The Western World; or, Travels in the United States in 1846-47; Exhibiting Them in Their Latest Development, Social, Political, and Industrial; Including a Chapter on California. With a New Map of the United States, Showing Their Recent Territorial Acquisitions, and a Map of California.

Mackay, Alexander

Published by Richard Bentley, 1850
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In three volumes. 342pp; 324pp; 374pp. Original publisher's cloth stamped in blind on the sides and in blind and gold on the spines. Folding map. "In extent and variety of subject it stands alone among American travels." Spectator. Many leaves unopened. With the bookplates of L. A. Brandenbury on the front pastedown endpapers, small bookdealer label to front pastedown endpaper of volume one. Some wear to extremities, light fading to spines, tiny private library sticker on the front panel of volume three. A very good set. Howes M117. Sabin 43351. ; Octavo. Bookseller Inventory # 362

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Title: The Western World; or, Travels in the United...

Publisher: Richard Bentley

Publication Date: 1850

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: Third Edition

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