Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America; During 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, and 1802. Dedicated By Permission to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States

By: Davis, John.

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viii, 454pp., (2), pub. ads; 8vo; rebound in brown half morocco over marbled boards; spine lettered & decorated in gilt; raised bands. LACKING MAP. Small card laid in with "Very truly yours, H. B. Stowe, Mandarin Florida, Feby 18 1876" in pen. Appears to have been pasted down in the original binding. Harriet Beecher Stowe settled in Mandarin, Florida in 1867. Paper on top half of front hinge cracked but firm; bit of foxing to prelims and title, with an ownership signature (Mr. A. Wilmot?) very top edge of title.

The young pedagogue came to the United States from Britain in 1798, and spent the next four years traveling the southern states on foot. He systematized his remarks on the character, customs and manners of the people in this volume.

Title: Travels of Four Years and a Half in the United States of America; During 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801, and 1802. Dedicated By Permission to Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States

Author Name: Davis, John.

Categories: History,

Edition: 1st Printing

Publisher: London, T. Ostell, T. Hurst, B. Dugdale; et al.: 1803

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition: Very Good condition

Seller ID: 9682

Keywords: Americana United States History Travel South