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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

Seller ID: 021257


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

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The Pershing Limit Club: An American Roll of Honor (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Pennsylvania, War Loan Organization Savings Division Pennsylvania West: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 026235


Paperback, color title page and portrait frontispiece (of General John Pershing), this is volume No. 7284 Pershing Limit Club, 1918. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. The names of those "who promptly and patriotically 'went the limit' ($1,000) to inaugurate the National War Savings Movement. Includes two certificates to Robert W. McCasland (donator). 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

Seller ID: 038711


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

Seller ID: 038712


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

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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

Seller ID: 014909


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

The Life and Death of Colonel Albert Jennings Fountain

By: A. M. Gibson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, Univ of Oklahoma Press: 1975

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 020732


Navy cloth with black spine label, binding tight, illustrated, previous owner's name stamped on front end-paper, viii, 301pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Fitting Death for Billy the Kid (New)

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, Univ of Oklahoma Press: 1981

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039056


Black cloth with silver spine lettering. Illustrated. ix, 310pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Men of the Mountains: The Story of the Southern Moutaineer and His Kin of the Piedmont; with An Account of Some of the Agencies of Progress among Them (First Edition)

By: Arthur W. Spaulding

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Nashville, TN, Southern Publishing Association: 1915

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020855


Brown decorated cloth, dark brown lettering on spine, light faded spotting on spine, front gutter torn about 3 inches (but neatly). Personal library bookplate, frontispiece, illustrated, 320pp., a Seventh Day Adventist (Ellen G. White) endorsed book, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Wild Bunch at Robber's Roost

By: Baker, Pearl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Abelard-Schuman: 1971

Seller ID: 039102


Robbers Roost was a hideout for outlaws and hunted men long before Butch Cassidy found it in 1884. The impenetrable wastes and wilds of this high desert country in southeastern Utah, cut through by canyons along the Green and Colorado rivers and bounded on the west by the Dirty Devil, discouraged lawmen from pursuit. Growing up on a ranch that included Robbers Roost, Pearl Baker heard many of the legends aboutand talked to many who rememberedthe notorious Wild Bunch. I... View more info

The United States Marshals of New Mexico and Arizona Territories, 1846-1912 (First Edition)

By: Ball, Larry D

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, University of New Mexico Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039154


First released in 1978 and still the best account of territorial law enforcement, this book presents a thoroughly researched, well-documented, and entertaining history of United States marshals in New Mexico and Arizona during the tumultuous territorial years. Included in the story are notable lawmen such as John Pratt, John E. Sherman, and Creighton M. Foraker and gunfighters like Billy the Kid, "Doc" Holliday, and the Earp Brothers. With detailed accounts of ma... View more info

The Arizona Rangers (First Edition)

By: Bill O'Neal

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Eakin Publications: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039048


The first documented history of the Rangers ever published which fills a sizable void in the annals of Arizona Territory. Rare hardcover copy. First Edition. x, 222pp., index. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Henry Brown: The Outlaw-Marshal (The Early West) First Edition

By: Bill O'Neal; Jamed H. Earle [Illustrator]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Creative Pub. Co: 1980

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 039107


First Edition, First Printing. Limited to 1500 copies. Illustrated. Burgundy boards with gold spine lettering. Pictorial end papers. 165pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

I Married Wyatt Earp: The Recollections of Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp

By: Boyer, Glenn C.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press: 1976

Seller ID: 039156


"I Married Wyatt Earp will not be the last word on the subject, but it ranks at the top or very near the top of the important books on the Tombstone story and probably the best on the key figure of Wyatt."--Arizona Highways "For anyone remotely interested in this era and the events that punctuated it, this book is an invaluable source."-- "A sympathetic recollection of life with Wyatt Earp which reveals as much about "Josie" as Wyatt."--T... View more info

Jesse James: The Man and the Myth

By: Brant, Marley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Berkley Trade: 1998

Seller ID: 039108


The author of The Outlaw Youngers uncovers the life of Jesse James, from his obscure childhood to his Civil War career and his rebellion against the law, presenting the facts and dispelling the misconceptions surrounding the notorious bandit.Paperback. Near fine. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. Previous owner's name written inside covers and on title page. vi, 312pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Outlaw Youngers: A Confederate Brotherhood

By: Brant, Marley

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Lanham, MD, Madison Books: 1992

Seller ID: 039139


This biographical history tells the story of an American family in conflict and four brothers' attempts to regain the prestigious position their family once held. Loaded with never-before-published photos and little-known facts, this probing character study examines the men, the myths, and the legends of the Outlaw Youngers.The Youngers - Bob, Cole, Jim, and John - tested the boundaries of the violent and turbulent post-Civil War society in which they lived. The author i... View more info

Gunslingers: Frank Canton, Doc Holliday, Tom Horn, John King Fisher, Henry Starr

By: Breihan, Carl

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Wauwatosa, WI, Leather Stocking Books: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039129


First Edition. Paperback. Illustrated. xiii, 273pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Robbers, Rogues, and Ruffians: True Tales of the Wild West in New Mexico (First Edition)

