Lot 220 of 455:
The Kanzas Region w/2 maps 1856  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$192
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Kanzas Region: Forest, Prairie, Desert, Mountain, Vale, and River. Descriptions of Scenery, Climate, Wild Productions, Capabilities of Soil, and Commercial Resources; Interspersed with Incidents of Travel.
Author:
Greene, Max
Place:
New York
Publisher:
Fowler and Wells
Date:
1856
Description:

192 + [12] ad pp. Two maps, including frontispiece. (12mo), 19x12 cm (7½x4¾"), original blindstamped brown cloth, gilt spine. 

"This work provides a good account of the prairie and mountain region featuring many incidents from the author's own experiences from 1850 to 1855. It also contains a history of the Santa Fe trade and descriptions of the Santa Fe trail" - Wagner-Camp. Wagner-Camp 276; Howes G383.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Wear and staining to cloth with rubbing to extremities; blank leaf before frontispiece excised; scattered light foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
305263
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