THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE VSA IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND THE FAR WEST DIGESTED FROM HIS JOURNAL AND ILLUSTRATED FROM VARIOUS OTHER SOURCES


8vo (6¼" x 9¼"). Pawnee Edition. 2 volumes with original cloth dust jackets. Vol. I: pp.339; frontis. and 13 additional illustrations, each with captioned tissue guard. Vol. II: pp. 237; frontis; 13 additional illustrations, each with captioned tissue guard, and a fold-out map. Binding design, title page design and border design by Margaret Armstrong. Washington Irving used Bonneville's notes and maps to create his non-fiction account of Benjamin de Bonneville's (1796 – 1878) expedition for the U.S. Army from Missouri to Oregon that began in 1832. De Bonneville eventually attained the rank of brigadier general (1865). Irving's account of de Bonneville's explorations was originally published in 1837. A scarce Margaret Armstrong masterwork. GE 134.

Title: THE ADVENTURES OF CAPTAIN BONNEVILLE VSA IN THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS AND THE FAR WEST DIGESTED FROM HIS JOURNAL AND ILLUSTRATED FROM VARIOUS OTHER SOURCES

Author Name: [Armstrong, Margaret (binding design, title page and border designs)]; Irving, Washington

Illustrator: Armstrong, Margaret (binding design, title page and border designs)

Categories: Other,

Edition: First Thus

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1898

Binding: cloth

Book Condition: Very good +

Seller ID: 621