Publication: Baker & Godwin, Printers, 1872, New York
First edition. 12mo. Orange cloth, black ink and gold lettering on front cover and spine, tan endpapers, 165  plus 10 pp. of advertising, preface. Graff 3503 says, "Rideing accompanied Lieutenant George M. Wheeler on his survey, during a two-year period, acting as a newspaper correspondent. He traveled 4,000 miles a-saddle in New Mexico, Southern Colorado, Nevada, and Eastern California." An interesting first-hand account of the western frontier. Small abrasion to lower portion of front paste-down sheet, light wear to spine ends and corners, else a very good, solid copy.
Inventory Number: 37939