Philadelphia: Printed for the author by Lydia R. Bailey, 1820. 8vo. xxxvi, 396 pp. Contemporary half leather (rubbed) and marbled boards (severely rubbed, partly eroded), all edges yellow; spine dull, but a good solid copy. Item #47401
First edition. Howes R-380: "Chief contemporary authority on the audacious filibustering expedition against Mexico under Mina, launched with a handful of men, through Texas in 1817. Notable also for its advocacy of a communication between the Atlantic and Pacific via Nicaragua."