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Image for Fabulous Quarter Horse: Steel Dust

Fabulous Quarter Horse: Steel Dust

By: Gard, Wayne and Nick Eggenhofer (illus)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Duell, Sloan and Pearce: 1958

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 26446

Condition: Very good


Signed by Eggenhoffer on title page. Quarto (28 cm), pp. 64. Brown cloth with gilt-stamped horse on upper board, pictorial jacket. Includes bibliography and index; five of Eggenhofer's full- and double-page, black and white illustrations. Jacket is price-clipped, with chips and tears. Boards have light wear to extremities. Gard's fifth book tells the story of a famous Texas stallion. "Gard's years as a journalist taught him how to spot the significant and to be economical in his use of words, and both qualities help to give his writings their strength and vitality" (Lamar, 420). Eggenh... View more info

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All the Wild That Remains Edward Abbey, Wallace Stegner and the American West

By: Gessner, David

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, W.W. Norton: 2015

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 21078

ISBN: 0393089991

Condition: Fine


Signed by author on title page with sketch of Abbey and Stegner. Later printing. Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 354. Blue boards with brown quarter paper, pictorial jacket. Includes black and white photos, index and notes on sources. Jacket has very slight edge wear. Dust jacket present. View more info

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When Tillage Begins: A History of Agriculture in Montana

By: Gilles, T.J.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Laurel, MT, UMP Publishing: 1977

Seller ID: 14273

Condition: Near fine


Duodecimo (17.5 cm), pp. 145. Pictorial wraps, with bibliography. Illustrations by Mary Beth Percival. Author is a well-known Montana journalist, and the former agricultural editor for the Great Falls Tribune. Contents originally serialized in the Billings, Montana, Farmer-Stockman's News. Back cover is slightly wrinkled. View more info

Hidden Tales Well Told

By: Gillespie, Harla

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Radersburg, MT, Moccasin Tracks: 2011

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 11483

ISBN: 0982207220

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (20cm), pp. 400. Inscribed and signed by author "To Bob, hope you enjoy these stories, thanks for your support" on title page. View more info

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The Man Who Built the Stone Castle

By: Gordon, Taylor

Price: $12.00

Publisher: White Sulphur Springs, MT, Meagher County News: 1967

Seller ID: 18049

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 46. Pictorial wraps. Includes several black and white photographs and a sketch by Monte McAfee. Light smudging to wraps. A biography of Byron Roger Sherman, early developer of the town of White Sulphur Springs who built the town's famous castle (first serving as Sherman's home and now as the county historical museum). Written to mark the centennial of Meagher County, Montana. View more info

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Summit Pioneers

By: Grabau, Alison

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Breckenridge, CO, Summit Foundation: 1999

Seller ID: 16254

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5 cm X 23.5 cm), pp. 160. Unknown edition. Black cloth boards with stamped title, historical photo and silver text. Illustrated throughout with black and white photography by Bob Winsett. Light rubbing to boards. No jacket. Historical essays on the pioneers of Summit County, Colorado. View more info

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Saddle Bag Yarns

By: Grosfield, Byron [Jo Sykes]

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Big Timber, MT, Wild Horse Publications: 1988

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17384

ISBN: 0961387513

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 171. Association copy: signed and inscribed by author inside front cover to Western novelist Jo Sykes: "To Jo Sykes, Thanks for all the help and constructive criticism throughout the years. Sincerely, Byron - 1988." Illustrated by award-winning artist Dave Hodges. Pictorial wraps have slight edge wear and creasing along spine. A renowned regional storyteller, Grosfield wrote a column titled "Yarns from the Yellowstone" for the weekly Big Timber Pioneer for a decade before his death in 1989. View more info

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Buckaroos and Boxcars and Selected Yarns from the Yellowstone

By: Grosfield, Byron [Jo Sykes]

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Big Timber, MT, Wild Horse Publications: 1981

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 17380

Condition: Very good


12mo (17.5 cm), pp. 136. Association copy: signed and inscribed by author inside front cover to Western children's novelist and Livingston, Montana, resident Jo Sykes. Unknown printing. Pictorial wrappers, illustrations by award-winning artist Dave Hodges. Original price tag on half title page. Glued binding showing stress on pages v and 133, wrappers have slight edge wear. View more info

The Life of John Wesley Hardin As Written by Himself

By: Hardin, John Wesley

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Seller ID: 5210

Condition: Very good


Duodecimo (19 cm), pp. 152. First edition thus. Marbled boards with gold lettering against black background on spine. Jacket is price clipped and has moderate wear. Boards have slight wear along bottom edge. Dust jacket present. View more info

