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Pioneer Era

History: U.S.:Pioneer Era

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1 A Scattered People: An American Family Moves West
McFarland, Gerald W.

Pantheon Books New York, New York, USA 1985
Hard Cover
Good, Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall
First Edition
0394538412 / 9780394538419

Ex-Library

BE6 - A tight, clean, sound copy with minor overall shelf wear plus the front endpaper has been removed as part of the library's withdrawal process plus there is some very light tape staining on the front and back boards from where the dust jacket endflaps were taped down to the boards plus there are the usual library stamps and label on the top outside paper edges, half title page, title page, and dedication page. The dust jacket shows minor overall shelf wear plus there is some light fading on the spine plus there is a closed tear (about 1") on the front endflap plus there is the usual library label on the spine plus it is still in the original library mylar sleeve. A book about the great folk migration that made up the western settlement of the United states. It is told through the history of five generations of the author's pioneer ancestors. It is a true-life saga that moves from colonial settlements along the east coast to California at the beginning of the 20th century. Sources, endnotes, picture credits, index, 280p. SCW05667 
Price: 4.50 USD
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2 Across the Wide Missouri
DeVoto, Bernard
Miller, Alfred Jacob and Charles Bodmer
Sentry/Houghton Mifflin Company Boston, Massachusetts, USA 1964
Trade Paperback
Good+, 
5"x8.25"





BX2 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color printed soft cloth wraps with minor overall shelf wear plus some very light edge wear around the cover edges plus som very light creasing and edge wear on the front cover bottom right corner plus there is some underlining and margin notes in ink scattered page 10 through page 135 plus there is the original owner's name and a date on ink on the inside surface of the front cover. A book that deals with the Rocky Mountain fur trade during the years of its climax and decline. By the author of "The Crooked Mile," "The Chariot of Fire," "Mark Twain's America," "Mark Twain at Work," "Mountain Time," "The Hour," "The Course of Empire," and "The Journals of Lewis and Clark." Endnotes, bibliography, indexed, 451p. SCW06000 
Price: 4.50 USD
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3 Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1959)
Carroll, John Alexander (Edited by)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona 1959
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall





AW2 - Journal has wrinkling, chipping, lightly bumped corners, light discoloration and shelf wear. Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 1, Spring 1959). A Quarterly Journal of History Published by the University of Arizona. EC18012BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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4 Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer 1959)
Carroll, John Alexander (Edited by)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona 1959
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall





AW2 - Journal has wrinkling, chipping, lightly bumped corners, line cut on the front, light discoloration and shelf wear. Arizona and the West (Vol. 1, No. 2, Summer 1959). A Quarterly Journal of History Published by the University of Arizona. EC18011BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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5 Arizona and the West Volume 5 Number 2 Summer 1963
Carroll, John Alexander (editor)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona, USA 1963
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall


Signed


BX4 - Arizona and the West Volume 5 Number 2 Summer 1963. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated green wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. Signed by Robert M. Utley on his story page. This issue volume five number two Summer 1963 of a quarterly journal of history published by the University of Arizona Press. The articles in this issue are: "Dedication to Peter Masten Dunne, S. J." by John Bernard McGloin, S. J., "Turner and the Revolt Against E. A. Freeman" by Robert E. Lerner, "The Creation of the Territory of Arizona" by B. Sacks [Part Two of Two Parts], "Captain John Poope's Plan of 1853 for the Frontier Defense of New Mexico" edited and annotated by Robert M. Utley, and "The Cactus Garden." The books reviewed include: "Suicide or Murder?" by Vardis Fisher, "The Indian Traders" by Frank McNitt, "The Sierra" by W. Storrs Lee, "The Unregimented General" by Virginia Weisel Johnson, "The Desert Revolution" by Lowell L. Blaisdell, "Heck Thomas, Frontier Marshall" by Glenn Shirley, "The Soiux Uprising" by Kenneth Carley, "The Regional Volabulary of Texas" by E. Bagby Atwood, "A Work of Giants" by Wesley S. Griswold, "the Great iron Trail" by Robert WEst Howard, and "Willa Cather's Gift of Sympathy" by Edward A. Bloom and Lillian D. Bloom. There is also the recurring feature "A Roundup of Western Reading." Illustrated with black and white photographs. Cumulatively paginated within each volume: 86p. Pages 97 through 182p. SCW11291 
Price: 30.00 USD
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6 Arizona and the West Volume 9 Number 3 Autumn 1967
Hinton, Harwood P. (editor)

