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THE AMAZING KOLB BROTHERS OF GRAND CANYON; Photographers, Adventurers, Pioneers
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THE AMAZING KOLB BROTHERS OF GRAND CANYON; Photographers, Adventurers, Pioneers

By Naylor, Roger

Grand Canyon, AZ: Grand Canyon Association, 2017. First edition. Paperback. Very Good+. 8 1/2 x 8, 154 pgs, b&w and color photos throughout. For nearly eight decades Ellsworth and Emery Kolb explored and photographed Grand Canyon from rim to river, rappelling down cliff faces with makeshift ropes and anchors, running the Colorado River's perilous rapids, and exploring every corner of the canyon via foot, boat, and plane.

$25.00

LET 'ER BUCK; A Story of the Passing of the Old West
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LET 'ER BUCK; A Story of the Passing of the Old West

By Furlong, Charles Wellington

Woodstock, NY: The Overlook Press, 2007. Hardcover. Very Good+. Originally published in 1921. 5 x 8, 242 pgs, b&w historical photos. Quality reprint of a neat Old West reminiscence.

$20.00

THE STORY OF COLE YOUNGER BY HIMSELF
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THE STORY OF COLE YOUNGER BY HIMSELF

By Younger, Cole

Houston: The Frontier Press o Texas, 1955. Hardcover. Good+. Originally published in 1903. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 135 pgs, b&w historical photos. An autobiography of the Missouri Guerrilla captain and outlaw, his capture and prison life, and the only authentic account of the Northfield raid ever published.

$50.00

PIONEERS & PREACHERS; Stories of the Old Frontier
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PIONEERS & PREACHERS; Stories of the Old Frontier

By Mondy, Robert William

Chicago: Nelson-Hall, 1980. First edition. Paperback. Fair. 10 x 8, 268 pgs, notes, b&w illustrations. Colorful anecdotal stories portray the travail and joy of the pioneer. Taped and well used!

$10.00

THE PIONEERS
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THE PIONEERS

By McCullough, David

New York: Simon & Schuster, 2019. First printing. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ. 6 1/2 x 9 1/2, 330 pgs, two sections of b&w and color historical photos. Rediscovers an important and dramatic chapter in the American story - the settling of the Northwest Territory by dauntless pioneers who overcame incredible hardships to build a community based on ideals that would come to define our country.

$20.00

SKETCHES OF MOGOLLON ( Pronounced (Muggy-yone)) GHOST TOWN

By Rakocy, Bill

El Paso, TX: Published/Printed by the author. Paperback. Good+. 8 1/2 x 11, 35 pgs, b&w illustrations. A look at this old west ghost town in southwestern New Mexico.

$25.00

BREAKING CLEAN
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BREAKING CLEAN

By Blunt, Judy

New York: Knopf, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 303 pgs. An astonishingly honest memoir, recounting life on remote cattle and wheat ranches in the Big Sky country of northeast Montana. The author's sharply honed survival skills enabled her to endure bouts of loneliness, the seemingly endless succession of seasonal blizzards and prairie fires, and the sudden illness of her infant daughter, which finally fueled her ultimate decision to leave the only place she had ever known as home.

$15.00

FOOTPRINTS OF EARLY SETTLERS.; 1868-1980

By Cook, Fleeta

Southwest New Mexico: Published/Printed by the author, 1980. Paperback. Very Good. 8 1/2 x 11, 120 pgs, b&w photos, maps. A reminiscence history of Pleasanton, Glenwood, Riverside, Buckhorn, Mogollon, Mangus, Alma, Cliff and Gila. Cover wrinkled, interior, very good.

$100.00

A BIG YEAR IN A BAD LIFE; The Criminal Career of Reuben Houston Burrow

By Burton, Jeffrey

England: Palomino Books, 2015. First edition. Leather Bound. Very Good+. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 192 pgs, index, bibliography, section of color photos. Burrow stands out at the head of those who sprang from obscurity into infamy during 1887 as perpetrators of the unprecedented rush of train robberies that would capture innumerable newspaper headlines before the year was through. It was in Texas during 1887 that his escapades led to a serious investigation and the pursuit for his capture which would bring about his eventual downfall. Inscription by author's wife on the title page.

$30.00

FRANK SPRINGER & NEW MEXICO; From the Colfax County War to the Emergence of Modern Santa Fe
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FRANK SPRINGER & NEW MEXICO; From the Colfax County War to the Emergence of Modern Santa Fe

By Caffey, David L.

