First Edition. hardcover. in the Michigan Territory, made between the 2d of May and 22d of September, 1819. 3 folding maps, 2 hand colored in outline. 228, lxiii, pp. 8vo, original boards, uncut and unopened; (spine ends worn, edges of corners worn, very light foxing to some margins). New-York: Published for the Author, By Kirk & Mercein, 1819.
With the tipped-in errata. "In 1818 Darby was one of the surveyors engaged in running the boundary between the United States and Canada, made the trip to the Michigan territory described in (this work)..." Dictionary of American Biography V, p. 73. "Darby, a leading surveyor and geographer, gives an accurate and detailed description of the area he traversed: New York State, southern Ontario, Ohio, Michigan." Streeter Sale II, 841. Maps depict the Midwestern and Northeastern U.S., Detroit, and Niagara Falls. Howes D-66. S&S 47766. Sabin 18533. Staton and Tremaine 1136.