Reno: University of Nevada Press, 1987. 1st. Paperback. INSCRIBED by both editors to the first page and title page along with original drawing. First edition. 4to. xvii, 213pp, including appendices, bibliography, and index. Black & white illustrations; maps; photographs. Glossy illustrated stiff wrappers. Minor wear else fine. Item #15987
Presented here for the first time since 1888 is Manly's original account of his rescue of the Bennett and Arcan families, who took a "shortcut" across the uncharted Great American Desert in 1849-1850. This earlier account includes valuable information missing from Manyl's book.