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Journal of a Trapper Nine Years In The Rocky Mountains 1834-1843 Being A General Description Of The Country, Climate, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Etc., And A View Of The Life Led By A Hunter In Those Regions

By: Russell Osborne

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: Boise Idaho, SYMS-York Company, 1914

Edition: 1st Edition


105 pages + index, original full black morocco leather, gilt lettering, very slight edge wear, housed in a slipcase. Russell joined an expedition led by Nathaniel J. Wyeth in the spring of 1834 which headed for the Rocky Mountains. The author relates his experiences at various forts, the Yellowstone, much about Indian fights, hunting, trapping, etc. He later joined Jim Bridger's company and tells of the Green River Rendezvous, more trapping, exploring and Indians fightin... View more info

Kit Carson Days 1809-1868 "Adventures in the Path of Empire" Revised Edition with New Matter by Edwin L. Sabin With Twenty Full Page Drawings by Howard Simon

By: Sabin, Edwin L.

Price: $150.00

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


2 vols, one of 1,000 copies trade edition 996 pgs, illustrated, green cloth with gilt lettering soiling to spines else tight crisp copies VG- Rader 2867 Howes S1 View more info

Kit Carson,The Happy Warrior of The Old West

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co., 1928

Edition: First Edition


297 pages, map end-papers, minor chipping to jacket edges. Indian fighter, scout, guide, Indian Agent. Rader 3531. View more info

Land Of Promise The Story Of The Northwest Territory

By: Havighurst, Walter

Price: $18.00

Publisher: N.Y, The Macillian Company, 1946

Edition: First Edition


384 pages, map end-papers. The Northwest Territory from the earliest times to present. Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota. Fur trade, exploration, George Rogers Clark, etc. View more info

Last Of The Great Scouts Life Story Of Col. W.F. Cody (Buffalo Bill) As told by his sister Helen Cody Wetmore

By: Wetmore, Helen Cody

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Duluth, Minn., 1899

Edition: First Edition


267pgs, illus. Red cloth with buffalo imprint,slight fading to the spine, hinges cracked, one illus. Tipped in. Howes W297 Six-Guns2372 scarce, Rader 3617 View more info

Last Of The Great Scouts Life Story Of Col. W.F. Cody (Buffalo Bill)As told by his sister Helen Cody Wetmore

By: Wetmore, Helen Cody

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Chicago, Duluth Press Publishing Company, 1994


296 pgs, illustrations, frontis, Reprint of the 1899 edition. View more info

Lone Elk The Life Story of Bill Williams Trapper and Guide of the Far West 2 volumes Parts 1 & 2

By: Williams, Chauncey Pratt

Price: $145.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, John VanMale, 1935

Edition: First Edition


2 volumes, Part One 50 pages, Part Two 35 pages. The Old West Series Number 6 & 7, LIMITED edition of 500 copies. Story of Bill Williams famous mountain man. Howes W449, Rader 3667 View more info

March Of The First Dragoons To The Rocky Mountains In 1835 A Biography OF Ford, With A History Of The Dragoons, The Expedition, And A Map Of The Route

By: Mumey, Nolie

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Denver, The Eames Brothers Press, 1957

Edition: First Edition


109 pages + index, frontis, illustrations, fold-out map, LIMITED EDITION, 1 of 350 SIGNED and numbered copies. "The march of the Dragoons under Colonel Henry Dodge was unique in that three companies consisting of 120 men, marched 1,600 miles with 60 days rations, and held councils with many Indian traibe along the Platte and Artkansas rivers, without having any hostile encounters." Ford a captain of one of the companies kept a diary. View more info

Marcus Whitman, Crusader 3 volumes, Part One, 1802 to 1839 With Maps and Illustrations, Part Two, 1839 to 1843, Part Three 1843 to 1847

By: Hulbert, Archer Butler, Dorothy Printup Hulbert

Price: $450.00

Publisher: Denver, Stewart Commission of Colorado College, 1936

Edition: 1st Edition


3 volume set Overland to the Pacific Vols. 6, 7, 8. Part One 1936 1st ed., 341 pages. Part Two 1938 1st ed., 342 pages. Part Three 1941 1st ed. 275 pages. Overland travel, Oregon Trail, Oregon Mission, Bent's Fort, fur trade, Indians, Fort Walla Walla, etc. A fine set with slight edge wear to jackets. View more info

McGillivary Lord Of The Northwest

By: Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Toronto, Clarke, Irwin & Company, 1962

Edition: First Edition


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

Miles Goodyear First Citizen Of Utah Trapper, Trader and California Pioneer

By: Kelly, Charles, Howe, Maurice L.

Price: $195.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Western Printing Company, 1937

Edition: First Edition


LIMITED EDITION, # 47 of 350 copies, SIGNED by Howe with 2 inscriptions, 152 pages + bibliography and index, frontis, illustrations, dust jacket has minor chipping to edges, and is sunned on the spine, Goodyear went west in 1836 with the Whitmans. He built the first home in Utah, and was a California pioneer of 1849. Howes K56aa, Rare item! View more info

Miles Goodyear First Citizen Of Utah Trapper, Trader and California Pioneer

By: Kelly, Charles, Howe, Maurice L.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Western Printing Company, 1937

Edition: First Edition


LIMITED EDITION, #312 of 350 copies. 152 pages + bibliography and index, frontis, illustrations, slight wear to jacket. Goodyear went west in 1836 with the Whitmans. He built the first home in Utah, and was a California pioneer of 1849. Howes K56. View more info

Miles Goodyear First Citizen Of Utah Trapper, Trader and California Pioneer

By: Kelly, Charles, Howe, Maurice L.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Western Printing Company, 1937

Edition: First Edition


LIMITED EDITION, #294 of 350 copies. 152 pages + bibliography and index, frontis, illustrations, minor wear to jacket. Goodyear went west in 1836 with the Whitmans. He built the first home in Utah, and was a California pioneer of 1849. Howes K56. View more info

My Life in the Mountains and on the Plains, The Newly Discovered Autobiography of David Meriwether, edited by Robert Griffen

By: Meriwether, David

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, Univ OK., 1965

Edition: First Edition


301pgs illus. Very minor wear to dj. Meriwether was a frontiersman, mountain man in the far west, plainsman and territorial governor of New Mexico. He was a prisoner of the Spaniards in Santa Fe in the 1820's. While serving as governor and superintendent of Indian affairs, he preferred charges against Carson for disobedience, insubordination, and cowardice in the presence of Indians. Meriwether eluded that Carson was overrated. View more info

My Sixty Years On The Plains Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting

By: Hamilton, W.T.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: N.Y., Forest And Stream Publishing Co., 1905

Edition: First Edition


244 pages, illustrations by Charles M. Russell, slight edge wear, owner name. Very nice copy! "Hamilton went west in 1842, with Old Bill Williams, the expedition arrived among the Cheyennes well ahead of the other traders, bought up all the furs and sold them. Hamilton never returned East, but spent the remainder of his life in the West, trapping and trading, guiding emigrant trains, scouting in the Indian wars, and mining." Howes H139, Graff 1759, Rader 1755 View more info