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Calamity Jane: A Reader's Guide

By: Etulain, Richard W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18672


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 262. Signed by author on title page. Light green boards with sage green quarter-cloth and black spine text. Includes numerous black and white photographs and index. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Free Grass to Fences: The Montana Cattle Range Story

By: Fletcher, Robert H.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: New York, University Publishers: 1960

Seller ID: 22353


Quarto (26 cm), pp. 233. Unknown edition, presumed first. Brown boards with gray quarter-cloth. Green and black spine text with Charles Russell drawing of a cowboy. Front board with stamped cattle brands. Full-color pictorial pastedowns. Pictorial jacket, showing original $12 price. Illustrated throughout with drawings and Charles Russell plus numerous black and white plates of photography and paintings by various Western artists.Includes map of Montana showing location ... View more info

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Everett Ruess: His Short Life, Mysterious Death and Astonishing Afterlife

By: Fradkin, Philip

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Berkeley, University of California Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16108


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 279. Brown boards with yellow quarter cloth and red titling, pictorial jacket. Includes black and white photos, maps, notes, selected bibliography and index. Faint "not for resale" stamp on bottom edge of text block. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Stagecoach : Wells Fargo and the American West

By: Fradkin, Philip L. and Andy Anderson

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Simon & Schuster: 2002

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 5143


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 461. White with color speckle boards with pale yellow quarter-cloth and gilt spine text. Sixteen pages of black and white photographic plates. Book One by Fradkin: "Wells Fargo and the American West." Book Two by Anderson: Wells Fargo and the Rise of the American Financial Services Industry." Light bumping to spine of boards and jacket. Jacket has 1/4-inch closed tear at top. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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All the Wild That Remains Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West

By: Gessner, David

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 2015

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 21078


Signed by author on title page with sketch of Abbey and Stegner. Later printing. Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 354. Blue boards with brown quarter paper, pictorial jacket. Includes black and white photos, index and notes on sources. Jacket has very slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. View more info

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When Tillage Begins: A History of Agriculture in Montana

By: Gilles, T.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Laurel, MT, UMP Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 14273


Duodecimo (17.5 cm), pp. 145. Pictorial wraps, with bibliography. Illustrations by Mary Beth Percival. Author is a well-known Montana journalist, and the former agricultural editor for the Great Falls Tribune. Contents originally serialized in the Billings, Montana, Farmer-Stockman's News. Back cover is slightly wrinkled. View more info

Hidden Tales Well Told

By: Gillespie, Harla

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Radersburg, MT, Moccasin Tracks: 2011

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11483


Octavo (20cm), pp. 400. Inscribed and signed by author "To Bob, hope you enjoy these stories, thanks for your support" on title page. View more info

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The Man Who Built the Stone Castle

By: Gordon, Taylor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: White Sulphur Springs, MT, Meagher County News: 1967

Seller ID: 18049


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 46. Pictorial wraps. Includes several black and white photographs and a sketch by Monte McAfee. Light smudging to wraps. A biography of Byron Roger Sherman, early developer of the town of White Sulphur Springs who built the town's famous castle (first serving as Sherman's home and now as the county historical museum). Written to mark the centennial of Meagher County, Montana. View more info

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Summit Pioneers

By: Grabau, Alison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Breckenridge, CO, Summit Foundation: 1999

Seller ID: 16254


Octavo (23.5 cm X 23.5 cm), pp. 160. Unknown edition. Black cloth boards with embossed title, historical photo and silver text. Illustrated throughout with black and white photography by Bob Winsett. Light rubbing to boards. No jacket. Historical essays on the pioneers of Summit County, Colorado. View more info

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Saddle Bag Yarns

By: Grosfield, Byron [Jo Sykes]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Big Timber, MT, Wild Horse Publications: 1988

