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    Fremont's First Expedition to the Rockies

    John C. Fremont. A Report on an Exploration of the Country Lying Between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains.... Washington, DC: Printed by Order of the United States' Senate, 1843. First edition. Octavo. 207 pages, illustrated frontispiece and five plates. Folded map in front (approximately 14.5 x 33 inches). Bound in modern black buckram with gilt title on spine. Binding rubbed. Bookseller's pencil notes on front free endpaper. Map with fold and edge wear, small fold separations and minor edge tears, one two-inch tear from upper margin into image area. Pages with edge wear, small chips, few edge tears (one in upper margin of leaf 205/206 with cellophane tape repairs), foxing throughout and occasional smudging or soiling. Very good.

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    "Freemont's first expedition to the Rockies was designed by his father-in-law, Sen. Thomas Hart Benton, to publicize the overland route to Oregon." - Wagner-Camp 95.

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