Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West

By: Morgan, Dale

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Title: Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West

Author Name: Morgan, Dale

Categories: Biography & Autobiography, American History,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York/Indianapolis, The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc.: 1953

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Good

Seller ID: 2647

Keywords: Morgan, Dale. Jedediah Smith and the Opening of the West. New York/Indianapolis: The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., 1953, first ed. Hardcover with dust jacket, blue cloth with gilt spine and cover titles, map endpaper, frontis portrait, 458 pp., illus. Very good with only faint wear at the head and tail of the spine; the jacket is good with light fading on the spine, minor edge wear, a few small tears and tiny chips, with one larger chip at the head of the spine panel (see image). Hunter, trapper and explorer of the American West and Rockies, “he was the first white man to cross South Pass westward, and recognize and establish it as the road to take the American people across the Rockies. He was the first to go from the Missouri overland to California, first to cross the length of Utah and the width of Nevada, first to travel by land up through California and Oregon, first across the Sierra Nevada. (from the jacket)” In this biography Morgan details Smith’s adventures, fortunes, and feelings.