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101 Fowler, Robert H. ANNIE MUNDY
(Lancaster, Pa): Stealth Press, (2001). 1588810135 / 9781588810137 First edition, first printing Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap! 
A novel set in the turbulent American West, in which Fowler seizes our imagination once again (JIM MUNDY) with his tale of a headstrong young girl. Annie's compelling tale unfolds as a sweeping panorama that brings the 19th-Century west to life. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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102 Fox, Norman A. CACTUS CAVALIER
New York: Dell Publishing Company, Inc., [1950]. First edition thus. Dell #406. Reprint of a Dodd, Mead hardcover. Mass Market Paperback. Very slight spine slant, light creases and a very small hole to the spine, else very good plus in color-illustrated wraps with artwork by Robert Stanley. 
Swell Dell mapback, with cover art depicting a stoic, rugged blond cowboy hurtling off the roof of a building in a death grip with a cowardly, unshaven hombre. Rear map is titled, "A Hell-Roaring Marshal Tames the Wild Town of Swayback, Montana..." 
Price: 15.00 USD
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103 Galloway, David TAMSEN
San Diego/New York/London: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, Publishers, (1983). 0151879923 / 9780151879922 First edition. Hardcover. A trace of fading around the edges, else nearly fine in tan cloth over black boards with copper letters to the spine; in an illustrated dust jacket. 
"The story of the Donner Party is one of the most calamitous and troubling in the history of the American West. David Galloway brings imagination and a scholar's quest for detail to this re-creation of the tragedy."--Ivan Doig. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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104 Gardner, Erle Stanley WHISPERING SANDS: Stories of Gold Fever and the Western Desert
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1981. 0688004741 / 9780688004743 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in an age-toned, else fine, dust jacket. Foreword by Charles G. Waugh and Martin H. Greenberg. 
Nine stories from the series of 21 tales that Gardner wrote for ARGOSY magazine between 1930 and 1954, each a contemporary western set in the deserts of the U.S. or Mexico, each concerns crime and gold, and all but two feature Bob Zane as the protagonist. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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105 Garland, Hamlin MONEY MAGIC
New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1907.  B00085JW3I First edition, first printing. With eight illustrations on inserted plates, including tissue-guarded frontispiece, by J.N. Marchand. Hardcover. Bookplate to pastedown, front free endpaper excised, else nearly fine with just a hint of wear, some fading to spine, very mild soiling; no dust jacket. In green cloth decorated in cream, black, and orange. 
"Young Bertha Gilman accepts the marriage proposal of elderly Marshall Haney, provided that he sell his saloon, give up gambling and live on the handsome income derived from his mines."--afi. Filmed in 1917 by Vitagraph. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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106 Giles, Janice Holt SIX-HORSE HITCH
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1969). 0395077419 / 9780395077412 Third printing. Mustard-colored illustrated cloth with black spine and cover titles to a brown panel. Hardcover. Creased bump to the rear corner tip, else a near fine copy; in a rubbed and very lightly worn wraparound illustrated dust jacket. Jacket art by Samuel Bryant. Somewhat scarce in hardcover. 
Giles devoted most of her energy to writing about the West and to autobiographical works. She produced six very popular western novels, including JOHNNY OSAGE, SAVANNA, VOYAGE TO SANTA FE and SIX-HORSE HITCH, her last historical novel of the West. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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107 Giles, Janice Holt THE PLUM THICKET
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Slight fading to the spine, minor wear to the spine ends, else very good in light blue cloth titled in gilt to the spine; lacking the dust jacket. 
Historical novel, set in the West, by the popular author who based most of her works on her adopted Appalachian home of Adair County, Kentucky. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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108 Gorman, Ed GRAVES' RETREAT
New York: A Double D Western/Doubleday, (1989). 0385239580 / 9780385239585 First edition. Hardcover. Upper corner tips lightly bumped, else near fine in a lightly shelfworn illustrated dust jacket. 
A local baseball hero gets mixed up with his brother's bank robbery scheme in Old West Missouri. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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109 Gorman, Edward GOLD
New York: M. Evans & Company, Inc., 1987. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with one tiny scratch to front panel. 

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110 Gorman, Edward GUILD
New York: M. Evans & Company, Inc., (1987). 0871315211 / 9780871315212 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A novel of the Old West from crime writer Gorman. A bounty hunter stops in a small Dakota town to get the reward for a prisoner and soon finds himself rescuing an old friend and a beautiful lady from the evil and powerful banker who controls the town. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: Harper & Brothers, (1959). First edition, first printing. Shiny black cloth shelfback over maroon cloth with bright gilt spine titles and publisher's device to the front cover. Hardcover. A fine, fresh unread example; in a fine illustrated dust jacket that shows mild rubbing. Jacket illustration by Taylor Oughton. 
