New York: Scribner, 1954. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 214 pgs, b&w photos. The story of a couple who settled in and built their home in the Matanuska Valley in the mid-20th century.
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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1974. Third printing. Paperback. 5 x 8, 334 pgs, index, biblio, b&w historical photos. Part rascal, part gentleman, part poseur - one of the most colorful Texas figures following the Civil War. He became one of the Big Pasture Men of southern Texas.
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1983. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 120 pgs, b&w illustrations. Folklore, tales, and daily accounts of east Texas country life. Ex-library with the usual markings.
Norman, OK: American Legacy/Crown, 1982. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 221 pgs, b&w Remington illustrations. This is the author's classic account of his Western adventures, from hunting in Chihuahua to cavalry expeditions in the Rockies.
Hereford, TX: Food For Thought Publishers, 1998. Second printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 270 pgs. The author weaves an exciting fictional story around the historical facts of the bloody ten year war (1865-75) between the Cheyenne, Kiowa, Apache, and the Comanches to gain control of the huge grazing lands of...
College Station, TX: Texas A&M University Press, 1976. Second printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 327 pgs, index, b&w photos. The story of commercial mercury mining in the Big Bend area of Texas. It began in the late 1800s, and by the end of WWI Terlingua quicksilver dominated the industry in...
New York: Doubleday, 2005. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 416 pgs, two sections of b&w historical photos, mapped endsheets. Well-researched, the story of Roosevelt's expedition down an unmapped, rapids-choked tributary of the Amazon.
Ft. Worth, TX: TCU Press, 1985. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 285 pgs. The author describes the trials & tribulations of a three-month cattle drive from South Texas to Ogallala, Nebraska. He tells of stampedes, dangerous river crossings, demanding Indians and struggles for leadership.
New York: McGraw-Hill/Whittlesey, 1943. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 384 pgs, decorated endpapers. A collection of Southwestern writing in the form of short stories, excerpts from novels, biographies and critiques by the likes of Conrad Richter, Paul Horgan, Oliver LaFarge, J. Frank Dobie, Mabel Dodge Luhan and many more.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1961. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 290 pgs, b&w illustrations, endsheets decorated with maps. Eleven famous wilderness areas, from the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming, to the Baboquivari of Arizona, to the Everglades in Florida and the Katahdin of Maine, from the eye of this famous naturalist.
New York: Berkeley Books, 2003. Second printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 370 pgs, two sections of b&w photos and drawings. Interesting history of the Rangers' beginnings revealing the rather rag-and-bone, catch-as-catch-can beginning in a time when the Texas frontier was very far from being stable or safe.
Peru, IN: Published/Printed by the author, 2019. First edition. Paperback. 7 x 10, 300 pgs, filled with b&w historical photos. Gibbs was a trapper and trap manufacturer in the early 1900s. He was not only instrumental in trap improvement but also in the knowledge of muskrat biology. He made in-depth...
Peru, IN: Published/Printed by the author, 2018. First edition. Paperback. 7 x 10, 300 pgs, filled with b&w historical photos. Dailey was a trapper who lived in St Lawrence County close to the Adirondack Mountains in New York State. During his life, E.J. was widely recognized as the foremost trapping...
Sutton, NE: Spearman Publishing, 1980. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 85 pgs. The documented story of how Claude Dallas murdered two game wardens. Written by a trapper.
Sutton, NE: Spearman Publishing, 1980. Paperback. 5 x 8, 85 pgs. The documented story of how Claude Dallas murdered two game wardens. Written by a trapper.
Silver City, NM: High-Lonesome Books, 2014. Paperback. Reprint of British Edition 1950. 6 x 9, 328 pgs, b&w photos. The memoirs of a one-armed Englishman who ranched, fought Apaches, and mostly hunted bears with hounds in New Mexico, 1882-1900. Great Old West memoir, and a superb hound training book. Front...
Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, The University Museum, 1934. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 185 pgs, b&w photos. History and nature of Delaware peyotism; ethnological analys; summary and conclusions.
New York: Putnams, 1908. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 277 pgs. A narrative of the second Powell expedition down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the explorations on land, in the years 1871 and 1872.
New York: Doubleday/Natural History Press, 1972. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 264 pgs, index, bibliography, b&w photos, maps and illustrations throughout. A detailed and exciting geographic history of the Four Corners area of New Mexico.
New York: iVES wASHBURN, 1931. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 288 pgs, index, b&w historical photos. An extensive account of the diplomacy and politics of Europe between the World Wars. Hard to find!
New York: American Heritage Publishing Co., 1961. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 424 pgs, b&w & color drawings and photos, Introduction by John F. Kennedy. Richly illustrated, tells the story of the American Indians, whole and in perspective, from prehistoric times to the present.
Socorro, NM: NM Bureau of Mines, 1975. Third revised. Paperback. 6 x 9, 116 pgs, b&w and color photos, charts & graphs, fold out map in envelope. Shows how geology has shaped the scenery in this area, even affected the distribution of plants and animals.
Garden City, NY: Doubleday, 1968. Hardcover. 9 x 13, 296 pgs, color photos throughout, decorated endsheets. A comprehensive look at Mexican art.
Albuquerque, NM: University of New Mexico Press, 1953. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 220 pgs, illustrated, section of b&w photos, front endpaper decorated with map of the area. The author's own adventures in the Pecos High Country. Wonderful reading! Inscribed and signed by Elliott Barker on the half title page.
New York: Promontory Press, 1981. Second edition. Hardcover. 9 x 12 1/2, 447 pgs, index, b&w photos and illustrations throughout. Coffee-table style book gives a complete account of the Apache life-way past and present.