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Kingdom in the West: the Mormons and the American Frontier
1 Kingdom in the West: the Mormons and the American Frontier
Arthur H. Clark Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Faint soiling and foxing to page tops, else crisp, clean and tight copies. 
Uniformly bound in slate blue cloth with blue and silver lettering on front boards and spines. Vol. I: The Pioneer Camp of the Saints: The 1846 and 1847 Mormon Trail Journals of Thomas Bullock, edited by Will Bagley. 1997. 396 pages. Vol. II: The Forgotten Kingdom: The Mormon Theocracy in the American West, 1847-1896, by David L. Bigler, 1998. 411 pages. Vol. III: Scoundrel's Tale: The Samuel Brannan Papers, edited by Will Bagley, 1999. 476 pages. Vol. IV: Army of Israel: Mormon Battalion Narratives, ed. By David L. Bigler and Will Bagley, 2000. 492 pages. ; Vol. 1/4/2015; 8vo 8" - 9" tall 
Price: 120.00 USD
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Cavalry Yellow and Infantry Blue:  Army Officers in Arizona between 1851 and 1886, Altshuler, Constance Wynn
2 Altshuler, Constance Wynn Cavalry Yellow and Infantry Blue: Army Officers in Arizona between 1851 and 1886
Tucson, AZ Arizona Historical Society 1991 0910037280 / 9780910037280 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Presumed first edition. Blue cloth binding. Index, sources, notes. From Colonel Charles Wheaton Abbot to Lieutenant Thomas A. Young, this book provides short biographies of the army officers serving in Arizona "between 1851, when the first American post was established, and 1886, when Geronimo's surrender officially ended the Indian Wars" . Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 406 pages 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Hippocrates in a Red Vest:   The Biography of a Frontier Doctor, Beshoar, Barron B.
3 Beshoar, Barron B. Hippocrates in a Red Vest: The Biography of a Frontier Doctor
Palo Alto, CA American West Publishing Company 1973 0910118310 / 9780910118316 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket price-clipped. 
Index, bibliography, notes, photos. A biography by the Civil War surgeon who later set up practice in southern Colorado. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 352 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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A Buckeye in the Land of Gold: the Letters and Journal of William Dennison Bickham, Bickham, William Dennison; Ham, Randall E.
4 Bickham, William Dennison; Ham, Randall E. A Buckeye in the Land of Gold: the Letters and Journal of William Dennison Bickham
Spokane, WA Arthur H. Clark 1996 0870622633 / 9780870622632 Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Faint dampstain on rear boards, else a clean, tight copy. 
The correspondence of native Ohioan, William Dennison Bickham (1827-1894) and his gold mining prospects in California. Index, bibliography, several illustrations. Green cloth binding. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 286 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Winston of the Prairie, Bindloss, Harold
5 Bindloss, Harold Winston of the Prairie
NY Grosset & Dunlap 1907 Reprint Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, gift inscription on front free endpaper. Illustrated by W. Herbert Dunton 
Color frontispiece by W. Herbert Dunton. Brown cloth binding with color illustration of man on horseback on front boards. A vintage western. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 340 pages 
Price: 9.00 USD
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The Cowboy and His Dog  Or, "Go, Git in the Pickup!", Black, Baxter
6 Black, Baxter The Cowboy and His Dog Or, "Go, Git in the Pickup!"
Denver, CO Record Stockman Press 1980 Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Don Gill 
A collection of tall tales and poetry, cowboy style. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 76 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Ride for the High Points: the Real Story of Will James, Bramlett, Jim
7 Bramlett, Jim Ride for the High Points: the Real Story of Will James
Missoula, MT Mountain Press Publishing Company 1987 0878422145 / 9780878422142 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Many illustrations and photos. ; 242 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Great Paintings of the Old American West, Broder, Patricia Janis
8 Broder, Patricia Janis Great Paintings of the Old American West
NY Abbeville Press 1979 0896590682 / 9780896590687 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Foreword by Fred Myers. Pages tops lightly soiled. Numerous full-page color plates of paintings of Western scenes by various artists in the collection of the Thomas Gilcrease Institute of American History and Art in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Includes art work by George Catlin, Robert Henri, N. C. Wyeth, Frank Tenney Johnson, Thomas Moran, Howard Pyle, Albert Bierstadt, Frederic Remington, Charles M. Russell, Sydney Prior Hall, Charles Bird King, William Ranney and Alfred Jacob Miller, among many others. Author photo on rear jacket flap. 
4to - over 9" - 12" tall; 157 pages 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy:  Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865, Brownlee, Richard S.
9 Brownlee, Richard S. Gray Ghosts of the Confederacy: Guerrilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865
Baton Rouge, LA Louisiana State University Press 1984 0807111627 / 9780807111628 Later Printing Softcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Many illustrations and maps. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 274 pages 
Price: 8.00 USD
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Powder River:  Let 'er Buck, Burt, Struthers
10 Burt, Struthers Powder River: Let 'er Buck
NY Farrar & Rinehart 1938 First Edition Hardcover Good with no dust jacket; Usual library stamps and markings. Illustrated by Ross Santee 
xi, 389 pp, index. Essay about Rivers and American Folk series by editor Constance Lindsay Skinner at rear. Red cloth binding. ; Rivers of America; Ex-Library 
Price: 16.00 USD
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11 Caen, Herb; Mecchi, Irene Herb Caen's San Francisco, 1976-1991
San Francisco Chronicle Books 1992 0811800601 / 9780811800600 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Gift inscription on verso of front free endpaper. 
