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Tour from the City of New-York, to Detroit, in the Michigan Territory

DARBY, William

From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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DARBY, William. A Tour from the City of New-York, to Detroit, in the Michigan Territory.New York, 1819. 228,[71]pp. plus three folding maps (including partially colored frontispiece map). Original plain paper boards, untrimmed, papers spine, with minor edge wear, scattered foxing, especially to titlepage. Contemporary ownership signature on titlepage. A near fine copy, in original condition. GREENLY, MICHIGAN 55. HOWES D66, "aa." SABIN 18533. STREETER SALE 841. TPL 1136. SHAW & SHOEMAKER 47786. Darby was an expert surveyor and geographer. He gives an accurate and detailed description of the path he travelled across New York, southern Ontario, Ohio, and Michigan, and offers one of the first systematic American views of Michigan Territory. Howes notes that only one map is found in some copies. All three maps are present herein, showing the straits of Niagara, the environs of Detroit, and the Northeast as far west as Detroit, respectively. Bookseller Inventory # 51904

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