Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 1980. First Edition. INSCRIBED by the authors "To ***, who started us on this trail. Betty M. Madsen, Brigham D. Madsen". Octavo; xx, 298 pages in original black cloth with gilt lettering on spine, cartographic endpapers, frontispiece, illustrated with photographs and maps, appendices, bibliography, index. Fine copy in dust jacket. Item #20846
"the story of the Montana Trail, one of the most important wagon roads in the West, is a tale of excitement and adventure starring heroes and desperadoes such as Ben Holladay and Sheriff Henry Plummer, as well as the people who traveled by foot, freight wagon, or stagecoach to tame a new land." - dustjacket flap.