John Marsh, Pioneer; The Life Story of a Trail- blazer on Six Frontiers.
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1930
Description: Illus., four folding facsimiles. xii, , 394pp. red cloth, black leather label, publisher's red cloth slipcase with black label. New York: Scribner's, 1930. Limited First Edition.
Comments: Out of 150 copies this is one of twenty copies for presentation by the author. Signed by George Lyman. Slipcase has small areas of light edgewear. The book itself is in fine condition. John Marsh was a physician, who was a sub-agent to the Sioux Indians from 1824 to 1832. In 1836, Marsh moved to Los Angeles and a year later settled on his ranch in the San Joaquin Valley, near Antioch. He practiced medicine and grew wealthy from cattle ranching and gold mining interests until his murder in 1856.Signed: Y
Book ID: 221491