The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Mountain Life

By: Parkman, Francis

Price: $2,000.00

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Original dark green blindstamped cloth. Gilt title and author at the upper spine. Frontispiece and illustrated half title. No ads at the front and ads numbered 3-10 at the rear. Worn type at the edges of pp. 436 & 437. Frontis. and half-title in first state. Recased with new endpapers. The boards are quite worn with the spine ends chipped about 1/4", corners are bumped with boards showing. There is a tear along with some chipping to the lower edge of the spine/front cover. Pages have some light, sporadic foxing. There are a few with small marginal pieces missing or short tears. Several pages have creases to the upper corner. Some light soiling to pages, primarily at the margins, although some does intrude into the text. Howes P-97, Wagner-Camp 170:1b, Rittenhouse 450, Holliday Sale 853. A good only copy of one of the true classics of western travel literature. ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 448 pages

Title: The California and Oregon Trail: Being Sketches of Prairie and Mountain Life

Author: Parkman, Francis

Categories: Western Americana,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: George P. Putnam & Company: 1849

Binding: Hardcover

Book/Jacket Condition: G/NONE

Seller ID: 54216

Keywords: Western America Overland Route,