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1 Old Fort Benton Montana
Fairfield, Washington YE Galleon Press 1997 087770144X / 9780877701446 Stiff Wraps New Book 
32 pages. This booklet details early history of Fort Benton, once head of navigation on the Missouri River and a trading post for Blackfoot Indians. 
Price: 12.00 USD
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2 Adams, W. H. Davenport, (Benedict Revoil) The Hunter and Trapper in North America or Romantic Adventures in Field and Forest
London T. Nelson and Sons 1874 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good+ 
393 pages + ads, frontis, illustrations, original gilt pictorial cloth, slight edge wear, very nice copy! The author lived among the Pawnees in 1848. He relates hunting adventures, bear, buffalo, etc. including a wild horse round-up with the Indians. 
Price: 215.00 USD
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3 Bell, Charles N. Henry's Journal Covering Adventures And Experiences In The Fur Trade On The Red River 1799-1801
Fairfield, Washington YE Galleon Press 1982 0877702705 / 9780877702702 Stiff Wraps New Book 
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. 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Branch, Douglas The Hunting of the Buffalo Introduction by Frank Dobie
Lincoln University of Nebraska Press 1997 0-8032-6137-3 / 9780803261372 Stiff Wraps New 
240 pages, illustrations. "Originally published in 1929, tells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American plains. Its gradual extermination is chronicled by E. Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier travelers." 
Price: 11.00 USD
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5 Branch, Douglas The Hunting of the Buffalo Introduction by Frank Dobie
N.Y. D. Appleton and Company 1929 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Book 
240 pages + ad, frontis, illustrations. "Tells all about the marvelous and useful animal that once roamed the American plains. Its gradual extermination is chronicled by E. Douglas Branch, who drew on rich materials, including Indian legends, old letters and diaries, and tales of frontier travelers." Rader 465 
Price: 95.00 USD
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6 Brown, David Three Years In The Rocky Mountains
Fairfield, Washington YE Galleon Press 1982 0877701512 / 9780877701514 Stiff Wraps New Book 
Limited edition, of 500 numbered copies, 28 pages, index. "Provides what is probably the only known account of the Fur Trade Rendezvous of 1837 
Price: 15.00 USD
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7 Burlingame, Merrill G. The Montana Frontier
Helena Montana State Publishing Company 1942 1st Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Book 
Original cloth, 418 pages, maps, illustrations, map end-papers, very small bookseller's label on rear paste-down. This book covers Montana's history from Lewis and Clark, Indians, fur trade, Custer, mining, and much on the cowboys, cattle drives, and ranching. Herd 369, Six-Guns 332, "Contains a chapter on the vigilantes and the Henry Plummer gang of road agents." 
Price: 425.00 USD
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8 Busch, Briton C. Barry M. Gough, William Phelps, William Sturgis, James Swan 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
Spokane Washington The Arthur Clark Company 1997 0-87062-261-7 / 9780870622618 First Edition Hard Cover New 
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-Fur-Trade on the Northwest Coast from 1787 to 1809," compiled by William Tufts, Esq., from his own memoranda. These rare documents are brought together under one cover to reveal the inner-workings and alliances on which the early fur trade depended." 
Price: 37.00 USD
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9 Campbell, Marjorie Wilkins McGillivary Lord Of The Northwest
Toronto Clarke, Irwin & Company 1962 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Good+ Book 
337 pages, frontis, map end-papers, minor chipping to jacket edges. McGillivray went to Canada in the late 1700's and went to work as a clerk for a fur trading company. He quickly rose through the ranks and eventually became Chief Director. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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10 Chittenden, Hiram Martin The American Fur Trade Of The Far West A History of Pioneer Trading Posts & Early Fur Compaines of the Missouri Valley & Rocky Mountains & of the Overland Commerce With Santa FE
N.Y. Press of the Pioneers 1935 First Thus Hardcover Very Good - Book 
2vols. Green cloth with gilt lettering, 1014 pgs, fold out map, illustrated, minor fading to spines. They're all here, Carson, Fitzpatrick, Bonneville, Odgen, Wyeth, Astor, American & Rocky Mountain Fur Companies etc. Howes C390 
Price: 145.00 USD
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11 Chittenden, Hiram Martin The American Fur Trade Of The Far West A History of Pioneer Trading Posts & Early Fur Compaines of the Missouri Valley & Rocky Mountains & of the Overland Commerce With Santa FE
Stanford, California Academic Reprints 1954 Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Book 
2vols illustrations, 1029 total pages. They're all here, Carson, Fitzpatrick, Bonneville, Odgen, Wyeth, Astor, American & Rocky Mountain Fur Companies etc. Howes C390 
Price: 75.00 USD
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12 Chittenden, Hiram Martin The American Fur Trade Of The Far West A History of Pioneer Trading Posts & Early Fur Compaines of the Missouri Valley & Rocky Mountains & of the Overland Commerce With Santa FE
Stanford, California Academic Reprints 1954 Hard Cover Very Good+ Very Good - 
2vols HB. Djs, illustrations1029 total pgs. minor edge wear to dust jacket edges, They're all here, Carson, Fitzpatrick, Bonneville, Odgen, Wyeth, Astor, American & Rocky Mountain Fur Companies etc. Howes C390 
Price: 60.00 USD
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13 Churchill, Charles B. Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847
Spokane Washington The Arthur H. Clark Company 1995 0870622285 / 9780870622281 First Edition Hardcover New Book 
278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies. "These personal narratives, combined with social, cultural, political and economic elements, offer an authentic record of early California society. Kit Carson, explorer and mountain man; Richard Henry Dana, seaman; William Heath Davis, Jr., prominent trader who assimilated into the Californio upper class; James Ohio Pattie, fur trapper; William Dane Phelps, ship captain; Alfred Robinson, trader and prominent merchant and sailor; Henry Augustus Wise, U.S. Navy Lieutenant hell-bent on expansion; William Henry Thomes, feckless thrill-seeker; Leonard and Nidever, explorers; Benjamin Davis Wilson, Indian Agent; and Thomas Jefferson Farnham, participant in the Graham Affair, are included." 
