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Author: Dale, Harrison Clifford, editor
Title: The Ashley-Smith Explorations and the Discovery of a Central Route to the Pacific, 1822-1829
Place Published: Glendale, CA
Publisher:Arthur H. Clark
Date Published: 1941

360 pp. 3 plates from early prints; 2 maps including the color folding map frontispiece. (8vo) green cloth, spine lettered in gilt, top edge gilt. Revised Edition. 

Accounts of and narratives by William Henry Ashley, Jedediah Strong Smith, Harrison G. Rogers, and others. The Zamorano 80 calls it "The source-book of Jedediah Strong Smith, trapper and trader, and the first white man to enter California overland from the eastern United States." Howes D21; Zamorano Eighty, 25.


Minor wear to cloth; frontispiece map creased on left margin, else near fine.

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Ashely-Smith explorations 1941 1941 rev. ed.

Estimate $200 - $300Aug 23, 2018
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