Western Book Concern: Cincinnati, 1862. Hardcover. Good. Item #21-2243
Printed for the author. Frontis, 4 plates, 8 x 5", blindstamped brown cloth, 431pp + ads. Covers fair, inner hinges/textblock cracked, front cover loose, ink name/blindstamp (George D. Tramp), pencil notes, frontis detached, staining, sunning, pressed flowers, offsetting from newspaper clippings. Reading copy. Some of the Michigan locations: Sault Ste. Marie, Keweenaw, Eagle River, Copper Harbor, Naomikong. Illustrations include "Horse-Shoe Harbor, Near Copper Harbor", "Big Bekuenesec Falls, Menominee (sic) River". Also much on the native population: "Return To Naomikong-Waishkees Bay...The Ojibwas- Slaughter Of The Nodaway..." "No-komis-War Dance....Impediments to the evangelization of the Indians" plus a chapter on "Indian Characteristics". NUC calls for 3 plates, the bonus plate is "Cliff Mine, Lake Superior". First published in 1857.