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Dog Ghosts and Other Texas Negro Folk Tales

By: Brewer, J. Mason w/foreword by Milling, Chapman J.

Price: $131.75

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas Press: 1958

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025904

Condition: Very Good+


xiv, 124 pp, grey cloth covered boards w/black lettering w/black illustration on front. Work by J. Mason Brewer, one of the nation's leading black folklorists. Has tales of slavery & its legacy, carefree tales, tales of animals & ranch life, religious tales, and tales of dog ghosts & other spirits. , prev owner's name on ffep. View more info

The First Book of Eskimos #26

By: Brewster, Benjamin

Price: $7.23

Publisher: New York, NY, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1952

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 036072

Condition: Very Good-


45 pp, blu boards w/black lettering & illustration. Book for the juvenile about the life of a family of Exkimos. small peeled spot on the back cover. View more info

The First Book of Cowboys #13

By: Brewster, Benjamin

Price: $8.46

Publisher: New York, NY, Franklin Watts, Inc.: 1950

Edition: 9th Printing

Seller ID: 036073

Condition: Very Good-


unpaginated, red boards w/black lettering & illustration w/red & white endpapers illustrated w/ranch brands. Book for the juvenile about the life of a cowboy. It tells of roundups, their clothes, their work and other information. View more info

A Ballad of the West : Seekers of the Fleece Lakota

By: Bridger, Bobby edited by Vine Deloria, Jr.

Price: $21.25

Publisher: Austin, TX, Wiyaka Press: 1993

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 025082

ISBN: 0963688200

Condition: Near Fine


153 pp, light orange SC wraps w/brown-blu color illustrated front & photo of author on the back, SIGNED by the author. This presentation is collection of the three narratives: a Poetic Narrative, a Musical Narrative, & a Historical Narrative. Book is first collection of two of authors ballads, "Seekers of the Fleece" and "Lakota." View more info

Lost Star: The Search for Amelia Earhart

By: Brink, Randall

Price: $7.65

Publisher: New York, NY, W. W. Norton & Company: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037367

ISBN: 0393026833

Condition: Very Good+


206 pp, quarterbound w/tan boards w/tan cloth covered spine w/blu lettering, glossy tan dj w/blu-green-yel color pictorial front panel. The authro unearthed documents and photographs that provide new evidence about the circumstances of the last flight of Amelia Earhart. Amelia Earhart disappeared while on an espionage mission over Japanese-held islands in the Pacific, a mission undertakend at the specific behest of the US government. View more info

A Student's Guide to Italian American Genealogy

By: Brockman, Terra Castiglia

Price: $29.75

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Oryx Press: 1996

Seller ID: 036224

ISBN: 089774974X

Condition: Near Fine


168 pp. glossy pink boards w/green-dark brown lettering w/color pictorial front & rear panel. Book from the Oryx American Family Tree Series. The book provides information on researching Italian ancestry and lists resources and references. A step-by-step guide to genealogical reserach for students of Italian descent or those interested in Italian Americans. View more info

Reminiscences of a Ranchman

By: Bronson, Edgar Beecher

Price: $67.58

Publisher: New York, NY, Doubleday, Page & Company: 1909

Edition: 2nd Impression

Seller ID: 050349

Condition: Good


314 pp, green clothcovered boards w/gilt lettering on the front cover & spine. The memoirs of a cowboy describing his tenderfoot's trails and his tribulations with the first herd that he trailed, his days on Deadman Ranch in Wyoming. Reprint by Doubleday of Herd #330, Howe B802, Graff #410, and Rader #498. missing ffep, slight wear to the corners, small rubbing spot on the rear panel fore edge View more info

The Art of Freddy

By: Brooks, Walter R. and edited by Cart, Michael

Price: $24.61

Publisher: Woodstock, NY, The Overlook Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 050039

ISBN: 1585673153

Condition: Near Fine


192 pp, blue papercovered boards w/gilt lettering on the spine, orange endpapers w/multiple black-and-white illustrations of Freddy the Pig in some of his guises. The book is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Freddy books. the middle of the book contains color plates of twenty-six of the front covers of the Freddy books. It contains some of his advnetures and misadventures, his human and barnyard freinds and foes. View more info

