Lot 326 of 541:
Mountains and Molehills by Marryat 1st American  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$156
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
Mountains and Molehills, or Recollections of a Burnt Journal

Author:
Marryat, Frank

Place:
New York

Publisher:
Harper & Bros.

Date:
1855

Description:

393 pp. Illustrated with wood-engravings and plates, including the frontispiece. (8vo) 19x12.3 cm (7½x4¾"), 19th century half red polished calf & marbled boards, spine tooled & lettered in gilt, marbled endpapers, top edge gilt. First American Edition.

"Excellent narrative of experiences in the diggings..." - Wheat. Kurutz quotes Howell as calling the book one of the best descriptions of life in the mines. Cowan p.416; Graff 2685 (English edition only); Howes M299; Kurutz 329b.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Spine a bit rubbed with ends worn, front cover detached; very good.


 
Item number:
271279
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