Palo Alto, California: American West Publishing Company, .
Seller ID: 00537sc
Octavo, red cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, 352 pp. Near-Fine, with light foxing (age darkened spotting) to edges, in a Very Good dust jacket with edgewear that includes several small chips. Ò...A warm, human biography of a frontier doctor who not only brought his compassion and healing talents to the rugged country of southern Colorado, but who envisioned the land as one of myriad opportunities and numerous challenges. By the time he reached his mid-thirties (circa 1866) Michael Beshoar had participated on both sides in the Civil War as a surgeon, had established a private medical practic... View More...
New York: Dodd, Mead & Company, .
Seller ID: 30436s
Quarto, brown cloth (hardcover), 119 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner signiture, in a Good dust jacket with some soiling to covers and shelfwear that includes several chips along top edge. ÒA noted artist-illustrator presents a pictorial gallery of the men and women of the American fronteir West -- the personalities who made it the rough-and-ready, always colorful, sometimes cruel palce it was. Here you meet -- in pencil portraits, background drawings, and through word sketches that capture the essence and flavor of each character -- the cowboy, rancher, stagecoach bandit, marshal, riverboa... View More...
New York: Henry Holt and Company, (1995).
Seller ID: qms1662
Quarto, black cloth (hardcover), map illus. endpapers, 272 pp. Near-Fine, with former-owner bookplate, in a badly torn dust jacket. From dust jacket: Before the railroad came, in the time just after the last war with the Sioux, L. A. Huffman came to Fort Keogh as post photographer. He set up a studio in Miles City. He went into forbidden reservations among the Indians. He trekked through Montana territory, went on hunting expeditions for the bear, the buffalo, and the buck. He ranched to make ends meet. He explored deep into Yellowstone country, made pictures there of sights no white m... View More...
New York: Alfred A. Knopf, (2000). First Edition.
Seller ID: 9834gcs
Octavo, black & brown boards (hardcover), gilt letters, map illus. endpapers, uncut, xii + 368 pp. Fine in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. From dust jacket: From 1610, when the Spanish founded the city of Santa Fe, to the 1860s, when the railroad brought unprecedented changes: here is the full, fascinating story of the great Santa Fe Trail which ran between Missouri and Kansas and New Mexico -- a lifeline to and from the Southwest for more than two centuries. Drawing from letters, journals, expedition reports, business records, and newspaper stories, David Dary -- one of our foremost... View More...
Francestown, NH: Marshall Jones Company, 1985. First Edition.
Seller ID: vas772
Signed and inscribed by the Author. Octavo, red textured boards (hardcover), gilt letters, 83 pp. Fine in a Fine, mylar protected dust jacket. From Introduction: Ever since I headed west and climbed atop Persimmon Hill to join the Cowboy Hall of Fame, I've had an insatiable appetite for trick roping. After watching that choice old film of Will Rogers' , The Ropin' Fool, dozens of times, it still beats me how he could spin those big, lazy loops so effortlessly. I've stared endlessly at photos of legendary ropers like Chester Byers and Junior Eskew and the dashing Mexican charros who compe... View More...
Columbus, Ohio: Long's College Book Co., 1951.
Seller ID: els2906
Octavo, illus. burgundy cloth (hardcover), gitl letters and decorations to upper cover, 750 pp. Fine; in a Very Good dust jacket, in protective mylar wrapper, with edgewear that includes light chipping. View More...
Octavo, red & gray cloth (hardcover), gilt letters, xvii, 338 pp. Fine in a Fine dust jacket. From dust jacket: In 177, John Bigelow Jr. and seventy-five other cadets graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York, after which he chronicled his experiences, observations, opinions, and musings as a young Cavalry lieutenant in Texas. Sixty of the new lieutenants, including Bigelow and seventeen others who were assigned to black regiments called Buffalo Soldiers, soon departed for the frontier where they were scattered over numerous small and often ramshackle posts ... View More...