The Mississippi and the Making of a Nation; From the Louisiana Purchase to Today

Washington, D.C. National Geographic, 2002. First edition. Hardcover. Octavo in blue boards in blue and black illus. paper wraps (black spine); 273 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps, facsims.; 24 x 29 cm. Fine copy in Near Fine dust jacket. Signed by David Brinkley on front end paper; very light bumps and creases to DJ corners and edges; small wrinkle to DJ at spine; excellent copy; pages are fine, both bright and free of marks and bumps; binding is tight. / near fine. Item #83614
ISBN: 0792269136

Signed by David Brinkley; Photographs by Sam Abell; **A large, heavy book. Extra shipping charges may apply.** Contents: Head of passes -- New Orleans -- Portfolio : the delta -- River road plantations -- Natchez -- Portfolio : the Old South -- The delta : from Vicksburg on -- Memphis -- Portfolio : the river in flood -- The great confluence -- St. Louis -- Portfolio : the Delta Queen -- Mark Twain country -- The quad cities and Dubuque -- Portfolio : the headwaters -- Minnesota.

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