Guidon Books presents
Women of the West
In this section, Guidon Books is featuring a selection of books about the women of the American West. Included are stories of pioneer women who ventured West to start new lives, the "Wild Women of the West" who inhabited the boom towns of the frontier, and many others. You can find books written by and about Native American Indian Women. There are also volumes about women during the Civil War.
Article in the July 2013 issue of True West Magazine
All books now available on Women of the West are on our new website.
September 6, 2017
* Denotes Southwest Books of the Year selection
- SOLD Allen, Martha Mitten,
Traveling West: 19th Century Women on the Overland Routes, 1st
ed., 1987, 86 pages $10.00
- SOLD Anderson, Lorraine,
ed, Sisters of the Earth: Women's Prose an Poetry about Nature
1st ed., (1991), $14.00
- SOLD Avary, Marta Lockett. A Virginia Girl in the Civil War: Being a Record of the Actual Experiences of the Wife of a Confederate Officer. First published in 1903, this volume offers an extraordinary glimpse inside the mind of a young wife during the Civil War; it is packed with adventure and struggle, pain and joy and sensitive feminine perspective. The Narrative Press, 2004. Soft cover. $15.95
- SOLD Baldwin, Alice Blackwood. An Army Wife on the Frontier: The Memoirs of Alice Blackwood Baldwin, 1867-1877. Limited to 1,250 copies. Edited with an introduction by Robert C. and Eleanor R. Carriker. The wife of General Frank Baldwin tells her story of her time in the West - Nebraska, Colorado, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Former owner's name and bookplate on inside front endsheets. Tanner Trust Fund, 1975. Dust Jacket. $40.00 *
- SOLD Bancroft, Caroline. Augusta Tabor: Her Side of the
Scandal. Story of the Colorado scandal. Johnson Publishing, 1958.
- SOLD Barnett, Louise. Ungentlemanly Acts: The Army's Notorious
Incest Trial. A compelling examination of the Geddes drama, set on a
remote military base in west Texas, 1879. Hill and Wang, 2000. Dust jacket.
- SOLD Belle Starr; or The Bandit Queen. Originally
printed by Richard K. Fox, 1899. Facsimile with new material. Steck Co., 1960.
- SOLD Berke, Arnold. Mary Colter: Architect of the Southwest.
New color photographs by Alexander Vertikoff. The story about an
extraordinary woman, weaving together three stories, the early
twentieth-century career of a woman in what was then a man's profession; the
creation of a building at the Grand Canyon and interior style drawn from
regional history and landscape; and the exploitation of the American Southwest,
largely in the hands of the railroads, for leisure travel. Filled with
photographs, images from color postcards, etc. Princeton Architecture Press,
2002. Soft cover. $29.95
- SOLD Biddle, Ellen McGowan. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife.
New introduction by Peter Cozzens. Articulate, astute observations
about life in the Army; her husband was stationed on the Western plains.
Frontier Classics Series. Stackpole Books, 2002. Soft cover.
- SOLD Bird, Allan G.
Bordellos of Blair Street: Story of Silverton Colorado's Notorious Red
Light District. Signed by the author. 1st edition. The Other Shop,
1987. Soft cover. $25.00
- SOLD Bird, Isabella. A Lady's Life in the Rocky Mountains. Autobiography of an woman traveler in the 19th century west. Contains bookplate from Victoria College in Belfast, awarded to a female student in 1893. Binding loose. 5th edition. John Murray, 1885. Brown cloth with Victoria College seal embossed in gilt on front binding, showing wear and weathering. $40.00
- SOLD Blevins, Don. From Angels to Hellcats: Legendary Texas
Women 1836 to 1880. Eight tales of adventure, crime, courage and
mystery. Mountain Press, 2001. Soft cover. $12.00
- SOLD Breihan, Carl W. Bandit Belle. Superior, 1970. Red cloth. $30.00
- SOLD Burke, John. The Legend of Baby Doe: The Colorful Life and Times of the Silver Queen of the West. The story of the fabulous personality regarded as the Silver Queen, and bride of Horace Tabor. G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1974. Dust jacket. $15.00
- SOLD Chartier, JoAnn and Chris Enss. She Wore a Yellow Ribbon: Women Women Soldiers and Patriots of the Western Frontier. Contains chapters on twelve women, including Buffalo Soldiers, nurses and scouts. TwoDot, 2004. Soft cover. $11.95
- SOLD Chegin, Rita Kasch,
Survivors: Women of the Southwest, 1st ed., (1991),
- SOLD Clayton, Roberta
Flake, comp. Pioneer Women of Arizona. Brief biographical
sketches of the early settlers in Arizona, including many Mormon women.
Autographed. Bound in blue cloth. Np, nd. (c. 1969) $150.00
- SOLD Clough, Wilson O. Mini-Aku, Daughter of Spotted Tail.
