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The Personal Narrative Of James O. Pattie Of Kentucky

By: Flint, Timothy, (Pattie, James)

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Readex Microprint: 1966

Seller ID: 1012


TITLE CONTINUED....During An Expedition From St. Louis Through The Vast Regions Between That Place And The Pacific Ocean, And Thence Back Through The City Of Mexico To Vera Cruz, During Journeyings Of Six Years In Which He And His Farther, Who Accompanied Him, Suffered Unheard Of Hardships And Dangers, Had Various Conflicts With The Indians, And Were Made Captives, In Which Captivity His Farther Died, Together With A Description Of The Country, And The Various Nations Th... View more info

Personal Narrative Of Travels In Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky; And Of A Residence In The Illinois Territory: 1817-1818

By: Fordham, Elias Pym, Ogg, Frederic Austin(editor)

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Cleveland, Arthur Clark Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1026


248 pages + ads, illustrations, green cloth. Howes F257 View more info

Pioneer Days in the Early Southwest Introduction by Donald E. Worcester

By: Foreman, Grant, Donald Worcester

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Lincoln, University of Nebraska Press: 1994

Seller ID: 8872


345 pages, frontis, illustrations. "One of the best books ever written about the Southwest."--Stanley Vestal This pioneering work is about the traders, trappers, and explorers in the vast area that would become Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri, Arkansas, New Mexico, Kansas, and Colorado. Foreman describes the early explorations of the French and Spanish in the Louisiana Territory and often focuses on the junction of the Verdigris, Grand, and Arkansas rivers, known as th... 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

Seller ID: 014913


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

The Overland Journals of William and Charles Frush

By: Frush, William and Charles

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press: 2000

Seller ID: 014960


79 pages, Three Journals in one. The first is William Frush's overland diary detailing his trip from the Missouri to Oregon in 1850. The second by Charles Frush details his trip from The Dalles, Oregon to Fort Owen, Montana in 1858. The third also by Charles Frush is an account of his trip from Fort Owens to Fort Benton in the winter of 1858. View more info

The Great North Road to the Cariboo

By: Futcher, Winnifred M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Roy Wrigley Printing Co.: 1938

Seller ID: 5567


113 pages, illustrations, fold-out map, slight edge wear. View more info

The Missouri Expedition 1818 - 1820 The Journal Of Surgeon John Gale With Related Documents

By: Gale, John, Nichols Roger L.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Norman, University of Oklahoma Press: 1969

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 1087


145 pages, maps, illustrations. "In 1818, Colonel Smith commanded an expedition up the Missouri to near present Ft. Leavenworth Kansas, and built a camp. Indians proved very troublesome. In 1819, Colonel Heny Atkinson led an expedition up to Council Bluffs where they built Cantonment Missouri. Surgeon Gale's journal is one on the first significant Government expedition up the Missouri since Lewis and Clark." This is number 56 of The American Exploration and Trav... View more info

Western America In 1846-1847 The Original Travel Diary Of Lieutenant J. W. Abert Who Mapped New Mexico For The United States Army With Illustrations In Color From His Sketchbook

By: Galvin, John, J. W. Abert

Price: $55.00

Publisher: John Howell: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2430


116 pages, maps, illustartions, frontis, 1 of 3000 copies. Rittenhouse 3, "One of the largest and most lavish books about the Santa Fe Trail. It includes his travel diary from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe and return. Contains many comments on the SFT found in no other published Abert report." View more info

In Pursuit OF The Golden Dream Reminiscences of San Francisco and the Northern and Southern Mines, 1849-1857

By: Gardiner, Howard, C., Dale Morgan

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Stoughton, MA, Western Hemisphere Inc.: 1970

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14157


390 pages, frontis, illustrations, maps, fold-out map. California gold rush, mining, pioneers, San Francisco, etc. Oversize item. 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

Seller ID: 824


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

Weapons of the Lewis & Clark Expedition

By: Garry, Jim

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 2012

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14109


208 pages, illustrations. Muskets, swivel gun, blunderbusses, rifles, pistols, air rifle, personal weapons, etc. Also contains an appendix listing "Who Carried What." View more info

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