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61 Capps, Benjamin THE TRAIL TO OGALLALA
New York: Meredith Press, (1968). Fifth printing. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket with very minor shelf wear. 
1965 Spur Award for Best Western Novel of the Year. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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New York: Walker and Co., (1987). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 

Price: 12.50 USD
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63 Carpenter, John Jo SIGNAL GUNS AT SUNUP
(New York): Simon and Schuster, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. Mild wear to spine ends, bookseller's label to the rear pastedown, else a near fine copy; in a pictorial dust jacket with light wear, nicks, and rubbing to the extremities. Jacket illustration by Barye Phillips. 
Ben Lovejoy came from New England to run "The Sunup Gazette" a small paper in a small Texas town. He arrived at a place where law and justice were more about survival than about the truth, and where a man might have to defend an editorial with a gun. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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[New York]: Delacorte Press/Eleanor Friede, (1976). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with a tiny patch of pale dampstain to the top edge, in a like dust jacket with a thumbtack-sized faint dampstain to upper rear panel. 
Carter's once beloved memoir of his boyhood has recently come under the critical microscope: skeptics have questioned the book's authenticity and the author's sincerity. An unusually nice copy of this scarce and now controversial title. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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(New York, N.Y.): Delacorte Press/Eleanor Friede, (1978). 0440022029 / 9780440022022 First edition. Jacket design by Paul Bacon. Hardcover. Patch of pale stain to upper page edges, dots of stain to fore-edge, tape ghosts to map-decorated endsheets, else near fine in black cloth lettered in gilt to the spine; in a lightly age-toned dust jacket. 
Also known as CRY GERONIMO!, this novel of Geronimo and the Apache Nation is from the now-controversial author of THE EDUCATION OF LITTLE TREE and THE VENGEANCE TRAIL OF JOSEY WALES--(filmed by Clint Eastwood as THE OUTLAW JOSEY WALES). 
Price: 50.00 USD
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66 Champion, John C. THE HAWKS OF NOON
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1965). First edition. Hardcover. Crown of the spine lightly bumped, else a near fine copy in orange boards with black spine lettering; in a lightly rubbed dust jacket with mild creasing to the upper spine. 
A novel of the Apache Wars "written in the great tradition of Alan LeMay's unforgettable evocation of an untamed land torn by Comanche raids in THE SEARCHERS." 
Price: 25.00 USD
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67 Champion, John C. THE HAWKS OF NOON
New York: David McKay Company, Inc., (1965). First edition: Review copy, with publisher's slip and promotional photo laid in. Hardcover. A fine copy in orange boards with black spine lettering; in a price-clipped dust jacket that is slightly shelfworn, lightly rubbed, and has a tiny closed tear to the lower rear panel. 
This copy is inscribed, SIGNED, and dated (Jan. '66) by the author to the front endpaper. This novel "paints a vivid picture of the conflict between...two alien cultures...during an Apache uprising in Arizona in the summer of 1870." 
Price: 50.00 USD
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THE OX-BOW INCIDENT, Clark, Walter Van Tilburg
68 Clark, Walter Van Tilburg THE OX-BOW INCIDENT
New York: Random House, (1940). First edition, first printing (stated). Hardcover in dust jacket. The usual tanned offsetting to the end papers and joints (a reaction to the binder's glue), lower corner tips mildly stubbed, else a near fine copy in the publisher's original coarse oatmeal colored cloth; in a fine high quality FACSIMILE dust jacket. 
Clark's first published novel adapted to the 1943 Academy Award nominated film directed by William A. Wellman and starring Henry Fonda and Harry Morgan. Two drifters are drawn into a lynch mob to find and hang three men presumed to be rustlers and the killers of a local man. A western classic! 
Price: 250.00 USD
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69 Clark, Walter Van Tilburg THE TRACK OF THE CAT
New York: Random House, (1949). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading to the extremities, top page edges show some stains--possibly in production, else near fine in teal cloth; in a very good dust jacket that is price-clipped and shelfworn, with mild chipping, and several edge tears and creases. 
Adventure western novel that explores the conflict between good and evil as four men track a marauding mountain lion. William Wellman directed the 1954 film adaptation starring Robert Mitchum and Teresa Wright. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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70 Conley, Robert J. NICKAJACK
New York: A Double D Western/Doubleday, (1992). 0385416954 / 9780385416955 First edition. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy in an illustrated dust jacket. Moody, evocative wraparound jacket painting by Edward Martinez. 
