Lot 22 of 457:
Bell, New Tracks in North America, Color Lithographs  

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Title:
New Tracks in North America: A Journal of Travel and Adventure whilst Engaged in the Survey for a Southern Railroad the Pacific Ocean
Author:
Bell, William A.
Place:
London
Publisher:
Chapman and Hall
Date:
1870
Description:

lxix, [2], 564, [1] pp. Illustrated with 20 color lithograph plates including frontispiece; 3 black and white botanical plates; plus numerous wood engravings and 2 color maps including a folding map of the South-Western portion of the United States and of Sonora and Chihuahua. 21.7x14 cm (8½x5½"), original blind-stamped purple cloth, spine lettering in gilt. Second Edition.

Combined second edition of formerly two volume work. "Contains firsthand accounts of Indians in Arizona and New Mexico" (Graff 246; Cowan p.45; Howes B330; Rader 330).

Lot Amendments
Condition:
Light rubbing to ends of sunned spine and on corners of boards; hinges cracked and spine shaken, foxing to lithographs, faint foxing and stub tear on foldout map; else very good.
 
Item number:
301222
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