Mississippian Scenery; A Poem, Descriptive of the Interior of North America. Charles Mead.

Mississippian Scenery; A Poem, Descriptive of the Interior of North America

Philadelphia: S. Porter and Co, 1819. First Edition. Full Leather. Fair / No Jacket. Item #003892
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Full calf leather. ix, 113 pp, plus 6 pages of ads in the rear. A poem relating historical and geographical details of the Mississippi River, with a lengthy appendix providing notes and further history on Native Americans and early settlements in the Mississippi River area, as well as mentioning slavery and hypothesizing on the uses of the river for transportation and commerce. In FAIR/GOOD condition. Collated and complete, although bearing the remains of missing a section of pages in the middle, suggesting another work or ads were bound into the middle of this work. Pagination runs consistent throughout. Slightly ex-historical library society, with two stickers and stamping on the inside front cover/first endpaper. Minor soiling, spotting and rubbing to the covers. Offsetting along the spine. Extremities scuffed and bumped. Covers split along the front and rear hinges, but still intact. Interior solid with minor scattered soiling and minor to moderate foxing throughout. Dampstain present, affecting the first few pages. Sabin 47218.

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