Lot 46: Author: Marcy, Randolph B. Title: The Prairie Traveler. A Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions, with Maps, Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific Place Published: New York Publisher: Harper & Brothers Date Published: 1859 Description: 340 pp. Illustrated with wood engravings, some full-page on plates included in the pagination; 2 maps, 1 of them folding. (12mo) 16.7x10 cm (6?x4"), original blindstamped brown cloth, spine lettered in gilt. First Edition. Handy little guide to a West being ever more penetrated. Some chipping at spine ends and along the joints; very good, internally quite clean. Provenance: Brick Row, 12/83.
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