The History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pre-1923 titles focusing on a wide range of topics and experiences in US Western history. From the ...Read MoreThe History of the American West Collection is a unique project that provides opportunities for researchers and new readers to easily access and explore works which have previously only been available on library shelves. The Collection brings to life pre-1923 titles focusing on a wide range of topics and experiences in US Western history. From the initial westward migration, to exploration and development of the American West to daily life in the West and intimate pictures of the people who inhabited it, this collection offers American West enthusiasts a new glimpse at some forgotten treasures of American culture. Encompassing genres such as poetry, fiction, nonfiction, tourist guides, biographies and drama, this collection provides a new window to the legend and realities of the American West.Read Less
Near Fine in Near Fine jacket. 152 pages. The first complete narrative of an expedition into the Southwest after that of Pike in 1806-1807--dust jacket. First edition (first printing). Near fine in a near fine, price-clipped dust jacket.
Very Good. 0803207565 Book has bumping at corners. Interior clean. 152 pp. > DJ Very Good, bumping to corners. | > Language: English | > Size: 8vo-over 7 3/4 in-9 3/4 in Tall | > Media/Binding: Hardcover |
Near Fine. Book Narrating an Adventure from Arkansas through the Indian Territory, Oklahoma, Kansas, Colorado, and New Mexico, to the Sources of Rio Grande del Norte, 1821-22. Edited, with Notes by Elliott Coues. Minneapolis: Ross & Haines, 1965. Facsimile reprint of the 1898 first edition, limited to 2, 000 copies. An important early journal, and the first complete narrative of travel and exploration in the Southwest after that of Lt. Zebulon Pike in 1806-07. Fowler (1765-1850) was second in command in a party of 20 men under Hugh Glenn. They left Fort Smith in September 1821 and went along the Arkansas River, following approximately the route that later became the Santa Fe Trail in that region, to the site of present Pueblo, Colorado. The party went on to Taos and returned east in 1822, following the Santa Fe Trail in part and mentioning seeing the tracks of Becknell's wagons. Original mustard cloth binding, with black titles. A near fine copy.
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