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    A Narrative of the Adventures
    in the Oregon and Rocky Mountains

    Alexander Ross. The Fur Hunters of the Far West... In Two Volumes. London: Smith, Elder and Co., 1855. First edition. One work in two octavo volumes. xv, 333; viii, 262 pages. Two frontispieces and folded map of Oregon (approximately 7.5 x 11 inches). Bound by Carss & Co., Glasgow in half calf with gilt rules and Glasgow devices on upper boards, five raised spine bands with gilt lettered leather title labels and floral devices in compartments, all edges marbled, marbled endpapers, and reading ribbons. Presentation label from the High School of Glasgow on both front pastedowns. Bindings rubbed at extremities, spines color faded. Small pencil bookseller's notes on front blank pages. Minor dampstaining around edges of first frontispiece. Second frontispiece and title page over-opened, frontispiece coming loose. Occasional foxing. Very good set.

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    April, 2016
    6th Wednesday
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