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The Butterfield Overland Mail: 1857-1869  

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The Butterfield Overland Mail: 1857-1869

Conkling, Roscoe P. and Margaret B.

Glendale, California

Arthur H. Clark Company



3 volumes. 412; 446 pp. + atlas volume. Additional maps and illustrations in text volumes. (8vo) 24x15.5 cm. (9½x6¼"), red cloth, top edges gilt on text volumes, edges untrimmed. First Edition.

Prospectus laid in rear of Volume 1. Often considered the best work on the first overland postal service from the Mississippi to the Pacific Coast. Volume 3 was formerly in the collection of the Foley Center Gonzaga Library, with plates, stamps, markings, etc.

Lot Amendments

Slight wear and rubbing to cloth, some corner bumps; Vol. 3 is ex-library, with label on spine, darkened area on cover, stamps, plates, etc. inside; very good or better.

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