Dorothy Sloan -- Books

Auction 7 Catalogue

Lots 651-700


651. [RANCHING]. APPLEGATE, Jesse. A Day with the Cow Column. Chicago: Caxton Club, 1934. Mint in original cloth.

First edition, limited edition (300 copies) of a Merrill Aristocrat. Adams, Herd 108. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 8. Howes A294. Mintz, The Trail 11.

($100-300)

(1 vol.)

652. [RANCHING]. Lot of 11 titles, including:

BABER, D. F. The Longest Rope: The Truth about the Johnson County Cattle War. Caldwell: The Caxton Printers, 1940.

DAVID, Robert B. Malcolm Campbell, Sheriff. Casper: Wyomingana, Inc., [c1932].

FRINK, Maurice. Cow Country Cavalcade: Eighty Years of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association. Denver: The Old West Publishing Co., 1954.

GUERNSEY, Charles A. Wyoming Cowboy Days: An Account of the Experiences of Charles Arthur Guernsey.... New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1936.

LEFORS, Joe. Wyoming Peace Officer: An Autobiography. Laramie: Laramie Printing Company, [c1953].

PENROSE, Charles B. The Rustler Business. Douglas: Douglas Budget, n.d.

WILLSON, Mrs. E. B. Cabin Days in Wyoming: A Historical Romance of the Running Water Range. N.p.: Mrs. E. B. Willson, 1939.

Plus 4 others.

($300-600)

(11 vols.)

653. [RANCHING]. Lot of 23 titles, including:

BARNES, Will C. Apaches & Longhorns: The Reminiscences of Will C. Barnes. Los Angeles: Ward Ritchie Press, 1941.

CLEAVELAND, Agnes Morley. No Life for a Lady. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1941.

HISLOP, Herbert R. An Englishman’s Arizona: The Ranching Letters of Herbert R. Hislop 1876-1878. Tucson: Overland Press, 1965.

THOMPSON, Albert W. They Were Open Range Days: Annals of a Western Frontier. Denver: World Press, 1946.

TOWNSHEND, R. B. The Tenderfoot in New Mexico. London: John Lane The Bodley Head, 1923.

VERDE VALLEY PIONEERS ASSOCIATION. Pioneer Stories of Arizona’s Verde Valley. N.p.: Verde Valley pioneers Association, c1954.

Plus 17 others.

($200-400)

(24 vols.)

654. [RANCHING]. Lot of 29 titles, including:

BENTON, Frank. Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack. Denver: The Western Stories Syndicate, [1903]. Illustrated by E. A. Filleau.

CARPENTER, Eunice Pleasant. Ranch Sketches. [Hayden, Colorado, 1948].

JOCKNICK, Sidney. Early Days on the Western Slope of Colorado and Campfire Chats with Otto Mears. Denver: The Carson-Harper Co., 1913.

KRAKEL, Dean F. South Platte Country, ‘A History of Old Weld County, Colorado’ 1739-1900. Laramie: The Powder River Publishers, 1954.

PEAKE, Ora Brooks. The Colorado Range Cattle Industry. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1937.

ROCKWELL, Wilson. New Frontier, Saga of the North Fork. Denver: The World Press, Inc., 1938. Illustrations by Josephine McKittrick.

SEARS, W. H. Notes from a Cowboy’s Diary. [Lawrence, Kansas, n.d.].

THOMPSON, Albert W. They Were Open Range Days, Annals of a Western Frontier. Denver: The World Press, Inc., 1946. Dust jacket.

TOWNSHEND, R. B. A Tenderfoot in Colorado. London: John Lane, The Bodley Head Limited, [1923].

Plus 20 others.

($500-1,000)

(30 vols.)

655. [RANCHING]. Lot of 14 titles, including:

BRANDING IRON PRESS. The Cattle Baron’s Rebellion Against Law and Order. Evanston: The Branding Iron Press, 1955.

BURROUGHS, John R. Guardian of the Grasslands: The First Hundred Years of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association. Cheyenne: Pioneer Printing & Stationery Co., 1971.

BURT, Struthers. The Diary of A Dude-Wrangler. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1924.

GREENBURG, Dan W. Sixty Years: A Brief Review.... Cheyenne: Wyoming Stock Growers Association, 1932.

GRESS, Kathryn. Ninety Years Cow Country: A Factual History of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association.... N.p.: Wyoming Stock Growers Association, 1963.

