The Emigrant's Guide, or Pocket Geography of the Western States and Territories, Containing a Description of the Several Cities, Towns, Rivers, Antiquities, Population, Manufactories, Prices of Land, Soil, Production, and Export
Cincinnati: Phillips & Speer, 1818.
First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. 3.5 x 5.75 inches. 266pp. Rebound in faux leather with marbled endpapers, gilt stamped rules and lettering on spine. Title page restored, moderate toning, scattered foxing. A compilation drawing primarily from Brackenridge, Brown, and Kilbourn, but also "from the information of several respectable and intelligent characters." Includes separate chapters on the states of Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee, Mississippi, and Louisiana, and on the Alabama, Michigan, North West, Missouri, and Illinois territories, with details of settlement, climate, natural resources and navigation. Howes E-141. Uncommon.
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