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The Practical Book of Knives
Practical Book of Knives By Ken Warner ©1976 Out-of-print.
The cover has a small amount of wear and the book
overall is in excellent condition. It is the first edition, second printing June
1977. 189 pages
|Practical Book of Knives
- Hardback: 256 pages; Dimensions (in inches):
1.00 x 13.25 x 10.50
- Publisher: Salamander Books, London; (1992)
- Illustrated with 52 color & 280 b&w
illustrations, 5 color maps
- Current paperback list price is $29.95,
ours is first edition in hardback for less!
- Table of Contents
- Opening the West
- The Opportunists
- Frontier Politics
- The Clash of Red and White
- Frontier Community
- Crime and Punishment
- Life on the Range
- The End of the Old West
- Index and Picture Credits
The American Frontier - Pioneers, Settlers and Cowboys 1800- 1899
by William C. Davis is in very good condition with dust jacket. The
binding is a little lose on the front bottom and there is a little
staining on the bottom of the pages from water. A very good hard back
for reading and none of the information is lost. Great photos of the
frontier west, cowboys, guns and gear. This copy is published in 1992 by
Salamander Books, London. This a first edition and maybe a first
In The American Frontier, historian William C. Davis
chronicles the history of the territory beyond the Mississippi, with
particular attention to exploration, expansion, conflict, and
settlement. In 1804 the frontier of the "West of opportunity" was St.
Louis, from which Lewis and Clark set out on their journey of discovery.
Their first bold steps provided the key to the greatest adventure of
them all, inspiring the emergence of a nation in a momentous century of
migration and settlement. The American Frontier portrays their lives
through artifacts from the collections of the Buffalo Bill Historical
Center, Cody, Wyoming. Gathered and displayed for the first time in more
than thirty outstanding color spreads, they provide a timely, memorable
evocation of frontier America, showing both the legend and the reality
of the West as it has never been seen before.
The author of The "Fighting Men
of the Civil War" now masterfully chronicles the grand history of the
territory beyond the Mississippi, with particular attention to
exploration, expansion, conflict, and settlement.
A triumphalist account of the spread of Euro-Americans
across the western half of North America, mostly in photographs, but
with accompanying text. Discusses opportunists, politics, racial
conflict, community, crime and punishment, daily life, and other
Frontier - Pioneers, Settlers and Cowboys 1800- 1899 by
William C. Davis is in very good condition with dust jacket.
This copy is published in 1992 by Salamander Books, London.
This is a first edition and maybe a first printing hardback.