KRAKEL, Dean F. The Saga of Tom Horn: The Story of a Cattlemen’s War.... [Laramie: Powder River Publishers, c1954].

McPHERREN, Ida. Trail’s End. [Casper: Prairie Publishing Co., c1938].

MERCER, A. S. The Banditti of the Plains: Or the Cattlemen’s Invasion of Wyoming in 1892-”The Crowning Infamy of the Ages.” San Francisco: George Fields, 1935.

SPRING, Agnes W. Seventy Years: A Panoramic History of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association.... N.p.: Wyoming Stock Growers Association, 1942.

Plus 5 others.

($400-800)

(14 vols.)

656. [RANCHING]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

BRATT, John. Trails of Yesterday. Lincoln: University Publishing, 1921. 8vo, original blue gilt pictorial cloth. Spine abraded.

First edition. Adams, Herd 310. Howes 725. Reese, Six Score 13: “The author was one of the first ranchers in Nebraska. An Englishman, Bratt came to America in 1864 at the age of seventeen. In the late 1860s he worked as a bullwhacker supplying Ft. Kearney and other army posts. He started his cattle business in 1870, and most of his narrative is devoted to the development of the ranching industry on the central plains.”

MILES, W. H. & John Bratt. Early History and Reminiscence of Frontier County Nebraska. Maywood, Nebraska: Boyd Perkin, n.d.

($150-300)

(2 vols.)

657. [RANCHING]. Lot of 14 titles, including:

BREAKENRIDGE, William M. Helldorado. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1928.

FORREST, Earle R. Arizona’s Dark and Bloody Ground. Caldwell: Caxton Printers, 1936.

KELEHER, William A. Violence in Lincoln County 1869-1881. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1957.

LOCKWOOD, Frank C. Pioneer Days in Arizona... New York: Macmillan, 1932.

Plus 10 others.

($250-500)

(14 vols.)

658. [RANCHING]. Lot of 11 titles, including:

BROOKS, Bryant B. Memoirs of Bryant B. Brooks: Cowboy, Trapper, Lumberman, Stockman, Oilman, Banker, and Governor of Wyoming. Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1939.

BURNS, Robert H. et al. Wyoming’s Pioneer Ranches. Laramie: Top-of-the-World Press, 1955.

HUNTINGTON, Bill. Bill Huntington’s Both Feet in the Stirrups. [Billings: Western Livestock Reporter Press, c1959].

TRENHOLM, Virginia C. Footprints on the Frontier: Saga of the La Ramie Region of Wyoming. [Douglas: Douglas Enterprise Co., 1945].

Plus 7 others.

($400-800)

(11 vols.)

659. [RANCHING]. Lot of 10 titles, including:

BROWN, Mark H. and W. R. Felton. Before Barbed Wire: L. A. Huffman, Photographer on Horseback. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1956. First edition.

BROWN, Mark H. and W. R. Felton. The Frontier Years: L. A. Huffman, Photographer of the Plains. New York: Henry Holt and Co., 1955.

DALE, Edward E. Cow Country. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1942. First edition.

DICK, Everett. Vanguards of the Frontier: A Social History of the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains from the Earliest white contact to the coming of the Homemaker. New York: D. Appleton-Century Co., 1941. Dust jacket.

Plus 6 others.

($150-300)

(12 vols.)

660. [RANCHING]. Lot of 6 titles, including:

BROWN, Dee, and Martin F. Schmitt. Trail Driving Days. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1952. Dust jacket.

HUNTER, J. Marvin (compiler and editor). The Trail Drivers of Texas. Nashville: Cokesbury Press, 1925. Dust jacket.

POTTER, Jack. Cattle Trails of the Old West. Clayton, New Mexico: Laura R. Krehbiel, 1939.

Plus 3 others.

($200-400)

(6 vols.)

661. [RANCHING]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

BURTON, Harley True. A History of the JA Ranch. Austin, 1928.

First edition of a Merrill Aristocrat. Fine in original cloth. Adams, Herd 382. Reese, Six Score 18: “One of the first ranch histories, and one of the rarest and most important.”

Plus 1 other.

($400-800)

(2 vols.)

662. [RANCHING]. Lot of 14 titles, including:

BYE, John O. Back Trailing in the Heart of the Short-Grass Country. Everett, Washington: Everett Letter Shop, 1956.

