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Sacramento History Center: Museum/Archives/Visitors' Center

By: N/A

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Sacramento, CA, Sacramento Museum and History Department:

Seller ID: 034733


A joint venture of the City and County of Sacramento. Paperback. Illustrated. 23pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Accompaniment to Mitchell's New Map of Texas, Oregon, and California, with the Regions Adjoining (First Edition)

By: N/A

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, S. Augustus Mitchell: 1846

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 038477


First Edition. Original gilt morocco binding. Head of spine chipped. 46pp. Lacking the map. First front free end paper is missing. First Edition. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Banditti of the Plains or Cattlemen's Invasion of Wyoming in 1892 [The Crowning Infamy of the Ages]

By: A. S. Mercer

Price: $15.00

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

Edition: Sixth Printing

Seller ID: 032286


Foreword by William H. Kittrell. Brown cloth with black spine label. Previous owner's name embossed stamp on half title page. No writing in the book. l, 197pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Blue and Gold 1894 (University of California) First Edition

By: Albert Houston, Editor

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Self-published: 1894

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031035


Blue denim cloth with gold lettering on front cover. Gift inscription of Assistant Editor, Walter Graves on front free end paper. Includes Nobel Prize winner, Joseph Erlanger as a Junior. Illustrated. Frontispiece. 273pp., with 39 pages of ads. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The 75th anniversary edition of Famous Gun Fighters of the Western Frontier

By: Bat Masterson; Jack B. DeMattos [Editor]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Monroe, WA, Weatherford Press: 1982

Edition: 75th Anniversary Edition

Seller ID: 039036


Publisher's pictorial cloth. 75th Anniversary Edition. Private library marks inside covers and on title page. Erratum slip bound in. Illustrated. vii, 183pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Lawmen and Robbers

By: Breihan, Carl W.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caldwell, OH, Caxton Printers: 1986

Seller ID: 039043


Illustrated with photographs and facsimiles. Stripped of all myth, the violent history of the western lawmen and outlaw blazes through this book.Pictorial cover. Paperback. Illustrated. xv, 128pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A Cyclist's Guide to Oakland History (First Edition)

By: Camille Olmsted

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, The Oakland Museum History Department: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032049


Cardstock paperback. Three hole punched with one ring remaining (center). Illustrated. 44pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Oklahoma Emblems (First Edition)

By: Clara Root Farr

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Guthrie, OK, The Co-operative Publishing Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035583


One of the poems in the book (Land of the Mistletoe) has the signature of the author (George Riley Hall). Brown blind-stamped leather. Textured end papers. Previous owner's name written inside front cover. Illustrated. 66pp. Title page partially torn at hinge. No copies online. 20 copies in OCLC. One at Library of Congress and 19 in Oklahoma libraries. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Colorado: Top of the Nation

By: Department of Public Relations (State of Colorado)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Department of Advertising and Publicity:

Seller ID: 036182


No date, but post mark envelope (8.5 a 11 inches) indicates 4 1/2 cents postage. Circa 1945. Magazine. Profusely illustrated. Pictorial cover. State advertisement for seasonal activities in Colorado. In original mailing envelope. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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UCLA Southern Campus '76 (First Edition)

By: Derrick Garland Coy, Editor

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, CA, ASUSCLA Communications Board: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021151


Pictorial cloth, illustrated, usual signatures and notes throughout, 288pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Looking West (Contemporary Ethnography) First Edition

By: Dorst, John D.

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031761


Through a series of Western texts folkloric, photographic, literary, and historical Dorst outlines another pattern of looking west, one characterized by optical distortion, faulty vision, and the ambiguous intersection of spectatorship, display, and covert observation. He applies the insights gained from this analysis of discursive patterns to various cultural displays located in the contemporary West. In a series of ethnographic case studies two folk art displays, a We... View more info

Westwind

By: Ellis, Ray; Cronkite, Walter

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, Oxmoor House: 1990

Seller ID: 020022


Interior clean and unmarked. Blue cloth covers with gilt lettering. Dust jacket shows light wear including small closed tear in edge of back cover. A nice, tight copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Crest of the Continent: A Record of a Summer's Ramble in the Rocky Mountains and Beyond (First Edition)

By: Ernest Ingersoll

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago, R. R. Donnelley & Sons Company: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 034541


Brown illustrated cloth with gold lettering and design. Frontispiece. Illustrated. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. 344pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Gold Rushes and Mining Camps of the Early American West

