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Guns of the Old West, Charles Edward Chapel
21 Charles Edward Chapel Guns of the Old West
Coward-McCann 1961 First Edition Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Oversized hardcover, with DJ in mylar. Coward-McCann, 1961, first edition. In near fine condition, light outside page toning and back cover of DJ lightly soiled. From 1775 to the end of the 19th century. Shoulder arms, hand guns, percussion and cartridge, military and private guns. 
Price: 50.00 USD
Kick The Dead Lion A Casebook of the Custer Battle, Charles G Du Bois
22 Charles G Du Bois Kick The Dead Lion A Casebook of the Custer Battle
1961 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover, 77 pages. Self Publishing, Billings, Montana, 1961, second edition, revised and enlarged. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners, minor soiling, minor creasing of covers including one crease that affects all interior pages - text and illustraitons are bight and clean. Contains information on both Major Reno and Captain Benteen failed Custer on the day of hte Battle of the Little Big Horn. 
Price: 40.00 USD
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site North Carolina, Charles W Porter III
23 Charles W Porter III Fort Raleigh National Historic Site North Carolina
Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover, 40 pages. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 16, revised 1956. In very good condition. Exploration of Roanoke Island, Raleigh's first colony, the lost colony of 1587, later historical information and recent history of the Fort. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Saratoga National Historical Park New York, Charles W Snell, Francis F Wilshin
24 Charles W Snell, Francis F Wilshin Saratoga National Historical Park New York
Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover, 36 pages. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 4, revised 1959. In very good condition, tiny tear at bottom of spine. The British plan of 1777, Burgoyne campaign, retreat of the Americans, St. Leger expedition, Battle of Bennington, the American line, composition of the American Army, the battle of September 19, the battle of October 7, Retreat and Surrender, and guide to the park. 
Price: 10.00 USD
The Kit Carson Campaign:  The Last Great Navajo War, Clifford E Trafzer
25 Clifford E Trafzer The Kit Carson Campaign: The Last Great Navajo War
University of Oklahoma Press 1982 1st Edition Hardcover Near Fine No Jacket Book 
Hardcover. Owners name and address on front endpapers. Filled with photos and facts about the Kit Carson's military career. 
Price: 20.00 USD
The Story of the Little Big Horn Custer's Last Fight, Colonel W A Graham
26 Colonel W A Graham The Story of the Little Big Horn Custer's Last Fight
Military Service Publishing 1952 Hardcover Very Good Fair Book 
Hardcover. Military Service Publishing, 1952. In very good condition with a fair DJ. Book has minor bumping to corners and spine ends, text and illustrations are bright and clear. DJ has moderate chipping and creasing, sun-fading of spine panel, small portion of jacket missing at top of front panle and spine panel, also an area approx. 1" square of color removed with tag, covered in mylar. "The most comprehensive and accurate account(s) of the greatest battle fought between the White Man and the Red." This book also includes Col. Robert P Hughes account of "The Campaign Against the Sioux in 1876". 
Price: 20.00 USD
Favor the Bold Custer The Indian Fighter, D A Kinsley
27 D A Kinsley Favor the Bold Custer The Indian Fighter
Promontory Press 0883940302 / 9780883940303 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover with DJ in mylar protector. Promontory Press, c. 1968, no print date. In very good condition, top and bottom of spine show wear. DJ is good, price clipped, few chips, and small piece missing at bottom of spine. The second volume in the biography of George Armstrong Custer. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Fort Laramie, David L Hieb
28 David L Hieb Fort Laramie
National Park Service 1961 Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover, 43 pages. National Park Service, 1961. In near fine condition, minor edgewear. History of Fort Laramie and surrounding area. Wyoming history, cavalry, fur trade, Grattan Harney massacres, Bozeman Trail, Black Hills. 
Price: 15.00 USD
Peddlers and Post Traders: The Army Sulter on the Frontier, Delo, David M.
29 Delo, David M. Peddlers and Post Traders: The Army Sulter on the Frontier
Helena, Montana, U.S.A. Kingfisher Books 1998 0966221818 / 9780966221817 First Edition Soft cover Near Fine Book Signed by Author(s)
Trade paperback. Near fine condition, small remainder mark on outside bottom book pages. Signed by author on half title page. Includes: The Camp Follower, The Army Post Sutler, The Civil War Sutlers, The Military Post Trader. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Hero of Beecher Island : The Life and Military Career of George A. Forsyth, Dixon, David
30 Dixon, David Hero of Beecher Island : The Life and Military Career of George A. Forsyth
1994 0803217005 / 9780803217003 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover with DJ in mylar. University of Nebraska Press, 1994. In near fine condition. George A. Forsyth took a determined stand at the Battle of Beecher Island in 1868 and the process transformed this minor frontier skirmish into a legendary symbol of the American West. 
Price: 30.00 USD
The Custer Fight Capt. Benteen's Story of the Battle of the Little Big Horn June 25-26, 1876, E A Brininstool
31 E A Brininstool The Custer Fight Capt. Benteen's Story of the Battle of the Little Big Horn June 25-26, 1876
E A Brininstool 1933 Limited Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Softcover, 36 pages. Self-published, Hollywood, CA, 1933. In very good condition, covers have some tattering of edges, minor soiling of rear cover and last page of book, minor creasing to interior pages, text and illustrations are bright and clean. Limited edition, #459 of 500, signed by the author. It also includes Comments on the Rosebud Fight of June 17, 1876, by Robert E. Strahorn, War Correspondent for the Chicago Tribune and New York Times. 
