Michaux, F. A. Travels to the Westward of the Allegany Mountains, in the States of Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, in the Year 1802.
London: Printed for Richard Phillips, 1805. One of three English editions issued in 1805, after the Paris edition of 1804. (Howes M579).
Octavo, 20th century binding of 3/4 brown morocco & linen, uncut, iv, 96 pp. Large folding map present. After spending some time in Charleston and New York, Francois Andre Michaux left for the ŇWestern Country,Ó in 1802. Along the way, he gives detailed information touching on the people and places of western Virginia and Morgan-town, Lexington and the horse farms of Kentucky, and river travel at Nashville, among other places. As a botanist, he also gives thorough information about the trees and plants along the way. Fine.