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Western Americana Books for Sale or Trade

Current as of NOvember 12, 2014

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Morris, Richard B., ed.

Encyclopedia of American History, Revised and Enlarged

American History

840 pp. Hardcover. Harper & Row. 1961

Like new. Dust jacket chipped; ripped at head back ¾ inch.

$5.00

Spring, Agnes Wright

Buffalo Bill and His Horses

Biography

24 pp. Soft cover. Self published. 1953

Very good. Stapled. Signed by author. Very rare. First edition

$25.00

Mueller, Ellen Crago

Calamity Jane

Biography

24 pp. Soft cover. Jelm Mountain Press. 1981

Very good. Stapled. Signed by author.

$10.00

Sollid, Roberta Beed

Calamity Jane: A Study in Historical Criticism, Volume II

Biography

147 pp. Hardcover. Western Press. (Historical Society of Montana) 1958

Fine. Dust jacket worn at spine top. #907 of 2,000 copies.

$20.00

Thompson, Martha

Country Doctor: The Story of Dr. M. L. Morris

Biography

26 pp. Stapled 8-½ by 11 with laminating sheets. Self published. 1971

Very good. Ex-library.


Roberson, Ron

Don’t Forget to Water The Horses!

Biography

291 pp. Paperback. Twin Keyholes Publishing. 2007

New

$6.00

Vestal, Stanley

Jim Bridger: Mountain Man

Biography

333 pp. Hardcover. William Morrow & Co. 1946


$6.00

Dahlquist, Laura

Meet Jim Bridger: A Brief History of Bridger and His Trading House on Black’s Fort

Biography

38 pp. Soft cover. Gazette Press. 1948

Very good.

$15.00

Krakel, Dean F.

Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen’s War

Biography

277 pp. Hardcover. Laramie Printing for Powder River Publishers. 1954

Very good. Pages yellowing. Signed by author.

$40.00

Mueller, Ellen Crago

Wild Bill Hickok

Biography

35 pp. Soft cover. Cheyenne, Wyoming. 197

Very good. Stapled. Signed by author.

$10.00

LeFors, Joe

Wyoming Peace Officer: An Autobiography of Joe LeFors

Biography

200 pp. Hardcover Powder River Publishers. Laramie Printers. 1954.

Good. Flyleaves worn at hinges.

$45.00

Miller, Max and Fred Mazzulla

Holladay Street: One hundred years of Denver’s secret history.

Colorado

224 pp. Paperback. Ballantine Books. A Comstock Edition. 1971.

Front cover ripping away from text 2” at tail. Lower front and back cover corners bent .

$3.00

Alderson, Nannie T. and Helena Huntington Smith

Bride Goes West

Montana

273 pp. Paperback. University of Nebraska Press. 1969. Bison Book

New with book plate on FFE

$6.00

Brown, Mark H. &W. R. Felton

Before Barbed Wire: L. A. Huffman, Photographer on Horseback

Montana & Wyoming History

256 pp. Hardcover. Henry Holt & Co. 1956

Very good. Dust jacket: Chipped, inside corner snipped, ½” rip front head, ¾” rip front tail, 1” X ½” rip spine tail, 1” rip back tail. Book clean & tight.

$28.00

Brown, Mark H. &W. R. Felton

Before Barbed Wire: L. A. Huffman, Photographer on Horseback

Montana & Wyoming History

256 pp. Hardcover. Henry Holt & Co. 1956

Very good. Dust jacket: Chipped, inside corner snipped, ½” rip front head, ¾” rip front tail, 1” X ½” rip spine tail, 1” rip back tail. Book clean & tight.

$28.00

Stands In Timber, John / Margot Liberty

Cheyenne Memories

Native Americans

330 pp. Soft cover. Yale University Press. 1972

Very good. Ex-library. Laminate covered.

$5.00

Hebard, Grace Raymond

Sacajawea: A guide and interpreter of the Lewis and Clark expedition, with an account of the travels of Toussaint Charbonneau, and Jean Baptiste, the expedition papoose

Native Americans

340 pp. Hardcover. The Arthur H. Clark Company. 1957

Very good. Edges of spine and corners slightly worn. Corner turned on page 235.

$40.00

Trenholm, Virginia Cole and Maurine Carley

Shoshonis, Sentinels of the Rockies

Native Americans

367 pp. Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press. 1964

Fine. Dedication and signed by the authors. Dust jacket, very good. 1 1/2” rip at head of front.