Reprinted from Annals of Wyoming, October 1967. Wraps. $5.00
- SOLD Cowdrey, Mary
Baynton, The Checkered Years, 1st ed., 1937, 265 pages, $30.00
- SOLD Cunningham, Patricia A. Reforming Women's Fashion, 1850-1920: Politics, Health, and Art. Drawing on broad variety of primary and secondary sources in the United States and Europe - including the popular press, advice books for women, allopathic and alternative medical literature and books on aesthetics, art, health, and physical education, this volume makes a significant contribution to costume studies, social history, and women's studies. 1st edition. Kent State University Press, 2003. Dust jacket. $45.00
- SOLD Daniels, Zeke. Life and Death of Julia C. Bulette: Queen of the Red Lights.1st edition. Illustrated by Ben Christy. Story of a popular woman living in the California mining camps in the 1860's and was ultimately strangled to death in her cabin for her money and jewels. Lamp Post, 1958. Dust jacket. $30.00
- SOLD De Pauw, Linda Grant. Battle Cries and Lullabies: Women
in War from Prehistory to the Present. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1998. $24.95
- SOLD De Pauw, Linda Grant and Conover Hunt. "Remember the Ladies" Women in America, 1750-1815. This book makes it possible for us to understand the demands of what early American life was actually like and to applaud the forgotten heroism of our revolutionary women. Wonderful illustrations. Viking Press, 1976. Dust jacket. $25.00
- SOLD Dempsey, David and Raymond Baldwin. The Triumphs and
Trails of Lotta Crabtree. Previous owner's presentation. 1st edition.
William Morrow, 1968. Dust jacket. $35.00
- SOLD Denton, Sally. Faith and Betrayal: A Pioneer Woman's Passage in the American West. Story of Jean Rio who traveled across America in the 1850s while providing a history of the early Mormon experience. 1st edition. Alfred A. Knopf, 2005. Dust jacket. $23.00
- SOLD Drago, Gail,
Etta Place: Her Life and Times with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance
Kid, 1st ed., 1996, 285 pages $12.95
- SOLD Drago, Harry Sinclair. Notorious Ladies of the Frontier.
Shady ladies kept pace wit the advancing frontier. One page torn at
bottom. Dodd, Mead, 1969. Dust jacket. $40.00
- SOLD Dumont, Ella Elgar
Bird, An Autobiography of a West Texas Pioneer, 1st ed., (1988),
227 pages, $22.95
- SOLD Dyer, Mrs. D. B. Fort Reno, or, Picturesque "Cheyenne and Arrapahoe Army Life," before the Opening of "Oklahoma." With a new introduction by David Dary. Ida Dyer was the daughter of a U. S. Congressman and wife of an Indian agent. She followed her husband to the Darlington Indian Agency, based near Fort Reno, where she experienced the ups and downs of life at a frontier outpost. Stackpole Books, 2005. Soft cover. $19.95
- SOLD Ellis, Anne, Plain Anne Ellis, 1st ed., 1931,
265 pages, $25.00
- SOLD Ellis, Martha Downer, Bell Ranch Glimpses, 1st
ed., (1980), 139 pages $30.00
- SOLD Elmore Grace Brown,
Heritage of Woe: The Civil War Diary of Grace Brown Elmore, 1st
ed. edited. by Marli F. Weiner, (1997), 225 pages, $40.00
- SOLD Emery, Emma Wilson. Aunt Puss & Others: Old Days in
the Piney Woods. A story of Texas life. Encino Press, 1969. Dust
- SOLD Enss, Chris. Pistol Packin' Madams: True Stories of Notorious Women of the Old West. Stories about such women as Rose Ellis, Mattie Silks, Tessie Wall, and Jessie Hayman. TwoDot, 2006. Soft cover. $10.95
- SOLD Exhibition of Models for a Monument to Pioneer
Women. Presented by the Denver Post in the Chessman Memorial, Denver.
1927. Wraps. $10.00 *
- SOLD Fisk, Erma J. The Peacocks of Baboquivari. This journal tells of Fisk's five months spent living in a sixteen-by-twenty-foot rock cabin in the isolated canyon to which she packed in supplies over a road that deterred most visitors, and where she served as guardian and hostess to those who climbed the Peak. Norton, 1983. Dust jacket. $22.50
- SOLD Flake, Lucy Hanna
White. To the Last Frontier: Autobiography of Lucy Hanna White Flake.
Story of an Arizona Mormon pioneer. Privately printed. Casebound.
- SOLD Flood, Elizabeth Clair. Cowgirls: Women of the
Wild West. Photographs by William Manns and foreword by Dale Evans.
