Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1826. 8vo. 192 pp. 10 folding engraved maps, outlines hand-colored. Original boards, rebound in cloth; untrimmed copy. Item #41136
First edition. Howes A-317: "Leading early authority on the subject." Sabin 2012. Eberstadt 106, 17 (quoting Seymour Dunbar): "Collects every scrap of contemporary fact regarding the entire canal system, and the thousands of miles of natural navigation throughout the United States; describes and discusses the post roads, the public lands, the existing transportation system in the old Northwest Territory, the commerce and development of the country, and the mutual relationships of these matters as they existed at the outset of the modern era of travel and transportation." Servies 1249: "Includes comment on a proposed canal linking Savannah and the Apalachicola River."