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Down the Great River; Embracing an Account of the Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi

by Glazier, Willard

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Philadelphia:: Hubbard Brothers,, 1887.. First Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, about 7.5 inches tall, in red cloth decorated in gilt and black. 443 pages illustrated by drawings, maps, folding vertical map of the river laid in. More travel than exploration, but an interesting memoir of an excursion over the length of the Mississippi. Minor even toning to the text but otherwise clean and soundly bound. The covers show moderate edge and extremity wear, light soiling, spine a bit darkened. About very good.


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