The Crayon Miscellany.

(IRVING, Washington).

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Description: No. 1. A Tour On The Prairies. 274pp. + 12pp. of ads. 12mo, orig. green cloth, paper label; (foxing throughout, last page repaired with no loss of text, cloth very lightly soiled, paper label rubbed). Philadelphia: Carey, Lea, & Blanchard, 1835. First Edition, Second Issue.

Comments: Paper label has printed "No. 1". "In October of 1832, Irving joined Messrs. Latrobe and Ellsworth (the latter newly appointed Indian Commissioner stationed at Fort Gibson) in an exploring expedition into the wilderness beyond the Fort, at that time the outpost of civilization in the West. Their adventures, meetings with the Osage and Pawnee Indians, buffalo hunting, and many days of `hard travelling and hungry halting' are engagingly described." Eberstadt 112:508. Wagner-Camp 56:2. Graff 2159. Howes I-86.

Binding: hardcover
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 152986


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