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cover of Yellowstone National Park: The World's Wonderland

Yellowstone National Park: The World's Wonderland

by T W Ingersoll; F Jay Haynes; Charles Frey

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Published
1889
Edition
First Edition
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AU$662.76

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St. Paul: W. C. Riley, 1889. First Edition. Oblong 12mo (5 1/2 x 7 1/2"). 71 photo-lithograph views on 23 accordion-fold panels. Engraved by Chas Frey, Frankfurt, Germany from photographs by Ingersoll and Haynes. Gilt-embossed brown cloth covers. Minor wear to extremities, boards slightly bowed; else a near fine copy of a scarce Yellowstone title. Includes images of Yellowston… Read more
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cover of Grandad And I - A Story Of A Grand Old Man And Other Pioneers Of Texas And The Dakotahs (SIGNED)

Grandad And I - A Story Of A Grand Old Man And Other Pioneers Of Texas And The Dakotahs (SIGNED)

by Fenley, Florence (as told to by John Leakey)

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Published
1951
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First Edition
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AU$312.06

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Leakey, TX: Published by the author, 1951. First Edition. SIGNED by John Leakey. 8vo. 179 pp. Photographic reproductions. A fine copy in very good dustjacket (price-clipped; short closed tear to spine head; some darkening to covers). "A story of a young man who became a frontiersman in Texas before the Civil War. A tale of Indian raids and pioneer… Read more
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cover of History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River: Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge, Pioneer Navigator and Indian Trader for Fifty Years Identified with the Commerce of the Missouri Valley (2 Volumes)

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New York: Francis P. Harper, 1903. First Edition, Limited Edition of 950 copies. 2 pp ALS to noted author, George Bird Brinnell, giving his thanks for gift of his book title "The Fighting Cheyennes" and Grinnell's thoughtful compliments for the work. Complete in two volumes. 8vo. xiv, 248; [vii], [249], 250-461 pp. Index. 16 plates (including frontispiece portrait in… Read more
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50 Years in the Saddle (SIGNED)

by Ricketts, W. P.

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Published
1942
Edition
First Edition
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AU$2,340.45

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Sheridan, Wyoming: Star Publishing Company, 1942. First Edition. SIGNED by the author. 8vo. 198 pp. Full-page map. 2 plates (including frontispiece portrait). Green cloth with black lettering. Previous owner inscription; minor wear; a near fine copy. "A natural book with much interesting information. It contains the best account of trailing cattle from Oregon to Wyoming that I have seen."… Read more
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cover of Quarterdeck and Saddlehorn: The Story of Edward P. Beale, 1822-1893 (INSCRIBED by Carl Briggs)

Quarterdeck and Saddlehorn: The Story of Edward P. Beale, 1822-1893 (INSCRIBED by Carl Briggs)

by Briggs, Carl and Clyde Francis Trudell

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Published
1983
Edition
First edition
ISBN
9780870621482
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AU$117.39

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Glendale CA: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1983. First edition. INSCRIBED "To *** and *** with kindest regards. Carl Briggs). 8vo. 304 pp. Bibliography; Index.Portraits. Red cloth with gilt lettering to spine; in publishers toned and stained dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition (light spotting to page edges). Western Frontiersmen Series XX. Winner of the Spur Award… Read more
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cover of The Mountain Meadows Massacre

The Mountain Meadows Massacre

by Brooks, Juanita

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Published
1950
Edition
First Edition
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Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 1950. First Edition. 8vo. viii, 243 pp. Bibliography; Index. Map. Pale yellow cloth in publisher's illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in about near f ine dustjacket (rubbing along flap folds & spine joints; light wear to extremities). Juantia Brooks describes one of the darkest and most secret chapters in the history of the West… Read more
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cover of Panoramic Perspective Map of Boulder Dam and Adjacent Area as it Will Appear When Lake is Filled

Panoramic Perspective Map of Boulder Dam and Adjacent Area as it Will Appear When Lake is Filled

by Eddy, Gerald A.; Union Pacific Railroad Company

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Published
1935
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AU$234.79

