Sep 24, 2020 - Sale 2546

Sale 2546 - Lot 222

Price Realized: $ 3,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
(TRAVEL.) [Zadok Cramer.] The Navigator; Containing Directions for Navigating the Monongahela, Alleghany, Ohio, and Mississippi Rivers. 28 woodcut maps paginated with text. [1], 360 pages. 12mo, contemporary 1/4 calf, worn, spine head coming detached; contents worn as usual but complete, lacking front free endpaper, some pages coming loose; early owner's inscriptions on endpapers and elsewhere. In modern cloth tray case. Pittsburgh, 1814

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8th and largest edition. "Most widely used guide to western waters in the early period"--Howes C855. Most of the maps are river sections; also includes a map of Pittsburgh, and a long description of the young city (pages 49-72). Appended in this edition for the first time is an expanded "Abridgement of Lewis and Clark's Expedition," pages 343-349. Erickson, Literature of Lewis and Clark, page 105; Sabin 17386.