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A Tour Through The Southern And Western Territories Of The United States Of North-America A Facsimile Reproduction of the 1792 Edition, with an introduction and indexes by Barton Starr

By: Pope, John

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Gainesville, University Presses of Florida, 1979


105 pgs + index as new condition. Pope traveled from Richmond in 1790 to Pittsburgh, then south to Louisville, then proceeded to New Orleans, then to West Florida, eventually returning to Philadelphia after 16 months. View more info

A Trip Across the Plains in the Year 1849 With Notes of A Voyage to California by Way of Panama

By: Morgan, Martha M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1983


37 pages, reprint of the 1864 edition. Mintz 337 "The original journal was kept by the author's husband. A short honest account of the trip." 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


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


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

A Western Trip

By: Schmidt, Carl Ernest

Price: $1,950.00

Publisher: Detroit, Herold Press, 1904

Edition: 1st Edition


91 pages, original brown leather with gilt illustration of a cowboy on a horse spelling out the title with his lasso, spine and edges, faded, top edge gilt, red silk end-papers, INSCRIBED by Schmidt and dated 1904, all photos mounted, photos by Henry W. Jackson. Schmidt took the trip into Yellowstone in the summer of 1901 spending several weeks there. His journal concludes with an account of a descent into a mine near Butte Montana. Few copies were printed and were inte... View more info

A Winter In The West By A New-Yorker

By: Hoffman, Charles Fenno

Price: $160.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brothers, 1835


2 volumes. Vol 1. 282 pages, Vol 2. 286 pages, foxing throughout, hinges repaired, overall a good get. In 1835, Hoffman set out alone on horseback for the Midwest. He sent back letters as he traveled, and they were collected and published in book form. After reaching St. Louis he had hoped to proceed up the Missouri River with a party of the American Fur Company, however he was not allowed to accompany them. He returned home after eight months. View more info

A Winter In The West By A New-Yorker

By: Hoffman, Charles Fenno

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint, 1966


2 Volumes, VOL 1, 337 pages, VOL 2, 346 pages. A reprint of the 1835 edition. In 1835, Hoffman set out alone on horseback for the Midwest. He sent back letters as he traveled, and they were collected and published in book form. After reaching St. Louis he had hoped to proceed up the Missouri River with a party of the American Fur Company, however he was not allowed to accompany them. He returned home after eight months. View more info

Across the Continent and Back Again

By: Potter, Rev. J. H.

Price: $675.00

Publisher: Cincinnati Ohio, Elm Street Printing Co., 1893

Edition: 1st Edition


Original cloth, 87 pages, minor edge wear, inscribed by author. A rare scarce travel account of the author's trip starting in Florida in 1892 traveling through Texas to California, Oregon, The Rocky Mountains, including three chapters on his stay in Yellowstone Park. Interesting observations for the time. Only two copies appearing for sale in the last 75 years. View more info

Across the Continent: A Summer's Journry To The Rocky Mountains, The Mormans, And The Pacific States, With Speaker Colfax. By Samuel Bowles Editor Of The Springfield (Mass.) Republican

By: Bowles, Samuel

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Springfield, Mass., 1866


452pgs, +ads, minor exterior wear, slight foxing. Rader 431 indicates a map for the 1st ed 1865, but does not mention the 1866 ed. This book does not contain a map. View more info

Across the Plains in 1853

By: Ward, D. B.

Price: $5,750.00

Publisher: Seattle Wash, by author, 1911

Edition: 1st Edition


Original printed wraps, string tied, 55 pages, photo, very slight wear, housed in a custom case. Thomas Streeter's copy with his bookplate. Many interesting stories such as crossing streams, problems with Indians, buffalos, stampede, difficulties on the trail, etc. Howes W94, "Started from Arkansas, followed the Santa Fe Trail to Colorado, then north to the Overland Trail and Oregon." Graff 4530, Mintz 480, Rittenhouse 621, Streeter, "I have put it in my col... View more info

Across The Plains In 65 A Youngster's Journal, From Gotham to Pike's Peak

By: Young, Frank C.

Price: $325.00

Publisher: Denver, CO, Privately Printed, 1905

Edition: First Edition


224 pages, fold-out map, top edge gilt, red cloth with gilt lettering, tight solid copy, Limited Edition, of 200 copies. Howes Y25aa, "Day by day journal of a trip from Atchison to Julesburg and Denver." Mintz 627, Graff 4787 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


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


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

Alexander Mackenzie's Voyage to the Pacific Ocean in 1793 Historical introduction and footnotes by Milton Quaife

By: Mackenzie, Alexander

Price: $23.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Citadel Press, 1967

Edition: First Edition


384 pgs map, frontis, dust jacket has minoe edge wear, "The story of Mackenzie's voyage in his own words." View more info

Alfred Jacob Miller Artist On The Oregon Trail

By: Reynolds, Karen, William Johnston, Ron Tyler

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Fort Worth, Amon Carter Museum, 1982

Edition: First Edition


480 pages, maps, illustrations, fold-out map. Miller went West and was at the fur trade rendezvous in 1837. Great western art!! Included is a catalog of his work and exhibitions. View more info