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Derry Airedale Of The Frontier Famous Dog Stories

By: Evans, Hubert

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1928

Seller Id: R46509

Condition: Very Good


Beautiful copy in beige 'tweedy' paper covered boards with bumped tips and spine ends. Tidy gift dedication on fep, text tight and bright. Original, unclipped (and unpriced) color illustrated DJ in new mylar has a closed tear at foot of both panels, one at the upper fore-edge of rear panel and small chips at tips. 253 pp. Derry was a finely bred airedale belonging to Ed Sibley of Twin Forks in the wide open country of the Northwest. As a young dog he was rather inclined to disobedience and wildness, qualities that disappointed his master, who had hoped to make a companion of him in that rou... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story

By: James, Will

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46608

Condition: Fair


This solid exlib hardcover of the much sought: Illustrated Classics Edition in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board shows surface wear/ color loss over cowboy and galloping horse on cover image. Spine title no longer legible but call library call tag and author's name in white can be seen on backstrip. Board tips are bumped and rubbed with boards showing. Black cloth has some marks and soil. Color Illustrated endpapers show a cowboy with lariat ready in his right hand galloping on a red chestnut horse chasing a texas longhorn steer across the sagebrush plains. Li... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story

By: James, Will

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1945

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46607

Condition: Fair


Reprint of the Illustrated Classics edition, 1945 on foot of title page, 1930, 1932 on copyright page. Impressive offering in black cloth with full size (6 3/8" x 8 3/4") pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible gold spine title. Tips and spine ends are rubbed with 'a few white marks on rear board, some light 'mottlling' on periphery of cloth surrounding the color plate on frt board. Black cloth backstrip displays well save for split cloth on foot and rubbed lower frt board tip. Color, action-illustrated endpapers are a continuation of the front plate, they show the same co... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $28.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46605

Condition: Very Good


1929 reprint hardcover of the much sought: Illustrated Classics Edition in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible but dull yellow spine title. Tips and spine ends bumped & rubbed with boards showing. Front plate is complete and shows no chips but has some color loss from storage (few small dots on Smokys chest and neck. Color-illustrated action illustrated endpapers show a cowboy with lariat ready in his right hand galloping on a palomino horse chasing 9 wild mustangs. This is the first Will James book with colored illustrations, Counting the cover, the... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Seller Id: MK46602

Condition: Good


1929 exlib reprint hardcover dated on foot of title page. Rust buckram cloth rebind with gold spine title, J call tag and Greenwich Library imprinted at foot of spine. Tips and spine ends bumped. Cloth shows moderate handling soil, former owner's name at head of surface soiled fep, pocket pulled but all 310 pp text is present with occasional fingerprints in margin. Profusely illustrated with 43 full page b/w line illustrations by the author. Hinge papers are fine, endpapers are age-toned, text is not. The bronc twister Clint takes a special interest in the mouse-colored horse he calls S... View more info

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Sand The Story of a Man and a Horse

By: James, Will

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: 46656

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, first printing hardcover in bright grass green cloth boards with black title underlined in red, with a black drawing of a standing cowboy on lower right quarter of frt cover. Slight mottling to cloth underneath this cowboy image but not a big deal. 2" line indentation on rear board, no broken cloth or issues. Book shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. 328 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a few bits of clear cello tape on pastedowns and small former owner's addy label at foot of fep. Book is now in new 4 mil clear poly jacket for protectio... View more info

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Smoky The Cowhorse

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: MK46603

Condition: Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth covered boards with brown steer skull on frt boards, brown title box on backstrop with barely legible author, title & publisher printed there with a rifle and an intertwined lariat printed in gold under the brown title box. Tips and spine ends bumped and rubbed, boards grubby. Illustrated brown/off white endpapers fore and aft, front endpaper shows ink: "Sally Smith loves Ricky Harbor" on frt pastedown (barely noticeable in brown 'sky' illustration). Former owner's name/addy on second blank fep, and her love's name on next page which is opposite the... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story 1st Illustrated Printing

By: James, Will

Price: $75.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1932

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: MK46606

Condition: Very Good


First printing of the illustrated Classics edition, 1932 on foot of title page, 1930, 1932 on copyright page. Impressive large format volume in black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board and legible but somewhat dull gold spine title. Tips and spine ends are fairly sharp but cloth has some discoloration and 'mottling all over, primarily on rear cover. No boards showing through the cloth. Full color, full size color plate on frt board shows some light color loss from shelf sitting, rubbing against other books. Color, action-illustrated endpapers are a continuation of th... View more info

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Sand

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1929

Seller Id: MK46609

ISBN: 9997403371

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth boards with brown steer skull/horns on frt board, spine has dulled gold title in an olive green title box with a rifle and lariat underneath on backstrip. Tips lightly rubbed but still fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and rubbed with broken cloth. Brown and cream illustrated endpapers show a band of horses moving along the sagebrush plain. 308 pp text is crisp and unmarked. No names, tears or soil. View more info

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Sun Up Tales of the Cow Camps

By: James, Will

Price: $8.00

Publisher: NY, Grosset & Dunlap: 1923

Seller Id: MK46610

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in beige cloth boards with brown steer skull/horns on frt board, spine has bright and crisp gold title in a brown title box with a rifle and lariat underneath on backstrip. Spine ends bumped, tips still fairly sharp with a bit of broken cloth at frt board upper tip. Some super light 'mottling' on beige cloth is barely discernible. Tips lightly rubbed but still fairly sharp, spine ends bumped and rubbed with broken cloth. Brown and cream illustrated endpapers show a band of horses moving along the sagebrush plain. Front illustrated endpaper removed, pencil name at head ... View more info

