REPORT ON THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION TO THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS IN THE YEAR 1842 AND TO OREGON AND NORTH CALIFORNIA IN THE YEARS 1843-"44.

Fremont, Brevet Captain J. C.

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28th Congress, 2d Sess., Doc. No. 174. The Senate edition. Rebound in brown cloth, 693 pp., 2 foldout maps (missing the large folding map). The first of the great Western exploring expeditions. Fremont's report had a tremendous influence on western expansion & the California gold rush. Nice copy w/minor spotting and some water staining on the bottom corner of a few pages. Howes F-370; Bookseller Inventory #

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Title: REPORT ON THE EXPLORING EXPEDITION TO THE ...
Publisher: Gales & Seaton
Publication Date: 1845
Binding: Bds.
Book Condition: Very Good
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Fremont, Brevet Captain J. C.
Published by Washington: Blair and Rives, Printers, (1845)
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Book Description Washington: Blair and Rives, Printers, 1845. First House edition (House Doc. no. 166). 336 pp. The first part of this report, ending with "Astronomical Observations" and lacking pp. 337-583. Plus 22 plates as issued. 2 of 5 maps ("Beer Springs" and "The Great Salt Lake") and portion of 3rd map present (Bear River Valley route). Old lib. stamps on title-page. Light foxing. Neatly rebound in brown cloth, paper tile lable on spine, new endpapers. First of the great Western exploring expeditions. Fremont's report had a tremendous influence on western expansion and the California gold rush, providing invaluable information not previously known. GRAFF 1436: "Fremont's work had a powerful effect on the routes chosen by the gold-seekers in 1849-50." HOWELL 50: 88: "First accurate geographical information on the routes through the Rocky Mountains to California." HOWES F 370. WAGNER-CAMP-BECKER 115:2. Seller Inventory # 19938

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Fremont, Brevet Captain J.C.
Published by Gales and Seaton, Printers, Washington,D.C. (1845)
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Book Description Gales and Seaton, Printers, Washington,D.C., 1845. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Issued Without Dustjacket. 1st Edition. The book is full calf leather bound with solid binding. The corners are mildly scuffed, and there are two circular stains on the bottom quarter of the front panel.Spine label is quite good. Some of the gilding on the raised bands is faded. The previous owner's name is written on the front free end paper. Scattered mild foxing. There are 22 illustrations, two complete maps (Beer Springs and Great Salt Lake) in the text, and two text foldout maps that are only 1/2 present(Bear River and Rio de losAmericanos). The Large foldout map is absent. There are large sections on Astronomical Observations, Meteorological Observations, Distances Traveled, and A Catalogue of Plants. This book has about every fact you need to know about these explorations. The senate report. Seller Inventory # 001103

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Fremont, Brevet Captain J.C.
Published by U.S. Senate/Gales & Seaton Printers, Wash, DC (1845)
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Book Description U.S. Senate/Gales & Seaton Printers, Wash, DC, 1845. Hardcover. Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. 28th Congress, 2nd Session, Senate Doc 174, 693 pp.+ 22 Engraved Plts & 2 FoldOut Maps (lacks Lge FoldOut Map in pocket), Bound in Period Blk Three-Quarters Leather & Bds, Gilt & Ruled Spine Title, Provenance: Signature & Bookplate of John S Phelps (23rd Governor of Missouri), Light edgewear, foxing, else VG, 1st ed (Howes #F370 - "aa" rating). Seller Inventory # 102122

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Fremont, Brevet Captain J.C. (John Charles Fremont)
Published by Galfs and Seaton, Printer, Washington, D.C. (1845)
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Book Description Galfs and Seaton, Printer, Washington, D.C., 1845. Hard Cover. Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket. First Edition. Very Good tooled cloth with reinforced spine, 1845 large foldout map of Rocky mountain rivers in front pocket, two more large foldout maps tipped into text and numerous illustrations and charts of flora and fauna and other data. Interior pages foxed maps are intact and in very good condition, Sewn binding is tight, binding reinforced. Seller Inventory # 111118-M67

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