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Views of Louisiana; Together with a Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811. by  Henry Marie Brackenridge - First Edition - from John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller (SKU: 123303)

Views of Louisiana; Together with a Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811.

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Views of Louisiana; Together with a Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811.

by Brackenridge, Henry Marie

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Pittsburgh: Cramer, Spear, and Eichbaum, 1814. 8vo, 304pp. Contemporary marbled calf, backstrip plain, upper cover cleanly detached, otherwise very good as issued with the signature in ink at the front of Amos Ellmaker. In a modern quarter brown morocco case. § 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 also 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. Howes B-688. Wagner-Camp 12-:1. Clark II:136. Raines, p. 30. Sabin 7177. Streeter Sale 1776.

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John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
123303
Title
Views of Louisiana; Together with a Journal of a Voyage up the Missouri River, in 1811.
Author
Brackenridge, Henry Marie
Book condition
Used
Publisher
Cramer
Place of Publication
Pittsburgh

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John Windle Antiquarian Bookseller offers an exceptional selection of rare books and manuscripts from medieval times through the twentieth century; we specialize in illustrated material, particularly the work of William Blake and his circle. Located in downtown San Francisco, we have served an international clientele of private collectors, libraries, and institutions for 35 years. We are actively purchasing books and manuscripts in all fields, especially medieval illuminated and text manuscripts; material on California, Hawaii, and Pacific voyages; illustrated books and fine bindings from the 15th through the 20th century; and fine press printing. William Blake, Mary Wollstonecraft, and Thomas Frognall Dibdin remain special interests. We hope you will contact us for any of your book needs: restoration and repair of books and manuscripts; bibliographical information and up-to-date retail and auction prices; informal valuations to formal appraisals of single items or entire collections; auction purchases worldwide (including eBay); and of course, purchases for and sales of your own collections. We guarantee every transaction unconditionally and, as members in good standing of the ABAA, ILAB, and PBFA, we subscribe to the code of ethics endorsed by reputable antiquarian booksellers worldwide.

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