COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES:2 vols. by Josiah Gregg

COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES:2 vols.

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KIRKUS REVIEW

In 1831 Josiah Gregg, a young Missourian, joined a wagon-train for Santa Fe; later he became a successful Santa Fe trader, and in 1844 published his Commerce of the an account of the Santa Fe trade and life on the Plains in the 1830's. Gregg was a born writer and possessed also a mathematician's accuracy; his great book, often reprinted, ""In its field still has no equal and few rivals"".

Pub Date: June 27th, 1962
Publisher: Lippincott's