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Adventure on Red River: Report on the Exploration of the Headwaters of the Red River by Captain Randolph B. Marcy and Captain G. B. McClellan by  ed Grant Foreman - Hardcover - Second Printing - 1968 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Adventure on Red River: Report on the Exploration of the Headwaters of the Red River by Captain Randolph B. Marcy and Captain G. B. McClellan

by Grant Foreman, ed

Condition: Very good/very good


Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 1968. Second Printing. Cloth. Very good/very good. A very good second printing in a custom leather book jacket with title stamped on spine. Would be fine except that leather jacket offset onto first and last free end papers. In original very good, price clipped dust jacket, sunning to spine of dust jacket. Offset of leather to dust jacket flaps. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Binding is sturdy, tight and square. Red cloth with white title label on spine. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. xxxi, 199 pp. including index. Duodecimo, 5 x 7 3/4 inches tall.




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