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Frontier Life

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1 A Scattered People: An American Family Moves West
McFarland, Gerald W.

Pantheon Books New York, New York, USA 1985
Hard Cover
Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0394538412 / 9780394538419

Ex-Library

BE6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some very light tape staining on the front and back boards from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped down to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, half title page, title page, and dedication page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light fading on the spine plus there is a closed tear (about 1") on the front endflap plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A book about the great folk migration that made up the western settlement of the United states. It is told through the history of five generations of the author's pioneer ancestors. It is a true-life saga that moves from colonial settlements along the east coast to California at the beginning of the 20th century. Sources, endnotes, picture credits, index, 280p. SCW05667 
Price: 4.50 USD
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2 Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1959)
Carroll, John Alexander (Edited by)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona 1959
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall





AW2 - Journal has wrinkling, chipping, lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1959). A Quarterly Journal of History Published by the University of Arizona. EC18012BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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3 Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer 1959)
Carroll, John Alexander (Edited by)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona 1959
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall





AW2 - Journal has wrinkling, chipping, lightly bumped corners, line cut on the front, light discoloration and shelf wear. Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer 1959). A Quarterly Journal of History Published by the University of Arizona. EC18011BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Arizona and the West Volume 5 Number 2 Summer 1963
Carroll, John Alexander (editor)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona, USA 1963
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


Signed


BX4 - Arizona and the West Volume 5 Number 2 Summer 1963. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. Signed by Robert M. Utley on his story page. This issue volume five number two Summer 1963 of a quarterly journal of history published by the University of Arizona Press. The articles in this issue are: "Dedication to Peter Masten Dunne, S. J." by John Bernard McGloin, S. J., "Turner and the Revolt Against E. A. Freeman" by Robert E. Lerner, "The Creation of the Territory of Arizona" by B. Sacks [Part Two of Two Parts], "Captain John Poope's Plan of 1853 for the Frontier Defense of New Mexico" edited and annotated by Robert M. Utley, and "The Cactus Garden." The books reviewed include: "Suicide or Murder?" by Vardis Fisher, "The Indian Traders" by Frank McNitt, "The Sierra" by W. Storrs Lee, "The Unregimented General" by Virginia Weisel Johnson, "The Desert Revolution" by Lowell L. Blaisdell, "Heck Thomas, Frontier Marshall" by Glenn Shirley, "The Soiux Uprising" by Kenneth Carley, "The Regional Volabulary of Texas" by E. Bagby Atwood, "A Work of Giants" by Wesley S. Griswold, "the Great iron Trail" by Robert WEst Howard, and "Willa Cather's Gift of Sympathy" by Edward A. Bloom and Lillian D. Bloom. There is also the recurring feature "A Roundup of Western Reading." Illustrated with black and white photographs. Cumulatively paginated within each volume: 86p. Pages 97 through 182p. SCW11291 
Price: 30.00 USD
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5 Arizona and the West Volume 9 Number 3 Autumn 1967
Hinton, Harwood P. (editor)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona, USA 1967
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall





