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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Gregg, Josiah 
'COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES, OR, THE JOURNAL OF A SANTA FÉ TRADER, DURING EIGHT EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE GREAT WESTERN PRAIRIES, AND A RESIDENCE OF NEARLY NINE YEARS IN NORTHERN MEXICO'. NEW YORK: HENRY G. LANGLEY, 1844
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PROPERTY FROM THE SPORTING AND TRAVEL LIBRARY OF ARNOLD "JAKE" JOHNSON

Gregg, Josiah 
'COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES, OR, THE JOURNAL OF A SANTA FÉ TRADER, DURING EIGHT EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE GREAT WESTERN PRAIRIES, AND A RESIDENCE OF NEARLY NINE YEARS IN NORTHERN MEXICO'. NEW YORK: HENRY G. LANGLEY, 1844
Estimate
2,0003,000
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Gregg, Josiah 
'COMMERCE OF THE PRAIRIES, OR, THE JOURNAL OF A SANTA FÉ TRADER, DURING EIGHT EXPEDITIONS ACROSS THE GREAT WESTERN PRAIRIES, AND A RESIDENCE OF NEARLY NINE YEARS IN NORTHERN MEXICO'. NEW YORK: HENRY G. LANGLEY, 1844
2 volumes, 12mo (7 3/8 x 4 1/2 in.; 187 x 114mm). 6 plates, 2 maps, one of which folding; foxing, toning to plates, marginal tear to text leaf (vol. II, p. 187). Original brown cloth pictorially stamped in gilt and blind; rubbed, some fraying to ends.
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Provenance

David Morgan Hildreth (bookplate to front pastedowns)

Literature

Graff/Storm 1659; Howes G401; Sabin 28712; Streeter Sale 1:378; Streeter Texas 1502; Wagner-Camp-Becker 108:1; Wheat 482

Catalogue Note

First edition, first issue of "one of the classics of bedrock Americana" (Dobie).

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