The Oregon Trail. Francis Parkman, Mason Wade.
The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail
The Oregon Trail

The Oregon Trail

New York: Limited Editions Club, 1943. Illustrated by Maynard Dixon. Leatherbound. 6-3/4 x 10-1/4", full leather with embossed design front board and spine, xi, 297pp, pictorial endpapers, all edges turquoise, 8 full page color plates (2 are 2-page spreads), brown headers and text illustrations throughout. Item #900750

Copy #936 of an unspecified number of copies, signed by the illustrator Maynard Dixon. Edited from the notebooks of Francis Parkman and with an introduction by Mason Wade.

This account of Francis Parkman's 2000-mile journey across North America from Missouri to Oregon with three companions on horseback in 1846 remains a classic.

Previous owner's bookplate first paste-down endpaper, faint off-setting of brown text illustrations on facing pages, little wear to corners of leather, tight, square, two small faint stains first blank page, else a clean copy, very good.

Price: $200.00