Echoes from the Backwoods; or Sketches of Transatlantic Life. American Frontier, Sir Richard G. A. Levinge, Bart. M. P.
Echoes from the Backwoods; or Sketches of Transatlantic Life

Echoes from the Backwoods; or Sketches of Transatlantic Life.

London: Henry Colburn, Publishers, 1846.

First edition. Illustrated with lithographic frontispieces after the author & 4 other plates. xvi, 293 ; v, 258 pp. 2 vols. 8vo. Original green cloth. Spines toned slightly, else fine. Howes L303a ; Sabin 40757; Lande 536; TPL 2290. Item #240338

The author served in Canada in the suppression of the French Canadian uprising of 1837-8. In this work, Levinge describes his military service, impressions of the wildlife and sporting of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, "A Race Through the United States" south to New Orleans, and a meeting with Cherokee Indians.

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