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61 Harlow, Rex GEORGE W. AUSTIN: His Life and Work
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma: [Privately Printed], 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Some staining and spotting to the covers, otherwise an about very good copy in blue cloth; no dust jacket. 
George W. Austin founded the Oklahoma College for Women. 437 pages. Frontisportrait. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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62 Harlow, Rex SUCCESSFUL OKLAHOMANS: A Compilation of Biographical Sketches
Oklahoma City: Harlow Publishing Company, 1927. First edition. Hardcover. Minor soiling to the front cover, mild damp-stain and tiny tears to fore-edge at title page, else very good plus in ribbed blue cloth with gilt titles to the front cover and spine; no dust jacket. 239 pages; 25 portrait photographs. 
Twenty-five biographical sketches from Harlow's Weekly newspaper have been gathered here in story form to inspire young Oklahomans to walk in the footsteps of exemplary men from the past. Includes architects, geologists, Senators Pine and Thomas, etc. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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63 Hill, Jim Dan THE TEXAS NAVY: In Forgotten Battles and Shirtsleeve Diplomacy
Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1937. First edition. Blue cloth with spine titles, rules, and publisher's device in gilt; gilt rules to the front panel, and map endpapers. Hardcover. Corner tips gently bumped, spine slightly faded, else a very good plus copy; in a shelfworn illustrated dust jacket lightly chipped at the extremities, and with a short closed tear and associated creases to the lower rear panel. 
Presentation copy, inscribed and SIGNED by the author to the front endpaper. An authentic, carefully documented account of the Lone Star Republic's thirteen men-of-war. 224 pages; illustrated with four plates and two diagrams. Howes H485. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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64 Hooker, William Francis THE PRAIRIE SCHOONER
Chicago: Saul Brothers, 1918. First edition, first printing. With color frontispiece. Hardcover. A few ink dots to fore-edge, else a fresh, fine copy, in green cloth lettered in gilt and illustrated and ruled in black; in a near fine illustrated dust jacket with minor rubbing, light edgewear, a short edge tear, tiny sticker scar to upper spine panel. 
"Early-day life west of the Missouri, when 'bull trains' traversed a country infested by Indians. The author, who was a teamster, tells of his lively experiences and produces a strong argument for a life out-of-doors." Scarce early jacket! 
Price: 250.00 USD
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New York: John Wiley & Sons, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. Rear blank page has chipped tear along the edge, faint offsetting at front and rear endpapers, otherwise this is a fine copy in bright brown, ribbed cloth, lettered in gilt at spine. 
Octavo. Everything one needs to know to rile a cattleman. 374 pages, glossary of wool terms, index, illustrated with photographs, schematics, graphs, charts and tables. :Part I., Range Sheep; Part II., Wool. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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(Minneapolis, Minnesota): The University of Minnesota Press, (1931). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine, with pages lightly tanned, as expected, and offsetting to pages 80-83; in an illustrated dust jacket that exhibits fading to the spine panel, nicking, edgewear, a few short closed edge tears, rubbing, and 2.5'' by 1.5'' chip to front panel. 
The autobiography of a traveling agent for a farm mortgage company, Humphrey presents a first-hand account of the late 19th Century in the Middle Northwest, that the New Republic called, "a valuable historical document and an exciting narrative". 
Price: 25.00 USD
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67 Hunter, J. Marvin LOTTE DENO: Her Life and Times
(Bandera, Texas): (The 4 Hunters), (1959). First edition. Hardcover. Near fine with previous owner's rubber-stamped bookplate to front free endpaper; in price-clipped, photo-pictorial dust jacket with one short closed edge tear. 
"The Story of the Mysterious Aristocrat Who Became a Lady Gambler and Female Daredevil of Frontier Days." Illustrated with photographs. Adams: SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER #1083. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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68 Hutchinson, W.H. and Mullin, R.N. WHISKEY JIM AND A KID NAMED BILLIE
Clarendon, Texas: Clarendon Press, 1967. First edition: one of 600 copies. Hardcover. A couple of faint paint specks on front boards, a small closed tear to the upper margin of one page, otherwise a near fine copy in red cloth without dust jacket. 
Slim octavo. "The story of Jim Greathouse and some of his cattle-rustling experiences, his association with Billy the Kid, and his murder by Joel Fowler."--Adams, SIX GUNS... #1098. 41 pages. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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69 Jackson, W. Turrentine WAGON ROADS WEST: A Study of Federal Road Surveys and Construction in the Trans-Mississippi West, 1846-1869
Berkeley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1952. First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Former owners 1954 dated address in ink to the half-title page, nearly fine in beige linen with burgundy titles to the front cover and spine; lacking the dust jacket. Octavo. 422 pages; notes; bibliography; and index. 
Map end-papers, and 20 maps throughout the text. A well-preserved, handsome, and significant study. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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(Denver): (Colorado Historical Society): (1982). First edition. Fine in stiff, illustrated wrappers. 
Ocatvo. 84 pages, index, illustrated with photographs facsimiles, and maps. Colorado Historical Society Monograph Series, No. 1, 1982. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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71 Jameson, Henry B. HEROES BY THE DOZEN
Abilene, Kansas: Shadinger-Wilson Printers, 1961. First edition. Hardcover. Lower corner tips lightly bumped otherwise a near fine copy without dust jacket. 
