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Boston Houghton Mifflin 1936 First Edition Hardcover GOOD No Dj 
257pp+illus. Beige cloth with red titles, rather dusty and little marked. Pencil notes relating to the contents of the book on endpapers and few in margins, but o/w pages very clean internally. "The first book devoted entirely to the language of the cowman" - Rampaging Herd, No.13. A fascinating look at all aspects of the cowboy, his life and work by an author who is one of the foremost authorities on Western history. A note on the endpaper says "Pure Entertainment!" which sums it up well. Includes some wonderful illustrations by Nick Eggenhofer (1897-1985) - who was known for his superb western dry-brush illustrations and later produced highly esteemed watercolours and oils for Western galleries. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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2 ADAMS, Ramon F MORE BURS UNDER THE SADDLE. Books and Histories of the West
Norman, OK University of Oklahoma Press 1979 080611469X / 9780806114699 First Edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
xv+182pp. This superb bibliography takes up where the author's original reference work 'Burs under the Saddle' left off. He describes, summarises and evaluates 233 additional western works, including books published after 1964 as well as a number of older works that came to light in the interval. Ramon F. Adams, one of the most respected western experts, wanted to make sure that the information given in various publications on the lives, lore and legends was accurate - the stories having enough excitement of their own without being embellished with absurd melodrama. Includes Foreword by Wayne Gard. Index. A very nice copy. 
Price: 35.00 GBP
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3 ADAMS, Ramon F. SIX-GUNS AND SADDLE LEATHER - A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Western Outlaws and Gunmen
Cleveland, Ohio John T. Zubal 1982 0939738066 / 9780939738069 Revised Edition Hard Cover FINE Very Good 
xxv+808pp. Dj faded on spine but o/w very nice copy indeed. Anyone who wishes to find out what has been printed about any famous or infamous gunfighter, from Billy the Kid to Cole Younger, can find it here. The standard bibliograhy which has been revised and greatly enlarged. (heavy book, please check for best postal option). 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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4 ADAMS, Ramon F. THE RAMPAGING HERD. A Bibliography of Books and Pamphlets on Men and Events in the Cattle Industry
Ohio Zubal Books 1982 Reprint Hardcover Fine Fine Dj 
xix+463pp. A superb reprint of the standard Bibliography of non-fiction works on all aspects of the cowboy, his life and times. A companion volume to the author's equally respected "Six Guns and Saddle Leather". Although first published in 1959 it has still not been surpassed for its quality and content. An essential reference work for the Western historian. Index. 
Price: 25.00 GBP
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5 ADAMS, Ramon F. WESTERN WORDS - A Dictionary of the American West
Norman University of Oklahoma Press 1968 New, Revised Edition Hard Cover Nr Fine Nr Fine 
xviii+355pp. This greatly extended edition, double the size of the 1st Edition, has been enlarged to include not only the vocabulary of the cowman but also the more common words and expressions of the rodeo performer, the sheepman, the freighter and packer, the trapper, the buffalo hunter, the stagecoach driver, the western-river boatman, the logger, the sawmill operator, the miner, and the western gambler. A very nice copy, not price-clipped.. (Heavy item, may require additional postage on overseas orders). 
Price: 30.00 GBP
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