Reminiscences of General William Larimer and of His Son William H. H. Larimer Two of the Founders of Denver City Compiled From Letters and From Notes Written by the Late William H. H. Larimer, of Kansas City, Missouri, by Herman S. Davis PH. D.

By: Larimer, William H. H.

Price: $575.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


256 pages, photos, fold-out chart, 3/4 leather with marbled boards and end-papers, top edge gilt, slight wear, spine possibly replaced some time ago, a very nice copy. "One of the best accounts of an overland journey across the plains and perhaps the best account of the founding of Denver and of life for the first few years that we have." TWS. Graff 2400, Howes L102, "Larimer was among the earliest Pike's Peak adventurers, and one of the founders of Denver." Rittenhouse 354, "Larimer went over the Santa Fe Trail in 1858 to Bent's Fort. He knew Alexander Majors and other prominent figures. Some data on mail lines. The work was printed for private distribution."

Title: Reminiscences of General William Larimer and of His Son William H. H. Larimer Two of the Founders of Denver City Compiled From Letters and From Notes Written by the Late William H. H. Larimer, of Kansas City, Missouri, by Herman S. Davis PH. D.

Author Name: Larimer, William H. H.

Categories: Travel & Exploration,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Lancaster PA., The New Era Printing Company: 1918

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Seller ID: 014910

Keywords: Overland travel, Colorado, Pike's Peak, Denver, Santa Fe Trail, Cheyenne Indians, Marcy, Bent's Fort, mining, gold rush, Prospectingail