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Tracks on the Land.

By David C. De Boe & Kenneth B. Ragsdale.

College Station, TX Texas State Historical Assn, 1985. Paperback First Edition Thus (1985); unstated. First Edition Thus (1985); unstated. Very Good in Wraps: Book shows indications of light use, but there is a short, closed tear at outside edge front face has been fairly neatly tape-repaired; else only light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the wrapper covers; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing light wear and minor, unobtrusive flaws, though the tear at the outside edge of the front panel is not very attractive. Overall, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 5.85 x 0.75 inches).xii, 285 pages. Liberally illustrated with vintage photographs. Language: English. Weight: 17 ounces. White titles and designs on a blue background field. Paperback.

$14.70

The Conquest of Don Pedro.
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The Conquest of Don Pedro.

By Harvey Fergusson.

Albuquerque, NM University of New Mexico Press: Zia Books, 1974. Paperback Reprint Edition (1974). First published in 1954 by William Morrow. Very Good+ to Near Fine in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; the faintest sunning to the yellow background field of the backstrip (the black titles thereon remain bold and clearly legible); former owner's not-unattractive bookplate at the front endpaper; the binding is barely discernible lean, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any creases to the covers. Free of creases to the backstrip. Free of any creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any underlining, hi-lighting or marginalia or marks in the text. A handsome very nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a couple of minor, unobtrusive flaws. Bright and clean. Corners sharp. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.95 x 5.35 x 0.65 inches). xi, 250 pages. Introduction by John R. Milton. Language: English. Weight: 10 ounces. Reprint Edition (1974); First Printing thus, unstated. First published in 1954 by William Morrow. University Press Paperback.

$7.64

Veteran, District 13: Homesteading in Goshen Hole.

By Hazel Denny.

Philadelphia, PA Dorrance & Company, 1976. Paperback First Edition Thus (1976); unstated. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of underlining, hi-lighting, notations, or marginalia. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of creases to the covers. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome like-new copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing no flaws. Bright and Clean. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.35 x 5.5 x 0.75 inches). vii, 251 pages + a 15-page Index. Language: English. Weight: 13.8 ounces. First Edition Thus (1976); unstated. May be a paperback reprint of the original hardcover edition; retains the same copyright date and ISBN as the hardcover edition. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps.

$49.00

Hands Up; or, Twenty Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains.

By General D.J. Cook, Superintendent of the Rocky Mountain Detective Association.

Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press, 1958. Hardcover First Edition Thus (1958); First Printing stated. First Edition Thus (1958); First Printing, so stated. Very Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: three small, faint white stains to the front panel; the top edge is a little dusted; else without flaw, if no longer quite so bright as when new; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages in the text. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tightly bound, showing a single unobtrusive flaw. Bright and Clean. Close to 'As New'. The DJ shows very light wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; the price is unclipped; mylar-protected. No longer 'As New', but remains close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (7.8 x 5.15 x 1.3 inches). xvi, 319 pages. Introduction by Everett L. DeGolyer, Jr. Illustrated with Nine Duotone Prints. Language: English. Weight: 17.4 ounces. The Western Frontier Library Series. Hardback with DJ.

$14.70

A Frontier Lady: Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California.
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A Frontier Lady: Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California.

By Mari Sandoz .

Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press: Bison Books, 1977. Paperback First Edition Thus (1977); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1977); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Very Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of rubbing to the panels; a couple of pages may perhaps have been handled with damp fingers, imparting the faintest waviness to the outside edge; two tiny insect dots at the top edge of the text block; former owner's colorful bookplate affixed to the inside of the front cover; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of creased or dog-eared pages. Free of any creases to the covers. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a bit of very mild wear and several minor, unobtrusive flaws; not quite absolutely pristine, but remains very close to it. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.4 inches). xiv, 144 pages. Forward by Katherine Royce. Edited by Ralph Henry Gabriel. Attractive Cover design by Jack Brodie of a a frontier woman, but we are not sure she is Ms. Royce. Language: English. Weight: 6.8 ounces. This title was first published in 1932 in hardcover by the Yale University Press. Trade Paperback.

