Charles Goodnight Cowman and Plainsman by J. Evetts Haley1983USED PAPERBACK $5.00CONDITION NOTES Fair some fading on cover due to storage and age, back cover has slight crease writing on a few pages no other wear and tear noted.BOOK NOTES An exciting story of a Texas Ranger, adventurer, and immigration officer who became a symbol of his age while gambling with death in the wild frontier regions...
Birds of Arizona Field Guide by Stan Tekiela 2003 USED PAPERBACK $5.00CONDITION Good slight wear and tear on cover from storage and age no other wear and tear noted.BOOK NOTES Make bird watching in Arizona even more enjoyable With Stan Tekielas famous field guide, bird identification is simple and informative. Theres no need to look through dozens of photos of birds that dont live in Arizona. T...
Guaranteed to offend andor amuse everyone, this set features 4 Larry Wildes best joke books. Published in 1976, this boxed set containsThe Official PolishItalian Joke BookThe Official JewishIrish Joke BookThe Official DemocratRepublican Joke BookMORE The Official PolishItalian Joke BookCondition notes some wear noted on carrying box, books are in good condition, no other wear or damage noted.Pr...
The Lure of the Dutchman by Thomas Geldermann 2000A well-researched fictionalized account of the search for the fabled Lost Dutchmans Goldmine. Set in the beautiful Superstition Mountains of Arizona, this book includes a lot of great flying scenes. A must-read for the Dutchman enthusiastCondition notes Bottom right hand corner of cover is folded slightly, no other wear or damage noted.Price $8B...
Down At The Depot by Edwin P. Alexander 1970A terrific, in-depth history of American railroad stations from 1831 to 1920. Lots of black-and-white pictures and illustrations. A must-have for the serious railroad enthusiastCondition notes Missing dust jacket front cover has slight wear from reading, no other wear or damage noted. Price $10.00Boot Hill Books specializes in hard-to-find tomes on Ar...
Arizona Place Names by Will C. Barnes updated by Byrd Granger 1985Originally published by Will Barnes in 1935 and revised and enlarged by Byrd H. Granger in 1985, this toponymic place name encyclopedia contains information on every town, city, and point of interest in Arizona. A must-have for the serious student of Arizona historyCondition some wrinkles on cover from reading, no other wear or d...
The Pictorial Encyclopedia of Railways by Hamilton Ellis 1969There are terrific pictures of engines, trains, and depots on nearly every page of this concise history. A must-have for the serious railroad enthusiastCondition notes Small tears on dust jacket front upper right and front lower right corners, base of spine, top and bottom left-hand side of back. Slight stain from age on inside front ...
Cowboy The Enduring Myth of the Wild West by Russell Martin 1983The enthralling stories of life on the range and beautiful photos of life in the southwest perfectly capture the spirit of that unique American icon, the cowboy. This book is a must-have for the cowboy aficionadoCondition notes Slight damage from storage on spine of dust jacket. Small red spots on top and bottom of pages that arent...
Train Wrecks A Pictorial History of Accidents on the Main Line by Robert C. Reed 1968This fascinating of study of train wrecks begins in 1853 and continues through the publication date. The author provides fascinating details on train accidents and includes newspaper clippings, photographs, sketches, and other information from contemporaneous accounts. A great present and guilty pleasure for th...
Bill Mauldins Army Greatest WWII Cartoons by Bill Mauldin USED PAPERBACK $8CONDITION GoodBOOK NOTES The best of the great war cartoons by the two-time Pulitzer Prize winner who brought laughter to foxholes and battlefields.ABOUT US Boot Hill Books specializes in hard-to-find tomes on Arizona and the Southwest, but we also have a wide selection of general interest items that have caught our fanc...
Churchill and America by Martin Gilbert 2005 USED HARDBACK $8.00CONDITION GOODBOOK NOTES Named Churchills official biographer in 1968, renowned historian Sir Martin Gilbert has amassed exclusive archival and personal documentation to explore the statesmans famed affinity for and relationship with the United States. Churchill and America tells the intensely personal story of Winston Churchills p...
Out of the Turret and Into Hell WWII Aerial Gunners Story by V. Elaine Benson USED PAPERBOOK SIGNED BY AUTHOR AND SUBJECTCONDITION NOTES VERY GOODSIGNED BY SUBJECT MSgt Earl Benson, Ret. AND AUTHORBOOK NOTES Presented as a retrospective from the memory of a young boy who grew to manhood, it recounts with humor and wisdom, how five young brothers, dropped off at an orphanage, confirmed Us Benson...
Code Breakers The Inside Story of Bletchley Park by Hinsley and Stripp USED PAPERBACKCONDITION Very GoodBOOK NOTES Familiar to anyone versed in the history of World War II or interested in the study of modern intelligence work, Bletchley Park was arguably the most successful intelligence operation in world history, the top secret workplace of the remarkable people who cracked Germanys vaunted E...
Cripple Creek Days by Mabel Barbee Lee 1958 USED HARDBACK $10.00COLLECTIBLECONDITION FAIR Slight wear and tear on dust jacket due to aging and storage hardly read.BOOK NOTES Mabel Barbee Lee has written a rousing tale of early days in Cripple Creek, Colorado. She speaks with authority because she arrived there as a child in 1892, and with wide-eyed wonder saw the whole place turn to gold.ABOUT ...
Ghost Towns of the Old West - Photos by Lynn Radeka, Text by Gary Topping 1992 OVERSIZED HARDBACK $4CONDITION NOTES Fair - some fading and wear and tear on dust jacket due to age and storage no other wear and tear noted.BOOK NOTES Whatever the reasons, the fascination is undeniable and GHOST TOWNS OF THE OLD WEST is sure to please even the most ardent ghost town aficionado. Featuring a lively, ...
Shermans March The First Full-Length Narrative of General William T. Shermans Devastating March through Georgia and the Carolinas by Burke Davis USED PAPERBACK 1988CONDITION NOTES GOOD - some yellowing on pages due to age no wear and tear noted.BOOK NOTES Shermans March is the vivid narrative of General William T. Shermans devastating sweep through Georgia and the Carolinas in the closing days ...
Vanished Arizona Recollections of a New England Woman by Martha Summerhayes 1979 USED PAPERBACK $6.00CONDITION NOTES GoodBOOK NOTES In 1874, when Martha Summerhayes came as a bride to Fort Russell in Wyoming Territory, she saw not much in those first few days besides bright buttons, blue uniforms, and shining swords, but soon enough the hard facts of army life began to intrude. Remonstrating wi...
Fields of Honor Pivotal Battles of the Civil War by Edwin C. Bearss USED HARDBACK $8.00CONDITION NOTES GoodBOOK NOTES Few historians have ever captured the drama, excitement, and tragedy of the Civil War with the headlong elan of Edwin Bearss, who has won a huge, devoted following with his extraordinary battlefield tours and eloquent soliloquies about the heroes, scoundrels, and little-known mo...
Citizen Sherman A Life of William T. Sherman by Michael Fellman USED HARDBACK $7.00CONDITION NOTES GOODBOOK NOTES More than any other Union general, Sherman was capable of conducting mass psychological warfare in order to break the heart of the Confederacy. Sherman succeeded in large measure because he could plumb and enact his own rage with ruthless clarity. The inner nature of Shermans genius...
Lincoln at Gettysburg by Garry Wills 1992 USED HARDBACK $6.00CONDITION NOTES GOODBOOK NOTES The power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation a new birth of freedom in the space of a mere 272 words. His entire life and previous training, and his deep pol...