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  • THE JUMP-OFF CREEK. by Gloss, Molly.
    Gloss, Molly.
    THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, (1989.). SIGNED - SIGNED on the title page. The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.

    Condition: Near fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 39262
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  • THE JUMP-OFF CREEK. by Gloss, Molly.
    Gloss, Molly.
    THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Mariner Books / Houghton Mifflin, (1998.). SIGNED - The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' SIGNED on the title page. 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.

    Condition: Good condition - rubbing and wear to the covers, usual toning to the pages.

    Book ID: 64429
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  • THE JUMP-OFF CREEK. by Gloss, Molly.
    Gloss, Molly.
    THE JUMP-OFF CREEK.

    Edition: Trade paperback.

    Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1989. SIGNED - INSCRIBED on the half title page "For -- westering woman!" The author's highly praised first adult novel, a story of a woman homesteader struggling to make it alone, in the high mountain country of Oregon in 1895. Pen/Faulkner finalist. William Kittredge described this as the 'best novel I know of about a woman's experience on the western frontier.' 186 pp. ISBN: 0-395-560012.

    Condition: Very good (slight spine slant.)

    Book ID: 36539
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  • MAD O'HARA OF WILD RIVER. by Gregory, Jackson (1882-1943)
    Gregory, Jackson (1882-1943)
    MAD O'HARA OF WILD RIVER.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1949) dj. Hardcover - After being fleeced out of his interest in a Texas oil field by a dishonest cousin, Tony O'Hara takes off for the mountains to hunt and fish, but soon finds himself entangled in a scheme with a fortune in gold and a Cinderella girl at stake. Western novel by this prolific California author and journalist. 272 pp.,

    Condition: Good in orange cloth (wear to corners and ends of spine, (usual toning to the pages) in a good only dust jacket with several chips and short tears.

    Book ID: 77786
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  • I MUST RIDE ALONE. by Gregory, Jackson (1882-1943)
    Gregory, Jackson (1882-1943)
    I MUST RIDE ALONE.

    Edition: Reprint.

    New York: Grosset & Dunlap, (c 1940) dj. Hardcover - Novel by this prolific California author, about a cowboy from Texas, whose motto was "I Must Ride Alone" until he encountered a mysterious girl on the trail. 245 pp.,

    Condition: Very good in tan cloth (usual toning to the pages) in a fair dust jacket with loss of approx 1/2 inch at top of spine, other wear on folds. .

    Book ID: 77785
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  • A GALLOWS WAITING: Cody's Law #10. by Hart, Matthew S.
    Hart, Matthew S.
    A GALLOWS WAITING: Cody's Law #10.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1994). First edition - The 10th book in this series about a Texas Ranger. 164 pp plus 6 pp publisher's ads. ISBN: 0-553297678.

    Condition: Good overall (light crease on spine and some spine slant, usual toning to the pages, few check marks to list at beginning of book)

    Book ID: 70344
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  • Harte, Bret.
    SNOWBOUND AT EAGLE'S: A Phyllis of the Sierras, A Drift from Redwood Camp, A Gentleman of La Porte.

    Edition: First thus.

    London: Chatto & Windus, 1922. Hardcover first edition - Although the title novella was originally published separately in both the US and the UK in 1886, this edition includes another novella, 'A Phyllis of the Sierras' and 2 other short storiesof the California gold rush. 236 pp.

    Condition: Very good- condition in dark green cloth with gold lettering (staining to the endpapers from the binder's glue, one corner bumped, some toning to pages, but binding tight, contents clean.

    Book ID: 27290
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  • EVENTIDE. by Haruf, Kent.
    Haruf, Kent.
    EVENTIDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the high plains community of Holt, Colorado, by this award-winning author. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-375-411585.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 36606
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  • Haruf, Kent.
    PLAINSONG.

    Edition: Book club edition.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover - His highly praised third novel, set in the high plains east of Denver. Finalist for the National Book award. ISBN: 0-375-406182.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 47756
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  • PLAINSONG. by Haruf, Kent.
    Haruf, Kent.
    PLAINSONG.

