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News Of The Plains And Rockies 1803-1865 Original Narratives of Overland Travel and Adventure Selected From The Wagner-Camp and Becker Bibliography of Western Americana 9 Volume Complete Set.

By: White, David A.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, Arthur H. Clark Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14200

Condition: New


9 volumes, all but 2 still in original shrink wrap, maps, illustrations, Vol 1 456 pages, Early Explorers, 1803-1812-Fur Hunters, 1813-1847. Vol. 2. 500 pages, Santa Fe Adventurers, 1818-1843. Vol 3. 494 pages, Missionaries, Mormons, 1821-1864, Indian Agents, Captives, 1832-1865. Vol. 4. 479 pages, Warriors, 1834-1865, Scientists, Artists, 1835-1859. Vol. 5. 535 pages, Later Explorers, 1847-1865. Vol. 6. 464 pages, Gold Seekers, California, 1849-1856, Railroad Forer... View more info

The Letters of Narcissa Whitman 1836-1847

By: Whitman, Narcissa Prentiss

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 2002

Seller ID: 11389

ISBN: 0-87770-596-8

Condition: New


266 pages, frontis, illustrations, map end-papers, decorative red cloth. Narcissa left on her journey for Oregon in 1837. Her and her husband were murdered by the Indians in 1847. Her letters covers the journey and life in Oregon. 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

Seller ID: 015142

ISBN: 0870624199

Condition: New


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

Autobiography Of Isaac Jones Wistar 1827-1905 Half A Century In War And Peace

By: Wistar, Isaac, Jones

Price: $55.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brother Publishers: 1937

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 12306

Condition: Very Good+


528 pages + map, illustrations, fading to jacket spine. Mintz 501, Graff 4724, "Includes an overland narrative in 1849." Howes W598, "Largely devoted to the opening and development of the far West from 1849 to 1860, in which Wistar played a conspicuous part before achieving fame and fortune in Pennsylvania." View more info

The New Democracy In America Travels of Francisco de Miranda in the United States, 1783-84

By: Wood, Judson P. edited by John S. Ezell

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 880

Condition: Very Good+


217 pgs, map, illustrations. View more info

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... 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 im... 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,... 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