Elsie: Forty-Four Years at the Mansion with Eight Montana Governors

By: Hardin-Hansen, Kay

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1995,

Seller ID: 12203

ISBN: 0965378608

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22cm), pp. 164. Black and white photographs and floor plans throughout. Some light staining on front cover, ISBN sticker on back. View more info

Image for I Fought with Custer: The Story of Sergeant Windolph, Last Survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn

I Fought with Custer: The Story of Sergeant Windolph, Last Survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn

By: Hunt, Frazier and Robert

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, Scribners: 1953

Seller ID: 24451

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 236. Second edition. Tan cloth boards with red titling. White pictoral jacket. Includes maps, bibliography, index and several plates of black and white photography. Light bumping to spine ends. Jacket shows light creasing, edge wear and tape repairs. Dust jacket present. View more info

Ghost Trails to California Pictorial Journey Rockies to Gold Country Gold Rush

By: Hunt, Thomas H

Price: $25.00

Publisher: American West Pub. Co: 1974

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 464

ISBN: 0910118574

Condition: Fine


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 262. Gray linen boards with navy quarter leather binding, gilt lettering on spine. In navy slipcase. Lushly illustrated with black/white and color photos throughout, includes maps and index. Case has light shelf wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Ride the Divide

By: John Ray Shreve

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Sheridan, WY, John Ray Shreve: 2002

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 9597

Condition: Very good


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 142. Pictoral wraps, inscribed "upon the divide the gentle breez [sic] blows" and signed by author on title page. Black and white illustrations throughout, plus a few photos and color illustrations. Cover has creases, author's business card glued to title page. View more info

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From St. Louis to Sutter's Fort, 1946

By: Lienhard, Heinrich

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 22718

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 204. Gray-green boards with dark green spine text. Jacket (price-clipped) features the Currier & Ives lithograph "The Rocky Mountains. Translated from the original German manuscript by Erwin G. and Elisabeth K. Gudde. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos, maps, and reproductions of paintings and drawings. Light bumping to spine ends; rubbing and and 1/2" closed tear to top front of jacket. Volume 33 in the American Exploration and Travel Series, based on the portion of Lienhard's manuscript narrative detailing his overland journey, as part of the ... View more info

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Beyond Law

By: Linderman, Frank B.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: New York, The John Day Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19405

Condition: Near fine


12mo (19 cm), pp. 250. Brown cloth with feather motif on upper board and spine, publisher's red ink on top edge of text block. No jacket, spine is very slightly bumped. This was the final book Linderman published before dying in 1938. First Edition. View more info

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Inventing History in the American West The Romance and Myths of Grace Raymond Hebard

By: Mackey, Mike

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Casper, WY, Mountain States Lithographing: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20075

ISBN: 0966155688

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 123. Pictorial wrappers. Includes black and white photos, notes, bibliography and index. Wrappers are creased along spine and have moderate edge wear. First Edition. View more info

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The Battle for Butte: Mining and Politics on the Northern Frontier, 1864-1906

By: Malone, Michael P.

Price: $36.00

Publisher: Seattle, University of Washington Press: 1981

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 25211

ISBN: 0295958375

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 281. Black cloth with gilt spine text. Red endpapers. Grey pictorial jacket. Includes 24 plates of black and white photographs, selected bibliography, notes and index. Minor bumping to corners and light wear to jacket, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Lady Rode Bucking Horses

By: Marvine, Dee

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Guilord, CT, Twodot: 2005

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8508

ISBN: 0762731338

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 287. Former owner's name on title page, slight creasing front corners, minimal rubbing on bottom text block. Sticker residue on back. B&W photographs throughout. First Edition. View more info

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The Lady Rode Bucking Horses

By: Marvine, Dee

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Guilord, CT, Twodot: 2005

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 16561

ISBN: 0762731338

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 287. Brown pictorial wrappers, black and white photographs throughout. The life history of Fannie Sperry Steele, bucking horse champion, performer with Buffalo Bill, the first Montana woman licensed as a wilderness outfitter, and a charter member of the Cowboy Hall of Fame. First Edition. View more info

Hope in Hard Times: New Deal Photographs of Montana, 1936-1942

By: Mary Murphy

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Helena, Montana Historical Society: 2003

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 8704

ISBN: 0917298810

Condition: Very good


Quarto (25.5 cm), pp. 209. Sticker residue on upper front cover near spine. First Edition. View more info