$11.00

Peters, Harriet, Dave Stirling and Dick Rome

Infamous Dude Dictionary, Rocky Mountainania

Rocky Mtn. West

Unpaged, Cardstock. Spiral-bound. W. H. Kistler Stationery Company. 1952

Very good.

$8.00

Bird, Isabella L.

Lady’s Life in the Rocky Mountains

Rocky Mtn. West

256 pp. Paperback. University of Okalahoma Press. 1960.

New

$6.00

Fenwick, Robert W. (Red)

Red Fenwick’s West: Yesterday and today

Rocky Mtn. West

262 pp. Hardcover. Sage Books. 1956

Very good. Dust jacket one 1” rip on front tail

$20.00

Fenwick, Robert W. (Red)

Red Fenwick’s West: Yesterday and today

Rocky Mtn. West

262 pp. Hardcover. Sage Books. 1956

Very good. Dust jacket one 1” x 2” triangular rip on front head and small “U”-shaped rip on back.

$20.00

Holbrook, Stewart H.

Rocky Mountain Revolution (Western Federation of Miners)

Rocky Mtn. West

318 pp. Hardcover. Henry Holt and Co. 1956.

Very Good. Dust jacket: Spine missing ¼” x ½ “ at head; small tear at head, rear.

$12.00

Jordan, Teresa

Cowgirls, Women of the American West, An Oral History

West

301 pp. Paperback. Anchor Books. 1984

Very Good. Spine edges worn. Cover soiled. Corners splayed. Front cover loose 1” at head.

$5.00

DeVoto, Bernard

Across the Wide Missouri With an Account of the Discovery of the Miller Collection by Mae Reed Porter

Western History

476 pp. Hardcover. American Legacy Press. 1981

Very good. Dust jacket also very good. Pages are yellowing.

$15.00

Rowland, Mary Canaga

As Long As Life: Mary Canga Rowland, M. D.

Western History

177 pp. Paperback. Storm Peak Press. 1994

Very Good. Back cover creased.


Adams, Ramon F. comp. and ed.

Best of the American Cowboy

Western History

289 pp. Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press. 1957

Fine. Dust jacket has chips at edges.

$15.00

Lee, Mabel Barbee

Cripple Creek Days

Western History

270 pp. Hardcover. Doubleday & Company. 1958

Near fine. Dust jacket has tape and could use some more. Worn at edges opposite spine

$10.00

Anne

High-Spirited Women of the West

Western History

174 pp. Paperback. Wesanne Publications. 1992

Very good. Bookplate on title page


Clay, John

My Life on the Range

Western History

405 pp. Hardcover. Antiquarian Press. 1961

Near fine. Slight soiling of text block outside lower corner. Limited to 750 copies.

$75.00

Jackson, Clarence

Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William Henry Jackson, Picture Maker of the Old West

Western History

89 pp. Hardcover. Smith Brooks Press. 1958

Very good. Dust jacket: 1” rip head front, 1/2” rip tail front, ¼” rip front spine, ½” rip back head, spine rubbed. Book clean & tight

$12.00 Limited edition, 561/1,000. Signed by the author

Riske, Milt

Those Magnificent Cowgirls, A History of the Rodeo Cowgirl

Western History

117 pp. Paper. Frontier Printing. 1983

New

$10.00

Patrick, Lucile Nichols

Best Little Town by a Dam Site Or Cody’s First 20 Years

Wyoming

178 pp. Hard-cover. Flintlock Publishing Co. 1969

Very, very good. No dust jacket.

$20.00

Patrick, Lucile Nichols

Best Little Town by a Dam Site Or Cody’s First 20 Years

Wyoming

178 pp. Hard-cover. Flintlock Publishing Co. 1969

Very, very good. No dust jacket.

$20.00

Patrick, Lucile Nichols

Best Little Town by a Dam Site Or Cody’s First 20 Years

Wyoming

178 pp. Hard-cover. Flintlock Publishing Co. 1969

Very, good. With dust jacket. D. J. ripped and repaired with Scotch tape; 1 inch by 1 ½ inch piece missing near lower spine.

$20.00

Fleishman, Martha & Carol Joy Justice

Bugs to Blizzards or An Army Wife at Fort D. A. Russell

Wyoming

111 pp. Soft cover. Wigwam Publishing Co. 1974

Very good. Cover creased at spine. Cover edged chipped. Book clean & tight.

