19 December 2002
BELTRAMI, J.C. La Découverte des Sources du Mississippi et de la Riviere Sanglante. Description du Cours entier du Mississippi. New Orleans: Imprimé par Benj. Levy, 1824.
8o (219 x 140 mm). Errata slip. (Light browning.) Original gray-over-blue boards, uncut (lacks backstrip, worn); cloth chemise and slipcase. Provenance J. Nicolas (signature on title and ink stamp).
FIRST EDITION. Beltrami, a member of the Long Expedition, travelled up the Mississippi, the Red River and to what is now Minnesota. Howes B338; Sabin 4604; Wagner-Camp 26a:1.
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