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Voyages Of The Steamboat Yellow Stone

By: Jackson, Donald

Price: $18.00

Publisher: N.Y., Ticknor & Fields, 1985

Edition: First Edition


182 pgs, illustrations, map The Life and times of an early-American Steamboat as it pioneered on the Upper Missouri River and played a major role in the War for Texas Independence. Passengers included, John Jacob Astor, Sam Houston, Indian Chief Black Hawk, George Catlin, Charles Bodmer, + others. View more info

Wagons Southwest Story of Old Trail to Santa Fe

By: Vestal, Stanley

Price: $45.00

Publisher: N.Y., American Pioneer Trails Ass., 1946

Edition: First Edition


50 pages, illustrations, minor cover wear. Material on Dodge City, Luke Short, Bat Masterson, Wyatt Earp and Mysterious Dave Mathers Old Bent's Fort Six Guns 2271 rare View more info

Wandering In The Southwest In 1855 by J. D. B. Stillman

By: Stillman, J. D. B. Tyler, Ron

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, Arthur H. Clark Company, 1990

Edition: First Edition


193 pages, frontis, fold-out map, illustrations, limited to 750 copies. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIII. Stillman traveled alone by horse through Anaqua, Goliad and Helena in 1855. Stillman ventured west as far as the Pecos River in the company of an army wagon train along the newly-opened road from San Antonio to El Paso. He penetrated unsettled areas, risking Indian attack to see first-hand the "wilds" of Texas. View more info

Wandering In The Southwest In 1855 by J. D. B. Stillman

By: Stillman, J. D. B. Tyler, Ron

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, Arthur H. Clark Company, 1990

Edition: First Edition


193 pages, frontis, fold-out map, illustrations, SIGNED by the editor, limited to 750 copies. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIII. Stillman traveled alone by horse through Anaqua, Goliad and Helena in 1855. Stillman ventured west as far as the Pecos River in the company of an army wagon train along the newly-opened road from San Antonio to El Paso. He penetrated unsettled areas, risking Indian attack to see first-hand the "wilds" of Texas. View more info

Wandering In The Southwest In 1855 by J. D. B. Stillman

By: Stillman, J. D. B. Tyler, Ron

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, Arthur H. Clark Company, 1990

Edition: First Edition


193 pages, frontis, fold-out map, illustrations, limited to 750 copies, in original shrink wrap. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIII. Stillman traveled alone by horse through Anaqua, Goliad and Helena in 1855. Stillman ventured west as far as the Pecos River in the company of an army wagon train along the newly-opened road from San Antonio to El Paso. He penetrated unsettled areas, risking Indian attack to see first-hand the "wilds" of Texas. View more info

Weapons of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

By: Garry, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2012

Edition: First Edition


208 pages, illustrations. Muskets, swivel gun, blunderbusses, rifles, pistols, air rifle, personal weapons, etc. Also contains an appendix listing "Who Carried What." View more info

West From Salt Lake Diaries From The Central Overland Trail

By: Petersen, Jesse G.

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2012

Edition: First Edition


328 pages, maps. American Trails Series XXIII. "Includes excerpts from twenty-three emigrant diaries, many previously unpublished. Using Simpson's diary to trace his route, editor Jesse G. Petersen has located each campsite and shows which of Simpson's two alternative wagon roads the parties traveled. In addition to the annotated emigrant accounts, Petersen excerpts four documents by non-emigrants: two by soldiers and two by employees of the Pony Express and its pre... View more info

Western America In 1846-1847 The Original Travel Diary Of Lieutenant J. W. Abert Who Mapped New Mexico For The United States Army With Illustrations In Color From His Sketchbook

By: Galvin, John, J. W. Abert

Price: $55.00

Publisher: John Howell, 1966

Edition: First Edition


116 pages, maps, illustartions, frontis, 1 of 3000 copies. Rittenhouse 3, "One of the largest and most lavish books about the Santa Fe Trail. It includes his travel diary from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe and return. Contains many comments on the SFT found in no other published Abert report." View more info

WestWard by Rail, The New Route To The East

By: Rae William Frasier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Promontory Press, 1974


391 pgs, map, A reprint of the 1871 ed. The author describes a journey he undertook over the newly opened railroad which linked the East and West. Rae traveled 3,000 miles from New York to San Francisco to detail the nature and ma gnitude of the enterprise for those who would follow. Rocky Mountains, the prairie, a visit with the Mormons etc. View more info

WestWard by Rail, The New Route To The East

By: Rae William Frasier

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Indian Head Books, 1993


391pgs, map View more info

Westward Vision, The Oregon Trail

By: Lavender, David

Price: $17.00

Publisher: N.Y., McGraw Hill, 1963

Edition: First Edition


424 pages. View more info

Whitman's Ride Through Savage Lands With Sketches Of Indian Life.

By: Nixon, O. W. James McClure

Price: $25.00

Publisher: The Winona Publishing Company, 1905

Edition: First Edition


186 pages, frontis, illustrations. History of Oregon, Oregon Trail, Lewis and Clark. View more info

Wild Life In The Far West; Personal Adventures Of A Border Mountain Man. Comprising Hunting and Trapping Adventures With Kit Carson and Others; Captivity and Life Among The Commanches etc.,

By: Hobbs, James Captain

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., Wiley, Waterman & Eaton, 1874


483 pages. illus. Color frontis, slight exterior wear. Howes H550, Rader 1901, Six Guns 997, Rittenhouse 299 "Hobbs knew Kit Carson, and in 1835, he joined a wagon train going over the Santa Fe Trail via Bent's Fort. Contains material on the Speyer caravan caught in the snow and on other Trail caravans in 1843-45." War with Mexico, Joaquin Murietta, mountain men, overland travel, etc. View more info

Wilderness At Dawn The Settling Of The North American Continent

By: Morgan, Tom

Price: $15.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster, 1993

Edition: First Edition


541 pgs, maps, illustrations, book and dust jacket as new condition. Book is divided into four parts, First Arrivals (French, Spanish, etc.) Part two, English Footholds ( colonies, Jamestown, Dutch, Pilgrim, Puritan, etc.) Part three, The English advance and the French retreat. Part Four, America for the Americans, (expansion, Indian wars, statehood, etc.) The author visited many of the locations he describes. View more info

Wilderness Manhunt The Spanish Search For La Salle

By: Weddle, Robert S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, University of Texas Press, 1973

Edition: First Edition


291 pages, maps. In 1684, France sent ships to the Gulf Coast to start colonies. The Spanish sent 6 expeditions by land and 5 by sea to find the settlement. They covered Florida, Alabama, and Texas. View more info