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The Black Hills Expedition Of 1875

By: Turchen, Lesta V. James D. McLaird

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Mitchell South Dakota, Dakota Wesleyan University Press: 1975

Seller ID: 015750

Condition: Near Fine


126 pages, illustrations, fold-out map, LIMITED EDITION, #105 of 500 copies. Contains a brief history of the expedition, the dispatches of Walter P. Jenney, the journal of Colonel Richard Dodge, stereoscopic views of the Newton-Jenney expedition, and a bibliographic essay. View more info

Reminiscences of Parmenas Taylor Turnley From the Cradle to Three-Score and Ten

By: Turnley, Parmenas, T.

Price: $1,100.00

Publisher: Chicago, Donohue & Henneberry: 1892

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014557

Condition: Very Good+


448 pages, frontis, illustrations, minor wear to hinges, original brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine, INSCRIBED by the author, contains the extra plates, and the contents page inserted. The author recounts his many experiences in the west, Harney's Sioux Expedition of 1855-56, overland travel, the Mormons and Salt Lake City, Fort Randall, Bridger, Riley and others. Graff 4217, Howes T429, "After service in the Mexican War, the West Pointer campaigned for ten... View more info

The Governor The Life and Legacy of Leland Stanford A California Colossus 2 Volumes

By: Tutorow, Norman E.

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Spokane, Arthur H. Clark Company: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14076

ISBN: 0-87062-326-5

Condition: As New


2 Volumes 1146 pages, illustrations, #41 of 55 copies, bound in full leather, numbered and SIGNED by author, housed in a matching slipcase. 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

Condition: Very Good


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

Incidents Of Travel To California Across The Great Plains Together With The Return Trips Through Central America And Jamaica To Which Are Added Sketches Of The Author's Life

By: Udell, John

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Jefferson OH, Sentinel Office: 1856

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014319

Condition: Near Fine


302 pages, frontis, original cloth, errata, minor foxing, SIGNED by author under frontispiece, exterior in amazing condition, Thomas Streeter's copy with his bookplate and pencil notes on inside paste-down and flyleaf, housed in a custom case. Graff 4230, Wagner-Camp 281, Howes U3, Mintz 473, "The author, a Baptist minister was almost 55 when he undertook his first overland journey in 1850. He went again in 1852 and 1854 and all trips were to California." View more info

Tending the Talking Wire A Buck Soldier's View of Indian Country 1863-1866 Edited by William E. Unrau

By: Unrau, William E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, University of Utah Press: 1979

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015604

ISBN: 0874801311

Condition: Near Fine


382 pages, maps, illustrations, review copy and news release for the book laid in. "Harvey Johnson enlisted in the Eleventh Ohio Cavalry in 1863 to avoid fighting in the Civil War. His unit guarded the transcontinental telegraph along the Oregon Trail." Has a section on Quantrell and the raid on Lawrence. View more info

The Battle of Platte Bridge

By: Vaughn, J. W.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015774

Condition: Near Fine


132 pages, maps, illustrations, fade to jacket spine, minor jacket edge wear. A joint action of Cheyenne, Sioux and Arapahoes against the Platt Bridge Station a key point on the Oregon Trail in 1865 (present day Casper Wyoming.) View more info

The Old Santa FE Trail

By: Vestal Stanley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin: 1939

Seller ID: 1413

Condition: Very Good


304pgs, map end papers, illus. Photos. Dust jacket has minor edge wear, Wagon trains, Indians, Pawnee Rock, buffalos, Bent's Fort, etc. View more info

Jim Bridger, Mountain Man

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $9.00

Publisher: Lincoln: 1970

Seller ID: 306

Condition: Very Good+


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

The Missouri

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1964

Seller ID: 1710

Condition: Very Good -


368pgs, map, The Missouri "Highway to the West", Custer, Outlaws, Lewis and Clark, Indians, mountain men, cavalry, civil war, Indian wars, Contains some material on Jesse James and the other Missouri Outlaws. Six Guns 2268, Luther "Non-High Spot" View more info

