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New Travels In The United States Of America Performed in 1788

By: Brissot DE Warville J.P.

Price: $185.00

Publisher: N.Y., T & J Swords: 1792

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 895

Condition: Very Good+


1st American Edition, 264 pgs + ads. New cloth, foldout table, Howes B784 A favorable view of America, attracting to its shores many Europeans. The author gives us details about the slavery issue, Quakers, transportation, climate, and other information on the "New Land." View more info

Three Years In The Rocky Mountains

By: Brown, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1982

Seller ID: 015160

ISBN: 0877701512

Condition: New


Limited edition, of 500 numbered copies, 28 pages, index. "Provides what is probably the only known account of the Fur Trade Rendezvous of 1837 View more info

Hear That Lonesome Whistle Blow Railroads in the West

By: Brown, Dee

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., Holt, Rinehart and Winston: 1977

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015214

Condition: Near Fine


311 pages, map end-papers, illustrations, newspaper clipping review of book laid in. Chapters on the Transcontinental Railroad, Indians, Sitting Bull, etc. View more info

Rocky Mountain Adventures

By: Bryant, Edwin

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 2000

Seller ID: 3782

Condition: New


452 pages, frontis, decorative end-papers. Reprint of the 1848 edition. Which was originally titled What I Saw In California Being The Journal Of A Tour By The Emigrant Route And South Pass Of The Rocky Mountains, Across The Continent Of North America, The Great Desert Basin, And Through California, In The Years 1846, 1847 View more info

Camping & Tramping With Roosevelt

By: Burroughs, John

Price: $375.00

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Company: 1907

Seller ID: 015014

Condition: Very Good


111 pages, frontis, illustrations, slight fading to spine, pencil inscription on flyleaf, most of jacket spine missing, large chips to jacket edges, title print on front and spine present, with all its flaws, a very rare jacket. "Burroughs accompanied Roosevelt when he dedicated the Arch at Gardiner Montana, the entrance to Yellowstone National Park. A significant intimate look at Roosevelt by a friend and fellow devotee of the outdoors." The trip occurred in the... View more info

Travels Between The Hudson & The Mississippi 1851-1852

By: Busch, Moritz, Norman, H. Binger

Price: $23.00

Publisher: Lexington, University of Kentucky Press: 1971

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1097

ISBN: 0813112516

Condition: Very Good+


296 pages. Originally published in Europe, this is the first English edition. Busch traveled through the Midwest areas of Ohio, Missouri, Kentucky, in 1851 and 1852. He traveled by stagecoach and riverboat, interesting account of frontier life. View more info

Fur Traders From New England The Boston Men In The North Pacific, 1787-1800 The Narratives of William Dane Phelps, William Sturgis, and James Gilchrist Swan

By: Busch, Briton C. Barry M. Gough, William Phelps, William Sturgis, James Swan

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur Clark Company: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015449

ISBN: 0870622617

Condition: New


137 pages. Northwest Historical Series XVIII "The earliest accounts of the Northwest fur trade, prepared and edited by two top scholars in the field. They have gathered original narratives of the earliest stages of the fur trade: William Dane Phelps' "Solid Men of Boston," William Sturgis' "The Northwest Fur Trade," "William Sturgis on the American Vessels and the Maritime Fur Trade," and "Account of the Vessels Engaged in the Sea-Otter-F... View more info

Report On The Pacific Wagon Roads

By: Campbell, Albert H.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1969

Seller ID: 8835

ISBN: 0-87770-003-6

Condition: New


125 pages, Limited Edition, 1 of 500 copies, fold-out maps in map pocket, pictorial endpapers. Source material on construction of pioneer wagon roads on the north central Great Plains immediately preceding the Civil War. Senate Exec. Dec 36, 1859, See Howes C-86, Wagner-Camp 321 View more info

Three Years Travels Through The Interior Parts Of North America For More Than Five Thousand Miles, Containing An Account Of The Great Lakes, And All The Lakes, Islands, And Rivers, Cataracts, Mountains, Minerals, Soil And Vegetable Productions

By: Carver, Jonathan

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Philadelphia, Key & Simpson: 1796

Seller ID: 793

Condition: Very Good+


TITLE CONTINUED.. Of The Northwest Regions Of That Vast Continent, With A Description Of The Birds, Beasts, Reptiles, Insects and Fishes Peculiar To The Country. Together With A Concise History Of The Genius, Manners, And Customs Of The Indians Inhabiting The Lands That Lie Adjacent To The Heads And To The Westward Of The Great River Mississippi. And An Appendix, Describing The Uncultivated Parts Of America That Are The Most Proper For Forming Settlements. HB. xx,360... View more info

Pioneer Railroad The Story of the Chicago and North Western System

By: Casey, Robert J. W. A. S. Douglas

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Whittlesey House: 1948

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015400

Condition: Very Good+


334 pages, photos, illustrations, bookplate. Custer and the Little Big Horn reference. View more info

Francois X. Aubry Trader, Trailmaker and Voyageur in the Southwest 1846-1854

By: Chaput, Donald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, Arthur Clark Company: 1975

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 885

ISBN: 0870621106

Condition: As New


249, pgs, fold-out map, maps, illustrations. XVI of the Western Frontiersman Series. From 1846 to 1854, "Aubry was the busiest, most effective merchant on the Saint Louis-Santa Fe-Chihuahua-California routes. He made an 800 mile horseback trip in 5 days back from Santa Fe". View more info

Travels In North America in the Years 1780, 1781 and 1782 by the Marquis DE Chastellux

By: Chastellux, Marquis DE, Rice Howard C.

