Early Western Travels Comprising I. Letters from the West; Comprising a Tour through the Western Country, and a residence of two Summers in the States of Ohio and Kentucky. By George W. Ogden. II. Sketch of a Journey through the Western States, from New Orleans, by the Mississippi, Ohio, City of Cincinnati, and Falls of Niagara, to New York, in 1827. By W. Bullock, F.L.S. III. Commerce of the Prairies: or, the Journal of a Santa Fe Trader, during Eight Expeditions across the Great Western Prairies, and a residence of nearly nine years in Northern Mexico. By Josiah Gregg

By: Reuben Gold Thwaites (1853-1913), editor

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SEPARATE EDITIONS of 336 and 324 copies, respectively, printed at the Lakeside Press, Chicago; title pages state that these volumes are separate publications from the Early Western Travels, 1748-1846 Series, Vols. XIX and XX. Two Volumes. Large 8vo. 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 inches. 349, [1 ads]; 356, [10 ads] pp. 16 illustrations on plates (including 1 map), 1 folding map, 1 figure, glossary; text clean, unmarked. Burgundy cloth, gilt spines, top edge gilt; binding square and tight, inner hinges cracked but holding firm, shelf wear, rubbed. Very Good. Reprints 3 of the most important and rarest contemporary publications about Western travel. The 3 volumes anthologized in these 2 volumes are: George W. Ogden's Ogden's Letters from the West, 1821-1823, first published in New Bedford in 1823; William Bullock's (fl. 1808-1828) Sketch of a Journey through the Western States (London, 1827); and Josiah Gregg's (1806-1850) Commerce of the Prairies (New York, 1844). REFERENCE: Clark & Brunet, Arthur H. Clark Company, No. 282.

Title: Early Western Travels Comprising I. Letters from the West; Comprising a Tour through the Western Country, and a residence of two Summers in the States of Ohio and Kentucky. By George W. Ogden. II. Sketch of a Journey through the Western States, from New Orleans, by the Mississippi, Ohio, City of Cincinnati, and Falls of Niagara, to New York, in 1827. By W. Bullock, F.L.S. III. Commerce of the Prairies: or, the Journal of a Santa Fe Trader, during Eight Expeditions across the Great Western Prairies, and a residence of nearly nine years in Northern Mexico. By Josiah Gregg

Author Name: Reuben Gold Thwaites (1853-1913), editor

Categories: Western Americana,

Edition: First Edition, thus

Publisher: Cleveland, OH, The Arthur H. Clark Company: 1905

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible: Very Good

Jacket Condition: None

Type: Hardcover

Seller ID: JR1018-049

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