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121 Guthrie, A.B., Jr. THE BIG SKY
Alexandria, VA: Time-Life Book, Inc. (1980). Reprint. Hardcover. Fine without dust jacket as issued. 
Guthrie's masterpiece in a sturdy reprint with introduction by Walter Van Tilburg Clark. Source of the Howard Hawks film. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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122 Hall, Oakley APACHES
New York: Simon and Schuster, (1986). 0671506439 / 9780671506438 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in gilt-stamped brown cloth over blue boards; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket. 
Third in Hall's Western trilogy, (with WARLOCK and THE BAD LANDS.) "Hall has a gift for making the historical moment immediate and concrete, pulsing and white-hot. He writes with humor...and with a keen wisdom about human nature."--MacDonald Harris. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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123 Hall, Oakley THE COMING OF THE KID
New York: Harper and Row, Publishers, (1985). 0060154659 / 9780060154653 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Oakley Hall is the author of short stories, novellas, libretti, mainstream novels and mysteries. In THE COMING OF THE KID, the author pays homage to the legends of the Old West, serving them up with subversive good humor. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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124 Hamilton, Donald TEXAS FEVER
New York: Walker and Company, (1981). 0802740022 / 9780802740021 First hardcover edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket that betrays just a hint of age-toning. 
Chuck McAuliffe takes over his father's cattle drive when the older man is murdered, and manages to both command the respect of his father's men and extract vengeance from the outlaw gang that murdered him. First seen as a Gold Medal PBO. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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125 Hanes, Frank Borden THE FLEET RABBLE
New York: L.C. Page & Co., (1961). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with pages uniformly tanned, in dust jacket with light soiling, rubbing, edgewear, and a number of tiny closed edge tears. 
A novel of the Nez Perce War. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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126 Hansen, Ron ATTICUS
(New York); HarperCollins Publishers, 1996. 0060182172 / 9780060182175 First edition, first printing. Dated and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Hardcover. Fine copy in cloth-backed, foil-stamped covers and photographic/pictorial dust jacket. 
Dated and SIGNED by the author to the title-page. Novel by the award-winning author of THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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127 Hansen, Ron DESPERADOES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. 0394503603 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy, in gilt-lettered brown cloth shelfback over tan boards; in a near fine, mildly age-toned, lightly edgeworn illustrated dust jacket. 
"A literary debut of astonishing originality...Hansen has the imagination to deliver the sheer storytelling that great adventure demands and the craft and compassion to turn adventure into art."--John Irving. This copy SIGNED by the author. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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128 Hansen, Ron DESPERADOES
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1979. 0394503603 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very good: separation at the lower end of front inner hinge, wear to shelf edges, mild dust-soiling to top page edges; in a very good age-toned pictorial dust jacket with a 1.5 inch closed tear to upper front panel, a few tiny edge tears. 
"This novel is rare--a good read...a serious Western (it really is a Western!), thoroughly absorbing. Its violence is awesome and convincing; its affection is moving. It is also funny."--John Irving. Hansen's debut. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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129 Hansen, Ron THE ASSASSINATION OF JESSE JAMES BY THE COWARD ROBERT FORD
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1983. 0394516478 / 9780394516479 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Very nearly fine; in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket that is mildly soiled with a short closed tear to the lower front panel. 
"Great storytelling, not undermined by our knowing how it turns out...The narrative momentum is fiercely accumulative...the best blend of fiction and history I've read in a long while."--John Irving. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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130 Hart, William S.; Illustrated by J. Montgomery Flagg. TOLD UNDER A WHITE OAK TREE by Bill Hart's Pinto Pony
Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1922. First edition, first printing. Inscribed and SIGNED by William S. Hart to the front endpaper. Hardcover. Portions of dust jacket have been attached to the front endpaper, newspaper clippings have been attached to several pages or laid in, leaving some offsetting to the text, ink notation to the verso of the frontispiece, else externally fine; no dust jacket. 
A devoted fans copy with newspaper clippings (relating to Hart) laid in, a color photo-pictorial postcard of Hart's Hollywood residence attached to the rear endpaper, and tipped to the rear endpaper is an original typed letter (1922), SIGNED by Hart. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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131 Heckelmann, Charles N. THE RAWHIDER
New York: Henry Holt and Company/A Holt Western, (1952). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, a beautiful, fresh, bright unflawed copy, in textured beige composition binding with blue spine lettering; in a very faintly age-toned, very mildly edge-worn illustrated dust jacket. 
"Heckelmann ranks second to none as a writer of westerns"--South Bend Tribune. Heckelmann was a pulp writer, film scenarist--FRONTIER FEUD (1945) and DEPUTY MARSHALL (1949), who was also the founder of Monarch Books. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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132 Henry, Will THE DAY FORT LARKING FELL
Philadelphia/New York/London: Chilton Book Company, (1969). B0006BWUOM First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine; in a mildly age-toned illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Clay Blaker. 
