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The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West Biographical Sketches of the Participants By Scholars of the Subject and With Introductions By the Editor 10 Volumes

By: Hafen, LeRoy R.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur Clark Company, 1965

Edition: First Edition


10 Volume set published from 1965 to 1972. All first editions, slight edge wear. Excellent history of the fur trade, Santa Fe Trail, and most importantly, the mountain men and those who engaged in the trade. A must for the fur trade collection or researcher. Rittenhouse 266 View more info

The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West Biographical Sketches of the Participants By Scholars of the Subject and With Introductions By the Editor 10 Volumes

By: Hafen, LeRoy R.

Price: $1,550.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur Clark Company, 1965

Edition: First Edition


10 Volume set published from 1965 to 1972. All first editions, all with the original publisher's plain brown jackets. Excellent history of the fur trade, Santa Fe Trail, and most important, the mountain men and those who engaged in the trade. A must for the fur trade collection or researcher. Rittenhouse 266. 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


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

The Plains Of The Great West

By: Dodge, Richard Irving Col.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: N.Y., Archer House Inc., 1959


452pgs illus, map, slight edge wear to jacket . Luther 134 View more info

The Story Of The Frontier A Social History of the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains from the Earliest White Contacts to the Coming of the Homemaker

By: Dick, Everett

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Tudor Publishing Company, 1941


574 pgs, illustrated, blue cloth, dust jacket worn minor nicks. Fur Trade, Mountain Men Custer, Indian Wars, Overland Travel, Pioneers, etc. 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


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

This Reckless Breed of Men, The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest

By: Cleland,Robert Glass

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf, 1963

Edition: First Edition


361 pages, illustrations, minor chipping to jacket edges. View more info

This Reckless Breed of Men, The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest

By: Cleland,Robert Glass

Price: $24.00

Publisher: N.Y, Knopf, 1963


361pgs,illus. maps, index, Bk.Lvrs.SW. pg59,163 View more info

Three Years In The Rocky Mountains

By: Brown, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1982


Limited edition, of 500 numbered copies, 28 pages, index. "Provides what is probably the only known account of the Fur Trade Rendezvous of 1837 View more info

Uncle Dick Wootton The Pioneer Frontiersman Of The Rocky Mountain Region An Account Of The Adventures And Thrilling Experiences Of The Most Noted American Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Scout, And Indian Fighter Now Living

By: Conard, Howard Louis

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Chicago, W.E. Dibble & CO Chicago, 1890

Edition: First Edition


472 pages, frontis, photos, illustrations, original decorative cloth, minor edge wear. Howes C659, Rader 881, Rittenhouse 121, " Wootton made his first trip over the Santa Fe Trail in 1836 and spent years in the Far West. In 1856 he hauled government freight on the trail. In 1866 he secured a charter and built a toll road through Raton Pass, operating it until the railroad came in 1878. His account contains many tales and description of wagons, techniques, and perso... View more info

Wah-to-yah And The Taos Trail or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, with a Look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire

By: Garrard, Lewis H.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 1955

Edition: First Thus


298 pgs, map Vol #5 of the Western Frontier Library Series minor wear to dj else VG- Account of Gerrard's adventures in the west in the mid 1800's. 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


390 pgs, map endpapers, photos View more info

Wild Life In The Far West; Personal Adventures Of A Border Mountain Man. Comprising Hunting and Trapping Adventures With Kit Carson and Others; Captivity and Life Among The Commanches etc.,

By: Hobbs, James Captain

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., Wiley, Waterman & Eaton, 1874


483 pages. illus. Color frontis, slight exterior wear. Howes H550, Rader 1901, Six Guns 997, Rittenhouse 299 "Hobbs knew Kit Carson, and in 1835, he joined a wagon train going over the Santa Fe Trail via Bent's Fort. Contains material on the Speyer caravan caught in the snow and on other Trail caravans in 1843-45." War with Mexico, Joaquin Murietta, mountain men, overland travel, etc. 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


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

Yellowstone Kelly The Memoirs of Luther S. Kelly Edited by M. M. Quaife and Foreword by Lieutenant-General Nelson A. Miles U. S. A.

By: Quaife M. M. Kelly Luther S.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press, 1926

Edition: First Edition


268 pages, frontis, illustrations, jacket has minor edge wear and a small chip missing from the front panel, scarce in jacket.. Story an explorer, hunter and adventurer who served with Nelson Miles in the Indian Wars. View more info