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MORE BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. Books & Histories of the West.

By: Adams, Ramon F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, U. Of Ok.: 1979

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 014911

Condition: Fine


D.j., 182 pp., index. In this work, Adams evaluates 233 additional works not in BURS UNDER THE SADDLE, pub. in 1964. Nothing equals these two works on books on the West. View more info

OAKES AMES. A Memoir with an Account of the Dedication of the Oakes Ames Memorial Hall...

By: Ames, Oakes.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Riverside Press: 1883

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025175

Condition: Very Good


Green cloth w/gilt lettering, 125 pp., 3 Albertype photos. Spine ends & corners worn, some spots mainly on edge of spine, otherwise a very nice tight copy. Defense of Ames in the Credit Mobilier scheme; Union Pacific Railroad. Interesting account in a nice copy.. View more info

TRAILS OF YESTERDAY.

By: Bratt, John.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Lincoln, The University Pub. Co.: 1921

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025203

Condition: Very Good


Original blue cloth w/gilt stamping (spine repaired top & bottom 1/4"), 302 pp., teg, frontis., 26 illus. Reese Six-Score #13- The author was one of the first ranchers in Nebraska. He started his cattle business in 1870, and most of his narrative is devoted to the ranching industry on the central plains. Herd #310; Dobie p.97; Campbell 9; Howes B725. Very nice tight copy w/very bright illus. on cover. View more info

JAMES CLYMAN, FRONTIERSMAN 1792-1881. The Adventures of a Trapper and Covered Wagon Emigrant as Told in His Own Reminiscences and Diaries.

By: Camp, Charles L., ed.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Portland, Champoeg Press: 1960

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025194

Condition: Fine


Original red cloth, 352 pp. (mostly uncut), illus., maps, index. Served in War of 1812 in Ohio; went to the Rockies with Ashley 1823-27; companion of Bridger, Jedediah Smith, & Tom Fitzpatrick; co-founder of the Oregon Trai. Howes C81aa-"One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844." View more info

ABC FOR BOOK COLLECTORS.

By: Carter, John.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Alfred A. Knopf: 1981

Edition: 5th Ed., Revised

Inventory Number: 025183

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 211 pp. Presents a wealth of information for the book collector View more info

THE BATTLE OF SAND CREEK.

By: Coffin, Morse H. Edited By Alan W. Farley.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1965

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025188

Condition: Fine


Brown cloth, 40 numbered pages, 6 unnumered pages of photos. Ltd. 300c.The Battle of Sand Creek is generally referred to as the massacre led by Col. Chivington of the 3rd Colorado Volunteer Cavalry. This account is by a member of Co. D, 3rd Colorado & was published in the Colorado Sun in 1878-1879 and is more factual than earlier accounts. View more info

ROBERT E. LEE.

By: Davis, Jefferson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hillsboro, HJC: 1966

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 022922

Condition: Fine


D.j. (edges chipped, spined browned), 81 pp., portfolio of photos of Lee, index. This biographical study of Lee by Davis first appeared in 1890 in the North American Review. Edited with Introduction & extensive notes & references & INSCRIBED by Col. Harold B. Simpson. View more info

THE STORY OF FREDERICKSBURG. Its Past, Present, Points of Interest & Annual Events.

By: Edwards, Walter F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fredericksburg, Fredericksburg Chamber of Commerce: 1969

Edition: 3rd Ed.

Inventory Number: 024605

Condition: Fine


Stiff yellow paper covers, 64 pp., photos. Tells of the beginning, the peace treaty, Verein's Kirche, Cross Mountain, Easter Fires, Schuentzenfest, Enchanted Rock, Nimitz Hotel, Civil War, and more. View more info

AN ESSAY TOWARDS AN INDIAN BIBLIOGRAPHY. Being a Catalogue of Books, Relating to the History, Antiquities, Languages, Customs, Religion, Wars, Literature and Origin of the American Indians in the Library of Thomas W. Field.

By: Field, Thomas W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New Haven, William Reese Co: 1991

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025156

Condition: Fine


Reddish cloth, 480 pp. First issued in 1873, it is a work which has stood the test of time. Introduction by William Reese. INSCRIBED to Richard Morrison by Reese. View more info

A MORMON BIBLIOGRAPHY 1830-1930. Ten Year Supplement.

By: Flake, Chad J. & Larry W. Draper, Compiled By.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, U. Of Utah: 1989

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025166

Condition: Fine


Blue Cloth 9" x 11", gilt lettering, 413 pp. A supplement to the first edition of the Mormon Bibliography 1830-1930. View more info

HISTORICAL PAGEANT OF FORT WORTH. Diamond and Golden Jubilee Nov. 11-12-13-14, 1923

By: Fort Worth.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Ft. Worth, Marvin D. Evans Co.: 1923

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 020866

Condition: Good


Worn cream paper covers with wagon illus., frontis of W. J. Worth, photo of downtown business district & illus. of the Fort in 1853, 15 pp. Worn, soiled & chipped. A historical pageant celebrating the history of Fort Worth. View more info

FOUR YEARS WITH THE UTES. The Letters of Dan A. Freeman.

