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Old West

History: U.S.:Old West

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1 Anthony, Irvin. Paddle Wheels and Pistols.
Philadelphia, PA Published by Macrae Smith, Philadelphia, CR 1929, Hard Cover 
CR 1929, stated 1st edition, 329 pages. Illustrated front cover and endpapers. Color frontis, slight stain to covers, all good. Illustrated and decorated by Manning DeV.Lee and Lyle Justis. Mississippi Valley, history with paddle wheelers, etc. Native americans, indians, paddle wheelers, LaSalle, DeVaca, Mississippi Valley, Louisiana. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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2 Bakeless, John. Lewis and Clark Partners in Discovery.
New York William Morrow Hard Cover 
Title page 1947, CR 1947. X-Library with stamps, numbers and pocket in back. Has been rebound with library binding, 498 pages with index. Black and white maps by George A. Berk. Two Portraits, black and white sketches by George Catlin. Charles Bodmer pintings that have been reproduced. This is a biography of Lewis & Clark - not a study in local history, and he has not fictionalized or invented conversation. All has been gleaned from correspondence, diaries, etc. A very easy read full of material unknown before. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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On The Old West Coast., Bartlett, Lanier (edited by).
3 Bartlett, Lanier (edited by). On The Old West Coast.
Hard Cover 
Being Further Reminiscences of a Ranger, Major Horace Bell. Dust jacket has tears, illustrated endpapers, B&W illustrations in book. Covers are good. Grosset & Dunlap, CR is 1930 by Literary Guild. 33 6 pages with index. Western Americana, Texas Rangers, Biography. 
Price: 38.00 USD
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Great Train Robberies of the West., Block, Eugene B.
4 Block, Eugene B. Great Train Robberies of the West.
Published by Coward McCann Hard Cover 
CR 1937, stated 1st edition, 317 pages with index. Dust jacket has tears, o/w good+. About the 1st train robbery in 1870 up to the last in 1933. Western Americana, History,Americana, Railroads, trains, outlaws , train robbers. 
Price: 36.00 USD
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5 Boddington, Craig America - The Men and Their Guns That Made Her Great.
Published by Petersen Publishing Hard Cover 
CR 1981, 1st edition, 186 pages with index and bibliography. Dust jacket and book are good+. B&W illustrations. History of guns and their role in the making of the West. Firearms, Western Americana, guns, gunfighters, rifles, sheriffs, lawmen. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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The Men and the Mountain., Brandon, William.
6 Brandon, William. The Men and the Mountain.
Published by Morrow, Hard Cover 
CR 1955, 1st edition, 337 pages with index and bibliography. Fremont's 4th expedition. Dust jacket has tears, illustrated endpapers, all good+. He attempted a winter crossing of the Rocky Mountains at end of 1 848, hunting a pass that could be used for a railroad across the Continental Divide. Western Americana, western expeditions, Rocky Mountains, mountains, western passages. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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First Across the Continent., Brooks, Noah.
7 Brooks, Noah. First Across the Continent.
New York Charles Scribners Sons First Edition Hard Cardboard 
The Exploring expedition of Lewis and Clark in 1803-4-5, title page 1901, CR 1901, published in Octrober 1901.365 pages with index. Green decorated front cover with a head of a buffalo and black and gilt lettering, spine is gilt lettering with a teepe. Slightly loose frontis, illustrated. There are black and white illustrations throughout the book (24) and a couple of maps. Page 294 to 298 is loose but complete. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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8 Brooks, Noah. The Boy Emigrants.
Published by Scribner, Armstrong, CR 1876, Hard Cover 
CR 1876, title page date 1877, 309 pages with 6 ads. Illustrated by Thomas Moran and W. L. Sheppard. Green decorated covers, slightly dark, corners slightly bumped and slight wear, overall good+. About early Overland travel to California. 1st edition. Western Americana, California, Overland Trail. 
Price: 90.00 USD
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The Westerners., Brown, Dee.
9 Brown, Dee. The Westerners.
Published by Holt Rinehart & Winston, HARD COVER 
CR 1974, this is the 2nd printing, 288 pages with index. Dust jacket has bad tears and is curling. Brown covers with gold lettering on spine. All good+. 6 maps, color and black & white illustrations. The narrative which f ollows is the story of the West told through the experiences of a few representative Westerners from the 16th Century to the 20th Century. Some are famous, some aren't; but they are typical of the Westerners who contributed to the Western past. Western Americana, history, americana, western frontier, pioneers, lawmen, cowboys, outlaws, settlers. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Wonderous Times On The Frontier., Brown, Dee.
10 Brown, Dee. Wonderous Times On The Frontier.
Little Rock, Arkansas August House Publishers Stated first Edition Hard Cover 
Dust jacket and book very good condition. CR 1991, 324 pages with index and notes. America during the 1800's brought to life by a master frontier storyteller. To know what the frontier past was really like one only needs to turn to the words of those who lived them. They tell us what they believed in, how they endured, how they used humor - both light and dark - in order to survive the burdens of their world. Dee Brown is a master at making you feel like you are living their life. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Tombstone.  An Ilian of the Southwest., Burns, Walter Noble.
