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Guidon Books presents
The Mountain Men,
The Lewis and Clark Expedition,
and Early Travels

In this special section, Guidon Books is featuring a selection of books about the Lewis and Clark Expedition, early travels westward, including the University of Oklahoma Press American Exploration and Travel Series, and the rugged breed of men who explored and worked in the early American West: The Mountain Man. In addition we are featuring a selection of limited edition books by Nolie Mumey.

Updated June 28, 2017


 

All books now available on the Mountain Men, Lewis & Clark Expedition and Early Travels are on our new website



    * Denotes Southwest Books of the Year selection

  1. SOLD Alden, John Richard. John Stuart and the Southern Colonial Frontier: A Study of Indian Relations, War, Trade, and Land Problems in the Southern Wilderness, 1754-1775. Gordian Press, 1966. Orange cloth. $75.00

  2. SOLD Allen, John Logan. Jedediah Smith and the Mountain Men of the American West. Introductory essay by Michael Collins. World Explorers series. (Young adult) Chelsea House Publishers, 1991. Pictorial boards. $28.50

  3. SOLD Axelrod, Alan. A Savage Empire: Trappers, Traders, Tribes, and Wars that Made Amerca. A rugged and revealing look at how the fur trade was a driving force behind the formation of the colonies and the battles of the American Revolution. Thomas Dunne Books, St. Martins Press. 2011. Dust jacket. $27.99

  4. SOLD Bakeless, John. Lewis and Clark: Partners in Discovery. Authoritative biography of the two great explorers with fresh insight and new material. 1st edition. William Morrow & Co., 1947. Worn dust jacket. $30.00

  5. SOLD Barsness, Larry. The Bison in Art: A Graphic Chronicle of the American Bison. Foreword by Barbara Tyler. Minor wear. Northland Press in cooperation with the Amon Carter Museum of Western History, 1977. Soft cover, oblong. $22.50 *

  6. SOLD Bigelow, John. Memoir of the Life and Public Services of John Charles Fremont. 1st edition. Foxing. Derby & Jackson, 1856. $50.00

  7. SOLD Blackwelder, Bernice. Great Westerner: The Story of Kid Carson. The story of Carson's experiences and the development of the west. Caxton Printers, 1962. Dust jacket. $35.00

  8. SOLD Blassingame, Wyatt. Bent's Fort: Crossroads of the Great West. Young adult reader on the Santa Fe post. Filled with illustrations and photographs. Garrard Publishing Co., 1967. Pictorial Casebound. $15.00

  9. SOLD Blumberg, Rhoda. The Incredible Journey of Lewis & Clark. Young adult history told in a lively gritty style. 1st edition. Lothrop, Lee & Shepard Books, 1987. Oversize, dust jacket. $28.50 *

  10. SOLD Boone, Nathan. My Father, Daniel Boone: The Draper Interviews with Nathan Boone. Edited by Neal O. Hammon. Introduction by Nelson L. Dawson. An engaging account from an 1851 interview which produced over 300 pages of notes. University Press of Kentucky, 1999. Dust jacket. $40.00

  11. SOLD Brown, David L. Three Years in the Rocky Mountains. First printed in 1845, the story of an early explorer. This edition limited to 350 numbered copies. Ye Galleon Press, 1975. Soft cover. $15.00


  12. SOLD The Buffalo Culture of the Plains Indians. The Wind River Rendezvous. Vol. 13. No. 2. A quarterly report on the historic background and current activities of the Native Americans on the Wind River Reservation. Cover art by Frank McCarthy. St. Stephen's Indian Mission Foundation, Apr/May/June 1983. Wraps. $8.00

  13. SOLD Burdett, Charles. Life of Kit Carson: the great western hunter and guide. Comprising wild and romantic exploits as a hunter and trapper in the Rocky Mountains; thrilling adventures and hairbreadth escapes among the Indians and Mexicans; his daring and invaluable services as a guide to scouting and other parties, etc., etc. With an account of various government expeditions to the far West. Unfortunately, the title page is missing, but frontisepiece is there as well as preface on page 3. Spine reads Kit Carson's Life and Adventures, while top of each page reads Life of Christopher Carson. 382 pages. Green decorative cloth with Potter on bottom of spine. $35.00

  14. SOLD Burdett, Charles. The Life of Kit Carson: The Great Western Hunter and Guide. A. L. Burt, 1902. Red cloth. $20.00

  15. SOLD Burger, Carl. Beaver Skins and Mountain Men. Illustrated by the author. Discusses the importance of the beaver in the discovery, exploration, and settlement of the North American continent. Ex-library with typical markings. 1st edition. E.P. Dutton, 1968. Dust jacket with piece missing on the spine. $25.00

  16. SOLD Burroughs, Raymond Darwin, ed. The Natural History of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. With a new introduction by Robert Carriker. A ready reference guide to the zoological work of the voyage of discovery. Michigan State University Press, 1995. Soft cover. $15.95

