Sale 610 Lot 10

* FLINT, Timothy (1780-1840). Recollections of the Last Ten Years. Boston: Cummings, Hilliard and Company, 1826.

8vo (243 x 145 mm). ORIGINAL TAN BOARDS uncut, printed paper label to spine (some light rubbing or wear, spine ends chipping, minor losses to printed spine label). FIRST EDITION of "one of the more significant travel accounts of the early nineteenth century in the Ohio and Mississippi valleys" (Clark). Flint's series of letters including information about transportation, commerce, slavery, and the New Madrid earthquake. Clark Old South II:26; Graff 1359; Howes F-204; Sabin 24794; Streeter III:1540.


Estimate $300-500

Provenance: Lewis Davenport (early signature); acquired from Goodspeed's Book Shop, 1952.







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