Lot 51 of 455:
Samuel Bowles Across the Continent, 1865  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$144
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax
Author:
Bowles, Samuel
Place:
Springfield, MA
Publisher:
Samuel Bowles & Co.
Date:
1865
Description:

[2], xix, [1], 437 [1] + 6 ad pp. Large colored folding map by J.H. Goldthwait. (8vo), original brown cloth, gilt-lettered spine. First Edition

Popular overland narrative with an attractive map of the Western United States with an inset "Plan of Central California on an Enlarged Scale. Cowan p. 67; Graff 370; Sabin 7077; Wagner-Camp 410:1; Wheat Transmississippi 1115.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Cloth severely faded, with some dark spots; toning to edges of text block; damages to edges of first few pages; overall very good.
 
Item number:
306665
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