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A Bride Goes West

By: Alderson, Nannie T.; Smith, Helena Huntington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr, 1969


Trade paperback. University of Nebraska, 1969. In very good condition, some cover wear. An American woman pioneer who was two days' journey from a grocery store and the problem of keeping dirt floors clean. View more info

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A Bride Goes West

By: Alderson, Nannie T.; Smith, Helena Huntington

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A., Univ of Nebraska Pr, 1969


Trade paperback. Very good condition, address label on back of front cover. An American woman pioneer who was two days' journey from a grocery store and the problem of keeping dirt floors clean. 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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Ghosts and Mysteries of the Old West : True Accounts of New Mexico and the Old West

By: L'Aloge, Bob

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Las Cruces, NM, U.S.A., Barbed Wire Publishing, 1991


Trade paperback. Yucca Tree Press, 1991. In very good condition, some soiling of outside pages, interior clean and bright. Signed: To Pearl, Happy Trails From the Pale Rider, Bob. True accounts of New Mexico and the Old West. 104 pages. View more info

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Land of Savagery, Land of Promise : The European Image of the American Frontier in the Nineteenth Century

By: Billington, Ray A.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Norman, OK, U.S.A., University of Oklahoma Press, 1985


Trade paperback. University of Oklahoma Press, 1985, first printing. In good condition, cover edgewear. America was both a land of savagery, where personal justice ruled and life was of brief duration, and a land of promise, where prosperity and liberty awaited Europe's downtrodden. View more info

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On Sidesaddles to Heaven: The Women of the Rocky Mountain Mission

By: Carlson, Laurie Winn

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Caldwell, Idaho, U.S.A., Caxton Printers Ltd, 1998

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Trade paperback, ex-library. Caxton Printers Ltd, 1998. Signed by author. In very good condition, only a discard stamp on the half-title page, author signature is also there, as well as gift inscription by previous owner. The rest of the book is clean and bright. Being a woman missionary in the west wasn't always easy and didn't often have a happy ending. View more info

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On the Little Bighorn with Walter Camp : A Collection of Walter Mason Camp's Letters, Notes and Opinions on Custer's Last Fight

By: Richard G Hardorff

Price: $175.00

Publisher: El Segundo, California, U.S.A., Upton & Sons, 2002

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author(s)


Hardcover. Upton & Sons, first, 2002. In near fine condition, small ink marking on bottom of book pages doesn't appear to be a reminder mark, DJ covered in mylar. Signed and noted: #3 of ten copies presented to the author by the publisher, 5-27-02, on title page. From the Montana and the West Series, Volume XIV. Camp, who died in 1925 before he could complete his proposed masterpiece, spoke with and corresponded, between 1908 and 1925, with 109 individuals who either bel... View more info

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The American Way West

By: Franck, Irene M.; Brownstone, David M.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., Facts on File, 1991

Edition: First Edition


Hardcover. Facts on File, 1991, first edition. In near fine condition, DJ covered in mylar. The Mohawk Trail, The Mississippi River, the Santa Fe Trail and the Chihuahua Trail, the Oregon and California Trails. Adapted from To the Ends of the Earth. A Volume in the Trade and Travel Routes Series. Maps, bibliographical references and index. View more info

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The Mountain Men (A Cycle of the West Ser., Vol. 1)

By: Neihardt, John G.

Price: $8.00

Publisher: Lincoln, NE, U.S.A., University of Nebraska Press, 1971


Trade paperback. Bison Books, fourth printing, 1971. In very good condition, cover creased at spine and in right lower corner of front cover, ex-schoolbook. The Song of Three Friends; The Son of Hugh Glass, and, The Song of Jed Smith. View more info

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The Road West

By: Dodge, Bertha S.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Albuquerque, NM, U.S.A., University of New Mexico Press, 1980


Hardcover. University of New Mexico Press, 1980. In very good condition, DJ is good , has water spot on front cover and small tear at top of back cover. Saga of the 35th Parallel. From a notation in 1605 to the dramatic opening and settling of the Southwest from 1540 and 1861. View more info

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The World Almanac of the American West

By: John Bowman

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New York, New York, U.S.A., World Almanac Books, 1986

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. World Almanac Books, 1986, first edition. In near fine condition, previous owner markings on half title page. A great source book for researchers, historians, or anyone with an interest in Western history. View more info

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Traveling West: 19th Century Women on the Overland Routes

By: Allen, Martha M.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: El Paso, Texas, U.S.A., Texas Western Pr, 1987

Edition: First Edition


Trade paperback. Very good condition, right upper corner bumped, two small soil spots on back of cover. Interior is clean and bright. Author referred to the earliest editions of published works, and researched unpublished diaries and journals by pioneer women travelers. Has an excellent bibliography for research work. View more info