A selection of Herb Caen's newspaper columns about his beloved city of San Francisco. ; 262 pages 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Doomed Road of Empire  The Spanish Trail of Conquest, Carter, Hodding
12 Carter, Hodding Doomed Road of Empire The Spanish Trail of Conquest
NY McGraw-Hill 1963 0070101825 / 9780070101821 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket Illustrated by Don Almquist 
Bibliography, index. ; American Trails; 408 pages 
Price: 16.00 USD
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This Reckless Breed of Men:  The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest, Cleland, Robert Glass
13 Cleland, Robert Glass This Reckless Breed of Men: The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1963 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and chipped. 
Blindstamped green cloth binding. xv, 361, xx. A history of the mountain men, trappers and fur traders of the American Southwest. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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From Wilderness to Empire:  A History of California, Cleland, Robert Glass; Dumke, Glenn S. (editor)
14 Cleland, Robert Glass; Dumke, Glenn S. (editor) From Wilderness to Empire: A History of California
NY Knopf 1959 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Jacket rubbed and has tear on rear panel. 
Editor Dumke revised Cleland's earlier two-volume history From Wilderness to Empire and California in our Time into the present one volume. Folding map at rear, index, list of literature on California history. Ev; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 445 pages 
Price: 12.00 USD
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The Cowboy's Handbook:  How to Become a Hero of the Wild West, Cody, Tod
15 Cody, Tod The Cowboy's Handbook: How to Become a Hero of the Wild West
NY Cobblehill Books 1996 0525652108 / 9780525652106 First Printing Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket; Ex-library copy with pocket on rear pastedown endpaper, no other library markings. 
A children's book, well-illustrated. ; Ex-Library; 4to 11" - 13" tall 
Price: 7.00 USD
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Ranch on the Ruidoso:  The Story of a Pioneer Family in New Mexico, 1871-1968, Coe, Wilbur
16 Coe, Wilbur Ranch on the Ruidoso: The Story of a Pioneer Family in New Mexico, 1871-1968
NY Alfred A. Knopf 1971 Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Jacket lightly rubbed and chipped at head and foot of spine. 
Introduction by Peter Hurd. xviii, 279 pp, many illustrations, maps. "Wilbur Coe grew up and now lives on the famous Coe Ranch which his father founded almost a hundred years ago. And the story he tells about himself and his family and the vast acres on the Ruidoso River that are a part of all their lives reflects the essence of the American Southwest. The Coes were pioneers in the New Mexico Territory, among the earliest settlers to come from the East over the Santa Fe Trail." (from front jacket flap) 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Cowboy Dreams:  Cowboy Nostalgia: Photographs from the Range, Collins, Richard (editor)
17 Collins, Richard (editor) Cowboy Dreams: Cowboy Nostalgia: Photographs from the Range
London Salamander Books 1997 0861018826 / 9780861018826 First British Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket; Top corner bumped. 
Introduction by Bob Edgar. A collection of photographs of cowboys on the range from the 1860s to the early 20th century. ; 4to 11" - 13" tall; 128 pages 
Price: 11.00 USD
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The Last of the California Rangers, Cossley-Batt, Jill L.
18 Cossley-Batt, Jill L. The Last of the California Rangers
NY Funk & Wagnalls 1928 Second Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket; Shaken, boards rubbed, owner stamp and gift inscription on half title, owner stamp on rear endpapers. 
Blue cloth with title stamped in gilt on spine. Frontispiece photo of William James Howard, last of the California Rangers, on his 97th birthday. xix, 299 pp., photos, illustrations. A biography of Capt. Howard, conducted with many personal interviews and academic research, who was one of the California Rangers organized by the California legislature to "suppress the activities of the "California Banditti," of whom Joaquin Murieta was the leader and most daring member." Includes his interactions with Yosemite Indians and early pioneers, and his later years as a legislator and diplomat. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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Love and Nuggets, Crandall, Roland D. (editor)
19 Crandall, Roland D. (editor) Love and Nuggets
Old Greenwich, Connecticut, Usa Stable Books 1967 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket; Adhesive darkened at gutter on front and rear endpapers. 
Library of Congress number 67-28578. Many illustrations. Chronicles the correspondence between young Henry Sargent Crandall of Washington County, NY and his love, Mary Caroline Mills, whom he left behind to pursue his fortune in the California Gold Rush. ; 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall; 208 pages 
Price: 20.00 USD
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The Main Event:  Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip, Davies, Richard O.
20 Davies, Richard O. The Main Event: Boxing in Nevada from the Mining Camps to the Las Vegas Strip
Reno And Las Vegas University of Nevada Press 2014 0874179289 / 9780874179286 First Printing Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Index, notes, several pages of photos. A social and sports history of boxing in the state of Nevada from bare-knuckle bouts in frontier outposts to hugely bankrolled pugilistic extravaganzas in glitzy Las Vegas. ; Shepperson Series in Nevada History; 293 pages 
Price: 15.00 USD
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