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Nuno De Guzman and the Province of Panuco in New Spain, 1518-1533., Chipman, Donald E.
1 Chipman, Donald E. Nuno De Guzman and the Province of Panuco in New Spain, 1518-1533.
Arthur H. Clark Co. , Glendale. 1967 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Volume X in the series SPAIN IN THE WEST. Illustrated. 322 pages, appendices, bibliography, index. As issued without dust jacket. Nice red cloth hardcover with lightly faded gold titles on spine. Light rubbing to the cloth on the edges. Book was issued without a dust jacket. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 87.00 USD
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The Cruise of the Portsmouth. a Sailor's View of the Naval Conquest of California, 1845-1847., Downey, Joseph T. Howard B. Lamar, editor.
2 Downey, Joseph T. Howard B. Lamar, editor. The Cruise of the Portsmouth. a Sailor's View of the Naval Conquest of California, 1845-1847.
Yale University Press, New Haven. 1963 A reissue of the 1958 edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
A yeoman's account of life on a man-of-war. His journal presents a lively and uninhibited account of the seizure of San Francisco. An essential source for the history of California and of the U. S. Navy. Number 4 in the Yale Western Americana series. 246 pages, Muster Roll of the Portsmouth, index. Light wear to the folds and edges of the dust jacket. No names, writing, or marks in book. Dust jacket and book are in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Law on a Wild Frontier. Four Sheriffs of Lincoln County., Dykes, Jeff.
3 Dykes, Jeff. Law on a Wild Frontier. Four Sheriffs of Lincoln County.
The Great Western Series, Washington, D. C. 1969 First Edition Paperback Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
Number Five in the Great Western Series. The lives of four sheriffs of Lincoln County: William Brady, Pat Garrett, John Poe, and George Curry. Illustrated. 25 pages. Stapled paperback. Light soiling on the front cover. Interior clean. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; 6 in. x 8 3/4 in. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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Trading in Santa Fe. John M. Kingsbury's Correspondence with James Josiah Webb, 1853-1861., Elder, Jane Lenz and David J. Weber, editors.
4 Elder, Jane Lenz and David J. Weber, editors. Trading in Santa Fe. John M. Kingsbury's Correspondence with James Josiah Webb, 1853-1861.
Southern Methodist University Press, Dallas. 1996 0870743902 / 9780870743900 First Edition is stated on the copyright page Paperback As New with No dust jacket as issued 
John M. Kingsbury's Correspondence with James Josiah Webb, 1853-1861. Number Five in the DeGoyler Library Series. Foreword by Stanley Marcus. 326 pages (appendix, source, index) . 8 1/2 in. X 11 in. Paperback. Book is in Fine, as new, condition. ; 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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War-Path and Bivouac. the Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition., Finerty, John H. ( edited by Milo Milton Quaife ) .
5 Finerty, John H. ( edited by Milo Milton Quaife ) . War-Path and Bivouac. the Big Horn and Yellowstone Expedition.
Chicago, Il. The Lakeside Press, 1955 First Lakeside edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine with No dust jacket as issued 
This book is a First Edition that is Inscribed to the previous owner, Signed, and dated by Donnelley "Christmas 1955". No dust jacket as issued. Book is in Near Fine condition. ; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 379 pages 
Price: 50.00 USD
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6 Freeman, Barry RECOLLECTIONS OF TWISTING TAILS AND TRAILS
New Mexico Barbed Wire Publishing Servuces, 2000 1845960114 / 9781845960117 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover with dust jacket Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Book is in fine condition. Dust jacket is slightly bent towards the bottom. Barru Freeman's contribution to this love of the west. He illisrates the culture of an American Cowboy. Published by Barbed Wire publishing Co. 120 Pages. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 122 pages 
Price: 25.00 USD
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WILDERNESS CALLING. THE HARDEMAN FAMILY IN THE AMERICAN WESTWARD MOVEMENT, 1750-1900., Hardeman, Nicholas Perkins.
