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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

Pike, Z.[ebulon] M.

Edité par C.& A. Conrad; Philadelphia; 277 +65 +53 +87 pp.; ; VG; 1808/1810, 1810
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"This is the first official report of a U.S. government expedition to the Southwest. ____ A soldier and explorer, Pike travelled across what is now Kansas and explored the headwaters of the Arkansas. ____ This took him into Colorado.____ They then crossed the Sangre de Cristo's and made it to the Rio Grande. ____ Pike mistakenly thought he had found the Red River. ____ After building a crude fort on the Conejos, he was arrested by the Spanish military, who took him to Santa Fe under armed guard. It has been stated by some historians that Pike wanted to be captured in order to gain information on the Santa Fe Region." -- Blumenthal / Fur Trade Forty #30 ____ "We hail Pike as the first American writer at some length on Texas, though his work be in the form of an official shown in Part III.a general description of Texas and of the manners and customs of the people, with special notice of the missions and high society of San Antonio." --Raines/Texas p.164 ____ Wagner-Camp=9.1___Graff=3290 ___Howes3=P-372 ___ Basic Texas Books=163 ___Streeter/Sale=V-3125 ___ Santa Fe Trail=467. _____ ____ Retains the engraved frontispiece portrait, but lacks all three folding tables and all six maps and charts. ____ Bound in antique full leather. ____ There is an antique library bookplate on the front paste-down and label stain on the spine. ____ A library ownership stamp at the bottom of the title page has been erased, partially affecting the publisher's imprint.____ This is a sad affectation since the same stamp occurs on at least two interior pages and would have not detracted from the title page.____ [kwA_ 1st Ed. NOISBN ], _____ ZEBULON__PIKE___1805-1807__expeditions 1810_1st_EDITION _____. N° de réf. du libraire 10365

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Titre : An Account Of Expeditions / To The / Sources...

Éditeur : C.& A. Conrad; Philadelphia; 277 +65 +53 +87 pp.; ; VG; 1808/1810

Date d'édition : 1810

Reliure : Hardcover

Etat du livre : Very Good

Edition : 1st Edition

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