$9.00

Murphy, Joseph Pl

But, Daddy, Did You See Shoshoni

Wyoming

242 pp. Paperback. Tostal Press 1992

Very Good


Wyoming Retired Teachers

Children—Chalkdust—Cowboys

Wyoming

80 pp. Soft cover. Modern Printing Co. 1976


$16.00

Spring, Agnes Wright, ed.

Collected Writings and Addresses of William Chapin Deming, Vol. IV

Wyoming

393 pp. Hardcover. Arthur H. Clark Company. 1947

Very good. Pages are yellowing. Ink on outside edges.

$32.00

Smith, Florence Blake

Cow Chips ‘N’ Cactus: The Homestead in Wyoming

Wyoming

118 pp. Hardcover. Pageant Press, Inc. 1962.

As new. Dust jacket spine slightly faded. Small hole front spine seam.

$12.00

Cook, Joseph W.

Diary and Letters of the Reverend Joseph W. Cook

Wyoming

137 pp. Hardcover.

[Denver Bookbinding Company]

Fine. This is a reprint.

$15.00

Hall, Charles “Pat”

Documents of Wyoming Heritage

Wyoming

142 pp. Hardcover. Oversize. Wyoming Bicentennial Commission. 1976

Very good. Spots near tail on edge opposite spine.

$35.00

Bard, Floyd C. as told to Agnes Wright Spring

Dude Wrangler: Hunter: Line Rider

Wyoming

100 pp. Hardcover. Sage Books. 1964.

Very good. Dust cover very good.

$20.00

Jording, Mike

Few Interested Residents: Wyoming Historical Markers & Monuments

Wyoming

205 pp. Paperback, Self published. 1992

New


Brown, Mabel

First Ladies of Wyoming, 1869-1990

Wyoming

160 pp. Paperback. Wyoming Commission for Women. 1990

Very Good. Dedication from author on Title Page. First signature loose.

$20.00

Hieb, David L.

Fort Laramie National Monument, Wyoming

Wyoming

43 pp. Soft cover. National Park Service. 1961

Very good. P. O. name inside front cover.

$5.00

Hieb, David L.

Fort Laramie National Monument, Wyoming

Wyoming

43 pp. Soft cover. National Park Service. 1961

Very good. P. O. name inside front cover.

$5.00

Wasden, David J.

From Beaver to Oil: A Century in the Development of Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin

Wyoming

350 pp. Hardcover. Pioneer Printing and Stationery Co. 1973

Very good. Signed by author. P. O. name inside FFE.

$125.00

Heald, George D.

From Wagon Wheels to Jets: 40 Years in Wyoming: A History and Recollections and Sagebrush Philosophy

Wyoming

Unpaged. Paper. (8 ½ x 11)

Very good

$100.00

Pence, Mary Lou and Lola M. Homsher

Ghost Towns of Wyoming

Wyoming

242 pp. Hardcover. Hastings House. 1956

Very good. Spine faded and worn near head. No dust jacket.

$25.00

Trachsel, Herman H. and Ralph M. Wade

Government and Administration of Wyoming. American Commonwealths Series.

Wyoming

381 pp. Hardcover. Thomas Y. Crowell Company. 1953

Very good.

$23.00

Mygatt, Emmie and Roberta Cheney

Hans Kleiber, Artist of the Bighorn Mountains

Wyoming

152 pp. Hardcover. Caxton Printers, 1975

Very, very good. Worn right at the spine top and bottom. With dust jacket

$18.00

Ellison, Robert Spurrier

Independence Rock: The Great Record of the Desert

Wyoming

41 pp. Soft cover. 1930

Very good. First copy from the press. Signed by the printer and W. H. Jackson, Illustrator.

$45.00

Davis, Lynne & Meade

Jackson Hole from A to Z, Names, Places, Fact & Myths

Wyoming

100 pp. Soft cover. Comb bound. Pioneer Printing. 1979

Very good. Signed by author to previous owner.

$10.00

Gage, Jack R.

Johnson County War: Ain’t a Pack of Lies—The Rustlers Side; Is a Pack of Lies--The Barons Side

Wyoming

79 + 89 pp. Flintlock Publishing Co. 1967. First Edition

Fine. Dust Jacket, Good. 4 ½” rip, plus a couple chips and three small spots.

