Edinburgh & London. 1849. xvi,312pp. Original blindstamped cloth. Spine perished, covers detached. Fair. Item #WRCAM27922
Ruxton spent several years in the Rocky Mountain West. "Of particular interest in LIFE IN THE FAR WEST is an account of the Walker expedition of trappers to California, which Ruxton may have heard from Mark Head, probably one of the independent trappers accompanying Zenas Leonard" - Wagner-Camp. HOWES R554. WAGNER-CAMP 173:2. GRAFF 3623.