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James W. Marshall The Discoverer of California Gold A Biography

By: Gay, Theressa

Price: $90.00

Publisher: Georgetown, California, The Talisman Press: 1967

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4308


558 pages, frontis, illustrations, 5 inserts in rear pocket, limited to 250 copies SIGNED by the author, leather spine, housed in a double slipcase. Overland travel, Gold Rush, Sutter's Fort, mining, etc. View more info

Trail To California The Overland Journal of Vincent Geiger and Wakeman Bryarly Edited With an Introduction by David Morris Potter

By: Geiger, Vincent, Wakeman Bryarly, David Potter (editor and Introduction)

Price: $34.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3376


266 pages, frontis, fold-out map, minor edge wear and soiling to jacket. Mintz 173, "Geiger and Brayarly were members of the Charleston Company. This day to day telling of their journey (1849)is one of the most desired narratives of those interested in contemporary views of the epic. Well written and informative, it is an important addition to the overland story." View more info

This is a Strange Country Letters of a Westering Family, 1880-1906

By: Gibbens, Byrd

Price: $17.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1988

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 356


438 pgs, In 1880, Charles Brown a young physican from Virginia went west to start a new life and strike it rich. This is a collection of the Brown's letters with a commentary from the author. View more info

Overland to Oregon and in the Indian Wars of 1853 With an Account of Earlier Life in Rural Tennessee

By: Gillette, Martha Hill

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Ashland Oregon, Lewis Osborne: 1971

Seller ID: 5144


78 pages, illustrations, fold-out map, 1 of 650 copies. Mintz 178, "The family began their long trip in 1852. Includes information on the Rogue River War, and details of pioneer life." View more info

The Atlas of North American Exploration From the Norse Voyages to the Race to the Pole

By: Goetzmann, William H. Williams Glyndwr

Price: $24.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1998

Seller ID: 3537


224 pages, maps, illustrations. "More than one hundred full-color maps employing state-of-the-art cartographic techniques. The routes of explorers Ponce de Leon, Henry Hudson, Hernando de Soto, Daniel Boone, Vitus Bering, Lewis and Clark, Admiral Peary, and dozens more are charted, showing the sites of encounters with native inhabitants or rival colonial powers, shipwrecks and uprisings, settlements and trading posts, and the death or disappearance of expeditions.... View more info

Memoirs and Recollections of C. W. Goodlander of the Early Days of Fort Scott From April 29, 1853 to January 1, 1870, Covering the Time Prior to the Advent of the Railroad and During the Days of the Ox-Team and Stage Transportation

By: Goodlander, C. W.

Price: $750.00

Publisher: Fort Scott Kansas, Monitor Printing Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 11704


79 pages, frontis, + 4 photos, original limp cloth, minor cover wear with "Compliments of Citizens National Bank Fort Scott Kansas Christmas 1899 in gilt on front cover. Very rare 1st edition Rader 1623, Howes G240, Graff 1584 View more info

Memoirs and Recollections of C. W. Goodlander of the Early Days of Fort Scott From April 29, 1853 to January 1, 1870, Covering the Time Prior to the Advent of the Railroad and During the Days of the Ox-Team and Stage Transportation

By: Goodlander, C. W.

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Fort Scott Kansas, Monitor Printing Co.: 1899

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015438


79 pages, frontis,+ 4 photos, rear hinge cracked, a few marginal notes, original limp cloth, with "Compliments of Citizens National Bank Fort Scott Kansas Christmas 1899 in gilt on front cover. Very rare 1st edition Rader 1623, Howes G240, Graff 1584 View more info

California Odyssey An Overland Journey on the Southern Trails, 1849

By: Goulding, William R., Patricia A. Etter, Howard R. Lamar

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 2009

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14228


356 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. American Trails Series XXI. "In 1849, William R. Goulding and the Knickerbocker Exploring Company struck out for California on the southern route-a road less traveled. This rare first-person diary of the southern Gold Rush trails, introduced and annotated by Patricia A. Etter, highlights an important alternative route to the Pacific Coast. One of the best-educated Gold Rush participants, Goulding kept a remarkably articulate j... View more info

One Hundred Years Ago in Old Taos

By: Grant, Blanche C.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Taos, New Mexico, by author: 1925

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015099


Original wraps, 31 pages, illustrations, slight edge wear. History of Taos including information on Jim Bridger, Kit Carson, Old Bill Williams, Albert Pike and others. Rader 1645. View more info

Remembrances of a Pioneer Woman

By: Grant, Emma F.

