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arthur morecamp.

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About this Item: Condition: good. in charley's own language,describing their adventures during a second trip over the great texas cattle trail, given in letters to the author. cloth is worn at spine. tissue guard and frontis are intact.text is clean and unmarked. there is no dustjacket. green cloth with black,white and tan pictorial and lettering. Seller Inventory # 1804

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Morecamp, Arthur

Published by Lee and Shepard, Publishers and Charles T. Dillingham, Boston And New York (1880)

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From: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA (Moab, UT, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Publishers and Charles T. Dillingham, Boston And New York, 1880. Hardcover. Condition: Good. Subtitle is as follows: "A Narrative in Charley's Own Language, Describing Their Adventures During a Second Trip Over the Great Texas Cattle Trail, Their Fortune as Gold Hunters, Their Life Among the Miners, and Their Experiences with the Indian, Cut Short By Charley's Sudden and Unaccountable Disappearance In the Night During a Snowstorm." Yellow pictorial boards with title gilt on spine. Includes one page of advertisements. Boards have moderate soiling and wear; all edges have moderate soiling and toning; gutters are cracked; endpapers have rubber stamp from previous owner; text block have moderate toning throughout. This book continues the tale of Charley and Nasho, the first book being "Live Boys; or, Charley and Nasho in Texas" published in 1878, and which is the earliest authentic, though fictionalized, cowboy narrative (Howes). The author of this narrative, Thomas Pilgrim, wrote under the pseudonym Arthur Morecamp. Howes M789. Herd 1573. ; B&W Illustrations; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 363 pp. Seller Inventory # 014354

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard [1880], Boston, 1880. First American Edition. In a publisher's remainder binding. Later issue with ads. Small Octavo. Original green cloth decorated in white and brown. Adventure story, principally a tale of miners and Indians, and a sequel to Live Boys; or, Charlie and Nasho in Texas. Very good, lightly bumped spine ends, some wear to decorative cover. Seller Inventory # 28186

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From: Auger Down Books, ABAA/ILAB (Brattleboro, VT, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: 1880. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. First Edition. Boston and New York, 1880. 8vo, publisher's illustrated cloth, 363 pp. plus one page of advertisements. First edition, possible later issue, with the text pagination of the first edition but with a page of advertisements at rear. A bright copy, very good with some normal age-related wear. Some tanning to contents due to paper quality. The sequel to ?Live Boys; or Charley and Nasho in Texas,? (1878), which is considered the first cowboy novel. Title continues: A Narrative In Charley's Own Language, Describing Their Adventures During the Second Trip Over the Great Texas Cattle Trail, Their Fortune as Gold Hunters, Their Life Among the Miners, and Their Experiences With the Indians, Cut Short by Charley's Sudden and Unaccountable Disappearance in the Night During a Snowstorm. Seller Inventory # 16367

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Morecamp, Arthur

Published by Lee and Shepard, Publishers, Boston, MA (1880)

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From: Lenny's Rare Books (Seaford, DE, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Publishers, Boston, MA, 1880. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Subtitle: A Narrative in Charley's Own Language, Describing Their Adventures During a Second Trip Over the Great Texas Cattle Trail, their Fortune as Gold Hunters, Their Life Among the Miners, and Their Experiences with the Indians, Cut Short by Charley's Sudden and Unaccountable Disappearance in the Night During a Snow Storm. This is Volume 33 of the Norwood Series of adventure and history books for boys. Illustrated. 363 pages. Books is in VERY GOOD condition; minor wear to edges and binding. No dust jacket. Seller Inventory # 001125

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Publishers Boston 1880, 1880. Hardcover. Dust Jacket Included. 1st Edition. First Edition. Octavo, red cloth with black printed lettering and illustration to front cover and spine, gilt lettering to spine. Adventure story, one of the earliest cowboy adventures of the plains, and a sequel to Live Boys; or Charlie and Nasho in Texas. Scarce. Very Good but for warping to front cover with wrinkling to cloth at front cover and lower corner of rear cover, some foxing, and water staining to frontis and accompanying transparent paper. Lacking dustjacket. 0.0. Seller Inventory # 19198

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Morecamp, Arthur (pseudo for Pilgrim, Thomas)

Published by Lee and Shepard, Publishing, Boston (1880)

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From: Jayhawker Special Collections (Lawrence, KS, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Publishing, Boston, 1880. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. 1st Edition. Mylar protected. No DJ. Bright, lightly worn/soiled pictorial, gold cloth boards w/ gilt titling on spine and black titling and graphic on cover and spine. Tight but loosening binding, lightly skewed w/ lightly rounded corners. Prev owner's stamp on ffep, full pg illus following pg 182 loose but intact otherwise, clean and unmarked throughout on age toned pages w/ dusted ends. 363 pps, frontis, plates, no advert's (makes this the scarce 1st state according to Howes). Handsome copy of sequel to "Live Boys - Charley and Nacho in Texas" and perhaps even scarcer. . Howes M 789a, Herd 1573, Dobie p 113. Seller Inventory # 000281

