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Ranching Catalogue Part 1 (Authors A-C)

Presenting 1,364 Rare Books of Ranching Literature

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Items 1–24: ABBOTT, E. C. (“Teddy Blue”) & Helena Huntington Smith. We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher. New York & Toronto: Farrar & Rinehart, [1939] through ADAMS, Andy. The Log of a Cowboy.... New York: Grosset & Dunlap Publishers.

Items 25–50: ADAMS, Andy. The Outlet. Boston, New York & Cambridge: Houghton, Mifflin and Company & Riverside Press, 1905 through ADAMS, Ramon F. The Horse Wrangler and His Remuda. Austin: Encino Press, 1971.

Items 51–75: [ADAMS, Ramon F.]. The Legendary West: An Exhibit by the Friends of the Dallas Public Library. [Dallas]: Dallas Public Library, 1965, through AKEN, David. Pioneers of the Black Hills; or, Gordon’s Stockade Party of 1874.... Milwaukee, n.d. (ca. 1920).

Items 76–100: ALDRIDGE, Reginald. Life on a Ranch: Ranch Notes in Kansas, Colorado, the Indian Territory, and Northern Texas. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1884, through ALTER, J. Cecil. Utah, the Storied Domain: A Documentary History of Utah’s Eventful Career, Comprising the Thrilling Story of Her People from the Indians of Yesterday to the Industrialists of Today. Chicago & New York: American Historical Society, 1932.

Items 101–126: ALTROCCHI, Julia Cooley. The Old California Trail: Traces in Folklore and Furrow. Caldwell: Caxton Printers, 1945 through APPLEMAN, Roy E. Charlie Siringo, Cowboy Detective. Washington, D.C.: Potomac Corral, The Westerners, 1968.

Items 127–152: [ARIZONA]. Arizona and Its Heritage. Tucson: University of Arizona Bulletin 7:3 General Bulletin No. 3, April, 1936 through ARTRIP, Louise & Fullen Artrip. Memoirs of Daniel Fore (Jim) Chisholm.... [Boonville, Arkansas: Artrip Publications, 1949].

Items 153–176: ASBURY, H. Sucker’s Progress: An Informal History of Gambling in America from the Colonies to Canfield. New York: Dodd & Mead, 1938, through AUSTIN, Mary. The Land of Little Rain. Boston, New York & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin and Company & Riverside Press, 1950.

Items 177-200: AUSTIN, Mary. One Hundred Miles on Horseback. Los Angeles: [Saul and Lillian Marks, The Plantin Press for] Dawson’s Book Shop, 1963, through BAILEY, L[ynn] R. The Long Walk: A History of the Navajo Wars, 1846-68. Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1964.

Items 201–225: BAILEY, Mary Ellen Jackson. The Diary of Mary Ellen Jackson Bailey. Edited by Agnes Wright Spring [wrapper title]. N.p.: [Denver Posse of the Westerners, 1962] through BANCROFT, Hubert Howe. California Pioneer Register and Index, 1542-1848, Including Inhabitants of California, 1769-1800, and List of Pioneers. Baltimore: Regional Publishing Co., 1964.

Items 226-250: BANCROFT, Hubert Howe. History of the Life of William Gilpin: A Character Study. San Francisco: The History Co., 1889, through BANTA, William & J. W. Caldwell, Jr. Twenty-Seven Years on the Texas Frontier.... Council Hill, Oklahoma: Privately printed, [1933].

Items 251-275: [BARBED WIRE] through BARNES, Will C. The Story of the Range: An Account of the Occupation of the Public Domain Ranges by the Pioneer Stockmen..... Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1926.

Items 276-300: BARNES, Will C. Tales from the X-Bar Horse Camp: The Blue-Roan Horse “Outlaw” and Other Stories. Chicago: Breeder’s Gazette, 1920, through BATEMAN, Ed., Sr. Rawhide Bound. Seattle: Carl K. Wilson [actually Moss Publishing Company, 1950].

Items 301-325: BATES, Ed[mund] F[rank]. History and Reminiscences of Denton County. Denton: McNitzky Printing Company, [1918] through BECHDOLT, Frederick R. Giants of the Old West. New York & London: Century, [1930].

