London. John W. Parker & Son. 1856. 19.5cm, (v)-viii, 320 & (v)-viii,317pp., with 8p. of book ads, folding map in volume one, in the publisher's original cloth, expertly restored, some occasional foxing, contemporary armorial bookplate, a very good set. (Cdn). Item #40685
Much scarcer than the American edition printed later in the same year. Sabin 51486, TPL 3460; Howes M916; vide Gagnon I: 2486 and Lande 668 for the later American edition. An intelligent, interesting commentary by an Englishwoman on her impressions of Upper and Lower Canada, New England, Washington and the South (with comments on slavery and abolition), as well as Cuba. A keen eye also describes fauna and flora, and the habits and customs of the inhabitants of the regions she visits.