Beeler, Joe. Group of four books relating to the artist. Two volumes signed. (1) Hedgpeth, Don. Joe Beeler Life of a Cowboy Artist. Vail: Diamond Tail Press, 2004. Large 4to. 296 pages. First Printing. Profusely illustrated. Received Western Heritage Award for an Art Book in 2005. Also won prestigious Publishers Association of the West Design and Production Award. A magnificent saga about a great contemporary western artist. Fine reproductions of his paintings as well as photos of him and his family throughout his career. Fine in dust jacket.
(2) Green, Ben K. A Thousand Miles of Mustangin'. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1972. Third Printing, 1976. 145 pages. Illustrated by Joe Beeler. Small 4to. "The dean of great horse traders is back again." An epic odyssey into the wilds of northwest Mexico, during the depression, in search of an elusive herd of "phantom" mustangs. A great horse story. Fine in dust jacket.
(3) Polk, Frank. F-F-F-Frank Polk. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1978. First Printing. 123 pages. Illustrated by Joe Beeler. "A roping, rodeoing, carousing cowboy during the depression, an entertainer and animal trainer, a Grand Canyon guide, dude wrangler, Hollywood extra on the Western set . . artist and chronic stutterer . . Frank Polk relates his experiences in a hilariously funny autobiography that provides light reading for all interested in the West and its colorful personalities." (from the dust jacket.) Illustrated with drawings and photographs. Foreword by Slim Pickens. Signed by both Polk and Beeler. Fine in Dust jacket.
(4) Hedgpeth, Don. Cowboy Artist The Joe Beeler Story. Flagstaff: Northland Press, 1979. 115 pages. Profusely illustrated with black and white and color reproductions. Photos. Hedgpeth's earlier biographical effort on the great western painter. Foreword by Paul Weaver. Generously inscribed by Joe Beeler on first end paper. Very good brown cloth copy with no dust jacket.