1826. Item #87890
MORSE, Jedidiah & Richard C. THE TRAVELLER'S GUIDE OR POCKET GAZETTEER OF THE UNITED STATES: EXTRACTED FROM THE LATER EDITION OF MORSE'S UNIVERSAL GAZETTEER. New Haven: S. Wadsworth, 1826. Second Edition: Enlarged , Revised and Corrected. 12mo. 3 1/2"x 6". 336pp. Folding map, 10 3/4"x 17". Full calf, ruled and lettered in gilt on spine with red labels. Leather lightly rubbed. Front board slighlty bowed. Light foxing throughout. Map has been repaired and is in exceptional condition with only one small tear to right margin. An Appendix contains a great deal of interesting information on the population and economics of the United States at this time. A very nice copy of this book by Jedidiah Morse, the "Father of American Geography" and the father of Samuel F. B. Morse, the telegraphy pioneer.