Place Published: Charlestown [Mass.]
Publisher: West & Greenleaf printed by Samuel Etheridge, no. 56, Cornhill, Boston
Date Published: 1802
Edition: 4th Edition
Binding: Hard Cover
Fourth US edition. 4 x 6-1/2 inches. xvi,-312pp. An early 19th century period American full calf binding. Smooth spine in six gilt-ruled compartments, gilt title on patterned gilt-ruled contrasting red leather label; leather is quite worn with two small worm holes near spine end. Front hinge cracked. Text block exhibits light age-toning and scattered foxing with page 5 bottom edge tear 1 inch affecting text but readable. Missing one of two blank f.f.e.'s, both rear end papers are present. .
Fair condition only condition. No images or maps, text only.
Three Years Travels Throughout the Interior Parts of North America, for more than Five Thousand Miles, containing an account of the Great Lakes, Islands, and Rivers, Cataracts, Minerals, Soil and Vegetable Productions of the North West Regions of that Vast Continent. With a description of the Birds, Beast, Reptiles, and Insects, and Fishes Peculiar to the Country - Together with a Concise History of the Genius, Manners, and Customs of the Indians inhabiting the Lands Adjacent to the Heads and to the Westward of the Great River Mississippi. And an appendix describing the uncultivated parts of America that are the Most Proper for forming Settlements
Details Carver's explorations as the first documented white man to travel the upper headwaters of the Mississippi. His copious notations on his travels resulted in this exhaustive account on the Native tribes and geography.
Fair. Item #1391