Item #5981 Things As They Are In America. W. Chambers.

Things As They Are In America

Philadelphia: Lippincott, Grambo & Co., 1854.

First American Edition. Hardcover. Octavo. vi, 364 pages, [2] pages ads, [1]. Gray cloth hardcover with blind stamped borders and publisher's initials on boards. Gilt stamped title on spine. Upper right front cover corner bumped. Light edge wear to cloth upper spine. Blue and black decorative label (no name) on front paste down. 1854 previous owner pencil inscription on right front end sheet. Author traveled in Canada, New England, the Midwest and made a visit to Richmond, Virginia. He recorded observations on life and customs of places he visited and on slavery in the south.

Howes C 275; Clark III 452; Sabin 11807. Good +. Item #5981

Price: $150.00

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