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F Cuming
F Cuming / Sketches of Tour to the Western Country through the States 1st ed
Pittsburgh, PA: Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum, 1810. 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. F Cuming. First Edition Pittsburgh, PA: Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum. Good. 1810. First Edition. Hardcover. Red three-quarter leather binding over marbled paper boards. Front board detached. Rubbed corners and edges. Top edge gilt with soil on edges. Marbled endpapers with the stamp of a previous owner on the front pastedown. Another previous owner's name is on the contents page. A few chips, soiling, and old dampstains on pages. Cuming's account stand out in early travel accounts of the West. Howes C 947: "Excellent and extensive observations on pioneer conditions throughou [Thumbnails Below] 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. Author: Cuming, F[Ortescue] Publication: Pittsburgh, PA: Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum, 1810 Edition: First Edition Binding: Hardcover Condition: Good Description: Pittsburgh, PA: Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum. Good. 1810. First Edition. Hardcover. Red three-quarter leather binding over marbled paper boards. Front board detached. Rubbed corners and edges. Top edge gilt with soil on edges. Marbled endpapers with the stamp of a previous owner on the front pastedown. Another previous owner's name is on the contents page. A few chips, soiling, and old damps … [Click Below for Full Description]
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