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The Santa Fe Trail

By: Duffus, R. L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., David McKay: 1975

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 1444


283 pages, photos, index. Wagon trains, Indians, overland travel, Santa Fe etc. View more info

The Good Old Times In McLean County Illinois Two Hundred and Sixty-one Sketches of Old Settlers a Complete Historical Sketch of the Black Hawk War and Descriptions of all Matters of Interest Relating to McLean County

By: Duis, Dr. E.

Price: $245.00

Publisher: Bloomington, The Leader Publishing and Printing House: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8342


865 pages + ads, illustrations, new cloth. View more info

The Journal Of Samuel Rutherford Dundass, Crossing The Plains To California In 1849

By: Dundass, Samuel Rutherford, Keller, George

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1983

Seller ID: 3209


106 pages, Index. This is two books in one. This includes some very rare material, a roster of men included in the Wayne County Company consisting of 203 names, marked were those who died and those who got sick along the way and turned back. Mintz 133 " Dundass ,was a member of the Steubenville Company, composed of 60 natives of Ohio, and traveled by way of the Hastings cutoff to Humbolt. Keller tells of Indian attacks, taking the Lassen's cutoff, the shortage of foo... View more info

The History of Texas; or, The Emigrant's, Farmer's, and Politician's Guide to the Character, Climate, Soil and productions of That Country; Geographically Arranged From Personal Observation and Experience by David B. Edward.

By: Edward, David Barnett

Price: $9,750.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, J.A. James & Co.: 1836

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014350


Original green cloth, floral pattern, original printed spine label professionally re-cased, corners repaired, moderate foxing, heavier on the first and last leaves and endpapers. back of map has a few archival repairs with no loss, map is very nice with excellent color, housed in a custom 1/4 leather clamshell case. Howes E48, Graff 1208, Jenkins BTB, 53, "One of the best accounts of Texas on the eve of the Revolution, this also includes the early actions in the revo... View more info

The Diary Of Philip Leget Edwards The Great Cattle Drive From California To Oregon In 1837

By: Edwards, Philip Leget

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1989

Seller ID: 014925


Limited edition of 308 numbered copies, 61 pages, index, pictorial endpapers, " Details the earliest cattle drive, ends with an Indian battle in September of 1837." View more info

Fremont Explorer For A Restless Nation

By: Egan, Ferol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Doubleday & Company: 1977

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11420


582 pages, illustrations, map end-papers, wear to jacket edges. View more info

The Mexican War Correspondence of Richard Smith Elliott

By: Elliott, Richard Smith, Mark Gardner

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3455


292 pages, frontis, illustrations, maps. "When General Stephen Watts Kearny's Army of the West marched into Santa Fe, New Mexico, on August 18, 1846, Richard Smith Elliott, a young Missouri volunteer, was included in its ranks. In addition to Lieutenant Elliott's duties in the Laclede Rangers, he served as a regular correspondent to the St. Louis Reveille. Elliott provided readers back home with an account of the grueling march over the famous Santa Fe Trail, the tri... View more info

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


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


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


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


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

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


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 exe... 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


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


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: $20.00

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

Seller ID: 015026


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