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Table of Contents for our Old West Books

Page One

Wyatt Earp - Tombstone | Superstition Mountains | Arizona | Military | Southwest | Spanish Exploration & Borderlands |

Page Two

The American West | Buffalo Bill Wild West Shows, Rodeos and Western Movies | Life on the Frontier | Mexico | Mormons | Western Exploration | Ephemera

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Cattle & Cowboys | Texas

Page Three

Horses | Mining | Natural History | Transportation | Weapons and Hunting


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HOW TO ORDER

Revised February 28, 2018

* Denotes Southwest Books of the Year selection


Horses

  1. Alcock, Anne. The Love of Horses. Oversize picture book of horses around the world. Octopus Books, 1973. Pale green pictorial cloth. $10.00

  2. Arizona State Fair. Second Annual National Horse Show. Phoenix, Arizona, 1965. Wraps. $5.00

  3. Ball, Charles E. Saddle Up! The Farm Journal Book of Western Horsemanship. Fully illustrated on taking care of your horse. Some pages bent.1st edition. J. B. Lippincott Co., 1970. Dust jacket. $25.00

  4. Ballantine, Bill. Horses & Their Bosses. Stories of horses for every person, from Hollywood to police to beer haulers to Jake Posey's Forty-Horse Hitch. Illustrated by the author. J. B. Lippincott, 1964. Dust jacket. $20.00

  5. SOLD Brookshier, Frank. The Burro. A book for animal lovers everywhere - an interesting history on the donkey, burro, jackass or onager, filled with photographs. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1974. Dust jacket. $35.00

  6. Brookshier, Frank. The Burro. A book for animal lovers everywhere - an interesting history on the donkey, burro, jackass or onager, filled with photographs. A Plains Reprint. University of Oklahoma Press, 1974. Soft cover. $24.95

  7. The Burro Book. Photographs of the burro out West, including with the Hopi, in Santa Fe, and packing loads. S. M. McCandless, Publ., 1900. Red decorated wraps with string tie. $25.00

  8. Campion, Lynn. Training and Showing the Cutting Horse. A how-to written on the sport. 1st edition. Prentice Hall Press, 1990. Dust jacket. $19.95

  9. Carpenter, Doug with Carolyn S. Pryor. Western Pleasure: Training and Showing to Win. Illustrated guide with color photos on how to train your horse. 1st edition. Equimedia, 1995. Dust jacket, oversize. $20.00

  10. Conn, George H., ed. The Arabian Horse: In Fact, Fantasy, and Fiction. Anthology of authors with different backgrounds who have in common a love and understanding of horses. A. S. Barnes and Co., 1959. Dust jacket. $27.50

  11. Conn, George H. The Arabian Horse in America. A reference book of authentic historical facts. 1st edition. Countryman Press, 1957. Dust jacket. $30.00

  12. Davis, Deering. The American Cow Pony: The Background, Training, Equipment, & Use of the Western Horse. An authoritative how-to book. 1st edition. D. Van Nostrand Co., 1962. Dust jacket. $30.00


  13. Denhardt, Robert M. Foundation Dams of the American Quarter Horse. Contains a registry and history of the great dams and eminent breeders. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1982. Dust jacket. $34.95

  14. Denhardt, Robert Moorman. Quarter Horses: A Story of Two Centuries. A history for both the breeder and enthusiast, tracing the development and use of the Quarter Horse. University of Oklahoma Press, 1969. Dust jacket. $35.00

  15. Denhardt, Robert Moorman. The Quarter Running Horse: America's Oldest Breed. W well researched book on the Quarter Horse. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. Dust jacket. $34.50

  16. Denhardt, Robert Moorman. The Quarter Running Horse. Chronicles the history of the horse and its modern racing reputation. Originally published in 1979. 1st printing of Red River Books edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 2003. Soft cover. $21.95

  17. SOLD De Steiguer, J. Edward. Wild Horses of the West: History and Politics of America's Mustangs. Carefully researched but showing the compassion for the land and wild horses. University of Arizona Press, 2011. Soft cover. $24.95

  18. SOLD Edwards, E. Hartley. Saddlery: Modern Equipment for Horse and Stable. Foreword by Lt. Colonel Frank Weldon. Illustrated guide explained in simple language. Arco, 1977. Dust jacket. $15.00

  19. Ford, Nerlin D. Horses, Harness and Homesteads: The History of Draft Horses in Saskatchewan. Illustrated with photographs of the different types of horses and equipment. Clippity-Clop's Chronicles, 2012. Soft cover, oversize. $39.95

  20. Garbutt, Bernard. The Day of the Horse. Written and illustrated by Garbutt, an illustrator for Disney. Sketches of horses at work and play. 1st edition. Northland Press, 1976. Dust jacket. $20.00

  21. Greeley, R. Gordon. The Art & Science of Horseshoeing. Beautifully illustrated book, by the author, takes the reader from the very fundamentals of the art of horseshoeing to more advanced concepts involving foot pathology. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. 1st edition. J. B. Lippincott, 1970. Dust jacket. $25.00

  22. Haines, Francis. Appaloosa: The Spotted Horse in Art and History. An exciting pictorial record, illustrated with narrative text. Previous owner's bookplate on inside front cover. 1st edition. Published for the Amon Carter Museum of Western Art by the University of Texas Press, 1963. Brown cloth. $3250

  23. Haynes, Glynn W. The American Paint Horse. This book is the first comprehensive history of a "new" American breed. Sunning on spine. University of Oklahoma Press, 1976. Dust jacket. $18.50

  24. Harrel, Leon with Randy White. Cutting. Photographs by Darrell Arnold. A step-by-step guide to this popular family sport. A Western Horseman Book. Western Horseman, 1993. Soft cover.12.95

  25. Harris, Albert W. The Blood of the Arab: The World's Greatest War Horse. Preface by Major Henry Leonard. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. Privately printed by the Arabian Horse Club of America, 1941. Blue cloth. $250.00

  26. Hendricks, Bonnie L. International Encyclopedia of Horse Breeds. Foreword by Anthony A. Dent. The most complete compilation of horse breeds ever attempted, including origin, history and physical description. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1995. Dust jacket. $65.00

  27. Henry, Marguerite. Album of Horses. Illustrated by Wesley Dennis. Beautifully illustrated book with unusual and little-known facts. Rand McNally, 1965. Dust jacket. $20.00

  28. SOLD Hockensmith, John S. Spanish Mustanges in the Great American West: Return of the Horse. Photographic study of this beautiful horse and its relationship with the people and land of the American West. 1st edition. Fine Arts Press, 2009. Dust jacket oversize. $49.95

  29. Hoglund, Don. nobody's horses: the Dramatic Rescue of the Wild Herd of White Sands. New foreword by Tommie Turvey. The story of the horses celebrated history, their defiant survival and their incredible rescue from the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. University of Nebraska Press, 2008. Soft cover. $17.95

  30. SOLD Hubert, Marie-Luce and Jean-Louis Klein. Mustangs: Wild Horses of the West. Intimate look at these horses through photographs. Firefly Books, 2007. Dust jacket. $39.95

  31. SOLD Jepsen, Stanley M. The Coach Horse: Servant with Style. Thoroughly research, shows how to handle, photograph and enjoy coach horses. 1st edition. A. S. Barnes & Co, 1977. Dust jacket. $15.00

  32. Kenoyer, Natlee. The Western Horse: A Handbook. Illustrated by Randy Steffen. 1st edition. Duell, Sloan, and Pearce, 1962. Minor staining on red spine. $25.00

  33. SOLD Lang, Gerald and Lee Marks. The Horse: Photographic Images, 1839 to the Present. With an essay by Elizabeth Atwood Lawrence. The first book to trace the image of the horse from the earliest daguerreotypes and salt prints to contemporary photographs. Signed by Lawrence. Harry N. Abrams, 1991. Dust jacket. $45.00

  34. Laune, Paul. Mustang Roundup. Written and illustrated by Paul Laune, producing an authentic chronicle of the wild horse, filled with fascinating tales and acdcurately documented with place and date maps. 1st edition. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964. Dust jacket. $25.00

  35. Lungwitz, Anton. A Textbook of Horseshoeing for Horseshoers and Veterinarians. Translated by John W. Adams. Facsimile edition. Oregon State University Press. Soft cover. $19.95

  36. Martin, George A. The Family Horse; Its Stabling, Care and Feeding; A Practical manual for Horse-Keepers. Facsmile of 1895 edition. North River Press, 1977. Dust jacket. $12.50

  37. Matthews, Camille. Quincy Moves to the Desert with illustrations by Michelle Black. In the second book of the Quincy the Horse series, Quincy and his best friend Beau leave the comforts of home and go on a BIG TRIP. 2010 Mom's Choice Gold Award(r) recipient. Pathfinder Equine Publications, 2011. Dust-jacket. $15.95

  38. Megargee, Edwin. Horses. Black and white and color plates illustrated by the author. Previous owner's bookplate on front endsheet. 1st edition. Julian Messner, 1946. Cloth boards with minor staining, lose hinge. $35.00

  39. Milner, Mordaunt. The Godolphin Arabian: The Story of the Matchem Line. The story of the famous Arabian line spanning three centuries. J. A. Allen, 1990. Dust jacket. $22.50

  40. Moore, Elaine T. Winning Your Spurs. Illustrations by Paul Brown. A comprehensive yet charmingly informal manual. Bramhall House, 1954. Dust jacket. $15.00

  41. Morin, Paula. Honest Horses: Wild Horses in the Great Basin. The voices of authentic westerners, people who live with horses and the land, who share their experiences of wild horses. University of Nevada Press, 2006. Soft cover. $24.95

  42. Muller, Dan. Chico of the UP Ranch. Illustrated by the artist. Story of a real horse that lived in the Big Horn Valley. 1st edition. Reilly & Lee, 1938. Dust jacket with wear and tears.

