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THE SMOKE SIGNAL, SPRING 1968, NO. 17

By: N/A

Price: $4.00

Publisher: Tucson, The Tucson Corral of the Westerners: 1968

Seller ID: 005489

Condition: Very Good


The Pony Express - The Overland Mail: A Dramatic Era When Western Mails Were Delivered by Pony Rider and Stagecoach. Pages 146-167. Document in VG condition with top of magazine slightly bent and creased. Otherwise magazine is tight and clean. View more info

THE LOG OF A COWBOY

By: Adams, Andy

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1931

Edition: The Riverside Library

Seller ID: 004967

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


A record of the daily doings of a party of typical Texas cowboys, accurately related. 387 pp. Illustrations by E. Boyd Smith(1860-1943) a well known artist.Green cloth. 4 small nicks to front cover. Otherwise covers are Very Good. Previous owner's name on front free endpaper, otherwise interior is tight, clean and VG+. Dust Jacket worn.Spine joints with tears, with one side barely attached, missing pieces along edges. Overall DJ is Fair to Poor. Howes A45. Andy Adams (1... View more info

TAR: A MIDWEST CHILDHOOD

By: Anderson, Sherwood

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York, Boni and Liveright: 1926

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 007317

Condition: Good


Portions of this book appeared as short sketches in Woman's Home Companion, The American Mercury and the author here makes due acknowledgment of the graciously given permission to reprint. 346 pp. Brown pebbled cloth covers with gilt title on front cover, blue text block title on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, scuffing and wear to cover faces, joints worn, marks to spine, spine ends are bent and fraying. Black top page edge. Uncut page edges with s... View more info

Imago MVNDI: A Review of Early Cartography

By: Bagrow, Leo (edited by)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Hague, Mouton & Co.: 1956

Seller ID: 007487

Condition: Good+


Article by Paul H. Ezell: FRAY DIEGO BRINGAS, A FORGOTTEN CARTOGRAPHER OF SONORA. pp.150-158. Two full-page maps with Bringa's Itinerary October 1795, and Bringa's Map of the Gila River region and the Coast of California. Another full page with Geographical Description and the sketch map of Sonora. All figures (illustrations) are facisimiles in H.F. Bruning's Collection. Table of the "State of the Population of the Missions of Sonora". Heavy tan wraps with blac... View more info

THE DOCTOR: A TALE OF THE ROCKIES

By: Connor, Ralph

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Fleming H. Revell Company: 1906

Seller ID: 006685

Condition: Very Good


Special Limited Edition of Ralph Connor's Rocky Mountain Story. 399 pp. Brown cloth covers with image of man riding horse on front cover. DJ is present, but completely torn into several different pieces and tucked behind the front and back covers of the book. Cover corners and edges bumped and rubbed, crease through middle of spine and stain on bottom, spine ends are bent and fraying. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG condition. View more info

NEL COOPER STORIES. True Tales of the Wagoner, Arizona Area

By: Cooper, Nel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Arizona, Nel Cooper: 1974

Edition: Revised

Seller ID: 004038

Condition: Very Good+ to Near Fine


Index of "Stories": He 'et His Beans with His Knife; A Brief History of Wagoner; The Big Black Stallion; Rustlers Roost; The First Mustangs; Victor, The Steeldust Stallion; Buffalo Ride; One Legend of the Hassayampa Safe; "Could One of These Have Been the Frenchman Who Later Made the Stone Arrastra Wheels?"; and The Feuder. 47 pp. Includes photographs and sketches. (Author was inducted into the CowGirl Hall of Fame in 1984. She came to Arizona looking fo... View more info

THE X BAR X BOYS AT GRIZZLY PASS

By: Ferris, James Cody

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller ID: 007485

Condition: Good-


Book Eight of The X Bar X Boys Books series. 218 pp. Missing DJ. Gray cloth covers with brown and black title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners bumped and rubbed to boards, spine edges rubbed and worn, cover faces quite dirty, spine is wavy and creased with some pencil marks ? to it, top/bottom spine edges are torn and frayed, black dirt/ink (?) smudges on back cover. Spine slightly cocked. Page edges are dusty and dirty. Interior is tight, some dirt smudg... View more info

GRACE HARLOWE'S OVERLAND RIDERS AMONG THE KENTUCKY MOUNTAINEERS

By: Flower, Jessie Graham

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1921

Seller ID: 006042

Condition: Good +


Grace Harlowe Overland Series. 253 pp. Blue covers with image of horse and rider on front. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed, edges rubbed, fading to top cover edges. Spine is yellowing from sun exposure, ends are bent and starting to fray. Broken front hinge. Interior pages are browning from age, otherwise tight. Book in Good+ condition. View more info

GRACE HARLOWE'S OVERLAND RIDERS ON THE OLD APACHE TRAIL

By: Flower, Jessie Graham

Price: $5.00

Publisher: Akron, Ohio, The Saalfield Publishing Company: 1921

Seller ID: 006047

Condition: Good


255 pp. Red covers with image of horse and rider on front. Cover corners are bumped, particularly top corners, and corners and edges rubbed. Spine ends are bent and starting to fray. Brown top page edge. Front hinge broken, back hinge starting to break at top. Interior pages are brown, otherwise clean. Book in Good condition. View more info

