Thursday, July 27, 2017

Rosa May: The Search for a Mining Camp Legend by George Williams

 
Author Name    Williams, George 
 
Title   Rosa May: The Search for a Mining Camp Legend

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Carson City, Nevada, U.S.A. Tree by the River Pub 1984

ISBN Number    093517401X / 9780935174014 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   018753

Trade paperback. Near fine condition. Sixth printing. Signed by author on title page. Includes 30 rare photos and the story of the author's search for the truth about Rosa May.
Price = 15.00 USD

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

A Gallery of Western Badmen by William Waters

 
Author Name    William Waters 
 
Title   A Gallery of Western Badmen

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Covington KY Americana Publications 1954

Seller ID   018015

Softcover. In very good condition, some cover soiling, interior is bright and clear. Short biographies of all the bad boys of the old west. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #2324, Adams - Burs Under the Saddle #400.
Price = 20.00 USD

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Famous Sheriffs & Western Outlaws by William MacLeod Raine

 
Author Name    William MacLeod Raine 
 
Title   Famous Sheriffs & Western Outlaws

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    New Home Library 1944

Seller ID   017903

Hardcover, no DJ. In very good condition, spine ends bumped, previous owner's markings on front endpaper, cover lightly scuffed. Reprint edition. Dodge, Texas as Was, The Estancia Land Grants, A Forgotten Filibuster, Tom Horn, Helldorado, Law West of the Pecos, The "Apache kid", the story of Beecher's Island, "Bucky" O'Neill, When the Outlaw Rode in Oklahoma, the War for the Range, Carry Law into the Mesquite, The Hunting of Harry Tracy, "Four Sixes to Beat ---". Adams - Six Guns (R) #1784.
Price = 15.00 USD

Monday, July 24, 2017

45-Caliber Law: The Way of Life of the Frontier Peace Officer by William MacLeod Raine

 
Author Name    William MacLeod Raine 
 
Title   45-Caliber Law: The Way of Life of the Frontier Peace Officer

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Row Peterson and Co. 1941

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017963

Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. In near fine condition. Signed by the author on the front endpaper. The Way of Life series. Black and white ilustrations. Written for juvenile readers, but suitable for adults also. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1785.
OLD  WEST  WESTERN  HISTORY  

Price = 50.00 USD

Sunday, July 23, 2017

Written With Lead: Legendary American Gunfights and Gunfighters by William Weir

 
Author Name    Weir, William 
 
Title   Written With Lead: Legendary American Gunfights and Gunfighters

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   North Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A. Archon Books 1997

ISBN Number    0208023194 / 9780208023193 

Seller ID   017885

Hardcover, ex-library. In very good condition, usual library markings, rear endpaper has been removed. 18 American narratives and what really happened. They are very different from the myths that movies, TV, and popular fiction created!
Price = 20.00 USD

Saturday, July 22, 2017

Famous Gunfighters of the Western Frontier by W B (Bat) Masterson

 
Author Name    W B (Bat) Masterson 
 
Title   Famous Gunfighters of the Western Frontier

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Ruidoso, NM Frontier Book Company 1959

Seller ID   017962

Small hardcover. In near fine condition, ends of spine lightly bumped. Reprint edition, original publication was in 1957. Luke Short, Bill Tilghman, Ben Thompson, Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp. Several photos in the back of the book, at least one from the Rose collection.
Price = 100.00 USD

Friday, July 21, 2017

High Noon in Lincoln: Violence on the Western Frontier by Robert M Utley

 
Author Name    Utley, Robert M. 
 
Title   High Noon in Lincoln: Violence on the Western Frontier

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    University of New Mexico Press 1987

ISBN Number    082630981X / 9780826309815 

Seller ID   011739

Hardcover. University of NM Press, 1987, first edition. In very good condition, name on front fly leaf, DJ is good has edgewear. The Lincoln County War of New Mexico.
LINCOLN  COUNTY  NEW  MEXICO  

Price = 15.00 USD

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Report of the Special Committee Appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas Report No. 200 by US House of Representatives 34th Congress

 
Author Name    US House of Representatives 34th Congress 
 
Title   Report of the Special Committee Appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas Report No. 200

