De Céloron's Expedition to the Ohio in 1749

De Céloron's Expedition to the Ohio in 1749

n/a: n/a, ca. 1900. Hardcover, square 8vo. in black cloth. 37pp. Very good. Boards scuffed, finger smudging to endpapers. Internally bright and unmarked. Céloron, a French Canadian Officer of Marine and priest, journeyed down the Allegheny from New York through Western Pennsylvania and past where Fort Duquesne was, to the Ohio near Marietta. His expedition put huge leaden plaques along the banks of the river, laying claim to the land for the French. at one point he describes dining with queen Aliquippa inside a tree with 27 other people. A scarce Pittsburgh item. Very Good.

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Price: $150.00

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