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James, Will 1892-1942

Overview
Works: 136 works in 559 publications in 4 languages and 23,094 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Juvenile works  Biography  History  Western stories  Folklore  Anecdotes  Biography‡vAnecdotes  Pictorial works  Catalogs 
Subject Headings: Authors, American 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
Classifications: F596, 813.52
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Will James
Publications by Will James
Publications by Will James, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Will James
Smoky, the cowhorse by Will James( Book )
100 editions published between 1926 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 5,960 libraries worldwide
Describes the experiences of Smoky, the mouse-colored horse, from his birth on the range, his capture by humans, through his work in the rodeo and on the ranch, and his eventual old age
Cow country by Will James( Book )
20 editions published between 1926 and 1995 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,010 libraries worldwide
Cowboys, north and south by Will James( Book )
22 editions published between 1923 and 1998 in English and held by 998 libraries worldwide
Eight stories in unrefined western speech about the not always exciting or romantic life of American cowboys
Sand by Will James( Book )
19 editions published between 1929 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 905 libraries worldwide
A young city man learns to become a cowboy
Sun up; tales of the cow camps by Will James( Book )
16 editions published between 1931 and 1997 in English and held by 722 libraries worldwide
His spurs -- On the dodge -- Makings of a cow-horse -- Young cowboy -- Cattle rustlers -- Midnight -- First money -- Bucking horses and bucking-horse riders -- His waterloo -- Jake Adams, sourdough -- Home guard -- Filling in the cracks -- Last catch -- Cupid, the mustang -- Silver-mounted -- When in Rome
The drifting cowboy by Will James( Book )
12 editions published between 1925 and 1995 in English and held by 715 libraries worldwide
Stories about a working cowboy named Bill who drifts from Montana to Arizona
The American cowboy by Will James( Book )
12 editions published between 1942 and 2005 in English and held by 703 libraries worldwide
Follows the life of Bill, a cowboy on the open range of Texas in the 1830s and continues with his son and grandson as they witness the ever-changing landscape, the expansion of the cattle business, growth of railroads, and the end of the frontier
Will James' Book of cowboy stories by Will James( Book )
14 editions published between 1951 and 2006 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
"A selection of the cowboy-author's best stories and sketches, with his illustrations, arranged to give a picture of year-round life on the ranch."
Scorpion, a good bad horse by Will James( Book )
11 editions published between 1936 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 598 libraries worldwide
Scorpion proves himself a "horse of destiny."
Home ranch by Will James( Book )
9 editions published between 1935 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 593 libraries worldwide
Everyday life on a Western cattle ranch by the cowboy author and illustrator
Young cowboy by Will James( Book )
18 editions published between 1935 and 2008 in English and Czech and held by 553 libraries worldwide
Having gotten his first horse, Big-Enough, for his fourth birthday, Billy spends the next several years working hard to become a good, all-around cowboy on his father's ranch
Big-enough by Will James( Book )
10 editions published between 1931 and 1997 in English and held by 522 libraries worldwide
Tombstone an Iliad of the Southwest by Walter Noble Burns( Book )
10 editions published between 1927 and 1933 in English and held by 501 libraries worldwide
First published in 1927, this narrative defined the legend of Wyatt Earp, with the Earp clan representing law and order in the lawless, chaotic Old West, and the collision between civilization and frontier exploding in the bloody shootout at the OK Corral between the Earps and the Clanton-McLowery gang
The three mustangeers by Will James( Book )
8 editions published between 1933 and 1999 in English and held by 453 libraries worldwide
Andy, Stub and Hugh are hired by a range superintendent to round up the orneriest mustangs in the county
The dark horse by Will James( Book )
10 editions published between 1930 and 2003 in English and held by 451 libraries worldwide
A story of two thoroughbred horses
Cowboy in the making by Will James( Book )
5 editions published between 1937 and 2001 in English and held by 440 libraries worldwide
A young orphan boy finds companionship with his horses and an old trapper as they travel together through the Rocky Mountains of the Old West
Flint Spears : cowboy rodeo contestant by Will James( Book )
10 editions published between 1938 and 2002 in English and held by 407 libraries worldwide
All in the day's riding by Will James( Book )
13 editions published between 1933 and 1948 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Describes the equipment, clothing, and everyday experiences of cowboys
Horses I've known by Will James( Book )
10 editions published between 1929 and 2004 in English and held by 392 libraries worldwide
Fourteen short stories capture the quirky and peculiar behavior of horses, both good and ornery
Uncle Bill : a tale of two kids and a cowboy by Will James( Book )
8 editions published between 1932 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 349 libraries worldwide
Ten-year-old Kip and his older sister Scootie spend a summer at the Five Barb Ranch, where the old cowboy known as Uncle Bill teaches them to ride and rope and take care of themselves wherever they are in cow country
 
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Alternative Names
Dufault, Ernest 1892-1942
Dufault, Joseph-Ernest-Nephtali
Dufault, Joseph Ernest Nephtali 1892-1942
Džeimss, Vils 1892-1942
Džems, Villʹ 1892-1942
James, Will
James, William R. 1892-1942
James, William Roderick.
James, William Roderick 1892-1942
Jimusi, Weile.
Jimusi, Weile 1892-1942
Velli Jems.
Velli Jems 1892-1942
Weile Jimusi.
Weile Jimusi 1892-1942
Will James
William R. James
ジェームス
ジェームズ, ウィル
Languages
English (394)
French (6)
Swedish (4)
Czech (2)
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