    Edition: Later printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1999. dj. Hardcover - His highly praised third novel, set in the high plains east of Denver. Finalist for the National Book award. 301 pp. ISBN: 0-375-406182.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 40052
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  • EVENTIDE. by Haruf, Kent.
    Haruf, Kent.
    EVENTIDE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2004. dj. Hardcover first edition - Novel set in the high plains community of Holt, Colorado, by this award-winning author. 300 pp. ISBN: 0-375-411585.

    Condition: Near fine in a very good dust jacket.

    Book ID: 70364
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  • ONE MORE RIVER TO CROSS. by Henry, Will.
    Henry, Will.
    ONE MORE RIVER TO CROSS.

    Edition: First thus.

    Boston: Gregg Press, (1979) dj. Hardcover first edition - A title in the The Gregg Press Western Fiction Series. Originally published in 1967, this edition includes a new introduction by Will Henry. Based on the story of Ned Huddleston, born a black slave who became Isom Dart, the first bad black man of the West. But despite the necessity of "going bad" to survive the harshness of the frontier, Isom still maintained his faith in the human race. viii, 236 pp. ISBN: 0-839825854.

    Condition: Very near fine in a near fine dustjacket.

    Book ID: 75281
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  • Huebner, Andrew.
    AMERICAN BY BLOOD.

    Edition: Advance Reading Copy (trade paperback format. )

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. The author's first novel, and a finalist for the B&N Discover Award 2000. Based on a family legend about the author's grandfather, this is the story of 3 U.S. Army scouts leading an infantry column who arrive a day late to join Custer at the Little Bighorn and come upon the ruins of the Seventh Cavalry, a trail of blood and corpses defiled by wild dogs and swarms of flies. Dustjacket praise from Larry McMurty and Charles Gaines among others (Gaines called it 'a small masterpiece - as perfectly constructed, beautifully written, and affecting a story of the American West as has been told in our time')

    Condition: Fine in illustrated wrappers.

    Book ID: 21429
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  • Huebner, Andrew.
    AMERICAN BY BLOOD.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, and a finalist for the B&N Discover Award 2000. Based on a family legend about the author's grandfather, this is the story of 3 U.S. Army scouts leading an infantry column who arrive a day late to join Custer at the Little Bighorn and come upon the ruins of the Seventh Cavalry, a trail of blood and corpses defiled by wild dogs and swarms of flies. Dustjacket praise from Larry McMurty and Charles Gaines among others (Gaines called it 'a small masterpiece - as perfectly constructed, beautifully written, and affecting a story of the American West as has been told in our time'). ISBN: 0-684-857707.

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

    Book ID: 21402
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  • GAMBLER'S GUN. by Hunter, John.
    Hunter, John.
    GAMBLER'S GUN.

    Edition: Paperback original - first printing.

    New York: Ballantine, (1973). First edition - "He was right in the heart of the gang who framed his father." Ballantine 033310, 95c cover price. 156 pp. Cover art by Gary Watson. ISBN: 0-345-033108.

    Condition: Good overall (creasing and wear to covers, some spine slant, usual toning to the pages)

    Book ID: 70329
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  • Hutchinson, W. H., Illustrated by Steffen, Randy
    GENE AUTRY AND THE BIG VALLEY GRAB.

    Edition: First printing.

    Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing Co., (1952.) dj. Hardcover first edition - "An Original Story Featuring Gene Autry, Famous Motion Picture, Radio, and Television Star as Hero." Bound in illustrated green boards, illustrated endpapers, wraparound dust jacket art.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket - extremely uncommon in this virtually as new condition.

