THE PRAIRIE TRAVELER, A HANDBOOK FOR OVERLAND EXPEDITIONS. With Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific, and a Map.; Edited (with Notes) by Richard F. Burton. Published in the United States by Authority of the War Department. Randolph B. Marcy.

THE PRAIRIE TRAVELER, A HANDBOOK FOR OVERLAND EXPEDITIONS. With Illustrations, and Itineraries of the Principal Routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific, and a Map.; Edited (with Notes) by Richard F. Burton. Published in the United States by Authority of the War Department.

London: Trubner & Co. 1863. UK edition. Original Cloth. pp: xvi, 251, (24) ads for Works Sold by the Freethought Publishing Company, dated August, 1882; frontispiece, 12 illustrations in the text, foldout b&w map at end. Bound in blind-stamped black cloth, fore-edges of boards rubbed, spine cloth lacking, otherwise sound with a clean text block and collector's armorial bookplate. 7.25" x 4.75" Good. Item #039087

First published in 1859, Marcy's book lists 28 routes for western travel. [Howes, U.S.iana M279. Mintz, The Trail 326. Wagner-Camp, The Plains & the Rockies 335:4.].

Price: $300.00

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