WESTERN AMERICANA

CONTENTS OF "WESTERN AMERICANA":
EXPLORATIONS   EMIGRANTS/SETTLERS  PONY EXPRESS/COWBOYS/MINERS  INDIAN WARS  GUNFIGHTERS

EXPLORATIONS
 

THE BEAVER MEN. Sandoz. History of trappers who roamed the wilds of Canada and western America during the period 1630-1834. 335 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-8032-5884-4. Order #: UNEB6948 paper$10.95

JEDEDIAH SMITH AND THE OPENING OF THE WEST. Morgan. Smith was the first to travel many of the routes to and within the American West. 458 pages. ISBN: 0-8032-5138-6. 1964.
Inventory = 1. Order #: UNEB6523 paper$9.95.   This copy has wrinkles at base of first two pages; otherwise fine.

 

 

 

LEWIS AND CLARK: Voyage of Discovery. Murphy. 1804 exploration into America's new Louisiana Purchase; wildlife, Indian encounters. 68 color photos, 48 large-format pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-916122-50-6. 19747. Order #: KCPU0740 paper$8.95.

 

POWELL/S CANYON VOYAGE. W. L. Rusho. History of J. W. Powell's first expedition through the Grand Canyon. 44pages, illustrated.
Inventory = 7. ISBN: 0-910584-12-5. Order #: FILT0461 paper$4.00

 

 

 

 

UNITED STATES POLAR EXPLORATION. Friis.National Archives Conference Vol. 1, Papers of the Conference on United States Polar Exploration.
Inventory = 5.
Order #: SWAL3743 cloth$15.00.

 

WILLIAM CLARK: Jeffersonian Man on the Frontier. Steffen. Biography of co-leader of Lewis & Clark expedition. Illustrated.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: ZZTB5750 paper$6.95.

EMIGRANTS/SETTLERS
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THE ADVENTURES OF THE WOMAN HOMESTEADER: The Life and Letters of Elinore Pruitt Stewart. George. Portrait set in Wyoming. 14 photos, 238 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: UNEB3805 paper$9.95.

THE CALIFORNIA TRAIL: an epic with many heroes. Stewart. The migration of the 1840s to California. 339 pages. 1983.
Inventory= 1.
ISBN: 0-8032-9143-4. Order #: UNEB7010 paper$11.95.

 

 

FORT LARAMIE and the pageant of the West, 1834-1890. Hafen and Young. Role of Army's Wyoming Territory fort on Oregon Trail in settling the West. 427 pages.
Inventory =1. ISBN: 0-8032-7223-5. Order #: UNEB6844 paper$8.95.   SOLDOUT.

 

 

 

 

FRYINGPANS WEST COOKBOOK. Arnold. Frontier food and drinks gleaned from some 1600 books of the period, many served in Colorado's The Fort restaurant, replica of fur-trading post. Illustrated, 55 pages.
Inventory =
4. ISBN: 0-914454-03-X.  Order #: ARNO0512 paper$6.95.

GOING ALONG THE EMIGRANT TRAILS. Fifer.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 978-1-56037-354-4. Order #: FARC6595 paper$12.95.

OLD JULES. Mari Sandoz. Portrait of pioneer by his daughter.
Inventory =1.
Order #: UNEB6830 paper$9.95

THE OVERLAND MIGRATIONS: Settlers to Oregon, California, and Utah. Lavender. National Park Service Handbook gives reasons for movement westward, guide to trails, traveler's stories. Color illustrations, 111 pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: USGB2451 paper$9.00.

 

WHAT I SAW IN CALIFORNIA. Bryant. First published in 1848, became the foremost trail guide for the '49ers.--based on his own western tour of 1846. 455 pages. Inventory = 1; out of print at publisher.1985. ISBN: 0-8032-6070-9. Order #: UNEB6978 paper$9.95


 

 

 

 

INDIAN WARS
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THE BATTLE OF THE WASHITA: the Sheridan-Custer Indian Campaign of 1867-69. Hoig. Account of Custer's raid on Indian camp with discussion of whether it was justified. ISBN: 0-8032-7204-9. 1979.
Inventory = 1. Order #: UNEB6535 paper$6.95.

