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Memoirs of my life

Title
Memoirs of my life / by John Charles Frémont ; including in the narrative five journeys of western exploration, during the years 1842, 1843-4, 1845-6-7, 1848-9, 1853-4 ; together with a sketch of the life of Senator Benton, in connection with western expansion, by Jessie Benton Frémont ; a retrospect of fifty years, covering the most eventful periods of modern American history ; superbly illustrated by original portraits, descriptive plates, and, from the Missouri River to the Pacific, by a series of sketches and daguerreotypes made during the journeys ; the illustrations are masterpieces of Darley, Hamilton, Schussele, Dallas, Kern, Wallin and others ; engraved under the supervision of J.M. Butler, with maps and colored plates.
Author
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890.
Publication
Chicago and New York : Belford, Clarke & Co., 1886-1887.

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10 pts. (viii, [iii]-iv, [xv]-xix, 655 p., [89] leaves of plates (some folded)) : ill. (some col.), ports., maps; 29 cm.
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Note
  • Each part in the original illustrated tan paper covers, as issued semi-monthly Sept. 1, 1886-Jan. 15, 1887. Title page and other preliminaries in pt. 10. Publisher's advertisements on p. [4] of covers.
  • "Vol. I." no more published.
  • Maps engraved by Zeese & Co.
Indexed In (note)
  • Howes, W. U.S.iana (2nd ed.),
  • Rocq, M.M. California local history,
Call Number
Arents BIP (Frémont, J.C. Memoirs of my life) 01-469
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  • 22262307
  • 22262307
Author
Frémont, John Charles, 1813-1890.
Title
Memoirs of my life / by John Charles Frémont ; including in the narrative five journeys of western exploration, during the years 1842, 1843-4, 1845-6-7, 1848-9, 1853-4 ; together with a sketch of the life of Senator Benton, in connection with western expansion, by Jessie Benton Frémont ; a retrospect of fifty years, covering the most eventful periods of modern American history ; superbly illustrated by original portraits, descriptive plates, and, from the Missouri River to the Pacific, by a series of sketches and daguerreotypes made during the journeys ; the illustrations are masterpieces of Darley, Hamilton, Schussele, Dallas, Kern, Wallin and others ; engraved under the supervision of J.M. Butler, with maps and colored plates.
Imprint
Chicago and New York : Belford, Clarke & Co., 1886-1887.
Indexed In:
Howes, W. U.S.iana (2nd ed.), 367
Rocq, M.M. California local history, 16866
Local Note
Arents copy partly unopened.
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Frémont, Jessie Benton, 1824-1902.
Darley, Felix Octavius Carr, 1822-1888. Illustrator
Hamilton, John McLure, 1853-1936. Illustrator
Schussele, Christian, 1826?-1879. Illustrator
Dallas, Jacob A., 1825-1857. Illustrator
Butler, J. M. (John M.) Engraver
A. Zeese & Co. Engraver
Research Call Number
Arents BIP (Frémont, J.C. Memoirs of my life) 01-469
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