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Chicago: Bailey, (1860). First Edition. (6), 941, (8)pp. 18pp. of ads unnumbered in text. Original red stamped cloth, rebacked using most of original spine. Chicago Prefire imprints 489 locates 3 copies all in Illinois. One ad leaf has small piece missing at lower front corner, no text affected. On p. 236 and 729 are a listing for the firm of "Lincoln and Herndon." There are also woodcuts in the text and on most of the ads.

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Boston: Wright and Potter, 1866. First Edition. 22.[1]pp. Disbound as issued. Wright spent most of his life extolling the virtues of Chicago. On the title page is the quotation: "Let well enough alone.

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N.Y.: Amerman, 1856. First edition. 64pp. Illus., two maps, one folding as frontis. Original printed wrappers. Important promotional pamphlet offering lands throughout the state.

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[N.P.]: Western Historical Publishing, 1904. First Edition. [24],1024pp, some expertly mended pages. Illus., ports and plates. Original 4to half morocco, thick. Stamped on front cover: "History of the Big Bend Country. Contains hundred of biographical sketches and portraits, by county. Contains chapters on the Oregon Country, Whitman's mission, the Cayuse War, Indian outbreaks, and all aspects of life in the four counties cited. Not in Smith, Adams, Howes, Graff, Eberstadt, etc.

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Phila.,: Lippincott, 1856. First edition. viii,298pp.,50 colored lithographed plates. Royal 8vo, contemporary half morocco.(gold stamped on spine with raised bands and decorations) Nissen IVB 173; Anker 92. Lada-Mocarski 144. Sabin 11369. Wickersham 704. Sitwell, Fine Bird Books p.85. The work was issued in ten parts between 1853 and 1856; this is the first edition in book form, another two editions appearing in the 1860's. "The work was intended by Cassin as a general revision of the ornithology of the United States, and he expresses the hope that he may be able to issue two additional volumes or series; however, while a number of others are treated in the Synopsis of North American birds which is inserted in several places in the text. The book contains a number of data on the life of the birds in nature, based on observations made by different contributors..." (Anker). The plates were lithographed, printed and coloured by J. T. Bowen, best known for his work with Audubon's plate ... Read more

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Chicago: Lewis Publishing Co, 1889. First edition. 835pp. Illus., frontis., plates, ports. Original full 4to leather, gold stamped on covers and spine. A scarce and important biographical encyclopedia of the area contain a full history of Los Angeles and the county. Cowan p.347.

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[Hendricks, Mn, 1929]. First Edition. 47pp, with a small sheet entitled author's notes in the rear of p.47. Original printed wrappers Norwegian immigrants go across the plains in the 1870's to colonize this remote area of Dakota Territory. Not in Howes, Graff or Jennewein.

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Sioux City: Ferris Bros., 1897. First Edition. (4), 58pp.. including 3pp. of facsimiles. Title, repeated on, within mourning border. Original printed wrappers, small spot on front wrapper. Otherwise very good. Charles Floyd, 1782-1804, was the only member of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, in which he served as quartermaster, to die on the expedition, of a ruptured appendix. He is also said to be the first American soldier to die in service west of the Mississippi. He was buried, and reburied in 1857 and reburied in 1895, the year of the founding of the association on a bluff overlooking the Missouri River, currently within the limits of Sioux, where an obelisk monument was completed in 1901. Floyd's journal was discovered in 1894 and published in the AAS Proceedings. Elliott Coues 1842-1899, editor of the Lewis and Clark journals, prepared this report as part of the effort to complete the monument. Besides the business of the association there is much here on Floyd, his role in the expedition, ... Read more

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N.Y.: privately printed, 1881. 12pp. Illus., port. Original gold stamped quarto cloth. First edition. Limited to 75 copies.. Cowan p.504: "Purple came to California in July, 1850, and remained here for more than ten years indulging in trading and mining. In this memorial there is a brief account of some of his experiences and travels in the West." Graff 3403: "... in 1861 he left Los Angeles for Salt Lake City in charge of 130 horses, 18 stages, and 30 men as agent for the Butterfield Overland Mail Company. An abstract of his account of his trip is given.

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N.Y., 1856. 240pp. Original cloth. First edition. Howes M175. A first hand account of Kansas during the tumultuous period of the early 1850's. Wagner-Camp-Becker 277. Graff 2645. Dary Kanzana 30.

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Stoughton, Ma.: .Western Hemisphere, 1970. [65],390pp. Illus., folding map, plates. Original half leather with box. First edition. Edited by Dale Morgan and the last book done before his death. One of 100 numbered and signed copies. Via Panama route to San Francisco in 1849 and important mining observations and experiences. Printed and designed by Lawton Kennedy. Oversubscribed before publication.

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San F., Francis, 1877. 61pp. Original printed wrappers. First edition. Not in Cowan. Judgins the value of Mr. Tyler's services while representing Annie Pratt in her divorce case.

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Helena, 1917. 152pp. Illus. Original cloth. First edition. Howes N 218. Graff 305. Smith 7488. Adams Six Guns 1625. Adams Herd 1690. Yost and Renner 32. One of the best of all Montana pioneer chronicles. The author came to the state in 1860 settling in the Big Hole Country. He includes a biographical account of Charles Russell, including a portrait, and reproductions of three of his illustrated letters.

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Walhalla, N. D.: Lee, 1911. [15],188pp. Illus. Original cloth. First edition. Gathered from private journals and correspondence of important observers and pioneer missionaries. Covers the area of the Dakotas, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Manitoba. Privately printed in a small edition, and now quite scarce. Soliday cat. V.4: 368: "Excessively rare. Can locate no other copy.

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Santa Fe: New Mexico Book and Job Printing, 1881. First edition. 20pp. Original printed wrappers. Contains material on the overland trade, American occupation, Coronado, Espejo's expeditions, Pueblo insurrection, Spanish exploration, pre-historic remains, etc.

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Eugene: Star, 1897. 28pp. dbd., stapled. Reprint of the rare 1855 edition of 25 copies. Sources of the History of Oregon Vol. 1 Part 2. Howes K173.

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THE INDIAN QUESTION.

Walker, Francis A.

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Boston, 1874. First edition. 268pp. Illus., folded colored map of the west and Indian habitation. Original cloth(gold stamped on front cover and spine; small library label at mid spine; old bookplate and remnents of a pocket on inside rear cover) Not in Howes, Graff, Eberstadt, Decker, etc. Contains chapters on the Indian question, Indian citizenship, and an account of the tribes. Avery important work on Native Americans.

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N.Y.: Scribner, 1915. First Edition. [16],236pp. Illus., by Charles M. Russell. Original cloth with pictorial inlay, spine bridge, inlay has some light soiling. Authors first collection. Yost & Renner 30

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San F., 1891. First Am edition. 240pp. Illus. Original gold stamped pictorial wrappers. Howes B373. Graff 276: "An 'appalling' tale." Contains material on the Custer massacre.

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