1840 · New York
First edition. Of course it includes much on the Erie Canal and the opening of western NY. In the Harper series The Family Library, as its no. 125.
American Imprints 40-5721. Publisher's textured charcoal-colored cloth, spine stamped in gilt. Binding lightly rubbed. Small piece of black tape at top of spine. Ex–social club library: 19th-century bookplate, call number on endpaper, pressure-stamp on title-page, no other markings. Very nice copy. (Inventory #: 36605)