The Book of Niagara Falls [Cover title: Steele's Book of Niagara Falls]. Horatio A. PARSONS.

The Book of Niagara Falls [Cover title: Steele's Book of Niagara Falls]

Buffalo: Oliver G. Steele, 1836. Third Edition. Carefully Revised and Enlarged. One of the earliest guide books to the resort, first published in 1834 under the title "A Guide to Travelers Visiting the Falls of Niagara," published the same year as Joseph W. Ingraham's "A Manual for...Visiters [sic] to the Falls of Niagara" (no priority). HOWES 106; SABIN 58883. 16mo (14.5cm.); publisher's tan cloth, upper cover lettered in gilt; 111pp.; engraved folding frontispiece featuring two maps. Upper cover a bit soiled with tiny chip at bottom edge, contemporary ownership inscription and juvenile pencil drawing to front free endpaper, else a Very Good or better, quite fresh copy, the map in fine condition.

Price: $150.00

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