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  • RAINE, William MacLeod
    THE DAMYANK

    Edition: First printing.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1942. Octavo, blue-green cloth. Spine faintly darkened; foxing to fore and top page edges; yellowing and light foxing to endpapers from binding materials; else fine, no owner names. Price-clipped jacket has yellowing to white spine and rear flap fold; very small chips to upper outer corners of panels; nicks to spine tips; VG otherwise, attractive, color pictorial front panel bright. Twin brothers, West Texas, Dodge City, Texas Rangers. One of the later western novels from this prolific author, scarce in first edition. One of Jeff Dykes' highspots of western fiction

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 20667
    View cart More details Price: USD $150.00 USD $135.00
  • THE WIND BLEW WEST by LANHAM, Edwin
    LANHAM, Edwin
    THE WIND BLEW WEST

    Edition: First printing

    New York: Longman, Green, 1935. Terra cotta cloth gilt lettered, colour endpaper maps. Spine faintly darkened, yellowing to page edges, light damp stain to lower outer corner of front cover extending through the first couple of leaves; light foxing to first and last leaves; small tear to bottom edge of half-title leaf; VG otherwise, no owner names. Jacket has fingernail-size chips to corners of front panel, shallow chip across head of spine, good, flap price intact. Texas author's second novel, preceded by SAILORS DON'T CARE (Paris: Contact Editions, 1929). "THE WIND BLEW WEST is his most critically acclaimed work, and contains a fictional retelling of the Warren Wagon Train Raid of 1871 and the subsequent trial of the Native…

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    New York: Longman, Green, 1935. Terra cotta cloth gilt lettered, colour endpaper maps. Spine faintly darkened, yellowing to page edges, light damp stain to lower outer corner of front cover extending through the first couple of leaves; light foxing to first and last leaves; small tear to bottom edge of half-title leaf; VG otherwise, no owner names. Jacket has fingernail-size chips to corners of front panel, shallow chip across head of spine, good, flap price intact. Texas author's second novel, preceded by SAILORS DON'T CARE (Paris: Contact Editions, 1929). "THE WIND BLEW WEST is his most critically acclaimed work, and contains a fictional retelling of the Warren Wagon Train Raid of 1871 and the subsequent trial of the Native American defendants." - wikipedia. Lanham was at one time a Paris expatriate who was befriended by Robert McAlmon, who published his first novel. He wrote some good crime novels, one of the best share-cropper novels (THE STRICKLANDS, 1939), and won the Texas Institute of Letters Award in 1942 for THUNDER IN THE EARTH.

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    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 42958
    View cart More details Price: USD $50.00 USD $45.00