Title: Travels through part of the United States ...
Publisher: The University Press for Hurst, Robinson, & Company, Glasgow
Publication Date: 1823
Edition: First edition.
Two volumes, octavo. Contemporary half calf, marbled boards, spines decorated in gilt and blind, black morocco lettering-pieces. Dedicated to Benjamin Silliman. In addition to descriptions of Yale and Princeton, Duncan describes New York, Boston, New Haven, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, the Hudson River, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, Native Americans, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence, Montreal, Quebec, Lake Champlain, etc. Howes, D-561; Sabin 21259; Staton & Tremaine/TPL, 1265. Some light rubbing, a few abrasions on covers of vol. 2, very pale dampstain at beginning of vol. 2. Bookseller Inventory # 400574
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