Glazier, Captain Willard Headwaters of the Mississippi: Comprising Biographical Sketches of Early and Recent Explorers of the Great River, and a Full Account of the Discovery and Location of its True Source in a Lake Beyond Itasca
Publisher: Rand, McNally, Chicago & New York;
Date of Publication: 1894
Stock Code: 4128
12 mo. 527 pp. 54 illustrations by True Williams (drawings) and Fred J Trost (photographs) , including frontispiece portrait of the Author, with tissue guard. Book Condition: Very Good. Publisher's decorative brown cloth with bevelled boards, gilt titles, gilt canoeist motif to spine and silver & gilt map motif of the river to upper board, reproduced in blind to lower board. Moire endpapers. Cover cloth rubbed and a little bruised to edge with minor wear at spine tips. Very minor light foxing to textblock edge and to tissue guard otherwise contents very clean; no annotation or inscriptions. A handsome copy of this history of the Mississippi, with a first-hand account of the discovery of the source.