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Travels Through the Interior Parts of North-America - Jonathan Carver - 1779. [1230427]
Dublin: for Price 1779 - Jonathan Carver. Travels Through the Interior Parts of North-America, in the Years 1766, 1767, and 1768. Dublin: for Price, [et. al.], 1779, 1st. Dublin edition, (xx), xiv, 15-508 pp. *** First Dublin edition reprinted from the first edition of the previous year. Listed in Howes with the comment that this book stimulated curiosity concerning routes to the Pacific, later satisfied by Mackenzie and Lewis and Clark. Carver also describes his experience of being captured by the French and their Indian allies at Fort William Henry in 1757. With a folding map in front, and two (2) plates. *** Bound in original brown calf boards, worn and rubbed. Re-sewn and re-cased with new brown leather spine with gilt lettering and decoration. The contents are clean and complete in a good binding. The map has a small tear starting from gutter which has been repaired on the verso with archival tape. *** 8.5 inches high by 5 inches [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
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