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

Friday, April 21, 2017

Ten Little Rabbits by Virginia Grossman, Sylvia Long

 
Author Name    Virginia Grossman, Sylvia Long 
 
Title   Ten Little Rabbits

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

ISBN Number    0590994530 / 9780590994538 

Seller ID   014174

Softcover. Scholastic, 1991. In near fine condition. Learn to count with rabbits dressed as Indians.
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Thursday, April 20, 2017

The Tigger Movie: A Read-Aloud Storybook by Ellen Titlebaum

 
Author Name    Titlebaum, Ellen 
 
Title   The Tigger Movie: A Read-Aloud Storybook

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Waltham, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Mouse Works 2000

ISBN Number    0736410023 / 9780736410021 

Seller ID   018406


Oversized hardcover, pictorial boards, no DJ. Near fine condition. Tigger is trying to find his family and doesn't realize his friends are already "family".

Price = 8.00 USD

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

A Fine Mouse Band by Cyndy Szekeres

 
Author Name    Szekeres, Cyndy 
 
Title   A Fine Mouse Band

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Racine, Wisconsin, U.S.A. Golden Press 1989

ISBN Number    0307119998 / 9780307119995

Seller ID   019098

Softcover. Very good condition, light crease on back cover, name on title page and rear endpaper. Follow along with the Tiny Paw Family as they go through their day. Be sure to keep an eye on the baby, she's always doing something she shouldn't be!
TINY  PAW  FAMILY 

Price = 8.00 USD

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Tiglis and the Bird Machine by Iris Schweitzer

 
Author Name    Schweitzer, Iris 
 
Title   Tiglis and the Bird Machine

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday 1982

ISBN Number    0385121601 / 9780385121606 

Seller ID   021390

Hardcover. DJ has chips and tears. Interior of books is bright and clean. A-Reading-On-My-Own-Book. Tiglis learns to fly!
Price = 10.00 USD

Monday, April 17, 2017

Piet Potter to the Rescue by Robert M Quackenbush

 
Author Name    Quackenbush, Robert M. 
 
Title   Piet Potter to the Rescue

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Grand Rapids, Michigan, U.S.A. School Specialty Pub 1981

ISBN Number    0070510237 / 9780070510234 

Illustrator   Quackenbush, Robert M.

Seller ID   021389

Hardcover. A Piet Potter mystery.
 
Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, April 16, 2017

Otto Shares a Hug and Kiss by Kathleen Morey

 
Author Name    Morey, Kathleen 
 
Title   Otto Shares a Hug and Kiss

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Kid Love Unlimited 1984

ISBN Number    0912249005 / 9780912249001 

Seller ID   020142

Softcover. Very good condition, cover edgewear. Whenever Otto feels bad or gets hurt, a hug and a kiss fix him!
EASY  TO  READ  

Price = 10.00 USD

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Grandmother Bryant's Pocket by Jacqueline Briggs Martin

 
Author Name    Martin, Jacqueline Briggs 
 
Title   Grandmother Bryant's Pocket

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   Orlando, Florida, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 1996

ISBN Number    0395689848 / 9780395689844 

Illustrator   Petra Mathers

Seller ID   021387

Small hardcover, ex-library edition. Back end paper cut out and withdrawn stamp added. Book is clean and bright. When Sarah's dog gets killed in a fire, she has nightmares. She's sent to Grandma's house to heal.
GRIEF,  DEATH,  LOVE  

Price = 10.00 USD

Friday, April 14, 2017

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything by Linda Williams

 
Author Name    Linda Williams 
 
Title   The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Scholastic 1986

ISBN Number    0590135813 / 9780590135818 

Seller ID   020073

Oversized softcover. Near fine condition. She refused to be scared of anything, but she finally got spooked enough to run back to her house! Wait until you see how she resolves the scary problem.
NIGHT  TIME  FEARS 

Price = 8.00 USD

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Happy Easter by Kurt Wiese

 
Author Name    Kurt Wiese 
 
Title   Happy Easter

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Scholastic 1991

ISBN Number    0590444174 / 9780590444170 

Seller ID   019094

Softcover. Very good condition, light cover wear. Mama Rabbit sends her children to get her some eggs to color for Easter. The hen agrees to let them have some eggs that wouldn't hatch. But they do after they are colored - and the chicks are colored, too!
EASTER  EGGS  

Price = 8.00 USD

Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Little Bear and the Papagini Circus by Margaret Greaves

 
Author Name    Greaves, Margaret 
 
Title   Little Bear and the Papagini Circus

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   1st Edition

Publisher   East Rutherford, NJ, U.S.A. Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated 1986

ISBN Number    0803702647 / 9780803702646 

Illustrator   Francesca Crespi

Seller ID   021385


Hardcover. DJ edgewear. Little Bear wants to help in the circus but everyone tells him he's too small.
Price = 15.00 USD

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

Percy the Parrot Yelled Quiet! by Wayne Carley

 
Author Name    Carley, Wayne 
 
Title   Percy the Parrot Yelled Quiet!

