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A Treasury of American Folklore

By: Botkin, B.A.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: NY, Crown Publishers: 1944

Edition: 6th Printing.

Seller ID: 010087


932 pp. Index. Blue cloth, with sunned spine, faded titling, browned endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Bumped corners. A Library of Congress folklorist has assembled a broad sampling of American folklore from all regions -- anecdotes, folksongs, tall tales, jokes, legends, etc. with notes on sources, which include books, old newspaper articles, field research,etc. . Edited for a popular readership, but includes material of interest to scholars. Foreword by Carl Sandbu... View more info

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Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series)

By: Chronic, Halka

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1991

Edition: Second Printing.

Seller ID: 010126


326 pp.Numerous small b&w photos of rock formations, location maps. Curled front cover, and thumbed, but else close to new. No markings, spine uncreased. A detailed description of geological formations in Utah that are visible or easily reachable from highways and a few side roads. Plus general background on Earth's composition and movements. Written for the layman but with precise scientific terminology. With index and helpful glossary. Size: 8vo -- 9 in Tall View more info

Klondike Newsman: Stroller White

By: Dearmond, R. N., Ed.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Skagway, Alaska, Lynn Canal Publishing: 1990

Edition: 2nd Edition.

Seller ID: 009753


237pp., plus 8 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Nearly new, tight, clean, no markings, slight wear along top edge of spine. An anthology of columns written by newspaper reporter Elmer White circa 1900 during the Klondike Gold Rush in northern Alaska. Size: 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

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Oscar Wilde Discovers America: A Novel

By: Edwards, Louis

Price: $4.50

Publisher: NY ., Scribner: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005334


287 pp. Nearly new, no markings, price sticker on dj. An historical novel based on Wilde's tour of the American West and the experiences of his black valet. View more info

The Cowboys

By: Forbis, William H.

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Time-Life Books: 1980

Seller ID: 000098


240 pp., numerous photos, some in color. Bibliography. Retired Time journalist from Montana gives factual overview of the cowboy and his daily life in this attractive picture book. Size: 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall View more info

Best Time of Year: A Story of Violence, Lies and Love in the Old West

By: Forge, Brad

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Santa Barbara, California, Astral Publishing Co.: 2001

Edition: 1st Paperback Edition.

Inscription: Inscribed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 009072


272 pp. Close to new, sticker remains on front cover. Inscribed by author to "Fran a fellow golfer." A novel about ranch life and buffalo hunting in Colorado circa 1900. / orig 25, may 2016, m-d to 23. Size: 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall View more info

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The Good Journey

By: Gilchrist, Micaela

Price: $3.50

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003496


396 pp. Slight edgewear, text slightly thumbed. Dampstain upper right corner.no markings, no spine creases. Proof version of a historical romance about a young woman in the 19th century who marries an older, taciturn general and goes off with him to the Wild West for adventures with Indians. View more info

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Living in the Runaway West: Partisan Views from Writers on the Range

By: High Country News Editors, Eds

Price: $4.70

Publisher: Golden, Colorado,, Fulcrum Publishing: 2000

Edition: 1st Printing

Seller ID: 005904


244 pp. Lightly read, no creases in spine. Text clean, still very close to new. Subtitled: Partisan views from Writers on the Range. An anthology of more than 70 mini-essays on the modern American West, its pressures from urban and suburban growth and its ecological issues. Some of the pieces are personal reflections about life in or on the edge of endangered wilderness. The pieces were taken from syndicated writings sponsored by High Country News in Colorado. View more info

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The Yellowstone National Park

By: Hiram Martin Chittenden

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Norman, Okla., University of Oklahoma Press: 1976

Edition: 6th Printing of Reprint.

Seller ID: 010127


208 pp. Bibliogrqaphy, index. With 16 pp. of numerous b&w historical photos of white explorers and Native American chiefs. Several maps. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, else close to new. Spine uncreased. Richard A. Bartlett edited this 1976 reprint of Chittenden's history, first published in 1895. An Army engineer's classic account of Yellowstone's discovery by white men in the early 1800s, and its protection by federal law about 60 years later. Size: 8vo... View more info

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Indians of Yellowstone Park

By: Janetski, Joel C.

Price: $5.50

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, Bonneville Books (University of Utah): 1987

Seller ID: 009972


90 pp. on coated stock. Several b&w historical photos and maps. Cover curled, with edge crinkling of acetate along fore edge. Text clean. Cover photo shows Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tribe. An overview of Native Americans past and present who inhabited land now preserved as Yellowstone National Park. With reference notes. A populare history written by an archaeologist. Size: 8vo -- 9 in High View more info

Celebrating Oklahoma: The Oklahoma Photographic Survey

By: Klemme, Mike

Price: $40.00

Publisher: OCPS: 2007

Edition: Special Edition.

