Ruxton, George F.
Title Adventures in Mexico and the Rocky Mountains
Book Condition Very Good
Edition 1st Edition
Publisher Harper & Brothers Publishers 1848
Seller ID 016235
First American edition - no. 139:2 in the Wagner and Camp bibliography. Publisher's original red cloth binding with gilt lettering and embossed design on spine. Some rubbing, foxing throughout. 312 pages. George Frederick Ruxton (1821-1848) was a British soldier, explorer and travel writer. In 1846, he traveled to Mexico to observe the Mexican-American War, then traveled north along the Rocky Mountains through present-day New Mexico and Colorado. This is his first hand account of that journey.
TRAVELS JOURNEYS PERSONAL ACCOUNTS MEXICO MEXICAN AMERICAN WAR COLORADO NEW ROCKY MOUNTAINS CC-45