Mount Pleasant, MI: The Private Press of John Cumming, 1985. First Edition. 142pp. Octavo [20.5 cm] Rust colored cloth with the title gilt stamped on the backstrip. Better than very good. Ex-libris from the notable collection of Todd I. Berens, with his bookplate on the front pastedown. Item #4876
Berens has inscribed his bookplate to the noted historian Will Bagley. This edition was limited to 487 copies. The principal narrators of this overland account were Cephas Arms of Knox County and Adonijah S. Welch of Jonesville, Michigan. The journal of Cephas Arms is reprinted here from the Knoxville Journal, where it appeared in installments during the course of the trip.