[FREMONT, JOHN C.] CARVALHO, S[OLOMON]. Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West; with Col. Fremont's Last Expedition Across the Rocky Mountains: Including Three Months' Residence in Utah, and a Perilous Trip Across the Great American Desert, to the Pacific.
New York: Derby & Jackson, 1857. Second edition (see note). Publisher's cloth, custom morocco backed case. 7 1/4 x 4 3/4 inches (18.5 x 12 cm); frontispiece, 380 pp., 4 pp. ads. Contemporary ink signature to front blank bled onto pastedown, spotting, minor chipping to spine extremities, a fine copy free of restoration; Together with Life, Explorations and Public Services of John Charles Fremont, Boston: 1856. First edition. Publisher's cloth. Frontispiece, ads dated July 1856. Worn. Wagner-Camp 282.
This edition of the Carvalho contains a frontispiece depicting Fremont not present in the 1856 first edition and removes the dedication (pages v-vi), otherwise it collates the same. Carvalho was the artist on Fremont's 1853 Rocky Mountain expedition in search of a railroad route to the West. Cowan p.108; Flake 1224n; Graff 619; Howes C213; Sabin 11180; Smith 1547; Wagner-Camp 373:2.
C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson
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