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Auction: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
was auctioned on: 12 November 2019
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MICHAUX, F.[RANCOIS] A. Travels to the westward of the Allegany Mountains in the states of the Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee in the year 1802...

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Estimate: US$400 - US$600
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MICHAUX, F.[RANCOIS] A. Travels to the westward of the Allegany Mountains in the states of the Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee in the year 1802... London: Richard Phillips, 1805. ?Third edition. Early 20th-century cloth. 8 3/4 x 5 1/4 inches (22.5 x 14.5 cm); 96 pp., with folding map. Restored three-inch tear entering the map, but a very clean, uncut copy overall . This printing is an abridgment of the second English edition to be included in Phillips' 1805 Collection of Voyages and is a new translation from the French differing from the 1805 Mawman and Crosby issues. The map depicts the West to and slightly beyond the Mississippi River with much detail in Kentucky and Tennessee, Native American territories ("Nation of the Bear", "Wandering Chipewas", etc.) and East & West Florida to the south. Michaux is best known for his three-volume North American Sylva . Clark, Old South II:106; Howes M579; Sabin 48706. C Estate of Arnold 'Jake' Johnson

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Auction house: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
Title: Rare Books, Autographs & Maps
Date of the auction: 12 Nov 2019
Address: Doyle New York - Auctioneers & Appraisers
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