Title: Foot-prints of Travel; or, Journeyings in Many Lands
Author: Maturin M. Ballou
Publisher: Ginn & Company, 1889
Condition: Hardcover, decorative cloth. Some rubbing, dirt and wear to cover. Tanned edges. With beautiful black and white illustrated plates.
About the book:
A beautifully written travel account of the U.S.A, Hawaii, Japan, China, Penang, Singapore, Ceylon, Australia, New Zealand, India, Egypt, Malta, Spain, France, Italy, Sweden, Norway, Russia, London, Cuba and others.
About the author (from Wikipedia):
Maturin Murray Ballou (April 14, 1820 – March 27, 1895) was a writer and publisher in 19th-century Boston, Massachusetts. He co-founded Gleason’s Pictorial, was the first editor of the Boston Daily Globe, and wrote numerous travel books and works of popular fiction.