Lot 294 of 613:
Stuart's narrative of the Oregon Trail  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
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$200 - $300

Title:
The Discovery of the Oregon Trail: Robert Stuart's Narratives of His Overland Trip Eastward from Astoria in 1812-13

Author:
Stuart, Robert

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons

Date:
1935

Description:

From the Original Manuscripts in the Collection of William Robertson Coe, Esq. Edited by Philip Ashton Rollins. Illustrated with facsimiles, portraits & maps. (8vo), red cloth, black spine label with gilt lettering, top edge gilt, dust jacket. First Edition in English.

First published in French in 1821 in Volumes 11 & 12 of Nouvelles Annales des Voyages, the work did not appear in English until the present edition. This Scribner's issue is generally given precedence over the Eberstadt issue of the same year. Howes S1103: Tweney 66; Wagner-Camp 19 (note).


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Toning to jacket with chips to corners, edges and spine, light wear to cloth; early ownership signature; very good.


 
Item number:
288752
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