(CO. - West) A Trip to Pike's Peak and...

Mapmaker: Clark, C. M.

(CO. - West) A Trip to Pike's Peak and...

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  • ~Catalog 61~
  • A Trip to Pike's Peak and Notes by the Way, with Numerous Illustrations: Being Descriptive of Incidents and Accidents That Attended the Pilgrimage; of the Country through Kansas and Nebraska...

    It's haled as one of the most authentic of travel accounts across the West, and includes some of the earliest views for Fort Kearney, Denver, Golden, amongst others in 1860. Clark was a physician in Chicago who went west from St Joseph and documents his experience going to the gold fields, up to Central City, Boulder and other towns. He gives a honest take on what he finds in the West from the situation of towns, to crime, gambling, etc. Rare.

    Condition is clean and very good, 134pp. 18 wood-engraved plates, including frontispiece. Original embossed black cloth, upper cover gilt-lettered, rebacked with original spine neatly laid down. Text size is approximately 8.5 x 5.5(inches)