2 volume set (complete); octavos; half maroon buckram and decoratve boards; 457; 458-825 pp. Folding map in back of Volume I (California-Oregon Trails, 1846), 2 folding map sheets in pocket at rear of Volume II (The Map of T.H. Jefferson - in 3 parts: Parts I & II printed back to back on 1 sheet; part III on second sheet). First volume is composed primarily of diaries; the second of letters. "A great deal of new light is thrown upon the Donner tragedy, the pioneering of the Hastings and Applegate Cutoffs, etc." Printed in an edition of 1000 copies. There was also a Deluxe Edition of 100 copies. Both volumes fine, entirely clean and unworn in near fine jackets with faint soiling, light edgewear. Bookseller Inventory #
Title: OVERLAND IN 1846: Diaries and Letters of the...
Publisher: Talisman Press
Publication Date: 1963
Edition: First trade edition
Book Description Talisman Press, 1963. Hardcover. Book Condition: VG. Dust Jacket Condition: VG. Both books and dust jacket are uniform in their blemishes. Spines are sunned, with minimal edgewear, trace soil to text blocks, tight binding, no markings whatsoever inside. ; Vol. 1 & 2; 8vo 8" - 9" tall. Bookseller Inventory # 67246
Book Description Talisman Press, Georgetown, CA, 1963. Cloth. Book Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st Edition. Volumes I & II, 825 pages. Map in pocket at end of Volume I; folding map at end of Volume II. Index. Very good in dust jacket. (067). Bookseller Inventory # 006276