By: Fisher, Vardis; Holmes, Opal Laurel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caldwell, OH, Caxton Press: 1979

Seller ID: 039040


Winner of the Western Writers of America Spur Award for best nonfiction, Vardis Fisher and Opal Laurel Holmes s book brings together all of the remarkable men and women and all of the violent contrasts that make up one of the most enthralling chapters in American history.Brown cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated profusely in black and white. xiii, 466pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

La Vida de Junipero Serra

By: Francisco Palou

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 033819


Part of the Great Americana Series. Facsimile reprint of the original 1787 edition. Account of a Roman Catholic priest's missionary work in upper California. Tan leatherette boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. These facsimiles are the most affordable way to study, own and enjoy rare Americana. Leather spine label. 344pp. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. Rare volume in the Great Americana series. View more info

Pleasant Valley (Signed)

By: Frank Gillette

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Self-published: 1985

Edition: Second Printing

Seller ID: 039039


Inscribed by the author on Table of Contents page. Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. viii, 201pp. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Vigilante Days at Virginia City: Personal Narrative of Col. Henry E. Dosch, Member of Fremonts Body Guard and One-Time Pony Express Rider (First Edition)

By: Fred Lockley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Portland, OR, Self-published: 1924

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032273


First Edition. 19pp. Smith 2535. No writing in the book. Nice copy. The author was frequently interviewed by Mark Twain, acting as a reporter for the Virginia City newspaper. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Island of Maui: A Photographic Journey

By: Gaia Rettinghouse

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Kula, HI, Howie from Maui: 2005

Edition: Third Printing

Seller ID: 033243


Magnificent photography from award-winning native photographers of one of the most beautiful places on earth. Oblong paperback. Foldover covers. Illustrated. 97pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

In the Brush; or, Old-Time Social, Political, and Religious Life in the Southwest (First Edition)

By: Hamilton W. Pierson

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, D. Appleton and Company: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035007


Teal blue cloth with gold and black lettering and design. Previous owner's name written on front free end-paper. Decorated end papers. First two free end-papers have closed tears. Frontispiece. Illustrated. iv, 321pp., with a Publisher's Catalog. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Street Fight in Tombstone, Near the O.K. Corral

By: Hickey, Michael M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Talei Pub: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 039045


Paperback. Pictorial cover. Illustrated end-papers. 117pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Wake of the Prairie Schooner (Signed First Edition)

By: Irene D. Paden

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The MacMillan Company: 1943

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 032508


Author's gift inscription on front free end paper. Red cloth with white spine lettering. Previous owner's name written on half title page. xix, 514pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Pictorial History of the Wild West

By: James D. Horan and Paul Sann

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Crown Publishers: 1971

Edition: Eighth Printing

Seller ID: 039044


A true account of the bad men, desperadoes, rustlers, and outlaws of the old west - and the men who fought them to establish law and order. Original two-toned cloth. Illustrated. 254pp., index. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and one title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Dust to Dust: Obituaries of the Gunfighters (Signed)

By: Jerry J. Gaddy [Compiler]; Dale Crawford [Illustrator]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Old Army Press, Presidio Press: 1977

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 039042


Contains contemporary newspaper accounts of some of the most famous badmen of the West, including Billy the Kid, Belle Starr, Cole Younger, and the Dalton gang.Autographed Author's Edition. Limited to 500 copies. Black cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Pictorial end papers. 160pp. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

California: This Golden Land of Promise (Signed)

By: Joan Irvine Smith; Jean Stern

Price: $35.00

Publisher: The Irvine Museum: 2001

Inscription: Signed by the authors

Seller ID: 035271


Signed by Stern, Smith and Swindon on title page. Foreword by James L. Doti. Mustard cloth with navy spine lettering. Illustrated (color). Illustrated end-papers. 365pp., index. This book would make a great gift. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Sketches of Western Adventure

By: John A. M'Clung

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Louisville, KY, Richard H, Collins: 1879

Edition: Early Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 022051


Dark blue cloth, head and tail of spine chipped, corners worn, spine slightly cocked, a few page gatherings pulled, newspaper clipping glued in on ffep., inner hinges starting, xxviii, 398pp., index, Full refund if not satisfied. Howes M46. Author drowned in the Niagara River in 1859. View more info

Lighthouses of California and Hawaii: Eureka to San Diego to Honolulu (Lighthouse Series)

