JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, IN THE YEAR 1830; WITH REMARKS ON AGRICULTURE IN THOSE PARTS MOST ELIGIBLE FOR SETTLERS: AND RETURN TO ENGLAND BY THE WESTERN ISLANDS, IN CONSEQUENCE OF SHIPWRECK IN THE ROBERT FULTON. BY JOHN FOWLER. New York, John Fowler.
JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, IN THE YEAR 1830; WITH REMARKS ON AGRICULTURE IN THOSE PARTS MOST ELIGIBLE FOR SETTLERS: AND RETURN TO ENGLAND BY THE WESTERN ISLANDS, IN CONSEQUENCE OF SHIPWRECK IN THE ROBERT FULTON. BY JOHN FOWLER ...

JOURNAL OF A TOUR IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK, IN THE YEAR 1830; WITH REMARKS ON AGRICULTURE IN THOSE PARTS MOST ELIGIBLE FOR SETTLERS: AND RETURN TO ENGLAND BY THE WESTERN ISLANDS, IN CONSEQUENCE OF SHIPWRECK IN THE ROBERT FULTON. BY JOHN FOWLER. London: Whittaker, Treacher, and Arnot, 1831. 19x10.8 cm, pp. [1-2] [i-iii] iv-v [vi] [7] 8-333 [334: blank], original purple cloth, printed paper label affixed to the spine panel. First edition. A detailed journal of a trip through rural New York state in 1830 from New York City to Albany, then west to Buffalo and Niagara Falls and return, largely by the same route, with a wealth of economic and cultural observations, as well as sections describing cities and towns along the way, including New York City, Albany, New Hartford, Utica, Auburn, Canandaigua, Rochester, Batavia, Buffalo, Niagara, Poughkeepsie, and others. Howes F299. Huntress 245C. Sabin 25310. Rebacked with original cloth spine panel preserved and laid down, cloth a bit bubbled and spotted, a bit of scattered foxing, a very good copy. (#167184).

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