Lot 36: Irving's Rocky Mountians with 2 Bonneville maps 1837

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Lot 36: Author: Irving, Washington Title: The Rocky Mountains: or, Scenes, Incidents, and Adventures in the Far West; Digested from the Journal of Captain B.L.E. Bonneville of the Army of the United States, and Illustrated from various other sources Place Published: Philadelphia Publisher: Carey, Lea & Blanchard Date Published: 1837 Description: 2 volumes. 248 + [12] ad; 248 pp. With 2 folding copper-engraved maps as frontispieces. (12mo) 19.5x11 cm (7?x4 ?"), original blue cloth, paper spine labels. First American Edition. Some minor rubbing and light stains to covers, a few corners with bumps; a short split at fold of first map, both maps have lightly offset to the facing title-page; very good or better, nice copies in the original cloth, scarce thus. Provenance: Sotheby's thru Arkway, 12/77. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $1000-1500
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