On Two Continents. A Long Life's Experience. Published by the Author.
Topeka: Crane & Company, 1896. 8vo, original embossed red cloth, backstrip & front cover gilt-lettered. 240 pp. frontispiece portrait of the aged author and one portrait plate of the young author. Silverfishing of backstrip & rear cover; crisp and clean. First Edition. Born in England in 1814, the author emigrated to America in 1847. He spent some time in Canada and the eastern United States, spent time in Minnnesota and New Mexico, and finally settled in Kansas. He tells good stories about his time on the trails and working as a drover and rancher. [Adams, Herd, 304. Graff 389. Howes B-710. Rader 462. Rittenhouse, Santa Fe Trail, 80.]
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