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Sinners and Saints: Tales of Old Laramie City

By: Beery, Gladys B.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: High Plains Press, 1993:

Seller ID: BB0253008

ISBN: 0931271231

Condition: vg


Roistering, Rowdy Laramie City, Wyoming, sprang up in 1868 in advance of the first Union Pacific train. Track-layers, tie hacks, soldiers, cowboys and those who could tolerate them comprised the citizenry. It was a rough-and-tumble town that roared loud and burned bright.Author Gladys Beery has sifted some of the most interesting and unique characters from this mix for Sinners & Saints. She presents 33 biographical tales which combine to present a picture of the West ... View more info

A Tenderfoot Kid on Gyp Water

By: Benedict, Carl P.

Price: $7.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1986:

Seller ID: BB0246718

ISBN: 0803260792

Condition: VG


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The age of gold

By: Brands, H. W.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Doubleday, 2002.:

Seller ID: BB0238692

ISBN: 0385502168

Condition: vg/vg


By the Author of the Bestselling Pulitzer Prize Finalist THE FIRST AMERICAN THEY WENT WEST TO CHANGE THEIR LIVES AND IN THE BARGAIN THEY CHANGED THE WORLD. THIS IS THE EXTRAORDINARY STORY OF THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE GOLD RUSH. When gold was first discovered on the American River above Sutter's Fort in January 1848, California was sparsely populated frontier territory not yet ceded to the United States from Mexixo. The discovery triggered a massive influx as hundr... View more info

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The gentle tamers

By: Brown, Dee Alexander

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE : University of Nebraska Press, 1981, c1958.:

Seller ID: BB0239264

ISBN: 0803250258

Condition: vg


All aspects of western feminine life, which include a good deal about the western male, are covered in this lively, informal but soundly factual account of the women who built the West. Among those whose stories are included are Elizabeth Custer; Lola Montez, Ann Eliza Young, Josephine Meeker, Carry Nation, Esther Morris, and Virginia Reed. View more info

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Fort Supply, Indian Territory

By: Carriker, Robert C.

Price: $6.00

Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, 1990, c1970.:

Seller ID: BB0236133

ISBN: 0806122439

Condition: vg


"Carriker has done his task well. The research is thorough, and the presentation is clear, concise, and readable. Fleshing out a significant phase of southern plains history, "Fort Supply" will be welcomed by students of the American West."--Southwestern Historical Quarterly"The research is thorough, and is based primarily on abundany unpublished official records and other contemporary sources. The narrative is supported by extensive documentation, a lengthy biblio... View more info

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Kit Carson's Autobiography (Bison Book)

By: Carson, Kit

Price: $5.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1966:

Seller ID: BB0250550

ISBN: 0803250312

Condition: vg+


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Western lore and language

By: Clark, Thomas Dionysius

Price: $7.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City : University of Utah Press, c1996.:

Seller ID: BB0213110

ISBN: 0874805104

Condition: vg/vg


This generously illustrated resource gives readers everything they need to speak "western", from Border Spanish to California Mellow, from Old West spit and spurs to New West silicon chips and surfing. View more info

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Son of the morning star

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1984.:

Seller ID: BB0238691

ISBN: 0865471606

Condition: vg/vg


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Son of the morning star

By: Connell, Evan S.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: San Francisco : North Point Press, 1984.:

Seller ID: BB0246343

ISBN: 0865471606

Condition: VG/VG


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Buffalo Bill's Town in the Rockies A Pictorial History of Cody, Wyoming

By: Cook, Jeannie

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Park County Historical Society, 1996:

Seller ID: BB0254364

ISBN: 0898659671

Condition: vg/vg-


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Orphans Preferred: The Twisted Truth and Lasting Legend of the Pony Express

By: Corbett, Christopher

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Broadway Books, 2003:

Seller ID: BB0248067

ISBN: 0767906926

Condition: vg/vg


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Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw Women of the Midwest

By: Enss, Chris

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Farcountry Press, 2012:

