FIVE YEARS A DRAGOON ('49 TO '54). AND OTHER ADVENTURES ON THE GREAT PLAINS.

Kansas City. 1906. [2],417,[1]pp. plus frontis. Original decorated cloth. Cloth lightly soiled. Tail of spine rubbed, corners bumped. Later bookplate on front pastedown, ownership stamp on front flyleaf. Internally bright and clean. Very good. Item #WRCAM1336

First edition of Sergeant Lowe's experiences while on assignment at Fort Leavenworth from 1849 to 1854. Lowe was also a cavalryman on the Santa Fe Trail from 1852 to 1854 and continued to travel the Trail as a freight contractor after his service hitch. This work of frontier history is based on the journals he kept during his time of service. GRAFF 2500. MINTZ 571. FLAKE 5001. HOWES L526. RITTENHOUSE 375.

Price: $100.00