From the Missouri to the Great Salt Lake: an Account of Overland Freighting Volume XXVI. William E. Lass.

From the Missouri to the Great Salt Lake: an Account of Overland Freighting Volume XXVI

Hardcover, Lincoln, Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society Publications, 1972. Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket. End-papers are maps. Color photograph. "The story of overland freighting is one of the most unique and fascinating in the entire history of the American frontier. When onrushing traders, gold seekers, and settlers leapfrogged the Great Plains, they forced the development of long-haul wagon transportation from ports on the navigable Missouri River to the mountains hundred of miles beyond." Ships same or next business day. Tail corner of front board is just barely rubbed; otherwise in fine condition. Dust jacket has light rubbing on the front cover, back cover and at the creases, half inch tear at the tail of front cover, tiny tear front flap top and back flap top, head of spine lightly bumped; protected in an archival cover. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" ; 312 pages. [Item #69849]

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