London. 1848. xii,322pp. plus engraved portrait frontispiece. Half title. Illus. Original brown blind-embossed cloth, modern rebacking, modern paper label. Minor shelf wear. 20th-century bookplate on front pastedown, long gift inscription on front free endpaper with amusing angling illustration, slightly over-opened at the titlepage, light toning. Very good. Item #WRCAM51064
A scarce account of Lanman's adventures in the Adirondacks and Catskills, as well as the Saguenay River in Quebec. Previously published the same year in Philadelphia as A TOUR TO THE RIVER SAGUENAY, though this is the first appearance of the engraved portrait frontispiece. Also includes a handful of engraved vignettes in the text, featuring locations such as Lake Horicon, the ruins of Fort Ticonderoga, Franconia Notch, the Falls of Montmorency, Cape Trinity, and more. BRUNS L39. SABIN 38915. WESTWOOD & SATCHELL, p.130. DECKER 35:406.