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1 Adams, Ramon F. THE COWMAN SAYS IT SALTY
Tucson, Arizona: University of Arizona Press, (1971). First edition. Hardcover. Fine in a lightly worn pictorial dust jacket. Illustrations by Vic Donohue. 
Lively, anecdotal study of cowboy slang by the noted (and then octagenarian) Western bibliographer and linguistic scholar. 
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2 Adams, Ramon F. WESTERN WORDS: A Dictionary of the American West
Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, (1968). First edition thus: Revised and Enlarged. Hardcover. Fine in rough-woven light blue cloth with black and gilt stamped titles to spine; in illustrated dust jacket that shows a hint of age-toning. 
Classic lexicon of Western slang and idiom, greatly expanded in scope to include not only the cowman's language, but also that of the sheepman, rodeo performer, trapper, buffalo hunter, gambler, et. al. Peerless in authority, and compulsively readable. 
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3 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! 
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4 Fricke, Charles W. 5000 CRIMINAL DEFINITIONS TERMS AND PHRASES
Los Angeles, California: Legal Book Store, (1966). Fourth edition: Trade paperback. Trade Paperback. Blue covers display some inevitable rubbing, else very good plus in wraps. Quarto. Mimeographed four-page ''Glossary of Narcotic Slang'' laid in. 
Written for those who deal with criminals, this comprehensive handbook of legal and underworld language includes sections on narcotic slang, criminal jargon, legal terms and procedures, duties of police officers, and firearm terms. 91 pages. 
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