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WESTERN WORDS: A DICTIONARY OF THE AMERICAN WEST by  Ramon F Adams - First edition thus, first printing - 1968 - from Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books (SKU: 36343)

WESTERN WORDS: A DICTIONARY OF THE AMERICAN WEST

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WESTERN WORDS: A DICTIONARY OF THE AMERICAN WEST

by Adams, Ramon F

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968 Revised and enlarged. Doubled in size from the original 1944 edition, this book has been expanded to also include the more common words and expressions of the rodeo performer, the sheepman, the freighter and packer, the trapper, the buffalo hunter, the stagecoach driver, the western-river boatman, the logger, the sawmill operator, the miner, and the western gambler. 355 pages. Bound in original light blue buckram. Near fine in very good dust jacket with long split along the rear flap fold.. First edition thus, first printing. Hardcover.

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Bookseller
Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
36343
Title
WESTERN WORDS: A DICTIONARY OF THE AMERICAN WEST
Author
Adams, Ramon F
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Edition
First edition thus, first printing
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
University of Oklahoma Press
Place of Publication
Norman, OK
Date published
1968
Keywords
cowboys, dictionary, slang
Bookseller catalogs
Western Americana;

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About Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books

Robert Gavora, Fine and Rare Books has been a full-time mail order bookstore since 1984. Beginning with a small inventory of 400 books, we now have over 10,000 books. Though we do not have an open store, every year we exhibit at between 12 to 14 book fairs and events in the Western United States. All our books are listed on line and visitors are welcome by appointment.

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