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The Westerners Brand Book Los Angeles Corral Book 10

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014973

Condition: Very Good+

241 pages, photos, illustrations, minor discoloration on book and jacket edges, limited to 525 copies. Chapters include; California Fleet 1849, Deadman's Island, The Captive Wars, Burro Prospector, To Arizona by Sea, Forgotten Road to Gold, etc. View more info

Brand Book XII The Westerners

By: N/A

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Los Angeles Corral: 1966

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014974

Condition: Near Fine

211 pages, photos, illustrations, limited to 500 copies, housed in a slipcase. Chapters include; The Old West is Gone, Deserted Diggings, Railroads of Arizona, California's Gold Rush Churches, Mountain Men as Explorers, Edward S. Curtis, Following Fremont's Fifth Expedition, etc. View more info

Brand Book Seventeen The Los Angeles Corral of the Westerners

By: N/A

Price: $20.00

Publisher: The Westerners Los Angeles Corral: 1986

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014976

Condition: Near Fine

199 pages, photos, illustrations, minor edge wear to jacket. Chapters include; Before the Wheel, Indian Transportation, Far West Mail, Expresses, Commerce in the Far West, A Chronological Perspective of the far West, etc. View more info

The Following Are The Reviews Of The San Francisco and Alameda County Newspapers, Favorable As To The Merit Of The "Sixty Years in California," As A History Also The Actions Of The State Board Of Education, And The Board of Education of Alameda County, All of which is respectfully submitted by the author

By: N/A

Price: $125.00

Publisher: by author: 1890

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 015098

Condition: Very Good

(1890) Original printed stapled wraps, coming loose at the staples, minor chipping to edges, 29 pages. Review of William Heath Davis's book. Included is a slip of paper with a Pony Express Green backstamp "Pony Express The Central Overlander California & Pikes Peak Express Company Jan 20 St. Joseph, Mo" with an old typed note of explanation)/ Cowan p. 160. 1970, Davis's "Sixty Years", San Francisco, 1889, is one of the few eye-witness histories of California for the period beginning when he went there in 1831." Zamorano 80 ephemera. "Dorothy Sloan 2005. View more info

The Great Northwest A Guide-Book and Itinerary For the Use of Tourists and Travelers Over the Lines of the Northern Pacific Railroad, the Oregon Railway and Navigation Company and the Oregon and California Railroad.

By: (E. V. Smalley) Henry Winser

Price: $125.00

Publisher: N.Y., G.P. Putnam's Sons: 1883

Seller ID: 016083

Condition: Very Good

276 pages + ads, frontis, illustrations, fold-out map in rear pocket, spine faded. Contains a lengthy account of Custer and the 1873 Yellowstone, and the 1876 Expeditions. Detailed information on the territories crossed by the railroad to include: Wisconsin, Minnesota, Northern Dakota, Montana, Yellowstone, Idaho and Oregon. O'Keefe 2570. View more info

John Wesley Powell Soldier Explorer Scientist

By: (Pecora, William)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wash., Government Printing Office: 1969

Seller ID: 7898

Condition: Fine

23 pages, illustrations. Overview of Powell's career. View more info

Message From The President Of The United States Communicating A Report Of An Expedition Led By Lieutenant Abert, On The Upper Arkansas And Through The Country Of The Camanche Indians, In The Fall Of The Year 1845

By: Abert, James W.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: Washington, 1846

Seller ID: 016357

Condition: Very Good

29th Congress 1st Session Senate 438, 75 pages, 12 plates, a couple with minor tears, large fold-out map, bound in modern cloth with a leather spine. Rittenhouse 1, "A significant and important document. When Fremont was at Bent's Fort in 1845, on his third expedition, he sent a detachment under Abert to examine the country south through Raton Pass and down the Canadian River. Only a portion of the trip was over the Santa Fe Trail." Howes A10, Graff 6, Wagner-Camp 120. View more info

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Report of the Secretary of War, Communicating a Report and map of the Examination of New Mexico, Made by Lieutenant J.W. Abert 1848

By: Abert, James W.

Price: $2,000.00

Publisher: Washington, 1848

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 016364

Condition: Very Good -

Senate 30th Congress 1st Session Executive No. 23. Original printed wraps, wear to edges and spine, 132 pages, 24 plates, fold-out map, housed in a custom case. One of the great southwestern government- sponsored explorations, here in its earliest form, according to Wagner-Camp. The lithographed plates, attributed to Abert himself, include views of Santa Fe, Fort Marcy, San Felipe, the Pueblos, Indians, etc., and are among the most celebrated depictions of the region. The text describes Abert's trip from Fort Leavenworth over the Santa Fe Trail via Bent's Fort, his survey of the northern part ... View more info

Through The Country Of The Comanche Indians In The Fall Of The Year 1845 The Journal Of A U. S. Army Expedition Led By Lieutenant James W. Abert Of The Topographical Enginers Artist Extraordinary Whose Paintings Of Indians And Their Wild West

By: Abert, James William, Galvin John

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell: 1970

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 2401

Condition: Very Good

77 pages, maps, illustrations. Rittenhouse 1, "When Fremont was at Bent's Fort during his third expedition, he sent a detachment under Abert to examine the country south through Raton Pass and down the Canadian River. "LIMITED EDITION, 1 of 5000 copies View more info

Mormon Convert, Mormon Defector A Scottish Immigrant in the American West, 1848-1861 Foreword by William P. MacKinnon

