The Prairie Traveler 1859/1961 with maps illustrations
This book is no longer for sale (sold on 2008-11-10)
Price : US $14.50
The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions by Randolph B. Marcy, Captain U.S. Army by Authority of the War Department 1859; copyright 1961, West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company. Hardcover, no dustjacket. With markings from a church library. A modern reprint, limited edition, of original 1859 publication. The cover has some soil and wear; the binding is firm and unbroken. The pages are clean, unmarked, no odors. 220pp; black and white illustrations. With maps, illustrations, and itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific. Written for military companies. Includes stores and provisions, organization of companies, mules and oxen, clothing, arms, marching, treament of animals, picket guards, stampedes, advance and rear guards, corraling wagons, repairing broken wagons, quicksand, swimming animals, herding mules, packing saddles, Comanche lodge, Colt's revolvers, gun accidents, Indian sagacity, guides and hunters, method of making war, hunting, and many more topics.
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