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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 080321636X / 9780803216365 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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You Don't Have to Say You Love Me, Alexie, Sherman
2 Alexie, Sherman You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
New York Little, Brown & Co. 2017 0316556645 / 9780316556644 First Edition Hardcover Very good Very good Signed
Octavo (24 cm), pp. 457. Signed by author on front free endpaper. White boards with red spine text. Quilt print decorative endpapers. Bumping to spine ends and rubbing to jacket. The haunting memoir of the PEN/Faulkner Award-winning author's relationship with his troubled mother. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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3 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
4 Allen, Miriam Marx Love, Groucho: Letters from Groucho Marx to His Daughter Miriam
Boston Faber and Faber 1992 0571129153 / 9780571129157 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
5 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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The Galloping Swede, Aronson, Hugo J. and L.O. Brockman
6 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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Reed City Boy, Bazzett, Timothy James [Jim Harrison]
7 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
8 Beaudin, Marc Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals
Livngston, Montana Elk River Books 2015 0986304018 / 9780986304019 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
9 Beaudin, Marc Vagabond Song: Neo-Haibun from the Peregrine Journals - Limited Edition
Livngston, Montana Elk River Books 2015 098630400X / 9780986304002 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
10 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
11 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
12 Bell, Laura Claiming Ground
New York Knopf 2010 0307272885 / 9780307272881 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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Querencia, Bodio, Stephen
13 Bodio, Stephen Querencia
Clark City Press 1996 0944439756 / 9780944439753 Hardcover New new 
Octavo (21.5 cm), pp. 154. Stated first edition, second printing. 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. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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14 Brown, James The Los Angeles Diaries
New York William Morrow 2003 0060521511 / 9780060521516 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.)
15 Brown, Michael R (Ed.) Human Days: A Mary MacLane Reader
Austin, TX Petrarca Press 2014 1883304032 / 9781883304034 First edition Paperback Near fine 
Octavo (23cm), pp. 595, with further readings and notes. First Edition. 
Price: 18.00 USD
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Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter, Cantalano, Nick
16 Cantalano, Nick Clifford Brown: The Life and Art of the Legendary Jazz Trumpeter
New York Oxford University Press 2001 0195144007 / 9780195144000 Paperback Very good 
Octavo (23.5cm), pp. 208. Front right upper corner has some light creasing and curling. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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Cowboys Don't Walk: A Tale of Two, Charter, Anne Goddard
17 Charter, Anne Goddard Cowboys Don't Walk: A Tale of Two
Billings, MT Western Organization of Resource Councils 1999 0966647602 / 9780966647600 First edition Paperback Near fine Signed
Octavo (23cm), pp. 192. Signed by author on title page. Includes xeroxed epilogue written in 2006 by author, stapled in back. A memoir from renowned conservationist rancher and co-founder of the Northern Plains Resource Council. First Edition. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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18 Chen, Da Colors of the Mountain
New York Random House 1999 0375502882 / 9780375502880 First edition Hardcover Very good very good Signed
Octavo (24.5cm), pp. 310. Maroon boards with gilt lettering on spine, "DC" stamped on front board. Association copy: Inscribed by author on front pastedown, "For Brooke, prose, elegance" to writer Brooke Williams. Boards have light wear and sunning. Jacket has light wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 11.00 USD
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Tolstoy's Letters Volumes 1 & 2,, Christian, R.F. (ed)
19 Christian, R.F. (ed) Tolstoy's Letters Volumes 1 & 2,
New York Charles Scribner's Sons 1978 0684155966 / 9780684155968 First Edition Hardcover Very good Very good 
Octavo (23 cm), pp. 737, navy blue boards, pictorial jackets and slipcase. Index in volume 2. Jackets have light edge wear, sunning, and small stain on underside of vol 1. Slipcase has moderate wear. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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20 Cifelli, Edward M. (editor) The Selected Letters of John Ciardi
University Of Arkansas Press 1991 1557281718 / 9781557281715 First edition Hardcover Fine very good 
Octavo (23.5 cm), pp. 475. Green cloth boards with gilt lettering. Jacket has small closed tear at tail of spine. Dust jacket present. First Edition. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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