Very Good in Good+ dust jacket. Light wear, owner's emboss on title page; Dust Jacket well rubbed spine, edge rubbing, 1" and smaller edge tears with creasing, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; "Leonard's narrative remains one of the most important and revealing first-hand accounts of the mountain fur trade and its strong and determined leaders..." Reprint of 1839 First Edition, with new Editor's Introduction.; American Exploration and Travel Series; Vol. 28; xxxv, 172 pages.
Very Good in Good jacket. 8vo-over 7¾-9¾" tall About fine in good to very good dust jacket with some rubbing, a few abrasions along spine and a few short tears and small shallow chip to top edge. No markings, no bookplate. Jacket is not price-clipped.
Very Good + in Very Good jacket. Reprint, hardcover, has hint of very slight lean to spine, and very slight bumps to spine ends, otherwise a sharp, clean VG+ copy in VG dustjacket which is price clipped, has slight bumps with faint flaking to spine ends and corners, very slight edgewear with a short closed tear near lower front corner, and slight rubbing.
Fine in VG+ jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Black cloth binding in dust jacket with a few small abraisions, but nothing offensive. Reprint of the highly sought after first edition of 1839. Illustrated with a few B&W photographic plates. 169 pages inc. index. Volume 28 of the "American Exploration and Travel Series."
Near fine. A near fine first edition thus from 1959. The original work, "Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard, " was published in 1839. Edited by John C. Ewers. Black cloth, top edge painted lime. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. End papers toned. In a very good, price clipped dust jacket. Dust jacket showing two closed tears on back edge, and rubbing at upper corners. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated with black and white plates, maps. 172 pp. including index and catalogue at back. Octavo. Howes describes the "Narrative of the Adventures of Zenas Leonard" as a "Completely trustworthy account of Rocky Mountain trapping, 1831-7, including experiences with Walker's expedition from Salt Lake to California, 1833, of which it is the chief first-hand authority."---Howes, 264.
Good in Good dust jacket. 172, graytone illustration of pioneer meeting with Indians and green and white lettering on black panel above on front/jacket; In mylar/wear at top spine/slightly soiled on back jacket.
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