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Bartram, William
TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, EAST AND WEST FLORIDA, THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY, THE EXTENSIVE TERRITORIES OF THE MUSCOGULGES OR CREEK CONFEDERACY, AND THE COUNTRY OF THE CHACTAWS [SIC]. LONDON: JOHNSON, 1794
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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Bartram, William
TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, EAST AND WEST FLORIDA, THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY, THE EXTENSIVE TERRITORIES OF THE MUSCOGULGES OR CREEK CONFEDERACY, AND THE COUNTRY OF THE CHACTAWS [SIC]. LONDON: JOHNSON, 1794
Estimate
10,00015,000
LOT SOLD. 7,500 USD
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Bartram, William
TRAVELS THROUGH NORTH AND SOUTH CAROLINA, GEORGIA, EAST AND WEST FLORIDA, THE CHEROKEE COUNTRY, THE EXTENSIVE TERRITORIES OF THE MUSCOGULGES OR CREEK CONFEDERACY, AND THE COUNTRY OF THE CHACTAWS [SIC]. LONDON: JOHNSON, 1794
8vo (9 1/8 x 5 1/2 in.; 230 x 140 mm). 8 plates (one folding) including portrait, folding map, 6pp. index, publisher's advertisements at end; some minor foxing to plates. Original blue boards and paper spine with manuscript title; upper board detached but present, spine slightly chipped at head and foot, boards lightly soiled. Blue half-calf slipcase with folding chemise.
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Literature

Clark I:197; Field 94; Howes B223 ("aa"); Sabine 3879; Servies 696  

Catalogue Note

A classic account of southern natural history and exploration, with a significant amount of material pertaining to the Indian tribes of the south. Field notes that Bartram "wrote with all the enthusiasm and interest with which the fervent old Spanish friars and missionaries narrated the wonders of the new found world."  

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