Size: 10.75 inches tall by about 8 inches wide
Country of Origin: United States
Publisher: American West Publishing Co.
The land and its people
November / December 1985
Premier Newsstand Issue
Articles on General George S. Patton, Jr. at Desert Training Center, and George C. Scott's portrail of him for the television special The Last Days of Patton. For complete list of articles, and regular columns; please see end of description.
American West The land and its people, November / December 1985; vol. (Roman Numerals are now banned by Google) 22, No. 6; is published by American West Publishing Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Buffalo Bill Memorial Association; Tucson, AZ; ISSN: 0003-1534. American West is sponsored by the Western History Association. This staple - bound magazine, with a picture of actor George C. Scott as General George S. Patton, Jr. on the front cover, measures 10-3/4 inches tall by about 8 inches wide by 1/8 inch thick; with 96 numbered pages.
CONDITION: USED. Covers are scuffed with stress creases. Whole magazine is curled especially at the corners. Slight edgewear. Some ink from inside covers has rubbed onto facing pages; else pages are clean and firmly bound. Overall, a GOOD reading copy.
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Articles and Columns are:
On the Way to War - by Thomas W. Pew, Jr.
With Patton and GI's on the Western Desert
George C. Scott Gives Patton a Fair Shake - by Jeff DeRome
Marshal Joe LeFors vs Killer Tom Horn - by William Kittredge and Steven M. Krauzer
A hired g_n(censored by google) is silenced on the Wyoming cattle frontier
The Grattan Massacre - Drawings by Black Horse
As drawn from the Indian point of view
A Little Timberland ' 'Tomflumery' ' - by Robert Sagan
Comstock mining kings on wild ride in wooden wonder
A Hired Man for Christmas - by Diana Serra Cary
The true story of an unforgettable drifter
View from the West - [An editorial by Tom Pew, about Patton]
Western Geology Illustrated - [A column by Stephen L. Harris]
American Indian Legends, II: The Battle of Llao and Skell
[Explaines the origin of Crater Lake in Oregon]
Letters to the Editor
Western Art Notes [includes Will James: The Spirit of the Cowboy]
Western Skies - [A column by O. Richard Norton
Taurus ---- the Key to Halley's Comet]
Hidden Inns & Lost Trails
[Bent's Fort Winter Quarters - by Sam Arnold]
Gourmet & Grub - [by Barbara Blackburn
Basque Sheepherders' Savory Cooking
Includes recipes for Chilindron Sauce and Pipérade]
Photographing the West - [by Erwin and Peggy Bauer
Fall Hunting Trips]
Western Books in Brief
Western Lore [Saltair ----- Utah's Answer to Coney Island]
Western Snapshots Yesterday
[Posing in front of their traveling cookwagon and home, the Weyrick family (including: Marvel Weyrick - age 9, Lois Arminda Lane Weyrick, James Sylvester Weyrick, Walter Weyrick, Shep the dog) and friends . . . in 1904.]