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    Henry Ker. Travels Through the Western Interior of the United States, from the Year 1808 up to the Year 1816, with a Particular Description of a Great Part of Mexico, or New-Spain. Elizabethtown: Printed for the author, 1816. viii [1] 10-376 pp. Original full calf, with restoration to re-attach boards and spine is evident. Spine label in brown calf reads: "Ker's Travels". Light dampstaining to endpapers, with moderate foxing throughout.

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    Streeter 1058 and 1058A: "What purports to be an account of the adventures of the author in going up the Red River, with descriptions of the various Indian tribes, is given on pages 74-200. Sabin has the note, to which I agree, 'A performance of doubtful authenticity.'" Field 821. Howes K101.


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