Price: $40.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Kennedy-ten Busch Company Printers: 1926

Seller ID: 015100


Original grey stiff boards, 16 pages, photo frontis. The author arrived in San Francisco in 1849. View more info

William H. Gray: Journal of His Journey East, 1836-1837

By: Gray, William, Donald R. Johnson (editor)

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 1980

Seller ID: 014985


87 pages, map endpapers, frontis. The manuscript of William Gray's journal describing his return to Fairfield, New York in 1837 from the Oregon country. View more info

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Sixteen Years on the Great American Desert or, The Trials & Triumphs of a Frontier Life

By: Green, Mrs. A. M. (Annie Maria)

Price: $3,500.00

Publisher: Titusville PA, Frank W. Truesdell, Printer: 1887

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014681


84 pages, bound in purple suede with minor fading to edges, floral end-papers, signed by author on front paste-down and on the title page. The last copy to appear publicly was in Peter Decker's catalog 123 in 1944 where he noted, "Can locate no other copy. The author and her husband, influenced by N. C. Meeker and Horace Greeley's "Union Colony" plan, outlined in the New York Tribune in the winter of 1869--the plan which led Greeley to raise his celebrated slogan, "Go We... View more info

Mormonism Its Rise, Progress and Present Condition Embracing the Narrative of MRS. Mary Ettie V. Smith of Her Residence and Experience of Fifteen Years With the Mormons Containing a Full and Authentic Account of Their Social Condition, Their Religiou

By: Green, N. W.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Hartford Conn., Belknap & Bliss: 1870

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 4573


473 pages, frontis, minor edge wear, back hinge starting, but solid. View more info

My 96 Years In The West Indiana, Kansas and California

By: Griffith, G.W.E.

Price: $60.00

Publisher: L.A., 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 325


284 pgs, + Addendum, brown cloth with gilt lettering condition: VG Pioneer and frontier life in the West, Chapters include Pioneering in Kansas, Trading with the Indians, The Quantrell Raid, The grasshopper invasion + others, First ha nd accounts. View more info

Two Years In The New Settlements Of Ohio

By: Griffiths, D. Jr.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 1100


197 pages. Originally published in 1835, gives first-hand accounts of new settlements on the western frontier. View more info

Mountain Charley or the Adventures of Mrs. E.J. Guerin, who was thirteen years in male attire

By: Guerin, E.J.

Price: $17.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma: 1968

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 10


Volume # 40 of the Western Frontier Library Series,112 pgs View more info

The Overland Mail 1849-1869 Promoter of Settlement Precursor of Railroads

By: Hafen Le Roy R.

Price: $225.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 1926

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 014444


361 pages, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt, fold-out map, slight exterior wear. Butterfield Overland Mail, stage coaches, railroads, Indian problems, etc. Howes H11. View more info

The Overland Mail 1849-1869 Promoter of Settlement Precursor of Railroads

By: Hafen Le Roy R.

Price: $165.00

Publisher: Cleveland, The Arthur H. Clark Co.: 1926

Seller ID: 014706


361 pages, frontis, illustrations, original light green cloth, top edge gilt, very nice copy. Butterfield Overland Mail, stage coaches, railroads, Indian problems, etc. Howes H11. View more info

The Far West And Rockies General Analytical Index to the Fifteen Volume Series and Supplement to the Journals of Forty-Niners Salt Lake to Los Angeles

By: Hafen, LeRoy R.

Price: $55.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, Arthur Clark Company: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 943


360 pgs, illustrations View more info

Reports From Colorado The Wildman Letters 1859-1865 with other related letters and newspaper reports, 1859 Arthur

By: Hafen, LeRoy R.

Price: $65.00

Publisher: Glendale, CA, Arthur Clark: 1961

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 944


333 pgs, fold-out map, illustrations, near fine condition, Volume XIII of the Far West and Rockies Series View more info