Lot 84 of 435:
12 copies of James Clyman, Frontiersman  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$180
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
James Clyman, Frontiersman: The Adventures of a Trapper and Covered-Wagon Emigrant as Told in His Own Reminiscences and Diaries - 12 copies
Author:
Camp, Charles L., editor
Place:
Portland, Oregon
Publisher:
Champoeg Press
Date:
[1960]
Description:

12 uniform volumes. Each with: Plates from photographs, facsimiles, etc.; 4 maps, 2 of them folding. (4to), red cloth lettered in gilt. Each volume is one of 1450 copies designed & printed by Lawton Kennedy. "Definitive Edition."

12 copies of this authoritative work on James Clyman. First venturing toward the West in 1818 following service in the War of 1812, Clyman explored the frontier with Jedediah Smith, John Fremont, etc., served with Lincoln in the Black Hawk War, and lived an eventful life before retiring to a Napa ranch in 1850. Considerably expanded from the 1929 first edition. Howes C81.

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Condition:
All copies fine.
 
Item number:
289849
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