    Book ID: 35192
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  • THE COWBOYS. by Jennings, William Dale (1917-2000)
    Jennings, William Dale (1917-2000)
    THE COWBOYS.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Stein & Day, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel by this early and important gay activist, one of the founders in 1950 of the Mattachine society. In 1952, he was one of the first to contest an arrest for allegedly soliciting a police officer in a toilet in Westlake Park in Los Angeles (he was acquitted), a decision which brought a greater awareness of the Gay Rights Movement. This novel was based on his screen treatment which had been sold to Warner Brothers for a film featuring John Wayne (the cover photo on the dust jacket is from Warner Brothers), although the novel caused some controversy due to suggestions of homoeroticism. Set in 1877…

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    New York: Stein & Day, (1971) dj. Hardcover first edition - The third novel by this early and important gay activist, one of the founders in 1950 of the Mattachine society. In 1952, he was one of the first to contest an arrest for allegedly soliciting a police officer in a toilet in Westlake Park in Los Angeles (he was acquitted), a decision which brought a greater awareness of the Gay Rights Movement. This novel was based on his screen treatment which had been sold to Warner Brothers for a film featuring John Wayne (the cover photo on the dust jacket is from Warner Brothers), although the novel caused some controversy due to suggestions of homoeroticism. Set in 1877 in the Montana-Wyoming cattle country, this is the story of a cattleman who hires the only "men" left in town, after news of a gold strike hit - a group of untrained schoolboys. Maps, glossary, bibliography. 242 pp. ISBN: 0-812814282.

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    Condition: Very near fine in orange boards with red cloth spine in a near fine dustjacket (minor edgewear to dj). Hard to find in the first edition, and especially in this condition.

    Book ID: 87032
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  • Johnson, Donald A.
    THE STAR LISTENERS.

    Edition: First printing.

    Santa Maria, California: Academe Press, (1967.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a story 'about some Indians and some white men' - set in the years 1889 - 1890 much of this is based on actual events, with the words of the Sioux taken from historical documents, and real figures like General George Crook, Sitting Bull, Buffalo Bill Cody, and others woven into the story. INSCRIBED by the author 'To .... Thanks for all that wonderful hospitality. I hope you enjoy this story about Catherine's 'relatives' ' and dated in July 1971.

    Condition: Near fine a good only dust jacket (some edgewear to the dj, and discoloration to the spine of the dj.)

    Book ID: 29143
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  • DANCE ON THE WIND. by Johnston, Terry C. (1947-2001).
    Johnston, Terry C. (1947-2001).
    DANCE ON THE WIND.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1995) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A prequel to his acclaimed trilogy which began with 'Carry the Wind,' this tells of the early years of mountain Titus Bass, as a 16 year old determined to escape from the life of a small farmer in Kentucky. Double page map, Warmly INSCRIBED on the half title page "to a new friend" and dated in 1996. The author's business card tipped onto the front endpaper. 517 pp. ISBN: 0-553090712.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket (a bit of creasing to the ends of the dj spinej)

    Book ID: 87270
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  • CRY OF THE HAWK. by Johnston, Terry C. (1947-2001).
    Johnston, Terry C. (1947-2001).
    CRY OF THE HAWK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1992.) dj. Hardcover first edition - The story of an embittered lone frontiersman and his search for his family, kidnapped while he was in the Army during the Civil War, The first book of the Jonah Hook trilogy. 391 pp. ISBN: 0-553-089366.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 60446
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  • THE COURT-MARTIAL OF GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER. by Jones, Douglas C.
    Jones, Douglas C.
    THE COURT-MARTIAL OF GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976.) dj. Hardcover first edition - An excellent historical novel by Jones - one that supposes that Custer did not die at the Battle of Little Big Horn, but was instead found close to death, and eventually brought to trial for his actions. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-684-147386.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped.)

    Book ID: 49299
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  • Jones, Douglas C.
    ARREST SITTING BULL.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Scribner's, 1977. dj. Hardcover first edition - An historical novel by Jones about an episode in the white man's war against the Indians - in 1890 the aging Sitting Bull has established a dance camp - and the order goes out to arrest him. ISBN: 0-684-151839.

    Condition: Fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 25227
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  • THE COURT-MARTIAL OF GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER. by Jones, Douglas C.
    Jones, Douglas C.
    THE COURT-MARTIAL OF GEORGE ARMSTRONG CUSTER.

    Edition: 4th printing.

    New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, (1976.) dj. Hardcover - Another excellent historical novel by Jones - one that supposes that Custer did not die at the Battle of Little Big Horn, but was instead found close to death, and eventually brought to trial for his actions. 291 pp. ISBN: 0-684-147386.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (bookplate, short tear to dj at base of spine, otherwise a tight and clean copy.)