Conley corralled his second Spur Award for this "stark and uncompromising" novel of the Cherokee nation, which "has the strength and simplicity of ancient sagas."--Jeanne Williams. Conley had previously won the WWA prize for Short Fiction. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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71 Conley, Robert J. THE SAGA OF HENRY STARR
New York: A Double D Western/Doubleday, (1989). 0385239572 / 9780385239578 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a photo-pictorial dust jacket. Jacket photograph of Henry Starr from the University of Oklahoma Library. 
Fictional account of the life of the outlaw Henry Starr, by Conley, a Cherokee author who has won three Spur Awards. Starr was credited with more bank robberies than any other man in history, and was celebrated for holding up two banks at the same time. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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72 Conley, Robert J. THE WAY SOUTH
New York: A Double D Western/Doubleday, (1994). 0385426208 / 9780385426206 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in dust jacket. 
A novel of the Cherokee nation and the fourth installment in the Spur Award-winning author's saga of the Real People. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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73 Conley, Robert J. THE WHITE PATH
New York: A Double D Western/Doubleday, (1993). 0385419341 / 9780385419345 First edition. Hardcover. Fine, in an illustrated dust jacket. Very striking full-color wraparound jacket illustration by Murv Jacob. Map to the land of the Cherokees and their neighboring tribes, and black-and-white illustrated headpieces. 
The third book in the Real People Saga by the Spur Award-winning author. THE WHITE PATH covers the years after the priests of the Cherokee tribe have been overthrown, and the lack of a ruling group and internal conflicts are threatening the future. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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74 Cooke, John Byrne SOUTH OF THE BORDER
Toronto/New York/London/Sydney/Auckland: Bantam Books, (1989). 0553053442 / 9780553053449 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
A tale of the return of Butch Cassidy by the Spur Award-winning author of THE SNOWBLIND MOON (who also worked as Janis Joplin's road manager!) 
Price: 25.00 USD
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75 Coolidge, Dane SHERIFF KILLER
New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers, (1932). Reprint. Hardcover. Faint bookstore stamp to pastedown, price impression to front free endsheet, thus near fine: in red cloth with black lettering and red top-edge tint; very good plus illustrated dust jacket shows some mild soiling and edgewear, rubbing. 
"Rip-roaring story of the lawless life on the Mexican border in the days when Arizona was a territory, and when the Arizona Rangers and the Mexican Rurales carried on a nefarious traffic over the 'Line."' 
Price: 25.00 USD
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76 Corle, Edwin FIG TREE JOHN
[Los Angeles]: The Ward Ritchie Press, (1955). First edition thus. Limited edition of 550 numbered copies. Hardcover. Fine in black-cloth back over patterned paper boards, printed paper spine label; housed in the publisher's fine black slipcase. Octavo. 318 pages. 
A handsome limited edition of Edwin Corle's first novel, enchanced by illustrations by Don Perceval and a foreword by Lawrence Clark Powell. A fresh copy--virtually as new! 
Price: 125.00 USD
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77 Culp, John H. BORN OF THE SUN
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1959. First edition. Literary agency copy with rubberstamped address to the front endpaper. Jacket art by Ezra Jack Keats. Hardcover. Stains to the top page edges, coffee stains to the page fore-edges and margins of several leaves, else a very good plus copy; in a lightly shelfworn and age-toned dust jacket with stains to the rear panel, and nicks and tears to the extremities. 
The author's highly regarded first novel recreates a vanished way of life in this story of a homeless and nameless boy who grows up on the Texas frontier and endures the back-breaking and man-making struggles of cattle country. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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78 Culp, John H. BORN OF THE SUN
New York: William Sloane Associates, 1959. First edition. Hardcover. A fine, fresh copy; in a very nearly fine illustrated dust jacket with mild soiling to the rear panel and a thin band of age-toning to the upper flap edges. Jacket art by Ezra Jack Keats. An uncommonly fine copy. 
Born in Meridian, Mississippi, John Culp grew up and went to school in the land he writes about--Texas, Oklahoma, and Arkansas. BORN OF THE SUN is the author's first novel--the first in an excellent series of novels set in post-Civil War Texas. 
Price: 400.00 USD
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New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, (1969). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in near fine dust jacket. 

Price: 20.00 USD
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(Denver, Colorado): Unbridled Books, (2004). 1932961003 / 9781932961003 First edition, first printing. Publisher's brochure laid in. Hardcover. Very mild lean to the spine, else near fine; in a fine dust jacket. 
Set in a San Francisco coal mining town close to the author's home, this debut novel tells the tale of working Welsh immigrants and a boy growing up in the 1860s. "Enormous narrative drive, memorable characters and relentless drama."--Steve Yarbrough. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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