Wednesday, May 31, 2017

The Great Diamond Hoax and Other Stirring Incidents in the Life of Asbury Harpending by Glen Dawson

 
Author Name    Glen Dawson 
 
Title   The Great Diamond Hoax and Other Stirring Incidents in the Life of Asbury Harpending

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of Oklahoma 1958

Seller ID   017905

Hardcover. In very good condition, DJ has been price clipped and shows edgewear, in mylar cover now. The Diamond Mine Swindle consisted of salting down a mine and then taking investor's money. They netted $600,000 on an investment of $35,000. And that was in the 1870's!
Price = 25.00 USD

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

The Badman of the West by George Hendricks

 
Author Name    George Hendricks 
 
Title   The Badman of the West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    The Naylor Company 1959

Seller ID   017935

Hardcover. In very good condition, bookplate on front endpaper, with a good DJ, has edgewear and soiling, and a small piece missing on bottom rear panel, now in mylar cover. More than 250 notorious characters and what made them that way. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #969.
Price = 50.00 USD


Monday, May 29, 2017

Wyoming Flames of '92 Official Communications During the Johnson County Cattle War by George D Heald

 
Author Name    George D Heald 
 
Title   Wyoming Flames of '92 Official Communications During the Johnson County Cattle War

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Self-published 1972

Seller ID   017983

Oversized hardcover, no DJ. In near fine condition, tiny soil mark on bottom of outside book pages, spine ends lightly bumped, pages toning. In mylar cover. Photographic reproduction of copies of the original telegraphic correspondence from and to the State of Wyoming during the period of the Johnson County Invasion in April of 1892.
Price = 150.00 USD

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Hands Up: Twenty Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains by General D J Cook

 
Author Name    General D J Cook 
 
Title   Hands Up Twenty Years of Detective Life in the Mountains and on the Plains

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of Oklahoma 1958

Seller ID   017907

Hardcover. In near fine condition, one small soil mark on top outside book pages. DJ is very good, has some wear, now in mylar. "Never hit a prisoner over the head with your pistol, because you may afterwards want to use your weapon and find it disabled." Dave Cook was a soldier, city marshal of Denver, sheriff of Arapahoe County, United States marshal, major general of Colorado militia, and founder and chief of the Rocky Mountain Detective Agency.
Price = 30.00 USD

Saturday, May 27, 2017

The Life, Times & Treacherous Death of Jesse James by Frank Triplett

 
Author Name    Frank Triplett 
 
Title   The Life, Times & Treacherous Death of Jesse James

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Publisher    Konecky & Konecky 

ISBN Number    1568521774 / 9781568521770 

Seller ID   017930

Hardcover. As new. Said to be an authentic reprint of the long suppressed 1882 edition. This account depended heavily on testimony from Jesse's wife and mother and was originally published the month following his death.
Price = 20.00 USD

Friday, May 26, 2017

The Western Peace Officer: A Legacy of Law and Order by Frank Richard Prassel

 
Author Name    Frank Richard Prassel 
 
Title   The Western Peace Officer A Legacy of Law and Order

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    University of Oklahoma 1981

Seller ID   017899

Hardcover. In near fine condition. DJ is in mylar. The peace officer of the old west was no better or worse than any other resident of the town. His work was routine. But the media changed that.
Price = 25.00 USD

Thursday, May 25, 2017

William C Moore Good Guy or Outlaw Bill? by Frank H Slaven Jr

 
Author Name    Frank H Slaven Jr 
 
Title   William C Moore Good Guy or Outlaw Bill?

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Self Published 1996

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017984

Oversized hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. In near fine condition except for the library markings. Signed by author on title page. Charlie Siringo's stories about Billy the Kid got "taller" every time he told them. Bill Moore got sucked into the vortex of the Billy the Kid phenomenon. But was he really an outlaw?
OLD  WEST  WESTERN  HISTORY  OUTLAW  

Price = 25.00 USD

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

The Law Goes West by Forbes Parkhill

 
Author Name    Forbes Parkhill 
 
Title   The Law Goes West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Sage Books 1956

Seller ID   017908

Hardcover. In good condition, corners bumped, rub throughs at bottom corners, a few light internal markings from previous owner, binding is no longer solid, but hinges and joints are fully intact. DJ is poor, what's left is preserved in a mylar cover. The first published record of the treason case in Colorado Territorial District Court. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1683.
Price = 20.00 USD

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Makers of History: A Story of the Development of the History of Our Country by F Romer

 
Author Name    F Romer 
 
Title   Makers of History: A Story of the Development of the History of Our Country

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Quail Ranch 1981

Seller ID   018009

Softcover. Reprint of 1926 edition. In near fine condition, minor cover soiling. Poem inside front cover: The Tale of the Colt by Henry Herbert Knibbs. Poem inside rear cover: The Old Colt Fun by E A Brininstool. Short, exciting vignettes of American history centered around the Colt pistols.
Price = 25.00 USD

