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Daniel Boone: The Pioneer of Kentucky. (American Pioneers and Patriots.)

By: Abbott, John S.C.

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Dodd & Mead: 1872

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 2286111

Condition: Very Good


First edition. Faint stain to top edge, ink name stamp on front endpaper. 1872 Hard Cover. We have more books available by this author!. viii, [9]-331, [3] pp. 8vo. Dark orange cloth, gilt and black titles and decorations. Engraved frontispiece of a Native American fighting a bear, engraved portrait of Boone on title page, A biography of the frontiersman who has become part of American folklore for his exploration and settlement of Kentucky, and his military service during the American Revolution. View more info

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Bat Masterson: The Man and the Legend

By: DeArment, Robert K.

Price: $10.00

Publisher: University of Oklahoma Press: 1989

Edition: 4th Printing

Seller ID: 2290906

ISBN: 0806122218

Condition: Very Good


4th printing. Top edge faintly foxed. 1989 Trade Paperback. xiii, [1], 441, [1] pp. The colorful figures of the western American frontier, the Indian fighters, the mountain men, the outlaws, and the lawmen, have been romanticized for more than a hundred years by writers who found it easier to invent history than the research it. Bat Masterson was one such character who cast a long shadow across the pages of western history as it has been routinely depicted. A legend in his own time, he was called in a television series produced in the 1960's. A legend he has become?one firmly fixed in the popu... View more info

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Under Cover for Wells Fargo: The Unvarnished Recollections of Fred Dodge [Undercover]

By: Dodge, Fred; Lake, Carolyn; Morgan, Neil

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Company: 1969

Edition: 2nd Printing

Seller ID: 2290907

Condition: Very Good


2nd printing. 1969 Hard Cover. xx, 280 pp. 8vo. The complete text of six journals written by Fred Dodge, along with correspondence between Dodge, Wyatt Earp, and Stuart Lake. These are the remarkable memoirs of Fred Dodge (1854-1938), Wells Fargo secret agent for fifty years, friend of Wyatt Earp, and fast man with a gun. Here are dozens of his cases--stage robberies, train holdups, long pursuits through the badlands, even suits against Wells Fargo for delay to a corpse and the bite of a vicious horse. In Under Cover for Wells Fargo his unvarnished recollections are preserved and carefully edi... View more info

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The First White Man of the West, or The Life and Exploits of Col. Dan'l. [Daniel] Boone, the First Settler of Kentucky; Interspersed with Incidents in the Early Annals of the Country.

By: Flint, Timothy

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Applegate & Company: 1856

Edition: Reissue

Seller ID: 2289776

Condition: Good


1856 printing of the 1847 rerelease under this new title (originally published in 1833 as 'Biographical Memoir of Daniel Boone, the First Settler of Kentucky'). Rebacked with new end sheets. Corners rubbed, lightly stained and heavily foxed throughout, illegible ink gift note on front flyleaf, pp. 67-71 damaged at fore-edge with minimal loss of text. We have more books available by this author!. 252 pp. 12mo. Includes engraved portrait of Boone, frontispiece of his first view of Kentucky, and several woodcuts. Sabin 24785: This popular work on the great frontier hero went through many editions... View more info

Image for Memoirs of the Life and Services of Daniel Drake, M.D., Physician, Professor, and Author; with Notices of the Early Settlement of Cincinnati. and Some of Its Pioneer Citizens.

Memoirs of the Life and Services of Daniel Drake, M.D., Physician, Professor, and Author; with Notices of the Early Settlement of Cincinnati. and Some of Its Pioneer Citizens.

By: Mansfield, Edward D. [Deering]

Price: $120.00

Publisher: Applegate & Co.: 1855

Seller ID: 2036674

Condition: Good


1860 printing. Former copy of Rochester Academy of Medicine, usual marks, including bookplate on front endpaper stating 'Acquired by the Library through the Bequest of Clarence V. Costello, M.D.' Light stain on top page corner throughout and fore-edge margin of first few pages, foxed throughout. 1855 Hard Cover. x, 408, [12] pp. 8vo. Black leather spine over cloth covered boards, gilt titles & rules. A biography of the physician who taught at several medical schools, and founded the Medical College of Ohio (now called the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine) and the Commercial Hospita... View more info

Image for Indian Wars and Famous Frontiersmen: The Thrilling Story of Pioneer Life in America, Exciting Experiences with the Indians While Pushing Back the Wilderness, Embracing the Principle Episodes in the Struggle of the White Race with the Red Men for the Possession of the New World. A True and Vivid Account of the Dark Captivities and the Unconquerable Courage of the Men and Women Who Wrested the American Forests from the Aborigines and Gave Them to the Plow and the Sickle

Indian Wars and Famous Frontiersmen: The Thrilling Story of Pioneer Life in America, Exciting Experiences with the Indians While Pushing Back the Wilderness, Embracing the Principle Episodes in the Struggle of the White Race with the Red Men for the Possession of the New World. A True and Vivid Account of the Dark Captivities and the Unconquerable Courage of the Men and Women Who Wrested the American Forests from the Aborigines and Gave Them to the Plow and the Sickle

By: Mason, Augustus Lynch; Ridpath, John Clark

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Montgomery Ward & Co.: 1904

Seller ID: 2282989

Condition: Good


Spine starting to split along rear joint, corners rubbed, faint stain along edges of pages. 1904 Hard Cover. 686 pp. Profusely illustrated with rare and thrilling pictures, the original engravings and reproductions of choice photographs combine to make it a beautifully illustrated work. The Thrilling Story of Pioneer Life in America, Exciting Experiences with the Indians While Pushing Back the Wilderness, Embracing the Principle Episodes in the Struggle of the White Race with the Red Men for the Possession of the New World. A True and Vivid Account of the Dark Captivities and the Unconquerable... View more info