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Why the Chisholm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country

By: Adams, Andy and edited by Hudson, Wilson M.

Price: $27.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1956

Seller ID: 040068

Condition: Very Good


xxxi, 296 pp, orange-black-wht SC wraps w/illustrated front panel w/orange spine w/white-black lettering. A collection of tales of trail and camp that touches on every aspect of range life. The fifty tales are told at twenty-one different campfires. Some of the titles are Strong on the Breed, Joe Jenks' Pet Ox, Bear-Sign Artist, Miss Precilla June Jones, Miss Sallie of Shot-a-Buck Crossing, Chasing Mustangs, Pig-Fat adn SLick as Weasels, Old Turk and the Slicker,... View more info

Stars Over Texas

By: Adams, Carolyn

Price: $8.46

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Press: 1983

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 040367

ISBN: 0890154412

Condition: Near Fine


105 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering on the spinet, dj light blu-red-white w/Texas flag on the front & text on the back. Texas history for grades three through seven. Book covers the Spanish & French flags on Texas soil, followed by friars building missions & attempting to educate the Indians. Includes events of colonization, struggle for independence f/Mexico & emergence of Texas as a republic. Final chapters deal with statehood & many facets of pioneer lif... View more info

British Diplomatic Correspondence Concerning the Republic of Texas - 1838-1846

By: Adams, Ephraim Douglass

Price: $153.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Texas State Historical Association: 1917

Seller ID: 036124

Condition: Good+


xii, 636 pp, grey SC wraps w/black lettering. The book was reprinted from The Quarterly of the Texas State Historical Assocation, XV, Nos. 3 and 4, and from The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, SVI, No. 1 - XXI, No. 2. January 1912 - October, 1917. The material in this volume was transcribed by W. H. Powell. This publication consists mainly of letters and reports to the British government written by Charles Elliot, chargé d'affaires, and William Kennedy, consul a... View more info

Wings of the Navy

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $16.36

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1936

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 028816

Condition: Very Good


211 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #6 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson 01200-6, format #5, frontispiece on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chip on fore edge of frontispiece. View more info

Doomed Demons

By: Adams, Eustace L.

Price: $25.29

Publisher: New York, NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1935

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 051189

Condition: Very Good


210 pp, light green cloth covered boards w/black lettering & w/World War I biplane on front cover, orange-wht illustrated World War I endpapers. Air combat series for boys. Book #5 in series of Air Combat Stories. Mattson & Davis #01200-5, format #5. The frontispiece & three interior illustrations are on plain paper. wartime paper - pages yellowing, prev owner's name on ffep, small chips on the dj edges, slight soiling to the spine of the dj View more info

Damming the Colorado: The Rise of the Lower Colorado River Authority, 1933-1939

By: Adams, John A.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: College Station, TX, Texas A&M University Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039314

ISBN: 0890964262

Condition: Very Good+


xvii, 161 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the spine, glossy green-black dj w/wraparound pictorial. The author researched four sets of presidential papers, state and national archives, to trace the development of the relationships between private utility interests, conservationists, and politicians that dammed the Colorado River in Texas. View more info

The Cowman Says it Salty

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $45.90

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, The University of Arizona Press: 1971

Seller ID: 023424

ISBN: 0816503117

Condition: Near Fine


xv, 163 pp, green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, dj green w/wht lettering w/illustrated front, green marbled endpapers. The speech of the cowboy grew out of the solitude, nearness of the stars & the bigness of the country. He molded language to suit his own needs & employs his words in a manner that best suits him. Collection of some of the cowboy slang. dj slight rubbing on edges, dj small scuff mark on back panel. View more info

The Cowboy & His Philosophy

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $61.63

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1967

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051015

Condition: Very Good


[6], 51 pp, [3], quarterbound w/yellow white papercovered boards w/dark grayish blue cloth spine on which the title is lettering in gitl, and w/black lettering & illustration on the front cover, SIGNED on front flyleaf page by the author, limited & numbered - this being #648 of 750 cc's. This is the first volume of Adams's trilogy on the American Cowboy. Adams listed of the collected sayings on several pages, some concern horses, riding, Mexican Horse Maxims and teh... View more info

The Horse Wrangler & His Remuda

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $53.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED Author

Seller ID: 051043

Condition: Near Fine


(4), 51 pp, (1), brown clothcovered boards w/pale orange yellow paper labe w/photo of wrangler & title in black on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by author "Cordially Yours Ramon F Adams" on the front free flyleaf. Photos of cattle roundup on the endpapers. This is cc #493 of 850. The book is about the extra horses that each cowboy herded together, and the low man on the totem pole who looked after them. Whaley #73. View more info

The Horse Wrangler & His Remuda

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $53.98

Publisher: Austin, TX, The Encino Press: 1971

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED Author

Seller ID: 051046

Condition: Near Fine


(4), 51 pp, (1), brown clothcovered boards w/pale orange yellow paper labe w/photo of wrangler & title in black on the front cover, Inscribed & SIGNED by author "Cordially Yours Ramon F Adams" on the front free flyleaf. Photos of cattle roundup on the endpapers. This is cc #776 of 850. The book is about the extra horses that each cowboy herded together, and the low man on the totem pole who looked after them. Whaley #73. View more info