$10.98

As a Town Grows: the Schools of Boulder, Colorado in the Pageant of the Years 1860-1959.

By F. O. Repplier .

Boulder, CO School District No. 3, Boulder County, 1959. Hardcover First Edition (1959), unstated. First Edition (1959), unstated. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: Book shows only minute indications of use; shows a rubber-stamped former owner's name [hidden by the DJ's flap] at the front paste-down end-paper; but the overall condition of the book is excellent; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. A handsome, nearly-new copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a single minor flaw. Virtually 'As New'. The DJ shows light wear to extremities; a tiny tear at the top edge rear panel and another at the top of the front panel; very faint soiling and smudging to the front panel; the price ($3.50) is unclipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. xii, 236 pp. b&w photographs, illus. Hardback with DJ. . A narrative history of the Boulder school system nicely integrated with historical events: the birth of the town, the founding of its schools, and their development over the years.The book abounds in interesting detail -- the early gold strikes in the days of the "Rush To The Rockies," the building of mountain roads to the gold camps, Indian troubles, the coming of the railroads, etc.

$9.41

Frederic Remington's Own West.

By Frederic Remington, (Author-Illustrator).

New York, NY The Dial Press, 1960. Hardcover First Edition (1960), unstated, in accordance with Dial's customary practice at the time of publication. First Edition (1960), unstated, in accordance with Dial's customary practice at the time of publication. Very Good+ to Near Fine in a Good+ DJ: The Book shows light shelving wear along the bottom edge of the cloth-covered boards and a very mild bump to the upper corner of the rear panel; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing only a couple of very minor flaws. The DJ shows considerable rubbing and a bit of faint soiling to the white background field; some wear to the outiside edges, with a two-inch tear at the top edge of the front panel and a couple of tiny closed tears; the red titles at the backstrip have been sunned to pink, but remain legible; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable in a moderately worn, but intact DJ. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.3 x 7.5 x 1 inches). 254 pages. Edited with an Introduction by Harold McCracken. Remington's observations and drawings of the time he spent in the West. Black and white except for the frontspiece. Language: English. Weight: 1 pound, 12 ounces. Hardcover with DJ.

$11.96

Ghost Towns of the Montana Prairie.

By Don Baker.

Boulder, CO Fred Pruett Books, 1997. Paperback First Edition (1997), unstated. Very Good in Wraps: a mild bump and a quarter-inch tear at the heel of the backstrip; another mild bump at the upper corner of the front panel and a tick of wear a the lower corner of same; the binding is a little cocked, although the backstrip remains square and and binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, showing just a touch of wear, but also showing several flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.25 inches). 88 pages. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs, mostly by the author. Language: English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. First Edition (1997), unstated. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. Don Baker has put together a handsome book dealing with ghost and near-ghost towns located in the eastern half of Montana. He begins with an in-depth chapter on the influence of the railroads on settlement, and then a short chapter each on homesteading, ethnic communities, pioneer politics, and a couple of poems about places lost to time. Then comes the main part of the book: an alphabetical listing of the towns, from Aldridge to Whitlash. Descriptions of each town and usually a photograph are included (there is usually something still standing in these town worth seeing).

$24.50

Hostiles and Friendlies: Selected Short Writings of Mari Sandoz.
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Hostiles and Friendlies: Selected Short Writings of Mari Sandoz.

By Mari Sandoz .

Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press: Bison Books, 1992. Paperback First Edition Thus (1992); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. First Edition Thus (1992); First Printing indicated by a complete numerical sequence. Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use: just a hint of creasing to the top edge of the front panel and near the upper corner of the rear panel; else flawless. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, nearly-new copy, showing a bit of very mild wear and a couple of minor flaws; not quite absolutely pristine, but remains very close to it. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8.05 x 5.35 x 0.55 inches). xxi, 250 pages. Introduction by Virginia Faulkner. Language: English. Weight: 11 ounces. This title was first published in 1959 in hardcover. Trade Paperback.

$14.70

The Centuries of Santa Fe.

By Paul Horgan.

