Lot 104: The Expeditions of John Charles Frémont

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2016-01-13 11:46:16

Lot 104: Author: Jackson, Donald & Mary Lee Spence, editors; Title: The Expeditions of John Charles Frémont; Place Published: Urbana; Publisher: University of Illinois Press; Date Published: [1970-1973]; Description: 2 volumes (of 4), plus additional map portfolio. Illustrated, and with five large folding maps in eleven parts in portfolio. (8vo) original cloth, jackets on text volumes and map volume with slipcase.Definitive work on Frémont covering the years of his career in surveying and exploration from 1838 to 1854, reproducing all the available correspondence and documents related to the expeditions as well as to Frémont's personal affairs up to 1854, with detailed biographical introductions, annotations, etc. Volumes 1 and 2 only, with map portfolio. Condition: Light wear to portfolio box; else near fine. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $300-500
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