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Wild Earth's Nobility
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Wild Earth's Nobility

By Waters, Frank

New York, NY: Liveright Publishing Co.. Good with no dust jacket. 1935. First Edition. Hardcover. First in the series of Frank Waters' Pike's Peak autobiographical novels. First edition, with gift inscription on first free endpaper. Black cloth boards are rubbed on edges and corners with moderate rubbing and soiling, interior is clean on lightly toned paper. Top edge red and lightly soiled. Tight binding. Nice reading copy. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$15.00

Red Mountain: a Novel of the Boom Days in Colorado

By Lavender, David

Garden City, NY: Doubleday and Company, Inc.. Good in Good dust jacket. 1963. First Edition. Hardcover. Red cloth boards with silver stamped title on spine. Light edge wear, with light soiling to book edges. Interior clean. Decorative endpapers. Definite slant to book. Unclipped dust jacket protected by mylar jacket. Jacket missing 4 moderate chips to top edge. Previous owner name in ink on endpaper. Novel of a silver strike and one man's attempt to build a road and railroad. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 538 pp; Signed by Author .

$30.00

Best Novels and Stories of Eugene Manlove Rhodes
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Best Novels and Stories of Eugene Manlove Rhodes

By Rhodes, Eugene Manlove; Dearing, Frank V. (editor)

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Good in Good dust jacket. 1949. Hardcover. Dust jacket has chips and tears up to a quarter inch. Price clipped. Tan linen boards with red imprint. Red top edge, illustrated endpapers. Light soil on edges. Interior clean. Xxii, [3]-551. Novels, novelettes, short stories, narratives, essays, and poems. With an introduction by J. Frank Dobie. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 551 pp .

$25.00

Monkey Wrench Gang--Tenth Anniversary Limited Edition
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Monkey Wrench Gang--Tenth Anniversary Limited Edition

By Abbey, Edward

Salt Lake City, UT: Dream Garden Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1985. Limited and Numbered. Cloth. 0942688198 . Tenth anniversary special limited edition of Abbey's classic novel. Signed by Abbey on limitation page, 201/250. Red cloth boards with gold gilt, illustrated throughout by cartoonist R. Crumb. Includes signed, frame quality R. Crumb print. Very little wear to boards. Text block slightly pulling from top of spine but binding tight, pages clean and bright. Slipcase has color plate adhered on front; plate has very small chip, a few spots of soil and light shelf wear to edges of slipcase. Edward Abbey's classic and still best selling novel of eco-raiders who show a healthy distrust of technology and a hatred for corporations whose lust for profit threatens the survival of the American west. Our store, Back of Beyond Books was named after this phrase, "Back of Beyond" which Ed used in the novel. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 356 pp; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

$1400.00

Fire on the Mountain
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Fire on the Mountain

By Abbey, Edward

New York, NY: Dial Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1962. First Edition. Hardcover. Red and yellow boards with black lettering on spine; bright yellow dust jacket. Signed by Ed Abbey on title page: "Edward Abbey, Albuquerque, NM, 1962." Boards have light rubbing to edges; title page has light soiling; dust jacket has light chipping to corners and light soiling. "Fire on the Mountain is a novel about a man who decides to defy the whole United States government." ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 211 pp; Signed by Author .

$1100.00

Brave Cowboy - An Old Tale in a New Time
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Brave Cowboy - An Old Tale in a New Time

By Abbey, Edward

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Black and tan paper boards with red and gilt lettering on spine; pictorial dust jacket in mylar jacket. Boards have light wear to edges; text block is clean; dust jacket has light chipping to top edge. "In the Brave Cowboy, Edward Abbey has used the hero and the trappings of his environment to present a latter-day allegory, which places his book foursquare in the ranks of the more original works by young writers today" (dust jacket). An excellent copy of an Abbey rarity. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pp .

$3200.00

Jonathan Troy
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Jonathan Troy

By Abbey, Edward

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1954. First Edition. Hardcover. Black boards with yellow lettering on spine; pictorial dust jacket. Signed by Ed Abbey on title page: "Edward Abbey, Albuquerque, NM, 1955." Boards have moderate chipping to head and foot of spine and light soiling to all edges; text block is clean; dust jacket has moderate foxing and moderate chipping to top edge. Abbey's first novel follows our hero through romance and life. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 374 pp; Signed by Author .

