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John Frank Stevens American Trailblazer

By: Baugh, Odin

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Spokane, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2005

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014575

ISBN: 0870623370

Condition: New


251 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations, limited to 750 copies, not issued with a jacket. "Builder of railroads throughout the U.S., Canada and Russia, designer and constructor of the Panama Canal." View more info

Joseph Smith and His Mormon Empire

By: Beardsley, Harry M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4325

Condition: Very Good


421 pages, frontis, illustrations. View more info

Thomas Christy's Road Across The Plains A Guide To The Route From Mormon Crossing, Now Omaha, Nebraska, To The City Of Sacramento, California, Via The North Side Of The Platte River To Fort Laramie, Thence To Casper, Wyoming,

By: Becker, Robert H., Christy Thomas

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Denver, Old West Publishing CO.: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2360

Condition: Very Good+


Following The Sweetwater River To South Pass. Therafter by Sublett's and Hudspeth's Cut-offs, To Ther Humbolt And Carson Rivers, And Over The Sierra Nevada Mountains To The Famous Gold Diggings In California Compiled From His Personal Observations During The Spring And Summer Of 1850. 230 pages, maps. LIMITED EDITION, 1 of 2,000 copies. Mintz 90. View more info

The Literature Of The Lewis And Clark Expedition A Bibliography And Essays

By: Beckham, Stephen Dow, Doug Erickson, Jeremy Skinner, Paul Merchant

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Lewis and Clark College: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014803

ISBN: 0963086618

Condition: New


315 pages, plates, photographs. "The book is divided into 7 sections: the expedition's traveling library of scientific, technical, and cartographic materials (1754-1804,) related congressional documents and early notices (1803-1807); editions of Patrick Gass's journal (1807-1904); surreptitious accounts (1809-1846); the Biddle-Allen narrative of the expedition (1814-2001); 19th century publications (1803-1905), 20th century publications (1906-2001.) Lists all known p... View more info

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A Plea for the Indians; with Facts and Features of the Late War in Oregon.

By: Beeson, John

Price: $375.00

Publisher: N.Y., By Author: 1858

Seller ID: 12353

Condition: Very Good+


3rd edition, Original wraps, 144 pages, very slight edge wear. Graff 233, Wagner-Camp 284, Howes B314, Mintz 28, "Beeson left Illinois in March and travelled by way of the Humbolt to Rogue River, arriving at the end of September." Streeter, "This pamphlet's value lies not in its account of an overland journey, which takes only a few pages, but in the description of the harsh treatment of the Indians by the emigrants, and in giving the Indian point of view of ... View more info

Henry's Journal Covering Adventures And Experiences In The Fur Trade On The Red River 1799-1801

By: Bell, Charles N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 015113

ISBN: 0877702705

Condition: New


20 pages, illustrations. This paper was read before the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, May 4, 1888 on the subject of Alexander Henry's experiences in the fur trade on the Red River in Canada. View more info

Overland Journey to California Journal of James Bennett Whose Party Left New Harmony in 1850 and Crossed the Plains and Mountains Until The Golden West Was Reached

By: Bennett, James

Price: $80.00

Publisher: N.Y., Eberstadt: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1177

Condition: Very Good -


45 pages, Limited Edition, 1 of 200 copies, Very Good condition. Mintz # 33, "A colorful report written by a journalist. Bennett speaks ominously and often, of the illness and death along the trail. He also give a good account of the suffering encountered by those following the Humboldt, and of the many dead animals, stating that in the first 5 miles, he counted the carcasses of 64 oxen and 55 horses." Howes B357a, Graff 261 View more info

Overland Journey to California Journal of James Bennett Whose Party Left New Harmony in 1850 and Crossed the Plains and Mountains Until The Golden West Was Reached

By: Bennett, James

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Eberstadt: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1542

Condition: Very Good


45 pages, Limited Edition, limited to 200 copies, Very Good condition. Mintz # 33, "A colorful report written by a journalist. Bennett speaks ominously and often, of the illness and death along the trail. He also give a good account of the suffering encountered by those following the Humboldt, and of the many dead animals, stating that in the first 5 miles, he counted the carcasses of 64 oxen and 55 horses." Howes B357a, Graff 261 View more info

The First Baby In Camp A Full Account of the Scenes and Adventures During the Pioneer Days of 49

By: Bennett, William P.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Utah, The Rancher Publishing CO.: 1893

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14206

Condition: Near Fine


Original yellow printed wraps, 68 pages, + ad. Graff 263, Six-Guns 200 "Contain material on road agents and hold ups." Pony express, stage robberies, mining, overland travel. View more info

Memoir Of The Life And Public Services Of John Charles Fremont Including An Account Of His Explorations, Discoveries And Adventures On Five Successive Expeditions Across The North American Continent, Voluminous Selections From His Private And Public

By: Bigelow, John JR.

