1856 Fremont Illustrated American Exploration California Rocky Mountains Smucker

SMUCKER, Samuel M.

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John Charles Frémont or Fremont was an American explorer, politician, and soldier who, in 1856, became the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. This account of exploration includes Fremont’s expeditions took him to California, along the Oregon Trail, and through Nevada, where he encountered and battled Native American Indians.

 

This first edition, first printing of “Life of Col. John C. Fremont” was published the year Fremont ran for President. It features 8 full-page engraved plates throughout! A truly iconic piece of Americana literature. According to Sabin,

“Mr. Smucker’s memoir of Col. Fremont forms p. 5-72. The rest of the book is a reprint of Col. Fremont’s official ‘A Report on an Exploration of the Country lying between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains,’ 1843, Senate ed.”

According to Kurutz, ‘Report’ is “one of the monumental works of western exploration! 

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1856 Fremont Illustrated American Exploration California Rocky Mountains Smucker

 

John Charles Frémont or Fremont was an American explorer, politician, and soldier who, in 1856, became the first candidate of the Republican Party for the office of President of the United States. This account of exploration includes Fremont’s expeditions took him to California, along the Oregon Trail, and through Nevada, where he encountered and battled Native American Indians.

 

This first edition, first printing of “Life of Col. John C. Fremont” was published the year Fremont ran for President. It features 8 full-page engraved plates throughout! A truly iconic piece of Americana literature. According to Sabin,

“Mr. Smucker’s memoir of Col. Fremont forms p. 5-72. The rest of the book is a reprint of Col. Fremont’s official ‘A Report on an Exploration of the Country lying between the Missouri River and the Rocky Mountains,’ 1843, Senate ed.”

According to Kurutz, ‘Report’ is “one of the monumental works of western exploration! 

 

Item number: #5721

Price: $350

 

SMUCKER, Samuel M.

 

The life of Col. John Charles Fremont, and his narrative of explorations and adventures, in Kansas, Nebraska, Oregon and California : the memoir by Samuel M. Smucker.

 

New York : Miller, Orton & Mulligan, 1856.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • 493, [6]
  • References: Sabin 85161; not in Howes
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19cm x 13cm)

 

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5721

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

SMUCKER, Samuel M.

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete