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Reminiscences of A Soldier's Wife

By: Biddle, Ellen McGowan

Price: $975.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. P. Lippincott: 1907

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015998

Condition: Very Good


259 pages, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt, small discoloration on front cover, slight spine fade, inscribed by the author to Mrs. Custer Christmas Season 1912. The author accompanied her husband on various assignments in the West, Fort Lyon, Fort Robinson, account of the Germaine girls who were taken captives and rescued, Miles, Sherman, etc. Rader 356, Howes B426, Graff 288, "A very good account of Army life at western posts after the Civil War." View more info

Reminiscences of A Soldier's Wife Introduction by Peter Cozzens

By: Biddle, Ellen, McGowan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Mechanicsburg PA, Stackpole Books: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 016166

ISBN: 0811720586

Condition: New


257 pages, frontis, illustrations. "Ellen McGowan Biddle was the wife of James Biddle, a U.S. Army officer who saw wide service on the frontier. Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife is a collection of her articulate, astute observations about life in the Army. From Macon, Georgia, to Fort Robinson, Nebraska, Ellen McGowan Biddle followed her husband throughout his career until his retirement in 1896. Throughout her "reminiscences" she relates not only the day-to... View more info

Circular No. 8 War Department Surgeon General's Office Washington, May 1, 1875 A Report On Hygiene of the United States Army With Descriptions of Military Posts

By: Billings, John S.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1875

Seller ID: 015511

Condition: Very Good


Original ½ leather binding, raised bands on spine, 567 pages, fold-out map, illus. The majority of the book is on the military posts. Howes B450, "To this Circ. 8 were added 95 new posts." View more info

Report On Hygiene of the United States Army With Descriptions of Military Posts Circular No. 8 by John Billings, and Report to the Surgeon General on the Transport of Sick and Wounded by Pack Animals by George Otis Circular No. 9

By: Billings, John S. George Otis, Herbert M. Hart, John M. Carroll

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Sol Lewis: 1974

Seller ID: 015411

Condition: Very Good+


Reprints of Cir No. 8 originally published in 1875 and No. 9 originally published in 1877. 599 total pages, fold-out. limited to 500 copies. Very useful work! View more info

Soldier and Brave Indian and Military Affairs in the Trans-Mississippi West. Including A Guide to Historic Sites and Landmarks Volume XII The National Survey of Historic Sites and Buildings.

By: Billington, Ray Allen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Harper & Row Publishers: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015779

Condition: Very Good+


279 pages, frontis, photos, illustrations, map end-papers, minor edge wear to jacket. Adobe Walls, Rosebud, Beecher Island, Meeker Massacre, Bent's Fort, Washita, numerous forts. View more info

In His Brother's Shadow The Life of Thomas Ward Custer

By: Bird, Roy

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Paducah Kentucky, Turner Publishing Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014387

ISBN: 1563118181

Condition: New


200 pages, photos, Collectors Edition, #194 of 500 copies, SIGNED by the author. Long needed book on a 2 time Medal of Honor winner. Feud with Rain-In-The-Face, shooting scrape with Wild Bill Hickok in Hays City, and his role as "second fiddle," to his brother George Armstrong Custer. View more info

In His Brother's Shadow The Life of Thomas Ward Custer

By: Bird, Roy

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Paducah Kentucky, Turner Publishing Company: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015425

ISBN: 1563118181

Condition: Fine


200 pages, photos, Collectors Edition, # 104 of 500 copies, SIGNED by the author. Long needed book on a 2 time Medal of Honor winner. Feud with Rain-In-The-Face, shooting scrape with Wild Bill Hickok in Hays City, and his role as "second fiddle," to his brother George Armstrong Custer. View more info

Pawnee Passage 1870-1875

By: Blaine, Martha Royce

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8772

ISBN: 0-8061-2300-1

Condition: Fine


345 pages, maps, illustrations, REVIEW copy with card and announcement laid in. History of the Pawnee and their removal. View more info

Marching to Valhalla A Novel of Custer's Last Days

By: Blake, Michael

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., Villard: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3075