7 Hardeman, Nicholas Perkins. WILDERNESS CALLING. THE HARDEMAN FAMILY IN THE AMERICAN WESTWARD MOVEMENT, 1750-1900.
University Of Tennessee Press, Knoxville. 1977 0870491946 / 9780870491948 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Following the thread of one family on their way West from colonial Virginia. 357 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket is only in Very Good (VG) condition as it is worn on the bottom edge. Book is in Fine condition. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 357. pages 
Price: 29.00 USD
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The Badman of the West., Hendricks, George.
8 Hendricks, George. The Badman of the West.
The Naylor Company, San Antonio. 1970 Revised and enlarged fourth Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Portrays the notorious gunslingers of the period and the fearless lawmen and analyzes the sociological forces that shaped their careers, making one man an outlaw and another, a peace officer. Illustrated with photos. 256 pages, appendix, bibliography, index. Dust jacket has 1/4 inch and smaller ships on top of spine and 1/4 inch hole at fold on front . Jacket has brown edges but the pictorial front of the jacket is clean and bright. Book has minor soiling at top edge. Dust jacket and book are in Very Good condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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The Great Plains in Transition., Kraenzel, Carl Frederick.
9 Kraenzel, Carl Frederick. The Great Plains in Transition.
University Of Oklahoma Press, Norman. 1955 First Edition is stated on the copyright page Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
First Edition. Hardcover. A study of the area that makes up one-fifth of the land area of the United States. Minor chipping and 1 inch closed tear to dust jacket. Dust jacket is in Very Good condition and book is in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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The Empty Sleeve., McKelvie, Martha Groves.
10 McKelvie, Martha Groves. The Empty Sleeve.
Dorance & Co. , Philadelphia. 1961 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
The story of Zerelda James, mother of Jesse and Frank, and how she wore an empty heart as gallantly as she wore an empty sleeve. Quote from the back of the dust jacket below a picture of the James boy's mother when asked if she wanted a book that had been written about her sons, she said. "I do not wish any books as I know the history of my sons about as well as the men who are writing the books". 99 pages. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size 
Price: 55.00 USD
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OH What a Slaughter. Massacres in the American West, 1846 - 1890., McMurtry, Larry.
11 McMurtry, Larry. OH What a Slaughter. Massacres in the American West, 1846 - 1890.
Simon & Schuster, N. Y. 2005 074325077x / 9780743250771 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
The scarce First Edition Hardcover made even more scarce by the signature of the author, Larry McMurtry. The true stories of the West's most terrible massacres -- Sacramento River, Mountain Meadows, Sand Creek, Marias River, Camp Grant, and Wounded Knee, among others. These massacres involved Americans killing Indians, but also Indians killing Americans, and, in the case of the hugely controversial Mountain Meadows Massacre in 1857, Mormons slaughtering a party of American settlers, including women and children. 178 pages. Signed by McMurtry on the title page. Just his signature - not signed to anyone. No names (other than author's signature) , marks, or writing in book. Dust jacket and book are in Fine, as new, condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 495.00 USD
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Sacagawea's Nickname. Essays on the American West., McMurtry, Larry.
12 McMurtry, Larry. Sacagawea's Nickname. Essays on the American West.
The New York Review Of Books, N. Y. 2001 0940322927 / 9780940322929 First Edition Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
This true First Edition (hardcover) published by the New York Review of Books in November 2001 is signed by the author, Larry McMurtry. Very scarce. Twelve essays by McMurtry reflecting on the old and new West. Includes topics on forgotten Western writers, the Lewis and Clark expedition, and the genocidal policies of the US toward native Americans in the 19th century and after. 178 pages. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. No names, writing, or marks. Very difficult to find in the First Edition and signed. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 850.00 USD
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Heck Thomas, My Papa., Meeks, Beth Thomas with Bonnie Speer.
13 Meeks, Beth Thomas with Bonnie Speer. Heck Thomas, My Papa.
Levite Of Apache, Norman, Oklahoma. 1988 0961863455 / 9780961863456 First Edition is stated on the copyright page Softcover As New with No dust jacket as issued 
First Edition signed by Bonnie Speer who assisted Beth Thomas Meek, the daughter of Heck Thomas, in writing the book. Heck Thomas (1850-1912) was one of Oklahoma's legendary frontier lawmen known as the "Three Guardsmen". After working in Texas from 1875 to 1876 he went to Fort Smith and was appointed by Judge Isaac Parker as deputy U. S. Marshal and worked for this court until 1892. In 1893 he became a deputy Marshall in Oklahoma Territory and he and lawmen Bill Telghman and Chris Madsen, known as the "Three Guardsmen", arrested more than 300 outlaws. 76 pages. Stapled softcover. Book is in Fine, as new, condition. ; 5 3/8 in. x 8 3/8 in. 