Arizona Sketch Book - Fifty Historical Sketches

By: Brophy, Frank Cullen

Price: $16.58

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Arizona-Messenger Printing Co.: 1952

Seller ID: 049208

Condition: Very Good


xi, 310 pp, light orange clothcovered boardrs w/dark brown title block on the spine, endpaper maps. The book contains information about the ancients, the quest of El Dorado, the mormon battalion, Cochise, Old Bill Williams, Herman Ehrenberg, the Seven Sisters, Apache Kid, Sieber, Tombstone, Hash Knife, gold, copper, and more. slight insect depredation on bottom edge of the rear cover & spine. View more info

The Gentle Tamers : Women of the Old Wild West

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $6.76

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 040289

Condition: Good


317 pp, grey-green-wht SC wraps w/pictorial front panel and text rear panel. Collection of stories about the various women who traveled and settle in the West. book rubbed on edges, some fading. View more info

Conspiracy of Knaves

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $40.38

Publisher: New York, NY, Henry Holt & Company: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED By Author

Seller ID: 050821

ISBN: 0805000755

Condition: Very Good+


[6], 392 pp, quarterbound w/green papercovered boards and w/black clothcovered spine w/gilt letter, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author on the ffep. Novel of a young actress from Kentucky, who was recruited as a Union spy, only whe was actually a double agent reporting to the Confederate Intelligence Service. They cooked up a plot refered to as "the Chicago Conspiracy." View more info

Button Parade : a Book of Button Groupings

By: Brown, Dorothy Foster

Price: $33.58

Publisher: Chicago, IL, Lightner Publishing Corp.: 1942

Edition: 3rd Edition

Seller ID: 032811

Condition: Very Good


143 pp, black pebbled SC wraps w/gilt lettering w/yel dj w/black lettering. The author has listed the buttons from the standpoint of art, beauty and "human interest." She has shown a collection of interesting & representative buttons as to subject, style, type and material. Corners clipped on the boards, dj small chips along edges, one inch chip at bottom of dj spine, two inch chip at top of dj spine, two inch chip top of spine.. View more info

Calabazas or Amusing Recollections of an Arizona City

By: Brown, James Cabell

Price: $19.98

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, Arizona Silhouettes: 1961

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 036964

Condition: Very Good


251 pp, red cloth covered boards w/silver lettering, dj light brown w/black illustrated front panel w/red-black lettering. Limited edition of 1500 numbered copies. Facsimile of Guns #296. Howes B845. Calabaza was a rugged camp in the Santa Cruz Valley of Arizona. It was the regue of tough hombres from all parts of the West. The town was broken up by riots. the book lacks a number. View more info

The Plainsmen of the Yellowstone : a History of the Yellowstone Basin

By: Brown, Mark H.

Price: $97.75

Publisher: New York, NY, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1961

Inscription: Inscribed & SIGNED Author

Seller ID: 050964

Condition: Very Good


480 pp, brown clothcovered boards w/white-orange-yellow lettering on the front panel w/white-yellow-black lettering on the spine, map endpapers of Yellowstone Basin form 1877 to 1890, Inscribed & SIGNED by the author, dj blackk-blue-white-brown color illustrated front cover and spine w/black-and-white photo of the author on the rear panel of the dj. Includes an Inscribed photo of the author to Col. John Livingston. This is the story of the people who once lived in the basin of the Yellowstone River. The story begins with the sons of aged Pierre de la Verendrye. Some of the names: Will... View more info

Before Barbed Wire : L. A. Huffman, Photographer on Horseback

By: Brown, Mark H. and Felton, W. R.

Price: $53.13

Publisher: New York, NY, Bramhall House: 1956

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 029710

Condition: Very Good


Hard Cover. Very Good/No Jacket. 4th Printing. Sm4to from 9" to 11". 254 pp, black cloth covered boards w/blind stamped title on front cover, map illustrated endpapers. Huffman's pictures tell the story of the cowboy at work, at rest, and at play. He came to to Fort Keogh, Montana Territory for the position of post photographer in 1878. These one hundred and twenty-four photographs tell the story of the Montana frontier. prev owner wrote on verso of the ffep. View more info

Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns

By: Brown, Robert L.