Illustrated with more than 450 color photographs and historic images,
COWGIRLS: Women of the Wild West pays tribute to the life and legacy of
the pioneer woman in the American West, who worked on ranches, performed in
Wild West Shows, and competed in the rodeo arena. Zon, 2000. Dust jacket.
- SOLD Foley, Doris, The Divine Eccentric: Lola Montez and the
Newspaper, 1st edition. The amazing story of Lola Montez, European actress who fled to California and became a legend durring the California Gold Rush. Westernlore Press, 1969. $28.50
- SOLD Foote, Mary Hallock. A Victorian Gentlewoman in the Far West: The Reminiscences of Mary Hallock Foote. Edited by Rodman W. Paul. The moving story of a girl who moved from the Quaker farm on the Hudson River to her life out west. Huntington Library, 2003. Soft cover. $16.95
- SOLD Freilicher, Susan. Medicine Women, 1st ed.,
- SOLD Fremont, Jessie
Benton. The Letters of Jessie Benton Fremont, 1st ed., (1993),
- SOLD Gentry, Curt,
The Madams of San Francisco: A Highly Irrelevant History of the City by
the Golden Gate, 1st ed., 1964, 323 pages, $30.00
- SOLD Gentry, Diane Koos, Enduring Women, 1st edition. Intensely personal look into the lives of ten diverse American women, not money and power, but personal courage, physical strength, and indomitable will. Texas A&M University Press, 1988. Soft cover. $16.95
- SOLD Gerson, Noel B.,
Because I Love Him: The Life and Loves of Lillie Langtry, 1st
ed., 1971, $22.50
- SOLD Getlein, Frank,
Mary Cassatt Paintings and Prints, Rpt., (1980), $25.00
- SOLD Golden, Gertrude. Red Moon Called Me: Memoirs of an
Indian Service Schoolteacher. 1st edition. Naylor Company. $30.00
- SOLD Grierson, Alice Kirk. An Army Wife's Cookbook with
Household Hints and Home Remedies. Compiled and edited by Mary L.
Williams, Fort Davis National Historic Site. Southwest Parks and Monuments
Association, 1972. Spiral bound. $22.50
- SOLD Hacker, Shyrle Pedlar. A Gold Miner's Daughter: Memoirs of a Mountain Childhood. Charming stories of growing up in northern Nevada. Johnson Books, 1996. Soft cover. $15.95
- SOLD Hahn, Emily. Mabel: A Biography of Mabel Dodge Luhan. 1st edition. Houghton Mifflin, 1977. Dust jacket. $27.50
- SOLD Halsell, Grace. In Their Shoes. The story of a journalist who lives as others. Texas Christian University Press, 1996. Dust jacket. $24.95
- SOLD Hapsten, Elizabeth,
Settlers Children: Growing Up on the Great Plains, 1st ed., 1991,
252 pages, $24.95
- SOLD Hendricks, Cecilia
Hennel, Letters from Honey Hill: A Women's View of Homesteading
1914-1931, 1st ed., (1986), $45.00
- SOLD Hiestand, Elizabeth F. An Army Doctor's Wife on the
Frontier: Letters from Alaska and the Far West, 1874-1878. Edited by
Abe Laufe. 1st edition. University of Pittsburgh Press, 1962. Dust jacket.
- SOLD Hogan, Linda.
Dwellings: A Spiritual History of the Living World. 1st ed.,
- SOLD Holdredge, Helen, The Woman in Black, 1st ed.,
1955, 308 pages, $15.00
- SOLD Holland, Ada
Morehead, Brush Country Woman, 1st ed., (1988), $24.95
- SOLD Howard, Dorothy,
Dorothy's World: Childhood in Sabine Bottom 1902-1910, 1st ed.,
- SOLD Hunter, Rodello,
Wyoming Wife: A Woman's Discovery of Her Husband's Outdoor World,
1st ed., 1969, Autographed, $35.00
- SOLD Hunter, Rodello,
House of Many Rooms: Family Memoir, 1972, 240 pages, $15.00
- SOLD Iversen, Kristen. Molly Brown Unraveling the Myth: The True Life Story of the Titanic's Most Famous Survivor. An entertaining and intelligent biography. Johnson Books, 1999. Soft cover. $18.00
- SOLD Jensen, Joan M. Promise to the Land: Essays on Rural
Women. Collection of essays begins with personal accounts of the
author's own experiences on a farm communue in the 1970s and those of her
German immigrant grandmother in Wisconsin in the early 1900s. 1st edition.