 

THE FETTERMAN MASSACRE. Brown. Tale of massacre at Fort Phil Kearny on December 21. 19866 at the foothills of the Big Horns. 251 pages. 1971.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 0-8032-5730-9. Order #: UNEB7052 paper$9.95

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PHIL SHERIDAN AND HIS ARMY. Hutton. Definitive account of Sheridan's western career against native Americans, role in Chicago, with Buffalo Bill, and as proponent of national park system. 494 pages. Out of print.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-8032-7227-8.  Order #: UNEB2293 paper$19.95.

 

U.S. ARMY UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT, 1889. Quartermaster General of the Army. Includes clothing, tents, flags, bugle, broom, more. 1986. ISBN: 0-8032-9552-9. This copy has light staining and bending on upper right corner of most pages.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-8032-9552-9. Order #: UNEB6525 paper$14.95.  

U.S. ARMY UNIFORMS AND EQUIPMENT, 1889. Quartermaster General of the Army. Includes clothing, tents, flags, bugle, broom, more. ISBN: 978-0-8032-9552-9. 1986.
Inventory = 1. ISBN: 978-0-8032-9552-9. Order #: UNEB6854paper$14.95.  

 

 

PONY EXPRESS/COWBOYS/MINERS.
contents of this "Western..." page

THE ALAMO. Myers. Chronicles the seige of the Alamo--its setting in the context of the War with Mexico. 240 pages.
Inventory = 2.
ISBN: 0-8032-577-1. Order #: UNEB6881 paper$5.95

 

ART OF THE GOLD RUSH. Driesbach, Jones, & Holland.Artworks associated with the California gold rush of 1849, accopaniment to museum exhibit. Published by University of California Press with Crocker Art Musem and Oakland Museum of California. Color illustrations, 166 large-format pages.
Inventory= 1.
ISBN: 0-520-21432-3. Order #: UCAL3462 paper$29.95.

 

THE BARON, THE LOGGER, THE MINER, AND ME. Toole. People-crammed Montana history, wonderful tales of adventure. Illustrated, 280 large-format  pages. 2 tears on dust jacket.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: MOPR4638 cloth$35.00.

THE BARON, THE LOGGER, THE MINER, AND ME. Toole. People-crammed Montana history, wonderful tales of adventure. Illustrated, 280 large-format pages.
Inventory = 1.
Order #: MOPR2046 paper$14.95.

 

 

 

FRONTIER TYPES and IN COWBOY LAND. Theodore Roosevelt. Illus by Frederic Remington. Roosevelt's own account of his time as a ranch hand in 1890s Dakota Territory. 44 pages, illustrated.
Inventory =1. ISBN:  0-86541-041-0. Order #: FILT5543 paper$5.95.

 

 

 

THE CELEBRATED JUMPING FROG OF CALAVERAS COUNTY. Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain). Facsimile of 1875 edition of Clemens' hilarious story "rescued" from a translation into French.  The 1875 edition of Mark Twain's tale of Jim Smiley and his jumping frog. 32 pages, illustrated. Out of print this edition.
Inventory = 1
. ISBN: 978-0-910584-02-9. Order #: FILT4512 paper$5.50.


 

 

 

PONY EXPRESS. Reinfeld. Account of the establishment of the first "rapid"-communications system across America and of the riders and their rides. 127 pages. 1973.
Inventory =
3. ISBN: 0-8032-5786-4. Order #: UNEB1579 paper$
12.95.

 

 

 

SADDLES AND SPURS: the Pony Express saga. Settle & Settle. Story of the transcontinental horse mail 1860-1861. 217 pages. 1972.
Inventory = 1
. ISBN: 0-8032-5765-1. Order #: UNEB7087
paper$11.00.

 

 

 

THE  TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO THE PONY EXPRESS TRAIL Bensen. Scenic touring guide for modern explorers, featuring advice on where to go, what to see, and what to do along the famous route. 140 pages. 1995.
Inventory = 1
. ISBN:
978-1-56044-233-2. Order #: GLPE6553 paper$12.95.

 

THE SHIRLEY LETTERS from the California Mines 1951-1852. Dame Shirley (Louise A.K.S. Clapper). Classic Gold Rush Americana literature--daily life and momentous adventures, mining techniques, characters portrayed in 23 letters written by a physician's wife about the Feather and Yuba River mines. First published in The Pioneer, 1854-55 and inspiring some of the writings of Bret Harte and possibly Mark Twain. 221 pages.
Inventory = 3. Order #: GISM1082 paper$14.95.

