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FRONTIER OMNIBUS

By Hakola, John W

Montana State University Press. NF/NONE. 1962. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Near Fine; University Press; 8vo ; First edition copy of this University of Montana collection of Western historical articles. Becoming scarce. Near fine condition protected by mylar cover. .

$50.00

LIFE, EXPLORATIONS AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT

By Upham, C. W

Boston: Ticknor And Fields. G/NONE. 1856. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good; 12mo ; Early and scarce biography of one of the West's early explorers. Book is in generally good condition with some fading of the gilt title on spine and bumped corners. Interior is clean with some foxing to the first few pages. Overall, a very nice copy. .

$75.00

LAST OF THE GREAT SCOUTS

By Wetmore, Helen Cody

New York: Grosset & Dunlap. VG/VG-. 1918. Later Printing. Hard Cover. Book is in very good or better condition. DJ has minor edge chipping and fading but is in overall good or better condition. The promotional half-wrapper around the DJ has some soiling and fading. Protected by mylar cover. ; 8vo ; 335 pages; Long inscription by Buffalo Bill's grandaughter (daughter of the author) dated 1943 . Also includes a half-wrapper around the dust jacket promoting the Buffalo Bill Museum in Cody, Wyoming. Inserted in the book is a promotional flyer from the period (1943) for the museum. .

$55.00

FAMOUS FRONTIERSMEN

By Johnston, Charles H. L

Boston: L. C. Page And Company. G/NONE. 1913. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good; 8vo ; Scarce title chronicling the lives of many famous frontier explores, scouts and sundry personalities. Overall good copy with some wear and staining to cover. Lacks extremely scarce DJ. .

$50.00

CONQUERING THE FRONTIERS

By Serven, James E

La Habra, CA: The Foundation Press. VG/G. 1974. First Edition. Cloth. Very Good; 4to ; Chronicle of the exporation and settling of the West with an emphasis on the guns used by the explorers and pioneers. Book is in very good condition. Jacket is in good condition with some wear. .

$50.00

WYOMING: FRONTIER STATE

By Linford, Velma

Denver, Co.: The Old West Publishing Company. G/Fair. 1947. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Good; 8vo ; Signed first edition copy of Linford's history of Wyoming. Becoming scarce in first edition. Book is in generally good condition with some soiling to top of front and spine. Dust jacket is faded and chipped around the edges and is just fair. ; Signed by Author .

$60.00

FORT UNION TRADING POST NATIONAL HISTORIC SITE - A PROPOSAL

Omaha, NE: National Park Service. NONE, dust jacket only. 1963. First Edition. Original Wraps. Very Good; 4to ; A 1963 proposal to make the Fort Union Trading Post in North Dakota a National Historic Site. Includes a signed letter from former U. S. Senator (from ND) Quentin Burdick advocating Senate action on the matter. Spiral bound, with several reproduced photographs. .

$35.00

OLDTIMER OF THE JACKSON HOLE COUNTRY OF WYOMING

By Rogers, W. P

Dallas, TX: Warlick Press. NF/NONE. 1964. First Edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good; 8vo ; Story of the "mountain men" who opened the territory around Jackson Hole. Book is in near fine condition with an attractive decorative cloth cover. .

$20.00

MALCOLM CAMPBELL SHERRIF

By David, Robert B

Casper, WY: Wyomingana, Inc.. G/NONE. 1932. First Edition. Cloth. Good; 8vo ; Increasingly scarce title containing "the reminiscences of the greatest frontier sherrif in the history of the Platte valley, and of the famous Johnson County invasion of 1892. Fascinating piece of Wyoming history. Book is in good condition with some minor staining. Spine is sun-faded. Interior clean. No DJ. .

$175.00

GLORY, GOD AND GOLD

By Wellman, Paul

New York: Doubleday And Co.. VG/G. 1954. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good; 8vo ; Part of the Mainstream of America series. Traces the role that gold has played in the opening of the west. Book is in very good condition with a few minor dents to the top spine. The jacket is protected by a mylar cover and shows a little wear, especially at the folds. Overall a nice copy. .

$25.00

THE FRONTIER

By Platt, Ward

New York: Young People's Missionary Movement Of The United States And Canada. G/NONE. 1908. First Edition. Cloth. Good; 12mo ; Actually a fairly informative volume that includes facts and figures about the opening of the west. Published as a guide for missionaries. Includes fold out map of the U. S. Fading to spine, front cover starting, small dents to top and bottom of spine. Small (1/4") tears to map. .

$35.00

INDIAN CREEK MEMORIES

By Mallam, R. Clark

Prairie Song Press. VG/G. 1987. First Edition. Leatherette. Near Fine; 8vo ; Author's account of his experiences growing up in Nebraska. Book is in very good condition. Jacket has some fading and a few closed tears. .

$17.00

LETTERS OF FRANCIS PARKMAN

By editor, Wilbur R. Jacobs -

Norman, OK: University Of Oklahoma Press. NONE, dust jacket only. 1960. First Edition. Cloth. As New; Boxed Set; 8vo ; Two volume boxed set of compilation of Parkman's letters. Very well executed. Both volumes in "as new" condition in a near fine box. .

$60.00

PALMER LAKE - A HISTORICAL NARRATIVE

By Sabin, Marion Savage

Denver, Co.: Sage Books. VG/G. 1957. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good; 8vo ; History of Palmer Lake, Colorado. Various ephemera included by previous owner. Book is in very good condition with some corner bumping. DJ has some soiling and edge and crease tears. Scarce title. .

$45.00

THE PASS OF THE EAGLE

By Scarborough, Anne Cecil

Austin, TX: San Felipe Press. NF/NONE. 1968. First Edition. Cloth. Near Fine; 8vo ; Wonderful book about the history and folklore of the high chaparral region of Texas. Insribed by the author. Filled with illustrations by Scarborough. Near fine conditon. Scarce work. ; Signed by Author .

$70.00

AN ALBUM OF THE AMERICAN COWBOY

By Malone, John Williams

New York: Franklin Watts, Inc.. VG/NONE. 1971. First Edition. Pictorial Cover. Very Good; 4to ; Very attractive illustrated history of the many facets of the American Cowboy over the last 150 years. Book is in very good condition with a few small scuffs on the cover. .

$20.00

THE COWBOY

By Rennert, Vincent Paul

New York: The MacMillan Company. VG/VG. 1966. Cloth; First Printing. Very Good; 8vo ; First printing of this addition to the America in the Making series published by MacMillan. Contains pictures and stories related to the exploits of the American Cowboy. Book and jacket both in very good condition. .

$22.50

THE NOTORIOUS I.C. WOODS OF THE ADAMS EXPRESS

By Shumate, Albert

Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Co.. NF/NF. 1986. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine; 8vo ; Fascinating history of California's I. C. Woods, who was an early entrepreneur, stage coach owner, and banker. Author's unsigned presentation copy, with presentation card present. Volume 15 of the publisher's American Trail series. Near fine copy in near fine jacket protected by a mylar cover. .

$35.00

THE DISCOVERY OF THE GREAT WEST

By Parkman, Francis

Boston: Little, Brown And Company. G/NONE. 1869. First Edition. Cloth. Good; 8vo ; A "good" copy of the scarce work by Parkman. Green cloth cover has some staining and corner bumping. Front cover is torn at the hinge but holding. Unfortunately some student long ago did some ink and pencil defacing of the title page with a couple of other pages having some margin notes. Else very good or better. .

$125.00