Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842, and to Oregon and North California in the years 1843-'44. By Brevet Capt. J. C. Frémont, of the Topographical Engineers, Under the Orders of Col. J. J. Abert, Chief of the Topographical Bureau. Printed by Order of the House of Representatives. Washington: Blair and Rives, Printers, 1845. Octavo, 22.5x14.5 cm, pp. [1-2] 3-6 [7-8] 9-583 [584: blank], 22 inserted plates, 5 inserted maps (3 folded), contemporary three-quarter leather and boards, brown leather title label affixed to spine panel. First edition. The House issue, House Executive Document 186, Serial 467. Wagner, Camp and Becker 115:2. Howes F370. Sabin 25845. Streeter 3131. Two cells of data are missing from the table on the bottom of page 504 due to a paper defect, pages 577-582 are duplicated after page , map of Beer Springs is detached and darkened and frayed at edges, map of the Great Salt Lake is duplicated, the Sierra Nevada map is missing, some scattered foxing to text and several plates, a good copy. The large folding map is not bound in. It is separated along most of the horizontal folds, but is otherwise intact and in pretty good condition. (#153338).
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