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A Texas Cowboy or, Fifteen Years On The Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony, Siringo, Chas. A.
1 A Texas Cowboy or, Fifteen Years On The Hurricane Deck of a Spanish PonySiringo, Chas. A.
fine/as new, Time-Life Books; Classics Of The Old West, 1980, Reprinted from the 1885 Edition

Leather-Bound, gilt edges, fine, never read, 316 pages, color frontispiece, sub-title: Taken From Real Life..An Old Stove Up "Cow Puncher," Who Has Spent Nearly Twenty Years On The Great Western Cattle Ranges, 8vo (8-9" tall)

Price: 25.00 USD
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A Treasury Of Mississippi River Folklore...Stories, Ballads & Traditions of the Mid-American River Country, Foreword by Carl Carmer, B. A. Botkin (editor)
2 A Treasury Of Mississippi River Folklore...Stories, Ballads & Traditions of the Mid-American River Country, Foreword by Carl CarmerB. A. Botkin (editor)
near fine, American Legacy Press, New York, 

A Treasury Of Mississippi River Folklore, Stories, Ballads & Traditions of the Mid-American River Country, Foreword by Carl Carmer, B. A. Botkin (editor), American Legacy Press, 1955, dust jacket clean, no chips or tears, brown boards, gold lettering along spine, boards clean, very light edge rubbing, straight, tight binding, 620 pages, contents include Foreword by Carl Carmer; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Part One: With A Touch Of The Snapping Turtle; Part Two: Kings Of The River And The River Country (I. Steamboat Masters And Pilots; II. River Conquerors, Fighters And Tricksters; III. Star Performances); Part Three: Pirates, Outlaws And Sharpers: Part Four: Old Devil River; Part Five: River Boats And Rivermen; Part Six: Home By The River; Part Seven: "Too Thick To Drink and Too Thin To Plow": Part Eight: History Into Legend; Part Nine: Where The Blues Begin; Index of Authors; Index of Subjects, pages clean, no writing or marks, 500 Stories and 30 Songs, this book is a wonderful anthology of stories, ballads and traditions that have their roots along the mighty river and its valley, dust jacket and book in near fine condition

Price: 12.00 USD
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Belong to the West, Paddock, Eric
3 Belong to the WestPaddock, Eric
Fine, The John Hopkins University Press, 1996, First Edition

Paddock, Eric. Belonging to the West. Baltimore: The John Hopkins University Press, 1996. First edition (no other pub date listed on CP). soft covers clean, cover photograph of Nee Noshe Reservoir, Kiowa County, Colorado, 109 pages includes 67 full-color photographs by the author which offers a view of his own West--the landscape of Colorado, pages crisp, clean, beautiful book in Fine/As New Condition, this is part of the Creating the North American Landscape Series, Gregory Conniff, Bonnie Lloyd, Edward K. Muller, and David Schuyler, Consulting Editors, Published in cooperation with the Center for American Places, Harrisonburg, Virginia, 10 1/4 x 8 1/2. Fine/As New. Paperback.

Price: 16.00 USD
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Buckskin and Blanket Days  Memoirs Of A Friend Of The Indians, Thomas Henry Tibbles
4 Buckskin and Blanket Days Memoirs Of A Friend Of The IndiansThomas Henry Tibbles
good, University Of Nebraska Press, 1973, Third Bison Book Printing

Buckskin and Blanket Days, Memoirs Of A Friend Of The Indians, Thomas Henry Tibbles, University Of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1973, Third Bison Book Printing, soft covers show light soiling, edge wear, creasing on front, 336 pages includes Publisher's Preface, 34 Chapters, previous owner's name neatly written along top edge of half title page, text pages clean, no writing or marks, back cover states..."the author wrote his memoirs in 1905, the year after he ran for Vice President of the United States on the Peoples' party ticket. the volume was first published in 1957, edited by Theodora Bates Cogwell...", book in good condition

Price: 12.00 USD
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Buffalo History And Husbandry The Buffalo Rancher's handbook, Jennings, Dana Close
5 Buffalo History And Husbandry The Buffalo Rancher's handbookJennings, Dana Close
Very Good +(plus), Pine Hill Press, 1978, First

Jennings, Dana Close. Buffalo History and Husbandry The Buffalo Rancher's Handbook. Freeman, SD: Pine Hill Press, 1978. First Edition (stated). ISBN: 0960179216. no dust jacket, yellow illustrated boards, black lettering along spine, boards show very light soiling, bumping on lower spine edge, straight, tight binding, 392 pages contents include Section I: Management; Section II: Hybridization; Section III: More Management; Section IV: History; Section V: Hunting & Horses: Section VI: Buffalo Hunting Today; Section VII: Meet Some Buffalo Ranchers; Section VIII: Buffalo & Your Health; Section IX: Art; Section X: Buffalo & Your Country; Section XI: Lore & Legend: Section XII: Salvation!, Appendix, Biological Classification and Index, blue highlighter mark on copyright information on copyright page, rest of pages clean, no writing or marks, numerous photos, this is a handbook of buffalo husbandry useful to the working rancher or new enthusiast just starting a herd, good reference, well researched, well written with nice photographs, 8vo (8 3/4" tall). Very Good +(plus) Hardcover.