  43. SOLD Muller, Dan. Horses. Illustrated by the author showing horses in action. 1st edition. Reilly & Lee Co., 1936. Burlap cloth on boards, with minor wear. $65.00

  44. Orcutt, Captain Harry P. and Ben Avis Orcutt. America's Riding Horses: A Guide to All Breeds for the Amateur. D. Van Nostrang, 1958. Red cloth. $20.00

  45. Osborne, Walter D. The Quarter Horse. The complete story of America's own horse, how he was developed, used and trained. Fully illustrated by the author and photographs. Grosset & Dunlap, 1967. Dust jacket. $25.00

  46. Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Horses of America. With stunning photographs, discusses the Thoroughbred, Morgan, Quarter Hose, Clydesdale, and other breeds. Holiday House, 1981. Dust jacket. $12.95

  47. Patten, John W. Th Light Horse Breeds: Their Origin, Characteristics, and Principal Uses. Illustrated with more than 300 black and white photographs is a complete guide to Light Horse breeds. Previous owner's name on inside front cover. A. S. Barnes, 1960. Dust jacket with wear and rubbing. $10.00

  48. Rashid, Mark. A Good Horse is Never a Bad Color. Illustrations by Herb Mignery. Rashid uses heart-warming and humorous stories to share his tecniques of teaching horses. Johnson Book, 1996. Soft cover. $15.95 *

  49. Rashid, Mark. Horses Never Lie: The Heart of Passive Leadership. Illustrations by Greg Miles. Writed by an acclaimed horse trainer. Spring Creek Press, 2000. Soft cover. $16.00

  50. Reese, Herbert H. Arabian Horse Breeding. Illustrated by Gladys Brown Edwards. Beginners as well as seasoned horse breeders will find this volume useful and enlighting in their day to day contact the Arabian. Embossed library stamp on page. 1st edition. Borden Publishing Co., 1953. Dust jacket. $45.00

  51. Richardson, Bill and Dona. The Appaloosa. Written by longtime breeders that provides information on the spotted horse, including the history, characteristics, how to buy and how to breed. 2d edition. ARCO Publishing Co., 1975. Dust jacket. $22.50

  52. Richardson, M. T., comp. The Practical Horseshoer. Reprint of an 1890 edition that contains a collection of articles on horseshoeing. Profusely illustrated. Johnson Books, 1991. Soft cover. $10.98

  53. Ryden, Hope. Mustangs: A Return to the Wild. The story of the wild horses, photographed and written by the film-maker. 1st edition. Viking Press, 1972. Dust jacket. $20.00

  54. Simmons, Diane and Pat Close. Legends: Outstanding Quarter Horse Stallions and Mares. A Western Horseman Book. Features a history of the American Quarter Hose Association's early registration policies and profiles some of the early day legends. Western Horseman Publishing, 1993. Soft cover. $12.95

  55. SOLD Slaughter, Jean. Horses Round the World. Photographs from all over the world. J.B. Lippincott, 1955. Dust jacket. $15.00

  56. Smith, Bradley. The Horse in the West. Written and photographed by Bradley Smith. A book about Arabian, Thoroughbred, Quarter Horse, and Appaloosa. 1st printing. World Publishing, 1969. Dust jacket with minor tears. $35.00

  57. Speelman, Sanford. Breeds of Draft Horses. Presents the most important features of the breeds of draft horses. Illustrated. Farmers' Bulletin No. 619.USDA, revised April 1954. Wraps. $10.00

  58. Stalheim, Ole H. V. "Horse Doctors, Livestockmen, and Quacks: Veterinary Services in Southeastern Dakota, 1880-1950." Article in South Dakota History 17:2, Summer, 1987.

  59. Steiner, Stan. Dark and Dashing Horsemen. Mixture of fact and folklore that tells the story of the capture and taming of horses. 1st edition. Harper & Row, 1981. Dust jacket. $25.00

  60. SOLD Street, David. Horses: A Working Tradition. Beautiful photographs that show horses working at their tasks, logging, hauling, fishing, cattle, etc. McGraw-Hill, 1976. Dust jacket. $24.95

  61. Symanski, Richard. Wild Horses and Sacred Cows. Foreword by Edward Abbey. Story of the West's mustangs. 1st edition. Northland Press, 1985. Brown cloth. $32.50

  62. Symanski, Richard. Wild Horses and Sacred Cows. Foreword by Edward Abbey. Story of the West's mustangs. 1st edition. Northland Press, 1985. Soft cover. $9.95

  63. Taylor, Louis. Out of the West: The New Horsemanship. Discussion on new methods of training horses in the American West. Remains of bookplate on front endsheet. ARCO Publishing, 1974. Dust jacket. $15.00

  64. Taylor, Louis. Out of the West: The New Horsemanship. Discussion on new methods of training horses in the American West. 2nd large printing. A. S. Barnes and Co., 1965. Dust jacket. $20.00

  65. Taylor, Louis. Ride American: A Practical Guide for Western and Eastern Horsemen. Drawings by Rosemary D. Taylor. Illustrated how to ride a horse. 1st edition. Harper & Row, 1963. Dust jacket with wear on edges and spine. $8.50

  66. SOLD Thwaites, Jeanne. Horses of the West. Oversize photographic book. A. S. Barnes, 1970. Casebound with minor wear. $12.50

  67. Westbrook, Anne and Perry. Trail Horses and Trail Riding. This book is directed toward those who keep horses for the purpose of covering considerable distances in a pleasurable manner. A. S. Barnes. Dust jacket. $10.00

  68. Widmer, Jack. The American Quarter Horse. Chapters on the history of the quarter horse, the King Ranch, training the horse and the AQHA. 1st edition. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1959. Dust jacket. $25.00

  69. Wiseman, Robert F. The Complete Horseshoeing Guide. All of the information nessary for the modern farrier. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. Dust jacket. $26.95

  70. SOLD Wiseman, Robert F. The Complete Horseshoeing Guide. All of the information nessary for the modern farrier. 2nd edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1973. Dust jacket. $24.95

  71. Wyman, Walker D. The Wild Horse of the West. Story of the horse, illustrated by Harold Bryant. Former library copy with markings and pocket at the back. Caxton, 1945. Tan decorated cloth. $17.50

  72. SOLD Wyman, Walker D. The Wild Horse of the West. Illustrated by Harold E. Bryant. A valuable contribution to the history of the range horse, the Mustang and the Cayuse. Previous owner's identifying stamp on half-title and title page. University of Nebraska Press. Soft cover with minor wear. $5.00

  73. Young, John Richard. Schooling for Young Riders: A Handbook for the Horsemen of Tomorrow. Drawings by Randy Steffen. Appendix on judging horsemanship by Carson Whitson. A sensible modern method of instruction in the art of horsemanship. University of Oklahoma Press, 1971. Dust jacket. $35.00

Mining

All books now available on Mining are on our new website.

  1. Arizona Gold Placers and Placering. 5th edition revised. Illustrated with photographs and drawings. Previous owner's name and stamp on cover and title page. University of Arizona Bulletin. 1952. Gray soft cover. $20.00

  2. SOLD Boudway, Becky. Treasure in the Dust: Enduring Gold and Silver's Century of Divorce. The story of Hale C. Tognoni and his career as a geological engineer and mining lawyer in Nevada and California. Signed by the author. Mineral Economics Publications, 1985. Dust jacket. $25.00

  3. SOLD Brown, Robert L. An Empire of Silver: A History of the San Juan Silver Rush. Story of Colorado's silver rush set in the late 1800s. 1st edition. Caxton, 1965. Dust jacket with minor wear. $30.00

  4. SOLD Brown, Robert L. Jeep Trails to Colorado Ghost Towns. A look at over fifty ghost towns, with illustrations. Caxton, 1969. Dust jacket with minor wear. $10.00

  5. SOLD Byrkit, James W. Forging the Copper Collar: Arizona’s Labor-Management War 1901-1921. Details the turbulent history of Arizona when its isolated mining communities were treated as mercantilistic colonies by Eastern companies. Previous owner’s name and date penciled on front endsheet.  1st printing. University of Arizona Press, 1982. Dust jacket. $30.00

  6. SOLD Cain, Ella M. The Story of Bodie. The story of a California mining camp. Introduction by Donald I. Segerstrom. Fearon Publishers, 1956. Soft cover. $20.00

  7. SOLD Campbell, M. R. and H. E. Gregory. The Black Mesa Coal Field, Arizona. Discusses the coal deposits on the Navajo and Hopi lands. From the Contributions to Economic Geology, 1909. Wraps. $10.00

  8. SOLD Carter, Bill. Boom, Bust, Boom: The Story About Copper, the Metal tht Runs the World. Sweeping acount of civilization's complete dependence on copper. 1st printing. Scribner, 2012. Dust jacket. $12.00 *

  9. SOLD Clow, Richmond L. Chasing the Glitter: Black Hills Milling, 1874 - 1959. Illustrated with historic photographs, this book tells the story of the men, mills, and machines that worked the ores of the Black Hills of South Dakota. South Dakota State Historical Society, 2002. Oversize soft cover. $30.00

  10. SOLD CUBAR. Williams' Tourists' Guide and Map of the San Juan Mines of Colorado. Reprint of three maps of the San Juan Mining region, including Nell's Map, 1880 and Kibbe's Map, 1881. Reprint. Envelope, 1965. $35.00

  11. SOLD Cushman, Dan. Montana: The Gold Frontier. The whole story of the Montana goldfields, with many stories never published before of the frontier days. Signed by the author. 1st edition. Stay Away Joe publishers, 1973. Dust jacket. $25.00

  12. SOLD Discovering Washington's Historic Mines: Volume 1: The West Central Cascade Mountains; Volume 2: The East Central Cascade Mountains and the Wenatchee Mountains; Volume 3: The Northern Cascade Mountains. Written by Northwest Underground Explorations, Phil Woodhouse, Daryl Jacobson, Greg Cady, Victo Pisoni. Each volume is illustrated with maps, drawings and photographs. Each has an addendum included. Signed by the authors. Northwest Mining Publishers, 2006-2009. Soft cover, oversize. $120.00

  13. SOLD Dixon, Kelly J. Boomtown Saloons: Archaeology and History in Virginia City. Illustrates how historical archaeology is evolving into a scholary discipline that can expand upon written history. University of Nevada Press, 2005. Soft cover. $21.95 *

  14. SOLD Dorset, Phyllis Flanders. The Story of Colorado's Gold & Silver Rushes. Stories of forty years of boom and bust with the famous and infamous, Bat Masterson, Molly Brown and the rise and fall fo the mining camps of Leadville, Cripple Creek and Central City. Reprint. Barnes & Noble., 1994. Dust jacket. $15.00

  15. SOLD Eberhart, Perry. Guide to the Colorado Ghost Towns and Mining Camps. Complete book identifying the mining camps with photographs and maps. 4th revised edition. Sage Books, 1968. Dust jacket. $20.00

  16. SOLD Fifer, Barbara. Montana Mining Ghost Towns. Photographs by Larry & Vivian Roland. Illustrated look at these early towns with historic and current images. Farcountry Press, 2002. Dust jacket, oersize. $24.95

  17. SOLD Flagg, A. L. Mineralogical Journeys in Arizona. First book published devoted entirely to Arizona in the entire field of mineralogy - includes a complete list of Arizona minerals, including the Ajoite. Illustrated with some color photographs. Fred H. Bitner, 1958. Dust jacket. $15.00

  18. Florin, Lambert. Arizona Ghost Towns. Illustrated guide to both mining and histoic towns. Superior, 1971. Soft cover. $8.50

  19. SOLD Garbani, James H. Arizona Mines and Mining Companies 1854-1954. Provides a listing of all the mines and companies, along with a 1961 map of Arizona showing all the mining districts. Signed by the author. Sunrise Graphics, 1993. Soft cover oversize. $35.00

  20. SOLD Ghost Towns of Colorado. Compiled by Workers of the Writers' Program of the Work Projects Administration in the State of Colorado. Illustrated history of the silver camps, Cripple Crek, Pikes Peak and more. American Guide Series. Hastings House, 1947. Brown cloth. $18.50

  21. Glasscock, C. B. A Golden Highway: Scenes of History's Greatest Gold Rush Yesterday and Today. Missing front endsheet. Blue Ribbon Books, 1941. Tan cloth. $5.00