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 010343


288 on glossy stock, brown cloth cover with small dent in front board near spine. Bright gilt titling. No markings. Signed by author on title page. A photographic tribute to Oklahoma's land, people and industry on its centennial of statehood. Color photos throughout. Size: 8vo -- 9 IN TALL By 11.5 In Wide View more info

Indians

By: Kopit, Arthur

Price: $4.00

Publisher: NY, Hill & Wang Pub: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 005111


81 pp. Library discard stampings, shelf tag on spine. Else very good, no other markings, light toning. A play about the American West, first performed in London in 1968, then in the United States. Characters include Buffalo Bill, Sitting Bull and Wild Bill Hickock. With photos from the NY production, showing actor Stacy Keach and others. View more info

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The Road to Lame Deer

By: Mader, Jerry

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, Univ of Nebraska Pr: 2002

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 005935


As new, crisp, no markings, slight edgewear to dj. A white photographer-writer offers an intensely personal account of his efforts to meet, befriend and photograph the Northern Cheyenne in Lame Deer, Montana. Several b&w photos, contemporary and historical, are included. Size: 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall View more info

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Arctic Village: A 1930s Portrait of Wiseman, Alaska (Classic Reprint Series)

By: Marshall, Robert

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Alaska Press: 1991

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 010335


399 pp. Lightly read, spine uncreased. Light rippling of front cover. Previous owner's name on endpaper blacked out. No markings in text. Numerous historical photos. A reprint of a 1933 classic about life in a northern Alaska mining camp. The author was an eminent forester and wilderness advocate. A limited reprint (only 1500 in paperback.) View more info

Old Indian Trails

By: McClintock, Walter

Price: $4.50

Publisher: Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A., Houghton Mifflin: 1992

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 0503003715


336 pp. with b&w historical photos by the author. Virtually new, no markings. Clean covers and text. Binding tight. A modern reprint of a 1923 memoir of a Yale-educated photographer who in 1896 decided to live for many years with the Blackfoot tribe in the Great Plains. Details about daily life, Native American beliefs and rituals, hunting, folktales, plural marriage, interaction with white cowboys, etc. View more info

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Folly and Glory: A Novel (The Berrybender Narratives, Book 4)

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2004

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009939


236 pp. Tight, square, no markings, gift quality. Final volume of the four-book Berrybender saga as eccentric Lord Berrybender and his entourage decide where to go from Santa Fe. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall View more info

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The Wandering Hill (Berrybender Narrative, Bk 2)

By: McMurtry, Larry

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Simon & Schuster: 2003

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009940


302 pp. Pristine, gift quality. No markings. Vol 2 of the Berrybender saga. The English family and their retainers continue their rambling up the Missouri River in the 1830s. Size: 8vo -- 9.5 In.l View more info

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A Mountain Boyhood

By: Mills, Joe

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, Bison Books: 1988

Edition: Repirnt.

Seller ID: 009739


311 pp. Corners thumbed. Binding firm, spine uncreased. No markings. A first printing of a reproduction of the 1926 edition from J.H. Sears Co. A pioneer's account of life in the Estes Park region of the Colorado Rockies. Estes Park was just a crossroads in 1899, when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and roughed it in the1900-1930 period and later wrote about it for B... View more info

A Portion of My Life. Being a Short & Imperfect History Wrriten While a Prisoner of War on Johnson's Island 1864

By: Norman, William M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Winston-Salem, North Carolina, John F. Blair: 1959

Edition: First Edition.

Seller ID: 009431


292 pp. Although ex-library, this copy is nearly new, with just one borrowing recorded on library card on rear endpaper. Colored endpapers. Text clean. Mylar protector of dust jacket.Highly readable autobiography of a North Carolina man who tried teaching in Virginia and later a series of jobs in the the Midwest before spending some time in at a salt refinery in Nebraska Territory. Later he joined the Confederate army in Viriginia and fought several battles before being ... View more info

Star Over Adobe

By: Pillsbury, Dorothy L.

Price: $9.00

Publisher: The Lightning Tree: 1983

Edition: First Paperback Edition.

Seller ID: 009225


208 pp. Corners curled and thumbed, top edge of front cover scuffed.Light to moderate wear. No markings in text. Light rubbing to spine edges. Frontispiece plus several illustrations. A collection of vignettes of life in a New Mexican village during the Christmas season, told by a social worker who has a keen eye for the interactions of Hispanic, Zuni and Anglo cultures. This was Ms. Pillsbury's fourth book about traditional life in the Santa Fe area, where she lived 25 ... View more info