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Ranching Catalogue Part 3
Items 2290-2314

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2290. HAFEN, Arthur Knight. Dixie Folklore and Pioneer Memoirs. St. George, Utah: Privately published, 1961. 39 pp. 12mo, original light tan suede pictorial wrappers. Wrappers slightly sunned at upper margin, otherwise fine. Very scarce, privately printed.

First edition. Published for the St. George Centennial in 1961. This local history of Washington County (interchangeably called “Dixie”) in southern Utah contains Native American folklore, early recollections of pioneers, and overland accounts by men and women (some handcart pioneers). The first expedition to the area was by Parley Pratt in 1849, and by 1852 John D. Lee had settled at Harmony. The Dixie mission was one of the farthest missions from the church to be settled, and life and the journey there were hazardous in the early days. Ranching interest: rustlers’ 1878 attacks on Mormon herds being driven to markets in Nevada (especially at Stateline Canyon); pioneer practice of joining livestock of various owners and hiring guards to protect them from depredations; attacks by outlaw gangs on Mormon trail herds; cattle roundup in Bull Valley; Charles Franklin Foster’s 1876 trail drive to California (“There were five deserts to cross, and we crossed one that required three days, and this without water for the cattle until a rain came”). $35.00


2291. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Colorado and Its People. A Narrative and Topical History of the Centennial State. New York: Lewis Publishing Company, [1948]. xvi, 644 + 784 + 404 + 405-810 pp., frontispiece, illustrations, portraits, maps, endpaper maps. 4 vols., 4to, original dark green cloth. Slight shelf wear, overall a very fine set.

First edition. Wynar 39. Includes material on stock raising at Bent’s Fort; Mexican land grants (including Maxwell); 1846 founding of Mormon Pueblo with fandangos attended by mountain men and soldiers (“dancing and preaching go hand in hand in Mormon doctrine”); establishment of ranches along the Arkansas River by “Uncle Dick” Wootton, Kit Carson, and others in the early ‘fifties and ‘sixties; and Ute uprising and removal due to controversies over grazing. In the sections on the various regions of Colorado where ranching is practiced, good detail is provided, such as pinpointing where and by whom cattle were first introduced in various regions; cattle ranches replacing stage stations in the ‘sixties; and stock raising at the time of publication. Volumes 3 and 4 contain biographies and family histories, including Colorado cattle baron John Wesley Iliff and two subsequent generations of Iliffs. Ann Hafen’s long chapter on “Pioneer Life” is filled with vivid social history. $100.00


2292. HAFEN, LeRoy R. Colorado: The Story of a Western Commonwealth. Denver: The Peerless Publishing Co., 1933. 328 pp., frontispiece, plates, portraits, photographic plates, maps. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Very fine.

First edition. Campbell, p. 165: “Our best one-volume history of the state.” Herd 944. Wilcox, p. 53. Wynar 41. Has some good information on the beginnings of the cattle trade in Colorado: “Then onto the trails of the vanishing buffalo came the Texas Longhorns, hardy scions of the wiry stock from old Spain. They came by the thousands, long winding ‘trail herds’ working their way northward. Soon the prairie was again covered, rivers and lakes of shining, widespread horns replacing the dark sea of massive humps that once had blackened the landscape” (pp. 214-15). $45.00


2293. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). The Hafen Families of Utah. Provo: Hafen Family Association, 1967. viii [4] 266 pp., frontispiece, illustrations, 3 genealogical charts laid in. 4to, original maroon cloth. Fine.

Reprint of the 1962 edition. Paher, Nevada 749n: “Included are biographical sketches of pioneer families in southern Utah and southern Nevada.” Includes material on both early-day and modern-era members of the Hafen clan involved in ranching. For example, Leland Hafen (1895-1959), Crayton Lorenzo Leavitt (b. 1901, who had a ranch in Arizona and was a member of the Santa Clara Cattle Company), and many more, plus great coverage of the distaff side of the Hafen family, including Hafen rodeo queens and Hafen’s grandmother, who trudged over 1,300 miles to Zion with the Mormon handcart pioneers at age six, fresh from Switzerland. $150.00


2294. HAFEN, LeRoy R. The Overland Mail, 1849-1869: Promoter of Settlement, Precursor of Railroads. Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1926. 361 pp., frontispiece, folding map, illustrations. 8vo, original green cloth, t.e.g. Fine, unopened.

First edition. Campbell, p. 187. Clark & Brunet 109: “Pioneering study by Hafen.... Ocean Mail to the Pacific Coast, Pioneer Monthly Mails to the Inter-Mountain Region, The Butterfield Overland Mail, The Pony Express, The Million Dollar Mail in Operation, etc.” Cowan, p. 256. Dobie, p. 81. Eberstadt 106:264. Flake 3775. Howes H11. Malone, Wyomingana, p. 4. Paher, Nevada 751. Rittenhouse 267. Rocq 16902. Saunders 2932. Smith 3943. Wallace, Arizona History VIII:22. Wheat, Books of the Gold Rush 86. Mentioned on p. 295 is Ben Holladay’s cattle drive to California in 1850, his fattening the herd up in Sacramento, and then selling them profitably to the Panama Steamship Company. Includes details on the 1864-1865 joint Sioux-Arapaho-Cheyenne sack of the ranches and stampede of herds at Julesberg, along the Platte (American Ranch, Wisconsin Ranch, Godfrey’s Ranch, and others), and into the Powder River country. Despite the danger and panic that extended to Denver, the mail got through (only two wagons of supplies lost) in a large train of over 100 wagons and 300 men who left Denver with a military escort with cannon. Ben Holladay demanded that federal troops assist or he would stop the overland mail. Thousands of soldiers came to the plains, including the formidable “Galvanized Yankees.” By summer of 1865, the peril was past for ranchers and other establishments. $125.00


2295. HAFEN, LeRoy R. The Overland Mail, 1849-1869.... Cleveland: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1926. Another copy, variant binding. 8vo, original dark green cloth, t.e.g. Fine. $125.00


2296. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen. Colorado: A Story of the State and Its People. Denver: Old West Publishing Co., 1943. 436 pp., frontispiece, photographs, portraits, maps (one double-page). Small 8vo, original green pictorial cloth. Very fine.

First edition. Herd 945. Wilcox, p. 53. Wynar 38. Information on cattle ranching through the years including origin of cattle in Colorado from Mexico, Texas, and New Mexico herds; establishment of ranches on the Ute reservation after they were expelled; cowboy Robert Womack who prospected as he rode the range; cowboy wardrobe and accessories (“the sombrero, bandana, chaps, boots, spurs, quirt, and lasso were not only useful, but also colorful and ornamental—a high class saddle was the cowboy’s pride”); etc. $30.00


2297. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen. The Colorado Story: A History of Your State and Mine. Denver: The Old West Publishing Company, [1953]. 498 pp., color frontispiece, plates, photographs, portraits, maps, charts, illustrations by Herndon Davis and Paul C. Busch. 8vo, original red pictorial cloth. Very fine.

First edition. Herd 946. Wynar 40. Published by Fred Rosenstock. Includes information on the development of the cattle trade in the state, as well as specific information on cattle at Bent’s Fort and ranching in the San Luis Valley. $25.00


2298. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). The Far West and Rockies: General Analytical Index to the Fifteen Volume Series and Supplement to the Journals of Forty-Niners.... Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1961. 360 pp., portraits. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine, unopened.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, vol. 15. Clark & Brunet 104:XV. Mintz, The Trail 193: “Fourteen additional forty-niner accounts.... Concerned with the ‘Mormon Trail’ route from Utah to California.” Paher, Nevada 744 & 748. Wynar 109. The account of Ransom G. Moody (first published at San Jose in 1877 in The Pioneer) contains a superb account of California rancho hospitality. Moody arrived at Lugo’s Ranch in February of 1850 where his cattle went blind and shed all their hair, but “were improved by their sickness.” Lugo’s son, accompanied by four vaqueros, visited Moody’s camp and invited them to a lively fandango, where Moody’s skittish daughter, Minerva, rode mounted on a saddle in front of Lugo. “A few days later Lugo drove a band of several hundred cattle to Mr. Moody’s camp and told him to select one for beef.... They remained in camp at this place for five weeks, during which time quite a friendship sprang up between the families of Lugo and Mr. Moody. Lugo was anxious that Moody should settle there, and offered him the free use of fifty cows, and all the land he could cultivate, together with all the seed, and all the men and teams needed to sow and harvest his crops.” Joseph P. Hamlin Jr.’s account of the Pomeroy Wagon Train (1849-50) colorfully describes California ranchero life: “The rancheros are probably the most independent people now existing. Possessed of large quantities of stock, which have risen enormously since the commencement of the gold mania, the horse & cattle trade is all in their own hands.” Of the nature of the wild cattle, Hamelin found them “harder to drive than it would be to drive a woman.” $40.00


