Cincinnati: E. H. Flint, 1833. First edition, second issue. 8vo, 300 pp., 5 engraved plates. Foxed and toned in nineteenth century half morocco and marbled paper over boards, which are rubbed at the joints. Housed in a newly made clamshell box of cloth and morocco with the spine in six compartments and gilt title label. Very good. Item #50739
This second issue, with a new title-page was made from the unsold sheets of the 1831 first printing. According to Howes P-123, there are four variant publisher's of this issue, with no priority. This is regarded as a major work of Western Americana.
This copy bears the ex-libris of Charles H. Bell, with his motto, " NEC QUAERERE HONOREM NEC SPERNERE" Charles Henry Bell, 1823 - 1893, was a Dartmouth graduate, attorney, and a Republican politician who served New Hampshire in both the house and senate, and as Governor of New Hampshire 1881 - 1883.
Howes P-123; Wagner-Camp 45:2; Streeter Sale 3139; Graff 3217, etc.