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Journal of a Trapper Nine Years In The Rocky Mountains 1834-1843 Being A General Description Of The Country, Climate, Rivers, Lakes, Mountains, Etc., And A View Of The Life Led By A Hunter In Those Regions

By: Russell Osborne

Price: $8,500.00

Publisher: Boise Idaho, SYMS-York Company: 1914

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015021


105 pages + index, original full black morocco leather, gilt lettering, very slight edge wear, housed in a slipcase. Russell joined an expedition led by Nathaniel J. Wyeth in the spring of 1834 which headed for the Rocky Mountains. The author relates his experiences at various forts, the Yellowstone, much about Indian fights, hunting, trapping, etc. He later joined Jim Bridger's company and tells of the Green River Rendezvous, more trapping, exploring and Indians fightin... View more info

Great Day In The West Forts, Posts, And Rendezvous Beyond The Mississippi

By: Ruth, Kent

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1978


308 pages, photos, illustrations, slight wear to jacket. The author examines the significance of 147 of the great frontier sites of the Trans-Mississippi West, photos are included on many of the places, and forts. View more info

Kit Carson Days 1809-1868 "Adventures in the Path of Empire" Revised Edition with New Matter by Edwin L. Sabin With Twenty Full Page Drawings by Howard Simon

By: Sabin, Edwin L.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Press of the Pioneers, Inc.: 1935

Seller ID: 489


2 vols, one of 1,000 copies trade edition 996 pgs, illustrated, green cloth with gilt lettering soiling to spines else tight crisp copies VG- Rader 2867 Howes S1 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

Seller ID: 014670


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

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

Seller ID: 8831


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

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

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

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