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[American Trail Series] Carter, Hodding.
Doomed Road of Empire: The Spanish Trail of Conquest. The American Trail Series.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. This installment in the wonderfu;l American Trail Series addresses the drama of the Camino Real--the Royal Road--that stretched northand east from Saltillo and Monclova, New Spain (Mexico) to cross the Rio Grande heading towrads Natchitoches, Louisiana. Carter describes the violence and ambition, of the the faiths and cultures in turmoil as the Spanish invaders conquered and converted the Indians and populated the military forts built to protect Spains rich mines and her missions.

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[American Trail Series] Daniels, Jonathan.
The Devil's Backbone: The Story of the Natchez Trace.
A Fine tight copy in a Very Good plus unclipped dust jacket with a chip missing from the heel of the spine. This volume in the Trail series documents the history of he Trace--a trail that Mississippi flatboat crews created as a return route from Natchez through Mississippi, Alabama, and Tennessee to Nashville. Great men traveled this route including Aaron Burr, Andrew Jackson, and Meriwether Lewis who mysteriously died on the Trace. George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Daniel BooneHernando de Soto and Abraham Lincoln all play a role in the history of this American trail.

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[American Trails Series] Johnson, Dorothy M.
The Bloody Bozeman: The Perilous Trail to Montana's Gold.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright unclipped dust jacket. The Bozeman Trail led to the goldfields of Montana for six years in the 1860s before the army abandoned its three forts along the way, yielding to Red Cloud and his warriors. Hailed as among the very best in the American Trail series, The Bloody Bozeman weaves an 'almost seamless pattern of destiny and adventure.

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[George A. Custer] Philbrick, Nathaniel.
The Last Stand: Custer, Sitting Bull, and the Battle of the Listtle Bighorn.
A Fine copy in a Fine unclipped dust jacket. This is Nathaniel Philbrick's excellent account of the debacle at the Little Bighorn river in Montana in June 1876. Philbrick did his homework providing a plethora of first-hand accounts of those who participated and new information not available to previous volumes. A great read and rewarding in the research and all the chilling details.

Price: $45.00
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[Mormon History] Stegner, Wallace.
The Gathering of Zion: The Story of the Mormon Trail, The American Trail Series.
A Fine tight copy in a Fine bright price-clipped dust jacket. "When The Gathering of Zion was first published in 1964, Ray A. Billington wrote, "Wallace Stegner has written the best single volume to appear on the Mormon migration westward. . . . His sensitivity to human beings and his ability to understand the spirit motivating the oft-persecuted Latter Day Saints allow him insights missed by earlier writers. . . . [Stegner draws on] scores of printed and unprinted diaries kept by the Saints, and has used these very personal documents to pinpoint events that take on new meaning when viewed through the eyes of commonplace mortals."

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