Price: 40.00 USD
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Campaigning With Custer 1868-69 and the Nineteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry on the Washita Campaign, 1868-'69, David L. Spotts (Edited and Arranged for Publication by E.A. Brininstool)
6 Campaigning With Custer 1868-69 and the Nineteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry on the Washita Campaign, 1868-'69David L. Spotts (Edited and Arranged for Publication by E.A. Brininstool)
near fine, University of Nebraska Press, 1988, First Bison Book Edition, 1st Printing (complete number line)

Campaigning With Custer 1868-69, and the Nineteenth Kansas Volunteer Cavalry on the Washita Campaign, 1868-'69, David L. Spotts (Edited and Arranged for Publication by E.A. Brininstool), University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 1988, First Bison Book Edition (complete number line), 1st Printing, soft cover clean, light edge rubbing, 215 pages, Contents include Introduction; Roster 19th Kansas Volunteer Cavalry; Preface; Diary; No Man's Land Of The Border; Sketch Of The Life Of Mrs. Anna Belle Morgan; Sketch Of The Life Of Sarah C. White, Frontispiece of photo of D.L. Spotts AT Time Of Enlistment, List Of Illustrations, this book is reprinted form the 1928 edition published by the Wetzel Publishing Company, pages crisp and clean, book in near fine condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Campaigns of General Custer In The North-West And The Final Surrender Of Sitting Bull, Judson Elliott Walker
7 Campaigns of General Custer In The North-West And The Final Surrender Of Sitting BullJudson Elliott Walker
very good, University Microfilms Inc., 1966, First Published 1881, Reprinted from a copy in the collection of The New York Public Library

Campaigns of General Custer In The North-West And The Final Surrender Of Sitting Bull, Judson Elliott Walker, University Microfilms Inc., New York, 1966, First Published 1881, Reprinted from a copy in the collection of The New York Public Library, no dust jacket, dark red boards, blue cloth spine with silver lettering, illustration on front board, boards show light edge rubbing, light bumping, 135 pages, frontispiece of illustration of author, contents include Introduction; Section I. General Van Couvnor; Section II. Custer's Last Battle against Sitting Bull; Appendix To The Preceding Section; Section III. Surrender Of Crow King; Section V. Custer's Last Rally; Retrospective, List of Illustrations, pages crisp and clean, book in very good condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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Cheyenne Memories, John Stands In Timber and Margot Liberty
8 Cheyenne MemoriesJohn Stands In Timber and Margot Liberty
fine, University of Nebraska, 1972, First Bison Book Printing February, 1972 (10th Printing)

Cheyenne Memories, John Stands, In Timber and Margot Liberty, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, 1972, First Bison Book Printing February, 1972 (10th Printing), soft covers, clean in fine/as new condition, 330 pages includes Acknowledgments; List of (27) Illustrations and 2 Maps by Dorothy de Fontaine, fold-out entitled "Indians Hunting Buffalo by Howling Wolf of the Northern Cheyenne Tribe, Fort Marion, 1876, 18 Chapters; Genealogy of John Stands In Timber; Bibliography and Index, pages crisp and clean, book in fine/as new condition

Price: 12.00 USD
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Chippewa Customs, Frances Densmore
9 Chippewa CustomsFrances Densmore
good, Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1979, Reprint Edition/First Published in 1929 by the Smithsonian Institution

Chippewa Customs, Frances Densmore, Minnesota Historical Society Press,1979, Reprint Edition/First Published in 1929 by the Smithsonian Institution, soft covers show light soiling and edge wear, back cover has some wrinkling and soiling, 204 pages, contents include Introduction by Nina Marchetti Archabal, List of Illustrations (Plates and Text Figures), back cover states..."Chippewa Customs, first published in 1929 by the Bureau of American Ethnology, Smithsonian Institution, gives accurate, detailed descriptions of the tribal history, customs, legends, traditions, art, music, economy, and leisure activities of the Chippewa or Ojibway Indians of the United States and Canada..the book is a classic work by one of America's early ethnologists...", pages clean, no writing or marks, book in good condition

Price: 12.00 USD
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Colter's Hell & Jackson's Hole, Merrill J. Mattes
10 Colter's Hell & Jackson's HoleMerrill J. Mattes
near fine, Yellowstone Library And Museum Association, 1976, Reprint

Colter's Hell & Jackson's Hole, The Fur Trappers' Exploration of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Park Region, Merrill J. Mattes, Yellowstone Library And Museum Association, 1976, Reprint, soft covers, clean, very light edge rubbing, light page edge soiling, 87 pages, contents include a double page frontispiece map of "Colter's Route (1807-1808-Conjectural); Trapper Trails (1811-1840)", 8 Chapters; Numerous Illustrations and Selected Bibliography, pages crisp and clean, no writing or marks, book in near fine condition

Price: 15.00 USD
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