Exploring the American West, 1803-1879 (National Park Service Handbook)

By: Bartlett, Richard A.; National Park Service (U.S.) [Producer]

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Very Good Condition: Complete. Unmarked, clean pages. Solid tight binding. Minor visible cover wear and outer soil. Used paperback book copy titled Used paperback book copy titled Exploring the American West 1803-1879. National Park Handbooks, compact introductions to the great natural and historic places administered by the National Park Services, are designed to promote understanding and enjoyment of the parks. Each is intended to be informative reading and a useful guide before, during, and after a park visit. Washington D.C.: Division of Publications National Park Service, 1982. 128 pages. 5-7/8 x 8-1/4 inches, 21 cm. List price for this copy 6.95.Always! Free Standard Shipping in USA!


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Official National Park illustrated handbook chronicles how the land between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean was explored, mapped, photographed, and settled between 1803 and 1879. Part one includes a brief historical narrative of the events that lured men westward between 1803-1879. Part two describes the mountain men, explorers and scientists who helped in the western expansion to the Pacific Ocean. Part three is a documented pictorial record created by artists, cartographers, and photographers who accompanied the organized expeditions to the west.

Title: Exploring the American West, 1803-1879 (National Park Service Handbook)

Author/Composer: Bartlett, Richard A.; National Park Service (U.S.) [Producer]

Categories: History American West,

Publisher: National Park Service: 1982

ISBN Number: 0912627131

ISBN Number 13: 9780912627137

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 011844

Keywords: American West History, American West Explorers Biography, National Park Service Handbooks, American West Discovery Explorations, American West 1800s, 0912627131, 9780912627137, OCLC 8589300,