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Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Abington, Massachusetts, June 10, 1862 Including the Oration, Poem, and Other Exercises
1 Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Abington, Massachusetts, June 10, 1862 Including the Oration, Poem, and Other Exercises
Boston Wright & Potter, Printers 1862 First printing Hardcover Very Good 
114 pp. A Very Good book with moderate edge wear to the top of the spine along with a few bumps to the edges of the boards. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Forts of the Upper Missouri, Athearn, Robert G.
2 Athearn, Robert G. Forts of the Upper Missouri
Englewoods Cliffs, NJ Prentice Hall, Inc. 1967 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
339 pp. Price of $7.95 on the front flap of the dust jacket. Burnt orange cloth covered boards quarter bound in black cloth with gold lettering and gold decorations on the spine, illustrated endpapers. The sixth volume in the American Forts Series. History of the forts and trading posts on the upper Missouri river and the role they played in the expansion of the American frontier. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The New Eldorado A Summer Journey to Alaska, Ballou, Maturin M.
3 Ballou, Maturin M. The New Eldorado A Summer Journey to Alaska
Boston Houghton, Mifflin and Company 1889 First printing Hardcover Very Good 
352 pp. Bound in brown cloth with black illustrations and gold lettering on the front board and the spine, top edge stained brown. A handsome copy of this 19th century travel narrative. A Very Good book with a few hints of wear to the edges of the boards and moderate wear to the top and bottom edges of the backstrip. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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Old Deadwood Days, Bennett, Estelline
4 Bennett, Estelline Old Deadwood Days
New York J.H. Sears & Company, Inc. 1928 First edition Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
300 pp. Price of $3.00 on front flap of jacket. Bound in orange cloth with a stagecoach embossed in black on the front board. Adams Six-Guns 199, Adams Burs 31. A firsthand account of Deadwood during the South Dakota gold rush, written by the daughter of a local judge. An attractive copy of an uncommon book. A Near Fine book in a Very Good jacket with a tiny crease to the bottom of the rear flap, age toning, light edge wear, and slight chipping to the spine panel. 
Price: 300.00 USD
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A Majority of Scoundrels An Informal History of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company, Berry, Don
5 Berry, Don A Majority of Scoundrels An Informal History of the Rocky Mountain Fur Company
New York Harper & Brothers (1961) 1961 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
432 pp. Price of $8.95 on front flap of jacket. Cazedessus 10. Includes several black and white photographs, an appendix, an index, and a two large maps in a pocket in the rear. An attractive copy of this key work on the fur trade, uncommon in collectible condition. 
Price: 125.00 USD
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Pony Express - The Great Gamble, Bloss, Roy S.
6 Bloss, Roy S. Pony Express - The Great Gamble
Berkeley, CA Howell-North 1959 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
159 pp. Price of $4.50 on front flap of jacket. Includes a fold-out map in pristine condition, an appendix, black and white photographs, a bibliography, and an index. A Very near Fine book in a Near Fine jacket with few hints of edge wear and a short closed tear to the front panel of jacket. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Joseph N. Nicollet on the Plains and Prairies The Expeditions of 1838-39 With Journals, Letters, and Notes on the Dakota Indians, Bray, Martha Coleman; Bray, Edmund C.
7 Bray, Martha Coleman; Bray, Edmund C. Joseph N. Nicollet on the Plains and Prairies The Expeditions of 1838-39 With Journals, Letters, and Notes on the Dakota Indians
St. Paul, MN Minnesota Historical Society Press 1976 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
294 pp. Price of $14.50 on front flap of jacket. The journals of Joseph N. Nicollet, an important explorer who documented the geography of the Coteau plains and large parts of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers (and of course, Minnesota). Nicollet was well-known for recording the Native American names of the places he explored. His writings on Native Americans are notably progressive for the time. A Very near Fine book with minor offsetting to the verso of the free front endpaper in a Near Fine dust jacket with some minor wrinkling to the rear panel and a few hints of edge wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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The Complete and Authentic Life of Jesse James, Breihan, Carl W.
8 Breihan, Carl W. The Complete and Authentic Life of Jesse James
New York Frederick Fell [1953] 1953 First printing Hardcover Very Good Very Good Jacket 
287 pp. Price of $5.00 on front flap of dust jacket. Introduction by Homer Croy. Adams Six Guns 264, Burs 45. Very Good with name and date written on the front pastedown and name written on the free front endpaper in a Very Good lightly edge-worn dust jacket with some mild toning to the spine panel. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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The Seafarers A History of Maritime America 1620-1820, Carse, Robert
9 Carse, Robert The Seafarers A History of Maritime America 1620-1820
New York Harper & Row, Publishers [1964] 1964 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket Ray 
306 pp. Price of $5.95 on front flap of jacket. Includes an index and a few black and white illustrations. A Near Fine book with a few small spots of discoloration on the pastedowns in a like dust jacket with very few hints of edge wear and a slight darkening to the top edge of the jacket. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Famous Frontiersmen, Pioneers and Scouts The Vanguards of American Civilization: Two Centuries of the Romance of American History, Cattermole A.B., E.G.