Warmly inscribed by the author in the year of publication, 1961. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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72 Jocelyn, Stephen Perry MOSTLY ALKALI: A Biography
Caldwell, Idaho: The Caxton Printers, Ltd., 1953. First edition. Hardcover. Fine in blue cloth with gilt to front cover and spine; in a fine dust jacket. 436 pages, map endpapers, frontispiece b&w photograph of Jocelyn, 217 illustrations, index. 
A biography of General Jocelyn--who for 44 years served in the U.S. Army, with over 30 years spent at forts on the Western frontier--written by Jocelyn's son, who was a soldier in World War I, and based the book upon his father's journals and letters. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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73 John, Elizabeth A.H. STORMS BREWED IN OTHER MEN'S WORLDS: The Confrontation of Indians, Spanish, and French in the Southwest, 1540-1795
College Station, Texas: Texas A & M University Press, (1975). First edition. Hardcover. Attractive bookplate on front pastedown, with a hint of bumping to the lower spine end, otherwise a near fine copy in dust jacket. 
Thick octavo. 805 pages, bibliography, index, plates, maps. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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74 Johnson, Overton and Winter, Wm. H. ROUTE ACROSS THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS: Reprinted with a Preface and Notes by Carl L. Cannon, from the edition of 1846.
Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1932, First edition thus. Hardcover. Some faint offsetting to the front and rear endpapers, else a near fine copy in maroon cloth lettered and decorated in gilt; in a worn and internally paper tape-reinforced dust jacket that is chipped, creased, and lightly wrinkled. 
Part of the Narratives of the Trans-Mississippi Frontier, a series of reprints of Western Americana. 199 pages, appendix, bill of the journey, and an index. Facsimile plate of the title-page of the original 1846 first edition. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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75 Keleher, William A. THE FABULOUS FRONTIER: Twelve New Mexico Items
Sante Fe, New Mexico: The Rydal Press, (1946). Second printing. Hardcover. Owner's 1946-dated inscription to page facing half-title page, else near fine, in blue cloth; in very darkly age-toned, edge-nicked dust jacket that shows some edge tears, areas of faint damp-spotting, and soiling. 
"A scholarly and dependable book which can be safely used as a source for material on Billy the Kid, Pat Garrett, Jim Miller, and other New Mexico gunmen."--Adams, 1214. 317 pages, including index. Illustrated. Map endpapers. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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76 Kelly, J. Wells, compiled from the most recent and authentic sources by FIRST DIRECTORY OF NEVADA TERRITORY
Los Gatos, California: The Talisman Press, 1962. B0007EC7L4 First edition thus. One of 750 copies issued. In gilt-lettered black leather shelfback over printed boards; printed dust jacket. Hardcover. Tiny dot of stain to fore-edge, else fine, the boards show just a hint of age-toning at the extremities; in very nearly fine dust jacket that also betrays age-darkening, particularly to the spine panel, and shows some minor crimping at spine head. 
Stylishly produced reissue of the important and rare directory--representing the first printed material on Nevada Territory, first published in 1862. Included are Henry DeGroot's "Sketches of the Washoe Silver Mines" and "Map of the Washoe Silver Mines." 
Price: 75.00 USD
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New York: Columbia University Press, 1973. First edition. Hardcover. Very good in a rubbed and price-clipped dust jacket with a chip at the upper rear edge and pink mark on the rear panel. 
A book chronicling the first heroic age of American paleontology and the men's lives that evolved through it. Illustrated with numerous photographs. 285 pages including a bibliography and an index. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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78 Lavender, David WESTWARD VISION: The Story of the Oregon Trail
New York/Toronto/London: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., (1963). 0070366764 / 9780070366763 First edition, first printing. In The American Trails series, edited by A.B. Guthrie, Jr. Hardcover. Fine in red, green and bronze foil-decorated ochre cloth; in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 424 pages, including index. Doublespread map. 
"Tremendously interesting and vital treatment...gripping in quality."--Thomas D. Clark. The robust folk-art-style woodcut illustrations, chapter head cartouches, decorated endpapers, and jacket art are by Marian Ebert. 
Price: 65.00 USD
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79 Lesley, Lewis Burt, editor UNCLE SAM'S CAMELS: The Journal of May Humphreys Stacey, Supplemented by the Report of Edward Fitzgerald Beale (1857-1858)
Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1929. B000860RFE First edition, first printing. Bibliography, index, and fold-out map. Introductory and concluding chapters by editor Lesley. Hardcover. Offsetting to all endsheets, and to pages 88-89, else fine; in café-au-lait cloth with gilt-stamped titles to spine, top edge gilt; in a very good plus dust jacket, showing age-darkening (especially to spine panel), minor soiling, very light edgewear. 
Story of the legendary first and last "Camel Brigade" which made its way from San Antonio, Texas, to Bakersfield, California in the late 1850's. Beale was the camel corps' commander, Stacey, a boy of nineteen who went along on the bizarre adventure. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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[No place]: Southern California Quarterly, 1963. First edition. Fine in clean white wraps lettered in black. 
Reprinted from SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA QUARTERLY Volume XLV: Number 4: December 1963. (14) page offprint. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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