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Stick Horses and Other Stories of Ranch Life

By: McRae, Wallace

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Gibbs Smith: 2009

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 13259

ISBN: 1423605918

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 168. Later printing. Signed and inscribed by author on half title page, "For Mike." Red boards with brown lettering on spine, cowboy motiff on upper board and on decorated endpapers. Boards show light sunning at bottom edges. Dust jacket present. View more info

Not in Precious Metals Alone: A Manuscript History of Montana

By: Montana Historical Society (Ed)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Helena, Mt, Montana Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11721

ISBN: 0917298012

Condition: Near fine


Quarto (29cm), pp. 296. Tan cloth boards with brown lettering on spine and front board. Black and white photographs throughout. Dust jacket shows some rubbing, has two small stains on front of jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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The Journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition [Full Set]

By: Moulton, Gary (ed)

Price: $3,000.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska Press: 1983-2001

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23815

Condition: Near fine


Atlas, Elephant folio (50 cm), Herbarium quarto (30 cm), other volumes octavo (25 cm). Complete set of Moulton's definitive edition of the journals produced by the Corps of Discovery, including Atlas, Herbarium and Comprehensive Index. All volumes first edition, Atlas signed by Moulton on title page. Blue cloth with gilt spine titling, all jackets present (except for Atlas, which was issued without one). All volumes fine or near fine with the following defects: Atlas (spine cocked, light rubbing, small paint (?) smudge on upper corner); Volume 2 (jacket has very slight edge wear); Volume 4 (co... View more info

Miner's Delight, Investor's Despair: The Ups and Downs of a Sub-Marginal Mining Camp in Wyoming

By: Murray, Robert A.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Sheridan, Wyoming, Piney Creek Press: 1972

Seller ID: 2569

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 36. First edition thus. Glossy-cover pamphlet. Includes black and white historical photographs. Previous owner's stamp on inside front cover. Some pages were stapled slightly off-kilter. Slight smudge on back cover. View more info

Soldier & Brave Military and Indian Affairs in the Trans-Mississippi West, Including a Guide to Historic Sites & Landmarks

By: National Park Service

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Harper & Row: 1963

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 5452

Condition: Very Good


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 279 with index. Light brown boards with gilt lettering on spine. Jacket is price-clipped with dampstain and light wear. Spine is cocked. Introduction by Western and frontier historian Ray Allen Billington. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Saddles, Harness, Etc., Etc.: Illustrated Catalogue, 1889

By: Owenhouse, E.J. and

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Bozeman, MT, Robert J. Leonard: 1988

Seller ID: 17401

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 67. Facsimile reproduction of Owenhouse catalog from the year of Montana's statehood. Includes note from E.J. Owenhouse, black and white illustrations of tack for sale and prices. Blue wrappers have very slight fading around edges. View more info

The Voice of the Curlew: J.K. Ralston's Story of His Life

By: Popovich, John A.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: J.K. Ralston Studio: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 24916

Condition: Near fine


Oblong folio (24 x 31.5 cm), pp. 271 plus 24 plates of black and white and color artwork. Signed by author on front free endpaper ("With kindest personal regards). One of 1000 copies. Brown faux leather boards with gilt spine text. White and brown jacket with illustration, "A Steer Outfit." Numerous black and white photographs and drawings. Very slight wear to corners, minor edge wear to jacket with a few small tears. The artist's accounts of his life ranching in Montana, studying art in Chicago, serving in the Army, working as a professional artist back in Montana, etc. Ralston wa... View more info

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From Here to There: 1937 - 2004

By: Putzker, Juanita Montana Huppert

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Plains, MT, Ellen Childress: 2004

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 21548

Condition: Very good


Quarto (27.5 cm), unpaginated. Cream-colored paper wrappers with black titling.Signed by author, also signed and inscribed by Putzker's daughter Ellen Childress to Livingston author Jo Sykes: "For Jo Sykes- Mom's good friend and inspiration." Wrappers have light edge wear and a few smudges. Childress prepared the volume on the occasion of her mother's 85th birthday. It contains as much of the prose, poetry, and plays that Putzker (a Livingston, Montana native) wrote over the course of her life. A profile of Putzker published in the Missoulian is laid in. View more info

An Elephant in Every Yard

By: Rainbolt, Jo

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Billings, Falcon Press: 1980

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10007

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23cm), pp. 198. Signed and dated by author on full title page. Some edge and corner curling, rubbing and staining on back cover, sticker mark on front cover. First Edition. View more info

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Devil's Gate Owning the Land, Owning the Story

