INQUIRIES OF AN EMIGRANT: BEING THE NARRATIVE OF AN ENGLISH FARMER FROM THE YEAR 1824 TO 1830; WITH THE AUTHOR'S ADDITIONS, TO MARCH, 1832; DURING WHICH PERIOD HE TRAVERSED THE UNITED STATES AND CANADA, WITH A VIEW TO SETTLE AS AN EMIGRANT...

London: Published by Effingham Wilson, 1832. xv,[1],207pp. plus 2 leaves of testimonials at front. Original cloth, printed paper label on front cover. Spine ends frayed. Corners worn. Occasional pencil marginalia. Overall a good plus copy. Item #WRCAM25802

Styled fourth edition on titlepage, after the original edition of 1830 under a different title. Pickering was particularly keen on promoting English emigration to Upper Canada, especially for displaced factory workers and farmers. He describes visits to Baltimore, Buffalo, Upper Canada (where he stayed at Colonel Talbot's farm), and Quebec. Includes details on agriculture, and a statement of the forests, products of the land, etc. The appendix provides important advice to prospective emigrants, including estimates of expenses, necessary provisions for the voyage, etc. HOWES P336. SABIN 62640. TPL 7302. LANDE 713.

Price: $400.00