Friday, April 28, 2017

Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California by John Boessenecker

 
Author Name    Boessenecker, John 
 
Title   Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1988

ISBN Number    0806120975 / 9780806120973 

Seller ID   017898

Hardcover. In near fine condition. Some of the characters mentioned in this book are: Ben Thorn, John C Boggs, Tom Bell, Rattlesnake Dick, Ben and Dudly Johnson, the Tulare Twins, Kid Thompson, Steve Venard, Bill Miner.
Price = 40.00 USD

Thursday, April 27, 2017

The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost by Pearl Baker

 
Author Name    Baker, Pearl 
 
Title   The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Abelard-Schuman 1971

ISBN Number    0200717820 / 9780200717823

Seller ID   017909

Hardcover. In near fine condition, front endpapers lightly toned from lain-in newspaper clipping. DJ is very good and covered in mylar. Includes a newspaper advertisement dated Jan. 1, 1972, for this book. Pearl Baker's family's ranch included Robbers Roost and she heard many of the legends and knew many people who remembered the outlaws. Additional research resulted in this book. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #121.
Price = 35.00 USD

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Robbers Roost Recollections by Pearl Baker

 
Author Name    Baker, Pearl 
 
Title   Robbers Roost Recollections

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Utah State University Press 1976

ISBN Number    0874210836 / 9780874210835 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017911

Hardcover. In near fine condition, previous owner's markings on half-title page. DJ is very good, has small pink stain on front cover, back cover has some minor moisture staining, in mylar cover now. Author signed on title page. Contains a gift inscription, showing that this book was the property of Helen Papanikolaw, Utah writer and historian. Ranch life: doing without much water and trying to keep a bunch of cows together in what must have been an excellent place to lose them.
Price = 50.00 USD

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho

 
Author Name    Anonymous 
 
Title   Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Ross & Haines Inc 1964

Seller ID   017896

Hardcover. In near fine condition. Notes and Bibliography by Jerome Peltier. Reprint of scarce 1865 publication with predated Thomas J Dimsdale's work by a few months. An accurate and certainly an eye witness account of the crimes of the Slade gang. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #131.The editor's research is based upon a photostatic copy of the original edition in the University of Washington Library, coupled with personal interviews and much reading of files of newspapers of the period, he advances his editorial opinions, notes and appendix.
Price = 50.00 USD

Monday, April 24, 2017

John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff by Bob Alexander

 
Author Name    Alexander, Bob 
 
Title   John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher   Silver City, New Mexico, U.S.A. High Lonesome Books 2002

ISBN Number    0944383580 / 9780944383582 

Seller ID   017971

Hardcover. As new, DJ in mylar cover. First Edition, Limited Edition of 500 copies. Lawman and public servant, Civil War volunteer, twice a state legislator and Yuma Prison Superintendent. And sometimes portrayed as a villain in the Tombstone conflicts with Wyatt Earp.
Price = 35.00 USD

Sunday, April 23, 2017

Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892 by A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots



Author Name    A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots 
 
Title   Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Self Published 1923

Seller ID   017933

Small hardcover, no DJ. In good condition, moderate bumping to spine ends and corners, minor cover staining, front hinge is beginning to separate, pages are toning, text is clear and clean. This is a 1923 printing of the extremely rare 1894 book written by Asa Shinn Mercer. Even this 1923 edition is scarce. This is the story of the Johnson County, Wyoming, war pitting the settlers (rustlers) against the cattle barons of the day. A S Mercer was not originally on the side of the settlers, but he felt compelled to write the story (Banditti of the Plains, sub-titled The Crowning Infamy of the Ages) to tell of the tactics used by the cattle barons. Most of the original edition was destroyed under mysterious circumstances.
Price = 500.00 USD

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The American Heritage Book of Great Adventures of the Old West


Title   The American Heritage Book of Great Adventures of the Old West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    American Heritage Press 1969

ISBN Number    0828100101 / 9780828100106 

Seller ID   017937

Hardcover. In very good condition with a good DJ, chipped and creased, now in a mylar cover. Twenty articles written by historians, poets, admirers of America's past, and a United States senator. Where is the money for your next meal coming from? Some of the early settlers had no idea.
Price = 20.00 USD