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Travels in North America
Dublin: Brett Smith, Printer. Good. 1824. Hardcover. Gray paper boards over green quarter cloth binding with title on spine. Ex-library copy with catalog number on rear pastedown and previous owner's bookplate on front pastedown. Includes four full page woodcuts plus a smaller woodcut of a walrus on the title page. Boards have moderate soiling and light chipping at corners; all edges have moderate soiling; text block has moderate toning, light soiling and pencil marginalia. A unique account of travels through North America, George Philips journeys through the West Indies, Mexico, meets Lewis and Clark in St Louis, and travels through Canada and the Eastern United States. Howes considers this book to be "imaginary experiences of an imaginary Irishman with the Lewis and Clark expedition". Howes P305; Wagner-Camp 21c: 2; Sabin 62456. ; Woodcuts; 24mo 5" - 6" tall; 180 pp .
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