The Life And Adventures Of Kit Carson The Nestor Of The Rocky Mountains From Facts Narrated By Himself

By: Peters, Dewitt C.

Price: $650.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Very Good


534 pages + 5 ads, frontis, 10 illustrations, original stamped pictorial cloth with gilt vignettes, minor fading to gilt, slight edge wear, scattered light to moderate foxing, very small bookplate, owner inscription dated 1858. Overall a nice collectible copy. Peters spent some time in New Mexico, where he met Kit Carson and interviewed him for this book. The official biography. Kit, when it was read it him, complained that Peters "laid it on a leetle too thick" Graff 3260, Howes P256, Rader 2649, Wagner-Camp 306:1.

Title: The Life And Adventures Of Kit Carson The Nestor Of The Rocky Mountains From Facts Narrated By Himself

Author Name: Peters, Dewitt C.

Categories: Native Americans, Travel & Exploration, Fur Trade,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: N.Y., W. R. C. Clark & Co.: 1858

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Seller ID: 016362

Keywords: western americana, Kit Carson, Scouts, Fur Trade, Indians ,mountain men, crook, custer, overland travel, exploration