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The Crayon Miscellany, By The Author Of The Sketchbook No. 1., Containing A Tour On The Prairies by  Washington Irving

The Crayon Miscellany, By The Author Of The Sketchbook No. 1., Containing A Tour On The Prairies

by Washington Irving

First American edition. First issue, with first state of label on spine. Original cloth, 274 pp + 36 pages of advertisements. "Washington Irving and his nephew John Treat Irving accompanied Indian Commissioner Henry L. Ellsworth and his party on a tour of the southern Great Plains in the fall of 1832....The tour was an unusually well-recorded journey."----Wagner-Camp-Becker 56:2. Irving's "tour" among the Osage and Pawnee tribes. Professionally recased, retaining original cloth and boards. New endpapers. Lightly foxed throughout. Very good.

Inventory Number: 42803

$200.00