Jun 05, 2008 - Sale 2148

Sale 2148 - Lot 49

Price Realized: $ 600
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 500 - $ 750
BARTLETT, JOHN R. Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents in Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora and Chihuahua. Folding map (with 25-mm mended tear), 16 tinted lithographed plates, other full-page engraved plates and illustrations. 2 volumes in one. Thick 8vo, publisher's cloth, front joint and hinge cracked, backstrip chipped; bookplate on front pastedown, early owner's inscription on flyleaf, 1910 sale letter tipped in on rear free endpaper. New York, 1854

Additional Details

first edition. Publisher's issue of the Southwestern cornerstone. Collates as the normal 2-volume set, with the "extra" unlisted view of Tucson in Volume II. Cowan 13, Graff 1180, Howes B201, Jenkins Best Texas Books 12, Wagner-Camp 323 (none citing an 1854 2-volumes-in-one edition).