Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains, A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, Now Omaha, Nebraska, to the City of Sacramento, California [Inscribed to Lawton Kennedy]. Robert H. Backer, Thomas Christy.
Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains, A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, Now Omaha, Nebraska, to the City of Sacramento, California [Inscribed to Lawton Kennedy]

Thomas Christy's Road Across the Plains, A Guide to the Route from Mormon Crossing, Now Omaha, Nebraska, to the City of Sacramento, California [Inscribed to Lawton Kennedy]

Denver, CO: Old West Publishing Company, 1969.

First Edition. Hardcover. Fine in a very good dust jacket. Fine copy, partially unopened. Dust jacket is toned at the spine and has some wear to the bottom edge. Inscribed on the front flyeaf "To Lawton and Renee. This book was a long time coming, but it's worth the wait. With best regards, Bob Becker." Lawton and Alfred Kennedy did the design and layout of the book. First publication of Christy's diary, accompanied by 94 maps showing daily progress along the route, created by Backer on the basis of Christy's descriptions.

Item #20802

Price: $125.00

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