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251 The Conquest of Santa Fe - 1846 [SIGNED] 
Twitchell, Ralph Emerson
Truchas, NM: The Tate Gallery, 1967. First Edition
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book Bill Tate Signed by Publisher
Olive green stiff wraps, lettered/illus. in black. Slight wear along extended edges, otherwise nearly as issued. Signed by publisher Bill Tate on front flyleaf, with his original selling price ($3) in ink at top corner. [v],73 pp., illus. 026700 
Price: 9.95 USD
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252 The Coyote: Defiant Songdog of the West [Revised and Updated] 0806121238 / 9780806121239
Leydet, Francois
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988. First Thus
Soft cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Book Lewis E. Jones 
Stiff light blue illus. wraps. Slight shelf wear with a few minor spots of foxing along text block edges and slight rubbing to bottom text block corner. Square, uncreased binding, clean and unmarked interior. 224 pp., illus. 1st ptg. of this (revised) edition. 041068 
Price: 7.50 USD
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253 The Damned Elk Et My Broom! Facts, Folks and Fables of the Frontier [SIGNED] 
Beck, Charles B.
Wyoming: Self-Published, 1976. 
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Signed by Author
3rd ptg.: 1983. 108 pp. Modest shelf/handling wear. INSCRIBED by author on title pg. Musings on Wyoming by a native Philadelphian who went west and grew young with the country. 006173 
Price: 8.50 USD
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254 The Democratic Art: An Exhibition on the History Chromolithography in America 1840-1900 088360034X / 9780883600344
Marzio, Peter C.
Fort Worth, TX: Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, 1979. First Edition
Softcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. VG+. 
Stiff color illus. wraps. Catalogue to accompany 1979-80 traveling exhibition in Fort Worth, Omaha, Chicago, and Lexington (MA). Light surface rubbing, light handling wear, corners a bit rubbed. 112 pp., illus. in color. 030317 
Price: 12.50 USD
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255 The Early Far West: A Narrative Outline 1540-1850 
Ghent, W. J.
New York: Tudor Publishing Co., 1936. Second Printing
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. No Jacket 
Green cloth, lettered in gold foil. Slight shelf wear, text block edges a bit dulled by age. Firm binding, clean interior. xi,412 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. 2nd ptg. thus: Dec. 1936. 031094 
Price: 9.95 USD
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256 The Flight of the Least Petrel [Lower California: A Cruise] 
Bancroft, Griffing
New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1932. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. No Jacket 
Black cloth, lettered in orange. xi,403 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Worn but not abused, showing moderately rubbed joints, edges, extremities. A few surface abrasions to cloth, extrems a bit frayed. Slight lean. Moderately foxed at frontis. plate, lightly foxed opposite other plates throughout volume, else clean interior. More than acceptable as reference copy. 001537 
Price: 25.00 USD
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257 The Frontiersman: The Real Life and Many Legends of Davy Crockett 0688137989 / 9780688137984
Derr, Mark
New York: Quill/William Morrow, 1993. First Thus
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. 
304 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. Former owner signature on half-title. 006964 
Price: 7.50 USD
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258 The Gold Crusades: A Social History of Gold Rushes, 1849-1929 0802080464 / 9780802080462
Fetherling, Douglas
Toronto, Ontario, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1997. First Thus
Soft Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Revised Ed. 222 pp. Almost as issued, with one crease along an otherwise square and fully intact binding. 001424 
Price: 8.50 USD
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259 The Grand Idea: George Washington's Potomac And The Race To The West 0684848570 / 9780684848570
Achenbach, Joel
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004. First Edition
Hard Cover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Near Fine 
Black and tan textured paper covered boards. Internal highlighting/underlining on pp. 164-168 only, else clean and as issued. Dust jacket shows very slight shelf wear, virtually as issued. 023455 
Price: 4.50 USD
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260 The Great Cable Car Adventure Book: A California Study Guide 0891411208 / 9780891411208
Gene Anthony; Jill Losson
Novato, CA: Presidio Press, 1981. 1st Edition
Soft cover Very Good. Book 
Stiff color pictorial wraps. [x],134 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs, maps. Mildly rubbed edges and joints, slightly thumbed. Square, uncreased binding, clean interior. 043964 
Price: 7.50 USD
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261 The Great Galveston Disaster, Containing a Full and Thrilling Account of the Most Appalling Calamity of Modern Times 
Lester, Paul; Richard Spillane (intro.)
