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Title:
A Topographical Description of the Western Territory of North America, Containing a Succinct Account of Its Climate, Natural History, Population, Agriculture, Manners and Customs...and an Accurate Statement of the various Tribes of Indians that inhabit the Frontier Country...

Author:
Imlay, G.

Place:
London

Publisher:
J. Debrett

Date:
1792

Description:
[2], xv, [1], 247 + [1] ad pp. 8¼x5, period tree calf, spine tooled in gilt & blind. First Edition. Important work on the trans-Alleghany region as settlers were streaming in following the American Revolution, in which conflict the author served as a captain in the American Army. Howes I12; Sabin 34354.

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Condition:
Rubbing to covers and spine, corners and spine ends worn, front joint cracked and very tender; some light foxing within, old book label and recent address label on front pastedown, bound without the half-title, else very good.


 
Item number:
121934
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