Journal of the Progress of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales through British North America; and His Visit to the United States. [London]: privately printed, [1860?]. 8° (222 x 141mm). Engraved frontispiece, two folding maps, one hand-coloured in outline, 8 tinted lithographs, one a double-page view of Montreal, engraved illustrations. (One plate slightly ink-stained, D6 affected by long clean tear into mid page.) Original blue pebble cloth, front cover titled in gilt. Provenance: PRESENTATION COPY (half-title inscribed ‘Eleanor Mary Gent with the kindest regards of the author. May 1861.’ Sabin 22600; Staton & Tremaine/TPL 2979.
HOWISON, John. Sketches of Upper Canada … for the Information of Emigrants of Every Class. Edinburgh: G. and W.B. Whittaker, 1821. 8o (221 x 140 mm). Half-ttile. (Occasional marginal stains, some light crease marks.) Contemporary half calf and marbled boards, spine gilt, marbled edges (joints rubbed and slightly split). Howes H-737; Lande 458; Sabin 33366; Staton & Tremaine/TPL 1200.
With 6 other volumes: Henry James Morgan, The Tour of H.R.H. the Prince of Wales through British America and the United States (Montreal, 1860); Edmund Pattten, A Glimpse at the United States and the Canadas (London, 1853); Letters from North America written during the summer of 1853 [by a member of St. Augustine’s College] (Canterbury, 1855; presentation copy); F. Fitzgerald de Roos, Personal Narrative of Travels in the United States and Canada (London, 1827; third edition); George Head, Forest Scenes and Incidents in the Wilds of North America (London, 1829); and C.H. Belcher, Farmer’s Almanack for 1856 (Halifax, Nova Scotia).