Dorothy Sloan -- Books

Auction 7 Catalogue

Lots 701-750


701. [RANCHING]. Lot of 13 titles, including:

SANDOZ, Mari. The Battle of Little Bighorn. New York: James F. Carr, 1966.

______. The Battle of Little Bighorn. Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott Company, [c1966].

______. The Cattlemen: From the Rio Grande across the Far Marias. New York: Hastings House, Publishers, [c1958].

______. Old Jules Country: A Selection from Old Jules and Thirty Years of Writing Since the Book was Published. New York: Hastings House Publishers, 1965.

______. These Were the Sioux. New York: Hastings House Publishers, [c1961].

Plus 8 others.

($150-300)

(13 vols.)

702. [RANCHING]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

SIRINGO, Charles. A Cowboy Detective.... Chicago: W. B. Conkey Co., 1912.

______. Lone Star Cowboy. Santa Fe, 1919.

______. Riata and Spurs. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927.

Plus 2 others.

($150-300)

(5 vols.)

703. [RANCHING]. SIRINGO, Charles A. Riata and Spurs: The Story of a Lifetime Spent in the Saddle as Cowboy and Detective. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1927.

First edition, first issue. Adams, One-Fifty 125. Howes S517. Reese, Six Score 99n: “Has considerable range interest, and is rare due to a threatened lawsuit which prompted its suppression.”

($150-250)

(1 vol.)

704. [RANCHING]. STEEDMAN, C. J. Bucking the Sagebrush, or the Oregon Trail in the Seventies. New York & London: Putnam’s, 1904. Russell illustrations. Original cloth.

First edition of a Merrill Aristocrat. Reese, Six Score 103.

($300-600)

(1 vol.)

705. [RANCHING]. STUART, Granville. Forty Years on the Frontier.... Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark, 1925. 2 vols. Very fine in original cloth.

First edition of a Merrill Aristocrat. Reese, Six Score 106.

($150-300)

(2 vols.)

706. [RANCHING]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

THOMPSON, Albert W. The Story of Early Clayton, New Mexico. Clayton, 1933. Wrappers. First edition. Adams, Guns 2199: Herd 2296

THOMPSON, Mrs. Harry & William H. Halley. Clayton, the Friendly Town in Union County, New Mexico. Denver: Monitor Publishing, 1962.

($100-200)

(2 vols.)

707. [RANCHING]. [WYOMING]. Resources of Wyoming, 1889, an Official Publication Compiled by the Secretary of the Territory...The Vacant Public Lands and How to Obtain Them. Cheyenne: The Daily Sun Electric Print, 1889. 77 [1] pp., map, wood-engraved plates. 8vo, original pictorial slate green upper wrappers (lacks lower wrap). Minor soiling and wear, generally very good.

First edition. Adams, Herd 2037: “Rare.”

($200-400)

(1 vol.)

708. [RANCHING]. [WYOMING BRAND BOOK]. STATE BOARD OF THE LIVE STOCK COMMISSIONERS OF WYOMING AT CHEYENNE. Official Brand Book of the State of Wyoming and a Compilation of Laws Affecting Live Stock. Laramie: Laramie Republican Co., 1919.

($250-500)

(1 vol.)

709. [RANCHING]. [WYOMING STOCK GROWERS’ ASSOCIATION]. Letters from Old Friends and Members of the Wyoming Stock Growers’ Association. Cheyenne: Bristol, [1923]. 55 pp. 8vo, original tan printed wrappers. Upper wrapper lightly stained, else fine.

First printing. Adams, Herd 2601: “Rare.” Campbell, 101 100. Graff 4783: “The letters are addressed to Harry E. Crain, Chairman of the Historical Committee of the Association.” Howes W729. Letters from old-time stockmen recording their experiences of early days on the range. “They contain much of historic interest--memories of the picturesque days of the cattle business--typifying the character of the men who rode the range and laid the foundation of Wyoming’s greatest industry.”--Foreword.

($200-400)

(1 vol.)

710. [SIGNED & AUTOGRAPHED]. Lot of 138 titles, including:

BREWER, J. Mason. Negrito: Negro Dialect Poems of the Southwest. San Antonio: Naylor Printing Co., 1933.

DESHIELDS, James T. Cynthia Ann Parker: The Story of Her Capture. St. Louis, 1886.

HILL, Emma Shepard. A Dangerous Crossing and What Happened on the Other Side. Denver: Smith-Brooks Co., 1914.

HOWBERT, Irving. The Indians of the Pike’s Peak Region.

New York: Knickerbocker Press, 1914.

HORNADAY, William T. The Minds and Manners of Wild Animals. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1922. Inscribed: “To my esteemed friend William Francis Hooper, a Real Pioneer Plainsman, a fearless editor, and the author of the ‘Prairie Schooner,’ classic of the plains. With the perpetual regards of the author, W. T. Hornaday. May 1, 1922.”

JACKSON, William H. The Pioneer Photographer: Rocky Mountain Adventures with a Camera. Yonkers-on- Hudson: World Book Co., 1929. Inscribed: “To F. A. Wadleigh, Companion of Colorado’s Pioneer Days, from W. H. Jackson. Oct. 5, 1931.”

LANGFORD, Nathaniel Pitt. Diary of the Washburn Expedition to the Yellowstone and Firehole Rivers in the Year 1870. N.p., 1905.

LOMAX, John A. Cow Camps & Cattle Herds. Austin: Encino Press, 1967.

LONDON, Charmian Kittredge. The Log of the Snark. New York: Macmillan Co., 1925. Inscribed: “...Don’t ever let anyone try to convince you that this wasn’t the most wonderful adventure that ever happened to the right man and woman!, Charmian London, 1927.”

MAZZULLA, Fred & Jo. Al Packer: Colorado Cannibal. Denver, 1968. Inscribed: “Bon appetit! Jo Mazzulla, Fred Mazzulla.”

OSTRANDER, Alson B. An Army Boy of the Sixties. Yonkers-on-Hudson: World Book Co., 1924.

ROOT, Frank A. & William Elsey Connelley. The Overland Stage to California. Topeka: Frank A. Root & William Elsey Connelley, 1901.

SCHULTZ, J. W. My Life as an Indian: The Story of a Red Woman and a White Man in the Lodges of the Blackfeet. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1914.

SMEDLEY, William. Across the Plains in ‘62. N.p., [1916].

WARE, Eugene F. The Indian War of 1864. Topeka: Crane & Co., 1911.

Plus 123 others.

($700-1,500)

(140 vols.)

711. [SOCIAL HISTORY]. Lot of 59 titles, including:

[BARNS, Cass G]. The Sod House: Reminiscent Historical and Biographical Sketches Featuring Nebraska Pioneers 1867-1897. Madison: Cass G. Barns, 1930. Fine in original cloth.

CALHOUN, Arthur W. A Social History of The American Family from Colonial Times to the Present. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1917. 2 vols. (of 3 vols.), 8vo, original roan over brown cloth. Spines defective, poor condition and lacking vol. 3. A tough Clark title. Howes C27.

CLOPPER, Edward N. An American Family: Its Ups and Downs through Eight Generations...from 1650-1880. N.p., 1950.

Fine in d.j. Contains good material on early Texas.

DALE, Edward E. Frontier Ways: Sketches of Life in the Old West. Austin: University of Texas Press, 1959. Fine in d.j.

DOBIE, Bertha M. et al. Growing up in Texas. Austin: The Encino Press, 1972. Fine in slightly soiled d.j.

HOWE, E. W. The Story of a Country Town. Atchison: Howe & Co., 1883. 8vo, original brown cloth (worn and rubbed).

McLANE, Lucy N. A Piney Paradise by Monterey Bay.... San Francisco: Lawton Kennedy, 1952. Fine on original blue cloth.

PERKINS, D. A. W. History of O’Brien County, Iowa: From Its Organization to the Present Time. Sioux Falls: Brown & Saenger, 1897. Fine in original dark green cloth. First edition.

ROENIGK, Adolph. Pioneer History of Kansas. N.p.: Adolph Roenigk, [c1933]. Fine in d.j. Adams, Guns 1884: Herd 1932. Also a Custer High Spot.

Plus 50 others.

($200-400)

(63 vols.)

712. [STANLEY, F.]. Lot of 120 titles by the prolific writer on New Mexico, all fine and signed, most all in original cloth and wrappers. A near complete set. First editions.

($400-800)

713. [THEATRE & ENTERTAINMENT]. Lot of 12 titles, including:

CAMPA, A. L. Los Comanches: A New Mexican Folk Drama. In The University of New Mexico Bulletin. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico, 1942.

[RUSSELL, Don]. The Wild West or, a History of the Wild West Shows.... N.p.: [Amon Carter Museum of Western Art, c1970].

SMITH, Sol. Theatrical Management in the West and South for Thirty Years.... New York: Harper & Brothers, Publishers, 1868.

SPRING, Agnes W. Buffalo Bill and His Horses. N.p., [c1953].

WETMORE, Helen C. Last of the Great Scouts. Chicago: The Duluth Press Publishing Company [c1899].

Plus 7 others.

($100-200)

(12 vols.)

714. [TRAILS]. Lot of 47 titles, including:

ALTROCCHI, Julia C. The Old California Trail: Traces in Folklore and Furrow. Caldwell, Idaho: Caxton, 1945. Adams. Herd 41.

HEBARD, Grace R. & E. A. Brininstool. The Bozeman Trail: Historical Accounts of the Blazing of the Overland Routes into the Northwest, and the Fights with Red Cloud’s Warriors. Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1922. Howes H382.

LONG, Margaret. The Smoky Hill Trail: Following the Old Historic Pioneer Trails on the Modern Highways. Denver: W. H. Kistler Stationery Co., 1943. Includes: The Smoky Hill Trail: Supplement to the Automobile Logs Which Follow the Santa Fe Trail in New Mexico. Adams, Herd 1352.

MATTES, Merrill J. The Great Platte River Road: the Covered Wagon Mainline via Fort Kearny to Fort Laramie. N.p.: Nebraska State Historical Society, 1969.

MONAGHAN, Jay. The Overland Trail. Indianapolis: Bobbs-Merrill, 1947. First edition.

POTTER, Jack. Cattle Trails of the Old West. Clayton, N.M.: Laura R. Krehbiel, 1939. Howes H512n.

RIDINGS, Sam P. The Chisholm Trail: A History of the World’s Greatest Cattle Trail.... Guthrie, Oklahoma: Co-Operative Publishing Co., 1936. Adams, Herd 1897. Howes R281n.

STEWART, George R. The California Trail: An Epic with Many Heroes. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co., Inc., 1962. First edition, third printing.

WENTWORTH, Edward N. America’s Sheep Trails. Ames, Iowa: The Iowa State College Press, 1948. Adams, Herd 2467.

Plus 38 others.

($500-1,000)

(49 vols.)

715. [TRAILS: OREGON TRAIL]. Lot of 15 titles, including:

GHENT, W. J. The Road to Oregon: A Chronicle of the Great Emigrant Trail. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1929.

HENDERSON, Paul C. Landmarks on the Oregon Trail. New York: The Westerners, 1953. No. 64 of 300 copies printed.

HULBERT, Archer Butler (editor). 1830-1930 The Oregon Trail Centennial: The Documentary Background of the Days of the first Wagon Train on the Road to Oregon. Missoula, Montana: State University of Montana, [1930]. In Historical Reprints, Sources of Northwest History No. 9.

HULBERT, Archer Butler (editor). Where Rolls the Oregon: Prophet and Pessimist Look Northwest. (Overland to the Pacific, vol. 3) [Denver]: Stewart Commission of Colorado College and The Denver Public Library, 1933. First printing.

LONG, Margaret. The Oregon Trail: Following the Old Historic Pioneer Trails on the Modern Highways. Denver: W. H. Kistler Stationery Company, 1954.

[UNITED STATES. HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES]. The Old Oregon Trail: Hearings Before the Committee on Roads, House of Representatives, Sixty-eighth Congress, Second Session on H. J. Res. 232, H. J. Res. 328, and S. 2053. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1925.

