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Category: All Categories: History: U.S.: Pioneer Era
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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

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2.
Burdett, Charles.  
[Kit Carson] The Life and Adventures of Christopher Carson, the Celebrated Rocky Mountain Hunter, Trapper, and Guide . . . .

Publisher: Philadelphia: G.G. Evans, 1860..
First Edition Twelvemo, about 7.5 inches (19 cm) tall, in blue cloth stamped in gilt on spine and blind on the covers. 374 pages plus 16 pages of ads. Illustrated by drawings. Wagner-Camp, 353; Rader, 539; Sabin 9213; Wynar-Depp, 269. Note that Wagner-Camp calls for 10 pages of ads. This copy is a variant with 16 advertising pages numbered [1] -10 and 17-22. The best early biography of this important frontiersman of the West. Frontis and tissue guard modestly foxed and other illustrations lightly foxed. Occasional soiling in the text. The remains of a sticker on the front endpaper; endpapers modestly toned. Covers are rubbed and lightly edgeworn; the spine is just a touch sunned with both ends mildly frayed. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 344.64 CAD 349.46 EUR 240.74 GBP 191.18 JPY 32,500.00 MXN 4,062.50 ZAR 3,421.05 

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3.
Carse, Robert.  
PORTS OF CALL.
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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 11.83 CAD 12.00 EUR 8.27 GBP 6.56 JPY 1,116.00 MXN 139.50 ZAR 117.47 

Purchase direct from: Canterbury Books. Item number: 4043.
    
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4.
Chadwick, Bruce  
I Am Murdered: George Wythe, Thomas Jefferson, and the Killing That Shocked a New Nation
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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. Hoboken, New Jersey (2009).
First Edition Fine in black paper covered boards with gilt text stamping on the spine. A small quarto measuring 9 1/4" by 6". In a fine, unclipped dust jacket. 280 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with a black and white photograph and reproductions of contemporary works of art. George Wythe was a signer of the Declaration of Independence and was "America's first professor of law." One of his students, Thomas Jefferson considered him a "second father". Yet Wythe was murdered at the age of 80 in 1806 in his Richmond, Virginia home. The trial which followed was this country's first "trial of the century". Our code number = TB24449

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5.
Chalmers, II, Harvey  
The Birth Of The Erie Canal
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Publisher: Bookman Associates New York 1960.
First Edition Very good+ in gold cloth covered boards with black text on the spine and front board with illustrated end sheets. In a very good price clipped dust jacket with a 1" deep chip at the upper edge of the spine area which extends into the rear panel by 3/4". 195 pages of text and illustrated with one section of black and white reproductions of contemporary works of art. Written in collaboratio with John H. Flandreau. Our code number = TB22228

Appr.: | AUD 12.73 CAD 12.90 EUR 8.89 GBP 7.06 JPY 1,200.00 MXN 150.00 ZAR 126.32 

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6.
Chuinard, Eldon G.  
Only One Man Died: The Medical Aspects of the Lewis and Clark Expedition.

Publisher: Glendale CA: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1979..
First Edition ISBN: 0870621289 Small quarto, about 9.75 inches tall, in red cloth. 444 pages with a color frontis from George Catlin, and a few other drawings. Clark & Brunet, 47 (1020 copies). A history of late 18th century medical practice and its application during the expedition. It includes an in depth look at the preparation for the trip including training of Lewis. Minor extremity wear and light bumping to the foot of the spine. The jacket is complete and without tearing, but there is some wrinkling at the spine ends. Hardcover Hardcover Near Fine in Near Fine Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 159.07 CAD 161.29 EUR 111.11 GBP 88.24 JPY 15,000.00 MXN 1,875.00 ZAR 1,578.95 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18642.
    
