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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.
1 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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Frontier Illinois, Davis, James E.
2 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
3 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
4 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
5 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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Studies in the Early History of the Fox River Valley, Gary, George
6 Gary, George Studies in the Early History of the Fox River Valley
Oshkosh, WI Times Publishing Company [1901] 1901 First printing Hardcover Near Fine 
267 pp. Bound in blue-green cloth with black and red lettering and illustrations on the front board and gold lettering and black decorations on the spine, black and white plate as frontispiece, index. An attractive copy, uncommon in such fine condition. A Near Fine book with a previous owner's name and address written on the free front endpaper and a few hints of rubbing to the boards. 
Price: 150.00 USD
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Frontier Iron The Maramec Iron Works 1826-1876, Norris, James D.
7 Norris, James D. Frontier Iron The Maramec Iron Works 1826-1876
Madison, WI The State Historical Society of Wisconsin 1964 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
206 pp. Price of $4.25 on front flap of jacket. Includes notes, an index, and a bibliography. A Near Fine book in a Very Good+ dust jacket with a few traces of edge wear and a tiny chip on the front panel. 
Price: 30.00 USD
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Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi, Petersen, William J.
8 Petersen, William J. Steamboating on the Upper Mississippi
Iowa City, IA The State Historical Society of Iowa 1968 First printing Hardcover Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
575 pp. Price of $10.00 on front flap of jacket. Includes notes and references, an index, and several black and white photographs. A Near Fine book in a like dust jacket with moderate age toning to the jacket. 
Price: 60.00 USD
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Sentinel of the Plains Fort Leavenworth and the American West, Walton, George
9 Walton, George Sentinel of the Plains Fort Leavenworth and the American West
Englewood Cliffs, NJ Prentice-Hall, Inc. 1973 First printing Near Fine Near Fine Jacket 
210 pp. Price of $8.95 on front flap of dust jacket. The final volume in the American Forts Series. 
Price: 50.00 USD
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Ho! For the Gold Fields Northern Overland Wagon Trains of the 1860's, White, Helen McCann (Ed.)
10 White, Helen McCann (Ed.) Ho! For the Gold Fields Northern Overland Wagon Trains of the 1860's
St. Paul, MN Minnesota Historical Society 1966 First printing Hardcover Very near Fine Very Good+ Jacket 
289 pp. Includes an index and several black and white photographs. A Very near Fine book in a Very Good+ price-clipped dust jacket. 
Price: 40.00 USD
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