London: Fisher, 1841. First Edition. hardcover. folding map of the United States. Frontis., text engravings. Vols. I and II only. thick 8vo, original cloth; (lacks vol. III, spines worn and repaired, a few pages with repaired tears with no loss of text, foxing to margin of Frontis., inner hinges strengthened in both volumes). London: Fisher, Son, (1841). First edition. Very good. very good.
Author was a British journalist and historian. "His books...contain much valuable matter, both descriptive and statistical." DNB III, p. 202. "Devoted to...New York, Pennsylvania and Maryland." Howes B-921. Lacks volume III on New England. From the library of Allan Nevins with his signature in both volumes.