Catalog Archive
Auction 100, Lot 576

"James Bridger - Trapper, Frontiersman, Scout and Guide. A Historical Narrative", Alter, Cecil J.

Subject: History - American West

Period: 1951 (published)



6.5 x 9.5 inches
16.5 x 24.1 cm

Detailed biography of this important figure of the American West, with accounts of many of the expeditions that he accompanied, as well as material on the Mormons. Also, includes a 32 pp. biographical sketch by Grenville Dodge who Bridger assisted in his survey for the Union Pacific Railroad. Reprint edition of the 1925 first edition, published by Long's College Books, Columbus Ohio, in a limited edition of 1000 copies, signed by the author. 8vo, 601 pp., with 18 illustrations. Hardbound in red cloth with embossed pictorial front cover.


Condition: A

Minor shelf wear, slight cockling to foredge of first few pages.

Estimate: $130 - $170


Closed on 9/12/2002