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    Lewis H. Garrard. Wah-To-Yah, and The Taos Trail; or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, with a look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire. Cincinnati: H.W. Derby, 1850. First edition. Octavo. Viii, 349 pages. Attractively bound in black morocco, lettered in gilt. Some pages slightly browned or soiled, a few occasional chips to the edges, else a very good copy.

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    Lewis H. Garrard. Wah-To-Yah, and The Taos Trail; or Prairie Travel and Scalp Dances, with a look at Los Rancheros from Muleback and the Rocky Mountain Campfire. Cincinnati: H.W. Derby; New York: A.S. Barnes, 1850. First edition. Octavo. Viii, 349 pages. Attractively bound recently in crushed black morocco, lettered and ruled in gilt on the spine. New endpapers. Some pages slightly browned or soiled, a few occasional chips to the edges, else a very good copy.

    An important narrative of the Southwest by Garrard, who was only 17 years old when he headed west. Details his trip over the Santa Fe Trail in the autumn of 1846 with the expedition of Ceran St. Vrain, then returning in 1847 after a winter in Taos, New Mexico.



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