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ZEBULON M. PIKE
1810 ZEBULON PIKE EXPLORATIONS COMPLETE GOOD PROVENANCE ORIGINAL LEATHER BINDING
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: C. & A. Conrad & Co., Et al, 1810. PLEASE SEE DETAILS BELOW FOR COMPLETE DESCRIPTION. [27008] Pike, Zebulon M. An Account of the Expeditions to the Sources of the Mississippi and through Western Parts of Louisiana, to the Sources of the Arkansaw, Kans, La Platte, and Pierre Jaun Rivers.... Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: C. & A. Conrad & Co., Et al, 1810. First Edition. Frontispiece portrait of Lieut. Z. M. Pike engraved by Edwin (paper darkened some). Bound at back are 6 maps (5 folding); the 3 folding tables are within the text sections, all collated complete. Zebulon Montgomery Pike (1779 - 1813) American soldier and explorer, whose narratives of travel "... captured the imagination of Americans, who were interested in the West..." (Paul David Nelson in the ANB) Provenance notes: Front endpaper with the book label of Edmund W. Hening, Richmond, Virginia (c. 1810 - 1884); our research indicates he was the son of the legal writer William Walter Hening, 1767-1828. Pencil name on opposite endpaper of Geo. W. Southall (1810-1851) the prominent Williamsburg, Virginia attorney & landowner. Front two (blank) endpapers with the small oval blind-stamp of Randolph & English Booksellers Richmond Virginia and with a small priced printed catalog description of the book pasted-in. The title page with the previous owner name-stamp of collector George R. Brush M.D., U.S. Navy; in service as a surgeon & medical inspector, from 1861-1894 and with his small number-stamp on front endpaper. Howes P-373, Wagner-Camp 9. Approx. 5 3/4" x 8 1/2" size; bound in full polishe … [Click Below for Full Description]
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