University of New Mexico Press, 1991. Dust jacket. $27.50
- SOLD Jensen, Joan M. & Darlis A. Miller. New Mexico
Women: Intercultural Perspectives. Reconstructs the history of New
Mexico women from colonial times to the modern era. 1st edition. University of
New Mexico Press, 1986. Dust jacket. $35.00
Keen-Hansen, Audrey. Coyotes Always Howl at Midnight: Tales of a '70s Rancher's Wife. Story of an city bred woman living on a small Colorado ranch with her new husband. Trafford Publishing, 2006. Soft cover. $8.00 *
- King, Evelyn. Women on the Cattle Trail and in the Roundup. Essay with extensive bibliography. Limited to 550 copies. Brazos Corral of the Westerners, 1983. Blue wraps. $25.00 *
- SOLD Kinzie, Juliette M. Wau-Bun: The Early Day in the
Northwest. Lakeside Press, 1932. $45.00
- SOLD Kirkpatrick, Jane. Homestead: A Memoir of Modern Pioneers Pursing the Edge of Possibility. Story of life in the John Day River Valley of Oregon. Waterbrook Press, 2005. Soft cover. $13.99
- Kirkpatrick, Linda. Somewhere in the West: "Texas Women Who Left a Legacy." Poems and legends. Edited by Janice Coggin. Cowboy Miner, 2002. Soft cover. $12.95
- SOLD Kovinick, Phil. The Woman Artist in the American West 1860-1960. An exhibition catalog shown in 1976 for the Muckenthaler Cultural Center. Black and white as well as color photos throughout of various womens' artwork. Northland Press, 1976. Orange cloth with black spine. $50.00
- SOLD Kuhl, Nancy. Intimate Circles: American Women in the Arts. Catalog of an exhibition at he Beinecke Library celebrating American women's contribution to art, literature, and the theater during the early 20th century. Yale University. 2003. Soft cover. $25.00
- Kyte, Elinor C. Unbeatable Bessie: The Biography of
Bessie Kidd Best. Life story of a pioneer Arizona educator. Author's
presentation copy. Aegina Press, 1988. Soft cover. $10.00 *
- SOLD Lackmann, Ron. Women of the Western Frontier in Fact, Fiction and Film. The author compares the real women of the Old West to their portrayals in film, television, and other media. McFarland and Company, 1997. Hard cover. $45.00
- Lambert, Page. In Search of Kinship: Modern Pioneering on the Western Landscape. 1st edition. The author, in crafted writing about loss of a heritage and the quest to find it anew, speaks of ranching traditions and Native American beliefs that go back many generations and of the cycles of life to death so elemental to ranchers. Fulcrum, 1996. Dust jacket. $23.95 *
- SOLD Landes, Ruth.
The Ojibwa Woman, Rpt. (1997), $13.00
- Lane, Lydia Spencer. I Married a Soldier or Old Days in the Old Army. An account of a young army bride on the early southwestern frontier. Foreword by Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower. 1st edition. Cut corner on front endsheet. Horn & Wallace, 1964. Tan cloth. $35.00 *
- Laune, Seigniora Russell. Sand in My Eyes. Illustrated by Paul Laune. Wind, sand, drought and heartbreak challenge the courage and will of "Nonie" Laune in her true story of frontier life on the Cherokee Strip. 1st printing of new edition. Northland Press, 1974. Cloth with leather covered spine, matching slipcase. $35.00 *
- Laune, Seigniora Russell. Sand in My Eyes. Illustrated by Paul Laune. Wind, sand, drought and heartbreak challenge the courage and will of "Nonie" Laune in her true story of frontier life on the Cherokee Strip. 1st printing of new edition. Northland Press, 1974. Dust jacket. $17.50
- SOLD Ledbetter, Suzann. Shady Ladies: Nineteen Surprising and Rebellious American Women. Chapters on such women as Molly Brown, Nellie Cashman, Lydia Pinkham and Silver Heels. Tom Doherty Associates Book, 2006. Dust jacket. $24.95
- SOLD Leisch, Juanita. Who wore what? Womens Wear 1861-1865. Wonderful illustrations and photographs with accomapnying detailed text describe the variety of clothing styles worn by women in America during the Civil War. Thomas Publications, 1995. Purple boards. $29.95
- SOLD Limon, Graciela. The Memories of Ana Calderon. A
fictional memoir of a talented woman, born in tradition-bound rural Mexico, who
comes to the U.S. and greater opportunity only to find that here too, society,
family and religion seem to conspire to hold her back. Arte Publico Press,
1994. Soft cover. $12.95
- SOLD Linhard, Tabea Alexa. Fearless Women in the Mexican Revolution and the Spanish Civil War. The first book-length study of the role women played in two of the most momentous revolutions of the twentieth century - inspired by the story of the Trece Rosas. University of Missouri Press, 2005. Dust jacket. $39.95
- SOLD Luchetti, Cathy. I Do! Courtship, Love and Marriage on
the American Frontier. A glimpse at America's romantic past through
photographs, diaries and journals. 1st edition. Crown Trade Paperbacks, 1996.
