Will James' Book of Cowboy Stories (Tumbleweed) Loping through a book by Will James is the next best thing to being there. Born in a covered wagon near Great Falls, Montana, and an orphan at the age of three, James was adopted by a French Canadian trapper and prospector/5. Will James possesses the unique ability to weave into story form real life experiences of the American cowboy. He writes just like he's talking to the reader.
His style and description of events makes you feel like you are in his boots and seeing things through his eyes/5(7). Nov 01, · Basically a book for teens or young adults, the story covers Will James from childhood to adult, written exactly as if he were speaking.
This gives the story a basis of reality and makes it a story from around a camp fire/5(22).
Jan 01, · Format: Hardcover Verified Purchase Will James possesses the unique ability to weave into story form real life experiences of the American cowboy. He writes just like he's talking to the reader. His style and description of events makes you feel like you are in his boots and seeing things through his eyes/5(7). Fourteen stories from the works of the master of the cowboy yarn with James' own illustrations.
The selections cover many and varied aspects of cowboy life and of ourse have that exuberant affection for people, animals and the freedom of the Western lains which creates enthusiastic James' readers, both young and adult. The Will James Cowboy Book book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Ina limited number of The Will James Cowboy Book were pu /5(6). The American cowboy (Gregg Press Western fiction series): ISBN () Gregg Press, Celibates by Moore, George (George Augustus), (World Cultural Heritage Library) by Will James.
ISBN () Softcover, International Business Publications, USA, Will James' Book of Cowboy Stories is a gathering of some of the most entertaining illustrated stories of cowboy life from the Will James collection.
Some features of WorldCat will not be available. Will James' Book of Cowboy Stories Pub. By Scribne by Will James A copy that has been read, but remains in excellent condition. Pages are intact and are not marred by notes or highlighting, but may contain a neat previous owner name.
The spine remains undamaged. Will James possesses the unique ability to weave into story form real life experiences of the American cowboy. He writes just like he's talking to the reader. His style and description of events makes you feel like you are in his boots and seeing things through his eyes/5.
In the book, Lone Cowboy by Will James, he talks about his life growing up in the old west in the late s. It's a novel to get a picture of what a cowboy's daily life and background were truly like in the period of xn--80aqafbcerwjl3k.xn--p1aiy when ranches were a big part of the western scene/5.
Feb 11, · "Will James' Book of COWBOY STORIES" Illustrated by Will James. Dust jacket has small tears and missing chips around the edges. Dust jacket has has been xn--80aqafbcerwjl3k.xn--p1ai date: Feb 11, A series of 8 short stories about real cowboy life. All the stories previously appeared in magazine format. Illustrated with 57 separate b/w drawings by Will James (two are also repeated for a total of 59).
Grey cloth with Black lettering. _Will James's Book of Cowboy Stories_ is a collection of some of the most entertaining illustrated stories of cowboy life from the Will James collection. Unlike the original Scribner's edition, the stories in this version are unabridged.5/5(1). Will James' Book of Cowboy Stories (Hardcover) / Author: Will James / Illustrator: Will James ; ; General & literary fiction, Fiction, Books. James's second book of illustrated short stories, published in Decemberwas titled The Drifting Cowboy, and included forty-one pencil drawings and sixteen in ink.
Also during this year, James began work on his first novel, a children's book called Smoky. The stories with which James' regales his reader come alive on the page, with the voice of a real cowboy. Reading Lone Cowboy, is like sitting around a campfire on the range, having a cowboy tell you stories in the firelight. Added to its charm, are Will James' own original pen drawings, which make the tales spring to life, all the more.
Lone Cowboy: My Life Story by Will James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at xn--80aqafbcerwjl3k.xn--p1ai Will James' Book of Cowboy Stories by James, William A readable copy. All pages are intact, and the cover is intact. Pages can include considerable notes-in pen or highlighter-but the notes cannot obscure the text.
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More Will James Books. Scribners copyright This is a Scribners reprint. " x 6" Rust cloth boards with white letters and art on cover and spine. The Will James Cowboy Book: James, Will: Books - xn--80aqafbcerwjl3k.xn--p1ai Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Returns & Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address /5(4). Mar 07, · Artist and author Will James is beloved by readers for his life-like drawings and illustrated stories of horses in the American West and the cowboys who work them.
His books are comprised of story and essay collections, novels, an autobiography, and children's books. All depict aspects of the cowboy life, including detailed descriptions of the people, places, animals, equipment, and work. James’s life had been rather creative, though, long before he wound up in a Nevada prison cell. Online Nevada Encyclopedia—which also goes by the initials ONE—reveals what a lot of folks who grew up loving his books never knew: James wasn’t born in Montana as he told his jailers in Nevada and wrote in Lone xn--80aqafbcerwjl3k.xn--p1ai fact, he wasn’t a Westerner at all, or a U.S.
citizen, or even a. Buy a cheap copy of Will James Book of Cowboy Stories Pub. Free shipping over $ Scorpion is an excellent novel and good description of the life of a real cowboy - not the movie version.
