Books by Stanley Vestal [W. S. Campbell]
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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Bigfoot Wallace A Biography.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in bright red cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board and with map end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with the cloth at the head of the spine just beginning to fray due to a tiny closed tear. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with shallow, 1/16" chips across the lower edge of the spine area, several closed tears to the upper edge of the spine area and nicks to the fore corners of the front panel. Signed by the author using both his real name (W. S. Campbell) and his nom de plume on the verso of the first free end page. 299 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with three reproductions of contemporary works of art drawn by eye-witness, Charles M'Laughlin. His formal name was William Alexander Anderson Wallace, but he was better known as Bigfoot Wallace, a man who is well known in Texas' early history.
    TB29865  $150.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Bigfoot Wallace A Biography.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942. First Edition, First printing. Very good+ in bright red cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board and with map end sheets. An octavo measuring 8 1/2" by 5 1/2" with the photographic frontispiece of Bigfoot Wallace missing. In a very good unclipped dust jacket with two tape repairs to the upper edge of the spine area with the tape on both the recto and verso sides and with light wear and rubbing around the extremes. 299 pages including an index, bibliography and text. Illustrated with three reproductions of contemporary works of art drawn by eye-witness, Charles M'Laughlin. His formal name was William Alexander Anderson Wallace, but he was better known as Bigfoot Wallace, a man who is well known in Texas' early history.
    TB24546  $125.00



