Salt Lake City: Privately printed for the authors by Western Printing Company, 1937. First Edition Limited to 350 copies, this being No. 272. Original cloth. Full-page gift inscription by author, Maurice Howe with his thoughts about pioneers on the following page. 8vo. 152,  pp. Bibliography; Index; 9 photo-illustrated plates. 4 page prospectus laid in. Green cloth with gilt lettering in green printed dustjacket. Fading to spine; ligth wear to extremities; else a near fine copy. Item #17916
Miles Morris Goodyear (1817-1849) was an American fur trader and mountain man who built and occupied Fort Buenaventura in what is now the city of Ogden, Utah. A cabin built there by Goodyear, as far as known, is the first permanent house built in Utah. Goodyear eventually moved to California and engaged in horse-trading and gold mining. He acquired land at Benicia and made a gold discovery on the Yuba River at "Goodyear's Bar." - wiki. (Howes K56).