Hartford, CT: Dustin, Gilman & Co., 1874. Cloth. Large 8vo. Publisher’s green cloth, author and title in gilt within floral design on spine and front cover. Numerous full- page and text illustrations. 604 pp.
Shelf wear to corners and header and footer of spine. Hinges overopened but binding is tight. Ownership signatures on front and rear endpapers. Library marking on spine and an embossment on first few pages of front matter. Tight and clean, an excellent copy.
This is a rare enlarged edition biography of American trapper Kit Carson written by his companion. A very good copy, profusely illustrated. (Howes P256). Very good. Item #1782