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

MACKAY, Alexander

Published by Richard Bentley, London, 1849
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Complete 3-volume set. 8vo. Original brown blind-embossed cloth with gilt spine lettering. xix, 340pp; 321pp; 374pp. Blue text and decorative endpapers (Volume I); yellow text endpapers (Volumes II and III). Foldout map frontispieces (Volumes I and III). Very good. Lacks yellow text front flyleaves of second and third volumes (yellow text pastedowns present), expertly replaced with appropriate blank flyleaves; externally nice, with sharp blind-embossing and spine gilt remarkably bright; internally superb. Volumes I and II are first edition,; Volume III a second edition. The foldout "Map of California" in Volume III is especially nice and crisp. Overall a handsome, tight, clean set. NEW HOWES M 117. Bookseller Inventory # 26589

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

Publisher: Richard Bentley, London

Publication Date: 1849

Binding: Hardcover

Edition: 1st Edition

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