Boston: Rand and Mann, 1849. First issued in 1845. Small 8vo, pp. 335 + adv. Bound in brown cloth stamped in blind and gilt, little water staining on the front blank, a very good tight copy. Illustrated throughout, as well as a nice engraving of a busy port. Item #59907
Includes about 30 pages on the whaling "industry" as well as material on bear and buffalo hunting, voyages of discovery, gold and silver mining, wood cutting, agriculture: tea, sugar, coffee, tobacco, cotton; manufacturing in Lowell, wool, cotton, etc.