My First Travels in North America

By: Bird, Isabella L.; Strowbridge, Clarence C. [Introduction]

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One of the most adventurous travel writers of the 19th century recounts her journeys through Canada and the United States. Drawing from letters to her sister, Bird passionately details the sight of wigwams on Prince Edward Island and the romantic falls of Lorette in Quebec -- plus dark encounters with cholera, slavery, and storms at sea.

Title: My First Travels in North America

Author/Composer: Bird, Isabella L.; Strowbridge, Clarence C. [Introduction]

Categories: Biography/Memoir,

Publisher: Dover Publications: 2010-05-20

ISBN Number: 0486473090

ISBN Number 13: 9780486473093

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: New

Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 008041

Description: New paperback print book copy of First Travels in North America by Isabella L. Bird. Introduction by Clarence C. Strowbridge. Mineola NY: Dover Publications, Inc., 2010. 400 pages. 5-3/8 x 8 inches, 21 cm. List price 14.95. Reprint of The Englishwoman in America, John Murray, London. From the publisher: A woman ahead of her time, Isabella Bird (1831 to 1904) ranks among the most adventurous travel writers of her era. In this captivating travelogue, she reports to her sister back home in England on a series of journeys through nineteenth century Canada and the United States. Bird recounts with passion and sensitivity such sights as wigwams on Prince Edward Island and Quebec's romantic falls of Lorette, in addition to dark encounters with cholera, slavery, and harrowing storms at sea. Free shipping on domestic orders $25 and over!

Keywords: Literature Biography, Women Real Life Adventure, Isabella Bird, Dover Books, ISBN 10 0486473090,