Description

    Edwin James. Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains... Philadelphia: 1823. First edition, two textual volumes.

    More Information:

    Edwin James. Account of an Expedition from Pittsburgh to the Rocky Mountains, Performed in the Years 1918 and '20... Philadelphia: H. C. Carey and I. Lea, 1823. First edition. Two textual volumes, lacking the atlas. Quarto (8.75 x 5.25 inches). [iv], [1]-5, [6-8], [1]-503, [1, blank]; [vi], 442, xcviii pages. Contemporary sprinkled calf, spines in six compartments, ruled and decoratively stamped in gilt, black, gilt-lettered labels. Spine of volumes one repaired at crown with slightly more extensive work to about the lower-third; boards worn and soiled with thick dark stains to both volumes, perhaps due to a binding agent; first volume front joint cracked, but holding with endpaper nearly detached, rear joint starting; rear joint of Volume II starting. ID numbers written in manuscript ink on the top edge of each text block. Endpapers foxed and soiled. Text block toned with soiling, dampstains and foxing throughout. Good. Howes J40.



    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Bidding Begins Approx.
    August
    25th Friday
    Auction Dates
    September
    14th Thursday
    Proxy Bidding Begins Approx.
    6 Days
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: N/A
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 194
    Auction Type
    Grand Format:  Heritage Live®:After Internet bidding closes, live bidding will take place through www.HA.com/Live. Your secret maximum bid placed prior to the live event will compete against the live bids. To maximize your chances of winning, enter realistic secret maximum bids on our site. Many of our proxy bidders are successful at winning lots in these auctions, and usually below their secret maximum. You can also place last minute bids directly with us by e-mailing Bid@HA.com or calling 1-866-835-3243. (Important note: Due to software and Internet latency, live bids may not register in time, so enter realistic proxy bids.)

    Grand Format Floor Sessions
    Proxy bidding ends ten minutes prior to the session start time. Live Proxy bidding on Heritage Live starts 24 hours before the live session begins and continues through the session. During the live auction event, bidding in person is encouraged, and Heritage Live includes streaming audio and often video during the event.