Sunday, December 31, 2017

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


Title: Cowboy: The Enduring Myth of the Wild West
 
Author: 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: 0941434257

ISBN 13: 9780941434256

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 017841

Keywords: COWBOYS SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIOLOGY RURAL,

Price: $150.00

Saturday, December 30, 2017

Cowboy Slang by E. Potter


Title: Cowboy Slang
 
Author: Potter, E.

Trade paperback. Golden West, seventh printing, 1994. In very good condition. Cowboy phrases, rodeo information, "bobwire" tales, dictionary of horse terms, and cattle brands. "So drunk he couldn't hit the ground with his hat in three tries."

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Phoenix, Arizona, U.S.A., Golden West Pub, 

ISBN: 091484623X

ISBN 13: 9780914846239 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 016797

Keywords: COWBOYS LANGUAGE SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIOLOGY

Price: $10.00

Friday, December 29, 2017

Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack: Being an Extremely Humorous and Sarcastic Story by Frank Benton


Title: Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack: Being an Extremely Humorous and Sarcastic Story
 
Author: Frank Benton

Hardcover, no DJ, portrait of author on front cover. Western Stories Syndicate, 1903, first edition. In very good condition, corners and spine edges lightly bumped, outside page edges and endpapers show some light foxing, spine is sunlightened, one scratch on back cover. Has several photos and illustrations in black and white. Poetry selections interspersed. Adams, Rampaging Herds #249 - A humorous dig at the railroad companies for the way they handled stock shipments.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Western Stories Syndicate, 1903

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 016749

Price: $100.00

Thursday, December 28, 2017

Cowboy Dances: A Collection of Western Square Dances by Lloyd Shaw


Title: Cowboy Dances A Collection of Western Square Dances
 
Author: Lloyd Shaw

Hardcover, no DJ. Caxton Printers, 1945, seventh printing. In good condition, boards have some stains, owners name on front endpapers, pages toning, hinge is being to separate between pages 158 & 159. Has a foreword by Sherwood Anderson, the appendix is Cowboy Dance Tunes arranged by Frederick Knorr. Filled with lots of dance instruction, music, and illustrations of how to.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Caxton Printers, 1945

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Good 

Seller ID: 016917

Price: $15.00

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries by David Dary


Title: Cowboy Culture: A Saga of Five Centuries
 
Author: Dary, David

Hardcover. Alfred A Knopf, stated first edition, 1981. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, top back panel has a couple of short tears at the top and a crease, now in mylar cover. How the Mexicans, Indians and Spanish cowboys and ranchers influenced our cowboys, and the changes our own culture added.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Westminister, Maryland, U.S.A., Alfred a Knopf Inc, 1981

ISBN: 0394426053

ISBN 13: 9780394426051 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016876

Keywords: COWBOYS LANGUAGE SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIOLOGY,

Price: $25.00

Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Cow-Boys and Colonels by Edmond Mandat-Grancey


Title: Cow-Boys and Colonels
 
Author: Edmond Mandat-Grancey

Trade paperback. J B Lippincott, 1963, stated first edition. Keystone Western Americana Series. In very good condition, cover wear. The 1887 London edition, unabridged and with an introduction by Howard R Lamar. Narrative of a journey across the plains and over the Black Hills of Dakota.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: J B Lippincott, 1963

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 016823

Price: $15.00

Monday, December 25, 2017

Cow Country Legacies by Agnes Wright Spring


Title: Cow Country Legacies
 
Author: Agnes Wright Spring

Hardcover. Lowell Press, 1976, first edition. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, has some minor edgewear, now in mylar cover. An intimate portrayal of the lives and times of the gents, ladies, and even some rascals, who fashioned culture out of the rawness of the early West.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Lowell Press, 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016764

Keywords: WYOMING OLD WEST WESTERN HISTORY, AMERICAN HISTORY,

Price: $40.00

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Country Days and Southern Ways by Dwight Holt


Title: Country Days and Southern Ways 

Author: Holt, Dwight

Trade paperback. Sevgo Press, first edition, 1991. In near fine condition. How a family grew up on a farm in Alabama during the days of the Depression.

