The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson 1st ed.
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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
534 + 4,  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.