A Stroll by My Western Bookshelves

Stroll. by. My. Western. Bookshelves. In the 1940's when I was a boy growing up in Toronto, Ontario, I often played at being a cowboy, much as a later generation of boys pretended to be men in outer space. I had a cowboy hat, and cloth, ...

A Stroll by My Western Bookshelves

A Stroll by My Western Bookshelves

Much experience and action, much thought and reminiscence, fill the pages of this volume. Here are books about explorers, frontiersmen, mountaineers, hunters, rangers, gold-finders, cowboys, and tenderfeet; novels and narratives by pioneer women; books by friends and also fighters of Native Americans. Often generously quoted, they pulse with the life of the old West. Albert R. Vogeler, Professor Emeritus, California State University, Fullerton You have the mantle of Henry Wagner, Carl Wheat, and Francis Farquhar on your shoulders. You are to be commended for bringing to life so many of the books that are key to our heritage. Gary F. Kurutz, Curator of Special Collections, California State Library

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A Stroll by My Western Bookshelves
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: Gordon J. Van de Water
Categories: Travel
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-04-03 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Much experience and action, much thought and reminiscence, fill the pages of this volume. Here are books about explorers, frontiersmen, mountaineers, hunters, rangers, gold-finders, cowboys, and tenderfeet; novels and narratives by pioneer women; books by friends and also fighters of Native Americans. Often generously quoted, they pulse with the life
The Zamorano 80 Revisited
Language: en
Pages: 557
Authors: Gordon J. Van De Water
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-04-16 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

The vademecum to the legendary Zamorano 80goal of many bibliophiles of the Golden State. A great reference and a sirens call to the world of bibliomania. W. Michael Mathes, Professor Emeritus, University of San Francisco, Holder of the Orden Mexicana del guila Azteca, author of numerous books in Spanish and
A Stroll by My Western Bookshelves
Language: en
Pages: 165
Authors: Gordon Van de Water
Categories: Private libraries
Type: BOOK - Published: 2005 - Publisher:

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The Tao Te Ching (Dao De Jing)
Language: en
Pages: 139
Authors: Gordon J. Van De Water
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-12-01 - Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

For twenty years, Gordon J. Van De Water has collected editions of the world classic the Tao Te Ching and pondered this ancient, yet still vibrant Chinese text of wisdom literature. Written in the sixth century before the Common Era and ascribed to Lao Tzu, a venerable sage, it offers
The Open Shelf
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Gordon J. Van De Water
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1914 - Publisher:

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