HALL, Bert L. Roundup Years: Old Muddy to Black Hills. Pierre, South Dakota: Privately printed, 1954. Signed by author.

McKENNA, James A. Black Range Tales: Chronicling Sixty Years of Life and Adventure in the Southwest. New York: Wilson-Erickson, Inc., 1936.

STANTON, G. Smith. “When the Wildwood Was in Flower.” New York: J. S. Oglivie Publishing Co., 1910. Inscribed and signed by author.

Plus 10 others.

($250-500)

(14 vols.)

663. [RANCHING]. Lot of 8 titles, including:

CAMP, Charles. Muggins, the Cow Horse. Denver: The Welch-Haffner Printing Co., [1928].

RAINE, William MacLeod and Will C. Barnes. Cattle. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Co., 1930.

ROUSE, John E. World Cattle. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1970-73]. Vol. 1-3 in 2 slipcases.

TOWNE, Charles Wayland and Edward Norris Wentworth. Cattle & Men. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1955]. Dust jacket.

Plus 5 others.

($150-300)

(11 vols.)

664. [RANCHING]. Lot of 10 titles, including:

CANTON, Frank M. Frontier Trails. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1930.

COLLINGS, Ellsworth and Alma Miller England. The 101 Ranch. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1937. First edition.

RAINEY, George. No Man’s Land: The Historic Story of a Landed Orphan. Enid, Oklahoma: Privately printed, 1937. Stamped in front fly leaf with author’s name.

Plus 7 others.

($150-300)

(10 vols.)

665. [RANCHING]. CASEMENT, Dan D. Random Recollections: The Life and Times—and Something of the Personal Philosophy—of a 20th Century Cowman. Kansas City: Walker, 1955. 111 pp., portrait. 8vo, original maroon cloth. Very fine.

First edition. Adams, Herd 428. Campbell, 101 15. Dobie & Dykes, 44 & 44 47: “One of the most colorful cowmen of the century—a Hereford breeder and one of the developers of the Quarter Horse.” Dykes, Collecting Range Life Literature, p. 14. Born in Ohio, son of a Union General who built the Union Pacific, Casement attended Columbia and Princeton, earning an M.A. after a year at Columbia Law. But he became a rancher, running the Unaweep ranch in Western Colorado, and was for more than 60 years engaged in raising Herefords.

($100-200)

(1 vol.)

666. [RANCHING]. CLAY, John. My Life on the Range. Chicago: Privately Printed, 1924. Original cloth.

First edition. Reese, Six Score 19: “Clay represents a banker’s view of the range cattle industry better than any other writer.” Vandale 34.

($200-400)

(1 vol.)

667. [RANCHING]. Lot of 13 titles, including:

COBURN, Walt. Pioneer Cattleman in Montana: The Story of the Circle C Ranch. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. Dust jacket.

FLETCHER, Robert H. Free Grass to Fences: The Montana Cattle Range Story. New York: University Publishers, 1960. Dust jacket.

NOYES, Al J. (Ajax). In the Land of Chinook or The Story of Blaine County. Helena, Montana: State Publishing Co., 1917.

Plus 10 others.

($200-400)

(13 vols.)

668. [RANCHING]. Lot of 19 titles, including:

COLLINS, Dennis. The Indians’ Last Fight, or, the Dull Knife Raid. [Girard, Kansas: Press of The Appeal to Reason, 1915]. 326 pp., photographic plates. 8vo, original green cloth, title stamped in black on front cover and spine. Very good.

First edition. Adams, Guns 470: “Scarce. In telling about western outlaws, the author claims that one of the principal reasons for their development was the publication of wild West fiction and dime novels which created false impressions of the West and inflamed the imaginations and corrupted the minds of the younger generation;” Herd 505. Eberstadt Modern Overlands 96. Howes C590. Graff 807.

FURNAS, Robert W. Nebraska. Her Resources, and Advantages, Advancements and Promises. New Orleans: E. A. Brandao & Co., 1885. Adams, Herd 867. Graff 1466. 8vo, original blue printed wrappers.

PAYTON, William. The Last Man Over the Trail. N.p., 1939.

WHEELER, Homer W. The Frontier Trail or From Cowboy to Colonel. Los Angeles: Times-Mirror Press, 1923.