[UNITED STATES. SENATE]. 31st Congress, 2d Session, Ex. Doc. No. 1. Message from the President of the United States to the Two Houses of Congress, at the Commencement of the Second Session of the Thirty-First Congress. Washington, D.C.: Union Office, 1851.

Plus 8 others.

($200-400)

(16 vols.)

716. [TRAILS: SANTA FE TRAIL]. Lot of 121 titles, including:

BIEBER, Ralph P. & LeRoy R. Hafen (eds.). The Southwest Historical Series [series title]. Glendale, 1931-1943. 12 vols., 8vo, red cloth. Very fine set. Clark & Brunet 19: "First major series after the Company's move to Glendale." Series consists of:

I. WEBB, J. J. Adventures in the Santa Fe Trade.... 301 [14] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 518. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 158. Rader 3592. Rittenhouse 625.

II. BANDEL, E. Frontier Life in the Army, 1854-1861.... 330 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 19. Jennewein, Black Hills Booktrails 27. Mattes 1513: "These letters were written by Bandel to his parents in Germany. They are the observations of an intelligent young European seeking his fortune in a strange land. Enlisting in the U.S. Army was a common, albeit precarious way for such foreigners to gain a foothold in the New World." Mintz 21. Rittenhouse 20.

III. GIBSON, G. R. Journal of a Soldier under Kearny and Doniphan, 1846-1847.... 371 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 180. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 216. Rittenhouse 240: "In 1846 [Gibson] enlisted in the Army of the West under Kearny and marched over the SFT. In Santa Fe he was editor of the Santa Fe Republican in 1847 and returned east over the Trail in 1848. The length of his journal and [editor] Bieber's careful notes make this a valuable work."

IV. JOHNSTON, A. R., M. B. Edwards, & P. G. Ferguson. Marching with the Army of the West, 1846-1848.... 368 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 224. Rittenhouse 249.

V. BIEBER, Ralph P. (ed.). Southern Trails to California in 1849.... 386 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Rader 357. Rittenhouse 52.

VI. GARRARD, Lewis H. Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail.... 377 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 147-48. Howes G70. Plains & Rockies IV:182n: "Garrard left Westport on September 12, 1846, in a Santa Fe wagon train led by Col. Ceran St. Vrain, and returned to Saint Louis in the summer of 1847. His account describes the Taos Massacre and the subsequent trials of the prisoners." Rittenhouse 236n: "One of the great classics not only on the Trail but of the entire Southwest."

VII. COOKE, Philip St. George, W. H. C. Whiting, & F. X. Aubry. Exploring Southwestern Trails, 1846-1854.... 383 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 202. Rittenhouse 47. Plains & Rockies IV:165n.

VIII. McCOY, Joseph G. Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest.... 435 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Adams, Herd 1385. Dobie & Dykes 44 & 44 22: "McCoy established a stock market at Abilene, Kansas, in 1867 that initiated the Chisholm Trail and the great drives northward from Texas that went on for a quarter of a century—until furrows and barbed wire had stopped the last of about 10,000,000 head of cattle driven out of the state. McCoy knew intimately what he was talking about. He talked with fire and phlegm. His book is the first history of consequence to treat of range and trail." Dobie, p. 111. Howes H72. Reese, Six-Score 76n: "One of the 'big four' cattle books" [citing the 1874 edition & describing the present edition as] "the most scholarly edition."

IX. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Pike’s Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks of 1859 by Luke Tierney, William B. Parsons and Summaries of the Other Fifteen. 346 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Rittenhouse 269.

X. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Colorado Gold Rush: Contemporary Letters and Reports, 1858-1859. 386 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Mattes 1645n. Wynar 3403.

XI. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Overland Routes to the Gold Fields, 1859, from Contemporary Diaries: Arkansas River Route, Platte River Route, Leavenworth and Pike’s Peak Express Route, Smoky Hill Trail, etc. 320 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Mattes 1717. Rittenhouse 268.

XII. The Southwest Historical Series: Historic Documents, Hitherto Unpublished or Inaccessible, Depicting Social and Economic Conditions in the Southwest During the Nineteenth Century. 364 pp. Analytical index.

Rittenhouse 625, 20, 240, 49, 52, 47, 269, 268.

BLANCHARD, Leola H. Conquest of Southwest Kansas. Wichita: The Wichita Eagle Press, 1931. Rittenhouse 58: “A general secondary work useful in any survey study of the area, with frequent mentions of the SFT.”

BURNAP, Willard A. What Happened During one Man’s Lifetime 1840-1920. Fergus Falls, Minnesota: Burnap Estate, 1923. Rittenhouse 93: “Burnap spent part of his youth in the Southwest and describes a trip over the SFT in 1860 from Santa Fe to Bent’s New Fort (pp. 11-64).”

CONARD, Howard L. “Uncle Dick” Wootton: The Pioneer Frontiersman of the Rocky Mountain Region.... Chicago: W. E. Dibble & Co., 1890.

Rittenhouse 121: “Richens Lacy ‘Uncle Dick’ Wootton, b. 1816, made his first trip of the SFT in 1836 and spent years in the Far West. In 1866 he secured a charter and built a toll road though Raton Pass, operating it until the railroad came in 1878. His account contains many tales of the Trail and descriptions of wagons, techniques, and personalities. Reprinted, Columbus: Long’s College Book Co., 1950, ltd. 500.” Graff 846; Howes C659.

CORDRY, Mrs. T. A. The Story of the Marking of the Santa Fe Trail. Topeka: Crane & Co., 1915.

Rittenhouse 135: “Contains list of 96 markers placed in Kansas, with pictures of many monuments and the story of the program of work to mark the SFT. W. A. Madaris, an old wagon freighter, wrote a letter (pp. 56-57) describing the precise type of teams to be shown on any marker.”

DUFFUS, R. L. The Santa Fe Trail. London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1931.

Rittenhouse 177: “A standard work about the SFT, for the general reader. It was the first such major work to follow that of Inman (1897) and is still used widely.”

GARRARD, Lewis H. Wah-To-Yah, and the Taos Trail; or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, with a Look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire. Cincinnati: H. W. Derby & co., 1850.

Rittenhouse 236: “Garrard, whose name was really Hector Lewis Garrard although he usually changed the arrangement, was only seventeen when he went to the West. He describes his trip over the SFT in the fall of 1846 with Ceran St. Vrain’s train, via Bent’s Fort. After a winter in Taos, he returned over the SFT in 1847. Garrard captured the sound of the trapper’s language with a skill equal to Ruxton’s, and this work remains on of the great classics not only on the Trail but of the entire Southwest. Available in many reprint edition.” Graff 1513. Howes G70. Plains & Rockies IV:182.”

GRANT, Blanche C. When Old Trails Were New: The Story of Taos. New York: Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1934.

Rittenhouse 250: “History and legends of the region around Taos, New Mexico, by a local historian. Most useful for its reprint of the diary of artist Richard H. Kern, who was with the Frémont expedition of 1848-1849, in part along the SFT.”

GREGG, Josiah. Commerce of the Prairies: Or the Journal of a Santa Fé Trader.... New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844. 8vo., original blind stamped brown cloth bindings. Some shelf wear. Good condition. 2 vols. (Please note, despite well matched bindings, this is a mixed set, Vol. 1 is first U.S. edition, Vol. 2 is first British edition.)

Graff 1659. Howes G401. Plains & Rockies IV:108. Rittenhouse 255: “If you can read only two books about the Trail, read Gregg and Lewis Garrard. Gregg made his first trip over the SFT in 1831; his last trip to Santa Fe was in 1839. The work stands as a cornerstone of all studies on the SFT in the early period, describing the origin and development of the trade, Gregg’s own experiences, and useful statistics for 1822-43. Gregg was aided by John Bigelow, who apparently did only minor polishing. From 1844 to 1933 there were fourteen printings. The most useful edition for modern scholars is that edited by Max Moorhead, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1954....”

[GREGG, Josiah]. Diary and Letters of Josiah Gregg: Southwestern Enterprises, 1840-1847. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1941 (Vol. I) 1944 (Vol. II).

First edition. Rittenhouse 256: “Unlike Gregg’s Commerce of the Prairies, these volumes contain little on the SFT, but they provide a useful supplement to the earlier work. Vol. I deals with his Southwestern enterprises, 1840-47; Vol. II deals with his excursions to Mexico and California, 1847-50.”

GREGG, Kate L. (editor). The Road to Santa Fe: The Journal and Diaries of George Champlin Sibley and Others Pertaining to the Surveying and Marking of a Road from the Missouri Frontier to the Settlements of New Mexico 1825-1827. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1952.

Rittenhouse 257: “One of the basic works on SFT history, with documents relating to the first survey of the Trail: George C. Sibley’s journal and diary, 1825-26; Joseph Davis’ diary, 1825; Benjamin Reeves’ diary, 1825; Sibley’s journal, 1827; the report of the survey commissioners, and correspondence relating to the survey.”

HAMMOND, George P. The Zuniga Journal, Tucson to Santa Fe: The Opening of a Spanish Trade Route, 1788-1795. N.p.: New Mexico Historical Review, 1931. Reprint.

HULBERT, Archer B. (editor). Southwest on the Turquoise Trail: The First Diaries on the Road to Santa Fe. [Denver]: Stewart Commission of Colorado College and Denver Public Library, 1933. Overland to the Pacific. Vol. 2.

First edition. Rittenhouse 313: “A group of essential source documents about the SFT....”

HYDE, George E. Life of George Bent Written from his Letters. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968.

Rittenhouse 316: “George Bent was the son of William Bent, of Bent’s Fort. Born in 1834, he wrote the story of his life to 1875 in a series of letters to George E. Hyde. Extensive details on Bent’s Fort, Sand Creek events, wagon trains, and Indian affairs.”

KENDALL, Geo. Wilkins. Narrative of the Texan Santa Fé Expedition.... New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. 2 vols.

First edition. Graff 2304. Howes K75. Plains & Rockies IV:110. Rittenhouse 347: “Generally considered the most complete work on this expedition, the men of which were imprisoned briefly at San Miguel del Vado on the SFT in 1842.”

LITTLE, James A. What I Saw on the Old Santa Fe Trail.... Plainfield, Indiana: The Friends Press, 1904.

Rittenhouse 368: “Little was and Indiana man who went to Kansas in 1854, when over the SFT with a wagon train of Russell, Majors & Waddell, and spent his later years in Kansas. A relatively scarce book, usually priced above the value of its contribution.” Graff 2512. Howes L384.

LONG, Margaret. The Santa Fe Trail: Following the Old Historic Pioneer Trails on the Modern Highways. Denver: W. H. Kistler Stationery Co., 1954.

Rittenhouse 369: “An extensive guide for anyone who wishes to retrace, as far as is possible, the SFT along modern roads. Careful mileage readings are given from Westport to Santa Fe, with separate logs for side trips on variant Trail routes. Gives texts of many markers, list of stage stations in New Mexico (p. 275), and logs noted by early travelers.”

LOOMIS, Noel M. & Abraham P. Nasatir. Pedro Vial and Roads to Santa Fe. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1967.

Rittenhouse 372: “The only complete work on Pedro Vial, first trailblazer of the Southwest, who was assigned by the Spaniards to find a route from Santa Fe to St. Louis. His did this on a round trip in the summers of 1792-93. Instructions to Vial and his diary are included (pp. 369-379, 397-405). The work also includes a broad review of French ventures toward New Mexico and Spanish expeditions toward the east and northeast.”

[MAGOFFIN, Susan S.]. Edited by Stella M. Drumm. Down the Santa Fé Trail and into Mexico: The Diary of Susan Shelby Magoffin 1846-1847. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1926.

Rittenhouse 392: “Journal of young Mrs. Samuel Magoffin, who accompanied her trader husband over the SFT during the Mexican War. Graff (2656) justly calls it ‘one of the great Santa Fe Trail diaries.’” Howes M211.

MOORHEAD, Max L. New Mexico’s Royal Road: Trade and Travel on the Chihuahua Trail. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1958. Signed.