Price: 22.00 USD
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14 Churchill, Charles B. Adventurers and Prophets American Autobiographers in Mexican California 1828-1847
Spokane Washington The Arthur H. Clark Company 1995 0870622285 / 9780870622281 First Edition Hardcover New Book 
278 pages. Western Frontiersmen Series XXIV. 1 of 750 copies, in original shrinkwrap. "These personal narratives, combined with social, cultural, political and economic elements, offer an authentic record of early California society. Kit Carson, explorer and mountain man; Richard Henry Dana, seaman; William Heath Davis, Jr., prominent trader who assimilated into the Californio upper class; James Ohio Pattie, fur trapper; William Dane Phelps, ship captain; Alfred Robinson, trader and prominent merchant and sailor; Henry Augustus Wise, U.S. Navy Lieutenant hell-bent on expansion; William Henry Thomes, feckless thrill-seeker; Leonard and Nidever, explorers; Benjamin Davis Wilson, Indian Agent; and Thomas Jefferson Farnham, participant in the Graham Affair, are included." 
Price: 18.00 USD
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15 Cleland,Robert Glass This Reckless Breed of Men, The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest
N.Y. Knopf 1963 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good - Book 
361 pages, illustrations, minor chipping to jacket edges. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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16 Cleland,Robert Glass This Reckless Breed of Men, The Trappers and Fur Traders of the Southwest
N.Y Knopf 1963 Hard Cover Very Good Very Good 
361pgs,illus. maps, index, Bk.Lvrs.SW. pg59,163 
Price: 24.00 USD
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17 Clyman, James Charles L. Camp James Clyman Frontiersman 1792-1881 The Adventures Of A Trapper And Covered-Wagon Emigrant AS Told In His Own Reminiscences And Diaries
Portland, Oregon Champoeg Press 1960 Limited Hardcover Fine Book 
352 pages, maps, illustrations, frontis, in orginal mylar cover. Definitive Edition, Limited to 1,450 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 
Price: 75.00 USD
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18 Conard, Howard Louis Uncle Dick Wootton The Pioneer Frontiersman Of The Rocky Mountain Region An Account Of The Adventures And Thrilling Experiences Of The Most Noted American Hunter, Trapper, Guide, Scout, And Indian Fighter Now Living
Chicago W.E. Dibble & CO Chicago 1890 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Book 
472 pages, frontis, photos, illustrations, original decorative cloth, minor edge wear. Howes C659, Rader 881, Rittenhouse 121, " Wootton made his first trip over the Santa Fe Trail in 1836 and spent years in the Far West. In 1856 he hauled government freight on the trail. In 1866 he secured a charter and built a toll road through Raton Pass, operating it until the railroad came in 1878. His account contains many tales and description of wagons, techniques, and personalities." Graff 846 
Price: 400.00 USD
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19 Dale, Harrison Clifford The Ashley Smith Explorations and the Discovery of a Central Route to the Pacific 1822-1829 With the Original Journals Edited by Harrison Clifford Dale
Cleveland Arthur H. Clark Company 1918 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ Book 
352 pages, maps, illustrations, top edge gilt, very slight fading to spine, very nice copy. Consists of three sections, The Fur Trade and the progress of discovery to 1822, The Ashley Narrative, The Smith narrative along with the two journals of Harrison G. Rogers. Howes D21, Rader 1040 
Price: 300.00 USD
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20 Dick, Everett The Story Of The Frontier A Social History of the Northern Plains and Rocky Mountains from the Earliest White Contacts to the Coming of the Homemaker
N.Y. Tudor Publishing Company 1941 Hardcover Very Good - Good Book 
574 pgs, illustrated, blue cloth, dust jacket worn minor nicks. Fur Trade, Mountain Men Custer, Indian Wars, Overland Travel, Pioneers, etc. 
Price: 15.00 USD
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