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7.
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 63.63 CAD 64.52 EUR 44.44 GBP 35.29 JPY 6,000.00 MXN 750.00 ZAR 631.58 

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8.
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 26.51 CAD 26.88 EUR 18.52 GBP 14.71 JPY 2,500.00 MXN 312.50 ZAR 263.16 

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9.
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 47.72 CAD 48.39 EUR 33.33 GBP 26.47 JPY 4,500.00 MXN 562.50 ZAR 473.68 

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10.
Lee, Robert Edson  
The Dialogues of Lewis and Clark A Narrative Poem
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Publisher: Colorado Associated University Press Boulder (1979).
First Edition Fine in heavy cloth covered boards with green text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 9" by 6". In a very good+, unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing at the upper fore corner of the front panel and two short closed tears to the upper edge of the rear panel. A narrative poem "which reconstructive dialogue between the two men" based on their Journals. Our code number = TB26203

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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11.
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 9.92 CAD 10.05 EUR 6.93 GBP 5.50 JPY 935.00 MXN 116.88 ZAR 98.42 

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12.
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 37.12 CAD 37.63 EUR 25.93 GBP 20.59 JPY 3,500.00 MXN 437.50 ZAR 368.42 

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13.
Morgan, Dale L., editor; James A Pritchard; biography by Hugh Pritchard Williamson.  
The Overland Diary of James A. Pritchard from Kentucky to California in 1849 (with a biography of Captain James A. Pritchard.

Publisher: Denver: Old West Publishing Co., 1959..
First Edition Quarto, about 10.5 inches tall, in red cloth. 221 pages illustrated with frontis portrait and three maps, two of them fold-outs. A scholarly and useful editing of this important diary of an 1849 Gold Rush trek from the east. Kurutz, 519 ("This . certainly ranks as one of the most important, not only because of Pritchard's observations, but also because of the scholarship of editor Dale Morgan."). Paher, 1590 ("This book ranks with the most significant overland books."). Mintz, 380. ("one of the most capably researched"). Heckman, 291. The bifold announcement of the publication is laid in. Designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Light edge wear to the covers, but clean, bright and soundly bound. The jacket cover with the text of the title page is mostly present but that's about all that's acceptable. Large pieces of the jacket are missing or gone by way of predators (mice or insects): about 25% of the total. The jacket is quite toned as is (to a lesser extent) the announcement. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good in Poor Dustjacket

Appr.: | AUD 79.53 CAD 80.65 EUR 55.56 GBP 44.12 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 789.47 

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14.
Nasatir (Editor), A. P.  
Before Lewis and Clark Documents Illustrating the History of the Missouri 1785-1804 Volume I
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Publisher: St. Louis Historical Documents Foundation St. Louis 1952.
First Edition Very good in gray-blue cloth covered boards with tarnished gold text on the spine. There is a snag to the cloth in the middle of the spine causing a 1/4" tear in two directions. Without its issued dust jacket. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" containing 375 pages of text illustrated by five fold-out maps and charts of the Missouri River. A scarce and desirable collection of records highlighting the diverse complex activities of the British, Spanish and French in their efforts to control the fur trade on the Missouri watershed in the 15 years prior to the Louisianna Purchase.Our code number = TB18416

Appr.: | AUD 132.56 CAD 134.41 EUR 92.59 GBP 73.53 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,315.79 

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15.
Nasatir (Editor), A. P.  
Before Lewis and Clark Documents Illustrating the History of the Missouri 1785-1804 Volume II
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Publisher: St. Louis Historical Documents Foundation St. Louis 1952.
First Edition Very good in blue-green cloth covered boards with tarnished gold text on the spine. There is a snag to the cloth in the middle of spine causing a 1/2" long tear and there is a former owner's name written in tiny script at the top edge of the first free end paper. In a good dust jacket with a 4" by 3" dampness stain across the upper third of the front panel and with 1/4" chipping across the upper edge of the spine area and several small holes in the middle of the spine area. This area of dampness did not impact on the front board or anywhere within the book. An octavo measuring 9" by 6" containing pages 376 to 853 of text illustrated by maps and facsimiles of early documents. A scarce and desirable collection of records highlighting the diverse complex activities of the British, Spanish and French in their efforts to control the fur trade on the Missouri watershed in the 15 years prior to the Louisianna Purchase.Our code number = TB18482

