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To The West In 1894 Travel Journal of Dr. James Douglass English

By: English, James Douglass

Price: $11.00

Publisher: Indianapolis, Indiana Historical Society:

Seller ID: 293

Condition: Very Good


98 pg. Small piece of tape with title written on upper spine else VG Journal of English's trip to Honolulu, Victoria, British Columbia, Mexico City, and places in between. View more info

On The Western Trails The Overland Diaries Of Washington Peck Edited And With Biographical Commentary by Susan M. Erb

By: Erb, Susan M., Washington Peck

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014400

Condition: New


296 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. American Trails Series XXII. "A cooper and farmer from Ontario, Canada, Washington Peck (1801-89) spent decades traveling across the western frontier before finally settling in Washington Territory. Peck's chronicle of his itinerant life offers fresh insight into some of the less traveled emigrant routes across the nineteenth-century West. Peck left two wagon-train diaries-published here for the first time-that log western ro... View more info

Journal Of An Expedition To The Grand Prairies Of The Missouri 1840

By: Fairholme, William, Jack B. Tykal

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur Clark Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1727

ISBN: 0870622609

Condition: New


186 pages, illustrations, limited to 750 copies. Fairholme a Lieutenant of the British light infantry, recorded his account of travel from the Canadian border to Western Kansas in 1841. View more info

History Of Oregon Territory

By: Farnham, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1981

Seller ID: 1120

ISBN: 0-87770-246-2

Condition: New


107 pages, map endpapers. Reprinted from the 1844 edition, Howes F49 " Vehement presentation of the superiority of America's claims to Oregon over those of England." View more info

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Mountain Scouting A Hand-Book for Officers and Soldiers On The Frontiers. Profusely Illustrated And Containing Numerous Notes On The Art Of Travel.

By: Farrow, Edward S.

Price: $550.00

Publisher: N.Y., Published By the Author: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14245

Condition: Very Good+


248 pages + ads, illustrations, . Farrow was an instructor of tactics at West Point, and Commanded Indian scouts in the Department of the Columbia. A "how to" hand-book for officers and soldiers on the frontier. Information on horses, equipment and supplies, how to travel in the mountains, marching, crossing rivers, the camp, mess, living off the country, tracking Indians, the trail, signs, and signals. Also a 36 page appendix on Chinook Vocabulary, Swimming exercises a... View more info

Mountain Scouting A Hand-Book for Officers and Soldiers On The Frontiers. Profusely Illustrated And Containing Numerous Notes On The Art Of Travel.

By: Farrow, Edward S.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: N.Y., Published By the Author: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015530

Condition: Very Good+


284 pages + ads, illustrations, rebound in full leather, raised bands on spine, signature of author attached to front fly leaf (most likely transferred when it was rebound.) Housed in a slipcase with the original front cover with title in gilt. Farrow was an instructor of tactics at West Point, and Commanded Indian scouts in the Department of the Columbia. A "how to" hand-book for officers and soldiers on the frontier. Information on horses, equipment and supplie... View more info

Destiny Road The Gila Trail and the Opening of the Southwest

By: Faulk, Odie B.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Oxford University Press: 1973

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 6286

Condition: Very Good+


232 pages, maps, illustrations, slight wear to jacket edges. Trail ran from Texas to San Diego. Freighting, overland mail, Civil War, travelers, cattle drives etc. View more info

A Canoe Voyage Up The Minnay Sotor With An Account Of The Lead And Copper Deposits In Wisconsin, Of The Gold Region In The Cherokee Country And Sketches Of Popular Manners

By: Featherstonhaugh, George W., William E. Lass

Price: $40.00

Publisher: St. Paul., Minnesota Historical Society: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2310

Condition: Very Good -


2 volumes, Vol. 1, 416 pages, frontis, maps, Vol. 2, 372 pages, frontis, map, very slight exterior wear, slipcase, lightly rubbed. Reprint of the 1847 edition. Account of two expeditions taken by Featherstonhaugh, the 1st in 1835 from Washing D.C to Pittsburg, Cleveland, the Great Lakes and Green Bay across Wisconsin, and up the Mississippi River to the Minnesota River. In 1837 he extended from Prairie du Chien down the Mississippi by steamboat to Missouri, then east to ... View more info

History May Be Searched in Vain A Military History of the Mormon Battalion

By: Fleek, Sherman L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2008

Seller ID: 015507

Condition: New


414 pages, maps, illustrations. "This volunteer unit of five companies was unique in many ways beyond its pioneer experience. Led by regular officers, including Philip St. George Cooke, it served as part of General Stephen W. Kearny's Army of the West, invading and occupying what would become New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Formed in July 1846 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the battalion marched to California, where it was discharged from federal service in July 1847,... View more info

The Personal Narrative Of James O. Pattie Of Kentucky

By: Flint, Timothy, (Pattie, James)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 1012

Condition: Very Good+


TITLE CONTINUED....During An Expedition From St. Louis Through The Vast Regions Between That Place And The Pacific Ocean, And Thence Back Through The City Of Mexico To Vera Cruz, During Journeyings Of Six Years In Which He And His Farther, Who Accompanied Him, Suffered Unheard Of Hardships And Dangers, Had Various Conflicts With The Indians, And Were Made Captives, In Which Captivity His Farther Died, Together With A Description Of The Country, And The Various Nations Th... View more info

Personal Narrative Of Travels In Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky; And Of A Residence In The Illinois Territory: 1817-1818

By: Fordham, Elias Pym, Ogg, Frederic Austin(editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur Clark Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1026

