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1 (Allyn, Joseph Pratt). Nicolson, John and Strate, David K., editors BY HORSE, STAGE AND PACKET: The Far West Letters of Joseph Pratt Allyn
San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1988. First edition, limited to 450 copies; publication #187. Hardcover. Fine in photo-pictorial decorated covers, white printed spine label, and plain off-white dustwrapper. With notes, bibliography, index, and biography of Pratt by the editors. Illustrated with photos and contemporary drawings. 
Appointed a judge of the Arizona Territory in 1863, Allyn contracted with an eastern newspaper to provide a series of letters describing his experiences in the West. Fascinating glimpses of L.A., San Bernardino, San Francisco and of the Donner Crossing. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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2 (Austin, Mary). Fink, Augusta I - MARY: A Biography of Mary Austin
Tucson, Arizona: The University of Arizona Press, (1983). 0816507899 / 9780816507894 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. A few tiny areas of soiling to page edges, else near fine, in maroon cloth with silver spine titling; in a price-clipped, near fine photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some mild age-toning, light edgewear. 
Candid biography of the feminist, mystic, Southwestern naturalist and environmentalist, author of 27 books and more than 250 short works. 310 pages, including index. Illustrated with photographs. Inscribed and SIGNED by the author, Augusta Fink. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 (Clum, John P.) Clum, Woodworth APACHE AGENT: The Story of John P. Clum
Boston/New York: Houghton Mifflin Company/The Riverside Press Cambridge, 1936. B00085MJ74 First edition, first printing. Red cloth with printed spine label; illustrated dust jacket with artwork by Herbert Morton Stoops. Hardcover. Foxing to page edges, endsheets, spine label, pages opposite plates, and preliminaries; offsetting to endsheets; else bright and fresh, thus a near fine example; in a spine-faded, lightly nicked, very good plus dust jacket. 
"Deals with life in Tombstone and the outlaws and gunmen of that period."--Ramon Adams, SIX-GUNS #446. Dated in 1937, drolly inscribed and SIGNED by the author. Illustrated with a color frontisportrait of Geronimo and 13 photographs. 
Price: 500.00 USD
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BUFFALO BILL, (Cody, Buffalo Bill).  Garst, Shannon
4 (Cody, Buffalo Bill). Garst, Shannon BUFFALO BILL
(New York): Pocket Book, Jr., (1950). First edition thus. #J-48; no cover price. Very mild reader's crease, another tiny crease to lower front corner, a hint of rubbing to spine, else a bright, fine, copy in illustrated wraps. 
Attractive Pocket Book Jr. issue of Garst's lively bio of the Wild West showman, illustrated by Louis Glanzman. Different paper stocks apparently used for the text, as one section will be bright white, and the next uniformly age-toned. A snazzy copy! 
Price: 15.00 USD
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5 (Cook, Dave). Collier, William Ross and Westrate, Edwin Victor DAVE COOK OF THE ROCKIES: Frontier General, Fighting Sheriff, And Leader of Men
New York: Rufus Rockwell Wilson Incorporated, 1936. B0006ANL46 First edition, first printing. Illustrated from contemporary photographs taken by Joseph Collier. 224 pages. Hardcover. Offsetting from laid-in clipping to front endsheets, else fine; in a very good minus dust jacket: worn, edge-torn, age-darkened, rubbed, soiled, reinforced from verso with cello-tape. 
Cook traveled to Colorado in 1858, and later became a soldier, city marshal of Denver, sheriff of Arapaho County, United States marshal, general of the Colorado Militia and founder and chief of the Rocky Mountain Detective Association. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 (Cooke, Philip St. George). Young, Otis E. THE WEST OF PHILIP ST. GEORGE COOKE
Glendale, California: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1955. First edition. Hardcover. Very nearly fine in brick red cloth with spine titles gilt; lacking the plain brown dust jacket. 393 pages; bibliography and index. Folding map, frontispiece portrait, and plates. 
Cooke was a veteran of frontier service and the Black Hawk and Mexican wars. He became a dragoon officer, a cavalry tactician, and an explorer in the Far West; he was commissioned a Brigadier General in the Civil War but saw little action. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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7 (Crockett, Davy). Hauck, Richard Boyd CROCKETT: A Bio-Bibliography
Westport, Connecticut: Greenwood Press Publishers, (1982). 031322272X / 9780313222726 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in green cloth with silver lettering, without dust jacket, as issued. Octavo. 169 pages; Crockett chronology, bibliography, index. Illustrations and photographs. 
"A remarkable book in multidirectional approach, Crockett is part literary study and part history. Not purporting to be a definitive biography...succeeds as both an introductory biography and an evaluation of works by and about Crockett."--Choice. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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8 (Custer, George Armstrong). Krause, Herbert & Gary D. Olson PRELUDE TO GLORY: A newspaper accounting of Custer's 1874 Expedition to The Black Hills
(Sioux Falls, South Dakota): (Brevet Press), (1974). 0884980189 / 9780884980186 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. Quarto. 279 pages; appendix, illustration index, and general index. Illustrated with 71 dramatic pictures taken from the original glass plates, shot by photographer William H. Illingworth. 
PRELUDE TO GLORY is the story of Custer's 1874 expedition to the Black Hills of South Dakota, as told by five newspaper correspondents who accompanied him. The two-month long trip from Fort Abraham Lincoln to the Black Hills is described. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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9 (Custer, George Armstrong). Monaghan, Jay CUSTER: The Life of General George Armstrong Custer
Boston/Toronto: Little, Brown and Company, (1959). First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Mild fading to the edges, else near fine in slate gray cloth with light blue spine titles; in a chipped and shelfworn, very good photo-pictorial dust jacket that shows some tears, soiling, rubbing, and fading to the spine. Octavo. 469 pages; indexed. 
