Lot 62 of 382:
Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
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Title:
Narrative of the Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the Year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the Years 1843-'44.
Author:
Frémont, John Charles
Place:
Washington
Publisher:
Taylor, Wilde & Co.
Date:
1845
Description:

278 pp. 21.9x13.5 cm (8½x5¼") later leather-backed pebbled-cloth boards lettered in gilt on spine. Second Edition.

An early abridged edition of Frémont's account of his two expeditions. Issued without plates or maps. Wagner-Camp 115:4; Howes F370; Sabin 24841; Smith 3351. Institutional bookplate on pastedown with label on spine.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Chips at spine ends, rubbing to leather, some soil to cloth; notes in both pen and pencil on front flyleaf, mild wave to leaves, some foxing; very good.
 
Item number:
301399a
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