2299. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). Frémont’s Fourth Expedition: A Documentary Account of the Disaster of 1848-49, with Diaries, Letters, and Reports by Participants in the Tragedy. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1960. 319 pp., frontispiece, plates (including Richard Kern’s artwork), foldout map. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine, unopened.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, no. 11. Clark & Brunet 104:XI. Rittenhouse 264. Wynar 205. Includes the diaries of Benjamin and Richard Kern (see Lamar, pp. 618-19); the Martin, McGehee, and Breckenridge accounts; Taplin’s Report; and much other important material. An appendix (pp. 263-76) contains testimony on the Bear Flag Revolt, in which Godey defends Frémont’s appropriation of livestock from Juan Padilla (Roblar de la Miseria and Tamales ranchos), Joaquín la Torre (Rancho Arroyo Seco), General Mariano Guadalupe Vallejo (Rancho Soscal), and other Sonoma ranchos: “And first, I deny flatly that any outrages or depredations were first committed by the American forces (or as they are termed, desperadoes) upon the inhabitants of Sonoma and surrounding ranches, upon and subsequent to the taking of that place.” $60.00


2300. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). Journals of Forty-Niners, Salt Lake to Los Angeles: With Diaries and Contemporary Records.... Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1954. 333 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, maps. Large 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine, unopened.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, vol. 2; edited and with historical commentary by Ann and LeRoy Hafen. Clark & Brunet 104:II. Edwards, Desert Harvest 13; Enduring Desert, p. 101: “The basic value of this book asserts itself in the impressive number of travel accounts it contains, many of which are here published for the first time.” Mintz, The Trail 194. Paher, Nevada 744, 746. Present are the diaries and journals of Sheldon Young, James S. Brown, Jacob Y. Stover, Charles C. Rich, Addison Pratt, Howard, Egan, Henry W. Bigler, and others. In addition to travelers’ reports of large herds of cattle and horses, included is material on ranches along the routes, including Rancho de Santa Ana del Chino, Lugo’s Ranch, San Francisquito Ranch, and others. Walter Van Dyke of the Pomeroy Wagon Train recounts California ranch hospitality after crossing Cajón Pass: “I shall never forget this night’s adventure in this wild mountain pass.... If we hadn’t been in a famished and exhausted condition we might have appreciated with pleasure the agreeable change in the country.... We reached the Cucamonga Rancho about ten o’clock.... We found an American family here and were supplied with an abundance, including milk and butter—a rare treat, indeed, and a great change in the fare we had been accustomed to during the many months of our trip. A few days later we passed over to the Chino Ranch, better known among the immigrants of that period as Williams’s Ranch. Colonel Williams, the owner, had, during that season, sent out many parties for the relief of the immigrants. The next morning Colonel Williams furnished me a horse and a guide to come into Los Angeles.... On the way we stopped at Rowlands on the Puente and were treated in the same hospitable manner characteristic of all the ranch owners here.” $35.00


