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    Looking Far West: The Search for the American West in History, Myth, and Literature ed. Frank Bergon & Zeese Papanikolas (Mentor, 1978, 476pp, hc) [Western]
    An academic collection of historical/literary excerpts from many sources, including such Western authors as Zane Grey, Mari Sandoz, Crane, Steinbeck, Larry McMurtry, etc. No discernible pulp material. This contains over two hundred short excerpts of various sorts, almost all from nonfiction texts. (There are a couple dozen poems.) Aside from some Native creation myths and a couple of tall tales reprinted from nonfiction sources, only “fiction” items are listed.
    • 121 · The Prairie · James Fenimore Cooper · ex; from novel of same name.
    • 233 · Paradise as a Police State [Sherlock Holmes] · Sir Arthur Conan Doyle · ex Beeton’s Christmas Annual 1887; from A Study in Scarlet.
    • 246 · When You Call Me That, Smile! · Owen Wister · ex Macmillan US 1902; from The Virginian.
    • 262 · The Luck of Roaring Camp · Bret Harte · ex Overland Monthly Aug 1868
    • 288 · The Finished Product: The Virginian · Owen Wister · ex Macmillan US 1902; from The Virginian.
    • 314 · The Disinterested Killer, Bill Harrigan · Jorge Luis Borges · ss; from A Universal History of Infamy.
    • 326 · Settling Down · Zane Grey · ex; from Raiders of Spanish Peaks.
    • 328 · Carrion Spring · Wallace Stegner · ss Esquire Oct 1962; in Wolf Willow, 1963.
    • 352 · Facing the Great Unknown · O. E. Rölvaag · ex; from Giants in the Earth.
    • 353 · A First Crop · O. E. Rölvaag · ex; from Giants in the Earth.
    • 361 · Democracy on the Sodhouse Frontier · Hamlin Garland · ex; from “Among the Corn-Rows” in Main-Travelled Roads.
    • 378 · The Railroad Squeezes the Farmers · Frank Norris · ex; from The Octopus.
    • 405 · Wobbly Mythology · John Dos Passos · ex; from Nineteen Nineteen.
    • 418 · The Last Trek · John Steinbeck · ex; from The Grapes of Wrath.
    • 428 · Wild West Week in Cheyenne · Jack Kerouac · ex; from On the Road.
    • 438 · A Lot of Cowboys · Judith Rascoe · ss Atlantic Monthly Nov 1970
    • 473 · San Narcisco, California · Thomas Pynchon · ex; from The Crying of Lot 49.


    Ride the East Wind: Parables of Yesterday and Today ed. Edmund C. Berkeley (New York: Quadrangle 0-8129-0375-7, 1973, $6.95, 214pp, hc)
    A collection of over fifty parables, anecdotes, allegories and fables plus scores of quotations, proverbs and remarks. Only the full stories are listed.


    The Pocket Book of Dog Stories ed. Harold Berman (Pocket Book 187, Dec ’42, 25¢, 234pp, pb, cover by Hoffman)
    Details supplied by Ken Johnson.



    The Haunted Dancers ed. Charles Birkin (Paperback Library 52-472, Jun ’67, 50¢, 159pp, pb)
    Reprint (Tandem Books 1965 as The Tandem Book of Ghost Stories) anthology.
    • 7 · Introduction · Charles Birkin · in
    • 9 · Acknowledgements · [Misc.] · ms
    • 11 · The Lost, Strayed, Stolen · M. F. K. Fisher · nv The New Yorker Mar 20 1965
    • 35 · Florinda · Shamus Frazer · ss The London Mystery Magazine #29 1956
    • 43 · Dead Men’s Bones · Edith Olivier · ss Quakes, ed. Anon., London: Philip Allan 1933
    • 50 · The Third Coach · H. R. Wakefield · ss They Return At Evening, Phillip Allan 1928
    • 63 · Last Time Lucky · P. M. Hubbard · ss The Tandem Book of Ghost Stories, ed. Charles Birkin, London: Tandem Books 1965
    • 72 · Cold in the Night · Marguerite Steen · ss The Illustrated London News Nov 20 1935
    • 86 · Zara and Zita · Charles Birkin · ss The Tandem Book of Ghost Stories, ed. Charles Birkin, London: Tandem Books 1965
    • 95 · Out of the Earth · Flavia Richardson · ss Hutchinson’s Mystery Story Magazine Apr 1925
    • 101 · Sophy Mason Comes Back · E. M. Delafield · ss Time & Tide 1930
    • 114 · The Haunted Dancers · Arthur Mayse · ss The Saturday Evening Post Jul 8 1961
    • 127 · The Yew Tree · Shamus Frazer · ss London Mystery Selection #39 1958
    • 136 · No Ships Pass · Lady Eleanor Smith · nv Cassell’s Apr 1932



    Classic Scottish Short Stories ed. Angus Black (London: New English Library 01243, 1973, 30p, 159pp, pb)
    11 Scottish stories most with a flavour of the supernatural.



    They Opened the West ed. Tom Blackburn (Doubleday, 1967, hc) [Western]
    Note: contains factual articles (indicated) and fiction (original publication except where a prior date is given.


    The Old West in Fiction ed. Irwin R. Blacker (I. Obolensky, 1961, hc) [Western]
    Anthology including 2 novels, parts of other novels, numerous short stories, and one television script.
    • The Wind and the Snow of Winter · Walter Van Tilburg Clark · ss The Yale Review Win 1945
    • The Bride Comes to Yellow Sky · Stephen Crane · nv Scribner’s Jun 1897
    • Open Winter · H. L. Davis · nv The Saturday Evening Post May 6 1939
    • Grant of Kingdom · Harvey Fergusson · ss The Saturday Evening Post 1950
    • The Lone Star Ranger · Zane Grey · ss
    • Rendezvous · A. B. Guthrie · ex; from The Big Sky, 1947.
    • The Iliad of Sandy Bar · Bret Harte · ss Overland Monthly Nov 1870
    • Stage to Lordsburg · Ernest Haycox · ss Collier’s Apr 10 1937
    • Flame on the Frontier · Dorothy Johnson · ss Argosy Dec 1950
    • The Raid · Alan LeMay · ex; from The Searchers, 1954.
    • An Odyssey of the North · Jack London · nv Atlantic Monthly Jan 1900
    • Gunsmoke · John Meston · pl; (tv script)
    • The Fool’s Heart · Eugene Manlove Rhodes · nv The Saturday Evening Post May 1 1915
    • Early Marriage · Conrad Richter · ss The Saturday Evening Post Apr 7 1934
    • The Leader of the People · John Steinbeck · ss Argosy (UK) Aug 1936
    • The Buffalo · Stewart Edward White · ss The Saturday Evening Post Feb 28 1931; from The Long Rifle, Doubleday, 1931.



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