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21 Arnold, Elliott BROKEN ARROW
New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, (1956). B0007DYCBS Fourth printing; so stated on copyright page. Hardcover. Minor wear at shelf edges, thus nearly fine, in terra-cotta cloth with front cover pictorial device and spine lettering and device in blue; in a very good plus dust jacket, with light wear, shallow nick to spine head, short creased tear to rear panel. 
A Young Reader's Edition of the Classic Novel of the Southwest. Jacket art (bright and vivid in this example) and interior illustrations by Frank Nicholas. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the half-title page. Filmed with Jeff Chandler in 1950. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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22 Askew, Rilla THE MERCY SEAT
(New York, New York): Viking, (1997). 0670874671 / 9780670874675 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. 
SIGNED by the author to the title-page. The second novel from the author of STRANGE BUSINESS. The story of two brothers who leave Kentucky and head west in 1887. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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23 Austin, Mary A WOMAN OF GENIUS
Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1917. First edition thus. Hardcover. Vintage name on the front endpaper, light general wear, otherwise about very good without dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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24 Austin, Mary CACTUS THORN
Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1988. 0874171350 / 9780874171358 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Apparently written in 1927 and rejected by Houghton Mifflin, this novella remained in manuscript in the Huntington Library's Austin collection until this publication. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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25 Ballard, Todhunter THE CALIFORNIAN
Garden City: Doubleday, 1971. First edition. Hardcover. Remainder spray on lower page edges, else very good plus in dust jacket with short tears and nicks at spine ends. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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26 Bart, Sheldon RUBY SWEETWATER AND THE RINGO KID
New York: McGraw-Hill, (1981). Reprint. Hardcover. Very good plus in dust jacket with a 1/2 inch tear at upper edge 
Butch Cassidy and other famous characters come to New York from the West in this turn of the century novel. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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27 Bean, Frederic MURDER AT THE SPIRIT CAVE
New York: Bantam Books, (1999). First edition: Paperback Original. Mass market paperback. Fine in bright yellow wraps. 
An uncorrected page proof. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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28 Bennett, Dwight WEST OF RAILHEAD
Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1977. 0385121512 / 9780385121514 First edition, first printing. A Double D Western. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in tan boards with black spine lettering; in a lightly age-toned, very nearly fine, illustrated dust jacket. Jacket by Robert Aulicino. 
Newspaperman Clark Tanner rides into the raw, new town of Eden Grove in the summer of 1872 eager to make a new start after his crusade against corrupt Nebraska ranchers had cost him everything he had ever worked for. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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29 Berger, Thomas THE RETURN OF LITTLE BIG MAN
Boston/New York/London: Little, Brown and Company, (1999). 0316098442 / 9780316098441 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Berger's sequel to his landmark, best-selling LITTLE BIG MAN--"one of the very best novels of the decade and the very best ever about the American West."--New York Times Book Review. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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30 Bergon, Frank WILD GAME
Reno, Nevada: University of Nevada, (1995). First edition. Hardcover. Fine copy in a fine dust jacket. 

Price: 15.00 USD
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31 Bethancourt, T. Ernesto WHERE THE DEER AND THE CANTALOUPE PLAY
San Diego, California: Oak Tree Publications, Inc., (1981). First edition: Review copy, with materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a near fine dust jacket. 
After moving to California with his family to claim the inheritance of their grandfather's old house, Teddy meets a favorite western hero and along the way learns many lessons about family relationships and growing up. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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32 Blackburn, Thomas W. SHORT GRASS
(New York): Simon and Schuster, 1957. First edition. An Essandess Western. Hardcover. Near fine in colorful pictorial dust jacket with one short closed edge tear to front panel, some very light rubbing and edgewear, tiny nicks to the corners and spine heel, and faint age-toning. With publisher-supplied reader's response card laid in. 
Inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front free endpaper. Filmed in 1950 by Allied Artists. Jacket painting by Barye Phillips. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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33 Blackburn, Thomas Wakefield SIERRA BARON
(New York): Random House, (1955). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in black-and-gilt stamped green cloth; in illustrated dust jacket that is lightly edgeworn, slightly faded to the spine, and with a hint of age-toning to the rear panel. 
"He fought for California's gold, women and land but he stayed to found an empire." Adapted for the big screen in 1958 by Twentieth Century Fox. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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34 Blacker, Irwin R. WESTERING
Cleveland: World Publishing Company, (1958). First edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in a price-clipped dust jacket with light shelf wear and one short edge tear. 

Price: 25.00 USD
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35 Borland, Hal WHEN THE LEGENDS DIE
Philadelphia and New York: J. B. Lippincott Company, (1963). First edition: Advance Reading Copy. Proof. Some minor fading to the spine panel, else a very nearly fine copy in printed wraps. 
Borland's best known novel tells the story of Ute Indian, Thomas Black Bull. "Deserves to be ranked with the three or four masterful works of fiction about the American Indian."--Sunday Review. Filmed in 1988 with Richard Widmark and Frederic Forrest. 
Price: 100.00 USD
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36 Boyd, Jack IT IT AIN'T BROKE...
(Lubbock, Texas): Texas Tech University Press, 1991. 0896722708 / 9780896722705 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in sky blue cloth lettered in black; in an illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Dave Smith. 
The traditional heroics and hijinks continue in this third volume about the citizenry of Cedar Gap, a mythical West Texas community. "Boyd has made successful use of the small town tradition established in Twain's TOM SAWYER ."--Texas Books in Review. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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37 Boyd, John ANDROMEDA GUN
New York: Berkley Publishing Company/G.P. Putnam's Sons, (1974). 0399113770 / 9780399113772 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Foxing to upper page edges, uniform tanning to pages, else near fine, in bright orange cloth with black spine titling; in an age-toned, mildly rubbed, lightly foxed, near fine illustrated dust jacket. 
"Comic novel involving a parasitic alien in the Old West" (Clute and Nicholls), from the author of THE LAST STARSHIP FROM EARTH. Jacket art by Paul Lehr. 
Price: 12.50 USD
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38 Brand, Max BULL HUNTER
New York: Dodd Mead and Company, [1981]. 0396079164 / 9780396079163 First edition thus: Uncorrected Advance Proof. Proof. Fine in orange printed wraps. 
Originally published as two novelettes (both as Max Brand) in Western Story Magazine: "Bullets With Sense," July 9, 1921 and "Bull Hunter Feels His Oats," August 13, 1921. Chelsea House (1924) published the hardcover as BULL HUNTER (as by David Manning). 
Price: 35.00 USD
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39 Brand, Max DEAD MAN'S TREASURE
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, [1974]. 0396068790 / 9780396068792 First edition. Hardcover. Tiny flecks of spotting to the top page edges, minor soiling to the page fore-edges, else a near fine copy in pea-green boards with titles in black to the spine; in a pictorial dust jacket that is rubbed (as usual), age-toned, and has a faded spine. 
An adventure novel that first appeared under the title "Perique" (as by Dennis Lawton) in ARGOSY, as a six-part serial beginning December 14, 1935. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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40 Brand, Max DRIFTER'S VENGEANCE
New York: Dodd, Mead, [1973] First edition. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dust jacket with 2 short tears at upper spine. 
Originally published in parts in magazine form in 1932. In 1960 it was copyrighted by D. Faust and finally published in 1973. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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