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Creator:
Alexander, James Edward, Sir, 1803-1885, author, illustrator.
Title:
Transatlantic sketches : comprising visits to the most interesting scenes in North and South America, and the West Indies : with notes on Negro slavery and Canadian emigration / by Capt. J.E. Alexander, 42D Royal Highlanders, F.R.G.S. M.R.A.S. etc. ; author of Travels in Ava, Persia, etc.
Published/Created:
London : Richard Bentley, New Burlington Street, Publisher in Ordinary to His Majesty, 1833.
London : Printed by Samuel Bentley, Dorset Street
Physical Description:
2 volumes : illustrations ; 22 cm
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
E165 .A44 1833
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
The author visited British Guiana, Barbados, Tobago, Trinidad, Grenada, St. Vincents, Jamaica, and Cuba; thence up the Mississippi, through Canada and the eastern United States.
Etchings by William Heath; after James Edward Alexander.
Sabin, J. Dictionary of books relating to America from its discovery to the present time, 735
BEIN: Original boards, uncut.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary gilt-tooled and blind-stamped calf. Armorial bookplate: Sans Changer.
Subject Terms:
Canada -- Description and travel.
Cuba -- Description and travel.
Guyana -- Description and travel.
United States -- Description and travel.
West Indies, British -- Description and travel.
Form/Genre:
Engravings -- 1833.
Etchings -- 1833.
Maps.
Armorial bookplates (Provenance)
Contributors:
Heath, William, 1795-1840, etcher.
Bentley, Richard, 1794-1871, publisher.
Bentley, Samuel, 1785-1868, printer.
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