  22. Glasscock, C. B. The War of the Copper Kings: Builders of Butte and Wolves of Wall Street. Story of the development of the early copper mines in the northern U.S. reaching to the nation's captiol. Grosset & Dunlap, 1966. Dust jacket. $20.00

  23. SOLD Goodwin, C. C. The Comstock Club. Stories of the miners on the frontier. 1st edition. Tribune Job, 1891. Decorative brown cloth. $50.00

  24. SOLD Hammond, Helen, comp. Garnet: Montana's Last Gold Camp. Illustrated history of Garnet through text ad images. Acme Press, 1983. Soft cover, oversize. $15.00

  25. SOLD Haskell, William B. Two Years in the Kondike and Alaskan Gold-Fields 1896-1898: A Thrilling Narrative of Live in the Gold Mines and Camps. Preface by Terrance Cole. This classic reprint is details the personal experiences and adventures in the gold regions of Alaska and the Klondike, detailing hardships and privations of miner's life. University of Alaska Press, 1998. Dust jacket. $34.95

  26. SOLD Jackson, W. Turrentine. Treasure Hill: Portrait of a Silver Mining Camp. Story of a Nevada mining camp and the people. 1st edition. University of Arizona Press, 1963. Dust jacket with minor wear. $20.00

  27. SOLD Jameson, W. C. Buried Treasures of the American Southwest: Legends of Lost Mines, Hidden Payrools and Spanish Gold. Stories of actual histories of Indians, outlaws, conquistadors, priests and ranchers looking for treasure in Arizona, Arkansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Previous owner's label on first page along with pasted description of the book. 1st edition. August House, 1989. Soft cover. $8.95

  28. SOLD Jastram, Roy W. Silver: The Restless Metal. Definitive guide to silver, making it an important contribution to economic and monetary history. Fold-out charts. 1st printing. Marking on front endsheet whited-out. John Wiley& Sons, 1981. Dust jacket. $50.00

  29. Klucas, Gillian. Leadville: The Struggle to Revive an American Town. With keen insight, stunning detail, and in-depth interviews with participants, the story of Leadville is unveiled - discussing community identity, public health, and government policy. Island Press, 2004. Dust jacket. $26.00

  30. Lingenfelter Bonanzas SOLD Lingenfelter, Richard E. Bonanzas & Borrascas: Gold Lust and Silver Sharks 1848-1884 and Copper Kings and Stock Frenzies 1885-1918. Two volume set on America's early mining and financial dealings in the nineteenth to early twentieth century. Western Lands and Water series. Arthur H. Clark, 2012. Dust jacket. $72.00

  31. SOLD Lokke, Carl L. Klondike Saga: The Chronicle of a Minnesota Gold Mining Company. The story of the Monitor Gold Mining and Trading Company. Published for the Norwegian-American Historical Association by the University of Minnesota Press, 1965. Dust jacket with minor wear. $45.00

  32. Lord, Eliot. Comstock Mining and Miners. Introduction by David F. Myrick. A reprint of the 1883 edition. Appropriate illustrations have been added to augment the text. Previous owner's signature on front endsheet. Howell-North, 1959. Black cloth. $30.00

  33. Lynch, Jeremiah. Three Years in the Klondike: A Gold Miner's Life in Dawson City, 1898-1901. This adventure is also livened up with anecdotes illustrating the strange customs of the whites and Eskimos in the Klondike, as well as details of gold mining. Narrative Press, 2001. Soft cover. $14.95

  34. Malach, Roman. Ghosts of McCracken Mine. Illustrated with photographs of the mining community. Mohave County, 1980. Wraps. $7.50

  35. SOLD Marcosson, Isaac F. Anaconda. Illustrated history of this copper mining company. Dodd, Mead & Co., 1957. Dust jacket. $15.00

  36. SOLD Martin, Maryjoy. The Corpse on Boomerang Road: Telluride's War on Labor 1899-1908. The story of the war between union organizers and mine operators. Western Reflections Publishing Co., 2004. Dust jacket. $29.95

  37. SOLD McCune, Don. Trail to the Klondike. Photographic history from the gold rush photographers as 100,000 people stampeded north to the gold fields of Alaska. Washington State University Press, 1997. Soft cover oversize. $19.95

  38. SOLD Mellinger, Philip J. Race and Labor in Western Copper: The Fight for Equality, 1896-1918. The first regional history of the ordinary laborers, miners, muckers, millhands and smelter workers who labored in the mountain and desert mining camps. 1st edition. University of Arizona Press, 1995. Dust jacket. $45.00

  39. SOLD Nadeau, Remi. Ghost Towns and Mining Camps of California. This excursion is a fascinating fragment of American history based on extensive research. Ward Ritchie Press, 1965. Dust jacket. $30.00

  40. SOLD Paher, Stanley W. Nevada Ghost Towns & Mining Camps. Illustrated history with over 700 historic and modern photograph and maps. Howell-North Books, 1973. Dust jacket, oversize. $25.00

  41. SOLD Paher, Stanley W. Northwestern Arizona Ghost Towns. Brief illustrated history of these early Arizona communities, primarily mining camps. 1st edition. Gateway Press, 1970. Oversize soft cover. $12.95

  42. Paher, Stanley, W. Western Arizona Ghost Towns. Illustrated history of the Yuma - Parker - Kingman area mining camps. Nevada Publications, 1990. Oversize soft cover. $18.50

  43. Parke, Charles Ross. Dreams to Dust: A Diary of the California Gold Rush 1849-1850. Edited by James E. Davis. Contemporary account. 1st edition. Unversity of Nebraska Press, 1989. Dust jacket. $40.00

  44. mules mines SOLD Parker, Morris B. Morris B. Parker's Mules Mines and Me in Mexico 1895-1932. Edited with an introduction and notes by James M. Day. Colorful reminiscences of a mining engineer in the rough, frontier Mexican states of Sonora and Chihuahua. He encountered Pancho Villa, Colonel William C. Greene and was captured by the Yaqui. University of Arizona Press, 1979. Soft cover. $22.00

  45. SOLD Phelps Dodge: A Copper Centennial, 1881-1981. Supplement to Arizona Pay Dirt. Copper Queen Publishing Company, 1981. Wraps. $40.00

  46. SOLD Rochette, Edward C. Lost Mines and Buried Treasure: A Guide to Sites and Legends of the Southwest. Illustrated map and guide, part of the Southwest Traveler Guidebooks series. Renaissance House Publishers, 1992. Tall wraps. $6.95

  47. SOLD Schoolland, J. B. Boulder Then and Now. Illustrated history of this Colorado community. Updated edition. Johnson Publishing, 1978. Dust jacket with wear. $17.50

  48. SOLD Shoebotham, H. Minar. Anaconda: Life of Marcus Daly, the Copper King. Biography of the prominent Montana mining executive. 1st edition. Repair to front endsheet. Stackpole Company, 1956. Dust jacket. $20.00

  49. SOLD Shortridge, Harold T. Childhood Memoirs of a Fabulous Mining Camp Clifton, Arizona 1915 - 1926. Fascinating tales. Signed by the author. 1990. Soft cover. $12.50

  50. Simpson, Bessie and James R. Mitchell. Gem Trails of Arizona. Illustrated with map locations. Expanded, revised edition. Gem Guides Books Co., 1989. Soft cover. $10.00

  51. SOLD Somervill, Barbara A. The Gold Rush: Buried Treasure. Illustrated history for the young reader. Trailblazers of the West. Children's Press, 2005. Soft cover. $6.95

  52. SOLD Sonora Exploring and Mining Co. [Annual Reports 1st - 4th] Sonora - and the Value of its Silver Mines. Early reproduction of the annual reports bound in one volume. Inscription to Edw. Peplow, jr. Railroad Record Print, 1856-1860. Tan buchram. $50.00

  53. SOLD Spencer, Elma Dill Russell. Green Russell and Gold. Illustrated by Ben Carlton Mead. Family history of the Russells of Georgia is a saga of the Westward Movement during the middle fifty years of the nineteenth century including mining. University of Texas, 1966. Dust jacket. $40.00


  54. SOLD Traywick, Ben T. Who Murdered Frank Fish?? Story of the murder of treasure hunter Frank Fish in California. Red Marie's, 1993. Wraps. $10.00

  55. SOLD Varney, Philip. Ghost Towns of Northern California: Your Guide to Ghost Towns & Historic Mining Camps. Photographs by John and Susan Drew. Illustrated guide filled with maps and photographs. Voyageur Press, 2001. Soft cover, oversize. $20.00

  56. SOLD Weight, Harold O. Lost Mines of Old Arizona. Stories of old mines, including Lost Frenchmen Diggins, John Nummel's lost silver and the Lost Jabonro. 1st edition. Calico Press, 1959. Wraps. $35.00

  57. SOLD Weis, Norman D. Helldorados: Ghosts and Camps of the old Southwest. Describes historic deserted towns in Arizona, New Mexico, California, Nevada, Colorado and Utah, filled with photographs and maps. 1st edition. Caxton Printers, 1977. Dust jacket. $35.00

  58. SOLD Wielgus, Ronald S. Arizona's Little-Known Gold Placers. A Guide to Arizona's rarely visited gold placers, providing directions and what to expect. Signed by the author. 1996. Oversize soft cover. $22.95

  59. SOLD Wielgus, Ronald S. Arizona's Golden Secret or How to Get your Share of Desert Gold! A gold hunter's guidebook to Arizona's placer gold. Signed by the author. 2d revised edition. 1992. Oversize soft cover. $22.50

  60. SOLD Williams, Brad and Choral Pepper. Lost Treasures of the West. Little known stores of missing, stolen and buried wealth all based on at least a kernel of historical truth. 1st edition. Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1975. Dust jacket. $20.00

  61. SOLD Willison, George F. The Gold Rush: The Search for Treasure in the American West. A portrait of those who rushed for gold. Indian Head Books, 1992. Dust jacket. $25.00


  62. SOLD Zhu, Liping. A Chinaman's Chance: The Chinese on the Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier. Discusses the immigration of Chinese and their life on the mining frontier. University Press of Colorado, 1997. Soft cover. $7.00 *

  63. SOLD Zhu, Liping and Rose Estep Fosha. Ethnic Oasis: The Chinese in the Black Hills. The discovery of gold in the Black Hills brought many Chinese immigrants. This book explores the challenge of living and working in a land different from their home. South Dakota State Historical Society Press, 2004. Soft cover. $12.50 *


Natural History



  1. Adams, Ansel and Nancy Newhall. The Tetons and the Yellowstone. Illustrated throughout with black and white landscape photographs, this book goes into great detail of these magnificent areas. 5 Associates, 1970. Soft cover. $25.00

  2. SOLD Aitchison, Stewart. The Desert Islands of Mexico's Sea of Cortez. A Guide thru the breathtaking place of the islands of the Sea of Cortez with fantastic photographs and interesting information. University of Arizona Press, 2010. Soft cover. $15.95

  3. American Forests: Nature, Culture, and Politics. Edited by Char Miller. Definitive collection of essays, by such writers as Thomas G. Alexander, Hal Rothman, Donald J. Pisani, on the American forest history. University Press of Kansas, 1997. Soft cover. $17.95

