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  • Doig, Ivan.
    THIS HOUSE OF SKY: Landscapes of a Western Mind.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1979.). Doig's first book, an account of growing up in the rugged Montana wilderness with his restless father and his grandmother. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-15-6899825.

    Condition: Very good (prev owner's name.)

    Book ID: 42513
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    MOUNTAIN TIME.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Scribner's, (1999.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in Seattle, San Francisco, Montana, and Alaska,this novel is the story of a generation, shaped by the sixties, which has reached its time of reckoning, and of a man who must uncover secrets of his past. 316 pp. ISBN: 0-684-83295X.

    Condition: Very near fine in a fine dustjacket (date written inside front endpaper.).

    Book ID: 35746
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    HEART EARTH: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of his family's move from defense housing in boomtown Arizona to the Montana high country during World War II - based mostly upon letters written by his mother. ISBN: 0-689-121377.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 20321
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    HEART EARTH: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1993. dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The story of his family's move from defense housing in boomtown Arizona to the Montana high country during World War II - based mostly upon letters written by his mother. SIGNED by the author. 160 pp. ISBN: 0-689-121377.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 30528
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  • THIS HOUSE OF SKY: Landscapes of a Western Mind. by Doig, Ivan.
    Doig, Ivan.
    THIS HOUSE OF SKY: Landscapes of a Western Mind.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, (1979.). Doig's first book, an account of growing up in the rugged Montana wilderness with his restless father and his grandmother. 314 pp. ISBN: 0-15-6899825.

    Condition: Very good.

    Book ID: 51781
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    HEART EARTH: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of his family's move from defense housing in boomtown Arizona to the Montana high country during World War II - based mostly upon letters written by his mother, and left to him by his uncle only many years after her death. This is the story of rediscovery of his mother through her own words, many years after he wrote about his family in his 1978 book 'This House of Sky.' 160 pp. ISBN: 0-689-121377.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dustjacket (price-clipped).

    Book ID: 31195
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  • SWEET THUNDER. by Doig, Ivan.
    Doig, Ivan.
    SWEET THUNDER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Riverhead Books, 2013. dj. Hardcover first edition - Set in 1920s Butte, Montana, where Morrie Morgan has been drawn back by a quirky bequest which leads to his becoming the editor of 'The Thunder' the fledging union newspaper daring to stand up to the Anaconda Copper Mining Company. 305 pp.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 68841
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  • Doig, Ivan.
    HEART EARTH: A Memoir.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Atheneum, 1993. dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of his family's move from defense housing in boomtown Arizona to the Montana high country during World War II - based mostly upon letters written by his mother, and left to him by his uncle only many years after her death. This is the story of rediscovery of his mother through her own words, many years after he wrote about his family in his 1978 book 'This House of Sky.' 160 pp. ISBN: 0-689-121377.

    Condition: Fine in a fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 16056
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  • Dunne, John Gregory.
    QUINTANA & FRIENDS

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Dutton, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of non-fiction - underlying these thirty-three essays is a single thread: "the confrontation between a transplanted Easterner's sensibilities and the culture of the contemporary West. Dunne finds his subjects in a tiny desert community on the edge of Death Valley, in a missile silo in Montana, in a town on San Francisco Bay with memories of being leveled during a World War II munitions explosion. He inhales the aroma of a small-time fight club; he experiences the doldrums of a road trip with a big-league baseball team; he visits a private detective who specializes in lost cat capers and spends the day with a stunt man who falls…

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    New York: Dutton, (1978.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of non-fiction - underlying these thirty-three essays is a single thread: "the confrontation between a transplanted Easterner's sensibilities and the culture of the contemporary West. Dunne finds his subjects in a tiny desert community on the edge of Death Valley, in a missile silo in Montana, in a town on San Francisco Bay with memories of being leveled during a World War II munitions explosion. He inhales the aroma of a small-time fight club; he experiences the doldrums of a road trip with a big-league baseball team; he visits a private detective who specializes in lost cat capers and spends the day with a stunt man who falls on his head for a living.... Taken together, they represent John Gregory Dunne at his best-which is to say, a remarkably perceptive and highly entertaining look at American life." Quintana is the name of Dunne and his wife, Joan Didion's daughter. 282 pp. ISBN: 0-525186751.

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    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket. (crease to dj flap, nick at top of dj spine.)

