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1 Sonnichsen, C.L. Billy King's Tombstone - the Private Life of an Arizona Boom Town
Caldwell, ID The Caxton Printers, LTD. 1951 3rd Printing Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket Illustrated Signed by Author
233 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/red lettering and illustration on the front cover and spine, map endpapers of Tombstone, Arizona, SIGNED by the author on the title page. The reminiscences of Billy Plasters, a cowboy, gambler, saloonkeeper, and peace officer in his younger days form the backbone of this book. He lived in Tombstone from 1882 to 1905 and saw the worst and best of the wild old times. some wear to the top & bottom of the spine. 
Price: 25.50 USD
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2 Sonnichsen, C.L. From Hopalong to Hud : Thoughts on Western Fiction
College Station, TX Texas A&M University Press 1978 0890960526 / 9780890960523 First Printing Hard Cover Near Fine Very Good 
201 pp, brown papercovered boards w/gilt lettering, dj cream w/black-brown lettering w/pictorial front of two western hats on hat rack. In the eleven essays by the author he examines popular & "serious" fiction about the West. He starts w/what the West means to America & the world. dj spine sunned. 
Price: 21.21 USD
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3 Sonnichsen, C.L. Pass of the North (1581-1917) : Four Centuries on the Rio Grande
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Cisneros, Jose Signed By Author & Book Designer
xii, 467 pp, quarterbound w/light green cloth covered boards w/dark green cloth covered spine w/black lettering on spine & gilt illustration on front cover, dj brown-wht w/wraparound illustration of El Paso Del Norte a painting by Russell Waterhouse, SIGNED by the author and by Carl Hertzog. This is the tale of two cities, for El Paso is part Mexican, and Juarez is more Ameircan than it likes to admit. The river brought both of them to life. This is story of how they came to be, how they grew, and how they changed from the old days to the new. dj crease on spine, small chip at top of dj spine 
Price: 157.25 USD
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4 Sonnichsen, C.L. Pass of the North (1581-1917) : Four Centuries on the Rio Grande
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1968 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good+ Cisneros, Jose Signed By Author & Book Designer
xii, 467 pp, quarterbound w/light green cloth covered boards w/dark green cloth covered spine w/black lettering on spine & gilt illustration on front cover, dj brown-wht w/wraparound illustration of El Paso Del Norte a painting by Russell Waterhouse, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author and SIGNED by the book designer, Carl Hertzog. This is the tale of two cities, for El Paso is part Mexican, and Juarez is more Ameircan than it likes to admit. The river brought both of them to life. This is story of how they came to be, how they grew, and how they changed from the old days to the new. dj crease on spine, small chip at top of dj spine 
Price: 170.00 USD
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5 Sonnichsen, C.L. Pass of the North (1581-1917) : Four Centuries on the Rio Grande
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1969 2nd Printing Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good Cisneros, Jose 
xii, 467 pp, quarterbound w/light tan cloth covered boards w/green cloth covered spine w/black lettering on spine & gilt illustration on front cover, dj brown-wht w/wraparound illustration of El Paso Del Norte a painting by Russell Waterhouse. This is the tale of two cities, for El Paso is part Mexican, and Juarez is more Ameircan than it likes to admit. The river brought both of them to life. This is story of how they came to be, how they grew, and how they changed from the old days to the new. dj small tears and chips along the top edge, light black stain along bottom of front & rear covers. 
Price: 63.75 USD
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6 Sonnichsen, C.L. Pilgrim in the Sun : A Southwestern Omnibus
El Paso, TX Texas Western Press 1988 0874042054 / 9780874042054 First American Edition Soft Cover Near Fine No Jacket Hill, Vicki Trego 
xv, 272 pp, yel-pink SC wraps w/black lettering w/photo of the author on the back page. Collection of stories about hard times, extraordinary people, life in southwestern cities, grassroots historian at work, and food for thought. 
Price: 7.86 USD
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7 Sonnichsen, C.L. Roy Bean : Law West of Pecos
Old Greenwich, CT The Devin-Adair Company Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Photos & Map 
ix, 207 pp, rust clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj orange w/black-white illustrated front panel w/white rear panel w/black test. A western Americana classic. The biography of Judge Roy Bean, one of the folk heroes of the old west. He came to Texas in 1882, had his town named Langtry and hung up his shingle. He upheld the peace to his own satisfaction and personal gain, basing his decisions on the spirit rather than the letter of the law. Reissue. Campbell pg 75. slight sunning to the dj spine, small chip at top of dj spine, top edge light discoloration spots. 
Price: 23.38 USD
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8 Sonnichsen, C.L. Roy Bean : Law West of Pecos
Old Greenwich, CT The Devin-Adair Company 1943 'b' Edition Hard Cover Very Good Very Good Photos 
[10], 207 pp, blu clothcovered boards w/black lettering, dj orange dj w/maroon pictorial front panel. The biography of Judge Roy Bean, one of the folk heroes of the old west. He came to Texas in 1882, had his town named Langtry and hung up his shingle. He upheld the peace to his own satisfaction and personal gain, basing his decisions on the spirit rather than the letter of the law. Reissue. Campbell pg 75. slight soiling to the dj. 
Price: 36.34 USD
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9 Sonnichsen, C.L. Roy Bean : Law West of Pecos
Old Greenwich, CT The Devin-Adair Company 1958 Reprint Hard Cover Very Good Good+ Photos & Map 
ix, 207 pp, green clothcovered boards w/black lettering on the spine, dj blu-orange dj w/blu-orange illustrated front panel & spine. Front cover & spine illustrated by L.F. White. The biography of Judge Roy Bean, one of the folk heroes of the old west. He came to Texas in 1882, had his town named Langtry and hung up his shingle. He upheld the peace to his own satisfaction and personal gain, basing his decisions on the spirit rather than the letter of the law. Reissue. Campbell pg 75. slight soiling to the dj. 
Price: 42.29 USD
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10 Sonnichsen, C.L. The Southwest in Life & Literature : a Pageant in Seven Parts
New York, NY The Devin-Adair Company 1962 Hard Cover Very Good- No Jacket 
554 pp, black cloth covered boards w/orange-wht lettering on the spine, w/four small orange illustrations on the front cover. A sampling of the good writing that the Southwest (Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma, & Texas) has produced. The stories are about the Land Itself, Conquistadores, the Spanish Legacy, the Americans, The Southwestern Indians, Cowboys and Ranchmen, and Bad Men and Peace Officers. The authors range from E.C. Abbott, Andy Adams to Stewart Edward White. some underlining & writing in the text. Prev owner wrote on FPD. 
Price: 11.90 USD
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