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1 Adams, Andy The Log of a Cowboy, The Outlet, The Matchmaker
Boston Houghton Mifflin First Cloth Very Good No jackets as Issued Book E. Boyd Smith, 
Olive green cloth bindings with colorful gilt panels at top of front of each. The outlet also has a colorful cowboy on the front and the Matchmaker has a large cowboy figure and star as well. Gilt titles and designs on spines. Thse are first editions of Adams' first works. The frontispieces are protected by the original tissue guards. Only the slightest shelfear and the books are tight and clean. Former owners names in pencil in two and in ink on the third. The Outlet is signed across the title page "Respt. yours Andy Adams . Sold as a set, mails as three books. Bright additions to cowman or collector library. 
Price: 450.00 USD
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2 Adams, Andy and Wilson M. Hudson, Editor Why The Chisolm Trail Forks and Other Tales of the Cattle Country
Texas 1956 Hardcover Very Good Very Good Book Malcolm Thurgood 
Orange and black jacket over orange cloth book. Jacket is uniformly faded to lighter color on spine, now in mylar cover. Light wear top of spine. Stories the cowhands told around the campfires of long ago. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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3 Adams, Ansel Yosemite and The Rnge of Light
NY New York Graphic Society 1980 Third Printing Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Book Ap. 12 X 15" Adams Signed by Author(s)
Red over Grey cloth binding in grey pictorial dust jacket. This is one of a special edition prepared for Time-Life subscribers and is signed by Ansel Adams on a plate affixed to the front free endpaper. The large format provides nice reproductions of Adam's stunning photographs. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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4 Adams, Ramon and Homer E. Britzman and Karl Yost Charles M. Russell The Cowboy Artist
Oasadena Trail's End 1948 First Cloth Near Fine No Jacket Book Russell 
Dark red cloth wiuth gilt lettering and designs on spine. No jacket, perhaps as issued? Index and biographical checklist. Full page color and smaller black and white Russell illustrations. One of teh definitive books about the cowboy artist. 
Price: 120.00 USD
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5 Amsden, Charles Avery Navaho Weaving
Glorieta, NM Rio Grande Press 1982 Reprint (1934) Leather Fine No Jacket, as Issued. Book 
A Rio Grande Press classic in turquoise leather binding with red and gilt titles and design on cover. Tom Lea was the colorist for the folding Saxony yarn serape facsimile bound in after the front free endpaper. Navajo design rugs depicted on endpapers. History of Navaho designes, dyes and weaving. Notes and index. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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6 Arnold, Owen Wildlife in the Southwest
Banks Upshaw andCo. Dallas 1936, Second printing Hardcover Very Good Book 
Very Good Dark blue with pictoral cover. An informal introduction to "outdoor citizens" of the Southwestern states. Was adopted as a schoolbook in Texas in 1930's. White paint spots on back cover. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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7 Baker, T. Lindsay Field Guide to American Windmills
Norman Oklahoma 1987 0806119012 / 9780806119014 2nd Printing Cloth Fine Fine Book 
Black cloth with gray inset mills on cover. Pictorial jacket. Large oblong format. Many illustrations, plus two ephemera items related to windmills laid in. Handsome book with photos gleaned from museum collections and from manufacturers. The definitive book on American windmills. Foreword by historian Donald E. Green. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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8 Bartholomew, Ed Western Hard-Cases
Ruidoso, NM Ruidoso, NM: Frontier, 1960 1960 First Edition Cloth Near Fine Near Fine Book 
Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. First Edition. Factual accounts of a hundred "hard-cases" of the early west. Most are outlaws named Smith, or those (perhaps Henry McCarty was one) that chose the Smith alias. Intro and short bios from Al Smith to Windy Smith. 
Price: 55.00 USD
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9 Billington, Monroe L. New Mexico's Buffalo Soldiers, 1866-1900
Boulder, CO, U.S.A. Boulder, CO, U.S.A.: University Press of Colorado, 1991 1991 0870812335 / 9780870812330 2nd Printing Hardcover As New As New Book 
Hard Cover. As New/As New. 2nd Printing. Comprehensive account of the role of black soldiers in New Mexico Territory in teh opening of the West. Map showing forts. Unread, pristine copy. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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10 Brent, William, Photo Illustrations The Complete and Factual Life of Billy the Kid
NY NY: Frederick Fell, 1964 1964 First Edition Cloth and Boards Very Good Very Good Book Photo Illustrations 
Cloth and Boards. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Quarter tan cloth over boards binding with black and gilt titles to spine. Bright orange pictorial jacket. Story debunks much of teh myth of the Outlaw. By the son of one of Pat Garrett's deputies. About as close to hearsay from firsthand accounts as exists. 
