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    Lafayette Houghton Bunnell. Discovery of the Yosemite, and The Indian War of 1851, Which Led to That Event. Chicago: Fleming H. Revell, [n.d., circa 1885]. Octavo. 349, 3 (D.L. Moody catalog), 8 (Revell catalog) pages. Frontispiece portrait of the author, map, and nineteen other illustrations. "Riding through a Tree Trunk" plate misbound facing page 339. This printing has the printer's slug on copyright page reading "J. L. Regan & Co., Printers and Binders, 226, 228 & 230 Lake Street, Chicago". Publisher's stamped cloth with elaborate designs on the front cover and gilt titles on front and spine, patterned endpapers. Re-cased. Binding rubbed and soiled, color fade, corners and spine ends bumped. Free endpapers misaligned with pastedowns, tears along the gutters. Textblock sits low in binding. Contemporary ink gift inscription on blank preliminary, dated "July, 1885". Some smudging and soiling. Occasional spots of foxing. Overall a very good reading copy.

    Howes 954.


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