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The Killers

By: Baxter, George Owen (pseud. for Frederick Faust, aka Max Brand)

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: (c.1931, 1928)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 15653


(no dust jacket) [moderate shelfwear, some browning/spotting to page edges, light bumps and slight fraying to cloth at bottom corners, one-time owner's signature in pencil on ffep, tiny tear at fore-edge of title page]. Crime novel that segues to a Western setting about halfway through (hence the Western-motif front-cover decoration of a man on horseback waving a large hat), by this prolific pulp novelist, one of eleven books he wrote under the Baxter pseudonym between 1... View more info

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Call of the Blood

By: Baxter, George Owen (pseud. for Frederick Faust, aka Max Brand)

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: (c.1934)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 20810


(no dust jacket) [considerable external wear, but still a solid reading copy; ex-lending library, with large stamp for Hayman's I.D.A. Pharmacy (city unstated) on ffep and half-title/blurb page]. A romance of the West, involving Native American characters: "What made Red Hawk flinch from the bloody rites of the Cheyenne tribal traditions, when he reached the age of eighteen? He was known to be strong and courageous yet he could not go through with it. Dismissed fr... View more info

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Blood on the Land

By: Bonham, Frank

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Ballantine Books: (c.1952)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19183


(price-clipped) [book is almost flawless, with just the slightest bump to the bottom front corner, pages very lightly age-toned (much less than often seen in these cheaply-produced volumes), one-time owner's signature at top of ffep; jacket is lightly edgeworn, tiny chip at base of spine, small unobtrusive closed tear at top rear foldover]. "Ross Chance had travelled a long way to get to this spot -- across a thousand miles of bleak range and five years of galling p... View more info

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Arrowrock: Songs and Stories of a Prodigal

By: Bowman, Earl Wayland

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Caldwell ID, The Caxton Printers, Ltd.: (c.1931)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17448


(no dust jacket) [moderate wear and slight fraying to cloth at spine ends, a bit of bumping and minor fraying to bottom corners, old bookseller's rubber stamp (Bertrand Smith Acres of Books) on front pastedown, spine lettering rubbed (or faded) to unreadability]. (frontispiece drawing) Seven short stories with Western settings, reprinted from various popular fiction periodicals of the day (including Argosy All-Story, Munsey's and Weird Tales), sandwiched between section... View more info

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The Furies

By: Busch, Niven

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Dial Press: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17761


[very light bumping to bottom corners, spine very slightly turned, one-time owner's signature at top of front pastedown; jacket well-worn at edges and corners, some paper loss at both ends of spine, crease down middle of spine, soiling to rear panel]. Another "novel of violence and primitive passions," although it's hard to imagine the author having had much of that left over after his earlier novel, "Duel in the Sun." "Sun," of course, was made ... View more info

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A Stone Upon His Shoulder

By: Butler, Helen

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, The Westminster Press: (c.1953)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8896


(price-clipped) [nice clean copy, attractive vintage bookplate on front pastedown, bottom front corner lightly bumped; jacket mildly edgeworn, a few small tears, some sunning along spine]. Novel set in the Wyoming Territory in 1886, and revolving around a full-blooded Araphoe Indian who had been adopted and raised by a U.S. Army officer and his wife after his father had been killed in a fight with another tribe, and his mother had left to get help but had never returne... View more info

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Jellybean [aka: Jelly Bean]

By: Carson, Robert

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Co.: (c.1974)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5099


[nice clean copy, mild shelfwear, spine a little turned; jacket in great shape, minor surface-scratching to front panel, light staining on spine from removal of label (this jacket having been "salvaged" from an ex-library copy of the book and transferred to this copy]. "Sheer entertainment, an old-fashioned, rip-roaring adventure story set in the American West following the Civil War." View more info

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Down from the Mountain

By: Charbonneau, Louis

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6872


[nice copy, clean and tight with minimal shelfwear, spine very slightly turned; jacket mildly rubbed, shows a bit of wear at spine extremities]. "A novel of high adventure in the pioneer West." View more info

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The Adventures of Hawke Travis: Episodes in the Life of a Gunman

By: Colter, Eli (pseud. for May Eliza Frost)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19325


[very minor shelfwear, a remarkably clean and solid copy, small vintage price sticker (from The White House, San Francisco department store) on rear pastedown; jacket has a large chunk missing at upper corner of rear panel (no loss of any text), a couple of tiny closed tears, very slight paper loss at a couple of corners]. "Hawke was a thoroughly bad hombre; he killed, staged hold-ups, rustled horses, and ran crooked gambling joints. But he never double-crossed a f... View more info

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Return of the Long Riders

By: Farrell, Cliff

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1964

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 17804


[beautiful copy, the tiniest bump/nick to cloth at rear bottom corner of spine; jacket has the teensiest trace of soiling to the front panel, but essentially appears almost brand-new]. (A Double D Western) Series "It was an ironic twist of fate that put the life of Walsh Camden in Del Kittridge's hands. Camden had been a good friend of Del's father until a bitter quarrel turned friendship to hate. Everyone in the community took sides in the feud that followed, and ... View more info

