WESTERN AMERICA IN 1846-1847 : THE ORIGINAL TRAVEL DIARY OF LIEUTENANT J. W. ABERT, WHO MAPPED NEW MEXICO FOR THE UNITED STATES ARMY. J. W. Abert.

WESTERN AMERICA IN 1846-1847 : THE ORIGINAL TRAVEL DIARY OF LIEUTENANT J. W. ABERT, WHO MAPPED NEW MEXICO FOR THE UNITED STATES ARMY.

(Americana).
  • San Francisco, CA: Lawton and Alfred Kennedy for John Howell-Books, 1966.
  • folio
  • original beige decorated cloth
  • (xii) 116 pages, 14 colored plates, 2 plans, 2 folding maps, text illustrations.

Price: $30.00  other currencies

Order Nr. 135976

Handsome reprint of Abert's diary published by Congress in 1848, one of the earliest American publications relating to the newly acquired Territory of New Mexico, with the first printing of Abert's watercolor sketchbook. Field 4. Howes All. Pilling 3 (Cheyenne vocabulary). Plaines & Rockies 120. Radar 3344. Raines, p. 1: "Canadian Valley of Texas was part of the region traversed and described." Rittenhouse 2: "A basic Santa Fe Trail document." From the private reference library of Dorothy Sloan with a commemorative bookplate loosely inserted.