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Brand Book XII The Westerners

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles Corral: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014974

Condition: Near Fine


211 pages, photos, illustrations, limited to 500 copies, housed in a slipcase. Chapters include; The Old West is Gone, Deserted Diggings, Railroads of Arizona, California's Gold Rush Churches, Mountain Men as Explorers, Edward S. Curtis, Following Fremont's Fifth Expedition, etc. View more info

Henry's Journal Covering Adventures And Experiences In The Fur Trade On The Red River 1799-1801

By: Bell, Charles N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 015113

ISBN: 0877702705

Condition: New


20 pages, illustrations. This paper was read before the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, May 4, 1888 on the subject of Alexander Henry's experiences in the fur trade on the Red River in Canada. View more info

Life On The Red River Of The Northwest 1857 to 1887 Being the History of Navigation on the Red River of the North By Fred A. Bill and Life on the River Towns of Fargo and Moorhead By J. W. Riggs Introduction and Preface By Usher L. Burdick

By: Bill, Fred A., Riggs, J. W., Usher L. Burdick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Wirth Brothers: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015085

Condition: Very Good+


122 pages, frontis, photos, 2 small owner labels on front pastedown, slight edge wear. Limited to 750 copies. Laid in is a typed letter dated 1958 from the Fargo Forum addressed to the owner of the book discussing river travel and boats. View more info

The Hunting of the Buffalo Introduction by Frank Dobie

By: Branch, Douglas

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1997

Seller ID: 3578

ISBN: 0-8032-6137-3

Condition: New


240 pages, illustrations. "Originally published in 1929, tells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American plains. Its gradual extermination is chronicled by E. Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier travelers." View more info

Three Years In The Rocky Mountains

By: Brown, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 015160

ISBN: 0877701512

Condition: New


Limited edition, of 500 numbered copies, 28 pages, index. "Provides what is probably the only known account of the Fur Trade Rendezvous of 1837 View more info

The Plainsmen of the Yellowstone, A History of the Yellowstone Basin

By: Brown, Mark

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015270

Condition: Near Fine


480 pages, illustrations, maps, map endpapers, index, wear to jacket edges, laid in is a signed slip from the author. Explorers, Miners, Fur Traders, Indian Fighters, Settlers, Badmen, much on Crook and Terry Has a long chapter on outlaws and lawlessness in Montana and Wyoming, Johnson County War, Jim Averill, Cattle Kate, Flat Nose Curry, and the crimes of the Wild Bunch. Six Guns 299 View more info

The Montana Frontier

By: Burlingame, Merrill G.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Helena Montana, State Publishing Company: 1942

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014626

Condition: Very Good+


Original cloth, 418 pages, maps, illustrations, map end-papers, very small bookseller's label on rear paste-down. This book covers Montana's history from Lewis and Clark, Indians, fur trade, Custer, mining, and much on the cowboys, cattle drives, and ranching. Herd 369, Six-Guns 332, "Contains a chapter on the vigilantes and the Henry Plummer gang of road agents." View more info

The Jesuits and the Indian Wars of the Northwest

By: Burns, Robert Ignatius S. J.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015167

Condition: Very Good+


512 pages + illustrations, frontis, fold-out map, minor edge wear to jacket, slight soiling. View more info

Fur Traders From New England The Boston Men In The North Pacific, 1787-1800 The Narratives of William Dane Phelps, William Sturgis, and James Gilchrist Swan

By: Busch, Briton C. Barry M. Gough, William Phelps, William Sturgis, James Swan

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur Clark Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015449

ISBN: 0870622617

Condition: New


137 pages. Northwest Historical Series XVIII "The earliest accounts of the Northwest fur trade, prepared and edited by two top scholars in the field. They have gathered original narratives of the earliest stages of the fur trade: William Dane Phelps' "Solid Men of Boston," William Sturgis' "The Northwest Fur Trade," "William Sturgis on the American Vessels and the Maritime Fur Trade," and "Account of the Vessels Engaged in the Sea-Otter-F... View more info

McGillivary Lord Of The Northwest

By: Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Company: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2371

Condition: Very Good


337 pages, frontis, map end-papers, minor chipping to jacket edges. McGillivray went to Canada in the late 1700's and went to work as a clerk for a fur trading company. He quickly rose through the ranks and eventually became Chief Director. View more info

The American Fur Trade Of The Far West A History of Pioneer Trading Posts & Early Fur Compaines of the Missouri Valley & Rocky Mountains & of the Overland Commerce With Santa FE