  17. SOLD Chandler, David Leon. The Jefferson Conspiracies: A President's Role in the Assassination of Meriwether Lewis. 1st edition. William Morrow, 1994. Dust jacket. $50.00

  18. SOLD Chittenden, Hiram Martin. A History of the American Fur Trade of the Far West. With introduction and notes by Stallo Vinton. A history of pioneer trading posts and early fur companies of the Missouri Valley and Rocky Mountains and of the Overland Commerce with Santa Fe. Reprint. 2 volumes. Previous owner's name on front endsheet. Augustus M. Kelley, 1976. Blue cloth. $95.00

  19. SOLD Clark, Ann Nolan. There Still are Buffalo. (Juvenile) Illustrations by Stephen Tongier. Ancient City Press, 1992. Wraps. $8.95

  20. SOLD Clark, Ella E. and Margot Edmonds. Sacagawea of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. This carefully researched historical account separates the verifiable facts about Sacagawea from the extensive legend. 1st edition. University of California Press, 1979. Dust jacket. $27.50

  21. SOLD Clark, William. Lewis & Clark's West: William Clark's 1810 Master Map of the American West. A full-size 52 x 32 inch, color facsimile of the original manuscript map from the Yale Collection of Western Americana. Folded in oversize portfolio. 2004. $14.95

  22. SOLD Clyman, James. James Clyman Frontiersman: The Adventures of a Trapper and Covered-Wagon Emigrant as Told in His own Reminiscences and Diaries 1792-1881. Edited by Charles L. Camp. Limited to 1450 copies, designed and printed by Lawton Kennedy. Definitive Edition. Champoeg Press, 1960. $150.00

  23. SOLD Criswell, Elijah Harry. Lewis and Clark: Linguistic Pioneers. Reprint from the University of Missouri Studies, 1940. Limited to 175 Hand-Numbered Copies. Martino Publishing, (2000). $75.00

  24. SOLD DeVoto, Bernard, ed. The Journals of Lewis and Clark. An extraordinary and colorful firsthand account of the earliest crossing of the United States, for the general reader in one volume. Houghton Mifflin Co., 1953. Dust jacket. $30.00

  25. SOLD Dietrich, William. Northwest Passage: the Columbia River. 1st edition. 1995. Dust jacket. $26.00

  26. SOLD Dodge, Grenville M. Biographical Sketch of James Bridger: Mountaineer, Trapper and Guide. Unz & Co., 1905. Bound in cloth. $75.00

  27. SOLD Drannan, Capt. W. F. Chief of Scouts: Piloting Emigrants Across the Plains of 50 Years Ago. As told by himself as a sequel to his famous book. Copiously illustrated by E. Bert Smith. Rhodes & McClure Publishing Co., 1910. Previous owner's signature on front endsheet, stamp of Rock Island News Service on title page. Blue decorated cloth, with white lettering, spine loose. $30.00

  28. SOLD Duncan, Bob. Buffalo Country: A Treasury of Buffalo Lore and Legend - of the Animal and the Men who Hunted Him. 1st edition. E. P. Dutton, 1959. Dust jacket. $30.00

  29. SOLD Eckert, Allan W. That Dark and Bloody River. Chronicles of the Ohio River Valley. Drawing on a wealth of research, both scholarly and anecdotal, including letters, diaries, and journals, Eckert has written a book of historical authenticity, unprecedented in scope and detail. 1st edition. Bantam Books, 1995. Dust jacket. $65.00

  30. SOLD Eisenberg, Jana. Lewis and Clark: Path to the Pacific. Illustrated history for the young reader. Trailblazers of the West. Children's Press, 2005. Soft cover. $6.95


  31. SOLD Ferris, Warren Angus. Life in the Rock Mountains: A Diary of Wanderings on the sources of the Rivers Missouri,Columbia, and Colorado 1830-1835. With supplementary writings and a detailed map of the fur country. Edited with an introduction and notes by Leroy R. Hafen and a biography of Ferris by Paul C. Phillips. New revised edition. Inscription from Fred A. Rosenstock. Old West Publishing Co., 1983. $75.00

  32. SOLD Foley, William E. & C. David Rice. The First Chouteaus, River Barons of Early St. Louis.. 1st ed. in dust jacket. $40.00

  33. SOLD Foley, William E. Wilderness Journey: The Life of William Clark. Foley's work fills a major gap in scholarship of Clark - providing a well-balanced and thorough account of one of America's most significant frontiersman, paying careful attention to the family and business dimensions of Clark's private world. University of Missouri Press, 2004. Dust jacket. $29.95

  34. SOLD Ford, R. Clyde. Sandy MacDonald's Man: A Tale of the Mackinaw Fur Trade. Michigan School Service, 1929. Red cloth. $22.50

