Travels on an inland voyage through the states of New-York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky and Tennessee : performed in the years 1807 and 1808 : including a tour of nearly six thousand miles

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Author: Schultz Jr, Christian

Year: 1810

Publisher: Printed by Isaac Riley

Place: New York

Description:

2 volumes in one: xviii+[1]+207 pages with frontispiece portrait, 4 maps and 1 plan in photocopy; viii+224 pages with 2 plates (original). Octavo (8 1/2" x5 1/4") bound in original full leather with gilt stamping to spine. (Howes: 204) First edition.

Christian Schultz was a native American who traveled through part of Ohio and Illinois country, visiting Shawneetown, Fort de Chartres, Cahokia and other places in the fall of 1807, part of the territory Thomas Ashe had covered in 1806. Schultz's book, which was published from a series of letters, was the direct result of having read Ashe's Travels in America. Schultz felt that Ashe should be answered by someone who could defend his country against Ashe's verbal attack. it is a long work and important to any student of Anglo-American literary relations.

Condition:

Heaving rubbing to extremities and spine ends, foxing through out, quality photocopies of maps and plans else a good copy.

SOLD 2015

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