Cincinnati. 1842-1843. Two bound volumes containing volumes I and II, respectively. 448; 480pp. Illus. Map. Frontispiece in first volume. Uniform three- quarter calf and cloth. Front hinge of first volume cracked, other hinges rubbed. Occasional spotting, tear in one leaf of first volume affecting some text, bookplates neatly removed. Overall a very good, tight set. Item #WRCAM5971
Second edition of the first volume, first edition of the second. This work was originally issued monthly in twenty-one numbers, all present here. "As a repository of material on Ohio valley pioneer events ranks with Craig's OLDEN TIME..." - Howes. Contains many Indian captivity narratives (including those of John Brickell, John Williams, and Israel Donalson), journals of campaigns against Indians, and border warfare incidents, fully indexed. HOWES W469. THOMSON 15. AYER 15. GRAFF 4681 (ref).