Philadelphia: Printed for the author [by] Lydia R. Bailey, printer, 1820. 8vo. xxxvi, 396 pp. Original paper-backed boards (rubbed and soiled), printed paper spine label; lacking blank endpapers front and rear, spine a bit perished, foxed. Still a sound copy in the original binding. Item #48347
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 through Nicaragua." Sabin 72202. American Imprints 3035.