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Covers clean, slight color fading along edges. Gilt lettering on front cover bright. Inscription and SIGNATURE by editor on flyleaf. Former owner's tiny sticker on flyleaf. Interior otherwise unmarked. Dust jacket is mostly present but it has numerous tears and fraying. It also has some soiling. 128 pages. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Binding is tight and square. N° de réf. du libraire
Titre : The Life and Adventures of George Nidever ...
Éditeur : University of California
Date d'édition : 1937
Reliure : Hardcover
Etat du livre : Very Good
Description du livre University of California Press, Berkeley, 1937. First edition. Inscribed by the editor. Small octavo. xi, , 128 pp. Publisher's rust cloth, black spine lettering, gilt cover lettering within a green frame, salmon dust jacket. Old bookseller's ticket at bottom of rear pastedown. An exceptional copy.This work is a personal story of one of the earliest of western pioneers. Nidever trapped and traded throughout the west; he was in Texas in 1832; was at the Rocky Mountain fur rendezvous later that same year; took part in the skirmish at PierreÕs Hole; and was with the Walker Party across the Sierras into California in 1833 and were the first white men to see Yosemite. N° de réf. du libraire 70795