Tucson, AZ: University of Arizona Press, 1999. First printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 359 pgs, b&w historical photos. The history of Portal and Paradise, twin towns nestled in the fissure of southeastern Arizona's Chiricahua Mountains.
Refine search resultsSkip to search results
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1988. First, thus. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8, 294 pgs, index, b&w photos. Well researched volume that pieces together the full and final story of this remarkable outlaw - from his Utah Mormon origins, through his escapades of banditry, his escape & life as William T. Phillips!
Austin, TX: Eakin Press, 2000. First printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 172 pgs, index, bibliography, notes, b&w historical photos. Cowman Mayer Halff rode a long, busy trail that few men could have followed. It carried him from 1850s France to Texas and across fifteen hundred miles of wild western country...
New York: Harper Collins, 2006. Reprint. Paperback. 5 x 8, 335 pgs, section of b&w photos. This book examines the extraordinary life of legendary backcountry ranger Randy Morgenson and his mysterious disappearance in California's unforgiving Sierra Nevada.
New York: Blue Ribbon Books, Inc., 1929. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8, 489 pgs. From interviews with people who knew Sam Houston, his family or his associates, a remarkable life story of a remarkable man.
New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston, 1973. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 215 pgs. Five short stories of the Western frontier: Indians, cowboys, settlers, outlaws, cavalrymen and honor, loyalty, fear, hatred and greed.
New York: Henry Holt, 1997. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 392 pgs, index, section of color maps, b&w illustrations. The stories of men like Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Tom Fitzpatrick and Jedediah Smith who opened the trails west. Inscribed and signed by the author.
New York: Knopf, 1970. Hardcover. 5 x 8, 266 pgs, b&w illustrations. A salty, shoot-from-the-hip narrative about a modern Utah game warden. Full of good humor and frank opinions.
Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1964. Later printing. Paperback. 5 x 8 1/2, 458 pgs, index, notes, sections of b&w photos, decorated endsheets. A definitive biography of this authentic American hero who began his travels and explorations west of St. Louis in 1822. Includes all of Smith's known letters.
Santa Fe, NM: Ancient City Press, 1989. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 223 pgs, index, b&w illustrations and photos. The classic account by a New Mexico lawman. An autobiography about his youth in San Saba County of west Texas to his days as a New Mexico peace officer from 1893 to 1922.
Monte Vista, CO: Adobe Village Press, 1995. Paperback. 6 x 9, 148 pgs, b&w photos, maps. A history of this portion of the Old Spanish Trail and a guide to traveling it today.
El Paso, TX: Printing Corner Press, 1996. Later printing. Paperback. 10 x 8, 28 pgs, 10 full page color plates. The story of the author/rancher's sighting of a jaguar during a hunting trip in the Peloncillo Mountains along the Southern Arizona/New Mexico border in 1996. Includes the pictures he took...
New York: Simon & Schuster, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 179 pgs, color illustrations throughout, decorated endsheets. George Custer gained a reputation as a highly effective cavalry officer during the American Civil War. His famous 'last stand' came in 1876 when he was annihilated by a combined...
New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers, 2001. First printing. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 459 pgs, index, section of b&w historical photos. Vividly chronicles a decade of turbulent events that involved not only native rebels and corrupt Mexican politicos, but also the U.S. government, American oil interests, Pershing's, and German secret agents.
Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1962. Later printing. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 386 pgs, b&w illustrations by Olaus J. Murie. In typical Dobie style, the coyote both as he is biologically and as he exists in human imagination - as he is in life, in literature and...
New York: Clarkson N. Potter, 1960. First edition. Hardcover. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 354 pgs, mapped endsheets. Chronicles the cattle trade in the Kansas cow towns of Dodge City, Newton, Caldwell, Abilene, Ellsworth, Wichita and the Texas trail hands and gunfighters that followed.
Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1996. First, thus. Paperback. 5 1/2 x 8 1/2, 446 pgs, b&w photos, foreword by Eugene Manlove Rhodes, introduction of Joseph G. Rosa. Stories of old-time gunfighters written from first-hand knowledge or from accounts given by participants or eye-witnesses. A classic!
Fort Collins, CO: George and Hildegarde Morgan, 1993. Paperback. 6 x 9, 297 pgs, b&w historical photos. An overview of a northern Colorado ranching area from the arrival of explorers, mountain men, and Overland Stage coaches through the development of a sugar beet factory and streetcar system,
Missoula, MT: Mountain Press Publishing, 1984. Second printing. Paperback. 6 x 9, 277 pgs, index, b&w photos and illustrations. The author gathered together these tales of the American frontier, each containing some recently discovered facts which give a new focus to older and often erroneous historic records. Damp wrinkling and...
El Paso, TX: Texas Western Press, 1968. First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 9 1/2, 467 pgs, index, references, b&w historical photos. Sonnichsen's classic history of the twin desert cities, El Paso and Juarez, from 1571 to 1917. Designed by Carl Herzog. Maps and chapter initials by Jose Cisneros. Signed by...
New York: Crown, 1979. First edition. Hardcover. 7 x 10, 278 pgs, index, b&w photos and illustrations. Fascinating tales of the people, animals and events of long ago days in Kansas, Missouri, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Colorado, Nebraska, Wyoming, Montana, and the Dakotas. Ex-library with the usual markings.
New York: Time-Life Books, 1978. First printing. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 240 pgs, b&w historical photos. Looks at the army and Indian scouts of the Old West. Brown padded leather.
Clinton, NJ: Amwell Press, 1977. First edition. Hardcover. 8 1/2 x 11, 192 pgs, section of b&w photos. A compilation of O'Connor's best articles and essays, plus excerpts from his novels (all selected by the author just before his death in 1978). Includes a section on hunting in the Southwest.
London: The Boydell Press, 1989. Reprint. Hardcover. 6 x 9, 113 pgs, b&w photos. Plummer's most famous Jack Russell terrier, Omega; chronicles her life and adventures in the context of the author's quest for the perfect ratting terrier.
Flagstaff, AZ: Puma Press, 2001. Reprint. Paperback. 6 x 9, 408 pgs, index, b&w illustrations and maps. Gripping accounts of all known fatal mishaps in the most famous of the World's Seven Natural Wonders.