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THE PIONEER BOYS OF THE YELLOWSTONE; or, Lost in the Land of Wonders. #5 in series.
Edition: 4th printing.
Boston: The Page Company, (1929, c 1915). Hardcover - From the introduction: "In my last story, the title of which was ÒThe Pioneer Boys of Missouri,Ó I half-promised that later on I might continue the recital of Dick and Roger Armstrong's fortunes, and carry them further along their pathway toward the far-distant Pacific." In this book, the Lewis and Clark expedition has been following the Yellowstone River and Dick and his cousin are planning on wintering near the Mandan Indian village - but they hear from the Indians tales of the nearby "Land of Enchantment." Illustrated by Walter S. Rogers with 5 glossy internal plates and several smaller drawings. vii. 346 pp plus 10 pp publisher's ads.
Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, with usual markings, reading wear - missing frontispiece. Still a decent reading copy of an uncommon title.Book ID: 76128More details Price: $27.50
CRUZATTE AND MARIA: A Gabriel DuPre Mystery.
Edition: First printing.
New York: St Martin's, (2001.) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - Mystery featuring Metis rancher and investigator Gabriel du Pre - set along the upper Missouri in remote Montana where a film crew has come to make a film based on the Lewis and Clark expedition - an expedition which du Pre's ancestor, Cruzatte, a voyageur and fiddler, accompanied. SIGNED on the half title page. 264 pp. ISBN: 0-312-262531.
Condition: Fine in fine dust jacket.Book ID: 77514More details Price: $35.00
YORK: The Slave Who Helped Explore America/
Edition: First printing, a trade paperback original.
Stevensville, Montana: Stoneydale Press, (2000). First edition - Told in the first person, and written for older children, this is an account of the life and times of York, the personal slave of William Clark and the only black member of the Lewis and Clark expedition. On their return, York did not receive his promised freedom until over a year later, and his attempt to start a freight business was unsuccessful. According to this account, he returned to St Louis and earned passage on a steamship to the mouth of the Little Big Horn River, where he married a Crow Indian, and lived the rest of his life among them, as an honored leader. Illustrated. Foreword by Huil Willis. 61 pp. ISBN: 0-912299932.
Condition: Near fine in glossy illustrated wrappers.Book ID: 75762More details Price: $12.00