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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: Pioneer Era
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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 25.97 CAD 24.93 EUR 17.56 GBP 12.34 JPY 1,870.00 MXN 311.67 ZAR 267.14 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 039878.
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Brady, Cyrus Townsend, Illustrated by: Beits, Louis, et. al.  
Border Fights and Fighters
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 20.83 CAD 20.00 EUR 14.08 GBP 9.90 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

Purchase direct from: Lenny's Rare Books. Item number: 005677.
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Carse, Robert.  
Publisher: NY: Charles Scribner's Sons (1967)..
First Edition. History of the following American ports: Castine, Portsmouth, Boston, Salem, Bristol and Newport, New York, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Charleston, Savannah, New Orleans. 344p: illustrations and photos throughout; 24cm. Selected Bibliography, Index. 853g. Very Good (used but not abused, spine titles rubbed, gift inscription free-front endpaper, otherwise clean and sound). Hardcover. Book condition: Very Good. Jacket condition: no dj.

Appr.: | AUD 16.67 CAD 16.00 EUR 11.27 GBP 7.92 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 200.00 ZAR 171.43 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 4043.
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Davis, Matthew L.  
Memoirs of Aaron Burr, with Miscellaneous Selections from His Correspondence (two volumes)

Publisher: New York: Harper, 1858.
Early American fake cloth, without dust jackets. Fair. Heavy wear and tear to exteriors; text blocks very good, but with substantial foxing. Gold on dark brown spines. Standard Size. This is the full two volume set. 436 and 448 pages.

Appr.: | AUD 83.33 CAD 80.00 EUR 56.34 GBP 39.60 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 1,000.00 ZAR 857.14 

Purchase direct from: Tennessee Valley Books. Item number: 20777.
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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 34.72 CAD 33.33 EUR 23.47 GBP 16.50 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 416.67 ZAR 357.14 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18709.
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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 62.50 CAD 60.00 EUR 42.25 GBP 29.70 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 642.86 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18579.
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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 12.99 CAD 12.47 EUR 8.78 GBP 6.17 JPY 935.00 MXN 155.83 ZAR 133.57 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 040009.
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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 48.61 CAD 46.67 EUR 32.86 GBP 23.10 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 583.33 ZAR 500.00 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18372.
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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 104.17 CAD 100.00 EUR 70.42 GBP 49.50 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 1,250.00 ZAR 1,071.43 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18641.
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Rothert, Otto A.  
The Outlaws of Cave-in-Rock (Shawnee Classics).

Publisher: Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1996..
ISBN: 9780809320349 Reprint. Originally published in 1924 by A.H. Clark Co. 364 pp. Bibliography, index. Fine condition (corners crisp, no creases, no markings). A clean, fresh copy. Paperback

Appr.: | AUD 18.75 CAD 18.00 EUR 12.68 GBP 8.91 JPY 1,350.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 192.86 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 10086.
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Salisbury, Albert and Jane, Illustrated by: Photos  

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 25.39 CAD 24.37 EUR 17.16 GBP 12.07 JPY 1,828.00 MXN 304.67 ZAR 261.14 

Purchase direct from: Curio Corner Books. Item number: 032868.
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Salisbury, Albert and Jane.  
Here Rolled the Covered Wagons.

Publisher: New York: Bonanza Books, 1978..
ISBN: 9780517229187 Third revised edition. 264 pp. Very Good book (no markings; very light foxing top page edges) / Very Good dust jacket (price-clipped, light scratch on rear dj panel). A clean, solid copy. Hardcover

Appr.: | AUD 24.31 CAD 23.33 EUR 16.43 GBP 11.55 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 291.67 ZAR 250.00 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 9580.
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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 20.83 CAD 20.00 EUR 14.08 GBP 9.90 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 214.29 

Purchase direct from: Coyote Press. Item number: 2327.
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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 90.28 CAD 86.67 EUR 61.03 GBP 42.90 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 1,083.33 ZAR 928.57 

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