  4. Anderson, Anders H. A Bibliography of Arizona Ornithology. University of Arizona Press, 1972. Blue soft cover with minor rubbing. $7.95

  5. SOLD Austin, Daniel F. Baboquivari Mountain Plants: Identification, Ecology and Ethnobotany. An illustrated compendium of the local flora and its relationship with the people and landscape. University of Arizona Press, 2010. Dust jacket oversize. $79.95

  6. Baars, Donald L. The American Alps: The San Juan Mountains of Southwest Colorado. Explores the geologic hisory behind the San Juans. 1st edition. University of New Mexico Press, 1992. Soft cover with mark on bottom edge. $10.00

  7. Barrett, Judy. What Can I Do with My Herbs? How to Grow, Use & Enjoy These Versatile Plants. Art by Victor Z. Martin. Illustrated guide, comprehensive and easy to read. Texas A&M University Press, 2009. Stiff soft cover. $19.95

  8. Barrett, Judy. What Makes Heirloom Plants so Great? Old-fashioned Treasures to Grow, Eat & Admire. Art by Victor Z. Martin. Illustrated guide, comprehensive and easy to read. Texas A&M University Press, 2010. Stiff soft cover. $19.95

  9. SOLD Beck, Daniel D. Biology of Gila Monsters and Beaded Lizards. Photographs by Thomas Wiewandt and foreword by Harry Greene. Illustrated guide to these fascinating group of lizards. University of California Press, 2009. Soft cover. $29.95

  10. *Bock, Carl E. and Jane H. Bock. Sonoita Plain: Views from a Southwestern Grassland. Photographs by Stephen E. Strom and Foreword by Patricia Nelson Limerick. Good-humored, highly knowledgeable book showing great affection for the grasslands as well as a perceptive exploration in words and photographs of a land in transition. University of Arizona Press, 2005. Soft cover. $20.00

  11. SOLD Bowden, Charles. The Charles Bowden Reader. Edited by Erin Almeranti and Mary Martha Miles. Foreword by Jim Harrison. A sampling of his works. University of Texas Press, 2010. Soft cover. $24.95

  12. Brown, Kenneth A. Four Corners: History, Land, and People of the Desert Southwest. A look at the region, weaving a fascinating portrait of the cultureal, natural and geological histories that have created the unique landscape that exists today. A compelling exploration of one of the world's great treasures. 1st edition. HarperCollins, 1995. Dust jacket. $15.00

  13. SOLD Burnett, Jim. Hey Ranger! True Tales of Humor & Misadventure from America's National Parks. Great stories from the National Park Service rangers. Taylor Trade, 2005. Soft cover. $16.95

  14. Burns, Jim. Jim Burns' Arizona Birds: From the Backyard to the Backwoods. Colorful guide with lots of information about the birds from his expanded columns. University of Arizona Press, 2008. Soft cover. $16.95


  15. Clark, John & Melissa. Opening Zion: A Scrapbook of the National Park's First Official Tourists. Items from a scrapbook made by six young University of Utah women into the newly formed Zion National Park in the early 1920s. University of Utah Press, 2010. Soft cover, oblong. $19.95

  16. SOLD Comeaux, Malcolm L. Arizona: A Geography. Geographic history of Arizona. Westview Press, 1981. Dust jacket with wear and minor stain. $40.00

  17. Conservation of Shared Environments: Learning from the United States and Mexico. Edited by Laura Lopez-Hoffman, Emily D. McGovern, etc. Comprehensive look at the challenges of conserving the interconnected ecosystems and migratory linkages shared by Mexico and the U.S. University of Arizona Press, 2009. Soft cover. 24.95


  18. SOLD Critters of Arizona: Pocket Guide. Cute guide that is informative, concise and easy to use with color photographs. Adventure Publications, 2002. Soft cover. $5.95

  19. Cunningham, Bill & Polly. Hiking Mojave National Preserve: 15 Day and Overnight Hikes. Maps and photographs illustrate this useful guide when exploring canyons, mesas, abandoned mines, homesteads and military outposts. Falcon Guides, 2007. Soft cover. $12.95

  20. DeBuys, William and Don J. Usner. Valles Caldera: A Vision for New Mexico's National Preserve. A photographic history that tells the tale of the natural and human history of the preserve. Museum of New Mexico Press, 2006. Dust jacket. $34.95

  21. SOLD Demars, Stanford E. The Tourist in Yosemite, 1855-1985. Examination to preserve the National Park or let the tourists enjoy it. University of Utah Press, 1991. Dust jacket. $10.00

  22. de Roos, Robert. Monument Valley. An exploration of a red-rock land where the desert becomes magic and wonder. Southwest Series. Northland Press, 1965. Wraps. $7.50

  23. book cover DeVoto, Bernard. DeVoto's West: History, Conservation, and the Public Good. Edited by Edward K. Muller. Showcases the complexity, depth, and breadth of DeVoto's thinking on the efforts of stockmen, timber companies and others to privatize public lands, the degradation of the national parks and the exploitation of natural resources. Swallow Press, 2005. Dust jacket. $44.95 *

  24. Duffield, Wendell A. Volcanes of Northern Arizona: Sleeping Giants of the Grand Canyon Region. Photographs by Michael Collier. Illustrated and informative guide with easy to follow road logs to volanic destinations, such as Sunset Crater and Grand Falls. Grand Canyon Association, 2005. Soft cover. $11.95

  25. Dunbier, Roger. The Sonoran Desert: Its Geography, Economy, and People. Comprehensive examinagtion of the various economies, Indian, Mexican, and Anglo and the differeing political systems. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. University of Arizona Press, 1970. Dust jacket with wear. $30.00

  26. Engelhard, Michael. Where the Rain Children Sleep: A Sacred Geography of the Colorado Plateau. With new essays and a new preface by the author. Nature writing in the best tradition of Abbey, Meloy and Childs, providing poetic descriptions of canyons, ancient pictographs and sandstone cliffs. University of Nebraska Press, 2010. Soft cover. $17.95

  27. Evans, Howard Engsign. A Naturalist's Years in the Rocky Mountains. Stories of remarkable creatures the author encountered every day during his years living in the Rockies. Johnson Books, 2001. Soft cover. $14.00

  28. SOLD Everitt, James H., Robert Lonard and Christopher Little. Weeds in South Texas and Northern Mexico: A Guide to Identification. Colorful descriptive guide to these plants. Texas Tech University Press, 2007. Soft cover. $19.95

  29. Fradkin, Philip L. Wanders of an Environmental Journalist in Alaska and the American West. Combines history and the environment and makes unique explorations. 1st edition. University of New Mexico Press, 1993. Dust jacket. $25.00

  30. Gordon, Greg. Landscape of Desire: Identity and Nature in Utah's Canyon Country. The story of a teacher and field class of students who explore Muddy Creek and the Dirty Devil River to Lake Powell. The plight of the western landscape and the history of conflict between preservation and development in the West is discussed. Utah State University Press, 2003. Soft cover. $19.95

  31. Gray, Mary Taylor. Watchable Birds of the Southwest. Popular guide book with color photographs of the birds of the Southwest - provides interesting information. Great to carry around when birding or watching from your kitchen. Mountain Press, 2007. Soft cover. $14.00

  32. SOLD Haynes, Inc. Yellowstone National Park. Booklet contains 24 Color plates or lithographic images of Yellowstone scenery by the famous Yellowstone photographer, Jack Haynes. Tan paper boards, edges worn, with fancy gray rope fastened on the side. Haynes Inc. St. Paul Minnesota and Yellowstone Park, Wyoming. n.d. $50.00

  33. SOLD Hicks, Sam. Desert Plants and People. Ethnobotanical look at healing agents, foods, beverage teas, disinfectants, building materials, and medicinal remedies with accompanying illustrations. Naylor, 1971. Gray brown cloth. $25.00

  34. SOLD Jackman, E. R. and R. A. Long. The Oregon Desert. Illustrated with photographs. A history of the country and the people. 1st edition. Caxton Printers, 1964. Dust jacket. $35.00

  35. SOLD Johnson, Kirk R. and Robert G. Raynolds. Ancient Denvers: Scenes from the Past 300 Million Years of the Colorado Front Range. Paintings by Jan Vriesen, Donna Braginetz, and Gary Staab. Colorful explaination of the geographic / geologic history of the Denver area for young adults. Denver Museum of Nature and Science. Fulcrum Publishing. Soft cover, oblong. $10.95

  36. Kastner, Joseph. A Species of Eternity. The wilderness adventures and discoveries of America's early naturalists who helped make known the birds, plants and animals of the new cominent.1st edition. Knopf, 1977. Dust jacket. $15.00

  37. Landscapes with Figures: The Nonfiction of Place. Edited with an introduction by Robert Root. A collection of essays, memoirs, nature writing, and travel narratives that document the impact this sense of place has on writing - including Mesa Verde. University of Nebraska Press, 2007. Soft cover. $21.95

  38. Lehman, Charles A. Desert Survival Handbook: How to Prevent and Handle Emergency Situations. American Traveller Press, 1998. Soft cover. $8.95

  39. Leonard, Orville H. The Land Where the Sunsets Go: Sketches of the American Desert. Author's Autograph Edition. Limited to Fifty Selected Copies of which this is No. 16, signed. Edgewear, corners bumped, foxing on first few pages. Sherman, French & Co., 1917. Black boards w/ black spine. $35.00

  40. SOLD Lilly, Ben. Ben Lilly's Tales of Bears, Lions and Hounds. Edited by Neil B. Carmony. Stories of hunting in Arizona, New Mexico and Idaho. 2nd printing. High-Lonesome Books, 2004. Brown cloth with gold printing. $25.00

  41. SOLD Limerick, Patricia Nelson. Desert Passages: Encounters with the American Deserts. An important and beautifully written book, to enchance the reader's understanding of the desert. University of New Mexico Press, 2001. Soft cover. $17.95

  42. Lull, Richard Swann. Fossils: What They Tell Us of Plants and Animals of the Past. Written by the director of the Peabody Museum, illustrated with drawings of prehistoric animals and photographs. Bookplate of Paul Babbitt. University Society, 1935. Red cloth. $10.00

  43. Lund, Barbara A. Weeping Rock: A Spring of Life. Illustrated by Betty L. Smith. Informational brochure giving a description of vegetation and geographic qualities of this segment of Zion National Park. Zion Natural History Association, 1970. Green wraps. $2.50

  44. SOLD Manaster, Jane. Javelinas: Collared Peccaries of the Southwest. Colorful photographs and endearing illustrations help tell the story of this misunderstood animal. Texas Tech University Press, 2006. Soft cover. $19.95


  45. book cover Massey, Peter and Jeanne Wilson and Angela Titus. Arizona Trails: Northeast Region. Guides travelers along spectacular backroads and four-wheel drive trails, 47 destinations and more than 696 miles of trails. Includes GPS coordinates. 2nd printing. Adler Publishing, 2007. Soft cover. $24.95