Philadelphia, PA: Keeler-Raleigh Co., 1900. 1st Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Very Good. Book 
Light green cloth, lettered/decorated in black, lettered in gilt, b&w photographic pastedown on upper front cover, marbled text block edges, patterned endpapers. Mild rubbing to corners and spine extremities, some spotting and mild soiling to back cover. Firm binding, intact hinges, generally clean interior with light, scattered soiling and mild thumbing here and there, minor loss to two areas along edges of rear fixed endsheet. Ownership inscription in pencil on blank verso of front flyleaf. xiv,15-516 pp., illus. w/ b&w plates. Overall, a solid copy with relatively minor faults. 041411 
Price: 40.00 USD
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262 The Great Lone Land: A Narrative of Travel and Adventure in the North-West of America 
Butler, Capt. W. F.
London: Sampson Low, Marston, Low, & Searle, 1872. 1st Edition
Binding Copy 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. N/A Book 
Binding copy, lacking both covers, binding nicely intact with spine panel leather flaking and showing loss. [xii],388 pp., complete with folding map frontis. + 6 engraved views. Map shows archival tape repair along folds and outer edge. Interior shows mild scattered soiling and typical use, but still quite useful. 040066 
Price: 40.00 USD
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263 The Great North Trail: America's Route of the Ages--from Asia Across Alaska Down the Rocky Mountains to the Plains of Texas 
Cushman, Dan
New York: McGraw-Hill, 1966. First Edition
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. Very Good 
Light blue cloth, a bit soiled toward edges. Firm binding, clean interior, though a bit toned, with lightly soiled top text block edge. Dust jacket now in Brodart sleeve shows slight chipping at spine extremities, several short closed edge tears, modestly soiled rear portions. The American Trails Series. 001997 
Price: 30.00 USD
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264 The Great Salt Lake Trail 
Inman, Col. Henry, and Col. William F. Cody
Williamstown, MA: Corner House Publishers, 1978. First Thus
Cloth 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Originally published 1898. Facsimile reprint edition, dark blue cloth, basically as issued. xiii,529 pp., illus. 002546 
Price: 20.00 USD
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265 The Griffith Family and the Founding of Georgetown 0870816063 / 9780870816062
Leyendecker, Liston F.
Boulder, CO: University Press of Colorado, 2001. First Edition
Hardcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. As New. As New 
Fine/Fine, as issued. xii,106 pp., illus. Four years, 1859-1863, in the forming of Georgetown, Colorado's first major silver center. 002362 
Price: 17.50 USD
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266 The Hawaiian Kingdom 1778-1854: Foundation and Transformation 
Kuykendall, Ralph S.
Honolulu, HI: University of Hawaii, 1938. First Edition
Buckram 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good. No Jacket 
Red buckram, lettered in gilt. Moderate shelf wear, rubbed at corners, mildly frayed at head of spine, spine panel toned to brown with mild dampstaining confined to that area only, not affecting covers or interior. Former owner's illus. book plate mounted on front pastedown. vii,453 pp., endpaper maps. Text block edges toned, with slight chipping along fore-edge, a minor concern. Author's credit portion of DJ flap mounted on rear blank. No compromising defects, simply general wear. Relatively scarce. 032163 
Price: 25.00 USD
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267 The History and Geography of the Mississippi Valley. To Which is Appended A Condensed Physical Geography of the Atlantic United States, and the Whole American Continent. [Third Edition] 
Flint, Timothy
Cincinnati, OH and Boston, MA: E. H. Flint/Carter, Hendee & Co., 1833. 
Full-Leather 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Good-VG. 
Full calf-skin, gilt on burgundy title label on upper spine panel. Leather is rubbed along edges and joints, with some light surface abrasions, but shows only one small notch of loss along rear joint and slight loss at tail of spine, some exposure at bottom rear corner and edge. Front pastedown shows vintage address inscription of Mr. James F. Laird, Trenton, New Jersey, 1837; an inner leaf shows a pencil signature of Hannah H. Laird. Lacks front flyleaf, opens directly onto title, which shows approx. 3" closed tear extending into text from bottom edge, with some creasing. Firm binding, text block showing scattered foxing, generally light, and some mild dampstaining to fore-edge margins. 469,310 pp. Two volumes bound as one, the Third Edition (1833) of the work originally published in 1828 as "A Condensed Geography and History of the Western States." Howes F-200, ed. 3. 008976 
Price: 125.00 USD
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268 The Jacksonville Story 0943388023 / 9780943388021
Engeman, Richard H.
