Sale 18BP02 | Lot 312

HAFEN, LEROY R. and GHENT, W.J. "Broken Hand". The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Man.

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps

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Lot 312
HAFEN, LEROY R. and GHENT, W.J. "Broken Hand". The Life Story of Thomas Fitzpatrick, Chief of the Mountain Man.
Denver: The Old West Publishing Company, 1931. First edition. One of 100 copies signed by the authors. Publisher's quarter black cloth over paper boards housed in later black slipcase. 9 1/2 x 6 1/4 inches (24 x 16 cm); 316 pp.; with frontispiece, illustrations from rare photographs and early prints including the first photograph of Fitzpatrick ever to be published, and a double-page map of the trans-Mississippi West especially drawn for this work. Slight loss to the gilt of the spine, overall a fine copy. From the Graff collection of Western Americana, with his small book label. Prospectus present.
An important account, and quite a scarce book overall. Fitzpatrick travelled with Ashley on his second voyage up the Missouri, and subsequently remained in the West as a prototypical mountain man, trapping and trading fur. Howes H10.


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