BRADBURY, John. Travels in the Interior of America, in the Years 1809, 1810, and 1811; Including A Description of Upper Louisiana, Together with the States of Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, and Tennessee, With the Illinois and Western Territories. London: Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1819. xiv,-346pp. plus folding map. Modern drab paper boards, printed paper spine label. Mild toning to a few signatures, occasional light foxing, short tear to map at mounting stub. Still, very good. Untrimmed. The second and "better edition" (Graff) of Bradbury, the only edition to contain the map. Bradbury went up the Missouri River with Wilson Price Hunt's party, stopping at the Mandan villages, and returned down river to St. Louis with H.Q. Brackenridge. The "Map of the United States of America; comprehending the Western Territory with the course of the Missouri. Engraved for Bradbury's Travels" is an early depiction of the Midwest, after a map of Melish, according to Wagner-Camp. The appendix includes an account of the Stuart overland, with a reprint of the "American Enterprize" article about their expedition. In addition, there is an Osage vocabulary and considerable information on the Mississippi Valley. A basic work on the first probings up the Missouri. "Both the book (1819 ed.) and the map are very scarce" - Wagner-Camp. HOWES B695, "b." GRAFF 384. PILLING, PROOF-SHEETS 434. SABIN 7207. STREETER SALE 1780. WHEAT TRANSMISSISSIPPI 331. WAGNER-CAMP-BECKER 14:2. WAGNER-CAMP (3rd ed) 14. AYER SUPPLEMENT 23. REESE, BEST OF THE WEST 38 (ref).