Illustrator: Amelia Owen

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Tuscaloosa, Alabama, U.S.A., Sevgo Pr, 1991

ISBN: 0943487285

ISBN 13: 9780943487281 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Jacket Condition: No Jacket 

Seller ID: 017610

Keywords: ALABAMA, FARMING, DEPRESSION,

Price: $25.00

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman by Julie Roy Jeffrey


Title: Converting the West: A Biography of Narcissa Whitman
 
Author: Jeffrey, Julie Roy

Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1991, first edition. In near fine condition. She wanted to be a missionary to the Indians, but became a martyr instead.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr, 1991

ISBN: 0806123591

ISBN 13: 9780806123592 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016867

Keywords: MISSIONARIES WOMEN BIOGRAPHY AUTOBIOGRAPHY RELIGIOUS,

Price: $30.00

Friday, December 22, 2017

Conquistadors in North American History by Paul Horgan


Title: Conquistadors in North American History
 
Author: Horgan, Paul

Trade paperback. Near fine condition. First printing by Texas Western Press, reprint edition. A look at how the conquistadors of Spain made their way to North America, their settlements, and the religion they brought with them.

Categories: Americana - The People,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Pr, 1982

ISBN: 0874040728

ISBN 13: 9780874040722

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: 019786

Keywords: CONQUISTADORS WESTERN HISTORY,

Price: $20.00

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Colter's Hell & Jackson's Hole by Merrill J Mattes


Title: Colter's Hell & Jackson's Hole
 
Author: Merrill J Mattes

Trade paperback. Yellowstone Library and Museum Assn, 1976, reprint edition. In near fine condition, minor light cover soiling. The Fur Trappers Exploration of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Park Region.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Yellowstone Library, 1976

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016911

Keywords: FUR TRAPPERS, EXPLORERS, MOUNTAIN MEN, OLD WEST, WILDERNESS, WESTERN HISTORY

Price: $12.00

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Colorado's Colorful Characters by Gladys Bueler

Title: Colorado's Colorful Characters
 
Author: Bueler, Gladys

Trade paperback. Pruett Publishing, 1981, later printing. In near fine condition. A short bio on 83 people who impacted Colorado's colorful history.
 
Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Boulder, Colorado, U.S.A., Pruett Pub Co, 1981

ISBN: 087108595X

ISBN 13: 9780871085955 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016913

Keywords: COLORADO DESCRIPTION TRAVEL UNITED STATES

Price: $12.00

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Colorado's Centennial Farms and Ranches: A Century of Seasons by Michael Lewis

Title: Colorado's Centennial Farms and Ranches: A Century of Seasons
 
Author: Lewis, Michael

Hardcover. Beautiful photos by Mr. Lewis. With an introduction by Patricia Nelson Limerick.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: U.S.A., Westcliffe Publishers, 1994

ISBN: 1565790502

ISBN 13: 9781565790506 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Jacket Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 021865

Price: $15.00

Monday, December 18, 2017

Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier: The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson by Shirley A Leckie


Title: Colonel's Lady on the Western Frontier: The Correspondence of Alice Kirk Grierson 

Author: Shirley A Leckie

Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, second printing, 1990. In near fine condition, light edgewear. Alice was the wife of Benjamin H Grierson, a major general in the Civil War who won fame for a raid that contributed to the fall of Vicksburg. Her letters begin in 1866, when her husband reentered the army as colonel of the legendary "buffalo soldiers" of the Tenth Cavalry, and end with her death in 1888.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr, 

ISBN: 0803279299

ISBN 13: 9780803279292 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016838

Keywords: GRIERSON CAVALRY RAID 1863 WOMEN

Price: $10.00

Sunday, December 17, 2017

Collecting Santa Fe Authors by T N Luther


Title: Collecting Santa Fe Authors
 
Author: Luther, T. N.

Tradepaper. As new. Edition limited to 500 paperback copies, of which this one is #116. Signed by author and illustrator both. Learn all about authors from the Santa Fe area of New Mexico.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: Limited

Publisher: Sante Fe, NM, U.S.A., Ancient City Press, 2002

ISBN: 1580960138

ISBN 13: 9781580960137 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: As New 

Inscription: Signed by Author(s) 

Seller ID: 018880

Keywords: AUTHORS SANTA FE NEW MEXICO

Price: $20.00
 

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Clio's Cowboys: Studies in the Historiography of the Cattle Trade by Don D Walker


Title: Clio's Cowboys: Studies in the Historiography of the Cattle Trade
 
Author: Walker, Don D.