    Book ID: 39098
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  • THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero. by Egan, Timothy.
    Egan, Timothy.
    THE IMMORTAL IRISHMAN: The Irish Revolutionary Who Became an American Hero.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Hardcover first edition - A biography by this award-winning author of "one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony. He escaped and six months later was heralded in the streets of New York the revolutionary hero, back from the dead, at the dawn of the great Irish immigration to America. Meaghers rebirth in America included his leading the newly formed Irish Brigade from New York in many of…

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    New York & Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016. Hardcover first edition - A biography by this award-winning author of "one of the most fascinating and colorful Irishman in nineteenth-century America. A dashing young orator during the Great Famine of the 1840s, in which a million of his Irish countrymen died, Thomas Francis Meagher led a failed uprising against British rule, for which he was banished to a Tasmanian prison colony. He escaped and six months later was heralded in the streets of New York the revolutionary hero, back from the dead, at the dawn of the great Irish immigration to America. Meaghers rebirth in America included his leading the newly formed Irish Brigade from New York in many of the fiercest battles of the Civil War Bull Run, Antietam, Fredericksburg. The hero's last chapter, as territorial governor of Montana, was a romantic quest for a true home in the far frontier. His death has long been a mystery to which Egan brings haunting, colorful new evidence." Photographs, source notes, index. xv, 368 pp. ISBN: 978-0544272880.

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    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 83138
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  • Emmons, Jasen.
    COWBOY ANGST.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York SOHO Press, (c.1985.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Story of law school drop out considering pursuing his lifelong dream of being in a country-western band. ISBN: 1-56947-0219.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket (as new.)

    Book ID: 28145
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  • THE HORSE WHISPERER. by Evans, Nicholas.
    Evans, Nicholas.
    THE HORSE WHISPERER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set on a ranch in Montana, and basis for the popular movie of the same name featuring Robert Redford. ISBN: 0-385-315236.

    Condition: SIGNED by author on a pasted-in bookplate. Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 23846
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  • THE HORSE WHISPERER. by Evans, Nicholas.
    Evans, Nicholas.
    THE HORSE WHISPERER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Delacorte, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, and basis for the popular movie of the same name featuring Robert Redford. 404 pp. ISBN: 0-385-315236.

    Condition: INSCRIBED ("for Richard" ) by author on the title page. Near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 49354
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  • TUMBLEWORDS: Writers Reading the West. by Fox, William L., editor.
    Fox, William L., editor.
    TUMBLEWORDS: Writers Reading the West.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    Reno, NV: University of Nevada Press, (1995). First edition - Collects works by 72 western writers - featuring poets, novelists, short-story writers and essayists from Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming (the selections are arranged by state) Among the authors are Kim Barnes, William Johnson, Lorna Dee Cervantes, Jonathan Penner, Dennis Hickman and many others, Foreword by Donald Meyer and an introduction by the editor, William L. Fox. Map, notes on contributors, index of authors and titles. A title in the Western Literature Series.xxv, 377 pp.. Review copy with publisher's material laid in. ISBN: 0-874172713.

    Condition: Very near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67213
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  • NIGHT SWIMMING: Stories. by Fromm, Pete.
    Fromm, Pete.
    NIGHT SWIMMING: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Picador, (1999.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A collection of thirteen stories by this Montana author. SIGNED on the title page. 182 pp. ISBN: 0-312-209363.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 55857
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  • DRY RAIN: Stories. by Fromm, Pete.
    Fromm, Pete.
    DRY RAIN: Stories.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Lyons and Burford, (1997.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - HIs fourth book, a collection of sixteen stories by this Montana author, stories set in the American West about ordinary people in extraordinary situations. SIGNED on the title page. Winner of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Award. The title story was the basis for a short film starring James LeGros and Nathan Gamble215 pp. ISBN: 1558215549.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 64895
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  • GOING TO THE SUN. by George, Jean Craighead.
    George, Jean Craighead.
    GOING TO THE SUN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Row, (1976) dj. Hardcover first edition - Young adult novel set in Montana's Mission Mountain Range by this Newbery award winning author. 132 pp. ISBN: 0-06-0219424.

    Condition: Fine in very good dust jacket (price-clipped)

    Book ID: 58404
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  • A LAST BRIDGE HOME: New and Selected Poems. by Gerber, Dan
    Gerber, Dan
    A LAST BRIDGE HOME: New and Selected Poems.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Livingston, MT: Clark City Press, (1992.). First edition - Includes selections from The Revenant, Depature, and Snow on the Backs of Animals as well as a significant section of new poems. 162 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 57808
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  • UNDER THE BIG SKY: A Biography of A. B. Guthrie Jr. by [Guthrie, A. B. Jr] Benson, Jackson J.
    [Guthrie, A. B. Jr] Benson, Jackson J.
    UNDER THE BIG SKY: A Biography of A. B. Guthrie Jr.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, (2009). First edition - "Author of The Big Sky series, The Way West, and the screenplay for the classic Shane, among many other timeless stories of frontier mountain men, icon of Western literature A. B. Bud Guthrie Jr. brought a blazing realism to the story of the West. . .. [this biography] details the life and work of this true giant on the Western literary landscape." Notes and documentation, index. xii, 316 pp.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 67291
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  • GOING LOCAL. by Harrison, Jamie
    Harrison, Jamie
    GOING LOCAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1996.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The second Blue Deer mystery, featuring Jules Clement, the sheriff of this small town in Montana. INSCRIBED on the title page and dated in the year of publication. 323 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-61088.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 60489
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  • THE EDGE OF THE CRAZIES by Harrison, Jamie
    Harrison, Jamie
    THE EDGE OF THE CRAZIES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, 1995. dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised first book by the daughter of writer Jim Harrison (with dustjacket comments from such writers as Peter Matthiessen, Rick Bass, James Crumley and others) - a mystery set in rural Montana. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-60855.