New York, NY E.P. Dutton, 1956. Hardcover First Edition (1956), so stated. First Edition (1956), so stated. Very Good in Good+ DJ: The Book shows indications of careful use: slight spine lean; moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to the panels; the binding remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. No longer 'As New', but remains clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. The DJ shows fairly heavy wear to the extremities; considerable rubbingto the panels; faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo.(8.5 x 5.75 x 1.45 inches). xiii, 363 pages. Endpaper Maps. Language: English. Weight: 20.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$5.64

The American Lyceum: Town Meeting of the Mind.

By Carl Bode.

Carbondale, IL Southern Illinois University Press: Arcturus Books, 1968. Paperback First Edition Thus (1968), not directly stated, but implied. First published in 1956. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: moderate wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; an area along the front hinge is lightly sunned, but the titles at the front face are not involved; the titles at the backstrip are perhaps mildly sunned as well - it's hard to tell; faint toning around the edge of the rear panel; a single crease top to bottom of the backstrip; the binding shows the slightest lean, while remaining perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome copy, structurally sound and tighly bound, showing several minor flaws. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 4.85 x 0.75 inches). xii, 275 pages. Sewn Binding. Language: English. Weight: 9 ounces. First Edition Thus (1968), not directly stated, but implied. First published in 1956. University Press Paperback.

$19.60

Ghost Towns of the Montana Prairie.

By Don Baker.

Boulder, CO Fred Pruett Books, 1997. Paperback First Edition (1997), unstated. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. A handsome, like-new copy, showing no flaws. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.25 inches). 88 pages. Profusely illustrated with black & white photographs, mostly by the author. Language: English. Weight: 10.5 ounces. First Edition (1997), unstated. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. Don Baker has put together a handsome book dealing with ghost and near-ghost towns located in the eastern half of Montana. He begins with an in-depth chapter on the influence of the railroads on settlement, and then a short chapter each on homesteading, ethnic communities, pioneer politics, and a couple of poems about places lost to time. Then comes the main part of the book: an alphabetical listing of the towns, from Aldridge to Whitlash. Descriptions of each town and usually a photograph are included (there is usually something still standing in these town worth seeing).

$39.20

Sage Brush and Axel Grease.

By Mike Hanley and Omer Stanford.

Jordan Valley, OR Mike Hanley, 1976. Paperback INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS, Omer Stanford at the title page and Mike Hanley IV at the dedication page with a small drawing. Very Good+ in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: just a hint of wear to the extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; faint soiling to the white background field of the rear panel; former owner's gift inscription at the Table of Contents page; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Remains a handsome copy, showing only mild wear; close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (11 x 8.5 x 0.2 inches). ix, 73 pages. Profusely illustrated with vintage duotone photographs. Maps and Drawings by Mike Hanley. Language: English. Weight: 11.8 ounces. Paperback: Pictorial Wraps. INSCRIBED AND SIGNED BY THE AUTHORS.

$23.91

Culture on the Moving Frontier.

By Louis Booker Wright.

New York, NY Harper & Row: Torchbooks, 1961. Paperback First Edition Thus [1961], so stated. The first hardcover edition was published in 1955. First Edition Thus [1961], so stated. Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of very careful use: light wear to extremities; mild rubbing to wrapper covers; the upper corner tip of the front endpaper is torn off; the binding leans ever so slightly off square, but remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. Remains a handsome copy, showing mild wear. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.35 x 0.55 inches). 275 pages. Language: English. Weight: 10.2 ounces. The first hardcover edition was published in 1955. Trade Paperback.

$7.06

The Great Experiment: an Introduction to the History of the American People.

By Frank Thistlethwaite.

New York, NY Cambridge University Press, 1955. Paperback Very Good in Wraps: shows indications of careful use: former owner's name and date at the lower front endpaper; the spine leans rather heavily; else just a hint of wear to the extremities; just a touch of sunning to the crimson background field of the backstrip (the white titles thereon are of course unaffected, but the blanching of the background field renders them less crisp); the binding, which is sewn, remains perfectly secure; the text is clean. No longer 'As New', but remains a handsome copy: clean, sturdy, and quite presentable. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.5 x 0.85 inches). xiv, 335 pages. Weight: 15.2 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$9.41

Saddles and Sails: A Book of California.

