Glendale, CA: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1936. First Edition, Limited to 250 copies. Hardcover. SIGNED by the author at the colophon. Large 8vo. 495pp. Illustrated with photographs, facsimiles and maps. Original tan buckram with gilt-stamped maroon leather spine label; top edge gilt; printed on Covenant rag paper. A fine copy housed in custom tan slipcase. Item #8680
"Not only is this book one of the best and most accurate histories of Nevada ever published, it is a valuable contribution to the history of the entire Far West ... Here is a landmark study stressing the formative years. Indispensable to any Nevada collection." (Paher) Much on John Fremont, Kit Carson, trails, Mountain Men, Mormons, political organization, Civil War, Indians, transportation, gold and silver mining. (Clark 155; Howes M115; Paher 1200).