Medford, OR: Southern Oregon Historical Soc, 1980. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Near Fine. 
Burgundy pictorial wraps. 47 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Mild shelf wear, edges lightly rubbed. 017441 
Price: 9.50 USD
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269 The Jacksonville Story [SIGNED] 0943388023 / 9780943388021
Engeman, Richard H.
Medford, OR: Southern Oregon Historical Soc, 1980. First Edition
Soft Cover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Very Good. Signed by Author
Burgundy pictorial wraps. 47 pp., illus. w/ b&w photographs. Moderate shelf wear, edges lightly rubbed, abrasion along upper spine wrapping a bit onto front cover. Signed by author on title page. 017442 
Price: 11.50 USD
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270 The Jay T. Snider Collection of Historical Americana [Christie's Auction Catalog - 21 June 2005] 
Snider, Jay T.
New York: Christie's, 2005. First Edition
Cloth 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Not Issued 
Gray cloth, lettered and bordered in gold foil, with color pastedown illus. on front cover. As issued. 368 pp., 346 lots, many illus. in color. 024287 
Price: 24.50 USD
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271 The John W. Barriger III National Railroad Library 
Penrose, Charles, Jr., And John W. Barriger IV
New York: Newcomen Society of the United States, 1999. First Edition
Original Wraps 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. Near Fine. N/A 
Newcomen Publication No. 1537, printed June 2000. Booklet, original wraps. Former owner address label on front cover. 001414 
Price: 7.50 USD
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272 The Journey of the Western Horse: From the Spanish Conquest to the Silver Screen 1581500947 / 9781581500943
Sellnow, Les
Lexington, KY: Eclipse Press, 2003. First Edition
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine 
Blue-gray paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. Color pictorial dust jacket shows very slight surface wear, nearly as issued. 137 pp., illus. in color, b&w. 034737 
Price: 9.95 USD
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273 The Land Before Her: Fantasy and Experience of the American Frontiers, 1630-1860 0807841110 / 9780807841112
Kolodny, Annette
Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 1984. 
Softcover 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall. VG+. 
Stiff pictorial wraps. Light shelf wear, two stress creases along an otherwise firm, square binding. A few instances of internal highlighting and/or marginal notations, very minor. 029950 
Price: 7.50 USD
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274 The Land of the Pueblos B07431LLNV
Wallace, Susan E.
New York: John Alden, Publisher, 1888. 1st Edition
Hardcover 12mo - over 6" - 7" tall. Very Good. Not Issued Book Lew Wallace 
Dark blue cloth, illus. in black, lettered in gilt. Modest rubbing to corners and spine extremities, small bit of cloth loss at head of spine. One text block signature slightly projects, but all leaves are firmly anchored. Text block edges somewhat toned. Former owner's address inscription on front flyleaf. 285 pp., illus. with plates from sketches and drawings by Gen. Lew Wallace. 044848 
Price: 29.95 USD
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275 The Lewis and Clark Journals: An American Epic of Discovery - The Abridgement of the Definitive Nebraska Edition [SIGNED twice] 080322950X / 9780803229501
Lewis, Meriwether, and William Clark; Gary E. Moulton (editor, intro.)
Omaha, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 2003. First Thus
Hardcover 4to - over 9" - 12" tall. Fine. Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Dark blue 1/4 cloth, light blue paper covered boards, lettered in gold foil. As issued. lx,413 pp., illus. Short gift inscription on upper front pastedown (inside front cover). Signed by author on front flyleaf, full signature, undated; additionally, signed University of Nebraska President's Club Dinner (3 Apr. 2003) book plate mounted on front flyleaf, also full signature. Dust jacket shows very slight handling wear, crease to bottom rear flap corner, otherwise virtually as issued, now in mylar. Scarce signed copy. 037491 
Price: 25.00 USD
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