1857 1ed Appleton ATLAS Illustrated American Travel 40 MAPS Slavery Railroads

RICHARDS, Thomas Addison

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America’s first travel guidebook of national importance!

 

‘Appletons’ illustrated hand-book of American travel’ by Thomas Addison Richards is a famous travel guide to the U.S. that was published through 1861. Green recounts it as “America’s first travel guidebook of national importance.” Richards placed an emphasis on mining towns, camps, and diggings as well as scenic views in California. In addition to all the States and travel accommodations of baggage, hotels, tickets, and more, Richards also makes note of George Washington, American Revolution, hunting and fishing areas, slave populations, battlefields, conflict between free and slave states, and much more!

 

This 1857 first edition is complete with 40 maps and numerous engravings!

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1857 1ed Appleton ATLAS Illustrated American Travel 40 MAPS Slavery Railroads

 

America’s first travel guidebook of national importance!

 

‘Appletons’ illustrated hand-book of American travel’ by Thomas Addison Richards is a famous travel guide to the U.S. that was published through 1861. Green recounts it as “America’s first travel guidebook of national importance.” Richards placed an emphasis on mining towns, camps, and diggings as well as scenic views in California. In addition to all the States and travel accommodations of baggage, hotels, tickets, and more, Richards also makes note of George Washington, American Revolution, hunting and fishing areas, slave populations, battlefields, conflict between free and slave states, and much more!

 

This 1857 first edition is complete with 40 maps and numerous engravings!

 

Item number: #10153

Price: $599

RICHARDS, Thomas Addison

Appletons’ illustrated hand-book of American travel: a full and reliable guide by railway, steamboat and stage, to … the United States and the British provinces

 

New York: D. Appleton & Co.; London: Trubner & Co., 1857. First Edition.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages

o   2 parts in 1

  • 420p
  • 40, fold-out maps (3 in color)
  • References: Carleton Watkins: ‘Making the West American’ by Tyler Green;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Cloth; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7in X 5in (17.5cm x 12.5cm)
  • Rare and desirable

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10153

Categories

Americana, American History

Voyages & Exploration & Maps

Authors

RICHARDS, Thomas Addison

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete