Lot 176 of 613:
Ferris' Life in the Rocky Mountains, 1830-1835  

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

Title:
Life in the Rocky Mountains: A Diary Of Wanderings on the Sources of the Rivers Missouri, Columbia, and Colorado 1830-1835...and Supplementary Writings by Ferris With a Detailed Map of the Fur Country Drawn by Ferris in 1836

Author:
Ferris, Warren Angus

Place:
Denver, Col.

Publisher:
Old West Publishing Company

Date:
1940

Description:

With 5 plates and folding map. (8vo), original maroon cloth, gilt spine, illustrated dust jacket. First Edition

Excellent narrative of trapping and trading in the Rocky Mountains in the 1830's, which originally appeared serially in "The Western Literary Messenger" in the 1840's. The "Map of the Fur Country" was drawn by Ferris in 1836, and is an important map of the period.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Light wear and soiling to jacket with fading to jacket spine, minor bump to top corner of front board; near fine.


 
Item number:
288269
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