Rittenhouse 420: “An extremely important study, based on original sources. The Chihuahua Trail was an extension of the Santa Fe Trail southward from Santa Fe. It existed prior to the SFT. Much commerce from Missouri went the full distance, and the work therefore contains much SFT information.”

MUMEY, Nolie. March of the First Dragoons to the Rocky Mountains in 1835: The Diaries and Maps of Lemuel Ford.... Denver: The Eames Bothers Press, 1957. Uncut. Limited edition (#274 of 350 signed and numbered copies).

NAPTON, William B. Over the Santa Fe Trail 1857. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1964.

Rittenhouse 428n: “Personal memoir of a wagon train trip of the SFT, pp. 3-72. Last half of book describes a trip to the upper Missouri river in 1858. A perceptive personal narrative of a young man’s experiences. SFT portion reprinted...” Graff 2944; Howes N9.

OTERO, Miguel A. My Life on the Frontier 1864-1882: Incidents and Characters of the Period when Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico were Passing Through the Last of Their Wild and Romantic Years. New York: Press of the Pioneers, 1935. Vol. I and II.

Rittenhouse 441: “The author’s father was a New Mexican who took his family east to Westport in 1862 to open a wholesale grocers and outfitting business. The firm moved successively to Leavenworth, Fort Harker, Ellsworth, Hays City, Sheridan, Kit Carson, and Granada as the railhead moved west. Otero describes conditions and events in the end-of-tracks towns as the SFT grew shorter. He wrote two more volumes covering subsequent years. Both were issued by the University of New Mexico Press; the 1882-1897 volume was numbered II; the third had no volume number.” Graff 3136. Howes O141.

PELZER, Louis. Marches of the Dragoons in the Mississippi Valley: An Account of Marches and Activities of the First Regiment United States Dragoons in the Mississippi Valley Between the Years 1833 and 1850. Iowa City: State Historical Society of Iowa, 1917.

Rittenhouse 459: “One of the best sources on general history of the Dragoons, cited by all authoritative writers on the subject. Chapter VI describes the expedition of the Dragoons to the Rocky Mountains in 1835.” Howes P188.

RITTENHOUSE, Jack D. The Santa Fe Trail: A Historical Bibliography. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1971. First edition.

[RUSSELL, Marian S.]. Land of Enchantment: Memoirs of Marian Russell Along the Santa Fé Trail as dictated to Mrs. Hal Russell. Evanston, Illinois: Branding Iron Press, 1954.

Rittenhouse 497n: “Also issued in book form,...with some variance in contents. Marian Russell made five trips over the Trail, 1852-62. She and her husband ran a trading post on the Trail at Tecolote, N.M., 1866-71. Together with the memoirs of Susan Magoffin, this is one of the two best detailed accounts by a woman traveler over the SFT.”

RYUS, W. H. The Second William Penn: A True Account of Incidents that Happened along the Old Santa Fe Trail in the Sixties. Kansas City, Missouri: Frank T. Riley Publishing Co., 1913.

Rittenhouse 500: “The unusual title came from a statement that Ryus ‘got along with the Indians as well as William Penn did.’ Firsthand account of staging on the SFT. Ryus was also a sutler for a time at Fort Union. He knew Carson, Wootton, and Maxwell....” Graff 3628.

SABIN, Edwin L. Kit Carson Days 1809-1868: “Adventures in the Path of Empire.” New York: Press of the Pioneers, 1935. “Revised edition with new material.” 2 vols.

Limited edition. Rittenhouse 501n: “Sabin’s biography of Carson, which remains the pioneer scholarly work upon which all later works have been based... Scholars usually prefer the revised two-volume edition.” Graff 3630. Howes S1.

STORRS, Augustus & Alphonso Wetmore. Santa Fé Trail First Reports: 1825. Houston: Stagecoach Press, 1960.

Limited edition (550 copies). Rittenhouse 540n: “One of the earliest Congressional documents dealing wholly with the SFT. Storrs was one of the leaders of a wagon train over the Trail in 1824. He wrote detailed answers to twenty-two questions asked by Senator Thomas Hart Benton, and Benton had the material issued as a congressional document. This led to a survey of the Trail.... Storrs later became a U.S. consul and is worthy of an extensive paper.” Graff 3998. Plains & Rockies IV:29.

TAYLOR, Benjamin F. Short Ravelings from a Long Yarn, or Camp Marck Sketches of the Santa Fe Trail. From the Notes of Richard L. Wilson.... Santa Ana: Fine Arts Press, 1936.

Rittenhouse 550n: “A good account of a trip over the SFT, apparently in 1841, by a large party whose captain was named Houck.” Graff 4709. Howes T45 Plains & Rockies IV:142.

WEBER, David J. The Extranjeros: Selected documents from the Mexican Side of the Santa Fe Trail 1825-1828. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1967.

First edition. limited edition (600 copies). Rittenhouse 628: “Mexican records from ports of entry at the New Mexico end of the SFT, 1825-28, with names of 340 extrajeros (foreigners) who came through Taos and Santa Fe. Some of the dates confirm or revise previous conjectures of scholars as to earliest arrival of men such as Pattie.”

Plus 88 others.

($3,000-6,000)

(152 vols.)

717. [TRANSPORTATION. OVERLAND, FREIGHTING, MAIL, & AUTOS]. Lot of 83 titles, including:

BANNING, William & George Hugh Banning. Six Horses. New York: The Century Co., 1930.

FREDERICK, J. V. Ben Holladay the Stagecoach King: A Chapter in the Development of Transcontinental Transportation. Glendale, California: Arthur H. Clark Company, 1940.

GALLOWAY, Robert L. The Steam Engine and Its Inventors: A Historical Sketch. London: Macmillan and Co., 1881.

GRAY, Morris. A Treatise on Communication by Telegraph. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1885.

GREENLY, Albert H. Camels in America. New York: The Bibliographical Society of America, 1952

Limited editon (#62 of 100 copies), author’s edition. Signed.

HATCH, Alden. American Express: A Century of Service. Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Co., 1950.

HILL, Forest G. Roads, Rails, & Waterways: The Army Engineers and Early Transportation. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [1957].

LOOMIS, Noel M. Wells Fargo. New York: Clarkson N. Potter, [1968].

ORMSBY, Waterman L. The Butterfield Overland Mail. San Marino, California: The Huntington Library, 1955.

RIDEING, William H. The Overland Express. Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1970.

ROOT, Frank A. & William Elsey Connelley. The Overland Stage to California.... Topeka, Kansas: Privately printed, 1901. First edition.

ROOT, Frank A. & William Elsey Connelley. The Overland Stage to California.... Glorieta, New Mexico: The Rio Grande Press, Inc., 1970.

SEARIGHT, Thomas B. The Old Pike. A History of The National Road, with Incidents, Accidents, and Anecdotes Thereon. Uniontown, Pennsylvania: Privately printed, 1894. Howes S257.

[TOPONCE, Alexander]. Reminiscences of Alexander Toponce, Pioneer. Ogden, Utah: Privately printed, 1923. E105:302

[UNITED STATES. SENATE]. 50th Congress, 2d Session. Ex. Doc. No. 70. Letter from the Secretary of War, Transmitting, in Response to Senate Resolution of June 11, 1888, Report Relative to the Raising Volunteer Troops to Guard Overland and Other Mails From 1861 to 1866. N.p., [1889]. Header title: Volunteer Troops for Guarding the Overland and Inland Mail and Emigrant Routes.

WALTER, William W. (Compiler). The Great Understander: True Life Story of The Last of the Wells Fargo Shotgun Express Messengers. Aurora, Illinois: Privately printed, 1931.

WINTHER, Oscar Osburn. The Transportation Frontier: Trans-Mississippi West 1865-1890. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1964.

Plus 66 others.

($600-1,200)

(90 vols.)

718. [TRANSPORTATION. PONY EXPRESS]. Lot of 30 titles, including:

BLOSS, Roy S. Pony Express – The Great Gamble. Berkeley: Howell-North, 1959.

BRADLEY, Glenn D. The Story of the Pony Express. Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1913.

DRIGGS, Howard R. The Pony Express Goes Through. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Co., 1935.

MOSSMAN, Isaac Van Dorsey. A Pony Expressman’s Recollections. N.p.: Champoeg Press, 1955.

MUMEY, Nolie. Hoofs to Wings, the Pony Express. Boulder: Johnson Publishing, 1960.

PONY EXPRESS BIBLE. Holy Bible. New York: American Bible Society, n.d.

ROOT, Frank A. & William Elsey Connelley. The Overland Stage to California. Topeka: Frank A. Root & William Elsey Connelley, 1901. Dated inscription by Root for Edwin L. Sabin.

SETTLE, Raymond W. & Mary Lund Settle. Empire on Wheels. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1949.

Plus 22 others.

($150-300)

(31 vols.)

719. [TRANSPORTATION. SHIPS AND SHIPPING]. Lot of 21 titles, including:

BALDWIN, Leland D. Shipbuilding on the Western Waters, 1793-1817. N.p.: [Mississippi Valley Historical Review, n.d.].

CHITTENDEN, Hiram Martin. History of Early Steamboat Navigation on the Missouri River: Life and Adventures of Joseph La Barge Pioneer Navigator and Indian Trader for fifty Years Identified with the Commerce of the Missouri Valley. New York: Francis P. Harper, 1903. 2 vols. Howes C391.

DRIGGS, Howard R. Mormon Trail: Pathway of Pioneers who Made the Deserts Blossom. New York: American Pioneer Trails Association, Inc., 1947. Signed by the author.

FUGINA, Frank J. Lore and Lure of the Upper Mississippi River. Winona, Minnesota: Privately printed, 1945.

LLOYD, James T. Lloyd’s Steamboat Directory, and Disasters on the Western Waters, Containing the History of the First Application of Steam, as a Motive Power; and the Lives of John Fitch and Robert Fulton.... Cincinnati: James T. Lloyd & Co., 1856.

[MISSISSIPPI RIVER IMPROVEMENT CONVENTION]. Official Report of the Proceedings of the Mississippi River Improvement convention Held in Saint Louis, Missouri, on October 26th, 27th and 28th, 1881.... St. Louis: Great Western Printing Company, 1881.

RUSSELL, Charles Edward. A-Rafting on the Mississip’. New York: The Century Co., 1928.

WAGNER, Henry R. The First American Vessel in California: Monterey in 1796. Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1954. L. R. Hafen’s copy, with his signature on front end paper. Limited edition (325 copies).

WILTSEE, Ernest A. Gold Rush Steamers {Of the Pacific}. San Francisco: The Grabhorn Press, 1938. Limited edition (500 copies).

WRIGHT, E. W. (editor). Lewis & Dryden’s Marine History of the Pacific Northwest.... New York: Antiquarian Press, Ltd., 1961. Limited edition (750 copies).

Plus 11 others.

($200-400)

(22 vols.)

720. [TRAVELS]. Lot of 68 titles, including:

SCHAEFFER, L. M. Sketches of Travels in South America, Mexico, and California. New York: James Egbert, 1860. 247 pp. 12mo, original dark brown diced cloth. Very fine, with bookplate of noted Texas collector Frank Hadley.

First edition. Cowan, p. 570. Graff 3691. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 558. Sabin 774895. Wheat, Books of the Gold Rush 176: “To California via the Horn in 1849, the ‘Gold Lake’ expedition and the diggings of the Nevada City-Graff Valley region. An engaging narrative based on the author’s diary of three years’ experience ‘in the wilds of California.’”

Plus 67 others.

($200-400)

(77 vols.)

721. [VESTAL, STANLEY]. Lot of 17 titles, including:

VESTAL, Stanley (editor). Early Days Among the Cheyenne and Arapahoe Indians. (By John H. Seger.) Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1934.

VESTAL, Stanley. Bigfoot Wallace: A Biography. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1942.

______. ’Dobe Walls: A Story of Kit Carson’s Southwest. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929.

______. Kit Carson: The Happy Warrior of the Old West.... Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928.

______. Short Grass Country. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce, [c1941].

______. Sitting Bull: Champion of the Sioux. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [c1932].

______. The Wine Room Murder. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1935.

Plus 10 others.

