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John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Marks, Paula Mitchell

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High Lonesome Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039717

ISBN: 0944383580

Condition: Near Fine


[6], 307 pp, [3], grey cloth over boards w/black lettering on the spine & front cover, grey-white marbled endpapers, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy grey-brown dj w/pictorial front panel w/wht-brown-black lettering, the hardbound was limited to 500 cc's . The author presents the story of the 40-year old lawman and public servant who was skille dwith gun and horse, who fought crime and arrested bad guys without killing anyone. He also was Yuma Prison S... View more info

Dangerous Dan Tucker: New Mexico's Deadly Lawman

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Metz, Leon C.

Price: $42.50

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High Lonesome Books: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039712

ISBN: 094438353X

Condition: Near Fine


[6], 191 pp, [3], blu cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy black-brown dj w/white-brown lettering & illustrated front panel. Dan Tucker served as a deputy sheriff, town marshall, deputy U.S. Marshall, train agent, and livestock inspector during his career as a lawman in the frontier period of the southwest New Mexico. He was involved in some one dozen shootings, was shot four times, "obliged to kill eight men"... View more info

Fearless Dave Allison: Border Lawman : a Transitional Lawman on a Transitional Frontier

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Metz, Leon C.

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High Lonesome Books: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039718

ISBN: 0944383629

Condition: Near Fine


[6], 285 pp, [3], brown cloth over boards w/gilt lettering on front & spine, brown-white marbled endpapers, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy brown dj w/black illustrated front panel w/black-white lettering, limited to 500 cc's. Dave Allison served as sheriff of Midland County, Texas, a Texas Ranger, a Arizona Ranger, Chief of Police at Rosewell, NM, personal bodyguard of Colonel William Cornell Green during 1906 mine strikes at Cananea, Mexico, and Livest... View more info

Lawmen, Outlaws, and S. O. Bs. Volume II Gunfighters of the Southwest

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Parsons, Chuck

Price: $51.00

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High-Lonesome Books: 2007

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 050989

ISBN: 0944383718

Condition: Near Fine


(6), 308 pp, dark green cloth covered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by the author on the title page, glossy green dj w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels. One of 500 hardback copies. The characters in volume two tough, ornery and contradictory, some wearing badges and going to jail all in one career. Some of the characters are Ketchum Brothers, Chico Cano, Frank Hamer, fighting Lopez Family of southern New Mexico and more. This is a roundup of a numbe... View more info

Lawmen, Outlaws, and S. O. Bs. Gunfighters of the Old Southwest

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Parsons, Chuck

Price: $267.75

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High-Lonesome Books: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 051116

ISBN: 0944383653

Condition: Near Fine


(6), 308 pp, dark red clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering, SIGNED by both, the author and the introduction author on the title page. The introduction author SIGNED a second time at the end of the introduction. glossy orange dj w/black-and-white pictorial front & rear panels, gilt-black endpapers. One of 400 hardback copies. The author has uncovered the lives of fifteen notable gunmen. Some of them were toughter than Wyatt Earp, killed more people than Billy the... View more info

Lynch Ropes & Long Shots: The Story of an Old West Train Robbery

By: Alexander, Bob w/intro by Tanner Jr., John D.

Price: $38.25

Publisher: Silver City, NM, High-Lonesome Books: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 039488

ISBN: 094438370X

Condition: Near Fine


[6], 186 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown illustrated front panel w/red lettering, SIGNED by author on the fitle page. An account of the Gage, New Mexico train robbery View more info

Shadows in the Jungle : The Alamo Scouts Behind Japanese Lines in World War II

By: Alexander, Larry

Price: $20.36

Publisher: New York, NY, New American Library: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051369

ISBN: 0451225937

Condition: Near Fine


336 pp, quarterbound grey papercovered boards w/tan papercovered spine w/tan-brown dj w/brown-sepia colored pictorial front panel. The book is the story of the Alamo Scouts in the Pacific during World War II. To retake the Phlippines, General MacArthru needed a first-rate intelligence-gathering unit. Out of the thousands, only 138 men were chosen. Their task was to slip onto Japanese-held islands, stalk through the jungles and assess enemy locations, conditions... View more info

Ace Rivals

By: Allen, Charles

Price: $14.88

Publisher: Austin, TX, Baywood Publishing: 1995

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 018849

ISBN: 0964540401

Condition: Very Good


232 pp, glossy wht-red-blk SC wraps w/illustrated front & photo of author on the back. Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on FPD. The adventures of two pilots from same high school in Texas during the 2nd World War & Korea. publisher's sticker on FPD. View more info

Decent, Orderly Lynching: The Montana Vigilantes

By: Allen, Frederick

Price: $191.25

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 2005

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038358

ISBN: 0806136510

Condition: Near Fine


xxiv, 421 pp, dark maroon leather boards w/stamped bronze lettering on the front panel & spine, SIGNED by the author on front flyleaf, & numbered 134 of 250 cc's. The story of the deadlisest episode of vigilante juctice took place during the first six weeks of 1864. A small corps of armed horsemen swept through the goldmining towns of southwest Montana and hanged twenty-one troublemakers, including a rogue sheriff, Henry Plummer. The executions in Montana where car... View more info

Southwest

By: Allen, John Houghton

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, J.B. Lippincott Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 040883

