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Journal of Travels in the United States of North America

PALMER, John

Publication Date: 1818
Soft cover
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

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PALMER, John. Journal of Travels in the United States of North America, and in Lower Canada, Performed in the Year 1817; Containing Particulars Relating to the Prices of Land and Provisions, Remarks on the Country and People, Interesting Anecdotes, and an Account of the Commerce, Trade, and Present State of Washington, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Albany, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Lexington, Quebec, Montreal, &c. To Which Are Added a Description of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, and a Variety of Other Useful Information. With a New Coloured Map, Delineating All the States and Territories. London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely and Jones, 1818. 1st ed. vii,[1],456pp. Folding map frontis. Orig. paper-backed boards, printed paper spine label. Light scattered foxing, very old waterstain to rear board, else a very good copy. HOWES P-49. Sabin 58360. "[G]ives a description of the author's travels through Ohio"--Thomson, 902. "A valuable book on the early West recounting the author's journeyings in 1817. His numerous references to Kentucky, the state of society, river boats, slavery, Lexington, Limestone (Maysville), Augusta, and several Kentucky taverns"--Coleman 3433. "Mr. Palmer travelled through all, or the greater part of the country he describes; but he confesses that the outlines of his travels were filled up from other books . A plain man of good sense and no judgment"--Edinburgh and Monthly Review. Bookseller Inventory # 62737

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Title: Journal of Travels in the United States of ...

Publication Date: 1818

Binding: Soft cover

Edition: 1st Edition

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