$45.00

Stewart, Elinore Pruitt

Letters on an Elk Hunt by a Woman Homesteader

Wyoming

161 pp. Paperback. University of Nebraska Press. 1979

Very Good.

$6.00

Anderson, Nancy F.

Lora Webb Nichols: Homesteader’s Daughter, Miner’s Bride

Wyoming

296 pp. Paperback Caxton Printers. 1995

Very Good

$4.00

Roberts, Phil, ed.

More Buffalo Bones: Stories from Wyoming’s Past

Wyoming

64 pp. Soft cover. 1982

Very Good. Stapled

$7.50

Rogers, W. P.

Oldtimer of the Jackson Hole Country: A Story of Mountain Men for Men Only

Wyoming

62 pp. Hardcover. Warlick Press. 1964

Very good. Dust jacket very good.

$7.00

Chisholm, James

South Pass, 1868: James Chisholm’s Journal of the Wyoming Gold Rush

Wyoming

244 pp. Hardcover. University of Nebraska Press. 1960

Very good+. Dust jacket.

$9.00

Cook, Harold J.

Tales of the 04 Ranch: Recollections of Harold J. Cook, 1887-1909

Wyoming

221 pp. Hardcover. University of Nebraska Press. 1968

Very Good

$15.00

Gage, Jack R.

Tensleep and No Rest, A Historical Account of the Range War of the Big Horns in Wyoming

Wyoming

222 pp. Prairie Publishing Company. 1958

Very good. P. O’s name on FFE. Pages 7 and 15 corner turned down. Pages 1, 17 & 18 missing small piece of upper corner.

$40.00

Gage, Jack R.

The Horse, The Buggy, The Doctor

Wyoming

42 pp. Soft cover. Stapled. Flintlock Publishing Co. 1968

Very good.

$6.00

Gage, Jack

The Horse—The Buggy—The Doctor

Wyoming

42 pp. Softcover.

Stapled. Flintlock Publishing Co., 1968


$6.00

Junge, Mark

The Wind Is My Witness, A Wyoming Album

Wyoming

301 pp. Roberts Rinehart Publishers. 1997

Very good.


W-Heels, comp.

Wheels of the Past. First edition

Wyoming

24 pp. Soft cover. Chamber of Commerce. 1964.

Very good. Cover is yellowing.

$15.00

Cook, Jeannie

Wiley’s Dream of Empire: The Wiley Irrigation Project

Wyoming

114 pp. Soft cover. Yellowstone Printing and Publishing. 1990

Very good. P. O. name inside. Limited, Centennial edition, #622.

$20.00

Gage, Jack R.

Wyoming Afoot and Horseback or History Mostly Ain’t True

Wyoming

138 pp. Hardcover. Flintlock Publishing Co. 1966.

Very good+. Dust jacket: slight chip wear; 1 ½” tear; spine yellowed. Signed with personal inscription by author. Pages yellowing. Text block and hinges tight.

$7.50

Gage, Jack R.

Wyoming Afoot and Horseback or History Mostly Ain’t True

Wyoming

138 pp. Hardcover. Flintlock Publishing Co. 1966.

Very good+. Dust jacket: slight chip wear; 1 ½” tear; spine yellowed. Signed with personal inscription by author. Pages yellowing. Text block and hinges tight.

$7.50

Rollinson, John K.

Wyoming Cattle Trails: History of the Migration of Oregon-Raised Herds to Mid-Western Markets

Wyoming

366 pp. Hardcover. Caxton Printers. 1948

Very good+. Spine lightly soiled.

$40.00

Linford, Velma

Wyoming Frontier State

Wyoming

428 pp. Hardcover. Old West Publishing Co. 1947

Like new. Dust jacket chipped and ripped at head: 1 1/2 “ piece missing from rear and 2 small ¼ “ pieces at spine.

$22.00

Nelson, Dick J.

Wyoming Has a Distinguished Heritage and Its Big Horn Basin of Merit Whose Next door Neighbor on the West is the Fascinating, Fabulous Yellowstone National Park, Glimpsing the Past—1806-1957

Wyoming

76 pp. Soft cover. Steele Printing Co. 1957

Near Fine. Personalized by the author.

