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Along Ancient Trails: The Mallet Expedition of 1739 by Donald J Blakeslee - First Edition, First Printing - 1995 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA and Biblio.com

Along Ancient Trails: The Mallet Expedition of 1739

by Donald J Blakeslee

Condition: Fine/fine


Boulder: University Press of Colorado, 1995. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Fine/fine. A fine first printing in a fine dust jacket. Burgundy cloth boards. From the private library of Larry Southwick, collector's marginalia pencilled near front hinge. Dust jacket now protected in a clear, removable, archival cover. Illustrated with maps and drawings. 291 pp. including index. Octavo.




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