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Morecamp, Arthur

Published by Boston (1880)

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From: T A Swinford, Bookseller (Sun city west, AZ, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Boston, 1880. Hardcover. Condition: Good. 1st Edition. 1st Ed., x+308 pp., ads, frontis., illus., cloth, vg. Howes M-790 Herd#1572 6-Score#80 Merrill Aristocrat. The first use of a cattle trail theme in western literature. Scarce. Seller Inventory # 000968

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Morecamp, Arthur. (pseud. Of Thomas Pilgrim)

Published by Lee and Shepard, Boston (1880)

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From: The Wright Collection (Waxahachie, TX, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1880. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. 1st.. Original brown pictorial cloth, 363 pp., frontis. Herd 1573: "A narrative of adventure during a second trip over the great Texas cattle trail; life among the miners & experiences with the Indians." A sequel to Live Boys; or Charley & Nasho in Texas and perhaps even scarcer. Howes M-789. Appears to be the first state, first edition w/363 pp. & no advertisements. Spine ends tender, otherwise very nice tight copy. Seller Inventory # 026183

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MORECAMP, ARTHUR.

Published by Lee and Shepard, Boston (1880)

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From: Darwin Labordo, Books (Sierra Madre, CA, U.S.A.)

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1880. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Pictorial cloth, some cover wear and soiling, pages browning but text clean, a very good copy. First edition, second state. Herd 1573: "A sequel to the preceding (Live Boys in Texas) book, and perhaps even scarcer." Howes M789. Howes describes the first state as containing 363 pages with no advertisements in the front and back. This copy has the advertisements. Jennewein 275: "By the time the boys reach Deadwood they had stopped a hanging, had been run over by buffalo, had met the Indians and had killed a mountain lion. Live Boys in the Black Hills is a sequel to Live Boys; or Charlie and Nasho in Texas. The Texas book is one of the very early stories of cowboy life of the plains. Live Boys in the Black Hills is important to the collector. It is an early, perhaps the very first, cloth-covered novel of the Hills. It is a lively adventure story.". Seller Inventory # 1948

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Morecamp, Arthur. (pseud. Of Thomas Pilgrim)

Published by Lee and Shepard, Boston (1880)

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1880. Cloth. Condition: Very Good. 1st.. Original brown pictorial cloth (spine ends & corners mildly worn), 363 pp., frontis. Herd 1573: "A narrative of adventure during a second trip over the great Texas cattle trail; life among the miners and experiences with the Indians." A sequel to Live Boys; or Charley & Nasho in Texas (see #25713) and perhaps even scarcer. Howes M-789. Appears to be the first state, first edition w/363 pp. & no advertisements. Spine ends & corners mildly worn, otherwise very nice tight copy. Seller Inventory # 028788

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MORECAMP, ARTHUR.

Published by Lee and Shepard, Boston (1878)

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About this Item: Lee and Shepard, Boston, 1878. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Pictorial cloth, some minor wear to the covers, text clean; a solid, very good copies. First editions. Herd 1572: "This scarce book is fiction, but important because it is said to be the first to use the cattle trail as a theme." Merrill's Aristocrats. Six Score 80: "The first novel to use a trail drive as the theme of the work, and perhaps the earliest novel to use cowboys to any extent. It is fairly entertaining reading. Morecamp wrote another work with the same characters, Live Boys in the Black Hills (1880)." Dobie p. 113: "The chronicle, little fictionized, of a trail drive to Kansas. So far as I know, this is the first narrative printed on cattle trailing or cowboy life that is to be accounted authentic." Howes M790: "Author of this earliest authentic, though fictionalized, cowboy narrative was Thomas Pilgrim, who wrote under pseudnym [sic] shown." "aa" scarcity rating. Live Boys in the Black Hills. Herd 1573: "A sequel to the preceding book, and perhaps even scarcer." Howes M789. Howes describes the first state as containing 363 pages with no advertisements in the front and back. Jennewein 275: "By the time the boys reach Deadwood they had stopped a hanging, had been run over by buffalo, had met the Indians and had killed a mountain lion. Live Boys in the Black Hills is a sequel to Live Boys; or Charlie and Nasho in Texas. The Texas book is one of the very early stories of cowboy life of the plains. Live Boys in the Black Hills is important to the collector. It is an early, perhaps the very first, cloth-covered novel of the Hills. It is a lively adventure story.". Seller Inventory # 1947

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