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The American Heritage Book of Great Adventures of the Old West

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: American Heritage Press: 1969

Seller ID: 017937


Hardcover. In very good condition with a good DJ, chipped and creased, now in a mylar cover. Twenty articles written by historians, poets, admirers of America's past, and a United States senator. Where is the money for your next meal coming from? Some of the early settlers had no idea. View more info

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Powder River Invasion War on the Rustlers in 1892

By: A S Mercer, John Mercer Boots

Price: $500.00

Publisher: Self Published: 1923

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017933


Small hardcover, no DJ. In good condition, moderate bumping to spine ends and corners, minor cover staining, front hinge is beginning to separate, pages are toning, text is clear and clean. This is a 1923 printing of the extremely rare 1894 book written by Asa Shinn Mercer. Even this 1923 edition is scarce. This is the story of the Johnson County, Wyoming, war pitting the settlers (rustlers) against the cattle barons of the day. A S Mercer was not originally on the side ... View more info

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John Harris Behan: Sacrificed Sheriff

By: Alexander, Bob

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Silver City, New Mexico, U.S.A., High Lonesome Books: 2002

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 017971


Hardcover. As new, DJ in mylar cover. First Edition, Limited Edition of 500 copies. Lawman and public servant, Civil War volunteer, twice a state legislator and Yuma Prison Superintendent. And sometimes portrayed as a villain in the Tombstone conflicts with Wyatt Earp. View more info

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Banditti of the Rocky Mountains and Vigilance Committee in Idaho An Authentic Record of Startling Adventures in the Gold Mines of Idaho

By: Anonymous

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ross & Haines Inc: 1964

Seller ID: 017896


Hardcover. In near fine condition. Notes and Bibliography by Jerome Peltier. Reprint of scarce 1865 publication with predated Thomas J Dimsdale's work by a few months. An accurate and certainly an eye witness account of the crimes of the Slade gang. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #131.The editor's research is based upon a photostatic copy of the original edition in the University of Washington Library, coupled with personal interviews and much reading of files of newspapers of t... View more info

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The Wild Bunch at Robbers Roost

By: Baker, Pearl

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Abelard-Schuman: 1971

Seller ID: 017909


Hardcover. In near fine condition, front endpapers lightly toned from lain-in newspaper clipping. DJ is very good and covered in mylar. Includes a newspaper advertisement dated Jan. 1, 1972, for this book. Pearl Baker's family's ranch included Robbers Roost and she heard many of the legends and knew many people who remembered the outlaws. Additional research resulted in this book. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #121. View more info

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Robbers Roost Recollections

By: Baker, Pearl

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Utah State University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017911


Hardcover. In near fine condition, previous owner's markings on half-title page. DJ is very good, has small pink stain on front cover, back cover has some minor moisture staining, in mylar cover now. Author signed on title page. Contains a gift inscription, showing that this book was the property of Helen Papanikolaw, Utah writer and historian. Ranch life: doing without much water and trying to keep a bunch of cows together in what must have been an excellent place to lo... View more info

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Badge and Buckshot: Lawlessness in Old California

By: Boessenecker, John

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017898


Hardcover. In near fine condition. Some of the characters mentioned in this book are: Ben Thorn, John C Boggs, Tom Bell, Rattlesnake Dick, Ben and Dudly Johnson, the Tulare Twins, Kid Thompson, Steve Venard, Bill Miner. View more info

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Robbers Rogues and Ruffians: True Tales of the Wild West

By: Bryan, Howard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A., Clear Light Pub: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017955


Trade paperback. In very good condition, cover has light edgewear. Signed by author on half-title page. Appears to be tales of New Mexican bandits of various sorts, including one female. Short stories that will amaze and amuse you as follow the infamous escapades in the Old West. View more info

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Vigilante!