Condition: Very Good+


220 pp, light brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering on the front panel and spine, w/dark brown illustration on the front panel, dj brown-black-blue-white w/illustrated front panel & spine and black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel. The writes of border country of Texas and Mexico, of the ranches, grandees, Chihuahua cattle, of violence, vaqueros and of the last days of a U.S. Cavalry post. The setting is a ranch of Mexican tradition in the ... View more info

Black Rain

By: Allen, Merritt Parmelee

Price: $10.63

Publisher: New York, NY, New York, NY: Longmans, Green and Company, 1939: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028711

Condition: Very Good


213 pp, blu cloth covered boards w/black lettering, brown-wht illustrated endpapers. The story is set around 1763 on the frontier of North America. It covers part of the seige of Detroit by Pontiac. light red stain on bottom edge. View more info

History of the Expedition : Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clarke - 2 Volumes

By: Allen, Paul w/intro by M'Vickar, Archibald

Price: $629.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1842

Seller ID: 023277

Condition: Good+


map, li, 371 pp, x, 395 pp, dark maroon cloth covered boards w/blind stamped front & back, gilt lettering on the spine, tipped in map in volume 1, dark maroon cloth covered slipcase. The two volumes contain the History of The Expedition under the command of Captains Lewis and Clarke to the sources of the Missouri, thence across the Rocky Mountains, and down the River Columbia to the Pacific Ocean : performed during the years 1804, 1805, 1806 by order of the Government of... View more info

Covered Bridges of the South

By: Allen, Richard Sanders

Price: $22.95

Publisher: New York, NY, Bonanza Books: 1970

Edition: 'A' Printing

Seller ID: 022988

ISBN: 0517128470

Condition: Very Good-


56 pp, tan papercovered boards w/brown lettering on the spine, dj dark brown w/yel lettering & w/pictorial front. Book about the covered bridges in North Carolina, Georgia, Texas, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Alabama, South Carolina, & Kentucky. slight bow to book, dj front flap corner clipped. View more info

War in the Gulf

By: Allen, Thomas B. & Berry, F. Clifton & Polmar, Norman

Price: $9.14

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Turner Publishing, Inc.: 1991

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 020055

ISBN: 1878685007

Condition: Very Good+


240 pp, red cloth boards w/gilt lettering, dj black-orange-yel w/pictorial front. From the invasion of Kuwait to the day of victory & beyond. View more info

Those Buried Texians: No Stone Unturned

By: Allen, Tom

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Dallas, TX, Hendrick-Long Publishing Company: 1980

Seller ID: 036397

ISBN: 0937460001

Condition: Very Good


172 pp, glossy wht-blu-grey SC wraps w/red-dark blu lettering on the spine, illustrated front panel & photo of the author on the back panel. The book is an alphabetical listing of information and burial locations of some 1,700 important Texas. From gunslingers, to heros and heroines; pioneers to cattlement; the unworthy to men of God, they are here. View more info

A History of Kentucky

By: Allen, William B.

Price: $106.25

Publisher: Green County Historical Soc.: 1967

Edition: Facsimile

Seller ID: 008627

Condition: Very Good


471 pp, green cloth boards, Embracing gleanings, reminiscenes, antiquities, natural curiosities, s tatistics and biographical sketches of pioneers, soldiers, jurists, alwyers, statesmen, divines, mechanics, farmers, merchants, and other leading men, of all occupations and pursuits. The original was printed in 1872 & published by Bradley & Gilbert of Louisville, KY . prev owners name on ffep. View more info

Gringo Builders

By: Allhands, J. L.

Price: $146.63

Publisher: Joplin, MO, J. L. Allhands: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 038360

Condition: Very Good


283 pp, (1), (13) index, blu cloth covered boards w/stamped gilt lettering & border on the front board and gilt lettering on the spine, SIGNED by the author on the ffep. The author writes of his years in the employ of B. F. Johnston and P. M. Johnston of St. Elmo, Illinois as they provided the country with railroad facilities. They built the C. P. & M. Railroad and constructed over fifteen hundred miles of railroad for B.F. Yoakum, in Missouri, Oklahoma and Texas alon... View more info

Uriah Lott

By: Allhands, J. L.

Price: $62.48

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050761

Condition: Very Good


xii, (8 pg plates), 187 pp, green cloth covered boards w/black lettering on the front panel and spine, tipped-in map at rear of the book, Inscribed & SIGNED on the ffep. The map of the Lower Rio Grande Valley of 1944, that shows the Missouri Pacific Lines and Southern Pacific Lines. This is the story of Uriah Lott, who took over the Corpus Christi, San Diego & Rio Grande Narrow Guage Railroad. He turned it into the San Antonio & Aransas Pass Railway. He stretched ... View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038699

Condition: Near Fine


100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. slight sunning to the dj spine. View more info

The San Antonio Missions and Their System of Land Tenure

By: Almaraz Jr., Felix D.

Price: $19.13

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1992

Edition: 2nd Edition

Seller ID: 038700

Condition: Near Fine


100 pp, tan cloth boards w/black lettering, dj light tan w/black lettering, wraparound illustration. San Antonio, TX has five former Spanish Missions. Author reconstructed the land tenure system that began w/the Spaniards jurisprudential right of discovery. View more info