Soft cover. $27.50
- SOLD Lucia, Ellis. Klondike Kate: The Life and Legend of
Kitty Rockwell, The Queen of the Yukon, 1st ed., (1962), $15.00
- SOLD Luhan, Mabel Dodge.
European Experiences: Intimate Memories, 1st ed., (1935), $45.00
- SOLD Luhan, Mabel Dodge.
Movers and Shakers: Intimate Memories., 2nd edition. 1936.
- SOLD Mankiller, Wilma and Michael Wallis. Mankiller: A Chief and Her People. An autobiography by the Principal Chief of the Cherokee National. 1st edition. St. Martin's Press, 1993. Dust jacket. $22.95
- SOLD Marriott, Alice, Hell on Horses and Women. Drawings by Margaret Lefranc. Story of ranch life in Montana. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. 1st
edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1953. Creme cloth. $45.00
- SOLD Martin, Cy, Whiskey and Wild Women: An Amusing Account
of the Saloons and Bawds of the Old West, 1st ed., (1974), $50.00
- SOLD Marvine, Dee. The Lady Rode Bucking Horses: The Story of Fannie Sperry Steele, Woman of the West. A creative retelling of Fannie's life based on family archives, newspaper articles and personal interviews. TwoDot, 2005. Soft cover. $14.95
- SOLD Mayer, Melanie J. Klondike Women: True Tales of the 1897-1898 Gold Rush. A compelling collection of historical photographs and first-hand accounts of the adventures, challenges, and disappointments of women on the trails to the Klondike gold fields. Swallow Press/Ohio University Press, 2009, 1989. Soft cover. $22.95
- SOLD Mazzulla, Fred and Jo. Brass Checks and Red Lights: Being a Pictorial Pot Pourri of (Historical) Prostitutes, Parlor Houses, Professors, Procuresses and Pimps. Illustrated look at the ladies and their houses. 1966. Decorated cloth. $25.00
- McAuliffe, Dennis Jr. The Death of Sybil Bolton: An
American History. 1st edition. Times Books, 1994. Dust jacket.
- McClure, Charlotte S. Gertrude Atherton. Western
Writers Series No. 23. Boise State University, 1976. Wraps. $4.50 *
- McEuen, Melissa A. Seeing America: Women Photographers Between the Wars. 1st edition. The author examines the camera work of five women who directed their visions toward influencing social policy and cultural theory. University Press of Kentucky, 2000. Dust jacket. $45.00 *
- McLeRoy, Sherrie S. Red River Women. Women of
the Texas, who helped settle the frontier. Republic of Texas Press, 1996. Soft
cover. $12.95 *
- SOLD Meredith, Grace E. Girl Captives of the Cheyennes. New introduction by Peter Cozzens. The four young girls, aged five to seventeen, survived an attack in 1874 and were eventually set free. This tale is told by a niece of the one of the sisters. Frontier Classic Series. Stackpole, 2004. Soft cover. $16.95
- Miller, Brandon Marie. Women of the Frontier: 16 Tales of Trailblazing Homesteaders, Entrepreneurs, and Rabble-Rousers. Using journal entries, letters home, and song lyrics, the women of the West speak for themselves in these tales of courage, enduring spirit, and adventure. This young adult book would be of interest to adults of any age. Chicago Review Press, 2013. Dust jacket. $19.95 *
- Miller, Ruth. Our Trip to Mesa Verde - 1922. Personal account of a hiking trip rom Ouray to Mesa Verde and Lake City taken by four women. Buckskin Publishing Co., 1988. Tan decorated soft cover. $12.50 *
- SOLD Mills, Betty J.
Calico Chronicle: Texas Women and their Fashions 1830-1910.
Rpt, (1985), $25.95
- SOLD Moran, Mary Nimmo. Prints of Nature: Poetic Etchings of
Mary Nimmo Moran. Exhibit catalog, Thomas Gilcrease Institute of
American History and Art, September 7 - December 2, 1984. Soft cover.
- SOLD Morris, Juddi.
