The Journal of Julius Rodman, Being an Account of the First Passage Across the Rocky Mountains of North America ever Achieved by Civilized Man.

San Francisco: The Colt Press, 1947. Sm. 4to, 82pp. Seven color wood engravings by Mallette Dean. Cloth-backed decorated boards, paper spine label printed in blue and brown. A fine copy. First book appearance of this work, limited to 500 copies printed by the Grabhorn Press for the Colt Press (owned by Jane Grabhorn). The text originally appeared in 1840 in Burton's Gentleman's Magazine, of which Poe was then the editor. One of the Fifty Books of the Year. Grabhorn Bibliography 443. (Item Id: 109853)

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