By: Jones, Ray; Roberts, Bruce [Photographer]

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Guilford, CT, Globe Pequot: 2002

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 036273


Lighthouses of California and Hawaii is a fascinating guide to the most significant lighthouses in California and Hawaii. Through stirring historic accounts and stunning color and archival photographs, the stories of nearly forty lighthouses come to life in vivid detail. Each light - from St. George Light near Crescent City, California, to Diamond Head Light in Honolulu, Hawaii - tells its own engrossing tale of survival against the elements. Discover the rich history be... View more info

Col. P. W. Norris: Yellowstone's Greatest Superintendent (inscribed)

By: Judge Don Binkowski

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Warren, Michigan C & D: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: inscribed by author

Seller ID: 008257


Nice Copy.Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Doctors Of The Old West (First Edition)

By: Karolevitz, Robert

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, Superior Publishing: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 037163


A pictorial history of medicine on the Frontier. Two toned cloth. Mylar cover. Illustrated. First Edition. 191pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Las Vegas Playtown U.S.A. (Signed First Edition)

By: Katherine Best and Katherine Hillyer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, David McKay Company: 1955

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by both authors

Seller ID: 031206


A profile of fabulous Las Vegas, America's most uninhibited city. Sand cloth with burgundy spine lettering. Authors' gift inscription on front free end paper. Mylar cover. Dust jacket in not price clipped. xii, 178pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Landmarks & Preservation Districts (Oakland, California - Volume One) Report #OCPD 240

By: Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Landmarks Preservation Advisory Board: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032048


Oblong paperback. Cover folds out to reveal map with location key, illustrated with photos of Oakland and its landmarks buildings. Near fine in original stapled pictorial wraps. 28pp. Illustrated. No writing in the book. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Outcroppings

By: McPhee, John; Till, Tom; Merrill, Christopher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Gibbs Smith: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019518


Clean and unmarked. Dust jacket nice and crisp and has faded spine. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Ascent of Mount Hayden, Grand Teton 1872: A New Chapter of Western Discovery

By: N. P. Langford

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Golden, CO, Outbooks: 1980

Seller ID: 037413


Trials and triumphs of the first party to climb the Grand Tetons of Wyoming, July 29, 1872. Stapled booklet. 24pp. Pictorial cover. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Wells Fargo: An Illustrated History

By: Noel M. Loomis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Bramhall House: 1968

Seller ID: 039038


Brown cloth with gold spine lettering. Illustrated. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Dust jacket is not price-clipped. 339pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Beginnings of Oakland, California, A.U.C. (First Edition)

By: Peter Thomas Conmy

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Oakland, CA, Oakland Public Library: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032052


Conmy was the City Librarian for the Oakland Public Library. Paperback. Illustrated. No writing in the book. 66pp. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The History of the Military Occupation of the Territory of New Mexico from 1846 to 1851 by the Government of the United States

By: Ralph Emerson Twitchell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, IL, The Rio Grande Press: 1963

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020605


Royal cloth, spine lightly sunned, previous owner's name stamped and handwritten on front end-paper, personal library bookplate inside front cover, there is no other writing in the book, illustrated, 394pp., Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Early Western Travels 1748-1846: Travels in the Interior of North America By Maximilian, Prince of Wied. Volume XXV (Atlas)

By: Reuben Gold Thwaites, Editor

Price: $700.00

Publisher: New York, AMS Press: 1966

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 020492


Burgundy cloth with gold gilt lettering on spine, illustrated,81 plates, folding map at rear. Corners slightly rounded and only the lightest of wear. Translated from the German by Hannibal Evans Lloyd. Comprising the series of original paintings to illustrate the text, by Charles Bodmer. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Mineral Resources of the States and Territories West of the Rocky Mountains (First Edition)

By: Rossiter W. Raymond

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, Goverment Printing Office: 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 035132


Raymond was Special Commissioner of Mining Statistics for the Treasury Department. Brown paneled cloth with gold spine lettering. Some paper residue on rear board. iv, 256pp. Illustrated. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Anahulu: The Anthropology of History in the Kingdom of Hawaii (2 volume set)

By: Sahlins, Marshall; Kirch, Patrick Vinton

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Chicago and London, University of Chicago Press: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033372


