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1 Botkin, B.A. A Treasury of American Folklore
NY Crown Publishers 1944 6th Printing Cloth Very Good No Jacket Anthology 8vo -- -8.5 In 
932 pp. Index. Blue cloth, with sunned spine, faded titling, browned endpapers. Text clean, binding firm. Bumped corners. A Library of Congress folklorist has assembled a broad sampling of American folklore from all regions -- anecdotes, folksongs, tall tales, jokes, legends, etc. with notes on sources, which include books, old newspaper articles, field research,etc. . Edited for a popular readership, but includes material of interest to scholars. Foreword by Carl Sandburg. 
Price: 6.50 USD
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Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series), Chronic, Halka
2 Chronic, Halka Roadside Geology of Utah (Roadside Geology Series)
Missoula, Montana Mountain Press Publishing Company 1991 0878422285 / 9780878422289 Second Printing Trade Paperback Very Good No Jacket 8vo -- 9 in Tall 
326 pp.Numerous small b&w photos of rock formations, location maps. Curled front cover, and thumbed, but else close to new. No markings, spine uncreased. A detailed description of geological formations in Utah that are visible or easily reachable from highways and a few side roads. Plus general background on Earth's composition and movements. Written for the layman but with precise scientific terminology. With index and helpful glossary. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Dearmond, R. N., Ed. Klondike Newsman: Stroller White
Skagway, Alaska Lynn Canal Publishing 1990 0945284039 / 9780945284031 2nd Edition Trade Paperback Fine 8mo -- 8.5 In Tall 
237pp., plus 8 pp. glossy b&w historical photos. Nearly new, tight, clean, no markings, slight wear along top edge of spine. An anthology of columns written by newspaper reporter Elmer White circa 1900 during the Klondike Gold Rush in northern Alaska. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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Oscar Wilde Discovers America: A Novel, Edwards, Louis
4 Edwards, Louis Oscar Wilde Discovers America: A Novel
NY . Scribner 2003 0743236890 / 9780743236898 First Edition Cloth & Boards Near Fine Near Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in 
287 pp. Nearly new, no markings, price sticker on dj. An historical novel based on Wilde's tour of the American West and the experiences of his black valet. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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5 Forbis, William H. The Cowboys
NY Time-Life Books 1980 Full-Leather Very Good No Jacket 4to - over 9" - 12" tall 
240 pp., numerous photos, some in color. Bibliography. Retired Time journalist from Montana gives factual overview of the cowboy and his daily life in this attractive picture book. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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6 Forge, Brad Best Time of Year: A Story of Violence, Lies and Love in the Old West
Santa Barbara, California Astral Publishing Co. 2001 0964586770 / 9780964586772 1st Paperback Edition Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall Inscribed By Author
272 pp. Close to new, sticker remains on front cover. Inscribed by author to "Fran a fellow golfer..." A novel about ranch life and buffalo hunting in Colorado circa 1900. / orig 25, may 2016, m-d to 23. 
Price: 23.00 USD
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7 Gilchrist, Micaela The Good Journey
NY Simon & Schuster 2001 0684871432 / 9780684871431 First Edition Trade Paperback Good Advance Uncorrected Proofs 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall 
396 pp. Slight edgewear, text slightly thumbed. Dampstain upper right corner.no markings, no spine creases. Proof version of a historical romance about a young woman in the 19th century who marries an older, taciturn general and goes off with him to the Wild West for adventures with Indians. 
Price: 3.50 USD
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Living in the Runaway West: Partisan Views from Writers on the Range, High Country News Editors, Eds
8 High Country News Editors, Eds Living in the Runaway West: Partisan Views from Writers on the Range
Golden, Colorado, Fulcrum Publishing 2000 1555910483 / 9781555910488 1st Printing Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket 8vo--8.75 in Tall 
244 pp. Lightly read, no creases in spine. Text clean, still very close to new. Subtitled: Partisan views from Writers on the Range. An anthology of more than 70 mini-essays on the modern American West, its pressures from urban and suburban growth and its ecological issues. Some of the pieces are personal reflections about life in or on the edge of endangered wilderness. The pieces were taken from syndicated writings sponsored by High Country News in Colorado. 
Price: 4.70 USD
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9 Hiram Martin Chittenden The Yellowstone National Park
Norman, Okla. University of Oklahoma Press 1976 0806109378 / 9780806109374 6th Printing of Reprint Trade Paperback Very Good + 8vo 8.5 In Tall 
208 pp. Bibliogrqaphy, index. With 16 pp. of numerous b&w historical photos of white explorers and Native American chiefs. Several maps. Previous owner's embossed stamp on title page, else close to new. Spine uncreased. Richard A. Bartlett edited this 1976 reprint of Chittenden's history, first published in 1895. An Army engineer's classic account of Yellowstone's discovery by white men in the early 1800s, and its protection by federal law about 60 years later. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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10 Janetski, Joel C. Indians of Yellowstone Park
Salt Lake City, Utah Bonneville Books (University of Utah) 1987 0874802725 / 9780874802726 Trade Papeback Very Good 8vo -- 9 in High 
90 pp. on coated stock. Several b&w historical photos and maps. Cover curled, with edge crinkling of acetate along fore edge. Text clean. Cover photo shows Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce tribe. An overview of Native Americans past and present who inhabited land now preserved as Yellowstone National Park. With reference notes. A populare history written by an archaeologist. 
