A Gallop Among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure

By: Silliman, Augustus E.

Price: $145.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Near Fine


Travel Adventure and opinion in the early 19th Century including historical fiction of the War of 1812. ------ Bound in red cloth pictorial covers with stamped gilt lettering on the spine and front cover. There is bumping to the lower front fore-edge corner and very light rubbing visible to the covers. The covers are protected by a clear Mylar dust jacket. The binding is tight and square. The text block is adorned with gilt edges and patterned endpapers.----- A tissue-guarded frontispiece portrait depicts "The Constitution and Gurriere." The pages show mild age toning and scattered light foxing, mostly visible on the preliminaries. This work includes numerous illustrations of Silliman's travels and American history. This work contains a publisher's catalog leaf. ----- The volume is protected by a black cloth-covered slipcase. A very handsome collectible copy. ---- REF: LCon: 01031951; OCLC: 15796870; Howes: S458

Title: A Gallop Among American Scenery: Or, Sketches of American Scenes and Military Adventure

Author Name: Silliman, Augustus E.

Categories: Travel, Voyages & Exploration,

Publisher: New York, James Locken: 1881

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Near Fine

Jacket Condition: Slip Case

Type: Book

Seller ID: 006165

Keywords: United States -- Description and travel -- Fiction; United States -- History -- War of 1812 -- Fiction; Travel. Americas (North, Central, South, West Indies); Atlantic States; Description and travel; General; History; Atlantic states--Description and travel.Literary Collections; Middle Atlantic States;,