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Abert's New Mexico Report 1846-47

By: Abert, James William

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Horn & Wallace: 1962

Seller ID: 15523

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 182. Limited facsimile edition (1,000) of first edition as presented to U.S. Senate. Marbled boards with brown quarter cloth and gray titling. Map of New Mexico Territory endpapers; color frontispiece, "Sheep Camp," by Peter Hurd; black and white illustrated plates throughout. Boards and jacket have light edge wear, including one small closed tear. Former owner's address label on half title page. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Eighty Years of Memories on the Banks of the Yellowstone

By: Annin, Jim

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Artcraft:

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18965

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 127. Undated, unknown edition. Faux leather boards with gilt text. Signed and inscribed by author on author photo page: "Dear ____, Bet you are another of my fine friends who would never expect a thing like this. Hope you enjoy the jokes anyway." Letter by the author to the reader laid in. No jacket. View more info

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Vigilantes

By: Birney, Hoffman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18182

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 346. Brown boards, pictorial jacket and endpapers. Drawings by Charles Hargens. Jacket has light edge wear, darkened spine. Smudge at bottom corner of text block, boards with light wear. A comprehensive history of Montana's Vigilantes, with a focus on gang leader Henry Plummer, the violent gambler who nonethless got himself elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana, and engaged in a reign of terror under the guise of maintaining law and order (Thrapp, 115... View more info

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Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone

By: Black, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2012

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 19307

ISBN: 0312383193

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 548. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page to authors Andrea and Doug Peacock. Black paper boards, gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Later printing. Head of spine and jacket slightly bumped. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Give Your Heart to the Hawks: A Tribute to the Mountain Men

By: Blevins, Win

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Nash Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19514

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 349. First state of first printing. Brown cloth with gilt titling, pictorial jacket and endpapers. Includes chronology, glossary, notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated with black and white photos, maps. Jacket has light edge wear and a few small closed tears. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Reeder's Alley

By: Boedecker, Pat

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Helena, MT, P.B. Appraisal Associates: 2005

Seller ID: 16552

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 64. Yellow wrappers with etching by the late Branson G. Stevenson (founding member of the Montana Institute of the Arts), black and white photos throughout. Memoir by one of three women who purchased the gold rush-era Helena enclave and turned it into an art colony. Wrappers have small scratch near tail of spine. View more info

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William Blackmore: The Spanish-Mexican Land Grants and Early Financing of the Denver & Rio Grande Railway [Volumes 1 & 2]

By: Brayer, Herbert O.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Denver, Bradford Robinson: 1949

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23959

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 381, 333. Numbered set (#494 of 500). Dark navy, gilt-stamped cloth. Both volumes with endpaper maps, black and white illustrations, appendices, bibliography and indices. Review of the volumes laid in from the 1950 New Mexico Historical Review. Bibliographical notation in pencil on front free endpaper of each volume, else fine. Not in original publisher's slipcase. First Edition. View more info

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Our Time & Place Tales from Cooke City to the Crazies

By: Brekke, Jerry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Livingston Enterprise: 2003

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14271

Condition: Fine


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 92. Signed and inscribed by author opposite title page: "________, I hope you enjoy these tales of our community. Jerry Brekke" Brown Morocco binding with gilt spine titling. Pictorial jacket, black and white photos throughout. Jacket has light edge wear, multiple small closed tears. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Rocky Mountain National Park: A History

By: Buchholtz, C.W.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Colorado, University of Colorado Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10261

ISBN: 0870811460

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (24cm), pp. 255. First edition thus. Signed by author on title page. Black and white photographs and maps throughout. Includes notes, biographical essay and index. View more info

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Music, Saddles and Flapjacks

By: Cheney, Roberta & Clyde Erskine

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing: 1978

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10991

ISBN: 0878420746

Condition: Very good


Octavo (25cm), pp. 115. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Previous owner's address label on half title page. Jacket has lightwear at corners. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ruxton of the Rockies

By: Clyde & Mae Reed Porter (Collected by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1982

Seller ID: 8855

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 325. Some foxing on top edge of text block. Wraps are lightly worn. View more info

Law of the Range: Portraits of Old-Time Brand Inspectors

By: Collector, Stephen

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Clark City Press: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 22932

ISBN: 0944439454

Condition: New


Oblong folio (28.5 x 30 cm) cm, pp. 118. Brown cloth with darker brown titling, pictorial jacket. Introduction by Annick Smith. Many full-page, black and white photos. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

More Tracks: 78 Years of Mountains, People & Happiness

By: Copenhaver, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoneydale Press: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8434

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 192. Pictorial wraps. Signed and dated 1992 by author on title page with "Thanks for sharing my tracks." Slight edge wear. View more info

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Mule Tracks: The Last of the Story

By: Copenhaver, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stevensville, MT, Stoneydale Press: 2001

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11696

ISBN: 1931291152

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 175. Black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. Signed by author on title page. Some bumping at corners, light scratching on boards. View more info

Copenhaver Country

By: Copenhaver, Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stevensville, MT, Stoneydale Press: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13648

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 158. Signed and inscribed by author on title page to outdoor writer Roger Selner: "Rodger [sic] when you need help get on the phone. I'd love to help you. Thanks, Howard 1996." Brown calf binding with gilt titling. Copenhaver's third book continues the storytelling tradition he began with "They Left Their Tracks" and "More Tracks." Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Homestead Fever: History of Denton, Danvers, Coffee Creek

By: Denton Heritage Committee

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Great Falls, MT, Denton Heritage Committee: 1977

Seller ID: 25373

Condition: Near fine


Quarto (28.5 cm), pp. 429, including index. Unknown edition, presumed first. Brown faux leather boards with black titling and illustration by Karen Kingsbury. Slight wear to text block and fold mark to several end papers, else fine. No jacket. Profusely illustrated with black and white photography. Contains sections of Judith Basin, stagecoaches, post offices, railroads, Arrow Creek, Coffee Creek, Danvers, Deerfield, Hoosac, early business, fire departments, schools, chu... View more info

Strength of Stone: The Pioneer Journal of Electa Bryan Plumer: 1862-1864

By: Elliott, Diane

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Guilford, CT, TwoDot, Globe Pequot: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5207

ISBN: 0762724641

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 377. Signed and inscribed by author on title page, dated 2003. Brown boards with gilt spine text. Map illustrated endpapers. Includes several black and white photos. Appears unread. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Butte Irish: Class and Ethnicity in an American Mining Town, 1875-1925

By: Emmons, David M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22720

ISBN: 0252016033

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 443. Green cloth boards with silver spine text. Light green pictorial jacket. Includes six pages of black and white photographic plates. Sun fading and light edge wear to jacket. Extensive bibliography of works cited. Part of the Statue of Liberty--Ellis Island Centennial Series. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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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

ISBN: 0806148713

Condition: New


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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Frontier Wheel of Fortune

By: Evans, Alan D.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Roundup, MT, Self Published: nd [2010]

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 25250

ISBN: 1450741304

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 502. Signed and inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "12-18-2010, ---, The pioneers gave us a good start, in a great land. Can we keep it going? Enjoy, Alan Evans." Brown boards with gilt titling. Green jacket with image of Montana and a wagon wheel. Includes several maps and other images. Light rubbing to jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. View more info