  46. book cover Massey, Peter and Jeanne Wilson and Angela Titus. Arizona Trails: South Region. Guides travelers along spectacular backroads and four-wheel drive trails, 33 destinations and more than 726 miles of trails. Includes GPS coordinates. Adler Publishing, 2007. Soft cover. $24.95

  47. book cover Massey, Peter and Jeanne Wilson and Angela Titus. Arizona Trails: West Region. Guides travelers along spectacular backroads and four-wheel drive trails, 33 destinations and more than 485 miles of trails. Includes GPS coordinates. 2nd printing. Adler Publishing, 2006. Soft cover. $24.95

  48. Matthews, III, William H. A Guide to the National Parks: Their Landscape and Geology. 2 volume set. Volume I: The Western Parks. Volume II: The Eastern Parks. 1st edition. Natural History Press, 1968. Blue cloth. $30.00

  49. SOLD Miller, Rod. John Muir: Magnificent Tramp. Biography of the founder of the Sierra Club, father of America's conservation movement and the architect of the wilderness ethic. American Heroes series. Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2005. Dust jacket. $19.95

  50. Moore, Willis L. A Report on "The Influence of Forests on Climate and on Floods." Committee on Agriculture, House of Representives, U.S. Congress. Government Printing Office, 1910. Wraps. $10.00

  51. Nabham, Gary P., Marcelle Coder, and Susan J. Smith. Woodlands in Crisis: A Legacy of Lost Biodiversity on the Colorado Plateau. Bilby Research Center Occasional Papers No. 2. Northern Arizona University, 2004. Soft cover. $20.00

  52. A New Plateau: Sustaining the Lands and Peoples of the Canyon Country. Edited b Peter Friederici and Rose Houk. Introduction by Gary Paul Nabhan. A project of the Center for Sustainable Environments. A collection of essays with photographs about people and the land. Renewing the Countryside, 2004. Soft cover. $24.95

  53. Nichol, A. A. The Natural Vegetation of Arizona. Agricultural Experiemnt tation Technical Bulletin No. 68. University ofaRizona, 1937. Gray wraps. $10.00

  54. SOLD Olin, George. House in the Sun. Illustrated explaining life in the desert. Southwest Parks and Monuments, 1977. Soft cover.

  55. Patraw, Pauline M. Flowers of the Southwest Mesa. Drawings by Jeanne R. Janish. Southwest Monuments Association, 1964.Wraps. $5.00

  56. Peluso, Beth A. The Charcoal Forest: How Fire Helps Animals and Plants. Children's book. Find out how birds, bugs, beasts, and plants come back after a fire. Colorful illustrations. Soft cover. Mountain Press Publishing Company, 2007. $12.00


  57. Petrides, George A. Trees of the American Southwest. Illustrations by Olivia Petrides. Easy to follow field guide for backpacking, camping and hiking. 1st edition. Stackpole Books, 2005. Soft cover. $9.95

  58. Priestly, J. B. Rain Upon Godshill: A Further Chapter of Autobiography. Covers the globe from Sudan to the American Far. 1st edition. Harper & Brothers, 1939. Dust jacket. $35.00

  59. SOLD Ransom, Jay Ellois. Petrified Forest Trails: A Guide to the Petrified Forests of America; a Handbook for the Collector of Petrified Woods. Illustrated guide to the sites and wood. 1st edition. Water stain on top of booklet. Mineralogist Publishing Company. Blue soft cover with some wear. $15.00

  60. SOLD Raptors of New Mexico. Edited by Jean-Luc E. Cartron. Illustrated with photographs of the raptors and maps of their locations. University of New Mexico Press, 2010. Dust jacket oversize. $50.00

  61. Rare Plants of Texas by Jackie Poole, William Carr, Dana Price and Jason Singhurst. Colorful nature guide filled with photographs and drawings. Texas A&M University Press, 2007. Dust jacket. $35.00

  62. Robinson, Michael J. Predatory Bureaucracy: The Extermination of Wolves and the Transformation of the West. The definitive history of America's wolves and policies toward predatories. University Press of Colorado, 2005. Dust jacket. $65.00

  63. SOLD Robinson, Sherry. El Malpais, Mt. Taylor, and the Zuni Mountains: A Hiking Guide and History. Trails that stretch west central New Mexico for the experienced hiker and the casual visitor. University of New Mexico Press, 1994. Soft cover. $17.95

  64. Rohrback, John B. A Passion for Birds: Eliot Porter's Photography. With an essay by W. Powell Cottrill. Amon Carter Museum, 1997. Soft cover. $19.95

  65. Russell, Andy. The Life of a River. Story of the Oldman River Valley in Alberta Canada. Voyageur Press, 1987. Dust jacket. $10.00


  66. SOLD The Sonoran Desert Tortoise: Natural History, Biology, and Conservation. Edited by Thomas R. Van Devender. The first comprehensive summary of the natural history, biology, and conservation of the Sonoran and Sinaloan desert tortoises written noted authorities. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum Studies in Natural History. University of Arizona Press, 2006. Soft cover. $34.95

  67. Southwestern Desert Resources. Edited by William Halvorson, Cecil Schwalbe, and Charles van Riper III. Throws a spotlight on individual research projects that are specific examples of work being done in the region, from California to west Texas and south to central Mexico. This information sheds a general light of understanding on the biological and cultural resources of the area and how the resources can be managed as effectively and efficiently as possible. University of Arizona Press, 2010. Dust jacket. $39.95

  68. Stillman, Deanne. Joshua Tree: Desolation Tango. Photographs by Galen Hunt. While it explores the park's history, geology, flora, and fauna, this book also asks the reader to conserve our natural heritage. University of Arizona Press, 2006. Soft cover. $14.95

  69. Strom, Stephen. Earth Forms. Photographs by Strom, texts by Gregory McNamee and Albert Stewart. Large, oversize images that bring the Southwestern desert lands to focus. Dewi Lewis, 2009. Dust jacket, oversize. $45.00

  70. Stockwell, William Palmer and Lucretia Breazeale. Arizona Cacti. Color and black and white drawings and photographs. Biological Science Bulletin No. 1. University of Arizona, 1933. Front cover taped. Soft cover. $10.00

  71. Sweet, Muriel. Common Edible and Useful Plants of the West. Illustrated encyclopedia of plants. Naturegraph Publishers, 1976. Soft cover. $3.95

  72. Thinking Like A Watershed: Voices From The West. Edited by Jack Loeffler, Celestia Loeffler. This book points cultural understanding of our human relationship to land in new directions. University of New Mexico Press, 2012. Soft cover. $24.95

  73. Thomas, John L. A Country in the Mind: Wallace Stegner, Bernard DeVoto, History and the American Land. Recaptures the relationship between two of the most important public intellectuals of their day and the way Americans thought of the West. Routledge, 2000. Dust jacket. $22.00

  74. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Map. Colored map showing National Forests and National Parks. 11.5 x 17" 1948. $10.00

  75. Wagner, Rich and Margie. Tread Lightly: Venomous and Poisonous Animals of the Southwest. Contains text and color images of the spiders, snakes and lizards you want to avoid. Rio Nuevo Publishers, 2006. Soft cover. $14.95

  76. SOLD Wallace, Henry A. and William L. Brown. Corn and Its Early Fathers. Fascinating history of corn, written by the Vice President of the United States and as the Secretary of Agriculture under Roosevel. 1st edition. Michigan State University Press, 1956. Dust jacket. $15.00

  77. Whittlesey, Lee H. Storytelling in Yellowstone: Horse and Buggy Tour Guides. Legendary tales told by early tour guides of the landscape and natural sites in this fantastic park. University of New Mexico Press, 2007. Dust jacket. $27.95

  78. Wild, Peter. Pioneer Conservationists of Western America. Introduction by Edward Abbey. Looks at the roots of th sonservation movement and the personalities of its leaders, including John Wesley Powell, John Muir, Gifford Pinchot, Stephen Mather, Mary Austin and others. Mountain Press, 1979. Dust jacket with rubbing. $12.95 *

  79. Willey, Richard R. The Tucson Meteorites: Their History from Frontier Arizona to the Smithsonian. The story of two known fragments were discovered in the first half of the nineteenth century - exploring the mystery, unresolved to the present day, of where they feel to earth. Signed by the author. 1st edition. Smithsonian Institution Press, 1987. Soft cover. $25.00

  80. SOLD Worster, Donald. A Passion for Nature: the Life of John Muir. A "magisterial" biography of a man who helped reshaped the way we saw the world. Oxford University Press, 2011. Soft cover. $24.95


  81. *Zion Canyon: A Storied Land. Text by Greer K. Cheser, photographs by Michael Plyer. A photographic story of this natural wonder. University of Arizona Press, 2007. Soft cover. $14.95


  1. SOLD Abdill, George B. Pacific Slope Railroads From 1854 to 1900. Steam on Rails, Mexico to Canada, a rare collection of photos of historic western railroads. Bonanza Books. Dust jacket, coversize. $12.50 *

  2. SOLD Abdill, George B. Rails West. A collectors album of a vanishing era in railroadiana. Completes his history of the railroads. Filled with photographs. Bonanza Books. Dust jacket with wear. $10.00

  3. book cover SOLD Alexander, Edwin P. Iron Horses: American Locomotives 1828-1900. With 98 plates including a double page in full color. 1st edition. W. W. Norton, 1941. Dust jacket, oversize. $45.00 *

  4. SOLD Armitage, Merle. Operations Santa Fe: Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe Railway System. Edited by Edwin Corle, drawings by P. G. Napolitano. Reprint. Omni Publications, 1984. Dust jacket. $30.00

  5. SOLD Beebe, Lucius. Mr. Pullman's Elegant Palace Car. The railway carriage that established a new dimension of luxury and entered the national lexicon as a symbol of splendor. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. 1st edition. Doubleday & Co., 1961. Green cloth with black cloth spine. $75.00

  6. book cover SOLD Beebe, Lucius and Charles Clegg. Hear the Train Blow: A Pictorial Epic of America in the Railroad Age. With 860 illustrations and with 10 drawings and two-color title page by E.S Hammack. 1st edition, presentation copy. E. P. Dutton and Co., 1952. Dust jacket, oversize. $150.00 *

  7. SOLD Beebe, Lucius & Charles Clegg. Virginia & Truckee: A Story of Virginia City and Comstock Times. Decorations by E. S. Hammack. Illustrated booklet with drawings and photographs on the railroads of Nevada and local communities. Howell-North, 1963. Yellow illustrated wraps. $12.50

  8. SOLD Best, Gerald M. Ships and Narrow Gauge Rails: The Story of the Pacific Coast Company. A West Coast rail-Marine operation laden with historic interest whose territory extended from Alaska to San Diego. Howell-North, 1981. Dust jacket. $40.00

  9. SOLD Boyd, Eva Jolene. That Old Overland Stagecoaching. Story of riding the stagecoach in Texas, highlighted by excerpts from memoirs of people who made the journey. Republic of Texas Press, 1993. Soft cover. $12.95 *

  10. SOLD Colorado Railroad Museum. A Booklet to do with Colorado Railroad History and Narrow Gauge Railroads. Illustrated history with photographs of the trains and tracks. Colorado Railroad Museum, 1961. Wraps. $10.00

