Lot 49 of 459:
Fredrika Bremer's New Sketches of Every-Day Life 1844  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$120
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
New Sketches of Every-Day Life: A Diary. Together with Strife and Peace.

Author:
Bremer, Fredrika

Place:
London

Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans

Date:
1844

Description:

2 volumes. xvii, [1], 304; [2], 279 pp. (8vo) 18.5x11 cm (7½x4½")  period maroon quarter calf and marbled boards pines with gilt rules and lettering. Bound without the half-titles. First English Edition.

One of the least common of Ms. Bremer's works of fiction translated into English by Mary Howitt. Fredrika Bremer was a Swedish writer and feminist reformer. Her Sketches of Everyday Life were wildly popular in Britain and the United States during the 1840s and 1850s and she is regarded as the Swedish Jane Austen, bringing the realist novel to prominence in Swedish literature. This volume not in Wolff, who had six other titles by Bremer.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Edges and boards with some wear and rubbing; contemporary ink signature of "Lady North" on the front free endpaper of vol. one, some browning to endpaper edges; very good.


 
Item number:
291509
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