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COLLECTOR'S 1956 first edition vintage hardcover book w/ original dust jacket - The Old West Speaks. SUPERB paintings by William Henry Jackson.
Through the Very Words of the true Pioneers, Trappers, Hunters, Fighters and Explorers Who Forged a Nation out of the Wilderness sounds the Real Drama of the American West.
Colorful stories of the Pony Express, Oregon Trail, first hand accounts gathered throughout half a century's quest by prominent historian, Howard R. Driggs, who knew many of these men personally .
The Old West Speaks: Through the Very Words of the Trappers, Hunters, Fighters and Explorers Who Forged a Nation out of the Wilderness, Sounds the Real Drama of the American West..recorded Her by an Historian Who Knew Many of These Men Personally
MAGNIFICENT reproduction watercolor paintings, 37 brilliant full page color plates (great framed) and numerous black & white illustrations.
Driggs vividly recreates pioneer history, everything from Lewis & Clark expedition of 1805 to joining of Transcontinental Railroad in 1869. Jed Smith, Joe Meek, Sam Houston, Ezra Meeker are only a few of the heroes."
Real drama of American West recorded by Driggs, who knew many of these men personally. Publisher: Bonanza, NY, Copyright, 1956, first edition.
Longhorns and Shorthorns discusses cattle & sheep trade in American West,
Howard Egan's 1855 drive of 1,500 shorthorn cattle from Utah to the California Gold fields,
Antonio Jos Luna's 1849 drive of 25,000 sheep from New Mexico to California;
Captain James Cook's brush-popping longhorns.
LEGENDARY 1866 Oliver-Loving trail drive and much more.
Trappers, prospectors, hunters, Indians, traders, soldiers, cowboys, explorers, Mormon pioneers who forged a nation out of the American West.
DRIGG'S: Professor of New York University, President-American Pioneer Trails Association. His legacy preserved at Southern Utah University.
Oversize heavy hardcover, priceclipped DJ, brown-tan cloth boards, 220pp. Binding tight. Not ex-lib. Excellent/very good vintage condition.
Cover near fine-light shelfwear-some buckling. DJ very good+/bright/clean-some light shelfwear-light chipping-1" top tear/some scuffing/interior dj foxing.
Pages very good++ overall/bright/mostly clean-some light yellowing/foxing page ends-light edge foxing few text pp & 2 art pp-mostly edges. Some buckling. Heavy bfep foxing-some creasing.
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