Price: 39.00 USD
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Let Justice be Done. Crime and Politics in Early San Francisco., Mullen, Kevin J.
14 Mullen, Kevin J. Let Justice be Done. Crime and Politics in Early San Francisco.
University Of Nevada Press, Reno. 1989 0874171466 / 9780874171464 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
First Edition. Hardcover. A study of the establishment and development of San Francisco's courts, police and jails from the American conquest in 1846 through 1852. 313 pages. Near Fine book and Near Fine dust jacket. Only a hint of wear to the top edge of the dust jacket. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Encyclopedia of Western Gun - Fighters., O'Neal, Bill.
15 O'Neal, Bill. Encyclopedia of Western Gun - Fighters.
The University Of Oklahoma Press, Norman. 1979 0806115084 / 9780806115085 First Edition is stated on the copyright page Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Author's first book. A brief biography of the gunfighters of the old west. Illustrated. 386 pages, bibliography, index. Dust jacket and book are in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size 
Price: 65.00 USD
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Henry Brown. the Outlaw Marshal., O'Neal, Bill.
16 O'Neal, Bill. Henry Brown. the Outlaw Marshal.
Creative Publishing Co. , College Station. 1980 0932702090 / 9780932702098 First Edition limited to 1500 copies Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Biography of Henry Newton Brown, city marshal turned outlaw, of Caldwell, Kansas in the late 1800's. Illustrated. 164 pages, bibliography, index. Book has several small light stains from coffee splash on page 17. Dust jacket and book are in Near Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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A Cowman's Wife., Rak, Mary Kidder.
17 Rak, Mary Kidder. A Cowman's Wife.
Texas State Historical Assoc. , Austin. 1993 0876111266 / 9780876111260 First Edition by this publisher Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
A significant addition to the literature of the western experience and the import role of women in that experience. The DeGolyer Library Cowboy and Ranch Life Series. 301 pages, index. Dust jacket and book are in Fine, as new, condition. ; Standard Book Size 
Price: 29.00 USD
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Gun Notches. a Saga of Frontier Lawman Captain Thomas H. Rynning As Told to Al Cohn and Joe Chisholm., Rynning, Thomas H.
18 Rynning, Thomas H. Gun Notches. a Saga of Frontier Lawman Captain Thomas H. Rynning As Told to Al Cohn and Joe Chisholm.
Frontier Heritage Press, CA. 1971 0878960023 / 9780878960026 First Edition by Frontier Heritage Press Hardcover Fine in Fine dust jacket 
Cowboy, Indian fighter, officer in Roosevelt's Rough Riders, penitentiary warden and captain of the Arizona Rangers, Captain Rynning was one of the most colorful personalities of the American West. Foreword by Rubert Hughes. A reprint of the extremely scarce 1931 edition. 332 pages. Dust jacket and book are in Fine condition. ; Standard Book Size 
Price: 49.00 USD
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Month of the Freezing Moon: the Sand Creek Massacre, November, 1864., Schultz, Duane.
19 Schultz, Duane. Month of the Freezing Moon: the Sand Creek Massacre, November, 1864.
St Martins Press, VA. 1990 0312043511 / 9780312043513 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
First Edition. Hardcover. 229 pages, notes, bibliography, index. Dust jacket and book are in Fine, as new, condition. ; Standard Book Size. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Lawmen & Desperadoes., Secrest, William B.
20 Secrest, William B. Lawmen & Desperadoes.
Arthur H. Clark, Spokane. 1994 0870622099 / 9780870622090 First Edition Hardcover As New in As New dust jacket 
A compendium of noted, early California peace officers, badmen and outlaws, 1850-1900. Over 50 noted lawmen and outlaws. Illustrated. 343 pages, index, bibliography. 7 1/4 in. X 10 1/4 in. Dust jacket and book are in Fine, as new, condition. ; 7 1/4 in. x 10 1/4 in. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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