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THE AMERICAN HERITAGE BOOK OF GREAT ADVENTURES OF THE OLD WEST
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THE AMERICAN HERITAGE BOOK OF GREAT ADVENTURES OF THE OLD WEST

By Hanna, Archibald (introduction) (Paul Russell Cutright; Donald Jackson; Alvin M. Josephy Jr.; Donald Culross Peattie; Charles Ramsdell; George R. Stewart; Nancy Wilson Ross; Carl Carmer; Ralph K. Andrist; W. Eugene Hollon; Remi Nadeau; Henry Sturgis)

New York: American Heritage Press - Perennial Library, 1969. 384 pp. Green cloth decorated with burgundy lettering; headband. The dustjacket is price clipped with edgewear. Illustrated with black and white plates. This anthology contains: I Gave Him Barks and Saltpeter by Paul Russell Cutright; How Lost Was Zebulon Pike by Donald Jackson; A Man to Match the Mountains; Ordeal in Hell's Canyon; First Dude Ranch Trip to the Untamed West by Alvin M. Josephy Jr.; The Ballad of Cynthia Ann by Donald Culross Peattie; The Storming of the Alamo by Charles Ramsdell; The Smart Ones Got Through by George R. Stewart; Murder at the Place of Rye Grass by Nancy Wilson Ross; Here Is My Home at Last by Carl Carmer; Gold by Ralph K. Andrist; Great Days of the Overland Stage by W. Eugene Hollon; Go It Washoe by Remi Nadeau; The Iron Spine by Henry Sturgis; Don't Let Them Ride Over Us by George M. Heinzman; Pharaoh Had It Easy by Warren G. Magnuson; The Great Diamond Fraud by Harry H. Crosby; The Bloody End of Meeker's Utopia by Marshall Sprague; Geronimo by E. M. Halliday; and The Johnson County War by Helena Huntington Smith.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good-. 8vo.

$24.95

SELECTED WRITINGS
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SELECTED WRITINGS

By Remington, Frederic (edited by Frank Oppel) (introduction by Peggy and Harold Samuels)

Secaucus, New Jersey: Castle Books, 1981. (xi) 484 pp. Burgundy boards lettered in black on the spine; headband; illustrated throughout in black in white. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; book plate on the front pastedown. Not nearly so well known for his writing as for his art, Remington was still important as a writer: The people back East and the rest of the world often formed their impressions of life in the American West from Remington's writings... This story collection contains: Vagabonding with the Tenth Horse; How the Law Got into the Chaparral; Stubble and Slough in Dakota; Black Water and Shallows; Billy's Tearless Woe; A Rodeo at Los Ojos; A Desert Romance; Cracker Cowboys of Florida; Bear Chasing in the Rocky Mountains; Artist Wanderings Among the Cheyennes; On the Indian Reservations; In the Sierra Madre with the Punchers; Natchez's Pass; The Blue Quail of the Cactus; The Strange Days that Came to Jimmy Friday; A Scout with the Buffalo Soldiers; Horses of the Plains; The Way of an Indian; How Order No. 6 Went Through; The Essentials at Fort Adobe; Massai's Crooked Trail; They Bore a Hand; A Failure of Justice; A Sketch by MacNeil; The White Forest; Sun Down Leflare's Warm Spot; With the Fifth Corps; Sun Down's Higher Self; An Outpost of Civilization; The Spirit of Mahongui; The Great Medicine Horse; The Trouble Brothers; When a Document Is Official; The Sorrows of Don Tomas Pidal, Reconcentrado; The Honor of the Troop; The Story of the Dry Leaves; Joshua Goodenough's Old Letter; A Sergeant of the Orphan Troop; How a Trout Broke a Friendship; A Shotgun Episode; The War Dreams; Wigwags from the Blockade; and Coaching in Chihuahua.. First Printing. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Frederic Remington;. 8vo.

$19.95

FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE: How I Participated in the CIA-Mafia Murder of President Kennedy
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FIRST HAND KNOWLEDGE: How I Participated in the CIA-Mafia Murder of President Kennedy

By Morrow, Robert D.