($250-500)

(18 vols.)

722. [VIEW BOOKS]. Lot of 53 titles, including:

Beauties of the Rockies. Denver: The H. H. Tammen Curio Co., [c1905].

CRANE, William H. (compiler). The Rocky Mountains of Colorado. Denver: The Smith-Brooks Printing Company, c1913.

Denver: The Queen City of the Plains. Denver: The H. H. Tammen Curio Co., [c1905].

Fourth Annual Festival of Mountain and Plain Official Program Denver, Colo. 1898. [Denver], [1898].

O’er Canon & Crag to the Land of Gold: The Cripple Creek Trip. [Denver: The Williamson-Haffner Engraving Co.], n.d.

Scenic Colorado in Colors. Colorado Springs: Martin Slaughter Stationery and Curio Company, c1905.

Scenic Gems of the Pike’s Peak Region. Denver: The H. H. Tammen Company, n.d.

Scenic Wonders of the Rockies. Denver: The H. H. Tammen Curio Company, c1904.

Wonder-Places: The Most Perfect Pictures of Magnificent Scenes in the Rocky Mountains and Elsewhere, from Negatives Selected from the Collections of the Best Scenic Photographers in the West. Denver: The H. H. Tammen Curio Co.,[c1896].

Plus 44 others.

($600-1,200)

(63 vols.)

723. [WAGNER, HENRY R.]. Lot of 6 titles, including:

WAGNER, Henry R. Sir Francis Drake’s Voyage Around the World: Its Aims and Achievements. San Francisco: John Howell, 1926.

______. The Spanish Southwest 1572-1794. Albuquerque: The Quivira Society, 1937. 2 volumes.

Plus 4 others.

($300-600)

(7 vols.)

724. [WESTERN ART & ILLUSTRATORS]. Lot of 262 titles, including:

HABERLY, Loyd. Pursuit of the Horizon: A Life of George Catlin Painter & Recorder of the American Indian. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1948.

McCRACKEN, Harold. Portrait of the Old West. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., [c1952].

MORGAN, Lewis H. The Indian Journals 1859-62. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, [c1959].

MUMEY, Nolie. The Art and Activities of John Dare (Jack) Howland.... Boulder: Johnson Publishing Company, 1973.

NOSTRAND, Jeanne Van & Edith M. Coulter. California Pictorial: A History in Contemporary Pictures, 1786 to 1859 with Descriptive Notes on Pictures and Artists. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1948.

WALLACE, Andrew. The Image of Arizona: Pictures from the Past. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, [c1971].

[BEELER, Joe (illustrator)]. GREEN, Ben K. The Last Trail Drive Through Downtown Dallas. Flagstaff: Northland Press, [c1971].

[BJORKLUND, Lorence (illustrator)]. The Benteen-Goldin Letters on Custer and His Last Battle. [New York: Liveright, c1974].

[BJORKLUND, Lorence (illustrator)]. CARROLL, John M. Buffalo Soldiers West. [Fort Collins: The Old Army Press, c1971].

[BJORKLUND, Lorence (illustrator)]. The Papers of the Order of Indian Wars. [Fort Collins]: The Old Army Press, [c1975].

[BUGBEE, Harold (illustrator)]. HALEY, J. Evetts. Jeff Milton: A Good Man with a Gun. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1948.

[BUGBEE, Harold (illustrator)]. LEWIS, Willie N. Between Sun and Sod. Clarendon: Clarendon Press, [c1938].

[BUGBEE, Harold (illustrator)]. RHODES, Eugene M. The Little World Waddies. Chico: William Hutchinson, [c1946].

[CISNEROS, Jose (illustrator)]. CHARLES, Mrs. Tom. Tales of Tularosa. New Mexico: Alamogordo, 1953.

[CISNEROS, Jose (illustrator)]. CHAVEZ, Angelico. Origins of New Mexico Families in the Spanish Colonial Period.... Santa Fe: The Historical Society of New Mexico, 1954.

[CISNEROS, Jose (illustrator)]. ODEN, Bill. Early Days on the Texas-New Mexico Plains. Canyon: Palo Duro Press, 1965.

[CISNEROS, Jose (illustrator)]. RITTENHOUSE, Jack D. Cabezon: A New Mexico Ghost Town. Santa Fe: Stagecoach Press, 1965.

[DEMING, Edward (illustrator)]. DEMING, Edwin W. Edwin Willard Deming. [New York: The Riverside Press, 1925].

[DEMING, Edward (illustrator)]. MYRICK, Herbert. Cache la Poudre: The Romance of a Tenderfoot in the Days of Custer. New York: Orange Judd Company, 1905.

[EGGENHOFER, Nick (illustrator)]. ABBOTT, E. C. We Pointed Them North: Recollections of a Cowpuncher. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, Inc., [c1939].

[EGGENHOFER, Nick (illustrator)]. ADAMS, Ramon F. The Old-Time Cowhand. New York: The Macmillan Company, 1961.

[EGGENHOFER, Nick (illustrator)]. EMMETT, Chris. Shanghai Pierce: A Fair Likeness. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [c1953].

[EGGENHOFER, Nick (illustrator)]. FRINK, Maurice; W. Turrentine Jackson; Agnes Wright Spring. When Grass Was King. Boulder: University of Colorado, 1956.

[EGGENHOFER, Nick (illustrator)]. HUTCHINSON, W. H. A Bar Cross Man: The Life & Personal Writings of Eugene Manlove Rhodes. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, [c1956].

[EGGENHOFER, Nick (illustrator)]. TINKER, Edward L. The Horsemen of the Americas: And the Literature They Inspired. New York: Hastings House, 1953.

[JACKSON, William (illustrator)]. DRIGGS, Howard R. Westward America. New York: American Pioneer Trails Association, [1942].

[JACKSON, William (illustrator)]. JACKSON, Clarence S. Pageant of the Pioneers: The Veritable Art of William S. Jackson “Picture Maker of the Old West.” Minden: The Harold Warp Pioneer Village, [c1958].

[JACKSON, William (illustrator)]. JACKSON, Clarence S. & Lawrence W. Marshall. Quest of the Snowy Cross. N.p.: University of Denver Press, [c1952].

[JACKSON, William (illustrator)]. JACKSON, William H. & Howard R. Driggs. The Pioneer Photographer: Rocky Mountain Adventures with a Camera. Yonkers-on-Hudson: World Book Company, 1929.

[LEA, Tom (illustrator)]. DOBIE, J. Frank. Apache Gold & Yaqui Silver. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1939.

[LEA, Tom (illustrator)]. ______. The Longhorns. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1941.

[LEA, Tom (illustrator)]. LEA, Tom. The King Ranch. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [c1957]. 2 volumes.

[LEA, Tom (illustrator)]. ______. A Picture Gallery. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, [1968]. 2 volumes.

[LEA, Tom (illustrator)]. ______. Western Beef Cattle: A Series of Eleven Paintings by Tom Lea Depicting the Origin and Development of the Western Range Animal. [Austin]: The Encino Press, [c1967].

[MEAD, Ben (illustrator)]. DOBIE, J. Frank. Coronado’s Children: Tales of Lost Mines and Buried Treasures of the Southwest. Dallas: The Southwest Press, [c1930].

[MILLER, Alfred (illustrator)]. DEVOTO, Bernard. Across the Wide Missouri. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, [c1947].

[MORA, Jo (illustrator)]. MORA, Jo. Trail Dust and Saddle Leather. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1946.

[PERCEVAL, Don (illustrator)]. CUNNINGHAM, William H. Log of the Courier. Los Angeles: Glen Dawson, 1958.

[PERCEVAL, Don (illustrator)]. JAMES, Harry C. The Cahuilla Indians. N.p.: Westernlore Press, [c1960].

[REMINGTON, Frederic (illustrator)]. GARLAND, Hamlin. The Book of the American Indian. New York: Harper & Brothers, [c1923].

[REMINGTON, Frederic (illustrator)]. HOUGH, Emerson. The Way to the West. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [c1903].

[REMINGTON, Frederic (illustrator)]. MILES, Nelson A. Personal Recollections and Observations of General Nelson A. Miles.... Chicago: The Werner Company, 1896.

[REMINGTON, Frederic (illustrator)]. RALPH, Julian. On Canada’s Frontier.... New York: Harper & Brothers, 1892.

[REMINGTON, Frederic (illustrator)]. WETMORE, Helen C. Last of the Great Scouts: The Life Story of Col. William F. Cody “Buffalo Bill.” Chicago: The Duluth Press Publishing Company, [c1899].

[REMINGTON, Frederic (illustrator)]. WISTER, Owen. Red Men and White. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1896.

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. BRANCH, Douglas. The Cowboy and His Interpreters. New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1926.

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. HAMILTON, W. T. My Sixty Years on the Plains. New York: Forest and Stream Publishing Co., 1905.

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. HUNT, Frazier. Cap Mossman: Last of the Great Cowmen. New York: Hastings House, [c1951].

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. KING, Frank M. Mavericks: The Salty Comments of an Old-Time Cowpuncher. Pasadena: Trail’s End Publishing Co., [c1947].

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. LAUT, Agnes C. The Blazed Trail of the Old Frontier.... New York: Robert M. McBride and Company, [c1926].

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. McCREIGHT, M. I. Firewater and Forked Tongues: A Sioux Chief Interprets U.S. History. Pasadena: Trail’s End Publishing Co., [c1947].

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. RUSSELL, Charles M. Pen and Ink Drawings. Pasadena: Trail’s End Publishing Co., [c1946]. 2 copies.

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. ______. Trails Plowed Under. Garden City: Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc., 1928.

[RUSSELL, Charles (illustrator)]. YOST, Karl & Frederic G. Renner (compilers). A Bibliography of the Published Works of Charles M. Russell. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, [c1971].

[SANTEE, Ross (illustrator)]. SANTEE, Ross. Cowboy. New York: Cosmopolitan Book Corporation, 1928.

[SCHREYVOGEL, Charles (illustrator)]. DOWNEY, Fairfax. Indian-Fighting Army. [Ft. Collins]: Old Army Press, [c1941, 1968].

[WIEGHORST (illustrator)]. GRINNELL, Charles B. Beyond the Old Frontier: Adventures of Indian-Fighters, Hunters, and Fur-Traders. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 1913.

[ZOGBAUM, Rufus (illustrator)]. ZOGBAUM, Rufus F. Horse, Foot, and Dragoons: Sketches of Army Life at Home and Abroad. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1888.

Plus 202 others.

($3,000-6,000)

(267 vols.)

725. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. ABERT, J. W. Gúadal P'a: The Journal of Lieutenant J. W. Abert, from Bent's Fort to St. Louis in 1845, With Introduction and Notes by H. Bailey Carroll. Canyon: Panhandle-Plains Historical Society, 1941. [8] 121 pp., frontispiece portrait by Bugbee, maps. 8vo, original red cloth. Slight discoloration at upper joint, a few minor tears. Howes A10.

($100-200)

(1 vol.)

726. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

ABERT, J. W. Report of the Secretary of War... Report and Map of the Examination of New Mexico. Washington: SED23, 1848. 132 pp., 24 lithographed plates of New Mexico (views and Indians), large folding map. 8vo, three-quarter nineteenth century sheep over blue cloth, a.e.g. Covers detached. Occasional mild to moderate foxing, the large folding map of New Mexico is in beautiful condition.

First edition of one of the earliest U.S. publications relating to New Mexico. Field 4: “Visits to the Pueblos of Northern Mexico, with portraits.” Graff 5. Howes A11. Pilling 3. Plains & Rockies IV:143. Rader 3344. Raines, p. 1: “Canadian Valley of Texas was part of region traversed and described.” Rittenhouse 2: “A basic Santa Fe Trail document.” Streeter 168: “First printed map of New Mexico made public by the War Department.” Wheat, Transmississippi West 532. Journal of the expedition from Fort Leavenworth to Santa Fe and tour of New Mexico Territory immediately following U.S. acquisition.