  35. SOLD Foreman, Grant. Pioneer Days in the Early Southwest. Introduction by Donald E. Worcester. Pioneering work about the traders, trappers, and explorers in the old Southwest. University of Nebraska Press. Soft cover. $17.95

  36. SOLD Franzwa, Gregory M. Maps of the Oregon Trail. Foreword by Victor Atiyeh, Governor of Oregon. Spiral bound, the trail is superimposed over current maps. 3rd edition. The Patrice Press, 1990. Sprial bound. $24.95

  37. SOLD Freedman, Russell. Buffalo Hunt. (Juvenile) Contains illustratons from Catlin, Bodmer and other artist-adventurers. Holiday House, 1988. Dust jacket. $19.95

  38. SOLD Fresonke, Kris and Mark Spence, ed. Lewis & Clark: Legacies, Memories and New Perspectives. The authors chart shifting attitudes about the explorers and their journals, creating a compelling, finely detailed picture of the interdisciplinary intrigue that has surrounded Lewis and Clark's accomplishment. University of California Press, 2004. Soft cover. $21.95

  39. SOLD Gage, Thomas. Thomas Gage's Travels in the New World. Edited by J. Eric S. Thompson. 1st printing. University of Oklahoma Press, 1958. Dust jacket. $40.00

  40. SOLD Garry, Jim. Weapons of the Lewis & Clark Expedition. Describes the arms and ammunition the expedition carried and the use and care of those weapons. 1st edition. Arthur H. Clark, 2012. Dust jacket. $32.95


  41. SOLD Gerson, Noel B. Kit Carson: Folk Hero and Man. A biography of the great frontiersman and scout. Doubleday & Co., 1964. Dust jacket. $15.00

  42. SOLD Glancy, Diane. Stone Heart: A Novel of Saca jawea. Presented in Sacajawea's voice in the form of a journal, but including sections from Lewis and Clark's diaries. Overlook Press, 2003. Dust jacket. $21.95

  43. SOLD Gregg, J. R. A History of the Oregon Trail, Santa Fe Trail, and Other Trails. Tales of travel along the trails. 1st edition. Binfords & Mort, 1955. Brown cloth. $25.00

  44. SOLD Hafen, LeRoy R. ed. The Far West and the Rockies Historical Series 1820-1875. 15 volume series, including general analytical index and supplement to the Journals of Forty-Niners. Arthur H. Clark, 1954 - 1961. Green cloth. $2,000.00

  45. SOLD Hafen, LeRoy R., ed. French Fur Traders and Voyageurs in the American West: Twenty-five biographical sketches. Selected with an introduction by Janet Lecompte. Arthur H. Clark, 1995. Brown cloth. $30.00

  46. SOLD Haines, Francis. The Buffalo: The Story of American bison and their hunters from prehistoric times to the present. Filled with hundres of fascinating, sometimes little-known factws and illustrated with black and white photographs and paintings by Alfred J. Miller and Catlin, this saga adds a new dimension to the story of the American West. Previous owner's name on half-title page. 1st edition. Thomas Y. Crowell Co., 1970. Dust jacket. $25.00 *

  47. SOLD Haites, Erik F., et al. Western River Transportation: the Era of Early Internal Development 1810-1860. 1st ed. 1975. $30.00

  48. SOLD Halaas, David Fridtjof and Andrew E. Masich. Halfbreed: The Remarkable True Story of George Bent - Caught Between the Worlds of the Indian and the White Man. A compelling human drama, filled with action, love, tragedy, war, all unfolding against the epic backdrop of the Civil War and America's westward expansion. Da Capo Press, 2004. Dust jacket. $35.00

  49. SOLD Hale, Nathaniel C. Pelts and Palisades: The Story of Fur and the Rivalry for Pelts in Early America. A history of the early American fur trader and Indian beaver hunter. 1st edition. Dietz Press, 1959. Dust jacket. $25.00

  50. SOLD Harris, Burton. John Colter, His Years in the Rockies. 1st ed. 1952. $75.00

  51. SOLD Harris, Bill. The Lives of Mountain Men. Illustrated history of the early fur trappers and traders. 1st Lyons Press edition. Lyons Press, 2005. Dust jacket. $27.95

  52. SOLD Hayes, Derek. First Crossing: Alexander Mackenzie, His Expedition Across North America, and the Opening of the Continent. Drawing upon contemporary accounts and making generous use of photographs, prints, and historic maps, this book brings to life Mackenzie's dramatic and dangerous quest for a route to the Pacific. Sasquatch Books, 2001. Dust jacket. $40.00

  53. SOLD Hengesbaugh, Jeff and Wes Housler. Dress and Equipage of the Mountain Man 1820 - 1840. Illustrated guide to make what the Mountain Man wore and used for survival. Rocky Mountain College Productions, 1997. Soft cover. $50.00

