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141 Horgan, Paul THE CLERIHEWS OF PAUL HORGAN
Middletown, Connecticut: Wesleyan University Press, (1985). 081955149X / 9780819551498 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, as new, in marigold cloth with gilt spine stamping; in an illustrated dust jacket. With graphic intelligence by Joseph Reed, and an introductory ode by Jacques Barzun. Tall octavo. 
Named for E.C(lerihew) Bentley, this larky form of comic quatrain miniature biography is here taken up by Pulitzer Prize-winner Paul Horgan, on subjects ranging from Hegel ("Had to have his morning bagel") to Babe Ruth ("Was considered uncouth"). 
Price: 25.00 USD
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142 Hough, Emerson 54-40 OR FIGHT
New York: Grosset & Dunlap, [circa 1935]. Reprint. Hardcover. Very short tear in inner hinge, otherwise near fine in a near fine colorful pictorial dust jacket with some slight darkening. 
1909 work by the popular writer/outdoorsman. "He ran away from life, from his fellows; he hid in the forests; he played at being back in the days of the great explorers...he was a boy...with a boy's love for beckoning roads and the hunter's trail." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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143 Hough, Emerson THE SAGEBRUSHER
New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1919. First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in green cloth with gilt titles to spine and front cover; in scarce pictorial dust jacket with one very small chip to spine head, and some general light soiling and rubbing. 
Early Western novel by the author of THE COVERED WAGON. With Appleton advertising slip laid in, promoting Thomas Dixon's THE WAY OF A MAN and Charles Edward Russell's UNCHAINED RUSSIA. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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144 House, R.C. THE SUDDEN GUN: Being an Account of the Life and Times of the Outlaw Harry Sanders
New York: M. Evans & Company, Inc., (1991). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in price-clipped dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author on the title page. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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145 Houston, James D. SNOW MOUNTAIN PASSAGE
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2001. 0375411038 / 9780375411038 First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
A dramatic re-telling of the notorious Donner Party expedition. "One of the essential stories of the American westward movement...Seldom has it been told with such exemplary passion and pathos." --Kirkus Reviews 
Price: 20.00 USD
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146 Hubbard, L. Ron BRANDED OUTLAW
(Hollywood, CA): Author Services, Inc., (1994). 0843635428 / 9780843635423 First edition, first printing: one of 2,500 copies produced. A volume in The L. Ron Hubbard Classic Fiction Series. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-decorated flexible café au lait leather, copper-colored moire-effect endpapers, all edges gilt; without dust jacket, as issued. 
"Blamed for the rustling of 20,000 head of cattle, almost lynched, and with every man's hand against him, Lee Weston relentlessly searches for his fathers' killer."--Widder. From the October, 1938 issue of FIVE NOVELS MONTHLY. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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147 Hubbard, L. Ron BUCKSKIN BRIGADES
(Hollywood, CA): Author Services, Inc., (1997). B0006FC4GM First edition thus, first printing. One of 2500 copies printed. A volume in The L. Ron Hubbard Classic Fiction Series. Hardcover. Neat rubberstamped address to the verso of half-title page, else fine, bound in flexible caramel leather with gilt lettering, rules, and illustrations, all edges gilt, silk moire endsheets, frontis photo-portrait of the author. No dust jacket, as issued. 
Hubbard's first novel and a watershed in western literature; the book's authentic portrayal of Native American life presents the Blackfeet nation as the victims of voracious fur traders. "Hubbard has reversed the time-honored formula."--NY Times. 
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148 Hubbard, L. Ron BUCKSKIN BRIGADES
St. Louis: Theta Press, (1977). 0917972015 / 9780917972010 First edition thus. Originally released in 1937 by Macaulay. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-stamped leatherette; in a fine illustrated dust jacket. 
Handsome reissue of Hubbard's debut, a Western which presents the Blackfeet nation in a then quite unusual sympathetic light as the victims of the voracious fur traders. "Mr. Hubbard has reversed the time-honored formula."--NY Times Book Review. 
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149 Hubbard, L. Ron EMPTY SADDLES
(Hollywood, CA): Author Services, Inc, (1991). B0006EY4MK First edition: One of 2500 copies printed. A volume from The L. Ron Hubbard Classic Fiction Series. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-decorated flexible brown leather, satin endpapers, all edges gilt; without dust jacket, as issued. 
