[NEBRASKA - FRONTIER] Two titles.
Comprising: COLLINS, JOHN. Across the Plains in '64. Incidents of Early Days West of the Missouri River - Two Thousand Miles in an Open Boat from Fort Benton to Omaha... Omaha: National Printing Company, 1904. First edition. Publisher's decorated cloth. Plates from photographs. Neat ink signature to blank, light spotting, a few minor marks to cloth, fine overall; and WELLS, REV. CHARLES WESLEY. A Frontier Life, being a Description of my Experience on the Frontier the first forty-two years of my life, with sketches and incidents of homes in the West... Cincinnati: Jennings & Pye, . First edition. Publisher's cloth. Rubbed, ownership stamp, else fine.
For Collins: "For ten years Collins was Post Trader at Ft. Laramie; he incorporates much unwritten history on the early trans-Missouri region"- Howes C594; Graff 809. For Wells: "Life in Nebraska and the Black Hills, in the 'sixties" - Howes W244; Graff 4580. (2)
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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