$4500.00

Brave Cowboy - An Old Tale in a New Time
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Brave Cowboy - An Old Tale in a New Time

By Abbey, Edward

New York: Dodd, Mead & Company. Very Good in Good dust jacket. 1956. First Edition. Hardcover. Black and tan paper boards with red and gilt lettering on spine; pictorial dust jacket in mylar jacket. Abbey signature tipped in to first free endpaper, signed in red ink reading: "Ed Abbey Boulder '76." Boards have light wear to edges; text block is clean; dust jacket has heavy glue residue to inside flaps which are also clipped. "In the Brave Cowboy, Edward Abbey has used the hero and the trappings of his environment to present a latter-day allegory, which places his book foursquare in the ranks of the more original works by young writers today" (dust jacket). ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 277 pp; Signed by Author .

$3750.00

Once in the Saddle and Paso Por Aqui
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Once in the Saddle and Paso Por Aqui

By Rhodes, Eugene Manlove

Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Good with no dust jacket. 1927. Hardcover. Brown boards with green imprint are in good condition. Plastic just jacket. Rubbed and bumped corners and edges. Green top edge, illustrated endpapers. Text block is beginning to crack. Rhodes (1869-1934) was an American writer who wrote primarily western fiction books. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 258 pp .

$40.00

All the Little Live Things
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All the Little Live Things

By Stegner, Wallace

New York: Viking Press. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1967. First Edition. Hardcover. Blue and yellow dust jacket over quarter cloth boards with blue lettering on spine; top edge yellow, fore edge deckled. Signed by Stegner on half title page. Dust jacket has light soiling, sunning and minor chipping to edges; boards have light foxing to all edges; text block is clean. Stegner's 1967 novel explores generational differences in 1960s California. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 345 pp; Signed by Author .

$175.00

The Monkey Wrench Gang
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The Monkey Wrench Gang

By Abbey, Edward

Salt Lake City, UT: Dream Garden Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1985. Limited and Numbered. Cloth. 0942688198 . Tenth anniversary special limited edition of Abbey's classic novel. Signed by Abbey on limitation page, 221/250. Red cloth boards with gold gilt, illustrated throughout by cartoonist R. Crumb. Includes signed, frame quality R. Crumb print. Spine of book is sunned, and there are signs of wear along the spine, otherwise very little wear to boards. Binding tight, pages clean and bright. Slipcase has color plate adhered on side, a few spots of soil and light shelfwear to edges. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 356 pp; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

$1100.00

The Monkey Wrench Gang
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The Monkey Wrench Gang

By Abbey, Edward

Salt Lake City, UT: Dream Garden Press. Very Good with no dust jacket. 1985. Limited and Numbered. Cloth. 0942688198 . Tenth anniversary special limited edition of Abbey's classic novel. Signed by Abbey on limitation page, 127/250. Red cloth boards with gold gilt, illustrated throughout by cartoonist R. Crumb. Includes signed, frame quality R. Crumb print. Spine of book is sunned, and there is a discolored spot below the publisher's mark, otherwise very little wear to boards. Binding tight, pages clean and bright. Slipcase has color plate adhered on side, a few spots of soil and light shelfwear to edges. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; Signed by Author & Illustrator .

$1200.00

Dark Wind
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Dark Wind

By Hillerman, Tony

New York, NY: Harper & Row, Publishers. Very Good in Very Good dust jacket. 1982. First Edition. Hardcover. 0060149361 . The fifth book in Hillerman's Leaphorn and Chee novels, Jim Chee solves a mystery in the complicated space shared by the Navajo and Hopi. Signed on the half title page. Dark blue quarter cloth boards are lightly worn on corners; unclipped mylar-wrapped dust jacket is very slightly curled and yellowed along edges. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 214 pp; Signed by Author .

$100.00

Starman and the Two Sisters
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Starman and the Two Sisters

By Sanchez, Thomas

Toothpaste Press for Bookslinger. Fine. 1980. Limited/Numbered Edition. Broadside. Number 90 out of 125 signed numbered and 26 lettered copies, printed on the occasion of the author's reading at Walker Art Center. Rust-colored paper with blue and black imprint. Reprinted from Rabbit Boss. ; 10" x 12 1/2"; Signed by Author .

