William H Rideing: A-Saddle in the Wild West. 1879. First edition. For Sale


William H Rideing: A-Saddle in the Wild West. 1879. First edition.

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Rideing, William H.A-Saddle in the Wild West. A Glimpse of Travel among the Mountains, Lava Beds, Sand Deserts, Adobe Towns, Indian Reservations, and Ancient Pueblos of Southern Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona.New York: D. Appleton and Co., 1879. 165 pp., 4, [6] adv. 16mo. Orange cloth with gilt titles and black rules, edges beveled. First edition. Appletons' New Handy-Volume Series. A very good copy, boards rubbed, head of spine worn, small bookplate, pencil gift inscription on free front end-paper, two leaves with offsetting, otherwise contents fine. Soliday, Part D: 504. Eberstadt 115-82. Decker 45-267. Item #40317

A journal of two years' adventures while Rideing was attached to Lieut. George Wheelers's geological survey of 1875-6. A quite uncommon piece. Provenance: From the library of Kenneth E. Hill, with his bookplate.

Subject: Americana

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