  54. SOLD Hewett, Edgar L. Kit Carson - 1809-1868, "He Led the Way. Printed with the permission of the Museum of New Mexico. Kit Carson Memorial Foundation, 1955. Archaeological Institute of America. Yellow wraps. $12.50

  55. SOLD Hine, Robert V. Edward Kern and American Expansion. The fascinating story of the life of Edward Kern recaptures the challenge and the adventure of exploring unknown land in western America. As an artist, topographer, and cartographer, Kern joined Fremont's Third Expedition and later commanded Fort Sutter. 1st edition. Yale University Press, 1962. Dust jacket. $40.00

  56. SOLD History of the Expedition Under the Command of Captains Lewis and Clark to the Sources of the Missouri, across the Rocky Mountains, down the Columbia River to the Pacific in 1804-6. A reprint of the edition of 1814 to which all the members of the expedition contributed. With maps. 3 volumes. New Amsterdam Book Company, 1902. Pictorial boards, spines slightly discolored. $125.00


  57. SOLD Hollon, W. Eugene. The Lost Pathfinder: Zebulon Montgomery Pike. The first complete biography of Pike, while at the same time, pictures the American frontier in the years just preceding and following the Louisiana Purchase. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1949. Dust jacket. $55.00

  58. SOLD Holloway, David. Lewis & Clark and the Crossing of North America. Tells the tale of an epic journey of exploration and a tribute to the characters of two men. Saturday Review Press, 1974. Dust jacket. $30.00

  59. SOLD Hornaday, William Temple. The Extermination of the American Bison. Introduction by Hanna Rose Shell, foreword by John Mack Faragher. Written in 1889 for the Smithsonian Institution, Hornaday, the hunter, zoologist and writer portrays the buffalo's natural history. Smithsonian Institution, 2002. Dust jacket. $24.95

  60. SOLD Hosmer, James K. History of the Expedition of Captains Lewis and Clark 1804-5-6. Introduction and index by Hosmer. Reprinted from the edition of 1814, 1st printing of this edition. 2 volumes. A. C. McClurg, 1902. Gilt edge. $400.00

  61. SOLD Howard, Helen Addison. Northwest Trail Blazers. The dramatic stores of the first trailblazers to the Pacific Northwest, telling the tale of Lewis and Clark, Sacagawea, John Owen, Flathead Chief Charlot and others. Previous owner's inscription on front endsheet. 1st edition. Caxton Printers, 1963. Dust jacket. $35.00

  62. SOLD Jackson, Donald. Voyages of the Steamboat Yellowstone: The life and times of an early American Steamboat. 1st ed. in dust jacket. 1985. $30.00

  63. SOLD Kelly, Charles and Dale Morgan. Old Greenwood: The Story of Caleb Greenwood, Trapper, Pathfinder, and Early Pioneer. Revised edition of a modern classic describing Greenwood's life in fur trade and role in the overland emigration to California, including the rescue of the Donner party. Limited to 750 copies. Talisman Press, 1965. Dust jacket. $125.00

  64. SOLD Kern County Historical Society. Fifth Annual Publication. Chapter on "Notes on Life of Edward M. Kern," by H. A. Spindt. Kern was the illustrator who traveled with Fremont. 1939. Wraps. $20.00

  65. SOLD Kula, Jon. A Wilderness So Immense: The Louisiana Purchase and the Destiny of America. The remarkable story of the land purchase that doubled the size of our young nation, set the stage for its expansion across the continent and confronted Americans with new challenges. 1st edition. Alfred A. Knopf, 2003. Dust jacket. $30.00

  66. SOLD Kurz, Rudolph Friederich. Journal of Rudolph Friederich Kurz: An Account of his Experiences among Fur Traders and American Indians on the Mississippi and the Upper Missouri Rivers during the Years 1846 to 1852. Translated by Myrtis Jarrell, edited by J. N. B. Hewitt. BAE Bulletin 115. GO, 1937. Soft cover, front torn at spine. $100.00

  67. SOLD Larsen, Lawrence H. and Barbara J. Cottrell. Steamboats West: The 1859 American Fur Company Missouri River Expedition. First hand accounts of the longest steamboat trip to that time, covering 6,200 miles from St. Louis to Fort Benton. Western Lands and Waters series XXV. Arthur H. Clark, 2010. Brown cloth. $34.95

  68. SOLD Laut, Agnes C. The Fur Trade of America. 1st edition. Macmillan Co., 1921. Red cloth, minor wear. $35.00

  69. SOLD Lavender, David. The Fist in the Wilderness. A narrative history of the American fur trade. Previous owner's signature on half-title page. 1st edition. Doubleday & Co., 1964. Minor wear on dust jacket. $45.00


