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    Excellent Account of Travels Through the Southern Frontiers

    William Bartram. Travels Through North and South Carolina, Georgia, East and West Florida, the Cherokee Country, the Extensive Territories of the Muscogulges or Creek Confederacy, and the Country of the Choctaws... Philadelphia: Printed by James and Johnson, 1791; London: Reprinted for J. Johnson, 1792. Second American and first English edition. Octavo. xxiv, 520, [12] index pages. Seven copper-plates and an engraved frontispiece of Mico Chlucco, King of the Seminoles. One folding map "A Map of the Coast of East Florida from the River St. John Southward, to near Cape Canaveral". Contemporary quarter leather over marbled boards. Front board detached; extremities worn; rear board starting; evidence of old spine repair; contents mildly toned, otherwise unmarked, tight and sound, internally very good condition. "Extensive travel, in the early years of the Republic, through the southern frontiers and among the Creeks and Cherokees. A work of high character well meriting its wide esteem." [Howes]. Howes B223; Sabin 3870

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    August, 2015
    5th Wednesday
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