- Tag = Western Americana
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: HardcoverBook ID: 41849More details Price: USD $12.00 USD $10.80
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 , 339,  + 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: 29547More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
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: HardcoverBook ID: 15665More details Price: USD $25.00 USD $22.50
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: HardcoverBook ID: 28537More details Price: USD $50.00 USD $45.00
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: HardcoverBook ID: 38583More details Price: USD $14.95 USD $13.46
THE STORY OF MAN AT GRAND CANYON
Edition: First edition.
USA: Grand Canyon Natural History Association, 1967. Pictorial cloth. pp , 195, ; many photos in text. Minute spine rubbing, else a fine copy, no owner names.
Condition: Book: Fine, Binding: HardcoverBook ID: 25938More details Price: USD $16.95 USD $15.26
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 , viii, (9)-240, . 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: HardcoverBook ID: 28541More details Price: USD $75.00 USD $67.50
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: 22188More details Price: USD $15.00 USD $13.50