By: Burrows, William E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017886


Hardcover. In very good condition, with a good DJ, has a small tear, small soil mark on back and some leftover glue from tag on front, now in mylar. Stated first edition. The stories of Americans - then and now - guarding each other! View more info

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Montana's Righteous Hangmen: The Vigilantes in Action

By: Callaway, Llewellyn Link

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, Oklahoma, U.S.A., Univ of Oklahoma Pr: 1982

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 019778


Hardcover. Near fine condition, with a good DJ, has light soiling and a tear at the top of the spine. On the day Joseph A. Slade was hanged by the Montana Vigilantes, he carried the severed ears of one of his victims in his pocket. But he is also credited with efficiently organizing and managing the Overland state route and clearing its way of desperadoes. View more info

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Outlaws of the Old West

By: Carl W Breihan

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017902


Hardcover. In very good condition, top of spine bumped, small paper stain at top of front endpaper. DJ is good, has light foxing on front and back, in mylar protector now. Jesse James, the Younger brothers, Billy the Kid, Sam Bass, the Daltons, and more. Author researched old newspaper files, city records and local museums to write this book. View more info

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Tom Horn: Blood on the Moon Dark History of the Murderous Cattle Detective

By: Carlson, Chip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Glendo, Wyoming, U.S.A., High Plains Pr: 2001

Seller ID: 017958


Trade paperback. As new. Tom Horn was a notorious cattle detective. Did Tom Horn kill Willie Nickell? He was a death sentence to rustlers and the devil incarnate to homesteaders in late nineteenth century Wyoming. View more info

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Six Racy Madams of Colorado

By: Caroline Bancroft

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Johnson Publishing: 1975

Seller ID: 018001


Softcover. Fifth edition. In very good condition, light cover soiling. Jennie Rogers, Mattie Silks, Laura Evans, Lillian Powers, Pearl de Vere, Cock-Eyed Liz. View more info

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Under Cover for Wells Fargo The Unvarnished Recollections of Fred Dodge

By: Carolyn Lake

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017974


Hardcover. In very good condition, minor corner bumping, slight slant to spine, previous owner markings on front endpaper and half-title page, some minor soiling to outside page edges. DJ has some minor chipping and creasing, now in mylar cover. Stated first printing. Fred Dodge was an under-cover detective for the Wells Fargo freight/stage line, spending early years in Tombstone, Arizona, where he knew and was a friend of Wyatt Earp and his brothers. Adams - Six Guns (R... View more info

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Cowboy Capital of the World: The Saga of Dodge City

By: Carter, Samuel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Doubleday: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017975


Hardcover. In very good condition, minor foxing outside page edges. DJ has minor chipping and creasing, spine lightly sunned, in mylar cover. Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Big Nose Kate - the truth behind the legend. View more info

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Virgil Earp: Western Peace Officer

By: Chaput, Donald

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Wichita, Kansas, U.S.A., Affiliated Writers of Amer: 1994

Seller ID: 017953


Hardcover. In near fine condition, DJ has some sun lightening on the spine, in mylar cover now. The story of Virgil Earp's 25 year law enforcement career. View more info

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The Rustler Business

By: Charles B Penrose

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Douglas Budget:

Seller ID: 018007


Softcover. In near fine condition, very minor soiling of covers. In 1914 Dr. Charles B. Penrose accompanied the invaders as official surgeon. This is his version of the Johnson County War, found in the Wyoming Stock Grower's Association archives. There is also information on Tom Horn. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1712. Rare. View more info

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The Outlaw Trail: A History of Butch Cassidy and His Wild Bunch

By: Charles Kelly

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York, Devin-Adair: 1959

Edition: First Trade

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017967


Hardcover. In very good condition, owner's name front endpaper. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, two small sections missing, now in mylar cover. First trade edition after self-published edition. Signed and dated on half-title page. Hole-in-the-Wall, Brown's Hole, and Robber's Roost, Butch Cassidy and the Wild Bunch. Adams - Six Guns (R) - #1221. View more info

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The Outlaw Trail

By: Charles Kelly

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Bonanza: 1958

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 017978


Hardcover. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends, previous owner has taped rear flap from a different state DJ inside the front cover, previous owner markings on front endpaper and inside rear cover. DJ has minor chipping and creasing, now in mylar cover. Laid in items have one fold, horizontally across the middle of the page. Signed by the author on the half-title page. Laid in, 4 pages (197-200) from Volume 39 (1971) of the Utah Historical Qua... View more info

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A Sketch of Sam Bass The Bandit

By: Charles L Martin

Price: $35.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017906


Hardcover. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has been price-clipped and has some edgewear, now in mylar. Sam Bass is perhaps the most notorious Texas outlaw of the 1870's. His brief criminal career lasted but four years, but he and his band robbed trains, stages, and stores from the Dakota Territory to the Mexican border. View more info