Lot 43: Author: [Kingsbury, Gaines P.] Title: Journal of the Expedition of Dragoons under the Command of Col. Henry Dodge to the Rocky Mountains, during the summer of 1835 (wrapper title) Place Published: [Washington, D.C.] Publisher: Date Published: 1836 Description: 38 pp, With 2 folding engraved maps. (8vo) 22.5x14.5 cm (9x5?"), original blue printed wrappers, custom half morocco slipcase & chemise. 24th Congress, 1st Session, Senate Document 209. First Edition. Scarce report, especially so in the original wrappers, of this report in the form of a journal by Lt. Gaines P. Kingsbury of this important expedition to the Rocky Mountains during the heyday of the fur trade, and early expansion into the west . Edge wear to wrappers, signature eradicated from front wrapper; text leaves with corners bent, some light foxing, large map with short stub tear repaired on verso; very good, rare in the original wrappers. Provenance: Streeter Auction 10/24-25/67.
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