Seventy Years on the Frontier

By: Majors Alexander

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325 pages, + ads, frontis, illustrations, top edge gilt, marbled end-papers, looks like it has been re-cased, except for the end-papers it would be very difficult to see. Very nice association copy, inscribed, Presented to my dear friend Maj. John M. Burke as a token of love and good will by the author Sept 14 1898, Alexander Majors. Inscription is in another hand but the signature is Majors. Burke was a well known publicists, promoter and author. One of his books was, Buffalo Bill, From Prairie to Palace Buffalo Bill wrote the preface for Majors book. Burke was also the manager of Codys Wild West Show. Describes not only the crossing of the plains with wagons and teams but Major's involvement in the brief career of the Pony Express, frontier cities, and figures like Kit Carson and Buffalo Bill who was still a boy when Majors hired him to carry dispatches between the wagon trains. Howes M232, Rader 2334, Graff 2664.

Title: Seventy Years on the Frontier

Author Name: Majors Alexander

Edition: First Edition

Location Published: N.Y., Rand McNally: 1893

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Type: Book

Categories: Fur Trade, Travel & Exploration, Native Americans

Seller ID: 016540

Keywords: fur trade, indian wars, indians, mountain men, overland travel, pioneers, scouts