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The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West Biographical Sketches of the Participants By Scholars of the Subject and With Introductions By the Editor 10 Volumes

By: Hafen, LeRoy R.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur Clark Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2140


10 Volume set published from 1965 to 1972. All first editions, slight edge wear. Excellent history of the fur trade, Santa Fe Trail, and most importantly, the mountain men and those who engaged in the trade. A must for the fur trade collection or researcher. Rittenhouse 266 View more info

The Mountain Men and the Fur Trade of the Far West Biographical Sketches of the Participants By Scholars of the Subject and With Introductions By the Editor 10 Volumes

By: Hafen, LeRoy R.

Price: $1,550.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, The Arthur Clark Company: 1965

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014286


10 Volume set published from 1965 to 1972. All first editions, all with the original publisher's plain brown jackets. Excellent history of the fur trade, Santa Fe Trail, and most important, the mountain men and those who engaged in the trade. A must for the fur trade collection or researcher. Rittenhouse 266. View more info

The Far West and Rockies Historical Series 1820-1875 15 Volumes

By: Hafen, Leroy R., Ann W. Hafen

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: Glendale CA, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 1954

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014287


15 Volumes complete all 1st editions, all in near fine condition, just the slightest rubbing on a couple volumes. #1, 1954, 377 pages, Old Spanish Trail Santa Fe to Los Angeles #2, 1954, 333 pages, Journals of Forty-Niners Salt Lake to Los Angeles. #3, 1955, 315 pages, To The Rockies and Oregon 1839-1842. #4 & #5 1956, 353, 360 pages, Rufus B. Sage His Letters and Papers 1836-1847. 1956 2 Volumes. #6, 1957, 349 pages, The Journal of Captain John R. Bell Official Journal... View more info

Broken Hand The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Men

By: Hafen, Leroy, W. J. Ghent

Price: $550.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Old West Publishing Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014504


316 pages, frontis, illustrations, scarce jacket with slight edge wear, and minor soiling. Fur trade, mountain men, Bents Fort, Indians, Kit Carson, Bridger, etc. Classic fur trade item! Howes H10aa. View more info

The History Of Idaho

By: Hailey, John

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Boise, Idaho, Syms-York Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014855


395 pages, frontis, very slight wear, about fine. Early Idaho history, fur trade, exploration, Whitman, Oregon Trail, Indians, pioneers, Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War, etc. Graff 1702, Howes H16, Herd 956, "Has several chapters on cattle." View more info

Frontier Omnibus

By: Hakola, John W., H. G. Merriam

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana State University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014861


436 pages, illustrations, #116 of 298 numbered copies, SIGNED by both authors, bound in buckskin, pictorial end-papers by Charles M. Russell. Collection of articles by various authors, fur trade, overland travel, Oregon missions, Battle of the Big Hole, Custer, Indians, Montana, Granville Stuart, etc. View more info

Frontier Omnibus

By: Hakola, John W., H. G. Merriam

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana State University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015165


436 pages, illustrations, #38 of 298 numbered copies, SIGNED by both authors, bound in buckskin, pictorial end-papers by Charles M. Russell, minor soiling and wear to cover. Collection of articles by various authors, fur trade, overland travel, Oregon missions, Battle of the Big Hole, Custer, Indians, Montana, Granville Stuart, etc. View more info

Frontier Omnibus

By: Hakola, John W., H. G. Merriam

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana State University Press: 1962

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015166


Original pictorial cloth, 436 pages, illustrations. Collection of articles by various authors, fur trade, overland travel, Oregon missions, Battle of the Big Hole, Custer, Indians, Montana, Granville Stuart, etc. View more info

California As It Is A Reprint of the Edition of 1851 With Biographies of the Ancestors of John Hale 1637-1800 and His Descendants 1826-1952

By: Hale, John

Price: $75.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Grabhorn Press: 1954

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 014846


49 pages, frontis, illustrations, in original plain brown jacket, limited to 150 copies, as new-condition. Wagner-Camp 198a, Howes H31, Mintz 198, "Hale speaks disparagingly of the emigration to California. After reaching California by way of Lassen's cutoff, he stayed just a year before returning home. One of the rarest of the overland narratives." View more info

The Open Road by Douglas Hall With Supplement by C. N. Hickman

By: Hall, Douglas

Price: $375.00

Publisher: 1950

Seller ID: 014791


Original pictorial wraps, 20 pages, 2 original photos, text in purple. First published in the Danville Gazette in 1944, contains the accounts of a party of five who traveled by wagon from Indiana to Texas in 1878. A rare an interesting account of their trip through Indian Territory to Texas including their troubles along the way. View more info

A Buckeye In The Land Of Gold The Letters and Journal of William Dennison Bickham

By: Ham, Randall E.

