Forty Years Among the Indians: A True Yet Thrilling Narrative of the Author's Experiences among the Natives
Place Published: Salt Lake City, UT
Publisher: Juvenile Instructor Office
Date Published: 1890
Edition: First edition
Book Id: 47389
400pp. Octavo [23 cm] Green cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front cover, and blind stamped decorative designs on the covers. Floral endpapers. The extremities are rubbed, and the covers are a bit stained. The cloth at the spine ends is frayed, and the underlying boards are exposed at the corners. The spine is slightly rolled back. There are stamps from a previous owner on the preliminary pages. The hinges are soft, and the text block is cracked multiple times. Pp. 273-288 are hanging on by a thread.
Jones recounts his travels throughout the southwestern Unites States including events from the Mexican War as well as his encounters with Native Americans and the Mormons. Flake/Draper 4484. Howes J202.