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History of the Discovery and Settlement of the Valley of the Mississippi, by the Three Great European Powers, Spain, France, and Great Britain, and the Subsequent Occupation, Settlement, and Extension of Civil Government by The United States until the Year 1846 2 Vols.
Harper & Brothers, New York 1846 - 2 vol. set, octavo, brown half-leather with patterned boards, raised bands w/ two green panels for gilt lettering of title and author, gilt decorations. Patterned end papers. AEG. Spine ends of Vol. II are bumped. Some foxing in both. Vol. I is 1st edition; vol. II is second, printed in 1848. 3 maps, 4 plans, 2 plates, all present. Tape repair to bottom of foldout panel of frontis map in Vol. I, which is a three-color map of the major powers' possessions in 1745. Frontis map to Vol. 2 is a four-color fold-out of Texas in 1836. Vol. I, 567 pp., Vol. II, 595 pp. Thorough history of settlement of the Ohio and Mississippi valleys, culture of the settlers, government, Indian wars, etc. from Western Pennsylvania and Apppalachians to Great Lakes areas to New Orleans, with a section on Texas. Howes 722. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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