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A Pathfinder in the Southwest

By: Grant Foreman

Price: $20.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma, 1968


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. View more info

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After the Little Bighorn Battle of Snake Creek, Montana Territory September 30 to October 5, 1877

By: Robert J. Ege

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Werner Publications, 1982


Softcover, 26 pages. Werner Publications, 1982, second edition. In near fine condition, light spot on front cover from tag removal. The last battle of the Nez Perce and the surrender of Chief Joseph. View more info

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Arrogance on the Battlefield : A Primary Cause of Defeat, 1775-1991

By: Ready, J. Lee

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Arms and Armour, 1996

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover with DJ in mylar. Arms and Armour, London, 1996, first edition. In near fine condition, remainder dot on bottom of pages, very light outside page soiling. Each chapter discusses background, commanders, strategy, combatants, causes of arrogance, the battlefield, approaches, the enemy, the battle, appraisal, alternatives, consequences, and the battle's place in history. View more info

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Badges and Insignia of World War II - Air Force, Naval, Marine

By: Guido Rosignoli

Price: $20.00


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. View more info

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Bent's Fort

By: Lavender, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press, 1972


Trade paperback. First Bison Book printing, 1972. In very good condition, ex-schoolbook. A huge, private fort on the upper Arkansas River in southeastern Colorado - its history. View more info

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Best Wishes from Fort D A Russell Wyoming

By: N/A

Price: $75.00


A folding card, heavy red card stock, containing two black and white photos depicting Fort D A Russell near Cheyenne, Wyoming. A mini 1926 calendar is pasted to the paper frame below one picture. In very good condition, red card stock has light spotting and soiling. Fort D A Russell (named after Union Brigadier General David A Russell) was established in 1867. The fort was originally built to protect the builders of the Union Pacific Railroad. It became one of the nation... View more info

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Border Command General Phil Sheridan in the West

By: Carl Coke Rister

Price: $65.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press, 1944

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, 1944, stated first edition. In very good condition, light foxing and some paper removed with tag on endpapers, DJ is good price clipped and has come creases and chips, protected in mylar. This book covers the career of General Philip Sheridan after the Civil War in managing the Indian campaigns in the west. View more info

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Bugles, Banners, and War Bonnets

By: Reedstrom, Ernest Lisle

Price: $80.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.A., Caxton Printers Ltd, 1977


Oversized hardcover. Caxton Printers, 1977. In near fine condition, very minor bumping to corners and spine ends. DJ is fair, minor surface chipping and creasing, a few minor rips and fraying of edges, protected in mylar cover. From the shrill of hte cavalry bugles ot the glorious charges of the famous Seventh Cavalry. Weapons, accouterments and post civil war uniforms. Many photos. Army morale, frontier service, tools of war, and horsemanship during the constant battle ... View more info

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Campaigning with Crook Index

By: Paul Hedren

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Regimental Press, 1981

Edition: Limited


Softcover, 8 pages. Regimental Press, 1981. In near fine condition. An index, complied by the author, of Campaigning with Crook by Captain Charles King. View more info

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Caspar Collins

By: Agnes Wright Spring

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Columbia University, 1927

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Columbia University Press, 1927, first edition. In very good condition, pages toning, edges lightly bumped, interior is clean and bright. DJ is good, has some chipping and creasing, moderate soiling of external panels, is toning from age, in mylar cover. Biography of Caspar Wever Collins for which Fort Caspar and subsequently Casper, Wyoming was named. Lieutenant Collins was killed in the Platte Bridge Battle, July 26, 1865. Contains text and reproductions of ... View more info

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Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park Georgia-Tennessee

By: James R Sullivan

Price: $10.00

Publisher: 1956


Softcover, 60 pages. National Park Service Historical Handbook Series No. 25, c. 1956, reprint 1959. In very good condition. Various Civil War campaigns, includes photos, and tables of the soldiers that were present at each battle. View more info

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Custer Battlefield National Monument Montana

By: Robert M Utley

Price: $8.00

Publisher: National Park Service, 1969


Trade paperback. National Park Service, 1969. In very good condition, minor bumping of corners, light cover soiling, a few pages dogeared by previous owner. Describes Custer's life and death, the battle, and the battlefield area. View more info

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Custer's Last Battle

By: Captain Charles King

Price: $25.00

Edition: Limited


Softcover, 11 pages. Custer Ephemera Pubications, 1975, limited to 1000 copies. In near fine condition. Introduction by Paul L Hedren. The article "Custer's Last Battle" was published in the August 1890 Harper's New Monthly Magazine. Captain King analyzes the inept government Indian policy, the Sioux war culture that equated manhood with bloodthirsty killing, and the military campaign of 1876. View more info

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Dangerous Passage: The Santa Fe Trail and the Mexican War

By: Chalfant, William Y.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press, 1994

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover with DJ in mylar. University of Oklahoma Press, 1994, first edition. In near fine condition. Americans in the mid 1840's, facing a nearly empty continent stretching to the West, saw it as their natural right, their "Manifest Destiny" to annex this land to the United States. The young country traveled to is "destiny" over a rough, rutted, dangerous road: The Santa Fe Trail. View more info

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Favor the Bold Custer The Indian Fighter

By: D A Kinsley

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Promontory Press,


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. View more info