    Condition: Near fine in a near fine dustjacket (hint of spine slant.)

    Book ID: 33031
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  • THE EDGE OF THE CRAZIES. by Harrison, Jamie.
    Harrison, Jamie.
    THE EDGE OF THE CRAZIES.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1995.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Highly praised first book by the daughter of writer Jim Harrison (with dustjacket comments from such writers as Peter Matthiessen, Rick Bass, James Crumley and others) - a mystery set in rural Montana. SIGNED on the title page. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-60855.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 52466
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  • THE EDGE OF THE CRAZIES by Harrison, Jamie
    Harrison, Jamie
    THE EDGE OF THE CRAZIES

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1995) dj. Hardcover first edition - Highly praised first book by the daughter of writer Jim Harrison (with dustjacket comments from such writers as Peter Matthiessen, Rick Bass, James Crumley and others) - a mystery set in rural Montana. 321 pp. ISBN: 0-7868-60855.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60618
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  • GOING LOCAL. by Harrison, Jamie
    Harrison, Jamie
    GOING LOCAL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Hyperion, (1996.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The second Blue Deer mystery, featuring Jules Clement, the sheriff of this small town in Montana. ISBN: 0-7868-61088.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 18474
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  • THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER. by Harrison, Jim.
    Harrison, Jim.
    THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Grove Press, (2010.) dj. Hardcover first edition - A collection of three novellas by one of our best writers - includes the title story (told in the voice of a home-schooled 15 year old girl in rural Montana) and Brown Dog Redux and The Games of Night (a retired werewolf tries to lead a normal life.) 308 pp. ISBN: 978-0802119346.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64753
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  • THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER. by Harrison, Jim.
    Harrison, Jim.
    THE FARMER'S DAUGHTER.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Grove Press, (2010.). First edition - A collection of three novellas by one of our best writers - includes the title story (told in the voice of a home-schooled 15 year old girl in rural Montana) and Brown Dog Redux and The Games of Night (a retired werewolf tries to lead a normal life.) 308 pp.

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers. A very uncommon advance issue.

    Book ID: 52720
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  • THE LADY IN KICKING HORSE RESERVOIR. by Hugo, Richard (1923-1982)
    Hugo, Richard (1923-1982)
    THE LADY IN KICKING HORSE RESERVOIR.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    New York: Norton, (1973). SIGNED - His fourth collection of poems - although many of these are set in Montana, where Hugo lived and taught for years, they are far more than just "regional" poetry. The final poem "Degrees of Gray in Philipsburg" is one of his best known and most widely anthologized and in its bleakness it is more appropriate now than when it was written "The principal supporting business now is/ rage. Hatred of the various grays/ the mountain sends. Hatred of the mill." Warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page to another poet "For -- who will never end in a reservoir. Fondly, Dick." 79 pp. ISBN: 0-39300936X.

    Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 70156
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  • GO BY GO. by Jackson, Jon A.
    Jackson, Jon A.
    GO BY GO.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: Dennis McMillan Publications, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An historical novel, set in Butte Montana where a young Pinkerton detective was sent to assist in busting the union, when the miners spontaneously walked out after a deadly accident, activities which result in the murder of union activist Frank Little. One review comments that Jackson, "best known for his Fang Mulheisen detective series, has taken a little-known historical incident and woven it into a fascinating tapestry of time, place, atmosphere, and character." SIGNED on the half title page. 278 pp. Photographic endpapers. ISBN: 0-939767317.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82018
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  • GO BY GO. by Jackson, Jon A.
    Jackson, Jon A.
    GO BY GO.

    Edition: First printing.

    Tucson: Dennis McMillan Publications, (1998). SIGNED hardcover first edition - An historical novel, set in Butte Montana where a young Pinkerton detective was sent to assist in busting the union, when the miners spontaneously walked out after a deadly accident, activities which result in the murder of union activist Frank Little. One review comments that Jackson, "best known for his Fang Mulheisen detective series, has taken a little-known historical incident and woven it into a fascinating tapestry of time, place, atmosphere, and character." SIGNED on the half title page and dated in the month of publication. 278 pp. Photographic endpapers. ISBN: 0-939767317.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 82019
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  • THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM KITTREDGE. by Kittredge, William.
    Kittredge, William.
    THE BEST SHORT STORIES OF WILLIAM KITTREDGE.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.

    St. Paul, MN: Graywolf Press, (2003). SIGNED first edition - A collection of 13 stories by this Western writer. Barry Lopez calls "stories of laconic isolated men and prodding women. .. genuine, unflinching and tender." SIGNED on the title page. 220 pp. ISBN: 1555973841.

    Condition: Fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 68376
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