Items 326-350: BECHDOLT, Frederick R. Tales of the Old-Timers. New York & London: Century, [1924] through BELL, Horace. On the Old West Coast.... New York: William Morrow, 1930.

Items 351-373: BELL, Horace. Reminiscences of a Ranger; or, Early Times in Southern California. Los Angeles: Yarnell, Caystile & Mathes, 1881, through BENTLEY, H. L. Experiments in Range Improvement in Central Texas. Washington, D.C.: GPO (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Bureau of Plant Industry Bulletin 13), 1902.

Items 374-399: BENTON, Frank. Cowboy Life on the Sidetrack: Being an Extremely Humorous and Sarcastic Story on the Trials and Tribulations Endured by a Party of Stockmen Making a Shipment from the West to the East. Denver: Western Stories Syndicate, [1903] through BIGELOW, John. On the Bloody Trail of Geronimo with the Original Illustrations of Hooper, McDougall, Chapin, Hatfield, and Frederic Remington..... Los Angeles: Westernlore Press, 1958.

Items 400-424: BIGGERS, Don H[ampton]. Buffalo Guns and Barbed Wire: Two Frontier Accounts.... [Austin: W. Thomas Taylor for] The Book Club of Texas in Association with Texas Tech University Press, [1991] through BIRD, J. S. Prairies and Pioneers. Hays, Kansas: McWhirter‑Ammons Press, [1931 or after].

Items 425-449: BIRGE, Julius C. The Awakening of the Desert. Boston: Richard G. Badger & Gorham Press, [1912] through BLASINGAME, Ike. Dakota Cowboy: My Life in the Old Days. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, [1958].

Items 450-474: BLOODGOOD, Lida Fleitmann & Piero Santini (comp.). The Horseman’s Dictionary. New York: E. P. Dutton & Co., [1964] through BONNEY, Cecil. Looking over My Shoulder: Seventy-Five Years in the Pecos Valley. Roswell: Hall-Poorbaugh Press, 1971.

Items 475-500: [BOOKSELLER’S CATALOGUE]. DANIEL, Price, Jr. Texas and the West. Catalogue No. 24 Featuring the Writings of J. Frank Dobie: A Contribution Towards a Bibliography. Waco: [Designed by Carl Hertzog for Price Daniel, Jr., 1963] through BOURNE, Eulalia. Woman in Levi’s. [Tucson]: University of Arizona Press, [1968].

Items 501-525: BOWDEN, J. J. The Ponce de Leon Land Grant. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1969, through BRADDY, Haldeen. Cock of the Walk: The Legend of Pancho Villa. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1955.

Items 526-550: BRADDY, Haldeen. Pancho Villa at Columbus: The Raid of 1916. El Paso: Texas Western College Press, 1965, through BRANDON, William. The Men and the Mountain: Frémont’s Fourth Expedition. New York: William Morrow & Co., 1955.

Items 551-575: BRANDT, Louis. An Infallible Guide to Discover the Age of Horses.... Indianola, Texas, 1860, through BREEN, Dan. The Charolais Breed. San Antonio: American Breeds, [1964].

Items 576-600: BREIHAN, Carl W. Badmen of the Frontier Days. New York: Robert M. McBride Company, [1957] through BRININSTOOL, E. A. Trail Dust of a Maverick. New York: Dodd, Mead, 1914.

Items 601-625: BRININSTOOL, E. A. Trail Dust of a Maverick: Verses of Cowboy Life, the Cattle Range, and Desert. Los Angeles: E. A. Brininstool, 1921, through BROOKS, Clinton E. & Frank D. Reeve (eds.). Forts and Forays: James A. Bennett, a Dragoon in New Mexico, 1850-1856. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1948.

Items 626-649: BROOKS, Elizabeth. Prominent Women of Texas. Akron: Werner Company, [1896] through BROWN, Dee. The Westerners. New York, Chicago & San Francisco: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, [1974].

Items 650-675: BROWN, Dee & Marvin F. Schmitt. Trail Driving Days. New York & London: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1952, through BROWNE, J. Ross. Explorations in Lower California, 1868. Tucson: Arizona Silhouettes, [1952].

Items 676-701: BROWNELL, Sam. Rodeos and “Tipperary” Including the Life of Sam Brownell. Denver: Big Mountain Press, [1961] through BURDETT, Charles. Life of Kit Carson, the Great Western Hunter and Guide.... Philadelphia: Porter & Coates, [1865].

