A GEOGRAPHICAL, HISTORICAL, COMMERCIAL, AND AGRICULTURAL VIEW OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA FORMING A COMPLETE EMIGRANT'S DIRECTORY THROUGH EVERY PART OF THE REPUBLIC: PARTICULARISING THE STATES OF KENTUCKY, TENNESSEE, OHIO, INDIANA, MISSISSIPPI, LOUISIANA, AND ILLINOIS; AND THE TERRITORIES OF ALABAMA, MISSOURI, WITH A DESCRIPTION OF THE NEWLY-ACQUIRED COUNTRIES, EAST AND WEST FLORIDA, MICHIGAN, AND NORTH-WESTERN; AND COMPRISING IMPORTANT DETAILS ON THE MODE OF SETTLING, PROSPECT OF ADVENTURERS, RELIGIOUS OPINIONS, MANNERS AND CUSTOMS OF THE INHABITANTS, PRINCIPLE TOWNS AND VILLAGES, THEIR MANUFACTURES, COMMERCE, OBJECTS OF CURIOSITY, &C; WITH A MINUTE AND COMPREHENSIVE DESCRIPTION OF THE SOIL, PRODUCTIONS, CLIMATE AND ASPECT OF THE COUNTRY; LIKEWISE AND ACCOUNT OF THE BRITISH POSSESSIONS IN UPPER AND LOWER CANADA; ACCOMPANIED BY A MAP OF THE UNITED STATES; AND CORRECT TABLE OR LIST OF THE PRINCIPLE POST AND CROSS ROADS THROUGHOUT THE U.S.
London: Edwards & Knibb; W. Grapel, Liverpool, 1820. First Edition. Fine. Item #001529G
FIRST EDITION: Rare in original paper covered boards and paper label to spine. Rare with uncut, unopened edges. Very Scarce with fold out map and statistical table of the United States. Includes two page maps of the city of Boston and New York. Frontispiece of George Washington facing title page.
Fold out map has two small tears, repaired professionally with paper mending tape that does not yellow and can be removed without any damage.
Some spotting and rubbing to paper covered boards. Very little foxing or spotting.
Listed in Howes U.S. Ianna B-550. Sabin C-6007.