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The Bozeman Trail

By: Van Burgh, Lillian

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Commercial Printers: 1927

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23289

Condition: Good


Octavo (22 cm), 12 leaves, printed on one side. Second edition. Signed and dated 1928 by author on first leaf. Staplebound brown paper wrappers, includes four black and white photos. Newspaper clipping regarding origins of pamphlet tipped in. Pages are toned, wrappers are split and detached at spine, with chipping and edge wear. Final leaf is wrinkled. Van Burgh's long-form poem commemorates the 236-mile ride of John Phillips through a blizzard from Fort Kearny to Fort Laramie to get reinforcements after the 1866 "Fetterman Massacre" in which Red Cloud's band of Lakota (a group that in... View more info

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40 Years' Gatherin's

By: Van Cleve, Spike

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Kansas City, MO, The Lowell Press: 1977

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 21992

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. [xv], 301. Inscribed, dated and signed by author on half title page.Light brown cloth with gilt titling, pictorial jacket .Unknown edition: stated first with no additional printings, but varies slightly from other known firsts. Jacket is matte rather than glossy and is cut a little short; map of "The Melville County" is tipped in at free front endpaper, rather than comprising the endpaper itself. Includes two black and white photo sections, and small packet of publicity material produced by the publisher. Jacket has rubbing, wear along edges and folds. Spine very sl... View more info

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Frederic Remington and the West With the Eye of the Mind

By: Vorpahl, Ben Merchant

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin, TX, University of Texas: 1978

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11954

ISBN: 0292787030

Condition: Fine


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 294. Review copy with publisher's note laid in. Red cloth with black lettering. Includes index, black and white photography. Jacket has one small closed tear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Frontier Times

By: Wagner, Pat

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Austin, Western Publications Inc.: 1974

Seller ID: 20039

Condition: Very good


Quarto (28 cm), pp. 72. Vol 48, No. 1. Pictorial wrappers, "Special Treasure Edition." A few dog-eared pages, wrappers have light wear. View more info

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Lucky Montana Cowpoke

By: Watkins, J. Spencer

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Vantage Press: 1958

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13429

Condition: Very good


Octavo (20 cm), pp. 87. Beige cloth boards with black titling. Pictorial jacket has moderate wear with small chips and tears tears, dampstain on underside. Tales of growing up on a Madison River valley ranch at the turn of the century. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

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Wonderland 1904

By: Wheeler, Olin

Price: $125.00

Publisher: St. Paul, MN, Northern Pacific Railroad: 1904

Seller ID: 26818

Condition: Very good


Octvo (24.5 cm), pp. 116. Pictorial paper wrappers, black and white illustrations throughout. Wrappers have moderate edgewear, and is in pieces along spine. Binding is intact but frail. This edition of the Northern Pacific Railroad's annual travel guide covers "The Haunts of Wild Game," "The Lignite Coal Area of North Dakota," "Irrigation in the Northwest," "The Travels of Lewis and Clark," and contains a lengthy section on Yellowstone National Park. View more info

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Hoofprints from the Yellowstone Corral of the Westerners, 1996 - 2000

By: Willard, John, ed.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Billings, MT, Hoofprints:

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 16857

Condition: Near fine


Quarto (26.5 cm), pp. 242: 10 issues of 24 pages each, plus index. Brown boards with gilt text. Signed by Willard on editor's note page, numbered 41 of 50. Includes volume XXVI, number 1 through volume XXX, number 2 of the biannual Yellowstone history magazine. Illustrated throughout with black and white (one color) photographs, maps and drawings. Minor bumping at top of spine. No jacket as issued. Willard was a Montana newspaper man and historian, a civic-minded fellow who served on countless government and business-related boards and committees during his career. View more info

The Day the Whistle Blew The Life and Death of the Stansbury Coal Camp

By: Wood, Marilyn Nesbit

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Glendo, WY, High Plains Press: 2014

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 14223

ISBN: 1937147088

Condition: Fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 283. Pictorial wraps. Includes map showing location of 1947 coal camps near Rock Springs, Wyoming, black and white photos and list of Stansbury residents. First Edition. View more info

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Pioneering Tales of Montana

By: Woodson, Warren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Exposition Press: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23039

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21 cm), pp. 169. Signed by author on half-title page. Red cloth boards with black titling. Pictorial jacket with $4 price. Previous owner's sticker on front free endpaper. Minor smudging on boards, bumping to corners and edge wear to jacket. Autobiographical sketches from a pioneer Montana sheep rancher, with sections on artist Charles Russell and "the Galloping Swede" -- Governor Hugo Aaronson. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info