Narrative of an Expedition.

Keating, William H.

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Philadelphia: H.C. Carey & I. Lea, 1824. First edition 438 pp; 459 pp. Two volume set. First edition. Recently rebound in half-cloth, with bright gilt to the spines and new endpapers. Folding map is missing from Vol. 1. Light foxing throughout both vols, light browning to textblocks. Vol 1: Damp-staining to upper fore-edge of textblock and to upper third of approx. first 20 pgs of text; small piece missing from half-title and original rep; vertical crease and light pencil notations to original rear endpapers. Vol 2: Slight soiling to new eps and textblock; faint damp-staining to fore-edge margin of approx. last 20 pgs of text; sporadic pencil markings to scattered text margins. Includes many b&w illustrations throughout. "Narrative of an expedition to the source of St. Peter's River, Lake Winnepeek, Lake of the Woods, &c. &c. performed in the year 1823, by order of the Hon. J.C. Calhoun, Secretary of War, under the command of Stephen H. Long, Major U.S.T.E." Very Good Hard Cover (Item ID: 118495)

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