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  • Billington, Ray Allen.
    THE FAR WESTERN FRONTIER 1830-1860.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Harper & Brothers, (1956.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Covers the Mexican borderlands, the mountain men, the pioneers on the overland trails, Texan Revolution, Mexican-American War, Mormons, the California gold rush, and Manifest Destiny, and more. Many maps, photographs, notes, bibliography, index. xix [3] 324 pp.

    Condition: Ex-library with the usual markings, but overall tight and clean in a rather fragile and somewhat worn dj. (spine label.)

    Book ID: 37246
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  • BREAKING CLEAN. by Blunt, Judy.
    Blunt, Judy.
    BREAKING CLEAN.

    Edition: Early printing.

    New York Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. Hardcover - The author's first book, a powerful memoir of growing up on a ranch in Montana, of learning to work cattle all day and then getting dinner on the table - and finally of breaking away from this world to find her own identity as a writer. Winner of the 1997 PEN/Jarrod Award for a work in progress and of the 2001 Whiting Writer's Award, this has blurbs by such writers as James Crumley (who calls it 'a magnificent achievement, a book for the ages.'), William Kittredge, James Welch and others. Kirkus Reviews states 'to shoehorn this into mere category or classification is to insult its power. Profound and profoundly moving.' 303 pp. ISBN: 0-375-401318.

    Condition: Fine in a very near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 28200
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  • Blunt, Judy.
    BREAKING CLEAN.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York Alfred A. Knopf, 2002. dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first book, a powerful memoir of growing up on a ranch in Montana, of learning to work cattle all day and then getting dinner on the table - and finally of breaking away from this world to find her own identity as a writer. Winner of the 1997 PEN/Jarrod Award for a work in progress and of the 2001 Whiting Writer's Award, this has blurbs by such writers as James Crumley (who calls it 'a magnificent achievement, a book for the ages.'), William Kittredge, James Welch and others. Kirkus Reviews states 'to shoehorn this into mere category or classification is to insult its power. Profound and profoundly moving.' 303 pp. ISBN: 0-375-401318.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 38903
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  • WINTER RANGE. by Davis, Claire.
    Davis, Claire.
    WINTER RANGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Picador, (2000) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the remote ranching country of Montana, "a portrayal of a town in crisis, as tautly paced as a thriller." SIGNED on the title page, 262 pp. ISBN: 0-312-261403.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 64889
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  • WINTER RANGE. by Davis, Claire.
    Davis, Claire.
    WINTER RANGE.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Picador, (2000) dj. Hardcover first edition - The author's first novel, set in the remote ranching country of Montana, "a portrayal of a town in crisis, as tautly paced as a thriller." 262 pp. ISBN: 0-312-261403.

    Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 71435
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  • Holt, Stephen.
    THE PHANTOM ROAN.

    Edition: Paperback.

    New York: Scholastic, (1968.). Set mostly in Alberta, Canada against the backdrop of the attempt to eliminate cattle mange, this is a classic "horse story" - of a horse turned outlaw by mistreatment as a rodeo horse, left to die when injured, rescued by a young man who wants to be a veterinarian, only to have the horse stolen again. Originally published in 1949. 229 pp.

    Condition: Very good condition.

    Book ID: 36910
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  • A BRAND IS FOREVER. by Scott, Ann Herbert (illustrated by Ronald Himler.)
    Scott, Ann Herbert (illustrated by Ronald Himler.)
    A BRAND IS FOREVER.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Clarion Books, (1993.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Book filled with details about ranching by this Nevada author - Annie is distressed that her pet calf is going to be branded this year, but also pleased that it will mark Doodle as belonging to her 'forever.' Illustrated with soft paintings by Ronald Himler. Includes a note on brands and branding. 48 pp. Square format. ISBN: 0-395-601185.

    Condition: Near fine in near fine dust jacket.

    Book ID: 45362
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  • THE FIDDLEBACK: Lore of the Linecamp. by Ulph, Owen
    Ulph, Owen
    THE FIDDLEBACK: Lore of the Linecamp.

    Edition: First printing, a trade paperback, issued simultaneously with hardcover.

    Salt Lake City: Dream Garden Press, 1981. First edition - Stories of a working cattle ranch.. "The Fiddleback is a cow outfit in central Nevada. It is a brand that does not blotch under the iron and it is one that defies attempts to work it over. Much the same can be said of its owner, Emma Rogers, and the hands who work for her." Illustrated. Glossary (a 'working vocabulary.') 234 pp. ISBN: 0-9604402-59.

    Condition: Near fine in stiff wrappers.

    Book ID: 41852
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