Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. Fisrt Edition, 1996. Clean and bright.
This is the history of the American West as it really happened. The book focuses on the experiences of men and women - explorers, soldiers, Indian warriors, railroad builders, showmen, outlaws and others - who peopled the drama. Their lives are recounted in their own words through letters, diaries and memoirs, all illustrated.