By: Bonner, T. D. (from Beckwourth's narration)
New York, Harper and Brothers: 1856
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Seller ID: 16400
Condition: Very Good
Frontispiece and 12 wood-engraved plates included in the pagination. Original blindstamped cloth with faded spine lettered in gilt. Some edge, corner and surface wear with very minor damage at spine ends. Former owner's name on front pastedown along with very brief notes in pencil on rear pastedown. Book is square and binding secure with no tears or parting except for very short start at bottom of front hinge. Overall, a solid very good copy. Jim Beckwourth (c.1800-1866 or 1867) was an American mountain man, fur trader, and explorer. AnAfrican-American born into slavery in Virginia, he was f... View More...