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Chinaberry Sidewalks

By: Crowell, Rodney

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, Alfred A. Knopf: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24507


Presentation copy signed and inscribed to actor Margot Kidder: "To Margie, Always a bright light. Much love, Rodney." Octavo (23 cm), pp. 258.Green and black paper boards, pictorial jacket, deckle edge. Jacket has light edge wear. Crowell spent time in Livingston, Montana, where Kidder lived. He signed copies of his memoir on the occasion of a street concert there in 2014. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Mr. Rodeo The big bronc years of Leo Cremer

By: Dawson, Patrick

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Livingston, Montana, Cayuse Press: 1986

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 3674


22.5x28 cm, pp. 170 with appendix. Pictorial wraps, black and white photos throughout. Foreward [sic] by Tom McGuane. New book has moderate shelf-wear. Detailing the life and times of famed Big Timber bronc rider Leo Cramer. First Edition. View more info

Letters to Sartre

By: de Beauvoir, Simone

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, Radius: 1991

Edition: First English language edition

Seller ID: 8404


Octavo, 531 pp with index. Black boards, gold lettering on spine. Translated and edited by Quintin Hoare. Jacket is price-clipped. Gift inscription on front pastedown. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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William Morris: Romantic to Revolutionary

By: E.P.Thompson

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Stanford, CA, Stanford University Press: 1988

Seller ID: 8726


8.5x5.5". 810 pp. Small stain on head of text block, bottom corner shows bumping. Occasional light pencil notations and underlining in text. View more info

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Uncommon Sense: The Life of Marshall Erdman

By: Erdman, Marshall

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Black Earth, WI, Trails Custom Publishing: 2003

Seller ID: 9817


Quarto (26cm), pp. 224. Black boards with silver text on spine and front board. Normal corner and edge wear, some rubbing and scratching on dust jacket. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Yonder: A Place in Montana

By: Hemingway, John

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Washington DC, National Geographic: 2000

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24504


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 324. Signed by author on title page. Blue boards with black quarter cloth and silver spine text. Blue endpapers. Photographic jacket with original $25 price. Sixteen places of color and black and white photography. Minor bumping to corners and edge wear to jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Jubilee Hitchhiker

By: Hjortsberg, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Counterpoint: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23884


Quarto (25 cm), pp. 852. Presentation copy, signed by Hjortsberg to actor Margot Kidder: "For Margie- Who had the distinct misfortune (and glory) of living through some of these Livingston times. Much love, Gatz Livingston, MT 4/12/12." Blue boards, pictorial jacket. Includes black and white photos, index and bibliography. Jacket has slight edge wear, lower rear corner of board is creased as though dropped. Hjortsberg's exhaustive bibliography was decades in the ... View more info

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Hard Work and Tough Dreaming: A Biography of A.B. Guthrie, Jr.

By: Hood, Charles

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, University of Montana: 1969

Seller ID: 19426


Quarto (27 cm), pp. 341. Black boards with gilt titling. Includes photo of Guthrie, appendix and bibliography. Boards have moderate edge wear, text block is scuffed in places. This was the Master of Arts thesis for Hood, who would later become dean of the University of Montana's journalism school. Only one hard copy in World Cat (at the Montana Historical Society), and one electronic copy at the University of Montana. No jacket as issued. View more info

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Never Broken: Songs Are Only Half the Story

By: Jewel

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Blue Rider Press: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18779


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 386. Light green boards with beige quarter-paper and gilt text. Light bumping to boards and jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Warrior for a Lost Nation

By: Johnson, Dorothy

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Westminster Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 19470


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 173. Signed by author on free front endpaper. Tan board with red titling, pictorial jacket. Illustrated with 15 of Sitting Bull's black and white pictographs telling the story of his life. Jacket has light edge wear, underside of jacket is discolored, rear panel has rubbing. Boards are slightly cocked. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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When You and I Were Young, Whitefish

By: Johnson, Dorothy

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press Publishing Co.: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22008


Signed by author on free front endpaper. Octavo (23 cm), pp. x, 164. Yellow cloth boards with black stamped titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket is well-worn with many chips and tears, boards have very slight edge wear, foxing to top of text block. Iconic Montana author Dorothy Johnson recounts her childhood in the mountain town of Whitefish. Scarce signed. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Walking for Our Lives

By: Love, Donna Rankin

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Park Place Publications: 2011

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 12026


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 282. Association copy: signed by author and inscribed to writer Terry Tempest Williams: "Peace and plenty to you, Terry. With love, Donna." Cover has light wear. First Edition. View more info

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Forget Me Not

By: Lowe-Anker, Jennifer

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seattle, WA, The Mountaineers Books: 2008

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15721


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 276. Navy boards with silver titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket has slight edge wear; one dog-eared page. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Cowboy Way: Seasons of a Montana Ranch

By: McCumber, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Avon: 2000

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13561


Octavo (20.2 cm), pp. 337. First paperback edition. Signed, inscribed and dated by author on title page: "For ___, who already knows how wonderful this life and this country is. 6/4/00." Light rubbing and staining to wraps. View more info

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Tonight At Noon: A Love Story

By: Mingus, Sue Graham [Charles Mingus]

Price: $35.00

Publisher: New York, Pantheon: 2002

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13172


Octavo (22cm), pp. 266. Signed and inscribed by author on title page: To Geri, Warmest Wishes," dated 6/15/02 (Geri Lester is married to former Playboy jazz critic Jim Liska, who is the source of this copy). Black boards with copper lettering on spine. Jacket has slight edge wear. Named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year in 2002. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

THE STONES CRY OUT: A Cambodian Childhood, 1975-1980

By: Molyda Szymusiak

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Hill & Wang Pub: 1986

Seller ID: 4545


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 245. First American edition. Translated by Linda Coverdale. Jacket is price-clipped and shows slight bumping and rubbing. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Ice Bound

By: Nielsen, Jerri, with Maryanne Vollers

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2001

Seller ID: 8412


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 362. Signed by both Nielsen and Vollers on title page. Later printing. Navy blue boards and quarter cloth with silver titling. Spine is cocked, former owner's address label on front pastedown. Dust jacket present. View more info

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Mile High Mile Deep

By: O'Malley Richard K.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana, Mountain Press Publishing Company: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22778


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 304. Dark gray cloth boards with red spine text. Signed and inscribed by author on front free endpaper: "To my old friend ---, with all good wishes. Dick O'Malley." Bumping to spine edges. Jacket, with original $6.95 price, shows moderate to heavy edge wear, small closed tears and chipping. The classic memoir of growing up in the mining world of Butte, of which publisher Russell Chatham (in his 2004 Clark City Press reprint) wrote, "If y... View more info

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Walking It Off: A Veteran's Chronicle of War And Wilderness

By: Peacock, Doug

Price: $19.95

Publisher: Eastern Washington University Press: 2005

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 1


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 196. Brand new. Signed by author on title page. View more info

Undaunted: My Struggle For Freedom and Survival in Burma

By: Phan, Zoya

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Free Press: 2010

Seller ID: 9814


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 284. First edition thus. Red boards with gilt lettering on spine. Normal wear at edges. Dust jacket present. View more info