Price: $46.00

Publisher: N.Y., Derby & Jackson: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 815

Condition: Very Good


TITLE CONTINUED....Correspondence, His Defence Before The Court Martial, And His Full Reports Of His Principal Speeches In The Senate Of The United States Derby & Jackson N.Y. 480 pgs frontis, illustrations, minor wear. View more info

Life On The Red River Of The Northwest 1857 to 1887 Being the History of Navigation on the Red River of the North By Fred A. Bill and Life on the River Towns of Fargo and Moorhead By J. W. Riggs Introduction and Preface By Usher L. Burdick

By: Bill, Fred A., Riggs, J. W., Usher L. Burdick

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Baltimore, Wirth Brothers: 1947

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015085

Condition: Very Good+


122 pages, frontis, photos, 2 small owner labels on front pastedown, slight edge wear. Limited to 750 copies. Laid in is a typed letter dated 1958 from the Fargo Forum addressed to the owner of the book discussing river travel and boats. View more info

The Awakening of the Desert

By: Birge, Julius C.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Boston, The Gorham Press: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015504

Condition: Good


429 pages, frontis, illustrations, map end-paper, Ex-Library with the usual markings, a good reading copy. Overland Stage, Laramie, Red Cloud, Mormon Trail, Oregon Trail, etc. Graff 299, "Although a latecomer, Birge's account of his trip overland in 1866 from Whitewater, Wisconsin, to Salt Lake City, is a fine first hand narrative. He returned by stage via Denver." Howes 463, Rader 363. View more info

Thrilling Narratives Of The Adventures Sufferings And Starvation Of Pike's Peak Gold Seekers On The Plains Of The West In The Winter And Spring of 1859

By: Blue, Daniel

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1987

Seller ID: 2698

ISBN: 087770032X

Condition: New


23 pages, NEW condition, from the original 1860 edition of which only 3 copies are known. Wagner-Camp, # 350a " Blue's narrative is perhaps more horrifying to the modern reader than thrilling. He was the survivor of an emigrant party that set out on foot for Pike's Peak from Leavenworth, most of his companions including two brothers died of starvation on the trail, and Blue survived by eating their flesh with their previous consent and even their insistence." View more info

Our New West, Records of Travel Between The Mississippi and the Pacific Ocean. Over the Plains-over the mountains-through the great interior basin-over the Sierra Nevadas-to and up and down the Pacific coast. Life of Mormons, Indians, Chineese.

By: Bowles, Samuel

Price: $115.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., 1869

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 116

Condition: Very Good -


524pgs, illus. map portraits, Inner hinges starting. Rader 432 View more info

Across the Continent: A Summer's Journry To The Rocky Mountains, The Mormans, And The Pacific States, With Speaker Colfax. By Samuel Bowles Editor Of The Springfield (Mass.) Republican

By: Bowles, Samuel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Springfield, Mass., 1866

Seller ID: 494

Condition: Good +


452pgs, +ads, minor exterior wear, slight foxing. Rader 431 indicates a map for the 1st ed 1865, but does not mention the 1866 ed. This book does not contain a map. View more info

Recollections Of Persons And Places In The West

By: Brackenridge, H. M.

Price: $125.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, J. B. Lippincott & CO.: 1868

Seller ID: 965

Condition: Very Good


331 pages + ads Second Edition Revised, minor fading to spine, however gilt lettering is bright. Howes B687, Graff 378 Travels on the Ohio and Missouri Rivers, New Madrid, St. Louis, Pittsburg, etc. View more info

Winning the Southwest A Story of Conquest

By: Bradley, Glenn D.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015170

Condition: Very Good


225 pages, frontis, illustrations, lettering on spine not visible, otherwise a nice copy. Chapters on Kit Carson, Robert Stockton, Uncle Dick Wootton, Sam Houston, Stephen Kearny, George Custer and John Fremont. Rader 454. View more info

On Two Continents A Long Life's Experience

By: Brake, Hezekiah

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Topeka, Crane & Co.: 1896

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4578

Condition: Very Good


240 pages, frontis, illustrations, minor spotting (lighter spots) to cover. Tells about trip across the plains in the 1850s from Missouri to New Mexico. Rader 462, Graff 389, Rittenhouse 80, Herd 304, "A chapter on ranching in New Mexico." Howes B718, "Experiences in Minnesota, New Mexico and Kansas in the 50s and 60s." View more info

Memory Pictures An Autobiography

By: Braly, John Hyde

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Neuner Company: 1912

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9854

Condition: Very Good+


268 pages, illustrations, original pictorial cloth, minor edge wear, limited edition, numbered and SIGNED and INSCRIBED by the author. Mintz 47, Graff 390, "The author describes his boyhood in Missouri and his overland trip to California in 1847. On his way he met General Kearny returning from California. Kearny told him he was too late to cross the mountains to California, so they took the Oregon Road down the Snake River. Braly stayed a while with Whitman, but due ... View more info

Joseph N. Nicollet On The Plains And Prairies The Expeditions Of 1838-39 With Journals Letters, And Notes On The Dakota Indians

By: Bray, Edmund C.

Price: $45.00

Publisher: St. Paul., Minnesota Historical Society: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2012

ISBN: 0-87351-098-4

Condition: Very Good


294 pages, illustrations, map end-papers. Nicollet was a French scientist led two U.S. government sponsored expeditions into the land between the Missouri and Mississippi Rivers. View more info