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Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, In the Year 1852

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Estimate: US$200 - US$300
Price realised:  US$420
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Exploration of the Red River of Louisiana, In the Year 1852 Author: Marcy, Randolph B. and George B. McClellan Place: Washington, D. C. Publisher: A. O. P. Nicholson Date: 1854 Description: Executive Document from the House of Representatives, 33rd Congress, 1st Session. xv, [1]-286 pp. 65 plates, one folding (Botany plate XVIII not published, as issued). (8vo) original dark, embossed cloth. Ownership signature of G. T. Beauregard on front free endpaper, "G. T. Beauregard. Corps of Engineers. New Orleans. La.” Beauregard was the first brigadier general in the Confederate army, and started the Civil War by leading the attack on Fort Sumter in April, 1861. Three months after that he commanded and won the First Battle of Bull Run. Jenkins Basic Texas Books 135. Howes M276. Sabin 44512. Lot Amendments Condition: Spine worn at tips and separating, rear board worn at fore-edge, additional wear at all edges; foxing throughout; good or better. Item number: 315183

Informations about the auction
Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 721: Americana - Travel - Exploration - World History - Cartography
Date of the auction: 4 Feb 2021
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