Mirror for Americans : Likeness of the Eastern Seaboard 1810. in dustjacket

By: BROWN, Ralph H

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BROWN, Ralph H. Mirror for Americans : Likeness of the Eastern Seaboard 1810. New York : Da Capo Press, 1968. Reprint Edition. Pp (8),[vii]-xxxii,(6),[5]-312,(2). Illustrated. Maps. Index. 4to, blue cloth, gilt lettering to front board and spine. First published in 1943 by the American Geographical Society. Contents : I. Natural Traits. II. A View of the Population. III. Ways of Travel. IV. The Principal Occupations. V. The Maritime Interests. VI. Seaboard Commerce. VII. Northern Border Regions. VIII. Southern Border Regions. IX. The Inlands of New York. X. Southern New England. XI. Eastern Pennsylvania. XII. The Chesapeake Country. XIII. The Carolina Low Country. XIV. Keystone's Library. Nautical content (pp 83-123) : V. The Maritime Interests : River and inshore fisheries -- The cod fisheries: tonnage and numberof seamen -- Effects of the Revolution -- Shore and bank fisheries -- Isle of shoals as example of shore fisheries -- Description of banks -- History of banks fishery -- Present conduct of the fishery -- The "Lydia" of Marbl ehead as example -- Harbors of New England fleet: Gloucester, Marblehead, Newburyport -- Salt making on Cape Cod -- Whaling -- Jefferson on the History of the whale fisheries -- Tonnage engaged: New Bedford and Nantucket Pre-eminent -- Shift of whaling to the Tropical Pacific -- Voyage of Captain Worth in 1792 -- Products of whaling industry. VI. Seaboad Commerce : The "President Adams" at Liverpool - The Expanding Merchant Marine - Fluctuations of Exports during Past Twenty Years. — The United States Carries Its Own Commerce. - Classes of Exports. - Boston, Philadelphia, ana Charleston Representative Ports — The Coastwise Trade - Commodities of This Trade.-Ice in the Southbound Trade.-Re-Exports to the West Indies and Elsewhere. — Records of the Brig "Retrieve" and the Schooner "Hannah"—Approved Courses across the Atlantic—Relation of Routes to Wind Systems and Great Currents.— Bowditch's Recommendations.— Voyages to Oriental Ports: the "Margaret," the "Astrea," the "Putnam," and Others. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING CHARGES WILL BE REQUIRED FOR ORDERS OUTSIDE CANADA DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good in price-clipped dustjacket. 30.00

Title: Mirror for Americans : Likeness of the Eastern Seaboard 1810. in dustjacket

Author Name: BROWN, Ralph H

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Publisher: Da Cape Press, New York, 1968,:

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