Category: Travel & Exploration


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Fort Clark And Its Indian Neighbors A Trading Post on the Upper Missouri

By: Wood, Raymond, William Hunt, Randy Williams

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14106

Condition: New

317 pages, illustrations. Fort Clark, in what is today western North Dakota, also served as a way station for artists, scientists, missionaries, soldiers, and other western chroniclers traveling along the Upper Missouri River. The written and visual legacies of these visitors-among them the German prince-explorer Maximilian of Wied, Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, and American painter-author George Catlin-have long been the primary sources of information on the cultures of the Mandan and Hidatsa Indians, the peoples who met the first fur traders in the area. This book, by a team of anthropologists, ... View more info

Stephen Harriman Long 1784 - 1864 Army Engineer Explorer Inventor

By: Wood, Richard G.

Price: $48.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, Arthur Clark Company: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 883

Condition: Very Good

292 pgs, illustrations, fold-out map, VOL VI of the Frontier Military Series. History of Long, including his expeditions. View more info

Guide To Texas Emigrants

By: Woodman, David

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: Boston, M. Hawes: 1835

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014718

Condition: Very Good

192 pages, lacks the map and plate, bound in hard cover, moderate foxing but pages are in very good shape and supple. Phillips p. 413. Raines p. 222: ".published by the trustees of the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company, in January, 1831.Its object.was to circulate the knowledge of the colonization laws of Coahuila and Texas, with special reference to the land grants of Burnet, Vehlin, and Zavala." Graff 4737: "The Austins were not the only supporters of immigration to Texas." Fifty Texas Rarities 12. Streeter Texas 1177: "Woodman seems to have been an agent or employee I... View more info

The Journal of John Work A Chief-trader of the Hudson's Bay Co. During His Expedition From Vancouver to the Flatheads and Blackfeet of the Pacific Northwest Edited, and With Account of the Fur Trade in the Northwest, and Life of Work

By: Work, John, Lewis, William S. Paul C. Phillips, Robert Carriker

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Spokane, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2006

Seller ID: 015028

ISBN: 0870623478

Condition: New

New, unread copy, 209 pages, frontis, illustrations, map, Introduction to second printing by Robert Carriker. The first section of the book gives an overview of the Fur Trade in the Northwest and the competition between the rival fur companies. Work's journal in presented next. His trapping expedition started in 1831 and ended the following year. They traveled through Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana. The party faced numerous hardships, lack of food, a harsh winter, weak horses, harassment and attacks from the Blackfeet. Very good reading! see Howes W675. Retail price $45.00 View more info

A River Running West The Life of John Wesley Powell

By: Worster, Donald

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3928

ISBN: 0-19-509991-5

Condition: Near Fine

673 pages, maps, illustrations. "Biography of the man who explored the Colorado River and revealed the Grand Canyon." View more info

Independence in all Things Neutrality In Nothing The Story of a Pioneer Journalist of the American West

By: Wright, Elizabeth

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City Utah, Miller Freeman Publications: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015499

ISBN: 087930023X

Condition: Very Good+

255 pages, illustrations, minor chipping to jacket edges. Story of Legh Richmond, pioneer journalist 1865 to 1915. Has a chapter on Fort Phil Kearney, the Wagon Box Fight and the Fetterman Massacre. Also has a section on the Civil War and Mormons. View more info

The Grizzly Bear The Narrative Of A Hunter Naturalist Historical, Scientific and Adventurous Illustrated From Photographs By The Author And J. B. Kerfoot

By: Wright, William H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Charles Scribner's Sons: 1910

Seller ID: 015047

Condition: Very Good+

274 pages, frontis, photos, original gilt pictorial cloth, 2 small owner labels and a small bookstore label. Chapters on Lewis and Clark, James Capen Adams, and the grizzly bear, habits, characteristics, hunting, encounters, etc. View more info

Travels In Southern California

By: Xantus, John, Theodore Schoenman

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1976

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2675

Condition: Very Good

212 pages, maps, illustrations, frontis, slight edge wear to jacket. Xantus came to America as a refuge from Hungary, where he had participated in the 1848 revolution. In the mid-1850's he traveled across America to california. View more info

Letters from North America

By: Xantus, John, Theodore Schoenman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Detroit, Wayne State University Press: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 4660

ISBN: 0-8143-1548-8

Condition: Very Good

198 pages, frontis, illustrations. View more info

North American Excursion

By: Young, Ernest

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Edward Arnold & CO.: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14156

Condition: Very Good

302 pgs, + index, photos, map endpaper, illustrations, minot edge wear. Young traveled from Quebec to the Great Lakes, Down the Mississippi River to its mouth, then across to California. View more info

Across The Plains In 65 A Youngster's Journal, From Gotham to Pike's Peak

By: Young, Frank C.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Privately Printed: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1573

Condition: Very Good+

224 pages, fold-out map, top edge gilt, red cloth with gilt lettering, tight solid copy, Limited Edition, of 200 copies. Howes Y25aa, "Day by day journal of a trip from Atchison to Julesburg and Denver." Mintz 627, Graff 4787 View more info

The First Military Escort on the Santa Fe Trail 1829 From the Journal and Reports of Major Bennet Riley and Lieutenant Philip St. George Cooke

By: Young, Otis E.

Price: $80.00

Publisher: CA., Arthur Clark Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4659

Condition: Very Good+

222 pgs, fold-out map, illustrations, frontis, (the half title page and an illustration are facsimilies, which appear to have been done by the publisher, as some pages are still up-opened.) American Trails Series VII, VG Rittenhouse 675 "The best scholarly study of the Santa Fe Trail in 1828-29, with emphasis on the military escort under Major Riley." View more info