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SCENES IN AMERICA, FOR THE AMUSEMENT AND INSTRUCTION OF LITTLE TARRY-AT-HOME TRAVELLERS
Hartford: Published by Silas Andrus, 1825. 117pp. plus seventy-eight illustrations on [26] leaves. Titlepage vignette and folding frontis. map. 12mo. Contemporary sheep. Sheep slightly worn. An occasional light fox mark, but generally clean inside. Very good. First American edition, following London editions of 1821, 1822, and 1824. Brief highlights of early travel and discovery aimed at the juvenile audience, including material concerning Columbus, Cortes, Balboa, American Indians, Lewis and Clark, Hudson Bay, the West Indies, etc., with numerous charming woodcut illustrations. North and South America are equally well covered. SABIN 94469. AMERICAN IMPRINTS 22429.
      [Bookseller: William Reese Company - Americana]
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