By: Rea, Tom

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 2006

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 20065

ISBN: 0806137924

Condition: Like new


Signed and inscribed by author on half title page. Octavo (23 cm), pp. 307. Gray boards with black quarter cloth, pictorial jacket. Includesblack and white photos, notes, bibliography, and index. Taped-together map of Sweetwater River Valley laid in. Jacket has light edge wear, address label on free front endpaper Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Adolph F. Bandelier's The Discovery of New Mexico by the Franciscan Monk, Friar Marcos de Niza in 1539

By: Rodack, Madeleine Turrell (trans, ed)

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Tucson, AZ, University of Arizona Press: 1981

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14269

ISBN: 0816507171

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 135. Brown cloth with gilt and silver titling. Includes three maps, notes, selected bibliography and index. Boards have slight wear at corners, head and tail of spine. No jacket. First Edition. View more info

Red Walls and Homesteads

By: Rubottom, Helena Thomas

Price: $25.00

Publisher: M.b. Hanson: 1987

Seller ID: 6727

ISBN: 0960583432

Condition: Near fine


Octavo, 186 pp. with index, b/w photos. Color pictoral wrappers with slight wear along bottom edge. Appears unread. Text clean and binding tight. View more info

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The Fourth Guardsman: "Bud" Ledbetter

By: Shirley, Glenn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Austin, Texas, Eakin Pr: 1997

Seller ID: 1468

ISBN: 1571685669

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 202. Later printing. Pictoria wrappers, includes notes, bibliography and index; black and white photos and Indian Territory map. Cover has light edge wear. View more info

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Selected Aspects of Montana Water Law

By: Stone, Albert

Price: $70.00

Publisher: Missoula, MT, Mountain Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 26523

ISBN: 0878421025

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. xxiv, 88. Blue cloth boards with gilt-stamped titling. Includes Table of Cases and Index. Sections on physical facts, legal and historical background, public interests, and more. No jacket. Stone spent nearly 40 years as a professor at the University of Montana School of Law, where he is described as a dedicated classroom teacher who also had a "persistent drive for the reshaping of Montana water law from a system characterized by the total absence of records for many if not most water rights..." (From a commemoration of Stone's life by Margery H. Brown in the Publi... View more info

Elmer McCurdy The Misadventures in Life and Afterlife of an American Outlaw

By: Svenvold, Mark

Price: $12.50

Publisher: Basic Books: 2002

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 5473

ISBN: 046508348X

Condition: Very Good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 312. Signed by author on title page, and inscribed on half title to "Lynne, Dear friend, (I didn't know there was an e at the end of your name) with much love. Thanks Mark." Brown boards with red quarter binding and gilt titling. Includes index, black and white photo section. Jacket has light edge wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Brand Book, 1983

By: T-Bone Cowbelles

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Columbus, MT, Burkhart Publishing: 1983

Seller ID: 17379

Condition: Very good


Duodecimo (19.5 cm), pp. x, 250. Bright yellow wrappers with light smudging. Includes owner index, local advertising throughout. A guide to the brands of Sweet Grass, Carbon and Stillwater counties. View more info

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Twentieth-Century Montana: A State of Extremes

By: Toole, K. Ross

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma Press: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 23030


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 307. Blue cloth boards with silver and black spine titling. Purple jacket with $7.95 price. Illustrated throughout with black and white photos. Previous owner's sticker on front free endpaper. Minor bumping to spine ends and edge wear to jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Glacier National Park Stereoview Set

By: Underwood & Underwood

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Keystone View Company: Meadville, PA

Seller ID: 26734

Condition: Near fine


Undated (circa 1920). Underwood & Underwood photos published by the Keystone Company. Set of 30 stereoscopic silver gel photographs mounted on stiff 3-1/2" x 7" gray cards in black slipcase. Near fine condition with light silvering and minor bowing to a few of the cards, slipcase very good with moderate wear. Photos are mostly from the east side of the Continental Divide, including Two Medicine, St. Mary and Many Glacier areas; photos of the park's eponymous glaciers that are fast disappearing: Grinnell, Iceberg Lake, and a stunning shot of the interior of Blackfoot, which was once th... View more info

Tales of the Mountain Men: Seventeen Stories of Survival, Exploration, and Frontier Spirit

By: Underwood, Lamar (Ed)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Guilford, Connecticut, The Lyons Press: 2004

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11477

ISBN: 159228423X

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23cm), pp. 300. First Edition. View more info

Northern Region, Summer of '88

By: US Forest Service

Price: $13.00

Publisher: US Forest Service: 1989

Seller ID: 12230

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22.5 x 29cm). Full color photographs and illustrations throughout. Commemorative photo book created for those who aided the fire relief efforts during the 1988 fire season. Hinge cracked, page block separating from spine at head. Sticker from previous owner on top right corner of front free endpaper. Small glue mark on back side of front free endpaper stuck to opposite page and has torn a piece off. Inner pages show some creasing from use. View more info