Shelters, Shacks & Shanties & How to Build Them
By: D.C. Beard Shelters, Shacks, and Shanties presents lively, step-by-step tutelage on building all types of temporary and long-term accommodations from both natural and man-made materials. Originally published in 1914, this practical classic is as essential a guide for today's...
$12.95
Wanted! Wanted Posters of the Old West
By: Barbara Fifer and Martin KidstonThis rare collection of Wanted Posters is from the American West, found in the basement of the Missoula, Montana, County Courthouse, is a historical treasure. The book's nearly 150 original wanted posters, fugitive notices, and...
$19.95
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Utah Place Names
By: John W. Van Cott Poverty Flat. Bearskin Gulch. Drunker Hollow. All Utah toponyms, or place names. Where are they? What is their history? Their importance? Do they exist today? John W. Van Cott has spent the better part of...
$19.95
Utah Ghost Towns/Sites Then and Now
By: R.N. & M.L. Preston The overlay, that is used over the map of UTAH 1900, (maps 3,4,5 and 6) has been reproduced from a modern map. The purpose is to show the changes in the state over a period...
$12.95
Utah Ghost Rails
By: Stephen L. Carr & Robert W. Edwards Enjoy finding and learning about the ghost rails of Utah with Utah Ghost Rails. Find spots where there used to be twin rails carrying hundreds of passengers. This book briefly outlines the...
$19.95
Unfortunate Emigrant: Narratives of the Donner Party
By: Kristin Johnson A selection of rare and hard-to-find early accounts of the 1846 emigrant party that was trapped in the winter snows of the Sierra Nevada, recounting their strenuous and conflict-ridden trail west; their experiences of starvation, death, and...
$22.50
Undaunted Courage: Meriwether Lewis, Thomas Jefferson and the Opening of the American West
By: Stephen E. Ambrose In this sweeping adventure story, Stephen E. Ambrose, the bestselling author of D-Day, presents the definitive account of one of the most momentous journeys in American history. Ambrose follows the Lewis and Clark Expedition from Thomas...
$18.00
Troubled Trails: The Meeker Affair and the Expulsion of Utes from Colorado
By: Robert Silbernagel When U.S. Calvary troops rode onto the Ute Indian Reservation in northwestern Colorado on September 29, 1879, they triggered a chain of events that cost the Utes their homeland. They included a deadly battle at Milk Creek,...
$24.95
Treasure Mtn Home: Park City Revisited
Illustrated with black & white photographs. This entertaining volume tells the history of Park City, Utah from its first days as a frontier mining camp to its present status as one of America's premier winter-sports havens. Between these two incarnations...
$25.00
Traditional American Farming Techniques
By: Frank D. Gardner Traditional American Farming Techniques remains as valuable today as when it was first published in 1916. More than one thousand pages brim with information - everything from the science behind crop rotation to the specifics of...
$29.95
The White Indian Boy & its sequel The Return of the White Indian
By: Elijah Nicholas Wilson & Charles A. Wilson First published in 1910, The White Indian Boy quickly became a western classic. Readers fascinated by real-life cowboys and Indians thrilled to Uncle Nick Wilson's frontier exploits, as he recounted running away...
$19.95
The Sterling Legend: The Facts Behind the Lost Dutchman Mine
By: Estee Conatser The legend of Jacob Walzer's famed Lost Dutchman Mine has been tantalizing gold seekers since the 1870s. Thousands have ventured into the formidable desert surrounding the Superstition Mountains to solve the riddle that has eluded solving -...
$9.95
The Santa Fe Trail
By: R. L. Duffus While it only exists in small broken sections today, the Santa Fe Trail was once the only way to travel to the trading town of Santa Fe. Many people risked the terror of Indian attacks and...
$19.95
The Pony Express: An Illustrated History
By: C. W. Guthrie Orphans preferred was the call that went out to the daring of heart when the Pony Express was organized in April 1860. Called The Greatest Enterprise of Modern Times, the endeavor recruited young men willing to...
$19.95
The Mountain Men: The Dramatic History and Lore of the First Frontiersmen
By: George Laycock To know how the West was really won, start with the exploits of these unsung mountain men who, like the legendary Jeremiah Johnson, were real buckskin survivalists. Preceded only by Lewis and Clark, beaver fur trappers roamed...
$14.95
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The Mormon Trail: Yesterday and Today
By: William E. Hill Part history, resource book, guide, and photographic essay, The Mormon Trail Yesterday and Today is an essential reference for readers of all ages who are interested in the Mormon trek west. William E. Hill in this...
$19.95
The Mining Camps Speak: A New Way to Explore the Ghost Towns of the American West
By: Beth & Bill Sagstetter If you have ever visited ghost town sites and were disappointed because there was nothing left, here is the book you've been waiting for. In these pages you will discover a new way to explore...
$22.95
The Legacy of Conquest: The Unbroken Past of the American West
By: Patricia Nelson Limerick The settling of the American West has been perceived throughout the world as a series of quaint, violent, and romantic adventures. But in fact, Patricia Nelson Limerick argues, the West has a history grounded primarily in...
$17.95
The Lady in the Ore Bucket: A History of Settlement and Industry in the Tri-Canyon Area of the Wasatch Mountains
By: Charles L. KellerWhen the first company of Mormon settlers arrived in the Great Salt Lake Valley in July 1847, it was immediately apparent that their survival depended upon what resources they found in the mountains surrounding them. The Great...
$29.95
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The Historical Guide to Utah Ghost Towns
By: Stephen L. Carr The indomitable spirits who opened mines, laid rails, broke ground, and sowed the seeds for the camps and towns throughout the state of Utah have left a remarkable legacy chronicled in Historical Guide to Utah Ghost...
$24.95
The Great State of Utah
By: Marvin Jacobson This booklet is full of fun and interesting factoids about Utah. Each county in this booklet has its own page, complete with a photograph and basic county information. Fun facts about the counties are also included. For...
$6.00
The Great Salt Lake
By: Dale L. Morgan The Great Salt Lake is a remarkable book, written by a remarkable man. After the passage of nearly a half-century, it remains one of the most informative and readable general histories of Utah yet written; a...
$19.95
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The Buffalo Hunters: The Story of the Hide Men
By: Mari Sandoz In 1867 conservative estimates put the number of buffaloes in the trans-Missouri region at fifteen million. By the end of the 1880s, that figure had dwindled to a few hundred. The destruction of the great herds is...
$16.95
Tales of the Mountain Men: Seventeen Stories of Survival, Exploration, and Frontier Spirit
Edited By: Lamar Underwood The mountain men were the trappers of the Rocky Mountain fur trade in the years following Lewis and Clark's Expedition of 1804-1806. With their bold journeys peaking during the period of 1830-1840, they were the first...
$16.95
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