Lot 61 of 382:
Memoirs of Charles Fremont  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Memoirs of My Life, by John Charles Frémont. Including in the Narrative Five Journeys of Western Exploration, During the Years 1842, 1843-4, 1845-6-7, 1848-9, 1853-4. Together with a Sketch of the Life of Senator Benton, in Connection with Western Expansion by Jessie Benton Frémont. A Retrospect of Fifty Years, Covering the Most Eventful Periods of Modern American History...
Author:
Frémont, John Charles
Place:
Chicago and New York
Publisher:
Belford, Clarke & Co.
Date:
1887
Description:

Published in one volume. xix, 655 pp. Extensively illustrated with engravings in wood and steel, 7 maps (some folding) including one large folding map at rear, a chromolithograph of Frémont's Rocky Mountain flag, etc. Frontispiece portrait with tissue-guard. 27x19.5 cm (10¾x7½") original half morocco and pebbled cloth, gilt decorated spine, marbled endpapers and edges.

Memoirs of the great Pathfinder (or Pathmarker), based on his original accounts of his adventures in the west. The illustrations and maps are quite noteworthy. "Embraces his first three exploring expeditions and the part played by him in the conquest of California" - Howes F367.

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Some rubbing to extremities, small areas of wormholing at head of spine, top joint starting a bit; foxing to plate margins; very good.
 
Item number:
305910
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