11 Burns, Walter Noble. Tombstone. An Ilian of the Southwest.
New York Grosset & Dunlap, Hard Cover 
Gun-toting, Cattle Rustling Days in Old Arizona. Dust jacket tears, tan covers, all good+ condition. Illustrated by Will James and photos courtesy of N.H. Rose of San Antonio, TX. There are six double-page illustrations preceded by a title illustration. CR 1929 Doubleday Doran and CR 1927 Doubleday Page, 388 pages. Pastedowns sepia illustrations. The Toughest Town West of the Mississippi was its title. Bad men, rustlers and killers are the mainstay of Tombstone. The Earp brothers, Doc Holliday, and a slew of others are the characters in this town. 
Price: 28.00 USD
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Lost In The Canon., Calhoun, Alfred R.
12 Calhoun, Alfred R. Lost In The Canon.
Published by A.L.Burt, HARD COVER 
CR 1888 with 267 pages with 2 ads. Illustrated gold covers, slight fade and wear o/w good. The story of Sam Willett's Adventures on the Great Colorado of the West. Western Americana, Colorado, Colorado River, Rive rs of the West, adventurers, explorers, natural history. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 Capps, Benjamin The Great Chiefs
Published by Time Life, Hard Cover 
The Old West series. CR 1975, this 4th printing, 1980, 240 pages. Text by Benjamin Capps. Simulated leather covers with picture of Indian on front cover. All very good. Native Americans, indians, western americana. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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14 Dimsdale, Professor Thomas J. The Vigilantes of Montana.
Norman, OK Published by University of Oklahoma, Hard Cover 
CR 1953, this is the 5th in 1959, 269 pages. Pencil on endpapers, dust jacket and book good+. Introduction by E. Degalyer. Popular justice in the Rocky Mountains. This being a correct and impartial narrative of the c hase, trial, capture and execution of Henry Plummer's Road Agents. No illustrations. Part of Western Frontier Library. Western americana, outlaws, western justice, western law, Henry Plummer, road ban dits. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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15 Dobie, J. Frank. The Longhorns.
Hard Cover 
Published by Bramhall House, New York, CR MCMXLI with "B" on CR page, 388 pages with index. Dust jacket has tears, slight soil to covers, color illustration on title page and others B&W by Tom Lea. Western Americana, cattle, longhorn cattle, cattle drives. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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16 Drago, Harry Sinclair. The Legend Makers.
Published by Dodd Mead, Hard Cover 
CR 1975, 1st edition, 239 pages with index. Dust jacket has plastic, all is very good. Tales of the Old Time Peace Officer, desperadoes of the frontier. B&W photos. Western americana, lawmen, outlaws, desperadoes, western law. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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17 Ferris, Robert G. (Series Editor). Lewis & Clark.
Washington, D. C. U. S. Department of Interior Hard Cover 
Historic Places Associated with their Transcontinental Exploration 1804-06. National Park Service, CR 1975. Volume XIII National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings. Color frontis of Charles M. Russell's painting of "Captain Lewis Meeting with the Shoshonis". 429 pages with notes, art and pictures credits and bibliography. Black and white photos, sepia maps. A wonderful guide to locations of Lewis & Clark sites - text gives all the history and descriptions you need to enjoy the entire trek that they made. Tan covers with picture of mountain on front cover. Very good condition. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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18 Foster-Harris. The Look of the Old West.
New York Bonanza Books Hard Cover 
Illustrated by Evelyn Curro. Dust jacket with mylar, X-library with usual markings, no pocket in back, CR MCMLV (1955) with (G) on CR page, 316 pages with index and bibliography, black and white sketches of clothes of that era, barbed wire, saddles, transportation vehicles, weapons, horse trappings, etc. A book full of western minutiae - little things of how the people, animals and things of the Old West looked and acted. 
Price: 22.00 USD
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19 Gillmore, Parker. Prairie and Forest.
Hard Cover 
A Description of the Game of North America with Personal Adventures In Their Pursuit. Published by Harper & Bros., entered 1874, 378 pages with 3 ads. Green covers, illustrated spine, slight wear, ove rall good+. Covers, buffalo, musk-sheep, moose deer, caribou, antelope, waterfowl, fish, bears, wolves, etc. This is the 1st American Edition. Hunting. Western Americana. Natural History. 
Price: 74.00 USD
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20 Haines, Francis. The Buffalo.
Published by Thomas Crowell, CR 1970, HARD COVER 
CR 1970, 1st edition, 242 pages with index. Dust jacket has tears, front and back endpapers torn out, tape mark on front and back covers, o/w good. Story of American Bison and their hunters from prehistoric ti me to the present. Western Americana, buffalo, bison, native americans, indians. 
Price: 24.00 USD
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