Extended Travels in Romantic America: Being a Nineteenth Century Journey through the Most Picturesque Portions of North America, Reconstructed from Accounts by European Visitors; the Whole Embellished with Watercolour Drawings and Engravings of the Period

By: Jobe, Joseph; Tubbs, D.B.

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A near fine copy in a near fine slipcase. 1966 Large Hardcover. 221 pp. Includes publisher's slipcase. Red boards with gilt decor. CONTENTS: Preface; Chapter the First: In which the Reader, after disembarking at Baltimore in the State of Maryland, sojourns in turn at Philadelphia, New York and Boston, pays a visit to the Springs of Saratoga and the Falls of Niagara and, after descending to Ohio River to Cincinnati, traverses the Allegheny Mountains to Reach Washington, Capital of the Union; Chapter the Second: In which, after leaving Washington D.C., the Reader journeys through the States of Virginia and the Carolinas, and, taking ship at Charleston, breaks his journey at divers places in Florida, before reaching the Mississippi and New Orleans; Chapter the Third: In which the Reader, after leaving New Orleans, ascends the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, to arrive at last in the City of the Saints, Capital of the Mormons, latterly known as Salt Lake City; Chapter the Fourth: In which the Reader, having traversed the Deserts of Utah and California, arrives safe and sound at Los Angeles; whence he embarks for San Francisco--not to make his Fortune but to make the Acquaintance of the Country and its People; Index to Names of Travellers; Explanatory Notes; Acknowledgements.

Title: Extended Travels in Romantic America: Being a Nineteenth Century Journey through the Most Picturesque Portions of North America, Reconstructed from Accounts by European Visitors; the Whole Embellished with Watercolour Drawings and Engravings of the Period

Author: Jobe, Joseph; Tubbs, D.B.

Categories: American, Adventure, America, Decorative Binding,

Publisher: Edita: 1966

ISBN Number: 1122224893

ISBN Number 13: 9781122224895

Binding: Large Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Seller ID: 2288355

Keywords: AMERICAN HISTORY ADVENTURE TRAVEL AMERICANA,