By: Chittenden, Hiram Martin

Price: $145.00

Publisher: N.Y., Press of the Pioneers: 1935

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 544

Condition: Very Good -


2vols. Green cloth with gilt lettering, 1014 pgs, fold out map, illustrated, minor fading to spines. They're all here, Carson, Fitzpatrick, Bonneville, Odgen, Wyeth, Astor, American & Rocky Mountain Fur Companies etc. Howes C390 View more info

The American Fur Trade Of The Far West A History of Pioneer Trading Posts & Early Fur Compaines of the Missouri Valley & Rocky Mountains & of the Overland Commerce With Santa FE

By: Chittenden, Hiram Martin

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Academic Reprints: 1954

Seller ID: 998

Condition: Very Good+


2vols illustrations, 1029 total pages. They're all here, Carson, Fitzpatrick, Bonneville, Odgen, Wyeth, Astor, American & Rocky Mountain Fur Companies etc. Howes C390 View more info

The American Fur Trade Of The Far West A History of Pioneer Trading Posts & Early Fur Compaines of the Missouri Valley & Rocky Mountains & of the Overland Commerce With Santa FE

By: Chittenden, Hiram Martin

Price: $60.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, Academic Reprints: 1954

Seller ID: 999

Condition: Very Good+


2vols HB. Djs, illustrations1029 total pgs. minor edge wear to dust jacket edges, They're all here, Carson, Fitzpatrick, Bonneville, Odgen, Wyeth, Astor, American & Rocky Mountain Fur Companies etc. Howes C390 View more info

Yellowstone National Park Historical & Descriptive 1933 Edition Revised by Eleanor Chittenden Cress and Isabelle F. Story Illustrated With Late Photographs

By: Chittenden, Hiram, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California, Stanford University Press: 1933

Seller ID: 015091

Condition: Near Fine


286 pages, frontis, photos, fold-out map, small spot on spine just a bit lighter than the rest of the cloth. Early history including the trappers, explorers, John Colter, Bridger, Raynold's Expedition, Indians, etc. View more info

Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847

By: Churchill, Charles B.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3159

ISBN: 0870622285

Condition: New


278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies. "These personal narratives, combined with social, cultural, political and economic elements, offer an authentic record of early California society. Kit Carson, explorer and mountain man; Richard Henry Dana, seaman; William Heath Davis, Jr., prominent trader who assimilated into the Californio upper class; James Ohio Pattie, fur trapper; William Dane Phelps, ship captain; Alfred Robinson, trader and promin... View more info

Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847

By: Churchill, Charles B.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13818

ISBN: 0870622285

Condition: New


278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies, in original shrinkwrap. "These personal narratives, combined with social, cultural, political and economic elements, offer an authentic record of early California society. Kit Carson, explorer and mountain man; Richard Henry Dana, seaman; William Heath Davis, Jr., prominent trader who assimilated into the Californio upper class; James Ohio Pattie, fur trapper; William Dane Phelps, ship captain; Alfred Rob... View more info

This Reckless Breed of Men, The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest

By: Cleland,Robert Glass

Price: $24.00

Publisher: N.Y, Knopf: 1963

Seller ID: 60

Condition: Very Good


361pgs,illus. maps, index, Bk.Lvrs.SW. pg59,163 View more info

This Reckless Breed of Men, The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest

By: Cleland,Robert Glass

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015148

Condition: Very Good+


361 pages, illustrations, minor chipping to jacket edges. View more info

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James Clyman American Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered Wagon Emigrant As Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries

By: Clyman, James Charles L. Camp

Price: $675.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015003

Condition: Near Fine


California Historical Society Publication No. 3 (has the Arthur H. Clark Company Cleveland pasted over the CA Historical Society) 251 pages, frontis paste-on, maps (1 fold-out), illustrations, very slight wear, couple corners bumped. Limited to 300 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844." Mintz 99, Graff 769, Rader 849. View more info

James Clyman American Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered Wagon Emigrant As Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries

By: Clyman, James Charles L. Camp

Price: $1,150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015004

Condition: Near Fine


California Historical Society Publication No. 3 251 pages, frontis paste-on, maps (1 fold-out), illustrations, owner name, very light occasional foxing, complete jacket with a stain on rear panel edge, one small chip to spine, and foxing to front cover. Dust jackets for this title are rare in any condition. Limited to 300 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844.... View more info