Title: Travels Through the States of North America,...
Publisher: John Stockdale, London
Publication Date: 1799
Book Condition: Very Good+
Edition: Second edition.
Modern half gilt-ruled red morocco and marbled paper, gilt-stamped lettering in spine compartments (5 raised bands); complete set of 2 volumes, 8vo; pp. xxiii, , 427; xii, 376; plus 16 folding engraved plates, including large hand-colored map. A little light scuffing along joints; some faint spotting to upper board of Volume 2. About a 2-inch tear to hand-colored map (repairable); text blocks a bit browned, mostly confined to first and last few leaves of each volume. A nice set. An account of late-18th century America, by Weld a long time member (and eventual Vice President) of the Royal Society of Dublin. It includes his impressions of important US citizens of the day (Washingon, Jefferson), as well as the many pages on his perception of the Native American Indians. Bookseller Inventory # D14040
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