New York. 1819. 228,lix,,lxi-lxiii pp. plus three folding maps (including frontispiece map, which is partially colored). Original blue boards with paper spine. Hinges cracked, spine slightly chipped. Front board and first gathering separated. Light foxing. Good. Untrimmed and in unsophisticated condition. Item #WRCAM945
Darby was an expert surveyor and geographer. He gives an accurate and detailed description of the path he travelled across New York, southern Ontario, Ohio, and Michigan, and offers one of the first systematic American views of Michigan Territory. Howes notes that only one map is found in some copies. All three maps are present herein, showing the straits of Niagara, the environs of Detroit, and the Northeast as far west as Detroit, respectively. GREENLY, MICHIGAN 55. HOWES D66, "aa." SABIN 18533. STREETER SALE 841. TPL 1136.