Philadelphia: J. B. Lippincott, 1869. 8vo. Three plates. 456 pp. Original green cloth, gilt-lettered on spine. A few discreet repairs to cloth, generally fresh and bright. Item #403626
FIRST EDITION, signed by the author on the front flyleaf. "Trip across the plains and great divide into Wyoming, Idaho, Utah, and Montana; adventures in the mines; the Indian Campaigns; first settlers; gambling hells; the Montana Vigilants and Organization of Plummer’s Band; the history and exploits of Col. John X. Beidler; the murder of Col. Bozeman by the savages; savagery of the plains, 5,000 whites murdered in a year; the Bozeman Route, etc., etc." (Eberstadt cat 111:338); Graff 2576; Howes M49; Sabin 43059 ("A clever book, including details of Indian warfare, etc. ").