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Exploring Lewis and Clark Reflections on Men and Wilderness

By: Slaughter, Thomas P.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., Alfred A Knopf, 2003

Edition: First Edition


231 pages, illustrations. The author focuses on the men and women of the expedition, and those encountered along the way. View more info

Exploring The Great Basin

By: Cline, Gloria Griffen

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma, 1963

Edition: First Edition


254 pages, maps, illustrations, ex-lib with usual markings dj, Vol 39 in the American Exploration and Travel Series. Comprehensive study of the Great Basin from the first discovery by white men in 1776, through Fremont and his second expedition, Odgen's expedition 1829. Mountain men, fur trade etc. View more info

Fatal Decision The Tragic Story of the Donner Party

By: Stookey, Walter M.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Deseret Book Co., 1950

Edition: First Edition


209 pages, photos, chipping to jacket edges. Story of Donner's 1846 attempt to reach California, and the tragedy that ensued. View more info

Footloose on the Santa Fe Trail

By: May, Stephen

Price: $9.00

Publisher: University Press of Colorado, 1993

Edition: First Edition


141pgs , photos, "Book focuses on the year 1846 and describes a group of characters as they travel the Santa Fe Trail. Stephen Kearny, commander of the Army of the West, Francis Parkman and others View more info

Forging A Fur Empire Expeditions in the Snake River Country 1809-1824

By: Reid, John Phillip

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2010

Edition: First Edition


229 pages, map. Western Frontiersmen Series XXXVI. "Alexander Ross, the pioneer recorder of the early fur trade in the far northern West, led a beaver trapping expedition in 1824 into the vast, unfamiliar territory east of trading posts in the Pacific Northwest. He and his men ventured deep into Snake River country in present-day Idaho and Montana. In this narrative, based on the accounts left by Ross and others Ross recorded in exquisite detail the endless vexations... View more info

Forgotten Texas Leader Hugh Mcleod and the Texan Santa Fe Expedition

By: Spellman, Paul N.

Price: $24.00

Publisher: College Station Texas, Texas A & M University Press, 1999

Edition: First Edition


235 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. "He was the most popular public speaker of his day. Hugh McLeod served in the Republic of Texas legislature, organized the office of Adjutant General, and held officer commissions in four armies over his lifetime. He fought at the Battle of the Neches, wrote the official report of the Council House Fight, helped Galveston grow into a city, and at the time of his death was next in line to command the Confederate unit that beca... View more info

Fort Clark And Its Indian Neighbors A Trading Post on the Upper Missouri

By: Wood, Raymond, William Hunt, Randy Williams

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press, 2011

Edition: First Edition


317 pages, illustrations. Fort Clark, in what is today western North Dakota, also served as a way station for artists, scientists, missionaries, soldiers, and other western chroniclers traveling along the Upper Missouri River. The written and visual legacies of these visitors-among them the German prince-explorer Maximilian of Wied, Swiss artist Karl Bodmer, and American painter-author George Catlin-have long been the primary sources of information on the cultures of the... View more info

Fortunes Are For The Few Letters of a Forty-niner

By: Churchill, Charles William, Smith Duane

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Pasadena CA, San Diego Historical Society, 1977

Edition: First Edition


136 pages, frontis, illustrations, slight edge wear to jacket. Churchill sent a series of letters to family members relating his experiences during the late 1840s-1850s. View more info

Forty - Niners The Chronicle of the California Trail

By: Hulbert, Archer Butler

Price: $33.00

Publisher: Boston, Little Brown, 1931

Edition: First Edition


340 pgs, maps, illustrations, slight exterior wear else, Very Good, Part one covers From Independence, Missouri, to South Pass and the Continental Divide, Part two covers From the Continental Divide to California. View more info

Forty Years Among the Indians A True Yet Thrilling Narrative Of The Author's Experiences Among the Natives

By: Jones, Daniel W.

Price: $275.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Juvenile Instructor Office, 1890

Edition: First Edition


400 pages, original dark blue embossed cloth, very slight wear, rarely found in this condition, a fine collectable copy. " Surprised by an early and devastating winter, 145 of 376 Mormon handcart pioneers perished. A rescue of the survivors took place from a stone refuge near Devil's Gate, Wyoming. One of these, Daniel Jones writes firsthand about this incident, along with many others, as he relates his adventurous life" Mintz 262, Howes J207, Graff 2234, Rader ... View more info

Forty Years Among the Indians A True Yet Thrilling Narrative Of The Author's Experiences Among the Natives

By: Jones, Daniel W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Juvenile Instructor Office, 1890

Edition: First Edition


400 pages, original blue embossed cloth with a floral design, very slight wear, a nice collectible copy. " Surprised by an early and devastating winter, 145 of 376 Mormon handcart pioneers perished. A rescue of the survivors took place from a stone refuge near Devil's Gate, Wyoming. One of these, Daniel Jones writes firsthand about this incident, along with many others, as he relates his adventurous life" Mintz 262, Howes J207, Graff 2234, Rader 2112. View more info

Forty Years Among the Indians A True Yet Thrilling Narrative Of The Author's Experiences Among the Natives

By: Jones, Daniel W.

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Salt Lake City, Juvenile Instructor Office, 1890

Edition: First Edition


400 pages, owner name on title page, original black stamped cloth, very slight wear, rarely found in this condition, a fine collectable copy. " Surprised by an early and devastating winter, 145 of 376 Mormon handcart pioneers perished. A rescue of the survivors took place from a stone refuge near Devil's Gate, Wyoming. One of these, Daniel Jones writes firsthand about this incident, along with many others, as he relates his adventurous life" Mintz 262, Howes J20... View more info

Francois X. Aubry Trader, Trailmaker and Voyageur in the Southwest 1846-1854

By: Chaput, Donald

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, Arthur Clark Company, 1975

Edition: First Edition


249, pgs, fold-out map, maps, illustrations. XVI of the Western Frontiersman Series. From 1846 to 1854, "Aubry was the busiest, most effective merchant on the Saint Louis-Santa Fe-Chihuahua-California routes. He made an 800 mile horseback trip in 5 days back from Santa Fe". View more info

Fremont Explorer For A Restless Nation

By: Egan, Ferol

Price: $20.00

Publisher: N.Y., Doubleday & Company, 1977

Edition: First Edition


582 pages, illustrations, map end-papers, wear to jacket edges. View more info