UNCLE SAM'S CAMELS: THE JOURNAL OF MAY HUMPHREYS STACEY SUPPLEMENTED BY THE REPORT OF EDWARD FITZGERALD BEALE (1857-1858).

Cambridge, MA;: Harvard University Press, 1929. First edition. Hardcover. Item #14711

An experiment made by the US Government, under the direction of Jefferson Davis, of importing camels from Asia to provide transportation across the Great American Desert. 298 pages with illustrations and foldout map. Bound in original brown cloth with lettering and seal on spine in gilt. A hint of toning to pages. A fine copy in very good dust jacket with light edge wear, toned spine panel, and two tiny chips. A very attractive copy.

Price: $175.00

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