Book Condition: Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, .
A smart first edition/first printing in Near Fine condition in Very Good price-clipped dust-jacket with light rubbing and edgewear.
Matt Field's 1845 diary, the only contemporaneous record of the Santa Fe Trail, is the story of a young man's coming of age and the epic journey of a generation. Field recounts the harrowing journey across America, from the harsh Missouri River country to the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains, and the many challenges and adventures faced by the pioneers.
This classic account of the Santa Fe Trail is an intimate portrayal of pioneer life and the hardships and rewards of a journey that changed America.; The American Exploration and Travel Series; 8vo; 322 pages.