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[Omaha, NE]: Union Pacific System, 1935. Color birds-eye perspective map drawn by Gerald A. Eddy (46 x 78 cm), folded into self-wrappers. On verso: text, illustrations, and "Map of the Union Pacific System and through car lines." Printed by Poole Bros. in Chicago. A near fine copy (3 short splits at edges, not affecting the map), A colorful tourist… Read more
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cover of Good Medicine: The Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell

Good Medicine: The Illustrated Letters of Charles M. Russell

by Russell, Charles M. (Inscribed by Western movie star William S. Hart)

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Published
1930
Edition
'First Edition, after the printing of 134 De Luxe copies (stated
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AU$546.85

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Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, 1930. 'First Edition, after the printing of 134 De Luxe copies (stated). Tall quarto; 162pp. Tissue-protected color frontispiece and illustrations (mostly color). With an introduction by Will Rogers and a nine-page biographical note by Nancy Russell. Tan linen with brown and gold lettering to front cover and spine; TEG; in uncommon original color… Read more
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cover of Cowboy Hugh: The Odyssey of a Boy

Cowboy Hugh: The Odyssey of a Boy

by Nichols, Walter H. Joe De Yong (illustrator)

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Published
1927
Edition
First Edition
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AU$390.82

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New York: Macmillan, 1927. First Edition. 8vo. 284 pp. Illustrated by Joe De Yong. Green cloth in illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in very good dustjacket (corners clipped but price intact; gift inscription; wear to extremities; fading and spotting to spine). Uncommon in dustjacket. A wild West story that is "different". How Hugh got tied up with a wild… Read more
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cover of The Land of Little Rain

The Land of Little Rain

by Austin, Mary

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Published
1903
Edition
First Edition, first issue with illustratioins printed in dark b
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AU$1,170.97

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New York: Houghton Mifflin, 1903. First Edition, first issue with illustratioins printed in dark brown ink. 8vo. xi, 280 pp. Frontispiece and illustrations throughout by E. Boyd Smith. Gilt lettered olive green pictorial cloth, top edges gilt in scarce publisher's rarely seen brown illustrated dustjacket. Previous owner name; minor wear to extremities; rear hinge paper separating; else near fine… Read more
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cover of Tales of a Western Mountaineer: a Record of Mountain Experiences on the Pacific Coast

Tales of a Western Mountaineer: a Record of Mountain Experiences on the Pacific Coast

by Rusk, C. E.

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Published
1924
Edition
First Edition
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AU$702.88

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1924. First Edition. 8vo. 309 pp. 42 photographic plates (incuding frontispiece). Tan pictorial cloth with gilt lettering in publisher's tan illustrated dustjacket - both designed by C.L. Bull. A fine copy in fine dustjacket; uncommon thus. The author was an accomplished mountain-climber and in this work he describes the history of mountaineering in Washington, Oregon and… Read more
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cover of A Reflex of Salt Lake City

A Reflex of Salt Lake City

by Savage, Charles Roscoe

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Published
1893
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[Salt Lake City]: Pubished at the Art Bazar by Charles Savage, 1893. 6 1/2 x 5". 48 pp. [18] accordian folded leaves of photographic plates.Some images include a 3-panel birds-eye view of the Salt Lake Valley; the Mormon Tabernacle; Salt Lake Temple; various public and private buildings around Salt Lake City; Brigham Young's Grave; Native Americans; the first 4… Read more
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cover of Six Horses (with SIGNED Presentation Slip)

Six Horses (with SIGNED Presentation Slip)

by Banning, Captain William and George Hugh Banning

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Published
1930
Edition
First edition
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AU$506.73

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New York: Century Company, 1930. First edition. 8vo. xv, 410 pp. Foreword by Major Frederick Russell Burnham, Chief of Scouts Under Lord Roberts. Illustrations.Black cloth with red lettering, cartographic endpapers in color illustrated dustjacket. A fine copy in very good dustjacket (chips at upper corners & spine head; light wear to extremities). "Six Horses is a full and unadorned… Read more
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cover of The Brave Bulls (SIGNED)