BX4 - Arizona and the West Volume 9 Number 3 Autumn 1967. A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated brown wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. This is issue volume nine number three Autumn 1967 of a quarterly journal of history published by the University of Arizona Press. The articles in this issue are: "Dedication to Rockwell Dennis Hunt" by Helen L. Moore, "The West of Eugene Manlove Rhodes" by W. H. Hutchinson, "From Tanks to Missiles: Camp Cooke/Cooke Air Force Base, 1941-1958" by Averam B. Bender, "Arizona's Recent Past: Opportunities for Research" by Richard O. Davies, and "Teacher to the Mojaves: The Experiences of George W. Nock, 1887-1889 (Part II)" edited by Henry P. Walker. The books reviewed include: "The Great American Desert" by W. Eugene Hollon, "The Dross Timbers by Edward E. Dale, "Thomas Moran" by Thurman Wilkins, "The Farmer's Last Frontier by Gilbert C. Fite, "Nevada's Twentieth-Century Mining Boom" by Russell R. Elliott, "The War on Powder River" by Helena H. Smith, "K-344" by Kenneth M. Johnson, "The Indian" compiled by W. A. Brophy and S. D. Aberle, "Father King in Arizona" by F. J. Smith, J. L. Kessell, and F. J. Fox, "The Buffalo Soldiers" by William H. Leckie, "The Letters of George Catlin" by Marjorie C. Roehm, "Dividing the Waters" by Norris Hundley Jr., "the Pearl Hunters in the Gulf of California" edited by W. Michael Mathes, "Wenceslaus Linck's Diary" edited by Ernest J. Burrus, "Health-Seekers in the Southwest" by Billy M. Jones, "Beet Sugar in the West" by Leonard J. Arrington, "William Sanders Oury" by Cornelius C. Smith Jr., "The rocky Mountain West in 1867" by Louis L. Simonin, "Two Thousand Miles on Horseback" by James F. Meline, "Paths of the Padres Through sonora" by Paul M. Roca, "Gold in the Black Hills" by Watson Parker, and "The Wagonmasters" by Henry P. Walker. There is also the recurring feature "A Roundup of Western Reading." Illustrated with black and white photographs. Cumulatively paginated within each volume: 106p. Pages 207 through 312p. SCW11295 
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Black Pioneers: Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier, Ravage, John W.
6 Black Pioneers: Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier
Ravage, John W.

the University of Utah Press Salt Lake City, Utah 1997
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
First Edition
0874805465 / 9780874805468

Ex-Library

X5 - Dust jacket mylar protected, label, and inside flaps taped to the book cover. Book has significant peeling and chipping on the front loose endpaper, some marked out info, library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), and light shelf wear. Foreword by James L. Conyers, Jr. EC17465BB 
Price: 7.00 USD
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7 Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies
Hawkins, Cora Frear

Iowa State University Press Ames, Iowa, USA 1971
Hard Cover
Good+, Good-
6.25"x9.25"
First Edition
0813803950 / 9780813803951



BZ4 - A hard cover first edition book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy with light blue paper covered boards with black lettering and graphics on the front and spine with minor overall wear plus there is some very light edge wear along the lower edges and spine top edge plus there is the original owner's name and a date in ink on the front endpaper. The dust jacket shows moderate overall wear plus there is very heavy chipping around the spine top & bottom edges plus there is a 0.5"x1" section missing from the bottom spine edge plus there is some light edge wear along the front and back top and bottom edges plus there is some soiling on the back plus there is some light rubbing around the spine. A book about a young and dedicated doctor and the hardships, struggles and challenges that characterized the life and practice of the country doctor at the turn of the last century in northwest Iowa. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 191p. SCW02649 
Price: 3.50 USD
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8 Closing the Frontier: Radical Response in Oklahoma, 1889-1923
Thompson, John

University of Oklahoma Press Norman, Oklahoma 1986
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0806119969 / 9780806119960



CJ5 - Dust jacket mylar protected, wrinkling, chipping, and rubbing on the edges, corners, and some sides, some stains on the front, old price label on the back, light discoloration and shelf wear. Book has very light discoloration and shelf wear. EC19742BB 
Price: 18.00 USD
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9 North from Texas: Incidents in the Early Life of a Range Cowman in Texas, Dakota, and Wyoming 1852-1883
Shaw, James C.

Texas A&M University Press College Station, Texas, U.S.A. 1996
Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
089096730X / 9780890967300

Ex-Library

Q4 - Book has library markings on the front bottom left corner, top page edges, last page, and copyright page, clear tape from top to bottom of the spine and sides near it, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Edited by Herbert O. Brayer. Illustrated by David T. Vernon. First Texas A&M University Press Edition, 1996.North from Texas describes the fifteen-hundred-mile odyssey on the Northern Trail. EC6971BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio, Putnam, Rufus
10 Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio
Putnam, Rufus

Selby Publishing & Printing Kokomo, Indiana 1986
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Facsimile

B3 - A soft cover book in very good condition. Book has a few small brown stains on the front, very, very light discoloration and shelf wear. Blue cover with black cloth covered spine. Originally published by Applegate, Pounsford & Co. in 1872. 8.5"x6". 120 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC5367BB 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio, Putnam, Rufus
11 Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio
Putnam, Rufus

Selby Publishing & Printing Kokomo, Indiana 1986
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Facsimile