From the late 1700s, Hawaiian society began to change rapidly as it responded to the growing world system of capital whose trade routes and markets crisscrossed the islands. Reflecting many years of collaboration between Marshall Sahlins, a prominent social anthropologist, and Patrick V. Kirch, a leading archaeologist of Oceania, Anahulu seeks out the traces of this transformation in a typical local center of the kingdom founded by Kamehameha: the Anahulu river valley of... View more info

Rocky Mountain boom town: A history of Durango, Colorado

By: Smith, Duane A.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Boulder, CO, Pruett Pub. Co: 1986

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 039041


Pictorial paperback. Illustrated. x, 218pp., index. Previous owner's name stamped inside covers and on title page. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

The Leland Stanford Junior University: Fifth Annual Register 1895-96 (First Edition)

By: Stanford Universtiy

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Self-published: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 032046


Annual Register for Stanford University in 1895-96. Paperback. Covers chipped and tattered, but no loss to text. 177pp. Previous owner's name written on front cover. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Ranch Life and the Hunting-Trail

By: Theodore Roosevelt

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Edition: Reprint Edition

Seller ID: 033823


Part of the Great Americana Series. This is a facsimile reprint of the 1899 Century Company edition published in New York. Navy leatherette boards with gilt lettering on spine and front cover. These facsimiles are the most affordable way to study, own and enjoy rare Americana. Leather spine label. 186pp. Frontispiece. Illustrated. No writing in the book. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Land of Aloha: The Hawaiian Islands (Island Treasures) First Edition

By: Tsutsumi, Cheryl Chee; Carmona, Veronica [Photographer]; Cecil, Ann [Photographer]; Dahlquist, Ron [Photographer]; Rosenberg, Philip [Photographer];

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Aiea, HI, Island Heritage: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 033241


Brace yourself for a breathtaking experience of the spectacular Islands of Hawaii. Experience Oahu, Maui, the Big Island, and Kauai with colorful photographs and rich words, leading you to a window with a view of Hawaii's best - simply majestic! Publisher's cloth (oblong). Illustrated. Illustrated end papers. 120pp. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Yellowstone National Park: A Bibliography

By: Voth, Hazel Hunt and Dr. Carl P. Russell, Editors

Price: $50.00

Publisher: United States Department of the Interior: National Park Service: 1940

Edition: Revised Edition

Seller ID: 033518


Foreword by Carl P. Russell. Compiled at the Western Museum Laboratories of the National Park Service in Berkeley, California, with assistance provided by the Work Projects Administration and Civilian Conservation Corps. Intro. by Russell is: "A Concise History of Scientists and Scientific Investigation in Yellowstone National Park." Includes sections on Indians, history and travel, geology, flora, fauna, etc. Printed from typewritten copy and very scarce. Revi... View more info

Early Trail Drives in the Big Bend (Signed First Edition)

By: W. D. Smithers

Price: $15.00

Publisher: El Paso, TX, The University of Texas at El Paso: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020759


Stapled booklet, spine a bit faded, previous owner's name stamped on title page, illustrated, Full refund if not satisfied. Monograph #55 View more info

The Road to Oregon: A Chronicle of the Great Emigrant Trail (First Edition)

By: W. J. Ghent

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London New York and Toronto, Longmans, Green and Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 027245


Forest green cloth with gold lettering. Illustrated end-papers. Frontispiece. 32 illustrations with a map. Contents page has closed tears. Mylar cover. xvi, 274pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

Santa Barbara's Royal Rancho: The Fabulous History of Los Dos Pueblos (Signed)

By: Walker A. Tompkins

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, CA, Howell-North: 1963

Edition: Third Printing

Inscription: Signed by the author

Seller ID: 035405


The history of a Spanish land grant from the days of its two prehistoric Indian villages, through the period of the California Dons to the present day. Author's signature on title page. Orange cloth with black lettering and design on spine and front cover. Illustrated end-papers. viii, 282pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

A New History of the American West , "It's Your Misfortune and None of My Own" (First Edition)

By: White, Richard

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, University of Oklahoma Press: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031847


This book represents a striking contrast to the conventional view of western history. As new copy. Blue publisher's cloth with red spine lettering. Illustrated. No writing in the book. xix, 644pp., index. Solid copy. Full refund if not satisfied. View more info

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Pupil's Work Book in "Our State" (First Edition)

By: William Marks Wemett

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Valley City, ND, William Marks Wemett: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 020859


Staple oblong booklet, covers a bit worn, a few pages with light pencil notes, unpaginated, illustrated, maps, Full refund if not satisfied. Rare item. View more info