If you love tales of the old west, the real old west, and horses you will enjoy this book. I first read the books written by Will James as a 13 or 14 year old and loved them. Now some 69 or 70 years older, I /5(4). A clever book! Instead of a dry history of how rodeos came about, Will James invents a larger than life cowboy who was there from the beginning.
Flint Spears is a proper rough 'n' tough cowboy, used to breaking the worst horses in any string, and when a few boss get together for a little bet, he is first in line to prove his worth/5(3). Feb 13, · 9) Will James: Smoky the Cowhorse () This beloved children’s book (though cherished by all ages) follows the story of Smoky, as he’s called by cowboy Clint, from his birth on the range to his reputation as a killer to his ultimate salvation.
With an Exceptional Original Drawing by James JAMES, Will. Lone Cowboy: My Life Story. Illustrated by the Author. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, First edition. One of copies with an original James drawing bound in on thicker stock.
The drawing in this copy is of a cowboy riding a running horse. Will James expressed surprise at winning the Newbery Medal for Smoky the Cowhorse, since the book was published for adults. An illustrated edition of Smoky the Cowhorse was issued in James loosely based the book on his first horse, Smoky, who was born in the Huff's cabin, near Val Marie, Saskatchewan where James learned wrangling and.
Jan 28, · A vampire weighed down by his hatred of his own species and an eccentric cowboy who wants someone to join him in his travels meet, the cowboy trying to help the vampire on his feet again and the vampire trying to keep the cowboy from getting himself killed by his own stupidity. This is the story. Book of cowboy stories by Will James starting at $ Book of cowboy stories has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.
Mar 30, · Unique Charlie Russell book once owned by Will James sells for $12K at auction Apr 2, A book of Montana western artist Charles M. Russell's letters and illustrations sold for $12, at. Will James: Cowboy Artist and Author. Smoky, a novel by Artist-Author Will James, won the. Newbery Medal for literature from the American Library Association and. has never been out of print. This oil by James of Smoky appeared on. the cover of a color illustrated edition of the book and is his most.
This is a book I read when I was about 15, and enjoyed reading it again. Basically a book for teens or young adults, the story covers Will James from childhood to adult, written exactly as if he were speaking. This gives the story a basis of reality and makes it a story from around a camp xn--80aqafbcerwjl3k.xn--p1ais: Lone Cowboy: My Life Story by Will James starting at $ Lone Cowboy: My Life Story has 4 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Jan 26, · Casino Royale by Ian Fleming (worth $,).
Author Ian Fleming released Casino Royale, the first novel in what would be the James Bond book series in. Buy Lone Cowboy: My Life Story by Will James online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now.5/5(1).
Jun 06, · Cowboy Jack Burns is a roaming ranch hand in s New Mexico who refuses to join modern society. (The scenes of his horse — named Whisky — crossing highways and tentatively walking on pavement are rather memorable.) This alone makes it stand out from other cowboy stories, which are almost always set in the s.
James Warner Bellah (–) Don Bendell (born ) Tom W. Blackburn (–) William Blinn (born ) Stephen Bly (–) Frank Bonham (–) Allan R. Bosworth (–) B.M.
Bower (–), (pseudonym of Bertha "Muzzy" Sinclair) Leigh Brackett (–) Max Brand (–), (pseudonym of Frederick. Books by Will James Cowboys North and South () Order: Paperback or Hardcover.
This classic collection of eight cowboy stories is available in a new edition for the first time in decades. Cowboys North and South showcases Will James' great talent for capturing the lifestyle and picturesque vernacular of the American cowboy. Lone Cowboy: My Life Story by Will James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at xn--80aqafbcerwjl3k.xn--p1ai Will James. First Edition. Hardcover. 8vo (25 x 15cm). ix,. Green cloth covers with gilt titles to upper cover and spine.
Text block tight and unmarked. Unclipped Orange DJ with "N. Y. Herald Tribune" quote, edge wear, light fading and 2 1cm chips to head of spine.
Adams Frazier pp. Very good + / very good. Item # Price: $ New York: Scribners, First edition. Hardcover. 6 x 8, pgs, b&w illustrations by the author. Cowboys, cow country, the life and lots good cowboy humor.
Previous owner's bookplate inside front cover. Good+. Item # Lone Cowboy. My Life Story. New York and London: Charles Scribner's Sons, First edition. Illustrated by the author. ix, , pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original green illustrated cloth, Fine in Very Good unclipped dustjacket, with some minor loss at top of spine. Description: In Lone Cowboy, Will James revives the scenes, people, and customs of the turn-of-the-century American West.
Today regarded as a fictionalized autobiography, Lone Cowboy follows the character of James the cowboy from a boy to an accomplished artist. Lone Cowboy, My Life Story. James, Will. Charles Scribner's Sons (USA) () first printing (green variant) Item # Price: $ Add to Cart (Facsimile Dust Jacket only - BOOK NOT INCLUDED) See all items in Biography. See all items by Will James. Facsimile Dust Jackets, LLC. James Society. James was once a working cowboy himself and his books and stories illustrate the “real west” as he and others like him experienced it.
Sharon Arpoika, President of the Friends of the Oakdale Library, and a retired librarian will talk about this cowboy turned author and read an excerpt from his best known story.