  11. SOLD Daggett, Stuart. Chapters on the History of the Southern Pacific. Reprint of the 1922 edition. Discusses the economic aspects of the railroad from financial difficulties to tariff and local rates in California. Augustus M. Kelley, 1966. Gray cloth. $35.00

  12. SOLD Dedek, Peter B. Hip to the Trip: A Cultural History of Route 66. A comprehensive portrait of the cultural meaning of the highway. University of New Mexico Press, 2007. Soft cover. $19.95

  13. SOLD Demlinger, Sandor. Stagecoach: Rare Views of the Old West 1849-1915. Over 280 rare and often unpublished vintage photographs explore life in the Old West, supported with narratives, many in the first person and important historical information. Schiffer, 2004. Soft cover. $24.95

  14. SOLD DeNevi, Don and Bob Hall. United States Military Railway Service: America's Soldier-Railroaders in WWII. An illustrated history that details the story of the officers and men who moved huge amounts of freight and troops during the war. Boston Mills Press, 1992. Dust jacket. $28.00

  15. SOLD Douglas, George H. All Aboard!: The Railroad in American Life. A social history of the railroad. Smithmark, 1996. Dust jacket. $10.00 *

  16. SOLD Farrington, S. Kip Jr. Railroading Coast to Coast: Riding the Locomative Cabs, 1923-1950. Introduction by Howard Fogg. Totally unique and authentic record amply illustrated with images of locomotives and trains. Bonanza Books, 1981. Dust jacket. $28.50

  17. SOLD Farrington, S. Kip Jr. Railroads of the Hour. Introduction by Richard M. Nixon, Vice President of the United States. Streamlined book about the modern American railroad system and its practices. Coward-McCann, 1958. Dust jacket. $17.50 *

  18. SOLD Fine, Jil. The Transcontinental Railroad: Tracks Across America. Illustrated history for the young reader. Trailblazers of the West. Children's Press, 2005. Soft cover. $6.95

  19. SOLD Florin, Lambert. Western Wagon Wheels: A Pictorial Memorial To The Wheels That Won The West. Superior Publishing Company, 1970. First edition. An interesting look back at the coaches, wagon trains and oxen drawn covered wagons that brought the American pioneer out west. Very Good. Dust jacket. $15.00

  20. SOLD Fradkin, Philip L. Stagecoach, Wells Fargo and the American West. Both a colorful work of frontier history and corporate biography. Free Press, 2003. Soft cover. $14.00

  21. SOLD Griswold, Wesley S. A Work of Giants: Building the First Transcontinental Railroad. Illustrated and detailed story of the first American transcontinental railroad. 1st edition. McGraw-Hill Book Co., 1962. Dust jacket. $35.00

  22. SOLD Hackler, George. The Butterfield Trail in New Mexico. Discsses the stations, the stage drivers and the passengers who crossed New Mexico. Signed by the author. 1st printing. Yucca Enterprises, 2005. Soft cover. $40.00

  23. SOLD Hayes, Derek. Historical Atlas of the North American Railroad. Illustrated with colorful railroad advertisements, brochures, maps and images to provide a new perspective on the railroad as well as explain how the trains transformed the economic and social life of a continent. University of California Press, 2010. Dust jacket, oversize. $39.95

  24. SOLD Hokanson, Drake. The Lincoln Highway: Main Street Across America. Tenth anniversary edition. Hokanson revisits the highway and finds it changed - much for the better - since the original publication. Most notably, he calls attention to the reinvigorated Lincoln Highway Association and its efforts to preserve what is left of the old road. University of Iowa, 1999. Soft cover. $29.95

  25. SOLD Holbrook, Stewart H. James J. Hill: A Great Life in Brief. Biography of the empire builder of the Great Northern. Previous owner's bookplate and writing on front endsheet. 1st edition. Knopf, 1955. Dust jacket with wear. $10.00

  26. SOLD Kaufman, Lawrence H. Leaders Count: The Story of BNSF Railway. A history of a remakrable company - Burlington Northern and the Santa Fe railroads. Texas Monthly, 2005. Soft cover. $14.95

  27. SOLD Larson, Captain Ron, USMM. Upper Mississippi River History: Fact - Fiction - Legend. Stories and photographs of the history of steamboats and paddleboats on the river. Signed by the author. Revised second edition. Steamboat Press, 1998. Oblong soft cover. $18.70 *

  28. SOLD Leuthner, Stuart. The Railroaders. Foreword by Oliver Jensen and photographs by Lawson Little. Illustrated history of the men who worked on the railroad. 1st edition. Random House, 1983. $19.95

  29. SOLD Mayer, Lynne Rhodes and Kenneth E. Voe. Makin' Tracks: The Story of the Transcontinental Railroad in the Pictures and Words of the Men Who Were There. Tells the story of building the railroad from contemporary diaries, newspaper accounts, reports and filled with remarkable photographs. A few page corners were turned down. Praeger, 1975. Dust jacket with some wear. $25.00

  30. SOLD New York Central Calendar 1975. Older calendar for railroad enthusiasts,with photographs of trains and dates filed with information. New York Central System Historical Society. Soft cover. $12.00

  31. SOLD Newcomen Society. Transactions volume XVIII 1937-1938. Contains article by Ralph Budd, "Railway Routes Across the Rocky Mountains." Contains profiles of the routes and map. Other articles involve steam engines, hydropower and mining. Courier Press, 1939. Soft cover with worn cover. $20.00

  32. SOLD Publications of the Nebraska State Historical Society Volume XX. Contains three chapters on Missouri River Steamboats and trade. Illustrated. Published by the Society, 1922. Red cloth with stain and wear. $15.00

  33. SOLD Reed, Marjorie. The Butterfield Overland Stage Across Arizona. Reproductions in color of 20 paintings by Reed. Old Adobe Gallery, 1979. Oblong, soft cover. $40.00

  34. SOLD Reed, Marjorie. The Butterfield Overland Stage in Oklahoma, Arkansas and Missouri. Reproductions in color of 20 paintings by Reed. Includes text on Butterfield by Frederick S. Doolittle. Signed by Reed. Old Adobe Gallery. Oblong, soft cover. $50.00 *

  35. SOLD Reed, Marjorie. The Butterfield Overland Stage Through New Mexico and Texas . Reproductions in color of 25 paintings by Reed. Includes text on Includes text on Reed by Ed Ainsworth. Old Adobe Gallery, 1980. Oblong, soft cover. $30.00 *

  36. SOLD Reed, Marjorie. The Colorful Butterfield Overland Stage. Reproductions in color of 20 paintings, with text by Richard F. Pourade. Signed by the artist to Ann and Brownell (McGrew). Best-West Publications, 1966. Dust jacket worn. $65.00 *

  37. SOLD Reinhardt, Richard. Out West on the Overland Train: Across-the-Continent Excursion with Leslie's Magazine in 1877 and the Overland Trip in 1967. A reprint of the Frank Leslie Party's story with the original illustrations and Reinhardt's 1967 journey. Castle Books. Dust jacket with tear on back over, oversize. $20.00 *

  38. SOLD Richmond, Al. Cowboys, Miners, Presidents & Kings: The Story of the Grand Canyon Railway. The story of the railroad which covered the miles between Williams and the Grand Canyon from the 1890s going from logging, mines to tourism. Revised edition. Press of Northland Printing, 1989. Dust jacket. $20.00

  39. SOLD Rittenhouse, Jack D. American Horse-Drawn Vehicles. A collection of over 200 authentic reproductions of early American horse-drawn vehicles. All illustrations takn from original fashion plates. Bonanza Books. Dust jacket. $15.00 *

  40. SOLD Robertson, Donald B. Encyclopedia of Western Railroad History: Volume IV California. Provides construction dates and chronological organization of the different lines. Caxton Printers, 1998. Dust jacket. $42.95

  41. SOLD Schwantes, Carlos Arnaldo. Going Places: Transportation Redefines the Twentieth-Century West. Examines how transporation shaped the great Western landscape. Indiana University Press, 2003. $29.95

  42. book cover SOLD Stewart, John J. The Iron Trail to the Golden Spike. A fascinating account of one of the most important and dramatic stories in American history: the building of the first transcontinental railroad. Also addresses the importance of it to Utah, and the significant role played in its completion by the Mormons. 1st edition. Deseret Book Company, 1969. Dust jacket. $25.00 *


  43. SOLD Waters, L. L. Steel Trails to Santa Fe. Countless stories of the men and companies who built the railroads. 1st edition. University of Kansas Press, 1950. Dust jacket. $45.00 *

  44. SOLD White, Richard. Railroaded: The Transcontinentals and the Making of Modern America. Tells the story of the transcontinental railroads has it has never been told before, providing new insights and a new vision of the Gilded Age. 1st printing. W.W. Norton, 2011. Dust jacket. $25.00

  45. SOLD Wolmar, Christian. The Great Railroad Revolution: The History of Trains in America. Tells the story of the rise and the fall of the greatest of all American endeavors. Public Affairs, 2012. Dust jacket. $29.99

  46. SOLD Woodhouse, Phil and Daryl Jacobson, and Bill Petersen. The Everett and Monte Cristo Railway. The story of the railroad in the Cascade Mountains region; one of the most troublesome lines every built in Ameica. Illustrated with many photographs. Northwest Mining Publishers, 2010. Soft cover, oversize. $45.00

  47. SOLD Zega, Michael E. and John E. Gruber. Travel by Train: The American Railroad Poster, 1870-1970. Focuses on the artists, railroad men, and advertising agencies that created and produced the work. It presents the work in the context of historical trends and competitive strategies that shaped the development of the railroad industry. The book features 164 poster images, personal photographs, and sketches, many never published before. Indiana University Press, 2002. Dust jacket. $35.00


Weapons and Hunting





  1. Artistry in Arms: The Guns of Smith & Wesson. Exhibition catalog created by Roy G. Jinks. Illustrated. Smith & Wesson International Museum Tour 1991-1995. Connecticut Valley Historical Museum and Springfield Library and Museums Association. 1991. Soft cover, oversize. $25.00

  2. SOLD Baer, Larry. The Parker Gun: An Immortal American Classic. Between 1865 and 1945, more than 243,000 Parker shotguns were manufactured. The Gun Room Press, 1989. Dust jacket. $35.00

  3. SOLD Balentine, F.J. Pablo. Freund & Bro.: Pioneer Gunmakers to the West. A look into the work and lives, of nineteenth century Western gunsmiths Frank and George Freund. Autographed by author. 1st edition. Graphic Publishers, 1997. Dust jacket. $69.95

  4. SOLD Ball, Robert W.D. Springfield Armory: Shoulder Weapons 1795-1968. Comprehensive reference featuring more than 800 color photographs and a well researched history of the Armory. 1st edition. Antique Trader Books, 1997. Dust jacket. $34.95

  5. SOLD Barnes, Duncan. The History of Winchester Firearms 1866-1980. Many pictures and descriptions of the Winchester Firearms. In Slipcase. Winchester Press, 1980. $65.00