Items 702-725: BURDICK, Usher L. Jim Johnson, Pioneer: A Brief History of the Mouse River Loop Country. [Williston, North Dakota: Privately printed, 1941] through BURROUGHS, John Rolfe. Guardian of the Grasslands: The First Hundred Years of the Wyoming Stock Growers Association. Cheyenne: Pioneer Printing & Stationery Co., 1971.

Items 726-750: BURROUGHS, John Rolfe. Steamboat in the Rockies. [Fort Collins]: Old Army Press, [1974] through BYNUM, Lindley (ed.). The Record Book [of the] Rancho Santa Ana del Chino. Los Angeles: Vocational Printing Classes of John C. Frémont High School, 1935.

Items 751-775: CADY, John H. Arizona’s Yesterday: Being the Narrative of John H. Cady, Pioneer. Rewritten and Revised by Basil Dillon Woon, 1915. [Los Angeles?, 1923?] through CAMP, Charles L. New Light Shed on Mr. Pegleg Smith. [San Francisco: John Howell Books], n.d. (ca. 1960).

Items 776-799: CAMP, William Martin. San Francisco, Port of Gold. Garden City & New York: Doubleday & Company, 1947, through CARHART, Arthur H. Colorado. New York: Coward-McCann, 1932.

Items 800-825: CARLISLE, Bill. Bill Carlisle, Lone Bandit: An Autobiography. Pasadena: Trail’s End Publishing Co., [1946] through CARROLL, John M. (ed.). The Black Military Experience in the American West. New York: Liveright, [1971].

Items 826-850: CARROLL, Wesley Philemon. Moss Agates: To My Comrades of the Grand Army of the Republic and to My Brother Members of the Wyoming Bar.... Cheyenne: Daily Sun Book and Job Rooms, 1890, through CASEY, Clifford B. Mirages, Mysteries, and Reality: Brewster County, Texas, the Big Bend of the Rio Grande. Hereford: Pioneer Book Publishers, [1972].

Items 851-875: CASEY, Robert J. The Texas Border and Some Borderliners: A Chronicle and a Guide. Indianapolis & New York: Bobbs-Merrill Company, [1950] through CHAMBERLAIN, Newell D. The Call of Gold: True Tales on the Gold Road to Yosemite. [Mariposa: Gazette Press, 1936].

Items 876-900: CHAPMAN, Arthur. Out Where the West Begins and Other Small Songs of a Big Country. N.p., n.d. [title verso: Copyright 1916/by Arthur Chapman/Press of Carson-Harper/Denver, Colorado] through CHÁVEZ, Angélico. Origins of New Mexico Families in the Spanish Colonial Period.... Santa Fe: Historical Society of New Mexico, 1954.

Items 901-924: CHEESEMAN, Bruce S. Perfectly Exhausted with Pleasure: The 1881 King-Kenedy Excursion Train to Laredo.... Austin: [W. Thomas Taylor for] The Book Club of Texas, [1992] through CIPRIANI, Leonetto. California and Overland Diaries of Count Leonetto Cipriani from 1853 through 1871, Containing the Account of His Cattle Drive from Missouri to California in 1853.... [Portland, Oregon: Designed and Printed by Lawton Kennedy, San Francisco, for]: Champoeg Press, 1962.

Items 925-949: CISNEROS, José. Faces of the Borderlands: Twenty-One Drawings...with Text by the Artist. El Paso: Texas Western Press, 1977, through CLARY, Annie Vaughan. The Pioneer Life. Dallas: American Guild Press, [1956].

Items 950-973: CLAY, John. My Life on the Range. Chicago: Privately printed, [1924] through CLYMAN, James. James Clyman, American Frontiersman.... Definitive Edition. Portland, Oregon: [Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy for], Champoeg Press, [1960].

Items 974-999: COBURN, Wallace D. Rhymes from the Round-Up Camp. [Great Falls, Montana], 1899, through COKE, Henry J. A Ride over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands, Including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles. London: Richard Bentley, 1852.

