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This Far-Off Wild Land The Upper Missouri Letters of Andrew Dawson

By: Wischmann, Lesley, Andrew Erskine Dawson

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, Arthur H. Clark Company: 2013

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015142

ISBN: 0870624199

Condition: New


New un-read copy, 336 pages, frontis, illustrations, map. Western Frontiersmen Series XXXVIII. " Three years after he landed in St. Louis, Dawson went up the Missouri in 1847 to what is now North Dakota and Montana, taking command of Fort Berthold, Fort Clark, and eventually Fort Benton, the premier fur trade post of the day. Fort Berthold and Fort Clark, where Dawson worked until 1854, remain two of the least documented American Fur Company posts. Dawson's letters,... View more info

Fort Clark And Its Indian Neighbors A Trading Post on the Upper Missouri

By: Wood, Raymond, William Hunt, Randy Williams

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14106

Condition: New


317 pages, illustrations. Fort Clark, in what is today western North Dakota, also served as a way station for artists, scientists, missionaries, soldiers, and other western chroniclers traveling along the Upper Missouri River. The written and visual legacies of these visitors-among them the German prince-explorer Maximilian of Wied, Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, and American painter-author George Catlin-have long been the primary sources of information on the cultures of the... View more info

Wyoming's Big Horn Basin to 1901 A Late Frontier

By: Woods, Lawrence M.

Price: $32.00

Publisher: Spokane, Arthur H. Clark Co.: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14188

ISBN: 87062-267-6

Condition: New


286 pages, frontis, illustrations, still in original shrink wrap, limited to 1,000 copies. "This new study examines the Big Horn Basin during its frontier period. Isolated by Indian lands and impassable natural barriers, the Big Horn Basin remained a frontier for years after the frontier faded from other Western regions. The Indian Treaties of 1868 had left the Basin effectively encircled by Crow, Sioux, and Shoshoni Indians. The Yellowstone cordillera, Big Horn Riv... View more info

The Journal of John Work A Chief-trader of the Hudson's Bay Co. During His Expedition From Vancouver to the Flatheads and Blackfeet of the Pacific Northwest Edited, and With Account of the Fur Trade in the Northwest, and Life of Work

By: Work, John, Lewis, William S. Paul C. Phillips, Robert Carriker

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spokane, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2006

Seller ID: 015028

ISBN: 0870623478

Condition: New


New, unread copy, 209 pages, frontis, illustrations, map, Introduction to second printing by Robert Carriker. The first section of the book gives an overview of the Fur Trade in the Northwest and the competition between the rival fur companies. Work's journal in presented next. His trapping expedition started in 1831 and ended the following year. They traveled through Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. The party faced numerous hardships, lack of food, a harsh winter,... View more info