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Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars  The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness, Dale, Nancy
1 Dale, Nancy Where the Swallowtail Kite Soars The Legacies of Glades County, Florida and The Vanishing Wilderness
iUniverse, Inc. 2004 First Edition Paperback Near Fine with no dust jacket Signed by Author
Bok looks new. Very Rare Author inscribed poem in front along with Authors Signature. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. "May you walk with a gentle breeze upon your face- May you wake to the beauty of a lavender sky- May you sleep under a blanket of stars- In Florida Last pristine wilderness- Nancy Dale. Looks new. Palmdale, a remote town in Glades County, population less than 1,000, is on the curb of creeping urbanization. Today, more people than Palmdale's entire population are moving into Florida each day. The pioneer culture and Florida's last wilderness is threatened by growth that exploits "blue gold" water and the land. The sprawling ranches set amidst tall cabbage palm prairies are disappearing. The cost to stay is more than the price to sell with high inheritance taxes and the evaporation of a cattle based economy. The early pioneers forecasted Florida's future in their own lifetime as they struggled to hold onto a way of life in a place where few chose to carve a living.

Their stories predict the high premium of development: light pollution, traffic, sewage, crime and the "napalming" of native trees replaced by "ornamental" shrubs, cement, and gated communities. They foresaw the destruction of natural eco-systems, water shortages and communities where wildlife extermination businesses spring up to destroy "pesky" intruders such as squirrels, woodpeckers, snakes and other Everglades species.

The story of Palmdale, Florida, and its people reflects a proud cultural heritage living on the edge of civilization. Palmdale is a ghost town today with only a few ranches left and the Seminole Indian Tribe living off a small market economy against the odds of metropolitan growth, dollars and political power.This story reflects a tragic national trend threatening the survival of rural America. ; 0.5 x 8.8 x 6 Inches; 180 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD

