Life in the Rocky Mountains (signed by editor)Ferris, Warren Angus
284pp. Indexed. Arranged by Herbert S. Auerbach (Signed by Editor). Annotated by J. Cecil Alter. Carl Bodmer illustrations throughout the book. Folding map at the rear. Brown publisher's buckram with gilt stamped title on front board and backstrip. "First full-length description of the Yellowstone region". Ferris was in the mountains in the employ of the American Fur Company from 1830-35. He claimed to have seen the Yellowstone Geysers in 1834, in an account printed in the Western Literary Messenger, July 13, 1842 and reprinted in the Wasp, Nauvoo, Illinois, Volume 1, Number 17, August 13, 1842. Rocky Mountain Book Shop, Salt Lake City, 1940. First edition. Signed.