Travels Through Part of the United States and Canada in 1818 and 1819. In Two Volumes
DUNCAN, John M.
Descriptions of the voyage, New York, Boston, New Haven, Yale College, Princeton, Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington, Alexandria, Mount Vernon, River Hudson, Albany, Buffalo, Niagara Falls, American Indians, Niagara Town, Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, Montreal, Quebec City, Lake Champlain, New York State. Interesting sections on a procession of free Blacks, slave auction, early universities, an attempt to steal the body of George Washington, the Legend of Sleepy Hollow, advice about emigration, prospects of the United States, etc.
Publisher: Printed at the University Press for Hurst, Robinson, & Company, London
Date Published: 1823
Place Published: Glasgow
Condition: Very good +
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 2 vols.: xvi, 333; xii, 384 p. 19 cm. 8 maps in vol. 1 and 6 in vol. 2. Full leather with gilt trim, burgundy and brown spine labels. A little wear to brown spine labels. Corners slightly bumped and some light edge wear. A few marks to boards, including stain to bottom front corner of vol. II. Bookplates on front pastedowns for Joseph Y. Jeanes (possibly the Philadelphia photo collector). Pages neat and clean.