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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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

Persimmon Hill A Narrative of Old St. Louis and the Far West

By: Kennerly, William Clark

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Univ.OK.: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 163


review copy 273pgs illus, ,A book on the St. Louis area. Kennerly's uncle was Clark of Lewis and Clark fame, much of which is included. Kennerly became a member of the overland travels of Sir William Drummond Stewart and includes many first hand details of the venture. Mintz 272 View more info

WAU-BUN The Early Day In The Northwest

By: Kinzie, Juliette M.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Wisconsin, National Society Of Colonial Dames In Wisconsin: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 854


390 pgs, map endpapers, photos View more info

Steamboats West The 1859 American Fur Company Missouri River Expedition

By: Larsen, Lawrence H., Barbara J. Cottrell

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13861


256 pages, map, illustrations. Western Lands and Water Series XXV. "In 1859, the American Fur Company set out on what would then be the longest steamboat trip in North American history-a headline-making, 6,200-mile trek along the Missouri River from St. Louis to Fort Benton in present-day Montana, and back again. Steamboats West is an adventure story that navigates the rocky rapids of the upper Missouri to offer a fascinating account of travel to the raw frontier pas... View more info

The Blazed Trail Of The Old Frontier Being The Log Of The Upper Missouri Historical Expedition Under The Auspices Of The Governor's & Historical Associations Of Minnesota, North And South Dakota And Montana for 1925.

By: Laut, Agnes C.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Robert M. McBride & CO.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014771


271 pages, frontis, illustrations, photos, fold out map, original glassine with several tears. Drawings by Charles Russell. Mountain Men, fur trade, Lewis and Clark, Chief Joseph, Thomas Jefferson, etc. Howes L143, Rader 2207. View more info

Seventy Years on the Frontier

By: Majors Alexander

Price: $475.00

Publisher: N.Y., Rand McNally: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015106


325 pages, + ads, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt, front hinge just starting, bookplate, inscription and signature of Majors dated 1898. Describes not only the crossing of the plains with wagons and teams but Major's involvement in the brief career of the Pony Express, frontier cities, and figures like Kit Carson and Buffalo Bill who was still a boy when Majors hired him to carry dispatches between the wagon trains. Howes M232, Rader 2334, Graff 2664 View more info

Colter's Hell and Jackson's Hole

By: Mattes, Merrill J.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: National Parks Service: 1962

Seller ID: 1737


87 pages, fold-out map, illustrations. Fur trapper's exploration of the Yellowstone and Grand Teton Park Region. View more info

Buffalo Bone Days A Story of the Buffalo Slaughter on Our Western Plains

By: McCreight, M. I.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: DuBois, PA, 1950

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014498


85 pages, photos, rear hinge cracked, owner name on first blank page, minor exterior wear. Reprinted from a series of articles appearing in the DuBois Courier-Express 1949. The author's 1st edition was printed in 1939 and only contained 40 pages. Apparently the author expanded his 1st ed. in a series of articles in 1949 cumulating in book form in 1950. The 1st edition is rare and this edition scarce. The author was a bone buyer and shipper in Dakota Territory, and tell... View more info