THE BRITISH AMERICAN GUIDE-BOOK: BEING A CONDENSED GAZETTEER, DIRECTORY AND GUIDE TO CANADA, THE WESTERN STATES, AND PRINCIPAL CITIES ON THE SEABOARD....

New York. [1859]. 114,87,[1],94,[2],96pp. including more than one hundred engravings, plus interspersed advertisements. Original stamped, pebbled cloth, spine gilt. Slightly cocked, worn at extremities. Very good. Item #WRCAM31990

An extensive guidebook for the Anglo-American tourist, divided into four sections, addressing "The United States," "Scenes and Scenery," "Upper and Lower Canada," and "Things as They are in 1859." Covers travel through the American Northeast and Midwest, Canada, and west to Chicago, Missouri, and Minnesota. The copious illustrations depict natural wonders and city views, and much of the travel is along rivers.

Price: $300.00