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Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygua Hunting-Grounds, with an Account. . . . A Two Volulme Set. by  George Wilkins Kendall - First Edition - 1844 - from Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books (SKU: 12594)

Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygua Hunting-Grounds, with an Account. . . . A Two Volulme Set.

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Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygua Hunting-Grounds, with an Account. . . . A Two Volulme Set.

by Kendall, George Wilkins

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New York: Harper and Brothers, 1844. First Editions, same dates; 8vos, original black cloth, no djs; good overall (cocked; boards rubbed and worn; spine ends and corners bumped, crimped, and worn; corners worn to boards; text and plates foxed, soiled, stained, and stiff); Volume I, fair (cloth on edges worn and chipped; top layer of cloth on spine tail heavily worn; pages stained, esp. in Chapter 1; waterstains to top edge of spine head torn off; waterstains to top edge, affects several pages; hinges once repaired, front hinge starting again; scar from removed bookplate on front pastedown; folding map foxed with several small bookworm holes, no evidence of insects elsewhere, and creased edges and corners; cracked at Preface; two chips to side margin of pp161-2; tears to bottom edge of pp155-8; two tears to side edges of pp165-5 and 221-2; one chip to side edge of p237-8; tear to side edge of p397-8; p405 detached; rear free endpaper torn out and missing); Volume II, good (shaken; spine head chipped off and worn; first signature loose but not detached; bottom corner of p39-40 creased and dog-eared; bottom corner of p69-70 chipped off; long chip to side edge of p137-40, does not affect text; small chip to side edge of p139-40; small hole to side margin of p195-6, does not affect text; stains to margins of pp231-4; cracked at pp24-5, 168-9 and 336-7; bottom corners of pages bumped and crimped); 405pp + 406pp with five plates total and one folding map.. First Edition. Hard Cover.

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Bookseller
Page One, Too; Antiquarian Books US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
12594
Title
Narrative of the Texan Santa Fe Expedition, Comprising a Description of a Tour Through Texas, and Across the Great Southwestern Prairies, the Camanche and Caygua Hunting-Grounds, with an Account. . . . A Two Volulme Set.
Author
Kendall, George Wilkins
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
Harper and Brothers
Place of Publication
New York
Date published
1844

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bookplate
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