Lot 47: Marcy's Prairie Traveler edited by Burton 1863

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Lot 47: Author: Marcy, Randolph B. Title: The Prairie Traveler. A Hand-Book for Overland Expeditions, with Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes Between the Mississippi and the Pacific, and a Map Place Published: London Publisher: Tr?bner and Co. Date Published: 1863 Description: vi, [2], [xi]-xvi, 251 + 24 ad pp. Edited (with notes) by Richard F. Burton. Woodcut frontispiece & text illustrations; folding map. (12mo) 18.2x10.8 cm (7 ?x4?"), original cloth, spine lettered in gilt. Marcy's popular work edited and with notes by the famed British traveller, explorer and linguist Richard F. Burton. Spine head a little frayed with small chips, foot a bit rubbed, gilt dull; still very good to nearly fine, much nicer than usually found. Provenance: Hawley, 3/95. PBA Galleries' Rare Cartography, Exploration & Voyages Thursday, 3rd December 2015 Estimate: $500-800
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