Adventures of Captain Bonneville, or Scenes Beyond the Rocky Mountains of the Far West. Washington IRVING.

Adventures of Captain Bonneville, or Scenes Beyond the Rocky Mountains of the Far West

London: Richard Bentley, 1837. Three volumes bound in one, 8vo (7 1/2 x 4 1/2 inches). Contemporary half blue polished calf, marbled boards, citron morocco lettering-piece, spine gilt-ruled. Some modest wear to binding. Bound without half-titles. Item #403763

FIRST EDITION, relying heavily upon the accounts of Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville (1796-1878) a French-born soldier explorer and prospector. Published prior to the American edition which was issued under the title 'The Rocky Mountains: or, Scenes, Incidents, and Adventures in the Far West; Digested from the Journal of Captain B.L.E.Bonneville, of the Army of the United States..,' published in the same year in Philadelphia, by Carey, Lea, & Blanchard. BAL 10150; Howes I85; Sabin 35125; Smith 4978; Wagner-Camp-Becker 67:1.

Price: $350.00

See all items in Americana
See all items by