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California Ghost Town Trails First Edition

By: A.L.Abbott

Price: $16.00

Publisher: Abbott and Abbott: 1966-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 190121008

Condition: Very Good+


Original Softcover, First Edition 1966 Abbott and Abbott 78 pages. Very Good, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers. Dust soiling and rubbing to covers. 36 maps and photographs. 89 ghost towns. Nice vintage copy. LOC SSS-05 View more info

A Gallery of American Weathervanes and Whirligigs by Bishop, Robert

By: Bishop, Robert

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Plume: 1981-01-15

Seller ID: WI-8LHS-8ESZ

ISBN: 0525476520

Condition: New


New Softcover, Stated First Edition 1981 E. P. Dutton NY...a fresh and unmarked copy...filled with numerous photographs of vintage and contemporary weathervanes. All photos have a detailed explanantion of the date, type, maker (if known), material and the owner/collector. Detailed history (going back several centuries) of the evolution and collectibility of these wonderful instruments...ISBN-0525476520 ...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC-SSM-2 View more info

Classic Gunfights [Paperback] by Bob Boze Bell

By: Bob Boze Bell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Bob Boze Bell: 2003-12-31

Seller ID: 7Z-JCTT-LPGY

ISBN: 1887576088

Condition: Used: Like New


Softcover-Signed by Author on the title page and Stated First Edition, 2003 Tri Star - Boze Publications Phoenix...in Like New condition...just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers...no notes or writing-All pages are clean and crisp- unread and untouched...filled with color illustrations by prominent western artists, maps, vintage photographs of the participants and related material...This is a great book on famous gunfights in the old west - all history should be this w... View more info

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From the Quarries of Last Chance Gulch Continuing the "News-History" of Helena and its Masonic Lodges

By: Campbell, William C.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Montana Record Publishing: 1964-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180924001

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, Signed by the Author Stated First Edition Volume II 1964 Montana Record Publishing 248 pages plus 64 pages of vintage B&W photographs of early Montana of which the majority are full page. Very Good+, no DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to red pebble-grain cloth boards with gilt titles - corners sharp. Photo end papers. Only flaw is the title page and the opposite introduction page have a shadow from some newsprint being laid in. Also, there is a faint ... View more info

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History of Kentucky (2 Volume Set)

By: Collins, Richard H.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Kentucky Historical Society: 1966-01-01

Seller ID: 151207009

Condition: Very Good +


Large Oversize 2 Volume Hardcover Set with original slipcase, 1966 reprint of the original from 1874 Kentucky Historical Society Vol 1 is 683 pages and Vol 2 is 804 pages. Both volumes are Very Good+, No jacket, as issued. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to royal blue cloth boards with copper titles - corners sharp. Spines are slightly darkened. No previous owner marks - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Original publishers slipcase in Good+ condition with moderat... View more info

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Scenes Of Earlier Days [Hardcover] by CRAWFORD,Charles Howard

By: CRAWFORD,Charles Howard

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Quadrangle Books: 1962-01-01

Seller ID: D3-7IV7-XEBX

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, 1962 Quadrangle Books Chicago 186 pages. Near Fine in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to DJ, two tiny closed tears and a bit of age-toning to white DJ with green titles-now in mylar. Aquamarine cloth covers with gilt titles and accents-corners sharp, just a touch of rubbing to bottom of boards. No notes/writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Little known except for collectors of Western Americana, this is a valuable source for the color and ... View more info

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The Mustangs [Hardcover] by Dobie, J. Frank

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $34.00

Publisher: Bramhall House: 1952-01-01

Seller ID: 73-6USS-PAGM

Condition: Very Good+


BCE Hardcover, 1952 Little, Brown, Publishers 376 pages, Very Good+ in a VG DJ (despite the stated First Edition, the unclipped DJ has no price and we believe that this is an exceptional Book Club edition). Minor shelf/edge wear and rubbing to DJ-now in mylar. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to edges of two-tone Blue and Tan cloth boards-corners sharp. No notes/writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp with the exception of the half-title page and its opposite wher... View more info

