Lot 23: German edition of Fr?mont 1848 with map

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:18

Lot 23: Author: Fr?mont, John Charles Title: Reise nach dem Felsengeburge im Jahre 1842 und nach dem Oregongebiet und Nord-Californien in den Jahren 1843 und 1844, von Capitain J.C. Fremont, B?rger der Vereinigten Staaten Place Published: [Leipzig] Publisher: Date Published: [1848] Description: [2], [viii]-x, [263-447, [1] pp. Folding lithographed map. (8vo) 19x12.5 cm (7?x5"), later half cloth & marbled boards. There are two pages of manuscript in German at the front, being a biographical sketch of Fr?mont, and a newsclipping of his obituary tipped in. Small chip to spine label; map trimmed at lower left for folding into the book; very good overall. Provenance: Ross Valley Book Company, 7/82. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $300-500
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