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Author: Ruxton, George F.
Title: Life in The Far West
Place Published: New York
Publisher:Harper & Brothers
Date Published: 1849

235 + 4 ad pp. (8vo) 18x12 cm (7x4¾") finely rebound in full brown morocco, bordered in gilt band of flowers in blind interrupted by gilt crossed arrow devices and bowed rules, spine gilt, raised bands, gilt dentelles, silk endleaves, all edges gilt, custom slipcase. First American Edition.

Beautifully bound by Root & Son of London. Originally published in Blackwood's Magazine June-November, 1848. Wagner-Camp lists this as the first edition, although Howes gives that distinction to the Edinburgh edition of the same year. Cowan p.546; Howes R554; Wagner-Camp 173:1.


Spine a touch sunned, previous owner's name and stamp, a few clippings laid in; very near fine.

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Ruxton's Life in the Far West finely bound

Estimate $300 - $500Aug 23, 2018
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