2301. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). Old Spanish Trail: Santa Fe to Los Angeles. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1954. 377 pp., frontispiece, plates, folding map. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Very fine.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, vol. 1. Clark & Brunet 104:I. Edwards Desert Harvest 13n; Enduring Desert, pp. 101-102. Paher, Nevada 35n & 744-45: “Included are extracts from contemporary records, such as the diaries of Antonio Armijo and Orville Pratt. The authors fully explain commerce by mule train...[and tell] about the traffic of Indian women and children over the trail.” Plains & Rockies IV:39a:2n. Rocq 16269. Wallace, Arizona History IV:68. This volume contains several excellent inroads into ranching subjects, including two famous illustrations: “A California Rodeo,” a contemporary drawing by W. H. Hilton, and “California Method of Killing Cattle for Tallow and Hides” by Edward Vischer. Most valuable for our subject are the chapters on “Home Seekers” (pp. 195-225, much detail on early ranching families in California) and “Horse Thieves: Raiding California Missions and Ranchos” (pp. 227-59). The latter incorporates the recollections of José del Carmen Lugo of Los Angeles, a member of the prominent Lugo family, descending from Francisco Salvador de Lugo, who came with Rivera y Moncada’s expedition of 1774: “When I was eight or ten years old, that is, from 1821 to 1824, there were a great numbers of wild and very troublesome horses. They would come to the very outskirts of the town and eat the pasturage away. The government finally decided, in agreement with the pueblo [Los Angeles], to have a general killing of these wild horses. I remember seeing three corrals for this purpose here in Los Angeles.... Cowboys, on horseback, drove whole herds of wild and tame animals into these enclosures and closed the great gates.... Two or three lancers were stationed at each of these gates to spear the wild horses as they emerged, this being done after the ranchers had indicated the animals they were claiming.... Many thousands of horses were slaughtered in these times.” $50.00


2302. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). Powder River Campaigns and Sawyers Expedition of 1865: A Documentary Account Comprising Official Reports, Diaries, Contemporary Newspaper Accounts, and Personal Narratives. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1961. 386 pp., frontispiece, portraits, illustrations, foldout map. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine, unopened.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, vol. 12. Clark & Brunet 104:XII. Jennewein, Black Hills Booktrails 31: “Well-edited.... Sawyers was in charge of a survey party assigned to open a wagon road from the mouth of the Niobrara to Virginia City, Montana.” Mattes 2026. Smith S2671. Relates to the army’s efforts to bring order to the Powder River–Julesberg area after the 1864-1865 raids on ranches by a united party of Sioux, Arapaho, and Cheyenne. $75.00


2303. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). Relations with the Indians of the Plains, 1857-1861: A Documentary Account of the Military Campaigns, and Negotiations of Indian Agents—with Reports and Journals of P. G. Lowe, R. M. Peck, J. E. B. Stuart, S. D. Sturgis and Other Official Papers. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1959. 310 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. 8vo, original green cloth. Fine, unopened.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, no. 9. Clark & Brunet 104:IX. Contains official documentation and orders on trail drives in the late 1850s and 1860s to supply Army posts, expeditions, reservations, and newly established ranches, with the inevitable depredations and stampedes. For example: “Head Quarters, Fort Kearny, N.T. August 4th, 1857. Sir: The detachment which started yesterday to pick up the Beef cattle, which were being driven to Salt Lake for Utah Expedition, has this moment returned. They have succeeded in recovering but 43 head out of 824....” And Winfield Scott, Head Quarters of the Army, West Point, New York, August 18, 1857, writes: “The loss of those herds of beef cattle seems the result of some grave blunder.” $75.00


2304. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). Reports from Colorado: The Wildman Letters, 1859-1865. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1961. 333 pp., frontispiece, illustrations, foldout map. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine, unopened.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, vol. 13. Clark & Brunet 104:XIII. Wynar 3406. Among the 1859 businesses listed in Denver, Jefferson Territory, is J. W. Hiff [actually John Wesley Iliff, the noted cattle baron of Colorado] (p. 200): “Squatting upon fine farms, and establishing ranches is about the best and most money-making pursuit anybody can engage in out here.... Hundreds and hundreds of fine locations for farms and ranches have already been claimed, and some improved and worked to advantage and profit.... Col. Jack Henderson (of border ruffian notoriety) has squatted upon a valuable tract of 320 acres, on the Platte river...and herds and stables cattle at a remunerating price per month. He has raised some 200 tons of hay...made a corral, or staked fence, large enough to keep 200 head of horses.... This business pays.” Similar detail on other such ranches, e.g., Sagendorf & Clark. The writer blithely notes that the chief of the Arapaho has not yet closed title to the region “to Uncle Sam” (pp. 209-10). $40.00