$60.00

George Eliot's Works (Eight Volumes)
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George Eliot's Works (Eight Volumes)

By Eliot, George

Chicago: Belford, Clarke & Company. Very Good. 1884. Three-Quarter Leather. A complete matching eight-volume set of the works of George Eliot. Bound in three-quarter leather with green, red, and gilt imprint on lightly sunned spines. Marbled paper boards, edges and endpapers, with fading on some edges. Rubbed and bumped corners and edges. Bindings tight, interiors clean. The Mill on the Floss, 498pp; Theoprastus Such, Jubal, and Other Poems, and the Spanish Gypsy, 504pp; Romola, 547pp; Felix Holt, The Radical, 440pp; Daniel Deronda, 750pp. Adam Bede, 484pp. Silas Marner: The Weaver of Raveloe, 609pp; and Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life, 776pp. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall .

$325.00

Tobacco Road
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Tobacco Road

By Caldwell, Erskine

Boston, Massachusetts: Signet Book. Good. Softcover. A later printing paperback of the 1932 classic about Georgia sharecroppers, signed by the author on the title page. Half-inch tear on front cover with light edge wear, spine uncreased. Last copyright date of 1959 noted. ; B&W Illustrations; 7" x 4 1/4"; 159 pp; Signed by Author .

$45.00

At Play in the Fields of the Lord
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At Play in the Fields of the Lord

By Matthiessen, Peter

New York, NY: Random House. Very Good. 1987. Later Printing. Softcover. Yellow wraps with minor shelfwear and chipping and creasing at corners and edges. Pages clean and binding tight. Inscribed by author to previous owner on half title page. Four fundamentalist missionaries and a soldier of fortune are in conflict over the fate of a tribe deep in the Amazon. ; Book; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 373 pp; Signed by Author .

$25.00

Trusty Knaves, The
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Trusty Knaves, The

By Rhodes, Eugene Manlove

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. Good. N.D.. Reprint. Hardcover. Brown boards with red and black imprint have rubbed and bumped corners and edges. Soil on edges and a few pages. Original paperback front wrap is bound in, with a front flap of a dust jacket pasted on the front pastedown. Western novelist Rhodes' story of a bank robbery. ; 8vo - over 7¾ - 9¾" tall; 238 pp .

$40.00

Grapes of Wrath
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Grapes of Wrath

By Steinbeck, John

New York: Viking Press. Fine. 1939. First Edition; First Printing. Full-Leather. First edition rebound with matching custom clamshell box. Dark blue leather with gilt lettering on spine. Stiff marbled endpapers. Yellow top edge of text has light scuffs, with light soil on fore edge. Text block is clean. The clamshell has red and gilt title labels and five bands on the spine, with marbled paper inside and on edges. Issue points are the page 270, line 2 ""What you go there?" and the dedication page line "To CAROL who willed it." Copyright page states first published in April 1939. A finely presented copy of this classic novel. ; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall; 619 pp .

$975.00

Chicago Sun Newspaper Sunday Novel Inserts, Ten Issues from 1942-1943
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Chicago Sun Newspaper Sunday Novel Inserts, Ten Issues from 1942-1943

Chicago: Chicago Sun. Good. 1943. Newspaper. A set of ten Sunday Novel inserts from the Chicago Sun, westerns from 1942 and 1943. 16 pages each, with full color cover illustrations and full-page advertisements on the last pages. Toning, light edge wear and a few edge tears, and soil on a few pages. The abridged novels included are Singing Lead by George C. Henderson; Border Line by Jackson Gregory; Boss of the OK by Brett Rider; My Gun is My Law by Will Ermine; Fight for Power Valley by Peter Field; North of Saddle River by Archie Joscelyn; Prentiss of the Box 8 by Lynn Westland; Trail of the Outlaw by Paul Evan Lehman; Six Foot Lightning by Tex Holt; and Gold of Smoky Mesa by Johnston Mc Cully. ; 15" x 11" .

$225.00

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