[Americana]; Adams, William
Title THE MODERN VOYAGER AND TRAVELLER THROUGH EUROPE, ASIA, AFRICA, & AMERICA
Book Condition Very good
Publisher London Henry Fischer, Son, and P. Jackson 1832
Seller ID 264
16mo (4½” x 6½”). pp. 460. Originally issued separately as 4 distinct volumes. Volume 3: America. Engraved additional title page, hand-colored fold-out map, 10 hand colored engraved costume plates with 1 additional uncolored engraving. An English view of the physical and cultural characteristics that define North and South America. Rebound in modern green linen. Bookplate of Edwin Stanton Fickes, chief engineer, architect and vice-president of Alcoa Aluminum. His design of the Alcoa Edgewater Works in New Jersey was placed on the National Registry of Historic Places in 1978. A bright and clean copy of this member of an extremely scarce work.
Travel, The Modern Voyager, illustrated, Americana, hand-colored