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Travels in North America, in the years 1827 and 1828. By Captain Basil Hall, R.N. F.R.S. In three volumes.

Captain Basil Hall 1788-1844.

RA Collection: Book

Record number

14/3136

Author

Captain Basil Hall, 1788-1844.

Edition

Third edition.

Imprint

Edinburgh :: Printed for Robert Cadell;, London :: Simpkin and Marshall,, 1830.

Physical Description

3 vols. : fold. steel-engr. map (v. 1) ; fold. letterpress table (v. 3) 20 cm.

Responsibility Note

The folding, hand-coloured map in volume I shows the route of the author's travels through the eastern seaboard states of North America and Canada in 1827-28. It is signed as 'Engraved on Steel by W. H. Lizars'.

Provenance

Presented by the author as part of a collection of his works in 15 volumes accepted at a meeting of the RA Council on 20 December 1834 (RA Council Minutes, VIII, 112).

Binding Note

Publisher's half calf, brown moiré cloth-covered boards, maroon morocco spine labels lettered 'HALL'S / NORTH / AMERICA/ VOL. I. (- III.)'

Subject

Canada, Description and travel.
United States, Description and travel.