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The Northwest Fur Trade 1763-1800

By: Stevens, Wayne Edson

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Mansfield Centre, Martino Publishing: 2002

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 3636


204 pages. Reprint of the 1928 edition by the University of Illinois. Revolution and fur trade, Treaty of 1783, expansion and monopoly, organization and methods of the fur trade, and the diplomatic settlement. View more info

Image for The Discovery of the Oregon Trail Robert Stuart's Narratives Of His Overland Trip Eastward From Astoria in 1812-13 From the Original Manuscripts in the Collection of William Robertson Coe, ESQ.

The Discovery of the Oregon Trail Robert Stuart's Narratives Of His Overland Trip Eastward From Astoria in 1812-13 From the Original Manuscripts in the Collection of William Robertson Coe, ESQ.

By: Stuart, Robert, Philip Ashton Rollins

Price: $750.00

Publisher: N.Y., Charles Scribner's Sons: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015017


Title continued: To Which is Added: An Account of the Tonquin's Voyage and of Events at Fort Astoria (1811-12) and Wilson Price Hunt's Diary of His Overland Trip Westward to Astoria in 1811-12. Translated From Nauvelles Annals des Voyages, Paris, 1821. 391 pages, frontis, illustrations, maps, top edge gilt, front edge untrimmed, in the rare jacket with slight edge wear. Rare in jacket, especially in this condition. INSCRIBED, "To my dear friend Everett Graft from his fr... View more info

Jedediah Smith Trader And Trail Breaker

By: Sullivan, Maurice S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.Y., Press of the Pioneers: 1936

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 7269


233 pages, frontis, illustrations. Smith was the first white man to enter California by an overland route, first to cross Utah from West to East, and North to South. Led the party that discovered the South Pass. Fur trade, Indian fighting, exploration, etc. 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

Seller ID: 2010


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

The Military Occupation of the Territory of New Mexico From 1846 to 1851 By the Government of the United States Together With Biographical Sketches of Men Prominent in the Conduct of the Government During That Period

By: Twitchell, Ralph Emerson

Price: $525.00

Publisher: Denver, The Smith-Brooks Company, Publishers: 1909

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014967


Original pictorial cloth, 394 pages, photos, illustrations, hinges starting, minor edge wear, chipping to jacket edges, inscribed by author, inner jacket flap which has no text, has a stamp "sold by the LA Library." No markings or any other indications of being an ex-library copy in the book. Rare in jacket. Rittenhouse 587, "Describes the formation and march of the Army of the West in 1846 over the Santa Fe Trail, but is more useful for biographical sketche... View more info

Image for A Story of Real Life on the Plains Written by Capt. S. S. Van Sickel, During a Short Period of His Life on the Plains, Giving an Account of Some of His Experiences With the Indians and His Narrow Escape From Death During One of the Severest Storms Ever Known on the Plains. During the Storm His Comrades all Died, and He Alone Made His Escape! ...This is Not a Novel, But a True Story of the Author's Own Experience! Written by Himself, and He Vouches for the Truthfulness of Every Word Herein Contained, Using as Few Words as Possible to Give the Facts

A Story of Real Life on the Plains Written by Capt. S. S. Van Sickel, During a Short Period of His Life on the Plains, Giving an Account of Some of His Experiences With the Indians and His Narrow Escape From Death During One of the Severest Storms Ever Known on the Plains. During the Storm His Comrades all Died, and He Alone Made His Escape! ...This is Not a Novel, But a True Story of the Author's Own Experience! Written by Himself, and He Vouches for the Truthfulness of Every Word Herein Contained, Using as Few Words as Possible to Give the Facts

By: Van Sickel

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Harper Kans, The Lamar Press: 1885

Seller ID: 015139


(1885) 50 pages, frontis, original printed wraps with minor edge wear. Overall a very good copy of an item rarely found in any printing. Van Sickel relates his experiences of 1874 and 75 while a buffalo hunter ranging from the Pan Handle of Texas, through Oklahoma, and Kansas, with much centering on Dodge City. He describes Indian encounters, relates the fight at Adobe Walls, and gives a detailed and pitiful account of the snow storm of January 1875 which claimed the liv... View more info

Jim Bridger, Mountain Man

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lincoln: 1970

Seller ID: 306


333 pages, Maps, Biography of a famous mountain man of the beaver-trapping days, who discoverer the Great Salt Lake and served as guide, scout, and trader. A great American explorer. View more info

Dobe Walls A Story of Kit Carson's Southwest

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 850


314 pgs. Map endpapers, Bent's Fort, The Warpath, Fandango, Kit Carson, Fur Trade, Indian Battles, etc. 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

Seller ID: 1921


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

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Dobe Walls A Story of Kit Carson's Southwest

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015132


314 pages. Map endpapers, un-clipped jacket very clean, however a little over 1/4 inch has been trimmed from the top and bottom edges, no lettering effected, rare in jacket! Bent's Fort, The Warpath, Fandango, Kit Carson, Fur Trade, Indian Battles, etc. View more info

Eleven Years in the Rocky Mountains and Life on the Frontier Also A History of the Sioux War and a Life of Gen. George A. Custer With Full Account Of His Last Battle

By: Victor, Frances F.

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Hartford Conn., Columbian Book Company: 1877

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 015232


Contains 2 parts. The first section (425 pages, frontis, illustrations,) contains material from the author's 1870 book, (River of the West), a classic fur trade item. The 2nd section (156 pages) is on Custer and the 1876 campaign. Original full leather binding, hinges crudely repaired, 1879 owner name on fly-leaf, overall a good reading / reference copy. Dustin 542, Luther 136, Howes V89. 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

Seller ID: 446


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

Seller ID: 874


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

Seller ID: 8148


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

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


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


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


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


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