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VOYAGE A L'OUEST DES MONTS ALLÉGHANYS, DANS LES ÉTATS DE L'OHIO, DU KENTUCKY ET DU TENNESSÉE, ET RETOUR A CHARLESTON PAR LES HAUTES-CAROLINES
Paris. 1804.. vi,312pp. plus folding map. Half title. Contemporary half speckled calf and salmon boards, spine gilt, green leather labels. Some minor flecking to spine, but still bright and nice. A very good, fresh copy. "...The zest with which Michaux describes some of the wonders of the West in this brief and discursive journal is as pleasant as his intelligent discussion of economical facts, and puritan domesticity in the East...he gave his countrymen a correct and impressive idea of the products and promise of the great West, but more especially of Ohio and Kentucky" - Thomson. A classic travel narrative by one of the great early naturalists in America, later famous for his work on trees. With a handsome folding engraved map of the United States. HOWES M579. HUBACH, p.38. MEISEL III:365. SABIN 48703. THOMSON 822. MONAGHAN 1063. CLARK II:106. STREETER SALE 830.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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