    Book ID: 39391
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  • WAGONS IN THE WIND. by Jones, J. Payne.
    Jones, J. Payne.
    WAGONS IN THE WIND.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Exposition Press (1953) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - First novel, set in Cheyenne country on the frontier. A presentation copy INSCRIBED on the front endpaper "To - - - Best regards, your uncle J. Payne Jones" 225 pp.

    Condition: Fine in a near fine dust jacket (wear to top of spine of dj.)

    Book ID: 53082
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  • TIE MY BONES TO HER BACK. by Jones, Robert F.
    Jones, Robert F.
    TIE MY BONES TO HER BACK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - A realistic novel of 19th-century buffalo hunters by this award-winning writer, a story of the struggle for survival among whites "scrabbling to make a living from selling hides and the grim, violent struggle between those whites and the native Indian bands. Otto Dousmann is a Civil War veteran turned hunter, joined by his sister Jenny when their parents die. But things go badly for them; Jenny is raped, Otto crippled. They take refuge with a band of Cheyenne under the care of Two Shields, an Indian buffalo skinner." 271 pp plus a bibliographical note. ISBN: 0-374277591.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 81709
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  • TIE MY BONES TO HER BACK. by Jones, Robert F.
    Jones, Robert F.
    TIE MY BONES TO HER BACK.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, (1996) dj. Hardcover first edition - A realistic novel of 19th-century buffalo hunters by this award-winning writer, a story of the struggle for survival among whites "scrabbling to make a living from selling hides and the grim, violent struggle between those whites and the native Indian bands. Otto Dousmann is a Civil War veteran turned hunter, joined by his sister Jenny when their parents die. But things go badly for them; Jenny is raped, Otto crippled. They take refuge with a band of Cheyenne under the care of Two Shields, an Indian buffalo skinner." 271 pp plus a bibliographical note. ISBN: 0-374277591.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket (price-clipped, stamp of previous owner on front endpaper)

    Book ID: 81433
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  • A SKY PILOT FOR POWDERHORN. by Joscelyn, Archie.
    Joscelyn, Archie.
    A SKY PILOT FOR POWDERHORN.

    Edition: First edition.

    New York: Arcadia House, (1963). Hardcover first edition - "It had been a poor year on the range" - first drought, then a long cold winter, but at first it seemed John Halsted had been luckier than most, until he hoofed it into Powderhorn and found himself caught up in a stage coach robbery and a murder. 222 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library but with only a couple of inconspicuous markings, and overall tight and clean in a near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71567
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  • Kraft, Louis.
    THE FINAL SHOWDOWN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Walker, (1992) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel. Three years ago, Ned Morgan had refused to take part in the Sand Creek Massacre and was drummed out of the army. Now considered an Indian lover by whites, and mistrusted by Indians, he is still hoping that bloodshed can be averted, but en route to the peace council at Medicine Lodge Creek - a meeting designed to help whites and Indians resolve their differences - he is sidetracked by a storm and by a gang of Cheyenne warriors raiding a homestead and he had to kill two of her attackers in order to rescue the woman, Elsa Wells. Author's note. 185 pp. ISBN: 0-802741282.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 77729
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  • THE SACKETT COMPANION: A Personal Guide To The Sackett Novels. by L'Amour, Louis.
    L'Amour, Louis.
    THE SACKETT COMPANION: A Personal Guide To The Sackett Novels.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Bantam, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Completed shortly before his death, and published posthumously this book presents the research and probes the facts behind the Sackett fiction, novel by novel, and elaborates on the real and fictional characters, the geography and locales, and the historical eras in encyclopedia-like detail." This epic series included 17 novels which covered 10 generations of the Sackett family. Illustrated, including many maps. Includes a family tree, examples of the early cover art, and much more. Glossaries for the Sacket Novels, Index. 341 pp. ISBN: 0-553-053051.

    Condition: Very near fine in a like dustjacket.

    Book ID: 56983
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  • L'Amour, Louis.
    SACKETT: The Sacketts #4.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Bantam, (1982.). ISBN: 0-553-209507.

    Condition: Near fine.

    Book ID: 28391
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