Forty Years on the Frontier: As Seen in the Journals and Reminiscences of Granville Stuart, Gold-Miner, Trader, Merchant, Rancher and Politician


LIMITED EDITION of 1,500 copies. Early Western Journals Series, No. II. Two volumes. 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. 272; 265 pp. Each volume with black-and-white frontispiece, 13 figures on plates, index; text clean, unmarked. Blue cloth, gilt titled spines, top edges gilt; binding square and tight, rubbed, covers soiled. Very Good. Includes material on the California gold fields. "Granville Stuart was one of the first great cattle barons of the Northwest. His journal is one of the classic accounts of frontier life. J. Frank Dobie commented: 'Nothing better on the cowboys has ever been written than the chapter entitled "Cattle Business."' A prime work throughout.' Paul C. Phillips, a family friend, who edited out material found elsewhere and ended the memoirs with the disastrous winter of 1886-1887. This title is cited in more standard references than any other Clark title because of its historical value and significance." Clark & Brunet, pp. 206-207. Granville Stuart played a prominent role in the early history of Montana Territory and the state of Montana. Granville's life spanned the formative years of Montana from territorial times through the first 30 years of statehood. His journals and writings have provided Montana and western historians unique insights into life in the Northern Rockies during the second half of the 19th Century." Wikipedia. REFERENCES: Adams, Rampaging Herd, No. 2195, Clark & Brunet, Arthur H. Clark Company, No. 274; Howes, U.S.iana, No. S1096.

Title: Forty Years on the Frontier: As Seen in the Journals and Reminiscences of Granville Stuart, Gold-Miner, Trader, Merchant, Rancher and Politician

Author Name: Granville Stuart (1834-1918), Paul Chrisler Phillips (1883-1956), editor

Categories: Western Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1925

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JR1018-046

Keywords: Granville Stuart, Paul Chrisler Phillips, Forty Years on the Frontier As Seen in the Journals and Reminiscences of Granville Stuart Gold-Miner Trader Merchant Rancher and Politician, Western Americana, Early Western Journals Series