Price: 5.50 USD
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11 Kopit, Arthur Indians
NY Hill & Wang Pub 1969 First Edition Cloth Good + No Jacket 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall 
81 pp. Library discard stampings, shelf tag on spine. Else very good, no other markings, light toning. A play about the American West, first performed in London in 1968, then in the United States. Characters include Buffalo Bill, Sitting Bull and Wild Bill Hickock. With photos from the NY production, showing actor Stacy Keach and others. 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Mysteries and Miracles of Colorado: Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre, Kutz, Jack
12 Kutz, Jack Mysteries and Miracles of Colorado: Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre
Corrales, New Mexico Rhombus Pub Co 1993 0936455055 / 9780936455051 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo-- 7.25 in Tall 
222 pp. Light wear, nearly new, slight spine creasing. An entertaining collection of folktales, urban legends and ghost stories from various parts of Colorado. Subjects include the Granby idol, Packer the cannibal, the Rock Springs diamond field and the 1966 UFO reports. 
Price: 6.00 USD
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Mysteries and Miracles of Colorado: Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre, Kutz, Jack
13 Kutz, Jack Mysteries and Miracles of Colorado: Guide Book to the Genuinely Bizarre
Corrales, New Mexico Rhombus Pub Co 1993 0936455055 / 9780936455051 First Edition Trade Paperback Very Good 8vo-- 7.25 in Tall 
222 pp. Light wear, nearly new, slight spine creasing. An entertaining collection of folktales, urban legends and ghost stories from various parts of Colorado. Subjects include the Granby idol, Packer the cannibal, the Rock Springs diamond field and the 1966 UFO reports. 
Price: 5.00 USD
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The Road to Lame Deer, Mader, Jerry
14 Mader, Jerry The Road to Lame Deer
Lincoln, Nebraska Univ of Nebraska Pr 2002 0803231032 / 9780803231030 First Edition Cloth Fine Nea Fine 8vo -- 9.25 in Tall 
As new, crisp, no markings, slight edgewear to dj. A white photographer-writer offers an intensely personal account of his efforts to meet, befriend and photograph the Northern Cheyenne in Lame Deer, Montana. Several b&w photos, contemporary and historical, are included. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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15 McClintock, Walter Old Indian Trails
Wilmington, Massachusetts, U.S.A. Houghton Mifflin 1992 0395611555 / 9780395611555 Reprint Trade Paperback Fine Trade Paperback 8vo --8.25 in Tall 
336 pp. with b&w historical photos by the author. Virtually new, no markings. Clean covers and text. Binding tight. A modern reprint of a 1923 memoir of a Yale-educated photographer who in 1896 decided to live for many years with the Blackfoot tribe in the Great Plains. Details about daily life, Native American beliefs and rituals, hunting, folktales, plural marriage, interaction with white cowboys, etc. 
Price: 4.50 USD
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16 McMurtry, Larry Folly and Glory: A Novel (The Berrybender Narratives, Book 4)
NY Simon & Schuster 2004 0743233050 / 9780743233057 First Edition Cloth Strip and Boards Fine Fine 8vo -- 9.5 In Tall 
236 pp. Tight, square, no markings, gift quality. Final volume of the four-book Berrybender saga as eccentric Lord Berrybender and his entourage decide where to go from Santa Fe. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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The Wandering Hill (Berrybender Narrative, Bk 2), McMurtry, Larry
17 McMurtry, Larry The Wandering Hill (Berrybender Narrative, Bk 2)
NY Simon & Schuster 2003 0743233034 / 9780743233033 First Edition Cloth & Boards Fine Fine Historical Fiction 8vo -- 9.5 In.l 
302 pp. Pristine, gift quality. No markings. Vol 2 of the Berrybender saga. The English family and their retainers continue their rambling up the Missouri River in the 1830s. 
Price: 7.00 USD
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18 Mills, Joe A Mountain Boyhood
Lincoln, Nebraska Bison Books 1988 0803281544 / 9780803281547 Repirnt Trade Paperback Very Good Facsimile Reprint 8vo -- 8 in Tall Comstock, Enos P. 
311 pp. Corners thumbed. Binding firm, spine uncreased. No markings. A first printing of a reproduction of the 1926 edition from J.H. Sears Co. A pioneer's account of life in the Estes Park region of the Colorado Rockies. Estes Park was just a crossroads in 1899, when young Joe Mills first saw Colorado's Front Range. A would-be Robinson Crusoe, Joe scaled peaks, watched wild animals, hunted and trapped, and roughed it in the1900-1930 period and later wrote about it for Boys Life magazine. Introduction and notes by James H Pickering of the University of Houston. Mills lived 1880 to 1935. Includes map of Longs Peak. 
Price: 9.00 USD
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19 Norman, William M. A Portion of My Life.. Being a Short & Imperfect History Wrriten While a Prisoner of War on Johnson's Island 1864
Winston-Salem, North Carolina John F. Blair 1959 First Edition Cloth Very Good + Very Good + Ex Library 8vo -- 8.25 in. 
292 pp. Although ex-library, this copy is nearly new, with just one borrowing recorded on library card on rear endpaper. Colored endpapers. Text clean. Mylar protector of dust jacket.Highly readable autobiography of a North Carolina man who tried teaching in Virginia and later a series of jobs in the the Midwest before spending some time in at a salt refinery in Nebraska Territory. Later he joined the Confederate army in Viriginia and fought several battles before being captured and sent to a POW camp on Johnson's Island in Lake Erie. 
Price: 35.00 USD
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20 Pillsbury, Dorothy L. No High Adobe and Adobe Doorways
Alburquerque New Mexico University of New Mexico Press 1974 0826302262 / 9780826302267 Reprint Trade Paperback Near Fine No Jacket Anthology 8vo -- 8.5 In Tall Davis, M.J. 
198 pp. plus 197 pp. Two short story collections in one. Nearly new, slight spine creasing. No markings. Dozens of tales about the author's years of living in rural Spanish-Indian settlements in the mountains of northern New Mexico. A sketch of an adobe wall is shown on both front and rear covers. 
Price: 14.00 USD
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