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Parker, Samuel (1779-1866) Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
258
Sold for:
$185$150

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Parker, Samuel (1779-1866) Journal of an Exploring Tour Beyond the Rocky Mountains. Ithaca, New York: by Mack, Andrus, & Woodruff, for the author, 1838.
First edition, octavo, with the large folding map of the Oregon territory bound before the title (water stains, tears, inexpert repairs with cellophane tape); one full page plate of rock formations; in contemporary patterned cloth, rebacked, the original spine replaced, signs of old tape, housed in custom blue cloth chemise and slipcase, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in.
Estimate $300-500


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Ithaca, Book publishing, Bookbinding, Cellophane, Chemise, Crafts, Graphic design, Paper art, Print production

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