ABERT, J. W. Western America in 1846.... San Francisco: John Howell—Books, 1966. Folio, original beige pictorial cloth. Very fine. Reproduces Abert’s original watercolors.

($400-800)

(3 vols.)

726A. Now lot 913

727. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 5 titles, including:

ALLSOP, Fred W. Albert Pike: A Biography. Little Rock, Ark.: Parke-Harper Company, 1928. Very in original blue cloth.

PIKE, Albert. Gen. Albert Prose Sketches and Poems Written in the Western Country.... [edited by David J. Weber]. Albuquerque: Calvin Horn, 1967. Very fine in d.j. Revised and enlarged edition of the original edition published in 1834. BAL 16031n. Field 1219n: “This tour, made in 1831, through the country of the Comanches, and other Indian tribes, gives some interesting particulars of their life and customs.” Plains & Rockies IV:50n: “Pike was one of the first Anglo-American authors to use the Southwest as a setting for his writings.” Streeter 1150n: “This seems to be the first published account of a journey in modern times across the Texas Panhandle. It is an unusual book by an unusual man, who besides hunting for furs on the Plains, wrote poetry and was later a leading lawyer of the Southwest.”

PIKE, Albert. Gen. Albert Pike’s Poems.... Little Rock, 1900. 8vo, original terracotta cloth. Binding flecked.

($100-200)

(5 vols.)

728. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. APPLEGATE, Jesse A. A Day with the Cow Column in 1843. Chicago: Caxton Club, 1934. Very fine in original cloth.

Limited edition (300 copies) of a Merrill Aristocrat. Adams, Herd 108. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 8. Howes A294. Mintz, The Trail 11.

($100-300)

(1 vol.)

729. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. ASHLEY, William H. The West of William H. Ashley. The International Struggle for the Fur Trade of the Missouri, the Rocky Mountains, and the Columbia, with Explorations beyond the Continental Divide, Recorded in the Diaries and Letters of William H. Ashley and His Contemporaries, 1822-1838. Edited by Dale L. Morgan. Denver: [Designed and Printed by Lawton Kennedy for] Fred Rosenstock, The Old West Publishing Company, 1964. liv [2] 341 pp., watercolor frontispiece, plates (Bodmer, Catlin, Seymour, and others), facsimiles, maps (1 foldout). Folio, original three-quarter leather over tan cloth, red morocco spine label. Mint. Preserved in publisher's tan cloth slipcase.

First edition, limited edition (250 signed and numbered copies, signed by editor Dale Morgan). Ashley helped establish the U.S. fur trade in the Rockies, and his expeditions opened the central overland trails to California and Oregon. Lamar, pp. 58-59.

(1 vol.)

($200-400)

730. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 19 titles, including:

ASHLEY, William H. The West of William H. Ashley.... Denver: Rosenstock/The Old West Publishing Company, 1964. liv [2] 341 pp., watercolor frontispiece, plates (Bodmer, Catlin, Seymour, and others), facsimiles, maps (1 foldout). Folio, original cloth. Very fine. First edition.

CHITTENDEN, Hiram M. The American Fur Trade of the Far West.... New York: Francis P. Harper, 1902. 2 vols., complete, 8vo, original green cloth. Fine in publisher’s box.

First edition. Graff 196. Howes C390. The classic work on the subject.

FOWLER, Jacob. The Journal.... New York: Francis P. Harper, 1898. 8vo, original blue cloth. Fine.

Limited edition. Howes F298. Rittenhouse 224. Edited by Elliott Coues.

MARSH, James B. Four Years in the Rockies; of, the Adventures of Isaac P. Rose.... New Castle: W. B. Thomas, 1884. 262 pp., frontispiece portrait. 8vo, original red cloth (neatly rebacked original spine retained, new endpapers). Some soiling and fading to covers. Graff 2688. Howes M306.

MEEK, S. H. The Autobiography of a Mountain Man 1805-1889. Pasadena: Glen Dawson, 1948. Fine in original beige cloth.

NEIHARDT, John G. The Splendid Wayfaring.... New York: The Macmillan Co., 1920. 8vo, original dark green cloth. Very fine.

POE, Edgar Allen. The Journal of Julius Rodman. San Francisco: Colt Press, 1947. Fine in plain tan d.j. Plains & Rockies IV:82n (citing first publication in 1849): “Poe’s story of a journey into the Yellowstone region made before Lewis and Clark is an amalgam of fact, fiction, and conjecture.”

Plus 12 others.

($400-800)

(20 vols.)

731. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 26 titles, including:

BALDRIDGE, M. A Reminiscence of the Parker H. French Expedition through Texas & Mexico to California in the Spring of 1850. Los Angeles: [privately printed], 1959. Very fine in original pale blue boards.

BELDEN, Josiah. ...1841 California Overland Pioneer: His Memoir and Early Letters. Georgetown, California: The Talisman Press, 1962. Very fine in d.j.

BIDWELL, John. Echoes of the Past.... Chico, 1914. 12mo, original green printed wrappers. Very fine.

BOOTH, Edmund. Edmund Booth (1810-1905) Forty-Niner: The Life Story of A Deaf Pioneer. Stockton,: San Joaquin Pioneer and Historical Society, 1953. Fine in goldenrod wraps.

BROWN, James B. Journal of a Journey across the Plains in 1859. San Francisco: The Book Club of California, 1970. Fine in original pictorial blue boards.

BURROWS, Rufus & Cyrus Hull. A Long Road to Stony Creek: being the narratives of...of their Eventful Lives in the Wilderness West of 1848-1858. Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1971. Fine in original cloth.

CIPRIANI, Leonetto. California and Overland Diaries of.... Portland: Champoeg Press, 1962. Fine in original red cloth.

CLARK, Bennett C. Diary of a Journey from Missouri to California in 1849. Columbia, Missouri: State Historical Society of Missouri, 1928. Fine in original brown printed wrappers.

CUMMINS, Sarah J. Autobiography and Reminiscences. La Grande: Privately printed, 1914. 63 pp., portrait. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers. Fine in wraps.

First edition. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 113. Graff 949. Howes C952: “Crossed the plains to Oregon in 1845.” Hubach, p. 100. Littell 237: “An important contribution to the literature of the plains. The author went part of the way with Fremont, met Whitman in the Sioux country, and passed through the Yellowstone region in 1845. The pamphlet contains much out-of-the ordinary material on early overland travel.” Smith 2151.

FLINT, Thomas. Diary of Dr.... California to Maine and Return 1851-1855. Los Angeles: Historical Society of Southern California, 1923. Fine in tan printed wrappers.

FRANCL, Joseph. The Overland Journey of...the first Bohemian to cross the plains to the California gold fields. San Francisco: William P. Wreden, 1968. Fine in original brown pictorial boards. Introduction by Richard Brautigan. Very unusual illustrations by Patricia Oberhaus.

McKEEBY, Lemuel C. The Memoirs of...San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1924. 8vo, original beige printed wrappers. Wraps with some mild staining and browning.

MOORMAN, Madison Berryman. Journal of Madison Berryman Moorman 1850-1851. San Francisco: California Historical Society, 1948. 8vo, original green cloth. Some light spots to binding and one corner bumped.

First edition. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 451): “One of the few diaries kept while taking the Hastings Cutoff. Extensive notes and bibliography add to the value of this articulate overland narrative.” Tennessee to Placerville via Hastings’ Cutoff in 1850.

NIDEVER, George. The Life and Adventures of...(1802-1883). Berkeley: University of California Press, 1937.

PRITCHARD, James A. The Overland Diary of...from Kentucky to California in 1849. Denver: Fred A. Rosenstock/The Old West Publishing Co., 1959. Very fine in d.j.

READ, Georgia Willis (editor). A Pioneer of 1850: George Willis Read, 1819-1880: The Record of a Journey Overland from Independence, Missouri, to Hangtown (Placerville), California, in the Spring of 1850. Boston: Little, Brown, 1927. xxvi, 185 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates (from nineteenth-century prints), folding map. 8vo, original blue cloth. Fine in d.j.

First edition. Cowan, p. 523. Eberstadt 125:185. Graff 3431. Heckman 293. Howes (1954 edition) 8420. Kurutz, California Gold Rush 523: Mattes 937. Mintz, The Trail 386. Rader 2766. Wheat, Books of the California Gold Rush 163. The book includes Dr. Read’s diary of his journey to California in 1849, his capture by a Confederate raider while in route from New York to California via Panama in 1862, and his visit to the Nevada mining district in 1863. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 523: “Mattes questions the authorship of the journal and suggests that it may have been copied from the diary of William Black, who traveled to California in the same company.” From Missouri to Placerville across the Sierra Nevada by way of Carson Pass.

ROOT, Frank A. & William E. Connelley. The Overland Stage to California... Topeka, Kansas: Frank A. Root & William E. Connelley, 1901. 8vo, original pictorial cloth. Some shelf wear, front hinge cracked. Presentation copy signed by author Root.

WOOLLEY, L. H. California 1849-1913.... Oakland: DeWitt & Snelling, 1913. 8vo, original grey printed wrappers. Fine. Graff 4745.

Plus 9 others.

($500-1,000)

(26 vols.)

732. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 29 titles, original bindings, very good to very fine, including:

BALL, John. Autobiography of... Grand Rapids: The Dean-Hicks Company, 1925. Ball accompanied Captain Nathaniel Wyeth during the 1832 expedition to Oregon.

CRAWFORD, Medorem. Sources of the History of Oregon... Eugene: Star Job Office, 1897.

DOUGLAS, David. The Oregon Journals of David Douglas, of His Travels and Adventures Among the Traders & Indians... Ashland: The Oregon Book Society, 1972. 2 vols.

GILLETTE, Martha Hill. Overland to Oregon and in the Indian Wars of 1853. Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1971.

HIXON, Adrietta Applegate. On to Oregon! A True Story of a Young Girl’s Journey Into the West. Weiser, Idaho: Signal-American Printers, 1947.

HOLMAN, Albert M. & Constant R. Marks. Pioneering In the Northwest: Niobrara-Virginia City Wagon Road. Sioux City, Iowa: Deitch & Lamar Co., 1924.

McCOMAS, E. S. A Journal of Travel. Portland: Champoeg Press, 1954.

MEEKER, Ezra. The Busy Life of Eighty-Five Years of Ezra Meeker... Seattle: Ezra Meeker, [c1916].

MEEKER, Ezra. Ventures and Adventures of Ezra Meeker, or Sixty Years of Frontier Life... Seattle: Rainier Printing Co., [c1908].

NEWELL, Robert. Robert Newell’s Memoranda: Travels in the Teritory of Missourie... Portland: Champoeg Press, 1959.

KENNEDY, G. W. The Pioneer Campfire... Portland: Clarke-Kundret Printing Co. (for the author), 1914.

OWENS-ADAIR, Dr. ...Some of Her Life Experiences. Portland: Mann & Beach, Printers, n.d.

RIDDLE, George W. History of Early Days in Oregon. Riddle: The Riddle Enterprise, 1920. Reprint.

TALBOT, Theodore. The Journals of... 1843 and 1849-52... Portland: Metropolitan Press, 1931. Charles H. Carey, editor.

THOMPSON, William. Reminiscences of a Pioneer. San Francisco, 1912.

WILLIAMS, Joseph. Narrative of a Tour from the State of Indiana to the Oregon Territory in the Years 1841-2. New York: Edward Eberstadt, 1921.

Plus 13 others.

($300-600)

(29 vols.)

733. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. BENNETT, Emerson. The Trapper’s Bride. Cincinnati: U. P. James, 1860. Uncut. 154 [2] pp., printed in double column, wood-engraved illustration. 8vo, original salmon pictorial wrappers, sewn. Upper wrap detached. lightly chipped and soiled. Plains & Rockies IV:145:5.

($100-300)

(1 vol.)

734. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 13 titles, mostly 8vo, in original bindings, very good to very fine, including:

BEADLE, Erastus F. To Nebraska in ‘57: A Diary of Erastus F. Beadle. [New York]: New York Public Library, 1923.

