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Fremont The West's Greatest Adventurer Being a Biography from certain hitherto unpublished sources of General John C. Fremont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Fremont and some account of the period of expansion which found a brilliant leader in The Pathfinder

By: Nevins, Allan

Price: $475.00

Publisher: Harper & Brothers, 1928

Edition: 1st Edition


2 volumes 738 pages, errata slip, frontis, illustrations, near fine set, un-clipped jacket with spines slightly sunned. Scarce in the original jackets. Expeditions, Oregon, Sierras, Sutter's Fort, The Bear Flag War, California battalion, Kearny, Court-martial, Campaign of 1856, Mariposa War, Civil War, Lincoln, etc. Howes N64. View more info

Frontier Omnibus

By: Hakola, John W., H. G. Merriam

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Missoula, Montana State University Press, 1962

Edition: First Edition


436 pages, illustrations, #116 of 298 numbered copies, SIGNED by both authors, bound in buckskin, pictorial end-papers by Charles M. Russell. Collection of articles by various authors, fur trade, overland travel, Oregon missions, Battle of the Big Hole, Custer, Indians, Montana, Granville Stuart, etc. View more info

Fur Traders From New England The Boston Men In The North Pacific, 1787-1800 The Narratives of William Dane Phelps, William Sturgis, and James Gilchrist Swan

By: Busch, Briton C. Barry M. Gough, William Phelps, William Sturgis, James Swan

Price: $37.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur Clark Company, 1997

Edition: First Edition


137 pages. Northwest Historical Series XVIII "The earliest accounts of the Northwest fur trade, prepared and edited by two top scholars in the field. They have gathered original narratives of the earliest stages of the fur trade: William Dane Phelps' "Solid Men of Boston," William Sturgis' "The Northwest Fur Trade," "William Sturgis on the American Vessels and the Maritime Fur Trade," and "Account of the Vessels Engaged in the Sea-Otter-F... View more info

Gathering in Harmony A Saga of Southern Utah Families, Their Roots and Pioneering Heritage, and The Tale of Antone Prince, Sheriff of Washington County

By: Prince, Stephen, L.

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Company, 2004

Edition: First Edition


334 pages, frontis. "Gathering in Harmony is a chronicle of ordinary people such as Allen Taylor, John H. Redd, George Prince, and James H. Imlay, whose lives collectively represent a cross-section of early Mormon history and the pioneering of southern Utah. Gathering in Harmony presents the story of Mormonism from the earliest days in Missouri, Illinois, and Iowa to the trek across the plains to Utah. Far more than a family history, the book deftly recreates the fo... View more info

George Drouillard Hunter And Interpreter For Lewis And Clark And Fur Trader, 1807 - 1810

By: Skarsten, M. O. Robert C. Carriker

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Glendale CA, Arthur Clark Company, 1964

Edition: First Edition


356 pages, maps, illustrations, Western Frontiersmen Series XI Story of an important member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. View more info

George Drouillard Hunter And Interpreter For Lewis And Clark And Fur Trader, 1807 - 1810 Introduction by Robert C. Carriker

By: Skarsten, M. O. Robert C. Carriker

Price: $175.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, Arthur Clark Company, 1964

Edition: First Edition


356 pages, maps, illustrations. Western Frontiersmen Series XI Story of an important member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. View more info

George Drouillard Hunter And Interpreter For Lewis And Clark And Fur Trader, 1807 - 1810 Introduction by Robert C. Carriker

By: Skarsten, M. O. Robert C. Carriker

Price: $28.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, Arthur Clark Company, 2003


356 pages, maps, illustrations, new in original shirnkwrap. Western Frontiersmen Series XI Story of an important member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. View more info

George Montague Wheeler The Man And The Myth

By: Dawdy Doris Ostrander

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Athens, Swallow Press, 1993

Edition: First Edition


122 pages, frontis, maps. Information on Wheeler's explorations from 1869 to 1879. View more info

Glimpses of Three Coasts

By: Jackson Helen Hunt

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers, 1886

Edition: First Edition


418 pages + ads. California & Oregon, Scotland & England, and Norway, Denmark & Germany. View more info

Golden Dreams and Leaden Realities by Ralph Raven With an Introductory Chapter by Francis Fogie Sen. Esq.

By: Raven Ralph, (Payson, George), Francis Fogie

Price: $350.00

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam & Co., 1853

Edition: First Edition


344 pages, original cloth, minor wear, light foxing to a few pages. Howes P153, Cowan, p. 175: "OBSCURE AND BUT LITTLE KNOWN An intimate and highly entertaining account of life in the mines. Among the "Camps" which paid tribute to the author's pick and pan, and pen too, may be mentioned Mormon Island; Georgetown, Ford's Bar; Greenwood; Weaver; and Coloma." Novel of a voyage around the Cape to the California goldfields in 1849. Rare View more info

Golden Dreams and Waking Realities Being The Adventures of a Gold-Seeker in California and the Pacific Islands

By: Shaw, William

Price: $275.00

Publisher: London, Smith, Elder and Co., 1851

Edition: First Edition


316 pages + 16 pages of ads (February 1852), original blind-stamped cloth, rebacked with original spine on top, minor edge wear. Cowan, p. 580, has a long note on these vivid and entertaining observations on early San Francisco life, in the diggings and at the Missions, Honolulu, etc. Shaw recounts the appalling conditions in the California gold country and a following stay in Honolulu and its growing importance since the since the discovery of gold. Howes S351, Graff 37... View more info

Green Russell And Gold

By: Spencer, Elma Dill Russell

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, University of Texas Press, 1966

Edition: First Edition


239 pages, illustrations, maps. Family history of the Russell's from Georgia and their westward movement to the gold fields in California and Colorado. After the Civil War, they started new careers ranching, farming, etc. View more info

Green Russell And Gold

By: Spencer, Elma Dill Russell

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Austin Texas, University of Texas Press, 1966

Edition: First Edition


239 pages, illustrations, maps. Family history of the Russell's from Georgia and their westward movement to the gold fields in California and Colorado. After the Civil War, they started new careers ranching, farming, etc. An excellent, un-read copy! View more info

Guarding the Overland Trails The Eleventh Ohio Cavalry in the Civil War

By: Jones, Robert Huhn

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, Arthur H. Clark Company, 2005

Edition: First Edition


367 pages, maps, illustrations, new in publisher's shrinkwrap. Frontier Military Series XXIV, 1 of 750 copies. The 400 man cavalry unit was initially stationed at Fort Laramie in 1862 and was assigned to protect the area including 700 miles of the Oregon Trail, later another 200 miles were added to their mission. Sand Creek, Quantrill, Platte Bridge, etc. View more info

Guide To Texas Emigrants

By: Woodman, David

Price: $1,850.00

Publisher: Boston, M. Hawes, 1835

Edition: 1st Edition


192 pages, lacks the map and plate, bound in hard cover, moderate foxing but pages are in very good shape and supple. Phillips p. 413. Raines p. 222: ".published by the trustees of the Galveston Bay and Texas Land Company, in January, 1831.Its object.was to circulate the knowledge of the colonization laws of Coahuila and Texas, with special reference to the land grants of Burnet, Vehlin, and Zavala." Graff 4737: "The Austins were not the only supporters of im... View more info