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Tomboy Bride

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO: Pruett, 1977: 1977-01-01

Seller ID: 7-4-1850

Condition: Used: Very Good


Cover with three women and mining camp.Paperback.Illustrated with photographs.Harriet Backus writes about her life as an assayer's wife and true pioneer of the West with heart felt emotion and vivid detail. Sharing her amusing and often challenging experiences as a new bride in the high San Juan Mountains where the Tomboy Mine operated above Telluride, Colorado, she paints a poignant picture of the people, and the life centered around silver mining where most of the book takes place. View more info

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Hoein' the Short Rows (Publications of the Texas Folklore Society)

By: Abernethy, Francis Edward [Editor]

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of North Texas Press: 1987-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4-3-1800

ISBN: 0870742566

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Yellow Cloth Hardcover with Dust Jacket, 238 pages, 9 1/4" tall. Like new. DJ in protective mylar cover. Light wear on corners. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Texas Folklore Society Publication XLVII. Chapters include recollections of religious mores in Staples, Texas, growing up in Bosque County, Texas, revival meetings in Lone Grove, Texas, Frio Canyon hog drive, Santa Rita rig, poetry by cowboys and common folk, Texas Baptistry Paintings, Customizing Pickups, Lingo fo the Espee, celebrations of the dead in Spanish Southwest, Mexican Lime Kilns in West Texas, Cockfighting, hog dro... View more info

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Don't Say a Word

By: Andrew Klavan

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Pocket Books: 1991-04

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: unit91-29

ISBN: 0671740083

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed on title page without inscription. First edition with full number line. As Dr. Nathan Conrad, a Central Park West psychiatrist, explores the hallucinatory worlds of his patients, the demons inside them watch him, and soon he is involved in a horrifying nightmare. View more info

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The New Country: A Social History of the American Frontier, 1776-1890

By: BARTLETT, Richard A.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Oxford Univ.: 1974-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2-2-909

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


First edition. Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and missing a piece near the top of the spine. Small stains on outside page edges and endpaper. Corners bumped. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. From borax mule trains to the canoe stop that was Chicago in the 1830s, this book vividly recreated the tale of the westward movement of pioneers into the heartland of North America. With nearly a century separating historian Richard Bartlett from the end of the movement, Bartlett's broad perspective stresses the continuity and inevitability of this greatest element of America's Golden Age. The boo... View more info

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Grim Journey: the Story of the Adventures of the Emigrating Company Known as the Donner Party, Which, in the Year 1846, Crossed the Plains From Independence, Missouri, to California...

By: Birney, Hoffman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Minton, Balch & Co: 1934-01-01

Edition: 3rd

Seller ID: 2-3-1406

Condition: Used: Very Good


Third impression. No dust jacket. Cover is rubbed with wear to corners and board edges. Book askew. It looks like it was a library book because the front and back inside boards are scuffed where the check out pocket was removed. No other markings. Overall inside pages are clean with a couple of finger prints. Rag edge pages were not separated by print so they have been torn on the edge around page 17-20. Binding is tight.The story of the adventures of the emigrating company know as the Donner Party, which in the year 1846, crossed the Plains from Independence, Missouri, to California. With an ... View more info

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American Wolf A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West SIGNED

By: Blakeslee, Nate

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Broadway Books: 2018-07-31

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-5-1902

ISBN: 1101902809

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Paperback Edition with full number line.With novelistic detail, Nate Blakeslee tells the gripping story of one of the wolves of Yellowstone, O-Six, a charismatic alpha female named for the year of her birth. Uncommonly powerful, with gray fur and faint black ovals around each eye, O-Six is a kind and merciful leader, a fiercely intelligent fighter, and a doting mother. She is beloved by wolf watchers, particularly renowned naturalist Rick McIntyre, and becomes something of a social media star, with followers around the world. View more info

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Cattle Kate

By: Bommersbach, Jana

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Poisoned Pen Press: 2014-10-07

