The Expeditions of John Charles Fremont Volume 1: Travels from 1838 to 1844

By Jackson, Donald and Spence, Mary Lee (editors)

SKU# 14050

$ 25.00

Pp. xliv, 854, 26 illustrations (photos, line drawings and facsimiles), 4 maps (2 are folding). Publisher’s original wine red and brown cloth, lettered in gilt on the spine and front cover, lettered pictorial dust jacket, lg 8vo. This is the first volume of a three volume set. Fremont explored the lands between the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers including mapping portions of the Des Moines River from 1838 to 1842. Fremont then led expeditions on the Oregon Trail into the Sierra Nevada. He is most famous for his later explorations of California.

Publisher University of Illinois
Publisher Place Urbana
Date Published 1970
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Edition First
Number of Volumes
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Condition Fine
Condition Description Fine copy in fine dust jacket.
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