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Auction 92, Lot 471

"Journal of a Trip to Michigan in 1841", Swan, Lansing B.

Subject: Travel Journal - Great Lakes

Period: 1904 (published)



3 x 5 inches
7.6 x 12.7 cm
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No. 23 of 200 copies printed for George P. Humphrey, and initialed by him. 53 pp. 32mo, original cloth-backed boards with printed paper label. L. B. Swan (1809-1861) was a prominent businessman from Rochester whose detailed journal presents a striking picture of the countryside, and an interesting view of early tourist travel by stage coach, steamship and railroad. Deaccession stamp of the Burton Historical Collection, Detroit.


Condition: A

Estimate: $60 - $75

Sold for: $75

Closed on 9/13/2000