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 16-7-1

ISBN: 1464203024

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.Cattle Kate is the only woman ever lynched as a cattle rustler. History called it "range land justice" when she was strung up in Wyoming Territory on July 20, 1889, tarring her as a dirty thief and a filthy whore. But history was wrong. It was all a lie. Her real name was Ella Watson. She wasn't a rustler. View more info

If It Ain?t Broke . . .: The Cedar Gap Archives, Volume 3

By: Boyd, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press: 1991-01-15

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 77-2-1968

ISBN: 0896722708

Condition: Used: Good


Dust jacket is rubbed, chipped and has crayon price erased on inside flap.Blue boards are curved. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.The traditional heroics and hijinks continue in this third volume about the citizenry of Cedar Gap, a mythical West Texas community whose nerve center is the Palace Cafe and whose mainstream reflects the zany independence of character that forged civilization on the Rolling Plains. View more info

Life As It?s Lived: The Cedar Gap Archives, Volume 1

By: Boyd, Jack

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Texas Tech University Press: 1989-01-15

Seller ID: 77-2-1978

ISBN: 0896722074

Condition: Used: Very Good


Dust jacket has 1/2 tear near top corner. Inside pages are clean and binding is tight.Somewhere on the main highway heading south of Abilene, there's a turnoff that you might just happen to overlook if exceeding the legal speed limit. But if you're looking for adventure of a new kind, adventure of the heart and spirit, you might make time for an affirming and laughter filled journey into the rollicking world of Cedar Gap. View more info

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The Last Cowboys: A Pioneer Family in the New West

By: Branch, John

Price: $85.00

Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company: 2018-05-15

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 4-2-1827

ISBN: 0393292347

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on half title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.John Branch delivers an epic and intimate family story deep in the American grain. Written with great lyricism and filled with vivid scenes of ranch life and the high drama of saddle bronc competition, The Last Cowboys chronicles three years in the life of the Wrights, each culminating in rodeo's National Finals in Las Vegas. Will Bill and Evelyn be able to hold the family together as rodeo injuries pile up and one of their sons goes off on a reli... View more info

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Heirs of the Founders SIGNED The Epic Rivalry of Henry Clay, John Calhoun and Daniel Webster, the Second Generation of American Giants

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Doubleday: 2018-11-13

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 1-4-1907

ISBN: 0385542534

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover.In the early 1800s, three young men strode onto the national stage, elected to Congress at a moment when the Founding Fathers were beginning to retire to their farms. Daniel Webster of Massachusetts, a champion orator known for his eloquence, spoke for the North and its business class. Henry Clay of Kentucky, as dashing as he was ambitious, embodied the hopes of the rising West. South Carolina's John Calhoun, with piercing eyes and an even more piercin... View more info

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Ten Texas Feuds (Historians of the Frontier and American West)

By: C. L. Sonnichsen; Foreword-Dale L. Walker

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 2000-06-01

Seller ID: unit91-83

ISBN: 0826322999

Condition: Used: Like New


Tales of Texas. Unread. For twenty years, grassroots historian C. L. Sonnichsen went door to door through the backcountry of east and south-central Texas to coax tales from reluctant informants and peruse county documents on the colorful feuds that bloodied the state's early history. From these human explosions emerged legendary gangs such as the Regulators, Moderators, Hoodoos, Heel Flies, and Boots. Personal vengeance righted intolerable wrongs and settled unbearable grievances. Sonnichsen notes,The men who fought these battles were mostly pretty good people, but they harshly stamped their o... View more info

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The Lady Doc, Signed

By: Caroline Lockhart

Price: $175.00

Publisher: no publisher stated: 1952-01-01

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 55-3-71

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Signed by author on endpaper,"Caroline Lockhart, Cody, Wyoming." Blue pictorial cloth boards. Corners lightly bumped. Some discoloration on page edge of endpaper. Inside pages clean and binding is tight.Western adventure and mystery novel with a female protagonist. Lockhart: a nationally bestselling novelist with a flair for publicity. In the three years since the death of Buffalo Bill, she had become the biggest celebrity in Cody. In fact, she had arguably attained her goal of becoming the best known woman west of the Mississippi. View more info

