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The Western Avernus Or Toil And Travel In Further North America by Morley Roberts

The Western Avernus Or Toil And Travel In Further North America

by Morley Roberts

Publication: Smith, Elder, & Co, 1887, London, 18871

First edition. 8vo. Original cloth, Titles stamped in gilt on the spine, dark brown front and rear endpapers, [8], 307 pp.,[blank], plus 4 pages of advertisements, color, folding map frontispiece, advertisements. Travels of an Englishman who came to the United States in the 1880's and tells us of his visits to various locations such as Texas, Iowa, Minnesota, Manitoba and the Rockies, the Columbia River, Kamloops, Vancouver and Victoria, Washington, Oregon, and California. Many incidents of his travel including travel companions as well as people met along the way and events are related. Moderate wear to the spine ends, corners and extremities, interior is clean with map in fine condition. Overall a good, tight copy

Inventory Number: 47496

$275.00