  6. SOLD Behan, Jack. .'45-70' Rifles. Story of the .45-70 rifles and the various makers and models. Illustrated. 1st edition. Stackpole, 1956. Dust jacket with minor wear on edges. $35.00 *

  7. SOLD Berger, R. J. Know Your Czechoslovakian Pistols. Illustrated. Blacksmith Publishers, 1989. Soft cover. $50.00

  8. SOLD Blair, Claude. Pistols of the World. Illustrated history. 1st edition. Vicking Press, 1968. Dust jacket. $45.00

  9. Boorman, Dean K. The History of Colt Firearms. Preface by R. L. Wilson. An illustrated book on Colt handguns, rifles and shotguns - the most famous name in firearms design and manufacture. Signed by the author and Wilson. 1st Lyons Press edition. Lyons Press, 2001. Dust jacket. $45.00

  10. SOLD Boorman, Dean K. The History of Winchester Firearms. Preface by R. L. Wilson. A detailed, illustrated book on Winchester rifles and shotguns - the most popular weapons in the world of collection. Signed by the author and Wilson. 1st Lyons Press edition. Lyons Press, 2001. Dust jacket, oversize. $75.00

  11. SOLD The Bow Builder's Book: European Bow Building from the Stone Age to Today. Illustrated with images showing the trees that make the bow and the making of the arrowheads. Schiffer, 2007. Dust jacket oversize. $34.95


  12. SOLD Brower, Bailey, Jr. Savage Pistols. Edited by Don Gulbrandsen. The complete story of the Savage Arms Company pistols, offering an accurate account of Arthur Savage's life. Details the factory engraving, collectibles, memoriabilia, catalogs and advertising. Illustrated guide to the pistols. Stackpole Books, 2008. Dust jacket oversize. $49.95

  13. SOLD Butterfield & Butterfield. Antique American & European Firearms. Illustrated sale catalog July 14, 1992. Includes separate price list. Oversize soft cover. $25.00

  14. Butterfield & Butterfield. Antique American Firearms from the Collection of Robert Wyatt. Illustrated sale catalog March 23, 1992. Includes separate price list. Oversize soft cover. $25.00

  15. Butterfield & Butterfield. Antique and Collectible Pistols and Revolvers from a Prominent Houston Estate. Illustrated sale catalog October 22, 1991. Includes separate price list. Oversize soft cover. $25.00

  16. Butterfield & Butterfield. The Gaines de Graffenried Estate - a Texas Legacy. Illustrated sale catalog October 22, 1991. Includes separate price list. Oversize soft cover. $25.00

  17. SOLD Carey, A. Merwyn. American Firearms Makers: When, Where, and What They Made from the Colonial Period to the End of the Nineteenth Century. The most complete reference work of its kind in print when it was written. 1st edition. Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1953. Dust jacket. $25.00

  18. SOLD Chicoine, David R. Gunsmithing: Guns of the Old West. A valuable tool for any collector, cowboy action shooter or lover of antique and replica guns! Offers a look at more than 40 models and outlines the differences between working on the originals and maintaining the replicas. Includes detailed instructions. Krause Publications, 2001. Oversize soft cover. $27.95

  19. SOLD Dallas, Donald. The British Sporting Gun and Rifle: Pursuit of Perfection 1850-1900. Illustrated with information on the guns and their makers. Stackpole Books, 2008. Dust jacket oversize. $100.00


  20. SOLD Dixon, Norman. Georgian Pistols: The Art and Craft of the Flintlock Pistol, 1715 - 1840. Illustrated guide to these beautiful weapons. George Shumway, 1971. Dust jacket. $55.00

  21. Dunn, Dennis H. Barebow! An Archer's Fair-Chase Taking of North America's Big-Game 29. Beautifully illustrated big game paintings. 1st edition. Documentary Media, 2008. Dust jacket, oblong. $95.00

  22. Early Firearms of Great Britain and Ireland from the Collection of Clay P. Bedford. Illustrated guide with text. Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1971. Dust jacket with wear. $30.00

  23. Elgood, Robert. Firearms of the Islamic World in the Tareq Rajab Museum, Kuwait. Contains color illustrations and photographs. I. B. Tauris Publishers, 1995. Dust jacket. $65.00

  24. Elman, Robert. Fired in Anger: The personal Handguns of American Heroes and Villians. Introduction by Harold L. Peterson. Dramatic moments in history, revealed through a detailed study of the personal handguns of famous and infamous Americans. Illustrated. 1st edition. Doubleday & Co., 1968. Dust jacket, worn on spine edges. $50.00

  25. Encyclopeda of Firearms. Edited by Harold L. Peterson. Contains over 250 entries with drawings and photographs. Previous owner's name on half-title and title pages. 1st edition. E. P. Dutton, 1964. Dust jacket with wear and small tears on edges. $25.00

  26. SOLD Fadala, Sam. The Gun Digest Blackpowder Loading Manual. Expanded 3rd edition. DBI Books, 1995. Soft cover. $19.95

  27. SOLD Fadala, Sam. Winchester 94: America's Rifle. History of the 30-30 with pictures. 1st edition. Wolfe Publiching Co., 1993. $35.00

  28. Flayderman N. & Co., Inc. Purveyors of Military & Nautical Antiquities. Catalog No. 103. Illustrated with information on swords, rifles, knives, etc. and prices. A few items are circled by previous owner. Soft cover. $3.00

  29. Flayderman N. & Co., Inc. Purveyors of Military & Nautical Antiquities. Catalog No. 104. Illustrated with information on swords, rifles, knives, etc. and prices. Soft cover. $3.00

  30. SOLD Gabriel, Ronald S. American & British 410 Shotguns. Illustrated with color photographs, the most in-depth book on the 410 shotguns. Krause Publications, 2003. Dust jacket oversized. $100.00

  31. SOLD Garavaglia, Louis A. & Charles G. Worman. Firearms of the American West 1866-1894. A study of firearms in the nineteenth-century. Fully illustrated. University Press of Colorado, 1997. Dust jacket. $70.00

  32. SOLD Glendenning, Ian. British Pistols and Guns 1640 - 1840. Revised edition with special illustrations detailing the weapons. Arco Publishing, Co., 1967. Dust jacket. $25.00
  33. SOLD Grant, Ellsworth P. The Colt Legacy: The Story of the Colt Armory in Hartford 1855-1980. The Colt and its history in Hartford. 1st edition. Mowbray Company, 1982. $16.95

  34. SOLD Gun Trader's Guide. Twenty-Ninth Edition, completely revised and updated. Contains illustrations, details of the guns, and pricing guide. Stoeger Publishing Co., 2006. Oversize soft cover. $24.95

  35. SOLD Hardin, Jesse L. "Wolf". Old Guns and Whispering Ghosts: Tales and Twists of the Old West. Foreword by Bob Boze Bell. Brings to life the history, spirit and character of the Old West and the weapons in each tale. Shoot Magazine, 2006. Dust jacket. $39.95

  36. SOLD Hartzler, Daniel D. and Whisker James B. The Northern Armory: The United States Armory at Springfield, Massachusetts, 1795-1859. Pictures and history of the Springfield Armory. Old Bedford Village Press, 1976. $45.00

  37. SOLD Hogg, Ian V. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Firearms. Military and civil firearms from the beginnings to the present day . . . An A-Z directory of makes and makers from 1830. Chartwell Books, 1987. Brown leatherette with gold printing and pasted image. $20.00

  38. SOLD Hosley, William. Colt: The Making of an American Legend. Pictorial history of the man and gun. University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. Dust jacket oversize. $49.95

  39. SOLD Hosley, William. Colt: The Making of an American Legend. Pictorial history of the man and gun. University of Massachusetts Press, 1996. Soft cover, oversize. $39.95

  40. Houze, Herbert G. Cody Firearms Museum. Colorful illustrated guide to the collection. Bullalo Bill Historical Center, 1991. Dust jacket. $24.95

  41. Houze, Herbert G. Cody Firearms Museum. Colorful illustrated guide to the collection. Bullalo Bill Historical Center, 1991. Soft cover. $14.95

  42. Houze, Herbert G. Colt Rifles & Muskets: From 1847-1870. New findings about how the various colt rifles, muskets, carbines, and shotguns were developed. 1st edition. Krause Publications, 1996. Dust jacket. $45.00.

  43. SOLD Houze, Herbert G. To the Dreams of Youth: Winchester .22 Caliber Single Shot Rifle. Many pictures of the single shot rifles and a history of it's progression from the World Wars to the modern age. 1st edition. Krause Publications, 1993. Brown leather. $75.00

  44. SOLD Houze, Herbert G. The Winchester Model 52: Perfection in Design. Accurate account of the history and developments of the rifle. 1st edition. Krause Publications, 1997. Dust jacket. $34.95

  45. SOLD Hughes Jr., James B. Mexican Military Arms: The Cartridge Period 1866-1967. Rifles, Bayonets, Pistols, and Machine Guns used by the Mexican Military. 1st edition. Deep River Armory, 1968. $30.00

  46. Hughes, Steven Dodd. Fine GunMaking: Double Shotguns. Custom shotguns with color and noncolor photographs. Includes the stages a gun must go through to become a one-of-a-kind. 1st edition. Krause Publications, 1998. Dust jacket. $34.95

  47. Joly, Eric. Legendary Sporting Guns: Shotguns and Rifles. Translated by John Lee. A thorough history of the long saga behind the creation and refinement of these sporting guns. 1st English language edition. Abbeville, 1999. Dust jacket, oversize. $50.00

  48. SOLD Kalman, James M. A Pictorial History of U.S. Single Shot Martial Pistols. With text by C. Meade Patterson. Charles Scribner's Sons. This is copy number 340 of an edition limited to 2500 copies. It is signed by both authors. The story of America's principal single-shot pistols is presented here in pictures. Very Good. Hard cover. $50.00


  49. Kirkland, K. D. Browning: America's Premier Gunmakers. Illustrated history. Exeter, 1989. Dust jacket. $24.95 *

  50. Lindsay, Merrill. The Lure of Antique Arms. Illustrated history with a glossary. Signed by the author. Stoeger Publishing Co., 1976. Soft cover. $10.00

  51. SOLD Lynn, John A. Tools of War: Instruments, Ideas, and Institutions of Warfare, 1445-1871. The conrtibutors of this book explore a variety of themes and approaches to military action. 1st edition. University of Illinois Press, 1990. Dust jacket. $24.95


  52. SOLD Madaus, Howard, comp. The Guns of Remington: Historic Firearms Spanning Two Centuries. Photography by Paul Goodwin. Illustrated with color photographs of the many Remington firearms. Published in cooperation with the Buffalo Bill Historical Center, Cody Firearms Museum and Biplane Productions, 1997. Dust jacket, oblong. $99.95 *

  53. Manucy, Albert. Artillery Through the Ages: A Short Illustrated History of Cannon, Emphasizing Types Used in America. National Park Service Interpretive Series History No. 3. GPO, 1962. Wraps. $5.