Price: $12.33

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, The Caxton Printers, LTD.: 1972

Edition: 7th Printing

Seller ID: 036839

Condition: Very Good


245 pp, grey boards w/dark brown lettering, black-and-white endpaper maps, dj yel-brown-purple-green w/black lettering w/illustrated front & spine, w/photo of author on the rear panel. . The author selected fifty-seven settlements that started and then died after the mining rush was over. Located high up in the Rockies, miles from first-class highways, these abandoned camps stand as reminders of the period when gold and silver held the promise of Colorado's future. Some of the towns were: Alice, Alta, Altman, American City, Anaconda, Burrow Park, Carson, Eureka, Gilpin, Gold Park, Hancoc... View more info

Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies

By: Brown, Robert L.

Price: $29.33

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, The Caxton Printers, Ltd: 1977

Edition: 5th Printing

Seller ID: 038716

ISBN: 0870040200

Condition: Very Good+


401 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, endpaper maps, dj orange-black-white pictorial panels w/white-black lettering. In the search for precious metals in the Colorado Rockies something over four hundred towns were started. Today only a handful still retain an identity with mining with the rest becoming ghost towns. They are ususally located back in the lofty ranges of the Rocky Mountains, and still remain difficult to reach over the old cliff-hanging minigh roads which are hardly suitable for most of today's automobiles. Some of the ghost towns are Alma, Bonanza, Buck... View more info

Ghost Towns of the Colorado Rockies

By: Brown, Robert L.

Price: $27.16

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, The Caxton Printers, Ltd: 1982

Edition: 6th Printing

Seller ID: 040724

ISBN: 0870040200

Condition: Very Good+


401 pp, brown cloth covered boards w/black lettering, endpaper maps, dj orange-black-white pictorial panels w/white-black lettering. In the search for precious metals in the Colorado Rockies something over four hundred towns were started. Today only a handful still retain an identity with mining with the rest becoming ghost towns. They are ususally located back in the lofty ranges of the Rocky Mountains, and still remain difficult to reach over the old cliff-hanging minigh roads which are hardly suitable for most of today's automobiles. Some of the ghost towns are Alma, Bonanza, Buck... View more info

The Native American : U. S. Indian School : Vol 17, No. 13

By: Brown, Superintendent Jno. B.

Price: $46.71

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Phoenix Indian School: 1916

Seller ID: 031357

Condition: Good


. pages 223 to 244, tan SC wraps, frontispiece photo of pupils and employees of Phoenix Indian School. Booklet printed by apprentices representing Pima, Papago, Maricopa, Hopi, Osage, Comanche & Otoe tribes. This booklet has sketch of the U.S. Indian School at Phoenix, with information on general acitivities, new course of study, service employees at Haskell Institute. Has an editiorial about unused equipment, and articles about early Arizona Indians, Indians, and The Salt River Valley. The booklet has photos of Pima, Papago, Maricopa, Hopi, and Yuma pupils along with other photos of the schoo... View more info

Journal of Popular Culture : Comparative Studies in the World's Civilization - Vol. 34.4, 35.1, 35.2, and 35.3

By: Browne, edited by Ray B.

Price: $22.91

Publisher: Bowling Green, OH, Popular Press, Bowling Green State University: 2001

Seller ID: 050854

Condition: Very Good


four journals, vol. 34.4 - spring 2001, vol. 35.1 - summer 2001, vol. 35.2 - fall 2001, and vol. 35.3 - winter 2001. Some of the articles in vol. 34.4 are: Male gossip and language play in the letters pages of men's life style magazines, Globalization, Iowa Pork, and hometown tweakers, witchcraft of media manipulation and others. Articles in vol. 35.1 are: pink sugarly pleasures, secret agents and public victims, man's film, someone else's misfortune and others. Articles in vol. 35.2 are legacy of African slavery in Colonial Mexico, Champions of Mexico in Ante-Bellum America, Joaquin M... View more info