New York: S.P.I. Books - Shapolsky Publishers, 1992. (xvii) 384 pp. Blue boards lettered in gilt on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Light edge and corner wear on the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. A former CIA agent reveals all the details of the extraordinary plan to murder the President of the United States. The Contents are: Author's Note; Preface; Introduction by John H. Davis; The Events from June 1959 to October 1964; Epilogue; Chronology; Appendices; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$24.95

THE FERRY STEAMERS - The Story of the Detroit-Windsor Ferry Boats
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THE FERRY STEAMERS - The Story of the Detroit-Windsor Ferry Boats

By Oxford, William

Erin, Ontario: The Boston Mills Press, 1992. 128 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings. When the Ambassador Bridge opened between Windsor and Detroit in 1929, the ferry travel became somewhat obsolete. But until that time, the boats were insanely busy. Even now, Detroit/Windsor is the busiest border crossing. The Contents are: Preface; In the Beginning; The Argo; The Early Steamers; The Railway Ferries; The Second Stage; Competition Grows; The Company; The Ferry Docks; Fares and Franchise; The Ferry Question; Walkerville Ferry; The End; and Reflections; followed by appendices and an index.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

BILLY THE KID - A Bio-Bibliography
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BILLY THE KID - A Bio-Bibliography

By Tuska, Jon

Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press - Popular Culture Bio-Bibliographies, 1983. (xvi) 235 pp. Teal green cloth lettered in silver on the front panel and spine; headband; black and white frontis of Billy the Kid; illustrated with a map and with a few stills from various films. Light rubbing at the corners; no interior markings; as issued, no dustjacket. The Contents are: Preface; The Life and Death of Billy the Kid; Billy and the Historians - Bibliography of Historical Sources; Billy the Kid in Fiction - Bibliography of Fictional Sources; Billy the Kid in Film - Filmography and Bibliography; and The Legend of Billy the Kid - Bibliography of Critical Sources; followed by: Appendix A: A Billy the Kid Miscellany; Appendix B: A Billy the Kid Chronology; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

LIVING LEGENDS OF THE SANTA FE COUNTRY
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LIVING LEGENDS OF THE SANTA FE COUNTRY

By Bullock, Alice

Santa Fe, New Mexico: Sunstone Press, 1985. 124 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. Cover art by Glen Strock. The Chapters are: Sacred Soil at Santuario - Village of Chimayo; Santo Who Wears Out His Shoes - Village of Chimayo; Stolen Holy Water - Nambe Pueblo; A Bell for Don Angelo - Village of Santa Cruz; Indian Cinderella - San Juan Pueblo; Curse of the Hidalgo - Town of Abiquiu; Taos - The Sacred Valley - Taos Pueblo and Town; Ranchos de Taos Mystery - Village of Ranchos de Taos; The Dancers Who Never Returned - San Ildefonso Pueblo and Black Mesa; Never Plow on Sunday - Tesuque Pueblo; Pecos - The Feathered Serpent - Old Cicuye (Pecos) Pueblo; A Gazebo Gargoyles and Possibly a Ghost - Town of Springer; Right Place Wrong Name or A Hundred Pound Diamond - Gan Quivira National Monument; The Blue Lady - Abo Quarai and Gran Quivira; The Legend of San Jose - Village of Cienega; Skystone of Los Cerrillos - Village of Los Cerrillos; Fray Padilla - The Coffin that Rises - Isleta Pueblo; Enchanted Mesa and the Sky City - Acoma Pueblo; The Magic Painting - Laguna Pueblo; Witches in the Oldest House - Santa Fe; The Peon and the Vision - Santa Fe; The Blind Man Who Could See - Santa Fe; Miraculous Staircase - Santa Fe; and Legends of the Malpais - Grants Area; followed by an index.. Fourth Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good. Illus. by Glen Strock;. 8vo.

