Lot 21: Fr?mont's 1842 expedition in wrappers

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:18

Lot 21: Author: Fr?mont, J[ohn] C[harles] Title: Report on an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains, on the Line of the Kansas and Great Platte Rivers Place Published: Washington Publisher: Printed by order of the United States' Senate Date Published: 1843 Description: 207 pp. With 6 lithograph plates, plus one folding map. (8vo) 22.5x14.3 cm. (9x5?"), original printed wrappers; modern custom quarter morocco drop-back box, gilt-lettered spine, morocco cover label. Top right corner of front wrapper torn off affecting no printed features, rear wrapper partially split up joint; some light foxing within, one plate detached with some wear to its leading edge; very good or better, seldom found so nice in the original wrappers. First Edition. Provenance: Swanns, thru Arkway, 1/83. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $2000-3000
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