By: Bryan, Howard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sante Fe, NM, Clear Light Pub: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039105


Recollections and illustrations offer a look at life on the New Mexican frontier. New copy. First Edition. This book would make a great gift. Illustrated. xiv, 318pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Cowpens-Guilford Courthouse Campaign (First Edition)

By: Burke Davis

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Philadelphia and New York, J. B. Lippincott: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021558


Gold cloth with silver lettering, illustrated with maps, no writing in the book, 208pp., index, nice copy, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Daughters of Joy, Sisters of Misery: Prostitutes in the American West, 1865-90

By: Butler, Anne M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Urbana and Chicago, University of Illinois Press: 1985

Edition: Reprint

Seller ID: 039131


A history of prostitution in the American West 1865-1890. Publisher's brown cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. xx, 179pp., index. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

El Lobo and Spanish Gold: A Texas Maverick in Mexico (FIrst Edition)

By: C. E. (Rick) Ricketts

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, Madrona Press: 1974

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039103


First Edition. Mustard cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Dust jacket is price clipped. Illustrated end-papers (maps). xvi, 208pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Tom Horn: Killing Men Is My Specialty: The Definitive History of the Notorious Wyoming Stock Detective

By: Carlson, Chip

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Cheyenne, WY, Beartooth Corral: 1991

Edition: Fifth Printing

Seller ID: 039158


The single most controversial name in Wyoming history. New copy. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. ix, 260pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Texas Cowboy: or, Fifteen Years on the Hurricane Deck of a Spanish Pony taken from real life

By: Charles A. Siringo

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1976-04-01

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039109


Charcoal cloth with silver spine lettering. Illustrated. xi, 198pp. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Legend into History: Source Custeriana Series 9

By: Charles Kuhlman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO, The Old Army Press: 1977

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020669


Whit cloth with blue spine, gold lettering and design, illustrated end-papers (maps), frontispiece, binding tight, previous owner's name stamped on front end-paper, xxv, 250pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Frank Finkel Story: Possible Custer Survivor? (First Edition)

By: Charles Kuhlman

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Bellevue, NE, The Old Army Press:

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020844


Stapled booklet, covers a bit age toned, illustrated, unpaginated, Edited and Foreword by Capt. Michael J. Koury, 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

Seller ID: 019962


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

The Model of Fort Pitt: A Description and Brief Account of Britain's Greatest American Stronghold (First Edition)

By: Charles Morse Stotz

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pittsburgh, PA, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commision: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020846


Stapled booklet, 12pp., no writing in the booklet, illustrated, nice copy, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Bill Doolin: Outlaw O.T. (First Edition)

By: Colonel Bailey C. Hanes

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039086


First Edition. Part of the Western Frontier Library Series (Original). Publisher's cloth. Dust jacket is price-clipped. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and in title page. xxiii, 207pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Custer's Indian Battles and Custer's Last Battle (2 volumes in one)

By: Colonel Charles Francis Bates

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Fort Collins, CO, The Old Army Press:

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020377


Navy cloth with gold lettering, Undated reprint of 1936 Bronxville, NY Private Printing by Bates, 36; 40pp., with maps, illustrated, binding tight, dust-jacket age toned with a few small tears along edges and at head and tail of spine, mylar cover, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Curse of the Dutchman's Gold (First Edition)

By: Corbin, Helen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Phoenix, AZ, Fox West Publisher: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039113


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. 237pp. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Vast Amount of Trouble: A History of the Spring Creek Raid

By: Davis, John W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Niwot, CO, Univ Pr of Colorado: 1993

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039161


A Vast Amount of Trouble is the first comprehensive study of the most important incident between sheepmen and cattlemen in Wyoming history. Although sheep raids in Wyoming had occurred for years, where men were killed and thousands of sheep slaughtered, no cowboy had ever been convicted of a crime associated with a sheep raid. The story begins in late March 1909, when five sheepmen headed east from Worland, Wyoming, driving 5,000 head of sheep. A few days later the men ... View more info

Bat Masterson the Man and the Legend

By: Dearment, Robert K

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, Univ Of Oklahoma Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039117


The colorful figures of the western American frontier, the Indian fighters, the mountain men, the outlaws, and the lawmen, have been romanticized for more than a hundred years by writers who found it easier to invent history than the research it. "Bat" Masterson was one such character who cast a long shadow across the pages of western history as it has been routinely depicted."A legend in his own time," he was called in a television series produced in the... View more info

The Saga Of The Pony Express (First Edition)

By: Di Certo, Joseph J.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, MJF Books: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039157


The complete Pony Express route crossed nearly two thousand miles of hostile wilderness. New copy. Two toned cloth. ix, 244pp., index. Illustrated. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Sketches of Early California: A Collection of Personal Adventures

By: Donald DeNevi, Compiler

Price: $15.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Chronicle Books: 1971

Seller ID: 039164


Publisher's cloth. Red lettering and design on spine and front cover. Illustrated. 181pp. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sheriff William Brady: Tragic Hero of The Lincoln County War (Western Legacy Series) First Edition

By: Donald R. Lavash

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sante Fe, NM, Sunstone Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039176


