A Ride over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands, including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles. Hon. Henry John Coke.

A Ride over the Rocky Mountains to Oregon and California. With a Glance at Some of the Tropical Islands, including the West Indies and the Sandwich Isles

London: Richard Bentley, 1852. First edition. Hardcover. 390pp. Octavo [23 cm] Marbled brown boards. Rebacked, with most of the original spine laid over. Lithographic frontispiece portrait of the author. Two pages of ads tipped-in before the half-title. The spine is rolled, and the text block is cracked multiple times. No publisher's catalogue at the rear. Wagner 211. Flake 2449. Good. Item #55880

Wright Howes states, "On this perilous 1850 trip undertaken for sheer adventure by two young English sportsmen, two of their seven companions perished; the survival of any was a miracle."

Price: $200.00

See all items in Western Americana
See all items by