Firearms, Traps & Tools of the Mountain Men
by Carl P. Russell
Part Number: BOOK-FTTMM
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We recommend this book to any serious buckskinner researching ideas for authentic camp accoutrements. This book is your guide to the guns and gear of the trappers, hunters and fur traders who explored and opened the Old West. Pictures and text describe the early period of 1820 through 1840. Softbound, 448 pages.

The Table of Contents includes the following:
  • Chapter 1 The Mountain Men In American History
  • Chapter 2 Firearms Of The Beaver Hunters
  • Chapter 3 Beaver Traps And Trapping
  • Chapter 4 Knives Of The Frontiersmen
  • Chapter 5 The Ax On America's Frontiers
  • Chapter 6 Miscellaneous Iron Tools That Went Into The West
  • Chapter 7 Irons In The Fire
  • Appendix A Historic Objects as Sources of History
  • Appendix B John Jacob Astor's Inventory of Tools and Blacksmithing Equipment on the Columbia River, 1812-1813
  • Appendix C Markings on Axes and Tomahawks
  • Appendix D Representative Fur Returns, American Fur Company, Indiana, 1839-1841
  • Bibliography
  • Index

ISBN: 0-8263-0465-5
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