Price: $46.00

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina Press: 1963

Seller ID: 876

Condition: Very Good -


2 volumes in a slipcase, 688 total pages, frontis, map endpapers, maps, illustrations, slight fading to spines, else VG in a good slipcase. "Chastellux one of three major-generals who accompanied Rochambeau and the French Expeditionary Forces to America. Rice has retraced all Chastellux's side trips to various battlefields and now historic sites. Thomas Jefferson stated that is was one of the most flattering account of America that had ever been written." View more info

Yellowstone National Park Historical & Descriptive 1933 Edition Revised by Eleanor Chittenden Cress and Isabelle F. Story Illustrated With Late Photographs

By: Chittenden, Hiram, Martin

Price: $25.00

Publisher: California, Stanford University Press: 1933

Seller ID: 015091

Condition: Near Fine


286 pages, frontis, photos, fold-out map, small spot on spine just a bit lighter than the rest of the cloth. Early history including the trappers, explorers, John Colter, Bridger, Raynold's Expedition, Indians, etc. View more info

Only One Man Died The Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition

By: Chuinard, Eldon G.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 2002

Seller ID: 014697

ISBN: 0877706522

Condition: New


444 pages, illustrations. Contains three parts, The Medical world of Lewis and Clark, Preparation for the expedition, and the expedition. Also contains 3 Appendices Jefferson's medical books, Letter from Thomas Jefferson to Dr. Wistar, and Clark's list of questions. Contains a very useful bibliography. Great addition to the Lewis and Clark collection View more info

Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847

By: Churchill, Charles B.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3159

ISBN: 0870622285

Condition: New


278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies. "These personal narratives, combined with social, cultural, political and economic elements, offer an authentic record of early California society. Kit Carson, explorer and mountain man; Richard Henry Dana, seaman; William Heath Davis, Jr., prominent trader who assimilated into the Californio upper class; James Ohio Pattie, fur trapper; William Dane Phelps, ship captain; Alfred Robinson, trader and promin... View more info

Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847

By: Churchill, Charles B.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1995

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13818

ISBN: 0870622285

Condition: New


278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies, in original shrinkwrap. "These personal narratives, combined with social, cultural, political and economic elements, offer an authentic record of early California society. Kit Carson, explorer and mountain man; Richard Henry Dana, seaman; William Heath Davis, Jr., prominent trader who assimilated into the Californio upper class; James Ohio Pattie, fur trapper; William Dane Phelps, ship captain; Alfred Rob... View more info

Fortunes Are For The Few Letters of a Forty-niner

By: Churchill, Charles William, Smith Duane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pasadena CA, San Diego Historical Society: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4328

ISBN: 0918740002

Condition: Very Good+


136 pages, frontis, illustrations, slight edge wear to jacket. Churchill sent a series of letters to family members relating his experiences during the late 1840s-1850s. View more info

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A Trip to Pike's Peak and Notes by the Way With Numerous Illustrations Being Descriptive of Incidents and Accidents That Attended the Pilgrimage, of the Country Through Kansas and Nebraska, Rocky Mountains, Mining Regions, Mining Operations, Etc., Etc.

By: Clark, C. M.

Price: $2,250.00

Publisher: Chicago, S. P. Round's Steam Book and Job Printing House: 1861

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014674

Condition: Very Good+


134 pages + errata, frontis, illustrations, original cloth with gilt title on front cover, slight foxing, upper and lower spine expertly repaired. Clark gives great insight into the daily difficulties encountered along the way and those encountered while hunting for gold. Great reading! Howes C430, Wagner Camp 372, Graff 731, "One of the best of the few contemporary accounts of the Pike's Peak gold rush. Clark's work contains a fine series of early views of Denver and ot... View more info

A Trip to Pike's Peak and Notes by the Way With Numerous Illustrations Being Descriptive of Incidents and Accidents That Attended the Pilgrimage, of the Country Through Kansas and Nebraska, Rocky Mountains, Mining Regions, Mining Operations, Etc., Etc.

By: Clark, C. M.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: San Jose CA., The Talisman Press: 1958

Seller ID: 014933

Condition: Fine


129 pages, publishers announcement laid in, limited to 500 copies. Reprint of the 1861 1st edition, with introduction and index added. Howes C430, Wagner Camp 372, Graff 731, "One of the best of the few contemporary accounts of the Pike's Peak gold rush. Clark's work contains a fine series of early views of Denver and other western cities." View more info

This Reckless Breed of Men, The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest

By: Cleland,Robert Glass

Price: $30.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015148

Condition: Very Good+


361 pages, illustrations, minor chipping to jacket edges. View more info