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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


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

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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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

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


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 an... 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


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

Exploring The Great Basin

By: Cline, Gloria Griffen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449


254 pages, maps, illustrations, ex-lib with usual markings dj, Vol 39 in the American Exploration and Travel Series. Comprehensive study of the Great Basin from the first discovery by white men in 1776, through Fremont and his second expedition, Odgen's expedition 1829. Mountain men, fur trade etc. View more info

James Clyman American Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered Wagon Emigrant As Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries

By: Clyman, James Charles L. Camp

Price: $675.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015003


California Historical Society Publication No. 3 (has the Arthur H. Clark Company Cleveland pasted over the CA Historical Society) 251 pages, frontis paste-on, maps (1 fold-out), illustrations, very slight wear, couple corners bumped. Limited to 300 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844." Mintz 99, Graff 769, Rader 849. View more info

James Clyman American Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered Wagon Emigrant As Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries

By: Clyman, James Charles L. Camp

Price: $1,150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015004


California Historical Society Publication No. 3 251 pages, frontis paste-on, maps (1 fold-out), illustrations, owner name, very light occasional foxing, complete jacket with a stain on rear panel edge, one small chip to spine, and foxing to front cover. Dust jackets for this title are rare in any condition. Limited to 300 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844.... View more info

James Clyman Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered-Wagon Emigrant AS Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries

By: Clyman, James Charles L. Camp

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Champoeg Press: 1960

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 015008


352 pages, maps, illustrations, frontis, in orginal mylar cover. Definitive Edition, Limited to 1,450 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844." Mintz 99 View more info

Uncle Dick Wootton The Pioneer Frontiersman Of The Rocky Mountain Region An Account Of The Adventures And Thrilling Experiences Of The Most Noted American Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Scout, And Indian Fighter Now Living

By: Conard, Howard Louis

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Chicago, W.E. Dibble & CO Chicago: 1890

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1112


472 pages, frontis, photos, illustrations, rebound with original front cover placed on the front board, tight solid copy. Howes C659, Rader 881, Rittenhouse 121, " Wootton made his first trip over the Santa Fe Trail in 1836 and spent years in the Far West. In 1856 he hauled government freight on the trail. In 1866 he secured a charter and built a toll road through Raton Pass, operating it until the railroad came in 1878. His account contains many tales and descript... View more info