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Lucky Montana Cowpoke

By: Watkins, J. Spencer

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1958

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22356

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 87. Signed and dated 1958 by author on half-title page. Beige cloth boards with black titling. Pictorial jacket has light edge wear. Previous owners name on inside front. Tales of growing up on a Madison River valley ranch at the turn of the century. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Devil Man with a Gun

By: Watson, Art H.

Price: $80.00

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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18955

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 198. Signed by author on title page. Unknown edition, presumed first. Faux leather boards with gilt text. Pictorial jacket with artwork by Charles M. Russell. Includes several black and white photographic plates. Hinge-cracked. Jacket shows damp-staining and creasing, quarter-inch tear at spine top. Recounts pioneer life in and around Diamond City, Montana, formerly the booming county-seat of Meagher County, now all that remains is a graveyard. Dust... View more info

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Montana Trails and Tribulations

By: Watson, Art H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Art Watson: 1975

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20461

Condition: Very good


Signed by author on first leaf. Octavo (21 cm), pp. 95. Pictorial wrappers from a painting by Robert F. Morgan, "Benton to McLeod--Whoop-up Country" Black and white photos throughout. Very slight edge wear. From the author of Devil Man with a Gun, Montana Trails continues the story of Watson's family in Diamond City, Montana. Scarce. View more info

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Hoofprints from the Yellowstone Corral of the Westerners, 1996 - 2000

By: Willard, John, ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Hoofprints:

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16857

Condition: Near fine


Quarto (26.5 cm), pp. 242: 10 issues of 24 pages each, plus index. Brown faux-leather boards with gilt text. Signed by Willard on editor's note page, numbered 41 of 50. Includes volume XXVI, number 1 through volume XXX, number 2 of the biannual Yellowstone history magazine. Illustrated throughout with black and white (one color) photographs, maps and drawings. Minor bumping at top of spine. No jacket as issued. Willard was a Montana newspaper man and historian, a civic-m... View more info

The Day the Whistle Blew The Life and Death of the Stansbury Coal Camp

By: Wood, Marilyn Nesbit

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Glendo, WY, High Plains Press: 2014

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14223

ISBN: 1937147088

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 283. Pictorial wraps. Includes map showing location of 1947 coal camps near Rock Springs, Wyoming, black and white photos and list of Stansbury residents. First Edition. View more info

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Pioneering Tales of Montana

By: Woodson, Warren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23039

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 169. Signed by author on half-title page. Red cloth boards with black titling. Pictorial jacket with $4 price. Previous owner's sticker on front free endpaper. Minor smudging on boards, bumping to corners and edge wear to jacket. Autobiographical sketches from a pioneer Montana sheep rancher, with sections on artist Charles Russell and "the Galloping Swede" -- Governor Hugo Aaronson. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Hoofprints (lot of 28 issues)

By: Yellowstone Corral of the Westerners

Price: $260.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Yellowstone Corral: 1972-2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25381

Condition: Very good


Quarto (26 cm). Staple-bound pale yellow paper, ranging from 16 to 24 pages each. Two issues signed and inscribed by editor (and author) John Willard (vol. 20, no. 1 and vol. 25, no. 2). At first a quarterly publication, later bi-annually, of Montana history and art, each issue illustrated with black and white (some color) photographs, paintings, drawings, maps and facsimile manuscript documents. Two issues with subscription forms laid-in, one with newspaper clipping fro... View more info