Seller ID: BB0250872

ISBN: 1560375256

Condition: vg


Take a step back in time with the Bedside Book of Bad Girls: Outlaw women of the Midwest. Join author Chris Enss as she digs up and reveals startling facts about some of the most fascinating renegade women of the Midwest. Meet Flora Mundis, the horse thief who disguised herself as a man; Victoria Woodhull, out-spoken activist for free love, con artist, and the first female candidate for president; Ma Barker, mother of the notorious Barker Gang; Opal Long and Patricia Che... View more info

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With Custer's Cavalry

By: Fougera, Katherine Gibson

Price: $4.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, September 1986:

Seller ID: BB0252733

ISBN: 0803268602

Condition: vg


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Stagecoach

By: Fradkin, Philip L.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Source, c2002.:

Seller ID: BB0238363

ISBN: 0743227972

Condition: vg/vg


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The Adventures of the Woman Homesteader: Life and Letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart (Women in the West)

By: George, Susanne K. ; Elinore Pruitt Stewart

Price: $7.50

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1993:

Seller ID: BB0252932

ISBN: 080322141X

Condition: vg/vg


Generations of readers have delighted in Elinore Pruitt Stewart's "Letters of a Woman Homesteader" (1914) and "Letters on an Elk Hunt" (1915), among the most engaging accounts of life in the American West. Stewart related her adventures on an isolated Wyoming homestead with such vividness, gusto, and sympathy that she has become the woman homesteader. Until now, however, little has been known about her except what she chose to reveal in her published letters.Old frien... View more info

Exploring with Custer

By: Grafe, Ernest

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Custer, S.D. : Golden Valley Press, 2002.:

Seller ID: BB0252359

ISBN: 0971805318

Condition: vg


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Pioneer Doctor: The Life of a Pioneer Physician

By: Grana, Mari

Price: $8.00

Publisher: TwoDot, January 2005:

Seller ID: BB0252243

ISBN: 0762736542

Condition: Like New


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Soldiers West: Biographies from the Military Frontier

By: Hutton ; Paul Andrew ; Utley ; Robert M.

Price: $6.50

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, 1987:

Seller ID: BB0247122

ISBN: 0803272251

Condition: vg


These biographies emphasize the wide diversity of style, temperament, activity, and occupation of frontier soldiers. Included are William Clark, Stephen H. Long, William S. Harney, James Henry Carleton, Philip H. Sheridan, George Armstrong Custer, George Crook, John G. Bourke, Benjamin H. Grierson, Ranald S. Mackenzie, William B. Hazen, Nelson A. Miles, Frank D. Baldwin, and Charles King. View more info

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The Pastures of Beyond: An Old Cowboy Looks Back at the Old West

By: Hyde, Dayton O.

Price: $7.50

Publisher: Arcade, 2011:

Seller ID: BB0253087

ISBN: 1611453283

Condition: vg


At age thirteen, Dayton Hyde, a spirited beanpole of a boy, ran away from home in Michigan to Yamsi, his uncle s ranch in eastern Oregon. This was in the 1930s, and Yamsi was one of the last great cattle ranches of the West. Soon the boy, nicknamed Hawk, was riding a horse, soaking up ranch life from the hired hands, and winning the cowboys respect.A natural bronco buster, he eventually became a rodeo rider, bull fighter, clown, and photographer, working all over t... View more info

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The Frontier World of Doc Holliday

By: Jahns, Pat ; Roger D. McGrath

Price: $8.00

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press, May 1979:

Seller ID: BB0252377

ISBN: 0803276087

Condition: vg


Eaten by tuberculosis, sustained by alcohol, John Henry "Doc" Holliday walked the streets of Dodge City, Dallas, Denver, Leadville, Deadwood, and Tombstone in their roistering heydays. The frail-looking dentist could be deadly when the drink wore off and someone crossed him. Doc Holliday was a paradox: respectable citizen and notorious gambler, gentleman and murderer, married to a prostitute called Big-Nosed Kate but devoted only to the memory of his mother. Pat Jahns in... View more info