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Bitter Sage

By: Gruber, Frank

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Rinehart & Company, Inc.: (c.1954)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19182


[one-time owner's signature at top of ffep, otherwise a nice clean book with just a touch of wear at base of spine; jacket shows a little edge- and surface-wear]. "Wes Trancred's name was known throughout the West -- and hated. For his was the gun that killed Sam Older who, legend had it, robbed from the rich to give to the poor. It didn't matter that the legend was false, that Tancred had killed in self-defence. He became the villain of story and ballad, and vow... View more info

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Hallelujah Train

By: Gulick, Bill

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Co.: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8268


[ex-library, lots of markings on both endpapers, tape marks on covers, etc., shelfworn but still a decent reading copy; jacket has been laminated in some fashion, and although it's edgeworn and has a call number label permanently affixed to the spine, is still reasonably good-looking]. Comic western novel about a U.S. Army Colonel, a distinguished veteran of the Civil War, who is assigned to escort a wagon train of 2700 cases of French champagne and 1600barrels of whiske... View more info

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Justice, My Brother!: A Novel of Oklahoma in the Early Nineteen Hundreds

By: Keene, James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, Random House: (c.1957)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6210


(price-clipped) [good solid book, a couple of small spots at top edge of ffep; jacket worn and mildly chipped along top edge, spine sunned]. A novel of family loyalties, set against the opening of the Cherokee Strip to settlers. View more info

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Luke Sutton: Avenger (A Double D Western)

By: Kelley, Leo P.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday & Company, Inc.: 1983

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12387


[tight and unread, remainder spray on bottom edge, light wear to heel of spine; jacket shows faint wear at edges/corners, one very tiny tear at bottom of rear panel]. "Luke Sutton is back, still on his personal trail of vengeance and still on the run from the law. Nearly three years have passed since outlaws' bullets killed his brother. Now he's picked up the trail of Adam Foss -- the last one left. Luke's quest takes him to Virginia City, where, while waiting for... View more info

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The Law at Randado [*SIGNED*]

By: Leonard, Elmore

Price: $1,200.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1955 (c.1954)

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 7189


[solid copy, moderately worn at corners and along bottom edge, somewhat heavier wear at spine extremities, bumping and cracking at both ends of spine (not extending more than 3/8-inch into the spine at any point, and not affecting the general solidity of the actual binding); the spine is a little bit turned, and the covers a little bit bowed, and the bottom edges of a few pages in the middle of the book are slightly ragged due to some irregular trimming; the original jac... View more info

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The Ballad of Dingus Magee; Being the Immortal True Saga... [see notes]

By: Markson, David

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 21499


[light shelfwear to book, a couple of tiny spots on fore-edge, slight fading to spine cloth due to dj paper loss, small bookseller's label (Bay Colony Bookshop, Boston) on ffep; jacket is edgeworn, some paper loss at top of spine, approx. 5/8" square chunk missing at base of spine The book's complete subtitle takes up two pages, and reads "Being the Immortal True Saga of the Most Notorious and Desperate Bad Man of the Olden Days, his Blood-shedding, his Ruinatio... View more info

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Corcho Bliss

By: Olsen, Austin

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Simon and Schuster: (c.1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6025


[good clean copy, minor wear to cloth at spine ends, small remainder mark on bottom edge; jacket has a little surface wear, mild wrinkling along top edge]. A "bawdy, funny, breathlessly readable novel," with a hero reminiscent of a younger Rooster Cogburn (of Charles Portis's True Grit). Set during the Mexican Revolution. View more info

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The Buffalo Soldiers

By: Prebble, John

Price: $30.00

Publisher: New York, Harcourt, Brace & Company: (c.1959)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 18201


(price-clipped) [very nice copy, slight bump to upper rear corner, no other discernible wear; jacket shows just a trace of wear here and there at edges and corners]. Novel about "a hard-bitten, Irish-born cavalryman assigned to Fort Sill after the Civil War, and placed in charge of some Negro recruits whose unwelcome mission is to escort a band of Comanches on their last buffalo hunt before these Indians are confined to a reservation." View more info

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Outlaw in the Saddle

By: Roan, Tom

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Dodd, Mead & Company: (c.1953)

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 19186


(price-clipped) [one-time owner's signature at top of ffep, otherwise tight and clean with the teensiest bit of wear at spine ends; jacket lightly worn at extremities, with a few tiny edge-tears]. (Silver Star Westerns) Series The story of an outlaw, the Apache Kid, and how his escape from a pursuing posse is aided by a strong-willed woman who falls in love with him. An uncommon Roan title. View more info

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Walking West

By: Sickels, Noelle

Price: $10.00

Publisher: New York, St. Martin's Press: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8109


[nice tight book, no discernible wear; jacket a bit rubbed on rear panel]. The author's first novel, about the "westering foremothers," emphasizes the role of women as it follows a small band of Indiana farm families on a grueling wagon train journey across the United States in 1852. View more info