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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

Condition: Very good


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

Jubilee Hitchhiker

By: Hjortsberg, William

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Berkeley, Counterpoint: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 23884

ISBN: 1582437904

Condition: Very good


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 writing, and released to much fanfare at a public reading in Livingston, Montana, on the date of his signature on this copy. ... 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

ISBN: 0399174338

Condition: Near fine


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

Condition: Very good


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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 22008

Condition: Near fine


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

ISBN: 193553050X

Condition: Very good


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

ISBN: 1594850828

Condition: Near fine


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

ISBN: 0380788411

Condition: Very good


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

ISBN: 0375421157

Condition: Very good


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

ISBN: 0809088444

Condition: Very good


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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Don Dodge: The Way It Was

By: Nettles, Gala

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Groesbeck, TX, LMH Publishing: 1998

Seller ID: 25815

ISBN: 0964928841

Condition: Fine


Quarto (27 cm), pp. 264. Leather boards, pictorial jacket. Black and white photos throughout. Jacket has very slight edge wear. The eighth book by Nettles, an avid self-published chronicler of Texas cowboys and ranch life. 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

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 8412

ISBN: 0786866845

Condition: Very good


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

ISBN: 0878420223

Condition: Very good


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 you want to read only one book, hoping to finish it with a fairly comprehensive understanding of Butte, Montana, you are holdi... 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

ISBN: 0910055998

Condition: New


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

ISBN: 1439102864

Condition: Very good


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

Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson

By: Polito, Robert

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 1995

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 13184

ISBN: 0394584074

Condition: Very good


Octavo (24cm), pp. 543. Black boards with red quarter cloth binding and black and gilt lettering on spine, 'RP' stamped on front board. Deckle edge, black and white photos, pictorial jacket. Light bumping and reading wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

Songs of the Fluteplayer

By: Russell, Sharman Apt

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Reading, Massachusetts, Addison-Wesley: 1991

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 10995

ISBN: 0201570939

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (22cm), pp. 160. Tan boards with green quarter cloth binding and gilt lettering on spine. Signed and dated by author on front free endpaper. Head of textblock shows some darkening from dust exposure. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

My Extraordinary Ordinary Life

By: Spacek, Sissy (with Maryanne Vollers)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, Hyperion: 2012

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 9290

ISBN: 1401324363

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (24cm), pp. 271. Blue boards with silver text on spine. Includes full color photographs throughout. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info

The Right to Tell a Lie

By: Tempe, Gertrude Snider

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Santa Cruz, Carole Chelsea: 1994

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 11232

Condition: Very good


Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 141. Black and white photographs throughout. Previous owner's bookplate on half title page. First Edition. View more info

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All the World's a Stage

By: Weaver, Dennis

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Charlottesville, Hampton Roads: 2001

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 14818

ISBN: 1571742875

Condition: Very good


Octavo (22 cm), pp. 314 plus eight plates of photographs. Signed and inscribed by author on title page. Blue boards with red spine text. Light bumping to top of spine and dampstaining to bottom of back board and bottom back of jacket. Dust jacket present. First Edition. View more info