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SKETCHES OF A TOUR TO THE WESTERN COUNTRY, THROUGH THE STATES OF OHIO AND KENTUCKY; A VOYAGE DOWN THE OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS, AND A TRIP THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI TERRITORY, AND PART OF WEST FLORIDA; COMMENCED AT PHILADELPHIA IN THE WINTER OF 1807, AND CONCLUDED IN 1809. With notes and an appendix, containing some interesting facts, together with a notice of an expedition through Louisiana

Cuming, Fortescue

Published by Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum, Pittsburgh, 1810
Condition: Good+ Hardcover
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Original redish-brown leather binding is holding tight and strong. Creasing to spine leather, some loss at top of spine, light wear to extremities. Names and numbers in an early hand on the front and rear endpapers and pastedowns. Brown water stain on the first few pages that does not effect the text. The text itself is clean and unmarked with typical age-toning and light foxing. NOT ex-library. A good, solid copy in original binding. Howes C-947: "Excellent and extensive observations on pioneer conditions throughout the Ohio and lower Mississippi valleys." Sabin 17890. Clark OLD SOUTH II, 13: "Accurate and detailed description of social and economic conditions along the frontier." Streeter sale III, 1325: "One of the best early accounts of the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys." Eberstadt 138, 192: "Minute description of the numerous towns and localities through which he passed and of the pioneers he met and studied." Servies 808. Thomson 286: "One of the most interesting works relating to the west." 12mo. Bookseller Inventory # 003409

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Title: SKETCHES OF A TOUR TO THE WESTERN COUNTRY, ...

Publisher: Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum, Pittsburgh

Publication Date: 1810

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Good+

Edition: 1st Edition

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