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Category: All Categories: Biography: Mountain Men
18 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

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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.

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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 17.40 CAD 16.95 EUR 11.95 GBP 9.55 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 163.04 

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4.
Morgan, Dale L.  
Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West
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Publisher: Lincoln 1964.
Fine with no dust jacket; New book. University of Nebraska Press Fourteenth Printing Paperback 8vo; 458 pages; The mountain men blazed the trails others later followed west. Jedediah Smith was prominent among them, and also a Christian. This is one of the most exciting accounts of this period.; ISBN: 0803251386

Appr.: | AUD 16.18 CAD 15.76 EUR 11.12 GBP 8.89 JPY 1,395.00 MXN 174.38 ZAR 151.63 

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5.
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 69.61 CAD 67.80 EUR 47.81 GBP 38.22 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 652.17 

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6.
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 40.60 CAD 39.55 EUR 27.89 GBP 22.29 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 380.43 

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7.
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 9.28 CAD 9.04 EUR 6.37 GBP 5.10 JPY 800.00 MXN 100.00 ZAR 86.96 

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8.
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 16.72 CAD 16.28 EUR 11.48 GBP 9.18 JPY 1,441.00 MXN 180.13 ZAR 156.63 

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9.
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

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10.
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 55.68 CAD 54.24 EUR 38.25 GBP 30.57 JPY 4,800.00 MXN 600.00 ZAR 521.74 

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11.
Guild, Thelma S / Carter, Harvery L.  
Kit Carson: A Pattern for Heroes
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Publisher: Lincoln 1988.
Very Good with no dust jacket; New book with light edge wear from being on display. Bottom corner of back cover is creased. University of Nebraska Press Third Printing Paperback 8vo; 367 pages; This book will appeal to older readers who are interested in the fur trade, exploration, the Mexican War, Indian-white relations, the Civil War in the West, or in Kit Carson himself. It is 367 pages long, including the index, and the only illustrations are a few photographs and maps.; ISBN: 0803270275

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12.
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 23.20 CAD 22.60 EUR 15.94 GBP 12.74 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 217.39 

Purchase direct from: Platte River Books. Item number: 1224.
    
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13.
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.

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14.
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.

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15.
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

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16.
Pattie, James O.  
The Personal Narrative of James O. Pattie

Publisher: Lincoln 1984.
Very Good with no dust jacket; Light wear to edges and corners, with some chipping along spine edges. Previous owner stamp on first page. University of Nebraska Press First Edition Thus; First Printing Paperback 8vo; 269 pages; Introduction by William H. Goetzmann. In 1830, at the age of 26, already a poor and broken man after a life of danger, adventure and hardship, Pattie had no way to make a living but to sell his memories. His story, first published in 1831, is full of thrilling adventures ranging from grizzly bear and Native American encounters to (as he claims) being the first American to see the Grand Canyon.; ISBN: 0803287097

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17.
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.

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18.
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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