A DIARY In AMERICA, With Remarks on Its Institutions. Capt . Marryat Marryat, Horace - Former Owner, Frederick 1792 - 1848, 1818 - 1887.
A DIARY In AMERICA, With Remarks on Its Institutions.
A DIARY In AMERICA, With Remarks on Its Institutions.

A DIARY In AMERICA, With Remarks on Its Institutions.

Paris: Published by A. and W. Galignani and Co., No. 18, Rue Vivienne, 1839. 1st edition thus. Not on Sabin, though see 44696 for many other 1839 editions. ASSOCIATION Copy, with the bookplate of Horace Marryat. [4], 345, [3] pp. Contents page at rear. 8vo. 8-1/2" x 5" Period tan half leather binding, gilt decorated spine, with marbled boards. Minor extremity wear, bit of rubbing to the marbled boards, blindstamp of Jerna & Hörningsholm to ffep, withal, a solid VG copy. Item #13939.1

Horace Marryat himself an author & traveller, with 2 published works documenting trips aboard: A Residence in Jutland, the Danish Isles and Copenhagen [1860] and One Year in Sweden [1862].

A fairly uncommon edition, with an impeccable provenance, of this immensely popular work, e.g., we see no other copies on the market at the time of cataloguing.

Price: $450.00