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The Emigrant's Guide, or Pocket Geography of the Western States and Territories, Containing a Description of the Several Cities, Towns, Rivers, Antiquities, Population, Manufactories, Prices of Land, Soil, Production, and Export
Cincinnati: Phillips & Speer, 1818. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3.5 x 5.75 inches. 266pp. Recent half-leather over marbled boards, with title and date on spine. New endpapers, some restoration to title page, scattered foxing. A compilation drawing primarily from Brackenridge, Brown, and Kilbourn, but also "from the information of several respectable and intelligent characters." Includes separate chapters on the states of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and on the Alabama, Michigan, North West, Missouri, and Illinois territories, with details of settlement, climate, natural resources and navigation. Howes E-141. Uncommon.
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