Price: 45.00 USD
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11 Carleton, Major James Henry An Excursion to the Ruins of Abo, Quarra and Gran Quivira in New Mexico in 1853
Santa Fe Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1965 1965 First Limited Cloth As New As New Book 5 1/2 X 7" 
Cloth. As New/As New. First Limited. 5 1/2 X 7". Stagecoach Press Southwestern Series No. 1. Limited to 750 copies. Introduction by publisher Jack Rittenhouse. Said to be the first reprint since 1855. Plat of Gran Quivira National Monument as frontispiece. On Nekoosaq vellum paper, using a hand operated press, with handset headings. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Carr, Capt. Camillus Cavalryman in Indian Country
Ashland, OR Lewis Osborne 1974 First, Limited Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 
No. 564 of 600 copies, printed in black and red on laid finish paper. Type set by hand. Hand-bound iin natural buckram with textured paper sides. Plain jacket, lightly sunned, in protector. Announcement laid in. Foreword by Dan Thrapp. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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13 Carroll, John M. Custer in Texas: An Interrrupted Narrative
Sol Lewis/Liveright, NY 1975 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Very good, no jacket, perhaps as isssued? A collection of articles, orders, anecdotes and military reports and histories relating to Custer while he served in Texass. Illustrations by Cisneros and Schiwetz; photos and woodcuts. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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14 Charles M. Russell Pen and Ink Drawings (Book No. 1)
Pasadena Trail's End 1946 First Edition Decorative Boards Very Good No Jacket, as Issued. Book 9" X 12" Author 
Light blue hard stock cover with blue cloth backstrip. Five inch square paper label with skull design on front. Seventeen page size drawings with printed titles underneath. Black drawings in distinctive Russell style are on good quality paper, and are nicely reproduced. 
Price: 70.00 USD
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15 Corle, Edwin Billy the KId
N. Y. N. Y.: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1953 1953 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Edition. Signed by Author. It's Fiction, as Chapter two has Billy killing a chinese laundryman with a knife, yet Corle gets a lot of it close to what are believed to be the facts. Bright pictorial jacket with small whitish spot to upper spine. 
Price: 80.00 USD
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16 Cunningham, Frank General Stand Watie's Confederate Indians
San Antonio Naylor 1959 First Edition Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 
History of Stand Watie, the only Native American to attain general officer rank in the Confederacy. Several battles in Arkansas and Southern Missouri are described. Also traces the backgrounds of the five civilized tribes and why they chose to fight for teh Confederates. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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17 Dale, Edward Everett The Range Cattle Industry
Norman Oklahoma 1930 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 
Dark green cloth with gold steer head design on front. Spine is faded lighter, but letering is still clear. Well regarded history of teh rane cattle industry. Reprinted years later, but this is the first priting. Photographs, maps, index, 216 pages. In mylar protector. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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18 Debo, Angie The Cowman's Southwest, Being the Reminisciences of Oliver Nelson
Glendale, CA Clark 1953 First Cloth Very Good Very Good Book 
Typical Arthur Clark red cloth binding in brown poaper dust jacket with typed titles on spine of jacket. Nelson was freighter, camp cook, cowboy and frontiersman in Texas, Oklahoma and Indian Territory 1878 - 1893. 
Price: 250.00 USD
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19 Dippie, Brian W. Looking at Russell
Ft. Worth Amon Carter Museum 1987 First Cloth Near Fine Very Good Book 
Cream cloth binding with black titles. Colorful pictorial dust jacket. A critical review of Russell, jhis techniques and his influences. Shows evolution of Russell's career, his development as a painter and his shift toward a romantic realism. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Dippie, Brian W., Editor Charles M. Russell, Word Painter Letters 1887-1926
Fort Worth Amon Carter Museum 1993 0810937646 / 9780810937642 Cloth As New As New Book 
Hefty volume, approx. 12 x 12 x 1 3/4". in red cloth binding with colorful pictorial jacket, in protector. Jacket has color illustrated facsimile letters, front and back. Profusely illustrated. Text describes setting and context of Russell's handwritten letters to his friends. 435 pages. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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