Lot 376 of 627:
The Confessions of J. Lackington, 1808  

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Title:
The Confessions of J. Lackington, Late Bookseller at the Temple of the Muses

Author:
Lackington, James

Place:
New York

Publisher:
John Wilson and Daniel Hitt

Date:
1808

Description:

189, [2] pp. (16mo) 13.5x8 cm (5½x3") period sheep, gilt ruled spine. Second American Edition. 

The autobiographical (and mostly religious) account of the former owner of what he called the greatest bookstore in the known world, later sold to Lackington, Allen & Co.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Some wear to binding with rubbing to extremities; offsetting to endpapers, foxing and darkening to interior, period ownership signature on front endpaper; very good.


 
Item number:
280915
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