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Cornelius Wendell 1856

Seller ID   017982

Hardcover. In good condition, moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, minor wear at foot of spine, a fair amount of foxing to interior pages (especially endpapers), minor soiling of covers. Text is very much readable despite interior foxing. Congressional committee report on the elections in the Kansas Territory regarding the question of slavery, the question being put to the inhabitants of the territory due to the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854) which repealed the Missouri Compromise (1820-21). This report includes the details of the elections and sundry associated frauds and shenanigans - a precursor to the American Civil War.
Price = 100.00 USD

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

John Hunt Morgan and His Raiders by Edison H Thomas

 
Author Name    Thomas, Edison H. 
 
Title   John Hunt Morgan and His Raiders

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    University Press of Kentucky 1975

ISBN Number    0813102146 / 9780813102146

Seller ID   019779

Hardcover with pictorial boards, no DJ. Very good condition, corners bumped and lightly rubbed. Many Southerners think John Hunt Morgan was a savior, a shining knight, or Robin Hood. The Northerners tended to view him as brigand and a source of grief to military command. His nickname was The Horse Thief. And in Kentucky, people either love him or hate him - no middle ground.
MORGAN  JOHN  HUNT  1825  1864 

Price = 20.00 USD

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Western Sheriffs and Marshalls by Thomas Penfield

 
Author Name    Thomas Penfield 
 
Title   Western Sheriffs and Marshalls

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Fair

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Grosset & Dunlap 1955

Illustrator   Robert Glaubke

Seller ID   017949

Oversized hardcover. In very good condition, pages toning. DJ is very good, has some chipping, small section missing at bottom of spine panel, in mylar cover now. Stories of all the lawmen of the old west. Written in a format like the True West magazines. Part of the Illustrated True Books series.
Price = 30.00 USD

Monday, July 17, 2017

The Vigilantes of Montana by Thomas J Dimsdale

 
Author Name    Thomas J Dimsdale 
 
Title   The Vigilantes of Montana

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    University of Oklahoma 1972

ISBN Number    0806102748 / 9780806102740 

Seller ID   017892

Hardcover. In near fine condition, with a good DJ that shows some wear, now in mylar. Ninth printing. Part of the Western Frontier Library. Being a correct and impartial narrative of the chase, trial, capture and execution of Henry Plummer's notorious road agent band.
Price = 25.00 USD

Sunday, July 16, 2017

Outlaws of Western Canada: A Collection of Western Canada's Most Villainous Outlaws by T W Paterson

 
Author Name    T W Paterson 
 
Title   Outlaws of Western Canada A Collection of Western Canada's Most Villainous Outlaws

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Langley BC Mr Paperback 1982

Seller ID   017981

Trade paperback. In good condition, heavy cover wear, pages toning. Bill Miner, William Quantrill, Matthew Roderick, Jack (Sam) Rowlands, Ah-Chee-Wun, Moses Paul & Paul Spintlum, One-Ear Charlie Brown, Almighty Voice, Charcoal, Swift Runner, Boone Helm, Simon Gun-An-Noot, The Flying Dutchman, The Wild McLeans, Antoine Lucanage, Ernest Cashel, Gaddy & Racette, The Dubois Gang, Frank Spencer, Bulldog Kelly. Cannibals, thieves, and murders.
Price = 10.00 USD

Saturday, July 15, 2017

Vigilantes of Wyoming by Stan Gustafson

 
Author Name    Stan Gustafson 
 
Title   Vigilantes of Wyoming

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher    Carlton Press 1971

Seller ID   017894

Hardcover, no DJ. In very good condition. Lynchings and other Mob Activity, 1867-1910. Well researched history of vigilante actions in Wyoming. Includes: Rise of the Vigilantes, Wyoming Vigilantes in 1862-1870, Lynching Shooting and Mob Activities in Wyoming, Vigilante's Farewell. Dutch Charlie, Big Nose George Parrott, Bear River riot.
Price = 75.00 USD

Friday, July 14, 2017

Belle Starr and Her Times: The Literature, the Facts, and the Legends by Glen Shirley

 
Author Name    Shirley, Glenn 
 
Title   Belle Starr and Her Times: The Literature, the Facts, and the Legends

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Publisher   Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1990