College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 2006. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in Fine DJ. 6 x 9, 261 pgs, index, bibliography, notes, b&w historical photos. A good biography of this Cimarron, New Mexico lawyer and newspaperman in the 1870s, and a good look at New Mexico Territory at the time.

$20.00

THE MORLEYS.; Young Upstarts on the Southwest Frontier
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THE MORLEYS.; Young Upstarts on the Southwest Frontier

By Cleaveland, Norman with George Fitzpatrick

Albuquerque, NM: Calvin Horn, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good in Very Good DJ. 6 x 9 1/2, 270 pgs, indexed, first edition, historical photos, mapped endsheets. The story of the author's grandfather and family and people and events of New Mexico's frontier period.

$35.00

TRAIL DUST OF A MAVERICK; Verses of Cowboy Life, the Cattle Range and Desert

By Brininstool, E.A.

New York: Dodd Mead, 1914. Hardcover. Very Good. 5 x 7 1/2, 249 pgs, introduction by Robert J. Burdette. A hard to find old cowboy poetry book with verses of cowboy life, the cattle range and desert. Spine wording faded. Light damp staining at top of some pages and on cover.

$90.00

MORE FOOTPRINTS; Mogollon Throgh Cook's Peak

By Cook, Fleeta

Southwest New Mexico: Privately Published, 1980. First printing. Paperback. Good+. 8 1/2 x 11, 136 pgs, b&w photos, maps. A reminiscence history of Clairmont, Fort Bayard, Tyrone, Leopold, Mule Creek, Santa Rita, Georgetown, Hanover, Faywood, Cook's Peak, Pleasanton, Glenwood, Riverside, Buckhorn, Mogollon, Mangus, Alma, Cliff and Gila. Binding cracked and there's a loose signature. All present.

$90.00

HELL ON HORSES AND WOMEN

By Marriott, Alice

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1993. Second printing. Paperback. Very Good+. First published in 1953. 6 x 9, 304 pgs, illustrated. "The story of Mrs. Cowboy.... The bulk of the book is concerned with the ranch women of today, how they live, work, have children, manage houses -- and sometimes the ranges when the going gets too tough for the men."

$15.00

WE FED THEM CACTUS
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WE FED THEM CACTUS

By Cabeza de Baca, Fabiola

Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1994. Later printing. Paperback. Very Good+. 5 1/2 x 8, 186 pgs, index, glossary, b&w drawings by Dorothy L. Peters. Wonderful history of the plains of northeast New Mexico and the struggle of a Hispanic pioneer. The taming & settlement of the area and the pattern of daily life on a big NM ranch in the early days.

$10.00

THE MOGOLLON MINES

By Rakocy, Bill

El Paso, TX: Bravo Press, 1983. Paperback. Good+. 8 1/2 x 11, 48 pgs, b&w illustrations. A facsimile printing of a report on the Mogollon Mines, originally published in 1909 in Socorro County, New Mexico. Looks at the then current mining situation of the Mogollon Mines in that county.

$20.00

BIG THICKET LEGACY
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BIG THICKET LEGACY

By Loughmiller, Campbell and Lynn, editors

Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1980. First, thus. Trade Paperback. Very Good. 7 x 10, 224 pgs, b&w photos, foreword by Francis E. Abernethy. Stories from the old storytellers of the Big Thicket in southeast Texas.

$25.00

RECOLLECTIONS OF A WESTERN RANCHMAN
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RECOLLECTIONS OF A WESTERN RANCHMAN

By French, Captain William

Silver City, NM: High-Lonesome Books, 1997. Reprint. Paperback. Good+. Reprint of 1928. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 283 pgs. Between 1882 and 1900, French got in on the Apache Wars, a pursuit of Black Jack Ketchum, the siege of Elfego Baca, and he hired Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch to help him run his ranch. Most readable Old West memoir ever penned.

$15.00

TIGER COUNTRY; A Novel of the Wild Southwest
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TIGER COUNTRY; A Novel of the Wild Southwest

By Bodio, Stephen J.

Tyrone, PA: Behind the Ranges Press, 2018. First edition. Paperback. New. 6 x 9, 175 pgs. A well-told tale of the many human conflicts of the New West, both philosophical and physical.

$15.00

A SONG FOR THE RIVER
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A SONG FOR THE RIVER

By Connors, Philip

El Paso, TX: Cinco Puntos Press, 2018. First edition. Hardcover. Very Good+ in Very Good+ DJ. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 227 pgs. Both an elegy for lost friends and a biography of New Mexico's beautiful Gila river. Signed by the author.

$15.00

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