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Garrard, Lewis H.
Wah-To-Yah, and the Taos Trail; Or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, With a Look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire
Cincinnati, H. W. Derby & Co. , 1850. First Edition, First Issue. 12mo. 349pp. Hardcover. Very Good. Dark brown cloth with gilt lettering on spine; housed in modern clamshell box. In much better condition than usually seen. Boards have light soiling and wear to edges; text block has moderate foxing around edges. From Wagner-Camp: “Garrard left Westport on September 12, 1846 in a Santa Fe wagon trail led by Col. Ceran St. Vrain, and returned to Saint Louis in the summer of 1847. His account describes the Taos massacre, and the subsequent trials of the prisoners. In the course of his travels, Garrard met several well-known figures of the last days of the fur trade including Jim Beckwourth, Kit Carson, and George Ruxton. ” Howes G-70. Wagner-Camp 182. . [Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: Back of Beyond Books, ABAA [United States]
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