Lot 143 of 438:
Classic work on AStor's Pacific Coast fur trading  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$390
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$400 - $600

Title:
Astoria, or Anecdotes of an Enterprise Beyond the Rocky Mountains

Author:
Irving, Washington

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
Carey, Lea & Blanchard

Date:
1836

Description:

2 volumes. 285 pp., 279 pp. + 8 pp. of advertisements. (8vo), original floral patterned dark green cloth. First Edition, First State.

The classic work on John Astor's Pacific Coast fur trading enterprise, based in part on the journals of Robert Stuart, Wilson Price Hunt, and Ramsay Crooks, along with extracts from Capt. Bonneville's notes on the Indians.

 


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Bubbling to spine of volume 1; creasing to rear cloth of volume 2 during the process of original binding; light foxing to endleaves; very good.


 
Item number:
295219
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