EMPTY SADDLES, a western novel, first appeared in ADVENTURE YARNS in December, 1938. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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150 Hubbard, L. Ron HOT LEAD PAYOFF
(Hollywood, CA): Author Services, Inc., (1992). B0006F04VE First edition, first printing: one of 2,500 copies produced. A volume in The L. Ron Hubbard Classic Fiction Series. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-decorated flexible café au lait leather, copper-colored moire-effect endpapers, all edges gilt--the fore-edge gilt shows a few nearly invisible scratches; without dust jacket, as issued. 
"Tom Noland risks everything he's got--including his neck--to save Rio Camarca from the harsh domination of one man."--Widder. Originally published in parts in WESTERN STORY MAGAZINE during June-July of 1938. 
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151 Hubbard, L. Ron SIX-GUN CABALLERO
(Hollywood, CA): Author Services, Inc., (1991). B0006EZK8W First edition, first printing: one of 2,500 copies produced. A volume in The L. Ron Hubbard Classic Fiction Series. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-decorated flexible café au lait leather, copper-colored moire-effect endpapers, all edges gilt; without dust jacket, as issued. First seen in the March 12, 1938 issue of WESTERN STORY MAGAZINE. 
"Michael Patrick Obanon, who may have an Irish name, but has the soul of a Spanish gentleman, loes his hundred-thousand-acre spread and has to fight his renegade foes with cunning and firepower."--Widder. 
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152 Hubbard, L. Ron WESTERN SHORT STORIES VOLUME 2: THE TOUGHEST RANGER; THE BAD ONE; MARRIAGE FOR SPITE; HORSE AND HORSE
(Hollywood, CA): Author Services, Inc., (1993). First edition: One of 2500 copies printed. A volume in the L. Ron Hubbard Classic Fiction Series. Hardcover. Fine in gilt-decorated flexible brown leather, satin endpapers, all edges gilt; without dust jacket, as issued. 
Four western short stories from the pulp magazines of the 1930s: three appearing under one of L. Ron Hubbard's most frequently used pen names, Ken Martin (COWBOY STORIES and ROMANTIC RANGE) and one in WESTERN STORY MAGAZINE (as by L. Ron Hubbard). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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153 Hunter, John DESPERATION VALLEY
New York: Macmillan Company, (1964). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine in lightly rubbed dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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154 Hunter, John WEST OF JUSTICE
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1954. First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in near fine pictorial dust jacket with minor shelf wear. 
Ballantine hardcover tie-in. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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155 Jakes, John CALIFORNIA GOLD
New York: Random House, (1989). 0394561066 / 9780394561066 First edition, first printing. One of 200 specially bound and numbered copies, SIGNED by the author. Fine in a slipcase that shows very mild uniform fading. 
Rags-to-riches tale set in California with an interesting historical backdrop. "Jakes's impressive research, plus his lively depictions of Hearst, Ambrose Bierce, Leland Stanford, Teddy Roosevelt and others, enriches the story considerably."--PW. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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156 Jeter, Thomas & Wallmann, Jeffrey V. THE CELLULOID KID
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1984. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in very slightly darkened dust jacket. 
A Matt Bishop novel set in the Hollywood silent era. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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157 Johnston, Terry C. WINTER RAIN
New York: Bantam Books, (1993). 0553095080 / 9780553095081 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine illustrated dust jacket. Cover art by Louis Glanzman. 
The second book in the Jonas Hook series. "Terry Johnston is an authentic American treasure...WINTER RAIN [is] his strongest entry yet."--Loren D. Estleman. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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158 Jones, Douglas C. ARREST SITTING BULL
New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1977). 0684151839 / 9780684151830 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Indian agent James McLaughlin and reservation teacher Willa Mae Favory uncover the truth about the men, women, and government with whom they live and work during an attempt to arrest Sitting Bull. By the three time Golden Spur Award winning author. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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159 Jones, Douglas C. WINDING STAIR
New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1979). 003050936X / 9780030509360 First edition: Uncorrected Proof. Proof. Fine, in printed, illustrated wraps. 
"What can one say about a good novel except that it is a good? Add one word for emphasis. WINDING STAIR is a damn good novel."--A.B. Guthrie, Jr. Historical chronicle of the Rufus Buck gang. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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160 Kelton, Elmer MY KIND OF HEROES: Selected Speeches by Elmer Kelton
(Austin, Texas): (State House Press), (1995). 1880510286 / 9781880510285 First edition, limited issue: one of only 100 numbered copies SIGNED by Kelton. Hardcover. Fine, in gold-stamped quarter leather over marbled boards in matching marbled slipcase. 
Here published for the first time are four of Kelton's often controversial but always entertaining speeches. Illustrated with photographs and with sketches by the author. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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