Monaghan relies on original sources, and he appraises them with the sound judgment of the practiced historian. "Lively and comprehensive: treats of Custer both during and after the Civil War."--Nevins, II; page 77. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 (Custeriana). Graham, W.A., Colonel THE CUSTER MYTH: A Source Book of Custeriana, To Which is Added Important Items of Custeriana and a Complete and Comprehensive Bibliography, by Fred Dustin
New York: Bonanza Books, (1953). Early reprint edition. Hardcover. A near fine copy in dust jacket. 
Quarto. This is a documented source book for Custeriana. 413 pages, Dustin bibliography, index, illustrated throughout, maps, endpaper painting. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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11 (Custeriana). Hutton, Paul Andrew, editor THE CUSTER READER
Lincoln & London: University of Nebraska Press, (1992). 080322351X / 9780803223516 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. Octavo. 585 pages, photographic essay, bibliographic essay, sources, index. 
This anthology brings together writings by contemporaries of the flamboyant general together with recent scholarly accounts of his career in the Civil War and in campaigns against the Plains Indians. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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12 (Custeriana). Stewart, Edgar I. CUSTER'S LUCK
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1967). Fifth printing. Hardcover. Attractive, older bookplate, otherwise a near fine copy in colorful price-clipped dust jacket that is lightly rubbed. 
Octavo. Much acclaimed and definitive history of the Battle of Little Big Horn. 522 pages, bibliography, two fold-out maps, illustrated. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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New York: Simon & Schuster, (1996). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 
Octavo. 462 pages, notes, bibliography, index, maps and illustrations. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 (Hill, Abby Williams). Fields, Ronald ABBY WILLIAMS HILL: And the Lure of the West
[No place]. Washington State Historical Society, 1989. 0917048636 / 9780917048630 First edition. Hardcover. Upper corners very lightly bumped, else very near fine in light gray pseudo leather with white titles to the front cover and spine; in a like dust jacket, illustrated with Hill's painting ''Cliffs of Eunice Lake'' to the front cover. Quarto. 
Includes both full-color and black-and-white illustrations of the frontier artist's wonderful work. Hill captured some of the most beautiful areas of the Northwest and California on her more than 100 canvases. 120 pages; notes, bibliography, index. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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St. Louis: W.S. Bryan, Publisher, 1880. First edition: Advance salesman sample issue. Original ornate gilt-stamped pictorial brown cloth. Approximately 100 pages. Proof. Offsetting to the first few leaves, mild soiling and staining throughout from handling, lower corner of one internal leaf creased, some wear to the spine ends and corner tips, else an about very good copy. An extremely rare prepublication copy. 
A subscription sample book with prospectus pages selected at random from different portions of the published book, binding styles laid down to the front pastedown, sample illustrations, and 49 subscriber's signatures (in pencil) to the rear. Howes D-6. 
Price: 750.00 USD
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16 (James, Will). Bell, William Gardner WILL JAMES: The Life and Works of a Lone Cowboy
Flagstaff, Arizona: Northland Press, 1987. 0873584392 / 9780873584395 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine, as-new, in a fine, as-new, dust jacket. IN THE PUBLISHER'S UNOPENED SHRINKWRAP! Quarto. 130 pages. Indexed. 
Foreword by A.B. Guthrie, Jr. Illustrated with photographs, drawings and reproductions of the art (many in color) by the Canadian-born artist who became an American cowboy. NEW in the publisher's original unopened shrinkwrap. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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17 (King, Charles). Russell, Don CAMPAIGNING WIITH KING: Charles King, Chronicler of the Old Army
Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, (1991). 0803238770 / 9780803238770 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 187 pages; notes, bibliography of Charles King's books, and an index. Illustrations include photos and facsimiles. 
Edited by Paul L. Hedren. A long overdue study of the literary and military careers of Captain Charles King (1844-1933) who served seventy years in America's military forces and was decorated for fighting in five wars. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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18 (Lee, John Doyle). Cleland, Robert Glass & Brooks, Juanita, editors A MORMON CHRONICLE: The Diaries of John D. Lee 1848-1876: Volume II
San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1955. First edition. Volume II only of the two-volume set. Hardcover. Near fine in brown cloth with gilt spine titles on a red panel, map endpapers; in a somewhat nicked and soiled printed dust jacket. Tall octavo. Volume II: 480 pages; index; color frontispiece & 1 plate. 
Volume II only of the five previously unpublished diaries of John D. Lee, "one of the most tragic, controversial, and enigmatic figures in the history of the West." Lee’s diaries constitute a valuable chronicle of early Mormon settlement of Utah. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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19 (Lowe, Joseph). Rosa, Joseph G. & Koop, Waldo E. ROWDY JOE LOWE: Gambler with a Gun
Norman and London: University of Oklahoma Press, (1989). 0806122285 / 9780806122281 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a fine, illustrated dust jacket. 
This scrupulously researched, carefully annotated biography of the gambler and saloonkeeper affords a fascinating view into the frontier world of smoke-filled brothels, bars, and gambling houses. Illustrated with photographs, indexed. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 (Lummis, Charles F.) Thompson, Mark AMERICAN CHARACTER: The Curious Life of Charles Fletcher Lummis and the Rediscovery of the Southwest
New York: Arcade Publishing, (2001). 1559705507 / 9781559705509 First edition, first printing. Hardcover. Fine in a fine dust jacket. 372 pages; notes, bibliography, and an index. Illustrated with photographic plates reproduced on high-quality coated stock. 
A "colorful and compelling" biography of the crusading journalist, author of nearly two dozen books, editor of the influential political and literary magazine "Out West," Los Angeles city librarian, preserver of Spanish missions, Indian rights advocate... 
Price: 20.00 USD
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