Lot 3: Bryant in California 5th ed. with maps

PBA Galleries

PBA Galleries

2015-11-19 15:16:14

Lot 3: Author: Bryant, Edwin Title: What I Saw in California: Being the Journal of a Tour, by the Emigrant Route and South Pass of the Rocky Mountains, Across the Continent of North America, the Great Desert Basin, and Through California, in the Years 1846, 1847 Place Published: New York Publisher: D. Appleton Date Published: 1849 Description: 480 pp. Wood-engraved frontispiece map; folding hand-colored lithographed map by J.H. Colton. (8vo) 18.3x11.5 cm (7 ?x4?"), original blindstamped cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Fifth Edition. Recased with new endpapers, folding map with repairs along right edge, other minor wear; very good or better, a bright and attractive copy. Provenance: Schoyer's, 11/05. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1500-2500
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