  70. SOLD Lewis & Clark and the Indian Country: The Native American Perspective. Edited by Frederick E. Hoxie and Jay T. Nelson. A collection of essays by noted authors, including an article on what was learned from the Bicentennial. Published for the Newberry Library by the University of Illinois Press, 2007. Orange cloth. $70.00

  71. SOLD Lewis, Meriwether and William Clark. The Journals of Lewis and Clark. New abridged by Anthony Brandt with an afterword by Herman J. Viola. Painstakingly edited by Brandt, the text emerges fresh and clear, full of the adventure and expectation, hardship and even bordom as the Corps moved West and then back again. National Geographic Adventure Classics, 2002. Dust jacket. $10.00 *

  72. SOLD Lott, Dale F. American Bison: A Natural History. A peek at the rich and unique ways of life that evolved in the heart of America, examining the social life and physiology of the bison, sharing stories about its impressive physical prowess and fascinating relationships. 1st edition. University of California Press, 2002. Dust jacket. $29.95

  73. SOLD Mackenzie, Alexander. The Journals of Alexander Mackenzie: Voyages from Montreal, on the River St. Laurence, through the Continent of North America, to the Frozen and Pacific Oceans; In the Years, 1789 and 1793, With a Preliminary Account of the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Fur Trade of That Country. This edition also includes Mackenzie's journal of an earlier expedition to the Artic Ocean in 1789, and his own general history of the fur trade. Narrative Press, 2001. Soft cover. $17.95

  74. SOLD Maguire, James H., et al., ed. A Rendezvous Reader: Tall, Tangled, and True Tales of the Mountain Men, 1805-1850. 1st ed. 1997. $59.95.

  75. SOLD Maguire, James H., et al., ed. A Rendezvous Reader: Tall, Tangled, and True Tales of the Mountain Men, 1805-1850. The accounts of the mountain men are among the readable and livelist. University of Utah Press. Soft cover. $19.95

  76. SOLD Matson, N. Reminiscences of Bureau County. Illustrated history of Illinois, including sections on Native Americans and frontier life. Signed and numbered by the publisher in the introduction to the "Tiskilwa" edition. Tiskilwa Chief Printing Office, 1937. Soft cover, with brackets. $25.00

  77. SOLD Meacham, Walter. The Old Oregon Trail: Roadway of American Home Builders. Illustrations by Irvin Shope. Issued under the American Pioneer Trails Association. Clarke Press, 1948. Wraps. $10.00

  78. SOLD Mirsky, Jeannette. The Westward Crossings: Balboa, Mackenzie, Lewis & Clark. Three interrelated narratives of overland exploration that examines the economic motives. Exciting new light on the history of the United States and of North America. 1st English edition. Allan Wingate, 1951. Dust jacket. $40.00

  79. SOLD More Buffalo Bones. Edited by Phil Roberts. Stories from Wyoming's Past with illustrations. Wyoming State Archives: Museums and Historical Department, 1982. Soft cover. $5.00

  80. SOLD Morgan, Ted. Wilderness at Dawn: The Settling of the North American Continent. 1st ed. in dust jacket. 1993. $27.50

  81. SOLD Moulton, Gary E., editor. The Definitive Journals of Lewis and Clark. 7 volume soft cover set of the explorers' journals. University of Nebraska Press, 2002. $149.95

  82. SOLD Nicolson, Colin. The "Infamous Govener:" Francis Bernard and the Origins of the American Revolution. An "early settler" of America. Based on extensive documentary research, this work reexamines Bernard's relations with colonial factions and the imperial elite in New Jersey and Massachusetts. Northeastern University Press, 2001. Dust jacket. originally $50.00 special - $25.00

  83. SOLD Oglesby, Richard Edward. Manuel Lisa and the Opening of the Missouri Fur Trade. Biography of the man who had more to do with the eventual success of the fur trade than anyone else. Former library copy with few markings. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1963. Dust jacket with piece rubbed on spine where label was. $35.00

  84. SOLD Parker, Rev. Samuel. Journal of an Exploring Tour: Beyond the Rocky Mountains, under the Direction of the A.B.C.F.M. Performed in the Years 1835, '36, and '37. Contains a map of Oregon. Cover title: "Parker's Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains." While the language and attitude are sometimes stiff, Parker's journal is a fascinating portrait of the American west of the time. Reprint. Ross and Haines, 1967. Dust jacket. $22.50

  85. SOLD Parkhill, Forbes. The Blazed Trail of Antoine Leroux. Biography of one of the foremost mountain men and guides, friend to Kit Carson, and guide to multiple expeditions, including the Mormon Battalion. 1st edition. Westernlore Press, 1965. Dust jacket. $50.00

  86. SOLD Patent, Dorothy Hinshaw. Buffalo: The American Bison Today. Photographs by William Munoz. Young reader's history of the shaggy animal. Clarion Books, 1986. Soft cover. $6.95