$9.95

RACE - How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession
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RACE - How Blacks and Whites Think and Feel About the American Obsession

By Terkel, Studs

New York: Anchor Books, 1993. (xi) 403 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; previous owner's name inside. A riveting and illuminating exploration, this retrieves the different voices of America's interracial drama, a tour de force from the agonies of race.. . First Soft Cover Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$9.95

DOC HOLLIDAY
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DOC HOLLIDAY

By Myers, John Myers

New York: Bantam Books, 1963. 184 pp. Bantam Book J2586. Edge and corner wear with creasing on the spine; no interior markings. The Chapters are: The Western Progress of a Georgia Gentleman; A Texas Outlaw on the Gambler's Circuit; Wars with the Law in Southern Arizona; and The Living Legend and the Dead Man in Colorado.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good-.

$7.95

THE MEN WHO ROBBED BRINKS
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THE MEN WHO ROBBED BRINKS

By O'Keefe, Specs (as told to Bob Considine)

Greenwich, Connecticut: Crest Books - Fawcett Publications, 1964. (vi) 223 pp. Crest Book D694. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Great Brink's Robbery was an armed robbery of the Brink's Building at the east corner of Prince St. and Commercial St. in the North End of Boston, Massachusetts on January 17, 1950. The $2.775 million theft consisted of $1,218,211.29 in cash and $1,557,183.83 in checks, money orders, and other securities. At the time, it was the largest robbery in the history of the United States. The robbery, skillfully executed with few clues left at the crime scene, was billed as "the crime of the century". It was the work of an eleven-member gang, all of whom were later arrested.. First Paperback Printing. Soft Cover. Very Good.

$9.95

THE GREAT RADIO HEROES - Radio Immortals
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THE GREAT RADIO HEROES - Radio Immortals

By Harmon, Jim

New York: Ace Books, 1967. 253 pp. Ace Book 30255. Light edge and corner wear with an uncreased spine; no interior markings. The Contents are: Jack Doc and Reggie; Crime Lord; Who Knows What Evil Lurks; And Here is Your Host; Full Color Heroes that Were Never Seen; The Straight Shooter; For Just a Box Top; For Armchair Detectives Only; Gentlemen of the Press; Can a Woman Find Happiness?; From the Studios of WXYZ - The Masked Rider of the Plains; From the Studios of WXYZ - The Greatest Dog in the Yukon; From the Studios of WXYZ - The Green Har-Nut; Aces of the Airwaves; and The All American Boy.. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good+.

$7.95

RACING THE WHITE SILENCE - On the Trail of the Yukon Quest
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RACING THE WHITE SILENCE - On the Trail of the Yukon Quest

By Killick, Adam

Toronto: Penguin Canada, 2002. (xii) 375 pp. Quarter-bound in blue on gray boards; lettered in gray on the spine; endpaper maps; headband; illustrated with black and white plates, photographs and maps. Light rubbing on the corners of the dusjtacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race is an annual long-distance sled dog race run in early March from Anchorage to Nome, entirely within the US state of Alaska. Mushers and a team of 14 dogs, of which at least 5 must be on the towline at the finish line, cover the distance in 8 - 15 days or more.The Chapters are: Prologue: The Freezing Point of Fear; The Toughest Race on Earth; Grandma; Lights in the Sky; The Finest Athletes in the World; Soft Snow; Ice; Hup; Into the White Silence; Klondike; Jack; Frozen Air; The Last Frontier; The Code of the Trail; Visions; Mountaineering in Mukluks; The End; and Epilogue: A Perfect World.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo.

$19.95

BEHIND THE WAR HEADLINES
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BEHIND THE WAR HEADLINES

By Fields, J.

New York: Worker's Library Publishers, 1939. 16 pp. Staple-bound and printed on newsprint. Light wear with some minor spotting; no interior writing. The Contents are: Behind the War Headlines; The Pact That Kept the Peace; Deadline Against War in the East; Peace Bloc in the East; Whose War Is It?; The Deeper Game; and Keep America Out of the Imperialist War.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 12mo. Ephemera.