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Women of the west

By: Cathy Luchetti

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Antelope Island Press: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1-3-928

ISBN: 0917946022

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Clean copy, No dustjacket. First Edition. "Women of the West tells the stories of eleven western women in the United States between 1830 and 1910 - women of varying economic , racial and religious backgrounds. Their stories are revealed through their own letters, diaries, and journals, recounting daily activities and personal thoughts as they tried to survive under very difficult and at times nearly impossible circumstances." Illustrated throughout with over 140 vintage photographs. View more info

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Moving Serafina

By: Cherry, Bob

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Texas Christian University Press: 2007-08-28

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-5-923

ISBN: 0875653561

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Inscribed to Matthew with Best Wishes, Bob Cherry. Dust jacket is rubbe and lightly chipped. Bar code on back cover has a star punched out of it. Sticky residue on endpaper from previous sticker.Gold foil sticker on cover of dust jacket that says, compliments of the publisher. Inside pages clean and binding is tight. Late in life, Clayton Elliot faces long-deferred hard choices. Circumstances force him to bury his recently deceased wife, Adelita, in the little West Texas border town of Solitario instead of next to their three-year-old daughter on their hardpan ranch. To pay for Adelita's cance... View more info

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Guns of the New West

By: Chicoine, David

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Krause Publications: 2005-06-10

Seller ID: 4-3-1407

ISBN: 0873497686

Condition: Collectible: Very Good


Bottom corner bumped. Inside pages clean. Choosing the right guns for cowboy competition just got easier. Noted gunsmith and author David Chicoine puts today's most popular replica firearms to the test and shares his findings on the good, the bad and the ugly. Chicoine tests and evaluates handguns, rifles and shotguns in this in-depth yet easy-to-use guide to modern replica firearms. View more info

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Tripwire (Jack Reacher, No. 3)

By: Child, Lee

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Putnam Adult: 1999-06-28

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 10-1-940

ISBN: 0399144676

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. Dust Jacket has small scuff mark below the eye.Noted suspense novelist's third novel. Ex-military policeman Jack Reacher is settling into lazy Key West when a stranger comes looking for him. When the man is found dead, Reacher follows the trail to New York, where he discovers an opponent more vicious than any he's ever faced. View more info

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The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel

By: Child, Lee

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Delacorte Press: 2017-11-07

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 3-1-1800

ISBN: 0399593489

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on title page without inscription. First Edition with full number line. In protective acid-free archival quality acetate cover. Dust jacket is folded (from the publisher) a little off center.Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window, West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. A... View more info

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The Midnight Line: A Jack Reacher Novel

By: Child, Lee; Hill, Dick [Reader]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Random House Audio: 2017-11-07

Seller ID: aud18-6-15

ISBN: 1524774278

Condition: Used: Like New


Used. Listened to once. 11 CD's in box. 13 hours. Unabridged. Read by Dick Hill. Box may show wear, like rubbing or crushing.Reacher takes a stroll through a small Wisconsin town and sees a class ring in a pawn shop window, West Point 2005. A tough year to graduate: Iraq, then Afghanistan. The ring is tiny, for a woman, and it has her initials engraved on the inside. Reacher wonders what unlucky circumstance made her give up something she earned over four hard years. He decides to find out. And find the woman. And return her ring. View more info

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Come Monday, Signed

By: Chip Bell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Word Assn Pub: 2011-06-07

Seller ID: 10-1-972

ISBN: 1595716858

Condition: Collectible: Like New


Signed by author on half title page. Jake Sullivan had everything his dream job as Chief Prosecutor in the Miami Office of the Justice Department, a lovely family, and good friends. But, when his drinking and obsession with a case lets a cold-blooded killer go free, Jake s life is shattered. Thrown a life-line, he heads south to Key West and builds a small practice fighting marine insurance companies. But his failures still haunt him. One night, returning from settling a case in Miami, Jake stumbles upon a covert meeting between Attorney General Benjamin Matthews, the man who fired him, and th... View more info