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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


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

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


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

The Far West and Rockies Historical Series 1820-1875 15 Volumes

By: Hafen, Leroy R., Ann W. Hafen

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Glendale CA, The Arthur H. Clark Co., 1954

Edition: First Edition


15 Volumes complete all 1st editions, all in near fine condition, just the slightest rubbing on a couple volumes. #1, 1954, 377 pages, Old Spanish Trail Santa Fe to Los Angeles #2, 1954, 333 pages, Journals of Forty-Niners Salt Lake to Los Angeles. #3, 1955, 315 pages, To The Rockies and Oregon 1839-1842. #4 & #5 1956, 353, 360 pages, Rufus B. Sage His Letters and Papers 1836-1847. 1956 2 Volumes. #6, 1957, 349 pages, The Journal of Captain John R. Bell Official Journal... View more info

The Fur Trade

By: Phillips, Paul Chrisler, J. W. Smurr

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1961

Edition: First Edition


2 Volumes in a very good slipcase, 686 + 696 pages, illustrations, maps. History of the fur trade industry. A must for the fur trade collection! View more info

The Fur Trade

By: Phillips, Paul Chrisler, J. W. Smurr

Price: $100.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1961

Edition: First Edition


2 Volumes in a very good slipcase, 686 + 696 pages, illustrations, maps. History of the fur trade industry. A must for the fur trade collection! View more info

The Great Fur Land or Sketches of Life in the Hudson's Bay Territory

By: Robinson H.M.

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Putman's Sons', 1879

Edition: First Edition


348pgs Ill. 1/2" tear on upper spine else VG- copy View more info

The Great Salt Lake Trail

By: Inman, Henry

Price: $65.00

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

Edition: First Edition


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


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

The History of Bannock County Idaho

By: Saunders, Arthur C.

Price: $1,575.00

Publisher: Pocatello Idaho, The Tribune Company, Limited, 1915

Edition: 1st Edition


Original cloth 143 pages, minor edge wear. Information of the early fur trade and exploration, Indian Wars, cowboys, etc. Herd 2011, Howes S118, Six-Guns 1944, "In a chapter on stagecoaches the author tells about holdups, road agents, and lynching's." A rare item as of the 1000 printed, 700 were destroyed by fire, however, some accounts state that only 100 copies survived. View more info

The Hunter and Trapper in North America or Romantic Adventures in Field and Forest

By: Adams, W. H. Davenport, (Benedict Revoil)

Price: $215.00

Publisher: London, T. Nelson and Sons, 1874

Edition: First Edition


393 pages + ads, frontis, illustrations, original gilt pictorial cloth, slight edge wear, very nice copy! The author lived among the Pawnees in 1848. He relates hunting adventures, bear, buffalo, etc. including a wild horse round-up with the Indians. View more info

The Hunting of the Buffalo Introduction by Frank Dobie

By: Branch, Douglas

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press, 1997


240 pages, illustrations. "Originally published in 1929, tells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American plains. Its gradual extermination is chronicled by E. Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier travelers." View more info

The Journal of a Sea Captain's Wife, 1841-1845 During a Passage and Sojourn in Hawaii and of a Trading Voyage to Oregon and California

By: Nye, Lydia Rider, Nunis, Doyce B. JR.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2004

Edition: First Edition


249 pages, frontis, illustrations 1 of 750 copies, in original shrink wrap. "It is presently the only known journal kept by a wife of a ship captain during a voyage along the Pacific Coast prior to 1848. Indeed, it may be the only known journal kept by an American hide and tallow sea captain's wife while voyaging along the Pacific Coast in the first half of the nineteenth century." "Appendixes supplement the text, and include "Lydia Rider Nye's Guest Book... 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


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

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


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

The Montana Frontier

By: Burlingame, Merrill G.

Price: $425.00

Publisher: Helena Montana, State Publishing Company, 1942

Edition: 1st Edition


Original cloth, 418 pages, maps, illustrations, map end-papers, very small bookseller's label on rear paste-down. This book covers Montana's history from Lewis and Clark, Indians, fur trade, Custer, mining, and much on the cowboys, cattle drives, and ranching. Herd 369, Six-Guns 332, "Contains a chapter on the vigilantes and the Henry Plummer gang of road agents." View more info