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Life In The Wilds Of America And The Wonders Of The West In And Beyond The Bounds Of Civilization

By: Ayer, Winslow I

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids MI., Central Pub. Co.: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015086


528 pages, frontis, illustrations, 1883 owner name in pencil on flyleaf, slight edge wear, and very nice collectible copy. 1882 owner name on blank page. Contains the accounts of the author's travels in the west 1877. Minor material on road agents and the vigilantes of Montana. Six Guns 98, Howes 427, Herd 188. View more info

Holy Smoke A Dissertation on the Utah War

By: Bailey, Paul

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Westernlore Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4629


The 1857 conflict with the Mormons. View more info

The Sources of the Mississippi Their Discoverers, Real, and Pretenden A Report by Hon. James H. Baker Read Before the Minnesota Historical Society Februrary 8, 1887 Minnesota Historical Collection Vol VI, Part 1

By: Baker, James H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint Paul Minn, Brown, Tracy & CO.: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2944


28 pages. A paper read to the Historical Society indicating that Captain William Glazier's claim that he discovered the source of the Mississippi River was false. Schoolcraft, James Allen, Nicollet, etc. View more info

The Texas Red River Country The Official Surveys Of The Headwaters, 1876

By: Baker, Lindsay, Seyffert, Kenneth, Dan Flores

Price: $14.00

Publisher: College Station Texas, Texas A & M University Press: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 3460


234 pages, maps, illustrations. In May, 1876, a party of army engineers, teamsters, and a civilian draftsman with a military escort departed from Fort Elliott in the Texas Panhandle to explore the headwaters of the Red River. This compilation of their reports has been available only to a limited audience, and this revised version includes the survey party's ornithological report and a new introduction, which focuses on the reports as environmental history. William... View more info

The General Or Twelve Nights In The Hunters Camp A Narrative Of Real Life

By: Barrows, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Lee and Shepard: 1871

Seller ID: 3242


268 pages, frontis, illustrations, one illustration loose. Biography of the author's brother. Howes 188 "Adventures of General Willard Barrows who crossed the plains to California in 1850 and to Idaho and Montana in the 60s." Graff 196, Mintz 23 View more info

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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