Boston: Samuel Walker, 1834.
First American Edition. Hardcover. Good. New and Improved Edition, with Additions and Corrections. Two Volumes, 4to. Original calf boards with gilt borders, modern leather spines, hinges reinforced; bindings quite sound. Complete with all plates and a map of the United States; instructions to binder at the end of Volume II. Mild to moderate foxing throughout. Plates include a portrait of George Washington as the frontispiece to Volume I, facsimiles of the signatures of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, the Battle of Bunker Hill, Capture of the British Frigate Guirriere by the U.S. Frigate Constitution, Harvard University, Amherst College, the Pallisades, New York City (including St. Paul's and City Hall), Lake George, Albany, Newburgh, Philadelphia, Harper's Ferry, Richmond, and many more. The text includes considerable descriptive information and statistics on geography, geology, mineralogy, zoology, botany, agriculture, manufacturing and commerce. Howes H-512.