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The Journal Of James Akin Jr.

By: Akin, Jr. , James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, WA, Y Galleon Press: 1971

Edition: Limited Edition

Seller ID: A35479

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is book #206 of 548 copies. This is a trade paperback book. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning edge wear to the bottom spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. " This family wagon train left Salem, Henry County, Iowa on 15 April 1852, and took a diagonal course west-northwest through Iowa to reach Council Bluffs 15 May. They waited most of four days before they were able to get their whole party across ... View more info

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Miss Ella Of The Deep South Of Texas

By: Allen, Arda Talbot

Price: $50.00

Publisher: San Antonio, TX, The Naylor Company: 1951

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38167

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers hve some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are mostly clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name on the front pastedown page. The edges of the text bloch have some spotting and foxing. "Historical narrative of the life of Ellen Talbot and the region of Texas the author calls the "Deep South of Texas," meaning that area near the Gulf that combines elements of the W... View more info

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The Carlsbad Caverns of New Mexico Its History and Geology

By: Anderson, A.W. and Jas. S. Wroth

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carlsbad, NM, Bradford-Robinson Ptg. Co.: 1946

Edition: 20th Edition

Seller ID: 30261

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized paperback / pamphlet with cardstock covers and a stapled binding. The covers have some edge wear, rubbing, small nicks and toning. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a fold-out map of the caverns as part of the frontispiece. "Carlsbad Caverns New Mexico is the most spectacular of underground wonders; for spacious chambers, for variety and beauty of multitudinous natural decorations, and for general scenic quality, it is King of the kind." View more info

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Carl S. English, Jr. Gardens At The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks Lake Washington Ship Canal

By: Army Corps Of Engineers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, U. S. Army Corps of Engineers: 1976

Seller ID: A38223

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Illustrations; This is a trade sized booklet / guidebook for the Carl. S. English Jr. Gardens in Seattle, Washington. The booklet is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a laid-in map with walking tours notated. "The Carl S. English Jr. Botanical Gardens (7 acres) are botanical gardens located on the grounds of the Hiram M. Chittenden Locks at 3015 NW 54th Street, Seattle, Washington. They are open daily 7 a. M. To 9 p. M. Without charge. After the locks were built in 1911, landscape architect Carl English of the Un... View more info

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This Is The Desert The Story of America's Arid Region

By: Ault, Phil

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: 1959

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35253

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. The price clipped dust jacket has noticeable toning to the spine and top edge of the front panel. There are a couple of small edge nicks and tears along with one small triangular chip from the top rear panel. The dust jacket front flap has a small inked price from a previous owner. "Leonard Everett Fisher (born June 24, 1924) is an American artist best known for illustrating children's books. Since 1955 he ha... View more info

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The Story of Man in Yellowstone Revised Edition

By: Beal, Merrill D.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Yellowstone Park, The Yellowstone Library and Museum Association: 1960

Edition: Revised Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 31753

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. There is some beginning bumping to the spine ends. The text pages are clean and bright. This copy has been signed by the author on the half title page. The dust jacket has several small edge nicks and tears and some ground-in dirt to the rear panel. "From those who discovered a strange land - sharp-eyed John Colter, tall-tale Jim Bridger, and wary Indians who seasonally ventured into this never-never land, came grotesque tal... View more info

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Helldorado Bringing the Law to the Mesquite

By: Breakenridge, William M.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, MA, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1928

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A38176

ISBN: 0781280370

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. There are several spots of white discoloration to the book covers. The text pages are generally clean, but do have some toning, especially to the page edges. Illustrated throughout with black and white photographs. "William Milton "Billy" Breakenridge (December 25, 1846 – January 31, 1931) was an American lawman, teamster, railroader, soldier and a... View more info

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Memoirs Of Eighty Years Of Farming

By: Burgess, Fred E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, PA, Dorrance & Company: 1974

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A38308

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and has a Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some bumping and rubbing. The text pages are generally clean and bright, but there are several spots of ground-in dirt. This copy has been signed by the author, with an inscription, on the front endpaper. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks, rubbed spots and noticeable ground-in dirt and spots. ; Signed by Author View more info

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Buffalo Bill The Noblest Whiteskin

By: Burke, JOhn

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 0

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: 30651

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


This book is in Very Good+ to Near Fine- condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's inked name and address on the front endpaper. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright but does have some light edge wear, rubbing and nicking to the spine ends and corners. "As a cavalry scout and harum-scarum frontier adventurer, William F. Cody was undoubtedly entitled to his measure of fleeting fame. He was made for glorification: a superbly handsome figure in white buckskins ... View more info

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John Ringo: The Gunfighter Who Never Was

By: Burrows, Jack

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press: 1987

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A37082

Condition: Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket


This book is in Very Good condition and has a Very Good- dust jacket. The book is generally clean and bright. There is a light bump and a scrape to the spine of the book. The text pages are mostly clean and bright, though the first two pages have some foxing/ discoloration at the top edge. The price clipped dust jacket has a tear to the spine and another to the top rear panel. "He (Jack Burrows) was a true historian and author, especially passionate about the Old West and Native American history. Jack was born in Murphys, a little-known town in the low Sierras, where he spent his time list... View more info

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Daughter of Ramona A Heart Appealing Story of Romance, Ambition and Adventure in the West

By: Callahan, Robert E.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Gaines Publishing Co.: 1930