The Brave Bulls (SIGNED)

by Lea, Tom

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Published
1949
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First Edition
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Boston: Little Brown & Co, 1949. First Edition. One of an unknown number of copies with a tipped in sheet SIGNED by Lea. 8vo. (xvii) 270 pages. Color title page; with numerous black and white illustrations by the author. Fuschia, black and silver cloth with pictorial endpapers in pictorial dust jacket. A fine copy in fine dustjacket; the nicest… Read more
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A Stove-Up Cowboy's Story (with Maynard Dixon bookplate)

by McCauley, J. E.

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Published
1943
Edition
First Edition Limited to 700 copies
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AU$312.06

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Austin, TX: Texas Folklore Society, 1943. First Edition Limited to 700 copies. 8vo. 73 pp. Illustrations by Tom Lea. Introduction by John Lomax. Design & typography by Cral Hertzog. One title in the Range Life Series under general editorship of J. Frank Dobie. Maynard Dixon designed bookplate inside front cover. A fine copy in publisher's illustrated dustjacket. "Texas Slim'… Read more
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cover of Flowers of Our Lost Romance

Flowers of Our Lost Romance

by Lummis, Charles F.

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Published
1929
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First Edition
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AU$390.82

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Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1929. First Edition. Large 8vo. 288 pp. 16 full-page illustrations. Orange cloth in publisher's color illustrated dustjacket. Front hinge lightly cracked else a fine copy in fine dustjacket (with just a hint of wear). Charles Lummis completed this, his last book, only a few days before is death. It is filled with unforgettable pictures of the… Read more
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cover of The Great Platte River Road: The Covered Wagon Mainline via Fort Kearny to Fort Laramie (Historian Ralph Bieber's copy)

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Lincoln NE: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1969. First Edition. Octavo; 583pp. A Very Good copy in 1/4 burgundy cloth and textured turquoise paper-covered boards in worn and chipped dust jacket. Spine titled in gold. Endpapers are map of Great Platte River Road. Illustrations, maps, photographs; extensive bibliography; Index. Provenance: this book was purchased directly from the Ralph Bieber family;… Read more
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cover of The Garden of Allah: Southern Arizona California

The Garden of Allah: Southern Arizona California

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Published
1937
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Chicago: Rock Island Lines, 1937. Small 4to [32] pp. Photographic illustrations. color illustrated wrappers in fine condition. A striking and early promotional brochure to encourage tourists to visit the Southwest, Arizona and California. Various sites include El Paso, TX; Carlsbad Caverns National Park; Juarez, Mexico; Tucson; Phoeniz; San Diego; Coronado; La Jolla; Los Angeles; Santa Barbara; the Apache Trail;… Read more
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cover of The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen's War with Personal Narratives, Newspaper Accounts and Official Documents (SIGNED)

The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen's War with Personal Narratives, Newspaper Accounts and Official Documents (SIGNED)

by Krakel, Dean

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Published
1954
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First, expurgated edition, with change sheets tipped in
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Laramie: Powder River Publishers, 1954. First, expurgated edition, with change sheets tipped in. SIGNED by the author. 8vo. x, 277 pp. Illustrated with the pageant of personalities. Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering. A fine copy. 'A thorough study of the trial and execution of Tom Horn... A threatened lawsuit required the author and publisher to rewrite and replace… Read more
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cover of The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen's War with Personal Narratives, Newspaper Accounts and Official Documents

The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen's War with Personal Narratives, Newspaper Accounts and Official Documents

by Krakel, Dean

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Published
1954
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First, unexpurgated edition, with change sheets laid in
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Laramie: Powder River Publishers, 1954. First, unexpurgated edition, with change sheets laid in. 8vo. x, 277 pp. Illustrated with the pageant of personalities.With the corrected pages laid in, providing an opportunity to compare the original text and illustrations with the changed ones, side by side. Publisher's red cloth with gilt lettering. A fine copy. 'A thorough study of the… Read more
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