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A Little War of Our Own: The Pleasant Valley Feud Revisited (First Editon)

By: Dedera, Don

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Flagstaff, AZ, Don Dedera, 1988

Edition: First Edition


The history of the American West is punctuated by range wars, and the Pleasant Valley feud was among the most famous. Waged largely in northeastern Arizona, it had all of the classic elements: cattle and horse rustling, massacres, and dramatic courtroom confrontations. A LITTLE WAR OF OUR OWN incorporates more than thirty years of research by the author, including material from recently opened archival sources, and his journalistic vision, which penetrates to the heart o... View more info

Abstract of the Official Record of Proceedings of The Reno Court of Inquiry...with a Preface by Colonel W. A. Graham

By: N/A

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Harrisburg, PA, The Stackpole Company, 1954

Edition: Reprint Edition


Silver cloth with navy lettering, illustrated end-papers (maps), folding map, portrait frontispiece, no writing in the book, xxx, 303pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Americana: Readings in Popular Culture (First Edition)

By: Wilson, Leslie [Editor]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Press Americana, 2010

Edition: First Edition


Paperback, as new except for one quarter inch marginal line on one page, v, 305pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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An Appeal to the People of the United States

By: A Freeholder

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Boston, Hilliard, Gray, Little & Wilkins, 1831


This pamphlet was broken out of a bound book of pamphlets. May have some glue residue at spine, toning or cockling. No writing or markings in the text. A citizen's complaint about the constitutionality of America's dealings with France. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Army Wife on the Frontier: The Memoirs of Alice Blackwood Baldwin (Limited First Edition)

By: Robert C. and Eleanor R. Carriker, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, UT, Tanner Trust Fund, 1975

Edition: First Edition


Brown cloth with gold gilt lettering, frontispiece, binding tight, 118pp., index, limited edition of 1,250 copies, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Elementary History of the United States

By: Charles Morris

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott, 1901

Edition: Reprint Edition


Pictorial cloth, illustrated, color maps, one end paper at rear missing, 335pp., index, binding tight, No writing in the book - not even an owner's name. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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An Examination of the Battle Tactics of the U. S. Army Fighting the Plains Indians, 1868-1877 (First Edition)

By: Jay Dean Smith

Price: $100.00

Publisher: El Paso, TX, The University of Texas at El Paso, 1985

Edition: First Edition


Royal cloth with gold lettering, 371pp., no writing in the book, binding tight, mylar cover, a nice copy. Scarce Master's Thesis, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

An Oration, Pronounced Before the Citizens of Providence, on the Fourth of July 1831

By: Hon. Tristam Burges

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Providence, William Marshall & Co., 1831


This pamphlet was broken out of a bound book of pamphlets. May have some glue residue at spine, staining or cockling. No writing or markings in the text. Tristam Burges was a U.S. Representative from Rhode Island, and later an unsuccessful candidate for governor. This address remembers the years of the War for Independence and uses this topic as a springboard to talk about the Unionist cause and to criticize South Carolina's veiw of state sovereignty. Full refund if not ... View more info

Arizona's Dark and Bloody Ground (First Printing)

By: Forrest, Earle

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press, 1984

Edition: First Printing


The Pleasant Valley vendetta that swept through the Tonto Basin country in central Arizona during the latter 1880's was one of the most sanguinary and bitter range feuds the old West ever knew. Its ferocity and hatreds were rivaled only by the bloody battles and assassinations of the Lincoln County war in New Mexico ten years before, but it is doubtful, even with all its terrorism, if the number killed there equaled the casualties of Pleasant Valley. Both were born of bl... View more info

Badmen of the West

By: Elman, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Castle Books, 1983


Chronicles in words and pictures the lives, exploits, and escapades of western outlaws from the late seventeenth century through the last half of the nineteenth century, and from the Mississippi to the Yukon. Publisher's cloth with silver spine lettering. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. 256pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Bloody Knife!: Custer's Favorite Scout (First Edition)

By: Ben Innis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: The Old Army Press, 1973

Edition: First Edition


Navy cloth with gold lettering and design, previous owner's name stamped on front end-paper, binding tight, illustrated, dust-jacket is price clipped, 202pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Book of the Republican National Convention, Cleveland, June 9th 1936

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: The William Feather Company, 1936


Folio. Very good+ copy. Paperback (card stock). A few pages dogeared on one corner. Profusely illustrated. In original printed mailing carton manufactured by The Hinde & Dauch Paper Co., Sandusky, Ohio in very good minus condition. 236pp. Abe Lincoln's portrait on front cover. A very good plus copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Book of the Republican National Convention, Cleveland, June 9th 1936

By: N/A

Price: $350.00

Publisher: The William Feather Company, 1936


Folio. Very good+ copy. Paperback (card stock). A few pages dogeared on one corner. Profusely illustrated. In original printed mailing carton manufactured by The Hinde & Dauch Paper Co., Sandusky, Ohio in very good minus condition. 236pp. Abe Lincoln's portrait on front cover. A very good plus copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Boots and Saddles or, Life in Dakota with General Custer

By: Elizabeth B. Custer

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers, 1899

Edition: Early Reprint Edition


Illustrated cloth, head and tail of spine chipped and worn, portrait frontispiece with map, title page torn at hinge (50%), 312pp., internal library mark (rear board), Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Cowboys and Indians: An illustrated History

By: Hassrick, Royal B

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Gallery Books, 1984

Edition: Reprint


More than five hundred illustrations including contemporary engravings, paintings, and early photographs embellish a history of the American West that concentrates on the life-styles of Indian tribes, cowboys, fur traders, and frontiersmen. Pictorial cloth. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial end papers. 352pp., index. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info