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Sketches from the Ranch: A Montana Memoir, Aadland, Dan
1 Aadland, Dan Sketches from the Ranch: A Montana Memoir
Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press 2008 Paperback Very good Signed
Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 259. First edition thus. Brown pictorial wraps with drawings of cowboy with horse. Introduction by Sue Hart. Signed by Hart on title page. Illustrations by Nik Carpenter. Light reading wear. Hart was a professor emerita of English at Montana State University - Billings, a specialist in Montana literature and the wife of novelist Richard S. Wheeler. 
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2 Allen Kurzweil Whipping Boy: The Forty-Year Search For My Twelve-Year-Old Bully
New York Harper Collins 2015 Uncorrected Proof/Advance Reading Copy Paperback Fine 
Octavo. 289 pp. Uncorrected Proof, includes promotional material. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Love, Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam, Allen, Miriam Marx
3 Allen, Miriam Marx Love, Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam
Boston Faber and Faber 1992 First edition Hardcover Very good good 
Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 241. Maroon boards with maroon quarter cloth binding and silver text on spine. Normal wear on edges and corners, rubbing and marking on dust jacket, spine slightly cocked. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Letters of Sherwood Anderson, Anderson, Sherwood and Howard Mumford Jones
4 Anderson, Sherwood and Howard Mumford Jones Letters of Sherwood Anderson
Boston Little, Brown & Co. 1953 First edition Hardcover Very good good 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 467. index. Black boards with gilt titling, pictorial jacket. Includes index, introduction and notes by Harvard professor Howard Mumford Jones. Jacket with moderate chipping and tears, former owner's stamp on free front endpaper. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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HOME A MEMOIR OF MY EARLY YEARS, Andrews, Julie
5 Andrews, Julie HOME A MEMOIR OF MY EARLY YEARS
Hyperion 2008 0786865652 / 9780786865659 First edition Hardcover Near fine very good 
Appears unread. Jacket show minor rubbing and bumping. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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George Meany And His Times A Biography, Archie Robinson
6 Archie Robinson George Meany And His Times A Biography
Simon & Schuster 1982 0671421638 / 9780671421632 First edition Hardcover Very good good 
Jacket shows minor bumping and chipping, back flap is creased, one inch tear on back. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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The Galloping Swede, Aronson, Hugo J. and L.O. Brockman
7 Aronson, Hugo J. and L.O. Brockman The Galloping Swede
Missoula, MT Mountain Press 1970 First Edition Hardcover Very good Good Signed
Quarto (26.5 cm), pp. 180. Signed by both authors, with photo of Aronson (taken at his Flathead Lake residence in 1964) pasted on half title page. Denim blue cloth boards with silver titling, pictorial jacket. Jacket is price-clipped and well-worn with chips and tears, boards are worn along edges and corners. This memoir follows Aronson's life from hobo to ranch hand to the governor of Montana, tracing the state's history through much of the 20th century. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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8 Ballentine, Jack Murder for Hire: My Life As the Country's Most Successful Undercover Agent
Thomas Dunne Books 2009 0312384521 / 9780312384524 First edition Hardcover very good Signed
Inscribed and signed by author, book and jacket in excellent condition. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
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Reed City Boy, Bazzett, Timothy James [Jim Harrison]
9 Bazzett, Timothy James [Jim Harrison] Reed City Boy
Reed City, MI Timothy James Bazzett 2004 First Edition Paperback Fine Signed
Octavo (20cm), pp. 199. Association copy: Signed and inscribed by author on half title page to the late poet and novelist Jim Harrison. "To Jim- from the 'other Reed City creature' 30 years later. Tim Bazzett." First Edition. 
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Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals, Beaudin, Marc
10 Beaudin, Marc Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals
Livngston, Montana Elk River Books 2015 Paperback New 
Octavo (21.8 cm), pp. 251. Foreword by William Heyen. Illustrations by Edd Enders. A memoir of 20 years of hitchhiking and road trips told in a blend of poetry and prose. "A jazzy, freewheeling, rollicking road trip into the beating heart of the Eternal Now" --Montana Quarterly. 
