Lot 253 of 522:
Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage, 1st ed, signed  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$360
Estimate:
$300 - $500

Title:
Fifteen Thousand Miles by Stage: A Woman's Unique Experience during Thirty Years of Path Finding and Pioneering from the Missouri to the Pacific and from Alaska to Mexico
Author:
Strahorn, Carrie Adell
Place:
New York
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's
Date:
1911
Description:

xxv, [2], 673 pp. Profusely illustrated, including photogravure frontispiece portrait of the author, 4 color plates with printed tissue guards and numerous drawings by Charles M. Russell, reproductions of photographs, drawings, engravings, etc. Original gilt-lettered cloth, pictorial cover label. First Edition.

In the late 1870s, the author accompanied her husband, Robert E. "Pard" Strahorn, agent for the new literary bureau and advertising department of the Union Pacific Railroad Co., throughout the west. Six-guns notes the book "gives accounts of the Montana vigilantes and the Plummer gang" in addition to its myriad other features. Adams Herd 2180; Graff 3999; Howes S1054; Adams, Six-guns 2152. Inscribed by the author on second blank.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Slightly musty odor, some warping to back cover, rubbing and some fraying to extremities; internal toning and some foxing, pages 147-158 slightly loose at bottom of signature, back hinge split; overall about very good.
 
Item number:
305638
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