Was Sheriff William Brady a willing pawn in the hands of a crooked political faction or was he an honest man dedicated to law and order? After his extensive research, Donald R. Lavash thinks Brady deserves a more realistic evaluation of his part in the Lincoln County Was in New Mexico. In 1873, crime and violence were rampant in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Land fraud, cattle and horse stealing were common. Outlaws, including Billy the Kid, swarmed in to join hands with d... View more info

Horace Tabor: His Life and The Legend

By: Duane A. Smith

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Publishing Company: 1981

Edition: First Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 039083


Horace Tabor: His Life and the Legend is the first biography to give full attention to Tabor's mining, business, and political activities as well as to his matrimonial escapades. It is a careful and detailed portrait of a man so extraordinary that even in his own lifetime the facts were largely obscured behind the legend. Rarely has the Victorian American West, both good and bad, been better synopsized in the figure of one man.Show More an.Show LessAn 1858er who had spen... View more info

Custer's Last Battle

By: E. S. Godfrey

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Olympic Valley, CA, Outbooks: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020847


Stapled booklet, 43pp., illustrated covers, previous owner's name stamped on title page, illustrated, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Western Hard-Cases or, Gunfughters named Smith (First Edition)

By: Ed Batholomew

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ruidoso, NM, Frontier Book Company: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039124


First Edition. Sand cloth with red lettering. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. 191pp. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Rise and Fall of Sundance Kid (First Edition)

By: Edward M. Kirby

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Iola, WI, Western Publications: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039138


First Edition. Paperback. Illustrated. 153pp., index. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page.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

Seller ID: 020551


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

Badmen of the West

By: Elman, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Secaucus, NJ, Castle Books: 1983

Seller ID: 039071


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

Lecture on the North and the South, Delivered Before the Young Men's Mercantile Library Association, of Cincinnati, Ohio, January 16, 1849

By: Elwood Fisher

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington, DC, John T. Towers: 1849

Seller ID: 015015


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. Lacking title page. Elwood Fisher was a Virginia-born Quaker who was raised anti-slavery, but later defended the South's cause in this famous pamphlet. He compares the Southern evil of slavery to the Northern problems of poverty and crime resulting from an industrialized society, claiming that for the North to insist on t... View more info

Sundance, My Uncle (The Early West) First Edition

By: Ernst, Donna B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: College Station, TX, Early West: 1992

Edition: First Edition, First Printing

Seller ID: 039101


New copy. This book would make a great gift. Red cloth with black spine lettering. Illustrated. Pictorial end papers. 224pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Truth about Wyatt Earp (Signed First Edition)

By: Erwin, Richard E

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Carpinteria, CA, O.K. Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039135


The Truth About Wyatt Earp is the result of extensive research done by the author, Richard E. Erwin. After retiring from his career as a Criminal Defense Lawyer, he took up the task of ferreting out the truth surrounding the life and times of Wyatt Earp.He presents here solid evidence, based on old newspaper accounts, public records, documents buried in museums, state and national archives and libraries and reports of other researchers, to substantiate his view of what h... View more info

History of Fort Huachuca, Arizona (First Edition)

By: F. S. Murray, Editor

Price: $15.00

Publisher: El Paso, TX, Southwest Antiquarians: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 020845


Stapled booklet, 32pp., previous owner's name stamped on title page, title page signed by Dr. Bruno J. Rolak, Post Historian and Museum Director. Full refund if not satisfied. 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

Seller ID: 039076


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

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Lige Mounts: Free Trapper (First Edition)

By: Frank B. Linderman

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1922

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020209


Pictorial cloth, illustrated, frontispiece, gift inscription on ffep., there is no other writing in the book, binding tight, mylar cover, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Midas of the Rockies: The Story of Stratton and Cripple Creek

By: Frank Waters; Marshall Sprague [Introduction]

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Athens, Swallow Press: 1989

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 039180


This reprint makes available again Frank Waters dramatic and colorful 1937 biography of Winfield Scott Stratton, the man who struck it rich at the foot of Pike's Peak and turned Cripple Creek into the greatest gold camp on earth. More than regional history, Midas of the Rockies is a story so fabulously impossible and yet so painfully true that it commends itself to the whole of America, the only earth, the only people who could have created it.Paperback. Pictorial cover... View more info

I Fought with Custer: The Story of Sergeant Windolph (First Edition)

By: Frazier and Robert Hunt

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019948


Tan cloth, illustrated, previous owners' bookplate inside front cover, 236pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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The Custer Tragedy: Events Leading Up To and Following The Little Big Horn Campaign Of 1876

By: Fred Dustin

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ann Arbour, MI, Edwards Brothers: 1965

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 020097


Tan cloth with gold lettering, previous owner's name stamp on ffep., there is no other writing in the book, maps included in rear board pocket, xxii, 251pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Glory-Hunter: A Life of General Custer

By: Frederic F. Van de Water

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Argosy-Antiquarian Ltd.: 1963

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020571


Red cloth with gold lettering, frontispiece, illustrated, previous owner's name on front end-paper, binding tight, 394pp., index, edition limited to 750, Full refund if not satisfied. View more info