Impressions of America; During the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835.

Philadelphia, PA: Carey, Lea & Blanchard, 1836. First American ed. 12mo. viii, [13]-262, 2; 219 pp. Publisher's ad leaf. Volume two deals largely with Power's travels in the South, including sojourns in Savannah, Charleston, Mobile, and New Orleans, and visits to smaller towns in the upcountry. Howes P-533. Sabin 64780: "The American edition was prepared for the press and corrected by the author." Clark Old South III, 90: "Favorably impressed with the South, and, quite unlike most foreigners, was not disturbed by slavery." Contemporary black half-sheep (rubbed) and marbled boards (rubbed, eroded at edges). Owner's bookplate on each front pastedown, some foxing, else very good. (1943). Item #55066

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