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Brackenridge Views of Louisiana 1814  

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Views of Louisiana; Together with a Journal of a Voyage Up the Missouri River, in 1814

Brackenridge, Henry Marie


Cramer, Spear and Richbaum



304 pp. (8vo) 21x12.5 cm (8¼x5"), later half calf and early boards, red morocco spine label lettered in gilt. First Edition.

Brackenridge left St. Charles, Missouri in the spring of 1811 in company with fur trader Manuel Lisa. His journal describes his trip up the Missouri and gives an account of the overland trek of the Stuart-Crooks party from Oregon to St. Louis in 1812. 

The first section of the text describes the whole new territory of Louisiana, its history, existing settlements, natural history, Indian tribes, and natural resources. "An impartial and careful writer" - Clark. Wagner-Camp 12:1. Clark II:136. Raines, p.30. Howes B688. Sabin 7177. Streeter Sale 1776.

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Good amount of rubbing to boards, wear to extremities; hinges cracked with boards a bit loose, interior sound; about very good.

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