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David S. Maynard And Catherine T. Maynard Biographies Of Two Of The Oregon Immigrants of 1850

By: Prosch, Thomas, W.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Seattle WA, Lowman & Hanford Stationary & Printers Co., 1906

Edition: First Edition


83 pages, illustrations, INSCRIBED by author, original cloth with slight wear to edges. Graff 3368, Howes P634, Mintz 382, "Includes Maynard's day-by-day journal describing his overland trip. "The immigrants tired of themselves and of each other. Stretching the conditions for a period of five months drove some of the participants into suicide, others going into insanity, and left many a physical wreck for whim there was no possibility of recovery." View more info

Deceived The Story of the Donner Party

By: Limburg, Peter R.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Pacifica California, IPS Books, 1998

Edition: First Edition


249 pages, map, illustrations, As New/As New. Tragic story of the ill-fated Donner Party of 1846. View more info

Description Of A Journey And A Visit To The Pawnee Indians

By: Oehler, Gottlieb F. David Z. Smith

Price: $19.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1974

Edition: Limited/Numbered


32 pages, Limited Edition this is # 273 of 300 copies, "The arthurs visited the Pawnees in 1851. The lifestyle of the Pawnees are described in some detail." View more info

Description Of A Journey And A Visit To The Pawnee Indians

By: Oehler, Gottlieb F. David Z. Smith

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1974


32 pages. "The arthurs visited the Pawnees in 1851. The lifestyle of the Pawnees are described in some detail." 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


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

Discoverers And Pioneers Of America

By: Parker H. F.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: N.Y., Derby & Jackson, 1859


416 pgs minor soiling to cover, gilt lettering and designs still visible on the spine, G+ condition. Columbus, Vespucius, DE Soto, Henry Hudson, Sir Walter Raleigh, Captain John Smith, Miles Standish, William Penn, and others View more info

Down The Great Unknown John Wesley Powell's 1869 Journey of Discovery and Tragedy Through The Grand Canyon

By: Dolnick, Edward

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Harper Collins, 2001

Edition: First Edition


367 pages, maps, map end-papers. Powell and nine men set off down the river, and only six survived. View more info

Early Days on the Western Slope of Colorado and Campfire Chats With Otto Mears The Pathfinder From 1870 to 1883, Inclusive

By: Jocknick, Sidney

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Denver, The Carson-Harper Co., 1913

Edition: First Edition


Original green cloth with gilt lettering, 384 pages, frontis, illustrations, a fine collectible copy, from Fred A. Rosenstock's collection. There was a typed leaf of text inserted in some copies, not present in this one, as was the Graff copy. The meeker Massacre, Indians, gold, fur trade, the Utes, Chief Ouray, ranching, Montrose, Grand junction, etc. Graff 2212, Herd 1173, Howes J115, Six-Guns 1176, "One chapter treats of Alfred Packer and his terrible crimes of mu... View more info

Early Days Stories The Overland Trail, Animals and Birds That Lived Here Hunting Stories Looking Backward

By: Leach, A. J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Neb., A J. Leach Huse Publishing Company, 1916

Edition: First Edition


244 pages, frontis, very slight wear in a good only jacket. Mintz 287, " Leach started in Genesee County Michigan. He tells of joining the Knapp family as an ox-team driver and becoming a member of a party going overland with no rules, regulations, or leader. He tells of experiences among the Indians, with the dreaded cholera, and with other events along the trail to Oregon. A good diary." Graff 2427, Howes L162a View more info

Early Days Stories The Overland Trail, Animals and Birds That Lived Here Hunting Stories Looking Backward

By: Leach, A. J.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Neb., A J. Leach Huse Publishing Company, 1916

Edition: First Edition


244 pages, frontis, chipping to jacket edges. Mintz 287, " Leach started in Genesee County Michigan. He tells of joining the Knapp family as an ox-team driver and becoming a member of a party going overland with no rules, regulations, or leader. He tells of experiences among the Indians, with the dreaded cholera, and with other events along the trail to Oregon. A good diary." Graff 2427, Howes L162a View more info

Early Days Stories The Overland Trail, Animals and Birds That Lived Here Hunting Stories Looking Backward

By: Leach, A. J.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Norfolk, Neb., A J. Leach Huse Publishing Company, 1916


2nd printing of 1916, 244 pages, frontis, wear to jacket edges. . Mintz 287, " Leach started in Genesee County Michigan. He tells of joining the Knapp family as an ox-team driver and becoming a member of a party going overland with no rules, regulations, or leader. He tells of experiences among the Indians, with the dreaded cholera, and with other events along the trail to Oregon. A good diary." Graff 2427, Howes L162a View more info

Eldorado or, Adventures In The Path Of Empire: Comprising A Voyage To California, Via Panama; Life In San Francisco And Monterey; Pictures Of The Gold Region, And Experiences Of Mexican Travel.

By: Taylor, Bayard

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Time-Life, 1983


Vol 1 only Leather, illus. 251 pages, bookplate. One of the "Classics of the Old West," series, photographically reproduced from the 1850 1st ed. Taylor worked for Horace Greeley, and went west in 1849 to report on the Gold Rush. View more info

Expedition to Oregon

By: Oakley, Obadiah

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1967

Edition: Limited/Numbered


Limited edition, # 226 of 508 copies, 17 pages, Account of a young man who started west on the Oregon Trail in the 1830's but did not have the fortitude to finish the journey. View more info

Explorations & Adventures In Arizona & New Mexico

By: Cozzens, Samuel Woodworth

Price: $17.00

Publisher: NJ, Castle, 1988


532 pgs, illustrations. View more info

Exploratory Travels Through the Western Territories of North America Comprising a Voyage From St. Louis On The Mississippi To The Source of That River and a Journey Through the Interior of Louisiana and the North Eastern Provinces of New Spain Performed I

By: Pike, Zebulon Montgomery

Price: $6,900.00

Publisher: London, W. H. Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme and Brown, 1811

Edition: First Thus


436 pages, fold-out map, very nicely bound with marbled boards with leather spine with gilt lettering, very nice copy. "Pike set out from St. Louis on July 15, 1806, and traveled westward, sighting the Colorado peak now bearing his name on Nov. 23. He then moved southward to seek the Red River for his return home. He missed the Red River and was imprisoned by Spanish authorities and taken to Santa Fe." In 1811 an English edition was prepared by Dr. Rees from a ma... View more info