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Category: All Categories: Biography: Mountain Men
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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 47.22 CAD 45.33 EUR 32.08 GBP 22.59 JPY 3,400.00 MXN 566.67 ZAR 485.71 

Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 000957.
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Daugherty, James Henry, 1889-1974. [Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820]  
Daniel Boone. With Original Lithographs in Color by the Author
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 55.56 CAD 53.33 EUR 37.74 GBP 26.58 JPY 4,000.00 MXN 666.67 ZAR 571.43 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 2069.
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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 83.33 CAD 80.00 EUR 56.60 GBP 39.87 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 857.14 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 9874.
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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 11.11 CAD 10.67 EUR 7.55 GBP 5.32 JPY 800.00 MXN 133.33 ZAR 114.29 

Purchase direct from: Gibson's Books. Item number: 59020.
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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 20.01 CAD 19.21 EUR 13.59 GBP 9.57 JPY 1,441.00 MXN 240.17 ZAR 205.86 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 037379.
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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 29.46 CAD 28.28 EUR 20.01 GBP 14.09 JPY 2,121.00 MXN 353.50 ZAR 303.00 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 019673.
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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 66.67 CAD 64.00 EUR 45.28 GBP 31.89 JPY 4,800.00 MXN 800.00 ZAR 685.71 

Purchase direct from: Books by Jan. Item number: 001788.
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Myers, John Myers  
The Deaths of the Bravos
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 13.89 CAD 13.33 EUR 9.43 GBP 6.64 JPY 1,000.00 MXN 166.67 ZAR 142.86 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 8152.
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Beckwourth, James P.  
The Life and Adventures of James P. Beckwourth, Mountaineer, Scout, and Pioneer, and Chief of the Crow Nation of Indians...
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 416.67 CAD 400.00 EUR 283.02 GBP 199.34 JPY 30,000.00 MXN 5,000.00 ZAR 4,285.71 

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Graham, W. H.  
Tiger Dunlop
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 22.92 CAD 22.00 EUR 15.57 GBP 10.96 JPY 1,650.00 MXN 275.00 ZAR 235.71 

Purchase direct from: CRBooksellers. Item number: 6697.
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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.

Appr.: | AUD 11.81 CAD 11.33 EUR 8.02 GBP 5.65 JPY 850.00 MXN 141.67 ZAR 121.43 

Purchase direct from: The Owl at the Bridge. Item number: 32587.
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