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Category: All Categories: Biography: Mountain Men
15 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Abbott, J.S.C.  
Christopher Carson Known as Kit Carson.

Publisher: Published by Dodd Mead,.
CR 1873, this is 1898, 348 pages. Frontis is only illustration, slight foxing, owner's stamp on endpapers, covers have white spots on spine and cover edges, content good+. Western Americana, Kit Carson, indians, native americans, fur traders. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 41.36 CAD 39.53 EUR 27.20 GBP 21.66 JPY 3,400.00 MXN 425.00 ZAR 377.78 

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2.
Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. [Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820]  
Daniel Boone. With Original Lithographs in Color by the Author
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Publisher: NY, Viking Press, 'First Published October 1939'.
95 p., color illus., pictorial endpapers; 28 cm. Color pictorial dj chipped at spine ends & corners, old dark waterstain along top outer corner extends to front edges of covers & endpapers; internally clean; VG. stock#2069.

Appr.: | AUD 48.66 CAD 46.51 EUR 32.00 GBP 25.48 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 500.00 ZAR 444.44 

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3.
McGuire, Jerry, Illustrated by: Joe Beeler  
Elijah Elijah Elijah

Publisher: Northland Press Flagstaff, AZ 1973.
112 pages. Clean and tight. A novel of the exhilarating life of mountain men. ISBN: 0-8735-8104-0 First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 18.25 CAD 17.44 EUR 12.00 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 166.67 

Purchase direct from: Platte River Books. Item number: 1147.
    
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4.
Wilson, Elinor.  
Jim Beckwourth: Black Mountain Man and War Chief of the Crows.

Publisher: Tulsa, OK: Univ. of Oklahoma, 1972..
1st edition ISBN: 0806110120 Gilt stamped black cloth. 248 pages illustrated by portrait photos, drawings, maps. SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY THE AUTHOR. A nice, clean, sound copy. Binding solid and covers with slight extremity wear. Jacket has a couple of closed edge tears and and wear at extremities. A very favorable biography of this ex-slave mountain man and Crow war chief whose reputation in earlier writings was quite negative. Hardback octavo Hardback octavo Near Fine in Very Good + Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 72.99 CAD 69.77 EUR 48.00 GBP 38.22 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 666.67 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 9874.
    
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5.
Alter, J. Cecil  
Jim Bridger

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, OK 1967.
358 pages, including table of contents and list of black/white illustrations, bibliography and index. Owner's name on title page and inside front cover. Clean and tight. Plasti-kleer. Jim Bridger was a master mountain man, trapper and guide without equal. 2nd Printing Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 42.58 CAD 40.70 EUR 28.00 GBP 22.29 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 388.89 

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6.
Guild, Thelma  
KIT CARSON A Pattern for Heroes

Publisher: University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, NE 1984.
First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket; Edgewear. Owner stamped light staining at edges; Describes the life of Kit Carson, discusses his activities as a guide in the West, and examines his role in the wars against the Indians.; B&W Illustrations; 367 pages

Appr.: | AUD 9.73 CAD 9.30 EUR 6.40 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 88.89 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 59020.
    
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7.
Vestal, Stanley  
Kit Carson the Happy Warrior of the Old West : a Biographjy

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, MA 1928.
xii, 297 pp, brown cloth covered boards, dj orange-yel-brown-whe-black w/color illustrated front & spine panels. The book is a biography of the life of Kit Carson. He was the Soul of the Old West. He traveled through the wilderness, he was a scout with the military and lived with the Indians. prev owner wrote name on ffep, dj chipped and rubbed, dj stain bottom edge, spine, and fore edge, boards light stain on bottom edges, dj chipped at corners and on spine. Good Hard Cover Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 17.53 CAD 16.76 EUR 11.53 GBP 9.18 JPY 1,441.00 MXN 180.13 ZAR 160.11 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 037379.
    
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8.
Carson, Kit, Illustrated by: Frontispiece  
Kit Carson's Autobiography

Publisher: San Antonio Machine & Supply San Antonio, TX.
HB. Good/No Jacket. 16mo - over 5" - 6" tall. 170 pp, red cloth boards, slight corner bumping, prev owner wrote on greetings page, small 1/4" hole worn on spine, light foxing to edges. Autobiography of Kit Carson who was born in Kentucky, moved to Missouri at age of 1 & lived there for 15 years joined party traveling to the Rocky Mountains. No Jacket Hard Cover Good 16mo - over 6" to 7" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 25.80 CAD 24.66 EUR 16.97 GBP 13.51 JPY 2,121.00 MXN 265.13 ZAR 235.67 

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9.
Peters, Dewitt C.  
Kit Carson's Life and Adventures.

