Lot 272 of 613:
Ruxton's Life in The Far West  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$168
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Life in The Far West

Author:
Ruxton, George F.

Place:
Edinburgh and London

Publisher:
William Blackwood and Sons

Date:
1849

Description:

xvi, 312 pp. (8vo) 18.5x11.5 cm (7½x4½"), modern green straight grain morocco with gilt dentelles, raised spine bands, spine with gilt title and design, marbled endpapers. First Edition. 

Ruxton was a British travel writer who was one of the first to visit the American West in its early phase. A handsome and finely bound copy of a cornerstone western Americana publication.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some light scuffing to bottom board; small ownership stamp at top corner of blank page at front; about near fine.


 
Item number:
288263
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