New York: Putnam, 1914. First Edition. Cloth. Large 8vo. Publisher’s illustrated cloth. Gilt top edge. Deckle edge. Numerous photographic plates, 7 folding maps, and a color frontispiece. 547 pp.
Rear board detached. About 2/3 of cloth covering spine torn away. Binding is split but attached at p. 209. Ex-library, with sticker on front cover, bookplate inside front cover, and card pocket on front free endpaper. Interior is very clean, and maps and illustrations in excellent condition.
This is an uncommon first edition of Dellenbaugh's biography of pioneer and abolitionist politician John Charles Fremont. This copy has noticeably binding issues, but interior and maps are crisp, clean, and intact. Fair. Item #1800