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 Captain 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 Senate of the United States. Washington: Gales and Seaton, Printers, 1845. 22.8 x14 cm (octavo), pp. [1-3] 4-6 [7-9] 10-583 [584: blank]  586-693 [694: blank], 22 inserted plates, 5 maps (3 folded), one in pocket at rear, the others inserted in text, original black cloth decorated in blind on sides and spine, title in gold on spine. First edition. The Senate issue, 28th Congress, 2d Session, Senate Executive Document 174, Serial 461. Wagner, Camp and Becker (1982) 115:1. Howes F370. Sabin 25845. Streeter 3131. Cloth worn at spine ends and corner tips, scattered tanning and foxing to text paper as is usually the case, a couple of plates are foxed, but most are remarkably clean, several preliminary leaves have light water stains, the last seven leaves have heavier water stains, a good copy. The large folded map in the rear pocket is in nice condition. In a custom cloth clamshell box with leather label. (#153517).
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