WRIGHT, Robert M. Dodge City, the Cowboy Capitol.... [Wichita: Wichita Eagle Press, 1913]. 344 pp., color frontispiece, plates. 8vo, original green pictorial cloth. Light outer wear, else very fine.

First edition, first issue, colored frontispiece with copyright on verso. Adams, Guns 2456: “It is said that most of this edition was destroyed by the printer; hence its rarity.... The first edition may be identified by the colored frontispiece with copyright date on recto;” Herd 2564. 99. Dobie, p. 125. Dykes, Collecting Range Life Literature, p. 13. Graff 4756. Guns 2456: “It is said that most of this edition was destroyed by the printer; hence its rarity.... The first edition may be identified by the colored frontispiece with copyright date on recto.” Howes W706. Merrill, Aristocrats of the Cow Country, p. 27. One-Fifty 149: “Reveals intimate knowledge of the gunmen of that wild cowtown.” Reese, Six Score 118: “There is much on Dodge City as a cowtown, and on ranching in the area, as well as the trail driving phase.” Streeter Sale 2395.

Plus 14 others.

($400-800)

(19 vols.)

669. [RANCHING]. CONOVER, George W. Sixty Years in Southwest Oklahoma – or the – Autobiography of George W. Conover – with – Some Thrilling Incidents of Indian Life in Oklahoma and Texas. Anadorko, Oklahoma: N. T. Plummer, 1937

($150-300)

(1 vol.)

670. [RANCHING]. [COX, James]. Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory. New York: Antiquarian Press, 1959. 2 volumes.

($150-200)

(2 vols.)

671. [RANCHING]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

[COX, James]. Historical and Biographical Record of the Cattle Industry and the Cattlemen of Texas and Adjacent Territory. St. Louis: Woodward & Tiernan, 1895. 743 pp., 272 photographic illustrations, tables (lacks colored frontispiece). Folio, original black morocco stamped in gilt and blind. Binding worn and dry, spinal extremities chipped, occasional light soiling.

First edition. Adams, Herd 593: “Very rare.... One of the ‘big four’ cattle books. An important book on the history of the cattle industry, and no collector’s library would be complete without it. It is rarely found with the frontispiece, and since it is an unusually heavy book and the leather has deteriorated with age, its back strip is usually missing or in bad condition. It is said that the scarcity is due to the fact that nearly all the edition was lost in a warehouse fire.” Basic Texas Books 34: “This compendium on Texas cattle and cattlemen is also one of the rarest Texas books....Nearly 400 pages are devoted to biographies of some 449 Texas cattlemen, and these sketches are a gold mine for research into the cowboys.... The other half of the volume...provides one of the two or three best contemporary accounts of the history of the Texas cattle trade.” Campbell, 101 23. Dobie, p. 100: “In 1928 I traded a pair of store-bought boots to my uncle Neville Dobie for his copy of this book. A man would have to throw in a young Santa Gertrudis bull now to get a copy.” Dykes, Collecting Range Life Literature, p. 12; Kid 29; Western High Spots (“The Texas Ranch Today”), p. 103. Graff 891. Howes C820. King, p. 15. Merrill, Aristocrats of the Cow Country, p. 9–10: “Great source book for both history and biography;” p. 17. One Hundred Head 551. Rader 1891. Reese, Six Score 24: “One of the ‘big four’ cattle books, and after Freeman’s Prose and Poetry, the most important.... Vital and useful.” Saunders 2846. Vandale 44.

______. Reprint.

Plus 2 others.

($1,500-3,000)

(4 vols.)

672. [RANCHING]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

CRAWFORD, Lewis F. Rekindling Camp Fires: The Exploits of Ben Arnold (Connor) (Wa-si-cu Tam-a-he-ca), An Authentic Narrative of Sixty Years in the Old West As Indian Fighter, Gold Miner, Cowboy, Hunter, and Army Scout. Bismark: Capital Book Company, [1926]. [4] 324 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. 8vo, original blue cloth. Fine.

First edition. Adams, Guns 509; Herd 707n. Dobie, p. 101: “[The author] was a squaw man, scout, trapper, soldier, deserter, prospector, and actor in other occupations as well as cowboy. He had a fierce sense of justice that extended to Indians. His outlook was wider than that of the average ranch hand.” Graff 912. Howes C872. Jennewein 95. Merrill, Aristocrats of the Cow Country, p. 17. Smith 2100.