The Old-Time Cowhand

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 025355

Condition: Very Good


354 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering. The author talks straight about what the cowhand really did and thought. His copunching, broncbusting, trail driving: his rodeo riding, poker playing, socializing; his horse, guns, rope, clothing, sleeping bag; his eating & drinking habits. everything about this vanished breed is told w/absorbing authenticity. Six-Guns #12 View more info

The Old-Time Cowhand

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $36.98

Publisher: New York, NY, The Macmillan Company: 1961

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 051102

Condition: Very Good


x, 354 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, brown dj w/black-orange illustrated front panel w/black-orange lettering w/white rear panel w/text. The author talks straight about what the cowhand really did and thought. His copunching, broncbusting, trail driving: his rodeo riding, poker playing, socializing; his horse, guns, rope, clothing, sleeping bag; his eating & drinking habits. everything about this vanished breed is told w/absorbing authenticity. Six-... View more info

A Fitting Death for Billy the Kid

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051130

Condition: Good


ix, 310 pp, dark gray clothcovered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. The author provides an attempt to correct some of the false accounts that have been written about Billy the Kid. The author points out and corrects some of the various legends that have been repeated for more than seventy-five years. Six-guns #9 View more info

The Rampaging Herd

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $45.48

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, John T. Zubal, Inc.: 1982

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 016786

ISBN: 0939738058

Condition: Very Good


463 pp, grn cloth boards w/blk title w/gilt letters on spine,dj grn-wht w/pictorial front, dj sunned on front. A bibliography of books and pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry. View more info

The Rampaging Herd

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1959

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034744

Condition: Good


xix, 463 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black title block w/gilt lettering on the spine. A bibliography of books and pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry. The book has 2651 listings. edges rubbed, worn at hinge on the back cover top, prev owner wrote on the ffep. View more info

Charles M. Russell the Cowboy Artist a Biography with Bibliographical Check List by Yost, Karl

By: Adams, Ramon F. and Britzman, Homer w/prologue by Cobb, Irvin

Price: $79.48

Publisher: Colorado Springs, CO, Trail's End Publishing Co., Inc.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051109

Condition: Near Fine


xii, (6), 350 pp, dark maroon clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine and color endplates of Russell's "Where Great Herds Come To Drink," black-and-white dj w/color illustrated front panel and text on the rear panel w/black-and-white photos of Adams & Britzman and illustration of Russell. The biography contains 37 chapters tracing Russell's life from boyhood in St. Louis to Montana in 1880, his early years w/Jake Hoover- the trapper, his first job o... View more info

The Santa Fe Trail - Landmark Books #13

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $11.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1951

Seller ID: 049975

Condition: Very Good


[6], 181 pp, green clothcovered boards w/blue deco & lettering on the front cover & spine, top edge stained yellow, white endpapers w/borwn-black illustrations, dj blue-white-brown w/color illustrated front panel, blue spine w/white lettering, dj white rear panel w/list of landmark books to #20. this is book #13 in the Landmark series. The story of the trail that went from Franklin, Missouri to Santa Fe, New Mexico. The trapper left trail marks for those who migh... View more info

The Pony Express - Landmark Books #7

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.01

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1950

Seller ID: 049977

Condition: Good+


[6], 185 pp, light blu clothcovered boards w/dark blu-orange deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan endpapers w/white diamond pattern w/blue illustrations in the diamonds, blu-brown-green dj w/blue spine w/yel-white lettering w/wht rear panel w/text. This is book #7 from the landmark book series. The story of the Pony Express which was organized to carry letters across the country. The book has tales of "bad men," outlaws,... View more info

The Pony Express - Landmark Books #7

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1950

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 049978

Condition: Very Good


[6], 185 pp, [1], light blu clothcovered boards w/dark blu-orange deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan-black-white endpapers w/map of western United States showing the route of the Pony Express from Missouri to California, blu-brown-green dj w/blue spine w/yel-white lettering w/wht rear panel w/list of landmark books to #30. Last page of text in book contains list of landmark books to #30. This is book #7 from the landmark book seri... View more info

The Erie Canal - Landmark Books #34

By: Adams, Samuel Hopkins

Price: $7.61

Publisher: New York, NY, Random House: 1953

Seller ID: 049980

Condition: Good+


[8], 182 pp, light blu clothcovered boards w/dark maroon-red deco & lettering on the front cover and spine, top edge stained red, tan endpapers w/white diamond pattern w/blue illustrations in the diamonds, grey-brown-white-blu dj w/yellow spine w/black lettering w/wht rear panel w/text. This is book #30 from the landmark book series. The story of the building of the Erie Canal from Buffalo on Lake Erie to Albany on the Hudson River. How De Witt Clinton was the driv... View more info