Philadelphia. 1854. 98,pp. plus pp. of advertisements. 16mo. Original roan backed printed boards, later paper spine label. Outer hinges worn, chipped at spine extremities, shelf label removed from front cover deleting some letters in subtitle. A few light traces of foxing, else internally fine. Item #WRCAM10096
Later edition of this popular narrative, originally published in 1813. The first two editions are virtually unprocurable, according to Howes. The present edition is the only one listed in Sabin. Prints the narratives of Timothy Mallary and John Davenport, who were taken captive by Indians during battle on the River Raisin near Frenchtown, important accounts of the War of 1812 in the West. HOWES D73. SABIN 18602. VAUGHAN 84 (note). FIELD 399. TPL 943.