London: William Harrison Ainsworth, Old Bond Street, 1827.
First edition. Folding frontispiece view of Quebec harbor and 12 lithographic plates by the author. iii-xii, 207 pp. Printed by S. and R. Bentley, Dorset Street. 1 vols. 8vo. Half brown contemporary polished calf and marbled boards. Fine. Howes D268; Sabin 19677; Gagnon I 1104; Lande 1724; Abbey, Travel, 614; Dow I p. 163. Item #247283
Does the American Navy pose a threat to the British Navy was question the author tried to answer on his trips to our shipyards. Also ‘One of the few books published by W.H. Ainsworth, the novelist, during his 18 month publishing career.’.
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