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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


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 emigran... View more info

No Man Like Joe The Life And Times Of Joseph L. Meek

By: Tobie, Harvey E.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords & Mort, 1949

Edition: First Edition


320 pages, frontis, photo, illus. Chipping to jacket edges. Story of a famous trapper, explorer, lawman, and adventurer. View more info

Old Bill Williams, Mountain Man

By: Favour, Alpheus H.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Univ. OK. Press, 1962

Edition: First Thus


234pgs Inscription on FEP else VG-/VG- Williams born in 1787, was an itinerant preacher, a missionary to the Osage Indians, became a master trapper, and was a guide on the Sibley survey of the Santa Fe Trail in1825. He was a guide on two o f Fremont's expeditions. Williams was blamed for the failure and disaster of the Fremont expedition of 1848 when they tried to cross the mountains in winter. The author believes that Williams was falsely accused. 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


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

Peace River A Canoe Voyage From Hudson's Bay to Pacific by the Late Sir George Simpson Governor, Hon. Hudson's Bay Company In 1828 Journal of the Late Chief Factor, Archibald McDonald, (Hon. Hudson's Bay Company) Who Accompanied Him Edited With Notes bu M

By: Simpson, George, Archibald McDonald, Malcolm McLeod

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Durie & Son, 1872

Edition: First Edition


119 pages, original cloth with wear to edges, hinges cracked but holding, moderate soiling, lower front corner creased, (no map). Rare item "Journal of Archibald McDonald, Chief Factor of the Hudson Bay Co., who accompanied Sir George Simpson on this early upper Canadian overland trip. It is edited with long notes by Malcolm McLeod. At the time this was printed the fertility of the Peace River country was just being recognized." Rare! Graff 3787. 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


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

Pioneer Days in the Early Southwest Introduction by Donald E. Worcester

By: Foreman, Grant, Donald Worcester

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1994


345 pages, frontis, illustrations. "One of the best books ever written about the Southwest."--Stanley Vestal This pioneering work is about the traders, trappers, and explorers in the vast area that would become Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, New Mexico, Kansas, and Colorado. Foreman describes the early explorations of the French and Spanish in the Louisiana Territory and often focuses on the junction of the Verdigris, Grand, and Arkansas rivers, known as th... View more info

Ruxton Of The Rockies

By: Porter, Mae Reed and Clyde, LeRoy Hafen

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1950

Edition: First Edition


325 pages, illustrations. Ruxton traveled through the Rocky Mountains in the early 1840's. He lived among and wrote about the trappers and traders in the American Far West. View more info

Siskiyou Trail The Hudson's Bay Fur Company Route to California

By: Dillon, Richard

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw-Hill, 1975

Edition: First Edition


381 pages, map, illustrations. "The fur traders and trappers road in the 1820s, 30s, and 40s from Ft. Vancouver to San Francisco and beyond." 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


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 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


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


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


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


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

The Ashley Smith Explorations and the Discovery of a Central Route to the Pacific 1822-1829 With the Original Journals Edited by Harrison Clifford Dale

By: Dale, Harrison Clifford

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur H. Clark Company, 1918

Edition: First Edition


352 pages, maps, illustrations, top edge gilt, very slight fading to spine, very nice copy. Consists of three sections, The Fur Trade and the progress of discovery to 1822, The Ashley Narrative, The Smith narrative along with the two journals of Harrison G. Rogers. Howes D21, Rader 1040 View more info