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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: Fair


American Publishing Company, Hartford, CT: (1867), 1867. 572 p. + Half title and two page map. Map loose with slight tear in margin. Profusely illustrated with full page plates and text drawings. Age stain. Manuscript ownership of Charles H. Rowes, Whitehall Station, PA, 1869 on front fly leaf. 225 mm. Original full leather binding, worn with loss at head and tail of spine. Boards fragile. Hardbound. 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 Leather. Hardcover. Fair.




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