THE WESTERN WORLD; OR, TRAVELS IN THE UNITED STATES IN 1846-47: EXHIBITING THEM IN THEIR LATEST DEVELOPMENT, SOCIAL, POLITICAL, AND INDUSTRIAL.

Philadelphia. 1849. Two volumes. xii,312pp. plus [32]pp. publisher's advertisements; iv,[13]-316pp. Original cloth. Head and toe of spines chipped, light scattered foxing, else very good. Item #WRCAM19229

First American edition. The author travelled all over the eastern United States as far as the Mississippi Valley, including a trip by land from Washington to New Orleans via Georgia, and return by steamboat. Howes calls this "judicious commentary based on extensive travels." Contains a long discussion of California, with a map of that state as well as New Mexico and Arizona. HOWES M117. WHEAT GOLD REGIONS 104. CLARK III:353. SABIN 43351.

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