ISBN Number    0806122765 / 9780806122762

Seller ID   017920

Trade paperback. In very good condition, cover edgewear and minor cover soiling. Belle Starr was a tough, independent woman who lived in an unsettled and difficult time. She associated with western outlaws and was herself convicted once of horse theft.
STARR  BELLE  1848  1899  WEST  

Price = 10.00 USD

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Soiled Doves: Prostitution in the Early West by Ann Seagraves

 
Author Name    Seagraves, Ann 
 
Title   Soiled Doves: Prostitution in the Early West

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher    Wesanne Publications 1994

ISBN Number    096190884X / 9780961908843 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017914

Trade paperback. In near fine condition. The grey world of prostitution and the women who participated. Lots of stories and many photos. Signed by author on half-title page.
Price = 20.00 USD

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Slade: The True Story of the Notorious Badman by Robert Scott

 
Author Name    Scott, Robert 
 
Title   Slade: The True Story of the Notorious Badman

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   Limited

Publisher   Glendo, Wyoming, U.S.A. High Plains Pr 2004

ISBN Number    0931271673 / 9780931271670 

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017887

Hardcover. In near fine condition, front paste down has a small rip at one corner. Limited edition number 32 of 475, signed on the limited edition bookplate. Notorious Jack Slade, the efficient yet deadly superintendent of the Overland State Line and the Pony Express.
Price = 60.00 USD

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

A Place to Raise Hell: Cheyenne Saloons by Scott Dial

 
Author Name    Scott Dial 
 
Title   A Place to Raise Hell Cheyenne Saloons

Binding   Soft cover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher    Johnson Publishing 1977

Seller ID   018003

Softcover. In near fine condition, light scratch on front cover. A fond look at the saloons and history of Cheyenne and other western saloon towns.
Price = 25.00 USD

Monday, July 10, 2017

The Scouting Expeditions of McCullough's Texas Rangers by Samuel C Reid Jr

 
Author Name    Samuel C Reid Jr 
 
Title   The Scouting Expeditions of McCullough's Texas Rangers

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Publisher   Austin, Texas, U.S.A. The Steck Company 1935

Seller ID   020961

Hardcover, no DJ. Near fine condition, pages lightly toning, spine ends lightly bumped, a few light color spots on spine and light scuffing on back board. A facsimile reproduction of the original 1847 edition. Subtitle: Or, The Summer and Fall Campaign of the Army of the United States in Mexico 1846 Including Skirmishes with the Mexicans and an Accurate Detail of the Storming of Monterey Also the Daring Scouts at Buena Vista Together with Anecdotes, Incidents, Descriptions of Country, and Sketches of the Lives of the Celebrated Partisan Chiefs Hay, McCullock, and Walker.
Price = 100.00 USD

Sunday, July 9, 2017

Vinegarroon The Saga of Judge Roy Bean "The Law West of the Pecos" by Ruel McDaniel

 
Author Name    Ruel McDaniel 
 
Title   Vinegarroon The Saga of Judge Roy Bean "The Law West of the Pecos"

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Very Good

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Kingsport, Tennessee Southern Publishers 1936

Seller ID   017965

Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar now. In very good condition, moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, minor cover soiling, previous owner's intials on front endpapers, pages toning. The story of one of the West's most interesting characters - who had a crush on Lilly Langtry, the actress!
JUDGE  ROY  BEAN  OLD  WEST  WESTERN  HISTORY  

Price = 35.00 USD

Saturday, July 8, 2017

Bandit to Lawman by Roscoe Sheller




Author Name    Roscoe Sheller 

Title   Bandit to Lawman

Binding   Hardcover

Book Condition   Near Fine

Type   Book

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   Yakima, Washington Franklin Press 1966

Inscription   Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID   017966

Hardcover. In near fine condition with a good DJ, has some chips and tearing and a few small pieces missing, now in mylar cover. Flamboyant signature on title page. The story of Matt Warner, forced into a criminal career, and then caught the Roslyn Bank robber. Covers ten western states from Canada to Mexico. He associated with the McCarty brothers and Butch Cassidy before he became a lawman. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1992.


Price = 75.00 USD