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101 Streep, Peg COWGIRL RISING: The Art of Donna Howell-Sickles
(Shelton, Connecticut): The Greenwich Workshop Press, (1997). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Quarto. Introduction by Teresa Jordan. 128 pages, list of paintings, color illustrated thoughout. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New York/London: G.P. Putnam's Sons. 1893. First edition. Bound in navy blue cloth, lettered in gilt, with gilt decoration to front cover depicting a warrior on horseback hunting a buffalo. Hardcover. Offsetting to the endpapers, mild shelfwear, attractive book plate from the Library of the Southwest Museum of Los Angeles to the front pastedown, else near fine; no dust jacket. 
James C. Strong lived amongst a tribe of North American Indians for six years and these are his observations of their customs, traditions and legends, as well as an account of how white men affected their lives. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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103 Sykes, Godfrey A WESTERLY TREND...Being a Veracious Chronicle of More Than Sixty Years of Joyous Wanderings, Mainly in Search of Space and Sunshine
Tucson: Arizona Pioneers Historical Society. 1944. First edition, first printing. In salmon cloth with green devices, green lettering, and reversed lettering against a green spine block; dust jacket. Hardcover. Fine, in a fine, illustrated dust jacket, that may show a hint of fading to the spine panel and that also shows the blue line offset from the old-style jacket protectors. 325 pages, plus colophon page. 
"The greatest autobiography to come out of the Southwest."--F.C. Lockwood. "In simple yet beautiful language, and with a keen sense of humor that sparkles on every page, the author tells the story of the west, based on his own experiences."--G.P. Hammond 
Price: 50.00 USD
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104 Taylor, P.A.M. EXPECTATIONS WESTWARD: The Mormons and the Emigration of their British Converts in the Nineteenth Century
Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1966. First U.S. edition. Hardcover. Text paper has tanned, else near fine in blue cloth with spine titles gilt; in a lightly shelfworn dust jacket with several tears to the upper spine. 277 pages; appendix, bibliography, index. Illustrated with maps (one fold-out), a graph, and a table. 
This important study, first published in the U.K., is the first work to deal with the migration of British Mormons. An invaluable source providing a detailed discussion of Mormon missionary work in Britain and their colonising efforts in Utah. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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105 Terrell, John Upton TRADERS OF THE WESTERN MORNING: Aboriginal Commerce in Precolumbian North America
Los Angeles, California: Southwest Museum, 1967. 091656123 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in plum-colored linen with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket issued. 129 pages; maps; appendix identifying 250 utensils, articles, and commodities used in trade; and a bibliography. 
Terrell has dedicatedly culled details from the past to present a lucid study of an interesting phase of aboriginal American life. Channels of primitive trade established thousands of years ago were utilized by native Americans for centuries. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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106 Tucker, Patrick T. RIDING THE HIGH COUNTRY
Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1933. B00085UGRY First edition, first printing. This copy inscribed with the compliments of the publishers, and signed by the treasurer of the Caxton Publishers, Ltd. Hardcover. A whisper of wear at the extremities, else fine, in bright carmine textured cloth with gilt lettering, devices and rules; in a heavy, parchment grade illustrated dust jacket. Illustrated endsheets (with artwork by Joe De Yong. 
The "oldest cowboy in Montana" tells the story of his association with Charles M. Russell during the cowboy artist's first years on the range. Frontis: facsimile letter from Russell to Tucker, with color illustration and tissue guard with transcription. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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107 Turner, Martha Anne TEXAS EPIC: An American Story
(Wichita Falls, Texas): Nortex Press, (1974). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in dust jacket that is shelfworn, rubbed, and has a closed snag at the spine. 
Quarto. Assembled from 45 original documents concerning Texas, some published here for the first time. 167 pages, index; copiously illustrated. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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108 Upton, Richard, compiled and edited by FORT CUSTER ON THE BIG HORN 1877-1898: its history and personalities as told and pictured by its contemporaries
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1973. 0870621017 / 9780870621017 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A trifle shaken, pages tanned, mild wear, some faint discoloration to covers, thus very good; in blue cloth with gilt spine stamping; no dust jacket. 
Chronicles the "finest military post in the world" on a bluff overlooking two rivers in Montana, "the story of Fort Custer and its people -- by its people." 316 pages, indexed. Illustrated with photographs. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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109 Vestal, Stanley BIGFOOT WALLACE: A Biography
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. First edition. Hardcover. Uniform dark offsetting to the front endpapers, otherwise a near fine copy in rose cloth; in a shelfworn dust jacket missing a small piece from the lower rear panel, and with a lightly faded spine that has been internally reinforced by old cellotape 
William Alexander Anderson Wallace (better known as Bigfoot Wallace) was a larger-than-life Texan of mythic proportions. 299 pages, bibliography, index. Frontispiece portrait, endpaper maps, illustrated with plates. Scarce. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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New York: Bernard Ackerman Incorporated, (1944). First edition, first printing. Warmly inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the dedication page. Hardcover. Fine, in burgundy cloth lettered in black; lacking dust jacket. Photo-illustrations reproduced on a central coated stock insert. 
History of the methods of transportation used to "go west--aimed at a juvenile audience, written by Louis Lamour's sister. A gift note, in Waldo's hand, and SIGNED by her, has been neatly stapled to the front free endpaper. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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111 Wibberley, Leonard VOYAGE BY BUS
New York: William Morrow and Company, Inc., 1971. Family Bookshelf edition. Hardcover. A stunningly fresh fine copy in white-backed turquoise laminated boards; in a faintly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with some pale mottling to rear panel. Map-decorated endsheets. 
Chronicle of the novelist's voyage through the American West in a land yacht with his wife Hazel, their six children and the family cat. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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112 Wright, Elizabeth INDEPENDENCE IN ALL THINGS, NEUTRALITY IN NOTHING: The Story of a Pioneer Journalist of the American West
(San Francisco): (Miller Freeman), (1973). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. Biography of Legh Richmond Freeman, an early-day pioneer journalist, whose career in publishing in the American West spanned the years 1865 to 1915. 255 pages, endpaper map, genealogy chart at rear, illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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113 Wyllys, Rufus Kay ARIZONA: The History of a Frontier State
Phoenix, Arizona: Hobson & Herr, (1950). First edition, first printing: Deluxe limited SIGNED edition, one of 406 numbered copies--this copy being out-of-series and not numbered. Hardcover. A hint of fading to the spine, else fine, unread in Holliston's Navajo red cloth, spine titles gilt; in a very nearly fine matching slipcase. Lacks the dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author, the designer and the illustrator, Tom J. Harter, and the cartographer, George M. Avery. Lacks the original manuscript leaf which was laid in. SIX GUNS #2458, "Contains some scattered material on the gunmen of Arizona..." 
Price: 65.00 USD
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114 Wynn, Marcia Rittenhouse DESERT BONANZA: The Story of Early Randsburg Mojave Desert Mining Camp
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1963. First edition thus. Edition limited to 2000 copies. Volume two in the Western Lands and Waters series. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in rust cloth with gilt lettering to the spine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 274 pages, fold-out map tipped in to page 263, thirty-two photographs, notes, glossary, and an index. 
A new and enlarged edition of the original 1949 first edition, greatly enhanced by the addition of a carefully prepared index, and the inclusion of a folding map of the area and an additional 23 photographic illustrations. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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