A Summer in the Wilderness; Embracing A Canoe Voyage up the Mississippi and Around Lake Superior.

New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1847. First edition, first issue. 208pp, [viii] advts. Original boards and spine expertly restored, internal foxing. A tight, sound copy. This is a collection of letters that tell of a journey up the Mississippi from St. Louis, with descriptions of scenery, legends of the Illinois Indians, and accounts of Nauvoo and the lead region. The description of Nauvoo shortly after the Mormon exodus is especially interesting. Buck 403, Howes L90, Flake 4745. Item #24526

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