New York: St Martin's Press, 2011. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 320 pgs, b&w and color photos. Personal saga of a Norwegian family and a tale of adventure of commercial fishermen on the Bering Sea.
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New York: Vintage Books, 2012. Paperback. 5 x 8, 270 pgs, section of b&w photos. The exhilarating tale of a willful woman's solo trek across 1,700 miles of Australian outback.
Seattle: Gordon Soules Book Publishers, 1997. Reprint. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 207 pgs, b&w photos and illustraitons. Homesteading in northern British Columbia. The inspiring account of a year in remote wilderness, far from settlements and roads. The authors share their experiences, from the challenge of building a hand-hewn...
Nashville: Thomas Nelson, 2011. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 220 pgs, section of color photos. Exciting story of a young girl's quest to sail around the world unaccompanied.
New York: Barnes & Noble, 2005. Paperback. Originally published in 1900. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 294 pgs, b&w illustrations. The author's story of his trip around the world from Boston in a tubby home-made sloop in 1895.
Chapel Hill, NC: Algonquin Books, 1988. Hardcover. 6 x 8, 193 pgs, b&w illustrations by the author. At once a nature book and a sporting book, the author tells how he returned to the swamps and woods of his boyhood South Carolina to fish, hunt, and rediscover his rural roots...
Haverford, PA: Infinity Publishing, 2002. First edition. Paperback. I5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 205 pgs, b&w photos. Hunting for mountain lion, Coues deer and other big game in the great Southwest. Authentic hunts. Lots of good hound work.
New York: Putnams, 1935. First edition. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 312 pgs. Neat old novel. The story of Santa Fe and the romantic, bloodless conquest that added hundreds of thousands of square miles of territory to the country.
New York: Pocket Books, 1971. Mass Market Paperback. 4 x 7, 217 pgs. A novel of Pueblo Indian life, in particular the story of a man who killed the deer, this Pueblo Indian sin and his redemption. A moving story on the American Indian.
Chicago: Swallow Press, 1941. Reprint. Paperback. 5 x 8, 201 pgs. Waters' classic novel of the Spanish-speaking peoples who lived high in the Sangre de Cristo mountains and their threatened way of life in changing times.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1960. One Volume Edition. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 1020 pgs. A newer edition of Horgan's classic work on the Rio Grande and its place in American history. Taped spine.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1974. Reprint. Paperback. Originally published in 1954. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 250 pgs. Fergusson's well known novel of the Spanish colonial period around Santa Fe.
New York: Barnes & Noble, 2004. Second printing. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 306 pgs. Grey's classic novel of Lassiter, a gunslinging avenger in black, who shows up in a remote Utah town just in time to save the young and beautiful rancher Jane Withersteen from having to marry a Mormon elder against her will.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1977. Second printing. Paperback. 4 1/2 x 7 1/2, 183 pgs, preface by W.H. Hutchinson, introduction by Henry Herbert Knibbs. Originally published in 1935, one of Rhodes' most famous and best-loved western stories. Set in Hillsboro, New Mexico, filled with fascinating characters, really "grabs" the reader.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1975. Sixth printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 363 pgs, index, biblio, notes, two section of b&w photos. A one-volume history tracing the evolution of the region from earliest times with special attention to its three interdependent cultures.
New York: Hastings House, 1955. Hardcover. 5 x 7 1/2, 242 pgs, index, bibliography. Well-researched account of the doomed Donner Party. Ex-library, rebound, with minimal markings.
Chicago: Swallow Press/Sage Books, 1971. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 743 pgs. Frank Waters' semi-autobiographical trilogy together in one volume: The Wild Earth's Nobility, Below Grass Roots, The Dust Within the Rock. Ex-library with the usual markings.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, index, notes, sections of b&w historical photos. From his life in France until 1839 to America, the midwest, Santa Fe, Taos, the Desert Diocese, Arizona, as Archbishop and more up to his death.
New York: Walter J. Black, 1943. Later printing. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 373 pgs. A nice reprint of Grey's thrilling story of the Old West.
Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1994. Paperback. 6 x 9, 259 pgs. In 1864, 21 miners and a freighter named Adams set out from Sacaton, Arizona Territory near present day Phoenix, in search of a rich deposit of gold. According to legend, they did find a stunning bonanza of the precious...
Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1949. First printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 551 pgs, introduction by J. Frank Dobie. Includes "Paso Por Aqui", "The Trusty Knaves", "Bransford of Rainbow Range", "Good Men & True", two novelettes, four short stories, and other short works.
Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing, 1995. First, thus. Paperback. 6 x 9, 244 pgs. First published in 1925, the seven stories collected here revolve around the adventures of a lanky cowboy named Bill, whose drifting takes him throughout the West as he lives the hard life of a working cowboy.
Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 1984. Later printing. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 366 pgs, b&w illustrations. Great Dobie stories about the Lost Adams Diggings, the lost Tapoya Mine, Scalp Hunters' Ledge and more.
New York: Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, 1960. First printing. Hardcover. Farrar, Straus & Cudahy, NY, 1960. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 631 pgs. This well-known author's famous novel of a family and their story of life in the West.
New York: Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, 1955. First printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 112 pgs, b&w illustrations. A dramatic fable of human nature and the divine in the Upper Rio Grande country of 150 years ago.