Good No Jacket 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall Photos & Maps 
196 pp, brown-aqua SC wraps w/illustrated front cover & pictorial back cover. The booklet was the premium list for the Pan-American livestock exposition October 8-16, 1960, during the Diamond Jubilee Year of the world-famous State Fair of Texas held October 8-23 in Dallas, Texas. The booklet lists the officers of the state fair, board of directors, committees, staff organization, officials, livestock judging program, beef cattle, dairy cattle, swine, sheep & Angora goat, horse and shetland poney, junior livestock show, and junior grass judging contest along with poultry department rubbed on covers small hole bottom edge of front cover. 
Price: 63.75 USD
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218 Tinkle, Lon and Maxwell, Allen The Cowboy Reader : The American Cowboy's Life on the Range
New York, NY Longmans, Green and Company 1959 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good- 8vo - over 8" - 9" Tall Octavo Russell, Cisneros, Bugbee, Lea, Williamson, Remington, & Bowie 
xi, 307 pp, rust-red cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj light brown w/black-dark brown lettering w/illustrated front. A book about what the cowboy did, it was a way of life. Some of the contributors were Walter Webb, Charles Russell, Tom Lea, J. Frank Dobie, Stewart White, Ross Santee, Paul Horgan, Andy Adams, O. Henry, Emerson Hough, Frederic Remington, Theodore Roosevelt, Charlie Siringo, Owen Wister, Fred Gipson and others. prev owner's name on FPD, dj 2" long narrow tear on spine 
Price: 20.40 USD
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219 Tousey, Sanford Ned and the Rustlers
Chicago, IL Albert Whitman & Co. 1941 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Good+ Sm4to from 9" to 11" Tousey, Sanford 
32 pp, tan boards w/full-color pastedown on the front cover w/black lettering on the spine, color illustrated endpapers, dj blu-green-yel-brown color illustrated front & rear panels & blu spine, w/black lettering. Young Ned Dodd lives on a western ranch and his cowpony, Cap, is his best friend and companion on many of his adventures. One of the cowboys reports one day that cattler rustlers ares robbing Mr. Dodd's herd. Ned & Cap, Mr. Dodd and the three cowboys search out the rustlers and bring them to justice. dj price-clipped, dj rubbed on the corners and dj in mylar protector. 
Price: 29.75 USD
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220 Trevino, Gloria L. Marina
San Antonio, TX The Watercress Press 1995 Hard Cover Very Good+ No Jacket Sm4to from 9" to 11" Hudgins, Paul Inscribed & SIGNED By Author
[12], 50 pp, glossy pink papercovered boards w/pink-and-white illustrated front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the half title page. The story of a little girl who lived in the city and her grandparents lived on a ranch. This book contains the stories about Marina and her ranch adventures. Spine sunned to grey. 
Price: 20.83 USD
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