Travels Through the States of North America and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada, During the Years 1795, 1796 and 1797

Weld, Isaac

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Place Published: London
Publisher: Printed for John Stockdale
Date Published: 1800
Edition: Third edition
Binding: Leather bound
Book Id: 27125


Two volume set. 427, 375pp. Octavo [22 cm] Nicely rebound in tan 3/4 quarter calf over the original marbled leather boards. Backstrip has red and black gilt stamped leather labels with gilt rules. Floral gilt stamped pattern to the rest of the backstrip. The upper half of the front hinge is split. Both volumes internally clean. Advertisements have been removed from both volumes. The large folding map, 'Part of the United States of North America', measures 48 cm by 43 cm, and is present at the front of volume one. Large map shows America as it was then known with the western edge being Detroit and Kentucky. The state lines are hand colored. A few short closed tears at the folds. Volume one also contains seven views, two plans (Washington and Quebec) and a map of upper and lower Canada. Volume two contains five views, four of these are about Niagara Falls. Nice early American travel narrative by this Irish writer and artist . Howes W235. Sabin 192541

By This Author: Weld, Isaac
By This Publisher: Printed for John Stockdale