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The Long Death  The Last Days of the Plains Indians, Andrist, Ralph
1 Andrist, Ralph The Long Death The Last Days of the Plains Indians
New York Macmillan 1965 1st Edition; 1st Printing Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover gold print. Dust is sunfaded around edges and has minor chips or tears to edges. A stated first printing. This compelling narrative explains how Native Americans found themselves time and again betrayed by the ever-expanding white nation of the East, fighting for lands on the edge of the shrinking frontier. Long considered a classic" Many maps throughout. Ralph K. Andrist, scholar & radio journalist, is the author of "California Gold Rush", "Steamboats on the Mississippi", & "Andrew Jackson, Soldier & Statesman". He lived in Cape Cod, Massachusetts.; December 1, 1964; Photographs; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 371 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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Gulch of Gold, A history of Central City, Colorado, Bancroft,Caroline
2 Bancroft,Caroline Gulch of Gold, A history of Central City, Colorado
Sage Books 1958 First Edition; Various Hardcover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cover gilt lettering. Dust is worn at edges, but now in mylar protective cover. Fully indexed, numerous photos, and map endpapers. Many place names and surnames of families. Includes information on Gilpine County, Colorado. ; Photographs; 9.13 X 6.57 X 1.11 inches; 386 pages 
Price: 19.97 USD
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The Winds of Chance, Beach, Rex
3 Beach, Rex The Winds of Chance
Harper & Brothers 1918 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Good in Good dust jacket 
Red cloth cover. Dust is worn, now in Brodart cover. Front end paper cut out. Book is otherwise in very good condition. Rex Ellingwood Beach (September 1, 1877 - December 7, 1949) was an American novelist, playwright, and Olympic water polo player. Rex Beach was born in Atwood, Michigan, but moved to Tampa, Florida, with his family where his father was growing fruit trees. Beach was educated at Rollins College, Florida (1891-6), the Chicago College of Law (1896-7), and Kent College of Law, Chicago (1899-1900).[1] In 1900 he was drawn to Alaska at the time of the Klondike Gold Rush.[2] After five years of unsuccessful prospecting, he turned to writing. Scarce with dust. ; Illustrated; 7.60 X 5.10 X 1.25 inches; 521 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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Henry E. Huntington and the Creation of Southern California, Friedricks, William B.
4 Friedricks, William B. Henry E. Huntington and the Creation of Southern California
Ohio State Univ Pr 1992 0814205534 / 9780814205532 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket 
Book is in near find condition. Dust has minor chips around edges and rubs in spots on face. The author has written a detailed account of how Huntington was created in in Southern California by using Los Angeles and other cities and Railroads, utilities, etc., as patterns to develop one of the most modern and innovative cities of the day and century. The detail and documentation is excellent. Fully indexed, Bibliography, Chapter notes, maps, photos, and illustrations. ; Historical Perspectives On Business Enterprise Series; B&W Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 229 pages 
Price: 49.97 USD
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Tales of the Gold Rush, Harte, Bret
5 Harte, Bret Tales of the Gold Rush
New York The Heritage Press 1944 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good with no dust jacket Illustrated by Fletcher Martin 
Boxed edition. Spine shows discoloration (light browning) from sun. Book otherwise looks new as does slipcase. Cover has beautiful gold and black decorative finish. Francis Bret Harte (August 25, 1836 May 5, 1902) was an American short story writer and poet, best remembered for his short fiction featuring miners, gamblers, and other romantic figures of the California Gold Rush. In a career spanning more than four decades, he wrote poetry, plays, lectures, book reviews, editorials, and magazine sketches in addition to fiction. As he moved from California to the eastern U.S. to Europe, he incorporated new subjects and characters into his stories, but his Gold Rush tales have been most often reprinted, adapted, and admired. ; Heritage Press; Illustrations; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 223 pages 
Price: 9.97 USD
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The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889, Hoig, Stan
6 Hoig, Stan The Oklahoma Land Rush of 1889
Oaklahoma City, Ok Oklahoma Historical Society 1984 0941498417 / 9780941498418 First Edition; Second Printing Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good dust jacket 
White cover with gold print. Dust jacket now in Brodart mylar protective (clear) cover. Very clean and bright. ; Photos, Drawings; 9.25 x 1.25 x 5.75 Inches; 288 pages; p 
Price: 31.02 USD
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The Jazz Bird  (Author Signed), Holden, Craig
7 Holden, Craig The Jazz Bird (Author Signed)
Simon & Schuster 2001 0743212967 / 9780743212960 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author signed. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Beautiful scarce collectors grade copy of this book. An exquisitely written novel of love and betrayal, of money and power, set at the apex of that time of glitz and innocence known as the Jazz Age. CINCINNATI, 1927... Lawyer George Remus became the country's biggest bootlegger, grossing over $80 million until his arrest. Upon his release from prison, he learns that his beautiful wife, Imogene, has left him and that his bank accounts are empty. On the morning of their divorce, he runs her car off the road in the middle of rush hour in Eden Park and shoots her to death. Shocked and fascinated by this horrible crime, the country gears up for a sensational trial pitting the man known as "the king of the bootleggers" against Chief Prosecutor Charlie Taft, the youngest son of the former president. The trial is a national spectacle, a lens focused on the fabulous rise and fall of the Remus empire and the tragic love story within it, and an attempt to answer some tantalizing questions: What actually happened to the fortune? What are the motives of the federal agent who brought Remus down? What complex emotions and desires, leading ultimately to the ruin of three men, really lie within the heart of the woman known as the Jazz Bird? Based on a true story, The Jazz Bird is at once a love story, a crime novel, and the tale of the courtroom battle between two powerful men whose respective futures hang in the balance.; 0.99 x 9.5 x 6.44 Inches; 320 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 14.97 USD
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Health-Seekers in the Southwest, 1817-1900, Jones, Billy M.
8 Jones, Billy M. Health-Seekers in the Southwest, 1817-1900
Univ of Oklahoma Pr 1967 0806107391 / 9780806107394 First Edition; First Impression Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
Yellow cloth with red lettering. Dust has minor tears and chips, now in brodart cover. The rush to the southwest was filled with people suffering from tuberculosis. The lure of the sun and heat has always been attractive to those with medical issues, "and still they come". Extensive bibliography. ; Photographs; 9.10 X 6.20 X 0.90 inches; 254 pages 
Price: 11.97 USD
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The Gold Chain  A California Family Saga, Phelan, Regina V.
9 Phelan, Regina V. The Gold Chain A California Family Saga
Prosperity Pr 1987 0870621785 / 9780870621789 Second Edition; Various Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket Signed by Author
Author inscribed and signed on endpaper. There is also a handwritten note taped to endpaper also signed by author. Henry Lee and his circus troupe performed for the lonely miners during the gold rush. Gold nuggets were thrown at Lee's feet in reward for the excitement he brought to the miner's lives. Lee picked them up and later had them formed into a gold chain--a chain which would bond three unique frontier families. This is a story of those families, their adventure, their joys and sorrows, and the gold chain which bound them together. Included are illustrations, photographs, and a geneology. Dust Jacket now in Mylar Protective Cover. Rare double signed and personal memorbilia. ; Photographs and illustrations; 9 X 6.20 X 1.60 inches; 432 pages; Signed by Author 
Price: 29.97 USD
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