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Henry's Journal Covering Adventures And Experiences In The Fur Trade On The Red River 1799-1801

By: Bell, Charles N.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1982


20 pages, illustrations. This paper was read before the Historical and Scientific Society of Manitoba, May 4, 1888 on the subject of Alexander Henry's experiences in the fur trade on the Red River in Canada. View more info

Here Rolled The Covered Wagons An Historical Tour of the Northwest

By: Salisbury Albert and Jane

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Bonanza Thrid Revised Edition MCMXLVIII,


265 pgs, dj has small tears around edges, Photos, map Contains 223 pictures with text depecting 100 important historical spots in Washingtion, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and North Dakota. Colter’s Hell, Yellowstone Park, Trappers’ Rendezvous, Jackson’s Hole WY., Oregon Trail, Lewis and Clark , Fort Laramie, Custer Battlefield + many others View more info

High Jinks on the Klondike

By: O'Connor, Richard

Price: $18.00

Publisher: N.Y., The Bobbs-Merrill Company, 1954

Edition: First Edition


284 pages, map end-papers, very sligh jacket wear. Six-Guns 1633, "Has a long chapter on Soapy Smith, some information on Wyatt Earp and the killing of Bob Ford." View more info

History May Be Searched in Vain A Military History of the Mormon Battalion

By: Fleek, Sherman L.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Spokane Washington, The Arthur H. Clark Co., 2008


414 pages, maps, illustrations. "This volunteer unit of five companies was unique in many ways beyond its pioneer experience. Led by regular officers, including Philip St. George Cooke, it served as part of General Stephen W. Kearny's Army of the West, invading and occupying what would become New Mexico, Arizona, and California. Formed in July 1846 in Council Bluffs, Iowa, the battalion marched to California, where it was discharged from federal service in July 1847,... View more info

History Of Oregon Territory

By: Farnham, Thomas Jefferson

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington, YE Galleon Press, 1981


107 pages, map endpapers. Reprinted from the 1844 edition, Howes F49 " Vehement presentation of the superiority of America's claims to Oregon over those of England." View more info

History Of The Expedition Of Captains Lewis And Clark 1804-5-6 Reprinted From The Edition Of 1814 With Introduction And Index By James K. Hosmer In Two Volumes, With Portraits And Maps

By: Allen, Paul, (Hosmer, James)

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Scituate, MA, Digital Scanning, 2002

Edition: First Thus


2 volumes, Vol 1. 500 pages, Vol 2. 583 pages, maps, frontis, illustrations. Quality reprint of the 1903 edition. One of the better editions on the subject. View more info

Hittell's Hand-Book of Pacific Coast Travel

By: Hittell, John S.

Price: $150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, The Bancroft Company, Publishers, 1887


Original cloth, gilt lettering on cover decorated in black, front hinge split but solid, 263 pages, 2 fold-out maps, short tears where attached. California, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, much information on numerous destinations. View more info

Holy Smoke A Dissertation on the Utah War

By: Bailey, Paul

Price: $38.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, Westernlore Press, 1978

Edition: First Edition


The 1857 conflict with the Mormons. View more info

How Marcus Whitman Saved Oregon A Tru Romance Of Patriotic Heroism Christian Devotion And Final Martyrdom With Sketches Of Life on the Plains and Mountains in Pioneer Days

By: Nixon, Oliver W.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Chicago, Star Publishing Company, 1895

Edition: First Edition


339 pages, frontis, illustrations, slight exterior wear. Fur Trade, overland travel, Oregon Trail, history of Oregon, etc. View more info

How the Corey's Went West Fifty Years in Crossing the Continent

By: Thomson, Permelia Corey

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: San Diego, Frye & Smith, 1908

Edition: First Edition


122 pages, illustrations, original flex cloth with minor edge wear, housed in a custom chemise and slipcase. Account of a families continual movement from state to state westward during the late 1800s. Missed by the major references. View more info

In Perils by Mine Own Country. Three Years on the Kansas Border by a Clergyman of the Episcopal Church

By: McNamara, John J.

Price: $90.00

Publisher: N.Y., Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1856


240 pages, original cloth, minor edge wear, light foxing. First hand account of Kansas during the 1850s. Howes M175, Graff 2645, McNamara's career in Kansas was a stormy one." Wagner-Camp 277. 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


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

Incidents Of Travel To California Across The Great Plains Together With The Return Trips Through Central America And Jamaica To Which Are Added Sketches Of The Author's Life

By: Udell, John

Price: $1,750.00

Publisher: Jefferson OH, Sentinel Office, 1856

Edition: First Edition


302 pages, frontis, original cloth, errata, minor foxing, SIGNED by author under frontispiece, exterior in amazing condition, Thomas Streeter's copy with his bookplate and pencil notes on inside paste-down and flyleaf, housed in a custom case. Graff 4230, Wagner-Camp 281, Howes U3, Mintz 473, "The author, a Baptist minister was almost 55 when he undertook his first overland journey in 1850. He went again in 1852 and 1854 and all trips were to California." View more info

James Clyman American Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered Wagon Emigrant As Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries

By: Clyman, James Charles L. Camp

Price: $675.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society, 1928

Edition: First Edition


California Historical Society Publication No. 3 (has the Arthur H. Clark Company Cleveland pasted over the CA Historical Society) 251 pages, frontis paste-on, maps (1 fold-out), illustrations, very slight wear, couple corners bumped. Limited to 300 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844." Mintz 99, Graff 769, Rader 849. View more info

James Clyman American Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered Wagon Emigrant As Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries

By: Clyman, James Charles L. Camp

Price: $1,150.00

Publisher: San Francisco, California Historical Society, 1928

Edition: First Edition


California Historical Society Publication No. 3 251 pages, frontis paste-on, maps (1 fold-out), illustrations, owner name, very light occasional foxing, complete jacket with a stain on rear panel edge, one small chip to spine, and foxing to front cover. Dust jackets for this title are rare in any condition. Limited to 300 copies. Howes C81aa "One of the most trustworthy narratives of the far west, for the period 1842-6, the only Oregon overland journal of 1844.&#3... View more info