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Rare Fiction of The West Books Rare & Antiquarian Books

If you love Western Americana, you should definitely take some time to look through the rare fiction of the West section of the Biblio Rare Book Room. Many of the novels and works of fiction featured below are first editions, and many others come complete with fascinating illustrations and other ephemera. Any of these books would make great gifts for the history buff in your life, and they would surely add value to your rare and antique book collection at home.

Frederic Remington-illustrated poster for The Light of Western Stars by GREY, Zane (REMINGTON, Frederic)

No place: No publisher, 1914. Unbound. Fine. A 1901 Frederic Remington illustration of a cowboy with the title and author printed at the top. Poster board, matted and framed behind glass. Matted to approximately 15" x 19". We have not examined the poste...

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Forlorn River by Grey, Zane

New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1927 First Printing of the stated First Edition, with "H-B" listed on the copyright page. Signed by Zane Grey in his signature purple ink on the front-free-endpaper. Filmed twice by Paramount Picture...

From Idler Fine Books


Angle of Repose by Stegner, Wallace

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1971 First printing of stated first edition, in first issue dust jacket with original price of $7.95 and "A.O.R." listed directly above price and no mention of Pulitzer prize. Faint toning to page ...

From Idler Fine Books


Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry

Signed by author above his name on title page. Near fine boards, slight rubbing on spine, otherwise clean. Dust jacket is also near fine, with one diagonal crease on back panel, slight sunning on spine, slight fading on inside jacket flap. Rear inside fl...

From Anthony Greene


The Shootist by Glendon Swarthout

U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1975. Stated first edition. Black faux-leather spine over brown boards, gilt titles. Well-loved tale about an aging gunslinger that was filmed by Don Siegel and starred John Wayne. Swarthout's son has written a kind of sequel, The L...

From citynightsbooks


The Monkey Wrench Gang by Abbey, Edward

Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott. Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket; Whisper of rubbing, toning to jacket.. 1975. First Edition. Hardcover. 0397010842 . Red cloth spine titled in silver with black boards. Jacket illustration by Paul Bacon. Author photo by...

From Old Saratoga Books


Silver Canyon (Louis L'Amour) by Louis L'Amour

Avalon Books, 1956. Hardcover. Like New. Collectible First Edition, first printing of celebrated Western author Louis L'Amour's Matt Brennan tale, Silver Canyon. Bound in light burgundy cloth with black lettering to spine panel. Includes original rare d...

From Midnight Books


Lonesome Dove (SIGNED) by Larry McMurtry

Hardcover Cloth 843 pages. Condition Very Good Dust Jacket Very Good. First edition THIRD printing 1985 with corresponding number line. Handsome copy with no marks, highlights or bookplates. Signed on front endpapers with dedication "For Jan and Ed". Well...

From River House Books


The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough

NEW YORK: Appleton, 1922. First American Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Printing. A hi-spot of American literature. A handsome copy with the rare dustjacket. From the M. B. Goldstone collection of early Western Fiction. This cop...

From Classic First Editions


The Virginian by Owen Wister

Copyright by the Macmillan Company. Very Good copy, Colors are vibrant,copy is tight and clean. Set up and electrotyped April 1901, Reprinted June twice, July four times, August three times, September twice, November twice, December twice1902: January,19...



Mesquite Jenkins, Tumbleweed (Inscribed First Printing) by Mulford, Clarence E

New York: Doubleday Doran & co., 1932. First Edition [stated] . Brown Cloth. Very Good/No Dust Jacket. 321 Pp. Brown Cloth Lettered And Illustrated (On Spine) In Dark Brown. First Edition Stated. Wear At Corners, No Fraying. Hinges Tight. Inscribed ...

From Arroyo Seco Books


The Sheperd of Guadaloupe by Grey, Zane

New York and London: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1930 First printing of the stated First Edition, with "C-E" listed on the copyright page. light blue cloth with yellow titles on the spine and front board, pictorial endpapers, 335pp., in th...

From Idler Fine Books


True Grit by Charles Portis

First edition in dust jacket with $4.95 price. Almost fine copy with light age toning to edges of rear panel of dust jacket. Tiny rubbing to the spine base of dust jacket. Former owner's name on front free endpaper. The author's second book and the subjec...

From Ashlar Books


The Saga of Andy Burnett by Stewart Edward White

Doubleday and Company, 1947. Stated First edition. Book is in good condition. Text is clean and unmarked. Binding and boards are sturdy. Author's name on spine is worn and title and publisher's name are dull. Boards show shelf and edge wear especiall...

From BookandPen


Bittersweet (Signed) by Barr, Nevada

NY: St Martins, 1984. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Fine/Fine. First edition, first printing. 339 pp. Full bound with green paper covered boards. Has light flattening of the spine ends DJ in mylar protective cover has slight edge and corner wear. Thus, N...

From Monkey Books


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