Westward with Fremont. The Story of Solomon Carvalho.
Philadelphia: The Jewish Publication Society of America, 1969. Octavo. 164pp. A fine copy in a very nice dust jacket with some very mild rubbing and edge wear. Solomon Carvalho was the descendant of a Sephardic Jewish family who accompanied Colonel John Fremont on his fifth expedition of discovery across the Rocky Mountains to the Pacific Ocean. He was the expedition photographer / daguerrean, and artist. When things took a disastrous turn Carvalho defied the odds and survived despite the desperate situation. He is one of the great legendary Jewish figures in American history. Hardcover (Item ID: 3756)