Lot 91 of 382:
Oregon Trail with Remington Illustrations  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life
Author:
Parkman, Francis
Place:
Boston
Publisher:
Little, Brown
Date:
1892
Description:

xx, 411 pp. Illustrated throughout by Frederic Remington. (8vo) original decorated tan cloth, front cover stamped in gilt, light blue and red, top edge gilt. First Remington Illustrated Edition, Fourth Edition overall.

First edition illustrated by Frederick Remington, whose pictures in this edition are "as full of truth as of spirit, for they are the work of one who knew the prairies and the mountains before irresistible commonplace had subdued them" (preface). Howes P97.

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Condition:
Spine perished, front cover detached, preliminary leaves and half-title detached, a few stains within, else very good.
 
Item number:
305814
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