  87. SOLD Peterson, Harold. The Last of the Mountain Men: The True Story of a Living American Legend. The story of Sylvan Hart who lived in the Idaho wilderness following a family tradition. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1969. Dust jacket. $20.00

  88. SOLD Phillips, Paul Chrisler. The Fur Trade. 2 vols. in slipcase. University of Oklahoma Press, 1967. $100.00

  89. SOLD Porter, Mae Reed and Odessa Davenport. Scotsman in Buckskin: Sir William Drummond Stewart and the Rocky Mountain Fur Trade. Biography of the noble Scottishman who became a mountain man of the American West. Hastings House, 1963. Dust jacket. $35.00

  90. SOLD Radisson, Pierre Esprit. The Explorations of Pierre Esprit Radisson. From the original manuscript in the Bodleian Library and the British Museum, edited by Arthur T. Adams and Loren Kallsen, modernizer. Radisson traveled to North America in the middle and late 1600s. Ross & Haines, 1961. Dust jacket. $35.00

  91. SOLD Rawling, Gerald. The Pathfinders: The History of America's First Westerners. The epochal story of the Americans - explorers, mountain men, fur traders and settlers who opened up the trans-Mississippi West between 1804-1840. 1st edition. Previous owner's name on page. Macmillan, 1964. Dust jacket with pieces missing on top edge. $25.00

  92. SOLD Ray, Arthur J. Indians in the Fur Trade, their role as hunters, trappers and middlemen in the lands southwest of the Hudson Bay 1660-1870. 1st ed. in dust jacket. 1974. $30.00

  93. SOLD Rich, Virtulon. Western Life in the Stirrups: A Sketch of a Journey to the West in the Spring & Summer of 1832. Edited with an introduction by Dwight L. Smith. The journals of a New Englander through Vermont, Kentucky, Ohio and Illinois. The Caxton Club, 1965. Cloth with marble backed boards, rubbed on the edges. $37.50

  94. SOLD Robinson, James M. West from Fort Pierre: The Wild World of James (Scotty) Philip. The story of a young immigrant's search for gold in the home of the Dakotah Sioux and his ranch empire. Great West and Indian serives no. 43. Westernlore Press, 1974. Dust jacket. $50.00

  95. SOLD Rollins, Philip Ashton, ed. The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuart's Narratives of his Overland Trip Eastward from Astoria in 1812-1813. 1st ed. 1935. $150.00

  96. SOLD Russell, Don. Sioux Buffalo Hunters. (Juvenile) Illustrations by Bob Glaubke. True-to-Life Book. Encyclopaedia Britannica Press, 1962. Case bound. $15.00


  97. SOLD Satterfield, Archie. The Lewis & Clark Trail. Illustrated by Marilyn Weber. Follow the wilderness adventures of the original expedition and a modern American family who retraced the historic trail. Stackpole Books, 1981. Dust jacket. $17.50

  98. SOLD Schiel, James. The Land Between: Dr. James Schiel's Account of the Gunnison-Beckwith Expedition into the American West, 1853-1854. Edited and annotated translation by Frederick W. Bachmann and William Swilling Wallace. Schiel was the expedition's physician and geologist, who wrote a colorful account of the early western travel. Limited to 500 copies, Westernlore Edition. Westernlore Press, 1957. Dust jacket with minor wear. $40.00

  99. SOLD Schooling, William. The Hudson's Bay Company 1670-1920 - The Governor and Company of Adventurers of England Trading into Hudson's Bay during Two Hundred and Fifty Years 1670-1920. Insert of Stone Fort and Historical Exhibit at Winnipeg Retail Store. Hudson's Bay Company, 1920. Stiff white covers. $135.00

  100. SOLD Seattle Art Museum. Lewis and Clark's America. 2 volumes: A Voyage of Discovery and A Contemporary Photo Essay. Photos by Paul Macapia, journal and sketches by Mary Macapia. Exhibit catalogs, July 15-September 26, 1976. Previous owner's inscription on title page. Both soft cover volumes in slightly worn slipcase. $25.00

  101. SOLD Stewart, William Drummond. Edward Warren. Edited by Bart Barbour with an introduction by Winfred Blevins. An invaluable eyewitness account of the beaver trade of the Rocky Mountains of the fabled mountain men, sketched from life by one who shared their times. Mountain Press, 1986. Dust jacket. $26.95

  102. SOLD Stubbs, Roy St. George. Four Recorders of Rupert's Land: A Brief Survey of the Hudson's Bay Company Courts of Rupert's Land. 1st edition. Peguis Publishers, 1967. Dust jacket. $16.50

  103. SOLD Sullivan, Maurice S. Jedediah Smith: Trader & Trail Breaker. Press of the Pioneers, 1936. $125.00


  104. SOLD Terrell, John Upton. Furs by Astor. The full story of the founding of a great American fortune. William Morrow & Co., 1964. Dust jacket. $30.00