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: A35412

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED EDITION. This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners have bumping and nicking . The front cover has a couple of small spots of ground-in dirt. The text pages are clean and bright. Tipped in is a 5 x 7" photo of the author on the reverse of the first free page. This copy has been signed, with an inscription by the author, on the half title page. "...Robert E. Callahan, an early silent screen actor and author of novels centering around Native American culture. From 1926 the early 1960s, Callahan, operated an amusement park-like attr... View more info

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Bill Carlisle Lone Bandit An Autobiography

By: Carlisle, Bill

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Trail's End Publishing Co, Inc.: 1950

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: A33597

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. Illustrated throughout with both black and white photographs, and also by three full page black and white drawings by Charles M. Russell. The map endpapers were drawn by Clarence Ellsworth. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, but has some light, but noticeable rubbing and wear to the spine ends and corners. "Bill Carlisle was a cowboy gone wrong! He admits it - Bill is honest - far more honorable tha... View more info

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The Texas Border And Some Borderliners A Chronicle and a Guide

By: Casey, Robert J.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, IN, Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1950

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A34755

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket


B&W Photographs; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean, bright condition. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some light bumping and rubbing. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket has several edge tears, nicks and a couple of small chips missing. The pamphlet at the rear of the book is in Very Good+ condition. "In 1920, Casey joined the Chicago Daily News, where he worked as a columnist and foreign correspondent for twenty-seven years. Casey wrote features, chronicled the Chicago ... View more info

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Denver Illustrated

By: Chain & Hardy Booksellers & Stationers

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Chain & Hardy Booksellers & Stationers: 1881

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: A39078

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This is a small format book with red decorated cloth covers and gilt lettering to the front cover. This is a book of souvenir photographs published by Chain & Hardy Booksellers and Stationers, featuring multiple photographs in and around Denver, Co. From 1881. The book is in generally clean, bright condition, though there are spots of water damage / fading to the front and rear covers. The photographic pages are clean and bright, but the accordion style photos are now three separate sections as the page creases tore and broke apart. All pages are included. Scarce. View more info

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Quarterdecks And Spanish Grants

By: Clar, C. Raymond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Felton, CA, Glenwood Publishers: 1971

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35371

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Near Fine condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing to the spine ends and corners of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. The dust jacket is mostly clean and bright, with the exception of two small edge tears to the upper rear panel and some light generalized rubbing to the spine and flap joints. "A respectful biography written by an admiring grandson, we learn of Captain John Clar's life: his graduation from Spain's Naval Academy, his U. S.... View more info

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Empire On The Platte

By: Crabb, Richard

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, World Publishing Company: 1967

Edition: 1st Trade Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A33599

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good+ condition and has a Very Good+ dust jacket with the original wrap-around band present. The book and its contents are in clean, bright condition. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a smallish rectangular mark on the front endpaper which has been inked over with black marker. The price clipped dust jacket is mostly clean and bright. The wrap-around band has a wide tear, but it has not completely separated. "Richard Crabb has written several books that have been distributed nationally. Each of them documents a major American development... View more info

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Shotguns On Sunday

By: Doctor, Joseph E.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, Westernlore Press: 1958

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A32871

Condition: Very Good


B&W Illustrations; This book is in Very Good condition and is lacking the dust jacket. The book and its contents are in generally clean condition. The dust jacket has several spots of discoloration on the covers, especially the front cover and spine. The text pages are clean and bright. There a previous owner's penciled name on the half title page and the bottom edge of the text block. Part of the Great West and Indian Series XIV. This book covers the exploits of Jim McKinney. "Jim McKinney, an ex-convict with a propensity for gambling, drinking and violence, was a heartless murderer and g... View more info

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Westward America

By: Driggs, Howard R.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1942

Edition: Trade Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author & Illustrator

Seller ID: A37066

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Color Illustrations; SIGNED EDITION. Signed by the author and the illustrator. The book is in Very Good- condition and is lacking a dust jacket. The spine ends and corners of the book covers have some edge wear, bumping and chips missing. The text pages are clean and bright. The author and illustrator have signed the front endpaper and there is an invitation for a reception for WIlliam H. Jackson from the Explorers Club pasted on the front endpaper as well. The front pastedown page has a previous owner's bookplate (Adrian Williams) . "Driggs first novel Wild Roses: A Tale of the Rockies wa... View more info

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Elkanah and Mary Walker Pioneers Among the Spokanes

By: Drury, Clifford Merrill (Ph.D.)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Caldwell, ID, Caxton Printers, Ltd.: 1940

Edition: Limited Edition; 1st Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 30150

Condition: Very Good+


B&W Photographs; Limited to 500 copies, this is number 166. The book is in Very Good+ condition and was issued without a dust jacket. The book and its contents are in mostly clean, bright condition. There is some beginning rubbing and wear to the spine ends of the book covers. The text pages are clean and bright. There is a previous owner's name and address that has been marked over with a black marker on the front endpaper and the rear endpaper has the remnant of something that had been pasted on. The reverse of the frontispiece has a previous owner's gift presentation. "The Oregon mis... View more info

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Trail's End Oregon City Where The Past Meets The Present

By: Dublin, William Brooks

Price: $15.00

Publisher: St. Louis, MO, Warren H. Green, Inc.: 1982

Edition: 1st Edition; 1st Printing

Seller ID: A35375

Condition: Near Fine


B&W Illustrations; This is an oversized paperback book with heavy illustrated covers and a stapled spine. The book is in Near Fine condition and was issued without a dust jacket. "Oregon City is the county seat of Clackamas County, Oregon, United States, located on the Willamette River near the southern limits of the Portland metropolitan area. Established in 1829 by the Hudson's Bay Company, in 1844 it became the first U. S. City west of the Rocky Mountains to be incorporated." View more info