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Sketches from the Ranch: A Montana Memoir

By: Aadland, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, University of Nebraska Press: 2008

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 18738


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 259. First edition thus. Brown pictorial wraps with drawings of cowboy with horse. Introduction by Sue Hart. Signed by Hart on title page. Illustrations by Nik Carpenter. Light reading wear. Hart was a professor emerita of English at Montana State University - Billings, a specialist in Montana literature and the wife of novelist Richard S. Wheeler. View more info

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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

By: Alexie, Sherman

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Little, Brown & Co.: 2017

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22915


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 457. Signed by author on front free endpaper. White boards with red spine text. Quilt print decorative endpapers. Bumping to spine ends and rubbing to jacket. The haunting memoir of the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author's relationship with his troubled mother. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search For My Twelve-Year-Old Bully

By: Allen Kurzweil

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Harper Collins: 2015

Edition: Uncorrected Proof/Advance Reading Copy

Seller ID: 8585


Octavo. 289 pp. Uncorrected Proof, includes promotional material. View more info

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Love, Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam

By: Allen, Miriam Marx

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, Faber and Faber: 1992

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9905


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 241. Maroon boards with maroon quarter cloth binding and silver text on spine. Normal wear on edges and corners, rubbing and marking on dust jacket, spine slightly cocked. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Letters of Sherwood Anderson

By: Anderson, Sherwood and Howard Mumford Jones

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: 1953

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3058


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 467. index. Black boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Includes index, introduction and notes by Harvard professor Howard Mumford Jones. Jacket with moderate chipping and tears, former owner's stamp on free front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Galloping Swede

By: Aronson, Hugo J. and L.O. Brockman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16024


Quarto (26.5 cm), pp. 180. Signed by both authors, with photo of Aronson (taken at his Flathead Lake residence in 1964) pasted on half title page. Denim blue cloth boards with silver titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket is price-clipped and well-worn with chips and tears, boards are worn along edges and corners. This memoir follows Aronson's life from hobo to ranch hand to the governor of Montana, tracing the state's history through much of the 20th century. Dust jacket pre... View more info

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Reed City Boy

By: Bazzett, Timothy James [Jim Harrison]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Reed City, MI, Timothy James Bazzett: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17442


Octavo (20cm), pp. 199. Association copy: Signed and inscribed by author on half title page to the late poet and novelist Jim Harrison. "To Jim- from the 'other Reed City creature' 30 years later. Tim Bazzett." First Edition. View more info

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Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals

By: Beaudin, Marc

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Livngston, Montana, Elk River Books: 2015

Seller ID: 12972


Octavo (21.8 cm), pp. 251. Foreword by William Heyen. Illustrations by Edd Enders. A memoir of 20 years of hitchhiking and road trips told in a blend of poetry and prose. "A jazzy, freewheeling, rollicking road trip into the beating heart of the Eternal Now" --Montana Quarterly. View more info

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Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals - Limited Edition

By: Beaudin, Marc

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Livngston, Montana, Elk River Books: 2015

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13072


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 251. Limited to 100 copies, signed and numbered. Foreword by William Heyen. Illustrations by Edd Enders. A memoir of 20 years of hitchhiking and road trips told in a blend of poetry and prose. "A jazzy, freewheeling, rollicking road trip into the beating heart of the Eternal Now" --Montana Quarterly. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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In These Hills

By: Beer, Ralph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bozeman, MT, Bangtail Press: 2000

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14394


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 180. Special limited edition, number 22 of 1,000 printed. White boards with black quarter cloth binding and gilt titling. Upper board features a black and white photograph by Joanne Berghold, as does the jacket. Upper board is crimped at upper corner. A collection of 33 essays assembled largely from Beer's Ranch Life column in Big Sky Journal. "I don't know that anyone writing today knows the devastating heartbreaks and simple triumphs of ranch li... View more info

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In These Hills

By: Beer, Ralph

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Bozeman, MT, Bangtail Press: 2000

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 17264


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 180. Special limited edition, number 388 of 1,000 printed. White boards with black quarter cloth binding and gilt titling. Upper board features a black and white photograph by Joanne Berghold, as does the jacket. A collection of 33 essays assembled largely from Beer's Ranch Life column in Big Sky Journal. "I don't know that anyone writing today knows the devastating heartbreaks and simple triumphs of ranch life as well as Ralph Beer." (James W... View more info

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Claiming Ground

By: Bell, Laura

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18702


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 242. Signed and inscribed by the author on title page. Blue boards with goldenrod quarter-cloth. Deckle edge. Light bumping to top of spine, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Querencia

By: Bodio, Stephen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Clark City Press: 1996

Seller ID: 523


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 154. Stated first edition, second printing. Beige cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Querencia "is celebratory of lives spent well in the reality of juniper-scented wind, lightning bursts and good hot chili..." (Arizona Daily Star) Dust jacket present. View more info

The Los Angeles Diaries

By: Brown, James

Price: $13.00

Publisher: New York, William Morrow: 2003

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 12583


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 200. Some light staining and evidence of minor dampstain on back dust jacket. Back board and last two pages show light dampstains. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader

By: Brown, Michael R (Ed.)

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Petrarca Press: 2014

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10271


Octavo (23cm), pp. 595, with further readings and notes. First Edition. View more info

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Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter

By: Cantalano, Nick

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 2001

Seller ID: 13217


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 208. Front right upper corner has some light creasing and curling. View more info

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Cowboys Don't Walk: A Tale of Two

By: Charter, Anne Goddard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Western Organization of Resource Councils: 1999

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11324


Octavo (23cm), pp. 192. Signed by author on title page. Includes xeroxed epilogue written in 2006 by author, stapled in back. A memoir from renowned conservationist rancher and co-founder of the Northern Plains Resource Council. First Edition. View more info

Colors of the Mountain

By: Chen, Da

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1999

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10475


Octavo (24.5cm), pp. 310. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine, "DC" stamped on front board. Association copy: Inscribed by author on front pastedown, "For Brooke, prose, elegance" to writer Brooke Williams. Boards have light wear and sunning. Jacket has light wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Tolstoy's Letters Volumes 1 & 2,

By: Christian, R.F. (ed)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16438


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 737, navy blue boards, pictorial jackets and slipcase. Index in volume 2. Jackets have light edge wear, sunning, and small stain on underside of vol 1. Slipcase has moderate wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Selected Letters of John Ciardi

By: Cifelli, Edward M. (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: University Of Arkansas Press: 1991

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 2985


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 475. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Jacket has small closed tear at tail of spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info