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The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and Rocky-Mountain Life

Parkman, Francis; Remington, Frederic (illustrated by)

Publication Date: 1892
Condition: very good(+) Hardcover
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Octavo in tan-brown cloth with gilt embossed design on cover and spine and red and green illustrations; top edge of pages is gilt; 411 pages; b&w illustrations; 23 cm. In English. || Illustrations by Frederic Remington; illustrated edition; Contents: The frontier -- Breaking the ice -- Fort Leavenworth -- "Jumping off" -- The "Big blue" -- The Platte and the desert -- The Buffalo -- Taking French leave -- Scenes at Fort Laramie -- The war parties -- Scenes at the camp -- Ill-luck -- Hunting Indians -- The Ogillallah village -- The hunting camp -- The trappers -- The Black Hills -- A mountain hunt -- Passage of the mountains -- The lonely journey -- The Pueblo and Bent's Fort -- Tête rouge, the volunteer -- Indian alarms -- The chase -- The buffalo camp -- Down the Arkansas -- The settlements. : Note(s): Originally published 1849 under title: The California and Oregon trail. Lovely, very good(+) to near fine(-) copy of this first illustrated edition; no jacket; though cloth is lightly soiled from handling and being around for more than 100 years, it is free of fraying and only very lightly rubbed at the corners; bottom edge of pages is lightly soiled; one small foxing stain on fore-edge of pages; o/w pages are bright and clean and free of marks and creases; binding is tight and square. Exquisite stamped and color illustrated binding. Bookseller Inventory # 85258

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Title: The Oregon Trail: Sketches of Prairie and ...

Publication Date: 1892

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:very good(+)

Edition: First illustrated edition.

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