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Abert's New Mexico Report 1846-47

By: Abert, James William

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, Horn & Wallace: 1962

Seller ID: 15523


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 182. Limited facsimile edition (1,000) of first edition as presented to U.S. Senate. Marbled boards with brown quarter cloth and gray titling. Map of New Mexico Territory endpapers; color frontispiece, "Sheep Camp," by Peter Hurd; black and white illustrated plates throughout. Boards and jacket have light edge wear, including one small closed tear. Former owner's address label on half title page. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Gloomy Terrors and Hidden Fires: The Mystery of John Colter and Yellowstone

By: Anglin, Ronald M. and Larry E. Morris

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Lanham, Maryland, Rowman and Littlefield: 2014

Seller ID: 22823


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 243. Unknown edition. Black boards with gilt titling. Pictorial jacket. Appears unread. "A unique insight into the life of one of merica's most famous, and yet least known, early frontiersman ... a firsthand view of the early frontier from the Lewis and Clark Expedition to the founding of Yellowstone National Park" (jacket copy). Dust jacket present. View more info

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Eighty Years of Memories on the Banks of the Yellowstone

By: Annin, Jim

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Artcraft:

Seller ID: 18965


Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 127. Undated, unknown edition. Faux leather boards with gilt text. Signed and inscribed by author on author photo page: "Dear ____, Bet you are another of my fine friends who would never expect a thing like this. Hope you enjoy the jokes anyway." Letter by the author to the reader laid-in. No jacket. View more info

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Vigilantes

By: Birney, Hoffman

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Penn Publishing Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18182


Octavo (20.5 cm), pp. 346. Brown boards, pictorial jacket and endpapers. Drawings by Charles Hargens. Jacket has light edge wear, darkened spine. Smudge at bottom corner of text block, boards with light wear. A comprehensive history of Montana's Vigilantes, with a focus on gang leader Henry Plummer, the violent gambler who nonethless got himself elected sheriff of Bannack, Montana, and engaged in a reign of terror under the guise of maintaining law and order (Thrapp, 115... View more info

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Empire of Shadows: The Epic Story of Yellowstone

By: Black, George

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 2012

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 19307


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 548. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page to authors Andrea and Doug Peacock. Black paper boards, gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Later printing. Head of spine and jacket slightly bumped. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Give Your Heart to the Hawks: A Tribute to the Mountain Men

By: Blevins, Win

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Nash Publishing: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19514


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 349. First state of first printing. Brown cloth with gilt titling, pictorial jacket and endpapers. Includes chronology, glossary, notes, bibliography and index. Illustrated with black and white photos, maps. Jacket has light edge wear and a few small closed tears. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Montana: A Pictorial History

By: Boden, Anneke-Jan

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norfolk, VA, Donning Company: 1984

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 21621


Limited edition signed by author (#219 of 500). Folio (30.5 cm), pp. 263. Morroco-grained maroon paper with gilt titling in matching slipcase. Pictorial endpapers, black and white and color photos throughout. Includes bibliography and index. Slipcase and spine look as through they were briefly chewed on by a dog at the head of spine. Gift inscription on free front endpaper. Written by a former Eastern Montana College professor, with an introduction by then-governor Ted S... View more info

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Reeder's Alley

By: Boedecker, Pat

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Helena, MT, P.B. Appraisal Associates: 2005

Seller ID: 16552


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 64. Yellow wrappers with etching by the late Branson G. Stevenson (founding member of the Montana Institute of the Arts), black and white photos throughout. Memoir by one of three women who purchased the gold rush-era Helena enclave and turned it into an art colony. Wrappers have small scratch near tail of spine. View more info

Joseph N. Nicollet on the Plains and Prairies The expeditions of 1838-39 with Journals, Letters, and Notes on the Dakota Indians

By: Bray, Edmund C. and Martha Coleman Bray (trans.) [Joseph N. Nicollet]

Price: $10.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Minnesota Historical Society Press: 1993

Seller ID: 11869


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 294. Translated from the French and edited by the Brays. Spine is slightly cocked. View more info

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Our Time & Place Tales from Cooke City to the Crazies

By: Brekke, Jerry

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Livingston Enterprise: 2003

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14271


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 92. Signed and inscribed by author opposite title page: "________, I hope you enjoy these tales of our community. Jerry Brekke" Brown Morocco binding with gilt spine titling. Pictorial jacket, black and white photos throughout. Jacket has light edge wear, multiple small closed tears. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Rocky Mountain National Park: A History

By: Buchholtz, C.W.

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Colorado, University of Colorado Press: 1983

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10261


Octavo (24cm), pp. 255. First edition thus. Signed by author on title page. Black and white photographs and maps throughout. Includes notes, biographical essay and index. View more info

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Music, Saddles and Flapjacks

By: Cheney, Roberta & Clyde Erskine

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing: 1978

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 10991


Octavo (25cm), pp. 115. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine. Black and white photographs throughout. Previous owner's address label on half title page. Jacket has lightwear at corners. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ruxton of the Rockies

By: Clyde & Mae Reed Porter (Collected by)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1982

Seller ID: 8855


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 325. Some foxing on top edge of text block. Wraps are lightly worn. View more info

More Tracks: 78 Years of Mountains, People & Happiness

By: Copenhaver, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stoneydale Press: 1992

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8434


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 192. Pictorial wraps. Signed and dated 1992 by author on title page with "Thanks for sharing my tracks." Slight edge wear. View more info

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Mule Tracks: The Last of the Story

By: Copenhaver, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Stevensville, MT, Stoneydale Press: 2001

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11696


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 175. Black and white photographs and illustrations throughout. Signed by author on title page. Some bumping at corners, light scratching on boards. View more info

Copenhaver Country

By: Copenhaver, Howard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stevensville, MT, Stoneydale Press: 1996

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13648


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 158. Signed and inscribed by author on title page to outdoor writer Roger Selner: "Rodger [sic] when you need help get on the phone. I'd love to help you. Thanks, Howard 1996." Brown calf binding with gilt titling. Copenhaver's third book continues the storytelling tradition he began with "They Left Their Tracks" and "More Tracks." Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Winter Brothers A Season at the Edge of America

By: Doig, Ivan

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17595


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 246. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page. Blue boards with brown quarter cloth, pictorial jacket and endpapers. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Wagons, Mules and Men: How the Frontier Moved West

By: Eggenhofer, Nick

Price: $90.00

Publisher: New York, Hastings House: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22349


Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. 184. Signed and inscribed by author on half-title page. Brown cloth with black spine text and black author's facsimile signature on front board. Orange pictorial endpapers showing wagon trains. Brown pictorial jacket with illustration of Western wagon train scene. Extensively illustrated by the author with black and white drawings. Light bumping and edg wear to boards. Jacket is price-clipped with small tears and chipping to bottom rear edge. Includ... View more info

Strength of Stone: The Pioneer Journal of Electa Bryan Plumer: 1862-1864

By: Elliott, Diane

Price: $22.50

Publisher: Guilford, CT, TwoDot, Globe Pequot: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5207


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 377. Signed and inscribed by author on title page, dated 2003. Brown boards with gilt spine text. Map illustrated endpapers. Includes several black and white photos. Appears unread. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Butte Irish: Class and Ethnicity in an American Mining Town, 1875-1925

By: Emmons, David M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Urbana, IL, University of Illinois: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22720


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 443. Green cloth boards with silver spine text. Light green pictorial jacket. Includes six pages of black and white photographic plates. Sun fading and light edge wear to jacket. Extensive bibliography of works cited. Part of the Statue of Liberty--Ellis Island Centennial Series. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info