Hardcover. University of Nebraska, 1981, first edition. In near fine condition, with a very good DJ, light edgewear, back panel has some scuffing, in mylar. The life of a cowboy, his personal and thoughts and feelings. Studies in the Historiography of the Cattle Trade.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1981

ISBN: 0803247133

ISBN 13: 9780803247130 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016882

Keywords: COWBOYS SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIOLOGY RURAL

Price: $20.00

Friday, December 15, 2017

Claremore's All Will Rogers, Although He Never Lived There by Ernie Pyle


Title: Claremore's All Will Rogers, Although He Never Lived There
 
Author: Ernie Pyle

Article. In very good condition, toned from age and creased from storage, one small piece taped near end of first paragraph on the backside. This is a newspaper clipping date-line Claremont, OK, May 4, written by Ernie Pyle that discusses the newly opened (at that time) Will Rogers memorial. The reverse side of the clipping contains many want ads, mostly for apartment rentals, which prices ranging from $4.00 to $40.00. There is also a portion of Moon Mullins cartoon strip.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Tulsa Tribune, 1939

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 017860

Keywords: ERNIE PYLE WILL ROGERS AMERICAN WESTERN HISTORY

Price: $20.00
 

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Christmas in Old Santa Fe: Holiday Stories of a Historic City by Pedro R. Ortega


Title: Christmas in Old Santa Fe: Holiday Stories of a Historic City
 
Author: Ortega, Pedro R.

Trade paperback. Sunstone Press, second edition, 1973. In near fine condition. Sante Fe is a city still relying on traditions of its ancient past, and that really shows up at Christmas! Do you know the difference between luminarias and farolitos?

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Santa Fe, NM, U.S.A., Sunstone Press, 1973

ISBN: 0913270253

ISBN 13: 9780913270257 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 007239

Keywords: CHRISTMAS RELIGION HOLIDAYS COLLECTIBLE

Price: $15.00

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Children of the Wild West by Russell Freedman


Title: Children of the Wild West
 
Author: Freedman, Russell

Oversized hardcover, ex-library. Clarion Books, 1983. In very good condition, minimal library marks, in mylar cover. Filled with photos of children during the days of cross-country immigration and cultural blending.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin, 1983

ISBN: 0899191436

ISBN 13: 9780899191430 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 016841

Keywords: INDIAN, SLAVES, PIONEERS, RANCHERS, FARMERS, WESTERN HISTORY

Price: $12.00
 

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Charles M Russell The Cowboy Artist by Ramon Adams, Homer Britzman


Title: Charles M Russell The Cowboy Artist
 
Author: Ramon Adams, Homer Britzman

Hardcover. Trails End Publishing, 1948, stated first edition. In very good condition, pages lightly toned on edges. DJ is fair, has several chips, now in mylar. Inscribed and signed by Ramon Adams and it appears to be initialed by Britzman with an inscription. Ramon's is to Eugene Cunningham (author of Triggernometry, Texas Sheriff, etc.). Book has Cunningham's bookplate on front illustrated endpaper. Well illustrated and full of cowboy stories. Adams - Six Guns #14, Adams - Rampaging Herd #16.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Trails End Publishing, 1948

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Jacket Condition: Fair 

Inscription: Signed by Author(s) 

Seller ID: 016923

Keywords: OLD WEST, CHARLES RUSSELL, WESTERN PAINTER, ARTIST, HISTORY

Price: $300.00
 

Monday, December 11, 2017

Century in the Saddle by Richard Goff, Robert H McCaffree

Title: Century in the Saddle
 
Author: Richard Goff, Robert H McCaffree

Hardcover. Colorado Cattlemen's Centennial Commission, 1967, first edition. In near fine condition, several pages still uncut, DJ in mylar. The 100 year story of the Colorado Cattlemen's Association 1867-1967.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: 1967

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016802

Keywords: COLORADO, DENVER, OLD WEST, WESTERN HISTORY

Price: $50.00
 

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Cattle-Raising on the Plains of North America by Walter Baron Von Richthofen


Title: Cattle-Raising on the Plains of North America
 
Author: Walter Baron Von Richthofen

Small hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1964, new edition, first thus. In near fine condition, tiny soil mark on bottom outside book pages. DJ is very good, edges show some wear, in mylar cover. Valuable for it's excellent descriptions of the Great Plains area as well as for its lists of the leading cattle companies of the early 1880's. Adams - Rampaging Herd #1892.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: University of Oklahoma, 1964

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016751

Price: $35.00

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Cattle & Men by Charles Wayland Towne, Edward Norris Wentworth


Title: Cattle & Men
 
Author: Charles Wayland Towne, Edward Norris Wentworth

Hardcover, no DJ. University of Oklahoma, 1955, stated first edition. In near fine condition, corners lightly bumped. Signed: To Harvey McDougal with best wishes and heartiest greetings. Edward N. Wentworth, on front free endpaper. A comprehensive history of cattle and man's domestication of the bovine - from pre-historic times to modern times. Adams - Rampaging Herd #2318.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of Oklahoma, 0

