History of George Rogers Clark's Conquest of the Illinois and the Wabash Towns, 1778 and 1779.

Columbus, OH: Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 1904. Second printing of the second edition (first published the previous year), much expanded from the 1869 original. 8vo. xix, 815 pp. Portrait plates. Preface: "Mr. Butterfield had this book ready for publication in 1896, but as another work came out that year on the same subject, he concluded not to publish it, and he worked on it almost to the day of his death [in 1899]." Cover title: "George Rogers Clark's Conquest of the Northwest." Howes C-433 (not mentioning this edition). Gephart 6449 (for the 1903 printing). Very good. Original illus. three-color stamped cloth (one of a number of binding variants). (#5744). Item #58602

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