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Cheyennes and Horse Soldiers: The 1857 Expedition and the Battle of Solomon's Fork

By: Chalfant, William Y.

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press: 1990

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)

Seller ID: 016416


Hardcover. University of Oklahoma Press, second printing, 1990. SIGNED BY AUTHOR on title page. In very good condition, edges lightly bumped, some minor pages soiling, DJ is very good, bottom of spine lightly bumped, protected by mylar cover. The first major battle between the US Army and the Cheyenne Indians took place on the south fork of teh Solomon River in present-day Kansas. It was the only large-unit sabre charge against the Plains tribes in a battle that was as m... 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

Seller ID: 016533


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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The Great North Trail

By: Dan Cushman

Price: $25.00

Publisher: McGraw-Hill: 1966

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016597


Hardcover. McGraw-Hill, 1966, stated first edition. In very good condition, minor bumping to corners and spine ends. DJ is good, has frayed edges, small piece missing at top right corner of front cover, now protected in mylar. Part of the American Trails Series edited by A B Guthrie Jr. America's route of the ages, from Asia across Alaska down the Rocky Mountains to the plains of Texas. View more info

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Fur Trade and Empire: George Simpson's Journal

By: Frederick Merk

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Belknap Press: 1968

Seller ID: 016746


Hardcover, no DJ, in mylar cover. Belknap Press, 1968, revised edition. In near fine condition, minor bumping to corners, small mark on rear end paper. Remarks connected with the fur trade in the course of a voyage from York Factory to Fort George and back to York Factory 1824-25, with related documents. Double-spread map depicts North America, circa 1820s-30s, showing the various adminstrative districts of the Hudson's Bay Company. View more info

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Conquistadors in North American History

By: Horgan, Paul

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Pr: 1982

Edition: First Thus

Seller ID: 019786


Trade paperback. Near fine condition. First printing by Texas Western Press, reprint edition. A look at how the conquistadors of Spain made their way to North America, their settlements, and the religion they brought with them. View more info

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Moon of Two Dark Horses

By: Keehn, Sally M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers: 1995

Seller ID: 006919


Hardcover. Philomel Books, 1995. In near fine condition, DJ has minor markings from storage. It's 1776 and the British King and the Senecas are trying to win Queen Esther and the Delawares to their side in an all-out war against the settlers. Coshmoo and Daniel were best friends - would war change that? View more info

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Wyoming

By: Larson, T.A.; Kerber, Linda K.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: London, United Kingdom, W W Norton & Co Ltd: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016629


Trade paperback. W W Norton, 1984, first edition. In very good condition, name and notes on back of front end paper. With a historical guide prepared by the editors of the American Association for State and Local History. Wyoming, high dry and remote. The problem was how to get people there. View more info

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Crimsoned Prairie The Wars Between the United States and the Plains Indians During the Winning of the West

By: Marshall, Samuel Lyman Atwood

Price: $12.00

Publisher: 1972

Seller ID: 017190


Hardcover. Charles Scribners Sons, 1972. In very good condition, a very light mark on outside bottom boards from DJ getting wet. DJ is good, some light soiling and some crinkling where about an inch of it got wet. Sketches by the author, maps by Mark Lennox. General Marshall has visited the sites of the principal battlefields of the 25 year long war and has pieced together from the geography and the oft-conflicting battle reports a realistic account of what probably did ... View more info

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Digging Up Butch and Sundance

By: Meadows, Anne

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Gordonsville, Virginia, U.S.A., St Martins Press: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 017918


Hardcover. In near fine condition with a very good DJ, has some scuffing on bottom. The story of a wayfaring couple who spend all their spare time roving Argentine Pampas, Chilean deserts, and Bolivian sierras, poring over faded newspapers and musty documents, and poking around cemetaries to solve the last great mystery of the American West: What really happened to Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid? View more info

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Always a People: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians

By: Rita Kohn, W Lynwood Montell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana Univ Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018439


Hardcover. Near fine, remainder mark on bottom outside pages. Forty-one individuals, from seventeen different tribes, representing eleven nations, tell their stories. View more info

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Always a People: Oral Histories of Contemporary Woodland Indians

By: Rita Kohn, W Lynwood Montell

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Bloomington, Indiana, U.S.A., Indiana Univ Pr: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 018769


Hardcover. Near fine, remainder mark on bottom of pages. Forty-one individuals, from seventeen different tribes, representing eleven nations, tell their stories. View more info

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The Indian Frontier of the American West 1846-1890

By: Robert M Utley

Price: $18.00

Publisher: University of New Mexico Press: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016424


Hardcover. University of NM Press, 1984, first ediition. In very good condition, name and date on bottom of front endpaper. The final half-century of the conflict between Indians and whites in the American West are presented here as a history of two peoples seemingly destined never to understand each other. Maps, photos, illustrations, notes bibliography, index. View more info

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Battle of Little Bighorn, The

By: Sandoz, Mari

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press: 1978

Seller ID: 016442


Trade paperback. University of Nebraska Press, 1978, third printing. A Bison Book. In very good condition, light edgewear on the cover and some sunlightening on the spine. An account of the Battle of the Little Bighorn, the prelude, and the aftermath. View more info

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Contested Plains, The: Indians, Goldseekers and the Rush to Colorado

By: West, Elliott

Price: $18.00

Publisher: Lawrence, KS, U.S.A., University Press of Kansas: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 016393


Hardcover. University Press of Kansas, 1998, first edition. In near fine condition, mylar cover over DJ. The rise of the Native American horse culture, white American's discovery and pursuit of gold in the Rocky Mountains, and the wrenching changes and bitter conflicts that ensued. View more info

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Everyday Life of the North American Indians (Dorset Press Reprints Ser.)

By: White, Jon M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, NY, U.S.A., Hippocrene Books, Incorporated: 1988

Seller ID: 007347


Hardcover. Indian Head Books, 1993. In near fine condition. By Jon Machip White. Filled with photographs and facts about Indian life. View more info