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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-319689

Description

vi, 384 pages : frontispiece (folded map) ; 16 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Indians of North America
Shoshoni Indians
Mormons and Mormonism
Indians of North America.
Shoshoni Indians.

Originator

Marryat, Frederick, 1792-1848.

Publication

Leipzig : B. Tauchnitz, jun.

Publisher Series

Collection of British and American authors ; 53

Description

vi, 384 pages : frontispiece (folded map) ; 16 cm.

Notes

Edition sanctioned by the author.
Also issued with title: The travels and romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet among romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet among the Snake Indians ... London, 1843.
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.
Gift of Catherine Coolidge Lastavica.

Call Number

CPT CPT-01-110.B40

Material Type

Fiction.
Controversial works.

Places

Texas
California
Sonora (Mexico : State)
California.
Mexico
Texas.

Variant Title

Travels and romantic adventures of Monsieur Violet