2305. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842: With Diaries and Accounts by Sidney Smith, Amos Cook, Joseph Holman, E. Willard Smith, Francis Fletcher, Joseph Williams, Obadiah Oakley, Robert Shortess, and T. J. Farnham.... Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1955. 315 pp., frontispiece, illustrations, portraits, foldout map. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, no. 3; edited and with introduction and notes by Ann and LeRoy Hafen. Clark & Brunet 104:III. Mattes 49, 62. Plains & Rockies IV:77an, 85n, 105n. Rittenhouse 273. Smith S279. Includes an 1841 description of the mission and ranch of Jason and Daniel Lee (p. 256), whose establishment acted as a magnet for other settlers to the Willamette Valley. In 1837 Jason Lee helped organize the Willamette Cattle Company that made the first cattle drive from California to Oregon. The success of this venture was the first major breach in the stranglehold monopoly that the Hudson’s Bay Company had held on cattle in the Pacific Northwest. $45.00


2306. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. Hafen (eds.). The Utah Expedition, 1857-1858: A Documentary Account of the United States Military Movement under Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston, and the Resistance by Brigham Young and the Mormon Nauvoo Legion. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1958. 375 pp., frontispiece portrait, illustrations, portraits, folding map. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Fine, unopened.

First edition. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875, vol. 8. Clark & Brunet 104:VIII. Mattes 1614. Includes details on the 1857 order to trail 2,000 head of beef cattle from Fort Leavenworth to Utah and their fate at the hands of the Cheyenne rustlers. $50.00


2307. HAFEN, LeRoy & Francis Marion Young. Fort Laramie and the Pageant of the West, 1834-1890. Glendale: The Arthur H. Clark Company, 1938. 429 pp., frontispiece, foldout map, illustrations. 8vo, original navy blue cloth, t.e.g. Fine, unopened.

First edition. Clark & Brunet 105: “Fort Laramie, founded in the early days of the fur trade, was a focal point of westward expansion for nearly a century. Its location on the Oregon trail only emphasized its importance as a part of the overland experience, including the Mormon migration to Utah.” Guns 888. Jennewein, Black Hills Booktrails 55: “A chapter on the Black Hills, gold discovery, Custer, Crook Campaign of 1876.” Malone, Wyomingana, p. 4. The last chapter portrays the latter years of Fort Laramie as a crossroads for the many cattle herds sent to supply forts and ranches in the Powder River area, Montana, and the Dakotas. “In the late ‘seventies and early ‘eighties the Fort Laramie scene was undergoing a change. The Indian wars were over, the settlement period had begun. Ranchers were acquiring holdings, and the great expanses of Wyoming grass, which had once fed buffaloes, now pastured great cattle herds” (p. 386). $75.00


2308. HAFNER, Arabell Lee (comp.). One Hundred Years on the Muddy. Springville, Utah: Art City Publishing Company, 1967. xvi, 384 pp., frontispiece, photographic illustrations, endpaper maps. 8vo, original maroon pictorial diced cloth. Fine, with poem laid in.

First edition. Paher, Nevada 754. History of the pioneers of the Moapa Valley in Clark County, Nevada. Material on early (and later) ranches and ranching. Among the most interesting ranches discussed and illustrated is the old ranch at Bonelli’s Ferry, now under 450 feet of water in Lake Mead. The section on “Two Stories of Indian Renegades ‘Mouse’ and ‘Queho’” records the fate of two Pahute ranch workers who imbibed too freely of spirits and became renegades, keeping the area in terror for over a year. “Range riders kept their rifles with them always on the alert when passing mesquite thickets or blind canyons.” $75.00


2309. HAGEDORN, Hermann. Roosevelt in the Bad Lands. Boston, New York & Cambridge: Houghton Mifflin & Riverside Press, 1921. xxvi, 491 pp., frontispiece, plates, portraits, facsimiles, endpaper map. 8vo, original red cloth. Fine.

