Brand new. We distribute directly for the publisher. Hardbound. Cloth. Oversized Octavo. Vol. I; pp.xix.332. Vol. II; xv.292. Vol. III; xviii.406. Norman, Oklahoma: University of
Oklahoma Press, 1956 & 1959. The preparation of this bibliography extended over a period of twelve years. This volume attempts to evaluate the major portion of the travelers' accounts that pertain to the old frontier and the colonial South. Volume One covers Spanish Travel in the South from 1527-1750. In all 331 books are described. Volume Two covers the expanding South from 1750-1825 and the Ohio Valley and the Cotton Frontier. An additional 239 volumes are described in the second volume. Volume Three covers the Ante Bellum South from 1825-1860, and includes an additional 506 books. For each volume Clark provides a full title, pagination, size, location of copy, and, most importantly, very extensive annotations and appraisals for each title. It is the latter that give the bibliography its importance. This bibliography remains a standard work to this day. Our new edition contains three volumes bound in one. Reprinted by arrangement with the University of Oklahoma Press. Besterman 6349.
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