DARBY, WILLIAM. 1775-1854.
A Tour from the City of New-York, to Detroit, in the Michigan Territory, made between the 2d of May and the 22d of September, 1818. New York: Published for the author by Kirk & Mercein, 1819.
viii, -228,  pp. With three folding engraved maps, including frontispiece, hand-colored in outline. Errata slip tipped to p 8. 8vo (232 x 140 mm). Untrimmed in original boards, printed paper spine label. Custom chemise and morocco-backed slipcase. Foxing, toning and some offsetting, board edges showing and spine label rubbed.
FIRST EDITION. Records Darby's travels through Ontario, Ohio and Michigan. The maps show the straits of Niagara, the environs of Detroit, and the Northeast as far west as Detroit. Greenly Michigan 55; Howes D66; Sabin 18533; Streeter sale 841.
Acquisition: purchased from William Reese Company, 2001, $680.
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