Appr.: | AUD 132.56 CAD 134.41 EUR 92.59 GBP 73.53 JPY 12,500.00 MXN 1,562.50 ZAR 1,315.79 

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16.
Patent and William Munoz, Dorothy Hinshaw  
Animals on the Trail with Lewis and Clark
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Publisher: Clarion Books New York 2002.
First Edition Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. A small quarto measuring 10" tall by 8" deep. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 118 pages containing an index with extensive color photographs of wildlife throughout. Our code number = TB20884

Appr.: | AUD 19.09 CAD 19.35 EUR 13.33 GBP 10.59 JPY 1,800.00 MXN 225.00 ZAR 189.47 

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17.
Patent and William Munoz, Dorothy Hinshaw  
Plants on the Trail with Lewis and Clark
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Publisher: Clarion Books New York 2002.
First Edition Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. A small quarto measuring 10" tall by 8" deep. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 104 pages containing an index with extensive color photographs of wild floweres and plants throughout. Our code number = TB20885

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18.
Patent and William Munoz, Dorothy Hinshaw  
The Lewis and Clark Trail Then and Now
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Publisher: Dutton Children's Books New York 2002.
First Edition Fine in illustrated paper covered boards. A quarto measuring 10 7/8" tall by 8 7/8" deep. In a fine unclipped dust jacket. 60 pages containing an index with extensive color photographs throughout. Our code number = TB20886

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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19.
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 79.53 CAD 80.65 EUR 55.56 GBP 44.12 JPY 7,500.00 MXN 937.50 ZAR 789.47 

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20.
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 19.38 CAD 19.66 EUR 13.54 GBP 10.75 JPY 1,828.00 MXN 228.50 ZAR 192.42 

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21.
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 18.56 CAD 18.82 EUR 12.96 GBP 10.29 JPY 1,750.00 MXN 218.75 ZAR 184.21 

Purchase direct from: Buckeye Bookshop. Item number: 9580.
    
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22.
Steffen, Jerome, O.  
William Clark Jeffersonian Man On The Frontier
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Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press Norman, Okla. c. 1977, 1978.
Second Printing Fine in black cloth covered boards with silver colored text stamping on the spine. An octavo measuring 8 1/4" by 5 1/2". In a fine, but price clipped dust jacket. 196 pages including an index, bibliography, chapter notes and text. Illustrated with reproductions of contemporary works of art. Our code number = TB25953

Appr.: | AUD 21.21 CAD 21.51 EUR 14.81 GBP 11.76 JPY 2,000.00 MXN 250.00 ZAR 210.53 

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23.
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 15.91 CAD 16.13 EUR 11.11 GBP 8.82 JPY 1,500.00 MXN 187.50 ZAR 157.89 

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24.
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 68.93 CAD 69.89 EUR 48.15 GBP 38.24 JPY 6,500.00 MXN 812.50 ZAR 684.21 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 18283.
    
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25.
Williams, John S., editor.  
American Pioneer.

Publisher: Chillicothe and Cincinnati OH: John S. Williams, 1842-1844..
First Edition Two volumes in reasonably contemporary (that is, mid-19th century) full brown leather, black morocco spine labels. 448 and 480 pages respectively illustrated by maps, engravings (folding frontis in vol. II). This copy with the 2nd state of p. 24, vol. I: date corrected to August 1 on line 11 of the chronology. See Howes, W469. Complete collection of this well thought of periodical. Includes materials on Ohio Valley pioneers and events. Both volumes with a relatively recent presentation note on the front endpaper. Occasional foxing to volume II, but light to moderate foxing to volume I. There is a bindery tag on the front pastedown of both volumes, that of John A. Harvey of Columbus OH. Covers are lightly scuffed and edge worn, but generally very well preserved. The binding of both volumes is sound. Hardcover Hardcover Very Good

Appr.: | AUD 424.18 CAD 430.11 EUR 296.30 GBP 235.29 JPY 40,000.00 MXN 5,000.00 ZAR 4,210.53 

Purchase direct from: Gallagher Books, ABAA, ILAB. Item number: 10846.
    
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