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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: Pioneer Era
10 items found.   List items by:   Author     Title     Publisher
1.
Altrocchi, Julia Colley  
Snow Covered Wagons: a Pioneer Epic : The Donner Party Expedition 1846-1847

Publisher: The Macmillan Company New York, NY 1936.
xxiii, grey-white boards w/black lettering on spine & front cover, map endpapers of the Donner Expedition. The book lists members of the following families: Donner, Reed, Breen, Eddy, Murphy, McCutcheon, Keseberg, Wolfinger, Graves, along with the teamsters and individuals. It contains a roster of life, roster of death, and a roster of relief. the story of the Donner party told in poetic form. prev owner's name & address along w/bookplate on the half title page, foxing to the endpapers, and stains and soiling on the boards. No Jacket Hard Cover Very Good- 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 26.71 CAD 25.97 EUR 16.70 GBP 12.99 JPY 1,870.00 MXN 311.67 ZAR 311.67 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 039878.
    
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2.
Brady, Cyrus Townsend, Illustrated by: Beits, Louis, et. al.  
Border Fights and Fighters
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Publisher: Doubleday, Page & Company, 1912 Garden City, NY.
Book. Book condition: Good. No Jacket. Hardcover 8vo - over 7 - 9" tall "..In this book I have striven to do the Pioneer justice, as I have striven to lay aside prejudice all through the series ande to write fairly even of the enemy, be he Briton, or Indian, or Mexican, or whatever he may And in addition to a mere recital of heroic incidents I have endeavored to depict the characters of men like Boone, Houston, Crockett, Brady, Sevier, Tecumseh, Bouquet, Santa Anna, and the rest." Illustrated. xvii + 382 pages with index. Book is in GOOD condition. No dust jacket.

Appr.: | AUD 21.43 CAD 20.83 EUR 13.39 GBP 10.42 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 250.00 

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3.
Dickenson, Luella.  
Reminiscences of a Trip Across the Plains in 1846 and Early Days in California.

Publisher: Fairfield, Washington: Ye Galleon Press, 1977..
Reprint ISBN: 0877701806 Quarto, about 7.25 inches (28.5 cm) tall. 48 pages, with printed illustrationed end papers, drawings and a couple of portrait photos. Pattered cream cloth with gilt lettering and logo. A An edition of 785 copies (this one unnumbered) printed from the workshop of Glen Adams. A clean and sharp fine press book. The cover has a couple of ink marks and some of the gilt on the title has rubbed away. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good+

Appr.: | AUD 35.71 CAD 34.72 EUR 22.32 GBP 17.36 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 416.67 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18709.
    
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4.
Kajencki, Francis Casimir.  
Poles in the 19th Century Southwest [Signed].

Publisher: El Paso, Texas: Southwest Polonia Press, 1990..
First Edition ISBN: 0962719013 Octavo, about 9.25 inches (24 cm.) tall in blue cloth with silver stamped title on the spine. 274 pages with illustrations. SIGNED BY THE AUTHOR ON THE TITLE PAGE. A publication announcement is laid in. Both the book and jacket are a little rubbed, and the book evidences a very light bump to the upper front tip. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 64.29 CAD 62.50 EUR 40.18 GBP 31.25 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 750.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18579.
    
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5.
Mennenga, Jay, Illustrated by: Photos & Maps  
Lessons from the Pioneers: Reflections Along the Oregon Trail

Publisher: Potential Press Council Bluffs, IA 1993.
192 pp, brown SC wraps w/black lettering and w/brown illustration on the front & rear covers. The books is a series of essays highlighting the emigrants' travel to Oregon. The book describes how the journey begins, knowing what to take, finding the way, where to find water, forts & missions, landmarks, weather, overcoming obstacles and achieving the goal. Inscribed & SIGNED by the Author First Printing No Jacket Soft Cover w/wire Spiral Very Good 8vo - Over 8" - 9" Tall

Appr.: | AUD 13.36 CAD 12.99 EUR 8.35 GBP 6.49 JPY 935.00 MXN 155.83 ZAR 155.83 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 040009.
    
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6.
Moore, Jackson W. (Intro. by Dwight E. Stinson, Jr.).  
Bent's Old Fort: An Archeological Study.

Publisher: (Boulder CO): State Historical Society of Colorado, 1973..
First Edition ISBN: 0871080559 Oblong quarto, about 11 inches wide, in cream colored cloth stamped in brown. 144 pages with mostly photographic illustration. As title states, this is an archeological project at the site of a famous fort in southeast Colorado along the Santa Fe Trail. There is a light erasure mark on the front endpaper. Book is otherwise just slightly worn at extremities. Jacket lightly edge and, extremity worn with rubbing to the covers; three closed edge tears of about a half-inch and very short tears at the ends of the flap folds. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Very Good Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 50.00 CAD 48.61 EUR 31.25 GBP 24.31 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 583.33 ZAR 583.33 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18372.
    
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7.
Ronda, James P.  
Lewis and Clark Among the Indians.

Publisher: Lincoln NE: University of Nebraska Press, 1984 ..
First Edition ISBN: 0803238703 Octavo, about 9.25 inches tall, in gilt stamped black cloth. 310 pages illustrated by drawings and a map. A scholarly ethnographic study of the exploration and the significant part played by the Indian tribes along the way. Both the book and jacket are bright and crisp, without wear. Hardcover Hardcover Fine in Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 107.14 CAD 104.17 EUR 66.96 GBP 52.08 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,250.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18641.
    
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8.
Salisbury, Albert and Jane, Illustrated by: Photos  
HERE ROLLED THE COVERED WAGONS

Publisher: Bonanza Books New York, NY 1948.
264 pp, quarterbound w/green boards w/yel cloth covered spine w/blk lettering, dj glossy black w/yel lettering w/color pictorial front & pictorial back. Book contains 223 pictures w/text depciting nearly 100 important historical spots in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, & North Dakota. The book provides directions, notes about locale, and the event the maker commemorates. dj price-clipped, prev owner wrote name on ffep & name was crossed out. 3rd Revised Edition Very Good Hard Cover Very Good Sm4to from 9" to 11"

Appr.: | AUD 26.11 CAD 25.39 EUR 16.32 GBP 12.69 JPY 1,828.00 MXN 304.67 ZAR 304.67 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 032868.
    
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9.
Teague, Charles G.  
Fifty Years A Rancher: The Recollections of half a Century Devoted to the Citrus and Walnut Industries of California...

Publisher: Privately printed 1944.
Centers around Santa Paula, California. Listed as Second Edition, 1944. Actually the same book, printed for distribution by the California Walnut Growers Association Hardcover Near very good condition, no dust jacket. #04620

Appr.: | AUD 21.43 CAD 20.83 EUR 13.39 GBP 10.42 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Coyote Press. Item number: 2327.
    
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10.
Tullidge, Edward W.  
The Women of Mormondom.

Publisher: Salt Lake City: Published by author, 1973..
Facsimile Reprint Note that this is the third reprint of the 1877 original, this one having no indication of a publisher. See Flake, 9046 (citing first edition). Octavo, about 8.75 inches tall, in gilt decorated purple cloth. 552 pages. A clean, bright, sound copy with no sign of wear. Hardcover Hardcover Fine

Appr.: | AUD 92.86 CAD 90.28 EUR 58.04 GBP 45.14 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 1,083.33 ZAR 1,083.33 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18283.
    
US$65.00
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