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image of Remington's Frontier Sketches

Remington's Frontier Sketches

by Frederick Remington

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1898
Condition
Very good
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$375.00

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Chicago: The Werner Company, 1898. First Edition. Paper covered Boards. Very good. Frederick Remington. A very good first edition [Howes R206]. Beveled beige paper covered boards show smudges and uniform staining from much handling. Joint starting about 2 inches from bottom. Mild bowing. All edges gilt. Previous owners' names on first free endpaper and title page. previous… Read more
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$375.00
image of The Fur Trade. [ Complete in Two Volumes.]

The Fur Trade. [ Complete in Two Volumes.]

by Paul Chrisler Phillips; J.W. Smurr

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1961
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$115.00

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1961. First Edition. Cloth. Near fine/very good +. A very near fine first edition, complete in two volumes in a very good plus original slipcase. Publisher's orginal tan buckram with brown and gilt titling. Binding is strong sturdy and square on both volumes, no writing, no nameplates, clean and bright inside. There… Read more
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$115.00
image of The Fur Traders and Fur Bearing Animals

The Fur Traders and Fur Bearing Animals

by Marcus Petersen

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1914
Condition
Fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$100.00

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Buffalo, N.Y: The Hammond Press, 1914. First Edition. Cloth. Fine. A fine first edition of a classic reference work on the fur trade. Brown cloth boards with gilt images and title stamping.. One rubbed corner, no other flaws in book. Binding is sturdy, tight, and square. Brown endpapers free of any writing. Text is clean a bright.… Read more
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$100.00
image of Du Bay: son-in-Law of Oshkosh [Krug's Americana Series]

Du Bay: son-in-Law of Oshkosh [Krug's Americana Series]

by Merton E Krug

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1946
Condition
Near fine
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$25.00

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Appleton, Wisconsin: C.C. Nelson, 1946. First Edition. Original cloth. Near fine. A near fine first edition, first printing, as stated. Signed by the author on the first free endpaper. Beige cloth boards. Map endpapers. Richly illustrated with black and white photos. Some dust stains to top edge. Lacking the dust jacket. 335 pp. including index.Octavo. John Baptiste DuBay… Read more
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image of [Untitled] [Travels in the Interior of North America]

[Untitled] [Travels in the Interior of North America]

by Prinz von Maximilian Wied; Carl Bodmer; Donelly, R. R. & Sons

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1955
Condition
Very good +
Edition
Advance Reading Copy
Item Price
$40.00

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Chicago: The Lakeside Press, 1955. Advance Reading Copy. Wraps. Very good +. Carl Bodmer. Untitled prospectus for a limited edition reprint of the book, Travels in the Interior of North America, by Prince Maximilian of Wied in 1832-34. Illustrated wrappers. With reproductions of paintings and drawings by Swiss artist Carl Bodmer, who accompanied Maximilian. Excerpts from… Read more
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$40.00
image of Manuel Lisa and the Opening of the Missouri Fur Trade

Manuel Lisa and the Opening of the Missouri Fur Trade

by Richard Edward Oglesby

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Uncommon Works, IOBA
Published
1963
Condition
Very good +
Edition
First Edition
Item Price
$40.00

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Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1963. First Edition. Cloth. Very good +/very good. Very good plus first edition in a very good original dust jacket. Orange cloth boards. Brown and gold title stamping. Top edge painted. Some foxing on fore edge. Offsetting to end papers from paper jacket. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia… Read more
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image of The adventures of Colonel Daniel Boon, formerly a hunter : containing a narrative of the wars of Kentucky, with the discovery, purchase, and settlement of Kentucky ; and the Piankashaw Council, 1784 ; and territory of North American Indians ; and the rights of land in Kentucky.

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Old Chelicothe Press, 1968. Facsimile. Cloth. Fine. A lovely and fine facsimile of the 1797 edition. Mustard paper over boards with title laid on in paper. Deckle page edges. Numerous folding maps and diagrams 37 pp. Octavo. . This is Daniel Boone's story as he told it to John Filfon, Pennsylvania schoolmaster turned traveler. With the addition… Read more
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$45.00