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BEYOND THE MISSISSIPPI: FROM THE GREAT RIVER TO THE GREAT OCEAN. Life and Adventure On the Prairies, Mountains, and Pacific Coast.

by Richardson, Albert D

Condition: Good


American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT: (1867) 572 p. + Half title and two page map. Profusely illustrated with full page plates and text drawings. No front fly leaf. Preliminary leaves detached but present and complete. 8vo. 225 mm. Original full publisher's cloth binding, rubbed at extremities. Hardbound. Very good. Albert Deane Richardson (1833-1869) was a well-known American journalist, Union spy, adventurer, and author. This work describes trip through Texas, from Preston to El Paso, on the U.S. Mail coach. Full of keen with observations. This is a greatly expanded version of Howes R253; Sabin 70980; Raines p. 173. **PRICE JUST REDUCED! W7. Full Cloth. Hardcover.. Good.




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