Personal Narrative of Travels in Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, and of a Residence in the Illinois Territory, 1817-1818. With facsimiles of the author's sketches and plans. Edited by Frederic Austin Ogg.

Cleveland, (OH): Arthur H. Clark Co. 1906. First edition. 8vo. 248, (10, publisher's ads). Plates, plans, map. Howes F-257: "First printing of this account of life in Birkbeck's Illinois colony." Clark & Brunet 85 (1026 copies): "In his travels for Birkbeck to encourage new emigrants, he often took the opportunity to make frank and pointed comment on society, manners, and morals, as well as careful observations on the face of the country and industrial condition." Very good. Original dark green cloth, gilt spine title. (9457). Item #62686

Price: $65.00

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