Lot 377: Published by the Father of Modern Pedestrianism

PBA Galleries

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Lot 377: Author: Weston, Silas; Title: Visit to a Volcano; Or, What I Saw at the Western Islands; Place Published: Providence; Publisher: E.P. Weston; Date Published: 1856; Description: 48 pp. (8vo) original front wrapper. First Edition.An account of 11 days in the Azores, published by the author's son, Edward Payson Weston, at the age of 17. The younger Weston was considered the "Father of Modern Pedestrianism" and published accounts of his various walking tours. Condition: Ex-library with several stamps and stickers, disbound, rear wrapper lacking; fair. PBA Galleries' Sale 578: Americana, Travel/Exploration, Cartography, African/Asian Americana and Directories Thursday, 28th January 2016 Estimate: $100-150
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