Travels in America, Performed in 1806, For the Purpose of Exploring the Rivers Alleghany, Monongahela, Ohio, and Mississippi, and Ascertaining the Produce and Condition of Their Banks and Vicinity
first editionFull calf
by Ashe, Thomas
Newburyport: William Sawyer & Co, 1808. First American Edition. Full calf. Good +. 12mo. 366 pages. Brown calf binding with red leather title label on spine. Ex-library with old ink name of "Williamstown Library No 303 Price 137" written on the right front flyleaf. Old label removed from inside back cover. Pages toned with damp-stains on rear end sheets. Light edge wear to boards. First printed in London in a 3 volume set. First American edition. Reprinted in Newburyport 1808 in one volume. According to Howes, "Interesting in spite of its snarling asperity and numerous lies."Howes A 352; Clark II 134; Sabin 2180. (Inventory #: 10333)
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