The Oregon Trail
Parkman, Francis , Maynard Dixon(illus.)
Place Published: New York
Publisher: The Limited Editions Club
Date Published: 1943
Edition: Limited edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 45687
SIGNED. 297pp. Quarto [26 cm] Full brown leather with an embossed title on the spine, and blind stamped decorative designs on the spine and front cover. The text block edges have the publisher's blue stain. White, blue and brown illustrated endsheets. Very good. The extremities are mildly rubbed, and the underlying boards are peeking through the corners. There are losses from the leather at the ends of the spine. The losses measure approximately 1 and 1/4" wide by just under 1/2" deep. The leather boards are a little scratched, and there are two small gauges in the rear board. There is a previous owner's bookplate on the front pastedown.
Edited from Parkman's Notebooks by Mason Wade. With black and white illustrations from ink drawings and full-color plates from paintings by Maynard Dixon. Dixon's illustrations for The Oregon Trail were his last illustrations created for a book. This copy is number 531, and is signed by Maynard Dixon on the limitation page.