From facts narrated by himself embracing events in the life and times of America's Greatest Hunter, Trapper, Scout and Guide, including everyday accounts, inner character and peculiar custsoms of all Indian tribes of the Far West and a description of the country, with a full and complete history of the Moduc Indians and the Moduc War. Leather covers, top inch of spine gone, hinges split on front c over and back only halfway down, wear to corners. X-library sticker on spine, slightly loose. 34 engravings. Published by Dustin, Gilman & Co., Hartford, CT., entered 1873, title date 1874. Western Am ericana, History, Indian scouts, Indian guides, Kit Carson, Indian wars, Native Americans, Moduc Indians. Hard Cover

Appr.: | AUD 58.39 CAD 55.81 EUR 38.40 GBP 30.57 JPY 4,800.00 MXN 600.00 ZAR 533.33 

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10.
House, R.C.  
So The Loud Torrent

Publisher: North Star Press Saint Cloud, MN 1977.
169 pages, bottom of text has small stain, dust jacket has minor shelf wear. The story of an expedition of mountain men looking for a lost government explorer. ISBN: 0878390286 First Edition Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 24.33 CAD 23.26 EUR 16.00 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 222.22 

Purchase direct from: Platte River Books. Item number: 1224.
    
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11.
Myers, John Myers  
The Deaths of the Bravos
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Publisher: Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1962.
Near Fine cloth hardback, gilt lettering, NF mylar-cased DJ. Cover with slightly bent spie corners, a few bumped corners. DJ has a little edge wear, some scuffs. Binding tight. Pp look unused. 8vo, 467 with biblio, a section of leading characters and events and index.

Appr.: | AUD 10.95 CAD 10.47 EUR 7.20 GBP 5.73 JPY 900.00 MXN 112.50 ZAR 100.00 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 8152.
    
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12.
Beckwourth, James P.  
The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians...
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Publisher: NY, Harper & Bros., 1856.
xii, 537 p., 12 plates. 20 cm. Title continues: With Illustrations. Written From His Own Dictation, By T. D. Bonner. "For the main incidents in which he participated Beckwourth is shown to be, aside from his patent egotism, singularly reliable." Bound in publisher's stamped cloth, spine discolored; dampstains to rear cover, endpapers, preliminary pages, fore-edge; soot stains in opening following t.-p.; despite an apparent encounter with firefighters, an attractive copy in good condition. Sabin 4265, Graff 347, Wagner-Camp 272.1, Streeter 2101. Stock#OB240.

Appr.: | AUD 364.96 CAD 348.84 EUR 240.00 GBP 191.08 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 3,750.00 ZAR 3,333.33 

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13.
Blevins, Winfred  
The Misadventures of Silk and Shakespeare

Publisher: Jameson Books Ottawa, IL 1985.
186 pages. Clean and tight. A fun story of adventure on the frontier by two of the most improbable mountain men to trap beaver in the virgin Rockies. One a former actor and the other the "brains" for the two mountain men. Although Silk and Shakespeare are fictional, real characters crop up in this adventure. First Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good 8vo - over 7" - 9" tall

Appr.: | AUD 18.25 CAD 17.44 EUR 12.00 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 166.67 

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14.
Graham, W. H.  
Tiger Dunlop
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Publisher: huntchinson of London, 1962.
VG cloth hardbaack, gilt lettering, G- DJ. Cover with a little edge wear, some small chips adn scuffs, owner's name stamped on front. binding tight. Printed end papers and pp are Near Fine. Sml 8vo, 308 pp with a few illustrations and index.

Appr.: | AUD 18.07 CAD 17.27 EUR 11.88 GBP 9.46 JPY 1,485.00 MXN 185.63 ZAR 165.00 

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15.
Weihenmayer, Erik  
Touch the Top of the World. A Blind Man's Journey To Climb Farther than the Eye Can See. My Story

Publisher: Dutton [c2001].
305 p., plates; 20 cm. 'All my life, fear had nearly paralyzed me... The greatest fear is in the reaching... when I am hoping, predicting, praying I will find what I am seeking... 'Maybe Mount McKinley.' I had immediately said yes, and the decision had been... the greatest reach of my life.' Color pictorial paper covers; VG+. Stock#32587.

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