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1996

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014698


287 pages, map, frontis, illustrations, limited to 750 copies. "William Dennison Bickham's California Gold Rush letters and diary are among the finest writings about the California Gold Rush. His account includes topics and characters largely ignored in other gold rush accounts. Bickham provides a detailed and intimate record of one man's experience enroute to, in and out of the mining camps." Account of meeting Jean Baptiste Charbonneau. View more info

My Sixty Years On The Plains Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting

By: Hamilton, W.T.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: N.Y., Forest And Stream Publishing Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14218


244 pages, illustrations by Charles M. Russell, slight edge wear, owner name. Very nice copy! "Hamilton went west in 1842, with Old Bill Williams, the expedition arrived among the Cheyennes well ahead of the other traders, bought up all the furs and sold them. Hamilton never returned East, but spent the remainder of his life in the West, trapping and trading, guiding emigrant trains, scouting in the Indian wars, and mining." Howes H139, Graff 1759, Rader 1755 View more info

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My Sixty Years On The Plains Trapping, Trading, and Indian Fighting

By: Hamilton, W.T.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: N.Y., Forest And Stream Publishing Co.: 1905

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014348


244 pages, moderate edge wear, fading to rear cover and spine (gilt lettering on spine visible,) illustrations by Charles M. Russell, slight spine fade, SIGNED and dated 1905 by Hamilton, "Hamilton went west in 1842, with Old Bill Williams, the expedition arrived among the Cheyennes well ahead of the other traders, bought up all the furs and sold them. Hamilton never returned East, but spent the remainder of his life in the West, trapping and trading, guiding emigrant tr... View more info

The Narrative Of Samuel Hancock 1845-1860 With an Introduction by Arthur D. Howden Smith and a Map of the Oregon Trail

By: Hancock, Samuel

Price: $40.00

Publisher: N.Y., Robert M. McBride & Company: 1927

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014841


First American edition, dark green cloth, 217 pages, map, pictorial jacket has edge wear and with a chip on the upper front corner. Mintz 206, "This is perhaps the best firsthand account of the party led by Stephen Meek during which he sought, disastrously, to reach Oregon by an unproven cutoff. In the same party were William A. Goulder, Sarah Cummins, and Sol. Tethrow. Overall, this is an excellent narrative." View more info

The Life And Times Of James Willard Schultz (Apikuni)

By: Hanna, Warren L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Norman, Univerisity of Oklahoma Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 8072


382 pages, maps, illustrations. Schultz arrived at Fort Benton Montana in 1877 and became a hunter, guide, explorer, and a fighter for Indian rights. View more info

The Life And Times Of James Willard Schultz (Apikuni)

By: Hanna, Warren L.

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Norman, Univerisity of Oklahoma Press: 1986

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 13084


382 pages, maps, illustrations. Schultz arrived at Fort Benton Montana in 1877 and became a hunter, guide, explorer, and a fighter for Indian rights. View more info

Lewis And Clark In The Illinois Country The Little Told Story

By: Hartley, Robert E.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Westminister CO., Snikatau Publications: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014689


245 pages, illustrations, SIGNED label by the author. The portion of the expedition which is hardly mentioned, the winter of 1803-04, the 6 months they spent in preparation for the journey. View more info

America’s Western Frontiers, The Story Of The Explorers and Settlers Who Opened The Trans-Mississippi West

By: Hawgood, John A

Price: $35.00

Publisher: N.Y., Knopf: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 34


440pgs + index, maps, Illus. small chips out of dj, price clipped. View more info

Pioneer Days

By: Hayden, Mary

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1979

Seller ID: 3203


64 pages, + index, illustrations, decorative end-papers. Mintz 218 "Considered by many dealers as one of the rarest of all overland narratives. Tells of their overland trip to Oregon in 1850. Mary gives a stirring view of pioneer life." View more info

Pioneer Days

By: Hayden, Mary

Price: $12,500.00

Publisher: San Jose California, Murgotten's Press: 1915

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015022


49 pages, photo, original string tied stiff wraps, housed in a custom case. The author gives accounts of the difficulties along the way, Indians, river crossings, lightning storms, death of animals, sickness, etc. She provides accounts of the 1855 Indian War, and the Mountain Meadows Massacre and John D. Lee. She also details incidents with the 14th Infantry stationed at Vancouver Barracks in 1864 which was filled with derelicts who joined the army to get free travel to ... View more info