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Inscription: Signed by Author(s) 

Seller ID: 016807

Keywords: CATTLE, OLD WEST, WESTERN HISTORY, DOMESTICATION OF CATTLE

Price: $50.00
 

Friday, December 8, 2017

Caspar Collins by Agnes Wright Spring


Title: Caspar Collins
 
Author: Agnes Wright Spring

Hardcover. Columbia University Press, 1927, first edition. In very good condition, pages toning, edges lightly bumped, interior is clean and bright. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, moderate soiling of external panels, is toning from age, in mylar cover. Biography of Caspar Wever Collins for which Fort Caspar and subsequently Casper, Wyoming was named. Lieutenant Collins was killed in the Platte Bridge Battle, July 26, 1865. Contains text and reproductions of several of Lieutenant Collins' letters.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Columbia University, 1927

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 016730

Keywords: FORT CASPAR, CASPAR WYOMING, INDIAN WARS, MILITARY HISTORY, AMERICAN HISTORY

Price: $150.00
 

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Bunkhouse Papers by John Upton Terrell


Title: Bunkhouse Papers
 
Author: John Upton Terrell

Hardcover. Dial Press, 1971, stated first printing. In near fine condition, tiny inkmark on bottom of page outside page edges, DJ shows some soiling, now in mylar cover. His days as a cowboy, sheepherder, telephone lineman, hobo, writer, and tourist.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Dial Press, 1971

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016810

Keywords: WESTERN HISTORY , HISTORIAN, WRITER, OLD WEST

Price: $25.00
 

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Buckskin, Calico and Lace : Oklahoma's Territorial Women by Glenda Carlile; Clifton Warren (editor)

Title: Buckskin, Calico and Lace : Oklahoma's Territorial Women
 
Author: Carlile, Glenda; Warren, Clifton (editor)

Trade paperback. Southern Hills Publishing, first, 1990. In very good condition, name marked out on fly leaf. Inscribed "Best Wishes" and signed by the author! The stories of Oklahoma's territorial women. 116 pages.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Oklahoma City, OK, U.S.A., Southern Hills Publishing Company, 1990

ISBN: 0962821403

ISBN 13: 9780962821400 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Inscription: Signed by Author(s) 

Seller ID: 005939

Keywords: OKLAHOMA BIOGRAPHY WOMEN UNITED STATES HISTORY AUTOBIOGRAPHY GENERAL SOCIA L SCIENCE S STUDIES

Price: $15.00
 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Buckskin and Blanket Days by Thomas Henry Tibbles

Title: Buckskin and Blanket Days
 
Author: Thomas Henry Tibbles 

Hardcover. Doubleday, 1957. Originally written in 1905. In very good condition, paper is separating at the hinge on front flyleaf, outside page edges toning. DJ is good, has some chipping and a small section missing at the bottom of the front panel and spine, back panel has some soiling, now in mylar. Memoirs of a friend of the Indians. A pioneer, scout, hunter and Indian friend, the story of his life from his youth in Bleeding, Kansas, to the Battle of Wounded Knee.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Doubleday, 1957

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 016759

Keywords: OLD WEST WESTERN HISTORY INDIANS WOUNDED KNEE NEWSPAPER AMERICAN

Price: $35.00
 

Monday, December 4, 2017

Broken Country: Mountains and Memory by C L Rawlins


Title: Broken Country: Mountains and Memory
 
Author: Rawlins, C. L.

Hardcover. Henry Holt, 1996, first edition. In near fine condition. Spending some quiet time in the mountains with the sheep and reflecting on life.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Henry Holt & Co, 1996

ISBN: 0805037187

ISBN 13: 9780805037180 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016890

Keywords: SHEEPHERDING, MOUNTAINS, WILDERNESS, WEST

Price: $15.00
 

Sunday, December 3, 2017

British Gentlemen in the Wild West: The Era of the Intensely English Cowboy by Lawrence M Woods


Title: British Gentlemen in the Wild West: The Era of the Intensely English Cowboy
 
Author: Woods, Lawrence M.

