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Title:
Impressions of America, During the Years 1833, 1834, and 1835

Author:
Power, Tyrone

Place:
London

Publisher:
Richard Bentley

Date:
1836

Description:
2 vols. [iii]-xv, [1], 440; [iii]-vi, 408 pp. With etched frontispiece in each volume. 8¼x5¼, rebound in modern half calf & marbled boards, spines lettered in gilt, patterned endpapers, new flyleaves. First Edition. Significant observations made by a British actor touring both the northern and southern states, with opinions on blacks and slavery. Howes P533. With the bookplates of John Sinkankas.

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Condition:
Formerly in the New York Public Library, with rubberstamps on the backs of the frontispieces, and the title-page versos. Bound without the half-titles. Marginal repair to frontispiece of Vol. II, some minor aging to contents, very good in fine modern bindings.


 
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