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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


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


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

Audubon In The West Compiled, Edited, And With An Introduction By John Francis McDermott

By: McDermott, Francis John, Audubon John James

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, Univerisity of Oklahoma Press, 1965

Edition: First Edition


xi, 131 pages, illustrations, slight wear to jacket edges. A view of Audubon's trip up the Midssouri River in 1843 through 20 letters he sent to his family and friends. View more info

Autobiography and Reminiscences

By: Cummins, Sarah J.

Price: $13.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1987


92 pages. Mintz # 114. " Enthralling account of the near-demise of Sarah when she was a teenage bride crossing the plains. She speaks of Fremont traveling with them for a short time, being saved from hostile Indians in Sioux country, and adds a bit about the Yellowstone area. Apparently she was in the same train as William Goulder, Samuel Hancock, and Solomon Tethrow. She wrote this when she was in her nineties." View more info

Autobiography Of Isaac Jones Wistar 1827-1905 Half A Century In War And Peace

By: Wistar, Isaac, Jones

Price: $55.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper & Brother Publishers, 1937

Edition: First Thus


528 pages + map, illustrations, fading to jacket spine. Mintz 501, Graff 4724, "Includes an overland narrative in 1849." Howes W598, "Largely devoted to the opening and development of the far West from 1849 to 1860, in which Wistar played a conspicuous part before achieving fame and fortune in Pennsylvania." View more info

Beyond The Rocky Mountains Report On The Territory of Oregon

By: Cushing, Caleb

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1999


211 pages, frontis, pictorial endpapers. "This account was read before Congress in 1839, details exploration of the western United States and the Northwest Coast. View more info

Biography and Early Life Sketch of the Late Abram Sortore Including His Trip to California and Back

By: Sortore, Abram

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Alexandria, Missouri, 1909

Edition: 1st Edition


Original printed wraps, 10 pages double columns. Mintz 431, "Sortore started near Keokuk, Iowa and traveled to Hangtown. A very scarce pamphlet with only a few copies known to exist." View more info

Black Harris

By: Peltier, Jerome

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1986


162 pages, illustrations. Harris was a mountain man who knew Ashley, Smith, the Sublettes, Beckwourth, Bridger, and others. He also served as a guide for many emigrant parties in the 1830's. View more info

Brand Book Seventeen The Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Westerners Los Angeles Corral, 1986

Edition: 1st Edition


199 pages, photos, illustrations, minor edge wear to jacket. Chapters include; Before the Wheel, Indian Transportation, Far West Mail, Expresses, Commerce in the Far West, A Chronological Perspective of the far West, etc. View more info

Brand Book XII The Westerners

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles Corral, 1966

Edition: 1st Edition


211 pages, photos, illustrations, limited to 500 copies, housed in a slipcase. Chapters include; The Old West is Gone, Deserted Diggings, Railroads of Arizona, California's Gold Rush Churches, Mountain Men as Explorers, Edward S. Curtis, Following Fremont's Fifth Expedition, etc. View more info

British Travelers Among the Southern Indians 1660-1763

By: Randolph, Ralph F.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma, 1973

Edition: First Edition


183 pgs maps, illus Illustrated with rare paintings and maps of the period. Accounts of the Indian written by British travelers. They concern the ordinary, readily observable aspects of Indian life and make some attempt to measure t he impact of European culture on native societies. View more info

Broadcloth And Britches The Santa FE Trade

By: Connor, Seymour V. Jimmy M. Skaggs

Price: $15.00

Publisher: College Station, Texas A & M University Press, 1977

Edition: First Edition


225 pages, illustrations, maps, slight jacket wear, else VG/VG-. The Santa FE trade from 1825 until the coming of the railroad. 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


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

Brother Mack, The Frontier Preacher. A Brief Record of the Difficulties and Hardships of a Pioneer Itinerant

By: McNemee, A. J.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Portland Oregon, T. G. Robinson, Printer, 1924

Edition: 1st Edition


(1924) Original brown printed stiff wraps 80 pages, slight edge wear. Much information on early Oregon, Phil Sheridan, Yakima Indians, etc. Howes M178, "Reminiscences of early days in Oregon, from 1845." Eberstadt Modern Overlands 315. Decker, "Privately printed. Narrates the Overland Expedition of the Waymire Train of 1845. The author was the nephew of Fred Waymire. This was the expedition of which Meek, the guide, lost his way and led the emigrants into the... View more info

Brothers On The Santa FE And Chihuahua Trails Edward James Glasgow and William Henry Glasgow 1846-1848

By: Gardner, Mark L.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Colorado, University Press of Colorado, 1993

Edition: First Edition


229 pgs, maps, illustrations book and jacket in AS-New Condition Presents previously unpublished letters and journal writings of William and Edward Glasgow while on their trip from St. Louis to Santa Fe in 1846, first hand accounts of the battles of Sacramento and Santa Cruz de Rosales View more info