Harvey Girls: The Women who Civilized the West. 1st edition. Story of the young women who did more than serve food in Fred Harvey's chain of quality restaurants along the Santa Fe Railroad. Black and white illustrations throughout. Walker and Company, 1994. Dust jacket. $16.85
- SOLD Moynahan, Jay. Culinary Delights from the Red Lights: Receipes from the Bordellos and Backstreets of the Frontier West. A collection of frontier recipes that might have been used by the sportin' women. Signed by the author. Chickadee Publishing, 1999. Sprial bound. $10.95 *
- SOLD Moynaham, Jay, comp. Fifty Years of Prostitute Photos 1870 - 1920. 3 volumes of captioned photographs. Chickadee Publishing, 2004-2005. Soft cover. $50.00
- SOLD Moynahan, Jay. Photographs of Red Light Ladies 1865-1920. Includes images from Arizona and Texas. Numbered and limited edition of 375 copies, signed by the author. Chickadee Publishing, 2005. Brown cloth. $45.00 *
- SOLD Moynahan, Jay. The Prairie Pioneer Prostitutes' Own Cookbook. Recipes and history - a delicious combination. Signed by the author. Chickadee Publishing, 2000. Spiral Bound. $10.95 *
- SOLD Moynahan, Jay. Prostitute Dictionary of the Old West. Revised edition of Talkin' About Sportin' Women. Terms found in use in the American West from 1850 to 1920. Chickadee Publishing, 2004. Laminated and spiral bound. $12.50 *
- SOLD Moynahan, Jay. Remedies from the Red Lights: Cures, Treatments and Medicines from the Sportin' Ladies of the Frontier West. Different cures from stomach aches to burns to headache, health juices, ulcers and wrinkle control. Signed by the author. Chickadee Publishing, 2000. Spiral bound. $20.00 *
- SOLDMoynahan, Jay. Soiled Doves Civil War Cookbook. Learn the stories of the ladies and what they ate. Signed by the author. Chickadee Publishing, 2004. Spiral Bound. $10.95 *
- SOLD Mulford, Karen Surina. Trailblazers: Twenty Amazing Western
Women. From Sacagawea to Dorothea Lange to Sandra Day O'Connor, these
remarkable women followed their dreams, challenged convention, and created new
opportunities for American women, yesterday and today. Northland Publishing,
2001. Soft cover. $14.95
- SOLD Niederman, Sharon, A Quilt of Words: Women's Diaries,
Letters & Original Accounts of Life in the Southwest, 1860-1960.
1st edition. Johnson, 1988. Dust jacket. $35.00
- SOLD O'Brien, Mary Barmeyer. Outlasting the Trail: The Story of a Woman's Journey West. Historical fiction, based on the dramatic events of a real family's overland crossing to California. TwoDot, 2005. Soft cover. $14.95 *
- SOLD Paine, Swift, Eilley Orrum: Queen of the Comstock. 1st edition. Story of this Scottish born Native and her exciting life ending up wealthy thanks to the Comstock Silver Lode. Pacific Books, 1949, Dust jacket. $45.00
- Perry, Belinda. An Old Woman's Lies. Although a novel, it depicts what life was like on a New Mexico ranch during World War II. 2012. Soft cover. $16.00 *
- SOLD Perry, Nellie M. Woman of the Plains: The Journal &
Stories of Nellie M. Perry. Edited by Sandra Gail Teichmann. The story
of life on the High Plains. 1st edition. Texas A&M University Press, 2000.
Dust jacket. $24.95
- Petrik, Paula. No Step Backward: Women and Family on the
Rocky Mountain Mining Frontier. A community study as well as a
collective biography and statistical portrait of women residents of a mining
town. Montana Historical Society Press, 1987. Dust jacket. $19.95 *
- SOLD Pickrell, Annie Doom,
Pioneer Women in Texas, 1991, $29.95
- Pierce, PJ. "Let Me Tell You What I've Learned": Texas Wisewomen Speak. 1st edition. Foreword by Liz Carpenter. In this collection of interviews conducted by Pierce, twenty-five Texas women ranging in age from 53 to 93 share their wisdom they've acquired through living unconventional lives. Texas Press, 2002. Soft cover. $19.95 *
- SOLD Poniatowska, Elena. Las Soldaderas: Women of the Mexican Revolution. Photographic essay and commentary on the role of women during the Mexican Revolution. 1st edition. Cinco Puntos Press, 2006. Soft cover. $12.95
- Portraits of Women in the American West. Edited by Dee Garceau-Hagen. Vivid biographical essays about women from the West during the late ninteenth and early twentieth centuries. Routledge, 2005. Soft cover. $29.95 *
- SOLD Pryor, Alton. The Bawdy House Girls: A Look at the Brothels of the Old West. A look at the life of the bodello woman. Stagecoach Publishing, 2006. Soft cover. $14.95
- SOLD Rak, Mary Kidder.
Mountain Cattle. 1st ed., 1936. $55.00
- SOLD Randall, Ruth Painter. I Jessie: A Biography of the Girl Who Married John Charles Fremont Famous Explorer of the West. Jessie's abundant writings form the basis for this true story. 1st edition. Little Brown & Co,. 1963. Dust jacket with wear at the bottom corner and top spine. $25.00
- SOLD Rascoe, Burton,
Belle Starr: Bandit Queen, 1st ed., 1941, 340 pages, $55.00
- SOLD Ray, Grace Ernestine.
Wily Women of the West. Stories about the women whose names live on in Western lore. Naylor, 1972. Dust jacket. $25.00
- Raymond, Sarah & Dr. Waid Howard. Overland Days to
Montana in 1865: The Diary of S. Raymond & Journal of Dr. W. Howard.