Revolt On The Border

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3518

Condition: Very Good


246 pgs. Cloth very good condition one of the author's scarce books View more info

Wagons Southwest Story of Old Trail to Santa Fe

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., American Pioneer Trails Ass.: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014962

Condition: Very Good


50 pages, illustrations, minor cover wear. Material on Dodge City, Luke Short, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp and Mysterious Dave Mathers Old Bent's Fort Six Guns 2271 rare View more info

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Dobe Walls A Story of Kit Carson's Southwest

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $495.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton Mifflin Co.: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015132

Condition: Very Good+


314 pages. Map endpapers, un-clipped jacket very clean, however a little over 1/4 inch has been trimmed from the top and bottom edges, no lettering effected, rare in jacket! Bent's Fort, The Warpath, Fandango, Kit Carson, Fur Trade, Indian Battles, etc. View more info

Jim Bridger, Mountain Man

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $12.00

Publisher: William Morrow: 1946

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015782

Condition: Very Good+


333 pages, frontis. 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

Patrick Connor's War The 1865 Powder River Indian Expedition

By: Wagner, David E.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 2010

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014922

Condition: New


296 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. Frontier Military Series XXIX "The summer of 1865 marked the transition from the Civil War to Indian war on the western plains. With the rest of the country's attention still focused on the East, the U.S. Army began an often forgotten campaign against the Sioux, Cheyenne, and Arapaho. Led by Gen. Patrick Connor, the Powder River Indian Expedition into Wyoming sought to punish tribes for raids earlier that year. Patrick Connor... View more info

Powder River Odyssey Nelson Cole's Western Campaign of 1865 The Journals of Lyman G. Bennett and Other Eyewitness Accounts

By: Wagner, David E.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015491

Condition: New


283 pages, maps, illustrations. Frontier Military Series XXVII. "The experience of the 1,400 men of the Powder River Expedition's Eastern Division as they trudged through largely unexplored territory and faced off with American Indians determined to keep their hunting grounds. David E. Wagner's Powder River Odyssey: Nelson Cole's Western Campaign of 1865 tells the story of a largely forgotten campaign at the pivotal moment when the Civil War ended and the Indian wars... View more info

The Plains & The Rockies A Critical Bibliography Of Exploration, Adventure And Travel In The American West 1800-1865 Fourth Edition Revised, Enlarged and Edited by Robert H. Becker

By: Wagner, Henry R. Charles L. Camp (Robert H. Becker)

Price: $125.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell Books: 1982

Seller ID: 3058

Condition: Very Good+


645 pages, frontis, illustrations. A must have reference book! View more info

Reminiscences of Early Days Volume II A Series of Historical Sketches and Happenings in the Early Days of Snake River Valley

By: Walgamott, Charles S.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Twin Falls Idaho, By Author: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014700

Condition: Very Good


Original purple cloth, 128 pages, frontis, illustrations, wear to edges, and light fading to spine, one page printing error with typed text laid in. Howes W31, Graff 4511, Herd 2418, Six-Guns 2280, "Has a chapter on Diamondfield Jack Davis and another on the vigilantes." View more info

A Journey Through New Mexico's First Judicial District in 1864 Letters to the Editor of the Santa Fe Weekly New Mexican With an Introduction and Notes by William Swilling Wallace

By: Wallace, William Swilling

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Westernlore Press: 1956

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 10909

Condition: Very Good+


71 pages, illustrations, map, limited to 350 copies, with 300 being for sale. View more info

On Horseback A Tour In Virginia, North Carolina, And Tennessee With Notes Of Travel In Mexico And California

By: Warner Charles Dudley

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Boston and New York, Houghton Mifflin And Company: 1889

Seller ID: 711

Condition: Very Good -


331 pgs + 15 pgs of ads. Slight exterior wear. View more info