San Francisco: John Howell-Books, 1982. Very Good. Fourth Edition. [enlarged and revised from 1921 (Wagner), 1937 and 1953 (Camp) editions] [7.25x10.5”]; xx, 745 pp., 32 illustrations of book title pages, index, original prospectus tipped in; Maroon buckram covers with gilt lettering on spine; ; Minor shelf wear and rubbing on covers, spine sunned and gilt lettering faded, no prior owner markings or notations. Item #13035
This revised & enlarged edition of 429 main entries, with many sub-entries, is an essential reference on Western travel and exploration between 1800 to 1865. Each entry has an extensive bibliographical description and complete collation and title page transcription. Also includes narratives on many of the entries and many black and white images and illustrations. A classic and essential bibliography of the West.