- Edition: First American editio with double imprint
- Quantity available: 2
New York and London: Sampson Low and E.P. Dutton, 1878. First American editio with double imprint. 16,243pp. Illus., 5 plates. Original pictorial gold stamped 12 mo cloth. An interesting narrative detailing the author's trip across the plains with the Government Survey for the "best route to California," experiences in Montana, Wyoming and the Yellowstone country, and a collection of yarns and recollections told at the campfire by members of the survey, and by others who fell within the spell of its radiant glow - among them Donald McKay. Howes T435: "These tales -including a fine account of the fall of the Alamo - were told on a surveying expedition from Omaha, to the Yellowstone Country. " Not in Graff, Decker, Soliday, Streeter, etc.
Bookseller: Michael Ginsberg Books
Massachusetts, United States