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"Journal of travels in the United States of North America, and in Lower Canada, performed in the year 1817; containing particulars relating to the prices of land and provisions, remarks on the country and people, interesting anecdotes, and an account of the commerce, trade, and present state of Washington, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Albany, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Lexington, Quebec, Montreal, &c. To which are added a description of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, and a variety of other useful information. With a new coloured map, delineating all the states and territories "
London: 1818, "Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. London: 1818. "Sherwood, Neely, and Jones". "First edition, 8vo, pp. vii, [1], 456; folding engraved frontispiece map by Melish, hand-colored in outline; late 19th - early 20th century quarter polished red calf over marbled boards, black morocco label on gilt- decorated spine; sound and clean; very good. & & Howes P-49; Sabin 58360, citing both the Edinburgh and Monthly Reviews: ""Mr. Palmer travelled through all, or the greater part of the country he describes; but he confesses that the outlines of his travels were filled up from other books ... A plain man of good sense and no judgment."""
Bookseller: Rulon-Miller Books
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