Frémont and '49: the story of a remarkable career and Its relation to the exploration and development of our Western territory, especially California by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh ... With maps and fifty illustrations. New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1914. 22.7x15.3 cm, pp. [1-2] [i-iv] v-xxiii [xxiv: blank] 1-547 [548: blank] [549-554: ads] [555-556: blank], flyleaves at front and rear, illustrations, maps (some folded), title page printed in red and black, original pictorial light brown cloth, front and spine panels stamped in blue and dark brown, top edge gilt, other edges untrimmed. First Edition. A scholarly work on the life and career of John C. Frémont by Frederick Samuel Dellenbaugh (1853–1935), writer, artist, explorer, who served as artist and assistant topographer with John Wesley Powell's second expedition down the Colorado River, 1871 and 1872 (see Dellenbaugh's Romance of the Colorado River [New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1902] and his classic account of Powell's second (and major) Colorado River expedition, A Canyon Voyage: the Narrative of the Second Powell Expedition Down the Green-Colorado River from Wyoming, and the Explorations on Land, in the Years 1871 and 1872 [New York and London: G. P. Putnam's Sons, 1908]). He later joined the 1899 Harriman Alaska Expedition financed by railroad magnate E. H. Harriman. He served as librarian of the American Geographical Society (1909–1911). Cloth worn at upper spine end, a good copy. (#166278).
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