Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.

By: Nevins, Allan

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2 Volumes - Complete. First Edition, First Printing. 8vo; [12] 344; [10] 345 - 738. appendix and index. 9.5 inches tall (No, Errata slip tipped-in.) Frontis portrait in each volume, and 62 plates from period photography. ----------- Publisher's navy-blue cloth with gilt stamped titles. Bindings tight and square. Text clean, light even toning. minimal handling wear but with a bump to the lower text-block of volume 2 causing folds and small closed tears in pages 523 - 547. ------------------ This important biography, based on original sources provides a picture of the western United States at the latter half of the 19th century. Additionally, the influence of Jessie Benton Frémont on her husband's success is well-documented. REF: Graff: 2986; Howes I: N-64; Merk, NEQ, 1928, pp. 577-579; Howgego: 230

Title: Frémont, the West's Greatest Adventurer. Being a Biography From Certain Hitherto Unpublished Sources of General John C. Frémont Together With His Wife Jessie Benton Frémont and Some Account of the Period of Expansion Which Found a Brilliant Leader in The Pathfinder.

Author Name: Nevins, Allan

Categories: BIOGRAPHY / AUTOBIOGRAPHY / MEMOIR, Travel, Voyages & Exploration,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: New York and London, Harper & Brothers Publishers: 1926

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Book

Seller ID: 008934