Traveller's and Tourist's Guide through the United States of America and Canada, Etc.
by Williams, W
Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Company. Good. 1853. Hardcover. A very early pocket map and guide of the United States. Brown blind embossed boards with bright gilt imprint. Tears in spine cloth with rear board detached. Rubbed and bumped corners. Soil on edges, light foxing of fold-out map and pages throughout. Illustrated with engravings. Title continues: Containing the Routes of Tarvel by Railroad, Steamboat, Stage and Canal; Together with Descriptions of, and Routes to, the Principal Places of Fashionable and Healthful Resort; With Other Valuable Information. Accompanied by an Entirely New and Authentic Map of the United States, Including California, Oregon, Etc. , and a Map of the Island of Cuba. The brightly hand-colored map is in very good condition and measures 25" x 30", with a copyright date of 1851. Inset maps are of the western territories, the Niagara River and Falls, Cuba, and Havana. The extensive travel information in the text gives mileage tables, western migration routes, steamship fares, road and railroad construction updates, and descriptions of eastern tourist destinations. ; 5 3/4" x 3 3/4"; 216 pp . (Inventory #: 010570)
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