_________. Ranching Days in Dakota: and Custer’s Black Hills Expedition of 1874. Baltimore: Wirth Bros., 1950.

HAGEDORN, Hermann. Roosevelt in the Bad Lands. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1921.

MATTISON, Ray H. Roosevelt and the Stockmen’s Association. Bismarck: State Historical Society of North Dakota, 1950.

Plus 1 other.

($200-400)

(5 vols.)

673. [RANCHING]. DALE, Edward Everett. The Range Cattle Industry. Norman, 1930. Original cloth

First edition of a Merrill Aristocrat. Reese, Six Score 27: “A classic study of ranching on the Great Plains from 1865 to 1925.”

($100-200)

(1 vol.)

674. [RANCHING]. DAYTON, Edson C. Dakota Days: May 1886—August 1898. [Hartford]: Privately printed, 1937. [10] 128 pp., frontispiece map, plate. 8vo, original gilt-lettered blue cloth. A fine, bright copy.

First edition, limited edition (#107 of 300 copies). Adams, Herd 665: “Scarce.” Campbell, 101 28. Dobie, p. 102. Dykes, Collecting Range Life Literature, p. 14. Howes D165. Reese, Six Score 29: “Dayton had more experience with sheep than with cattle, but he saw a good deal of both. A well educated easterner, he gives an interesting perspective on life in the Dakotas during the hard years of the 1890s.”

(1 vol.)

($250-500)

675. [RANCHING]. DONOHO, M. H. Circle-Dot, A True Story of Cowboy Life Forty Years Ago. Topeka, 1907. Original cloth.

First edition. Adams, Guns 614; Herd 716.

($70-150)

(1 vol.)

676. [RANCHING]. Lot of 20 titles, including:

DOBIE, J. Frank. Carl Sandburg & Saint Peter at the Gate.

Austin: The Encino Press, 1966.

______. The Mezcla Man. [El Paso: Carl Hertzog], 1954.

______. My Salute to Gene Rhodes. [El Paso: Carl Hertzog], 1947.

______. Rattlesnakes. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [c1965].

______. The Voice of the Coyote. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1949.

YARBOROUGH, Ralph W. Frank Dobie: Man and Friend. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Corral, The Westerners, 1967.

Plus 15 other Dobie titles.

($150-300)

(20 vols.)

677. [RANCHING]. Lot of 4 titles, including:

DRIGGS, B. W. History of Teton Valley Idaho. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton Printers, 1926.

ELSENSOHN, M. Alfreda. Pioneer Days in Idaho Country. Cottonwood, Idaho: Idaho Corporation of Benedictine Sisters, 1965. Signed, dust jacket.

Plus 2 others.

($150-300)

(5 vols.)

678. [RANCHING]. Lot of 20 titles, including:

EDWARDS, J. B. Early Days in Abilene. N.p., n.d.

FRANKS, J. M. Seventy Years in Texas: Memories of the Pioneer Days, Indian Depredations and the Northwest Cattle Trail. Gatesville, 1924.

HALEY, J. Evetts. A Day with Dan Casement. N.p., n.d.

______. Focus on the Frontier. Amarillo: The Shamrock Oil and Gas Corporation, c1957.

______. Life on the Texas Range. Austin: University of Texas Press, [c1952].

STANLEY, F. Rodeo Town (Canadian, Texas). [Denver: The World Press, c1953].

WALLACE, Ed. R. Parson Hanks-Fourteen Years in the West: A Story of the Author’s Frontier Life in the Pan Handle of Texas. [Arlington: Journal Print, 1950].

Plus 13 others.

($200-400)

(20 vols.)

679. [RANCHING]. Lot of 11 titles, including:

ERWIN, Allen A. The Southwest of John H. Slaughter 1841-1922.... Glendale: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1965.

HALEY, J. Evetts. Charles Goodnight: Cowman & Plainsman. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1936.

______. George W. Littlefield: Texan. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1943.

______. Jeff Milton: A Good Man with a Gun. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1948.

SHAW, James C. North from Texas: Incidents in the Early Life of a Range Cowman.... Evanston: The Branding Iron Press, 1952.

Plus 6 others.

($300-600)

(11 vols.)

680. [RANCHING]. [FRIDGE, Ike]. History of the Chisulm War. Electra, 1927. Original pictorial wrappers.

