Peculiarities of American Cities
This is a reprint of a book first published in 1886. Written in the preface is the following: It has occurred to the author very often that a volume presenting the peculiar features, favorite resorts and distinguishing characteristics, of the leading cities of America, would prove of interest to thousands who could, at best, see them only in imagination, and to others, who, having visited them, would like to compare notes with one who has made their PECULIARITIES a study for many years. A residence in more than a hundred cities, including nearly all that are introduced in this work, leads me to feel that I shall succeed in my purpose of giving to the public a book, without the necessity of marching in slow and solemn procession before my readers a monumental array of time-honored statistics; on the contrary, it will be my aim, in the following pages, to talk of cities as I have seen and found them in my walks, from day to day, with but slight reference to their origin and past history.
- Paperback | 256 pages
- 215.9 x 279.4 x 14.73mm | 743.89g
- 24 Jun 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- United States
- black & white illustrations