The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions. Randolph B. Marcy, Richard F. Burton.
The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions
The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions

The Prairie Traveler: A Handbook for Overland Expeditions

London: Trubner and Co., 1863. B/w Illustrations, Map. First English Edition. Hardcover. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. Near Fine. Item #00527567

xvi + 251pp., plus 24pp. ads (dated August 1882). One folding map at the back. Original dark brown cloth stamped in gilt and blind, yellow coated endpapers. Light wear at the corners, spine ends slighly frayed; previous owner's name to front endpapers, and embossed library chop to the ffep, else a very nice clean copy, text, map and plates are all in superb condition. Sir Richard F. Burton's Preface is dated "Fernando Po, 1st June, 1862" This copy appears to be remainder sheets bound by the Freethought Publishing Company, with their ads at the back dated 1882; while the title page bears the Trubner imprint and copyright 1863. Still quite scarce in such nice condition.

Price: $425.00

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