by WALDO, S. Putnam
1818. WALDO, S. Putnam. THE TOUR OF JAMES MONROE, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, IN THE YEAR 1817. Hartford: Printed by F. D. Bolles & Co., 1818. First edition. 300 pp. 12mo., tree calf with gilt black morocco spine label. Boards edgeworn, joints tender. Spine label creased. Small early printed bookplate dated 1825 on front pastedown, ink ownership on front flyleaf (which is partially detached). Small dampstain at spine on title page and facing engraving (portrait), minor foxing, affecting margins and a very small portion of the engraving image. Light foxing to some of the text. Title page continued: "..Through the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania, New-Jersey, New York, Connecticut, Rhode-Island, Massachusetts, New-Hampshire, Vermont, and Ohio, Together with a Sketch of His Life, His Inaugural Speech and First Message; and Historical and Geographical Notices of the Principal Places Through which he Passed." Howes W-27.
(Inventory #: 82512)