10 Cattermole A.B., E.G. Famous Frontiersmen, Pioneers and Scouts The Vanguards of American Civilization: Two Centuries of the Romance of American History
Chicago Donohue, Henneberry & Co., Publishers 1886 Second edition Hardcover Very Good 
540 pp. Large 8vo. Bound in brown cloth with black decorations and one gilt one on the front board. Includes several black and white illustrations. A compendium of biographies of famous individuals from the Old West. According to Adams 399 this is a reprint by Donohue and Co. The dates for the reprint are listed as 1886 and 1890, this edition gives no indication of the date. A Very Good book with a small tear to the rear pastedown and a contemporary name written on the free front endpaper. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Villains and Vigilantes, Coblentz, Stanton A.
11 Coblentz, Stanton A. Villains and Vigilantes
New York Wilson-Erickson Incorporated 1936 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
261 pp. Price of $3.00 on front flap of jacket. Adams Six-Guns 448. A Near Fine book with some light bumping to the corners of the boards and some shelfwear and a small spot of discoloration on the fore-edge in a Very Good dust jacket with traces of edge wear and chipping and moderate fading to the spine panel. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Dave Cook of the Rockies Frontier General, Fighting Sheriff, and Leader of Men, Collier, William Ross; Westrate, Edwin Victor
12 Collier, William Ross; Westrate, Edwin Victor Dave Cook of the Rockies Frontier General, Fighting Sheriff, and Leader of Men
New York Rufus Rockwell Wilson 1936 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good- Jacket 
224 pp. Price of $3.00 on front flap of jacket. Illustrated from contemporary photographs by Joseph Collier. A Near Fine book with mild offsetting to the gutters in a Very Good- dust jacket with a small tear on the spine panel and on the front flap and a few traces of edge wear. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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North America Divided The Mexican War, 1846-1848, Connor, Seymour V.; Faulk, Odie B
13 Connor, Seymour V.; Faulk, Odie B North America Divided The Mexican War, 1846-1848
New York Oxford University Press 1971 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
300 pp. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. A study of the Mexican War from both sides, including an investigation of what drove the conflict and the myths about the war. Includes maps on pastedowns and endpapers. Index, along with an extensive bibliography. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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The Great North Trail America's Route of the Ages, Cushman, Dan
14 Cushman, Dan The Great North Trail America's Route of the Ages
New York McGraw-Hill Book Company 1966 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
383 pp. Price of $7.95 on front flap of jacket. Jacket has some slight toning to the spine panel and a tiny chip to top right corner of the rear panel, but is otherwise Fine. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Frontier Illinois, Davis, James E.
15 Davis, James E. Frontier Illinois
Bloomington, IN Indiana University Press (1998) 1998 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
515 pp. A historical study of Illinois focused particularly on the first 50 years of the nineteenth century. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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Seven Iron Men, De Kruif, Paul
16 De Kruif, Paul Seven Iron Men
New York Harcourt, Brace and Company (1929) 1929 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good Jacket 
241 pp. Three maps, numerous black and white photographs and illustrations, and an index. An account of the Merritts, an iron-hunting pioneer family in northern Minnesota. A Near Fine book in a Very Good price-clipped dust jacket with a few traces of edge wear, light soiling, and a faded spine panel (the title and author's name are not obscured). 
Price: 75.00 USD
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The Wisconsin River of a Thousand Isles, Derleth, August
17 Derleth, August The Wisconsin River of a Thousand Isles
New York Farrar & Rhinehart Incorporated 1942 First edition Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
143 pp. Price of $2.50 on front flap of jacket. Edited by Stephen Vincent Benet and Carl Carmer. Part of the "Rivers of America" series. Illustrated by John Steuart Curry. Includes a review from a contemporary issue of the New York Times. Wilson 634. A Near Fine book in a like dust jacket with a few hints of edge wear. 
Price: 200.00 USD
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Conquering the Great American Desert, Dick, Everett
18 Dick, Everett Conquering the Great American Desert
Lincoln, NE Nebraska State Historical Society 1975 First printing Hardcover Fine very near Fine Jacket 
456 pp. Price of $10.95 on front flap of dust jacket. Fine book in a very near Fine dust jacket with some very slight sunning to the spine panel. 
Price: 25.00 USD
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This House of Sky Landscapes of a Western Mind, Doig, Ivan
19 Doig, Ivan This House of Sky Landscapes of a Western Mind
New York Harcourt Brace Jovanovich (1978) 1978 First printing Hardcover Very Good+ Very Good+ Jacket 
314 pp. Price of $9.95 on front flap of dust jacket. A Very Good+ book with mild offsetting to the gutters, slight wear to the corners of boards, in a Very Good+ jacket with a tear to the front panel and a tiny spot of discoloration to the spine panel. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Wolves for the Blue Soldiers Indian Scouts and Auxiliaries with the United States Army, Dunlay, Thomas W.
20 Dunlay, Thomas W. Wolves for the Blue Soldiers Indian Scouts and Auxiliaries with the United States Army
Lincoln, NE University of Nebraska Press 1982 First printing Hardcover Fine Fine Jacket 
304 pp. Includes several black and white photographs, notes, a bibliographical essay, and an index. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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