Russell, Carl P.
Title Firearms, Traps, & Tools of the Mountain Men
Binding Hard Cover
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good-
Edition First Edition
Size Sm4to from 9" to 11"
Publisher New York, NY Alfred A. Knopf 1967
Illustrator Dines, Glen
Seller ID 027287
HB. Very Good/Very Good-. First Edition. Sm4to from 9" to 11". xviii, 448 pp, viii index, quarterbound w/orange cloth covered boards w/brown cloth covered spine w/green title block & gilt lettering, dj blu-black w/wht-orange letterng w/color illustrated front & spine, illustrated back panel. A guide in pictures & test to the equipment of the trappers and fur traders who opened the Old West from the 1820's to 1840's. The author provides the reader a brief background in western fur-trade history & then discusses the weapons, tools & procedures with which these frontiersmen developed a unique material culture in overcoming the obstacles of an untracked wilderness. slight wrinkling along dj top & bottom edges, dj in mylar protector.
MOUNTAIN MEN FIREARMS TRAPS FRONTIER TRAPPER HATCHETS AXES KNIVES WILDERNESS NON-FICTION AMERICANA HISTORY WEST