Philadelphia: Printed by T. & G. Palmer for J. Conrad & Co., 1804.
Full Leather. First American Edition. First American Edition of C. F. Volney’s A View of the Soil and Climate of the United States of America, translated by C. B. Brown. Complete, with four folding plates, being maps and geological surveys. With a section on Native American societies and an appendix of the vocabulary of the Miami language. This indigenous Algonquian language is native to the northern Midwest and Great Lakes regions. Slight foxing throughout. Lacking rear endpaper. Spots of soiling to the edges of the textblock. Small section of the original leather on the spine has been reattached by a conservator. Full calf with a red leather label. Very Good. (Shaw and Shoemaker 7675. Howes V141. Sabin 100694).
Very Good binding.