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SKETCHES OF A TOUR TO THE WESTERN COUNTRY, THROUGH THE STATES OF OHIO AND KENTUCKY; A VOYAGE DOWN THE OHIO AND MISSISSIPPI RIVERS, AND A TRIP THROUGH THE MISSISSIPPI TERRITORY, AND PART OF WEST FLORIDA; COMMENCED AT PHILADELPHIA IN THE WINTER OF 1807, AND CONCLUDED IN 1809 With notes and an appendix, containing some interesting facts, together with a notice of an expedition through Louisiana.
Pittsburgh, (PA): Cramer, Spear & Eichbaum, 1810. 12mo. 504 pp. Three-quarter calf and marbled boards, leather spine label, by Sangorski & Sutcliffe. Fine copy in an attractive recent binding. First edition. Howes C-947: "Excellent and extensive observations on pioneer conditions throughout the Ohio and lower Mississippi valleys." Sabin 17890. Clark OLD SOUTH II, 13: "Accurate and detailed description of social and economic conditions along the frontier." Streeter sale III, 1325: "One of the best early accounts of the Ohio and Mississippi Valleys." Eberstadt 138, 192: "Minute description of the numerous towns and localities through which he passed and of the pioneers he met and studied." Servies 808. Thomson 286: "One of the most interesting works relating to the west."
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