Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents
BARTLETT, John. Personal Narrative of Explorations and Incidents. In Texas, New Mexico, California, Sonora, and Chihuahua, Connected with The United States and Mexican Boundary Commision, During the years 1850-, 51, 52 and 53... In Two Volumes with Maps and Illustrations. New York: D. Appleton & Company , 1854.
First edition, issued simultaneously with the two volume edition. Octavo. Two volumes bound in one. Publisher's original brown cloth, decoratively blindstamped. Illustrated with 2 folding frontispieces, large folding map of US and Mexican border area, 14 tinted lithograph plates (including the Tucson plate not called for), 29 full-page woodcuts, and many smaller text cuts throughout. Spine rubbed along extremities, edges bumped. Overall, a very good copy of a very thick book.

Howes. Howes. Streeter. Streeter.

HBS # 66997 $1,250