University of Arizona Press Tucson, Arizona, USA 1967
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall





BX4 - Arizona and the West Volume 9 Number 3 Autumn 1967. A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in monochrome illustrated brown wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light yellowing of the outside paper edges. This is issue volume nine number three Autumn 1967 of a quarterly journal of history published by the University of Arizona Press. The articles in this issue are: "Dedication to Rockwell Dennis Hunt" by Helen L. Moore, "The West of Eugene Manlove Rhodes" by W. H. Hutchinson, "From Tanks to Missiles: Camp Cooke/Cooke Air Force Base, 1941-1958" by Averam B. Bender, "Arizona's Recent Past: Opportunities for Research" by Richard O. Davies, and "Teacher to the Mojaves: The Experiences of George W. Nock, 1887-1889 (Part II)" edited by Henry P. Walker. The books reviewed include: "The Great American Desert" by W. Eugene Hollon, "The Dross Timbers by Edward E. Dale, "Thomas Moran" by Thurman Wilkins, "The Farmer's Last Frontier by Gilbert C. Fite, "Nevada's Twentieth-Century Mining Boom" by Russell R. Elliott, "The War on Powder River" by Helena H. Smith, "K-344" by Kenneth M. Johnson, "The Indian" compiled by W. A. Brophy and S. D. Aberle, "Father King in Arizona" by F. J. Smith, J. L. Kessell, and F. J. Fox, "The Buffalo Soldiers" by William H. Leckie, "The Letters of George Catlin" by Marjorie C. Roehm, "Dividing the Waters" by Norris Hundley Jr., "the Pearl Hunters in the Gulf of California" edited by W. Michael Mathes, "Wenceslaus Linck's Diary" edited by Ernest J. Burrus, "Health-Seekers in the Southwest" by Billy M. Jones, "Beet Sugar in the West" by Leonard J. Arrington, "William Sanders Oury" by Cornelius C. Smith Jr., "The rocky Mountain West in 1867" by Louis L. Simonin, "Two Thousand Miles on Horseback" by James F. Meline, "Paths of the Padres Through sonora" by Paul M. Roca, "Gold in the Black Hills" by Watson Parker, and "The Wagonmasters" by Henry P. Walker. There is also the recurring feature "A Roundup of Western Reading." Illustrated with black and white photographs. Cumulatively paginated within each volume: 106p. Pages 207 through 312p. SCW11295 
Price: 10.00 USD
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Black Pioneers: Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier, Ravage, John W.
7 Black Pioneers: Images of the Black Experience on the North American Frontier
Ravage, John W.

the University of Utah Press Salt Lake City, Utah 1997
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall
First Edition
0874805465 / 9780874805468

Ex-Library

X5 - Dust jacket mylar protected, label, and inside flaps taped to the book cover. Book has significant peeling and chipping on the front loose endpaper, some marked out info, library markings (labels, stamping, cardholder, etc.), and light shelf wear. Foreword by James L. Conyers, Jr. EC17465BB 
Price: 7.00 USD
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8 Buggies, Blizzards, and Babies
Hawkins, Cora Frear

Iowa State University Press Ames, Iowa, USA 1971
Hard Cover
Good+, Good-
6.25"x9.25"
First Edition
0813803950 / 9780813803951



BZ4 - A hard cover first edition book in good+ condition with a dust jacket in good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy with light blue paper covered boards with black lettering and graphics on the front and spine with minor overall wear plus there is some very light edge wear along the lower edges and spine top edge plus there is the original owner's name and a date in ink on the front endpaper. The dust jacket shows moderate overall wear plus there is very heavy chipping around the spine top & bottom edges plus there is a 0.5"x1" section missing from the bottom spine edge plus there is some light edge wear along the front and back top and bottom edges plus there is some soiling on the back plus there is some light rubbing around the spine. A book about a young and dedicated doctor and the hardships, struggles and challenges that characterized the life and practice of the country doctor at the turn of the last century in northwest Iowa. Illustrated with black and white photographs. 191p. SCW02649 
Price: 3.50 USD
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9 Custer: The Life of General George Armstrong Custer
Monaghan, Jay

