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41 Brownlee, Richard S. GRAY GHOSTS OF THE CONFEDERACY: Guerilla Warfare in the West, 1861-1865
Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, (1958). First edition, first printing. SIGNED by Brownlee on the publisher's special tipped in sheet. Civil War Book Club Review pamphlet laid in. Hardcover. Very good plus in brown cloth with gilt spine titles; in a worn, but still very good illustrated dust jacket with two large tears and associated creases to the lower front panel. Octavo. 279 pages; bibliography and an index. Maps; photo illustrations. 

Price: 35.00 USD
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42 Carlson, Alvar W. ROOSEVELT AND THE BADLANDS: The Persistence of Error in Geographic Location
[No place]: Journal of the West, 1970. First edition. Fine in stapled wraps. 
This offprint is reprinted from the Volume IX, Number 4-October, 1970 issue of JOURNAL OF THE WEST. (18) pages. Illustrated. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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43 Carter, William GHOST TOWNS OF THE WEST
Menlo Park, California: Lane Magazine & Book Company, (1971). First edition. Fine first in leatherette backed buckram, lettered in gilt on spine with lightly soiled publisher's slipcase with a paper pictorial label. 
Quarto. A pictorial guide to towns and mining camps of the West. 256 pages, bibliography, index, illustrated throughout in color. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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44 Clark, John G., editor THE FRONTIER CHALLENGE: Responses to the Trans-Mississippi West
Lawrence/Manhattan/Wichita, The University Press of Kansas, (1971). 0700600701 / 9780700600700 First edition. Hardcover. A fine copy in fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. A collection of essays by various historians honoring the scholarship of George L. Anderson, dealing with various aspects of the Americanization of the West. 307 pages. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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45 Coke, Van Deren PHOTOGRAPHY IN NEW MEXICO: From the Daguerreotype to the Present
Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, (1979). 0826304958 / 9780826304957 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, in beige cloth with black spine lettering; in a mildly age-toned, very slightly rubbed photo-pictorial dust jacket. Small quarto. Foreword by Beaumont Newhall. 156 pages, including index. 
Stimulating panorama of the state's cultural and scenic attractions; seen through the eyes of 70 photographers are mesas, deserts, mountains, churches, pueblos, saloons--landscapes, cityscapes, skies. Represented are Curtis, Lange and Weston, et alia. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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(Broken Bow, Nebraska): (Purcell's Incorporated), (1972). B0006C0RLO Second edition, so stated on copyright page. Dated and SIGNED by the author and his wife (the dedicate). Hardcover. Near fine in natural cloth with gilt spine-stamping; in a very good minus dust jacket, soiled, nicked, spotted with dampstain, age-darkened (especially to spine panel), and worn. 
In this scarce autobiography, Coker shares "a cowman's feelings about cows, cow country, cowmen and cow horses"--ranging from the pioneer days of Nebraska up through publication date. Illustrated with photographs, map-decorated endsheets. 230 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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47 Compressed Air Magazine THE STORY OF THE HOOVER DAM
Las Vegas, Nevada: Nevada Publications, [undated]. 913814792 First edition thus. Quarto. Hardcover. Fine, in photo-pictorial boards; in a nearly fine, photo-pictorial dust jacket. Illustrated throughout. 
Compendium of material reproduced from issues of COMPRESSED AIR MAGAZINE which appeared during the construction of the 725-foot high Hoover Dam during 1931-1935, offering a history of the entire undertaking from its genesis in Congress to its dedication. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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48 Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth THE MARVELLOUS COUNTRY; Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, The Apache's Home
Boston: Shepard and Gill, 1873. First edition. With upwards of 100 b&w engravings reproduced as plates and in-text, including a tissue-guarded frontispiece. Howes C 838. Hardcover. Re-bound in a serviceable black pebbled cloth binding with gilt lettering and rules to the spine; the interior is nearly fine, unusually bright and clean, betraying only a few scattered smudges of pale stain. 
"A Description of this Wonderful Country, its Immense Mineral Wealth, its Magnificent Mountain Scenery, the Ruins of Ancient Towns and Cities Found Therein, with a Complete History of the Apache Tribe, and a Description of the Author's guide, Cochise." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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49 Dando-Collins, Stephen STANDING BEAR IS A PERSON: The True Story of a Native American's Quest for Justice
(Cambridge, MA): Da Capo Press/A member of the Perseus Books Group, (2004). 030681370X / 9780306813702 First edition, first printing: Review copy, with publisher's materials laid in. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 259 pages; 32 photo-illustrations; bibliography; notes; and index. 
In 1879, Ponca Chief Standing Bear sued the U.S. for the right to his land--and won. The Australian-born historian has unearthed a wealth of material on Standing Bear, the Ponca tribe, and politics and motivations of the case. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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50 Davis, Richard Harding; illustrated by Frederic Remington THE WEST FROM A CAR-WINDOW
New York: Harper & Brothers, 1892. B00085NP2M First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Interior bright and sharp, covers showing some scattered flecking, most heavily to spine; thus very good plus; in blue cloth decorated and lettered in silver; no dust jacket. 
