Mountain Man. John Colter, the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the call of the American West.
by [Lewis and Clark] Marshall, David Weston .
A Fine tight copy in a Fine dust jacket. In 1804, John Colter set out with Meriwether Lewis and William Clark on the first U.S. expedition to traverse the North American continent. During the twenty-eight month ordeal, Colter served as a hunter and scout, and honed his survival skills on the western frontier. But when the journey was over, Colter stayed behind, spending four more years trekking alone through dangerous and unfamiliar territory. Along the way, he charted some of the West's most treasured landmarks. Historian David W. Marshall crafts this captivating history from Colter's primary sources, and has retraced Colter's steps?seeing what he saw, hearing what he heard, and experiencing firsthand how he and his contemporaries survived in the wilderness.
Edition: First Printing of the First US Edition
Book Id: 26236