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Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals - Limited Edition, Beaudin, Marc
11 Beaudin, Marc Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals - Limited Edition
Livngston, Montana Elk River Books 2015 First edition Hardcover New New Signed
Octavo (22.5 cm), pp. 251. Limited to 100 copies, signed and numbered. Foreword by William Heyen. Illustrations by Edd Enders. A memoir of 20 years of hitchhiking and road trips told in a blend of poetry and prose. "A jazzy, freewheeling, rollicking road trip into the beating heart of the Eternal Now" --Montana Quarterly. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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In These Hills, Beer, Ralph
12 Beer, Ralph In These Hills
Bozeman, MT Bangtail Press 2000 0965333647 / 9780965333641 First edition Hardcover Fine Fine 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 180. Special limited edition, number 388 of 1,000 printed. White boards with black quarter cloth binding and gilt titling. Upper board features a black and white photograph by Joanne Berghold, as does the jacket. A collection of 33 essays assembled largely from Beer's Ranch Life column in Big Sky Journal. "I don't know that anyone writing today knows the devastating heartbreaks and simple triumphs of ranch life as well as Ralph Beer." (James Welch) Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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In These Hills, Beer, Ralph
13 Beer, Ralph In These Hills
Bozeman, MT Bangtail Press 2000 0965333647 / 9780965333641 First edition Hardcover Fine as new 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 180. Special limited edition, only 1,000 printed. White boards with black quarter cloth binding and gilt on spine and front board. Front board features a b/w photograph by Joanne Berghold, as does the jacket. A collection of 33 essays assembled largely from Beer's Ranch Life column in Big Sky Journal. "I don't know that anyone writing today knows the devastating heartbreaks and simple triumphs of ranch life as well as Ralph Beer." (James Welch) Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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In These Hills, Beer, Ralph
14 Beer, Ralph In These Hills
Bozeman, MT Bangtail Press 2000 0965333647 / 9780965333641 First edition Hardcover Near fine as new 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 180. Special limited edition, number 22 of 1,000 printed. White boards with black quarter cloth binding and gilt titling. Upper board features a black and white photograph by Joanne Berghold, as does the jacket. Upper board is crimped at upper corner. A collection of 33 essays assembled largely from Beer's Ranch Life column in Big Sky Journal. "I don't know that anyone writing today knows the devastating heartbreaks and simple triumphs of ranch life as well as Ralph Beer." (James Welch) Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Claiming Ground, Bell, Laura
15 Bell, Laura Claiming Ground
New York Knopf 2010 First Edition Hardcover Near fine Fine 
Octavo (22 cm), pp. 242. Signed and inscribed by the author on title page. Blue boards with goldenrod quarter-cloth. Deckle edge. Light bumping to top of spine, else fine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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16 Bellow, Saul To Jeruselem and Back: a Personal Account
Viking Press 1976 0670717290 / 9780670717293 Hardcover Very Good good 
Discoloration to top edge. Moderate wear to price-clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket present. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Querencia, Bodio, Stephen
17 Bodio, Stephen Querencia
Clark City Press 1996 0944439756 / 9780944439753 First Edition Hardcover New new 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 154. Beige cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Querencia "is celebratory of lives spent well in the reality of juniper-scented wind, lightning bursts and good hot chili..." (Arizona Daily Star) Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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18 Brauen, Yangzom Across Many Mountains
St. Martin's Press 2011 0312600135 / 9780312600136 First edition Hardcover 
Jacket has light wear around edges. 306 pages with index. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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19 Brown, James The Los Angeles Diaries
New York William Morrow 2003 First edition Hardcover Very good very good 
Octavo (21.5cm), pp. 200. Some light staining and evidence of minor dampstain on back dust jacket. Back board and last two pages show light dampstains. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 13.00 USD
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Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader, Brown, Michael R (Ed.)
20 Brown, Michael R (Ed.) Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader
Austin, TX Petrarca Press 2014 First edition Paperback Near fine 
Octavo (23cm), pp. 595, with further readings and notes. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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