Early Western Travels; Comprising I. Memorable Days in America, Being a Journal of a Tour to the United States … by W. Faux, an English Farmer. II. A Visit to North America and the English Settlements in Illinois, with a Winter Residence in Philadelphia, by Adlard Welby. (Separate publications from “Early Western Travels, 1748-1846”, in which these volumes appeared as Volumes XI and XII.)

Cleveland, OH: Arthur H. Clark Co., 1904-05. First edition thus, issued separately from Clark's "Early Western Travels" series. 8vo. 2 volumes: 306, (2); 342, (3, ads) pp. Illustrated with 16 plates and two facsimiles. Howes F-63 (for the 1823 original of Faux): "Bitterly unfavorable." Howes W-229 (for the 1821 original of Welby who comments, "to a rough untutored set of savages, another race of little less than savages has succeeded"). Clark/Brunet 253: "[For the Faux volume] 316 separates [and for the Welby volume] 287 separates." Very good. Original maroon cloth, gilt spine titles, top edge gilt, others untrimmed. (#8270). Item #61283

Price: $225.00

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