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Lot 0087
The Western Pilot by Samuel Cummings. 1841. 5.375 x 8.875 inches. Based on Zadok Cramer’s “The Navigator” (without credit). Full title: “The Western Pilot; Containing Charts of the Ohio River and of the Mississippi, from the Mouth of the Missouri to the Gulf of Mexico; Accompanied with Directions for Navigating the Same, and a Gazetteer: or Description of the Towns on Their Banks, Tributary Streams, etc. Also, a Variety of Matter Interesting to Travelers, and All Concerned in the Navigation of Those Rivers; with a Table of Distances from Town to Town on All the Above Rivers. New Edition. Revised and Corrected by Capt. Charles Ross & Geo. Conclin. Pub. 1841 in Cincinnati by George Conclin. Contains 23 woodcut maps. Paper covered boards w/leather spine. Tips showing; some scuffing to front in three areas. Boards worn through at places. Scuffing at one spot on spine and at ends. Small scuff on rear cover. Hinges tight. Owner's stamp on inside covers. Interior complete and mostly clean with one page showing dime-size dark stain that carries through to a couple of pages preceding and following. Very minor occasional foxing. 144 pages.

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  • Condition

    Good plus for age

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    The Western Pilot by Samuel Cummings. 1841

    Estimate $200 - $300Feb 15, 2018
    New York, NY, USA
    Auction Curated By:
    Steve Kovacs
    Maps Expert