Vivid account of the journalist's travels through the wild west, with splendid word portraits of Colorado mining towns, Texas ranches, Indian reservations and military posts. Illustrated with photographs and with numerous drawings by Remington. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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51 Department of the Interior, Ottawa THE YUKON TERRITORY 1926
Ottawa: F.A. Acland, 1926. First edition, first printing: a perfect-bound government pamphlet. Faded grease pencil price to front cover, general age-darkening, crease to rear cover, minor nicking at spine ends, thus very good plus; in printed, perfect-bound wraps. 100 pages, illustrated with photographs; fold-out map to the rear. 
Informational pamphlet produced by the Ottawa Department of the Interior, Northwest Territories and Yukon Branch, with chapters on history, goverment, mining, agriculture, game, aborigines, education, churches, etc. Appendices. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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52 Di Peso, Dr. Charles C. CASAS GRANDES: A Fallen Trading Center of the Gran Chichimeca--Three Volume Set
Dragoon, AZ/Flagstaff, AZ: The Amerind Foundation, Inc./Northland Press, 1974. B0006CF0MK First edition, first printing. Black and tan cloth, titles and rules gilt. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, without dust jackets, as issued. Still in the publisher's unopened shrinkwrap. Quarto. 1104 pages; numerous photographic illustrations and drawings by Alice Wesche; each volume contains a folding map. 
The first three volumes (of a set of 8 volumes), complete in itself, comprising the narrative description of the Casas Grandes site. Volume I: Preceramic-Viejo Periods; Volume 2: Medio Period; Volume 3: Tardio and Espanoles Periods. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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53 Doig, Ivan WINTER BROTHERS: A Season at the Edge of America
New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1980). 0151971862 / 9780151971862 First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket. 
SIGNED and inscribed by the author to the title-page. Doig evokes the Pacific Northwest via the diaries of an early settler--James Gilchrist Swan--which he juxtaposes with excerpts from his own journal. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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54 Ellsworth, Clarence TALL TALES BY OLD ABE: He Tells a Few
[No place]. [Unpublished], 1954. Original Artwork. Watercolor in tones of grey, black & white, on a 7.5 x 10 inch artboard, SIGNED and dated; on the back the title is noted, along with an earlier version which has been crossed out; the painting is numbered #21--reference to a series of book illustrations? 
The subject of the piece is a homely, firelit scene with a bearded, pipe-smoking patriarch seated facing the fire and two young boys, backs to the hearth, listening to the tale. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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55 Ellsworth, Clarence THE WRECK OF THE SWALLOW: A River Tragedy
[No place]. [Unpublished], 1954. Original Art. Black-and-white watercolor painting on a 7.5 x 10 inch artboard, SIGNED and dated by the important Western illustrator; on the back the title is noted, along with the number ''10''--perhaps indicating one in a series of book illustrations? 
The Swallow is depicted breaking apart and about to go under, as silhouetted lifeboats are pitched about in the foreground, and a number of tiny human figures bob helplessly in the roiling waters. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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56 Feagles, Elizabeth TALK LIKE A COWBOY: A Dictionary of Real Western Lingo for Young Cowboys and Cowgirls
San Antonio, Texas: The Naylor Company, (1955). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in ochre cloth with black lettering to front cover and spine; in a price-clipped illustrated dust jacket that is bright and vivid, but shows a whisper of wear to the extremities. A lovely copy! 
Dictionary of Western slang and idiom aimed at the young reader, and woven into a narrative that tells the story of a cowboy's day. Illustrated throughout in full and half-page two-tone drawings. Index. Scarce little item! 
Price: 50.00 USD
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57 Florin, Lambert GHOST TOWN EL DORADO
Seattle: Superior Publishing Company, (1968). 0517216337 / 9780517216330 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in red-clay linen with maroon titles to the front cover, and titles on a maroon panel to the spine, illustrated endpapers; in a near fine dust jacket with a hint of rubbing to the flap folds. Quarto. 192 pages. 
The author's ninth book in the Western Ghost Town series. Stories from numerous ghost towns with details about those who lived there. Generously illustrated with striking photographs of the buildings and places. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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58 Griffith, A. Kinney MICKEY FREE, MANHUNTER
Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1969. 0870041304 / 9780870041303 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. New; still sealed in the publisher's shrinkwrap! 239 pages; appendix and an index. Illustrated with photographs. 
Mickey Free, legendary half-breed Apache Indian who was one of the principal U.S. Army Scouts employed during the Apache Wars, is the subject of this biography by Griffith who as a child became acquainted with Mickey and was greatly impressed with him. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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59 Hafen, LeRoy R. and Ann W. THE JOYOUS JOURNEY OF LEROY R. AND ANN W. HAFEN: An Autobiography
Glendale, California and Denver, Colorado: The Arthur H. Clark Company & Fred Rosenstock..., 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with some minor shelfwear. 
Octavo. The story of two of the West's most eminent historians and bibliographers. 335 pages, publication list of works by LeRoy and Anne Hafen, frontisportraits; illustrated with plates. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Oklahoma City: Harlow Publishing Company, (1930). First edition. Hardcover. Clean, very good copy in limp fabric boards, embossed with a portrait of Hill, some minor wear at extremities, especially at the spine ends. 
Small octavo. SIGNED by the author. The story of an Oklahoma Rotarian and businessman. 115 pages, frontisportrait, illustrations. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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