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Narrative of the travels and adventures of Monsieur Violet :in California, Sonora, and western Texas /written by Capt. Marryat, C.B.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Travels and romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet
Originator
Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848.
Publication
Leipzig : B. Tauchnitz, jun.
Publisher Series
Collection of British and American authors ; 53
Date
1843.
Description
vi, 384 pages : frontispiece (folded map) ; 16 cm.
Notes
Also issued with title: The travels and romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet among romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet among the Snake Indians ... London, 1843.
Edition sanctioned by the author.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.
Incorporates information and incidents, often verbatim, from newspaper articles written by G.W. Kendall and by Josiah Gregg and later included in the "Narrative of the Texas Santa Fé expedition" and "Commerce of the prairies". cf. Raines' Bibliog. of Texas and the prefaces to the two titles mentioned.
Mormon material (p. 208-209, 220, 345-362) lifted verbatim from William Harris' "Mormonism portrayed," Warsaw, Ill., 1843.
Privately bound for sea voyage. "T. J. Coolidge" embossed in gold on red leather spine. Covers of blue fabric-covered board.
GUSN
319689
Call Number
CPT CPT-01-110.B40
Descriptive terms
Indians of North America
Indians of North America.
Mormons and Mormonism
Shoshoni Indians
Shoshoni Indians.
Material Type
Controversial works.
Fiction.
Places
California
California.
Mexico
Sonora (Mexico : State)
Texas
Texas.

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