University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, Nebraska, USA 1971
Trade Paperback
Good+, 
5.25"x8"

0803257325 / 9780803257320



CB5 - A tight, clean, sound copy in black and white photo and color drawing illustrated white and blue wraps with minor overall shelf wear with some light scattered rubbing and soiling of the covers plus there is some very light creasing on the spine plus there is some very light yellowing of the outside paper edges plus there is a used bookstore price and the original owner's name in blue ink on the front endpaper plus there is a bookstore price in ink on the back cover that has been marked out with ink. An account of Custer's whole career based on original sources. 471p. SCW11393 
Price: 4.50 USD
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Great Western Indian Fights, Allred, B. W., J. C. Dykes, Frank Goodwyn, and D. Haper Simms (editors)
10 Great Western Indian Fights
Allred, B. W., J. C. Dykes, Frank Goodwyn, and D. Haper Simms (editors)

University of Nebraska Press Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A. 1966
Trade Paperback
Very Good+, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

0803251866 / 9780803251861



CG4 - A trade paperback book in very good+ condition. A trade paperback book in very good+ condition with only very minor overall shelf war. Edited by B. W. Allred, J. C. Dykes, Frank Goodwyn, and D. Haper Simms. Illustrated with black and white drawings and maps. This is a title attributed to the Potomac Corral of the Westerners Staff. A book about the American Indian Wars in the 19th century prompted by the western expansion of the United States. Bibliography, indexed, 336p. SCW06827 
Price: 4.00 USD
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Hardships and Hope: Fascinating Frontier Women of Northern Colorado, Mefford, Jack, Janet Sanders-Richter, and Jan Weir (editors)
11 Hardships and Hope: Fascinating Frontier Women of Northern Colorado
Mefford, Jack, Janet Sanders-Richter, and Jan Weir (editors)

Midland Federal Savings Colorado Springs, Colorado, USA 1980
Trade Paperback
Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall





CG5 - A trade paperback book in good condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some light overall soiling and scattered light staining on the covers plus the book is slightly shelf cocked plus there is some very, very light edge wear around the covers' edges plus there is some light creasing on the back cover. A tribute to the pioneer women of northern Colorado. Bibliography, indexed, 94p. SCW08119 
Price: 8.00 USD
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12 Mountain Blood
Baker, Will

Touchstone/Simon & Schuster New York, New York, USA 1988
Trade Paperback
Near Fine, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

0671660969 / 9780671660963



BC2 - A trade paperback book in near fine condition. An as new, unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color wraps with very minor overall shelf wear. Tales of the desperate sourdoughs, hustlers, and settlers of the old west. Photographs, 175p. SCW01380 
Price: 3.50 USD
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Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio, Putnam, Rufus
13 Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio
Putnam, Rufus

Selby Publishing & Printing Kokomo, Indiana 1986
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Facsimile

B3 - A soft cover book in very good condition. Book has a few small brown stains on the front, very, very light discoloration and shelf wear. Blue cover with black cloth covered spine. Originally published by Applegate, Pounsford & Co. in 1872. 8.5"x6". 120 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC5367BB 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio, Putnam, Rufus
14 Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio
Putnam, Rufus

Selby Publishing & Printing Kokomo, Indiana 1986
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Facsimile

B3 - A soft cover book in very good condition. Book has very, very light discoloration and shelf wear. Blue cover with black cloth covered spine. Originally published by Applegate, Pounsford & Co. in 1872. 8.5"x 6". 120 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC5368BB 
Price: 145.00 USD
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Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio, Putnam, Rufus
15 Pioneer Record, and Reminiscences, of the Early Settlers, and Settlement of Fayette County, Ohio
Putnam, Rufus

Selby Publishing & Printing Kokomo, Indiana 1986
Soft Cover
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall