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    Campbell (Stanley Vestal), Walter S.:  The Book Lover's Southwest A Guide to Good Reading.  Norman, Okla.: University of Oklahoma Press, (1955). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in dark blue cloth covered boards with white text on the spine and front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches with light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine and on the lower edges of the boards. The previous owner was the U.S. Airforce with red, rubber stamps on the rear paste down and on the rear jacket flap. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with rubbing and light wear and flecking of the colors at the ends of the spine area and to the upper edge of the front panel. The red color of the title block on the spine area is faded. Signed by the author on the front paste down. 287 pages including an index of authors and editors.
    TB31394  $60.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  'Dobe Walls.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in dark tan cloth covered boards with blue text on the spine and blue text and decorations on the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/8 inches with map end sheet with what appears to be an oil stain in the lower fore margins from pages 83 through 140. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses on the front paste down. 314 pages of text. A book of western historical fiction which focuses on Bent's Fort and the surrounding area.
    TB31381  $100.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Joe Meek The Merry Mountain Man.  Caldwell, Idaho: The Caston Printers, Ltc., 1952. First Edition. Near fine in light blue cloth covered boards with bold silver colored text on the spine and the outline of a beaver on the front board. A small quarto of 9 by 6 inches. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket with a 1/3" deep chip from the upper edge of the spine area, shallow chipping at the base of the spine area, heavy wear to the folds and several tape repairs to the recto of the jacket on the rear panel and numerous tape repairs on the verso of the jacket.. Signed by the author using both his real name (W. S. Campbell) and his nom de plume on the fly title page. 336 pages including a bibliography and text. Illustrated with black and white photographs.
    TB29862  $150.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  King of the Fur Traders The Deeds and Deviltry of Pierre Esprit Radisson.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Co., 1940. First Edition. Near fine in green cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board with decorated map end sheets with an erasure removing some of the print in an area of 1 by 4 inches on the first free end page. An octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 1/2 inches. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with minor chipping at the upper edge of the spine area and small nicks to the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. Signed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses on the verso of the first free end page. 326 pages containing an index, bibliography, chronology, chapter notes, text and chapter head illustrations. A biography which detail the life of, Pierre Esprit Radisson, who founded the Hudson's Bay Company.
    TB31380  $160.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Kit Carson The Happy Warrior of the Old West.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. First Edition, First Printing. Very near fine in brown cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and a circular emblem stamped on the front board. An octavo of 8 5/8 5 5/8 inches light rubbing, wear and several short closed tears to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. This is an association copy! It is signed and inscribed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses on the front paste down and inscribed "for Walter Ferguson who published my first story." Walter Ferguson was the editor and publisher of the Cherokee Republican of Oklahoma. 297 pages of text.
    TB31393  $150.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  The Missouri.  New York: Farrar & Rinehart, (1945). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in light green cloth covered boards with a gilt on purple title block on the spine and decorated end papers. The cloth at the head and heel of the spine is slightly curled inward, In a very good+ unclipped dust jacket with 1/8" chips across much of the upper edge of the spine area with very shallow wear and chips to the lower edge of the same. The spine area is also very slightly faded. Signed by the author on the fly title page to which he has added his real name: W. S. Campbell. The 26th volume in The Rivers of America Series. Illustrated by Getlar Smith. 368 pages including an index, bibliography and chapter notes. A very clean and handsome copy with no prior ownership markings of any kind.
    TB29713  $175.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Mountain Men.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, (1937). Reprint. Very near fine in red-orange cloth covered boards with gilt text on the spine and front board with a black line extending from the spine across the front board. An octavo of 8 1/8 by 5 1/2 inches with map end sheets. The cloth at the upper edge of the spine is faded and the fly title page shows "Amarillo, Sept. '43" written in ink which may have been done by the author in conjunction with his signature which appears on the verso of the first free end page. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with 1/4 deep chips across the upper and lower edges of the spine area with small chips from the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. Signed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses. 296 pages containing a bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from a black and white photograph of James Bridger and six plates from earlier works of art.
    TB31379  $150.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  The Old Santa Fe Trail.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1939. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in blue-gray cloth covered boards with red text on the spine and red illustration of a Conestoga Wagon on the front board. A small octavo of 8 3/8 by 5 1/2 inches with map end sheet with mild fading to the cloth at the extreme ends of the spine. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a 1/2 deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area with associated wear and rubbing and flecking of the colors at the base of the spine area and heavy rubbing to the fore corners of the front panel. Signed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses on the verso of the first free end page. 304 pages including an index, bibliography, appendices and text. Illustrated with 16 plates from black and white photographs.
    TB31382  $120.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Queen Of Cowtowns Dodge City "The Wickedest Little City in America" 1872-1886.  New York: Harper & Brothers, (1952). First Edition, First Printing. Near fine in 1/4 tan and light brown cloth covered boards with dark green text on the spine. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 5/8 inches with a minor bump to the top edge of the rear board. In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with a 3 inch closed tear at the upper edge of the front panel and light rubbing to the colors around the edges of the front panel. Signed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses on the front paste down. 282 pages including an acknowledgments, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a section of seven images from black and white photographs.
    TB31395  $175.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Revolt On The Border.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1938. First Edition, First Printing. Very good in red-brown cloth covered boards with bleack text and designs on the spine and red on a black background on the front board. A small octavo of 7 1/2 by 5 1/4 inches with light soiling to the ends of the text block and with the spine slightly slanted. A prior owner has pasted the printed text from the flaps of the dust jacket to the front free end page and the fly title page. This may have been an ex-library copy as there is evidence of a removed label on the front paste down and the number "9072" written at the bottom of page 27. There are also three spots on the first free end page which show white-out used to obliterate ink writing. Signed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses on the title page. 297 pages of text.
    TB31392  $100.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Short Grass Country.  New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, 1941. First Edition. Fine in decorated cloth covered boards with a gilt on brown title block on the spine and the logo of the Folkways series on the front board. An octavo of 8 1/2 by 5 1/2 inches. In a very good, unclipped dust jacket with a number of shallow chips and closed tears to the ends of the spine area and small chips from the fore corners of the panels over the tips of the boards. The third volume in the American Folkways Series and one of the most difficult volumes to locate in the series. 304 pages including an index and text. There are no prior ownership markings of any kind in this copy.
    TB30372  $125.00



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    Vestal [W. S. Campbell], Stanley:  Warpath The True Story of the Fighting Sioux Told in a Biography of Chief White Bull.  New York: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1934. First Edition, First Printing. Very good+ in light gray cloth covered boards with orange text on the spine and front board. An octavo of 8 3/16 by 5 3/8 inches with whitish stains to the fore edge of the front board and light rubbing to the cloth at the head and heel of the spine. Without its issued dust jacket. Signed by the author using both his pseudonym and his real name, "W. S. Campbell" in parentheses on the verso of the first free end page. 282 pages including an acknowledgments, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a frontispiece from black and white photographs and 10 images on plates from photographs. A very uncommon title by Vestal and exceedingly scarce as a signed copy.
    TB31396  $175.00






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