London: Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington, 1888. Large octavo, early half burgundy roan with gilt spine, xvi, 702 pp., mezzotint portrait frontispiece and numerous other maps and illustrations throughout. Binding a little scuffed, slight offsetting from the frontispiece to the title-page, internally excellent and a most handsome copy overall. Classic account of American frontier life, with good descriptions of Confederate officers, Texas as a wild and inaccessible state, camping rough in the wilderness, Buffalo hunting, and sundry sports. Item #1845
From the library of the Parliament of New South Wales, with gilt crest to the spine and front board.
Price (AUD): $300.00