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Author: Peters, De Witt C.
Title: The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, The Nestor of the Rocky Mountains, From Facts Narrated By Himself
Place Published: New York
Publisher:W.R.C. Clark & Co
Date Published: 1858
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534 + 4, [2] ad pp. With frontispiece and illustrated plates by Arthur Lumley. (8vo), original pebbled cloth with gilt decorations. First Edition



Scarce true first edition in original cloth, with dedication to Col. Vrain, not present in later editions. The first "respectable" biography of Christopher Carson; fur trapper, scout, and guide for John C. Fremont.

Condition
Some wear and soiling to cloth, with some small chips and a bit of fraying at spine; front hinge cracked, foxing throughout affecting some plates; about very good.
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The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson 1st ed.

Estimate $200 - $300Jan 25, 2018
Starting Price $100
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