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SCHOOLCRAFT, HENRY R.

JOURNAL OF A TOUR INTO THE INTERIOR OF MISSOURI AND ARKANSAW, FROM POTOSI, OR MINE A' BURTON, IN MISSOURI TERRITORY, IN A SOUTHWEST DIRECTION, TOWARD THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS,- PERFORMED IN THE YEARS 1818 AND 1819.

      London: Printed for Sir Richard Phillips and Co., 1821. 1819 - First edition. Half calf and marbled boards, 102 pp., folding map. "Schoolcraft and one companion named Levi Pettibone left Potosi (in the lead mining region of southeastern Missouri) on November 6, 1818, and returned on February 9, 1819, having traveled an estimated nine hundred miles. The settlers that Schoolcraft and Pettibone encountered were just beginning to build cabins and plant crops."--WAGNER-CAMP-BECKER 21. Beautifully rebound copy. Near fine in custom slipcase. HOWES S185. WAGNER-CAMP-BECKER 21. RADER 2890. SABIN 77858. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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