IRVING, WASHINGTON. 1783-1859.
The Rocky Mountains: or, Scenes, Incidents, and Adventures in the Far West. Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1837. 2 volumes. 248; 248 pp. 2 folding engraved maps. 12mo. Original blue cloth, printed paper spine labels. Light foxing, small stain to gutter margin of second volume, a few short closed tears to maps, hinges cracked, bindings rubbed, spine labels toned.
First American edition. Based on the journals of Benjamin Louis Eulalie de Bonneville. BAL 10151; Howes I85.
Provenance: From the collection of M.B. Goldstone.