The Book of Niagara Falls . . . Third Edition. Carefully Revised, and Enlarged. Accompanied by Maps. Niagara Falls, Horatio A. Parsons.

The Book of Niagara Falls . . . Third Edition. Carefully Revised, and Enlarged. Accompanied by Maps.

Buffalo: Oliver G. Steele, 1836. Stated third edition. 12mo, original embossed deep purple or brown cloth, gilt lettering, 111, [1] pages. Folding map tipped in before the title page, approx. 12.5 x 14 inches, Spine and board edges somewhat sunned; lightly foxed throughout; a very good copy. Item #19142

A discursive guidebook to the falls, evidently expanded over the 96-page edition of 1835, and first published anonymously in 1834 under the title A guide to travelers visiting the falls of Niagara. Includes travel distances and various measurements of the falls. Howes P-106: “Said to be the first guide to this resort; but see Ingraham, Joseph W., for another of same date.”.

Price: $150.00

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