1st ed. Edited by Raymond & Mary Settle, 1971, 232 pages,
- SOLD Read, June Willson. Frontier Madam: The Life of Dell Burke, Lady of Lusk. Biography of this Wyoming madam who ran her business for sixty years. TwoDot, 2008. Soft cover. $12.95
- Reid, Agnes Just. Letters of Long Ago. Introduction by Brigham D. Madsen. Family letters written on the Idaho frontier. Revised edition. University of Utah Library, Tanner Trust Fund, 1973. Dust jacket. $16.50 *
- Reinventing the Enemy's Language: Contemporary Native Women's Writings of North American. 1st edition. This anthology celebrates the experience of Native American women and is at once an important contribution to our literature and an historical document. Edited by Joy Harjo and Gloria Bird. W.W. Norton, 1997. Dust jacket. $27.50 *
- Rhodehamel, Josephine DeWitt, & Raymund Francis Wood.
Ina Coolbrith: Librarian and Laureate of California. 1st edition. A clear vivid account of a brilliant woman who helped to give California a significant dimension in literary history. Previous owner's name inscribed front end sheet. Brigham Young University Press, 1973. Dust jacket. $30.00 *
- SOLD Rice, Inez, Valley over the Hill, 1st ed., 1959. $35.00
- Riley, Marilyn Griggs. High Altitude Attitudes: Six Savvy Colorado Women. Foreword by Thomas J. Noel. Stories of six women who impacted Denver and Colorado between 1900 and 1970, including Louise Sneed Hill, Justina L. Ford, Helen Gilmer Bonfils, Caroline Bancroft and Mary Coyle Chase. c, 2006. Soft cover. $16.00 *
- SOLD Roach, Joyce Gibson. Cowgirls. Limited series collector's edition. Number 317 of 500 copies. Signed by the author. Cordovan Corporation, 1977. Dust jacket. $35.00
- Roach, Joyce Gibson. The Cowgirls. Preface by C. L. Sonnichsen and afterword by Elmer Kelton. An important chapter in the history and folklore of the West is how women on the cattle frontier took their place as equal partners with men. University of North Texas. Soft cover. $19.95 *
- Rochlin, Harriet. On Her Way Home. The third
novel in the acclaimed Desert Dwellers Trilogy, a story of hard times, frazzled
family ties, and tin horn justice in the Arizona Territory. 1st edition.
Fifthian Press, 2001. Dust jacket. $21.95 *
- Rose, Cynthia. Lottie Deno: Gambling Queen of Hearts.
Story of a Texas gambler. 1st edition. Clear Light Publishers, 1994.
Dust jacket. $22.95 *
- SOLD Ross, Margaret Wheeler. History of the Arizona
Federation of Women's Clubs and its Forerunners. 1944. $25.00
- SOLD Rudner, Ruth. Greetings from Wisdom, Montana. 1st edition. Fulcrum Publishing, 1989. $15.95
- SOLD Ryan, Marah Ellis. The House of the Dawn. Indian
novel set in Arizona. Illustrated and decorated by Hanson Booth. 1st edition.
A. C. McClurg, 1914. $20.00
- SOLD Salas, Elizabeth,
Soldaderas in the Mexican Military: Myth and History, 1st ed.,
- Savage, Candace. Cowgirls. History and images of cowgirls. Ten Speed Press, 1996. Soft cover, with wear.
- SOLD Scadron, Arlene, On Their Own: Widows and Widowhood in
the American Southwest 1848-1939, 1st edition. Smoothly combines anthropology, history, sociology, law, and women's studies into a useful and insightful study of one of the major questions confronting American women today. University of Illinois, 1988. $29.95
- Scharff, Virginia and Carolyn Brucken. Home Lands: How Women Made the West. This book was published in conjuncgtion with the exhibition from 2010 to 2011. Explores the ways in which women encounered and transformed three archetypal Western landscapes: The Rio Arriba reigion of New Mexico, the front range of Colorado and the Puget Sound waterscape. Illusrated. Autry National Center of the West and the University of California Press, 2010. Soft cover, stiff wraps, oversize. $26.95 *
- SOLD Schloff, Linda Mack. "And Prairie Dogs weren't Kosher:"
Jewish Women in the Upper Midwest Since 1855. Lavishly illustrated,
combining historical insight with the diverse voices of the immigrants.
Minnesota Historical Society Press, 1996. Soft cover. $14.95
- SOLD Seargeant, Helen H. House by the Buckeye Road. A
charming story of life in the Arizona farming community of Buckeye in the
1910s. Naylor Community, 1960. Dust jacket. $40.00
- SOLD Selcer, Richard F.,
Hell's Half Acre: The Life and Legend in the Red-Light District,
1st ed., (1991), 364pgs, $40.00
- SOLD Setmour, Bruce,
Lola Montez: A Life, 1st ed., (1996), $37.50
- SOLD Sewell, Ernestine P. Loula Grace Erdman.