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The Ben Lilly legend

By: Dobie, J. Frank

Price: $229.00

Publisher: Little, Brown: 1950-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150114004

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover, Stated First Edition Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1950 237 pages. Very Good+ in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to original tan cloth, pictorially stamped in burgundy, lettered in gilt - corners sharp but spine ends have a slight roll. Just a hint of shelf/edge wear to un-clipped DJ, front panel has a slight fold and the rear panel has some toning - now in mylar. No previous owner markings - all pages are bright, clean and crisp. Dust jacket ... View more info

Dearborn: A Pictorial History by Eaton, Eleanor

By: Eaton, Eleanor

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Donning Co: 1984-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 160204005

ISBN: 0898654823

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, Signed inscription from the Author 1984 First Edition and specially printed for members of the Dearborn Chamber of Commerce (and marked "Not for sale to bookstores") The Donning Company/Publishers Norfolk VA. 240 pages, Near Fine, no jacket. Dark Blue leatherette boards with gilt titles and accents - corners sharp. No notes/writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp - illustrated end papers. First Edition and specially printed for members of the Dearborn C... View more info

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Wells Fargo Advancing the American Frontier (First Printing) [Hardcover] by E...

By: Edward Hungerford; Elmer Ray Jones [Introduction]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Random House: 1949-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6L-F501-Z6KM

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover, Stated First Printing 1949 Random House NY. Near Fine in a VG unclipped DJ still showing original price of $3.75. Sepia toned pictorial cloth with brown spine panels and gilt titles, beige end papers and brown top-stain. Minor shelf/edge wear and a couple of small closed tears to DJ, spine slightly darkened from sunning, a bit of age-toning to interior flaps of DJ, Hudson's Department Store book stamp at lower edge of rear DJ flap-now in mylar. No notes/wr... View more info

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Diary of Robert Rose, The

By: Fall, Ralph Emmett; Murray Fontaine Rose [Illustrator]

Price: $100.00

Publisher: McClure Press: 1977-01-01

Seller ID: 150115005

Condition: Good+


Hardcover, Signed by the Author (warm inscription to the previous owner) on the ffep, with related 2 page letter and envelope from the Author to the previous owner laid in, and with tri-color map (24x15) in pocket at rear of book, First Edition McClure Press Verona, VA 400 pages. Good+ in a VG DJ. Minor shelf/edge wear to red cloth boards with black titles-corners sharp. Previous owner label on inside front cover, several post-it notes (genealogical in nature) are la... View more info

The River and Huron Township: The Story of the Huron River and Huron Township

By: Fred Cordts [Editor]; Gerry Wykes/ Bob Wittershein [Technical Editor];

Price: $69.00

Publisher: Catville Historic Publications: 1000-01-01

Edition: 2nd

Seller ID: 140819006

Condition: Used: Like New


Softcover, 1993 Catville Historic Publications New Boston MI 51 pages..Near Fine in wraps..just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers..no notes or writing-all pages are bright, clean and crisp..The Story of the Huron River and Huron Township from 1816-1993-several fold-out maps and reprints of scarce documents..Chapters are: Settlement of the Huron Indian, The Schultz Mill and other River Industries, Structures along the Huron River, the Railroad in Huron Township and R... View more info

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Western Union

By: Grey, Zane

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers: 1939-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 150128001

Condition: Very Good


Hardcover - Stated First Edition, September 1939 (I-O) Harper & Brothers New York 297 pages. Very Good in a VG DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to gray cloth with black titles and red accents - bottom rear corner lightly bumped, fabric at head and tail of spine are slightly worn/loose. Minor shelf/edge wear and a bit of chipping to front panel of beautiful,illustrated unclipped DJ - now in mylar (bookstore label affixed to DJ flap underneath publishers price). Previo... View more info

Monte Walsh

By: Jack schaefer

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Pocket: 1970-01-01

Seller ID: 160525006

ISBN: 067177185X

Condition: Good+


Softcover, First Paperback Edition 1970 Pocket Books 442 pages. Good+, in illustrated wraps. Minor shelf/edge wear and a few scratches to covers, only flaws are a small damp stain to top edge of text block at the rear (does not affect reading of the text) and a slight shelf lean. No previous owner markings - all pages are clean with the exception of the above mentioned flaw. Monte Walsh is a classic Western, maybe the best ever written, and deserves to be read even by... View more info

Sketches of the Old West [Hardcover] by Matthews, E. C.

