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Exploring The Great Basin

By: Cline, Gloria Griffen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1963

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 449

Condition: Good +


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

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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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Near Fine


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

Condition: Fine


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

Condition: Very Good


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

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: $400.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13963

Condition: Very Good+


472 pages, frontis, photos, illustrations, original decorative cloth, minor edge wear. 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 description of wagons, techniques, and perso... View more info

A Confederate in the Colorado Gold Fields Edited With an Introduction by Donald J. Berthrong and Odessa Davenport

By: Conner, Daniel Ellis

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014295

ISBN: 0806108916

Condition: Very Good


186 pages, maps, illustrations, review copy with card laid in, minor wear to jacket. "Conner went to the goldfields in 1859, and was there when the war broke out. He remained near Pueblo with a band of Revel sympathizers and tried to wrest control of the Southwest from the Union. Connor wrote his narrative after the war." Rittenhouse 126, "He journeyed over the SFT to Bent's Fort and on to Colorado in 1859. His account of the trail contains superior accounts... View more info

Broadcloth And Britches The Santa FE Trade

By: Connor, Seymour V. Jimmy M. Skaggs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas A & M University Press: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1451

Condition: Very Good


225 pages, illustrations, maps, slight jacket wear, else VG/VG-. The Santa FE trade from 1825 until the coming of the railroad. View more info

The Trail To Oregon

By: Coons, Frederica B.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Portland, Oregon, Binfords & Mort: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1627

Condition: Very Good


183 pages, fold-out map, photos, minor chipping to jacket edges, else VG/Vg- Covers not only the history of the trail, but is retraced by the author with photos. View more info

The Marvelous Country or Three Years in Arizona and New Mexico, The Apaches’ Home, Comprising Description of the wonderful country, its immense mineral wealth, its magnificent mountain scenery, Cochise, the Great Apache War Chief etc,,

By: Cozzens, Samuel

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ross & Haines Inc.: 1967

Seller ID: 9907

Condition: Fine


Limited edition 1 0f 1,500 copies, 540 pgs illustrations. The author writes of his personal experiences with the Apaches ,Cochise. He lived with the Navahos, and gives a description of early missions, the traders, trappers and settlers in general. Rader 950, Howes C838 View more info

Explorations & Adventures In Arizona & New Mexico

By: Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NJ, Castle: 1988

Seller ID: 877

ISBN: 1555213669

Condition: Very Good


532 pgs, illustrations. View more info

Topographical Memoir

By: Cram, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1978

Seller ID: 1640

ISBN: 0-87770-193-8

Condition: New


126 pages, Limited Edition, #120 of 250 copies. Enlarged Facsimile of the 1859 edition. Information on the mistreatment of Oregon Indians in the 1850's. Captain Cram a topographical engineer, was on the staff of General John Wool. He was on several surveys and reconnaissances in the mid 1800's. View more info

Scenes Of Earlier Days In Crossing The Plains To Oregon And Experiences Of Western Life

By: Crawford, Charles Howard

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1999

Seller ID: 1465

ISBN: 0877706972

Condition: New


186 pages. "The first part of the book is the author's narrative of his trip to Oregon from Illinois in 1851 and the second part is his subsequent travels to California in 1858, his missionary work, and travels throughout small towns." View more info

Journal Of Medorem Crawford, An Account Of His Trip Across The Plains With The Oregon Pioneers Of 1842 A Few Sets Of Accounts Found In Connection With The Journal Are Added.

By: Crawford, Medorem

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Eugene Oregon, Star Job Office: 1897

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2352

Condition: Very Good


26 pages, Howes C874 "The only diary of the first large emigrant train to Oregon." Mintz 110 "Crawford was a member of the Elijah White's party and traveled with Meek and Hastings" Graff 914 View more info

A Report In The Form Of A Journal, March of the Regiment of Mounted Riflemen to Oregon in 1849

By: Cross, Osborne

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1967

Edition: Limited/Numbered

Seller ID: 1035

Condition: New


218 pages, Limited edition, # 618 of 1005 copies, illustrations, new condition. Reprinted from the 1851 edition. Wagner-Camp 181:3 " Major Cross's report presents a detailed description of the emigrant trail to Oregon with thirty-six lithographed views of scenes along the route from Ft. Laramie to The Dalles. The troops thus moved to the new military posts on the Pacific Coast." Howes C923, Mintz 112, "Cross speaks of the emigrants and their problems, as well... View more info

Autobiography and Reminiscences

By: Cummins, Sarah J.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1987

Seller ID: 4324

ISBN: 0-87770-042-7

Condition: New


92 pages. Mintz # 114. " Enthralling account of the near-demise of Sarah when she was a teenage bride crossing the plains. She speaks of Fremont traveling with them for a short time, being saved from hostile Indians in Sioux country, and adds a bit about the Yellowstone area. Apparently she was in the same train as William Goulder, Samuel Hancock, and Solomon Tethrow. She wrote this when she was in her nineties." View more info

Beyond The Rocky Mountains Report On The Territory of Oregon

By: Cushing, Caleb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1999

Seller ID: 8806

ISBN: 0877704422

Condition: New


211 pages, frontis, pictorial endpapers. "This account was read before Congress in 1839, details exploration of the western United States and the Northwest Coast. View more info

The Great North Trail

By: Cushman, Dan

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw Hill: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 9908

Condition: Very Good+


383pgs map, Wild Bill Hickok's days as marshal at Abiline, Lincoln County War, Johnson County War, Henry Plummer and his gang, Doc Holliday, Wyatt Earp, Cattle Kate Wilson. Six Guns 537 View more info

California in 1792 A Spanish Naval Visit

By: Cutter, Donald C.

Price: $26.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 407

Condition: Near Fine


illustrations, 176 pages. In the summer of 1792 two schooners were ordered to inspect the Pacific Coast from Vancover Island to Monterey. This is a translation of these explorers accounts of California during the age of the Spanish Colon y. View more info

The Ashley Smith Explorations and the Discovery of a Central Route to the Pacific 1822-1829 With the Original Journals Edited by Harrison Clifford Dale

By: Dale, Harrison Clifford

Price: $300.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur H. Clark Company: 1918

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 12620

Condition: Very Good+


352 pages, maps, illustrations, top edge gilt, very slight fading to spine, very nice copy. Consists of three sections, The Fur Trade and the progress of discovery to 1822, The Ashley Narrative, The Smith narrative along with the two journals of Harrison G. Rogers. Howes D21, Rader 1040 View more info