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Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with… by  Samuel Bowles - First edition - 1865 - from Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller (SKU: 11420)

Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax

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Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax

by Bowles, Samuel

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Springfield, Mass: Samuel Bowles & Company, 1865. First edition. Hardcover. g. Sm. 8vo. xx. 452(6)pp. Maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Head and tail of spine frayed. Corners bumped and worn. Age wearing throughout. Two-inch tear to joints near bottom area of front cover. Faded gilt top edge. Hinges starting. Sporadic water staining not affecting text. "With the bookplate of Bruce Bryan, the noted author and long time curator of the Southwest Museum of The American Indians in Pasadena, California". Letters by Bowles describing his experiences. "The whole series is the ablest and most valuable report ever made of the characteristics of the Western and Pacific portions of our Union". 6 page advertisement section of publisher at rear of book. Book in very good reading, binding in fair condition.

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Bookseller
Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller's Inventory #
11420
Title
Across the Continent: A Summer's Journey to the Rocky Mountains, the Mormons, and the Pacific States, with Speaker Colfax
Author
Bowles, Samuel
Format/Binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - g
Quantity-available
1
Edition
First edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Samuel Bowles & Company
Place of Publication
Springfield, Mass
Date Published
1865
Keywords
description, 19th Century , Civil War Era, Vancouver, Salt Lake City, Oregon, Yosemite Valley, San Francisco

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About Eric Chaim Kline - Bookseller

We offer a broad selection of rare, out-of-print and antiquarian books with an emphasis on photography, architecture, art, Judaica, Bibles, Weimar Germany and the Third Reich, modernism, Olympic Games, erotica and foreign-language works, especially German, Hebrew, Polish and Yiddish. We also provide appraisal, auction, consulting and rental services.

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bookplate
Highly sought after by some collectors, a book plate is an inscribed or decorative device that identifies the owner, or former... [More]
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The heel of the spine.
gilt
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Fair
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G
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spine
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Cloth
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