Book Description: Ticknor And Fields, Boston, 1856. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Fair. No Jacket. Illustrated (illustrator). Exploration West,Civil War,Kit Carson. 4 1/2"- 7 1/2". Illustrated biography of Fremont, best known for his explorations of the Ameircan West, possibly written with expectations of a bid for higher public office. Fremont explored areas from Arkansas to California, and later became a US Senator from California when it attained statehood. A biography of John Fremont, his explorations of California and American politics. Probably written in preparation for a Presidential bid. A campaign biography for Fremont's presidential bid with the newly constituted Republican party. The author was a Unitarian minister, who wrote about the Salem Witch Trials and Cotton Matther. He was also the brother-in-law of Oliver Wendell Holmes. The covers have wear and the pages have foxing. The book has been signed by General Fremont on the title page. Signed by General Charles Fremont.