Sale 19BP01 | Lot 32

MICHAUX, F.[RANCOIS] A. Travels to the westward of the Allegany Mountains in the states of the Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee in the year 1802...

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Lot 32
MICHAUX, F.[RANCOIS] A. Travels to the westward of the Allegany Mountains in the states of the Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee in the year 1802...
London: Richard Phillips, 1805. Third edition? 19th-century brown cloth. 8 1/4 x 5 inches (21 x 13 cm); 96 pp., with folding map. The cloth of the spine darkened, restored six-inch tear into the map (without loss) from the upper gutter.
This printing is an abridgment of the second English edition to be included in Phillips' 1805 Collection of Voyages and is a new translation from the French differing from the 1805 Mawman and Crosby issues. The map depicts the West to and slightly beyond the Mississippi River with much detail in Kentucky and Tennessee, Native American territories ("Nation of the Bear", "Wandering Chipewas", etc.) and East & West Florida to the south. Michaux is best known for his three volume North American Sylva. Clark, Old South II:106; Howes M579; Sabin 48706.


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