Mason, Richard Lee
Title NARRATIVE OF RICHARD LEE MASON IN THE PIONEER WEST 1819
Book Condition Ex-library copy: officially discarded from the Burbank Public Library: spine repaired with black binder's tape, hand-lettered in white, front hinge cracked or torn in places, pocket and label to the front endpaper, wear to the shelf edges and corner tips.
Edition First edition, first printing. One of 150 copies printed on Fabriano (Italian) hand-made paper, bound in faux-marble boards.
Publisher New York City: Chas. Fred. Heartman, (1915).
Seller ID 44800.00
Tall thin octavo. 74 pages; frontispiece portrait drawing of Dr. Richard Lee Mason who made a journey in the late fall and early winter of 1819 from Philadelphia to Illinois, through Pennsylvania, Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Howes M-372. Scarce!
Americana. American History. Travel and Exploration. Limited Editions.