B3 - A soft cover book in very good condition. Book has very, very light discoloration and shelf wear. Blue cover with black cloth covered spine. Originally published by Applegate, Pounsford & Co. in 1872. 8.5"x 6". 120 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC5368BB 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio, Putnam, Rufus
12 Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio
Putnam, Rufus

Selby Publishing & Printing Kokomo, Indiana 1986
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Facsimile

B3 - A soft cover book in very good condition. Book has light wrinkling on the front, a few brown stains on the opposite side of the front and title page, underlined date written after the title page, light discoloration and shelf wear. Light green cover with black cloth covered spine. Reprinted. Facsimile. Originally published by Applegate, Pounsford & Co. in 1872. 8.5"x 5.5". 120 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC5369BB 
Price: 145.00 USD
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13 Raw Frontier: Armed Conflict Along the Texas Coastal Bend (Volume One)
Guthrie, Keith

Eakin Press Austin, Texas, U.S.A. 1998
Hard Cover
Near Fine, Near Fine
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
First Edition
1571682341 / 9781571682345



K5 - First Edition. DJ is mylar protected. DJ has round orange label on the back bottom and very light shelf wear otherwise fine. Book has very light shelf wear otherwise fine. Volume one in a two volume series. EC6306BB 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 The First West: Writing from the American Frontier, 1776-1860
Watts, Edward and David Rachels (editors)

Oxford University Press New York, New York, USA 2002
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0195141334 / 9780195141337



CF1 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, ousnd copy in monochrome illustrated yellow wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light fading on the spine. A colleciton of late 18th and early 195h century American writing on the "West, the land between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. During this period, these types of writings were ubiquitous and reflect the historic events in the early westward movement as well as attitudes to the process. The selection of documents ranges from government documents and treaties through land-promotion schemes, white depictions of natives, native accounts of whites, easterners describing westerners, westerners describing easterners, and literary texts. The authors include Thomas Jefferson, William Bartram, Margaret Fuller, Black Hawk, Caroline Kirkland, Thomas Bangs Thorpe, and Abraham Lincoln. Suggestions for further reading, 944p. SCW12940 
Price: 25.00 USD
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15 The Other Texas Frontier
Ransom, Harry H.

University of Texas Press Austin, Texas, U.S.A. 1984
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
First Edition
0292711018 / 9780292711013

Ex-Library

E2 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ and book have library markings, DJ has light wrinkling on the edges, inside flaps glued to the fixed endpapers, light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Book has light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise very good. Edited by Hazel H. Ransom. Foreword by John Graves. The reflections of Harry Huntt Ransom in The Other Texas Frontier presents an alternative to the stereotypical picture of the brash, blustery heroes of the Texas frontier. EC5833BB 
Price: 18.00 USD
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16 The Settlers' West
Schmitt, Martin and Brown, Dee

Bonanza Books New York, New York, U.S.A. 1955
Hard Cover
Very Good, Good
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall
5th Printing
0517067196 / 9780517067192



AL3 - DJ is mylar protected. DJ has 2.5" tear on the front top, wrinkling, chipping, crease and tears on some edges and corners, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise good. Book has some rubbing on the cover edges, foxing on the page edges, discoloration, and normal shelf wear otherwise very good. With 300 rare photographs. EC7613BB 
Price: 9.00 USD
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17 Visions of the American West
Kreyche, Gerald F.

University Press of Kentucky Lexington, KY, U.S.A. 1989
Hard Cover
Very Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

0813116422 / 9780813116426

Ex-Library

BH6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall wear plus tape along the front board outer edge where the dust jacket was taped down to the board plus the usual library stamps and pocket on the top and bottom outside paper edges, title page and back endpaper plus some soiling of the right outside paper edges. The dust jacket shows only minor overall wear plus a small (less than 0.25") closed tear on the back top edge plus some sunning of the spine plus it is in the original library mylar sleeve. A retelling of the major historical events of the 19th century West from the perspective of a philosopher. It especially examines the spirit of the West and the American Dream as illustrated in the commonly held perceptions of freedom, individualism and self-sufficiency. These perspectives are extended to show how they contributed to the modern American perception of self as citizen and individual. Endnotes, bibliography, indexed, 301p. SCW03595 
Price: 7.00 USD
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