West Wind: The Life Story of Joseph Reddeford Walker, Knight of the Golden Horseshoe.
by [WALKER, Joseph R.] WATSON, Douglas S.; BOOTH, Percy H.
Los Angeles:: Percy H. Booth (Privately Printed), 1934., 1934. 8vo. [viii], 109,  pp. Frontispiece portrait, illustrations, fold-out map. Brown gilt-stamped cloth; small rubber-stamp on title verso. Ownership signature of ROBERT [GLASS] CLELAND. Very good. First edition, printed by Johnck & Seeger, printers, in an edition of 100 copies. "Presents all available information on an eminent figure of the early fur-trade era, the leader, in 1836, of the first trapping expedition into California over the Sierras." – Streeter sale. Important work on the fur trade. The usual issue is found bound in half-morocco, whereas this copy is in early cloth. Howes W165, "b"; Graff 4558; Paher 2106; Streeter Sale 3043.
(Inventory #: B2937)
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