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Cowboys #8341

By: Anonymous

Price: $9.35

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Rand McNally & Company: 1958

Seller ID: 034863

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, glossy yel-blu boards w/color illustrated front panel of cowboy chasing a cow to rope it. The book describes the cowboy's life. prev owner wrote name on title page, slight wear to corners. View more info

Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho - an Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho

By: Anonymous w/notes & bibliography by Peltier, Jerome

Price: $46.75

Publisher: Minneapolis, MN, Ross & Haines, Inc.: 1964

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 038922

Condition: Very Good+


190 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/dark brown lettering, light brown dj w/dark brown lettering & illustrations. This book is an account of the crimes of the Slade gang and its authorship has never been determined. The book describes how Bannock City was infested w/desperadoes, about efforts to banish murderers from Banncok City, Henry Plummer in California, western Idaho, Plummer elected sheriff, stage robberies, execution of desperadoes at Virginia City, the execut... View more info

A Tribute to Major Jefferson Van Horne (1802 - 1857) Founder of Fort Bliss

By: Antone, Evan Haywood

Price: $16.96

Publisher: Fort Bliss, TX, Fort Bliss Museum: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051758

Condition: Near Fine


[4], 68 pp, white SC wraps w/pictorial front and rear panels. The biography of Major Jefferson Van Horne. Includes information on the Mexican War 1846-1848, the establishment of Fort Bliss opposite of Paso del Norte. View more info

Stock Certificate for One Hundred Shares of Appalachian Gas Corporation

By: Appalachian Gas Corporation

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Appalachian Gas Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 036384

Condition: Good


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"... View more info

Stock Certificate for One Hundred Shares of Appalachian Gas Corporation

By: Appalachian Gas Corporation

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Appalachian Gas Corporation: 1931

Seller ID: 036385

Condition: Fair+


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... View more info

A History of West, Texas 1836-1920 - Conflict of Conservative Cultures

By: Apperson, Henry Milton

Price: $59.50

Publisher: Waco, TX, Texian Press: 1969

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 038494

Condition: Very Good


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 s... View more info

Tthey Also Flew : the Enlisted Pilot Legacy 1912-1942

By: Arbon, Lee

Price: $22.10

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Institution Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 022376

ISBN: 1560981083

Condition: Near Fine


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 ... View more info

Over a Century of Moving to the Drum: Salish Indian Celebrations on the Flathead Indian Reservation

By: Arlee, Johnny

Price: $23.38

Publisher: Pablo, MT, Salish Kootenai College Press: 1998

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author

Seller ID: 040755

ISBN: 0917298578

Condition: Very Good+


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 desc... View more info

The Women's West

By: Armitage, Susan & Jameson, Elizabeth

Price: $31.88

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038696

ISBN: 0806120436

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Flowers of the Southwest Mountains : Popular Series No. 7

By: Arnberger, Leslie P.

Price: $5.53

Publisher: Globe, AZ, Southwestern Monuments Association: 1962

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 051139

Condition: Good+


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. View more info

Jeff Davis's Own - Cavalry, Comanches, and the Battle for the Texas Frontier

By: Arnold, James R.

Price: $11.69

Publisher: Edison, NJ, Castle Books: 2007

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040704

ISBN: 0785821910

Condition: Near Fine


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 selec... View more info

Thunder in the Southwest : Echoes from the Wild Frontier

By: Arnold, Oren

Price: $28.48

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033680

Condition: Very Good


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 ot... View more info

Eating Up the Santa Fe Trail

By: Arnold, Sam'l P.

Price: $26.99

Publisher: Niwot, CO, University Press of Colorado: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 051307

ISBN: 087081180x

Condition: Near Fine-


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. View more info

Zeb Pike American Heroes

By: Aronson, Howard S.

Price: $22.10

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1965

Seller ID: 051652

Condition: Very Good


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 Louisia... View more info

The Barn : a vanishing landmark in North America

By: Arthur, Eric and Witney, Dudley

Price: $28.48

Publisher: Greenwich, CT, New York Graphic Society Ltd.: 1972

Seller ID: 017091

Condition: Very Good


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. View more info

From the Pecos to the Powder - a Cowboy's Autobiography

By: As Told to Adams, Ramon F. by Kennone, Bob

Price: $12.75

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: First Edtion

Seller ID: 051671

Condition: Near Fine


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. View more info

Business of Jews in Louisiana, 1840-1875

By: Ashkenazi, Elliott

Price: $15.09

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, AL, The University of Alabama Press: 1988

Seller ID: 035424

ISBN: 0817303189

Condition: Very Good+


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. View more info

Our Federal Union : the United States from 1816 to 1865

By: Asimov, Isaac

Price: $165.75

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013294

ISBN: 039522833

Condition: Very Good


278 pp, yel-black cloth covered boards, dj blu-brown-black. Traces American history between 1816 and 1865. Includes the beginnings of political division and the origins and battles of the Civil War. This was an era that was people with fascinating personalities and filled with monumental events. Several scrapped spots on the dj. View more info

Texans, Guns & History

By: Askins, Col. Charles

Price: $36.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Winchester Press: 1970

Seller ID: 039283

ISBN: 0876910185

Condition: Very Good+


ix, 246 pp, red boards w/gilt lettering, dj light orange w/black-red lettering w/black-and-white pictorial front panel. The author tells of the early days of the West when it was young and frisky, raw and booming. Some of the characters in the book are McNelly's Rangers, Capt. John Hughes, El Paso's Marshal Dallas Stoudenmire, Sam Bass, John Wesley Hardin, Bonnie and Clyde, Capt. Frank Hammer, and many others. The author describes some of the early Texans and how th... View more info

Forts of the Upper Missouri

By: Athearn, Robert G.

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice-Hall, Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 023132

Condition: Very Good-


xi, 339 pp, quarterbound w/red cloth covered boards w/black cloth covered spine w/gilt lettering & deco, dj brown-orange w/wht lettering front & spine w/two illustrations on the front. The story of how the military forts & trading posts of the Upper Missouri River contributed to the exploration & development of the American West. dj rubbed along the edges, dj worn at the corners, slight cocking to the book. View more info