Fifty Years on the Trail. A True Story of Western Life. Harrington O'Reilly, John Young Nelson.

Fifty Years on the Trail. A True Story of Western Life

New York: Frederick Warne, 1889. Illustrated by Paul Frenzeny. First Edition. Hard Cover. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Very Good / No Jacket. Item #00544768

An attractive, very good copy in the original brown pictorial cloth, stamped in gilt, red, blue, green and black (general light wear; spine a trifle cocked). First American edition of this classic of Western Americana (bound from London sheets) Adams, Six-Guns #740. The life story of Johnny (or John Young) Nelson, companion of of Buffalo Bill, who is noted for guiding Brigham Young to Utah. This work includes several chapters on the trek and early Utah. According to Flake Harrington is a pseudnym for Young himself.

Price: $450.00

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