 

 

THE WEST ON WOOD (VOL. 1--Southwestern Indians). 19th century engravings gleaned from early publications. Illustrated, 56 pages.
Inventory = 12.
ISBN: 0-86541-015-1. Order #: FILT4662 paper$3.95

 YUKON POEMS of ROBERT SERVICE. Sourdough Edition. Familiar and timeless poems of the Klondike Gold Rush of 1898.

    "The Shooting of Dan McGrew"
    "The Law of the Yukon"
    "The Cremation of Sam McGee"}
    "The Spell of the Yukon"
    "The Song of the Wage-slave"
Inventory= 1.
ISBN: 0-86541-040-2. Order #: FILT2164 paper$4.95

THE VIRGINIAN. Wister. Classic Western novel, with rich philosophy. 286 pages.
Inventory = 11.
Order #: AIRM6043 paper$3.95.

The Luck of Roaring Camp and Other Sketches, including Outcasts of Poker Flat and Tennessee's Partner.  by Bret Harte.
 Inventory = 21.
ISBN: 0-910584-77-X. Order #: FILT047  paper$3.95

 

 

 

 

GUNFIGHTERS
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BAD COMPANY. Jackson. Story of California's legendary and actual stage-robbers, bandits, highwaymen, and outlaws from (18) fifties to the eighties. 346 pages. 1977.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-8032-5866-6. Order #: UNEB7008 paper$9.95.

 

 

BILL DOOLAN, OUTLAW: O.T. Hanes. Biography of ex-Dalton gang member called "King of the Oklahoma Outlaws". Photos, 256 pages.  Originally published by University of Oklahoma at $7.95.
Inventory = 6.
Order #: ZZTB5746 paper$8.95.

 

 

 

 

BUTCH CASSIDY: the congenial desperado. Walker. Life and escapades of famous outlaw. Photos, 64 pages. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas.
Inventory = 5.
No ISBN. Order #: BALA9267 paper$3.95

 

THE EARP BROTHERS OF TOMBSTONE: The Story of Mrs. Virgil Earp. Waters. Map, 255 pages.
Inventory = 1.
ISBN: 0-8032-5838-0.  Order #: UNEB7011 paper$9.95.

 

 

 

GUNFIGHTERS. by George Turner. Portrays 29 gunfighters in 64 pages. Illustrated. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas.
Inventory = 9. No ISBN. Order #: BALA9266 paper$3.95

 

OUTLAW: On the Dodge with Baldy Russell. Sonnichsen. Story of a frontier fugitive from the law in Texas and New Mexico. Photos, 198 pages.
Inventory = 5.
Order #: SWAL1476 paper$9.95.

SECRETS OF JESSE JAMES. Turner. Life and death of legendary outlaw. Drawings, 64 pages. Baxter Lane titles are suited for gift stores and souvenir shops in tourist areas.
Inventory = 9.
No ISBN. Order #: BALA9264 paper$3.95

 

 

 

 

DOC HOLLIDAY, BAT MASTERSON, & WYATT EARP: Their Colorado Careers. Churchill. Colorado adventures of 3 of Old West's most colorful characters during times of gold and frontier camps. Photos, 39 pages.
Inventory = 71. Order #: TIMB0757 paper$3.
95.

A FITTING DEATH FOR BILLY THE KID. Adams. How the "Kid" legend was born and grew. Illustrated, 320 pages.
Inventory = 3.
Order #: UOKL5678 paper$8.95

THE LIFE OF PAT F. GARRETT and the Taming of the Border Outlaw. Scanland.. Gunmen, outlaws, greatest sheriff of Old Southwest. 5 illustrations, 44 pages.
Inventory = 3.
ISBN: 0-910584-18-4. Order #: FILT0485 paper$3.95

 

 

 

 

THE McCARTYS--They Rode with Butch Cassidy. Churchill.
Records the misdeeds of an exciting and colorful bunch of outlaws who terrified the Southwest 1880-90s.
Inventory = 27. Order #: TIMB0762 paper$3.95

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