  105. SOLD Terrell, John Upton. Zebulon Pike: The Life and Times of an Adventurer. A re-examination of Pike's life, emerges as a complex and enigmatic figure. Weybright and Talley, 1968. Dust jacket. $15.00 *

  106. SOLD Timanus, Rod. On the Crockett Trail. Pioneer Press, 1999. Wraps. $12.95

  107. SOLD Tubbs, Stephenie Ambrose with Clay Straus Jenkinson. The Lewis and Clark Companion: An Encyclopedic Guide to the Voyage of Discovery. Foreword by Stephen E. Ambrose. An indispensable guide to the nation's epic adventure, in a highly readable and comprehensive guide. 1st edition. Henry Holt and Co., 2003. Dust jacket. $30.00

  108. SOLD Turner, Frederick Jackson. The Character and Influence of the Indian Trade in Wisconsin: A Study of the Trading Post as an Institution. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1977. Dust jacket showing minor wear. $22.50

  109. SOLD Van Tramp, John C. Prairie and Rocky Mountain Adventures or Life in the West To Which will be Added a View of the States and Territorial Regions of our Western Empire: Embracing History, Statistics and Geography and Descriptions of the Chief Cities of the West. Light foxing. H. Miller, 1860. Original black embossed leather, with gold lettering, worn and chipped, hinge loose. $75.00

  110. SOLD Wagner, Harr. Pacific History Stories Arranged and Retold for use in the Public Schools. Includes chapters on Fremont, Lewis and Clark, the Donner Party. Harr Wagner Publishing Co., 1925. Gray cloth pictorial. $20.00

  111. SOLD Wallace, Betty. Gunnison Country. Using anecdotes gleaned from old-timers and from newspapers of the Gunnison area, an informal history of the entire area from the time the Utes were pushed out and the miners and other settlers stormed into the great valleys of the Gunnison River and its tributaries. 1st edition. Sage Books, 1960. Dust jacket worn on the edges. $40.00

  112. SOLD Watson, Douglas S. West Wind: The Life Story of Joseph Reddeford Walker. Foreword by Ardis Manly Walker. Watson brings to life the colorful free trappers and their yearly holiday, the Rendezvous as well as the life of Walker himself. Reprint of 1934 edition. Limited to 999 copies. Sagebrush Press, 1984. Dust jacket. $75.00

  113. SOLD Weisel, George F. Men and Trade on the Northwest Frontier As Shown by the Fort Owen Ledger. Edited with an introduction by George Weisel. 1st edition. Montana State University Press, 1955. Green cloth. $50.00

  114. SOLD Willoughby, Robert J. The Brothers Robidoux and the Opening of the American West. The stories of six brothers who shaped the American trans-Mississippi West during the first five decades of the nineteenth century. University of Missouri Press, 2012. Dust jacket. $45.00

  115. SOLD Yenne, Bill. On the Trail of Lewis and Clark: Yesterday and Today. A photographic history of the explorer's trail with current photographs. MBI , 2005. Dust jacket, oversize. $29.95

Special Selection of Material by Nolie Mumey

  1. SOLD History of the Early Settlements of Denver ((1599-1860). Edition limited to 500 numbered and signed copies. Arthur H. Clark Company, 1942. $175.00

  2. SOLD John Williams Gunnison, The Last of the Western Explorers: A History of the Survey Through Colorado and Utah with a Biography and Details of his Massacre. Edition limited to 500 numbered and signed copies. Artcraft Press, 1955. $175.00

  3. SOLD Old Forts and Trading Posts of the West: Bent's Old Fort and Bent's New Fort on the Arkansas River. Edition limited to 500 numbered and signed copies. Artcraft Press, 1956. Dust jacket. $150.00

  4. SOLD Ute War: A History of the White River Massacre. Edition limited to 300 copies. Wraps in clamshell box. Johnson Publishing Co, 1964. $75.00

1859 Pike's Peak Guide Series Reprinted by Nolie Mumey

  1. SOLD Allen, O. Allen's Guide Book and Map to the Gold Fields of Kansas & Nebraska and Great Salt Lake City. Reprint. 1953. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $30.00

  2. SOLD Byers, Wm. N. and Jno. H. Kellon. Handbook to the Gold Fields of Nebraska and Kansas. Reprint. 1949. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $35.00

  3. SOLD Gilpin, Wm. Guide to the Kansas Gold Mines at Pike's Peak, Describing the Routes, Camping Places, Tools, Outfits, etc. . . . Reprint. 1952. Boxed Slipcase. $35.00

  4. SOLD Gunn, O. B. New Map and Hand-Book of Kansas and the Gold Mines . . . Routes to the New Gold Mines. Reprint. 1952. Boxed Slipcase. $40.00

  5. SOLD Horner, W. B. The Gold Regions of Kansas and Nebraska . . . the Great Northwest. . . Reprint. 1949. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $35.00


