The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

Parkman, Francis; Mason Wade (ed.) , Maynard Dixon(illus.)

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Price: $400.00


Place Published: New York
Publisher: Limited Editions Club
Date Published: 1943
Edition: First thus
Binding: Leather bound
Condition: Near fine
Book Id: 51286

Description

SIGNED. 297pp. Quarto [26 cm] in full russet saddle leather with pyrographic spine titles and cover device, all edges blue. Backstrip scuffed at top and foot, else very light wear. Interior is clean and bright, with color and monochrome illustrations by Maynard Dixon. Housed in publisher's board slipcase and thin board chemise, both with woodgrain patterning. Chemise is in three pieces, having split completely along both folds; slipcase worn and tearing at extremities, but holding. Light mustiness.

Comments

Signed by Maynard Dixon on colophon, with "office copy" pencilled in the spot for copy number and a blindstamp reading "This is one of 25 presentation copies - out of series". Edited from Francis Parkman's notebooks by Mason Wade.



By This Publisher: Limited Editions Club