Monday, May 22, 2017

Kill or be Killed: A Record of Violence in the Early Southwest by Ed Bartholomew

 
Author Name    Ed Bartholomew 
 
Title   Kill or be Killed: A Record of Violence in the Early Southwest

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher   Houston, Texas, U.S.A. Frontier Press 1953

Seller ID   017964

Hardcover, no DJ. In very good condition, light cover soiling. Limited edition of 1250 copies. The lives of hardcases such as Charles Webb, John Wesley Hardin, John Selman, George Scarborough, Will Carver, Elijah Briant, Black Jack Ketchum, and others. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #152. 16 black and white photo plates.
OLD  WEST  WESTERN  HISTORY  

Price = 75.00 USD

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Road Agents and Train Robbers: Half a Century of Western Banditry by Harry Sinclair Drago

 
Author Name    Drago, Harry Sinclair 
 
Title   Road Agents and Train Robbers: Half a Century of Western Banditry

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Dodd, Mead 1973

ISBN Number    0396067859 / 9780396067856

Seller ID   017972

Hardcover, ex-library. In very good condition, minimal library markings. Includes several black and white photos. The rowdy mining camps, the vast untouched wilderness, the highroads and trails that were safe neither for travelers nor gold shipments - and the men who made them unsafe, like Tom Bell, Rattlesnake Dick and gentlemanly Black Bart, amongst others.
Price = 15.00 USD

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Earps of Tombstone by Douglas D Martin

 
Author Name    Douglas D Martin 
 
Title   The Earps of Tombstone

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Tombstone Epitaph 1987

Seller ID   018005

Softcover. Second edition. In very good condition, minor cover soiling and corner bumping, pages toning, a few dog-earred. As reported by the early editors of the Tombstone Epitaph who wrote the stories as they saw them more than 75 years ago.
Price = 20.00 USD

Friday, May 19, 2017

Tenderloin Tales: Prostitution Gambling and Opium on the Gold Belt of the Northern Black Hills 1876 - 1915 by Don Toms

 
Author Name    Don Toms 
 
Title   Tenderloin Tales: Prostitution Gambling and Opium on the Gold Belt of the Northern Black Hills 1876 - 1915

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Pierre SD State Publishing Company 1997

Seller ID   018012

Softcover. In near fine condition. Stated first edition. Visit the badland districts of the historic mining towns of Deadwood and Lead and meet gamblers, prostitutes, madams, opium smokers, rounders and con men!
Price = 25.00 USD

Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Vigilantes of Montana by Thomas Dimsdale

 
Author Name    Dimsdale, Thomas 
 
Title   The Vigilantes of Montana

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1977

ISBN Number    0806113790 / 9780806113791 

Seller ID   017891

Trade paperback. In near fine condition. Being a correct and impartial narrative of the chase, trial, capture and execution of Henry Plummer's notorious road agent band.
Price = 12.00 USD

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Western Train Robberies by Don Denevi

 
Author Name    Denevi, Don 
 
Title   Western Train Robberies

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Berkeley, California, U.S.A. Celestial Arts 1976

ISBN Number    0890871256 / 9780890871256 

Seller ID   017895

Trade paperback. In good condition, cover wear, name on half title page. The most exciting train robberies of the Old West reconstructed from unpublished photographs and material from railroad files.
Price = 10.00 USD

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

A Vast Amount of Trouble: A History of the Spring Creek Raid by John W Davis

 
Author Name    Davis, John W. 
 
Title   A Vast Amount of Trouble: A History of the Spring Creek Raid

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   As New

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ Pr of Colorado 1993

ISBN Number    0870813102 / 9780870813108 

Seller ID   017928

Hardcover. As new. The story begins in late March, 1909, when five sheepmen headed east from Worland, Wyoming, driving 5,000 head of sheep. A few days later the men and their sheep camped on the banks of Spring Creek, where they thought they had safely brought the herd across the cattlemen's deadline, beyond which sheep were forbidden. That evening, however, the camp was raided by seven cowboys, and three of the sheepmen were brutally murdered.
Price = 35.00 USD

Monday, May 15, 2017

The Hanging of Bad Jack Slade by Dabney Otis Collins

 
Author Name    Dabney Otis Collins 
 
Title   The Hanging of Bad Jack Slade

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Golden Bell Press 1963

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   018004

Softcover. In very good condition, minor cover soiling, back bottom right corner bumped. Signed and inscribed on title page. When vigilante justice was meted to a man of tremendous power and unflinching courage - who was born too late.
Price = 40.00 USD

Sunday, May 14, 2017

The Great Adventure: How the Mounties Conquered the West by David Cruise, Alison Griffiths

 
Author Name    Cruise, David; Griffiths, Alison 
 
Title   The Great Adventure: How the Mounties Conquered the West

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A. St Martins Pr 1997

ISBN Number    0312155387 / 9780312155384 

Seller ID   017932

Hardcover. In near fine condition, previous owner's marking on front endpaper. With little training and less experience, 150 men embarked on a nine-hundred-mile march from civilized Toronto to a trading post at the heart of the wild frontier. Their goal: to penetrate Indian territory, stamp out nefarious whiskey trafficking, and bring order to a lawless land.
Price = 25.00 USD

