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Scenes in America.

TAYLOR (The Rev. Isaac).

TAYLOR (The Rev. Isaac).

Scenes in America, for the Amusement and Instruction of Little Tarry-At-Home Travellers.

Folding frontispiece map, woodcut vignette on the title-page and 84 woodcut illustrrations, printed three to a page.

Second Edition. 12mo. [169 x 105 x 15 mm]. viii, 120, iv pp. Bound in the original boards printed on both sides with abbreviated title and two different vignettes, red roan spine with gilt fillets. (A little worn around the edges and corners, ink initials E.J.L at the head of the front board).
London: [printed by Cox and Baylis for] J. Harris and Son, 1822.

The map has short tears at the fold and there are a few trivial spots.

A very good copy, in the original printed boards. First published in 1821. The book opens with a portrait of Christopher Columbus and covers the history of both south and north America, concluding with Dr. Franklin drawing Electricity from the Clouds and Washington's Entrance into Philadelphia.

Stock no. ebc3459

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Price: £250