San Francisco: Harr Wagner, 1927. First Edition. INSCRIBED "With the sincere good wishes of Harr Wagner, Christmas 1928." Large 8vo. 406 pp. Index. Frontispiece portrait, color and black & white plates. Green cloth with gilt lettering. A near fine copy (minor wear to extremities; short rubbing to lower front cover). Item #19283
Biography John Charles Frémont (1813 – 1890), an American explorer, politician, and soldier who, in 1856, became the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. During the 1840s, when he led five expeditions into the American West, that era's penny press and admiring historians accorded Frémont the sobriquet The Pathfinder. - wiki.