By: Freeman, Dan A.; Ed. By W. M. Morrison.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025197

Condition: Near Fine


Original mottled gray boards w/tan paper label, introd. by Morrison, 7 pp. #3 of 125c. Freeman was adopted by the Utes & lived with them for 4 years. Mention of the Meeker Massacre, Roy Bean in Pecos, mining in Red River, N.M., Aztec ruins in Arizona, more. Color copy of the cowboy illus. on the title page by Freeman laid in. View more info

FOUR YEARS WITH THE UTES. The Letters of Dan A. Freeman.

By: Freeman, Dan A.; Ed. By W. M. Morrison.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025200

Condition: Near Fine


Original mottled brown boards w/tan paper label, introd. by Morrison, 7 pp. #45 of 125c. Freeman was adopted by the Utes & lived with them for 4 years. Mention of the Meeker Massacre, Roy Bean in Pecos, mining in Red River, N.M., Aztec ruins in Arizona, more. Color copy of the cowboy illus. on the title page by Freeman laid in. INSCRIBED by Morrison to his son. View more info

FOUR YEARS WITH THE UTES. The Letters of Dan A. Freeman.

By: Freeman, Dan A.; Ed. By W. M. Morrison.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Waco, W.M. Morrison: 1962

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025201

Condition: Near Fine


Original mottled brown boards w/tan paper label, introd. by Morrison, 7 pp. #45 of 125c. Freeman was adopted by the Utes & lived with them for 4 years. Mention of the Meeker Massacre, Roy Bean in Pecos, mining in Red River, N.M., Aztec ruins in Arizona, more. Color copy of the cowboy illus. on the title page by Freeman laid in. SIGNED note from Freeman on endpaper.. View more info

WILL CLAYTON. A Short Biography.

By: Garwood, Ellen Clayton.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Lake Bluff, Regnery Gateway: 1985

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025235

Condition: Near Fine


D.j., 192 pp., 16 pp. of photos, index. INSCRIBED by author. A biography of cotton marketing businessman who is given credit for the design of the Marshall Plan during his years of service in the State Department. View more info

THE ATLAS OF NORTH AMERICAN EXPLORATION From the Norse Voyages to the Race to the Pole.

By: Goetzman, William H. & Glyndwr Williams.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: N. Y., Prentice Hall: 1992

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025207

Condition: Fine


D.j., 224 pp., maps, illus., index. 8.5" x 11.5". Over 100 color maps showing the routes of famous explorers, and the historical background of each expedition. Sites of trade routes, settlements, shipwrecks, and uprisings. Excerpts from the journals & diaries of early explorers. View more info

SEVENTEEN YEARS IN THE ROYAL NAVY 1865-1881.

By: Gordon, COMMANDER G. KEITH, R.N.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bandera, Frontier Times: 1942

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 025187

Condition: Very Good


Cheap fragile tan paper, 72 pp. Keith's Memoirs were written in 1932 & furnished to Frontier Times by his widow in 1941. He joined the British Navy at 13 and served until 1881 when he retired, moved to Texas and established the OWL ranch in Kimble County, Texas. View more info

HAND FORGED FOR TEXAS COWBOYS

By: House, Kurt

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Antonio, Three Rivers Pub.: 2002

Edition: 1st.

Inventory Number: 012032

ISBN: 0-9638947-7-3

Condition: As New


160 pp., 173 photographs. The story of the Bianchi family, emigrants from Italy, who settled near Victoria, Texas, combines a family history with`the development of Victoria.. Joe Bianchi became a noted spur and bridle bit maker. . View more info

THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE, U.S.A. in the Rocky Mountains & the Far West.

By: Irving, Washington.

Price: $160.00

Publisher: N. Y., George P. Putnam: 1849

Inventory Number: 025155

Condition: Near Fine


Author's Revised Edition complete in one volume.Three-quarter leather & marbled boards, gilt lettering on the spine, 428 pp., folding map based on Colton's earlier larger map of the U.S., illus., appendix. Light damp lines to outside edge of margins. Bonneville's journals of his 3 1/2 year travels though the Rockies supervising his brigades of trappers. He lived with the Indians, kept careful notes, & made maps. Vol. X in The Works of Washington Irving. A very nice, clean copy. View more info

NARRATIVE OF THE TEXAN SANTA FE EXPEDITION.

By: Kendall, George Wilkins.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N. Y., Harper & Bros.: 1855

Edition: 6th Ed.

Inventory Number: 025225

Condition: Poor


Leather, missing spine & both covers coming loose, 406 pp., no map, plates. Volume II ONLY. Needs rebinding & repair. Foxing throughout. Basic Tx. Bks #116-best account of the the Santa Fe Expedition, it is also one of the best campaign narratives ever written. View more info