Paris: Levrault, Schoell et cie, 1804.
First edition. Large folding map of the United States (west to the Mississippi). , vi, 312 pp. 1 vols. 8vo. Contemporary calf, gilt ornamanental border on covers, spine with gilt decoration and title label in red leather, marbled endpapers, a.e.g. Boards lightly rubbed, joints cracked at the foot, half inch loss at foot. Sabin 48703; Howes M579; Clark II 106; Graff 2781. Item #264643
Best known as a botanist and the author "North American Sylva," Michaux chronicles here an 1800-mile journey through the regions west of the Allegheny Mountains.
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