Lot 85 of 305:
Early experiences in Oregon with map 1844  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Ten Years in Oregon

Author:
Lee, D[aniel ] & J[oseph] H. Frost

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Published for the Authors

Date:
1844

Description:
344 pp. Folding frontispiece map; title page vignette. 17.7x11 cm. (7x4¼"), period sheep, spine ruled in gilt, red morocco lettering piece. First Edition, First issue. Written by two missionaries of the Methodist Episcopal Church. “A minute and doubtless veracious journal of incidents of an arduous mission among the Northwestern Indian, with vocabularies of their dialects” - Field. Folding map shows the Northwest including Vancouver Island, the Strait of Juan de Fuca, Columbia River, Mt. St. Helen, Walamet [sic] River, etc. First issue without the subtitle "Containing account of journey with Capt. Wyeth." Field 904; Graff 2440; Howes L197; Smith 5800; Tweney 42; Wagner-Camp 111; Wheat Transmississippi 484.

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Condition:
Light rubbing to spine and extremities, front joint cracked; lacking front free endpaper, ownership signatures to flyleaf, trace from removed bookplate, some foxing within; very good.


 
Item number:
211944
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