KIT CARSON. THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF CHRISTOPHER CARSON, THE CELEBRATED ROCKY MOUNTAIN HUNTER, TRAPPER, AND GUIDE. TOGETHER WITH HIS HUNTING EXPLOITS, THRILLING ADVENTURES, AND HAIR-BREADTH ESCAPES AMONG THE INDIANS. ALSO, HIS SERVICES RENDERED THE UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT, AS GUIDE TO THE VARIOUS EXPEDITIONS, UNDER COL. J.C. FREMONT AND OTHERS.

Philadelphia: G.G. Evans, 1860. 374pp. plus 22pp. advertisements and six plates (including frontispiece). Original cloth, spine gilt. Cloth uniformly sunned, spine ends frayed, corners worn. 19th-century library bookplate on front pastedown, private library stamp on front free endpaper. Overall a good plus copy. Item #WRCAM27299

Biography of this western legend who accompanied Fremont. "This work is largely a compilation of stories and legends. Parts are taken from Fremont and DeWitt Peters" - Wagner-Camp. This first edition is rather scarce. WAGNER-CAMP 353:1. RADER 539. SABIN 9213.

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