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    Explorations and Fur Trade Operations 1832-5

    Washington Irving. The Rocky Mountains: or, Scenes, Incidents, and Adventures in the Far West; Digested From the Journal of Captain B. L. E. Bonneville, of the Army of the United States, and Illustrated From Various Other Sources. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1837. First edition. Two twelvemo volumes. [1-3], 4-248, 12 publisher's ads pages; vii, [1, blank], [3]-248 pages. Folding map in volume I; map in Volume II not present. Publisher's original blue cloth with printed paper title labels on the spine. Boards worn and slightly canted; rear hinge in Volume II cracked but holding, edge wear to boards; moderate to heavy scattered foxing throughout, still a good set.

    "Explorations and fur-trade operations from Green River to Walla Walla, 1832-5, including the first account of the trapping expedition over the Sierras to California, led by "Joe" Walker." (Howes).

    References: Howes I85; Sabin 35195, Wagner-Camp 67.


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