Items 1000-1025: COLE, Cornelius. Memoirs of Cornelius Cole, Ex-Senator of the United States from California. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1908, through COLORADO. DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. HAMROCK, P. J. & Paul P. Newlon. First Biennial Report of the State Department of Safety. “Colorado Rangers.” December 1, 1920, to November 30, 1922. Denver: Eames Brothers, 1923.

Items 1026-1050: COLORADO. GENERAL ASSEMBLY. Official Souvenir and Manual of the Fifteenth General Assembly and State of Colorado: Being a Collection of Portraits, Engravings, and Biographies of the State Officials.... Together with Other Things of Interest in the State of Colorado. Denver: E. J. Miller, 1905, through COLORADO TERRITORY. Mining Laws...Together with Laws and Information Concerning Farming and Grazing Lands.... Fourth Edition. Central City: Collier & Hall, Register Office, 1873.

Items 1051-1074: COLORADO TERRITORY. TERRITORIAL BOARD OF IMMIGRATION. Official Information. Colorado. A Statement of Facts.... Denver: Rocky Mountain News Steam Printing House, 1872, through [COLORADO]. LARIMER COUNTY STOCKGROWERS ASSOCIATION. The Larimer County Stockgrowers Association, 1884-1956 [wrapper title]. [Fort Collins]: Larimer County Stock Growers Association, 1956.

Items 1075-1100: [COLORADO]. LIBRARY OF CONGRESS. Colorado: The Diamond Jubilee of Statehood. An Exhibition in the Library of Congress...November 14, 1951, to February 14, 1952. Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, 1951, through COMBS, Joseph F. Gunsmoke in the Redlands. San Antonio: Naylor, [1968].

Items 1101-1123: The Commonwealth: A Monthly Magazine, Denver, Colorado, Volume I, from March to September, 1889. Denver: The Commonwealth Publishing Co., 1889, through COOK, Harold J. Tales of the 04 Ranch: Recollections of Harold J. Cook, 1887-1909. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, [1968].

Items 1124-1149: COOK, James H. Fifty Years on the Old Frontier As Cowboy, Hunter, Guide, Scout, and Ranchman. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1923, through COOLIDGE, Dane. Old California Cowboys. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1939.

Items 1150-1175: COOLIDGE, Dane. Ranger Two-Rifles. New York: E. P. Dutton & Company, 1937, through COSSLEY-BATT, Jill L. The Last of the California Rangers. New York & London: Funk & Wagnalls Company, 1928.

Items 1176-1200: COSTIGAN, Edward P. Papers of Edward P. Costigan Relating to the Progressive Movement in Colorado, 1902-1917. Edited by Colin B. Goodykoontz. Boulder: University of Colorado, 1941, through COX, William R. Luke Short and His Era. Garden City: Doubleday, 1961.

Items 1201-1225: COY, Owen C. The Humboldt Bay Region, 1850-1875. Los Angeles: California State Historical Association, 1929, through CRAWFORD, Lewis F. Rekindling Camp Fires: The Exploits of Ben Arnold (Connor) (Wa-si-cu Tam-a-he-ca).... Bismark: Capital Book Company, [1926].

Items 1226-1250: CRAWFORD, Oswald. By Path and Trail. [Salt Lake City?]: The Press of the “Intermountain Catholic,” 1908, through [CROCCHIOLA, Stanley Francis Louis] (F. Stanley, pseud.). The Colfax, New Mexico Story. Pep, Texas, 1967.

Items 1251-1301: [CROCCHIOLA, Stanley Francis Louis] (F. Stanley, pseud.). The Colmor, New Mexico Story. Pep, Texas, 1967, through [CROCCHIOLA, Stanley Francis Louis] (F. Stanley, pseud.). The Questa, New Mexico Story. Pantex, Texas, 1962.

Items 1302-1340: [CROCCHIOLA, Stanley Francis Louis] (F. Stanley, pseud.). Raton Chronicle. [Denver: World Press, 1948, through CUMMINS, Sarah J. Autobiography and Reminiscences of Sarah J. Cummins. [Walla Walla: Walla Walla Bulletin, 1914].

Items 1341-1364: CUNNINGHAM, Eugene. Famous in the West. El Paso: Hicks-Hayward Co., 1926, through CUTTER, Donald C. Malaspina in California. San Francisco: [Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy for] John Howell-Books, 1960.

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