Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Earth Horizon: An Autobiography by Mary Hunter Austin


 
Author Name: 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 Number: 0826313167

ISBN Number 13: 9780826313164 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Jacket Condition: No Jacket 

Type: Book 

Seller ID: 021637


Price: $10.00

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Cowboy: The Enduring Myth of the Wild West by R. Martin


 
Author Name: Martin, R.

Hardcover, no DJ. Full leather covers, with gilt lettering and designs on the front cover and spine, silk moire endpapers, brown ribbon marker. In near fine condition, very minor bumping of corner, some very minor scuffing of the leather, a slight crease at bottom of front cover. Original magazine advertisement laid in. Deluxe leather-bound edition. Between the 1860s and the 1890s, cowboys rounded up thousands of wild Texas cattle and pushed them north to Kansas railheads. Over 400 exciting photographs and reproductions of famous Western paintings - 200 in color. 432 pages.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Edison, New Jersey, U.S.A., Stewart Tabori & Chang: 1983

ISBN Number: 0941434257

ISBN Number 13: 9780941434256 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Jacket Condition: No Jacket 

Type: Book 

Seller ID: 017841


Price: $150.00

Monday, April 16, 2018

Knight in the Sun Harper B Lee First Yankee Matador by Marshall Hail


 
Author Name: Marshall Hail

Illustrator: Tom Lea

Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. Little Brown & Co, 1962, first edition. In good condition, usual library markings, interior is clean and bright. Signed: For Mrs. Forrest Gresso, with friendship, appreciation, and all good wishes. Marshall Hail, July 19, 1962.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good 

Type: Book 

Inscription: Signed by Author(s) 

Seller ID: 015952


Price: $15.00

Sunday, April 15, 2018



Author Name: Marshall Bond Jr

Hardcover. University of New Mexico, 1969, stated first edition. In very good condition, light board edgewear. DJ is very good, some minor chipping, minor light soiling on front and back panels, has been price clipped, in mylar cover. Includes a post card, laid in, written by author (dated 1-5-70) to Rowland Stebbins Jr., thanking "Steb" for "your kind words" in his review of this book. Marshall Bond (1867-1941) lived the life that every American dreams of. He followed the path of high adventure from one frontier world to another.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of New Mexico: 1969

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Type: Book 

Seller ID: 016902


Price: $75.00

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Mountains and Molehills or Recollections of a Burnt Journal by Frank Marryat


 
Author Name: Marryat, Frank

Hardcover, no DJ. Time Life Books, 1982, reprinted from the London edition of 1855. As new. Frank Marryat arrived in June, 1850 in San Francisco and joined the new, scratching society of gold grubbers. He travelled with a pair of Englishmen and three bloodhounds, Marryat arived through the Golden Gate to find San Francisco again in ashes. He was a farmer, a hotel builder, an actor and a gold miner He was only successful on the stage or writing. He died at 29, in 1855. This London edition facsimile contains eight color plates as well as the black and white engravings.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Time-Life Books: 1982

ISBN Number: 0809439980

ISBN Number 13: 9780809439980 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: As New 

Type: Book 

Seller ID: 016863


Price: $25.00

Friday, April 13, 2018

The Remarkable Carlo Gentile: Pioneer Italian Photographer of the American Frontier by Cesare Marino


 
Author Name: Marino, Cesare

Softcover. As new. Photographs of the early west. His subjects ranged from the gold of British Columbia to remote adobe villages in the Arizona Territory.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Nevada City, California, U.S.A., Carl Mautz Pub: 1998

ISBN Number: 1887694137

ISBN Number 13: 9781887694131 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: As New 

Type: Book 

Seller ID: 019501


Price: $25.00

Thursday, April 12, 2018

This is Texas by Mabelle & Stuart Purcell


 
Author Name: Mabelle & Stuart Purcell

Hardcover, no DJ. Futura Press, 1977, first edition (2,000 copies). In very good+ condition, has Golden Mesa stamped on front fly and is signed there by both Mabelle and Stuart, corners of the book show slight wear. Includes photos and history of the people who make up Texas.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: Limited

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good 

Type: Book 

Inscription: Signed by Author(s) 

Seller ID: 007822


Price: $15.00