Category: Americana

Sort

Showing 1-1 of 1

Image for Travels Through The Interior Parts Of North-america, In The Years 1766, 1767, And 1768

Travels Through The Interior Parts Of North-america, In The Years 1766, 1767, And 1768

By: Carver, Jonathan

Price: $715.50

Publisher: Dublin, S. Price, Et Al,: 1779

Edition: 1st Dublin

Seller ID: 38941

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


b/w; First Dublin edition. Contemporary calf boards, rebacked to style in modern leather. 8 1/4 x 5 inches (21 x 12.5 cm) ; folding map and 2 plates, [xiv], 508 pp. Repaired tear into map where mounted, some light toning and spotting, wear to contemporary boards. The first Irish edition, reprinted from 1778 first edition: "Carver penetrated farther into the West than any other English explorer before the Revolution" and "stimulated curiosity concerning routes to the Pacific, later satisfied by Mackenzie and Lewis and Clark" (Howes). The book includes a fine map and plate of th... View more info