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All In The Day's Riding

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: OH and NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1948

Seller Id: MK46612

Condition: Very Good


Third reprint hardcover in red paper covered boards with light color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. Two tiny soil spots near rear board upper tip. Hint of soil on fore-edge of first blank endpaper, else no names or tears inside the crisp and bright 252 pp text. Full of 42 short stories and monographs, this fascinating book has more detail and more accurate cowboy lore than is in any other book anywhere! If you can't find answers to your cow and horse work questions here, they probably don't exist! View more info

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Flint Spears

By: James, Will

Price: $20.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1938

Seller Id: MK46613

Condition: Fair


Stated to be the second printing hardcover published the same year as the first edition; 1938. This solid exlib hardcover is a former library rebind now in patterned navy buckram cloth with lime green squiggle lines vertically on frt board. No call tags on book backstrip, displays well on the shelf with solid navy buckram and bright golden titles on the book's spine cloth. Book spine ends and tips are still sharp. Card pocket and all pages present. This book has had some professional repair work done on some of the pages due to loss at tips, sometimes in the center of a page fore-edge, etc... View more info

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The Drifting Cowboy

By: James, Will

Price: $18.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1934

Seller Id: MK46614

Condition: Very Good


Reprint hardcover in orange colored cloth boards with black line drawing of a cowboy throwing a lasso at bottom 1/3 of frt board and title/author name at head of same on cover and backstrip. Tips and spine ends bumperd and lightly brushed. Surface soiled orange cloth also shows a lighter colored moisture mark at lower tip of frt and rear boards, the 241 pp text is unaffected. Untrimmed fore edge of page block, dusty top edge of same. Occasional fingerprint in margins from former readers, but no names or tears found. This volume contains seven more wonderfully illustrated short stories wit... View more info

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Cow Country

By: James, Will

Price: $12.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1935

Seller Id: MK46615

Condition: Fair


Will James' third book, published in 1927. This is the reprint of 1935. A solid hardcover is a former library book rebound in butternut colored cloth with black lettering and drawing of a longhorn steer head and lariat. Surface worn, soiled cloth hardcover has pocket pulled but all pages are present. Inner hinge papers reinforced with cloth library tape, rest of text is tight and secure with handling soil noticed hither and yon. This is another collection of short stories which were all published before in various magazines of the day. They were then gathered here by Scribner's for this ... View more info

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Home Ranch

By: James, Will

Price: $18.00

Publisher: OH and NY, The World Publishing Co.: 1951

Seller Id: MK46616

Condition: Very Good


Second printing hardcover in rust paper covered boards with light color loss at bumped tips and spine ends. One tiny soil spot at spine backstrip, tidy former owner's name in ink at head of fep, else no soil or tears inside the 16 chapters of crisp and bright 346 pp text. There are 54 b&w drawings in this book plus a full-color painting, a drawing and a screened photo on the dust wrapper. Original un-clipped dust wrapper shows small chips at tips, one 1/2" closed tear at head of frt panel and a large wrap around chip at head of spine that took the upper half of the first vertical line ... View more info

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Sand The Story of a Man and a Horse Signed by Will James

By: James, Will

Price: $350.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller Id: MK46622

Condition: Very Good


SIGNED & COLLECTIBLE First Edition, First Printing hardcover in green cloth boards with black title underlined in red, with a black drawing of a standing cowboy on lower right quarter of frt cover. Book shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. 328 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for the name: Will James on the blank front end paper. No other names, no tears or soil. Original dust wrapper had been previously taped down to another 1st edition we purchased and we swapped it on this book so to have the nicest signed copy we can offer and it will keep the book in its c... View more info

Sand The Story of a Man and a Horse

By: James, Will

Price: $38.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1929

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller Id: MK46656

Condition: Very Good


First Edition, first printing hardcover in bright grass green cloth boards with black title underlined in red, with a black drawing of a standing cowboy on lower right quarter of frt cover. Slight mottling to cloth underneath this cowboy image but not a big deal. 2" line indentation on rear board, no broken cloth or issues. Book shows negligible color loss at still sharp tips and spine ends. 328 pp text is crisp and unmarked save for a few bits of clear cello tape on pastedowns and small former owner's addy label at foot of fep. Book is now in new 4 mil clear poly jacket for protectio... View more info

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Lone Cowboy My Life Story

By: James, Will

Price: $33.00

Publisher: NY, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1952

Edition: Illustrated Classics Edition

Seller Id: 46949

Condition: Very Good


A reprint of the illustrated Classics edition, 1952 on foot of title page, 1930, 1932 on copyright page. Impressive large format volume in rich black cloth with full size pasted-on color plate on frt board and bright gold spine title. Book has sharp tips and lightly bumped spine ends and a triangular shaped fade spot that lines up where a chip at the head of the dust jacket is. The black cloth is clean without marks and the cover art has no scratches or defects. Color, action-illustrated endpapers are a continuation of the front plate, they show the same cowboy galloping on a red chestnut ... View more info

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Higgledy-Piggledy Verses And Pictures

By: Livingston, Myra Cohn

Price: $7.00

Publisher: NY, Margaret K. McElderry Books: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller Id: 31137

ISBN: 0689504071

Condition: Very Good


1st edition hardcover in blue cloth with yellow illustration of boy on cover and titles on spine. Exlib with pocket pulled but all pages present. 32 pg story in rhyme where a young narrator relates the 'good' behavior of Higgledy-Piggledy (excels at sports, looks neat and clean, enjoys doing chores) and wishes him bad luck as a reward for such perfection. View more info