EARLY TRAVELLERS IN NORTH AMERICA EYEWITNESS REPORTS FROM THE FIRST VISITORS TO THE NEW WORLD

By: MILLER, Charles , Journalist & Producer [TV]

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Larger format H/b+jacket both NearFINE.Ist edition.blue boards+ gilt titles.202pp.Bringing together the impressions of over 50 British Travellers & writers this book presents a vivid picture of life in the U.S.A. & Canada in the 19th c. Charles Dickens, Rudyard Kipling, Anthony Trollope, Robert Louis Stevenson and Oscar Wilde were among the writers who visited the New World and reported home on everything they found - from cities and scenery to hotels and table manners. Illustrated with over 50 contemporary photos the book also includes an appendix on the writers and their journeys as well as a full bibliography. It is a book of appeal to historians, those interested in social history as well as today's tourists and visitors who wish to obtain a picture of what life was like for their counterparts a hundred years ago. (no noteable defects to either book or dust jacket)No inscsp, not price clipped. PLS See our image

Title: EARLY TRAVELLERS IN NORTH AMERICA EYEWITNESS REPORTS FROM THE FIRST VISITORS TO THE NEW WORLD

Author Name: MILLER, Charles , Journalist & Producer [TV]

Categories: History, Travel and Exploration, Social History,

Edition: 1st Edition

Publisher: Stroud, ALAN SUTTON: 1994

ISBN Number: 075090478x

ISBN Number 13: 9780750904780

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Fine

Jacket Condition: Near Fine

Type: Book

Size: 255x195mm approx

Seller ID: 2837

Keywords: NORTH AMERICA, CANADA, EARLY TRAVEL, NINTEENTH CENTURY TRAVEL JOURNALS, AMERICAN INDIANS, SLAVERY, USA SOCIAL HISTORY, - NEW WORLD , 19th c travel & exploration history social history,