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17384


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 171. Association copy: signed and inscribed by author inside front cover to Western novelist Jo Sykes: "To Jo Sykes, Thanks for all the help and constructive criticism throughout the years. Sincerely, Byron - 1988." Illustrated by award-winning artist Dave Hodges. Pictorial wraps have slight edge wear and creasing along spine. A renowned regional storyteller, Grosfield wrote a column titled "Yarns from the Yellowstone" for the weekly... View more info

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Buckaroos and Boxcars and Selected Yarns from the Yellowstone

By: Grosfield, Byron [Jo Sykes]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Big Timber, MT, Wild Horse Publications: 1981

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17380


12mo (17.5 cm), pp. 136. Association copy: signed and inscribed by author inside front cover to Western children's novelist and Livingston, Montana, resident Jo Sykes. Unknown printing. Pictorial wrappers, illustrations by award-winning artist Dave Hodges. Original price tag on half title page. Glued binding showing stress on pages v and 133, wrappers have slight edge wear. View more info

The Life of John Wesley Hardin As Written by Himself

By: Hardin, John Wesley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Seller ID: 5210


Duodecimo (19 cm), pp. 152. First edition thus. Marbled boards with gold lettering against black background on spine. Jacket is price clipped and has moderate wear. Boards have slight wear along bottom edge. Dust jacket present. View more info

Elsie: Forty-Four Years at the Mansion with Eight Montana Governors

By: Hardin-Hansen, Kay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1995,

Seller ID: 12203


Octavo (22cm), pp. 164. Black and white photographs and floor plans throughout. Some light staining on front cover, ISBN sticker on back. View more info

Ghost Trails to California Pictorial Journey Rockies to Gold Country Gold Rush

By: Hunt, Thomas H

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American West Pub. Co: 1974

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 464


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 262. Grey linen boards with navy quarter leather binding, gilt lettering on spine. In navy slipcase. Lushly illustrated with black/white and color photos throughout, includes maps and index. Case has light shelf wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ride the Divide

By: John Ray Shreve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sheridan, WY, John Ray Shreve: 2002

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9597


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 142. Pictoral wraps, inscribed "upon the divide the gentle breez [sic] blows" and signed by author on title page. Black and white illustrations throughout, plus a few photos and color illustrations. Cover has creases, author's business card glued to title page. View more info

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From the Pecos to the Powder: A Cowboy's Autobiography

By: Kennon, Bob [Ramon F. Adams]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22662


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 251. Green cloth boards with cowboy image on front and gilt text in black box on spine. Illustrated with black and white photographs and drawings by Joe Beeler. Gift inscription on front free endpaper. Jacket with original $5.95 price has 1-inch closed tear on front, general edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Pioneer Western Empire Buildings

By: King, Frank M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pasadena, CA, Quarter-Circle TV: 1946

Seller ID: 11893


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 383. Limited edition, number 750. Signed and inscribed by author on colophon page. Rebound in brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine and upper board. Illustrated with photos and drawings, including one Charles M. Russell. View more info

Cities of Gold: History of the Victor Cripple Creek Mining District

By: Levine, Brian

Price: $10.00

Publisher: USA, Stonehenge Books: 1981

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11518


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 100. Signed by author on title page. Black and white photographs throughout. Previous owner's inscription on special regards page. View more info

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From St. Louis to Sutter's Fort, 1946

By: Lienhard, Heinrich

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22718


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 204. Grey-green boards with dark green spine text. Jacket (price-clipped) features the Currier & Ives lithograph "The Rocky Mountains. Translated from the original German manuscript by Erwin G. and Elisabeth K. Gudde. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, maps, and reproductions of paintings and drawings. Light bumping to spine ends; rubbing and and 1/2" closed tear to top front of jacket. Volume 33 in the American Exploration ... View more info

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Beyond Law

By: Linderman, Frank B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19405


12mo (19 cm), pp. 250. Brown cloth with feather motif on upper board and spine, publisher's red ink on top edge of text block. No jacket, spine is very slightly bumped. This was the final book Linderman published before dying in 1938. First Edition. View more info