D. Appleton

D. Appleton & Company was an American publisher founded in New York by Daniel Appleton (1785-1849). He published his first book in 1831 and the firm’s publications gradually extended over an entire field of literature, travel being a major genre.

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A facsimile edition of the classic 1879 travel guide—often referred to as “Appleton’s Guide”—that inspired the Great American Railroad Journeys PBS television series with Michael Portillo.

Appleton’s Railway Guide to the United States & Canada was originally published in two volumes, describing the variety of attractions offered in each North American town or city the train traveler would encounter along the railway system's numerous routes. It was the first tourist guide...

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