Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 251

Price Realized: $ 500
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(TRAVEL.) Weld, Isaac. Travels through the States of North America, and the Provinces of Upper and Lower Canada. 5 maps and plans, 11 plates. xix, [1], 427; viii, 376 pages. 2 volumes. 8vo, later 1/2 calf by Bayntun of Bath, minor wear; lacking the advertisement leaves, internally clean. London, 1800

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3rd edition. Weld was an Englishman who travelled to Philadelphia, from where he made several excursions, including Virginia and Canada. He met Washington and Jefferson. "One of the most valuable Niagara Falls records we have"--Dow, Niagara I:97. Clark, Old South II:132-2; Howes W235; Sabin 102541; TPL 709.