Rambles in North-Western America from the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains

Rambles in North-Western America from the Pacific Ocean to the Rocky Mountains

Murphy, John Mortimer

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Chapman and Hall
Date Published: 1879
Edition: First edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 45136

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364pp. Octavo [22 cm] 3/4 brown leather with teal cloth covered boards, raised bands, and a gilt stamped title and decorative patterns on the spine. Top edge gilt. Good only. The leather on the spine and covers is rubbed and mottled, there are numerous losses from the leather of the spine, and restoration work has been done to the spine ends and along the joints. The spine has a shiny gloss over it. The boards are cosmetically cracked along the joints, and the hinges have been re-enforced with a paper adhesive. There is a former owner's book plate on the front pastedown, along with a former owner's ink stamp on the half title page. The text block is cracked at the beginning. With the fold out map at the front. The map has a 1 inch closed tear in the inside margin.

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Subjects include Gigantic Trees and Magnificent Forests, Hunting the Sea-Otter, Commerce of Portland, A Trip on the Cowlitz River, March of Black Crickets, Gigantic Geysers, Among the Mormons, and more.



By This Author: Murphy, John Mortimer
By This Publisher: Chapman and Hall