Hardcover. Free Press, 1989, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ in mylar. Woods contrasts the often harsh lot of the ordinary cowpoke with the luxurious lifestyle enjoyed by members of the exclusive Cheyenne Club, where gentlemen dines on fresh oysters, smoked fine cigars, and toasted their guests - among them Oscar Wilde and Lillie Langtry - with imported French champagne.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Old Tappan, New Jersey, U.S.A., Free Pr, 1989

ISBN: 0029356016

ISBN 13: 9780029356012 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 016895

Keywords: BRITISH AUSTRALIA FRONTIER PIONEER LIFE

Price: $20.00
 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Brett, from Bloomsbury to New Mexico: A Biography by Sean Hignett


Title: Brett, from Bloomsbury to New Mexico: A Biography
 
Author: Hignett, Sean

Hardcover. Very good condition, inscription from previous owner on front endpaper. D H Lawrence sought recruits for his utopian colony of "Rananim" and Dorothy Brett answered the call. High in the mountains above Taos, New Mexico, it became a party of three: Lawrence, his wife, and Brett. When Lawrence moves away, Brett follows briefly, but returns to New Mexico.

Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S.A., Olympic Marketing Corp, 1985

ISBN: 0531097757

ISBN 13: 9780531097755 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 018757

Keywords: ART PAINTING D H LAWRENCE KATHERINE MANSFIELD

Price: $18.00
 

Friday, December 1, 2017

Black Range Tales by James A McKenna


Title: Black Range Tales
 
Author: James A McKenna

Hardcover. Owner's small address label on front pastedown. Chronicling Sixty Years of Life and Adventure in the Southwest.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Wilson-Erickson, 1936

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Jacket Condition: No Jacket 

Seller ID: 022353

Keywords: New Mexico

Price: $40.00
 

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Biting the Dust: The Wild Ride and Dark Romance of the Rodeo Cowboy and the American West by Dirk Johnson


Title: Biting the Dust: The Wild Ride and Dark Romance of the Rodeo Cowboy and the American West 

Author: Johnson, Dirk

Hardcover. Simon & Schuster, first edition, 1994. In very good condition, edges lightly bump. Very good DJ, some light creasing on back panel, in mylar cover. Follow four rodeo cowboy stories and learn why they do what they do and what they hope to accomplish by doing it - it's not just for fame and fortune.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A., Simon & Schuster, 1994

ISBN: 0671792210

ISBN 13: 9780671792213 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Seller ID: 016886

Keywords: COWBOYS RODEOS SOCIAL SCIENCE SOCIOLOGY

Price: $15.00
 

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Best of the West by Bill O'Neal

Title: Best of the West
 
Author: O'Neal, Bill

Oversized hardcover. In near fine condition. Gunfighters and shoot-outs. Outlaws and lawmen. Leaders and Adventurers. Famous Forts and Wildest Towns. Image Makers. Filled with illustrations. Almost encyclopedic in style. A great reference source for well known and unusual western facts.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Publications International, 1997

ISBN: 0785324283

ISBN 13: 9780785324287 

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 017931

Keywords: FRONTIER PIONEER LIFE WEST U

Price: $35.00

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

Begoso Cabin : A Pecos Country Retreat by Mari Grana

Title: Begoso Cabin : A Pecos Country Retreat 

Author: Grana, Mari

Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Stated first edition. She purchases an abandoned sheepherder's cabin on 240 remote acres of land in northern New Mexico, and restores it. As she does she learns about the natural environment and the legendary local criminals and ancient land swindles.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: University of New Mexico, 1999

ISBN: 0826320988

ISBN 13: 9780826320988 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Near Fine 

Seller ID: 018752

Keywords: HISPANIC AMERICANS_SOCIAL LIFE AND CUSTOMS

Price: $10.00
 

Monday, November 27, 2017

Barton Mumaw, Dancer : From Denishawn to Jacob's Pillow and Beyond by Jane Sherman; Barton Mumaw

Title: Barton Mumaw, Dancer : From Denishawn to Jacob's Pillow and Beyond 

Author: Sherman, Jane; Mumaw, Barton

Trade paperback. As new. 330 pages, many photos. The story of a gay dancer who had many accomplishments.

Categories: Americana - The People

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Wesleyan, 2000

ISBN: 0819564532

ISBN 13: 9780819564535 

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: As New 

Seller ID: 018788

Keywords: DANCERS_BIOGRAPHY UNITED STATES_BIOGRAPHY

Price: $12.00
 

Sunday, November 26, 2017

Back Trackin by Glenn R Ellison


Title: Back Trackin
 
Author: Glenn R Ellison

Paperback. In very good condition, minor soiling of cover, interior is clean and bright. Inscribed and signed by author on the title page dated 1976. Another gathering of stories and life experiences from the author of "Cowboys Under the Mogollon Rim".
 
Categories: Americana - The People

Publisher: Tyree Publishing, 1975

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition: Very Good 

Inscription: Signed by Author(s) 

Seller ID: 017851

Keywords: WESTERN HISTORY ARIZONA COWBOYS GILA

Price: $100.00