New York: Harper & Brothers, No. 82 Cliff-Street. 1834. Third Edition. Cloth. [TRAVEL] [MAP]. Cover title: The Tourist for 1834. 12mo; 95pp , 9 + pp publisher’s ads; tan pebbled board with mustard-colored paper label printed in black to front; scuffing to boards, scattered foxing on endpapers, map and some pages; very good.
Map as frontispiece: CHAPIN, W., Sc., engraver. An Improved Map of the Hudson River with the Post Roads Between N. York & Albany, Published by Harper & Brs., Drawn & Engraved Expressly for the Tourist. 1834
31 ¼” x 5 7/8” sheet size; 29 5/8” x 5 1/8” within neat line; leporello style map printed recto only folded into front before the titlepage. Very good. Item #1183
The small traveler’s handbook opens with an Almanac for 1834, Rates of Fare in Hackney Coaches in New-York, chart listing Principal Canals in the United States, listing of Steamboats from New York, and lists of Principal Hotels in New York and Albany. Wonderful map concertina folded into the front showing details of the Hudson River and the towns along each bank.