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The Westerners Brand Book Los Angeles Corral 1948

By: N/A

Price: $85.00

Publisher: 1949

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014968


Original pictorial cloth with beveled edges, 175 pages, photos, illustrations, minor edge wear to book and jacket, limited to 400 copies. Chapters include; The Butterfield Overland Mail, California's Gold Era, Al Sieber, Chief of the Apaches, Charles M. Russell, Western Americana, Some Collectors of Glen Dawson, Military Outposts in Arizona, etc. Laid in is a letter marked personal from Earl Vandade dated 1949 to Glen Dawson. Dawson included Vandale in his list of major ... View more info

The Westerners Brand Book Los Angeles Corral Book 10

By: N/A

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 1963

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 014973


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


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


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


(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 Califo... View more info

John Wesley Powell Soldier Explorer Scientist

By: (Pecora, William)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Wash., Government Printing Office: 1969

Seller ID: 7898


23 pages, illustrations. Overview of Powell's career. 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


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

Playing With Shadows Voices of Dissent in the Mormon West

By: Aird, Polly, Jeff Nichols, Will Bagley

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 14182


518 pages, frontis, illustrations, SIGNED by Bagley. Volume 13 in the Kingdom of the West Series. "This collection of narratives by four individuals who abandoned Mormonism-"apostates," as Brigham Young and other Latter-day Saint leaders labeled them-provides an overview of dissent from the beginning of the religion to the early twentieth century and presents a wide range of disaffection with the faith or its leaders. Newspaper articles, personal letters, jou... 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


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... 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


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


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


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: 015012


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

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The Gold-seeker's Manual

By: Ansted, David T. M.A. F.R.S.

Price: $1,250.00

Publisher: London, John Van Voorst: 1849

Seller ID: 015088


Original green cloth, small snag on bottom of spine, original paper title labels on front cover and spine, 172 pages + 6 pages of ads, signed, "from the author" on the front fly-leaf. This is the 2nd edition of the same year with an additional 76 pages of material not in the first printing. Chapters on; The Gold district of California, The Geology of California, The geological position of gold in various rocks, The mineralogical and other characteristics of gold, and th... 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


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

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Life In The Wilds Of America And The Wonders Of The West In And Beyond The Bounds Of Civilization

By: Ayer, Winslow I

Price: $250.00

Publisher: Grand Rapids MI., Central Pub. Co.: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 015086


528 pages, frontis, illustrations, 1883 owner name in pencil on flyleaf, slight edge wear, and very nice collectible copy. 1882 owner name on blank page. Contains the accounts of the author's travels in the west 1877. Minor material on road agents and the vigilantes of Montana. Six Guns 98, Howes 427, Herd 188. 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


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


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


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... 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


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