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Image for Mr. Rodeo The big bronc years of Leo Cremer

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

ISBN: 0937959057

Condition: Very good


Quarto (22.5 x 28 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

ISBN: 0091747740

Condition: Very good


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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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

Running with the Bulls: My Years with the Hemingways

By: Hemingway, Valerie

Price: $75.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: 2004

Edition: First edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28773

ISBN: 0345467337

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 313. Association copy: signed, dated and inscribed by the author on half title page to acclaimed novelist Richard S. Wheeler (from his estate): "For Richard, A writer of great accomplishment. With best wishes, Valerie Hemingway." Cream boards with red quarter-cloth, silver spine titling, deckle edge. Includes index, center section with black and white photos. Boards and jacket with moderate wear along edges and at corners. Bumping to corners and spine ends, sunning and rubbing to jacket. 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

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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Adventures in Psychiatry

By: Hoffer, Abram

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Caledon, Ontario, KOS Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 25354

ISBN: 0973194561

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23 cm), pp. 364, [8]. Black pictorial wrappers. Includes bibliography, index, and selection of letters from the author's friends on the occasion of his 80th birthday. Acknowledgements page is tipped in. Wrappers have light edge wear and small stain. 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

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In Search of Kinship: Modern Pioneering on the Western Landscape

By: Lambert, Page

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Golden, CO, Fulcrum Publishing: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28720

ISBN: 1555912664

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 246. Association copy: signed and insribed by author to the acclaimed Western novelist Richard S. Wheeler (from his estate) on half-title page: "For Dick, whose spirit reminds me of the gentle sage -- all present and all enduring. Page Lambert." A sprig of sage is laid-in with the inscription. Tan cloth with black spine titling. Brown illustrated jacket. Very slight bumping to spine ends and rubbing to jacket, else fine. 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

Howard Hawks: The Grey Fox of Hollywood

By: McCarthy, Todd

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Grove: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 28744

ISBN: 0802115985

Condition: Very good


Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 756. White boards with gilt spine titling. White pictorial jacket. Several plates of black and white photography. Light reading wear, staining to boards and inside of jacket, else fine. Biography of the legendary director who brought us such wide-ranging films as Scarface, Bringing Up Baby, To Have and Have Not, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes and Rio Bravo. 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

The Cowboy Way: Seasons of a Montana Ranch

By: McCumber, David

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, Avon: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 28579

ISBN: 0380973413

Condition: Near fine


Octavo (24 cm), pp. 339. Beige speckled boards with blue quarter cloth, gilt spine text. Author's facsimile signature stamped on front board. Deckle edge. Minor bumping to corners and jacket edges. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 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