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History of the Lincoln County War, Fulton, Maurice G. &  Robert Mullin
2 Fulton, Maurice G. & Robert Mullin History of the Lincoln County War
Tucson, AZ University of Arizona Press 1980 0816500525 / 9780816500529 1st Edition Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Paperback in excellent condition. In the annals of western history, the Lincoln County War stands out as a complex and tragic event in which lives were lost, fortunes destroyed, and peaceful citizens transformed into lonely, exiled outlaws. A classic reference work on the era of Billy the Kid, this fast-moving account brings new meaning to the war and to those individuals who became its victims. The Lincoln County War was an Old West conflict between rival factions in 1878 in New Mexico Territory, the predecessor to the modern state of New Mexico. The feud became famous because of the participation of Billy the Kid. Other notable figures included Sheriff William Brady, cattle rancher John Chisum, lawyer and businessman Alexander McSween, James Dolan, and Lawrence Murphy. The conflict arose between two factions over the control of dry goods and cattle interests in the county.; Photographs; 8.90 X 5.90 X 1.10 inches; 433 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Cowboys of the Wild West, Hawkeye, Harry
3 Hawkeye, Harry Cowboys of the Wild West
Baltimore, MD L. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Original edition Pulp paperback has minor chips. The author Harry Hawkeye is pseudomym for Paul Emilius Lowe. Due to age and quality of paper used in printing this is a fragile book. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe.Some yellowing and/or browning to pages. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Scarce if not Rare. ; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 27.97 USD
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The Dalton Brothers and Their Gang, Fearsome Bandits of Oklahoma and the Southwest, Hawkeye, Harry
4 Hawkeye, Harry The Dalton Brothers and Their Gang, Fearsome Bandits of Oklahoma and the Southwest
Baltimore, MD I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 1st Thus; First Impression Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
Illustrated cover.Looks as if never read. Very good condition to excellent condition to be a pulp paperback. "A tale of Thrilling adventure, Daring Deeds and hairbreadth escapes." This book is protected by a plastic bag to maintain present condition. This is a pulp book so it is fragile and has yellowing or browning to pages. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. The slant to the illustration on front cover is the actual printing from printer. The back cover lists 32 joke books priced at 10 cents published by Ottenheimer. Rare.; B&W Illustrations; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 187 pages 
Price: 27.97 USD
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TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS, Hawkeye, Harry
5 Hawkeye, Harry TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS
I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback with outlaw riding horse with gun drawn. This is a pulp paperback that has some soiling but only from storage. Looks unread and unused. Pages are brown from age. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; p 
Price: 26.47 USD
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TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS, Hawkeye, Harry
6 Hawkeye, Harry TRACY THE OUTLAW KING OF BANDITS
I. & M. Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
Paperback with outlaw riding horse with gun drawn. This is a pulp paperback that looks almost new. Looks unread and unused. Pages are brown from age. According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. Book now in archival sleeve to protect condition. Rare.; p 
Price: 37.47 USD
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Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits  A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world, Hawkeye, Harry
7 Hawkeye, Harry Tracy, the outlaw, king of bandits A narrative of the thrilling adventures of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world
Baltimore, MD Ottenheimer 1908 First Edition; First Impression Paperback Very Good+ with no dust jacket 
Western pulp has yellowing pages. Illustration of Tracy riding a horse on cover with gun drawn. "A thrilling adventure of the most daring and resourceful bandit ever recorded in the criminal annals of the world." According to Adams in his reference "The Rampaging Herd: A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry" on p. 217 Harry Hawkeye is the pseudonym for Paul Emilius Lowe. This book is protected by an archival quality sleeve to maintain present condition.Multiple copies may be available. In excellent condition. Rare.; Vol. 1; Ilustrated; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall; 184 pages; 
Price: 27.97 USD
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Buffalo Management and Marketing, Jennings, Dana C. & Judi Hebbring
8 Jennings, Dana C. & Judi Hebbring Buffalo Management and Marketing
National Buffalo Association 1984 0918880033 / 9780918880031 First Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket 
Looks almost new. Livestock owners who take the time to learn basic bison facts have discovered that these animals are often hardier and more productive than "modern" breeds. (Mother Earth News); Photographs, Maps; 9.10 X 6.10 X 1.30 inches; 370 pages 
Price: 14.97 USD
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9 Rolon, Gra. Raimundo La Guerra Del Chaco, Campana De 1934 Despues de Campo Via, hasta el Parapiti.
Fe Audacia Tenacidad Superacion 1961 First Edition Paperback Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Even though it is a paper cover there is a dust jacket that has been covered in archival mylar. Written in Spanish. Very rare. The Chaco War (1932–1935) was fought between Bolivia and Paraguay over control of a great part of the Gran Chaco region of South America, which was incorrectly thought to be rich in oil.The Chaco War (1932–1935) was fought between Bolivia and Paraguay over control of a great part of the Gran Chaco region of South America, which was incorrectly thought to be rich in oil. Though the region was sparsely populated, control of the Paraguay River running through it would have given one of the two landlocked countries access to the Atlantic Ocean. This was especially important to Bolivia, which had lost its Pacific Ocean coast to Chile in the War of the Pacific (1883). In international arbitration, Bolivia argued that the region had been part of the original Spanish colonial province of Moxos and Chiquitos to which Bolivia was heir. Meanwhile, Paraguay had begun to colonize the region. Indeed, both Paraguayan and Argentinian planters already bred cattle and exploited quebracho woods in the area, while the small indigenous population of Guaraní-speaking tribes was related to that country's own Guaraní heritage.Paraguay had lost almost half of its territory to Brazil and Argentina in the War of the Triple Alliance and was not prepared to see what it perceived as its last chance for a viable economy fall victim to Bolivia.[1] By the time a ceasefire was negotiated on June 10, 1935, Paraguay controlled most of the region. This was recognised in a 1938 truce, signed in Buenos Aires, Argentina, by which Paraguay was awarded three-quarters of the Chaco Boreal. Bolivia did get the remaining territory, that bordered the Paraguay's River Puerto Busch. Some years later it was found that there were no oil resources in the Chaco Boreal kept by Paraguay, yet the territories kept by Bolivia were, in fact, rich in natural gas and petroleum, these being at the present time, the country's largest exports and source of wealth.General Raimundo Rolón Villasanti (1903–1981) was briefly President of Paraguay from January 30, 1949 to February 27, 1949.Many Bolivians felt embarrassed by their country's stunning military blunder during the Chaco War, which led to a mass movement away from the traditional order known as the Generación del Chaco[vague], which was epitomised by the MNR-led Revolution of 1952.; 1; 12mo 7" - 7½" tall 
Price: 179.97 USD
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