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7 TRAILS, Max Brand
1 7 TRAILS Max Brand
N Y, N Y Dodd, Mead & Co 1949 First Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Cowboy; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 256 pages; No price clipped. Trival paper flaw on lst page of text resluting in a beebee sized hole. Light creasing at top and bottom edge of DJ front panel. ; 0 31846 
Price: 140.95 USD
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2 ARIZONA Augustus Thomas
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Arizona, Augustus Thomas, illustrated by J N Marchand, Grosset Dunlap, NY 1914, 326 pages, in very good condtion. Adapted from play by the same name and later (apparently) made into a movie. ; 0 6403 
Price: 13.11 USD
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BEYOND THE OUTPOST, Peter Henry Morland. [Max Brand, Frederick Faust]
3 BEYOND THE OUTPOST Peter Henry Morland. [Max Brand, Frederick Faust]
Putnam's 1925 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 354, [4] pages; Publisher's green cloth. [Also appeared as a magazine serial version: “Beyond the Outposts” by Peter Henry Morland (in six parts) in Western Story Magazine (1/24/25-2/28/25) ] Frederick Faust wrote more than 500 average-length books, including 300 westerns. He wrote under nineteen different pseudonyms, the most famous of which was Max Brand. ; 0 28155 
Price: 61.05 USD
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CAMP AND CABIN: SKETCHES OF LIFE AND TRAVEL IN THE WEST, Rossiter Raymond
4 CAMP AND CABIN: SKETCHES OF LIFE AND TRAVEL IN THE WEST Rossiter Raymond
Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1880 (1879) First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
FRONTIER; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 243 pages; Rossiter Raymond. Camp And Cabin: Sketches of Life and Travel in the West. NY: Fords, Howard & Hulbert, 1890. Short tear to ffep along binding. Original brown cloth with black and gilt decorations. Dark brown coated end papers. ; 0 25504 
Price: 159.75 USD
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CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT, Brand, Max (Frederick Faust)
5 CHILDREN OF THE NIGHT Brand, Max (Frederick Faust)
L Harper Allen Company 1928 First Edition Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 126 pages; Publisher's plain brown printed cloth covered boards. Book dealers notes inside front cover, otherwise clean throughout. Novel of city life and it's denizens. ; 0 30487 
Price: 187.95 USD
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CHRONICLER OF THE CONTEMPORARY WEST., Snidow, Gordon:
6 CHRONICLER OF THE CONTEMPORARY WEST. Snidow, Gordon:
[flagstaff]: Northland Press [1973] Hardcover Fine with no dust jacket 
Art, Western; 4to 11" - 13" tall; First Limited Edition, #57/100 numbered copies with signed original pencil portrait of cowboy by Snidow at limitation leaf at front. Small slim oblong 4to, brown synthetic and tan cloth, gilt spine lettering, frontis and 34 full-page b/w and color reproductions of drawings, paintings, and sculpture by the artist. Text fine, matching cloth-covered board slipcase in Fine condition.. ; 0 30361 
Price: 277.30 USD
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CLUNG, Brand, Max (Frederick Faust)
7 CLUNG Brand, Max (Frederick Faust)
London Hodder and Stoughton 1936 First Edition; Fourth Printing Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 318 pages; Publisher's blue cloth; very good, slight rubbing. Interior near fine. Black lettering to spine. ; 0 30481 
Price: 178.55 USD
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CODE OF THE WEST, Zane Grey
8 CODE OF THE WEST Zane Grey
N Y, N Y P F Collier & Son 1934 Hardcover Very Good in Very Good- dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages; Plain white DJ , a little chipping around the DJ spine look through. ; 0 30536 
Price: 23.45 USD
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Code of the West; The Great Tonto Basin Abduction, Grey, Zane
9 Code of the West; The Great Tonto Basin Abduction Grey, Zane
N Y, N Y Grosset & Dunlap [1934] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 pages; No publisher's code on c/r page. DJ with light edgewear. Photographed in Brodart acylic. Early printing. Light wrinkling. ; 0 30529 
Price: 23.45 USD
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10 COLORADO, Bromfield, Louis
May not be noted. Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Bromfield, Louis Colorado, NY, Harper & Brothers, 1947 hardbound with no dustjakcet, 1st? ? Very good condiiton no dust jacket WESTERN ; 0 6471 
Price: 13.11 USD
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DRIFT FENCE, Grey, Zane
11 DRIFT FENCE Grey, Zane
N Y, N Y Grosset & Dunlap [1933] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good+ dust jacket 
; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; No publisher's code on c/r page. DJ with only very minor edgewear. Photographed in plastic. Early printing. Light wrinkling. Owner's name on first blank. ; 0 30530 
Price: 30.97 USD
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DRIFT FENCE, Grey, Zane
12 DRIFT FENCE Grey, Zane
N Y, N Y Grosset & Dunlap [1933] Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket 
; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; No publisher's code on c/r page. DJ with only very minor edgewear. Early printing. ; 0 30533 
Price: 32.85 USD
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DRIFT FENCE, Zane Grey
13 DRIFT FENCE Zane Grey
N Y, N Y P F Collier & Son [1933, 1929] Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
8vo 8" - 9" tall; 314 pages; Plain white DJ ; 0 30535 
Price: 28.15 USD
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FAMOUS SHERIFFS & WESTERN OUTLAWS., Raine, William MacLeod
14 FAMOUS SHERIFFS & WESTERN OUTLAWS. Raine, William MacLeod
Garden City Garden City 1929 Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Outlaws; Crime; Cowboy; Law Enforcement; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 294 pages; Contetns clean and sound, end papers with scattered toning. The scarce DJ with paper loss at upper rt corner and tear at lower rt corner. ; 0 31342 
Price: 28.15 USD
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FIGHTING CARAVANS With Illustrations from the Paramount Picture Featuring Gary Cooper, Grey, Zane
15 FIGHTING CARAVANS With Illustrations from the Paramount Picture Featuring Gary Cooper Grey, Zane
NY Grosset & Dunlap 1929 First Edition Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket 
Photoplay; Photographs; 8vo; Light Sunning and moderate wear to spine; 0 12839 
Price: 65.49 USD
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FORBIDDEN TRAIL, Willsie, Honore
16 FORBIDDEN TRAIL Willsie, Honore
May not be noted. First Edition Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Owen, R. Emmett 
FICTION; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Willsie Honore, Illustrated by Owen, R. Emmett The Forbidden Trail New York: Frederick A Stokes Company, 1919. Hard Cover. First Edition. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. A handsome red cloth volume with bright gilt on cover, gilt lettering on spine is sunned somewhat. ; 0 5521 
Price: 13.99 USD
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KEN WARD IN THE JUNGLE., Grey, Zane
17 KEN WARD IN THE JUNGLE. Grey, Zane
N Y, N Y Grosset & Dunlap [1912] [1940] Hardcover Good in Very Good dust jacket 
; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 309 [4] pages; No publisher's code on c/r page. Orange cloth, lettered . Pages toned. Ink stamped ownership first blank recto. DJ slightly chipped, still bright. ; 0 30551 
Price: 23.45 USD
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KING OF THE MESA, Hayes, Timothy
18 KING OF THE MESA Hayes, Timothy
Phoenix Press 1938 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Lacking front free end paper, light bubbling to spine, tape stains on covers- see graphic; 0 18094 
Price: 25.33 USD
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LETTERS TO ESQ. PEDANT, IN THE EAST, Lorenzo Altisonant
19 LETTERS TO ESQ. PEDANT, IN THE EAST Lorenzo Altisonant
Cambridge City, Wayne CO D. K. Winder, Printer. 1844 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Good+ with no dust jacket 
12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 64 pages; An Emigrant to the West. Published for the Benefit of Youth: By a Lover of the Studious. Thin 12mo 6 1/8 by 4 1/2 inches. [errata leaf], [glossary leaf], [title leaf], [III]-VII, [i], [9]-64pp. Quarter blue cloth and paper-covered boards. Wear to surface and edges of covers. Dampstained, foxed, fep worn with owner’s penciling, old inkstains to rep, old ink scribbling to ffep. A humorous little book that misapplies and fabricates words. For instance, in a letter from Aquaticville July 30th, 1842, “One day the solar sphere had culminated, being much defatigued from continuous insolation, I gave way to a recubation under an umbrageous tree continguous to the went, for the purpose of exercising my mandibles and masticators upon the contents of my viaticum…Soon as my ophalmic organs had undergone entire patefaction, I realized nubiferous gales in operation… The streams assumed ampliations that might be called a local cataclysm. Aqueous dominations prevailed on earth; igneous puissance predominated in the nubiferous regions and a resistless ventosity maintained awful boations in the atmosphere. ” –pp12-13. Quite a scarce little tome of interest to philologists, collectors of both Juvenile and early Western USA materialas well as textbooks. Will always hold its own as one of the most curious books in the field of American textbooks. W/C locates but 17 copies in collections. 15.7cm tall. 1st issue. Walker 385 who got her entry from Wilberforce Eames. The 1850 second edition of this strange work, with its endless Rabelaisian sequences of archaic words. He young tykes are encouraged to cultivate their little pates with such stupefying jawbreakers as “cynogetics, ” “funambulist, ” “thrasonically, ” and “xeraphthalmy. " The second edition was published in Cincinnati, 1850- that edition is substantially different from the first; having undergone thorough revision. Binding solid. ; 0 34325 
Price: 1034.00 USD
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LONESOME RIVER JUSTICE, Hankins, R. M.
20 LONESOME RIVER JUSTICE Hankins, R. M.
May not be noted. Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; Hankins, R M. Lonesome River Justice NY Grosset & Dunlap (1943) . 250pp; 0 5868 
Price: 13.11 USD
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