Place Published: Albany
Publisher: Joel Munsell’s Son’s, 82 State St.
Date Published: 1887
Binding: Hard Cover
First edition. 6-7/8 x 8-3/8 inches. xxiv, -500pp. Original contemporary worn and some flaking to the 3/4 leather binding. Marbled boards. Small waterstain across bottom frontise piece. Uncut deckled edge pages. Exlibris with bookplate and stamp on a couple of pages. Original issued in series: Munsell's historical series ; no. 15.
Good condition. The historical writings of the late Orsamus H. Marshall relating to the early history of the West. Contents;
Introduction. ; A sketch of some of the Indian tribes which formerly dwelt on the borders of the Great Lakes. ; Champlain's expedition against the Onondagas in 1615. ; Champlain's expedition of 1615. Reply to Dr. Shea and Gen. Clark. ; Champlain's astrolabe. ; The building and voyage of the Griffon in 1679. ; Narrative of the expedition of the Marquis de Nonville, against the Senecas in 1687. ; The first visit of De La Salle to the Senecas, made in 1669. ; De Céloron's expedition to the Ohio in 1749. ; The Niagara frontier. ; The New York charter, 1664 and 1674. ; Early notices of the copper regions. ; Index rerum. ; Biographical notices of Mr. Marshall.
Orsamus Marshall was a Buffalo Attorney and one of the founders of the Buffalo Historical Society.
Heavy book, extra postage.
Good. Item #1022