The Expeditions of John Charles Fremont (3 volumes)

Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1970-1973. Hardcover. 854; 519pp. Octavo [24 cm]. Burnt orange and dark brown cloth covered boards with gilt stamped titles on the spine and front covers. The edges of the spine and covers are lightly rubbed and bumped.The third volume is the Map Portfolio, and it is in a matching paper covered slipcase. The panels of the slipcase are just a little caved in, making it slightly diffiult to extricate the map portfolio. Near fine / fine. Item #58054

The map portfolio contains the commentary by Donald Jackson. From the jacket- "John Charles Fremont (1813-90) explored the American West at a time when thousands of migrants were hungry for information, and thus became- with the exception of Lewis and Clark- the most acclaimed traveler of the nineteenth century in the lands beyond the Missouri River."

Price: $150.00

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