Sixty Miles from Contentment: Traveling the Nineteenth-Century American Interior

By: Dunlop, M. H.

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New York: Basic Books - Harper/Collins, 1995. Very clean copy of this narrative woven from the observations of more than three hundred travel writers, including Dickens, Trollope, Twain and others, about 19th century travel in the American interior, notably Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan. These contemporary descriptions of travel to the Midwest and Plains States describe a jarring contrast with life in Europe or even the more "civilized" eastern states. Maroon boards with black cloth spine, 277 pages, printed dustjacket. About fine condition with small remainder mark on lower edge, priceclipped dustjacket, no owner names, etc. Very clean copy.. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. Dust jacket present.

Title: Sixty Miles from Contentment: Traveling the Nineteenth-Century American Interior

Author Name: Dunlop, M. H.

Categories: American History and Biography,

Publisher: New York, Basic Books - Harper/Collins: 1995

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Very Good

Jacket Condition: Fine

Seller ID: 000454

Keywords: TRAVEL WRITING CRITICAL AMERICAN AMERICA