First edition. Adams, One-Fifty 58. Dobie, p. 125: “As compact as jerked beef and as laconic as conversation in alkali dust.” Reese, Six Score 44.

($300-600)

(1 vol.)

681. [RANCHING]. Lot of 25 titles, including:

FURLONG, Charles W. Let ‘er Buck: A Story of the passing of the Old West. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1921.

HOUGH, E. The Story of the Cowboy. New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1897.

JAMES, Will. Big-Enough. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1931.

JAMES, Will. Lone Cowboy My Life Story. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1930.

MORA, Jo. Trail Dust and Saddle Leather. New York: Charles Scribner’s sons, 1946.

ROLLINS, Philip A. The Cowboy: His Characteristics, His Equipment, and His Part in the Development of the West. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1922.

SANDOZ, Mari. The Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande Across the Far Marias. New York: Hastings House, 1958. Special edition, 16 of 199 copies. Signed.

SIMS, Judge Orland L. Cowpokes, Nesters, & So Forth. Austin: Encino Press, 1970. Dust jacket. First edition.

Plus 17 others.

($300-600)

(25 vols.)

682. [RANCHING]. GIBSON, J. W. (Watt). Recollections of a Pioneer. St. Joseph, Missouri: Press of nelson-Hanne Printing Co., ca 1912.

($250-500)

(1 vol.)

683. [RANCHING]. Lot of 14 titles, including:

GREEN, Ben K. When I Was Just a Colt. Flagstaff: Northland Press, [c1974].

______. Up Fool’s Hill Ahorseback. Flagstaff: Northland Press, [c1974].

______. Beauty. Flagstaff: Northland Press, [c1974].

______. How Come I Wrote a Book. Flagstaff: Northland Press, [c1974].

HARKEY, Dee. Mean as Hell. N.p.: University of New Mexico Press, 1948.

O’NEIL, James B. They Die But Once: The Story of a Tejano. New York: Knight Publications, 1935.

RISTER, Carl C. The Southwestern Frontier-1865-1881. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1928.

Plus 7 others.

($300-600)

(14 vols.)

684. [RANCHING]. HALEY, J. Evetts. Charles Goodnight. Boston & New York, 1936. Very fine in d.j.

First edition of a Merrill Aristocrat. Basic Texas Books 81. Dykes, “A Range Man’s Library: “Best biography ever written of a range man and maybe the best biography ever written about a Westerner.” Greene, The Fifty Best Books on Texas, p. 35. Reese, Six Score 53.

($150-300)

(1 vol.)

685. [RANCHING]. HALEY, J. Evetts. The Heraldry of the Range. Canyon: [Carl Hertzog for] Panhandle Plains Historical Society, 1949. 4to, original cloth.

First edition. Adams, Herd 962. Dykes, Fifty Great Western Illustrators (Bugbee) 79. Lowman, Printer at the Pass 62.

($200-400)

(1 vol.)

686. [RANCHING]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

HART, William S. My Life East and West. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1929. Signed by author.

PRICE, Con. Trails I Rode. Pasadena: Trail’s End, 1947. Deluxe edition, signed and numbered 40 of 350. Dust jacket.

YOST, Karl and Frederic G. Renner (compilers). A Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell. Lincoln, Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 1971. Dust jacket.

Plus 2 others.

($300-600)

(5 vols.)

687. [RANCHING]. HASTINGS, Frank S. A Ranchman’s Recollections. Chicago, 1921. Basic Texas Books 86. Reese, Six Score 76.

($70-150)

(1 vol.)

688. [RANCHING]. Lot of 7 titles, including:

HILL, Joseph J. The History of Warner’s Ranch.... Los Angeles, 1927. Very fine in original cloth. Adams, Herd 1036. Cowan, p. 280. Howes H486.

LOVELAND, Cyrus C. California Trail Herd: The 1850 Missouri-to-California Journal of Cyrus C. Loveland. Los Gatos: Talisman Press, 1961.

MORA, Jo. Trail Dust and Saddle Leather. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1946.

Plus 4 others.

($150-300)

(7 vols.)

689. [RANCHING]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

HUNTER, J. Marvin (editor). The Trail Drivers of Texas. N.p.: George A. Saunders, [c1920].

______. The Trail Drivers of Texas. Nashville: Cokesbury Press, 1925. Very fine in d.j. Basic Texas Books 99c. Reese, Six Score 61. A Merrill Aristocrat.

