1866 The Resources and Prospects of America Ascertained During A Visit To The States In The Autumn of 1865
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Publishers' Original Binding
First edition. In the publisher's original cloth binding. An exploration of the resources and prospects of America, established during a visit Sir. S. Morton Peto's visit to the United States in 1865. This work is a summary of Peto's findings from this trip, and is split into 8 sections which are titled as follows: Population; Agriculture; Manufactures; Minerals; Commerce; Railroads; The South; Finance. A comprehensive exploration of America in the 19th century.
Rebacked. In a full cloth binding. Externally generally smart, with light bumping to the extremities. Light cocking to the front and rear boards, with a small mark to the rear board. Cloth to the tail of the front board is lightly fraying. Tape reinforcement to both the front and rear hinges, both are firm. Booksellers label to the tail of the rear pastedown. Internally generally firmly bound, with light staining to the title page. Page are lightly age toned to extremities.
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