First edition, trade issue. Publications of the Roosevelt Memorial Association. Dobie, p. 104. Dobie & Dykes, 44 & 44 #12: “One of the best-written of all the range books, more readable than Roosevelt’s own Ranch Life and the Hunting Trail. Hagedorn is a master of form and has a fine appreciation of the beautiful in nature. No one else has written such a good description of the great die-up of 1886 in the Northwest.” Herd 951. Reese, Six Score 52: “Covers Roosevelt’s ranching career, with much on ranching in the Little Missouri area.” Taylor & Maar, The American Cowboy, p. 223: “Examines the origins of TR’s enthusiasm for the cowboy.” Dakota range experiences, with much on Medora, Marquis de Mores, Maltese Cross Ranch, Elkhorn Ranch, and Native Americans of the region. $75.00


2310. HAGER, Alice Rogers. Big Loop and Little: The Cowboy’s Story. New York: Macmillan, 1937. [96] pp., profusely illustrated with documentary photographs. 4to, original red cloth. Edges and corners mildly bumped, endpapers browned, else fine in lightly chipped d.j.

First edition. Herd 950. Malone, Wyomingana, p. 30: “Written for adolescents and adults, an account highly illustrated with photographs, of the cowboy’s work and equipment in the four seasons, and the new outlook for the cattle-raising industry.” This scarce and often overlooked range book contains terrific black-and-white photographs by Charles Belden, Jack Haynes Jr., L. E. Orr, and others. $35.00


2311. HAILEY, John. History of Idaho. Boise: Syms-York Company, 1910. [10] 395 [5] pp., frontispiece portrait. 8vo, original brown cloth. Slightly rubbed, else fine.

First edition. Flake 3780: “Includes Mormon history in Idaho.” Graff 1702. Herd 956: “Scarce.... Last 5 (unnumbered) pages contain poetry. Has several chapters on cattle.” Howes H16. Smith 3963. In addition to ranching material, Hailey’s rare state history contains much on early explorations, fur traders, settlers, gold rush, outlaws, vigilantes, and Native Americans, particularly the Nez Percé War. Of Scottish ancestry, John Hailey (1835-1921) crossed the plains emigrating to Oregon and enlisted in the Rouge River Indian War in 1855 and was promoted to lieutenant. He lived in Jackson County, Oregon (1856), and then Washington Territory (1862), where he engaged in stock raising, agriculture, and mining. Hailey was a Democrat and held several elected offices, including mayor of Boise (1871, but never took office), delegate to the 43rd Congress (1873-1875), President of the Idaho Territorial Council (1880), delegate to the 49th Congress (1885-1887), President of the Idaho Penitentiary (1899); founder and first Secretary and Librarian of the Idaho State Historical Society (1907). See also Hailey’s copy of IDAHO (Territory). LAWS. Laws of the Territory of Idaho, Second Session.... Boise City, 1866, in this catalogue. $200.00


2312. HAILEY, John. History of Idaho. Boise: Syms-York Company, 1910. Another copy, variant binding. 8vo, original red cloth. Corners bumped, upper hinge cracked, ink stamps front and back, overall very good. $150.00


2313. HAINES, Francis. Appaloosa: The Spotted Horse in Art and History. Austin: University of Texas Press for the Amon Carter Museum, [1963]. xii, 103 pp., frontispiece, plates, maps, illustrations (many photographic, some in color). 4to, original brown cloth, spine gilt-lettered. Mint in very fine d.j.

First edition. Profusely illustrated tribute to this quintessential breed of Western horse. Appaloosas are most noted for their strength in ranch and cattle work. $35.00


2314. HAKOLA, John W. (ed.). Frontier Omnibus. Missoula: Montana State University Press; Helena: Montana Historical Society, [1962]. xvi [2] 436 pp., illustrations and pictorial endpapers by Charles M. Russell. Large 8vo, hand-bound in buckskin. Very fine.

First edition, limited edition (#116 of 298 copies in buckskin), reprinting articles from Frontier magazine. Smith S283. Yost & Renner, Russell XVI:164. In addition to excellent content on ranching and cowboy life in Montana, this book contains material on the fur trade, mining, overland travels, early Idaho, Cheyenne, Fort Russell, Oregon missions, Blackfoot tribe, and military matters, including the Custer battle, the Battle of the Big Hole, and the Nez Percé War. Foreword H. G. Merriam. $80.00