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  1. 130731
    Handsomely bound early printing of Catlin's illustrated account of Native American tribes, first published in 1841, reissued many times over the following 50 years. A young lawyer turned portraitist, Catlin set out in 1830 from his home in Pennsylvania to record on canvas the indigenous tribes of North America and their... Learn More
    £675

    Stock Code: 130731

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  2. 123030
    First edition of the "definitive account of the most important exploration of the North American continent" (Wagner-Camp). A cornerstone of Western Americana, the book describes the government-backed expedition to explore the newly acquired Louisiana Purchase undertaken from 1804 to 1806 by ascending the Missouri to its... Learn More
    £150,000

    Stock Code: 123030

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  3. 124187
    First edition in English of the first Russian circumnavigation. Krusenstern's account was first published at St Petersburg in 1810. Krusenstern (Ivan Fedorovich Kruzenshtern) had served in the British Navy in 1793-99. He was given command of the two-ship expedition under "a brilliant corps of officers" (Hill), intended to... Learn More
    £18,750

    Stock Code: 124187

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  4. 121295
    First edition, second state with portrait and frontispiece, title page does not, however, state "With Portrait and Map". "The warm, loving reminiscences of Custer's devoted wife Libbie during their three years in Dakota Territory, detailing the good times as well as the hardships and heartaches of western frontier life"... Learn More
    £250

    Stock Code: 121295

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