By: Aird, Polly, Jeff Nichols, Will Bagley

Price: $30.00

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

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14196

Condition: New

320 pages, frontis, maps, illustrations. "In Mormon Convert, Mormon Defector, Aird tells of Scottish emigrants who endured a harrowing transatlantic and transcontinental journey to join their brethren in the valley of the Great Salt Lake. But to McAuslan and others like him, the Promised Land of Salt Lake City turned out to be quite different from what was promised: droughts and plagues of locusts destroyed crops and brought on famine, and U.S. Army troops threatened on the borders. Mormon leaders responded with fiery sermons attributing their trials to divine retribution for backsliding a... View more info

Pioneers Of The Black Hills or Gordon's Stockade Party Of 1874 A Thrilling Narrative Of Adventure, Hardships, Laughable Episodes And Startling Experiences, AS Graphically Told By David Aken, One Of The Party.

By: Aken, David

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Fort Davis Texas, Frontier Book Co.: 0

Seller ID: 2374

Condition: Very Good -

151 pages, illustrations, slight exterior soiling. Reprint of the 1920 1st edition, see Howes 93. Aken traveled to the Black Hills, after the Custer expedition of 1874. View more info

Through The Country Of The Comanche Indians In The Fall Of The Year 1845 The Journal Of A U.S. Army Expedition Led by Lieutenant James W. Albert of The Topographical Engineers

By: Albert, James W, John Galvin

Price: $45.00

Publisher: San Francisco, John Howell Books: 1970

Edition: Limited

Seller ID: 1777

Condition: Very Good

77 pages, maps, colored illustrations, Limited Edition. Albert was on Fremont's third expedition in 1845. Bent's Fort, fur trade, mountain men, overland travel, etc. 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

Seller ID: 014639

ISBN: 1582186987

Condition: New

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

Undaunted Courage Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson, and the Opening of the American West

By: Ambrose, Stephen

Price: $12.00

Publisher: N.Y., Simon & Schuster: 1996

Seller ID: 016333

ISBN: 0684811073

Condition: Near Fine

511 pages, maps, illustrations, 1st edition, 2nd issue. The Lewis and Clark adventure focusing mainly on Lewis, very good reading!! View more info

The Explorations Of Pierre Esprit Radisson From The Original Manuscript In The Bodleian Library and The British Museum

By: Arthur, Adams T.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Ross & Haines: 1961

Seller ID: 2722

Condition: Very Good+

258 pgs + notes & Index, map Very Good in a slightly worn dust jacket. "Radisson's travels were extensive, and his account of affairs between the whites and the Indians of his day as related in his captivity voyage, is one of the most brutal narratives of human torture recorded." 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

Seller ID: 4629

ISBN: 0-87026-037-5

Condition: Fine

The 1857 conflict with the Mormons. View more info

The Sources of the Mississippi Their Discoverers, Real, and Pretenden A Report by Hon. James H. Baker Read Before the Minnesota Historical Society Februrary 8, 1887 Minnesota Historical Collection Vol VI, Part 1

By: Baker, James H.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Saint Paul Minn, Brown, Tracy & CO.: 1887

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2944

Condition: Very Good+

28 pages. A paper read to the Historical Society indicating that Captain William Glazier's claim that he discovered the source of the Mississippi River was false. Schoolcraft, James Allen, Nicollet, etc. View more info

The Texas Red River Country The Official Surveys Of The Headwaters, 1876

By: Baker, Lindsay, Seyffert, Kenneth, Dan Flores

Price: $14.00

Publisher: College Station Texas, Texas A & M University Press: 1998

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 3460

ISBN: 0-89096-803-9

Condition: New

234 pages, maps, illustrations. In May, 1876, a party of army engineers, teamsters, and a civilian draftsman with a military escort departed from Fort Elliott in the Texas Panhandle to explore the headwaters of the Red River. This compilation of their reports has been available only to a limited audience, and this revised version includes the survey party's ornithological report and a new introduction, which focuses on the reports as environmental history. William "Billy" Dixon was one of the civilian scouts, contains a photo of him. View more info

The General Or Twelve Nights In The Hunters Camp A Narrative Of Real Life

By: Barrows, William

Price: $75.00

Publisher: N.Y., Lee and Shepard: 1871

Seller ID: 3242

Condition: Good +

268 pages, frontis, illustrations, one illustration loose. Biography of the author's brother. Howes 188 "Adventures of General Willard Barrows who crossed the plains to California in 1850 and to Idaho and Montana in the 60s." Graff 196, Mintz 23 View more info

The United States Of Yesterday And Of To-Morrow

By: Barrows, William D. D.

Price: $350.00

Publisher: Boston, Roberts Brothers: 1888

Seller ID: 015154

Condition: Very Good

Original cloth, 432 pages + 16 pages of ads, 1897 owner name, minor soiling to spine and page edges. The author covers the Lewis and Clark expedition, Long, Pike, Astoria, William Hunt, Simpson, Hudson Bay, the Bad Lands, General Hazen, Montana, Texas, Powell, western railway system, etc. In a chapter "Lynch Law," the vigilantes of Montana are discussed in detail, George Ives, Whiskey Bill, Sanders, the Plummer Gang, and many incidents of lawlessness and killings. Dimsdale's "Vigilantes of Montana" is mentioned. Six-Guns 145. View more info