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  • HORAN, James D.
    DESPERATE MEN: revelations from the sealed Pinkerton files

    New York: Bonanza Books, no date, 1949. Octavo, tan cloth. pp xviii, 294 + photos. Fine in VG jacket, no owner names. Reprint of the 1949 edition. The true story of the wild west, Jesse and Franks James, the Younger Brothers, Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch, and more, the real outlaws much more brutal than popularly thought.

    Condition: Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 41849
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  • NIXON, Oliver W.
    HOW MARCUS WHITMAN SAVED OREGON...Introduction by Rev. Frank W. Gunsaulus. Second Edition

    New York: Starr Publishing Company, 1895. Second printing. Dark green decorated cloth stamped in gilt, top edges gilt, black endpapers. pp [2], 339, [3] + 18 plates and 1 folding map. Slight rubbing to spine tips, outer corners, with small bumps to lower outer corners; crease to rear cover; cracked rear inner hinge neatly repaired; weak crack and crease to rear board; else a VG clean, tight and unworn copy.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 29547
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  • PLENTY OF ROOM & AIR (signed) by CUSHMAN, Dan
    CUSHMAN, Dan
    PLENTY OF ROOM & AIR (signed)

    Edition: First printing

    Great Falls, Montana: Stay Away, Joe Publishers, 1975. Signed by the author (simple ink signature to front free endpaper). Blue cloth. Bit of cloth bubbling to the covers; small tape stains to upper front free endpaper; else fine. Price-clipped dust jacket chipped to a depth of 1/4 inch across head of spine; creased tear and small chip to foot of spine; short tears along upper edge of panels; slight rubbing to spine folds; in all good, colours bright. A book about homesteading days in Montana. Cushman's STAY AWAY, J OE is one of the best novels of the American West.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 15665
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  • The daring adventures of Kit Carson and Fremont, among buffaloes, grizzlies and Indians being a spirited diary of the most difficult and wonderful explorations ever made, opening ... the great pathway to the Pacific.

    New York: Worthington & Co, 1889. Later printing (first was in 1885). Modern rebinding of brown buckram, spine ruled at tips and lettered "Kit Carson". pp (5)-493, including frontispiece illustration. Text paper yellowed as always, small hole to margin of first leaf of text (no printing affected), else fine, no owner names.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 28537
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  • Unruh, John David
    The Plains Across: The Overland Emigrants and the Trans-Mississippi West, 1840-60

    Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1979. Third printing. Khaki cloth. With ownership blindstamp to title leaf of a noted Canadian Indian author, else fine. Jacket has lightly sunned spine, else fine. Note: 1.5 kg parcel, extra postage may be required.

    Condition: Book: Near Fine, Dust Jacket: Near fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38612
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  • Montaignes, Fran├žois des (pseud. of Isaac Cooper)
    The Plains; Being No Less than a Collection of Veracious Memoranda Taken during the Expedition of Exploration in the Year 1845:...Edited and with an introduction by Nancy Alpert Mower and Don Russell

    Edition: First Edition

    University of Oklahoma Press, 1972. Octavo, yellow cloth. pp (xxvi), 182. Illustrations & map in text. Title page continues: "From the Western Settlements of Missouri to the Mexican Border, and from Bent's Fort on the Arkansas to Fort Gibson, via South Fork of Canadian - North Mexico and North-western Texas." Tidy ink name inside front cover of a noted Canadian Indian author. Fine copy. Yellow dust jacket has tears at foot of sunned spine and lower front flap fold, some sunning to inner margins of panels; good. First publication of the entirety of this clandestinely-kept record of John C. Fremont's third expedition across the southern plains to California.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 38583
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  • HUGHES, J. Donald
    THE STORY OF MAN AT GRAND CANYON

    Edition: First edition.

    USA: Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1967. Pictorial cloth. pp [8], 195, [5]; many photos in text. Minute spine rubbing, else a fine copy, no owner names.

    Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 25938
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  • THREE YEARS ON THE KANSAS BORDER. In Perils by mine own Countrymen by A CLERGYMAN (John McNamara)
    A CLERGYMAN (John McNamara)
    THREE YEARS ON THE KANSAS BORDER. In Perils by mine own Countrymen

    Edition: First edition.

    New York and Auburn: Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1856. Modern rebinding of brown buckram, spine lettered & ruled in gilt. pp [2], viii, (9)-240, [2]. Some foxing, mainly early and late, else a clean, tight and unworn copy, no owner names. McNamara, strongly anti-slavery, was a missionary of the Protestant Episcopal Church who served 1851-52 in the Platte Purchase section of Missouri and then from 1854 in Kansas in a turbulent era. . Howes M175, Graff 2645, Wagner-Camp 277.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover

    Book ID: 28541
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  • SANDERS, Helen Fitzgerald and William H. Bertsche, Jr., editors
    X. BEIDLER: VIGILANTE. With a Foreword By A. B. Guthrie, Jr.

    Edition: First edition.

    Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1957. Red patterned boards. (xviii), (166) pp, illustrations in text. Small ink name, else fine in VG dust jacket. Story of John Xavier Beidler(1831-1890), a vigilante active in Montana in the 1860s, told in his own words. The eighth volume in the publisher's Western Frontier Library series.

    Condition: Book: Very Good, Dust Jacket: Very Good, Binding: Hardcover.

    Book ID: 22188
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