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1816 Ker Travels Through United States Native American

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1816 Ker Travels Through United States Native American Indians Mammoths Mexico

A rare, first edition printing Henry Ker’s ‘Travel’s through the Western Interior of the United States.’ Ker writes of encounters with various Native American Indian tribes, such as the Ozark and Choctaw, dangerous river navigation, discovering large rattlesnakes, shipwrecks and cave exploration, mining for copper, hunting Indians, and the expedition’s arrival in Mexico City.

This book also provides a brief but thorough description of discovered mammoth bones!

Item number: #2411

Price: $399

KER, Henry

Travels through the western interior of the United States, from the year 1808 up to the ye[ar 1816;] with a particular description of a great pa[rt of] Mexico, or New-Spain. Containing, a particular account of thirteen different tribes of Indians through which the author passed; describing their manners, customs, &c.; with some account of a tribe whose customs are similar to those of the ancient Welch. Interspersed with valuable historical information

Elizabethtown, N.J., Printed for the author, 1816. First edition.


•Collation complete with all pages: [viii], 376

•References: Sabin 37599;

•Language: English

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure

oOuter hinges cracking

•Size: ~8.5in X 5.5in (22cm x 14cm)

•Very rare with no other example for sale worldwide at present

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1816 Ker Travels Through United States Native American

Estimate $399 - $800Apr 8, 2018