A TOUR THROUGH NORTH AMERICA; TOGETHER WITH A COMPREHENSIVE VIEW OF THE CANADAS AND UNITED STATES. AS ADAPTED FOR AGRICULTURAL EMIGRATION.
Original cloth [rubbed, soiled moderately]. , [blank], iv, v, [blank], 473pp. Text lightly foxed, a couple of signatures springing. Good+. "Shirreff was a level-headed British farmer who was both a good judge of people and of land." Graff. "Four chapters of the 'Tour' are devoted to an account of travels in northern and central Illinois and from St. Louis to Cincinnati by the rivers. The 'View' contains, besides general matter, three chapters descriptive of Illinois, with special attention to agricultural conditions. Shirreff seems to have been a careful observer and his book is of considerable value." Buck. FIRST EDITION. Howes S425. Buck 263. TPL 1809. Graff 3763. 43 Decker 281. Not in Jenkins Full Howes, Eberstadt, Soliday.
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