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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.

The Virginian by Owen Wister

Copyright by the Macmillan Company. Very Good copy, Colors are vibrant,copy is tight and clean. Set up and electrotyped April 1901, Reprinted June twice, July four times, August three times, September twice, November twice, December twice1902: January,19...



The Saga of Andy Burnett by Stewart Edward White

Doubleday and Company, 1947. Stated First edition. Book is in good condition. Text is clean and unmarked. Binding and boards are sturdy. Author's name on spine is worn and title and publisher's name are dull. Boards show shelf and edge wear especiall...

From BookandPen


The Shootist by Glendon Swarthout

U.S.A.: Doubleday, 1975. Stated first edition. Black faux-leather spine over brown boards, gilt titles. Well-loved tale about an aging gunslinger that was filmed by Don Siegel and starred John Wayne. Swarthout's son has written a kind of sequel, The L...

From citynightsbooks


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 on the front-free-endpaper. Filmed twice by Paramount Picture...

From Idler Fine Books


The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough

NEW YORK: Appleton, 1922. First American Edition 1st Printing. Cloth. Very Good/Very Good. First Printing. A hi-spot of American literature. A handsome copy with the rare dustjacket. From the M. B. Goldstone collection of early Western Fiction. This cop...

From Classic First Editions


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


Angle of Repose by Stegner, Wallace

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1971 First printing of stated first edition, in first issue 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 page margins, else ...

From Idler Fine Books


The Quirt by Bower, B. M

BOSTON: LITTLE BROWN, 1920. First American Edition . Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. Anton Otto Fischer. First Printing. From the M. B. Goldstone and Adrian Goldstone collection--with M. .B. Goldstone signature and notes in pencil to the front free endpaper...

From Classic First Editions


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


Flight From Fiesta by Waters, Frank

Limited edition number 133 of 200 such copies. Fine unread book with no jacket as issued. In a Near Fine slipcase that has several light rubs. A beautifully produced book that is a short novel set at the Santa Fe Fiesta. Signed by Waters on the limitation...

From Squid Ink Books


Empty Holsters by Cody, John

New York: Godwin Publishers, 1936. First Edition. Hardcover. 290pp. Bright yellow cloth stamped in red on the front and the spine. About fine in near fine dustjacket with a touch of rubbing. ; Octavo. ...

From Parigi Books, ABAA/ILAB


Still Wild: Short Fiction Of The American West (Multiple Signatures) by Larry McMurtry

Riverside, New Jersey, U.S.A.: SIMON & SCHUSTER, 2000. 1st Edition 1st Printing. Hardcover. Fine/Near Fine. First Printing--complete number line on the copyright page. A fine copy in a near-fine price-clipped dustjacket. This copy is signed by the a...

From Classic First Editions


Judge Colt by William Macleod Raine

Garden City: Doubleday Page, 1927. "A fighting epic of Lost Park". Slight bump to top of spine, otherwise clean, bright and unmarked. Jacket shows minor wear at edges, light soiling, old price sticker on front flap, cover art bright and colorful...

From Trench Books


Cobwebs And Whispers by Scott Thomas

Signed copyNo marks, no torn pages...

From Next Page Bookstore, LLC


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


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