Captain Bonneville

by Washington Irving

Publisher: G.P. Putnam"s Sons in New York

Written in English
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Other titlesAdventures of Captain Bonneville.
Statementby Washington Irving
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. in 1, <1> leaf of plates :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26369994M
OCLC/WorldCa369680736

Free Books of North American Literature in English, PDF, ePub, Mobi, Fb2, Azw3, Kindle The Adventures of Captain Bonneville Washington Irving English - [PDF] [ePub] [Kindle] English. Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Captain Bonneville's county by Edith Haroldsen Lovell; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: History; Places: Bonneville County (Idaho). Captain Bonneville, who was at the head of the line, and had seen the transaction at a distance, detached a party in pursuit of Tom. After a long interval they returned, leading the frightened horse; but though they had scoured the country, and looked out and shouted from every height, they had seen nothing of his rider. Captain Bonneville, of the United States army; who, in a rambling kind of enterprise, had strangely ingrafted the trapper and hunter upon the soldier. As his expeditions and adventures will form the leading theme of the following pages, a few biographical particulars concerning him may not be unacceptable. Captain Bonneville is of French parentage.

Get this from a library! The adventures of Captain Bonneville. [Washington Irving] -- American writer Washington Irving, author of "Rip Van Winkle," presents the fur-trading exploits of the French-born American army captain Benjamin L.E. Bonneville in this work based on. Captain Bonneville now appointed the place where he would encamp; and toward which the hunters were to drive the game. He cautioned the latter to advance slowly, reserving the strength and speed of the horses until within a moderate distance of the herds. Twenty-two horsemen descended cautiously into the plain, conformably to these directions. Idaho Falls, Idaho: The Eastern Idaho Farmer, First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. pages. 9 pages bibliography and index in back. Illustrations. Brown hardcover with title on the front and spine. Illustrated dust jacket. Map illustrated end papers. Light shelf wear to the dust jacket. Inscribed by the author on the page following the title page. In The Adventures of Captain Bonneville (), Irving focused on a single memorable figure—an army officer and fur trader who may also have been an American spy tracking British ambitions in the far country—to reveal the flavor of frontier life in the Rockies and beyond. This lively saga, based on Bonneville’s own memoir of his wandering.

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Captain Bonneville mentions another geological phenomenon north of Red River, where the surface of the earth, in considerable tracts of country, is covered with broad slabs of sandstone, having the form and position of grave-stones, and looking as if they had been forced up by some subterranean agitation.

Fortunately for Bonneville, help arrived when he was visited by Irving who, in good faith, offered to purchase the materials from Bonneville with intention of turning them into the third book in his “Western” series, ‘The Adventures of Captain Bonneville’.

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Captain Benjamin L. Bonneville left the east for California in May of No one heard from him, and many people assumed he was dead (or AWOL). Three years later he returned. Washington Irving (Sleepy Hollow, Rip Van Winkle) met Bonneville, bought the rights to his journal, and after editing it and recasting it in the third person.

InBonneville failed in an attempt to publish his travel journals, so he sold the manuscript to American author Washington Irving. Irving’s edited version of Bonneville’s stories of adventure, along with his maps, became The Adventures of Benjamin Bonneville, published in Although Irving praised Bonneville in the book, many explorers and historians of the nineteenth.

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Putnam, Broadway, and Strand, London., - Northwestern States - pages. Primarily known for his fictional writings, Irving organized this book into episodic chapters, wherein the major events and highlights of Bonneville's trailblazing life are told as a sequential story.

Captain Bonneville is of French parentage. His father was a worthy old emigrant, who came to this country many years since, and took up his abode in New York. He is represented as a man not much calculated for the sordid struggle of a money-making world, but possessed of a happy temperament, a festivity of imagination, and a simplicity of heart that made him proof against its rubs and trials.

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When Captain James Bonneville left for California in May of his motives were mixed. Officially, the French-born officer was on a two-year leave of absence from the U. Army, but he carried orders to collect information on the geography, geology, and topography "of the Country within the limits of the Territories belonging to the United States, between our frontier, and the Pacific."Brand: Start Classics.

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