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  • AMERICA, AND THE AMERICANS...By a Citizen of the World. by [Boardman, James].
    [Boardman, James].
    AMERICA, AND THE AMERICANS...By a Citizen of the World.

    Edition: Facsimile reprint.

    New York: Arno Press, 1974. Hardcover - A favorable account of his travels in the United States - he began by travelling to New York City, describing the public buildings, churches of various religions, politics and elections, libraries, auctions and more. His wanderings included Niagara, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Washington, Baltimore, Boston, Montreal and Quebec, and the subjects of his comments are equally varied - from Indians to Negroes, to boarding house life, burial practices, the zeal of the firemen in the cities, the new prison at Charleston just outside Boston, etc. Originally published anonymously in 1833 as "By a Citizen of the World" this has been attributed to Liverpool merchant James Boardman. A title in the Foreign Travelers in America…

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    New York: Arno Press, 1974. Hardcover - A favorable account of his travels in the United States - he began by travelling to New York City, describing the public buildings, churches of various religions, politics and elections, libraries, auctions and more. His wanderings included Niagara, Buffalo, Philadelphia, Washington, Baltimore, Boston, Montreal and Quebec, and the subjects of his comments are equally varied - from Indians to Negroes, to boarding house life, burial practices, the zeal of the firemen in the cities, the new prison at Charleston just outside Boston, etc. Originally published anonymously in 1833 as "By a Citizen of the World" this has been attributed to Liverpool merchant James Boardman. A title in the Foreign Travelers in America 1810-1935 series. xi, 430 pp plus 2 pp list of the series. ISBN: 0-405-054432.

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    Condition: Ex-library with a missing front endpaper, but overall tight and sturdy in gold cloth with dark brown lettering. A clean copy with only a few markings. Uncommon.

    Book ID: 40040
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  • Hurd, Edith Thacher and Clement.
    MR. CHARLIE, THE FIREMAN'S FRIEND.

    Edition: Hardcover.

    Philadelphia: Lippincott, (1958.) dj. Hardcover - lllustrated by the authors in red and black on yellow paper.

    Condition: Ex-library, in sturdy library binding, no dj.

    Book ID: 28271
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  • FIREFIGHTERS: Their Lives in Their Own Words. by Smith, Dennis.
    Smith, Dennis.
    FIREFIGHTERS: Their Lives in Their Own Words.

    Edition: First printing.

    New York: Doubleday, (1988.) dj. Hardcover first edition - Written by a former firefighter, and based on dozens of interviews across the country, this tells the stories of the men and women who fight urban building fires, who battle sweeping forest fires, who perform emergency rescues, and who face extreme danger as part of their daily lives. Illustrated with photographs. 320 p. ISBN: 0-385-241216.

    Condition: Very good in very good dust jacket (small sketch on front pastedown, some toning to the pages.)

    Book ID: 57873
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