London: Printed by Severn & Co., for James Ridgway, 1818. Third edition. 8vo. 163, (4), ads) pp. Large folding frontispiece map, with hand-colored state borders. Howes B-468. Sabin 5569 (quoting Edinburgh Review): "One of the most interesting and instructive books that have appeared for many years." Clark Old South II, 4: "The author did not at first like the Virginians, took a hostile view towards slavery ... and objected to the neglect of the roads. The chief significance of the work for studying the South is probably its influence in directing settlers to the prairies of the Northwest and away from the South." Spine ends somewhat eroded, joints rubbed (and cracked a bit); still a solid untrimmed copy in the original binding. Original paper-backed drab boards (rubbed and soiled), printed paper spine label (rubbed). (9142). (Inventory #: 62426)
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