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The American West, a treasury of stories, legends, narratives, songs & ballads of western America,

Author: William Targ
Publisher: Cleveland, New York, World Pub. Co. [1946]
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Presents folklore and legends, heroes and villains, wars and important events in the history of the Old West.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Targ, William, 1907-
American West.
Cleveland, New York, World Pub. Co. [1946]
(OCoLC)587142895
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: William Targ
OCLC Number: 525980
Notes: "First published April 1946.
Description: xii, 595 pages illustrations 22 cm
Contents: Tales and legends. The story of the lucky louse, or, Blood will tell / G. Ezra Dane and Beatrice J. Dane --
The phantom fence rider of San Miguel / Henry Yelvington --
Millionaires / Mark Twain --
"Speakin' of cowpunchers" / Charles M. Russell --
An ingénue of the Sierras / Bret Harte --
The Sun-Dog Trail / Jack London --
The two-gun man / Stewart Edward White --
The bride comes to Yellow Sky / Stephen Crane --
The square piano / Conrad Richter --
Higher education / Oliver La Farge --
Ghost of the Cimarron / Harry Sinclair Drago --
Riding bog / Will James --
Spoil the child / Howard Fast --
When a document is official / Frederic Remington --
A pigeon hunt / Andy Adams --
The come-on / Eugene Manlove Rhodes --
Bar-nothing's happy birthday / Eugene Cunningham --
We can't all be thoroughbreds / Irvin S. Cobb --
The mystery of the Palo Duro / J. Frank Dobie --
A call loan / O. Henry --
Don : the story of a lion dog / Zane Grey --
Corazon / George Pattullo --
Narratives. The first cowboy / Frederick R. Bechdolt --
Gentlemen-on-horseback / Ruth Laughlin Barker --
The expeditions of Fremont, Lewis and Clark and Z.M. Pike / Henry Howe --
The camp of the wild horse / Washington Irving --
Life among the trappers / Henry Howe --
Stage-coach / William Banning and George Hugh Banning --
Windwagon / Stanley Vestal --
Colonel Charles Goodnight, trail-maker / Dane Coolidge --
"Stick 'em up" / William McLeod Raine --
The naming of Death Valley / C.B. Glasscock --
A peccary-hunt in the Nueces / Theodore Roosevelt --
Dick Yeager / Marquis James --
Crazy as a sheepherder / David Lavender --
Custer / Frederic F. Van de Water --
Piñones / Haniel Long --
The Grand Canyon of the Colorado / Robert Frothingham --
Songs and ballads. Collector's note / John A. Lomax --
A home on the range ; I ride an old Paint ; When Bob got throwed ; The dreary Black Hills ; Sweet Betsy from Pike ; Sage-brush ; Sam Bass ; Brigham Young [I and II] ; The boozer ; As I walked out in the streets of Laredo ; The tenderfoot ; The Lone Star Trail ; Westward ho ; When the work's all done this fall ; Western life ; The cowman's prayer ; Whoopee, ti yi yo, git along, little dogies ; Billy Venero ; The cowboy's dream ; Windy Bill ; The cowboy's meditation ; The cowboy ; The range riders ; The gol-darned wheel ; The Texas cowboy ; Old time cowboy ; The Pecos queen ; The dying cowboy ; The old Chisholm trail --
A glossary of western words.
Responsibility: edited with an introduction by William Targ.

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Presents folklore and legends, heroes and villains, wars and important events in the history of the Old West.

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