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

By: Hamilton, W.T.

Price: $750.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014348

Condition: Very Good -


244 pages, moderate edge wear, fading to rear cover and spine (gilt lettering on spine visible,) illustrations by Charles M. Russell, slight spine fade, SIGNED and dated 1905 by Hamilton, "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 tr... View more info

Alexander Barclay Mountain Man From London Corsetier to Pioneer Farmer in Canada, Bookkeeper in St. Louis, Superintendent of Bent's Fort, Fur Trader and Mountain Man in Colorado and New Mexico,

By: Hammond, George P.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Old West Publishing Company: 1976

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 1631

Condition: Very Good+


TITLE CONTINUED...Builder of Barclay's Fort On The Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico in 1848 A Narrative of His Career 1810 to 1855 His Memorandum Diary 1845 to 1850 246 pages, fold-out maps, frontis, illustrations, chipping to jacket edges, The title says it all!! View more info

Alexander Barclay Mountain Man From London Corsetier to Pioneer Farmer in Canada, Bookkeeper in St. Louis, Superintendent of Bent's Fort, Fur Trader and Mountain Man in Colorado and New Mexico,

By: Hammond, George P.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Old West Publishing Company: 1976

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 9913

Condition: Very Good+


TITLE CONTINUED...Builder of Barclay's Fort On The Santa Fe Trail, New Mexico in 1848 A Narrative of His Career 1810 to 1855 His Memorandum Diary 1845 to 1850 246 pages, fold-out maps, frontis, illustrations, slight edge wear to jacket edges, The title says it all!! 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

Seller ID: 2438

Condition: Very Good


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

Wild Life In The Far West; Personal Adventures Of A Border Mountain Man. Comprising Hunting and Trapping Adventures With Kit Carson and Others; Captivity and Life Among The Commanches etc.,

By: Hobbs, James Captain

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., Wiley, Waterman & Eaton: 1874

Seller ID: 14100

Condition: Very Good+


483 pages. illus. Color frontis, slight exterior wear. Howes H550, Rader 1901, Six Guns 997, Rittenhouse 299 "Hobbs knew Kit Carson, and in 1835, he joined a wagon train going over the Santa Fe Trail via Bent's Fort. Contains material on the Speyer caravan caught in the snow and on other Trail caravans in 1843-45." War with Mexico, Joaquin Murietta, mountain men, overland travel, etc. View more info

Strange Empire A Narrative of the Northwest

By: Howard, Joseph Kinsey

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., William Morrow and Company: 1952

Seller ID: 015367

Condition: Very Good+


601 pages, maps, owner name, wear to jacket edges. Custer, Indians, much on the fur trade. 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

Seller ID: 014770

Condition: Fine


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

Life of George Bent Written From His Letters

By: Hyde, George E.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1968

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015555

Condition: Very Good+


389 pages, maps, illustrations, minor edge wear to jacket. Bent's Fort, fur trade, overland travel, Sand Creek Massacre, Custer, Battle of the Washita, Fetterman Fight, Adobe Walls, etc. View more info

The Great Salt Lake Trail

By: Inman, Henry

Price: $65.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Macmillan Company: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014775

Condition: Very Good+


Original brown pictorial cloth, very slight edge wear, 529 pages, frontis, illustrations, fold-out map, top edge gilt, old inscription on blank fly-leaf rubbed out, else a nice collectible copy. Ashley, Beckwourth, Wythe, Fremont, Forts Vasquez, Laramie, Platte, and Bridger, Mountain Meadows Massacre, Col. Fetterman's massacre at Ft. Kearney, etc. Howes I45, Graff 2117, Six-Guns 1114. View more info

The Great Salt Lake Trail

By: Inman, Henry

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Macmillan Company: 1914

Seller ID: 014777

Condition: Very Good+


Original green pictorial cloth, very slight edge wear, 529 pages, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt, nice collectible copy. Ashley, Beckwourth, Wythe, Fremont, Forts Vasquez, Laramie, Platte, and Bridger, Mountain Meadows Massacre, Col. Fetterman's massacre at Ft. Kearney, etc. Howes I45, Graff 2117, Six-Guns 1114. View more info

A Tour on the Prairies

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 20

Condition: Very Good -


Volume # 7 of the Western Frontier Library Series, 218pgs, ink name. Account of Irving's journey on an expedition west of the Arkansas, from Ft. Gibson to Oklahoma. View more info

A Tour on the Prairies

By: Irving, Washington

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1956

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2888

Condition: Very Good


Volume # 7 of the Western Frontier Library Series, 218 pages. Account of Irving's journey on an expedition west of the Arkansas, from Ft. Gibson to Oklahoma. View more info

The Adventures of Captain Bonneville U.S.A. In The Rocky Mountains And In The Far West

By: Irving, Washington, Todd Edgeley W. (editor)

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1961

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 868

Condition: Very Good+


424 pgs, maps, illustrations, photos, slight wear to dust jacket Rocky Mountains and 3 years adventures. View more info

Forty Years Among the Indians A True Yet Thrilling Narrative Of The Author's Experiences Among the Natives

By: Jones, Daniel W.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Juvenile Instructor Office: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014998

Condition: Fine


400 pages, original dark blue embossed cloth, very slight wear, rarely found in this condition, a fine collectable copy. " Surprised by an early and devastating winter, 145 of 376 Mormon handcart pioneers perished. A rescue of the survivors took place from a stone refuge near Devil's Gate, Wyoming. One of these, Daniel Jones writes firsthand about this incident, along with many others, as he relates his adventurous life" Mintz 262, Howes J207, Graff 2234, Rader ... View more info

Forty Years Among the Indians A True Yet Thrilling Narrative Of The Author's Experiences Among the Natives

By: Jones, Daniel W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Juvenile Instructor Office: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014999

Condition: Near Fine


400 pages, original blue embossed cloth with a floral design, very slight wear, a nice collectible copy. " Surprised by an early and devastating winter, 145 of 376 Mormon handcart pioneers perished. A rescue of the survivors took place from a stone refuge near Devil's Gate, Wyoming. One of these, Daniel Jones writes firsthand about this incident, along with many others, as he relates his adventurous life" Mintz 262, Howes J207, Graff 2234, Rader 2112. View more info

Forty Years Among the Indians A True Yet Thrilling Narrative Of The Author's Experiences Among the Natives

By: Jones, Daniel W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Juvenile Instructor Office: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015013

Condition: Near Fine


400 pages, owner name on title page, original black stamped cloth, very slight wear, rarely found in this condition, a fine collectable copy. " Surprised by an early and devastating winter, 145 of 376 Mormon handcart pioneers perished. A rescue of the survivors took place from a stone refuge near Devil's Gate, Wyoming. One of these, Daniel Jones writes firsthand about this incident, along with many others, as he relates his adventurous life" Mintz 262, Howes J20... View more info

Old Greenwood The Story Of Caleb Greenwood Trapper, Pathfinder And Early Pioneer Of The West

By: Kelly, Charles

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Western Printing CO.: 1936

Seller ID: 014721

Condition: Fine


Revised edition, 380 pages, pictorial, end-papers, photos, fold-out map, LIMITED EDITION, #65 of 100 signed (by both authors) and numbered copies housed in a double slipcase. Account of one of the lesser known mountain men. Greenwood was on the relief party for the Donner Party. He also was guide for the Stockton Party in 1847-48. 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

Seller ID: 1787

Condition: Very Good+


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

Seller ID: 014746

Condition: Fine


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

Seller ID: 014748

Condition: Fine


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