Condition: Very Good


248 pages + ads, illustrations, green cloth. Howes F257 View more info

Pioneer Days in the Early Southwest Introduction by Donald E. Worcester

By: Foreman, Grant, Donald Worcester

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1994

Seller ID: 8872

ISBN: 0803268831

Condition: New


345 pages, frontis, illustrations. "One of the best books ever written about the Southwest."--Stanley Vestal This pioneering work is about the traders, trappers, and explorers in the vast area that would become Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, New Mexico, Kansas, and Colorado. Foreman describes the early explorations of the French and Spanish in the Louisiana Territory and often focuses on the junction of the Verdigris, Grand, and Arkansas rivers, known as th... View more info

An Account Of The Red River In Louisiana Drawn Up From The Returns Of Messrs. Freeman And Custis In The War Office Of The United States, Who Explored The Same In The Year 1806

By: Freeman, Thomas, Peter, Custis

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1984

Seller ID: 014913

ISBN: 0877703280

Condition: New


74 pages, map endpapers, A reprint of the rare, 1807 printing of the third Thomas Jefferson exploration party. Freeman a surveyor, and Custis a naturalist, accompanied by a military escort, traveled up the Red River in the spring of 1806 in the vicinity of the Caddo villages where they were stopped by Spanish cavalry and forced to turn back. Wagner-Camp 6b View more info

Geographical Memoir Upon Upper California, An Illustration Of His Map Of Oregon And California

By: Fremont, Charles John

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1995

Seller ID: 015348

ISBN: 0877705461

Condition: New


77 pages, large fold-out map in rear cover pocket." Reprint of the 1848 Senate report, this is the rarest of a number of books by Fremont and his wife. It was later expanded into a much larger book. Included are reproductions of approximately 80 titles listed in the National Union Catalog of Pre-1956 imprints, including maps, illustrations." View more info

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Memoirs Of My Life by John Charles Fremont Including In The Narrative Five Journeys Of Western Exploration, During The Years 1842, 1843-4, 1845-6-6, 1848-9, 1853-4. Together With A Sketch Of The Life Of Senator Benton On Connection With Western Exploration By Jessie Benton Fremont A Retrospect Of Fifty Years.

By: Fremont, Jessie Benton, John Charles

Price: $775.00

Publisher: Chicago, Belford, Clarke & Company: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015344

Condition: Very Good+


655 pages, frontis, fold-out maps, illustrations, original decorative cloth, front hinge cracked, minor edge wear, housed in a very nice custom clamshell case with ΒΌ leather spine, raised bands and title on spine. Howes F367, "Embraces his first three exploring expeditions and the part played by him in the conquest of California." View more info

The Overland Journals of William and Charles Frush

By: Frush, William and Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 2000

Seller ID: 014960

ISBN: 0877703027

Condition: New


79 pages, Three Journals in one. The first is William Frush's overland diary detailing his trip from the Missouri to Oregon in 1850. The second by Charles Frush details his trip from The Dalles, Oregon to Fort Owen, Montana in 1858. The third also by Charles Frush is an account of his trip from Fort Owens to Fort Benton in the winter of 1858. View more info

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Army Sacrifices Or Briefs From Official Pigeon-Holes. Sketches Based on Official Records Grouped Together for the Purpose of Illustrating the Services and Experiences of the Regular Army of the United States on the Indian Frontier.

By: Fry, James B.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Van Nostrand: 1879

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 5178

Condition: Very Good+


254 pages + ads, maroon cloth, gilt lettering, very nice copy! Graff 1458, " Contains chapters on the Fetterman Massacre, Forsyth's Fight, the Grattan Massacre, and the Canby Massacre, etc." Howes F399aa, Rader 1503 View more info

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Army Sacrifices Or Briefs From Official Pigeon-Holes. Sketches Based on Official Records Grouped Together for the Purpose of Illustrating the Services and Experiences of the Regular Army of the United States on the Indian Frontier. By James B. Fry, Colonel Adjutant-General's Department, and Brevet Major-General United States Army

By: Fry, James B.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: N.Y., D. Van Nostrand: 1879

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015545

Condition: Very Good


254 pages + ads, maroon cloth, gilt lettering, minor wear, 2 bookplates, one of Captain Cyrus S. Roberts 17th Regt. U.S. Infantry stating, bought June 12th 1879 cost??, the other is of Charles D. Roberts. Laid in is a handwritten letter dated June 12th 1879 discussing the book, signed by James B. Fry. "General Cyrus S, Roberts. Birth: unknown Death: Mar. 19, 1917 United States Army Brigadier General. His son, Charles Duval Roberts was awarded the Congressional Medal of H... View more info

The Great North Road to the Cariboo

By: Futcher, Winnifred M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roy Wrigley Printing Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 5567

Condition: Very Good


113 pages, illustrations, fold-out map, slight edge wear. View more info

The Missouri Expedition 1818 - 1820 The Journal Of Surgeon John Gale With Related Documents

By: Gale, John, Nichols Roger L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1087

Condition: Very Good+


145 pages, maps, illustrations. "In 1818, Colonel Smith commanded an expedition up the Missouri to near present Ft. Leavenworth Kansas, and built a camp. Indians proved very troublesome. In 1819, Colonel Heny Atkinson led an expedition up to Council Bluffs where they built Cantonment Missouri. Surgeon Gale's journal is one on the first significant Government expedition up the Missouri since Lewis and Clark." This is number 56 of The American Exploration and Trav... View more info