Southwest Writers Series No. 33. Steck-Vaughn, 1970. Wraps.
- Shadegg, Stephen C. Miss Lulu's Legacy. A
history of the medical services in the Salt River Valley, Arizona. Arizona
State University, 1984. Dust jacket. $20.00 *
- SOLD Smith, Annick. Homestead. 1st edition. This Montana author backtracks through her life, family, and intellectual heritage in search of clues to the woman she has become. Milkweed, 1995. Dust jacket. $19.95
- SOLD Smith, Dama Margaret. I Married a Ranger. The
story of Mrs. White Mountain Smith. Previous owner's bookplate on
front end sheet. Stanford University Press, 1931. Orange cloth with spine lightly faded. $50.00 *
- SOLD Smith, Olga Wright, Gold on the Desert. A tale
of a woman in the southern Arizona desert. 1st edition. University of New
Mexico Press, 1956. Dust jacket. $35.00
- SOLD The Spirit of Indian Women. Edited by Judith Fitzgerald & Michael Oren Fitzgerald. Introduction by Janine Pease. Photographs and words of the Native American women provide an insight into their life and culture. World Wisdom, 2005. Soft cover. $14.95
- SOLD Steele, Phillip W. Starr Tracks: Belle and Pearl
Starr, 1989, 112 pages, $6.95
- SOLD Strum, Philippa. Women in the Barracks: The VMI Case and
Equal Rights. A little beyond our traditional collection, but these
women were pioneers too. University Press of Kansas, 2002. Dust jacket.
- SOLD Tabor, Pauline. Pauline's. Touchstone Publishing
Co., 1972. $35.00
- SOLD Taylor, Robert.
Loving Belle Starr, 1st ed., (1984), 215 pages, $35.00
- SOLD Traywick, Ben T. Hell's Belles of Tombstone. Wraps. $12.50
- SOLD Trenton, Patricia, ed. Independent Spirits: Women
Painters of the American West, 1890-1945. 1st edition. (1995), $29.95
- SOLD Tucker, Phillip Thomas. Cathy Williams: From Slave to Female Buffalo Soldier. The story of an exceptional woman whose story is not well known. She became a Buffalo Soldier, serving in one of the six black units formed following the Civil War. 1st edition. Stackpole Books, 2002. Dust jacket. $26.95
- SOLD Victor, Frances Fuller. Women of the Gold Rush: The New Penelope and Other Stories. Edited with Introduction by Ida Rae Egli. A popular writer of the early West, whose works appeared in the Overland Monthly and other literary publications. Heyday Books, 1998. Soft cover. $12.95
- SOLD Wachowich, Nancy. Saqiyuq: Stories from the Lives of
Three Inuit Women. In collaboration with Aphia Agalakti Awa, Rhoda
Kaukjak Katsak, and Sandra Pikujak Katsak. McGill - Queens University Press,
1999. Dust jacket. $34.95
- SOLD Waernskjold, Elise. The Lady with the Pen: Elise Waernskjold in Texas. 1st edition. Edited by C.A. Clausen. Elise's letters present a kaleidoscopic portrait of the immigrant colonies in Texas with which she cast her fortunes. Norwegian-American Historical Association, 1961. Gray and white cloth. $35.00
- SOLD Werner, Emmy E. Pioneer Children on the Journey
West. Incorporating information from diaries, letters, journals and reminiscences, the author details the journeys made by over 100 young emigrants. Westview Press, 1995. Dust jacket. $17.50 *
- SOLD Westward the Women: An Anthology of Western Stories by Women. Edited by Vicki Piekarski. Fictional stories by such authors as Willa Cather, Mary Austin, Peggy Curry and Leslie Silko, who have provided memorable characters in a variety of western settings. University of New Mexico Press. Soft cover. $17.95 *
- SOLD Wild West Weekly. Young Wild West and the Cow
Girl Queen. February 16, 1923. Wraps. $10.00
- SOLD Williams, George III. The Red Light Ladies of Virginia
City Nevada. 1st printing. Tree by the River Publishing, 1984. Wraps.
- SOLD Winger, Otho.
Frances Slocum Trail, Rpt., 1967, 100 pages, $20.00
- SOLD Winger,
Otho. The Lost Sister Among the Miamis, Rpt., 1936, $15.00
- SOLD Wommack, Linda R. Our Ladies of the Tenderloin: Colorado's Legends in Lace. Unique look at female life in the oldest profession on Colorado's frontier. Caxton Press, 2005. Soft cover. $16.95 *