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1 Marcy, Randolph B. The Prairie Traveler A Handbook for Overland Expeditions 1859
West Virginia Pulp & Paper 1961 First Edition; First Printing Hardcover As New in Near Fine dust jacket 
Beautiful limited edition, bound in Clear Spring Golden Envelope Kraft (a Westvaco Paper) and black calfskin with gilt decorations and titles. The book has a bookplated showing who the book was presented by, most likely a Westvaco employee. The slipcase has only minor shelf wear. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 220 pages; It is one of a continuing series of limited edition books published at Christmas by West Virginia Pulp and Paper (now MeadWestvaco) Marcy was a US Army Captain authorized by the War Department to write a guide "for the tenderfoot traveler undertaking overland treks through the untamed west." Published in 1859, it remained in print for 40 years. 
Price: 75.00 USD
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