Price: 450.00 USD
Hawks and Doves in the Nez Perce' War of 1877, Eugene Tallmadge Wilson, Eugene Edward Wilson
32 Eugene Tallmadge Wilson, Eugene Edward Wilson Hawks and Doves in the Nez Perce' War of 1877
Montana Historical Society 1966 Soft cover Very Good Book 
Softcover, saddle-stapled binding. Montana Historical Society, 1966. In very good condition, minor bumping and curling of corners, minor sun-darkening of covers. Wilson served briefly as a civilian volunteer in the forces of General Howard as the Nez Perce sough to escape their tormentors in 1877. Wilson was 23, and he reiterated his conclusions in 1924 before the Tacoma (WA) Research Society and these are reprinted here. Also included is his son's narrative on how his father's views of war influenced his life and military career when he was in Vietnam. 
Price: 35.00 USD
Sherman's Mississippi Campaign, Foster, Buckley Thomas
33 Foster, Buckley Thomas Sherman's Mississippi Campaign
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. Univ of Alabama Pr 2006 0817315195 / 9780817315191 Hardcover Near Fine Book 
Hardcover. Near fine condition. A test of a more destructive brand of warfare for the first time. 
Price: 30.00 USD
I Fought With Custer, Frazier Hunt, Robert Hunt
34 Frazier Hunt, Robert Hunt I Fought With Custer
Charles Scribner's Sons 1947 First Edition Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover. Charles Scribner's Sons, 1947, first edition. In very good condition, page toning from age. DJ is poor, missing many pieces and held together with mylar cover. The Story of Sergeant Windolph, Last Survivor of the Battle of the Little Big Horn. With explanatory material and contemporary sidelights on the Custer Fight. 
Price: 65.00 USD
The Soldiers are Coming! The Story of the Reynolds Battle March 17, 1876, Fred H Werner
35 Fred H Werner The Soldiers are Coming! The Story of the Reynolds Battle March 17, 1876
First Edition Soft cover Very Good Book Signed by Author(s)
Trade paperback. Werner Publications, 1982, stated first edition, signed by author on title page. Interior is in very good condition, cover has some light staining (coffee?). An account of the events preceding the battle, the battle itself, and the controversial outcome - supplemented by modern research findings, at the battle site. 
Price: 25.00 USD
Military Escorts on Santa Fe Trail, Fred S Perrine
36 Fred S Perrine Military Escorts on Santa Fe Trail
Soft cover Very Good Book 
Two softcover booklets, first 43 pages, second covers 265-300 pages. University of New Mexico, 1927/28. In very good condition, cover edges are creased, pages are toning. Reprints from The New Mexico Historical Review, Vol. II, Nos. 2-3, April, July, 1927, and Vol. III, No. 3, July 1928. History, covering three decades, of the military mission to protect travel, and commerce, along the Santa Fe Trail. 
Price: 100.00 USD
Fort Necessity National Battlefield Site, Pennsylvania, Frederick Tilberg
37 Frederick Tilberg Fort Necessity National Battlefield Site, Pennsylvania
Soft cover Near Fine Book 
Softcover, 44 pages. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 19, revised 1956. In near fine condition. The Fort Necessity Campaign (struck by the French), The Braddock Expedition, surveys and excavations of Fort Necessity, and discovery of the original fort. 
Price: 10.00 USD
Old Neutriment, Glendolin Damon Wagner
38 Glendolin Damon Wagner Old Neutriment
Boston, MA, U.S.A. Ruth Hill 1934 First Edition Hardcover Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Ruth Hill, 1934, first edition. In good condition. Book has minor to moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, minor rub-throughs on corners, slight slant to the spine, minor soiling of covers and edges, previous owner markings on front end paper, both hinges are beginning to separate, text and illustrations are good. Has mylar cover and protective slipcase. The story of "Old Neutriment" (John Burkman), once a young soldier assigned to George Armstrong Custer, to care for his horses and dogs which Custer always kept with him. Burkman was one of the last to see Custer alive. Although Burkman could not himself, read nor write, he kept up a continuous correspondence with Elizabeth Bacon "Libby" Custer until the time of his death. This book includes an original clipping from a Billings Montana newspaper which talks about the book and the author. 
Price: 200.00 USD
A Pathfinder in the Southwest, Grant Foreman
39 Grant Foreman A Pathfinder in the Southwest
University of Oklahoma 1968 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ, ex-library. University of Oklahoma Press, 1968, second printing. In very good condition, usual library markings, some residual glue from tape on boards and front endpapers. The itinerary of Lieutenant A. W. Whipple during his explorations for a railway route from Fort Smith to Los Angeles in the years 1853 & 1854. 
Price: 20.00 USD
Badges and Insignia of World War II - Air Force, Naval, Marine, Guido Rosignoli
40 Guido Rosignoli Badges and Insignia of World War II - Air Force, Naval, Marine
0907408346 / 9780907408345 Hardcover Very Good Book 
Hardcover, no DJ. Peerage Books, 1980. In very good condition, corners bumped and worn, rmainder mark on bottom edge of pages, name and date of back of front cover, and embossed personal library stamp on title page. Uniform insignia of hte various cmbatant countries of WW II: Great Britain, Norway, Netherlands, USSR, Denmark, France, Belgium, Yogoslavia, United States, Italy, China, Bulgaria, Germany, Czechoslovakia, Finland, Poland, Japan, Rumania, Hungary. 
Price: 20.00 USD
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