Oct 27, 2020 - Sale 2549

Sale 2549 - Lot 189

Price Realized: $ 3,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
Gregg, Josiah (1806-1850)
Commerce of the Prairies: or the Journal of a Santa Fe Trader.

New York: Henry G. Langley, 1844.

First edition, two octavo volumes, illustrated with large folding map printed in black and green (short tear at fold, old tape repair), seven full page plates (two of which are bound as frontispieces in each volume, one is a single-page map), and six wood engravings in the text; bound in uniform contemporary publisher's ribbed brown cloth, stamped in blind, with large gilt pictorial emblem of a rider on horseback on both, gilt lettering and stamp of a Native American with a drawn bow on both spines, neatly rebacked, endleaves renewed, one signature at the beginning of the first volume slight sprung, 7 1/2 x 4 1/2 in. (2)

Graff 1659; Sabin 28712; Streeter sale I:328; Streeter Texas 1502; Wagner-Camp 108:1.