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Garrard, Lewis Hector
WAH-TO-YAH, AND THE TAOS TRAIL; OR PRAIRIE TRAVEL AND SCALP DANCES, WITH A LOOK AT LOS RANCHEROS FROM MULEBACK AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN CAMPFIRE. CINCINNATI: H.W. DERBY, 1850
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Garrard, Lewis Hector
WAH-TO-YAH, AND THE TAOS TRAIL; OR PRAIRIE TRAVEL AND SCALP DANCES, WITH A LOOK AT LOS RANCHEROS FROM MULEBACK AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN CAMPFIRE. CINCINNATI: H.W. DERBY, 1850
Estimate
2,5003,500
LOT SOLD. 2,500 USD
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Garrard, Lewis Hector
WAH-TO-YAH, AND THE TAOS TRAIL; OR PRAIRIE TRAVEL AND SCALP DANCES, WITH A LOOK AT LOS RANCHEROS FROM MULEBACK AND THE ROCKY MOUNTAIN CAMPFIRE. CINCINNATI: H.W. DERBY, 1850
8vo. Original blind-stamped brown cloth, gilt spine title; light wear to extremities and some scattered stains to fore-edge. Cloth slipcase.
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Literature

Graff 1513; Howes G-70; Rader 1538; Rittenhouse 236; Sabin 26687; Streeter I:170; Tutorow 3428; Wagner-Camp-Becker 182.

Catalogue Note

FIRST EDITION, PRESENTATION COPY, inscribed on the endpaper. Garrard left Westport at seventeen in 1846 in a Santa Fe wagon train and returned to St. Louis in the summer of 1847. His account describes the Taos Massacre and the subsequent trials of the prisoners. During his travels, Garrard met several well-known figures, notably Jim Beckworth and Kit Carson.

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