Lot 232 of 455:
Expedition of the Donner Party & Its Tragic Fate  

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Lot closed - Sold For:$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Expedition of the Donner Party and Its Tragic Fate
Author:
Houghton, Eliza P. Donner
Place:
Chicago
Publisher:
A.C. McClurg & Co.
Date:
1911
Description:

Illustrated with plates from engravings, photographs, lithographs, etc. Original gilt-lettered cloth. First Edition.

Houghton was the daughter of expedition leader George Donner, and made the fateful trip when she was 4 years old. Cowan p.856.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light wear and staining to cloth with rubbing to extremities; front hinge cracked, scattered foxing, early ownership signature to rear endpaper; very good.
 
Item number:
305285
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