By: Matthews, E. C.

Price: $64.00

Publisher: New Era Studio: 1984-01-01

Seller ID: 2D-9Z31-JTO9

Condition: Used: Very Good


Hardcover-Limited Edition (number 789), Near Fine in a Good DJ...moderate shelf/edge wear and chipping to DJ, a few closed tears-now in protective mylar, Dark brown leatherette boards with gilt titles, corners sharp...previous owner stamp on FFEP...no other notes or writing-All pages are bright, clean and crisp...Thanks for supporting a small family business...LOC SSM-19 View more info

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Legends and Lore of Long Ago (Ventura County, California)

By: Mott, D. W.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Wetzel Publishing: 1929-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 140712008

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, 1929 Wetzel Publishing Los Angeles, CA 223 pages. Very Good+ in a VG DJ. Brown full cloth boards with gilt titles-corners sharp. Minor shelf/edge wear and light chipping to DJ-now in mylar. No notes or writing-all pages are clean and crisp with deckled edges, Frontis portrait of Mrs. Mott (Author) and a flower border to each page. Stories of Indians, Pioneers, Settlers and more. A very entertaining history of Ventura County. Produced by the Club Women of ... View more info

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Hopalong Cassidy and the Eagle's Brood; Hopalong Cassidy Takes Cards; Hopalong Cassidy Serves a Writ; Trail Dust Hopalong Cassidy and the Bar 20 with the Trail Herd (4 volumes)

By: Mulford, Clarence E.

Price: $465.00

Publisher: P. F. Collier & Son: 1931-01-01

Seller ID: 180628001

Condition: Very Good


7 Volume Hardcover Set Published in the 1940s. P. F. Collier. Very Good, no DJ - as issued. Uniformly Bound in Tan cloth with gilt titles against dark brown panels and a brown lasso around the authors name on each front panel. Spine panels have a saddle illustration under the title of each book. All bindings match and are very handsome. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to all volumes. Corners have tiny bumps with a touch of wear to the tips. Only flaw is the endpapers ... View more info

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Last Words: Dying in the Old West

By: Radison, Garry

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Eakin Press: 2002-11-01

Seller ID: 170816002

ISBN: 1571685103

Condition: Near Fine


Softcover, 2002 Eakin Press, 253 pages. Near Fine, in illustrated wraps. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to covers and edges. Binding tight-appears unread. ISBN-1571685103. LOC SSS-06 View more info

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Ozark superstitions

By: Randolph, Vance

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Columbia University Press: 1947-01-01

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 180825014

Condition: Very Good+


Hardcover, First Edition 1947 Columbia University Press 367 pages (of which 9 pages are composed of an extensive bibliography). Very Good+, in a Good+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to yellow cloth boards with black titles and illustrations - corners lightly bumped. Moderate shelf/edge wear and chipping to clipped DJ - now in mylar. Author is one of the foremost authorities on the ozark region and its people. 14 chapters and an extensive bibliography. Highly rec... View more info

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THE TOOTH OF TIME--A PHILMONT ADVENTURE

By: Sterling, Gray

Price: $104.00

Publisher: Marshall Jones: 1955-01-01

Seller ID: 150715004

Condition: Very Good +


Hardcover in scarce DJ with related ephemera, Signed by the Author First Edition 1955 Marshall Jones 151 pages. Very Good+ in a VG+ DJ. Just a touch of shelf/edge wear to brown cloth boards with black titles-corners sharp, small nick/bump at top of front and back panels. Minor shelf/edge wear and a bit of dust soiling to un-clipped DJ - now in mylar. Rear endpapers have slight offsetting from DJ flap before it was placed in mylar. Laid-in is an interesting piece of Sco... View more info