Dublin, 1890. xii,292,pp. 16mo. Original gilt-stamped green cloth, spine gilt. Slight wear at spine ends and corners. Contemporary ownership signature on front free endpaper. Very good. A fine firsthand account of life among the pioneers and Indians in 1843-53, with a chapter on the Mormons. Includes quite an interesting description of St. Louis in the 1840s, the progress of the Catholic seminary there, the legends of early Irish and Norse expeditions to North America, Father Marquette and French colonization, Irish Catholic settlements of Armagh and Downpatrick on the Merrimac River, and the like. HOWES O46. FLAKE 5978. GRAFF 3080. RADER 2501. (Inventory #: WRCAM32874)
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