Books I Own about The West
compiled by Donald Burger, Attorney at Law

Action Shooting Cowboy Style, by John Taffin. 1999. Krause Publications. Hardback. 320 pages.

Charles Goodnight: Cowman and Plainsman, by J Evetts Haley. 1936. University of Oklahoma Press. Paperback. 485 pages.

A Collection of Cowboy Poetry: Here's to the Vinegarroon! Edited by Barney Nelson. 1989. Territorial Printer, Inc. Paperback. 104 pages.

Come an' Get It: The Story of the Old Cowboy Cook by Ramon Adams. 1952. University of Oklahoma Press. Paperback. 170 pages.

The Cowboy at Work: All about His Job and How He Does It, by Fay E. Ward. 1958. University of Oklahoma Press. Paperback. 289 pages.

The Cowboy Hat Book, by William Reynolds and Ritch Rand. 1995. Gibbs Smith Publisher. Paperback. 95 pages.

The Cowboy Life, by Michele Morris. 1993. Fireside. Paperback. 256 pages.

Cowboy Lingo, by Ramon Adams. 1936, 2000. Houghton Mifflin. Paperback. 253 pages.

Cowboy Poetry: A Gathering, Edited by Hal Cannon. 1985. Gibbs Smith, Inc. Paperback. 201 pages.

The Cowboy Way, by David McCumber. 1999. Avon Books. Hardback. 337 pages.

The Cowboys, by William Forbis. 1973. Time-Life Books. Hardback. 240 pages.

Cowboys and the Wild West: An A-Z Guide from the Chisholm Trail to the Silver Screen, by Don Cusic. 1994. Facts on File, Inc. Hardback. 356 pages.

Fannie Farmer 1896 Cook Book by Fannie Merritt Farmer. 1896. Paperback. 567 pages.

Frontier Pistols and Revolvers, by Dominique Venner. 1996. Chartwell Books, Inc. Hardback. 144 pages.

The Great Chiefs, by Tenjamin Capps. 1975. Time-Life Books. Hardback. 240 pages.

Gunfighter: Man or Myth, by Joseph G. Rosa. 1969. University of Oklahoma Press. Paperback. 229 pages.

The Gunfighters, by Paul Trachtman. 1974. Time-Life Books. Hardback. 238 pages.

Heart of the West, by O. Henry. 1993. Reader's Digest Association. Hardback. 246 pages.

Roundup: A Texas Kid's Companion, by David Kaplan. 1983. Texas Monthly Press. Paperback. 192 pages.

Saloons of the Old West, by Richard Erdoes. 1979. Afred A Knopf. Hardback. 277 pages.

I See by Your Outfit: Historic Cowboy Gear of the Northern Plains, by Tom Lindmier and Steve Mount. 1996. High Plains Press. Paperback. 173 pages.

Standard of the West: The Justin Story, by Irvin Farman. 1996. TCU Press. Hardback. 260 pages.

Story of the Great American West, by Reader's Digest. 1977. Readers Digest Association, Inc. Hardback. 384 pages.

Tales of Old-Time Texas, by J. Frank Dobie. 1928, 1930, 1931, 1943, 1955. Castle Books. Hardback. 336 pages.

Tall in the Saddle, by Peggy Thompson & Saiko Usukawa. 1998. Chronicle Books. Paperback 118 pages.

The Texans, by David Nevin. 1975. Time-Life Books. Hardback. 240 pages.

Texas Smoke, by CF Eckhardt. 2001. Texas Tech University Press. Paperback. 128 pages.

Thomas Jefferson and the Changing West, Edited by James P. Ronda. 1997. University of New Mexico Press. Paperback. 204 pages.

Tools of the Cowboy Trade: Today's Crafters of Saddles, Bits, Spurs and Trappings, by Casey Beard. Photographs by Dale Degabriele. 1997. Gibbs-Smith Publisher. Paperback. 96 pages. This book has great photographs of modern cowboy equipment. It is a dream book of saddles, spurs and other accessories of the well-heeled western fan. Worth the money for the pictures alone.

The Top Shooter's Guide to Cowboy Action Shooting, by Hunter Scott Anderson. 2000. Krause Publications. Paperback. 215 pages.

The Truth about Texas, by Anne Dingus. 1995. Gulf Publishing Company. Paperback. 190 pages.

Way Out West, by Jane and Michael Stern. 1993. HarperCollins Publishers. Paperback. 400 pages.

The West: An Illustrated History, by Geoffrey C. Ward. 1996. Little, Brown and Company. Hardback. 446 pages.

The Youngest Drover, by Ron Carter. 1994. Harbour Books. Paperback. 167 pages.

Western Words, by Ramon Adams. 1998. Hippocrene Books. Paperback. 182 pages.

Last revised November 4, 2002

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