Facsimile

B3 - A soft cover book in very good condition. Book has light wrinkling on the front, a few brown stains on the opposite side of the front and title page, underlined date written after the title page, light discoloration and shelf wear. Light green cover with black cloth covered spine. Reprinted. Facsimile. Originally published by Applegate, Pounsford & Co. in 1872. 8.5"x 5.5". 120 pages. Satisfaction Guaranteed. EC5369BB 
Price: 145.00 USD
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16 Rock Creek Crossings: Six Generations on the Kansas Prairie
Fitzgerald, Anne

Wichita Eagle and Beacon Publishing Company Wichita, Kansas, USA 1991
Hard Cover
Very Good, Very Good
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

1880652080 / 9781880652084



BE5 - A hard cover first edition book in very good- condition. A tight, clean, sound copy in light grey cloth with dark brown lettering on the front and on the spine plus the usual library stamps and label on the front and back endpapers. The dust jacket shows no visible signs of wear and is in the original library mylar sleeve with the usual library label on the spine. A book based on the series "Kansas Roots" published in The Wichita Eagle in 1990. This book tells about the Yeager family on Rock Creek. They are representative of the people who pioneered Kansas and their history, which is tied closely to the state's, includes farmers, cowboys, politicians, doctors, lawyers and engineers. 71p. SCW02309 
Price: 7.00 USD
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17 The Conquest of California and New Mexico, By the Forces of the United States, in the Years 1846 and 1847
Cutts, James Madison

Horn & Wallace, Publishers Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA 1965
Hard Cover
Good+, Good+
6.5"x9.5"
Facsimile Reprint
B0007DTLKK

Ex-Library

CB3 - A tight, clean, sound copy with very minor overall shelf wear, some tape staining on the front & back boards & free endpapers, some glue staining on the fixed endpapers, usual library stamps & labels on the front free endpaper, page facing the title page, title page, copyright page, & the back endpapers, library stamps on the title page & copyright page have been heavily marked out with black marker. The DJ shows minor overall shelf wear with some very light fading on the spine,some scattered light soiling & rubbing, a patch of very light surface damage & label staining on the spine. With a foreword by George P. Hammond. This is a facsimile reprint of a book originally published in 1847. 264p. SCW11879 
Price: 35.00 USD
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18 The First West: Writing from the American Frontier, 1776-1860
Watts, Edward and David Rachels (editors)

Oxford University Press New York, New York, USA 2002
Trade Paperback
Very Good, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall

0195141334 / 9780195141337



CF1 - A trade paperback book in very good condition. An unread, tight, clean, ousnd copy in monochrome illustrated yellow wraps with very minor overall shelf wear with some very, very light fading on the spine. A colleciton of late 18th and early 195h century American writing on the "West, the land between the Appalachian Mountains and the Mississippi River. During this period, these types of writings were ubiquitous and reflect the historic events in the early westward movement as well as attitudes to the process. The selection of documents ranges from government documents and treaties through land-promotion schemes, white depictions of natives, native accounts of whites, easterners describing westerners, westerners describing easterners, and literary texts. The authors include Thomas Jefferson, William Bartram, Margaret Fuller, Black Hawk, Caroline Kirkland, Thomas Bangs Thorpe, and Abraham Lincoln. Suggestions for further reading, 944p. SCW12940 
Price: 25.00 USD
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19 The Great American Frontier: A History of Western Pioneering (No. 87)
Clark, Thomas D. (editor)

Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc. Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 1975
Trade Paperback
Very Good-, No Jacket as Issued
8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall

067260146X / 9780672601460



CG4 - A trade paperback book in good+ to very good- condition. An unread, tight, clean, sound copy in color illustrated white wraps with minor overall shelf wear mainly in the form of some very light foxing on the cover. this is a title in the publisher's American Heritage series. A collection of primary sources and contemporary writing that focus on the frontier and the frontier experience in American history and cutlure through 1890. Indexed, 334p. SCW08166 
Price: 8.00 USD
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20 The Old West: The Pioneers
The Editors of Time-Life Books with Text By Huston Horn

Time-Life Books Alexandria, Virginia 1974
Hard Cover
Near Fine, No Jacket
4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall
First Printing




M2 - Book has very light discoloration and shelf wear otherwise fine. Brown faux leather emboss on the front with gilt lettering on the spine and colored pictorial adhered on the upper front. The Old West: The Pioneers. EC16130BB 
Price: 10.00 USD
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