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Auction 101, Lot 583

"Our New West - Records of Travel Between The Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean", Bowles, Samuel

Subject: History - Western United States

Period: 1869 (published)

Publication: Hartford Publishing Co.


6 x 9 inches
15.2 x 22.9 cm
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Contains the narrative of the author's travels between the Mississippi River and the Pacific Ocean during the summers in 1865 and 1866. Includes author's observations of the Pacific Railroad, the life of the Mormons, Indians, the Chinese, and much more. First edition. Thick 8vo, frontis, portraits, 524 pp., 1 map and 12 plates (included in pagination). Hardbound in original cloth, stamped in gilt on front cover and spine.


Condition: B

Binding slightly loose, rubbed, tear at top of spine. Some pencil on end papers. Foxing to first few pages, else very good.

Estimate: $75 - $100

Sold for: $85

Closed on 12/4/2002