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Champaign, Illinois, U.S.A. Garrard Pub Co 1974

ISBN Number    0811660583 / 9780811660587 

Seller ID   010452

Pictorial hardcover. Garrard Publishing, 1974. In very good condition, stamped name on front illustration, some minor soiling. She wanted a "quiet" pet.
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Monday, April 10, 2017

The Ant and the Elephant by Bill Peet

 
Author Name    Bill Peet 
 
Title   The Ant and the Elephant

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Scholastic 1995

ISBN Number    0590617257 / 9780590617253 

Seller ID   018461

Softcover. Very good, shadow of a name on the front cover, some edgewear. The elephant helps everyone, but when the elephant needs help, who will help him?
ELEPHANT,  ANT,  HELP  

Price = 8.00 USD

Sunday, April 9, 2017

Timothy and Alexander the Great by Bernice Frankel

 
Author Name    Bernice Frankel 
 
Title   Timothy and Alexander the Great

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Jacket Condition   Poor

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, NY A S Barnes and Company 1962

Illustrator   Flo Jacks

Seller ID   021383

Hardcover. DJ has chips and tears, now in mylar cover. Interior is clean and bright. No one ever listens to Timothy but Alexander - his pet ant.
 
Price = 8.00 USD

Saturday, April 8, 2017

Catch Me, Catch Me!: A Thomas the Tank Engine Story by W Awdry

 
Author Name    Awdry, W. 
 
Title   Catch Me, Catch Me!: A Thomas the Tank Engine Story

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Childrens Books 1990

ISBN Number    0679804854 / 9780679804857 

Seller ID   013196

Softcover. Random House, 1990. In good condition, cover wear. Pictureback reader, cut-out learning cards inside.
PICTURE  BOOKS  FOR  CHILDREN  PLAY  

Price = 6.00 USD

Friday, April 7, 2017

Ben Finds a Friend by Anne-Marie Chapouton

 
Author Name    Anne-Marie Chapouton 
 
Title   Ben Finds a Friend

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   E Rutherford, New Jersey, U.S.A. Putnam Pub Group 1986

ISBN Number    039921268X / 9780399212680 

Illustrator   Ulises Wensell

Seller ID   010318

Pictoral hardcover, no DJ. G P Putnam's, 1986, first impression. In very good condition, corners slightly bumped. a Weekly Reader's book. He wants a pet so bad, but none are suitable. And then he finds one that will work!
Price = 6.00 USD

Thursday, April 6, 2017

The Random House Book of Easy-To-Read Stories


Title   The Random House Book of Easy-To-Read Stories

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Westminster, Maryland, U.S.A. Random House Childrens Books 1993

ISBN Number    0679834389 / 9780679834380 

Seller ID   018558

Hardcover, pictorial boards, no DJ. Near fine. 16 selections by Dr. Seuss, Stan & Jan Brerenstain, Richard Scarry, Laurent de Brunhoff, Marc Brown, Tomie de Paola, P D James, Jon Buller, Susan Schade, Deborah Hautzig, R W Alley, and more!
EASY  TO  READ  

Price = 15.00 USD

Wednesday, April 5, 2017

The Lion King


Title   The Lion King

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Thus

Publisher    Grolier 1998

ISBN Number    0717283534 / 9780717283538 

Seller ID   018401

Hardcover, pictorial boards, no DJ. Near fine condition. Disney's Wonderful World of Reading. Illustrations and story of The Lion King movie.
Price = 6.00 USD

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

The Cartoon Classics


Title   The Cartoon Classics

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Bedrock Press 1995

ISBN Number    1570362718 / 9781570362712 

Seller ID   018819

Oversized hardcover. Very good condition, edges bumped, name on front endpaper. Includes five stories: Yogi Bear, The Jetsons, The Flintstones, and Scooby Doo.
Price = 10.00 USD

Monday, April 3, 2017

History of the Southern Pacific by Bill Yenne

 
Author Name    Yenne, Bill 
 
Title   History of the Southern Pacific

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Smithmark Pub 1994

ISBN Number    0831737883 / 9780831737887 

Seller ID   016497

Oversized hardcover with DJ in mylar. Smithmark Publications, second printing, 1994. In near fine condition. Southern Pacific is the legacy of the men who tamed the Sierras, saved the Imperial Vally, and united California with Texas and Oregon.
Price = 15.00 USD

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Westward By Rail The New Route to the East by William Fraser Rae

 
Author Name    William Fraser Rae 
 
Title   Westward By Rail The New Route to the East

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

ISBN Number    0883940205 / 9780883940204 

Seller ID   016504

Hardcover, no DJ. Promontory Press, 1974, reprint of 1871 edition. In very good condition, name on front end paper, spine has some darkening. Author was a correspondent for the London Daily News. This is his account of a 3,000 miles journey by rail from New York to San Francisco.
 
Price = 20.00 USD

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Union Pacific Country by Robert G Athearn

 
Author Name    Robert G Athearn 
 
Title   Union Pacific Country

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Rand McNally 1972

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   016493

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Rand McNally, 1972, second printing. In near fine condition, light toning of pages. DJ has been bumped at top of spine. Inscribed on title page: For Eugene Wilson, who has "railroaded" more than one old friend!!! Robert G. Athearn Book also includes, laid in, a copy of a lecture announcement, for a lecture given by the author at the University of Colorado, November 10, 1976, titled "The American West: An Enduring Mirage?" The story of railroad's expansion and its vital role in the settlement of the American West in the late 1800's. Also contains information on the role of the LDS church in the UP railroad.
 
Price = 60.00 USD

Friday, March 31, 2017

Early American Steam Locomotives 1st Seven Decades 1830-1900 by Reed Kinert

 
Author Name    Reed Kinert 
 
Title   Early American Steam Locomotives 1st Seven Decades 1830-1900

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Bonanza 1962

Seller ID   016495

Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Bonanza, 1962. In very good condition with a good DJ, shows wear. The story in word and picture of the Steam Locomotive from "teakettles" to "Titans", they were the medium that welded together an entire continent with rails of steel.
 
Price = 20.00 USD