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Down the Great River; Embracing an Account of the Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi, Together with Views, Descriptive and Pictorial, of the Cities, Towns, Villages and Scenery on the Banks of the River, as Seen During a Canoe Voyage of Over Three Thousand Miles from Its Head Waters to the Gulf of Mexico by  Willard Glazier - Hardcover - 1887 - from Common Crow Books and Biblio.com

Down the Great River; Embracing an Account of the Discovery of the True Source of the Mississippi, Together with Views, Descriptive and Pictorial, of the Cities, Towns, Villages and Scenery on the Banks of the River, as Seen During a Canoe Voyage of Over Three Thousand Miles from Its Head Waters to the Gulf of Mexico

by Glazier, Willard

Condition: Very Good


Philadelphia: P.W. Ziegler Co, 1887. Hardcover. Very Good. Hardcover with 3/4 leather boards, 1887, octavo, 443pp., illustrated in b&w. Book VG with spine ends and corners worn, handsome and bright gilt to spine, binding tight, text clean and unmarked with marbled edges of text block. No DJ.


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