Carvalho, Solomon Nunes. Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West with Col. Fremont’s Last Expedition

AUCTION 28 | Tuesday, April 05th, 2005 at 1:00
Fine Judaica: The Library of the late Professor Abraham J. Karp.

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Lot 19
(AMERICAN JUDAICA)

Carvalho, Solomon Nunes. Incidents of Travel and Adventure in the Far West with Col. Fremont’s Last Expedition

Frontispiece engraving of Col. Fremont and the author taking astronomical obsevations Contemporary boards. 8vo

New York: Derby & Jackson 1857

Est: $600 - $900
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The author, a Sephardic Orthodox Jew, was the first government-appointed artist/photographer. Here, he relates his experiences accompanying Fremont’s celebrated expedition across the Rockies.