A SON OF THE MIDDLE BORDER

By: Garland, Hamlin

Price: $7.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1918

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 006320

Condition: Fair


"All of this universe known to me in the year 1864 was bounded by the wooded hills of a little Wisconsin coulee, and its center was the cottage in which my mother was living alone--my father was in the war." 467 pp. Black cloth covers with red and gilt image of covered wagon on front, and gilt lettering on spine. Cover corners and edges are bumped and rubbed, white scuff marks with fading and creasing to cover faces. Spine is faded from sun exposure, spine ends a... View more info

THE THUNDERING HERD

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $8.50

Publisher: Roslyn, New York, Walter J. Black, Inc.:

Seller ID: 005950

Condition: Very Good+


400 pp. Red covers with tan spine. Glassine DJ is browning from age, significant chipping and tears to lower spine, corners. Book corners are lightly bumped. Blue top page edge. Interior is tight and clean. Book in VG+ condition. View more info

DESERT GOLD

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $4.00

Publisher: New York, Pocket Books: 1968

Seller ID: 006791

Condition: Good


278 pp. Mass market paperback, stated first printing. Significant wear to cover edges, corners: creasing, bending, cut to top back cover, tears to joints, spine is creased, spine ends torn. Red page edges. Interior pages browning, otherwise clean. View more info

MUSTANG: WILD SPIRIT OF THE WEST

By: Henry, Marguerite

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago, Rand McNally & Company: 1966

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 007231

Condition: Very Good-


"This is the exciting story of the mustang -- not of any one mustang, but of all wild mustangs who once roamed proud and free throughout the west. It is also the story of a slender fury of a girl who shook America awake to the danger threatening the mustangs from relentless killers, and who almost singlehanded saved them from extinction." Winner of the Western Heritage Award Wrangler Trophy. Illustrated by Robert Lougheed. 223 pp. Decorative hardcovers with image... View more info

FORTY-NINERS: THE CHRONICLE OF THE CALIFORNIA TRAIL

By: Hulbert, Archer Butler

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown and Company: 1932

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 007263

Condition: Good


340 pages with bibliography and index. Green cloth covers with faded gilt title lettering on front and spine. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges rubbed, soiling and darkened edges on both cover faces, scuffing on covers and spine, spine ends are bent and torn. Page ends dirty. Inscription from previous owner on front free endpaper. Front hinge completely broken. Interior pages have some minor foxing, dirt smudges. Book in Good condition. View more info

COW COUNTRY

By: James, Will

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1927

Seller ID: 004131

Condition: Very Good-


Collection of Will James stories about cowboys. Many illustrations by the author. 8 Stories:The Wild Horse, When In Rome, Monty of the "Y" Bench, Silver-Mounted, The Last Catch, Two Old-Timers, Complete, and The Breed of 'Em. 242 pp. Book's covers are VG. One minor scratch on front cover. Illustrated endpapers. Gift inscription on front free endpaper and half title page. Otherwise interior is tight, clean and in VG+ condition. Dust Jacket with small tears at fro... View more info

All in the Day's Riding

By: James, Will

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner: 1943

Seller ID: 004144

Condition: Good


"In this book is a variety of writings that tell of the cowboy's riggings, the cowboy today, and why the high heels, the big hat and such like, along with experiences in narrow escapes that's all in the day's riding." Filled with illustrations by the author. 251 pp. Soiling to covers, fraying to spine ends. Cloth at spine ends tearing. Overall covers are Good. Interior is clean, tight and VG. View more info

UNCLE BILL: A TALE OF TWO KIDS AND A COWBOY

By: James, Will

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1933

Seller ID: 006084

Condition: Good+ to Very Good-


Charming story about a boy and a girl coming west from a big city. Illustrated by the author. 241 pp. Orange cloth covers with black lettering and artwork of children roping on front. No DJ. Cover corners are bumped and rubbed to boards, edges bumped, dirt smudges to cover faces, spine tips are bent and fraying, crease to middle of spine. Uncut page edges. Woodplate image of cowboy/horse and previous owner's name stamped on front free endpaper. Spine loose in pla... View more info

TEN YEARS A COWBOY AND ADDENDA BY TEX BENDER, THE COWBOY FIDDLER

By: Post,C.C.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1898

Seller ID: 002446

Condition: Good


front hinge broken. pages darkened(brown). Howes P500. View more info

A TEXAS RANGER

By: Raine, Wm. Macleod

Price: $5.00

Publisher: New York, Grosset & Dunlap: 1911

Seller ID: 005272

Condition: Good


337 pp. Well-read copy. Green decorative covers have significant rubbing to edges, corners bumped, and some stains to both front and back. Front hinge broken. Foxing and browning to interior pages, but does not interfere with text. Overall book in Good condition. View more info

WITH CARSON AND FREMONT

By: Sabin, Edwin L.

Price: $18.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005544

Condition: Good+


Being the adventures in the years 1842-43-44 on trail over mountains and through deserts from the east of the Rockies to the west of the Sierras, of Scout Christopher Carson and Lieutenant John Charles Fremont, leading their brave company including the boy Oliver. Fictional version of Carson-Fremont explorations. Rail Blazer Series. 302 pp. Brown decorative covers with image is horseback rider and title on front. Image on front cover rubbed and areas are bare, back ... View more info