First Edition. hardcover. 11 folding maps, 3 colored. text engravings. 412pp. + 24pp. of ads. 12mo, orig. cloth; (spine ends worn and repaired). N.Y.: Appleton, (1857).
This work "could rival the later Baedeker in accuracy as to modes of travel and historical information. His (Richards) text and drawings for the work formed the first complete guide of its kind for the United States and Canada." DAB XV, p. 559.