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Title: Rocky Mountain Adventures
Description: New York: Hurst & Co. Hardcover. 7 1/2" x 5". Pp. 456 incl. 4 pages adverts. at back, illus. frontis, Arlingron Edition, "Bristling with animated details of Fearful Fights of American Hunters with Savage Indians, Mexican Rancheros, and Beasts of Prey. Giving truthful accounts of the Awful Fate of Hundreds of Overland Emigrants amid the Snow-Drifts of the Truckee Peaks from whence Half-Frozen Men, Women and Children were carried over Slippery Cliffs, lashed to the backs of their Gallant Rescuers. To which is added a full account of the Bear Conquest of California, by a handful of American Adventurers, who levelled the way for the triumphs of Stockmon and Fremont, and the Glorious and Glittering Days of '48 and '49", brown cloth stamped in black, binding loosening, flyleaf and frontis. detached and ragged, spine ends, corners and edges worn, some scratches on back cover, pages browned.. Poor .

Keywords: Adventure, American History, Settlers, Indians, First Nations, Native Americans, Travellers

Price: GBP 10.00 = appr. US$ 14.28 Seller: Hay on Wye Promotions Ltd
- Book number: 000073

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