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Pingenot Auction, Lot 350

350. [BIBLIOGRAPHY AND REFERENCE: SOUTHWEST]. Lot of 12 titles, including:

ADAMS, Ramon F. The Adams One-Fifty [with] REESE, William S. Six Score: The 120. Austin: Jenkins Publishing Company, 1976. 91 + 85 pp. 2 vols., 4to, original pictorial boards. Very fine in publisher’s slipcase.
         First edition. Reese, Six Score: "The 120 are the best books on the range cattle industry. An important reference tool to any Western library." Pingenot: The Adams One-Fifty is a check-list of the 150 most important books on Western outlaws and lawmen.

ADAMS, Ramon F. Burs Under the Saddle: A Second Look at Books and Histories of the West. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1964]. x [2] 610 [2] pp. 8vo, cloth. Near fine in d.j.
         First edition. Pingenot: A critical evaluation of over 400 books written on the old West, ranging from early reminiscences to serious scholarly works, pointing out many legends, myths, misinformation, and outright lies.

ADAMS, Ramon F. More Burs Under the Saddle. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1979. xv [1] 182 [2] pp. 8vo, cloth. Very fine in an equally fine d.j.
         First edition. Foreword by Wayne Gard. Pingenot: A critical analysis of 233 books on the West pointing out a variety of inaccuracies. An important reference work for any library of Western Americana.

ADAMS, Ramon F. The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1959. xix [1] 463 [3] pp., illustrations. 8vo, cloth. Very fine copy. D.j. has small marginal tear, else very good.
         First edition. Reese 4. Very scarce in the first edition and much sought. Pingenot: Lists 2,651 books and pamphlets on the cattle industry, range life, etc. An essential reference for collectors.

ADAMS, Ramon F. Six-Guns and Saddle Leather: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen. [Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1969]. xxv [1] 808 [2] pp. 8vo, cloth. Fine in d.j.
         New edition, revised and greatly enlarged.

CAMPBELL, Walter S. A Book Lover’s Southwest: A Guide to Good Reading. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1955. xii, 287 [3] pp. 8vo, cloth. Fine in d.j.
         First edition.

DOBIE, J. FRANK. Guide to Life and Literature of the Southwest. viii, 222 pp. 8vo, cloth. Fine in laminated d.j.
         Fifth printing.

DYKES, Jeff C. Billy the Kid: The Bibliography of a Legend. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1952. 177 pp., frontispiece. 8vo, original gray printed wrappers. Very fine.
         First edition, first issue (40 copies in wrappers, from a total run of 500). Adams, Guns 655. Lawrence Clark Powell in Southwestern Book Trails: "A model work on a single person." Pingenot: The first attempt at a complete list of materials on the Kid—books, articles, movies, songs, etc. The annotations are excellent.

DYKES, Jeff. Collecting Range Life Literature. Bryan: Cedarshouse Press, 1982. [2] 20 [2] pp., illustrations. 8vo, pictorial wrappers. Fine.
         First edition.

KING. Evelyn. Women on the Cattle Trail and in the Roundup. N.p.: Brazos Corral of Westerners, [1983]. [2] 21 [1] pp. 8vo, pictorial wrappers. Presentation copy to Ben Pingenot, signed by King.
         First edition. Designed and printed on a hand press by Atara Clark at the Prosperity Press, Glendale, Calif., under the direction of Arthur H. Clark.

POWELL, Lawrence Clark. Southwest Classics: The Creative Literature of the Arid Lands Essays on the Books and Their Writers. Pasadena: Ward Ritchie Press, 1975. viii, 370 [6] pp., endpaper maps. 8vo, cloth. Fine in d.j.
         Second printing.

WHALEY, Gould. William D. Wittliff and the Encino Press: A Bibliography. Dallas: Still Point Press, [1989]. xvi 143 [1] pp., illustrations, photographs. 8vo, cloth. Very fine in slipcase. Signed by Wittliff, Whaley, and Graves. Prospectus laid in.
         First edition, limited edition (500 copies). Introduction by John Graves.

(12 vols.)
($300-600)