GEORGE C. YOUNT and His Chronicles of the West. Comprising Extracts from His "Memoirs" and from the Orange Clark "Narrative"
Place Published: Denver
Publisher: Old West Publishing Company
Date Published: 1966
Edition: First edition thus
Condition: Bookplate and previous owner's name stamp to front fixed endpaper, else fine
Book Id: 20029
Original pictorial boards, quarto (7.25 x 10.5 inches), pp xviii, 280. Color frontispiece, 2 photo plates, folding map, facsimile of Yount's grant map
George Concepcion Yount (1794-1865) was one of the first Americans to settle in California. After a long career as trapper, explorer, trailblazer, he obtained a land grant in the Napa Valley in 1836; he was the first white settler there. Limited to 1250 copies, printed by Lawton and Alfred Kennedy.