  6. SOLD Olmstead, S. R. The Gold Mines of Kansas and Nebraska. and Guide to the New Gold Region of Western Kansas and Nebraska. 2 volumes. Reprint. 1950-51. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $30.00

  7. SOLD Pacific Railroad of Missouri.The Old Established and Most Reliable Route to Kansas, Nebraska and All Points on the Missouri River. Advertisements and Routes. Reprint. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $30.00

  8. SOLD Parker & Huyett. The Illustrated Miners' Hand-Book and Guide to Pike's Peak, with a New and Reliable Map. Reprint. Boxed Slipcase. $35.00

  9. SOLD Parsons, Wm. B. The New Gold Mines of Western Kansas. New and Enlarged Edition. Reprint. 1951. Boxed Slipcase. $35.00

  10. SOLD Pease & Cole. Complete Guide to the Gold Districts of Kansas & Nebraska. Reprint. 1959. Boxed Slipcase. $40.00

  11. SOLD Pratt & Hunt. A Guide to the Gold Mines of Kansas: Containing an Accurate and Reliable Map . . . Reprint. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $30.00

  12. SOLD Redpath, James & Richard J. Hinton. Hand-Book of Kansas Territory and the Rocky Mountains' Gold Region. Reprint. 1954. Boxed Slipcase. $40.00

  13. SOLD Reed, J. W. Map of and Guide to the Kansas Gold Region. Reprint. 1959. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $40.00

  14. SOLD Tierney, Luke. History of the Gold Discoveries on the South Platte River to which is appended A Guide of the Route, by Smith & Oaks. Reprint. 1949. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $25.00

  15. SOLD Traveler's Guide to the New Gold Mines in Kansas and Nebraska. Reprint. 1947. Wraps in Boxed Slipcase. $25.00

University of Oklahoma Press
American Exploration and Travel Series

1st editions unless otherwise noted.

7. SOLD Gregg, Josiah. Diary & Letters of Josiah Gregg. Edited by Maurice Garland Fulton. 2 vols. 1941. $150.00

10. SOLD Von Hagen, Victor Wolfgang. Maya Explorer: John Lloyd Stephens and the Lost Cities of Central America and Yucatan. 5th printing. 1967. Dust jacket. $25.00

12. SOLD Hollon, W. Eugene. The Lost Pathfinder: Zebulon Montgomery Pike. The first complete biography of Pike, while at the same time, pictures the American frontier in the years just preceding and following the Louisiana Purchase. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1949. Dust jacket. $55.00

12. SOLD Hollon, W. Eugene. The Lost Pathfinder: Zebulon Montgomery Pike. 2nd printing. 1969. Dust jacket. $35.00

21. SOLD Bollaert, William. William Bollaert's Texas. Edited by W. Eugene Hollon & Ruth Lapham Butler. A witty perceptive Englishman's observations on the infant Republic of Texas, published for the first time in full. 1956. Dust jacket worn. $40.00

24. SOLD Cox, Ross. The Columbia River: Or scenes and adventures during a residence of six years on the western side of the Rocky Mountains among various tribes of Indians hitherto unknown; together with "A Journey across the American Continent." 1957. Dust jacket. $50.00

28. SOLD Leonard, Zenas. Adventures of Zenas Leonard, Fur Trader. Edited by John C. Ewers. 1959. Dust jacket. $38.50

40. SOLD Miranda, Francisco de. The New Democracy in America: Travels of Francisco de Miranda in the United States, 1783-84. 1963. Dust jacket. $32.50

44. SOLD Irving, Washington. Astoria: or Anecdotes of an Enterpise Beyond the Rocky Mountains. Edited and with an Introduction by Edgeley W. Todd. 1964. Dust jacket, minor wear on edges and spine. $40.00

50. SOLD Mackenzie, Alexander. Exploring the Northwest Territory: Sir Alexander Mackenzie's Journal of a Voyage by Bark Canoe . . . in the Summer of 1789. Edited by T. H. McDonald. Dust jacket. $35.00

63. SOLD Paul Wilhelm, Duke of Wurttemberg. Travels in North America 1822-1824. Translated by W. Robert Nitske and edited by Savoie Lottinville. The account of a young German duke who traveled up the Mississippi from New Orleans to the new American territory, witnessing fur-trading enterprises and the Native Americans of the Plains, including the Osage, Pawnee and Arikara. This a new translation of the German 1835 text. Name of Robert Trennert penciled on front endsheet. 1st edition. University of Oklahoma Press, 1973 Dust jacket with wear on edges. $27.50

69. SOLD Mead, James R. Hunting and Trading on the Great Plains, 1859-1875. 1986. Dust jacket. $32.50

73. SOLD Goodman, George J. Retracing Major Stephen H. Long's 1820 Expedition: The Itinerary and Botany. 1995. Dust jacket. $42.50


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