The Prairie Traveller. Richard Burton.
The Prairie Traveller
The Prairie Traveller

The Prairie Traveller

London: Trubner & Company, 1863. First Edition. Hardcover. A Handbook for Overland Expeditions. With illustrations, itineraries of the principal routes between the Mississippi and the Pacific and a Map. By Randolph Marcy...edited and with notes by RIchard F. Burton. First ed. 251 pp, one folding map, one plate, 12 text ill. Penzer p 69, 70. In remainder binding: black gilt blindstamped cloth. Former owner's bookplates and small presentation inscription on front free endpaper. First UK ed of this work on western US travel, edited by Burton after he returned from a visit to Salt Lake City and the American west in 1860. Better than vg+, almost near fine. Minor corner wear. Looks as if it were never read. Housed in a black cloth folding clamshell slipcase with gilt leather spine. A very attractive copy and presentation. VG+ to near Fine. Item #3842

Price: $3,500.00

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