Lot 218 of 515:
American edition of Moore's travels in Europe, 1783  

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Estimate:
$200 - $300

Title:
A View of Society and Manners in France, Switzerland, Germany, and Italy: with anecdotes relating to some Eminent Characters

Author:
Moore, John

Place:
Philadelphia

Publisher:
Printed and Sold by Robert Bell

Date:
1783

Description:

2 volumes in 1, continuously pagination. viii, [9]-100, [2], [101]-281, [1] pp. (8vo in 4's) 19.2x11.8 cm (7½x4¾"), period calf. 

Early American edition, perhaps the first, of Moore's travels through France, Switzerland, Germany, Bohemia, and Austria and his visit with Voltaire, all accompanied by the Duke of Hamilton.  


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Covers rubbed and worn, detached, the front along with first 15 pages of text; some soiling within, but internally very good overall, worthy of repair to the binding.


 
Item number:
295490a
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