Dow's Life and Travels, First Edition, 1804.
"Operated upon in a singular manner... by the good spirit of God to travel and do good ..."
Hartford: Lincoln and Gleason, 12mo, contemporary full brown calf, brown morocco spine label.
First edition of the journal of "Crazy Dow," the "most widely traveled and most eccentric" of early American evangelists (Howes D441).
Condition Notes: Owner inscription, signature W. Gansevoort."Scattered foxing and embrowning to text, shallow chipping along fore-edge of title page, closed tears to a few fragile leaves. Large closed tear to leaf C3 that has shows stitched repair. Rear joint is tape reinforced. Scarce and in very good condition. Housed in protective wraps.