Lot 156 of 455:
Cobbett, A Year's Residence in the USA  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$204
Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A Year's Residence, in the United States of America
Author:
Cobbett, William
Place:
London
Publisher:
J.M. Cobbett
Date:
1822
Description:

[4], iv, 360 pp. folding copper-engraved map. (12mo) half-calf with marbled boards, lettered in gilt on spine. Third Edition.

Originally published in New York in three separate parts from 1818-1819. Contains a description of the American climate, the seasons, and soiling from the author's notes during a whole year. Also, an account of the author's agricultural experiments in the cultivation of the ruta baga or turnip. Howes C 525; Sabin 14021. Early ownership marks to front free endpaper and title page.

Lot Amendments
Front cover detached.
Condition:
Binding worn, front cover detached, rubbing to spine, leather and boards; some toning within; 3" stub tear to map; very good.
 
Item number:
307636
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