Saturday, May 13, 2017

Prison Centennial 1876 - 1976: A Pictorial History of the Arizona Territorial Prison at Yuma by Cliff Trafzer, Steve George

 
Author Name    Cliff Trafzer, Steve George 
 
Title   Prison Centennial 1876 - 1976 A Pictorial History of the Arizona Territorial Prison a Yuma

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Rio Colorado Press 1980

Seller ID   018013

Softcover. In very good condition, some cover wear. A short history of the Arizona Territorial Prison and then pages of photos of the guards, inmates, the prison itself. An amazing look at how prisoners were treated in the past and what their offenses were. The prison's nickname was Hellhole.
Price = 15.00 USD

Friday, May 12, 2017

Wyoming Reports - Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Wyoming from November 15, 1892 to February 15, 1894, Vol. 4 by Charles N Potter

 
Author Name    Charles N Potter 
 
Title   Wyoming Reports - Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of Wyoming from November 15, 1892 to February 15, 1894, Vol. 4

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Callaghan & Company 1898

Seller ID   017980

Hardcover. In very good condition, corners bumped, some scuffing and sun-darkening of pages edges, previous owner embossed stamp on front endpaper with other owner markings on spine and inside front cover, pages toning. 599 pages in full leather covers. Great historical reference.
Price = 100.00 USD

Thursday, May 11, 2017

A Sketch of Sam Bass The Bandit by Charles L Martin

 
Author Name    Charles L Martin 
 
Title   A Sketch of Sam Bass The Bandit

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of Oklahoma 1956

Seller ID   017906


Hardcover. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has been price-clipped and has some edgewear, now in mylar. Sam Bass is perhaps the most notorious Texas outlaw of the 1870's. His brief criminal career lasted but four years, but he and his band robbed trains, stages, and stores from the Dakota Territory to the Mexican border.

Price = 35.00 USD


Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch by Charles Kelly

 
Author Name    Charles Kelly 
 
Title   The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Trade

Publisher   New York Devin-Adair 1959

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017967

Hardcover. In very good condition, owner's name front endpaper. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, two small sections missing, now in mylar cover. First trade edition after self-published edition. Signed and dated on half-title page. Hole-in-the-Wall, Brown's Hole, and Robber's Roost, Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1221.
Price = 200.00 USD

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

The Outlaw Trail by Charles Kelly

 
Author Name    Charles Kelly 
 
Title   The Outlaw Trail

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Bonanza 1958

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017978

Hardcover. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, previous owner has taped rear flap from a different state DJ inside the front cover, previous owner markings on front endpaper and inside rear cover. DJ has minor chipping and creasing, now in mylar cover. Laid in items have one fold, horizontally across the middle of the page. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Laid in, 4 pages (197-200) from Volume 39 (1971) of the Utah Historical Quarterly which includes the text of a letter written by Kelly to "Rod and Dale" (Morgan) telling of his discovery of Chief Walker's grave near Kanosh (Utah). The letter recounts the story that a 10-year old Piede slave boy was buried alive with Chief Walker, along with two Piede slave women. The laid in pages also include a memoriam, by A R Mortenson, for Kelly, who died April 19, 1971. The story of Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1221.
Price = 150.00 USD


Monday, May 8, 2017

The Rustler Business by Charles B Penrose

 
Author Name    Charles B Penrose 
 
Title   The Rustler Business

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Douglas Budget 

Seller ID   018007

Softcover. In near fine condition, very minor soiling of covers. In 1914 Dr. Charles B. Penrose accompanied the invaders as official surgeon. This is his version of the Johnson County War, found in the Wyoming Stock Grower's Association archives. There is also information on Tom Horn. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1712. Rare.
Price = 150.00 USD

Sunday, May 7, 2017

Virgil Earp: Western Peace Officer by Donald Chaput

 
Author Name    Chaput, Donald 
 
Title   Virgil Earp: Western Peace Officer

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A. Affiliated Writers of Amer 1994

ISBN Number    187991509X / 9781879915091 

Seller ID   017953

Hardcover. In near fine condition, DJ has some sun lightening on the spine, in mylar cover now. The story of Virgil Earp's 25 year law enforcement career.
Price = 25.00 USD

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Cowboy Capital of the World: The Saga of Dodge City by Samuel Carter

 
Author Name    Carter, Samuel 
 
Title   Cowboy Capital of the World: The Saga of Dodge City

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   New York, New York, U.S.A. Doubleday 1973

ISBN Number    0385051921 / 9780385051927 

Seller ID   017975

Hardcover. In very good condition, minor foxing outside page edges. DJ has minor chipping and creasing, spine lightly sunned, in mylar cover. Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Big Nose Kate - the truth behind the legend.
OLD  WEST  WESTERN  HISTORY  

Price = 40.00 USD