Lot 33: Horn's Overland Guide 1852 with map

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Lot 33: Author: Horn, Hosea B. Title: Horn's Overland Guide from the U.S. Sub-agency, Council Bluffs, on the Missouri River to the City of Sacramento, in California; Containing a Table of Distances and Showing All the Rivers, Creeks, Lakes, Springs, Mountains, Hills, Camping-places, and Other Prominent Objects; with Remarks on the Country, Roads, Timbers, Grasses, Curiosities, etc.; the Entire Route Having Been Tracked by a Road-measurer, and the Distances from Place to Place, and from the Missouri River, Accurately Ascertained Place Published: New York Publisher: J.H. Colton Date Published: 1852 Description: 83, [1] + 18 ad pp. Folding lithographed map, with the routes to California and Oregon hand-colored, affixed to rear pastedown, as issued. (12mo) 15.4x9.5 cm (6x3?"), original blindstamped cloth, gilt cover title. A bit of fading to spine and cover margins, a touch of rubbing to extremities; near fine. Provenance: John Howell-Books. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $6000-9000
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