BRISTOW, J. T. The Overland Trail: Old Military Road and Pony Express Route... Horton, Kansas: Charles H. Browne/Headlight Printshop, 1937.

COLE, Gilbert L. In the Early Days Along the Overland Trail in Nebraska Territory, in 1852. Kansas City, Missouri: Franklin Hudson Publishing Company, [c1905].

DODGE, Richard I. Our Wild Indians: Thirty-Three Years’ Personal Experience Among the Red Men of the Great West. Hartford, Conn.: A. D. Worthington and Company, 1883.

DUNBAR, Seymour. A History of Travel in America. Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, [c1915]. 4 vols.

LATTA, Robert R. Reminiscences of Pioneer Life. Kansas City, Missouri: Franklin Hudson Publishing Co., 1912.

LEACH, A. J. Early Day Stories: The Overland Trail Animals and Birds that Lived Here; Hunting Stories Looking Backward. Norfolk, NB: Huse Publishing Co., [1916].

MORGAN, Lewis H. The Indian Journals 1859-62. Ann Arbor: The University of Michigan Press, [c1959].

VAN GUNDY, John C. Reminiscences of Frontier Life on the Upper Neosho in 1855 and 1856. [Neosho Rapids, Kansas, c1925].

Plus 4 others.

($200-400)

(17 vols.)

735. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. BERKELEY, George Charles G. F. The English Sportsman in the Western Prairies.... London: Hurst and Blackett, 1861. xiv, 431 pp., engraved frontispiece, illustrated title, engraved sporting plates. Royal 8vo, three-quarter tan sheep over marbled board, spine extra gilt with raised bands and olive green morocco label. Ex-library, with ink stamps of a Denver institution on half title, title and a few interior plates. Binding rubbed, occasional mild foxing. Ads not present.

First edition. Graff 277: "Contains good descriptions of buffalo hunting in Western Kansas." Howes B74. Plains & Rockies IV:368: "While in America, Berkeley wrote letters for publication in The Field (London)." Very lively plates.

($100-200)

(1 vol.)

736. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 20 titles, including:

BIDWELL, John. Echoes of the Past... Chico, California : Chico Advertiser, n.d. 12mo, original green printed wrappers. Very fine. First edition. Cowan, p. 52. Graff 292. Howes B432. Mintz, The Trail 36. Paher 27. Wheat, Books of the California Gold Rush 16.

BREYFOGLE, J. D. Diary of J. D. Breyfogle, Sr. Covering His Experiences During His Overland Trip to California During the Gold Rush In 1849. N.p., n.d. 4to, original pictorial wrappers. Fine.

CARR, John. A Vulcan Among the Argonauts... San Francisco: George Fields, 1936. Original tan pictorial linen. Very fine.

FOREMAN, Grant. The Adventures of James Collier, First Collector of the Port of San Francisco. 8vo, original blue cloth. Slightly rubbed.

GREEN, Robert B. On the Arkansas Route to California in 1849: the Journal of... Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 1955. 8vo, original black cloth over beige boards. Very fine.

HARTER, George. Crossing the Plains... taken from the diary of... Sacramento: [Doris Harter Chase], c1957. 4to, original stiff pictorial wrappers with black backstrip. Fine.

HERNDON, Sarah Raymond. Days on the Road. Crossing the Plains in 1865. New York: Burr, 1902. xvi, 270 pp., frontispiece portrait. 12mo, original brown cloth. Spinal extremities slightly frayed.

First edition. Decker 41:341: “A day-by-day account of a journey via the North Platte, Bridger’s Pass, across Wyoming into Virginia City, actually by way of the Bridger Trail and one of the very few accounts we have of a journey along this trail to the Montana mines.” Eberstadt 135:561: “Sarah Raymond was a member of the Hardinbrooke ox-train, and this is her day-by-day narrative of experiences in the Montana migration. She drove one of the wagons and wrote one of the best overland journals extant.” Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 221. Howes H439. Smith 4371.

ISBELL, F. A. Mining & Hunting in the Far West 1852-1870. Burlingame, California: William P. Wreden, 1948. 8vo, original beige linen over pictorial boards, printed paper spine label. Label slightly worn, otherwise fine.

McILHANY, Edward W. Recollections of a ’49er. Kansas City, Missouri: Hailman Printing Company, 1908. Howes M111. 8vo, original gilt pictorial tan cloth. Some wear and staining to binding.

PELZER, Louis. Marches of the Dragoons in the Mississippi Valley. Iowa City: The State Historical Society of Iowa, 1917. Very fine in original maroon cloth gilt.

ROYCE, Sarah. A Frontier Lady. Recollections of the Gold Rush and Early California.... New Haven: Yale University Press, 1932. xvi, 144 pp. 12mo, original grey cloth. minor wear.

First edition. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 416. Graff 3598: “An account of a trip across the plains in 1849.” Wheat, Books of the California Gold Rush 172: “A noteworthy record of events as seen by an intelligent woman.”

SHAW, D. A. Eldorado, or California As Seen By a Pioneer, 1850-1900. Los Angeles: B. R. Baumgardt & Co., 1900. Fine in original green cloth.

Plus 8 others.

($250-500)

(20 vols.)

737. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 26 titles, including:

BIDWELL, John. A Journey to California with Observations about the Country, Climate and the Route.... San Francisco: John Henry Nash, 1937. 4to, original beige linen over orange boards. Very fine.

ECCLESTON, Robert. Overland to California on the Southwestern Trail 1849. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1950. Very fine in original terracotta cloth.

Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 216: “Eccleston was a member of the Fremont Association. He left New York in the ship Benj. R. Milam on April 3, 1849, and arrived in Galveston, Texas, in April 27. From Port Lavaca, the association traveled overland to El Paso and followed the Southern Trail.”

HILL, Jasper S. The Letters of a Young Miner: Covering the Adventures of Jasper S. Hill During the California Gold Rush, 1849-1852. San Francisco: [Barbara & Bill Holman for] John Howell Books, 1964. 8vo, original black cloth over paper-covered boards. Very fine.

First edition. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 330: “Hill joined the Mt. Pleasant Mining Company from Iowa and began the overland trek on May 1, 1849. Nunis notes: ‘His Gold Rush letters give the reader an intimate account of the ordinary young miner’s life while laboring in the gold fields. Everyday social and business activity at Dry Diggings, Placerville (Hangtown), and Nevada City.’” This was the first book printed and designed by the Holmans.

KILGORE, William H. The Kilgore Journal of an Overland Journey to California in the Year 1850. New York: Hastings House, 1949. 8vo, original tan board with printed label on upper cover. Notation in ink on title, otherwise fine.

KIRKPATRICK, Thomas Jefferson. The Kirkpatrick Story: The Day by Day Report of the Trek Across the Plains by the Kirkpatrick Party in 1854. Orland, California : The Orland Register, 1954. 8vo, original pale green wrappers (slightly stained).

LATHROP, George & Luke Voorhees. Some Pioneer Recollections... Philadelphia: George W. Jacobs & Co., 1927. 8vo, original green cloth. Upper cover lightly soiled.

LEEPER, David Rohrer. The Argonauts of ’Forty-nine: Some Recollections of the Plains and the Diggings. South Bend, Indiana: J. B. Stoll & Company, 1894. Fine in original blue cloth.

First edition. Cowan, p. 388. Graff 2447. Howes L226. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 396: “Leeper, in a party of six, sets out for California from South Bend, Indiana on February 22, 1849. The party crossed into California via the Lassen Cutoff. Leeper provides an excellent description of Sutter’s Fort and mining activities at Hangtown Creek, Kelsey’s Canyon, and the Trinity Diggings.”

LOOMIS, Leander. Journal of the Birmingham Emigrating Company.... Salt Lake City: Legal Printing Co., 1928. Fine in worn d.j.

LOVELAND, Cyrus C. California Trail Herd: The 1850 Missouri-to-California Journal of Cyrus C. Loveland. Los Gatos, California : The Talisman Press, 1961. Very fine in d.j.

WEBSTER, Kimball. Gold Seekers of ‘49: A Personal Narrative of the Overland Trail and Adventures in California and Oregon from 1849 to 1854. Manchester, New Hampshire: Standard Book Co., 1917. Very good in original yellow cloth.

First edition. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 667: “A member of the Granite State and California Mining & Trading Company, Webster left Boston on April 17, 1849, for the gold fields [traveling] via the California Trail [arriving] at the Feather River mines on October 17.”

WISTAR, Isaac Jones. Autobiography of...1827-1905. Philadelphia: The Wistar Institute of Anatomy and Biology, 1937. Large 8vo, original blue cloth. Owner’s ink stamp on title, otherwise fine in d.j.

WOOD, Harvey. Personal Recollections of Harvey Wood. Pasadena: Castle Press, 1955. Very fine in d.j.

Limited edition. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 694b (original edition, Angel’s Camp, 1896)

Plus 13 others.

($300-600)

(25 vols.)

738. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. [BIEBER, Ralph P. & LeRoy R. Hafen (editors)]. The Southwest Historical Series [series title]. Glendale, 1931-1943. 12 vols., 8vo, red cloth. Very fine set. Clark & Brunet 19: “First major series after the Company’s move to Glendale.” Series consists of:

I. WEBB, J. J. Adventures in the Santa Fe Trade.... 301 [14] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 518. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 158. Rader 3592. Rittenhouse 625.

II. BANDEL, E. Frontier Life in the Army, 1854-1861.... 330 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 19. Jennewein, Black Hills Booktrails 27. Mattes 1513: “These letters were written by Bandel to his parents in Germany. They are the observations of an intelligent young European seeking his fortune in a strange land. Enlisting in the U.S. Army was a common, albeit precarious way for such foreigners to gain a foothold in the New World.” Mintz, The Trail 21. Rittenhouse 20.

III. GIBSON, G. R. Journal of a Soldier under Kearny and Doniphan, 1846-1847.... 371 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 180. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 216. Rittenhouse 240: “In 1846 [Gibson] enlisted in the Army of the West under Kearny and marched over the SFT. In Santa Fe he was editor of the Santa Fe Republican in 1847 and returned east over the Trail in 1848. The length of his journal and [editor] Bieber’s careful notes make this a valuable work.”

IV. JOHNSTON, A. R., M. B. Edwards, & P. G. Ferguson. Marching with the Army of the West, 1846-1848.... 368 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 224. Rittenhouse 249.

V. BIEBER, Ralph P. (ed.). Southern Trails to California in 1849.... 386 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Rader 357. Rittenhouse 52.

VI. GARRARD, Lewis H. Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail.... 377 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 147-48. Howes G70. Plains & Rockies IV:182n: “Garrard left Westport on September 12, 1846, in a Santa Fe wagon train led by Col. Ceran St. Vrain, and returned to Saint Louis in the summer of 1847. His account describes the Taos Massacre and the subsequent trials of the prisoners.” Rittenhouse 236n: “One of the great classics not only on the Trail but of the entire Southwest.”

VII. COOKE, Philip St. George, W. H. C. Whiting, & F. X. Aubry. Exploring Southwestern Trails, 1846-1854.... 383 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 202. Rittenhouse 47. Plains & Rockies IV:165n.

VIII. McCOY, Joseph G. Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest.... 435 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Adams, Herd 1385. Dobie & Dykes 44 & 44 22: “McCoy established a stock market at Abilene, Kansas, in 1867 that initiated the Chisholm Trail and the great drives northward from Texas that went on for a quarter of a century—until furrows and barbed wire had stopped the last of about 10,000,000 head of cattle driven out of the state. McCoy knew intimately what he was talking about. He talked with fire and phlegm. His book is the first history of consequence to treat of range and trail.” Dobie, p. 111. Howes H72. Reese, Six-Score 76n: “One of the ‘big four’ cattle books” [citing the 1874 edition & describing the present edition as] “the most scholarly edition.”

IX. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Pike’s Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks of 1859 by Luke Tierney, William B. Parsons and Summaries of the Other Fifteen. 346 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Rittenhouse 269.

X. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Colorado Gold Rush: Contemporary Letters and Reports, 1858-1859. 386 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. 8vo, red cloth. Mattes 1645n. Wynar 3403.

XI. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Overland Routes to the Gold Fields, 1859, from Contemporary Diaries: Arkansas River Route, Platte River Route, Leavenworth and Pike’s Peak Express Route, Smoky Hill Trail, etc. 320 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Mattes 1717. Rittenhouse 268.

XII. The Southwest Historical Series: Historic Documents, Hitherto Unpublished or Inaccessible, Depicting Social and Economic Conditions in the Southwest During the Nineteenth Century. 364 pp. Analytical index.

($300-600)

(12 vols.)

739. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 51 titles, all in original bindings and uniformly fine, including:

BIEBER, Ralph P. & LeRoy R. Hafen (editors). The Southwest Historical Series [series title]. Glendale, 1931-1943. 12 vols., 8vo, red cloth. Clark & Brunet 19: “First major series after the Company’s move to Glendale.” Series consists of:

I. WEBB, J. J. Adventures in the Santa Fe Trade.... 301 [14] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 518. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 158. Rader 3592. Rittenhouse 625.

II. BANDEL, E. Frontier Life in the Army, 1854-1861.... 330 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 19. Jennewein, Black Hills Booktrails 27. Mattes 1513: “These letters were written by Bandel to his parents in Germany. They are the observations of an intelligent young European seeking his fortune in a strange land. Enlisting in the U.S. Army was a common, albeit precarious way for such foreigners to gain a foothold in the New World.” Mintz, The Trail 21. Rittenhouse 20.

III. GIBSON, G. R. Journal of a Soldier under Kearny and Doniphan, 1846-1847.... 371 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 180. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 216. Rittenhouse 240: “In 1846 [Gibson] enlisted in the Army of the West under Kearny and marched over the SFT. In Santa Fe he was editor of the Santa Fe Republican in 1847 and returned east over the Trail in 1848. The length of his journal and [editor] Bieber’s careful notes make this a valuable work.”

IV. JOHNSTON, A. R., M. B. Edwards, & P. G. Ferguson. Marching with the Army of the West, 1846-1848.... 368 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 224. Rittenhouse 249.

V. BIEBER, Ralph P. (ed.). Southern Trails to California in 1849.... 386 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Rader 357. Rittenhouse 52.

VI. GARRARD, Lewis H. Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail.... 377 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 147-48. Howes G70. Plains & Rockies IV:182n: “Garrard left Westport on September 12, 1846, in a Santa Fe wagon train led by Col. Ceran St. Vrain, and returned to Saint Louis in the summer of 1847. His account describes the Taos Massacre and the subsequent trials of the prisoners.” Rittenhouse 236n: “One of the great classics not only on the Trail but of the entire Southwest.”

VII. COOKE, Philip St. George, W. H. C. Whiting, & F. X. Aubry. Exploring Southwestern Trails, 1846-1854.... 383 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Garrett, Mexican-American War, p. 202. Rittenhouse 47. Plains & Rockies IV:165n.

VIII. McCOY, Joseph G. Historic Sketches of the Cattle Trade of the West and Southwest.... 435 [2] pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Adams, Herd 1385. Dobie & Dykes 44 & 44 22: “McCoy established a stock market at Abilene, Kansas, in 1867 that initiated the Chisholm Trail and the great drives northward from Texas that went on for a quarter of a century—until furrows and barbed wire had stopped the last of about 10,000,000 head of cattle driven out of the state. McCoy knew intimately what he was talking about. He talked with fire and phlegm. His book is the first history of consequence to treat of range and trail.” Dobie, p. 111. Howes H72. Reese, Six-Score 76n: “One of the ‘big four’ cattle books” [citing the 1874 edition & describing the present edition as] “the most scholarly edition.”

IX. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Pike’s Peak Gold Rush Guidebooks of 1859 by Luke Tierney, William B. Parsons and Summaries of the Other Fifteen. 346 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Rittenhouse 269.

X. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Colorado Gold Rush: Contemporary Letters and Reports, 1858-1859. 386 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. 8vo, red cloth. Mattes 1645n. Wynar 3403.

XI. HAFEN, LeRoy R. (ed.). Overland Routes to the Gold Fields, 1859, from Contemporary Diaries: Arkansas River Route, Platte River Route, Leavenworth and Pike’s Peak Express Route, Smoky Hill Trail, etc. 320 [1] pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Mattes 1717. Rittenhouse 268.

XII. The Southwest Historical Series: Historic Documents, Hitherto Unpublished or Inaccessible, Depicting Social and Economic Conditions in the Southwest During the Nineteenth Century. 364 pp. Analytical index.

HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. (editors). The Far West and Rockies Historical Series, 1820-1875 [series title]. Glendale, 1954-1961. 15 vols., complete, 8vo, green cloth.

Clark & Brunet 104: “The relationship of LeRoy Hafen with the Clark Company commenced with the publication of The Overland Mail, was continued with the Fort Laramie and the final volumes of the Southwest Historical Series, and was fully established with the inception and publication of the 15-volume Far West & Rockies Series. Containing rare documents and journals dealing with the opening of the Rocky Mountain West, this series received immediate acclaim from both the academic and general audience.... A work of enduring quality and scholarship.” Mintz, The Trail 193. Paher 744-48. Series consists of the following:

I. ARMIJO, Antonio & Orville Pratt. Old Spanish Trail: Santa Fe to Los Angeles.... 377 [6] pp., frontispiece, plates, maps. Paher 745. “Here is a fine historical study of this famous trail.” Plains & Rockies IV:39a:2n.

II. YOUNG, Sheldon, et al. Journals of Forty-Niners, Salt Lake to Los Angeles: With Diaries and Contemporary Records.... 333 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, maps. Edwards, Enduring Desert 13. Mintz, The Trail 194. Paher 746: “Hafen correlates primary sources—journals, letters, diaries, illustrations, maps. These types of written references are probably the best source because they represent the writer-traveller in his most natural state, unfettered by any design towards publication or need to conform to another’s desires.... A most valuable study.”

III. SMITH, Sidney, et al. To the Rockies and Oregon, 1839-1842: With Diaries and Accounts.... 315 pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Mattes 49, 62. Rittenhouse 273. Plains & Rockies IV:77an, 85n, 105n.

IV-V. SAGE, Rufus B. Rufus B. Sage: His Letters and Papers, 1836-1847, with an Annotated Reprint of His “Scenes in the Rocky Mountains, and in Oregon, California, New Mexico, Texas, and the Grand Prairies.” 353 [1] + 361 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, maps. 2 vols. Cowan, p. 548n. Howes S16. Mattes 61. Rittenhouse 502. The first edition (1846) is one of the Fifty Texas Rarities (30).

VI. BELL, John R. Journal of.... Glendale, 1957. 349 pp., portraits, plates, maps. Mattes 3. Rittenhouse 30. Plains & Rockies IV:25:2n.

VII. HEAP, G. H. Central Route to the Pacific...With Related Material on Railroad Explorations and Indian Affairs by Edward F. Beale, Thomas H. Benton, Kit Carson, and Col. E. A. Hitchcock, and in Other Documents, 1853-1854. 346 pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Cowan, p. 273n. Edwards, Desert Harvest 14. Howes H378. Paher 747: “During the early 1850s western railroad explorations were firmly pursued. Here is the journal of the expedition of Edward F. Beale and Heap, who followed the Spanish Trail in August 1853 through southern Nevada and California while surveying the central route to California.... With its picturesque descriptions of the places he visited, Heap is among the most readable of the early journalists. Early camel material is contained in an appendix.” Rittenhouse 290.

VIII. The Utah Expedition, 1857-1858: A Documentary Account of the United States Military Movement Under Colonel Albert Sidney Johnston, and the Resistance by Brigham Young and the Mormon Nauvoo Legion. 375 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map. Mattes 1614.

IX. LOWE, P. G., J. E. B. Stuart, et al. Relations with the Indians of the Plains, 1857-1861: A Documentary Account of the Military Campaigns, and Negotiations of Indian Agents—with Reports and Journals...Other Official Papers. 310 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates, map.

X. JACKSON, William Henry. The Diaries of William Henry Jackson, Frontier Photographer, to California and Return, 1866-67; and with the Hayden Surveys to the Central Rockies, 1873, and to the Utes and Cliff Dwellings, 1874. 345 pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Mattes 2063.

XI. FRÉMONT, John C., et al. Fremont’s Fourth Expedition: A Documentary Account of the Disaster of 1848-49, with Diaries, Letters, and Reports by Participants in the Tragedy. 319 pp., frontispiece, plates, maps. Rittenhouse 264.

XII. Powder River Campaigns and Sawyers Expedition of 1865: A Documentary Account Comprising Official Reports, Diaries, Contemporary Newspaper Accounts, and Personal Narratives. 386 pp., frontispiece, plates, map. Jennewein, Black Hills Booktrails 71. Mattes 2026.

XIII. WILDMAN, T. G., et al. Reports from Colorado...1859-1865.... 333 pp., frontispiece, plates, map.

XIV. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. (editors). Handcarts to Zion: The Story of a Unique Western Migration, 1850-1860, with Contemporary Journals, Accounts, Reports; and Rosters of Members of the Ten Handcart Companies. 328 pp., frontispiece, plates, map.

XV. HAFEN, LeRoy R. & Ann W. (editors). Far West and Rockies: General Analytical Index to the Fifteen Volume Series and Supplement to the Journals of Forty-Niners, Salt Lake to Los Angeles. 360 pp., plates.

Plus 24 others.

($800-1,600)

(51 vols.)

740. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. BLANCHET, François Norbert. “Mission de la Colombie” (pp. 2-34) in Rapport sur les missions du Diocèse de Québec et Autres Qui en Ont Ci-Devant Fait Partie. Juillet 1847, No. 7. Québec: Chex Fréchette et Frère, 1847. 8vo, original yellow printed wrappers, sewn. Wrappers slightly worn and a bit dusty. Preserved in chemise and box. Howes 8324. Plains & Rockies IV:127: “The title of his report is ‘Memoire...sur le Territoire de la’Oregon....’ It contains a brief account of the evangelization of both the Californias and Oregon, their early colonization, and their geography.”

($150-300)

(1 vol.)

741. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 23 titles, including:

BOWLES, Samuel. Across the Continent.... Springfield: Samuel Bowles & Company; New York: Hurd & Houghton, 1865. [2, ads] xx, 452 [2, blank] [6, ads] pp., large folding lithographed map in full color (Map of the Territories & Pacific States to Accompany Across the Continent with inset of Plan of Central California on an Enlarged Scale. 8vo, original brown cloth. Front hinge cracked and title partially detached. Light staining at rear. Map perfect.

First edition, second issue, with the extra chapter “The Gold Mines of California and the Silver Mines of Nevada,” which “furnishes the reader with an engineer’s view of the Comstock Mines” (Plains & Rockies IV:410:2). Cowan, p. 67. Paher 171n. Smith 982. Wheat, Transmississippi West 1115.

JOHNSTON, J. E., et al. Reports of the Secretary of War, with Reconnaissances of Routes from San Antonio to El Paso...Marcy’s Route from Fort Smith to Santa Fe.... Report of J. H. Simpson of an Expedition into the Navajo Country...Lieutenant W. H. C. Whiting’s Reconnaissances of the Western Frontier of Texas. Washington: SED64, 1850. 250 pp., 2 large folding maps, 72 lithographed plates (many colored, some folding). 8vo, brown blind-stamped cloth. Crudely rebacked in tan sheep, original spine retained. New endpapers. Interior fine, plates and maps excellent.

First edition. Basic Texas Books 111: “A valuable compendium of reports of government exploration that led to the opening of West Texas to travel and settlement.” Bennett, p. 63. Field 1413: “One of the most accurate and complete of all the narratives of exploration of the country of the Zuñi and Pueblo Indians.” Howes J170. Plains & Rockies IV:184. Raines, p. 218. Schwartz & Ehrenberg, p. 279: “Among the earliest chromolithographs to appear in a government report.” Wheat, Transmississippi West 641.

