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Personal Narrative of Travels in the United States


Publication Date: 1827
From Joseph J. Felcone Inc., ABAA (Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.)

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DE ROOS, FRED. FITZGERALD. Personal Narrative of Travels in the United States and Canada in 1826 . With Remarks on the Present State of the American Navy. London, 1827. xii, 207 p. 14 plates (one folding). Contemporary half calf. Plates slightly foxed (chiefly in margins), else a fine, clean copy. First edition. De Roos arrived at New York, then traveled south to Baltimore, then north again into New England, Niagara Falls, and then to Canada. He visited several shipyards, and comments on shipbuilding, maritime affairs, and the American Navy, whose strength he felt was exaggerated. The plates are views done from De Roos's own drawings, and are very handsome. The frontispiece is a long folding panorama of Quebec. Howes D268; Gagnon I 1104; Lande 1724; Abbey, Travel, 614. Bookseller Inventory # 4372

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Title: Personal Narrative of Travels in the United ...

Publication Date: 1827

Edition: 1st Edition

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