AN ACCOUNT OF EXPEDITIONS TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI, AND THROUGH THE WESTERN PARTS OF LOUISIANA, TO THE SOURCES OF THE ARKANSAW, KANS, LA PLATTE, AND PIERRE JAUN, RIVERS; Performed by Order of the Government of the United States during the years 1805, 1806, and 1807, and a Tour through the Interior Parts of New Spain, when Conducted through these Provinces, by order of the Captain-General, in the year 1807. By Major Z.M. Pike. Illustrated by Maps and Charts [not present here]. Zebulon M. Pike.

AN ACCOUNT OF EXPEDITIONS TO THE SOURCES OF THE MISSISSIPPI, AND THROUGH THE WESTERN PARTS OF LOUISIANA, TO THE SOURCES OF THE ARKANSAW, KANS, LA PLATTE, AND PIERRE JAUN, RIVERS; Performed by Order of the Government of the United States during the years 1805, 1806, and 1807, and a Tour through the Interior Parts of New Spain, when Conducted through these Provinces, by order of the Captain-General, in the year 1807. By Major Z.M. Pike. Illustrated by Maps and Charts [not present here].

Philadelphia: C. & A. Conrad ... Petersburgh ... Norfolk ... Baltimore. John Binns, Printer. 1810. Hardcover. pp: 5, 277, (2), 65, (1), 53, 87; frontispiece portrait of Pike. Bound in old leather, expertly conserved and rebacked in sheep with sewn-on joints. Gilt-tooled spine rules, antique-style leather label. Later armoriail bookplate on the front pastedown. Contemporary signature of Laurence Lewis at top of title page. 8.5" x 5.25" Very Good. Item #039641

First government exploration of the Southwest. [Howes, U.S.IANA, P373. This is Howes "best issue" with maps and charts in a separate quarto atlas--not present here. Streeter, V:3125.].

Price: $750.00

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