1845 1ed John C Fremont California Explorations GOLD Native American Indians

FREMONT, John Charles

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A rare edition of John C Fremont’s explorations and voyages. Printed shortly after the expedition itself, this account of exploration includes Fremont’s expeditions took him to California, along the Oregon Trail, and through Nevada, where he encountered and battled Native American Indians.

 

According to Kurutz, this work is “one of the monumental works of western exploration!” Issued in both ‘House [of Representatives]’ and ‘Senate’ issues, this 1845 first edition is illustrated with 22 full-page engravings of mountain views, maps of the route, view of Pyramid Lake in Nevada, Columbia River Gorge views, waterfalls, the Sierra Nevada, the Great Salt Lake, and much more! This book changed the perspective of the American West, as it provided details of physical terrain and landmarks that had never been reported on through the mid-1800s.

 

Fremont and his wife became exceedingly wealthy during the California Gold Rush, much in part to the marketing and advertisement that ‘Report’ provided the east.

 

This edition meets the collation of the first ‘House’ edition with 23 engravings and correct pagination.

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1845 1ed John C Fremont California Explorations GOLD Native American Indians

 

A rare edition of John C Fremont’s explorations and voyages. Printed shortly after the expedition itself, this account of exploration includes Fremont’s expeditions took him to California, along the Oregon Trail, and through Nevada, where he encountered and battled Native American Indians.

 

According to Kurutz, this work is “one of the monumental works of western exploration!” Issued in both ‘House [of Representatives]’ and ‘Senate’ issues, this 1845 first edition is illustrated with 22 full-page engravings of mountain views, maps of the route, view of Pyramid Lake in Nevada, Columbia River Gorge views, waterfalls, the Sierra Nevada, the Great Salt Lake, and much more! This book changed the perspective of the American West, as it provided details of physical terrain and landmarks that had never been reported on through the mid-1800s.

 

Fremont and his wife became exceedingly wealthy during the California Gold Rush, much in part to the marketing and advertisement that ‘Report’ provided the east.

 

This edition meets the collation of the first ‘House’ edition with 23 engravings and correct pagination.

Item number: #6845

Price: $750

FREMONT, John Charles

Report of the exploring expedition to the Rocky Mountains in the year 1842 : and to Oregon and north California in the years 1843-44

Washington : Blair and Rives, 1845. First edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   [3], 583, [3]

o   23 full-page engravings, plus 2 folding maps

  • Note on number of illustrations: Sabin lists 23 expected, while Howes states 22. This edition includes both ‘House’ and ‘Senate’ issue illustrations
  • References: Sabin 25845; Howes F 370; Wagner-Camp 115:2; Graff 1436: Streeter 3131; Zamorano 80, #39; Grolier 100 American #49
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~9.5in X 6in (23.5cm x 15cm)
  • Very rare with auction estimates and price comparisons as high as $3,500

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6845

Category

Americana, American History

Authors

FREMONT, John Charles

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete