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A Centennial Tour in the United States and Canada

WRIGHT, Joseph

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A tour of New York, Paterson (where the author checks out the silk industry), Niagara, Buffalo (touring educational facilities), Toronto, Montreal, Quebec (take the author's description of the origin of the word "Quebec" with a grain of salt), the Hudson, Philadelphia and the 1876 exhibition, Washington, manufacturing industries, Brooklyn, Boston, the presidential election (Hayes got in), American hotels ("constant clatter and crowds"), Chicago, home to "Old England." The author was suitably impressed by both the U.S. and Canada.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Swinnerton and Brown
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1877
  • Place Published: Macclesfield
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    159 p. 19 cm. Green cloth hardcover with black and gold impressing. Torn spine ends and worn corners. Hinges cracked internally and front free endpaper missing. Some yellowing of pages. A few pencil marks within. Thumbing of pages 90-91.