PARKER, Samuel. “Rocky-Mountain Indians. Letter from Mr. Parker, Dated on Green River, Aug. 17th, 1835” in The Missionary Herald (Vol. 32, 1836, pp. 70-72). viii, 480 pp. 8vo, original three-quarter sheep over marbled boards. Sheep binding dry and abraded, otherwise fine.

First edition. Plains & Rockies IV:64: “A short notice about the journey made by Samuel Parker and Dr. Marcus Whitman is included.”

Plus 20 others.

($500-1,000)

(25 vols.)

742. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

BOYNTON, C. B. & T. B. Mason. A Journey Through Kansas; with Sketches of Nebraska.... Cincinnati: Moore, Wilstach, Keys & Co., 1855. X, 216 pp., folding engraved map. 8vo, later black library buckram. Hinges reinforced with tape. Ink stamps of a Denver institution on map (in blank margins and on title-page. Waterstaining at top margins.

First edition. Graff 376. Howes B677. Plains & Rockies IV:250: “[Boynton] wrote as a member of a committee for the American Reform Tract and Book Society, and the Kansas League of Cincinnati.” Wheat, Transmississippi West 827 & IV, p. 41: “The map of Kansas, ‘with portions of Nebraska,’ which H. V. Boynton got out in 1855, takes his Kansas straight out to (and including a portion of the Rockies, leaving Utah to take in the middle of the ‘Parks’ at its western border. It is a skeleton or outline map and its only recognizance of human activity is its showing of the Santa Fe Trail from Kansas (City to Santa Fe. In the region soon to become the scene of the gold rush of 1858-59 the only named features of the country are Pueblo, Pikes Peak and Boiling Spring to the North, which was probably the celebrated Fontaine que Bouile, the present-day Manitou Springs in the canyon above Colorado Springs.”

HALE, Edward E. Kanzas and Nebraska..... Boston: Phillips, Sampson and Company; New York: J. C. Derby, 1854. 256 pp., folding engraved map (Map of Kanzas and Nebraska). 8vo, original blue blind-stamped cloth. Binding worn and shelf-slanted and covers very stained. Bookplate.

First edition. Bradford 2037. Graff 1709. Howes (1954 ed.) 4371. Plains & Rockies IV:239a: “This book is one of four listed for the year 1854 in James C. Mallin’s annotated bibliography of early Kansas.”

($250-500)

(2 vols.)

743. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

BREWERTON, George D. In the Buffalo Country. Ashland: Lewis Osborne, 1970. Limited edition (1,400 copies). Very fine in d.j.

BREWERTON, George D. Overland with Kit Carson. New York: Coward-McCann, Inc., 1930. Very fine in slightly worn d.j.

($100-200)

(2 vols.)

744. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 27 titles, including:

BRICE, James. Reminiscences of Ten Years Experience on the Western Plains.... Kansas City, 1905. Very fine in original green printed wrappers.

First edition. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 51. Howes B759. Rittenhouse 83.

BURNAP, Willard A. What Happened During one Man’s Lifetime 1840-1920. Fergus Falls, Minnesota: Privately published, 1923. 8vo, original maroon cloth. One small gouge in spine, otherwise fine.

First edition. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 62.

LOCKWOOD, Frank C. The Life of Edward E. Ayer. Chicago: McClurg, 1929. 8vo, original brown cloth over beige buckram. Very fine. First edition.

MAGOFFIN, Susan S. Down the Santa Fé Trail and into Mexico...1846-1847. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1926. xxvi, 294 pp., frontispiece portrait, plates. 8vo, original navy blue cloth. Fine. Bookplate and ownership signature.

First edition. Dobie, p. 77: “Delectable diary.” Graff 2656: “One of the great Santa Fé Trail diaries.” Howes M211. Hubach, p. 1104. Matthews, p. 304. Powell, p. 93: “The author’s husband took her along on his mysterious diplomatic mission to persuade Armijo, governor of New Mexico, to yield to the Army of the West without a battle. A most delightful book on the old Santa Fé Trail, and the only good one by a bride.” Rader 2331. Rittenhouse 392.

MARCY, Randolph B. Thirty Years of Army Life on the Border, Comprising Descriptions of the Indian Nomads of the Plains; Explorations of New Territory, A Trip Across the Rocky Mountains in the Winter.... New York: Harper, 1866. xvi, 442 pp., frontispiece, plates, text illustrations. 8vo, original gilt-decorated terracotta cloth, beveled edges. Spinal extremities chipped, pastedowns discolored.

First edition. Dobie, p. 155. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 62.

Graff 2679. Howes M280. Rader 2348. Raines, p. 146. Smith 6511. Tate 2169: “An excellent source of descriptive information on the Comanches, based upon Marcy’s several reconnaissances through their country during the late 1840s and 1850s.... Also deals with Marcy’s role in establishing the two reservations in northwestern Texas during the 1850s.” The lively illustrations include at least three by Alfred Waud (see Hamilton, Early American Book Illustrators 1966).

Plus 22 others.

($200-400)

(30 vols.)

745. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. BROWN, John H. Life and Times of Henry Smith, the First American Governor of Texas. Dallas: Aldridge & Co., 1887. 8vo, original cloth.

First edition. Howes B858. Contains a short account of his overland journey to California during the Gold Rush.

($100-200)

(1 vol.)

746. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 3 titles, including:

BRUFF, J. Goldsborough. Gold Rush: The Journals, Drawings, and Other Papers of.... New York: Columbia University Press, 1949. lxxii, 749 pp., frontispiece, plates, illustrations, maps. 4to, original terracotta cloth. Fine in slightly worn d.j.

Howell 50:1473: “An extraordinary Gold rush document—one of the most comprehensive and informative sources extant, not only for life in the mines, but also for its vivid and detailed narrative of the overland crossing. Lavishly illustrated with Bruff’s own drawings and sketches.” Howes R91. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 93a. Libros Californianos, p. 75. Mintz, The Trail 64. Wheat, Books of the California Gold Rush 25n.

MEYER, George. Autobiography of....Across the Plains with an Ox Team in 1849. His Success in the Gold Fields of California. Shenandoah: The Open Door, 1908 29 pp., portraits. 12mo, original tan printed wrappers. Some wear and two old tape repairs to wraps and first leaf.

First edition. Cowan, p. 875. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 341. Howes M573. Kurutz, The California Gold Rush 441: “His is one of the rare accounts I which someone went to California, made decent money, and returned in one piece.” Mintz, The Trail 332: “Meyers, a member of a small group, writes a brief diary of his trip. At the end of the journey he spent only about one year at the Coloma mines.... It is not clear how many copies are available, but it would appear, after somewhat diligent searching, there are only a few.”


SAWYER, Lorenzo. Way Sketches Containing Incidents of Travel Across the Plains from St. Joseph to California in 1850. New York: Edward Eberstadt, 1926. 8vo, original tan cloth over tan boards. Slight darkening to boards, ownership inscription.

Limited edition. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 423. Howes S123. Mintz, The Trail, 403: “Of the 385 copies of this book, thirty-five were done in a limited edition on large paper. Sawyer’s account was first published in Ohio newspapers and is one of the few contemporary journals of the 1850 overland journey across the plains. Sawyer became a Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of California. A scarce book.”

($250-500)

(3 vols.)

747. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. CARLETON, J. Henry. The Prairie Logbooks.... Chicago: Caxton Club, 1943. Very fine in cloth, slipcase.

Limited edition (350 copies printed). Howes C146. Mintz, The Trail 77. Plains & Rockies IV:120a.

($150-300)

(1 vol.)

748. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 65 reprints of titles and general works about the Overland Trek and its participants (mostly 8vo, original bindings, fine to very fine), including:

CARLETON, J. Henry. 1844-1845: The Prairie Logbooks. Chicago: Caxton Club, 1943. Very fine in original cloth. Scholarly reprint of the 1844-45 original printing. Howes C146. Malone, Wyomingiana, p. 16: “A very interesting account of day-to-day travels of the dragoons on two excursions through the plains regions from Fort Leavenworth. The second expedition, a trip to South Pass. Amusing, light-hearted style.” Plains & Rockies 120an.

GARRARD, Lewis H. Wah-to-Yah. Oklahoma City, 1927. IV:182n. Fine in dark green cloth.

HENRY, Alexander. Travels & Adventures in Canada and the Indian Territories Between the Years 1760 and 1776. Boston: Little, Brown, 1901. 8vo, original terracotta cloth. Front hinge cracked. Scholarly edition of the 1809 original. Plains & Rockies 7n.

LEONARD, Zenas. Adventures of Zenas Leonard Fur Trader and Trapper 1831-1836. Reprinted from the rare original of 1839. Cleveland: The Burrows Brothers Co., 1904. Very good.

Limited edition (525 copies). Becker, 75. Graff, 2461. Howes, L264. Plains & Rockies IV:75n.

[LOUISIANA PURCHASE]. State Papers and Correspondence Bearing upon the Purchase of the Territory of Louisiana. N.p., n.d. (early 20th century). Fine in original dark brown morocco. See Plains & Rockies IV:2b.

PATTIE, James O. The Personal Narrative of.... Cleveland: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1905. Fine in original red cloth. Plains & Rockies IV:45:2n. Fine.

WARE, Joseph E. The Emigrants Guide to California. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1932. Very fine in torn d.j. Reprint of the 1849 original. Cowan, p. 669. Howes W104. Mintz, The Trail 482. Plains & Rockies IV:175n.

WISLIZENUS, Frederick. A Tour to Northern Mexico, Connected with Col. Doniphan’s Expedition in 1846 and 1847. Glorieta: Rio Grande Press, 1969. Fine in original blue cloth. Reprint of the 1848 original. Plains & Rockies IV:159:1n.

Plus 59 others.

($1,000-2,000)

(65 vols.)

749. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 9 titles, including:

CARSON, Christopher (“Kit”). Kit Carson’s Own Story of His Life.... Taos, 1926. Wraps slightly worn at head of spine. Edited by Blanche C. Grant.

PETERS, Dewitt C. The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, the Nestor of the Rocky Mountains.... New York: W. R. C. Clark & Co., 1859. 8vo, original gilt pictorial cloth (rebacked, original spine retained) Howes P256. Plains & Rockies IV:306:2: “Peters had spent some time at Fort Massachusetts, in the San Luis Valley, where he became well acquainted with Kit Carson, and when he wrote this work, he had at hand a manuscript...of a memoir dictated by Carson.” The entire manuscript was printed in the preceding item edited by Grant.

SABIN, Edwin L. Kit Carson Days (1809-1868). Chicago: A. C. McClurg & Co., 1914. Fine in d.j. with some tears. Howes S1. Rittenhouse 501.

SABIN, Edwin L. Kit Carson Days.... New York: The Press of the Pioneers, Inc., 1935. 2 vols., original green cloth. Fine in publisher’s box. Revised edition, with new matter.

VESTAL, Stanley. Kit Carson: The Happy Warrior of the Old West. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1928. Fine in lightly worn d.j.

Plus 4 others.

($150-300)

(9 vols.)

750. [WESTERN OVERLANDS]. Lot of 2 titles, including:

CHAMBERS, Andrew J. Recollections. N.p., 1947. 16mo, stapled. Fine.

First edition. Eberstadt, Modern Narratives of the Plains and the Rockies 77. Howes C270. Mintz, The Trail 85: “This very scarce little book was written in 1904, but not printed until 1947, when only a few copies were done.” Smith 1610. Scarce, privately printed account of the Chambers' family overland journey to Oregon in 1845.

CHAMBERS, Margaret W. Reminisences (sic). N.p., [1903]. 16mo, disbound (never bound). Fine.

First edition. Howes C272. Mintz, The Trail 86: “Charles W. Smith in his Pacific Northwest Americana locates only two copies of the book, one in the Oregon Historical society, and the other at the University of Washington Library.” Companion piece to her husband's account preceding, but the distaff version is much the rarer of the two.

($400-800)

(2 vols.)


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