A Trip From New York to the Falls Of St. Anthony in 1845 (signed by the editors). Nathaniel Fish Moore, Stanley Pargellis, Ruth Lapham Butler.

A Trip From New York to the Falls Of St. Anthony in 1845 (signed by the editors)

Chicago: University of Chicago for the Newberry Press, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. First edition. A fine, fresh example, in bright, crisp , price clipped dust jacket. Signed by both Pargellis and Butler on the title page and with an unrelated presentation inscription on the front free endpaper. Hardcover. Map endpapers. Frontispiece photographic portrait of Moore and with additional monochrome plates. On July 31, 1845, the cultured and dignified president of Columbia College set out on a six-week trip into the booming west. Joureying by boat, rivers and lakes, train, stage and on horsebak, he touched Buffalo, Chicago, , Galena and as far as the Falls of St. Anthony in Minnesota. His trip back included stoops in St. Louis, Wheeling and Cumberland. Fine / fine. Item #E19439

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