  54. Marcot, Roy. The History of Remington Firearms. An illustrated chronicle of the famous Remington guns. 1st edition. Lyons Press, 2005. Dust jacket. $29.95

  55. SOLD McAulay, John D. Carbines of the U.S. Cavalry 1861-1905. The carbines used by the U. S. Cavalry have always been of special interest to both historians and collectors. This exchaustively researched book covers the entire crucial period from the Civil War, Indian Campaigns to the Spanish-American War. Andrew Mowbray Publishers, 1996. Pictorial casebound. $35.00

  56. SOLD Meketa, Ray. The Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Carbine. Illustrated guide to the Springfield. Limited edition of 100 numbered copies, signed by the author. Cheechako Press, 1984. Wraps. $20.00

  57. Minnis, Gordon B. American Primitive Knives 1770-1870. Photography by Daniel Fox. Illustrated guide to early American knives with information on the origins and dimensions. Museum Restoration Service, 1983. Dust jacket, oversize with minor wear. $50.00

  58. SOLD Moller, George D. American Military Shoulder Arms: Volume III Flintlock Alterations and Muzzleloading Percussion Shoulder Arms, 1840-1865. Authoritative reference work which describes the arms procured by the U.S. government for issue to federal and state armed forces in the period that includes the Civil War. 1st edition. University of New Mexico Press, 2011. Dust jacket, oversize. $95.00

  59. SOLD North, Anthony and Ian V. Hogg. The Book of Guns & Gunsmiths. Comprehensive guide to small arms which traces their development from the earliest hand cannon to the modern submachine guns. New Burlington Books, 1977. Dust jacket. $30.00

  60. SOLD Officers of the Ordnance Department, U.S. Army. Small Arms 1856. Story of the development of the U.S. Model of 1855 small arms and ammunition, published by the Secretary of War, Jefferson Davis, in 1856. Limited edition. Dean Thomas, 1984. $14.95

  61. SOLD O'Meara, Doc. Colt's Single Action Army Revolver. An intriguing look at the most popular revolver ever deisnged. Illustrated. Krause, 1999. Dust jacket. $38.50

  62. SOLD O'Meara, Doc. The Guns of the Gunfighters: Lawmen, Outlaws & Hollywood Cowboys. Takes a look at the firearms carried by the most famous gunfighters of the Wild West and the silver screen. A factual look at the tools of the trade. Krause Publications, 2003. Dust jacket. $34.99

  63. SOLD Parsons, John E. The First Winchester: The Story of the 1866 Repeating Rifle. This prestigous author adds a notable addition to the history of firearms and a revealing picture of the Old West. Winchester Press, 1969. Dust jacket. $50.00


  64. SOLD Peterson, Harold L. The American Sword 1775 - 1945. First book devoted exclusively to the subject of American swords - illustrated and an invaluable reference for collectors. Facsimile reprint of 1954 edition. Dover, 2003. Soft cover. $24.95

  65. SOLD Peterson, Harold L. Arms and Armor in Colonial America 1526-1783. Author demonstrates the effect of weapons on the thoughts and actions of "men who cleared away the wilderness and brought the U.S. into being." Bramhall House, 1956. Dust jacket. $40.00

  66. SOLD Peterson, Harold L. The Fuller Collection of American Firearms: America's Military Long Arms. Illustrated guide. Eastern National Park & Monument Association, 1967. Soft cover oblong. $15.00

  67. SOLD Ramage, Ken. The Gun Digest Book of Modern Gun Values. 11th edition. For modern arms made from 19000 to present. Over 7,500 guns and 3,000 photos. Paperback. Krause Publications, 2001. $24.95

  68. Rattenbury, Richard. Sights West: Selections from the Winchester Museum Collection. Illustrated catalog of selected guns and rifles from the museum. Revised edition. Buffalo Bill Historical Center, 1981. Soft cover, oblong. $13.95

  69. Ricketts, Howard. Firearms: Pleasures and Treasures. Illustrated history. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1962. Decorated purple cloth. $30.00


  70. SOLD Rohan, Jack. Yankee Arms Maker: The Incredible Career of Samuel Colt. The romantic life story of the inventor of the revolver. 1st edition. Harper & Brothers, 1935. Dust jacket with tears and wear and small piece missing on bottom of spine. $45.00 *

  71. SOLD Rosebush, Waldo E. Frontier Steel: The Men and Their Weapons. Covering the period from 1833-1861, Mexican War, Indian campaigns, the Texas Rangers, first US Dragoons, Regiment of Mounted Rifles. Former library book with minor markings. 1st edition. C. C. Nelson Publishing Co., 1958. Blue cloth rubbed at top. $50.00

  72. SOLD Schwing, Ned. Winchester's Finest: The Model 21. Thorough history with many pictures and technicalities of the Model 21. 1st edition. Krause Publications, 1990. $49.95

  73. SOLD Schwing, Ned. The Winchester Model 42. With technical assistance from Don "Duck" Combs, Schwing goes into a great detail of the Model 42. 1st edition revised. Krause Publications, 1990. $34.95

  74. SOLD Schwing, Ned. Winchester Slide-Action Rifles Volume II: Model 61 & Model 62. Very detailed with pictures on the two models. 1st edition. Krause Publications, 1993. $34.95

  75. Sell, De Witt, Ph.D. Handguns Americana. The pageantry of American enterprise in providing handguns suitable for both civilians and military purposes. 1st edition. Borden Publishing, 1972. Dust jacket. $22.50

  76. SOLD Sellers, Frank. Sharps Firearms. More than 500 photographs complete this detailed history of the company and gun. Sellers, 2001. Dust jacket. $85.00

  77. Serven, James E. Colt Firearms {from 1836}. Many pictures of the firearms plus historic accounts of the Seminole War the Pony Express, the Gold-rush, and more. The Foundation Press Publications, 1972. Dust jacket. $55.00

  78. Serven, James E. Conquering the Frontiers: Stories of American Pioneers and the guns which helped them establish a new life. 1st edition. Foundation Press, 1974. Dust jacket worn on top front edge. $50.00

  79. rustlings Shields, G. O. Rustlings in the Rockies. Stories of hunting and fishing by the stream. Lacking title page, but complete text is present. Original paper cover with advertisement of Pierce & Zahn, Denver Colorado, c1880s. $20.00

  80. Shooter's Bible. The World's Standard Firearms Reference Book. Illustrated guide with new products, specifictions, pricing guide. 98th Edition. Stoeger Publishing, 2006. Oversize soft cover. $24.95

  81. SOLD Smith, C. Conrad and William A. Gary. Confederate Pistols: A Vestpocket Reference. Easily carried guide to Confederate weapons, with photographs. Signed by Smith. Booklet, 1991. Soft cover, small black cover. $15.00

  82. SOLD Sotheby & Co. Catalogue. Catalogue of Highly Important Firearms from the collection of the late William Goodwin Renwick (European Part I). Day of Sale states Monday, 17th July, 1972 on the front. The collection includes longarms, carbines, pistols, and combination weapons. $15.00

  83. SOLD Stadt, Ronald, W. Winchester Shotguns and Shotshells: From the Hammer Double to the Model 59. Many pictures of the brandname's shotguns and the rounds. First edition. Armory Publications, 1984. Dust jacket. $29.95

  84. SOLD Supica, Jim and Nahas, Richard. Standard Catalog of Smith & Wesson. Complete listing of S&W products and prices from 1857 to date. Includes over 752 models listed in 6 grade conditions. 1st edition. Krause Publications, 1996. Dust jacket. $29.95

  85. SOLD Wallace, Dillon. Saddle and Camp in the Rockies: An Expert's Picture of Game Conditions in the Heart of our Hunting Country. Illustrated. Outing Publishing Co., 1911. Navy cloth. $30.00

  86. SOLD Ware, Donald L. Remington Army and Navy Revolvers, 1861-1888. Detailed examination of the development and the evolution of Remington revolvers from the beginning of the Civil War to the end of the Indian Wars. University of New Mexico, 2007. Dust jacket. $65.00

  87. SOLD Watrous, George R., Rikhoff, James C., and Hall Thomas E. The History of Winchester Firearms 1866-1975. Autographed by Hall and Rikhoff on bookplate. Included are two letters from author James C, Rikhoff thanking a gentlemen for ordering the book. Excellent condition in slip case. Winchester Press, 1975. $95.00

  88. SOLD Webster, Donald B., Jr. American Socket Bayonets 1717-1873. Illustrated guide. Historical Arms Series No. 3. Foreword by Roy T. Huntington. Museum Restoration Service, 1986. Wraps. $15.00

  89. Weland, Gerald. A Collector's Guide to Swords, Daggers & Cutlasses. Very easy to read with many colorful photographs. 1st edition. Chartwell Books, 1991. Dust jacket. $15.00

  90. SOLD Wennberg, Kaa. European Fireams in Swedish Castles. Illustrated guide. 1986. Tan casebound. $50.00

  91. SOLD Wilkinson, F. Flintlock Guns and Rifles: An Illustrated Reference Guide to Flintlock Guns and Rifles from the 17th to the 19th Century. This book traces the history of both military and civilian longarms in Britain, America, and Europe from 1650-1850. Arms and Armour Press, 1971. Dust jacket. $30.00

  92. SOLD Wilson, R. L. The Colt Heritage: The Official History of Colt Firearms from 1836 to the Present. With nearly 250 original illustrations in full color and photographs. Comprehensive history of this famous gun. Simon and Schuster. Dust jacket. $20.00

  93. Wilson, R. L. Fine Colts: The Dr. Joseph A. Murphy Collection. Limited edition number 228 of 3000 featuring Murphy's collection of rare, historic, and important Colt Firearms. Signed by Murphy, Steven M. Silvia (CEO Colt Forearms), R.L. Wilson, and historian Kathleen J. Hoyt. Republic Publishing Co., 1999. Dust jacket. $125.00

  94. SOLD Wilson, R. L. Ruger & His Guns: A History of the Man, the Company and Their Firearms. Beautifully done with many pictures and a great history on Ruger firearms. Autographed 1st edition. Simon and Schuster, 1996. Dust jacket. $65.00

  95. Winant, Lewis. Early Percussion Firearms: A History of Early Percussion Firearms Ignition-from Forsyth to Winchester .44/40. With many pictures. 1st edition. Bonanza Books, 1959. Dust jacket. $27.50

  96. SOLD Worman, Charles G. Firearms in American History: A Guide for Writers, Curators, and General Readers. Describes firearms development and use in America from colonization to the end of the 1800s. Illustrations asssist those who seek accurate infromation and enlighten the general reader. Westholme, 2007. Dust jacket. $39.95

  97. Worman, Charles G. Gunsmoke and Saddle Leather: Firearms in the Nineteenth-Century American West. Various accounts of firearms and the people who used them, including profession hunters, a woman crossing the plains by wagon in 1850, a cowboy on a long cattle drive or a soldier campaigning. University of New Mexico Press, 2005. Dust jacket - oversize. $65.00

  98. SOLD Wyckoff, James. Famous Guns That Won the West. Illustrated history of the pioneer guns from the Kentucky flintlock and the plains rifle to the Colt and Winchester. Previous owner's inscription on front endsheet. Arco, 1968. Dust jacket. $17.50


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