Monday, January 15, 2018

Entrepreneurs of the Old West by David Price Dary


Title: Entrepreneurs of the Old West
 
Author: Dary, David

Illustrator: Al M Napoletano

Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, 1986, stated first American edition. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, edges slightly chipped, back panel soiled, in mylar. The silent army of traders, trappers, and wagon freighters, merchants, cattlemen, railroaders, and goldrushers, town boosters, land promoters, speculators, and other profit-seeking individuals who brought capitalism to the nineteenth-century American west.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc: 1991

ISBN: 0394524055

ISBN 13: 9780394524054 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Product Type: Book 

Seller ID: 016881

Keywords: WEST U HISTORY BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY

Price: $15.00

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Earth Horizon: An Autobiography by Mary Hunter Austin


Title: Earth Horizon: An Autobiography
 
Author: Mary Hunter Austin

Softcover, very good condition. Author of some thirty-five books, Mary Austin (1868-1934) settled in Sante Fe. About her life and the writers she met.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: U.S.A., Univ of New Mexico Pr: 1991

ISBN: 0826313167

ISBN 13: 9780826313164 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Jacket Condition: No Jacket 

Product Type: Book 

Seller ID: 021637

Keywords: Santa Fe, New Mexico, Writer, Writing

Price: $10.00

Saturday, January 13, 2018

Don't Fence Them In: Memoirs of Montana by Edmund Randolph


Title: Don't Fence Them In Memoirs of Montana
 
Author: Edmund Randolph

Hardcover. William Heinemann, Ltd, first British edition. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped and pages toning. DJ is poor, has chips, tears, and a piece missing at the top of the front panel and spine, now in mylar cover. Originally published in the USA by W W Norton under the title "Hell Among the Yearlings", mentioned in Adams - Rampaging Hers, #1861. He was destined for Princeton and a life of high finance, but a sudden urge took him to a remote part of Montana as a "dude" rancher.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: William Heinemann Ltd: 1955

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Product Type: Book 

Seller ID: 016818

Keywords: MONTANA, OLD WEST , WESTERN HISTORY, RANDOLPH FAMILY

Price: $50.00

Friday, January 12, 2018

Disappearing Man by Doug Peterson


Title: Disappearing Man
 
Author: Doug Peterson

Trade paperback. A fictional account based on the true story of Henry "Box" Brown's amazing escape from slavery.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Kingstone: 2011

ISBN: 1936164337

ISBN 13: 9781936164332 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Jacket Condition: No Jacket 

Product Type: Book 

Seller ID: 022162

Price: $25.00

Thursday, January 11, 2018

Dictionary of the American West: Over 5,000 Terms and Expressions from Aarigaa! to Zopilote by Winfred Blevins


Title: Dictionary of the American West: Over 5,000 Terms and Expressions from Aarigaa! to Zopilote
 
Author: Blevins, Winfred;Blevins, Win

Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Over 5,000 terms and expressions form Aarigaa to Zopilote. Words brought into English by cowboys, fur trappers, emigrants, Native peoples, Hispanics, Mormons, miners, loggers, Russian hide hunters, migrant workers, Alaskan fishermen, and others.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Seattle, Washington, U.S.A., Sasquatch Books: 2001

ISBN: 1570613044

ISBN 13: 9781570613043

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Product Type: Book 

Seller ID: 019631

Keywords: DICTIONARY WESTERN WEST

Price: $20.00

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

Diary : Wyoming Eighteen Eighty-Five to Eighty-Nine (Vol. 6) by John Hunton


Title: Diary : Wyoming Eighteen Eighty-Five to Eighty-Nine (Vol. 6)
 
Author: Hunton, John

Hardcover, no DJ, covered in mylar. Arthur H. Clarke, 1970. In near fine condition, light spotting on bottom of front boards. The sixth and final volume of John Hunton's Diaries.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1970

ISBN: 0870620029

ISBN 13: 9780870620027 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016803

Keywords: WYOMING, CHEYENNE CLUB, CLAMITY JANE, ESTHER HOBART MORRIS, BIG NOSE GEORGE PARROT, WESTERN HISTORY

Price: $35.00

Tuesday, January 9, 2018

Destiny Road: The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest by Odie B Faulk


Title: Destiny Road The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest
 
Author: Odie B Faulk

Hardcover. Oxford Univeristy, 1973, first edition. In near fine condition, minor bottom board wear. DJ is very good, spine is sunlightened, now in mylar cover. The story of the trail that first opened this land to settlement, and of the men who built it, followed it, and fought over it.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oxford University Press, 1973

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016837

Keywords: GILA TRAIL, PIONEERS, INDIANS, MOUNTAIN MEN, FUR TRADERS, OLD WEST, WESTERN HISTORY

Price: $25.00