By Lois Mills.

Culver City, CA Murray & Gee, 1949. Hardcover First Edition [1949], unstated in accordance with Murray & Gee's customary practice. First Edition [1949], unstated in accordance with Murray & Gee's customary practice. Near Fine in Very Good+ DJ: The Book shows only minute indications of use: a couple of barely discernible smudges to the panels; else flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities, with scant loss to chips and rubbing at the corner tips and head and heel of the backstrip; the mildest rubbing to the panels; the price has been clipped; mylar-protected. Overall, remains a very handsome copy: close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 4to. (10.5 x 8.25 x 0.35 inches). Unpaginated (about 50 pages). Illustrated with black & white drawings and designs by Betty Le Mohn. Weight: 12.2 ounces. Hardback with DJ. A delightfully illustrated ABC book of California History.

$14.70

A Fair and Happy Land: A Chronicle of Frontier America.

By William A. Owens.

New York, NY Charles Scribner's Sons, 1975. Hardcover First Edition [1975]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. First Edition [1975]; First Printing indicated by a complete number line. Good+ in Very Good- DJ: The book shows light wear to the outside edges of the panels; some "crumpling" to the head of the backstrip, probably related to the dampstains at the top of the rear gutter, which is small, but which has imparted a faint "crinkliness" the text pages at the top of the pages, near the hinge; barely discernible foxing to the top edge; a couple of small stains at the upper fore-edge; the binding is slightly cocked off square. but remains secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, plates, or labels. The DJ shows light wear to the extremities; moderate rubbing; dampstaining at the backstrip; the price is intact; mylar-protected. This book has some notable problems, but remains clean, sturdy, presentable. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.5 x 1.25 inches). xiv, 317 pages. Maps in the Text as well as Endpaper maps. Genealogy. Notes. Index. Weight: 1 pound, 8.5 ounces. Hardback with DJ.

$9.41

Hole in the Sky: A Memoir.
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Hole in the Sky: A Memoir.

By William Kittredge.

New York, NY Random House: Vintage, 1993. Paperback First Edition Thus [1993]; First Printing indicated. First Edition Thus [1993]; First Printing indicated. Very Good+ - Near Fine in Wraps: shows only the most minute indications of use, but there is a half by three-quarters inch scuff (almost certainly rodent nibble) at the upper backstrip, which exposes the underlying glue of the binding: else, just a hint of wear to the extremities; a bit of the faintest soiling at the upper fore-edge. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of any ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (8 x 5.25 x 0.5 inches). 238 pages. Weight: 9 ounces. Trade Paperback.

$8.23

Barefoot Renegade.

By Ralph Salesky.

Fairfield, WA Ye Galleon Press, 1992. Hardcover First Edition [1992], unstated. Very Good+ to Near Fine: shows only the most minute indications of use: some extremely faint water stains at fore-edge, though these have not penetrated the text block or affected it in any way; a short, very faint, stray [clearly unintentional] red pen mark at top edge; barely discernible scuffing to covers. The binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Very close to 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9.25 x 6.3 x 1.25 inches). 298 pages. Maroon leatherette over boards with gilt titles and designs at the front panel and gilt titles at the backstrip. Weight: 1 pound, 12.4 ounces. First Edition [1992], unstated. Hardback: Leatherette.

$7.64

The Last Cowboy: Twilight Era of the Horseback Cowhand, 1900-1940.

By Jo Rainbolt .

Helena, MT American and World Geographic Publishing, 1992. Paperback First Edition [1992], unstated, in accordance with A&WG's customary practice. First Edition [1992], unstated, in accordance with A&WG's customary practice. Fine in Wraps: flawless; the binding is square and secure; the text is clean. Free of ownership names, dates, addresses, notations, inscriptions, stamps, or labels. Virtually 'As New'. NOT a Remainder, Book-Club, or Ex-Library. 8vo. (9 x 6 x 0.55 inches). 176 pages. Foreward by Richard B. Reuter. Profusely illustrated with vintage photographs in black & white. Weight: 10.5 ounces. Academic Press Paperback.

$8.23

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