$9.95

LUCY STONE - One of America's First and Greatest Feminists
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LUCY STONE - One of America's First and Greatest Feminists

By Hays, Elinor Rice

New York: Tower Books, 1961. 284 pp. Tower Book T-095-85. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the upper right of the front cover and a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Lucy Stone was a prominent U.S. orator, abolitionist, and suffragist, and a vocal advocate and organizer promoting rights for women. In 1847, Stone became the first woman from Massachusetts to earn a college degree. The Contents are: The Lesser Sex; I Must Speak for Women; Dissension in Utopia; and New World for Women.. Later Printing. Paperback. Very Good-.

$7.95

THE SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL
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THE SATURDAY NIGHT SPECIAL

By Sherrill, Robert

New York: Charterhouse, 1973. (xiii) 338 pp. Black cloth lettered in yellow and red on the spine; red endpapers; red upper edge; illustrated with black and white drawings by Julio Fernandez. Light wear at the corners of the dustjacket; price clipped; no interior markings. The full title is: The Saturday Night Special and Other Guns with Which Americans Won the West, Protected Bootleg Franchises, Slew Wildlife, Robbed Countless Banks, Shot Husbands Purposely and by Mistake and Killed Presidents - Together with the Debate Over Continuing Same. The Contents are: The Perfect Father's Day Gift; Our Lovable Desperadoes; The Disarmament Dodge; The Saturday Night Special; Capitol Follies; Legislation by Assassination; Riflemen on the Right; The Right to Bear Arms and Other Duds; Protect Us From Our Protectors; and Swords into Ploughshares as it Were; followed by an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Illus. by Julio Fernandez;. 8vo.

$14.95

HEROES OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES
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HEROES OF THE NEGRO LEAGUES

By Chiarello, Mark; Morelli, Jack (introduction by Monte Irvin)

New York: Abrams - Harry N. Abrams, 2007. 128 pp. Pictorial boards matching the dustjacket; illustrated endpapers; headband. Lightly rubbed on the corners of the dustjacket; no interior markings. Includes a DVD documentary, Only the Ball Was White, produced to accompany this book. Also includes three dropped-in baseball cards, two in the old cigarette pack style, both printed by Sports Card News in 1992, one featuring Judy Johnson and one featuring Ray Dandridge; also included is a card from the 1990 Swell series of Baseball Greats, showing Larry Doby in a Cleveland Indians uniform. The front cover features a painting of Cool Papa Bell by Mark Chiarello; interior illustrations in full colour by Mark Chiarello. Bell was so fast that they used to say he could turn off the light switch and be in bed before the light went out. The Contents are: Introduction by Monte Irvin; John Gibson; Judy Johnson; Buck O'Neil; Willie Foster; Pop Lloyd; Henry Aaron; John Beckwith; Martin Dihigo; Ernie Banks; Jose Mendez; Max Manning; Mule Suttles; Hilton Smith; Ben Taylor; Willard Brown; Rube Foster; Satchel Paige; Spot Poles; Cristobal Torriente; Biz MacKey; Dobie Moore; Bruce Petway; Monte Irvin; Oscar Charleston; Leon Day; John Donaldson; Dave Brown; Dick Lundy; Home Run Johnson; Oliver Marcelle; Willie Mays; Smokey Joe Williams; Buck Leonard; Jackie Robinson; Willie Wells; Chino Smith; Andy Cooper; Newt Allen; Turkey Stearnes; Jud Wilson; Louis Santop; Pete Hill; Ray Brown; Double Duty Radcliffe; Sammy T. Hughes; Ray Dandridge; Cannonball Redding; Frank Grant; Bullet Rogan; Larry Doby; Bingo Demoss; Alejandro Oms; Dan McClellan; Bill Wright; Quincy Trouppe; Roy Campenella; Slim Jones; Chet Brewer; Gene Benson; and Cool Papa Bell.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. Illus. by Mark Chiarello;. 12mo.

