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The Man From Nowhere

By T. T. Flynn

N.Y.: Dell, 1958. 159 pp. By the author of The Man from Laramie. Roger Travis lost the woman he loved in an Indian Massacre and spent a year in the tropics trying to forget her. Now he's back and ready to stand up for himself. Original price $.35. Cover is very nice, faint crease at spine, no corner creases, bright and clean. No former owner's name. Text is lovely, clean, unmarked. A great copy of this vintage paperback.. First Printing. Mass Market Paperback. V. Good.


Valley of Wild Horses

By Zane Grey

Richmond Hill, Ont: Pocket Books, 1966. 233 pp. "A magnificent tale of high adventure by the master storyteller of the old West" Original price 50 cents. "From the moment Panhandle Smith rode into the stinking New Mexico town, he sensed something rotten- and dangerous" Softcover has a small crease to bottom corner, a wee bit of scuffing, a red felt pen mark on cover that is inobtrusive. Crease to spine and a little edgewear. No former owner's name. Text is very clean, Red pages' edges are bright and clean. Quite a nice copy of this vintage western paperback.. Fourth Printing. Mass Market Paperback. Fair - Good. 6 1/2 x 4 1/4.


The Last Notch

By Matthew Gant

N.Y.: Pyramid, 1963 Soft Cover. 4 1/4 x 7. A marvelous vintage pb western. 175 pp. Originally cost 35 cents. Great cover illust by Mel Crair. The story of a bitter gun feud. First sentence of first chapter: "The saloon d oor banged open, and The Kid stood there, yellow oil light spilling on his face and the Territory night like a black frame around him." This copy in near new condition. Exceptionally bright, tight an d clean. As if never read. Overall cond: mint.


Dan Barry's Daughter

By Max Brand

London and New York: White Lion Publishers, 1974. 353 pp. Harry Gloster sets about to tame the daughter of an outlaw who is determined to follow in her father's wild ways. Although once a library book the spine sticker on the dj has been quite successfully removed. Some scuffing to cover edges but looks good in a new mylar cover. Not price clipped. Back dj flap has been trimmed off. Red textured paper on boards binding has wee bumps to corners and a bit of a spine tilt but is clean and unmarked. Discard stamp on ffep and library stamp on title page. Pocket and date due stamp have been removed from back but magnetic? square remains. Discard stamp to back free endpaper. Text is quite clean; secure. DJ cond: poor-fair because of trimming. Book condition: fair (because of library markings), otherwise good.. First British Edition. Hardcover. Used - Good/Good. 8 x 5 1/2. Ex-Library.


Ace-in-the-Hole Haggarty

By R. M. Hankins

N.Y.: Triangle, 1947 HC and DJ. 7 5/8 x 5 1/4. 223 pp. An old style Western, first published 11945 by the Macrae-Smith Company. Our copy published by Triangle books, 1947. Dj has marvelous illustration of red shirted cowb oy on horse, firing gun. Flap states: "There's action aplenty before jenkins and his men bite the dust." Our copy's dj has a long "L-shaped" tear, several smaller tears. Considerable wear to edges an d several smaller chips. New mylar cover holds it together nicely. Rear dj has ads for other Triangle Books. Price may have been clipped from rear dj flap. No former owner's name. Binding is a texture d paper (black with yellow lettering) on boards. Min wear to edges. Binding is very clean. Endpapers and text are pristine. A nice tight, clean copy. DJ: poor, Binding: good - v. good. Endpapers and t ext: v. good..


The Englishman's Boy

By Guy Vanderhaeghe

N. Y.: Picador, 1997, 1997. HC and DJ. First Picador USA edition, Sept, 1997. 9 1/2 x 6 2/5. ISBN:0-312-16823-3. 333 pp. Guy Vandehaeghe's stunning novel, winner of the Canadian Governor General's Award for 1996. The story spans two countries, two centuries, two views of history - the Canadian Wild West as " imagined" by Hollywood - the Englishman's boy and his journey into hell and back. DJ has great b/w photo of a cowboy o n horseback. DJ is in mint condition. Publishing flaw of 3 thread-like, vertical lines on front and rear. Bright and immaculately clean. Binding is purple and black paper on boards - one discolourati o n spot 1/4", on front. Endpapers white and pristine. Text tight, mint cond. A lovely and interesting copy of Vanderhaeghe's fine work. DJ: fine, Binding: v. good, Text: fine..