Item #40419 Journal of Travels in the United States of North America, and in Lower Canada, performed in the Year 1817; Containing Particulars Relating to the Prices of Land and Provisions, Remarks on the Country and People, Interesting Anecdotes, and an Account of the Commerce, Trade, and Present State of Washington, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Albany, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Lexington, Quebec, Montreal, &c. To Which Are Added a Description of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, and a Variety of Other Useful Information. With a New Coloured Map, Delineating All the States and Territories. John PALMER.

Journal of Travels in the United States of North America, and in Lower Canada, performed in the Year 1817; Containing Particulars Relating to the Prices of Land and Provisions, Remarks on the Country and People, Interesting Anecdotes, and an Account of the Commerce, Trade, and Present State of Washington, New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Baltimore, Albany, Cincinnati, Pittsburgh, Lexington, Quebec, Montreal, &c. To Which Are Added a Description of Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, and Missouri, and a Variety of Other Useful Information. With a New Coloured Map, Delineating All the States and Territories.

London. Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones. 1818. 8vo, 22.2cn, The First Edition vii,[1],456p. WANTING the folding map, rebound in brown cloth, gilt spine titles, very good to fine thus, rare. (cdn). Item #40419

Howes P-49. Sabin 58360. "Gives a description of the author's travels through Ohio"--Thomson, 902. "A valuable book on the early West recounting the author's journeys in 1817. His numerous references to Kentucky, the state of society, river boats, slavery, Lexington, Limestone (Maysville), Augusta, and several Kentucky taverns"--Coleman 3433. "Mr. Palmer travelled through all, or the greater part of the country he describes; but he confesses that the outlines of his travels were filled up from other books . A plain man of good sense and no judgment"--Edinburgh and Monthly Review.

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