$34.95

WASHINGTON CALL GIRL - The Original Washington Expose
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WASHINGTON CALL GIRL - The Original Washington Expose

By Alceim, Rachel (as told to Richard Hofheimer)

New York: Zebra Books - Kensington Publishing, 1976. 253 pp. Light edge and corner wear with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. The original Washington expose that exposed the party girls used to procure defense contracts; military assassinations; swinging Senators; and the hooker and the President. And they had her llisted as a public relations person... Prostitution in Washington DC. Who would have guessed?. Second Printing. Paperback. Very Good.

$9.95

BASEBALL AND THE COLOR LINE
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BASEBALL AND THE COLOR LINE

By Gilbert, Tom

New York: Franklin Watts - The African American Experience, 1995. 176 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. Illustrated with black and white photographs. This includes two dropped-in baseball cards, one in the old cigarette pack style featuring Cool Papa Bell from the 1992 Sports Card News series; and the other featuring Satchell Paige in a St Louis Browns uniform, a Topps reproduction card from 1990. The Contents are: Gentleman's Agreement - African Americans and Baseball's Beginning; A Ballplayer from Cooperstown - Post Reconstruction America and the Strange Career of Bud Fowler; False Spring - Fleet Walker and the Grudging Integration of the 1880s; Jim Crow Wins - Cap Anson Gets the Save; War Paint and Feathers - Jim Crow and Chief Tokohama; Second Class Immortals - Satchel Paige and the Black Babe Ruth; The Badge of Martyrdom - The Myth of Rickey and Robinson; and They Never Had It Made - from 1947 to Today; followed by Appendix: Professional Baseball Leagues Chronology; Glossary of Team Names; and an index.. First Printing - First Thus. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

SATCH, DIZZY AND RAPID ROBERT - The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball before Jackie Robinson
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SATCH, DIZZY AND RAPID ROBERT - The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball before Jackie Robinson

By Gay, Timothy M.

New York: Simon and Schuster, 2010. (xvi) 349 pp. Quarter-bound in black on teal boards; lettered in silver on the spine; headband; illustrated with black and white plates. Lightly rubbed at the corners of the dustjacket; price intact; no interior markings. The Contents are: Prologue: May 1942; Interracial Barnstorming Before Satch - Leroy Satchel Paige; Satch Hits the Chitlin' Circuit; The Lean One Meets the Dizzy One - Dizzy Dean; Plenty Dizzy: Diz, Daffy Dean and Satch in 1934; Encore: Diz, Daffy and Satch Do It Again; Go West, Young Men; Rapid Robert - Bob Feller - Meets Satch; Bobby and Satch Hit the Hustings; Black-White Ball Goes to War; Feller and Satch Celebrate V-J Day; Going Airborne: The Feller - Paige '46 Tour; and Bobby and Satch's (Almost) Farewell Tour; followed by Epilogue: Satch Becomes a Rookie; Appendix: The Games; and an index.. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo.

$14.95

A NOBLE GAME - A History of the Negro Baseball Leagues
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A NOBLE GAME - A History of the Negro Baseball Leagues

By Pascoe, Will

Toronto: BookSurge, 2006. 161 pp. Trade paperback format. Lightly rubbed on the corners with a flat uncreased spine; no interior markings. This includes three dropped-in baseball cards, two in the old cigarette pack style, both printed by Sports Card News in 1992, one featuring Lou Dials and one featuring Josh Gibson; also included is a card from the 1990 Swell series of Baseball Greats, showing Satchel Paige. The Contents are: The Early Years; Baseball Business; Baseball Life; The Black Community; Post-War Integration; and Epilogue; followed by a bibliography.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good+. 8vo.

$19.95

THE GANGS OF NEW YORK
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THE GANGS OF NEW YORK

By Asbury, Herbert

Toronto: Avon Books, 1950. 217 pp. followed by a glossary of slang. Canadian Avon edition with no number. Edge and corner wear with some creasing on the spine; no interior markings. From the days of the murderous Five Points Gang to the more recent underworld mobs led by such men as Owney Madden and Little Augie, Asbury's chronicle races along with scarcely a pause for breath. Here are true accounts of astonishing characters and their exploits, of Kit Burns and his rat pit, of Mag and Sadie the Goat, of crime infested hellholes and sporting places.... First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good.

$19.95

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