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Lanman, Charles
A Summer in the Wilderness; Embracing a Canoe Voyage up the Mississippi and around Lake Superior
New York: D. Appleton & Company and Philadelphia: Geo. S. Appleton, 148 Chestnut-St, 1847. First edition. [4, ads], 208, [6, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Original brown cloth, minor staining to upper. First edition. [4, ads], 208, [6, ads] pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Fishing and a stop at "the far-famed city of (Mormon) Nauvoo ... for a few hours and when I resumed my course, I felt like one just awakened from an incomprehensible dream ... " Bruns L38; Westwood & Satchell, p. 130; Howes L90; Flake 4745; "These letters tell of a journey up the Mississippi from St. Louis, with descriptions of scenery, legends of the Illinois Indians, and accounts of Nauvoo and the lead region. The description of Nauvoo shortly after the Mormon exodus is especially interesting" (Buck).; ; Howes L90; Sabin 38925[Attributes: First Edition]
Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller, ABAA [New York, NY, U.S.A.]
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