A young adult novel of the West, by the late author of fine western literature, with Preacher Nehemiah Bleek, legendary hero of Will Henry's dramatic MAHEO'S CHILDREN, once again leading his band of Indian orphans on the warpath of adventure. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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133 Henry, Will THE GATES OF THE MOUNTAINS
New York: Random House, (1963). First edition. Hardcover. About fine, in price-clipped dust jacket that is lightly worn and age-toned. 
Adventure novel of the Lewis and Clark expedition, "...and the love of a young scout for the Indian girl who guided the party through the Rockies." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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134 Henry, Will THE LAST WARPATH
New York: Random House, (1966). First edition. Hardcover. A dot or two of fading to the salmon top-edge coloring, else a near fine copy in cloth-backed boards; in illustrated dust jacket that is edgeworn and lightly nicked, with a couple of short closed edge tears to front panel. Jacket art by John Pimlott. 
Fictional re-telling of the forty-year struggle for Cheyenne survival; by the prolific Spur Award-winning author and screenwriter. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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135 Henry, Will TO FOLLOW A FLAG
New York: Random House, (1953). First edition. Hardcover. Very good plus with previous owner's faint inscription nearly invisible on the dark blue pastedown; in lightly rubbed and edgeworn pictorial dust jacket (art by Bernard Safran) with one 1-inch closed edge tear and attendant crease to front panel. 
"Novel of Indian fighting in the Northwest and the fury unleashed between red man and soldier by the capture of a beautiful white girl." Filmed as PILLARS OF THE SKY with Jeff Chandler, Dorothy Malone, Ward Bond, Lee Marvin; directed by George Marshall. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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136 Henry, Will WOLF-EYE: THE BAD ONE
New Yor, N.Y.: Julian Messner, Inc., (1951). First edition, second printing. Splendid jacket art and internal illustrations by Wilfrid Bronson. Hardcover. A near fine copy; in a lightly shelfworn pictorial dust jacket with light nicks, creases, and wear to the crown of the spine; a tiny tear and minor crease to the lower rear panel, and mild dust-soiling to the rear panel. 
This is a very scarce early juvenile novel by the author of MACKENNA'S GOLD, and many other fine western novels. "Wolf-Eye was part German Shepherd, part a civilized loyal loving dog... but part of him was wolf, cruel, man-hating, untamable wolf." 
Price: 150.00 USD
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137 Heuman, William NIGHT STAGE
(New York City): Arcadia House, (1955). B0007E8CVS First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Red-inked note to front free endsheet, talent agency label to pastedown, black glue residue to upper and lower edges of boards and endsheets, thus very good, in grey cloth; in a lightly crinkled near fine dust jacket with a trace of glue residue at edges. 
Novel of Overland City chronicles the relationship of two new arrivals, Logan Stuart, a Wells-Fargo man, and Case Lannigan, saddle bum and fiddle-footed drifter. Heuman was a prolific pulpster specializing in Westerns and juvenile baseball fiction. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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138 Holland, Cecelia AN ORDINARY WOMAN: A Dramatized Biography of Nancy Kelsey
New York: Forge/A Tom Doherty Associates Book, (1999). 0312865287 / 9780312865283 First edition: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in a like dust jacket. 
"The Remarkable Story of the First American Woman in California." In the spring of 1841, a courageous young woman named Nancy Kelsey set out from Missouri with her husband and infant daughter on a trek that would lead her into the pages of history. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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139 Holmes, L.P. as Matt Stuart GUN LAW AT VERMILLION
Philadelphia & New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1951). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Single tape stain to the center of the front and rear endpapers, else near fine in yellow paper-covered boards; in a near fine, colorfully illustrated dust jacket that has been trimmed 1/4 inch. 
Western yarn set in the frontier town of Vermillion, Colorado. Whip up a collection of unsavory characters, two feuding rival freight companies, kidnapping, and murder, and add a Texas Ranger and Indian Johnny Buffalo and you have an exciting stew! 
Price: 25.00 USD
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140 Honig, Donald THE SWORD OF GENERAL ENGLUND: A Novel of Murder in the Dakota Territory, 1876
New York/London/Toronto/Sydney/Tokyo/Auckland: Scribner, (1996). 0684803216 / 9780684803210 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A very nearly fine copy, with owner's blindstamp to front free endpaper; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
"A superb historical mystery...set on a frontier army post in 1876, but the principal characters provide a haunting recollection of the horror that was the Civil War as well."--Jeremiah Healy. "First-rate historical whodunit."--Sarah Lovett. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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