HORSE HEAVEN HILL is the sixtieth Zane Grey novel and is one from a considerable backlog of works left unpublished upon Zane Grey's death in 1939. This copy was one of a small lot of new, uncirculated copies acquired from the estate of Romer Zane Grey. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, [1957] B0006AULJE First edition, later printing with date code of D-G. Plum cloth with spine titles and publisher's device gilt. Hardcover. Fine, as-new; in a fine illustrated dust jacket with mild rubbing and soiling to the white rear panel. Jacket illustration by Taylor Oughton. From a small lot of uncirculated stock acquired some years ago, from the Romer Zane Grey estate. 
STRANGER FROM THE TONTO, published posthumously, was the fifty-seventh Zane Grey novel. Lost in the scorching Sonora desert, young Kent Wingfield makes an oath to a dying gold prospector that sends him on a quest to save a damsel in distress. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, (1949). First edition. With the code D-Y on the copyright page. Pictorial jacket displays the publisher's circular label: ''The New 1949 Zane Grey Novel.'' Hardcover. Very good: gift inscription to endsheet, notes to ad page, corners bruised, pale stains to a few preliminary pages and rear endsheet, mild shelfwear, especially to spine ends; in soiled, nicked, edge-torn jacket with shallow chipping to jacket and label. 
First published serially in The Country Gentleman of 1925, this novel demonstrates Grey's passionate concern with the balance of nature--as Arizona rangers are faced with deer over-population brought about by the unrestrained slaughter of cougars. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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114 Gruber, Frank THE BUSHWHACKERS
New York: Rinehart & Company, Inc., (1959). First edition. Hardcover. Paper tanning (as usual), else a fine copy in beige boards; in a lightly spine faded pictorial dust jacket that has some minor shelfwear and rubbing. 
A novel of the massacre in Lawrence, Kansas (1863) by Quantrell and his Missouri irregulars, known as the "Bushwackers," and one man's lonely fight to vindicate his name of any participation in the bloody deed. Smith, WAR STORY GUIDE #1728. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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115 Gulick, Bill A DRUM CALLS WEST
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1952. First edition. Hardcover. Very good only, with label remnant to front pastedown, tape ghost to both free endsheets; in an illustrated dust jacket that is slightly trimmed, shows tape scars and shadows to both flaps. Jacket design by Robert C. Perrin. 
Gulick, the author of the novels THE HALLELUJAH TRAIL and BEND OF THE SNAKE, both adapted for the big screen, tells the story of Mark Bradley, a veteran of the Union Army, who heads west to Goldtown to find his love. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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116 Gulick, Bill GATHERING STORM 1837-1868: Book Two in the Saga of Tall Bird and John Crane
New York: Doubleday, (1988). 0385241658 / 9780385241656 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine pictorial dust jacket. 
Against the backdrop of America's westward expansion and bloody Civil War, this book continues the saga of the Nez Perce Indians begun with his first entry DISTANT TRAILS. Another title in the Double D Western library by this prolific author. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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117 Gulick, Bill THE LAND BEYOND
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press, Cambridge, 1958. B0007E89W0 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine, in blue cloth with orange lettering; in a very good dust jacket, showing some age-darkening, a few tiny areas of faint stain, a short, closed tear to lower spine panel, mild wear. Jacket by Merrill Bent. 
Novel about mountain-man Clint Davidson, an adopted member of the Nez Perce tribe. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1989. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Montana sheriff Chick Charleston confronts an English crime. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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119 Guthrie, A.B., Jr. PLAYING CATCH-UP
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1985. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
Fourth in Guthrie's series of western mysteries featuring small-town Montana sheriff Chick Charleston and his highly educated sidekick, Jason Beard. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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120 Guthrie, A.B., Jr. THE BIG SKY
New York: William Sloane Associates, (1947). First edition. Hardcover. Owner's rubber-stamped name to front free endpaper, spine head crimped with a tiny closed edge tear, else near fine; in an illustrated dust jacket that shows general light edge wear, fading to spine, shallow chips to spine ends and light rubbing. 
A masterpiece of Western American fiction, basis for the film by Howard Hawks which starred Kirk Douglas. A frontiersman and trader makes a perilous journey across the west. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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