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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.


New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1930., 1930. First edition. First edition. This is the limited issue of 250 copies each with an original drawing by the author not mentioned by Adams Rampaging Herd. Two-tone cloth with leather title label and title…



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…

From Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA


The Novelist's Library Edition de Luxe 16 Vol. Set by George Eliot

DESCRIPTION: #192/500Format: Hardcover, Volumized Set/ Collection ISBN (International Standard Book Number)/ EAN (European Article Number)/ UPC (Universal Product Code): N/A Author(s): George Eliot Date of Publication: 1900 Publisher: Little, Brown, & Co.…

From Rhino Books


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 directly on the front-free endpaper. Filmed twice by Paramount …

From Idler Fine Books


Bless Me, Altima, Signed by Author by Anaya, Rudolfo A

RARE SIGNED COPY. Rudolfo Anaya. Bless Me, Altima. TQS, Quinto Sol Publications, Inc. Berkeley, CA. Softcover. Copyright 1972, 25th Printing Thus, 1991 SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR. ABOUT RUDOLFO ANAYA: Rudolfo Anaya was an American author. Noted for …

From Mary Riversong Books


Angle of Repose by Stegner, Wallace

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1971 First printing of the stated first edition, in first state 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 p…

From Idler Fine Books


7 Vol. F. Scott Fitzgerald Set by F. Scott Fitzgerald

- Tender is the Night - The Great Gatsby - The Last Tycoon - The Beautiful and the Damned - Tales of the Jazz Age - This Side of Paradise - Babylon Revisited 6/7 books in near fine condition with signed name plates affixed to front board. Minor separati…

From Rhino Books


Solaris. by Stanislaw Lem

Important First edition of Lem's science fiction novel about the fundamental failure of communication between human and alien species. Stanislaw Lem (1921-2006) was a Polish satirical and philosophical science fiction writer, the most celebrated SF author…

From Alexandru Matveev


NUGGETS AND DUST PANNED OUT IN CALIFORNIA BY .. by [Bierce, Ambrose]: "Dod Grile" [pseud]

London: Chatto & Windus, 1873. [2],vi,175,[1],[8]pp. Small octavo. Pictorial wrappers. Rebacked at an early date with plain paper, wrappers chipped and frayed at edges, with tear at lower edge, occasional marginal nicks and short tears, two leaves of ter…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


Horseman, Pass By by McMurtry, Larry

New York: Harper & Brothers, 1961. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Near Fine/Very Good. First printing, with D-L stated on copyright page. Quarter cloth in goldenrod, black paper boards. Clean, square, tight book that appears unread. Lightly rubbed, corner…

From Third Season Books


THE FIEND'S DELIGHT. By "Dod Grile." by [Bierce, Ambrose]

London: John Camden Hotten, 1873. Plum-brown cloth, decorated in gilt. Rebacked, with the original backstrip laid down, fore-corners a bit worn and cloth a bit rubbed, small spot to fore-edge in latter portion of text (mainly in the 32pp. catalogue), ear…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


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


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


PHILIP THAXTER A NOVEL by [California Fiction]: [Washburn, Charles Ames]

New York: Rudd & Carleton, 1861. 350,[6]pp. Original cloth, stamped in blind and gilt. Spine sunned and extremities a bit frayed, considerable foxing to endsheets, and less so scattered elsewhere, a few small marginal discolorations, a few signatures sta…

From William Reese Company - Literature ABAA-ILAB


The Splendid Idle Forties; Stories of Old California [Harrison Fisher, Illus.] [A revised and enlargement of a separate book by Atherton, Before the Gringos Came, 1894) by Atherton, Gertrude

New York: The Macmillan Company, 1902. First Edition. Very Good. [8x5.5in]; vii, [2], 3-389 pp., frontispiece and seven illustrations on 8 halftone plates, 13 stories of California life among the Californians; Original red cloth covers with stamped gilt…

From David Spilman Fine Books, ABAA & IOBA


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