($150-300)

(2 vols.)

690. [RANCHING]. JENKINS, A. O. Olive’s Last Round-Up. [Loup City, Nebraska]: Sherman County Times, Adams, Guns: "This rare little book is the story of I. P. Olive and his lynching and burning of Luther Mitchell and Ami Ketchum. There is also some information on Doc Middleton"; Herd 1169: "Tells of the high-handed way I. P. Olive tried to control the cattle business in his section of Nebraska."

($100-300)

(1 vol.)

691. [RANCHING]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

KELEHER, William A. Maxwell Land Grant.... Santa Fe: Rydal Press, 1942.

PEARSON, Jim Berry. The Maxwell Land Grant. Norman: University of Oklahoma press, 1961.

STANLEY, F. The Grant That Maxwell Bought. Denver: World Press, 1952.

($400-800)

(3 vols.)

692. [RANCHING]. Lot of 8 titles, including:

LEA, Tom. The King Ranch. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [c1957]. 2 volumes.

WEBB, Walter P. Flat Top. El Paso: Carl Hertzog, 1960.

Plus 6 others.

($150-300)

(9 vols.)

693. [RANCHING]. [LEESON, Michael A.]. History of Montana, 1739-1885.... Chicago: Warner, Beers & Company, 1885. Profusely illustrated with lithographic plates (portraits, architecture, town views, ranches, mining operations, scenery). Adams, Herd 1322: “Has a chapter on cattle and cowboys.” Howes L228.

($600-1,200)

(1 vol.)

694. [RANCHING]. OSGOOD, Ernest Staples. The Day of the Cattleman. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 1929.

($150-300)

(1 vol.)

695. [RANCHING]. Lot of 19 titles, including:

PONTING, Tom C. Life of Tom Candy Ponting: An Autobiography. Evanston: The Branding Iron Press, 1952.

RIDINGS, Sam P. The Chisholm Trail: A History of the World’s Greatest Cattle Trail.... Guthrie: Co-Operative Publishing Company, [c1936].

SHIRK, David L. The Cattle Drives of David Shirk from Texas to the Idaho Mines 1871 and 1873. [Portland]: The Champoeg Press, 1956.

Plus 16 others.

($200-400)

(19 vols.)

696. [RANCHING]. PUCKETT, J. L. & Ellen. History of Oklahoma and Indian Territory and Homeseekers’ Guide. Vinita, Oklahoma: Chieftain Publishing Co., 1906.

($150-300)

(1 vol.)

697. [RANCHING]. RANKIN, M. Wilson. Reminiscences of Frontier Days.... Denver: Smith-Brooks, 1938.

($150-300)

(1 vol.)

698. [RANCHING]. Lot of 10 titles, including:

[RHODES, EUGENE MANLOVE]. HUTCHINSON, W. H. The Life and Personal Writings of Eugene Manlove Rhodes: A Bar Cross Man. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1956.

RHODES, Eugene M. The Little World Waddies. Chico: William Hutchinson, 1946.

______. Paso Por Aqui. Alamogordo: Friends of the Alamogordo Public Library, 1963.

Plus 7 others

($200-400)

(11 vols.)

699. [RANCHING]. RICHTHOFEN, Walter Baron von. Cattle-Raising on the Plains of North America. New York: Appleton, 1885. 102 [6, ads] pp. 12mo, original green cloth.

First edition. Adams, Herd 1892: “A scarce little book dealing with the business side of cattle raising, giving tables of profits to be made. This, with several other books of its kind, helped to create the cattle boom of the eighties.” Campbell, 101 75. Dykes, Collecting Range Life Literature, p. 13. Graff 3499. Howes R273: “The Baron was a leading cattleman of Colorado and father of Germany’s famous flyer.” Merrill, Aristocrats of the Cow Country, p. 23. Reese, Six Score 90.

($350-500)

(1 vol.)

700. [RANCHING]. RYE, Edgar. The Quirt and the Spur: Vanishing Shadows of the Texas Frontier. Chicago: W. B. Conkey Company, [c1909]. Adams, Guns 1953. Reese, Six Score 95. “Rare because a prominent ranching family felt themselves slandered by some remarks in it and destroyed all the copies they could purchase.”

($200-400)

(1 vol.)


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