ISBN: 0679448640

Condition: Very Good+


288 pages. Combination of fact and fiction, written in the form of Custer's journal. The author also wrote Dances With Wolves. View more info

Marching to Valhalla A Novel of Custer's Last Days

By: Blake, Michael

Price: $10.00

Publisher: N.Y., Villard: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015332

ISBN: 0679448640

Condition: Near Fine


288 pages. Combination of fact and fiction, written in the form of Custer's journal. The author also wrote Dances With Wolves. View more info

Indian Wars of the Northwest A California Sketch

By: Bledsoe, A. J.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Bacon & Company Book and Job Printers: 1885

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8639

Condition: Very Good -


505 pages, errata, original cloth, wear to edges, owner name. Graff 328, "Includes an account of the overland expedition of the Gregg party in 1849 as well as Del Norte County history." Howes B529, "Best record of California Indian troubles to 1865." View more info

A Pictographic History Of The Oglala Sioux, Drawing by Amos Bad Heart Bull

By: Blish, Helen H. Mari Sandoz (introduction)

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015179

Condition: Near Fine


530 pages, color and black & white illustrations, slight wear to slipcase. Much on Custer and the Little Big Horn fight, early warfare between the Sioux and other tribes, social organization, much of the information came from interviews with He Dog and Short Bull. Luther High-Spot 105. View more info

Mesquite and Willow

By: Boatright, Mody C. Wilson Hudson, Allen Maxwell

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Dallas Texas, Southern Methodist University Press: 1957

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014391

Condition: Fine


203 pages. Texas Folklore Society Publication XXVII Collection of stories and tales from various writers, such as Frank J. Dobie and others. Herd 280, Six-Guns 231, "Contains a chapter on outlaws." View more info

Battle Drums and Geysers The Life and Journals of Lt. Gustavas Cheyney Doane, Soldier and Explorer of the Yellowstone and Snake River Regions

By: Bonney, Lorraine, Orrin H.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Sage Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4322

Condition: Very Good+


622 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. "Doane kept a journal while he co-led the 1st official exploration of the Yellowstone area in 1870." View more info

Battle Drums and Geysers The Life and Journals of Lt. Gustavas Cheyney Doane, Soldier and Explorer of the Yellowstone and Snake River Regions

By: Bonney, Lorraine, Orrin H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Sage Books: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6327

Condition: Very Good+


622 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. "Doane kept a journal while he co-led the 1st official exploration of the Yellowstone area in 1870." View more info

Betraying The Omaha Nation 1790-1916

By: Boughter, Judith A.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3503

ISBN: 0-8061-3091-1

Condition: New


289 pages, illustrations. "Betraying the Omaha Nation is the first comprehensive history during the years of 1790-1916. Tracing events from the Omahas' glory days under Chief Black Bird through the loss of most of their land during the World War I era. Judith A. Boughter brings to light the Omahas' complex and ultimately tragic story." View more info

The Century Magazine Vol. XLI

By: Bourke, John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: 1891

Seller ID: 016073

Condition: Good +


960 pages, ¼ leather, marbled page edges, leather worn, solid copy, Contains the March 1891 No. 5. 18 page article by John Bourke, "General Crook in the Indian Country." Illustrated by Remington. Also, Emigrant Train to CA, John Bidwell, Discovery of Yosemite, Discovery of Gold in CA, Grizzly and Pioneer, Fremont expeditions, + many more" View more info

An Apache Campaign In The Sierra Madre An Account Of The Expedition In Pursuit Of The Hostile Chiricahua Apaches In The Spring Of 1883 By John G. Bourke Captain Third Cavalry, U.S. Army

By: Bourke, John G.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1886

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 570

Condition: Good +


112pgs, illustrated, frontis, blue cloth rebound, very slight water staining on a few pages not effecting text Howes B652 aa, Rader 424. View more info

On The Border With Crook

By: Bourke, John G.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Charles Scribner's Sons N.Y.: 1891

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014439

Condition: Near Fine


491 pages + ads, frontis, illustrations, very slight edge wear. Rarely found in this condition. Luther 36, Howes B654 Rader 426, Graff 367, "A truly great book on both the Apaches and Arizona frontier." Howes B654 Rader 426 View more info