$50.00

Trenholm, Virginia Cole and Maurine Carley

Wyoming Pageant

Wyoming

291 pp. Hardcover. Prairie Publishing Company. 1946

Very good. Corners and edges bumped. Cover soiled. Text block tight and clean. Hinges tight. FFE wearing at hinge. Signed by author to previous owner.

$15.00

Compiled by workers of the Writers’ Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Wyoming

Wyoming, A Guide to its History, Highways, and People.

Wyoming

490 pp. Hardcover. American Guide Series Oxford University Press. 1966

Very good.

$20.00

Junge, Mark

Wyoming, A Pictorial History

Wyoming

261 pp. Hardcover. Donning Co., 1989

Water damage to rear dust jacket has caused d.j. to stick to rear cover and caused some pages to ripple slightly.

$10.00

Junge, Mark

Wyoming, A Pictorial History

Wyoming

261 pp. Hardcover. Donning Co., 1989

No dust jacket. Dedicated by author to P. O.

$15.00

Junge, Mark

Wyoming, A Pictorial History

Wyoming

261 pp. Hardcover. Donning Co., 1989

Very good. Dust jacket ripped at top and bottom back about 1 inch.

$20.00


Wyoming: A Guide to its History, Highways and People (Wyoming Writers’ Project)

Wyoming

490 pp. Oxford University Press. 1961

Very Good. Corners and spine ends worn. Dust jacket chipped and ripped at head of rear 1”

$20.00

Whittenburg, Clarice

Wyoming’s People

Wyoming

253 pp. Hardcover. Old West Publishing Company. 1958

Lower corners worn to boards. The number “62” written in pencil on text-block edge opposite spine plus numerous pencil markings on same edge. Rear end paper split at hinge.

$13.00

Chatterton, Fenimore C.

Yesterday’s Wyoming The intimate memoirs of Fenimore Chatterton, Territorial Citizen, Governor and Statesman, An Autobiography

Wyoming

133 pp. Hardcover. Powder River Publishers & Booksellers. 1957

Very good. Dust jacket: Yellowed, 2” rip spine tail, ½” & ¾” rip spine head. Book clean & tight

$60.00

Nelson Dick J.

Old West and Custer’s Last Stand

Wyoming & Montana

17 pp. Soft cover. Steele Printing Co. 1956

Very good. Signed by the author

$3.00

Schroll, Betty

Back Out the Happy Jack

Wyoming Fiction

162 pp. Paperback. Jelm Moutain Publications. 1991

New

$6.00

Schroll, Betty

Happy Jack West

Wyoming Fiction

291 pp. Paperback. Jelm Mountain Publishing. 1989

New

$38.00

Mercer, A. S.

Banditti of the Plains or the Cattlemen’s Invasion of Wyoming in1892 : the crowning infamy of the ages

Wyoming, Johnson County

197 pp. Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press. 1963

Like new. Dust jacket rubbed at edges and spine slightly faded. ¾” rip at head of back.

$15.00

Mercer, A. S.

Banditti of the Plains or the Cattlemen’s Invasion of Wyoming in1892 (the crowning infamy of the ages)

Wyoming, Johnson County

197 pp. Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press. 1963

Like new. Dust jacket rubbed at edges; ¾” rip at head of front. Western Frontier Library

$15.00

Kirkbride, Mrs. Dan “Peggy”

From These Roots

Wyoming, Laramie County

213 pp. Hardcover. Pioneer Printing and Stationery, Co. 1972

Very good. No dust jacket

$40.00

Flynn, Shirley

Our Heritage, 100 Years at St. Mark’s, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1868-1968

Wyoming, Laramie County

143 pp. Hardcover. Pioneer Printing Co. 1968.

Fine. Ex-library. Dust jacket wrapped in Mylar. #275 of 1,000 copies.

$5.00

Flynn, Shirley

Our Heritage, 100 Years at St. Mark’s, Cheyenne, Wyoming, 1868-1968

Wyoming, Laramie County

143 pp. Hardcover. Pioneer Printing Co. 1968.

Fine. Ex-libris. Dust jacket chipped near head. #354 of 1,000 copies. Signed by author.

$5.00

Flynn, Shirley E.

Our Heritage: 100 Years at St. Mark’s Cheyenne, Wyoming

Wyoming, Laramie County

143 pp. Hardcover. Pioneer Printing Co. 1986

Fine. Dust jacket: Upper corners worn; 1” rip rear spine. #351 of 1,000.

$5.00