Lot 519 of 613:
Passages in Foreign Travel 1838  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$36
Estimate:
$10 - $100

Title:
Passages in Foreign Travel

Author:
Jewett, Isaac Appleton

Place:
Boston

Publisher:
Charles C. Little and James Brown

Date:
1838

Description:

Two volumes. iv, 319; vii, 369 pp. (8vo) original blindstamped blue cloth, spines lettered in gilt. First Edition.

With chapters on London, Paris, the French and Italian Opera houses, and "second-rate restaurants." The author (1808-1853) was an attorney and scholar of Vermont extraction. Each volume in this set is neatly signed on the front pastedown by "George F. Houghton." Houghton (1820-1870), was a Vermont attorney, editor, historian, and a founder of the Vermont Historical Society. Smith, American Travellers Abroad J23


Lot Amendments

Condition:
A touch sunned, light wear; foxing; very good.


 
Item number:
285800a
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