Traveler's Guide to the Hudson River, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Falls of Niagara and Thousand Islands; Montreal, Quebec, And The Saguenay River; Also to the Green and White Mountains, and Other Parts of New England; Forming the Fashionable Northern Tour Through the United States and Canada with Map and Embellishments. John Disturnell.
Traveler's Guide to the Hudson River, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Falls of Niagara and Thousand Islands; Montreal, Quebec, And The Saguenay River; Also to the Green and White Mountains, and Other Parts of New England; Forming the Fashionable Northern Tour Through the United States and Canada with Map and Embellishments.

Traveler's Guide to the Hudson River, Saratoga Springs, Lake George, Falls of Niagara and Thousand Islands; Montreal, Quebec, And The Saguenay River; Also to the Green and White Mountains, and Other Parts of New England; Forming the Fashionable Northern Tour Through the United States and Canada with Map and Embellishments.

New York: American News Company, (1864). Hardcover. John Disturnell (1801-1877) began as a printer in Albany, NY, but soon removed to New York City, where he opened a bookstore, expanded successfully into map publishing and vice president of the Association for the Advancement of Science and Art. In 1840 he compiled and printed " The Traveller's Railroad Guide," the first railroad guide published in the United States. Throughout the 1840s he published many guides to the Hudson River, including Wade & Croome's splendid 13' panorama of the river.

16mo, 324 pages including 29 pages of advertisements mostly for steamboat and railroad companies. Large folding map of the middle, northern, & eastern US and Canada; 4 engraved plates with tissue guards and numerous wood engraved illustrations in the text. Original green cloth with gilt title on cover very bright. Very good condition. Item #8427

Price: $1,250.00

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