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Title:
A Journal of Travels in England, Holland, and Scotland, and of Two Passages Over the Ocean in the Years 1805 and 1806

Author:
Silliman, Benjamin

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
T.B. Wait

Date:
1812

Description:
2 vols. 336; 359 pp. With 3 folding wood-engraved plates of Stonehenge. 7x4, modern red cloth, spines gilt, new endpapers; bound by John Sinkankas, stamped with his initials. Second Edition. Silliman went to Europe at the behest of the Trustees of Yale College to collect various volumes with which to enlarge their library. He observed the ruins at Stonhenge while in England, and left an account of them illustrated with three rather idealized engravings. With the bookplates of John Sinkankas. Each with ink ownership signature of H. Pemberton, dated 1813, to the bottom of the title-page; old rubberstamps of the Friends Free Library over the imprints.

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Condition:
Fairly minor foxing, soiling and darkening to contents, else very good.


 
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