Travels in Some Parts of North America, in the Years 1804, 1805 & 1806.

Philadelphia, (PA): B. & T. Kite, 1812. First American edition (first issued in York, England, the previous year). 12mo in sixes. ix, 289 pp. Frontispiece plate of Niagara Falls. Howes S-1145. Sabin 93943. American Imprints 26833. Clark Old South II, 126: "New York to Virginia ... sympathetic with all features of American life except slavery ... [which] he regarded as a disgrace to the South, a lovely region that was 'clouded and debased by negro slavery.'" Owner's name on endpaper and with his substantive neat pencil and ink annotations throughout; the binding noted, a serviceable copy with added interest. Later black buckram, gilt spine title. (9462). Item #62690

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